This 12 day holiday to the amazing South American country of Peru is definitely one for the history and nature lover. Exploring locations such as Lima, Arequipa, Colca, Puno, Cusco, and so many more places will make for an unbelievable holiday in a much desired part of the world.
Arrive into Lima International Airport and be met by your guide who will transfer guests to the hotel where a much needed rest can be had, before a full day touring around Lima the following day. The city of kings and UNESCO stronghold city has the church of San Francisco and beautiful mix of baroque and Mudejar styling. Lima is one of the most welcoming cities in the world.
Explore the altiplano and pass along the Rio Vilcanota during the 10 hour train journey up to the highest point on the line at 4,321 metres. Eat the 3 course lunch on-board the train whilst looking out of the windows at the awe inspiring scenic views of the desert, forest, and sea below.
Travel on to Cuzco, where you will hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, camping for 3 nights along the ancient trail before spending a night near the ruins of Machu Picchu.