Luxury Peru Itinerary

The Icons of Peru

This captivating Peru itinerary captures the enchanting beauty of the country and is displayed to glorious effect in , a journey that blends history, culture and natural wonders. You will deep dive into Peru’s vibrant cities, marvel at mesmerising landscapes and immerse yourself in its rich traditions, for a true flavour of country that embodies South America’s diverse legacy.

Begin your journey in Lima; explore its sparkling arts scene, indulge in exceptional Peruvian cuisine and visit impressive museums. Your adventure continues to the Sacred Valley, where you’ll visit ancient ruins such as Pisac and Ollantaytambo, meet a local foodie legend and experience a delicious lunch at an organic farm, baked in a traditional pachamanca stone oven.

An extraordinary highlight awaits as you board the luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu. Journey through cloud forests and lush nature while enjoying top-notch service and gourmet cuisine on the way to the awe-inspiring Inca citadel. Machu Picchu, shrouded in mystery and legend, must be seen to be believed: our excellent guides will bring the drama to life as you drink in the scene.

Continue your exploration in Cuzco, a city that weaves together the past and the present. Wander through charming streets lined with Inca stonework and colonial architecture, then delve into the flavours of Peruvian cuisine with a cooking class and local market visit.

Finally, venture to the highest navigable lake in the world – Lake Titicaca. Relax and recharge amidst strikingly beautiful surroundings, meet the Uros-Aymara communities and enjoy boat excursions to peaceful Taquile Island.




From £9,230 $10,985 pp excl. flights


12 days


13 hours 15 mins from London
7 hours 50 mins From NYC


Sol or US dollars



Where you'll go


The Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu


Lake Titicaca

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Residing in the heart of the lake, the Uros people, whose origins predate the Inca civilisation, inhabit extraordinary human-made floating islands crafted from dried Totora reeds which can remain afloat for an astonishing 30 years.

The itinerary

Machu Picchu (travel on the Hiram Bingham)

Embark on a luxurious journey to Machu Picchu aboard the vintage-style Hiram Bingham train, an unforgettable experience combines comfort with the allure of one of the world’s most iconic archaeological sites. Relish in elegant interiors, gourmet dining and stunning Andean landscapes passing by your window.

Local Market Visit + Cooking Lesson

Enjoy a tour of the traditional San Pedro market, then head to a rooftop venue with sensational views of the city for an authentic cooking Peruvian cooking class. You’ll prepare a Pisco Sour, an appetizer and a main course, washed down with a delicious glass of wine. A vegetarian option is available too.

Lake Titicaca Excursions

Explore the wonders of Lake Titicaca with captivating excursions from the Titicaca Hotel, whereby each outing offering a unique opportunity to connect with the region’s rich heritage and local communities. Immerse yourself in local culture as you visit the Uros floating islands, delve into the history of Taquile Island and witness the breathtaking beauty of the lake’s surroundings.

Explore the art scene of Barranco

Uncover the bohemian district of Barranco with a specialist guide who will take you to the corners where artists have been inspired along with visits to Pedro de Osma Museum and the home and studio of sculpture artist, Victor Delfin.

Savour Wine and Potatoes in Chincheros

Delve into Andean culture with a unique exploration in Chincheros. Discover over 4,000 native potato varieties thriving in the Andes’ highlands and meet the “Mad Potato Scientist” Manuel Choqque, featured in Gordon Ramsey’s “Uncharted”. Manuel will unveil the art of cross-pollinating high-altitude strains used by the Incas. The experience concludes with a wine tasting, showcasing distinct tuber-based wines crafted by Choqque, including a remarkable rosé and a red wine reminiscent of Malbec. Delight in the science of creating palatable tuber wines while sampling a flight of unique variations.

Enchanting Sword Billed Hummingbird (Ensifera) Encounter

Set off on a morning journey to Yanahuara’s valley, where the gorgeous Ensifera Hummingbird Sanctuary awaits. Crafted by a former jungle guide, this sanctuary thrives on ancestral land. Witness 15 diverse hummingbird species in intimate proximity, offering the rare chance to photograph, film, and even hand-feed these exquisite creatures in a serene rural backdrop.

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Where to stay

Nothing but the best. On this suggested Peru itinerary these are our handpicked, tried-and-tested choices.

Hotel B, Lima

Housed in a beautifully restored Belle Époque mansion, Hotel B exudes elegance and charm. Its artistic ambiance is reflected in every corner, from the curated art collection to the stylishly designed rooms.

Situated in the bohemian Barranco district, expect a unique experience thanks to a fusion of history, culture and comfort, where you can savour exquisite cuisine, enjoy a rooftop bar with panoramic views and explore the vibrant arts scene surrounding this boutique gem in the heart of Lima.


Sol y Luna, Sacred Valley

Located in the heart of Peru's Sacred Valley, set against the backdrop of stunning Andean landscapes is Sol y Luna, one of our all-time favourite lodges.

Offering elegant casitas and villas oozing with artistic touches, plus a wonderful spa with treatments inspired by ancient Inca traditions. The property also hosts an equestrian centre and activities such as hiking, biking and cultural opportunities abound. Sol y Luna's commitment to sustainable tourism adds to its appeal as a unique retreat, actively supporting the local community via its charitable foundation.


Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo is a luxury hotel located in the town of Aguas Calientes, the gateway to the famous ancient Inca citadel. The hotel's architectural design blends harmoniously with its natural surroundings, reflecting traditional Andean aesthetics while providing contemporary amenities.

Rooms are all adorned with local artwork and textiles, fostering an authentic atmosphere, complemented by tantalizing Peruvian cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients.


La Casona, Cusco

As Cusco’s first boutique hotel, this property reflects the city’s mix of cultures and traditions. It is a striking 16th century mansion, with colonial furnishings and original murals blended with lavish contemporary comforts and it is extremely well-positioned.

The small number of rooms have open fireplaces, extra-large bathtubs and heated floors for a cosy feel. In-house restaurants, Chicha and Cicciolina, provide excellent examples of Novo-Andean food, while a range of fantastic local cafes are great choices for lunch or afternoon tea.


Titicaca, Lake Titicaca

This luxurious boutique haven on the shores of Lake Titicaca, offers just 18 rooms, ensuring intimacy and personalised attention.

Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the lake and explore the local culture through guided experiences, safe in the knowledge that the lodge focuses on sustainability and supports the surrounding communities. With its tranquil setting, stunning landscapes and menu of immersive activities, Titilaka promises an unforgettable retreat in the heart of the Andes.


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