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Unique Holiday In Peru





UNIQUE HOLIDAY IN PERU

Bird watching. In Peru, home to over 1,800 species of birds, which puts the country on a place in the world on this indicator.

Observations of butterflies. In Peru, there are 3,700 species. We offer 17-day tour in the wilderness of Manu National Park. The three-day hike to Machu Picchu - also a good opportunity to admire the butterflies against the backdrop of the grandiose ruins.

Music and dance. Afro-Peruvian music, combining Peruvian motifs with a strong African influence, as well as dancing, attract many tourists in Lima.

Community tourism. During your stay in the settlement of Indians - and Quechua Vikos Uanachuko that the slopes of the Andes - Blanca de Callejon - Uaylas include work on the field, caring for livestock and training dyeing wool. Similar programs for those wishing to get acquainted with local traditions and are offered in the communities on Lake Titicaca.

Culinary tours. Sightseeing and familiarity with the Peruvian cooking. One-day tours include visits to Lima, the local market, cooking lesson and dinner sebiche. We also offer intensive study of popular Peruvian dishes.

Language lessons. Learn Spanish and Quechua of different levels (from 1 to 20 weeks and up to a year).





Luxury trips

Peru has an adventurous, mystic, ecological and fun spirit, but it also has luxury and delicacy. The perfect trip in 5 star hotels, suites, yachts, luxurious trains, light aircraft, limousines, dinners by the sea, Machu Picchu, the Misti, the heights of Lake Titicaca or sailing on the Amazon river. Everything is possible.

Lima

There are innumerable luxury services in Lima. Modern hotels built on the cliffs of the Costa Verde (Green Coast) or the heart of residential areas, with restaurants, bar, nightclub, spa, day care, beauty salons, car rentals, flight reservations, cash machines, currency exchange, laundry service, car wash... In addition to that and just steps away there is culture, entertainment, cinemas, theaters, museums, restaurants, cafés, bars, nightclubs, bowling and tens of local shops offering alpaca and vicuña clothing, gold and silver jewellery and crafts.



Miraflores and San Isidro are the top financial and residential areas in the city, boasting five star hotels. Premier, executive and 250 m2 (2691 sq. feet) presidential suites, elegantly decorated with marble bathrooms, jacuzzi, sauna, separate living and dining rooms, fully equipped kitchen, guest bathroom, private terrace, mini bars and a full range of room services, as well as handicap accessible rooms. Additionally there are conference rooms, business centers, gyms, spas, tennis courts, swimming pools, high-speed internet and 24 hour access to transport.



Ica, Paracas

The Peruvian coast offers ecological and enigmatic experiences. The main international hotel chains are located on the edge of the Paracas Reserve. Hotel complexes on the sea front are where most of the luxury tourist services in the area are located. Suites with a view of Paracas Bay's turquoise waters or of the hotel's gardens. There are also lounges, spacious desks with comfortable seats, kitchenettes with microwave ovens and fridge, high-speed WiFi Internet, big-screen televisions with premium cable service. And you will you rest even more on our beds with extra-large hypo-allergenic pillows, luxury bedding and feather duvet, triple sheets and luxury spring mattresses.


To enjoy the Ballestas islands the services include modern speedboats that get you close to the marine world of Paracas, where you can play or swim with sea lions, photograph the curious Humboldt penguins and thousands of birds. 

Discover the Ballestas Islands, home to peculiar and diverse coastal fauna. This two-hour journey takes us around several small islands while hearing location cries from sea lions, spotting Humboldt penguins and a wide variety of guano birds. On the way to the islands you will be able to appreciate the magnificence of the “Candelabro” (the Candlestick), an enormous and mysterious geoglyph carved on the desert soil, making this a morning of archeological and natural history discovery. 

Activity itinerary and description: 

Depart from the Hotel  (8:20 A.M. and 10:20 A.M.) every day. 

Brief stop for appreciation and explanation of the Candelabro. 

45-minute trip around the islands. 

Approximate activity time: 2 hours. Difficulty level: Low Maximum Capacity: 22 guests per boat, 4 boats. About the vessels:  4 very comfortable and safe motorboats equipped with Volvo Penta 260 hp turbo diesel inboard motors.


Champagne bites


A two-hour trip will take you and your partner or friends on an easy cruise in a yacht around the Paracas Bay. Enjoy Peruvian delicacies and sparkling wine while magnificent scenery unfolds before your eyes with every mile navigated. 

Activity itinerary and description: 

Depart from the dock at Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort: schedule is flexible. 

Cruise around the Paracas bay. 

Return to hotel dock. 

Approximate activity time: 2 hours Difficulty level: Low Included services: 

Wine, beer, soft drinks. 

Light dishes based on seafood Maximum Capacity: 12 guests


4X4 DUNE RIDE


The Paracas Desert is actually the northern portion of the Atacama Desert, the driest in the world. Its beautiful dunes offer a driving challenge and a memorable landscape during sunset. Venturia will guide you through an adrenaline-filled experience, sorting steep sand dunes and deep holes in specially prepared 4x4 trucks driven by expert drivers. 

Activity itinerary and description: 

We meet guests at the hotel lobby, time previously arranged with participants. 

General safety briefing. 

Transfer from the hotel to the Paracas desert (15 minutes approximately). 

Ride through sand dunes of different sizes and difficulty levels. 

Approximate activity time: 2.5 hours. Difficulty level: Medium 


DESERT ADVENTURE


The Paracas Desert, the driest in the world, is full of history, culture and amazing views where the winds blow eastward. Enjoy a luxury picnic in a magical environment under the stars after an amazing drive through sand dunes in 4x4 vehicles. Do not miss this incredible experience where you and nature will be the main characters. Activity itinerary and description: 

We meet guests at the hotel lobby at 5 P.M. 

General safety briefing. 

Transfer from the hotel to the Paracas desert (15 minutes approximately). 

Ride through sand dunes of different sizes and difficulty levels. 

We stop on the way to watch the sun set. 

Nighttime travel through the desert to our picnic spot. 

Rest in state-of-the art awning under the desert stars. 

Return to hotel using a smoother route. 

Approximate activity time: 4 hours Included services: 

Dune experience in SUV’s piloted by professional drivers 

Ride through sand dunes of different sizes and difficulty levels. 

Luxury picnic and beverages: bottled water, white and red wines and beer. 

Capacity:  On-site requests: 12 guests  Larger groups can be arranged with time in advance. 

About the vehicle:  Independent double-wishbone front suspension with reinforced coil springs and stabilizer bar; 4-link rear suspension with heavy coil springs, stabilizer bar, and semi-floating axle.  Air conditioning.


LUXURY YACHT EXPERIENCES Fixed departures into the Paracas bay

 
 
 
 
 
 


One and a half-hour ride in a luxury yacht across the Paracas bay Activity itinerary and description: 
Depart from the dock at Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort. 9AM, 11AM or 1PM. 
Cruise around the Paracas bay.  Return to hotel dock. 
Approximate activity time: 1.5 hours Included services:
Water or personal soda 
One light dish based on seafood Maximum Capacity: 12 guests




The mysterious Nazca Lines, which can only be fully appreciated from the air or at sea, are the most impressive attraction on this luxurious journey. There are 12 indelible geometrical figures, enormous in size, drawn thousands of years ago, etched into the extensive sand dunes. They appear to be a lunar calendar built by the ancient Peruvians or possibly an interpretation of a magical world in which they lived.

Iquitos

The cruise on the Amazon river is the most luxurious journey in the Amazon region. A dream-like trip deep in the wild jungle, waking up to the call of birds, falling asleep amidst the peace of the natural world. A real paradise. The cruise ships have suites boasting 180 degree views, air conditioning and first-class decoration. The dining rooms and lounges have large dividing screens, hammocks on the upper deck to enjoy the temperate weather in the open air, viewing platforms, boutiques and different on-board services to add to you pleasant stay.

An additional detail is the local cuisine, with a touch of European gourmet. A journey to enjoy to the fullest.

Cuzco

Cusco is a magical location.  Watching the sun rise over Machu Picchu, one of the 7 New Wonders of the World, with a sun that lights up the Inca citadel with a flow of mystic energy is a moment that you will remember forever.
Close to the sanctuary, there are luxury hotels with views out over the mountains, the forest of the Urubamba River and the adjacent woodland.

 
Ollantaytambo
 
Maras
 
Moray
 
Market
 
Machu Picchu
 
Sacsayhuaman 

The journey, from the city of Cuzco to Machu Picchu can be enjoyed by riding on the famous Hiram Bingham train, with its luxurious wagons decorated in the old European style, features an exquisite catering service as well as artistic dance performances and regional music. Travelers are astounded by the journey through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, through the mountains and alongside the river Urumbamba.

The city of Cusco has colonial-style hotels built more than 300 years ago, are architectural gems that harmoniously combine a feeling of formality with elegance. Cuzco offers many high-end places to stay with and outstanding service.

La Catedral, el Templo del Sol or Koricancha, el barrio de San Blas, a visit to the workshops of well known Cuzco artists, are tours inside the city you won't want to miss. And the list goes on to include the Inca Trail private excursions, or organized visits to the museums, convents, citadels and shops selling world class jewellery, crafts, and alpaca and vicuña clothing. The city itself also offers a fine variety of restaurants as well as top-notch entertainment centers.



NEW 

Luxury Inca Trail 


Tour includes 

  • Luxury Hiram Bingham Train Included
  • Massages and hot shower every day during the trek.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu
  • Fully Private Tours, All transfers, and tours with English speaking guides,
  • Modern and confortable trekking camping equipment.
  • We offer you very high quality services.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Km 82 – Wayllabamba (L, D)

We will pick you up at your luxury hotel and we will welcome you with our bilingual guide, after having your first early breakfast in Cusco at 5:30 am, your private transportation along with the tour guide will take you to Ollantaytambo City, a picturesque Village with narrow cobbled streets that has been inhabited continuously since the 13th century and is located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will stop there for a few minutes to appreciate the landscape and know its population and surroundings, also to get supplies that you need at the last moment. Continue on the road to Km 82 – the official start of the famous Inca Trail, where the porter (s) and support staff, along with all the camping equipment, will come alongside a different vehicle at the beginning of what will be A Memorable experience for you.

Once crossed the river Urubamba (2,200 m), we will enter the ancient steps of the Incas. We will provide you with a walking stick for you to support during the ride, your private tour guide will teach you the correct technique on how to use it to make sure your knees are well cared for. We will walk through the town of Miskay to arrive soon to Patallacta, an archaeological site where we can have lunch placidly with his sight and recover.


We will continue the walk towards the village of Wayllabamba (3.100m), where you will find the luxury camping for the night. Before dinner, in one of the tents will be ready a session of relaxing massages for your body and mind, using essential organic oils, and will be in charge of a professional therapist who will kindly assist you, then you would have the opportunity to shower with water Hot and prepare for the lounge in the dining shop for a fantastic gourmet dinner prepared with food from the region by some of our best chefs and served by a special waiter for your attention. Meanwhile, your heated tent will be ready for you to enjoy a comfortable evening surrounded by mountains and nature.


Day 2: Wayllabamba – Llulluchapampa – Warmihuañusca Pass – Pacaymayu (B, L, D)

After breakfast, our walk will be towards the Valley of Ayapata which is surrounded by snow and it will be approximately hour, but suddenly, as we climb, you will be walking in the middle of a forest whose thread will be a stream of crystalline waters during other 2 to 3 hours, resting periodically in different places so you can catch your breath and reach our second resting place with the name of Lluchapampa, a place with spectacular views around, especially the vegetation called humid Andean forest, covering most Of our walk. From here we can see the top of the mountain of Warmiwañusca (also known as Death Woman’s Pass, for its appearance of woman in sight). After that, we will continue our trek for 2-3 more hours up to 600m reaching the top of the mountain of Warmiwañusca, located at 4,200 meters / 13,776 ft.

We will ascend a set of cobbled steps, some recently established to protect the mountains from erosion. Here you can walk at your own pace, stopping whenever you want. This last stretch will be a bit difficult but very soon to meet the rest of your trekking group on top of the mountain top of the famous Warmiwañusca pass. Then we will all begin to descend to Pacaymayo Valley, 2 or 3 hours more and we will get to rest in our camp.

 Day 3: Pacaymayo, Chaquicocha – Phuyupatamarca – (B, L, D)

Get up, take a good hot shower after a well-deserved deep sleep, breakfast and ready for the paved slope and well maintained to the ruins of Runcuracay, an Inca ancestral structure with circular shape and just at the edge of the mountain. About an hour later, we reached the second step, a wide platform of exceptional views. From here, most of the Inca trail is seen downhill, surely an impressive sight. Once we descend through a small tunnel, the road becomes narrow and zigzag-shaped, going rapidly downhill until we reach the point of view. In addition, the descent is much more gradual and the winds meander in the hillside. To the right, you will find a long lake covered with seaweed and right in front of you, the visibly impressive Inca town of Sayacmarca.

You will receive explanations from our guide to descend and find Camping Chakicocha, of course, our well organized staff will be waiting with the gourmet lunch for you to enjoy, again you will find our waiting masseur, you can choose between Stretching exercises or a session Of yoga, any of these activities will be at your disposal during this hike, perhaps a hot shower? – It’s your choice. You really need to be there and decide. Right? After lunch and rest, you will be ready for more and if you think that you have already seen much, wait until you see the stunning beauty of the original and incredibly well preserved Inca Trail with Impressive and overwhelming views of the valleys and mountains that lead to Phuyupatamarca, our next Official campsite. We suggest you take advantage of our luxury yoga of comfort and / or our massage therapy session before your fabulous gourmet dinner served in our dinner tent, we also suggest you to enjoy a sip or two or champagne and toast for this special Energy which the ancient Inca land provides.


Day 4: Phuyupatamarca, Wiñayhuayna – Machu Picchu-Cusco (B, L, D)

This day will be important wake up very early to witness the amazing sunrise over Machu Picchu. We will have your last breakfast on the trail at 4:30 in the morning and then walk through Wiñayhuayna and Intipata passing through different microclimates out of this world, as this stretch of the trail was carefully constructed using granite stones, and exists today in a way Amazing after several centuries. The excursion is done from a lower altitude level, this can be somewhat reassuring, and we are sure … considering Wiñahuayna is at 2.700m / 856ft. Once we pass the tourist control cabin you will arrive at Puerta Del Sol or Intipunku, overlooking the panoramic site of Machu Picchu. You will arrive at the ruins at 8:00 am (depending on your starting time) where you will have a complete private tour of the incredible Lost City of the Incas that will last about two hours. When you finish the tour, you will have time to explore the ruins on your own before descending to Aguas Calientes.

Lunch included in the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel

After the tour you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to catch your luxurious and very comfortable Hiram Bingham class train to return to Cusco. On board you will receive a full course dinner, cocktails and entertainment as part of your excellent service.

Upon your return to Cusco, you will be picked up at the train station and transferred to your luxury hotel in the evening.

Optionally you can stay in Aguas Calientes for one more night at an additional cost and explore Machu Picchu a second time the next day. Please inquire for more details.

PRICE INCLUDES

  • 3 nights at luxury camping.
  • Hiram Bingham train tickets to Cusco.
  • Massage Session during 3 nights on the Inca trail.
  • Hot Shower during the Inca trail
  • Bath and hand Towels per person
  • Air bed for camping
  • Sleeping bags
  • Walking sticks
  • Duffle bags
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • All overland private transfers indicated
  • Private porter during the trail for your personal staff.
  • Fully Trained porters hailing from local communities.
  • A private, hand-crafted and fully personalized Deluxe Inca Trail  from start to finish.
  • Modern trekking and camping equipment.
  • Meals indicated: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner, snacks
  • All meals cooked on the spot with fresh ingredients by our trained chef.
  • English-speaking guides with knowledge of archeological sites along the Inca Trail.
  • All transfers and excursions as per itinerary in private service with English speaking guide
  • Meals during the Trek (3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners). Food includes pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit and spaghetti, chicken, fish, meat, rice, and all rich in carbohydrates and very suitable for trekking, hot drinks including coca leafs tea which is excellent for the altitude.
  • Porters to carry the main luggage (all the equipment and cooking stock).
  • Oxygen bottle and first-aid kits
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes
  • Wine, Pisco, beer, water.
  • Hotel crockery.
  • Entrance fee to Huaynapicchu mountain (subject to availability)


PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • International and domestic flights and airport taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals not noted
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips


Price per person based according the party size, in US dollars valid for all 2017.

 Party Size 1 Person 2 People Up to 3 People
 Price Per Person $5109.00 $3145.00 $2991.00

If you wish Hotels Nights, Flights, extra Tours in Peru and Bolivia, are bookable by View Peru, please let us know.

Luxury Salcantay Trek 5 days

includes

  • Luxury Hiram Bingham Train Included
  • 5 Stars Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel
  • Upraded Suites at Machu Pichu Hotel
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu
  • Fully Private Tours
  • Massages and hot shower every day during the trek.
  • Modern and comfortable trekking and camping equipment.
  • complete Amenities during the trek
  • We offer you very high quality services.
  • You’ll have an escort who will make sure you’ll have a memorable trip to Peru!
  • All transfers, and tours with English speaking guides,
  • Domestic transportation and entrance fees and all the services included below

  • ITINERARY

    Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata (Marcoccasa) – Soraypampa (L, D)

    At 5:30am you will be picked up from your luxury hotel in private transport to take you to the beginning of your alternative Inca Trail trek. You will pass the village of Mollepata (3000m) before heading towards Marcoccasa (3400m) where we will meet your private guides and porters before heading off on the trek. From here our trek begins winding through an amazing valley while surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of Humantay (5217m) and Salkantay (6264m). In the afternoon we will reach your luxury campsite at the scenic site of Soraypampa (3700m). Here you will enjoy a buffet dinner prepared by high class chefs in a spacious dining tent. Along with dinner you will receive champagne and wine to help you unwind from your strenuous day. After dinner you will also be treated a massage and a hot shower. Enjoy your first night sleeping under the tranquility of the Andes’ sky in your cozy, homey tents.

    Day 2: Sorayapampa – Salkantay Pass – Challway (B, L, D)

    After an early breakfast featuring hot tea and coffee you will begin  your second day of trekking towards Machu Picchu. This is a challenging day as you will hike towards the Salkantay Pass (4600m). All day you will have spectacular views of the towering snow covered peak of Salkantay (6264m). As we continue on the trail you will notice an increasing abundance and diversity in lush, colorful vegetation endemic of the area. By the time we get to our campsite at Challway (3000m) you will be enjoying the warm climate of the tropical forest. Tonight you will enjoy a gourmet dinner, wine, and champagne amongst rich greenery, colorful flowers, and unfortunately a good amount of mosquitos, so don’t forget your repellent! As everynight, you will enjoy a massage followed by the only hot showers on the trail.

    Day 3: Challway – Wiñaypoco – La Playa (B, L, D)

    Following an early, nourishing breakfast, you will begin the most beautiful day of the trek where you will see the region’s magnificent flora and sprawling plantations. Our trek descends into a thick cloud forest that will surround you with orchids, bromelains, and other amazing local flora. After exiting the thick forest, we will come upon a secluded valley filled with expansive coffee, cacao and fruit plantations. Our path takes us through the farming villages of Wiñaypoco (2650m) and La Playa (2100m) where you will encounter local families and get a chance to speak to them and learn about their lifestyle. Tonight we will camp in the warm village of Lay Playa where you will enjoy your last gourmet dinner, massages, and hot showers on the trail.

    Day 4: La Playa – Llactapata – Aguas Calientes (B, L, D)

    In the morning after breakfast we will follow an uphill trail towards the ruins of Llactapata (2650m). From this site you will have a great view of the distant Machu Picchu Mountain and will be surrounded by lush greenery and bright flora. After enjoying the ruins and the vast view, we will head down to the hydroelectric station (1950m) where the train to Aguas Calientes stops. At the train stop you have the option of taking the train the rest of the way (for an added cost) or finishing the trek to Agaus Calientes (2050m). Upon arrival in Agaus Calientes in the late afternoon you will be escorted to your luxury hotel where you will sleep soundly tonight.

    Day 5: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (B, L, D)

    Today you will leave your hotel early in order to beat to large crowds of tourists that arrive later in the morning. You will meet your guide at your hotel and they will lead you to the bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu (2,400m). Upon arriving at the ruins you will get an approximately 2 hour private tour of this amazing Lost City of the Incas. Your informative guide will tell you all about the theories of the purpose of Machu Picchu, the history of the buildings, and about the culture of the ancient Incas.

    Lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel

     

    After the tour you will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes to catch your luxury class Hiram Bingham train back to Cusco. On board you will recieve a full course dinner, cocktails, and entertainment. Upon arrival back in Cusco you will be picked up at the train station and transferred back to your luxury hotel for the night.

  • OUR PRICE INCLUDES

    • 1 night in Aguas Calientes at trusted  5 star hotel including breakfast and private bathroom
    • 3 nights camping.
    • Hiram Bingham train tickets.
    • Air bed for camping
    • sleeping bags
    • walking sticks
    • duffle bags
    • Wine, Pisco, beer, water.
    • Hotel crockery.
    • All entrance fees and permits
    • Huayna picchu permit (subject to availability)
    • Meals indicated on itinerary (B, L, D)
    • All overland private transfers indicated
    • Private porter during the trail.
    • Massage Session during 3 nights on the Inca trail.
    • Hot Shower during the Inca trail
    • Bath and hand Towels per person
    • A private, hand-crafted and fully personalized Deluxe  from start to finish.
    • Modern trekking and camping equipment.
    • All meals cooked on the spot with fresh ingredients by our trained chef.
    • English-speaking guides with knowledge of archeological sites along the Inca Trail.
    • Fully Trained porters hailing from local communities.
    • All meals throughout the itinerary.
    • All transfers and excursions as per itinerary in private service with English speaking guide
    • Meals during the Trek (4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 5 dinners). Food includes pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit and spaghetti, chicken, fish, meat, rice, and all rich in carbohydrates and very suitable for trekking, hot drinks including coca leafs tea which is excellent for the altitude.
    • Porters to carry the main luggage (all the equipment and cooking stock).
    • Oxygen bottle and first-aid kits
    • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes round trip

    OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • International and domestic flights, or airport taxes
    • Personal expenses
    • Meals not noted
    • Travel insurance
    • Price per person based according the party size, in US dollars valid for all 2017

       Party Size 1 Person 2 People Up to 3 People
       Price Per Person $5883.00 $3561.00 $3189.00

      If you wish Hotels Nights, Flights, extra Tours in Peru and Bolivia, are bookable by View Peru, please let us know.


Puno

By Lake Titicaca, near the floating islands of los Uros and a range of high altitude mountains, is the Puno’s most exclusive five-star hotel. The stunning panoramic view from the suites and terraces is a privilege for its exclusive guests.
Rooms overlooking the lake, bed linen boasting beautiful colors, local designs and a personalized service, all ensure total satisfaction with your stay. While you explore the spacious gardens and recreation areas, the company of the alpacas gives a touch of the local flavor to your stay.

Its grounds feature a restaurant specializing in local and international cuisine, including dishes created with fish caught in the lake, with live local music to top it all off. A gym, sauna and hot tubs, all add to the special attention which even includes transfers in top-of-the-line private cars, champagne and a tourist guide.


NEW

LUXURY SLEEPER TRAIN

Travel along one of the highest train routes in the world with Belmond Andean Explorer.

Step aboard this luxury Peru train and explore this breathtaking country in unrivalled style. Experience vibrant cities and spellbinding natural wonders. 

Belmond Andean Explorer, South America’s first luxury sleeper service, offers a choice of one- or two-night journeys. From Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, traverse the highest plains of the Andes before arriving to the reflective beauty of Lake Titicaca. Take the opportunity to explore the vast Colca Canyon then continue towards the city centre of Arequipa, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

PERUVIAN HIGHLANDS 2 nights: Cusco – Lake Titicaca – Arequipa

Embark on the ultimate Peruvian escape and journey from Cusco to Arequipa in style, visiting charming Puno and the majestic Lake Titicaca. Tours each day let uncover the hidden gems of this fascinating land.

The Peruvian Highlands journey departs every Thursday morning.



Day 1

Board the Belmond Andean Explorer train in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire. Settle down and unwind in your luxurious cabin as the train begins its journey southeast towards Puno.

Savour your first lunch on board in one of the elegant dining cars. Refined Andean specialities are served with contemporary flair.

After, disembark to visit Raqch’i. Once an important control point for the Incas, it is today a fascinating archaeological site brimming with history. Return to the train just in time for tea.

Soak up the sensational sunset over La Raya Mountain range, before preparing yourself for an elegant dinner on board. Afterwards, perhaps head to the bar car and chat to your fellow travellers as the train continues to Lake Titicaca, where it will stable for the evening.

Day 2

Awake early to catch the breathtaking sunrise across Lake Titicaca, before enjoying a delicious breakfast on board.

Today’s tours explore the eclectic beauty and rich diversity of life on Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America and home to many islands. First you’ll take a traditional boat ride out to the Uros Islands, stunning man-made lands carefully created from woven reeds that are constantly being replenished.

Continue on to Taquile island, a beautiful island with a way of life barely touched by time. Enjoy a private lunch on Collata Beach, with demonstrations from traditional dancers and artisanal workers.

Return to the train for tea as your journey continues on to Arequipa. In the afternoon take the opportunity to disembark and find out more about this stunning city, considered one of the most important settlements in Peru.

Return to the train for a final delicious dinner, before retiring to your cabin for a restful night.

Day 3

Enjoy breakfast before setting off on an early-morning excursion to the spellbinding, rugged scenery of Lake Lagunillas. Afterwards visit Sumbay Caves, home to fascinating cave paintings that estimated to be almost 8,000 years old.

Return to the train for lunch as the trains continues to Arequipa. Here we bid farewell as you disembark, either for a panoramic city tour or for your transfer to the airport.

Please note: You may choose to leave the train early at Cañahuas and continue on to explore Colca Canyon. A sweeping area of breathtaking beauty and one of the world’s deepest canyons, you’ll spot countless example of Inca and Pre-Inca architecture alongside alpacas, eagles and the mighty Andean condor. Additional supplement applies.

TWO DINING CARS

Fresh, colourful and seasonal dishes using locally sourced ingredients from the Peruvian Andes are served in the elegant dining carriages. Menus are skilfully designed by our chefs from Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco.

OBSERVATION CAR

The place to unwind, meet new friends and enjoy the views whilst sipping a Pisco Sour from the bar. Breathe in the Andean air from the open deck of the Observation Car as the train travels through the ever-changing landscape.

LOUNGE CAR

Invite new friends to gather around the baby grand piano and relax in comfortable seating as majestic vistas drift past outside. Share a lively story from the day’s adventures and enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar. 

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