Lima • Peruvian Amazon • Sacred Valley • Machu Picchu • Cuzco • Lake Titicaca
Explore the mighty Amazon on foot and on the river. In Cuzco, stay in a 16th century mansion once occupied by the first conquistadors from Spain. Highlights will include the iconic Belmond Hiram Bingham train from Machu Picchu and the luxury Peruvian Highlands sleeper train from Cuzco to Lake Titicaca and onto the delightful ‘White City’ of Arequipa. For those who relish history in comfort and style, this is the itinerary for you!
Day 1: Lima You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Lima Enjoy a city tour and then visit the magnificent Larco Herrera Museum followed by dinner in their excellent restaurant.
Day 3: Lima > Puerto Maldonado Fly to the jungle airport of Puerto Maldonado and transfer to your very comfortable lodge by boat.
Days 4 & 5: Peruvian Amazon Two days and nights of activities including jungle and canopy walks plus river trips. Bird watching, night walks and activities such as fishing expeditions are all available.
Day 6: Puerto Maldonado > Sacred Valley Fly to Cuzco and transfer to a lower altitude of the Sacred Valley. Stay two nights in an idyllic setting at your hotel.
Day 7: Sacred Valley Full day private sightseeing of the amazing Inca sites of Moray, Maras and Ollantaytambo.
Day 8: Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu Vistadome train to Machu Picchu and a guided tour of the site. Dinner and overnight in a delightful Andean village style hotel.
Day 9: Machu Picchu > Cuzco Return to Cuzco by train on the famous Belmond Hiram Bingham with a sumptuous dinner on board and stay in a patio suite at La Casona, a boutique 16th century mansion.
Days 10 & 11: Cuzco Two days in Cuzco with a private city tour including the Cathedral and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Koricancha.
Day 12: Cuzco > Lake Titicaca Depart on the luxurious Belmond Andean Explorer train to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Day 13: Lake Titicaca > Arequipa Enjoy cultural activities at Lake Titicaca including a visit to the floating Uros Islands and cultural Taquile Island. Continue by train to Arequipa.
Day 14: Arequipa Afternoon arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Day 15: Arequipa Tour this delightful city including the famous convent.
Day 16: Arequipa Transfer to the airport for departure.
- Private tour with English speaking local guides
- 15 nights’ accommodation
- Transfers and transport
- Sightseeing and entrance fees
- Vistadome, Belmond Hiram Bingham and Belmond Andean Explorer train journeys
- Flights Lima > Puerto Maldonado > Cuzco
- 15 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 9 Dinners
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