In these days of remarkable innovation and 24/7 connectivity, there remains something wonderfully timeless about Peru. Its history, from the gold of Inca Kings to the opulence of Vice royalty, requires no seeking out. It thickly infuses every street corner, plaza town and river walk and can be seen on the face of every local you met.
- A private tour of Machu Picchu to discover the ruins ‘uncovered’ by American Hiram Bingham in 1911
- Board the luxurious Hiram Bingham Train, one of the world’s great train journeys, boasting two dining cars and one for observation
- Take in the splendour of Plaza de Armas, the heart of Cusco, and the Cathedral of Santo Domingo featuring a unique stained-glass depiction of Jesus and his disciples at the last supper
- Days 1 & 2 Lima
Bienvenudo a Peru! There's time for a round of golf before meeting your local leader and fellow travellers over dinner at La Huaca Pucllana, overlooking the ruins of the same name. Enjoy the capital's pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern architecture on a walking tour of Lima, including the Museo del Banco Central and the catacombs beneath the San Francisco convent.The Country Club
- Day 3 Lima ~ Sacred Valley
Start the day with a flight to Cusco and drive to the Sacred Valley. You’ll be staying in a 17th century colonial hacienda by the Vilcanota River, where you can freshen up in the spa and wellness centre. Art lovers will be in heaven at the hotel art gallery featuring works by José Sabogal, Enrique Camino Brent, Carlos Revilla, and Angel Chavez.Sol y Luna
- Day 4 Sacred Valley
Immerse yourself in the colour and chaos of the Pisac Market on a private guided tour. In the afternoon you can relax or stretch your legs on an optional activity like horse riding, hiking, cycling, and kayaking.Sol y Luna
- Day 5 Sacred Valley ~ Machu Picchu
All aboard the glass-enclosed Vistadome train to the base of Machu Picchu. Watch the incredible mountain scenery flash by and spend the afternoon among the ancient treasures of Machu Picchu. Today’s reward will be putting your feet up in your own cottage on the 12-acre Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel in Aguas Calientes.Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
- Day 6 Machu Picchu ~ Cusco
Bingham spent years exploring Machu Picchu, so why not head back today for a closer look and explore at your own pace. Then embark one of the world’s great train journeys, the Hiram Bingham Train operated by Orient Express. Dinner will be served on board, and you’ll sleep tonight in the Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel, set within a 16th century colonial mansion.Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel
- Day 7 Cusco
This historic capital of the Inca Empire, which once stretched from Colombia to Chile, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. Discover it on a guided tour, which takes in the Plaza de Armas, Cathedral and the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman. Then you’ve got free time to shop in the market, discover the local food or get to know the friendly locals.Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel
- Day 8 Cusco to Lima
All good things must come to an end. After a final breakfast together you will get a private transfer to the airport for the flight back to Lima where your trip ends on arrival. Hasta la vista! (Until we see you again!)Hotels listed are subject to availability
Discover more about pricing, accommodation and what's on offer for each Peregrine Reserve tour.
- Airport meet and greet service
- Reserve leader
- Entrance fees to all sites listed in itinerary
- Additional local guides at some sites
- Quality transport
- Most or all meals
- Snacks, bottled water and tips along the way
- Quality accommodation
- Domestic flights where indicated
- Park fees and permits
- International flights
- Airport taxes
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The price of your journey will vary depending on whether you wish to book a group departure, or take a private journey.