Our popular Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca trip combines two of the country’s most famous attractions. Marvel at stunning Lake Titicaca before crossing the high plains of the Andes to Cusco, the heart of the Inca empire. Then travel through the beautiful Sacred Valley to magnificent Machu Picchu.
|Day 3||Lake Titicaca Tour|
|Day 5||Cusco City Tour|
|Day 6||Sacred Valley Tour|
|Day 7||Machu Picchu Tour|
|Day 8||Machu Picchu|
|Day 9||Lima City Tour|
|Day 10||Fly home|
Fly to Puno for Lake Titicaca. Includes a visit to Silustani funerary towers in their dramatic location on the shores of the lake and surrounded by high Andean plains.
Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca regions have distinct cultures and traditions. Today you have a full day on lake Titicaca and visit the Aymara community who live on the unique floating Uros islands. Continue to the uniquely traditional and very beautiful island of Taquile or go off the beaten track to the Llachon peninsula.
Tour to Cusco including stops at ancient Inca sites and high viewpoints along the way. A great way to exerience the dramatic high Andean scenery. Ask us about the Andean Explorer train option – a world renowned classic rail journey.
Half day tour of the outlying Inca sites and the fascinating city of Cusco. Machu Picchu is just one of many Inca sites dotted in and around the ancient Inca empire. Today you will see evidence of the genius stone masonry that the Incas are so famous for alongside colonial architecture.
A full day tour with lunch in the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas visiting Pisac market and the site of Ollantaytambo. Overnight in the Sacred Valley to rest before your visit to Machu Picchu by train tomorrow.
The train to Machu Picchu is a delight in itself as you descend from the Sacred Valley down into the lush cloud forest. Today you have a private tour of Machu Picchu with a local guide, afterwards you may like to visit the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes town.
We include a second day to give you ample time for personal exploration, perhaps some gentle hiking and of course plenty of photo taking! Afternoon return to Cusco by train and bus.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. Afternoon tour taking in the full spectrum of neighbourhoods and sights that make up this cosmopolitain city.
We work with accommodation from 3 star and upwards. Prices are based on 2 people sharing a room in a 3 star hotel. Ask us for upgrade recommendations and prices.
The hotel is in Miraflores, a modern, safe area on the coast with shops, excellent restaurants and all amenities close by.
A stylish, modern hotel with a fabulous restaurant, café bar and cocktail bar.
Miraflores Park is in a privileged location on the cliffs above the ocean.
Recently renovated, the Tierra Viva is located in the centre of Puno.
The tranquil Casa Andina Private Collection blends well with its surroundings.
18 stunning boutique rooms all with beautiful views across Lake Titicaca.
This beautiful independent hotel with 18 rooms is quiet yet central in the arty San Blas area.
A beautifully restored colonial building that once made up part of a market.
The most famous of Cusco’s hotels and deservedly so.
This hotel is the perfect base for exploring the area.
Pretty walkways overflowing with flowers lead you to your own ‘casita’.
The Rio Sagrado is a charming small luxurious hotel in lush gardens.
This hotel is a blend of classic styles and recycled materials.
Stunning views over the Urubamba river.
This is a welcome sanctuary after the hustle and bustle of Aguas Calientes.
Domestic flights are included in the price and we can also arrange your international flights.
Lima is Peru’s international airport and is well served by European and North American airlines. From May 2016 BA start direct flights from London Gatwick to Lima.