July 15, 2011 | By Sheila Farley
We’ve added a few exciting twists and turns to our South American adventure in Peru to bring you Ker & Downey’s Inca Explorer. This 12-day luxury itinerary features overnight stays at some of the hottest hotels and destinations in all of South America combined. Explore Cusco, Arequipa, the Sacred Valley, Lima, and of course the timeless Machu Picchu.
Discover the ancient heritage of Peru and learn about the fascinating cultural history of this beautiful country.
Spend two days at Sol y Luna Lodge & Spa, and experience the magic of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Hop on board the Hiram Bingham luxury train for an exciting journey through the Andes to explore Machu Picchu, and spend the night at the citadel in the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge. Rise early the next day to catch a glimpse of the sun dawning over the ruins, a spectacular sight not to be missed, and head back to Cusco to spend some time at the historic Hotel Monasterio.
Continue your journey to the “White City” of Arequipa, situated in the shadows of three impressive volcanoes, and tour the incredible colonial architecture from your accommodations at the Casa Andina Private Collection, a national historical monument.
From Arequipa, it is just a stone’s throw to the Colca Valley, where you will relax in the lap of luxury at Las Casitas del Colca. Explore the valley, discover the Andean condor, visit the traditional villages still using ancient agricultural terraces along the canyon walls, and indulge in the fabulous spa treatments available at Las Casitas.
Journey’s can be Customized