Discover the beauty of Peru's untamed, rural north and explore historic temples and pyramids
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History & culture | Off the beaten track
A flight from Lima to Chiclayo will take you off the beaten track to the remote delights of Peru’s wild north. Start with a tour of Sipan’s Royal Tombs where adobe edifices hide mausoleums filled with gold pieces and precious stones before travelling on to Trujillo the next day. En route, you’ll stop off at El Brujo, an archaeological site where you’ll be able to watch experts working to uncover a 16th century pyramid. On day three, you’ll explore the valley further with visits to its grand adobe pyramids, temples lined with mud-brick friezes and ancestral communities. After lunch, you’ll make your way to the largest adobe city in the world – Chan Chan. Dating back to the 14th century, you can still visit its broad plazas and royal burial chambers. A flight will bring you back to Lima on the final day.
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Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca, highlights of any visit to Peru, are linked by rail via Cusco along some of the world's highest and most scenic tracks.
Explore the very best of Peru's beautiful beaches, majestic mountains and fascinating culture on this tailor-made journey, which visits Lima, Arequipa, the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca before heading to the Andes and the ancient sites of Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley.
See the likes of Peru’s Amazon Rainforest and citadel-capped Andean peaks in luxurious comfort, enjoying private touring, included excursions and gourmet dining. In between, this comprehensive tour showcases everything from Cusco’s colonial charms to the Sacred Valley’s Incan history.
The Andes, the world's second highest mountain range that cuts like a jagged knife down the spine of South America, offers some of the best trekking on earth.
This unforgettable nine-day adventure, beginning in Peru's capital Lima and ending in the Andean city of Cusco, includes a fully-guided four day Inca Trail trek, following in the footsteps of the ancient Incas to Machu Picchu, the lost city hidden high in the Andes Mountains.
Ecuador is renowned for its wildlife, with two of the world's most important and best-known ecosystems falling within its borders - the Amazon Rainforest and the Galapagos Islands.
Complimentary flights between Lima and Iquitos – Save up to £330 pp
Book by: 30 September 2017
Introduce yourself to Peru’s colonial tapestry with its capital before delving further into the country’s rich history with Machu Picchu – the enigmatic poster child for the Sacred Valley’s lost Incan cities and stunning geography.
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