Jan 16, Wednesday

Depart Honolulu for Lima, Peru (via UA#396-SFO, UA#540-IAH, UA#854-LIM)


Jan 17, Thursday

Air Travel Day


Jan 18, Friday

Arrive in Lima just after midnight. Claim luggage and transfer to Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel for check-in.

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at leisure in the hotel’s Observatory Restaurant (included). Hours: 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM. Relax and catch up on your rest before our group luncheon at the hotel’s Tragaluz Restaurant (included).

Our private motor coach will depart for the Larco Herrera Museum at 2:00 PM. The Larco Herrera Museum is one of the Latin America’s most complete museums, where the incomparable treasures of Ancient Peru are located. Our curator-led tour will provide extensive information about the impressive collection of more than 45,000 pieces and will provide us with a keen appreciation of the more than 5,000 years of Peruvian history.

Following our visit to the museum, we’ll briefly return to the hotel to refresh before departing via private motor coach for our evening tour of Huaca Pucllana. Huaca Pucllana is one of the most notable pre-Hispanic sites in Lima. The Huaca Pucllana ruins are more than 1500 years old and have been enhanced by 21’st Century lighting to highlight the site’s magnificence. Our guided tour of Huaca Pucllana concludes with dinner at La Huaca Pucllana (included). (B,L,D)



Jan 19, Saturday

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at leisure in the hotel’s Observatory Restaurant, (included). Hours: 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM. Our private motor coach will depart for a city tour of Lima’s modern and historic districts at 10:00 AM. Our guided tour will include a visit to the Casa de Aliaga, an ancient house, that once belonged to the conquistador Jeronimo de Aliaga y Ramirez, and still projects the energy of the viceroyalty and republican eras of Lima. We’ll view the changing of the presidential palace guard and conclude the tour with lunch at Hotel B (Relais & Châteaux), in the Bohemian district of Barranco.

Tonight’s gastronomic tour of Lima’s four main districts begins with a Pisco Sour tasting at La Trastienda Restaurant, overlooking the spectacular scenery of the Lima coastline. Next is an interactive ceviche class at Embarcadero 41, followed by gourmet Amazonian appetizers and an exotic jungle fruit pisco at Amaz Restaurant. We’ll prepare a special Amazonian dish for our group, made of the finest local ingredients, before concluding our tour with a delicious Peruvian dessert at La Bodega Verde Restaurant. (B,L,D)



Jan 20, Sunday

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at leisure in the hotel’s Observatory Restaurant, (included). Hours: 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM. After breakfast, we’ll depart Lima for Cusco (LA#2041-CUS). Following the 1 hour flight, we’ll check-in at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch (included) and free time to relax and acclimate before our nighttime tour of the city.

Cusco’s 11,152’ elevation makes it the ninth highest city in the world. Its colonial charm is accentuated by a panoramic view from the San Cristobal lookout point during our nighttime tour that includes a visit to San Blas, where Cusco’s finest artisans live and work, along with a visit to the Museum of Pre-Colombian Art. Dinner, this evening, is at MAP Café; considered to be one of Cusco’s best restaurants. (B,L,D)

 



Jan 21, Monday

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at leisure in the hotel’s Illariy Restaurant (included). Hours: 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Our morning adventure begins with an Andean cooking class at the Pachapapa Restaurant. In an atmosphere that pays homage to the region’s customs, art and mystique, Pachapapa Restaurant is rural and rustic and known for its generational recipes. It’s here, across from the oldest church in Cusco, that we’ll prepare and enjoy a traditional Andean lunch.

We’ll return mid-afternoon to allow you some time to relax or explore Cusco on your own before our evening of art, food and opera at the Monasterio Hotel. Our evening extravaganza begins with a private tour of the hotel’s extensive art collection, including dinner at El Tupay Restaurant and a performance by Angela Medina, Peru’s most accomplished soprano. (B,L,D)

 



Jan 22, Tuesday

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at leisure in the hotel’s Illariy Restaurant (included). Hours: 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM. After breakfast, we’ll depart, via private motor coach, for Ollantaytambo. From here, we’ll enjoy the scenic Urubamba Valley aboard the Vistadome train as we descend into Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Our arrival offers you your first opportunity to visit the citadel’s ancient Incan ruins accompanied by our guide. Or, if you’d prefer, you can experience the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel’s bird sanctuary, orchid gardens, tea plantation or elegant organic spa. This evening’s dinner will be at the Cafe Inkaterra, overlooking the Vilcanota River. (B,D)

 



Jan 23, Wednesday

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at leisure in the hotel’s Dining Room (included). Hours: 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Our Peruvian adventure culminates with a second guided tour of one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World. Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel built in the 15’th century and still considered to be an engineering marvel. As amazing as it is mysterious, Machu Picchu offers endless opportunities for photographic evidence of our visit. We’ll enjoy a gourmet lunch at the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel before returning to Cusco via Vistadome Train. (B,L)

 

 

 



Jan 24, Thursday

Our Peruvian Adventure concludes with an early morning flight to Rio De Janeiro (LA#2002-LIM, LA#2418-GIG). A boxed breakfast to-go will be provided for our early morning departure to the airport.

Inclusions

  • Domestic Air between Lima to Cusco; Cusco to Lima; Lima to Rio De Janeiro
  • Three (3) night hotel accommodations at Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel, Lima, Peru (5-star hotel)
  • Two (2) night hotel accommodations at Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco, Peru (5-star hotel)
  • One (1) night hotel accommodation at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
    (5-star hotel)
  • One (1) night hotel accommodation at Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco, Peru (5-star hotel)
  • Meals: Breakfast (B) daily, 5 lunches (L) including lunch at Hotel B (Relais & Chateaux) and cooking class/lunch at Pachapapa Restaurant, 5 dinners (D) including the gastronomic tour of Lima’s four main districts, Opera dinner at
    El Tupay Restaurant, and Ala Carte dinner at Inkaterra Main Restaurant
  • Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring
  • VISTADOME train from Cusco to Machu Picchu; Machu Picchu to Cusco
  • Lima: (All tours listed below are private)
  • - Larco Herrera Museum with curator-led tour
    - Huaca Pucllana with guide
    - City tour with guide
    - Miraflores, Barranco, Chorrillos & San Isidro with guide
    - Gastronomic dinner tour
  • Cusco:
  • - Night city tour with guide (private)
    - Cooking class at Pachapapa Restaurant (private)
    - Opera at El Tupay Restaurant
  • Machu Picchu: (All tours listed below are private)
  • - Jan 22, 2019: Machu Picchu (PM Tour) with guide
    - Jan 23, 2019: Machu Picchu (AM Tour) with guide

Package Price & Deposit Schedule


    - Private Land-package (7-nights hotel) -
    $3,915.00 per person, Double occupancy
    $980.00 for group airfare between Lima to Cusco;
    Cusco to Lima; Lima to Rio De Janeiro
    - Airfare is not guaranteed until ticketed -

    Total Pre-cruise Package Price: $4,895.00
    - Transfer from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport to Crystal Symphony ($145.00 per person) will be added to the final invoice for everyone arriving on group flight (from Lima to Rio de Janeiro) -

    Single occupancy supplement: $1,390.00

  Due Date Payment Cancellation
  Upon Registration Land Package - $1,174.50
Air - $980.00
Total - $2,154.50
$2,154.50
(Non-refundable)
  September 14, 2018 $1,370.25 per person 50% of land-package
  October 15, 2018 Remaining balance due 100% non-refundable