Classic Peru

From £1535 for 9 days
Trip Overview
Visit South America and travel to Peru on an adventure from mountains to jungle, and seasides to great plains. Visit Peru's incredible natural and historical highlights on this awesome adventure. Retrace the steps of the Incas to Machu Picchu, admire colonial cities, explore vibrant markets and meet the locals in this South American country with a difference. Return home with incredible memories of the panoramas and people of Peru.
Essential Info
Starts: Lima
Ends: Lima
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Walking
Trip Code: IGGSD
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Peru, South America
What's Included

Meals

8 Breakfasts included
1 Lunches included
1 Dinners included

Transport

Plane,Train,Boat,Taxi,Private Vehicle,Public bus

Accommodation

Homestay (1 nt),Hotel (7 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Discover the breadth of Peru's diverse heritage, from the gorgeous Spanish colonial architecture of Lima to the Aymara and Quechuan Indian cultures of Puno

•   Marvel at the mother of all Inca cities, magical Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and free time to explore on your own

•   Enjoy plenty of time in gorgeous Cuzco, the perfect place to launch into further outdoor adventures, or simply relax and take in mountain views

•   The floating reed islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca are astounding in concept, construction and history. Take a boat tour on the world's highest navigable lake and stay with a local family there

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 16th February 2018
Returning: 24th February 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,565pp 
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Fully Booked
Departing: 9th March 2018
Returning: 17th March 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,610pp 
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 23rd March 2018
Returning: 31st March 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,610pp 
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 30th March 2018
Returning: 7th April 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,610pp 
G
2 spaces
Departing: 6th April 2018
Returning: 14th April 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,625pp 
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 13th April 2018
Returning: 21st April 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,655pp 
G
Fully Booked
Departing: 20th April 2018
Returning: 28th April 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,690pp 
G
3 spaces
Departing: 27th April 2018
Returning: 5th May 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,595pp 
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Availability: Good
Departing: 4th May 2018
Returning: 12th May 2018
Lima - Lima
£1,690pp 
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2 spaces
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos! Welcome to Peru. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 2 pm on Day 1. You will find more information about this at the hotel reception. Straight after the meeting enjoy a walking tour of downtown Lima, including the city's historical centre. Flanked by streets of ornate colonial mansions, palaces and churches, Plaza Mayor is the best place to start any exploration of Lima. If you arrive early in Lima, a walk around Miraflores is recommended. Go from Central Park (Parque Kennedy) to LarcoMar via Larco Avenue. Alternatively, go to Parque del Amor (Love Park) for a nice view of Lima's beaches. Other options are a tour to Pachacamac (approximately 30 kilometres from downtown Lima), the Museo de la Nacion and the Gold Museum. Limenos (Lima's residents) are friendly and there are plenty of great restaurants and cafes to sample ceviche, a local seafood speciality. Notes: This trip visits places that are at high altitude, and as a result some people can suffer from altitude sickness, regardless of age or physical health. Please see the ‘Health’ section of the trip notes for more important information on this.

Additional Activities

Lima - Archaeological Museum
15 PEN
Lima - Gold Museum
35 PEN
Lima - Museo de la Nacion
10 PEN
Lima Home Cooked - Urban Adventures
74 USD
Lima Coast Biking Tour - Urban Adventures
45 USD
Lima Discovery - Urban Adventures
34 USD
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