Discover the fascinating history of the Incas as you explore ancient Sacred Valley and incredible Machu Picchu
Straddling the border of Peru and Bolivia, shimmering blue Lake Titicaca is one of South America's largest
Home to thousands of animal and marine species, the Galapagos Islands is a definite must-see destination
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest
This evening arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel to meet your fellow guests.
Stay: Two Nights: Hotel Lima Miraflores
After, visit a private hacienda to see traditional live music and dance, before lunch and a Peruvian Paso horse show.
Explore the World Heritage-listed Historic Centre of Lima where you will see the Convent of Santo Domingo.Daily :
Enjoy a colourful weaving demonstration.
Board a flight to Cusco and on arrival, travel to Chincheros located in the Sacred Valley in the Andean highlands.
Stay: Two Nights: Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, Luxury Collection by StarwoodDaily :
Witness the Maras salt mines, where salt pools spill over a terraced slope.
Later, enjoy a picnic lunch.Daily :
Perhaps enjoy an optional Inca Trail Hike. Must be pre-booked
Board Peru Rail’s Vistadome train and travel through the lush forest to Machu Picchu. On arrival at the ruins, set off on a guided tour. This ancient Inca citadel remained undiscovered in modern times until the American historian, Hiram Bingham, brought it to international attention in 1911.
Stay: Machu Picchu, Sumaq HotelDaily :
Perhaps return to experience a magical sunrise at Machu Picchu this morning. Board Peru Rail’s Vistadome train for your return to the Sacred Valley. Upon arrival, transfer by coach to Cusco.
Stay: Two Nights: Cusco, JW Marriott HotelDaily :
For lunch, choose from three local restaurants.
A walking tour of Cusco will take you to sights including Cusco Cathedral.Daily :
Board your stylish luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer, upon which you will spend two nights. Enjoy a stunning journey across the highest plains of the Andes on your way to reach Lake Titicaca.
Stay: Two Nights: Belmond Andean ExplorerDaily :
Wake up to sunrise over the expansive lake, before breakfast onboard the train. Its then time to explore the lake’s surrounds including Uros Islands and Taquile Island where you’ll enjoy a private lunch.Daily :
Continue your train journey and visit Sambay Caves, home to cave paintings thousands of years old. Disembark your train in Arequipa.
Stay: Three Nights: Arequipa, Casa Andina Private CollectionDaily :
This afternoon, join a delicious ‘Bean to Bar’ chocolate workshop. Enjoy tastings of Peruvian chocolate and create your own flavours.
Embark on a city tour, during which you can admire the 16th-century Santa Catalina Convent.Daily :
Today, visit San Lazaro, Arequipa’s traditional quarter and the ‘Tambos’. These white stone buildings are considered living museums of architecture. Finish your tour with a visit to an Alpaca textile centre.
Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.Daily :
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Guayaquil via Lima.
Stay: Guayaquil HiltonDaily :
Fly to Baltra Island and take a small ferry ride across the channel to Santa Cruz Island and continue to Finch Bay Eco Hotel, your base to explore from. Explore the Galapagos Islands National Park to see incredible bird and marine life.
Stay: Three Nights: Finch Bay Eco HotelDaily :
Enjoy a full day exploring the Galapagos Islands. Be part of a group of only 20 guests, aboard the Sea Lion Yacht with naturalist guides, and a buffet lunch. Your yacht offers day trips to different sites which may include the wildlife-rich North Seymour, iconic Bartolome, the wild and rugged South Plaza, and the beautiful Santa Fe. See the distinctive blue-footed boobies, fascinating marine iguanas and stunning frigatebirds. Perhaps try snorkelling with seals.Daily :
Explore the Galapagos Highlands in search of giant tortoises and pay a visit to the unique lava tunnels. You are also able to visit the many bays and beaches in the area and try kayaking from your hotel, or simply relax by the hotel’s pool and enjoy the scenery.Daily :
Make your way to Baltra Island airport for your return flight to Guayaquil airport where your tour ends.Daily :
Step aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer train and spend two nights in luxury, discovering sights along the way
From Tambo del Inka in the Sacred Valley to Ocean Views at Lima's JW Marriott Hotel, stay in the most enviable hotels
Getting between each destination has never been easier as all flights within South America are included
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.