Tauck Tours Peru
Day 1: Arrive Lima
Journey begins: Lima, Peru. A transfer is included from Jorge Chávez International Airport to Belmond Miraflores Park resort in Lima, a city-center resort on Lima's oceanfront in the middle of verdant areas and gardens with views of both Lima therefore the Pacific.
Day 2: Lima, an Oceanside City of Contrasts
Meet for a welcome break fast, after that head to Plaza de Armas (or Plaza Mayor), Lima's main square, to visit the Archbishop's Residence, a onetime expression of immense power in Peru and national Palace, house to Peru's president and its central federal government (constructed on the site of very first Spanish "palace" raised by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, the entire year Lima had been established). Look at the Cathedral of Lima, whoever very first rock ended up being set by Pizarro himself in 1535. At the Monasterio de san francisco bay area, discover a 17th-century complex with glazed tiles, carved ceilings, exceptional paintings and a phenomenal crypt. Have meal at an area restaurant. This afternoon, go to the Museo Larco, displaying an archaeological collection acquired over a lifetime by Rafael Larco Herrera and chronicling 4, 000 several years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. This evening's dinner at Casa Luna means fine meals and cozy hospitality, alongside a viewing of hosts' considerable art selections from about the world.
Meals: B, L, D
Day 3: Go Into The Sacred Valley
Travel to Cusco today, after that descend into 9, 000-ft.-high Urubamba ("Sacred") Valley, a spot of Incan damages and indigenous villages. Stay in Corao to check out a farm in which alpacas and llamas tend to be raised for his or her wool, then enjoy a lunch fresh off the barbecue grill at Wayra Ranch and a horsemanship demonstration in which the genuine performers will be the elegant Paso horses. Supper reaches leisure in your resort this evening, making it possible for time relaxed to higher conform to the afternoon's significant climb in altitude.