Luxury The Peru over the Andes Vacation visits all of the Inca & Colonial Highlights of Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca. You will enjoy Private Guided Tours and stay in the finest Hotel in Peru, the 5* Belmond Miraflores Park in Lima, Rio Sagrado Belmond 5*, Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, and Titicaca Libertador hotel in Puno.
Take the Luxury Hiram Bingham Train to and from Machu Picchu where you will spend one night at Exclusive Belmond 5* Sanctuary Lodge, adjacent to Machu Picchu, and take the Orient Express Luxury Andean Explorer Train to Lake Titicaca whilst enjoying stunning views of the high Andes Mountains.
The Peru over the Andes Vacation visits all of the Inca & Colonial Highlights of Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca.
Places we go
- Machu Picchu
- Lake Titicaca
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Upon your arrival into Lima our staff will greet and transfer you to the hotel in exclusive Belmond 5* Miraflores Park Hotel at exclusive zone of Lima for your overnight.
Miraflores Park Hotel.
In the morning, guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important sites in Lima, the “City of Kings”. The tour includes Lima’s Historical Centre, passing by Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the City Hall. We will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Lunch at Larco Museum restaurant and visit the Larco museum. Return to the hotel. Dinner at Rosa Nautica Rest.
After breakfast Transfer from hotel to Lima airport for departure flight to Cusco. Arrival and travel by bus through the Sacred Valley of the Inca. Later on, We will have the opportunity of visiting the lively local Ancient Pisac market where many of the local Indians sell their hand made textiles. It is here that many fine Andean garments are for sale and you can test your haggling powers as you bargain for trinkets and souvenirs. For lunch we will have the chance to eat a buffet lunch at the local hacienda restaurant with traditional Andean foods and music. We continue to Ollantaytambo the major Inca fortress. Probably built by the great Inca ruler, Pachacuti in the 1460s, it was the site of Hernando Pizzaro’s defeat by Manco Inca in 1536. Constructed of finely cut polygonal stones and rhyolite blocks, the fortress and nearby town represent the best of Inca architecture and construction. Large worked blocks, some weighting as much as 100 tons were quarried from a site more than a thousand vertical feet above the valley floor using a technique of pecking with hammer stones, then skidded down and across the kilometers to the temple site. Inclined ramps were built to raise the blocks several hundred feet up hill to the construction Urubamba river several area. Overnight at Rio Sagrado Belmond Hotel. Lunch and Dinner included
Rio Sagrado Belmond Hotel
Early in the morning after breakfast we pick you up at your hotel and take you to the railway station for the Luxury Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu with hearty brunch aboard. We’ll descend 1300 meters through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and follow the Urubamba river until the final stop at Aguas Calientes. Afterward we’ll take the 20 minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu. Check in at Belmond 5* Sanctuary Lodge hotel and enjoy the tea time and dinner.
Sanctuary Lodge Machu Picchu
After breakfast, our guide will explain you the history and the myths that surround this archeological wonder MACHU PICCHU! The famous lost city of the Inca is one of the most magical and mysterious places on Earth! Stand 2,430m above sea-level in the middle of a tropical mountain forest. In an extraordinarily beautiful setting, it was probably most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height, its giant walls, terraces and ramps seen as, if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. The natural setting on the eastern slopes of the Andes, encompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna, the site is frequently shrouded in misty clouds pierced by the powerful equatorial Sun. Lunch at Sanctuary Lodge hotel and take the bus for your return to the Aguas Calientes to aboard your luxury train back to Cusco with gourmet dinner on board. After your arrival in to the Cusco train station transfer to the hotel. Overnight
Nazarenas Belmond Hotel.
In the morning City tour of Cusco, Colonial sites such as the Cathedral, Qoricancha, temple of the Sun, the most important of Inca ceremonial sites. Later you will continue to the most important site of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenqo and Puca Pucara. We return to the hotel for Lunch and afternoon visit the Local market and some remains places. Overnight
Early breakfast and transfer to Enjoy unrivaled service aboard this beautiful train, dining in 1920s-style Pullman carriages and absorbing breathtaking landscapes. The open-air Observation Car is a dream for photographers keen to capture the quintessential panoramas.
Arrival and transfer to Libertador 5* Hotel. Dinner include
Libertador Puno Hotel.
After breakfast, a tour by boat to the islands of Uros and Taquile on Lake Titicaca. Our first stop are the floating reed islands of the Uros indigenous group who maintain houses and evens schools on these floating reed islands continuing to Taquile, where members of this self-supporting island will welcome you and offer a glimpse into their ancient traditions and customs. Box Lunch on the island and an opportunity for some spectacular views over the haunting beauty of Lake Titicaca. Returm to our Hotel.
This day we fly back to Lima and connection lfight back home.
Cost Include & Exclude
- Luxury Hotels 5*
- Luxury Train to and from Machu Picchu
- Luxury train to Puno
- All tours and entrance fee
- Tour guide during the tour
- Full meals included
- Domestic flights included
- International flights