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Cox and Kings Train To Machu Picchu

Cox and Kings Train to Machu Picchu

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In Machu Picchu, Peru has perhaps the most breathtaking archaeological site in the world. Yet it also offers a wealth of other magnificent sights: ancient, colonial and scenic. Staying in good hotels of great character, with some free time to relax, this tour reveals Peru’s many wonders, including Cuzco and Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca and of course Machu Picchu.

A luxury version of this tour is also available, with alternative accommodation on select dates. Please contact us for more information.

• 4- & 5-star accommodation
• Direct international flights with British Airways
• Internal flights
• Flexible – extensions, room & flight upgrades available
• Small group size – average 16 people (max 18)
• Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
• Experienced local tour manager
• 14 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners
• Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
• Porterage at airports and stations
• Inti Raymi &  Easter departures

  • Stay overnight at Machu Picchu
  • Visit the oldest private colonial mansion in Lima
  • Spot majestic condors at Colca Canyon
  • Scenic train journey and overnight stay aboard the luxury Belmond Andean Explorer

Day 1 – To Lima

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Lima with British Airways and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores for 2 nights.
(No meals)

Day 2 – Lima

Morning tour of colonial and modern Lima, including Casa Aliaga, the oldest colonial mansion in Lima, and the architectural masterpiece of San Francisco monastery.

Day 3 – To Arequipa

Fly over the Andes to Arequipa, a city of white buildings and colonnaded plazas, surrounded by the dramatic landscape of ice-capped volcanoes. Stay at the Costa del Sol Wyndham for 2 nights

Day 4 – Arequipa

Full-day city tour, including the beautiful Santa Catalina convent, which dates from the 16th century, and the Juanita Mummy Museum.
(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 5– To the Colca Canyon

Drive into the Andes towards Colca Canyon (approx 4 hours, partly on unpaved roads, with stops en route). The scenery is breathtaking, with the terraces of the Colca valley and herds of llamas scattered around. Overnight at the Belmond Las Casitas.
(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 6 – Lake Titicaca

Early morning excursion to Condor’s Cross, where magnificent condors can be seen flying over the canyon. Visit the town of Maca, famed for its pre-Columbian textiles, and continue by road to Puno and Lake Titicaca (approx 6 hours). Stay 2 nights at GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca.
(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 7 – Lake Titicaca

Full-day tour of the floating Uros reed islands and Taquile island.
(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 8 – Luxury train to Cuzco

Take the stylish Belmond Andean Explorer train to Cuzco. Relax over lunch or with a pisco sour in the observation car as you pass through gentle rolling Andean plains where vicuñas and alpacas may be seen.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 9: Chinchero • Sacred Valley

Disembark the train and travel by road to the indigenous village of Chinchero to see its Inca terraces and a traditional weaving demonstration. Continue to the Sacred Valley and stay 2 nights at Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley.
(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 10 – Sacred Valley

Half-day visit to the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, an astounding feat of construction and ingenuity. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 11 – Machu Picchu

Drive to Ollanta and take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Tour the spectacular ruins and stay overnight at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel.
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 12 – Cuzco

Morning at leisure or further explore Machu Picchu (purchase ticket at time of booking). Return to Cuzco by rail and transfer to the Casa Andina Premium for 3 nights.

Day 13 – Cuzco

Half a day tour of Cuzco, including the San Blas district, the cathedral and the extraordinary Temple of the Sun at Koricancha. Afternoon at leisure in the Inca capital.

Day 14: Cuzco

Day at leisure or take an optional excursion to the Pre-Columbian Art museum, Awanacancha llama farm or the ruins of Sacsayhuaman

Day 15: Fly to London via Lima

Fly to London via Lima with British Airways, arriving the next day.

Day 16: Arrive London

Arrive in London
(No meals)

Belmond Las Casitas, Colca Canyon

Belmond Las Casitas has a spectacular setting in the heart of the Colca Canyon. The individual bungalows are decorated in the local style and offer luxurious accommodation in beautiful natural surroundings, each with a private terrace and heated plunge pool, fireplace and bathtub under a glass ceiling. Sample delicious Peruvian specialties prepared with ingredients fresh from the organic vegetable garden, visit the trout ponds and stroll around the grounds where llamas roam free. Try an outdoor activity or relax with an Andean treatment at the spa.

Belmond Andean Explorer Train, Cuzco

The latest edition to the Belmond collection in Peru is the only luxury sleeper train in South America, travelling along one of the world’s highest rail routes between Cuzco, Lake Titicaca and Arequipa. The 24 stylish en suite cabins combine modern sophistication and period features with traditional Peruvian textures. The cabins range from snug bunk or twin-bedded rooms to luxurious suites with full double beds. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea and three-course gourmet meals created with local ingredients in one of the two dining carriages or sip refreshing cocktails in the elegant piano lounge car.

Casa Andina Premium Cuzco, Cuzco

Occupying an 18th-century mansion, the Casa Andina Premium Cuzco is located in the old, colonial part of Cuzco, beside Limacpampa Square and just a few blocks’ walk from the main square. The hotel’s guestrooms combine traditional local furnishings with modern comforts and overlook picturesque courtyards.

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores, Lima

The Casa Andina Premium Miraflores (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores) is located in the heart of the Miraflores district of Lima, close to Kennedy Park. It is a medium-sized hotel with rooms decorated in a contemporary style with local Peruvian textiles and art.

Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley, The Sacred Valley

Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley) is located near Yanahuara in the Sacred Valley, and is surrounded by Andean peaks. It is part of a small resort offering charming rooms, a restaurant with a local ambience, and a bar with an outside terrace where you can take in the sights and sounds of the Peruvian countryside.

Costa del Sol Wyndham Arequipa, Arequipa

The Costa del Sol Wyndham Arequipa hotel (formerly Libertador) overlooks Selva Alegre, the city’s largest park, and has an imposing view of the Misti volcano. Its location is very quiet, yet the historic centre is a short drive or a 20-minute walk away. Built in 1940 in a colonial style, the hotel has a modern infrastructure and excellent facilities including a spa, gym and swimming pool. The restaurant serves typical Arequipena and international food, and guests can relax at the bar on the terrace by the pool and gardens.

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Machu Picchu

Inkaterra Machu Picchu is situated in 13 acres of cloud forest garden beside the Urubamba River, a 5-minute walk from the station at Aguas Calientes. The hotel consists of 85 rooms in Andean village-style cottages nestled amidst the gardens and each accommodation offers spacious private bathrooms, phone and large beds. There is a restaurant with views over the river, a cafe & bar and a spa.

GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca

The GHL Hotel Lago Titicaca (formerly Libertador Lake Titicaca) is situated on the peninsula of Isla Esteves, a short drive from the town of Puno. The spectacular panoramic views over Lake Titicaca means it is well positioned to enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets

Vistadome Train, Cuzco

The Vistadome train travels between Cuzco and Machu Picchu, through the dramatic natural scenery of the Sacred Valley, following the course of the Urubamba River. All carriages feature large panoramic windows, a new suspension system, air conditioning and heating. Large comfortable leather seats with fold away tables allow passengers to relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery along the way.

Nazca & Paracas – 4 days, 3 Nights

Travel along the coast south of Lima to see the Nazca Lines, mysterious drawings in the desert depicting animals and geometric shapes left by pre-Inca civilisations. Take a boat to the Ballestas islands, home to sea lion colonies, Humbolt penguins and an incredible concentration of sea birds.

Day 15: Fly to Lima • Paracas
Fly to Lima and drive to Paracas (approximately 3.5 hours). Stay at La Hacienda Bahia, set in the bay, for 2 nights. Upgrade to Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort, from £105 per person.

Day 16: Nazca Lines
Transfer to nearby Pisco airport and take a light aircraft to Nazca for a flight to see the Nazca Lines.

Day 17: Ballestas islands • Fly to London
Morning cruise to the Ballestas islands to observe cormorants, Peruvian boobies, pelicans and noisy sea lions. Transfer to Lima airport and take an overnight flight to London with British Airways.

Day 18: London
Afternoon arrival in London.
(No meals)

Peruvian Rainforest – 4 days, 3 nights

The Peruvian Amazon has remarkable bio-diversity and the area around Puerto Maldonado provides an excellent opportunity to see a great variety of wildlife, birds and flora. Guided walks and boat trips give an insight into the rainforest’s extraordinary ecosystem.

Day 15: Fly to Puerto Maldonado
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and transfer by motorised canoe to the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion for 2 nights (individual bungalow). Upgrade to the sister property Reserva Amazonica,  available from £225 per person (Superior river-view bungalow). Please note that electricity is generally limited in jungle lodges.
(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 16: The Amazon
Explore the surrounding rainforest, rivers and Sandoval lake, habitats for macaws, black caimans, giant otters and monkeys. The Inkaterra canopy walkway consists of hanging bridges that allow you to observe the incredible rainforest from the treetops.
(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 17: Fly to London via Lima
Return to Puerto Maldonado. Fly to Lima and on to London with British Airways.

Day 18: Arrive in London
(No meals)

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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