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Peru | Ultra-Luxe | Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Titikaka | Peru (10 days)

Blue Parallel

Lima, Peru To Lima, Peru

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Jan 2019

Peru | Ultra-Luxe | Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Titikaka | Peru (10 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Lima, Peru
Wyndham Costa del Sol Hotel None

Please note that the following itinerary is an example, as all of our journeys are custom-made.

Arrival in Lima after an overnight flight from the US. Greeting by your personal host and check-in assistance at the Wyndham Costa del Sol Hotel conveniently located across the street from the airport.

Day 2
Sacred Valley, Peru
Sol y Luna Breakfast, Lunch

Morning flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, greeting by your personal host and private transfer to the Sacred Valley where you will stay in the tranquil Sol y Luna lodge. On the way to your lodge, stop to have lunch in the private salon of an exclusive hacienda with spectacular views of the area. After lunch, enjoy horseback riding on Peruvian Paso horses with your personal guide through this spectacular region. Alternatively, enjoy a private meditation ceremony performed by a Paco (Andean Shaman) before sunset especially for your party. Later, relax in the comfort of your lodge in the evening.

Day 3
Sacred Valley, Peru
Sol y Luna Breakfast, Lunch

With your expert guide go on a special mountain biking excursion through the rolling hills of the Sacred Valley. Highlights include visiting the concentric ruins at Moray and the salt pools at Maras. There will also be a private back-up vehicle should anyone in your party tire. Along the way, you will stop for a delicious gourmet picnic lunch in the shadows of the Andes arranged for your party - complete with fine glass-ware and linen. Afterwards, you will be taken to an exclusive house for a private pisco sour tasting.

Day 4
Machu Picchu, Peru
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Experience an awe-inspiring train ride aboard the luxurious Hiram Bingham Train along the towering Andes and the Quechua-speaking villages of the Sacred Valley as you travel to Machu Picchu. You will either leave the train at kilometer 104 and hike the last portion of the Inca Trail with your personal guide (passing through the Gate of the Sun) or take the luxurious Hiram Bingham train all the way to Machu Picchu. Discover the spectacular ruins and check-in to the luxurious Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel, nestled between steep mountain walls of lush Andean greenery in the valley below the site of Machu Picchu. Private guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins in the afternoon and gourmet meals at your hotel in the evening.

Day 5
Machu Picchu, Peru
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Rise early to catch the sunrise over the ruins and enjoy further hiking to the Machu Picchu Mountain or to the Gate of the Sun. After lunch, enjoy a private shaman meditation ceremony in the gardens of Sanctuary Lodge.

Day 6
Cusco, Peru
Belmond Palacio Nazarenas Breakfast, Lunch

Train transfer to Ollantaytambo where you will take a private transfer to Chinchero to experience a personal weaving demonstration by a group of local women. Continue on by private transfer to Cusco. Private guided tour of the main sightseeing highlights of the historic city of Cusco, including the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, and the Incan “Sun Temple” of Qoricancha, with accents on the historical and cultural highlights of the city. Exclusive accress to the rooftop of the San Francisco Church for spectacular panoramic views of the city. Take time in the evening to relax and acclimatize, and a local academic will give a private informative talk about the history of the Incas, especially for your party.

Day 7
Cusco, Peru
Belmond Palacio Nazarenas Breakfast

Visit a local market where you will get a sense of the rhythm of daily Cusquenian life and be able to buy traditional handicrafts. Later, with your personal guide, tour the main sightseeing highlights of the historic city of Cusco, including the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, and the Incan “Sun Temple” of Qoricancha, with accents on the historical and cultural highlights of the city. Afterwards, Blue Parallel will arrange for exclusive access to the Hotel Monasterio's chapel where you will be given a private music demonstration by a local musician who will explain the different instruments indigenous to Peru. At night, dine on eclectic Peruvian and international delicacies in one of Cusco’s best restaurants in the evening

Day 8
Lake Titicaca, Peru
Titilaka - Relais & Chateaux Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to the airport for your flight to Juliaca. Greeting by your personal host and private transfer to Titilaka Lodge. The Titilaka is a quaint boutique lodge with lake view suites and facilities equipped for sustainable exploration. Located on its own private peninsula and situated between the breathtaking red mountains and Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. The lodge offers unique and extraordinary views of the lake from every suite, ensure that you will enjoy. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world, and is renowned for its intense blue waters and fascinating islands. Enjoy a delicious dinner at your lodge.

Day 9
Lake Titicaca, Peru
Titilaka - Relais & Chateaux Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From your lodge you will discover beautiful Lake Titicaca on your private motorboat. During your private motorboat excursion on the lake, visit Taquile Island where you will hike and learn about the distinct local culture of the inhabitants with your personal guide, followed by a visit to the Uros Floating Islands, constructed entirely of reeds. As a special treat, float on the lake in a traditional reed boat enjoying a Pisco sour or fresh fruit juice as you admire the endless blue sky and distant mountain range.

Day 10
Lima, Peru
Wyndham Costa del Sol Hotel Breakfast

Morning transfer to the Juliaca Airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, greeting by your personal host and private transfer to downtown Lima. Visit the historical center of Lima with your personal guide, including the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, the City Hall, the Cloister of San Francisco, and San Isidro. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Astrid & Gaston and later, exclusive access to the home of a private collecotor of colonial art and pre-Inca artifacts hosted by the collector himself. Relax and freshen up before your international departure with a day-check at the Wyndham Costa del Sol Hotel.

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Discover the highlights of Peru on this trip. Begin by acclimitizing to the alittude in the breathtaking Sacred Valley, where guests can enjoy outdoor adventure like horsebackriding and mountain biking through the hilly countryside, later head to Machu Picchu to discover this ancient Incan historical site, and end your trip in the charming city of Cusco.

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Blue Parallel creates private, tailor-made journeys designed around the themes of World Heritage destinations, outdoor adventures, gourmet cuisine, exclusive lodging, white glove service and insider access. We operate in Latin America: the Amazon, Antarctica, Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Easter Island, the Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Panama, Patagonia, Uruguay and the Yucatan Peninsula. And in the Mediterranean: the Adriatic Coast, Andalucia, Corsica, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Morocco, Sicily & the Aeolian Islands, Spain, Portugal and Turkey.

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Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2018

Blue Parallel was amazing! Our guides were outstanding and provided us with excellent service. Every detail was considered and thought of for us. We adored every minute of our trip.