Day by Day
Day 1 - Lima (D)
Arrival to Lima, reception at the airport and transfer by private vehicle to the Miraflores Park Hotel. Check-in to your Executive Suite complete with Ocean views. Fresh flowers and dry fruits will be waiting for you. If you arrive on an early flight, you will have a choice of an a la carte dinner or room service (if arriving after 11PM).
Day 2 - Lima (B, L & D)
After breakfast, a private guided visit of colonial and modern Lima, including the cathedral, dating from 1654, the main square, which still houses the original bronze fountain built in 1650, and the San Francisco Convent and its catacombs. Known as the city of the kings, Lima was founded in 1535 by Pizarro and rebuilt in 1991, the same year that UNESCO declared it a world heritage site. After lunch, a visit to a museum of your choice. Return to your hotel to enjoy a relaxing 60 minute massage (for two people) before dinner at the Huaca Pucllana Restaurant, located within an actual pre-Inca archaeological site.
Day 3 - Lima - Cuzco (B, L & D)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Transfer to the Monasterio Hotel. Check-in by the chapel to your deluxe room. A fruit basket, fresh flowers, and fine chocolates will be waiting for you. The room will be oxygenated to help you relax and sleep more comfortably in the high altitude setting of Cuzco (11,600ft above sea level). After a light lunch, a private guided tour of Cuzco including the Cathedral, Qoricancha temple, the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman overlooking Cuzco, Qenko and Puka Pukara. Return to the hotel. Dinner.
Day 4 - Urubamba (B, L & D)
After breakfast, a private full-day excursion to Urubamba, the sacred valley of the Incas and to the ancient Inca market town of Pisac. Lunch or a picnic lunch will be provided. A visit will be made to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that was not defeated by the Spanish and a chance to explore the ruins before returning to Cuzco. Enjoy a 30 minute ´Inca massage´ accompanied by traditional music before dinner.
Day 5 - Cuzco - Machu Picchu (B, Br & D)
Private transfer to Poroy, a short distance from Cuzco for the boarding of the luxurious Hiram Bingham train to Aguas Calientes. This Orient Express train includes a hearty brunch aboard the train. Arrival to Aguas Calientes, assistance with your luggage and boarding of the bus for the short ride up to Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca citadel. At the very entrance to Machu Picchu, your hotel is located, the Sanctuary Lodge hotel. Check-in to your room, complete with a view of the incredible mountains. A welcome drink and fruit basket will be waiting for you. A guided tour of Machu Picchu, the most spectacular ancient city in the world. Built by the Inca Pachacutec, and comprising stone blocks fitted with masterful precision, Machu Picchu harmoniously blends into the mountain landscape. Dinner at your hotel.
Day 6 - Machu Picchu - Cuzco (B, L & D)
Early opportunity to return to the site and enjoy a wonderful sunrise over Machu Picchu. Time for some private reflection before returning for breakfast. Today no guide is provided as we believe is sime self discovery of the site to fully appreciate its beauty. Take any of the several paths around various parts of the site (we will provide a map to help you), trek up to Wayna Picchu or walk down to the Inca´s bridge. Return to your hotel for lunch before returning back down to Aguas Calientes by bus. Some free time to visit the colourful town before boarding the Hiram Bingham train in the early evening with cocktails and dinner. Reception and transfer to the Monasterio hotel.
Day 7 - Cuzco - Puno (B, L & D)
Transfer to the railway station for the wonderful trans-altiplano Inca express (Mondays, Wednesday and Saturdays). Lunch onboard the "Orient Express" of Peru. A stop at the highest point, La Raya, 4319m, will also be made. (Alternatively, you may fly to Juliaca and then transfer to Puno). Reception and transfer to the Libertador hotel, situated on the very shore of Lake Titicaca. Dinner overlooking the lake.
Day 8 - Lake Titicaca Islands (B, L & D)
After breakfast, journey on Lake Titicaca to the floating islands of Uros. Made entirely of reeds and inhabited by the Aymara Uros people. Boat trip continues as far as the island of Taquile. Lunch on the island before returning to Puno. Accommodation and dinner.
Day 9 - Puno - Juliaca - Lima (B, L & D)
Excursion to the Silluastani towers. The pre-Inca Sillustani funeral towers lie close to the Umayo Lake and form part of one of the largest and most important necropolis in the world. Used by both the Altiplano civilisation and the Incas and their wives "Collas" to honour their dead and in preparation for the after-life. Picnic lunch before your flight back to Lima and transfer to the Miraflores Park Hotel. Check-in to your Executive Suite complete with Ocean views. Dinner at the Poissonnerie Restaurant.
Day 10 - Lima (B)
Leisurely day with plenty of opportunity for shopping before your transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
A 10 day 9 night luxury escape that includes some of the most beautiful places in the world. This tour will also take you to the Incan capital city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the world’s highest navigable lake (Titicaca) and one of the NEW 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. Complete with gourmet meals, private tours and exquisite accommodations.
Peru Luxury - Highlights Tour
10 Days / 9 Nights
Price starting at: $0 per person