Multi-Day Tour

Treasures of the Incas (Summer 2018) (12 days)

Luxury Gold

Arrive In Lima, Peru. To Lima, Peru

Valid for Departures: 06 Jul 2018 - 30 Nov 2018

Treasures of the Incas (Summer 2018) (12 days)

Day 1

Arrive In Lima, Peru.

Day 2

Lima City Of The Kings.

Day 3

On To The Sacred Valley.

Day 4

Exploring The Sacred Valley.

Day 5

Journey To Machu Picchu.

Day 6

Mysterious Machu Picchu.

Day 7

Return To Cusco.

Day 8

Colonial Cusco.

Day 9

Lake Region Of Peru.

Day 10

Islands Of Lake Titicaca.

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Arrive In Lima, Peru.
Jw Marriott Hotel, Lima (Ocean View Rooms). None
On arrival at Lima International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel in Miraflores. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to meet with your fellow travellers over wine, dinner and seaside views at CALA.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2
Lima City Of The Kings.
Jw Marriott Hotel, Lima (Ocean View Rooms). None
Experience Lima through the eyes of a Local Expert as you are introduced to the 'City of Kings'. Explore the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of Lima, view the cathedral, and visit the Monastery of San Francisco. Your Highlight Lunch is at Amoramar, in the bohemian district of Barranco, a favourite known only to the locals. Next, visit the workshop of Víctor Delfín, one of Peru's leading artists. Over a hot chocolate or authentic café pasado, learn about Peruvian coffee with a barista. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner with wine on the terrace of Huaca Pucllana, overlooking the illuminated ruins of a 1500-year-old, pre-Inca pyramid.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 3
On To The Sacred Valley.
Tambo Del Inka, Sacred Valley. None
Board your flight to Cusco before continuing to Peru's Sacred Valley. Visit the colourful market in the town of Chinchero. Next, you will meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, a Quechua scholar, president of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco and a recipient of a TreadRight Foundation grant. Have lunch with Nilda and learn about her mission to preserve traditional weaving techniques. Later, check in to your luxurious resort.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 4
Exploring The Sacred Valley.
Tambo Del Inka, Sacred Valley. None
Enjoy a leisurely start before heading to the town of Maras to meet with a local family and learn about the traditional arts and crafts of the region. View the spectacular terraced salt pans, dating back to Inca times. These have been passed down through families for generations and today are maintained in much the same way as they were long ago. Next, experience a typical Peruvian meal, a caja china lunch of fresh vegetables and slow-roasted meats, all cooked in a wooden box. After lunch, witness a private Pachamama Ceremony, or 'Payment to the Earth', as a local shaman performs the centuries-old ritual.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 5
Journey To Machu Picchu.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. None
Visit the town of Ollantaytambo, a national archeological site. Travel by Vistadome train for your scenic journey to Machu Picchu, before enjoying an included lunch at your resort. A Local Expert will then show you the nature trails of this fascinating cloud forest ecosystem. Discover a working tea plantation and the world's largest private collection of indigenous orchids. In the evening, learn how to blend the perfect pisco sour before enjoying dinner with wine at the hotel.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 6
Mysterious Machu Picchu.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. None
The entire day is for you to discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu. Meet your Local Expert for a walk through the enigmatic 'Lost City of the Incas'. Witness the great Temple of the Sun, Sacred Plaza and the Intihuatana, believed to be an ancient sun clock.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 7
Return To Cusco.
Jw Marriott El Convento Cusco. None
Return by train to Sacred Valley for a Pachamanca Feast Highlight Lunch, a traditional Peruvian meal cooked underground. Next, get up-close to llamas, guanacos, alpacas and even the rare vicuñas. Later, arrive at your hotel, steps away from the Plaza de Armas.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 8
Colonial Cusco.
Jw Marriott El Convento Cusco. None
Join your Local Expert to explore Cusco, visiting the Temple of the Sun at Korikancha, the cathedral and the citadel of Sacsayhuaman. Set out for San Blas, Cusco's artisan centre, to visit a candle shop and learn about its importance to the locals. Enjoy some free time for shopping on the Plaza de Armas. Later, a candlelit Highlight Dinner with wine is served at the reputed MAP restaurant.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 9
Lake Region Of Peru.
Libertador Lake Titicaca, Puno. None
Board your included flight to Juliaca and then continue to Puno, nestled along the majestic shores of Lake Titicaca. Your lakeside hotel is on Esteves Island.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 10
Islands Of Lake Titicaca.
Libertador Lake Titicaca, Puno. None
Cruise Lake Titicaca to the floating islands of Uros, where locals bundle reeds from the lake to build floating platforms, houses and canoes. Enjoy lunch hosted by the local community of Amantaní Island. Afterward, there will be time to explore local handicrafts before returning to Puno, where you can relax until dinner with wine.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 11
Puno, Peru
Jw Marriott Hotel Lima (Ocean View Rooms). None
Head to Sillustani on the shores of Lake Umayo to explore the impressive burial grounds, before your flight to Lima. In the evening, you are treated to a sensational Farewell Celebration Dinner with wine at world-renowned Astrid y Gastón, located in a magnificent San Isidro hacienda with over 300 years of history(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 12
Lima, Peru
None None
Your Peruvian adventure draws to a close today with a transfer to the Lima airport.(Buffet Breakfast)

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Delve into the mysterious world of the Inca empire on this luxurious exploration of Peru. Every detail is seamlessly taken care of, as you journey from the pulsating capital of Lima to the mist-cloaked mountains of Machu Picchu and on to the halcyon waters of South America’s largest lake. Along the way, savour flavourful local cuisine and discover the Lost City of the Incas alongside a Local Expert.

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