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Enjoy all the highlights of Peru in style with this luxury tour. Experience only the finest accommodation and excursions on this Private Tour. You will be led by the most expert and experienced guides which will tailor the excursions to your personal interests. You will stay in the finest boutique hotels with 24 hour concierge service throughout your journey.
Truly, this is the only way to see Peru in style!
Upon arrival in Lima you will be met at the airport, given your Welcome Pack, and driven privately to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day at leisure.
Today you will visit the tourist district of Miraflores, and see the Pacific Ocean from Love Park. The tour continues with the modern suburb of San Isidro and a visit to the pre-Inca pyramid of Huaca Huallamarca. Then, you will visit the Historical Centre: Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the City Hall and old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish balconies. The visit also includes Santo Domingo Convent, an icon of colonial architecture, which was completed in the late stages of the 16th century and has been recently restored. It has an ancient crypt where the relics of Peruvian saints such as Sant Rose of Lima and San Martin de Porres lie. Later on, you will have a tour of the Archbishop's Palace, a beautiful building with thirty rooms, in which 16th - 19th century art works, genuine heritage of teh Catholic Church, are on display. In the meanwhile, you will watch the changing of the guard at the Government Palace from one of the wood carved Neo-classical balconies on teh building's facade. Finally, you will visit the Cathedral, the stage upon which the most important events in the lives of Lima residents used to take place and the oldest building in the capital.
That evening we will visit the Larco Museum, which showcases remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. You will find there the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaelogical collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions. After the visit enjoy the best of Peruvian gastronomy in a cozy restaurant.
After breakfast you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, our representative will meet you and drive you to the Sacred Valley. On the way you will visit the beautiful Pisac Market, nestled in the small Sacred Valley town of Pisac. You will go there specifically to see the local artisans sell their wares; from alpaca clothing and accessories to silver jewelry, pottery pieces, and the like. Lunch at Wayra restaurant
Today you will visit Moray, an interesting archeological site in the Sacred Valley. The enormous circular and semi-circular agricultural terraces were developed from natural vavities in the limestone of the hill and the Incas used them as a botanical laboratory. Not far away sits the town of Maras, famous for having the biggest salt pans in the region, a fantastic site that looks like a patchwork of terraces and ponds that have been used since before recorded history.
Enjoy a gourmet picnic surrounded by a dream landscape in Ollantaytambo, the City of the Incas. Beautiful scenery with a luxurious and personalised service provide you with a unique and unforgettable Andean experience.
After breakfast you will be driven to the train station for your excursion to one of the most visited tourist attractions the world over: Machu Pichu, onboard the exclusive luxury train Orient Express Hiram Bingham. Not only will you get the most incredible views of the surrounding countryside, but you will have your choice of either a delicious brunch or cocktain in the bar car and be served a delectable lunch, as well. What a way to start off your adventure! Upon your arrival, a professional guide will drive you to the archeological site where you will have an experience you will never forget. Later that evening you will enjoy a dinner at the Machu Picchu Santuary Lodge.
After breakfast you will be driven back to the train station for your journey to Cusco. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and driven to your hotel. The rest of the day you have at leisure to explore Cusco.
Today you will become acquainted with the imperial city's history through its Incan and Colonial past. Your private tour begins at Koricancha, an old Incan Palace, then continues to the Main Square on which sits the cathedral, the exquisite Church of the La Compania de Jesus, and other colonial buildings. The tour continues to Sacsayhuaman Fortress, an impressive example of Incan military architecture that overlooks the city. Finally, we finish the tour with a sparkling wine while enjoying the beauty of a sunset over Cusco.
After breakfast you will be driven to the Cusco Airport for a flight to Lima or your next destination.