Peru: Land of the Incas with Cox & Kings

Peru: Land of the Incas with Cox & Kings

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Peru: Land of the Incas with Cox & Kings

Explore the treasures of Incas on this small group journey to Peru. Enjoy many special experiences, including tours of Lima and Machu Picchu, unique dining experiences, museum visits led by curators and opportunities to interact with locals. See the picturesque salt flats of Mara and take the luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train while on your most memorable, exciting Andean journey.

Journey Highlights

  • Explore the historic colonial center of Lima, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Tour Machu Picchu, the 15th – century Incan citadel
  • Take the luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train on your descent into Cusco
  • See the picturesque salt mines of Mara
  • Savor flavorful, gourmet Peruvian cuisine and unique dining experiences throughout your journey
  • View impressive artwork led by curators and in the private home of a collector
  • Delight in specially arranged opportunities to interact – and cook with – locals
  • Enjoy the opportunity to hike part of the Incan trail and Huayna Picchu

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Dates and Pricing

Departure Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
06/12/2018 US $5,295 US $7,695
24/01/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
14/02/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
21/03/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
04/04/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
09/05/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
06/06/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
04/07/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
15/08/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
19/09/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695
10 and 24/10/2019 US $5,295 US $7,695

Internal Airfare

Internal airfare starting from $399

For further detail on this or any other packages, please contact us on 1300 968 787

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Inclusions

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers to and from your hotel
  • All planning, handling and operational charges
  • Other inclusions as noted in your itinerary
  • Accommodation as noted in itinerary, based on double occupancy
  • Guided sightseeing in air-conditioned vehicle (exceptions may apply)
  • Services of Professional English-Speaking Guide(s) and/or Tour Director as detailed in your itinerary
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips for porterage, drivers, restaurant staff and local tour guides (Tour Director tips are not included)Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Baggage handling,1 piece of luggage per person unless otherwise noted. (Please note that any additional luggage may require modification in vehicle size

Exclusions

  • International and internal region airfares, unless otherwise stated
  • Meals other than those mentioned in itinerary
  • The cost of personal items such as laundry, drinks with meals or otherwise, additional incidentals, etc.
  • Gratuity for tour director
  • Airport Security Charges if levied by any airport to cover the cost of security arrangements and payable locally and Airport Departure Taxes (if applicable)
  • Optional and additional sightseeing not included in itinerary
  • Cost of obtaining passports or required visas where necessary
  • Any fees associated with using air miles for your air travel
  • Transport between your home and home airport/port/station
  • Gratuities unless stated in “What Your Land Price Includes”
  • Travel Protection Insurance
  • Other inclusions if not noted under “Includes”

Expired on Thursday October 24th, 2019

Expired on Thursday October 24th, 2019

Day 1 Arrive in Lima

Private arrival transfer from airport to hotel in Lima
Meals On Your Own.
Lima, The Capital of Peru

Explore the Barranco neighborhood and local museums
Begin the day exploring the Barranco neighborhood of Lima, established as a beach destination for Lima's aristocracy in the 19th century. Barranco is now home to art galleries, shops and museums, many of which are housed in former colonial mansions. Visit two of these museums, the Pedro de Osma and the Mario Testino, this morning.

Continue to the Historic Center of Lima and the Larco Museum
In the afternoon, explore the Historic Center of Lima, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its architectural and cultural importance. Later, view one of the finest collections of pre-Columbian art with the curator of the Larco Museum. The museum's display includes a collection of ancient erotic pottery that "might make you blush" according to Cox & Kings destination specialist Rebecca Rhyan. This evening, enjoy welcome cocktails and dinner.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Cathedral, Lima, Peru

Travel to Cusco and head to the Sacred Valley
Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch on the shores of Huaypo Lagoon
Afterwards, be treated to an alfresco tented lunch catered by the chefs of La Cicciolina-named Cusco's best restaurant for seven consecutive years-while overlooking the breathtaking Huaypo Lagoon. Following lunch, be escorted to your hotel, where you can relax and enjoy its amenities and surroundings.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Verdant hills of the Sacred Valley

Visit the local community of Tierra de los Yachaqs and prepare a local dish from the harvest
Interact with locals this morning during a cultural exchange at Tierra de los Yachaqs. Following a welcome ceremony, learn about local farming techniques and food harvesting. Have an opportunity to cook a traditional Andean dish using locally sourced ingredients.

Spend the afternoon visiting the community-maintained natural salt mines of Maras
In the afternoon, visit the picturesque salt flats of Mara, which have been used since Incan times.

Take an optional hike on the Inca Trail
Note: Cox & Kings offers the option of hiking the Inca Trail from marker KM 104 to Machu Picchu. Those who choose to hike will not visit Ollantaytambo.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Maras salt flats, Sacred Valley

Marvel at the mighty Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo
Visit the Incan town of Ollantaytambo, once used by Emperor Pachacuti as a royal estate and still inhabited today.

Travel by train to the base of Machu Picchu, then continue by shuttle to the sacred ruins
Enjoy a guided visit of the iconic citadel
Upon arrival, enjoy lunch at your hotel before embarking on your first visit to Machu Picchu.

Note: Cox & Kings offers the option of hiking the Inca Trail from marker KM 104 to Machu Picchu. Those who choose to hike will not visit Ollantaytambo.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Machu Picchu, Peru

The morning is at leisure.

Take an optional hike to Huayna Picchu
For early risers and the more adventurous, embark on a strenuous guided hike up Huayna Picchu.

Delight in a second visit to the ruins
In the afternoon, enjoy a second visit to Machu Picchu.

Relax with afternoon tea
Then, enjoy afternoon tea before boarding luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train, where you will sample a South American-inspired meal created with local produce.

Board the luxury Belmond Hiram Bingham train to Cusco, with dinner onboard
Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Train en route to Cusco

Dive further into ancient history at the magnificent fortified complex of Sacsayhuaman
This morning, visit Sacsayhuaman, a stone fortress created with remarkable precision in the 12th and 13th centuries.

Stroll through Cusco's local market, Mercado de San Pedro
See other impressive sites of Cusco before visiting Mercado de San Pedro, a market frequented by locals.

The afternoon is at your leisure.

Celebrate with a special farewell dinner
This evening, enjoy a special dinner at Baco.

Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, Cusco

Return to Lima and enjoy lunch
Visit the Barbosa Stern Private Art Collection
After lunch, visit the Barbosa Stern Collection, Peru's most important private collection of paintings, sculptures and other works of art. This exclusive viewing will be led by one of the collection's owners in their home.

Meals Breakfast
Centro Historico De Cusco

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight
Meals Breakfast

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