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Journey cross continent with a private 4 night cruise on the Amazon and explore Andean Mountains, the heartland of the Incas, cosmopolitan cities and colonial heritage

31 Night Itinerary from  £27,994

Shaman Tour

Cross continent journey via the Amazon with a 4 night private cruise in the remote depths of the rainforest. Discover the local lifestyle, delicious cuisine, Andean landscapes, train journeys, colonial heritage and the magnificent Iguassu Falls.

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Tour Route

Travel Highlights

  • Our most comprehensive cross-continent tour to Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia
  • Venture into the jungle on an amazing 4-night Amazon Cruise from Brazil to Peru
  • Marvel at the awe-inspiring Iguassu Falls
  • Visit eight vibrant cities, enjoying the iconic sights and famous beaches of Rio, the modern architecture of Brasilia and the dramatic mountain setting of La Paz
  • Experience the world-renowned restaurants of Lima, passionate tango in Buenos Aires and Salvador's unique Afro-Portuguese culture 
  • Journey to the Inca heartland, visiting majestic Lake Titicaca, the ancient hilltop ruins of the Sacred Valley, the lost city of Machu Picchu and the Inca capital Cusco

This itinerary can be tailored to your preferences by our specialist advisors, who can provide a guaranteed price based on your choice of route, duration, flights, hotels, transport and excursions.

Tour Itinerary

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Buenos Aires - 3 Nights

Day 1 - Fly to Buenos Aires 

Day 2 - Buenos Aires at Leisure

Day 3 - Full day guided tour of Buenos Aires 

Day 4 - At leisure in Buenos Aires 

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Saturday, 18 May 2024

Fly to Buenos Aires

Depart on Thursday evening on an overnight flight to Buenos Aires, arriving the next morning. 

Sunday, 19 May 2024

Buenos Aires at Leisure

On arrival at Buenos Aires airport, you will be met by our representative who will take you to your hotel for 3 nights on a bed and breakfast basis. You will have a short introduction to the local area around your hotel, which is also an opportunity for our guide to provide advice, explain your programme and answer any questions you may have. The rest of the day to relax after the long flight and start exploring the city on your own. 

Monday, 20 May 2024

Full day guided tour of Buenos Aires 

Today, our local Veloso Tours guide will take you on a full day tour of the "Paris of South America". We visit La Boca to see the brightly coloured houses in the famous 'Caminito', the cathedral and Presidential Palace with its famous balcony where Eva Perón and numerous presidents have made their public appearances. We end the afternoon at Recoleta, famous for its European architecture, trendy shops and street cafes. 

Tuesday, 21 May 2024

At leisure in Buenos Aires

Today is free for you to explore on your own or take one of our optional excursions (bookable locally). A dinner and tango show in the evening is a must. 

De las Americas

Buenos Aires - Tourist Hotel

An elegant hotel with spacious rooms and situated in the heart of the Barrio Norte, an elegant residential and commercial district, within comfortable walking distance of the exclusive shops of the Santa Fe and 9 de Julio avenues. All 162 rooms have private facilities, TV and telephone, mini-bar, and air-conditioning. There is 24 hour room service, a restaurant, two bars and a weekend tango show.


Legado Mitico

Buenos Aires - First Boutique

In Palermo Viejo a neighbourhood with an interesting past and an avant-garde present we find the Legado Mitico hotel, ideal for those who seek the authentic & sophisticated. Eleven ensuite rooms with air conditioned, LCD TV, minibar, and safe. There is a jacuzzi and solarium and internet access.

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Alvear Palace Hotel

Buenos Aires - Deluxe Hotel

In 1932 a classic was born in Buenos AIres, the Alvear Palace Hotel, a genuine palace right in the heart of the city. Constructed of materials imported from France, the hotel became one of the most characteristic buildings in town, strictly keeping the Louis XVI style.

Situated in the elegant quarter of Recoleta, close to the Park, lined with excellent restaurants and street cafes. Rooms are spacious and service and decor are first class

Recently the hotel has been completely refurbished, sticking to the original glory.


1939 Alvear Palace Hotel
Foz do Iguazu

Iguassu Falls - 2 Nights

Day 5 - Iguasu Falls, the Argentinian side

Day 6 - Iguassu Falls, the Brazilian side

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Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Iguasu Falls, the Argentinian side

Transfer to the airport and fly to Puerto Iguazu, from where we transfer to the spectacular Iguassu Falls. Our Veloso Tours local guide will take you on a walk along the trails of the Argentinian side of the awe-inspiring falls, surrounded by tropical rainforest. Observe swifts as they dive into the falls catching insects, butterflies flit about and toucans fly overhead. Overnight at our hotel overlooking the waterfalls including breakfast.

Thursday, 23 May 2024

Iguassu Falls, the Brazilian side

This morning we cross the border into Brazil and explore with our guide the scenic Brazilian side of the waterfalls with great panoramic views and the invigorating feeling of being so close to one of the world's greatest natural wonders. In the afternoon, we take a flight to Rio de Janeiro, where we transfer to your hotel for three nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

La Cantera

Iguazu Falls - Tourist Lodge

Located in the forest outside of the town of Puerto Iguazu, and 15 minutes from the falls, La Cantera Jungle Lodge has rooms distrubited in a series of bungalows connected by raised walkways. The rooms are spacious  and well appointed, with a balcony looking out into the forest as well as private facilities and air conditioning. The hotel has a restaurant and a swimming pool with a terrace area for relaxing.

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Gran Melia Iguazu

Iguazu Falls - First Hotel

Set within the Iguazu National Park the Gran Melia Iguazu Hotel is a three-story hotel with spectaculars views of the magnificent Iguazu Falls. It is the only hotel with rooms that look directly over the Falls.

The superb public facilities include an infinity pool with views of the Iguazu Falls, the Yasi Spa and health club, 4 bars (the rooftop bar is a great place to enjoy a drink and the fantastic views) and the Merkado Restaurant serving international and Argentine specialities. 

The hotel has 177 guest rooms split by deluxe, red level and suite categories. All rooms are air-conditioned and extremely well-appointed with private bathroom, king size beds, safe, mini bar, TV and luxury in room amenities. 

From the hotel, you can easily walk to the nearby trails to observe the Falls, ideal for those who want to beat the tourist crowds and have more flexibility. The hotel also offers tango lessons, yoga classes and photographic tours.

The rates are on a room and breakfast basis.

Gran Melia Iguazu overlooking the falls
Christ the Redeemer Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro - 4 Nights

Day 7 - Full Day Guided Tour of Rio 

Day 8 - At leisure in Rio 

Day 9 - At leisure in Rio

Day 10 - At leisure in Rio

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Friday, 24 May 2024

Full Day Guided Tour of Rio 

Enjoy an included full day tour with our Veloso Tours local guide including visiting Rio's famous landmark, the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado mountain, granting fabulous views of the city and Guanabara Bay. You will pass through the lush forest of Tijuca, with its tropical trees, waterfalls and pleasant shade, before visiting the historic Royal Palace and Cathedral in the centre of the city. 


Saturday, 25 May 2024

At leisure in Rio 

Today is at leisure to explore the city, perhaps take an optional excursion (bookable locally) or enjoy the beaches of Rio. 

Sunday, 26 May 2024

At leisure in Rio

A further day to explore Rio.

Monday, 27 May 2024

At leisure in Rio

Explore Rio at your leisure. Our local guide can offer a wide range of optional excursions, depending on your interests.

Ipanema Inn Hotel

Rio de Janeiro - Tourist Hotel

The Ipanema Inn has a wonderful location in the trendy residential district of Ipanema with numerous shops, bars and restaurant and only 300 meters from the beach.

All the rooms have private facilities, free WiFi, air conditioning, cable TV and minibar. Some have private balconies. The restaurant and bar serve Brazilian specialties and exotic local drinks.

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Porto Bay Rio Hotel

Rio de Janeiro - First Hotel

Located on the famous Copacabana beach, the Porto Bay Hotel Rio is well situated close to the main tourist attractions, shopping and leisure centres.  

The hotel has a roof-top bar offering outdoor snacks and poolside drinks, an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace, fitness centre, sauna and private beach service. Plus, the hotel has it's own restaurant offering fine international cuisine.

The hotel has 117 modern air-conditioned 'fresh' looking rooms with balconies and side views of the beach and ocean, cable TV, mini bar, safe box, telephone, free WiFi access, radio and bathrooms equipped with shower and some with bathtub.


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Fasano Hotel, Ipanema

Rio de Janeiro - Deluxe Hotel

Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro is uniquely situated on Ipanema Beach, the most prestigious beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Fasano brings its incomparable style and hospitality to Rio de Janeiro with 79 rooms and 10 suites, all with private terrace, Wi-Fi high speed Internet, work station, 32" plasma TV, DVD/CD player and full marble bathrooms.

The hotel also boasts a gastronomic Italian restaurant, lobby bar, lounge, exclusive roof-top swimming pool and bar. The hotel offers a beach service, spa facilities, fitness centre, steam room and massage.

1765 Fasano Hotel, Ipanema
Salvador Bahia

Salvador da Bahia - 3 Nights

Day 11 - Fly to Salvador

Day 12 - Guided tour of Salvador 

Day 13 - At leisure in Salvador 

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Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Fly to Salvador

This morning we Fly to Salvador da Bahia, a city of contrasts, where Catholicism and Candomblé live side by side. The exotic cuisine reflects the African influences, the Pelourinho district is a delight with well preserved colonial buildings. The city celebrates the unique rhythms and dances that originate from the North-East of Brazil. The stay 3-nights in specially selected hotels including breakfast daily.

Wednesday, 29 May 2024

City Tour of Salvador

Our local guide will take you on an exploration of Salvador, visiting the city's markets, churches and the colourful Pelourinho district with colonial buildings lining the cobbled streets. Your guide will enthral you with stories of the city's dramatic history and fascinating culture. 


Thursday, 30 May 2024

At leisure in Salvador 

Today is free to explore the city, its art galleries, museums, or take one of the excellent optional excursions. Or enjoy a relaxing day one of the many stunning beaches, perhaps enjoying some fresh, locally grilled fish for lunch. 

Casa do Amarelindo

Salvador da Bahia - Tourist Hotel

Located in the old Pelourinho area, the hotel has the warm, colourful decoration of Bahia and with 10 comfortable rooms with ceiling fan and air conditioning, bath, CD and DVD player, free WiFi, hair dryer, safe and satellite TV. Breakfast can be taken all day by the pool, the panoramic terrace or the restaurant.

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Villa Bahia

Salvador da Bahia - First Hotel

The hotel is located in the heart of Salvador's historical centre and colonial architecture, close to Pelourinho, the Church of Sao Francisco and the main square. It is a converted historic building with 17 spacious bedrooms with sofas, table, wardrobe, air conditioning, TV, minibar, hair dryer, large private bathrooms and shower. Some rooms have a four poster bed, others a double bed with a net and others two single beds.

The character decoration recalls the most important moments in the history of the Portuguese explorers, of the African and Asian trade exchanges, of the sea routes, closely tied to the spice trade.

The common areas recall the genius of the great Portuguese navigators, of Pedro Alvarez Cabral, who in 1500 discovered Brazil; of Magellan, of Vasco de Gama sailing to Africa and India; and of the advances made in seafaring that made it possible for them to bring different worlds closer to each other.

The gourmet restaurant with Bahia gourmet cuisine is excellent and there is a sitting room, swimming pool, cosy patio with tables, chairs and plants and a spa with wonderful, exotic massage. The restaurant and bar evoke the theme of the Spice Route. The spa invites you to discover beauty care and relaxation inspired by the knowledge Guarani Indians have passed down for generations to each other.


1780 Villa Bahia
Brasilia Cathedral

Brasília - 1 Night

Day 14 - Guided tour of Brasília 

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Friday, 31 May 2024

Guided tour of Brasília

Take a morning flight to Brazil's capital city, Brasília. An ultra-modern metropolis, set out in the form of a primed bow and arrow, with the 'super-blocks' spanning out in large arches. We spend the afternoon visiting the main areas of interest including the Palacio de Alvorada and the famous Metropolitan Cathedral. Overnight in Brasilia on a bed and breakfast basis.

Royal Tulip Alvorada

Brasilia - Deluxe Hotel

Royal Tulip Alvorada Hotel (ex Blue Tree Towers) is a hotel complex with high standards of services, customized, sophisticated with complete security and tranquility. The enterprise brings together in one place, the functionality, beauty and elegance that a hotel of international standards can offer. Located on the banks of Lake Paranoa and next to the Alvorada Palace, the complex offers the largest area for events in the city, being a veritable international center for lodgings, conventions, leisure and easily accessible tourism, as it is just 10 minutes away from the commercial center and 15 minutes from Brasilia International Airport.

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Manaus - 1 Night

Day 15 - Guided tour of Manaus

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Saturday, 01 June 2024

Guided tour of Manaus 

Morning flight to Manaus in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Manaus boomed in the 19th century with the arrival of the rubber barons and reminders of this grand era are everywhere to be seen. Our local guide will show you the grandiose Opera House, the municipal market where you can see the huge variety of exotic fruit and fish that can be found in the Amazon rainforest. Overnight in Manaus.

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Amazon Rainforest Cruise to Peru - 4 Nights

Days 16-19 - Amazon rainforest cruise 

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Sunday, 02 June 2024

Amazon rainforest cruise

We take a short flight into the heart of the Amazon to Tabatinga and continue to Leticia, an isolated fishing port bustling with trade between Peru, Colombia and Brazil. 

After an included lunch, embark our river boat, the Peruvian operated Phytelephas, for a 4-night adventure upstream on the Amazon River to Iquitos on a full board basis with daily excursions included. The ship has an authentic local design with three decks, cabins with private facilities, air-conditioning, lounge, dining room and large observation sun deck with a bar for cool drinks at sunset after the day's excursions. Enjoy daily excursions to observe the flora and fauna of the rainforest, the wildlife and local the villages along the remote riverbanks.

We leave the Amazon and cross the border into the Peruvian Amazon where the Amazon River is still a wide mass of freshwater with many local boats of all sizes laden with timber, local produce and other materials passing us by. Our route upstream towards Iquitos is a delight, with regular stops to explore the local communities that make this remote part of the world their home. 

Monday, 03 June 2024

Amazon rainforest cruise

We leave the Amazon in Brazil and cross the border into the Peruvian Amazon. Here, the Amazon River is still a wide mass of freshwater with many local boats and crafts of all sizes laden with timber, local produce and other materials passing us by. Our route upstream towards Iquitos is a sheer delight, with regular stops to explore the local communities that make this remote part of the world their home.

Tuesday, 04 June 2024

Amazon rainforest cruise

Continue sailing on the Amazon towards Iquitos.

Wednesday, 05 June 2024

Amazon rainforest cruise

Cruising the Amazon to Iquitos.

Plaza de Armas, Lima

Lima - 2 Nights

Day 20 - Iquitos to Lima

Day 21 - Guided to of Lima 

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Thursday, 06 June 2024

Iquitos to Lima

The cruise arrives in Iquitos today, where we disembark and transfer to the airport, bound for Lima. On arrival, once you have checked into your hotel, you will have an arrival welcome briefing with your guide. We stay in Lima for 2-nights on a bed and breakfast basis.


Friday, 07 June 2024

Guided tour of Lima 

This morning enjoy an included guided tour of Lima, visiting the grand colonial squares, the historic Plaza de Armas with buildings decorated with intricate wooden balconies and the Larco Herrera museum, which houses fascinating artefacts from pre-Inca and Inca times. The rest of the day is at leisure, a good opportunity to visit one of the sophisticated new restaurants offering excellent fusion cuisine. 


Lima - Tourist Hotel

This small contemporary hotel is located in the heart of Miraflores, with plenty of access to local conveniences such as restaurants and shops. The rooms are comfortable, spacious and modern although simple in character, and all with modern amenities such as WiFi, air conditioning and private facilities. The hotel has a bar and restaurant serving international dishes.

Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis.

Allpa Hotel

Casa Andina Private Collection

Lima - First Hotel

The stylish Casa Andina Private Collection is located in the heart of Miraflores, close to many excellent restaurants. The 148 rooms are furnished in the modern European style, with modern amenities and private facilities. There is a lounge, swimming pool, bar, restaurant, and adjoining sandwich cafe for light snacks.

Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis.

Casa Andina Private Collection

Belmond Miraflores Park

Lima - Deluxe Hotel

The Belmond Miraflores Park is a deluxe oceanfront boutique hotel surrounded by a lush gardens, located in Miraflores, one of Limas most exclusive residential districts.

A modern exterior hides a touch of finesse throughout the hotel, whose 81 rooms and suites are luxuriously decorated with marble and granite bathrooms and king size beds. The observatory Restaurant on the 11th floor offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, while the more formal Traguluz restaurant is the jewel of crown in Lima's dining scene. The Belo Bar is a favourite place to relax and afternoon tea is now available in the lounge. The hotel also has a fitness centre, squash court, sauna, massage centre and business centre.

Accommodation is based on room and breakfast.

Miraflores Park Plaza
La Paz Cablecar

La Paz - 2 Nights

Day 22 - Fly to La Paz

Day 23 - Guided tour of La Paz 

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Saturday, 08 June 2024

Fly to La Paz

Transfer to the airport and fly to La Paz, the world's highest capital city (3,636m), where you stay for 2 nights including breakfast. A fascinating city settled in a large basin, where adobe houses cling precariously to the sheer sides. 

Sunday, 09 June 2024

Guided tour of La Paz

Our local guide will escort you around the maze of streets and alleyways to visit colonial squares, churches and streets lined with little shops selling wonderful weavings, traditional musical instruments and jewellery. You tour continues to the witches' market, where charismatic ladies sell a range of herbs, bottled potions and amulets to cure all ills. 

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Lake Titicaca - 2 Nights

Day 24 - Lake Titicaca

Day 25 - Uros & Taquile Islands

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Monday, 10 June 2024

Lake Titicaca

Enjoy a drive on a scenic road, with the snow-capped cordillera in the background, to Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake. We skirt the lake, catching glimpses of the locals working the Inca terraces with the help of oxen and stop for lunch at the charming lakeshore village of Copacabana. We visit the church of Our Lady of Copacabana (the Patron Saint of Bolivia) and take a boat trip to Sun Island before crossing the border into Peru and continuing to Puno where you spend 2 nights (including breakfast) in a hotel overlooking the lake. 

Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Uros & Taquile Islands

Today we take a boat trip to the floating reed islands of Uros. Although the Uros Indians of these islands have intermarried with Aymaras and no pure-blooded Uros exist, many of the inhabitants of the islands still practice the old traditions of fishing, trapping birds and living on the lake plants. The totora reeds which grow abundantly in the shallows of the lake are used for their boats, houses and islands. We continue by boat to the beautiful island of Taquile, 3 hours from the mainland. The island is rocky and requires a steep climb to the town. It is famous for its fine weavings and the traditional dress of the inhabitants. 

Titilaka Lodge

Puno & Lake Titicaca - Deluxe Lodge

Experience Lake Titicaca on a secluded private peninsula staying in a luxury lodge on the lake shore.

Titilaka Lodge features sumptuous lake view suites, intimate fireside dining, wraparound terraces, and a heated outdoor pool. A serene setting, surrounded by incomparably blue waters, graced with dramatic dawns and spectacular sunsets.

The lodge is all-inclusive, with 18 suites and includes private transport to and from the airport in Juliaca and from Puno train station, full board, bar and a choice of two, three or four day programmes with a choice of excursions in Land Rover or by boat. Rooms are facing the lake and all have private bathrooms with heated floors.

Daily included activities on offer are nature and archeology adventures, kayaking, visiting living cultures, bike excursions, colonial churches, islands like Taquile and the nearby man-made floating Uros islands, local markets, cloth weavers, canoeing, a reed boat ride, and a picnic overlooking the lake.

Overlooking Lake Titicaca
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Sacred Valley - 3 Nights

Day 26 - Andean Explorer train to Cusco

Day 27 - Guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Day 28 - At leisure 

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Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Andean Explorer train to Cusco

This morning we board the luxurious Andean Explorer train to Cusco crossing the dramatic Andean landscape. Included lunch and afternoon tea will be served at your table, as you admire the passing panoramic scenery. The route takes you through beautiful Andean landscapes of snow covered mountains, past fields of grazing cattle, hot springs and small villages. Little stations crop up in the middle of the altiplano, or 'high plain', where local people wait to sell local food and handicrafts. On arrival in Cusco, you will be met by our representative and taken to your hotel in the Urubamba Valley "Sacred Valley of the Incas" for 2 nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

Thursday, 13 June 2024

Guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Up early today to enjoy a full day excursion of the Sacred Valley of the Incas (Urubamba Valley), affording stunning views of the fertile plains and Inca terracing. We visit the ruins of Ollantaytambo, scaling the hill above a charming Inca village, and Pisac ruins, which provide us with some of the most impressive examples of Inca masonry. After an included lunch, we continue to Pisac market, a colourful affair, where local food, alpaca weavings and handicrafts are sold. If there is time we may also drive back up to Pisac ruins for a great view at sunset of the Urubamba valley below. 

Friday, 14 June 2024

At leisure

A day to relax at your chosen hotel or lodge or enjoy a trek (or other optional activities) in the stunning Sacred Valley.


Sacred Valley of the Incas - Tourist Hotel

The Pakaritampu Hotel is located in Ollantaytambo in the heart of the Sacred Valley; ideally situated for exploring the Sacred Valley, starting the Inca Trail, and taking the train to Aguas Calientes. The hotel has large gardens hosting a variety of local plants and flowers and is a series of four separate buildings, built according to the architectural style of Cuzco. From the hotel you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Ollantaytambo ruins. Each of the 37 rooms features its own private bathroom facilities and telephone. The hotel has a cosy living room with open fire, a reading room, restaurant and bar. There is also internet access and laundry service.

Accommodation includes room and breakfast.


Casa Andina Premium

Sacred Valley of the Incas - First Hotel

Casa Andina Premium Sacred Valley is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, just 10 km from Ollantaytambo train station. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens and offers an Andean spa and a Gym, restaurant, bar, room service, telescope to view the night sky and business centre with internet access. From the hotel River Rafting, Trekking, Mountain Biking and Horseback Riding can be arranged. Each of the 85 rooms is equipped with Cable TV, heating, bathtub or Jacuzzi, hairdryer and safe deposit box.

Accommodation includes room and breakfast. 

Casa Andina Premium

Sol Y Luna

Sacred Valley of the Incas - Luxury Hotel

Located in Huicho in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Sol y Luna has a stunning setting between the snow-capped mountain ranges of the Cordillera del Vilcanota and the Cordillera del Vilcabamba.

The hotel is a series of adobe bungalows, each with private facilities and a terrace, decorated in a rustic style and set in beautifully landscaped gardens. Each detail has been carefully chosen to reflect the ambience of the Andean culture in the Sacred Valley.

Public areas include a restaurant, spa and swimming pool.

The hotel also offers a unique combination of eco-tourism, adventure, sport and culture in a variety of outdoor activities. As well as hikes and treks in the surrounding areas, you can also choose from horseback riding, mountain biking and paragliding. You can also get involved with the hotel's charitable work, where they support local people through education at a dedicated Sol Y Luna School.

Accommodation includes room and breakfast.

Sol y Luna - Relais & Chateaux
Llamas at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu - 1 Night

Day 29 - Vistadome train to Machu Picchu


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Saturday, 15 June 2024

Vistadome train to Machu Picchu

Today, with an air of great anticipation, we join Peru Rail's Vistadome train for a spectacular journey following the Urubamba River and culminating at the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Once at the ruins, you will have an included lunch, a private guided tour and free time to explore. We stay overnight in a nearby hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.


Casa Andina Classic

Machu Picchu - Tourist Hotel

Located by train station, the hotel is modern, functional but bland, useful for an overnight stay. The standard rooms have no windows but others look out over the station or behind to the Urubamba river.

Casa Andina Standard

El Mapi

Machu Picchu - Tourist Hotel

A smart and contemporary hotel, located in the heart of Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes); the perfect spot to start enjoying a once in lifetime experience to the Citadel of Machu Picchu: the Lost City of the Incas. El Mapi hotel is located just a few steps from the main square and the train station, this hotel of only 48 rooms, offers its guests the opportunity to admire and interact with the picturesque Andean town of Machu Picchu town. The hotel welcomes all of its guests with great service in a friendly and cozy environment. With all the facilities in mind, the rooms are modern equipped with two twins or one king bed, 100% cotton sheets, down duvets covers, 32'' TV and cable, hair dryers and naturally scented toiletries.

El Mapi by Inkaterra

Sanctuary Lodge, Belmond Hotels

Machu Picchu - Deluxe Lodge

Set in its own gardens and the only hotel in such close proximity to the magical ruins, the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge offers twenty-nine well-appointed rooms and two suites. Also located just outside the gates to the Lost city of the Incas, this beautiful hotel is the only one to command views of the site. An Orient Express owned hotel, the service is impeccable and the food is excellent. Accommodation includes room, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

In nearby Aguas Calientes hot springs you can enjoy a soothing bath at the end of a long day of exploring. Enjoy lunch in the cafeteria overlooking the citadel of Machu Picchu, where you can choose from a wide variety of dishes and enjoy a spectacular view. There is also an indoor dining room where a delicious breakfast buffet and international cuisineare available.

The Lodge has 31 rooms and one suite, bar, restaurant, self service autlet and a cliffhanging snack bar, with one of tha best views of the Sacred Mountain. All rooms have Television, laundry service, mini bar, Idd telephone.


Belmond Sanctuary Lodge
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Cusco - 3 Nights

Day 30 - Return to Cusco

Day 31 - Guided tour of Cusco 

Day 32 - At leisure in Cusco 


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Sunday, 16 June 2024

Return to Cusco

This morning is free to explore Machu Picchu further or possibly climb Huayna Picchu or walk to Intipunku, the Gate of the Sun, at the end of the Inca Trail. After an included lunch, we take the Vistadome train back to Cusco, where you will stay for 3 nights (including breakfast daily).

Monday, 17 June 2024

Cusco Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Cusco, exploring the fascinating blend of Inca and colonial heritage. Beautiful colonial buildings rest upon Inca foundations unchanged over the centuries. We also visit the nearby Inca archaeological sites of Qenqo and Sacsayhuamán, an astounding megalithic structure, whose massive stones, weighing over 100 tons, fit together with incredible perfection. 

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

At leisure in Cusco

A full day at leisure in Cusco to explore the city, relax, take an optional extra excursion, or simply enjoy the surroundings and atmosphere of this magnificent city. 

Maytaq Wasin

Cusco - Tourist Hotel

Situated in the heart of the Incan empire, only a few steps away from the main plaza, the Maytaq Wasin Hotel is contemporary in design, boasts high ceiling and plenty of natural light. There is a shaded terrace with views of the hills and chic common areas with modern decor. The hotel is only 150 metres from the Inca Museum and steps away from the main Plaza de Armas.

Public areas include an open rooftop terrace, lounge, restaurant and bar. Free Wi-Fi is available.

The well-appointed rooms have twin/double beds, cable TV and private bathoom with shower.

The rates are on a room and breakfast basis.


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Costa Del Sol Picoaga

Cusco - First Hotel

The Costa Del Sol Picoaga Hotel occupies an original Colonial mansion built for a Spanish nobleman, shown in its stonework arches and large courtyard. Located just 2 minutes from the main square, the hotel is an ideal base from which to explore the city. The 70 rooms are well decorated, comfortable and modern, all with private facilities.

Accommodation is on a room and breakfast basis.


Costa Del Sol Picoaga

Belmond Monasterio de Cusco

Cusco - Luxury Hotel

Built 300 years ago atop Inca foundations, the building was originally the Seminary of San Antonio Abad. In 1995, the seminary was tastefully converted into a luxury hotel while still preserving its original architecture of arched galleries surrounding two elegant colonial style courtyards. The Belmond Monasterio de Cusco is  Cuzco's premier hotel, providing its guests with a museum setting of Inca and Spanish traditions. The hotel is conveniently situated very close to the city's central square, the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral and museums are located.

All of the 122 air-conditioned rooms have en-suite bathrooms, telephone, mini-bar and cable TV and many of them are oxygen-enriched. The hotel also has a lobby bar, two restaurants and deli/café.

Several activities are available including art tours, cooking classes and pisco lessons.

The rooms and on a bed and breakfast basis.

Belmond Monasterio
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Fly back to the UK - 0 Nights

Day 33 - Fly back to the UK

Day 34 - Arrive in the UK

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Wednesday, 19 June 2024

Fly back to the UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima and connect with your overnight flight back to the UK.

Thursday, 20 June 2024

Arrive in the UK

Arrive in the UK in the morning.

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Travel Dates March, April, May, June - Sept, October, November July, August, December, January, February
Room Arrangement First First
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £27,994 £31,846

Prices are a guideline and per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.

What's Included

  • 34 Days / 31 Nights
  • International flights (2 overnight)
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • 31 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 4 dinners  
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

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