TRAVEL: Peru; 12 Days from pounds 1899.00 January - June ' 07.
Peru is possibly the most intriguing of all South American
countries. Stunning vistas, superb cuisine and the warmth of the
Peruvians will all combine to make this a truly memorable holiday.
Our tour begins in Lima, before a flight across the Andes. The
Empire's spiritual home, the Urubamba Valley The Urubamba Valley is located in Peru below the sacred city of Machu Picchu. See also
, is home to dominating
fortresses, an Inca 'horticultural centre', and the Maras Maraş: see Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. saltpans. We will spend two nights in the 'Sacred Valley'. Day
four begins with a spectacular rail journey on board the Vistadome
train, taking us to the breathtaking. 'Lost City of the Incas'
- Machu Picchu Machu Picchu (mä`ch pēk`ch), Inca site in Peru, about 50 mi (80 km) NW of Cuzco. . Nothing can prepare you for the sheer exhilaration felt
as you approach this fascinating archaeological discovery. With a stay
just below the site itself, you have plenty of time to explore this
mystical Inca settlement. From here, we spend two nights in Cusco - the
oldest inhabited city in the Americas. Day seven is free to explore its
curious blend of old and new. The following day, we board the luxurious
Orient-Express Andean Explore to travel to Lake Titicaca Lake Titicaca sits 3,812 m (12,507 feet) above sea level making it the highest commercially navigable lake in the world . By volume of water it is also the largest lake in South America. for a two-night
stay. The panorama of Lake Titicaca, with the Andes as the backdrop, is
truly stunning. We'll visit the famous floating Uros Islands and
Taquile, constructed by the Indians using layers of reeds. We then fly
to Lima where we will enjoy an overnight stay, with an included city
tour and plenty of free time.
- An independent account of the 4 day trek through the Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu
- Pictures of the Urubamba Valley
We arrive back in the UK on day twelve, after an incredible
Return scheduled flights from Manchester
All internal flights and transfers
Four & five star hotel accommodation with breakfast
Escorted by an experienced Spanish-speaking tour manager
Extend your trip to 13 days with our Nazca Lines extension,
available at a supplement