Amanda Sweeney
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Machu Picchu Holidays

Probably the most famous archaeological site in Latin America and recently voted one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu does live up to its hype. Its incomparable setting hundreds of feet above the Urubamba River, deep in the Andes and its well preserved Inca stone structures make it a must see highlight of any itinerary to Peru. Machu Picchu tours can be taken as a full day trip from either Cuzco or the Sacred Valley but we would certainly recommend you give yourself plenty of time to explore these spectacular ruins by spending at least one night close by.

Machu Picchu Tours by Train
Holidays to Machu Picchu start in Cuzco with perhaps a short stop in the Sacred Valley. Your journey to Machu Picchu depends on how you prefer to travel. For those who like to arrive in relaxed style, the train services from Cuzco wind through the Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes. The Hiram Bingham is the most luxurious and elegant train on this route, offering a leisurely start to the day with brunch served mid-morning on the way to Machu Picchu and pre-dinner cocktails with live entertainment and dinner in the evening on your return to Cuzco. The Vistadome regular train service also runs between Cuzco or the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu for those with a more limited budget or who prefer a more flexible choice of departure and arrival times.

Inca Trail Tours - Trekking to Machu Picchu
For those who prefer more active pursuits and who have more time, take a guided trek along one of the traditional trails through the Sacred Valley towards Machu Picchu. Treks usually take between 4-7 days depending on which trail you choose and we always recommend at least 3 days acclimatising in Cuzco before trekking at high altitude. The classic Inca Trail takes 4 days, with 3 nights spent camping enroute. Note that these Inca Trail tours operate on a limited number of permits being issued for each departure date, so booking well in advance is essential.

If you love walking but sleeping under canvas is not for you, try the Salkantay Trail on our Lodge to Lodge Trek programme. This 7 day programme includes accommodation in Inca-style mountain lodges with ensuite facilities, excellent food and outdoor hot tubs to soothe aching muscles after a long day's walking.

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Wonders of Peru Holiday
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13 day holiday
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For adventurous travellers, Peru is a dream destination. In just one trip, spend a night in the Sacred Valley's most exclusive...
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Give back to local communities on this eco-tour that takes in the best of Peru, including iconic sights such as the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and the Amazon Rainforest.
Complete Peru Holiday - North & South
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21 day holiday
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From the the Adobe and Moche antiquities in the north to the soaring heights of the Sacred Valley and the historic cities of Lima, Cuzco and Arequipa, this is truly an epic tour of Peru.
Peru Express
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With the new direct flight to Lima, this Peru Express holiday is ideal for those short of time. One of South America’s most vibrant...
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Peru     Brazil
This Peru holiday itinerary covers the 'must sees' of Peru and Brazil, namely Machu Picchu and the fabulous city of Rio de Janeiro. Rio's statue of Christ the Redeemer was named alongside Machu Picchu as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.
Treasures of Peru
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This classic 13-day tour showcases Peru’s best loved natural wonders and colonial gems, including Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca.
Lakes, Nazca Lines, Wilderness and Incas
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A classic Peruvian tour including Lima, a flight over the Nazca Lines, unique wildlife on the Ballestas Islands, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca.
The Inca Heartland & Salkantay Trek
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Explore Cuzco and the Sacred Valley, followed by a thrilling five-night trek to Machu Picchu via the Salkantay Trail, staying in luxury mountain lodges.
Peru Highlights plus Easter Island
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Peru     Chile
Peru Highlights plus Easter Island combines two of the most iconic sights in all of Latin America, the Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu and the Moai Statues created by the Rapanui People.
Peru with Inkaterra
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Escape on this rejuvenating holiday to Peru, which offers a chance to reconnect with the natural environment as well as indulge. The trip also incorporates all of Peru’s major highlights.
Wonders of South America
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This 16-day tailormade tour combines four of Latin America's diverse countries on an epic journey through Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil.
Peru & Bolivia Highlights
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Peru     Bolivia
See the magnificent Inca ruins at Machu Picchu before enjoying the highlights of Bolivia on this 16-day, high altitude itinerary. By way of contrast this trip stays on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca.
Peru - The Land of Incas, Canyons & Condors
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