Bienvenido, welcome to Peru, an enchanting destination steeped in history and folklore, set against the commanding backdrop of the Andes Mountains. For 10 days, immerse yourself in the captivating heritage of the Incan Empire, and encounter authentic local life and customs – from Paso horse dancing to the ancient wonders of Machu Picchu.
Begin in Lima, the colourful Peruvian capital on the brink of the Pacific. On the first full day of the tour, you’ll travel to the Sacred Valley of the Incas for a three-night Special Stay, and there marvel at the display of the dancing Paso horses before a delicious Andean feast.
With a collection of over 20 Scenic Freechoice excursions to enjoy, the history of the Sacred Valley is yours to uncover. Visit colourful Pisac and the Inca Salt Pans, before a Scenic Sundowners event sees you enjoying drinks and canapés in the company of local musicians – a unique and characteristically Peruvian encounter.
Travel by rail to Machu Picchu, one of the great wonders of the ancient world. You’ll spend the full day exploring this majestic ruin as expert local guides share information, stories and folklore about the Inca and their customs.
In Cuzco, you’re invited to a special Scenic Enrich experience at a local school, where you’ll meet teachers and pupils to learn about daily life in the Peruvian Andes. Other highlights in Cuzco include exploring the ancient wonders of Machu Picchu, and a walking tour of the picturesque San Blas artisan quarter – a charming district typified by cobblestone streets, intimate squares and the oldest church in the city.