Ultimate Peru & Galapagos

Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Quito, Galapagos
15 days private tour from GBP £13,300 per personpp

Experience the very best of Peru and Ecuador on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure that combines Peru's breathtaking Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu with a Galapagos cruise on board the ultra-luxurious, small expedition ship Silver Origin. Stay in stylish properties throughout and experience the finest South American hospitality.

Ultimate Peru Galapagos
Journey highlights
  • Snorkel in the Galapagos for up-close encounters with sea lions, marine iguanas, penguins and sea turtles

  • Travel through Peru's Sacred Valley aboard the Hiram Bingham, Belmond's luxury train

  • Visit the ancient Inca capital of Machu Picchu, a must-see when exploring Peru

  • Explore Cuzco’s narrow cobbled streets, Inca ruins and churches

  • Ultimate itinerary:A harmonious blend of authenticity and superlative luxury, our Ultimate Journeys are designed for the discerning traveller, providing unparalleled insider access and exclusive luxury private experiences
Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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April to October is best for Peru’s Andean region. It is typically sunny in the day and cold at night due to altitude. Heavy rains December to March with January and February being the wettest months. Galapagos can be visited year round with hot and sunny days with brief showers December to June and warmer seas, the rest of year is drier but cooler and cloudier. Seas can be choppier July to September. Due to limited permits book well in advance.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

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  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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January GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
February GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
March GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
April GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
May GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
June GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
July GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
August GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
September GBP £13,300 GBP £2,000 plan your trip
October GBP £13,300 GBP £2,000 plan your trip
November GBP £13,300 GBP £2,000 plan your trip
December GBP £13,800 GBP £2,100 plan your trip
  • January
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • February
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • March
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • May
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,000
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,000
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,300
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,000
  • December
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £13,800
    Deposit from*
    GBP £2,100
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Itinerary

Fly to Lima
Day 1-2

Lima

Begin this incredible journey in Peru, a truly magnificent country steeped in history and great ancient civilisations. Arrive into Lima, the vibrant capital and gastronomic heart of the country, staying for one night. There is plenty to discover here, including some of Peru's top museums and restaurants and it offers a great introduction to the Inca empire.

Accommodation: 1 night
Day 2-4

Sacred Valley

Fly to Cuzco and travel into the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas for a two-night stay at one of the region’s luxurious hotels. The Sacred Valley offers a wealth of brilliant cultural excursions to Inca ruins and local villages, as well as acting as an exhilarating hub for adventurous activities, from paddleboarding to mountain biking and horseback riding.

Accommodation: 2 nights
Day 4-5

Machu Picchu

Take a spectacular train ride on the Belmond Hiram Bingham through beautiful mountain scenery to Machu Picchu, one of the wonders of the ancient world. Seeing the lost ruins perched high on a cloud-draped ridge and bathed in golden light is an unforgettable experience. Stay in the nearby village of Aguas Calientes at the charming Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. Choose to return to Machu Picchu the following day and hike one of the two mountains which are located within the site, or simply continue your journey to Cuzco.

Accommodation: 1 night
Day 5-7

Cusco

Return to Cuzco on board the Hiram Bingham train, enjoying a gourmet dinner in the Pullman car. Cuzco is the ancient Inca capital and set high within the Andes. Explore magical ancestral ruins, plazas, museums, markets and churches whilst staying in the superb Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, a luxury converted Franciscan convent.

Accommodation: 2 nights
Day 7-9

Quito

Continue by air to the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, which offers a blend of quaint colonial neighbourhoods, contemporary plazas and dining districts. Here you can enjoy the colourful markets and colonial architecture, staying two nights at the exclusive Illa Experience Hotel, which sits in the cool bohemian neighbourhood of San Marcos.

Accommodation: 2 nights
Day 9-16

Galapagos

To finish on a real high, fly out to the Galapagos Islands to see the greatest wildlife show on earth. Sail around this unique archipelago in luxury, aboard the Silver Origin, a brand new, environmentally conscious, small expedition ship. Follow in Darwin’s footsteps as you encounter rare marine iguanas, giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, penguins, sea lions and manta rays. No amount of hype will prepare you for such a close encounter with nature. Take a stroll over incredible lava flows spotting unique flora and fauna and snorkel with the rich marine life.

Accommodation: 7 nights
Fly home (via Guayaquil)
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3553 3512 to start planning your holiday.

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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