Arequipa - stunning whitewashed colonial architecture and the Santa Catalina Monastery.
Colca Canyon - amazing scenery and get close to the Andean condors.
Lake Titicaca - serenely beautiful and the strange floating reed islands.
Cuzco - buzzing former Inca capital.
Sacred Valley - beautiful scenery, Inca ruins and colourful markets.
Machu Picchu - the jewel in the Inca crown. Breathtaking.
- Colca Canyon
- Sacred Valley of Incas
- Machu Picchu
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Day 1 Lima
International outbound flight , Lima
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lima. Upon arrival in Lima today you will be met by a guide and driven to your hotel in the fashionable Miraflores district.
Day 2 Lima
Half day guided tour of Lima, including the Huaca Pucllana archaeological site, Plaza de Armas, cathedral, church and catacombs of San Francisco. In the afternoon you can explore at leisure, or even take a Peruvian cookery course.
Day 3 Arequipa
Fly to Arequipa, known as the "White City" due to the colour of its sillar architecture. Private transfer to your hotel, with the afternoon to relax and acclimatise. Maybe go people watching from one of the balcony cafes on the main square.
Day 4 Arequipa
Private tour of Arequipa including a visit to the Santa Catalina Convent - a beautiful walled city within the city itself. Afternoon at leisure, you could visit the intriguing Santuarios Andinos Museum, and learn about local history.
Day 5 Colca Canyon
Travel to the Colca Canyon this morning in the tourist bus. This is a very scenic road journey, passing herds of grazing llama at altitudes of over 4,000 metres. You have the afternoon at leisure to take in the stunning scenery.
Day 6 Puno
You will visit the Condor's Cross in the morning to look for the famous Andean condors and some of the tiny whitewashed villages that dot the valley. This afternoon continue your journey overland to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Day 7 Puno
You will take to the waters of the mystical Lake Titicaca, where you will visit the people who live on floating islands made entirely of reeds, and the weaving communities on Taquile Island.
Day 8 Cuzco
Day 9 Cuzco
Day 10 Sacred Valley of Incas
Today travel into the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting the Inca ruins and colourful market at Pisac. You will then head to the welcoming town and ruins at Ollantaytambo. Spend the night in the Valley.
Day 11 Machu Picchu
Take the stunning train journey to Aguas Calientes, the small town that nestles in the valley beneath Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins in the afternoon, before spending the night in the town.
Day 12 Cuzco
Free morning to return to Machu Picchu to explore again at your own leisure (we recommend arriving early to beat the crowds). There are also options to book a couple of walks near to the site should you wish. This afternoon take the train back to Cuzco.
Day 13 International return flight
Day 14 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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