15 day itinerary in Peru
Unmissable Peru – Spectacle and Splendour
In the land of Inca ruins, Spanish cathedrals, and spectacular natural scenery, embark on this 15-day journey to discover Peru’s unmissable highlights. Whether exploring the iconic mountains of Machu Picchu, or stepping off the beaten track to the enchanting serenity of the Madre de Dios river, our handpicked experiences will offer you a flavour of the country’s diverse cultures and landscapes. In each location you’ll be treated to exquisite style and luxury, sampling gourmet local cuisine and staying in exclusive accommodations with panoramic views.
- Admire the tranquil Lake Titicaca from the idyllic Island of Taquile, with its backdrop of snow-covered mountains
- Dip into the Hot Springs at La Calera, naturally heated thermal baths that provide the perfect place to relax and acclimatise
- Walk among the treetops on a canopy walkway suspended thirty metres above the Amazon jungle floor
- Travel through the wild landscapes and jagged ‘stone forests’ of the Andes on a private tour
- Explore the Andalusian-style churches and plazas of Arequipa, Peru’s ‘White City’, stopping by the cathedral with its towering archways and immaculate façades
- Come face to face with the ‘Juanita mummy’ as you learn of the Incan tradition of human sacrifice
- Visit the historical city of Cusco, where Incan and Spanish architectures and traditions combine
- Tread through the fortress at Machu Picchu, suspended above the surrounding canyons and valleys
- Tour the Incan architectural wonders of the Sacred Valley with your expert guide, including the Maras Salt Mines and the Moray ruins
- Visit the bustling city of Lima, walking amongst its mansions and Moorish-style balconies
Wyndham Costa del Sol, Lima airport
"Junior Suite | Including breakfast | One Night
Located just a few steps from the airport via a connecting walkway, the Wyndham’s modern facilities and world-class hospitality allow you to relax and prepare for your journey.
Hotel Katari at Plaza de Armas, Arequipa
Colonial Suite | Including breakfast | One Night
Situated within the colonnades and porticoes of the central Plaza de Armas, the Katari is the ideal location from which to explore Arequipa. The architecture and stylish interiors charmingly reflect the city’s grandiose colonial style. Wind down with a cocktail on the terrace, overlooking the cathedral basilica and the surrounding mountains.
Belmond Las Casitas, Colca Canyon
Garden View Casita | Including breakfast | Two Nights
This boutique retreat and spa will allow you to take in the region’s awe-inspiring beauty whilst relaxing and re-energising. A collection of twenty bungalows set among the Andean terraces, it is a tranquil hideaway in which to wander and explore. While away a gentle afternoon fishing, feeding alpacas, or taking part in a traditional cooking class.
Hotel Libertador, Puno – Lake Titicaca
Junior Suite | Including breakfast | Two Nights
On the private island of Esteves, just outside the town of Puno, the Libertador is a secluded haven on the shores of Lake Titicaca. With so much to see and do in the area, the hotel is the perfect place to rediscover a sense of space and solitude, whether waking to watch sunrise over the still water, or relaxing with a glass of wine at dusk.
Belmond Andean Explorer Train
Deluxe Double Cabin | Includes all meals and afternoon tea | One Night
Tracing its way through the rugged Andean plains and mountain-tops, the Belmond Explorer is South America’s first luxury sleeper train. Its stunning interiors invite you to uncover new ways to immerse yourself in the breath-taking scenery, whether unwinding in the on-board spa, or breathing in the fresh mountain air from the open-deck cocktail bar.
Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco
Junior Suite | Including breakfast | Two Nights total (one outbound, one return)
"Resting on foundations of preserved Incan stonework yet adorned with Andalusian frescoes and gold-framed paintings, the Palacio Nazarenas seems to encapsulate a sense of Peru’s complex identity. Set around a courtyard hidden from the hubbub of Cusco, it’s a place to let your curiosity lead the way as you discover some of the country’s secrets and mysteries.View Hotel
Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, Sacred Valley
Superior Deluxe Room | Including breakfast | One Night
This hacienda-style residence combines the luxurious with the rustic. From your private casita you’ll overlook the Sacred Valley, with its picturesque villages and idyllic farmlands. Organic plantations cultivated using traditional Incan methods provide much of the hotel’s menu, and authentic masks and handcrafted woodwork hang from the walls, keeping the traveller in close contact with the area’s pastoral history.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo, Machu Picchu
Superior Deluxe Casita | Full board | One Night
Shrouded in the cloud forest on the foothills of Machu Picchu is this network of casitas, stone pathways, and wooden bridges set among the trickling waterfalls and verdant plant life. Look out for some of the many species of colourful birds as you weave your way around the property to experience the traditional Andean Sauna or for a dip in the Spring Water Pond.
Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, Puerto Maldonado
Superior River View Cabana | Full board | Two Nights
Set on the banks of the Madre de Dios river, this lodge energises its guests throw themselves into the many adventures the Amazon has to offer. Twilight canoe journeys on the river, romantic sundowners on the beach, or privately guided walks through the jungle trails are just some of the ways to interact with the enchanting rainforest.
El Hotel B de Barranco, Lima
"Aposento | Including breakfast | One Night
With its ornate architecture of Italian marble, yet its stylish, contemporary atmosphere and interiors, the Hotel B showcases the best of the vibrant Barranco district, home to many of Peru’s best-known artists. Here, you’ll be inspired not just to marvel at the splendour of colonial Lima, but to immerse yourself in the creativity and romance of Peru’s flourishing capital.
*Price shown does not include flights