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Peru Explorer

9 days / 8 nights

Machu Picchu

Lima

Sacred Valley

Cuzco

Puno

Visit the Lost City of Machu Picchu| Venture Across Mountain Plains to the Colonial Town of Oropesa| Explore an Indian Market | Visit Artist and Weavers Studios | Journey Through Scenic Sacred Valley | 3 UNESCO World Heritage Site

Nothing will come between you and the magic of the Peruvian countryside on your nine-day journey through Peru. Explore the country’s ancient Pre-Columbian past, immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Cuzco, and learn the fine art of weaving from arists in their studios. 
The journey includes a tour of the Sacred Valley of Inca, guided by an Andean-born expert; an in-depth exploration of shamans' ancient traditions; visits to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites; and a stay in an oxygenated room at your hotel in Cuzco.
In Lima, visitors will discover the lively Barranco district as well as visit the Larco Museum to explore Pre-Columbian history.
Lima
Day 1
On arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to the deluxe Hilton Hotel.
Lima
Day 2
From the vibrant seaside district of Miraflores to historic Plaza Mayor and famed Larco Museum, your guided exploration of Lima’s richly contrasting old and new facets is capped off in Barranco, where historic buildings are now home to thriving galleries. Enjoy a welcome dinner at Amaz, a signature Peruvian restaurant. 

Meals | Breakfast, Dinner

Sacred Valley
Day 3
Today, fly to Cuzco and join Ana Maria, our Andean-born Trip Leader. Visit the Cochahuasi Animal Sanctuary in the Sacred Valley. Then meet the Parobamba people to learn about the ancient weaving techniques still used in their high-mountain village. Explore Pisac’s market and check in to the Aranwa Sacred Valley Resort.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch

Northern Coast / Hrisey
Day 4
Tour Ollantaytambo, an imposing hilltop fortress, and visit a chicheria to learn about chicha, an ancient Andean beverage. Visit the Seminario pottery studio and witness a Tribute to the Earth, performed by a shaman. 
 
Meals | Breakfast, Lunch
Machu Picchu
Day 5
A two-day visit to the Lost City of the Inca begins with a rail journey through the scenic Sacred Valley. Arrive Machu Picchu and explore the citadel as Ana Maria illuminates the history of the ancient Inca. Spend the night at the Inkaterra Pueblo Hotel, nestled in a cloud forest below Machu Picchu. 

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Machu Picchu / Cuzco
Day 6

We include your ticket to explore the Lost City again early this morning in the soft morning light before the day visitors. Or take this time to ascend Huayna Picchu; the view from the top is simply breathtaking. Return to Cuzco and enjoy 3 nights in an oxygenated room at the deluxe Aranwa Cuzco.

Meals | Breakfast, Dinner

Cuzco
Day 7

Join Ana Maria and discover iconic landmarks like Sacsayhuaman and the Temple of the Sun. Mingle with residents at the San Pedro Market and visit Almudena Cemetery for insight into enduring Andean traditions.

Meals | Breakfast

Oropesa / Cuyuni
Day 8

Rarely visited by other travelers, Oropesa is a handsome Colonial town celebrated for its generations-old bread-making traditions. Take in the aroma and sample fresh Oropesa bread before continuing to the remote village of Cuyuni where you’ll mingle and stroll with residents. They’ll take you through their village and fields, teaching you about traditions and a way of life that has changed little over the centuries. Back in Cuzco, dine tonight in one of our favorite restaurants.

Meals | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cuzco / Lima
Day 9

Fly to Lima to start your journey back home.

Meals | Breakfast

Activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure.

Hilton Hotel Lima

The new Hilton Hotel Lima Miraflores is located in the heart of the upscale Miraflores district of Lima with nearby activities including shops, theatre, museums, restaurants and parks. The hotel combines traditional 18th-century Peruvian architectonic elements with contemporary decor to create a delightful ambience while delivering the fine service our guests expect. Guestrooms are elegantly appointed and feature luxury linens and top-of-the line amenities. Complimentary high-speed WiFi is available.

Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness Resort

The hotel is built on the riverside lands of an ancient 18th century Antigua Hacienda Yaravilca, located in the Huayllamba Town of Urubamba. The 115 guest accommodations include wireless internet access, satellite television, and in-room safe. On site amenities include hair salon, chapel, boutique gallery, the pampering Aranwa Spa, and golf carts and bikes for on-site transportation. To further the richness of Peru and the Sacred Valley, the hotel features a glass covered Orchid Pyramid and art gallery with a rotating display of contemporary pieces from local artists.

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

Nestled in a private mountainside refuge deep in the lush Andean cloud forest, the cozy and beautifully scenic Inkaterra Pueblo Hotel offers guests a unique location from which to explore the surrounding environment.  The Inkaterra Pueblo provides its guests with a number of deluxe amenities, including 85 rooms, a UNU spa with Andean sauna, a boutique, Main Dining Room, café, reading room, and spring water pond.

Aranwa Boutique Hotel Cuzco

Built in a colonial mansion of the XVI century, the Aranwa Cuzco Boutique displays several paintings of the Cuzco school, colonial sculptures and carvings that transport us to the greatness of the time. Its elegant rooms, equipped with intelligent oxygen system, are complemented by friendly service. The hotel has 43 rooms and suites, decorated in the traditional style of a sixteenth-century colonial mansion and are equipped with satellite television, iPod docking system and electronic safe.

  • Exclusively escorted sightseeing

  • Expert native guides

  •  8 nights in our handpicked deluxe hotels

  • Fully-oxygenated hotel room in Cuzco for your comfort

  • 16 meals, including 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners

  • Small group size, never more than 16 guests

  • All entrance fees to scheduled activities and events

  • All on-tour transportation including airport transfers and both internal flights

  • Luggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges, and all airline fees for both included flights

  • Travel health and emergency medical evacuation insurance*

  • 24-hour emergency customer service hotline

*Trip-cancellation coverage available for an additional fee through Allianz.

Peru Explorer
DateDouble Occupancy
(per person)
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Jun 9 – Jun 17, 2017$3,999   
Jul 21 – Jul 29, 2017$3,999   
Aug 18 – Aug 26, 2017$3,999   
Sep 8 – Sep 16, 2017$3,999   
Sep 22 – Sep 30, 2017$3,999   
SOLD OUT
Oct 6 – Oct 14, 2017$3,999   
Oct 20 – Oct 28, 2017$3,999   
Nov 3 – Nov 11, 2017$3,999   
Feb 23 – Mar 3, 2018$4,099   
Mar 16 – Mar 24, 2018$4,099   
Apr 20 – Apr 28, 2018$4,099   
May 25 – Jun 2, 2018$4,099   
Jun 22 – Jun 30, 2018$4,099   
Jul 20 – Jul 28, 2018$4,099   
Aug 17 – Aug 25, 2018$4,099   
Sep 7 – Sep 15, 2018$4,099   
Sep 14 – Sep 22, 2018$4,099   
Sep 21 – Sep 29, 2018$4,099   
Oct 5 – Oct 13, 2018$4,099   
Oct 19 – Oct 27, 2018$4,099   
Nov 2 – Nov 10, 2018$4,099   

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: For single-occupancy pricing, add $1000.

SAVE $600 per couple + $300 solo on this tour when you pay-in-full at the time of booking.

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