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Peru Highlights

Explore Peru on a 12 day tour from Lima to Santiago. Visit Sacred Valley, discover the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu & take a tasting tour of Cuzco.

12 Day
From (AUD)
$ 9,395
  • 2018 Lima > Santiago

    Sacred valleys and astonishing vistas

    Discover a country that will fascinate with its rich history, epic mountains and iconic culture. From the friendly hospitality of the Sacred Valley to the ruins of Machu Picchu, this journey of Peru will delight. Round off your South America sojourn with a two night stay in cosmopolitan Santiago.

    High in the Andes, scattered with tiny villages, rivers and archaeological treasures, the Sacred Valley holds great importance to the Peruvian people. Explore markets, meet local communities and uncover majestic ruins.

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    12 Days

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  • 12 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Lima

      Welcome to Lima, the capital of colourful Peru. Start your journey into wonder with an overnight stay.

    • Day 2 - Lima > Sacred Valley

      Fly to Cuzco then travel to the majestic Sacred Valley of the Incas


      Marvel at the display of the ‘dancing’ Paso horses before a delicious Andean feast at Hacienda Huayaccari.

      Travel through the valley to your three night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Sacred Valley

      With more than 20 small group activities on offer, all escorted by the exploration team and tailored to different lengths of time, pacing and modes of transport, you can choose one that best suits you. From exploring the ruins of Ollantaytambo to taking an easy bike ride along the banks of the Urubamba River, you will encounter the culture and history of the valley your way.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Sacred Valley

      Another day of exploration awaits. Whichever activity you choose, your senses will be awakened.


      Toast with drinks and canapés accompanied by the soothing sounds of local musicians.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu

      Travel through the picturesque fields on your rail journey to Machu Picchu then spend a full day at the ancient Inca site. Be amazed as your expert local guides share the mysteries of these majestic ruins. Tonight relax at your charming hotel in Machu Picchu.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Machu Picchu > Cuzco

      Explore the village of Machu Picchu at your leisure. Later marvel at the spectacular views from the glass dome carriages on your rail journey through the incredible Andes as you continue to the charming city of Cuzco. Enjoy a three night Special Stay set in the heart of the historic centre.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 7 - Cuzco

      The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco, is a city with incredible architecture. On your walking tour you will uncover the history of this World Heritage-listed Site. Your final stop will be the imposing ruins of Sacsayhuamán fortress


      Visit a community school supported by Scenic and meet the teachers and pupils.

      Freechoice Dining

      Dine at the MAP Café restaurant or try Cicciolina restaurant. Alternatively enjoy the fare at Inti Raymi restaurant.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Cuzco

      Uncover the secrets of the iconic Peruvian coffee and Pisco on a tasting tour or choose to explore the fascinating San Pedro food markets with a local guide followed by a cooking class. Alternatively discover the picturesque San Blas artisan quarter on a walking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 9 - Cuzco > Santiago

      Fly to Santiago, via Lima for a three night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 10 - Santiago

      Santiago is a city of surprises, worldly sophistication and excitement. See all the highlights of this cosmopolitan city on your tour this morning.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 11 - Santiago

      Enjoy a day at leisure.


      Raise a toast to celebrate the end of a wonderful journey and discuss the days ahead with anticipation of your luxurious cruise on board Scenic Eclipse.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 12 - Santiago

      Bid a fond farewell to Santiago as you transfer to the airport.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • The intimacy of small group fully escorted touring
    • 3 memorable Special Stays
    • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • 6 Freechoice activities and dining
    • 2 Sundowners events
    • Discover the majestic Sacred Valley
    • Visit the Ancient Inca site of Machu Picchu
    • All internal flights
    • 20 meals – 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
    • And all tipping and gratuities