Peru is a beautiful destination, boasting some of the world’s most beautiful natural and historical sites. This trip will take you to romantic ancient sites, through beautiful scenery such as the Andes, and give you an look into the culture surrounding the country. This makes Peru the ideal setting for a wonderful adventurous honeymoon.
You will arrive into Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM). When you do, look for someone holding a sign with your name. You will be taken to your hotel for you to spend your first night.
The following day, you have a free day. You will enjoy an excursion sailing the coast of Lima. Embark on a voyage along Lima’s coastline, setting out from Peru’s only luxury marina. Enjoy a wonderful sunset sail along the bay, or a full day excursion to the Palomino Islands where you can watch and swim with sea lions. This includes:
4 Alcohol Drinks
2 Soft Drinks
Peruvian Fruits Basket
As well as a number of wonderful appetisers such as a cheese and ham board, hummus, black and green olives, nuts, and crackers.
You will then be transported to Central Restaurant to enjoy a lovely dinner. Central Restaurant offers a unique experience with a 14-course tasting menu called “Explore 14 Mater world ecosystems”. This experience will be a gastronomic trip through different regions of Peru, tasting different flavors, textures and unique techniques of Peruvian cuisine.
Day 3 will be spent travelling to Cusco. A transfer, flight, and another transfer will take you across Peru to your hotel. The flight is the responsibility of the client.
Day 4 is a day of exploring culture in Sacred Valley. You have a free morning and afternoon, with a Andean ceremony on the night. A very traditional Andean ceremony, this offering pays homage to the Pachamama (Mother Earth) who gives so much. They express thankfulness using a plethora of Andean elements while learning about uses and traditions of the Andean dweller.
A series of activities like coca leaf reading, meditation or yoga can complement this activity.
You will return to your hotel for one more night.
Pick up and transfer to Moray, this area is famous for its embedded amphitheatre, formed by four circular terraces which seem to disappear into the interior of the puna, like an artificial crater. Evidence seems to suggest that Moray was an important centre of Inca agricultural research on crops.
Then continue the visit on to Maras. Its main attraction, apart from its church, that dates from the colonial period, are the salt mines located near the town which captivate sightseers and in particular, photographers.
Next, continue your tour by visiting Ollantaytambo, this pre-historic fort majestically dominates the valley.
Take advantage of lunch as Mill Restaurant. MIL’s architecture was designed so that the building merges with and adds to the nature of the location, respecting the balance, the colors, the ecology of the site, and the surrounding communities. All the water used will be recycled.
If you have ever dreamed of traveling through the Peruvian Andes on a train modelled from the same Pullman cars of the 1920s, then the Belmond Hiram Bingham train not only makes this possible, but will turn your honeymoon to Machu Picchu from a magical journey into an unforgettable experience.
You will experience a personalised service that takes care of every last detail on your trip. Travel on the exclusive and luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train and enjoy the elegant dining car, the bar car, and the observatory where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air, all while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktail and listening to live, local music to the beat of the Peruvian cajón and tambourines.
This train will take you to Machu Picchu for midday.
Day 7 begins with a tour of Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu was only re-discovered in 1911 by the explorer Hiram Bingham, this citadel is considered to be one of the most extraordinary examples of landscapes architecture in the world. It consists of two main areas one agricultural, formed mainly by mountains and food stores, and the other urban, which is noted for its sacred zone with its temples, squares and royal tombs. The stairways and canals carved out of stone are recurrent throughout this remarkable archaeological site.
Then take a trip up to Wayna Picchu, a mountain located at the Machu Picchu citadel. It rises over Machu Picchu and divides it into two sections and it is possible to hike to the summit for a completely different and even more spectacular view of the Inca wonder.
Finally take the Hiram Bingham Train back to Poroy and return to your hotel via private transfer.
Day 8 is your penultimate day and will be spent in Cusco. Enjoy a private tour of the city and its surroundings, exploring the beautiful sites of this city and the ancient history which it is famous for. Then, for your final night, enjoy a lovely dinner at Map Cafe. The location of the restaurant alone makes it worth a visit – first you have to enter the Museo de Arte Precolombino, and inside the museum you will enter a smaller area made of glass and steel where dinner will be served.
Spend your final night in Lima and Peru.
The final day is left free to arrange your return journey and a private journey will take you to the airport. The domestic and international flights are not included in price.