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zPeruvian Splendor

10 days

10 Day Affordable Luxury Privately-Guided Tour

Engaging Discoveries… for our World Travelers

  • Savor the innovative cuisine of Rafael Piqueras at Fusion… His restaurant is one of the finest in Lima.
  • Tour the respected Larco Herrera Museum with a curator.
  • Sit down to lunch in Cuzco with our engaging expert. This renowned historian and lecturer offers fascinating insight into the ancient monuments you’ll explore throughout your trip.
  • Dine at a historic hacienda in the Sacred Valley and see skilled modern-day weavers who draw upon ancient techniques. 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.c
  • This trip is available with professional, bi-lingual guides fluent in their own local dialect plus a variety of other languages like Spanish, Italian, Chinese and many others.

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Day
1

Lima, Peru

Check in to your choice hotel, the deluxe Casa Andina Private Collection or the boutique-styled Miraflores Park, both handpicked for outstanding service, unique charm, and unbeatable locations in the lively and upscale Miraflores district.

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2

Explore Lima c

After a free morning, your car and driver will bring you to the Gold Museum, with its vast and renowned - if not somewhat controversial - collection of pre-Columbian gold artifacts. Then explore Lima’s fine Spanish colonial architecture, including a walking tour through the Main Plaza. See the Cathedral and visit the 16th century catacombs of the Convent of San Francisco. Tonight, dine at Fusion a delightful restaurant under the direction of Rafael Piqueras, a young chef at the forefront of new Peruvian cuisine. Meals B,D

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3

The Capital – Old & New!

Today’s privately-guided touring begins at the impressive pre-Incan ruins of Pachacamac. Then return to the city and explore Barranco, Lima’s lively Bohemian district, before a gourmet Peruvian lunch at one of our favorite restaurants in the area. In the afternoon, a curator will lead you through the respected pre-Columbian collection of the esteemed Larco Herrera Museum. Meals B,L

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4

Lima / Cuzco

Fly to Cuzcoc, nestled high in the Andes, and transfer to your choice of deluxe hotel in the heart of this charming city –oxygenated rooms at the intimate Aranwa Cuzco or the historic Monasterio. A local historian will join you for lunch, offering fascinating conversation and a great introduction to the amazing civilization of the Inca. Your private sightseeing includes the Temple of the Sun and the Colonial-era Cathedral. Meals B,L

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5

A Day in the Sacred Valley

Journey into the Sacred Valley with your car, driver and guide to explore the rich culture and Inca legacy here in the Andean highlands. Visit the hilltop Incan site of Sacsayhuaman, the ancient town of Chincheros and a local chicheria where chicha, a traditional Andean beverage, is brewed. You’ll lunch at the family run Hacienda Huayoccari overlooking the Sacred Valley and then visit Awanacancha to learn about llama, alpaca and vicunia and how their sought-after fibers are woven with ancient techniques. See the beautiful work of skilled Andean weavers who draw upon the ancient techniques and motifs which have been used here for generations. Meals B,L

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6

Machu Picchu… The Lost City of the Inca

Board the luxurious Hiram Bingham Train and travel through the Urubamba River Valley, with a delightful lunch served onboard as you enjoy vistas of Indian villages, terraced fields and snow-capped peaks. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, ascend to Machu Picchuc and explore the breathtaking ruins with your private guide. Tonight, enjoy your choice of accommodations: The luxury Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel by the ruins. The delightful Inkaterra Machu Picchu offers charming casitas in a tranquil Andean cloud forest at the base of Machu Picchu. Meals B,L

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7

Machu Picchu and back to Cuzco

Enjoy the luxury of a morning visit to Machu Picchu when the early light breaks across the mountain peaks. If you wish, you’ll have time to ascend Inti Puku or hike to the Sun Gate. Please note that paths and rocks can be steep, slippery and uneven – requiring caution! Later in the afternoon, board the Hiram Bingham Train for your return to Cuzco, enjoying cocktails and an elegant four-course dinner as you journey through the Sacred Valley. Upon arrival in Cuzco, you’ll be escorted to your hotel, the Aranwa Cuzco or Monasterio. Meals B,D

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8

Cuzco at Leisure

This full day is yours to enjoy as you please. Your hotel’s convenient in-town location makes it easy to step out and explore, shop and dine at your own pace. The wonderful cafes and galleries of the Plaza de Armas are just a pleasant stroll away. Meals B

Day
9

Fly back to Lima

Fly to Lima where you’ll be met and escorted by private car to your choice of hotel, the deluxe Casa Andina Private Collection or the 5-star Miraflores Park. Then join your guide for a shopping excursion or explore and relax on your own. Meals B

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10

Adios, Lima!

Your tour finishes this morning. Meals B

Extend Your Trip

Add Lake Titicaca to your Tour

3-Days Post-Tour Extension from $899

Experience one of the world’s highest lakes! We include transportation from Cuzco to Puno, 2 nights in your choice of hotel, 4 meals, full day sightseeing including the floating Uros Island, and your return flight to Lima.

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Day
9

From Cuzco to Puno

Transfer to the airport in Cuzco and fly on your included flight to Juliaca.  Upon arrival you’ll be warmly greeted and transferred to thelake-front GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca hotel.  Meals B

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10

Exploring across Lake Titicaca

A full-day excursion across the sacred waters of this high mountain lake begins with the remarkable floating islands of the Uros Indians. Here you’ll encounter a timeless way of life as you visit their small floating communities, built on layers of Totora reeds. Continue on to Taquile Island where islanders speak Aymara, the language of the high Andean plateau, and craft colorful handsome textiles using ancient techniques. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon. Meals B,L

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11

Return to Lima

Check out from your lakefront hotel and visit the mysterious pre-Incan towers of Sillustani. Return to Lima where you connect to your flight home, or continue your exploration of Peru.  Meals B

Our complete Nazca Lines Pre-Tour

3-Day Pre-Tour Extension from $849

This affordable easy-to-add Pre-Trip Extension includes roundtrip transportation from Lima, 2 nights hotel, daily breakfast and complete sightseeing.

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1

Arrive Lima

Arrive in Lima where you are warmly greeted and escorted to the convenient Wyndham Airport Hotel.

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2

Travel to Paracas and take to the skies!

After breakfast, a scenic drive southward brings you to Paracas where you’ll take to the skies on a flight-seeing excursion for a bird’s eye view of the famed Nazca Lines, one of the world’s most intriguing and enduring mysteries. Etched into the dry Earth below, you’ll marvel at the enormous line drawings that cover the arid plain – including giant, stylized depictions of a spider, condor, fish and monkey. Enjoy a free evening and restful overnight at your choice of hotels in Paracas. Meals B

Day
3

Explore the Ballestas Islands and return to Lima

After breakfast, embark on a guided cruise to the Ballestas Islands, a coastal wildlife sanctuary home to thousands of sea birds and colonies of sea lions and seals. In the afternoon, journey back to Lima and check in to your choice of hotel to begin your Peru-In-Style program. Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons

Lake Titicaca

Our 3-day FreeStyle Travel package includes a choice of fine hotels, 3 meals, chauffeured airport transfers and in-depth sightseeing

Nazca Lines and Ballestas Islands

Our 2-day FreeStyle Tour includes a choice of fine hotels, daily breakfast, roundtrip transportation from Lima, flight-seeing over the Nazca Lines and cruise excursion

Add our attractively-priced air & transfers
See your travel counselor or call us for current international economy or business class airfare associated with this vacation. When you purchase air from us, arrival and departure transfers are automatically included. Prices are in U.S. currency and are per person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted. Availability is limited.

Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
  • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
  • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
  • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
  • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!

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