Inspiration for your
11 days in Peru
Arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima after an overnight flight and be taken by private transport to your luxury hotel.
After your check-in, uncover the wonders of the Peruvian capital. Explore the bustling boulevards and ornate architecture with our expert guide. Visit Casa de Aliaga, the oldest inhabited mansion in South America. Take in the remarkable interiors as you discover the hidden depths of Lima’s unique history and culture.
In the evening, enjoy a dip in your private plunge pool overlooking the Lima skyline.
Take a morning flight to Cusco, the city of the “Children of the Sun”. Uncover the secrets of Cusco with a stay in one of its most cherished landmarks
Located moments from an ancient monastery that has been at the heart of the city for centuries. Dine by candlelight among the cloisters; explore interiors rich with art and antiques; uncover the secrets of Peru’s national drink with a pisco lesson.
In the morning, visit Rainbow Mountain outside of Cusco. Famed for its natural, multi-colored beauty at a staggering 5,200m above sea level, this rainbow-like appearance is created by the sediment of minerals throughout the area giving the mountain the turquoise, lavender, gold and other colors.
In the evening, relax, revitalize and sink into bliss. Enjoy an exquisite soak in your bathtub with a specially prepared blend of essential oils and aromatic herbs.
A visit to a once-in-a-lifetime place calls for a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Arise early and make your way to the Lost City of the Incas in unforgettable style. Heading towards Machu Picchu, your luxury train experience begins with a delicious welcome cocktail. Then savor a brunch and gourmet lunch as you admire the ever-changing scenery in the early light.
Arrive at the peak of Machu Picchu, stepping from the train into the Andean air. Perched with unrivaled privilege at the edge of the Inca citadel sits your accommodations for the night, a tranquil retreat for weary explorers.
Be the first soul awake to see sun-dappled Huayna Picchu during this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Sip on an energizing smoothie as the awe-inspiring citadel brightens into view. Then be one of the first to visit the Inca Citadel on a guided tour. Soak-up the mystical energy of the sun's rays at dawn, then return to the hotel for breakfast with spectacular early morning views.
In the afternoon, ride the train back to Cusco. The return journey can feel like a different world. See the Sacred Valley from a new perspective as the day draws to a close and enjoy a true fine dining experience. Overnight in Cusco.
Fly via Lima from Cusco to Iquitos, the gateway of the Peruvian Amazon. Here you'll find the head of the Amazon River and the Papaya-Samiria National Reserve. Board your luxury river vessel that will be your home for the next 4 nights as you journey into the heart of the rainforest.
Rise with the sun for early morning birdwatching along the Marañon River and enjoy breakfast in the middle of the jungle. Later, swim, canoe or kayak in the Yanayacu-Pucate River as you look for legendary pink river dolphins.
In the afternoon, visit an Amazonian village where you can interact with the native people and visit local schoolchildren.
Today, a full day excursion including a picnic lunch accompanied by the symphony of the jungle. Experience fishing along the black waters of the Samiria River.
On the way back to the Marañon River after lunch, venture out by skiff, keeping an eye out for pink dolphins.
As the day begins, embark on a morning wildlife excursion on the extraordinary black water Naura Caño River.
In the afternoon, take a jungle walk on the firm soil forest of the Casual while looking for medicinal trees, insects and poison dart frogs. At night, focus powerful telescopes on the sky to identify stars, planets and the Milky Way.
In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market and sample exotic snacks and produce of the Peruvian Amazon.
Disembark, and on your way to the airport, visit the Manatee Rescue Center when orphaned Amazonian manatees rehabilitate befo
re they are released back into the wild.
Fly into Lima. Relax at your hotel, where you can enjoy a famous cheese plate the bar with a glass of wine or a cocktail.
Enjoy breakfast on the terrace before going by private transfer to Jorge Chavez International Airport. Upon arrival, you will be assisted with checking-in for your international flight home.
Travel Theory's take on Peru
While in Lima, book a Pacific Ocean-facing room. And don't forget to bring a bathing suit for a nighttime swim in the rooftop pool.
Consider a guided trek up Putucusi - it rewards hikers with great views of the Lost City of Machu Picchu.
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