PERU IN DEPTH

An inspiring itinerary that allows you to experience the real Peru.

In Depth Peru starts in the capital city Lima and continues to the Ballestas Islands, the Colca Canyon, Arequipa, through the enchanting Sacred Valley, including a trek along the famous Inca Trail to arrive at Machu Picchu. Have time to explore historic Cusco before continuing on to the Amazon rainforest.

22 DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1

Fly to Peru

Today you will fly from London to Peru. Upon arrival in the capital city Lima, a private transfer will collect you and take you to your hotel where you will spend the next two nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Atemporal

DAY 2

Private Tour of Lima & the Markets

After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will meet you and take you on a half day tour of Lima. You will visit a traditional market in the Surquillo district, the main square, the Archbishops Palace and the Cathedral among others. The tour finishes at a traditional restaurant, which serves authentic Peruvian dishes, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch. The afternoon is at your leisure.

DAY 3

Private Tour of the Ballestas Islands

Today you will be collected from your hotel and taken along the coast where you will board a boat to the Ballestas Islands. Recognised as a Peruvian version of the Galapagos Islands, these islands are a haven for birds and wildlife. You will return to land at the end of the day and be transferred to your hotel in Paracas for one night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Libertador Luxury Collection Hotel Paracas

DAY 4

Fly to Arequipa

Today you will return to Lima and a take a flight to Arequipa. On arrival your guide will greet you and accompany you to your hotel for the next two nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Casa Andina Premium Arequipa

DAY 5

Private Tour of Arequipa

This morning your guide will collect you and take you on a city tour of Arequipa. You will discover the history and culture of this pretty town known as the ‘white city’ and visit the convent. In the afternoon, you have some free time to explore the markets and shops.

DAY 6

Private Transfer to the Colca Canyon

Today you will depart from Arequipa and travel into the spectacular Colca Canyon. This a full day drive and you will pass through beautiful scenery and small muntain villages. Your guide will transfer you to your hotel where you will spend the next 2 nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Belmond Las Casitas

DAY 7

Private Tour of Condor Cross

Today you will be taken on a private tour of Condor Cross – a deep part of the canyon where the Andean condor (one of the biggest birds in world) can be seen in flight at close quarters.

DAY  8

Lake Titicaca

Today you will leave your hotel and travel to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Thuis full day drive will take you across the Andean plateau and past fabulous landscapes. Upon arrival to Puno, your guide will take you to your hotel where you will spend the next 2 nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Hotel Titilaka

DAY 9

Free Time at Lake Titicaca

Today you will be free to explore Lake Titicaca. There are numerous activities on offer at your hotel including boat trips and visits to local communities.

DAY 10

Cusco via Andean Explorer Train

Today your guide will transfer you to the train station where you will travel by train through the beautiful Andean countryside to Cusco. On arrival in Cusco you will be taken to your hotel for the next two nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

DAY 11

Private Tour of Cusco

Today your guide will take you on a fascinating half day tour of Cusco. Visit spectacular buildings in the city such as the temple of the sun and Sacsayhuaman as well as the nearby ruins of Puka Pukara and Quepo.

DAY 12

Private Transfer to the Sacred Valley

Today you will be taken on a spectacular drive through the mountains to the famous Sacred Valley where you will spend the night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Sol y Luna

DAYS 13-15

The Inca Trail

For the next three days you will take one of the journeys of your lifetime as you trek the famous Inca Trail. Enjoy spectacular scenery and changes at every point as you travel deep into the heart of the Andean Empire, camping in the mountains each night.

DAY 16

Tour of Machu Picchu

Today is an exciting day as you finish the Inca Trail and arrive at the stunning city of Machu Picchu. Spend the rest of the day exploring the ruins before checking into your luxurious hotel for the night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

DAY 17

Train and Transfer to Cusco

Today you can explore more of Machu Picchu if you wish before taking the train back to Cusco. The rest of the day will be free for you to relax and explore the city, perhaps catching up on a little shopping at the many markets.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

DAY 18

Fly to the Amazon Rainforest

You will leave Cusco today and fly to Puerto Maldonado in the Amazon. Here you will take a private transfer to your hotel where you will spend the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

DAYS 19-20

The Amazon Rainforest

The next two days will be spent exploring the Amazon. Each day you will take trips with an English speaking guide, exploring the trails, spotting birds and wildlife, taking boat trips and visiting local communities. You will return to the lodge each night.

DAY 21

Fly to Lima

Today you will take a private transfer to the airport where you will board a flight to Lima. Upon arrival a private transfer will take you to your hotel in the city. Enjoy your last night here as a relaxing end to your holiday.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Atemporal

DAY 22

Fly Home

Today, at the appropriate time, you will take a private transfer to the airport for your flight home.

This itinerary is priced at £7,240 per person

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.

All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.

What’s included in the price:

  • All international and internal flights in economy class (Contact us for different classes or routings)
  • Private transfers throughout with an English speaking guide and driver
  • 3 nights in Lima at Atemporal in a Lab room with breakfast included
  • 1 night in Paracas at the Libertador Luxury Collection Paracas Hotel in a Superior room with breakfast included
  • 2 nights in Arequipa at the Casa Andina Premium Arequipa in a Superior room with breakfast included
  • 2 nights in Colca Canyon at Belmond Las Casitas in a Garden View room with breakfast included
  • 2 nights in Puno at Hotel Titilaka in a Dusk or Dawn room with all meals and activities included
  • 3 nights in Cusco at the Belmond Palacio Nazarenas in a Junior Suite with breakfast included
  • 1 night in the Sacred Valley at Sol y Luna in a Superior Castita with breakfast included
  • 1 night in Machu Picchu at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge in a Standard room with breakfast included
  • 4 days/3 nights on the Inca Trail with English speaking mountain guide, porters, all camping equipment and all meals included
  • 3 nights in the Amazon at the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica in a Superior room with all meals and activities included
  • Half day private guided tour of Lima and markets with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Full day guided tour of the Ballestas Islands with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Half day private guided tour of Arequipa with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Full day private guided tour of Condor Cross with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Tickets for the Andean rain journey from Puno to Cusco including lunch
  • Half day private guided tour of Cusco and surroundings with an English speaking guide and driver
  • Half day private guided tour to Machu Picchu with an English speaking guide
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FEATURED HOTELS

Atemporal

Located in the chic Miraflores district of Lima, Atemporal combines super cool eclectic design with a five-star service. Housed within a revamped 1940s mansion, this grand hotel is the perfect base for exploring the city.

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Libertador Lux Hotel Paracas

Libertador Luxury Collection Hotel Paracas

Located in a spectacular bay, the marvels of nature and all the adrenaline of aquatic sports are awaiting for you at Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort.

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Casa Andina Arequipa

Casa Andina Private Collection Arequipa

Just 3 blocks away from the Plaza de Armas, the Casa Andina Private Collection Arequipa Hotel is a in a perfect location for exploring the pretty city of Arequipa. In the heart of the historic quarter, the Santa Catalina Convent is nearby as are a host of shops, markets and restaurants.

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Belmond Las Casitas

Las Casitas by Belmond is perfectly situated at the edge of the Colca Canyon. Twenty luxury casitas are spread among the 24-hectare estate which has stunning views of the terraces and ravines for which the canyon is famous.

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Titlikaka

Remote and tranquil, this luxurious hotel offers visitors truly stunning accommodation on a private peninsula of Lake Titicaca.

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Belmond Palacio Nazarenas Cusco

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

The Belmond Palacio Nazarenas Hotel is one of the most exclusive hotels in the city of Cusco with an excellent location and all the amenities one would expect from the Belmond name.

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Sol y Luna Lodge and Spa

Sol y Luna is an award-winning hotel, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In this naturally stunning area, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful surrounding whilst staying in luxury. Situated just 1km from the town of Urubamba, you also have the opportunity to experience authentic town life.

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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel situated inside the UNESCO world heritage site of Machu Picchu, therefore offering an unrivalled location in this scenic, mountainous area.

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Inkaterra Reserva Amazon

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Tambopata

Reserva Amazónica Lodge is situated in a remote but accessible private reserve, surrounded by a vast Peruvian Rainforest.

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