Chilling with the Incas
Are you ready for a fulfilling trip through Peru where you can really take your time? On our 'Chilling with the Incas' trip you’ll start off in the Sacred Valley from where you’ll take a day trip to Machu Picchu. You’ll get plenty of time to see all the sights in charming Cuzco before heading to the beachy paradise of Mancora to relax and eat plenty of delicious seafood.
Explore the spectacular lost city of Machu Picchu
Kayak on Lake Huaypo, one of the Sacred Valley's most beautiful lakes
See the city sights in Cuzco
Relax on the beach at Mancora
Enjoy a chocolate workshop
Visit a traditional food market
Take part in a Coca Kintu ceremony
This exciting trip to Peru includes international flights, a private car and driver, excursions, accommodation, breakfasts and some lunches and dinners.
From the first conversation until you arrive home from your holiday, you’ll be looked after by one of our Travel Designers who has travelled extensively in the region and will give advice from their personal experience on how to make the most out of your trip. All of our trips are entirely bespoke and we will continually refine your itinerary until it’s perfect.
It’s time to board a plane and head to Peru! Once you arrive you’ll be met by a guide and taken to your hotel in Urubamba – in the Sacred Valley of the Incas – to settle in. That evening you’ll enjoy dinner in the underground hotel restaurant which specialises in seasonal produce and excellent wine. You’ll spend your time in this gorgeous part of Peru kayaking and lunching at Lake Huaypo and, if you like, an optional quad bike ride with scenic views of snow-capped mountains. You’ll also take a day trip out to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu. You’ll arrive by train and you’ll have plenty of time to soak up the ancient atmosphere of the citadel before stopping for lunch.
Places to Stay
Things to do
Today you’re off to Cuzco, the chief city of the Inca Empire nestled in the Peruvian Andes. During your time here you’ll visit the 15th century Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, another UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll also swing by the trendy neighbourhood of San Blas; wander the cluster of cobblestone streets and pick up a souvenir from the artists selling their handicrafts on the street. Gaze in awe at the mighty cathedral which dominates the main square and took over 100 years to build. You’ll finish the city tour at Coricancha, known as the Temple of the Sun, a once gold covered and very important Inca temple. After experiencing the Coca Kintu ceremony you’ll head back to your hotel. The next day you’ll enjoy a tour of the local market before checking out the Choco Museum where you can kick back with a delicious hot chocolate. You’ll finish up with a trip to the Andean Textile Centre where you’ll see ancient weaving techniques in action.
Places to Stay
Things to do
Ready for some R&R? You’re off to Mancora where you can chill, drink and dine on some of Peru’s best beaches. You can spend your time here as you please; if the mood takes you, why not go snorkelling with turtles, partake in some offshore fishing or head off on a champagne sunset boat tour?
On Day 13 you’ll head home fully relaxed and with plenty of wonderful travel experiences to share with your friends and family.