Romance in the Andes

16 days from £3,595pp

Looking for a honeymoon you’ll remember forever? This romantic trip through Peru is definitely that! You’ll start off with a bike ride through the Sacred Valley, visit the beautiful Lake Huaypo and enjoy a romantic horse ride together. You'll have your breath taken away at the spectacular Machu Picchu where you'll trek to the top for amazing views, and enjoy a private candlelit dinner back at your hotel. Then it's onto the pretty city of Cuzco, once the capital of the Inca Empire, where you'll admire the architecture of the many ruins and temples. Take the train to Lake Titicaca and kayak across its clear waters, before finishing up your honeymoon in the beach town of Mancora, where relaxation is the order of the day.

Highlights

  • Learn the process of craft beer (and sample the goods!) at the Sacred Valley Brewery

  • See the sights of the colonial city Cuzco, admiring its beautiful architecture and temples

  • Trek the trails of the amazing lost city of Machu Picchu

  • Relax in Mancora

  • Take the Sacred Valley train journey

  • Enjoy a candlelit dinner with private butler

  • Kayak at Lake Huaypo and Lake Titicaca

  • Cycle around the Sacred Valley

Ella
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The time I spent travelling through South and Central America not only allowed me to perfect my Spanish, but also gave me real taste of authentic Latin America. The food, wine, landscapes and wildlife keep me going back for more whenever I can.

Romance in the Andes

16 days from £3,595pp
2019 Feefo

Itinerary

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.

Day

Location

Type

1-4

Sacred Valley

Activity & Adventure

Are you ready for your romantic adventure to begin? You’ll land in Cuzco before being transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you’ll be based for a few days. You’ll kick off your honeymoon by cracking open a bottle of champagne! The next day, start exploring this region by bike before arriving at the Sacred Valley Brewery in Parchar. Here you’ll learn about the process of making craft beer and enjoy having a taste. The next day you’ll visit Lake Huaypo, a stunning watery world surrounded by epic landscapes; from the water you’ll see fishermen looking for fresh rainbow trout and plenty of birdlife too. Spend day four as the pair of you wish or head off on a half day horse riding excursion.

 

Places to Stay

Things to do

5-6

Machu Picchu

General Tour

Buckle up, it’s time to go and see one of the greatest archaeological destinations on the planet! You’ll take a scenic train journey and short transfer before heading up to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu. Spend your time here exploring the ancient citadel together before heading on to check out the Sun Gate and Inca Bridge. That evening you’ll enjoy a private candlelit dinner during which you’ll be attended to by a private butler. How romantic! The next day you’ll return to Machu Picchu where you’ll trek up Huayna Picchu; the steep, mountainside trail offers up a magnificent bird’s-eye view of Machu Picchu. The perfect honeymoon selfie destination!

Places to Stay

Things to do

7-9

Cuzco

City

Once the capital of the Inca Empire, Cuzco is dotted with many excellent ruins and temples. You’ll start off at Coricancha, The Temple of the Sun; once covered in gold it was melted off by the invaders and sent back to Spain. Next up you’ll visit the Cathedral in the main square. Appreciate the architecture; it took almost 100 years to build this mighty building! You’ll continue on to Sacsayhuaman, a 15th century Inca stone fortress and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. You’ll finish the day’s tour with a visit to Puka Pukara, believed to be the place Inca rulers and their friends rested after battle.

Places to Stay

Things to do

10-12

Lake Titicaca

General Tour

It’s time to visit the highest navigable body of water in the world – Lake Titicaca! You’ll be travelling in style on a train complete with a gourmet Andean lunch and a music show. You’ll get to know the lake well with a full day kayaking on it. You’ll stop halfway at a sandy beach for a delicious picnic of sweet potatoes, chicken and corn cooked with hot stones in the ground. On day twelve, you’ll also have a chance to visit the colourful villages of Juli and Pomata where you can explore their baroque churches - home to excellent 16th and 17th century paintings.

Places to Stay

13-16

Mancora

Beach

Ready for a spot of beachside relaxing? En route to the beautiful beach town of Mancora you’ll swing by Sillustani, a pre-Inca cemetery on the edge of a lake. Once you arrive, it’s time to relax and recharge. You'll enjoy a romantic, sunset horse ride along the beach, but other than that your time here is yours to spend as you’d like. Treat yourselves to a couples massage, play in the hotel’s pool or indulge in some of the excellent local seafood.

On Day 16 you’ll head home loved up and with plenty of romantic travel experiences you’ll cherish together forever.

 

 

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