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Insiders' Peru

Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

6 nights

Experience Cusco close up before heading to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Expert guides accompany you, bringing fascinating ancient cultures to life.

With a collection of stunning hotels, trains and river cruises in some of the world's most spectacular destinations, we have perfected the art of the magical escape. Book the itinerary below, or contact us to help arrange the adventure of your dreams.

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Day 1: Belmond Miraflores Park

A representative of Belmond will greet you in Lima and escort you to Belmond Miraflores Park.

A great cultural city, Lima is known for its many museums, galleries and archaeological sites, as well as festivals, cutting-edge cuisine and colourful markets.



Day 2: Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

Fly to Cusco and enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour with Jorge Escobar Medrano, Cusco Cathedral Curator and Chair Professor of History at the local university. Then settle in for a luxurious night at Belmond Palacio Nazarenas.



Day 3: Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

Today, visit Tambomachay, an ancient Inca religious site, and the remains of Qenqo, a labyrinth of staircases and channels carved into a rocky hilltop. Continue on to the formidable Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, with its wonderful panoramic view of Cusco.

Lunch today is at the innovative MAP Café at the Pre-Columbian Art Museum, where you can enjoy the institution’s excellent displays. Explore the streets of Cusco, dominated by dramatic Inca walls.


Sacred Valley

Day 4: Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

Enjoy a full-day tour of the Sacred Valley. Travel to Chinchero, and visit the textile workshop of Nilda Callañaupa. Discover traditional weaving techniques and the role of textiles in contemporary Andean culture. Continue to Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado, where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch and take part in a shaman ceremony beside the river.


Machu Picchu

Day 5: Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Travel to Machu Picchu on board the luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train.

Explore Machu Picchu in unrivalled depth with your host, Alfredo Mormontoy Atayupanqui, the site’s former resident archaeologist. Tonight you will stay at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, located beside the citadel.



Day 6: Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

Rise early and enjoy a walk through Machu Picchu at sunrise. Then choose to take one of two hikes with your guide, or just relax and continue exploring this magnificent citadel on your own. In the late afternoon, you return to Cusco aboard the Belmond Hiram Bingham train.



Day 7

Prepare for your morning transfer to the airport and your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted with your connection for your international flight home.

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