15 days / 14 nights.
Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to your hotel.Day 2: Lima
After breakfast, a tour briefing before your city tour of Lima; including a guided visit to the Cathedral, the Main Square and the San Francisco Catacombs. After lunch at Rosa Nautica, the foremost seafood restaurant in Lima, return to your hotel for a free afternoon. Overnight accommodation.Day 3: Cuzco
Flight to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Incas. A guided tour of Cuzco will include visits to the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay and the Qoricancha temple. Dinner and folkloric show in the evening. Overnight accommodation.Day 4: Sacred Valley -Ollantaytambo
Excursion to Urubamba, the sacred valley of the Incas with a visit to the ancient Inca market of Pisac followed by a trip to the Pisac ruins above the town. Lunch before continuing the tour to Ollantaytambo, site of the last undefeated bastion of the Inca Empire. Overnight accommodation in Ollantaytambo.Day 5: Machu Picchu
Early train journey to Aguas Calientes for a full day's guided tour of Machu Picchu, the most spectacular ancient city in the world. Free time before overnight accommodation in Aguas Calientes.Day 6: Machu Picchu
Opportunity to revisit Machu Picchu at sunrise. Free time to enjoy this unforgettable site before returning to Cuzco aboard the afternoon train. Last night's accommodation in the Inca capital.Day 7: Lima
Return flight to Lima. Free day at leisure.Day 8: Huaraz
Private transfer to Huaraz, driving along the pan Americano highway for four hours before lunch at a delightful seaside restaurant. After lunch, continue the trip amongst some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world before arriving to Huaraz. Overnight accommodation.Day 9: Llanganuco
Day trip to the beautiful, glacial Llanganuco Lake situated at 3850m. There are splendid views of the Cordillera Blanca, the highest tropical mountain range in the world. Return to Huaraz.Day 10: Chavin
Trip to Chavin de Huantar, site of the oldest pan-andean civilisation dating back to 2000BC. The site has many galleries and subterranean tunnels and houses many carved stone figures of anthropomorphic semblances reminiscent of the Maya culture. It is the oldest known pre-Columbian culture discovered and is known as Chavin-Kotosh. Return to Huaraz before traveling overnight to Trujillo aboard a first class bus, with fully reclinable seats.Day 11: Trujillo - Chan Chan
Arrival early morning and transfer to your hotel. Morning at leisure. Afternoon guided visit of the remarkable ancient city of Chan Chan, the largest pre-Columbian city in South America. It was constructed entirely of mud and adobe brick. We also make a visit to the beach resort at Huanchaco.Day 12: Trujillo
Alter breakfast, a visit to Casinelli Museum to view its collection of Chavin, Mochica and Chimu artifacts before we continue onto La Huaca Esmerelda, Huaca Arco and the Sun and Moon temples. Private transfer to Chiclayo and your hotel.Day 13: Lord of Sipan & Brunning Museum
Visit to the tomb of the Lord of Sipan, the most important archaeological find in Peru in the twentieth century. The tombs were intact with many artifacts of silver, gold and copper dating back to 350AD. A visit to the museum before a final visit to Brunning Museum, one of the finest in the whole of South America.
Return flight to Lima and transfer to your hotel. Last night's accommodation in Peru.Day 15: Lima
Free day in Lima before your transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
Escorted Peru Tour 3
Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
Huaraz - Chavin - Lord of Sipan & Brunning Museum
15 days / 14 nights.
"Highly recommended, professional and well-organized, 'perfect tour', knowledgeable guides" Footprint Handbook 2013
"Transportation services and accommodations are top-notch, and the guides are flexible and extremely helpful" Fodor's Guides 2013
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