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Signature Peru & Machu Picchu 2018


9 Days from $6,595

Private Journey

Journey independently through the Sacred Valley to explore the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, discovering the last remnants of the Andean and Incan cultures of Peru, and behold the immense stone marvel of Sacsayhuaman.

A&K Advantages

Travel by Vistadome train and stay at the only hotel on site at Machu Picchu, enjoying extra time to explore this spectacular "Lost City"

Feed llamas, alpacas and vicuñas, and learn about shearing and weaving techniques at a breeding center for camelids

Mingle with the farmers and children of the Sacred Valley of the Incas during a visit to a remote village

Visit historic sites in colorful Cusco during your stay at a luxurious hotel that was once a 16th-century monastery

Explore the Larco Herrera Museum and enjoy the bohemian Barranco neighborhood, as well as time at leisure, in Lima

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Lima, Peru
Day 2
Lima | Museums and Artifacts
Day 3
Cusco/Sacred Valley | Local Customs and Camelids
Day 4
Sacred Valley | Ancient Weaving Techniques
Day 5
Machu Picchu | Exploring the Lost City
Day 6
Machu Picchu/Cusco | Marvelous Mountain Vistas
Day 7
Cusco | Sacsayhuaman’s Massive Walls
Day 8
Cusco/Lima | Colorful, Bohemian Barranco
Day 9
Depart Lima

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Day 1
Arrive Lima, Peru

Arrive in Lima, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Founded in 1533, this “City of Kings” is a mélange of colonial structures, pre-Columbian sites and modern influences.

Belmond Miraflores Park
Day 2
Lima | Museums and Artifacts

This afternoon, explore Peru’s capital, visiting the Plaza Mayor and Cathedral. Spend time exploring the Larco Museum, one of the city’s best museums for pre-Columbian artifacts.

Belmond Miraflores Park
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3
Cusco/Sacred Valley | Local Customs and Camelids

Fly to Cusco, over 11,000 feet above sea level. Upon arrival, journey to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where an ancient way of life lives on. En route, visit Awana Kancha, a center where South American camelids (llamas, alpacas and vicuñas) are bred. Learn about the valuable fibers created from their coats as well as the ancient weaving techniques still used today. Relax and acclimatize to the altitude.

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Sacred Valley | Ancient Weaving Techniques

Begin your exploration of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with a visit to a remote village seemingly frozen in time. Discover the ancient agricultural methods used for centuries in this challenging, mountainous environment. Then, delve deeper into local culture with lunch at a local hacienda. After lunch, experience the traditional, local lifestyle in the charming nearby town of Chinchero.

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Machu Picchu | Exploring the Lost City

Continue exploring the Sacred Valley with a visit to the imposing fortress of Ollantaytambo, a formidable stone structure of massive terraces that hug the mountain slopes. Then, journey deep into the Andes toward Machu Picchu via the glass-topped Vistadome train, passing through spectacular Peruvian countryside along the way. Arrive with plenty of time to begin exploring the breathtaking Incan city. Overlooking the Urubamba River and discovered in a hidden tangle of trees atop the mountain, Machu Picchu forever holds the secret of its passing — its Incan inhabitants left no written records of its purpose or its flawless construction. After a tour of the ruins with your expert guide, there is time to explore on your own.

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Machu Picchu/Cusco | Marvelous Mountain Vistas

Rise with the sun to walk through Machu Picchu in the early morning mist before the crowds arrive. You may opt for a hike to Inti Punku (Sun Gate), the entry point to the ruins from the Inca Trail, or trek up to Huayna Picchu, the high mountain that forms the backbone of the ruins. After your explorations, journey back to Cusco aboard the Vistadome train, savoring incomparable views of the mountain scenery.

Belmond Hotel Monasterio
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7
Cusco | Sacsayhuaman’s Massive Walls

Discover Cusco, touring the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas and the Santo Domingo Temple, a Dominican church built on the foundations of the Koricancha, the Incas’ principal religious building. Later, explore the awe-inspiring ruins of Sacsayhuaman, a testament to Incan architectural skill. Comprised of gigantic stone blocks, the walls were cut and placed together with incredible precision and without a single drop of mortar.

Belmond Hotel Monasterio
Meals: Breakfast
Day 8
Cusco/Lima | Colorful, Bohemian Barranco

Return to Lima and explore the artsy Barranco neighborhood, with its intimate galleries, eclectic museums and the famous Puente de los Suspiros (Bridge of Sighs). Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. Perhaps take this opportunity to get in some last minute shopping at a local crafts market or sample some of Peru’s culinary delights.

Belmond Miraflores Park
Meals: Breakfast
Day 9
Depart Lima

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

Meals: Breakfast

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Journey Details

Internal Airfare: Economy class from $495

(Lima/Cusco/Lima)

This journey contains some active elements.

Minimum age is 10 years.

Solo traveller prices are available upon request.

Custom Dates | Name the date, and subject to availability, we'll confirm it at the same price as the published departures that month.


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