Highlights of Peru & Brazil by Belmond

Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro

From £7500 per person in low season
From £7900 per person in high season

based on 12 nights inc. flights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • International economy flights and taxes from the UK

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

Based on 2 people sharing.

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At a Glance

  • Stay at characterful Belmond properties throughout, each offering fantastic service and enviable locations

  • Travel by train through the Sacred Valley en route to fabled Machu Picchu

  • Live it up in Rio de Janeiro, one of the world's most exciting cities

  • Shop for handicrafts in the cobbled streets of Cuzco

  • Wander along jungle pathways to the awesome Iguassu Falls

  • Great options to add a beach extension in Brazil

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April to November is the ideal time to travel, as the rainy season in Peru runs from December to March. If travelling in June, then the midwinter solstice festival celebrated in Cuzco towards the end of the month is a spectacularly colourful occasion and well worth considering, but book well in advance to secure availability. Rio de Janeiro can be visited year-round. but April to November is quieter than the busy Christmas period.

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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 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday.


From ancient Inca ruins in the Peruvian Andes to roaring waterfalls in the jungles of Iguazu National Park and samba beats and beaches in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, this epic South America itinerary takes you from coast to coast, staying at Belmond properties all the way.

  1. Fly to Lima

  2. Days 1-2: Lima

    Begin in Lima, with its fascinating colonial history, staying a night at the Belmond Miraflores Park and dining on world-class cuisine. Lima is undergoing something of a gastronomic revolution and there are several of the world's top restaurants here in the city! Ask us if you would like us to reserve you a table. 

    Accommodation: Belmond Miraflores Park (1 night)

  3. Days 2-4: Sacred Valley

    Fly up to Cuzco and head into the beautiful Sacred Valley with its fascinating Inca heritage, sublime mountain landscapes and tranquil atmosphere. Stay for two nights at the lovely Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado which has a picturesque location overlooking the Urubamba River. Enjoy adventures in the Valley from horseriding to rafting and visit colourful and traditional markets.

    Accommodation: Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado (2 nights)

  4. Days 4-5: Machu Picchu

    From here, travel by rail through the Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, the breathtaking ruined citadel of the Incas set amongst spectacular forested peaks. Enjoy a private guided tour of the ruins and stay at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge which is the only hotel located right outside the gates to the ancient site.

    Accommodation: Belmond Sanctuary Lodge (1 night)

  5. Days 5-8: Cuzco

    Return by train to Cuzco, one of the most charming towns in the Americas. Cuzco is rich in Indian culture with beautiful colonial architecture, cobbled streets and nearby ancient Inca ruins and the buzzing atmosphere makes it easy to while away a few days here. Stay at the beautiful Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, a former palace and convent which is now one of the city's finest hotels.

    Accommodation: Belmond Hotel Monasterio (3 nights)

  6. Days 8-10: Iguassu

    Next fly to the mighty Iguassu Falls which borders Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay and when the water is high, omits a mighty roar making for a truly impressive experience. Stay at the lovely Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas within sight and sound of the falls themselves and explore the rainforest walkways, take an exhilarating jetboat ride to the base of the falls, or simply relax while toucans and parrots fly overhead.

    Accommodation: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas (2 nights)

  7. Days 10-13: Rio de Janeiro

    The grand finale is Rio de Janeiro, renowned for its spectacular bay, miles of golden sands and vibrant atmosphere. The Belmond Copacabana Palace is a luxuriously grand hotel overlooking the most famous of Brazil’s beaches, Copacabana, and within easy reach of the city's key attractions.

    From here it's easy to add time at some of Brazil's other picturesque beaches for a relaxing finish to this epic itinerary or speak to a specialist to add more time in any of these thrilling destinations.

    Accommodation: Belmond Copacabana Palace (3 nights)

  8. Fly home from Rio


  • Cuzco Walking Tour - Half Day

    Explore the magical city of Cuzco on foot with a local guide visiting the highlights from Qoricancha Temple, known as the heart of the Inca Empire, as well as local markets, where you can shop for fine silver, ceramics and famed alpaca crafts.

  • Sacred Valley Horse Riding & Pisac

    Enjoy an unforgettable horse ride in the Sacred Valley (all abilities welcome) combined with a visit to the local market, Inca Ruins of Pisac and lunch. The Sol y Luna horses are Peruvian Paso horses, which are unique to Peru and truly wonderful to ride.


Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro

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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 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday.

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