SAVE 20% and escape the crowds and explore Machu Picchu at sunrise after your exclusive stay at the Sanctuary Lodge.
Save 20% by combining 4 or more Belmond properties
PRICE: From $9499 CAD on select 2018-2019 departures
Gateways International Tailor-made Tours presents Luxury Peru by Belmond.
With Belmond, your Peruvian adventures are anything but ordinary. Enjoy the high-life in Lima’s hottest district in Miraflores; trace the shores of Lake Titicaca from a luxury sleeper train and experience a rich oasis with the spirit of the Incas in the Sacred Valley. Escape the crowds and explore Machu Picchu at sunrise after your exclusive stay at the Sanctuary Lodge. Experience the best by Belmond Luxury Hotels & Trains. All Gateways International packages are fully customizable based on your travel dates and preferences. Combine 4 of more Belmond properties for up to 20% in savings.
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Private city tour of Lima with visit to Larco Herrera Museum
- Explore the diverse islands of Lake Titicaca
- Koricancha, Tambomachay, Qenqo and Puca-Pucara sites
- Belmond Hiram Bingham Train to and from Machu Picchu
- Domestic airfare between cities
- Welcome assistance upon arrival and departure at all airports
- Private transfers and porterage between airport and hotel
- 9 nights accomodation
- Breakfast daily and other meals as indicated
- Hotel taxes and service charges
- Airport and departure taxes
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Belmond Andean Explorer Train departs from Arequipa on Saturdays. Train does not operate in February. Belmond Hiram Bingham does not operate the last Sunday of each month. Airport and departure taxes are included, subject to change at any time. Pricing is based on two passengers travelling together. Optional tours and activities are not included. Blackout periods apply. For terms and conditions, visit gateways-international.com. Visit travel.gc.ca for important information about your destination(s).
Day 1: Lima
Welcome and transfer to your hotel, the Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel, located in the heart of this beautiful and unique city.
Day 2: Lima
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a memorable day in the captivating capital of Peru. Enjoy a private afternoon city tour featuring the Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the 17th century Baroque Cathedral and Church of San Francisco and the Palacio de Torre Tagle, Lima’s most elegant colonial mansion. Also visit the Larco Herrera Museum. Take the rest of your day to explore on your own.
Day 3: Lima - Arequipa
After breakfast, meet your driver who will transfer you to the airport to board your flight to Arequipa. Visit the colonial district of Yanahuara, and the neighbourhood of San Lázaro. Visit Santa Catalina Monastery, the most important and impressive religious monument in Peru, founded in 1579. Late afternoon, your driver will take you to the train station to board the luxurious Belmond Andean Explorer train, South America’s first luxury sleeper train. Take some time to get comfortable in your cabin and acclimatize to the indulgent atmosphere of the train as you begin your journey towards Puno. Relax and savour refined Andean dinner dishes served with contemporary flair.
Day 4: Lake Titicaca
Awaken early for a spellbinding experience as you witness the sunrise across Lake Titicaca. Breakfast is served on board. Explore Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, home to many diverse islands, each boasting a unique way of life. Take a traditional boat to Uros, a man-made island artfully constructed from interwoven reeds which are constantly being replenished. Continue your exploration to Taquile Island, notable for its stunning agricultural terraces. Enjoy lunch at Collata beach, followed by a performance from local dancers. Return to the station at the lake for delicious afternoon tea. Enjoy dinner in the dining carriage.
Day 5: Marangani - Cuzco
Breakfast is accompanied by stunning views as your train sets off from Marangani. Along the way, disembark to visit Raqch’i. Arrive in Cuzco, the former capital of the Inca empire. Transfer to the Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado, an oasis rich with the spirit of the Incas, set in lush gardens beside the rushing Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley.
Day 6: Chinchero, Maras, Moray
Breakfast. Continue toward Chinchero village, famous for the extraordinary beauty and quality of its textiles. Head towards the Salt Pans of Maras, an operational salt mine in use since the times of the Inca. Continue to the archaeological site of Moray, famous for its system of circular terraces. Enjoy lunch at the Huayoccari Hacienda, a private estate, for a fascinating off-the-beaten-path experience. Return to your hotel for overnight.
Day 7: Machu Picchu
After breakfast, board the luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train, which will take you to the town of Machu Picchu Pueblo. Upon arrival, board a bus to the entrance of the Machu Picchu citadel, a spectacular natural landscape that will take your breath away. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Incas as you explore this magical citadel along with your guide. Enjoy afternoon tea and dinner at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel located at the entrance to Machu Picchu, where you will overnight.
Day 8: Machu Picchu - Cuzco
Wake up early for an epic sunrise at Machu Picchu. Explore the site on your own without a guide. Enjoy buffet lunch at the hotel. Return to Machu Picchu Pueblo, from where you will board the Hiram Bingham train return to Cuzco with a delicious dinner on board. Upon arrival in Cuzco, transfer to the Belmond Hotel Monasterio, a hotel teaming with historic charm and a modern twist.
Day 9: Cuzco
Breakfast. Begin exploration of the Imperial City with a visit to one of the most impressive buildings of Incan Cusco, the Golden Temple of Korikancha. See the Main Square and nearby ruins of Tambomachay, Kenko, Puca-Pucara and finally the colossal fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Day 10: Cuzco - Lima
After breakfast, your driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Lima and to begin your home bound journey.