9 days in Peru: Includes all flights, transfers, tours, accommodation and all-inclusive Andean Explorer Train from €3,530 pp + taxes
Take one of the highest train journeys on earth and enjoy some of the most breath-taking scenery in the world. See Machu Picchu and the Andes in comfort on this amazing tour of Peru. From Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire you’ll cross the highest plains of the Andes to the shimmering Lake Titicaca.
Day 1: Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel. Evening at leisure
Day 2: Day free to explore Lima. Lima is a city with beautiful colonial architecture, amazing history and lately gaining a reputation as the worlds culinary capital.
Day 3: Flight to Cuzco and transfer to your hotel. Day at leisure
Day 4: Day free to explore Cuzco. Cuzco is crammed with architectural marvels from ancient ruins to colonial cathedrals. Take a stroll around one of the bustling markets where you can shop for fantastic souvenirs. Optional tours available.
Day 5: Awaiting you today is the world famous Machu Picchu! Your adventure starts on a train ride to the city of Aguas Calientes, once there you’ll be taken to the Machu Picchu archaeological site, where you will meet your guide and have an experience you will never forget.
Day 6: This morning will be an early rise for your second trip to Machu Pichu at sunrise! The morning is unguided so you are free to explore by yourself. Later, take the train back to Cuzco.
Day 7: Transfer to the train station to board the Belmond Andean Explorer Train to Puno. Settle into your luxurious cabin as the train begins its journey across the Andes. Savour your lunch on board in one of the elegant dining cars, serving delicious Andean specialities. In the afternoon, disembark for an excursion to Raqch’I, a captivating archaeological site. Return to the Andean Explorer for tea. As evening descends, admire a sunset framed by the majestic La Raya mountains while enjoying a Pisco Sour. As the train continues to Lake Titicaca, a delicious dinner is served. Complete your evening with your fellow travellers in the Lounge Car before retiring to the comfort of your cabin.
Day 8: Wake early and take in a spectacular sunrise on Lake Titicaca. Afterwards breakfast is served on board before the journey’s end. An additional tour of Lake Titicaca, including the islands of Uros and Taquile will be a magnificent end to an enjoyable journey. Lunch is served at the beach in a private location. Afterwards, a typical dance and demonstration of artisan work will be held. Transfer to the airport for flight to Lima. Overnight.
Day 9: Transfer to Lima airport for return flight home.
Price based on travel dates: September 2017. Tailor-made options available
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