Overview & Highlights
Visit Peru's top highlights on this classic escorted group tour. Features Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco and Machu Picchu. You travel in comfort throughout, through mountainous landscapes of never ending variety.
- Lima: walking tour
- Colca Canyon: condor spotting
- Lake Titicaca: boat excursion to the Uros Islands
- full day luxury train from Puno to Cusco
- Cusco: city tour and nearby Inca ruins
- Sacred Valley: tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Machu Picchu: guided tour of the ruins
This is a a fascinating tour through southern Peru, the heartland of the Inca Empire, where plunging canyons and soaring mountains form a spectacular backdrop to ruined temples and fortresses and indigenous markets awash with bold colour.
Stand on the rim of the Colca Canyon as condors soar alongside you and tread a cautious foot on to the floating reed islands on the icy waters of Lake Titicaca. The journey to Cusco is a superb opportunity to drink in the contrasts of the Andean scenery as you descend slowly from the llama-dotted frosted highland prairies to a landscape of small holdings with kitchen gardens and eucalyptus groves on the other side of the watershed.
The adventure continues amid the intricate stonework and cobbled streets of Cusco, the Inca's imperial city, and at the Lost City of Machu Picchu, set on a ridge spur between forested peaks above the River Urubamba, roaring through a tropical canyon.
UK clients depart, arriving Lima, Peru, the same day.
Overnight in the capital.
Walking tour of the historic centre; fly to Arequipa.
At leisure in colonial Arequipa.
By road through the Andes to Colca Canyon.
Condor spotting excursion; visit traditional villages.
By road to the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Excursion by boat to the Uros Islands.
Journey over the altiplano to Cusco.
City tour of Cusco and Inca fortress of Sacsayhuamán.
Excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas; overnight.
By train to Machu Picchu; guided tour of the ruins.
Optional re-entry to Machu Picchu; return to Cusco.
Day at leisure in Cusco; optional excursions.
Fly to Lima and depart on international flight or extension.
UK clients arrive home the following day.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Overall, the holiday was excellent. As a single traveller, it was great that the group - a mixture of couples, pairs and singles got on very well together, which added to the enjoyment. The specialist guides were very good especially our guide at Cusco, Machu Picchu and Pisac.PW, Beaconsfield
Tailor made holiday
Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Ben Line - Travel Consultant
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.
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