This very special journey takes you from the bohemian quarter of the bustling capital city of Lima to charming Cusco, the former capital of the Inca empire. Continue to the Sacred Valley and on to the magnificent Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, which, whatever the weather, whatever the time of year, is always mesmerising.

Exclusively for CORE Club members:

  • 20% discount on accommodation.
  • Complimentary upgrade at the Belmond Miraflores Park and Belmond Rio Sagrado upon check in subject to availability.
  • Complimentary Pisco Sour class at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio or Belmond Palacio Nazarenas.


  • ​Visit the finest museums in Lima 
  • Marvel at the impressive Inca ruins of Machu Picchu 
  • visit the UNESCO World Heritage Centre of Cusco 
per person

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Destination Expert Charlie Lockwood


Latin America Specialist


  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive Lima

    Arrive into Peru’s capital city, Lima, and head to the artistic neighbourhood of Barranco. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this is where wealthy Peruvians built their summer houses in the 1920s. Today the area offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Lima.

    Overnight: Villa Barranco

  3. Day 2 Lima

    Today you will have the chance to discover more about Peru’s history with visits to some of the city’s finest museums, each a fascinating reliquary of pre-Columbian art and culture.

    Overnight: Villa Barranco

  4. Day 3 Lima to the Sacred Valley

    Catch a flight to Cusco and head out to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Spend the afternoon exploring the picturesque village of Pisac which boasts some impressive Inca ruins. You will also have the opportunity to experience the famous weekly market where indigenous communities Quechua communities come to sell their produce and handicrafts.

    Overnight: Sol y Luna

  5. Day 4 Ollantaytambo and Maras & Moray

    Visit Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Built on the site of an Inca settlement, Ollantaytambo offers an insight into pre-Columbian town planning as the town was rebuilt in the 15th century following the original layout. Continue to Salinas de Maras, where salt has been harvested since pre-Columbian times, and the extraordinary sunken circular terraces at Moray.

    Overnight: Sol y Luna

  6. Day 5 Machu Picchu

    Catch the Vistadome train to the town of Aguas Calientes, which lies below Machu Picchu. After a short transfer, you will have your first visit to the Lost City of the Incas. Your hotel tonight will be the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel in Aguas Calientes.

    Overnight: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

  7. Day 6 Machu Picchu to Cusco

    Take an early bus back up to Machu Picchu. Swathed in cloud or bathed in sunshine, Machu Picchu is spellbinding whatever the weather. Catch the train back to Cusco in the early evening.

    Overnight: El Mercado

  8. Day 7 Cusco

    A UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Cusco is the most beautiful city in Peru, boasting both well-preserved colonial architecture and ruins from the pre-Columbian area. As you explore, centuries of Peru’s history will unfold before you. Don’t miss exquisite Coricancha, once the most important Inca temple in Peru.

    Overnight: El Mercado

  9. Day 8 Depart Cusco

    Depart Cusco and connect with your international flight home via Lima.

  10. Depart


  • ​All accommodation as stated in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Domestic flights.


  • International flights 
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary 
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary) 
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included 
  • Travel insurance or visa fees


  • Please note that black out dates apply with the promotional inclusions, including Christmas, New Year, National holidays and major events such as the Pan American Games. Please enquire for details. Our destinations specialists would be happy to help you select dates to allow you the best possible sightseeing opportunities.
  • Rates are valid to end June 2019.

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