Peru & Argentina Uncovered

Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Mendoza & Buenos Aires
13 nights private tour from $8,400 per person

This unique journey through Peru and Argentina will appeal to both foodies and adventurous travellers. Explore the highlights of Peru, including Machu Picchu, before sampling Malbecs in the vineyards of Mendoza. Encounter spectacular scenery, get under the skin of fascinating ancient cultures and enjoy delicious food and wines, staying in small, boutique properties throughout.

Peru and Argentina Uncovered
At a glance
  • Perfect holiday for couples with a sense of adventure and keen foodies

  • Sample the finest of Malbecs in Mendoza, Argentina's wine-growing region, surrounded by mountains and vineyards

  • Best visited in the spring or Autumn, making it easy to avoid the school holidays

  • Be blown away by the ancient Inca ruins at Machu Picchu

Journey highlights
  • Perfect holiday for couples with a sense of adventure and keen foodies

  • Sample the finest of Malbecs in Mendoza, Argentina's wine-growing region, surrounded by mountains and vineyards

  • Best visited in the spring or Autumn, making it easy to avoid the school holidays

  • Be blown away by the ancient Inca ruins at Machu Picchu

  • Uncovered itinerary:Designed to immerse you in a destination, our Uncovered Journeys take you off the beaten path, with boutique hotels and cultural insight
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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The best time to combine Peru with Argentina's wine regions would be from March to May and from September to November. This avoids the rainy season in Peru and the cooler winter in Mendoza, hopefully leaving warm bright days. Machu Picchu sits in its own microclimate and it's weather is often unpredictable so is best visited in Peru's dry season when you are less likely to experience thick fog which can disrupt your views.


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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
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June $8,900 $2,200 plan your trip
July $8,900 $2,200 plan your trip
August $8,900 $2,200 plan your trip
September $9,500 $2,400 plan your trip
October $9,500 $2,400 plan your trip
November $9,500 $2,400 plan your trip
December $9,500 $2,400 plan your trip
January $8,400 $2,100 plan your trip
February $8,400 $2,100 plan your trip
March $8,400 $2,100 plan your trip
April $9,500 $2,400 plan your trip
May $9,500 $2,400 plan your trip
  • June
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,900
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    $2,200
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,900
    Deposit from*
    $2,200
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,900
    Deposit from*
    $2,200
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $9,500
    Deposit from*
    $2,400
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $9,500
    Deposit from*
    $2,400
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $9,500
    Deposit from*
    $2,400
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $9,500
    Deposit from*
    $2,400
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,400
    Deposit from*
    $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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,400
    Deposit from*
    $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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $8,400
    Deposit from*
    $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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $9,500
    Deposit from*
    $2,400
  • 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 vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.
    $9,500
    Deposit from*
    $2,400
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Itinerary

Fly to Lima
Day 1-3

Lima

Begin by flying into Lima, Peru's capital city and gastronomic heart. We recommend a stay in Atemporal, a nine-bedroom property which sits in the upmarket Miraflores neighbourhood, within easy reach of a number of the city's key sites and some world-class dining options. A foodie tour has been included as a perfect introduction to Peruvian cuisine. Head out of the city to nearby Inca ruins or wander the historic district and admire the colonial architecture before flying south to Cusco.

Accommodation: Atemporal ( 2 nights )
Day 3-7

Sacred Valley

Transfer straight into the Sacred Valley where you will be able to spend a few days adjusting to the altitude before heading to the iconic Inca site of Machu Picchu. Stay for four nights at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, marvelling at the spectacular valley scenery, exploring Andean villages and enjoying some adrenaline-fuelled adventures before boarding the train which will take you to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to the site of Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour and walk in the steps of these ancient people, learning about the history of the site and its discovery. Return to the Sacred Valley in the evening.

Accommodation: Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba ( 4 nights )
Day 7-9

Cusco

Head back to Cusco and stay for two nights at a charming boutique hotel in the centre. We recommend making the most out of the Cusco tourist pass which includes entry fees to all the most important museums and Inca ruins within the city, giving you plenty to discover in the next few days. Cusco's cobbled streets and pretty colonial architecture make it a wonderful place to spend a couple of days and the perfect place to end your time in Peru.

Accommodation: Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel & Spa ( 2 nights )
Day 9-12

Mendoza Wine Region

From here, fly to Mendoza in Argentina. This is prime wine country and you will be surrounded by vineyards, the soaring peaks of the Andes Mountains constantly looming in the distance making for some stunning contrasting scenery. Here we recommend three nights to allow plenty of time for exploring the region's best vineyards and, of course, tasting the region’s best wines.

Accommodation: Finca Adalgisa ( 3 nights )
Day 12-14

Buenos Aires

End your journey in Buenos Aires, a city of vivid colours and distinct European flavours. Enjoy tango shows, fine dining and football, explore fascinating museums and familiarise yourself with each neighbourhood's unique character before flying home. Stay at boutique CasaSur Palermo and use the hotel's bikes to get to know this delightful city, staying for two nights.

Accommodation: CasaSur Palermo ( 2 nights )
Fly home from Buenos Aires
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 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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When to visit

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Best time to visit
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Average time to visit

The best time to combine Peru with Argentina's wine regions would be from March to May and from September to November. This avoids the rainy season in Peru and the cooler winter in Mendoza, hopefully leaving warm bright days. Machu Picchu sits in its own microclimate and it's weather is often unpredictable so is best visited in Peru's dry season when you are less likely to experience thick fog which can disrupt your views.

Peru & Argentina Uncovered
Peru & Argentina Uncovered

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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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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