Code Starts (UK) Ends (UK) PriceCT 201 31 Mar 12 12 Apr 12 £2,598CT 202* 19 May 12 31 May 12 £2,598CT 203*? 16 Jun 12 28 Jun 12 £2,898CT 204* 28 Jul 12 09 Aug 12 £2,898CT 205* 18 Aug 12 30 Aug 12 £2,898CT 206* 15 Sep 12 27 Sep 12 £2,598CT 207 27 Oct 12 08 Nov 12 £2,548CT 208 22 Dec 12 03 Jan 13 £2,958*Departures can be combined with the Tico Tico journey (see p27) to combine the southern and northern highlights of Peru in one journey.?CT203 does not overnight in the Sacred Valley in order to coincide with the Inti Raymi festival in Cusco.Single supplement £272Business class supplement from £1,5742013 departures 23 Mar, 04 May, 15 Jun, 27 Jul, 10 Aug, 21 Sep, 19 Oct, 14 Dec.PACIFIC OCEANBOLIVIAPERULake TiticacaLimaArequipaCuscoMachu Picchu.....Andes vColca CanyonAndesCHILEPACIFIC ISTOCKPHOTO.COMPROM PERUSHUTTERSTOCK.COM JOURNEY ROUTE The peaks of Peru?a highlights holidayThe CONDORITO DISCOVERY JOURNEY 13 days, 11 nights Colonial Arequipa and the dramatic Colca Canyon, highlights of the south. Lake Titicaca and the reed islands?glorious scenery, wildlife and tradition. The essence of the Incas?Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The celebrated Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.Day 1 Sat, UK clients depart for Lima, Peru's magnificent imperial capital, arriving evening.Day 2 Fly to Arequipa, the White City, located in an idyllic sun-drenched oasis at the foot of theEl Misti Volcano. Optional visit to the serene, cloistered Santa Catalina convent, almost a self-contained village with its flowery cobbled lanes and fountains.Days 3,4 Drive to Colca Canyon, reputedly the deepest in the world, home to the soaring condor and traditional indigenous villages. There are lovely countryside walks in the vicinity, after which you can refresh yourself in thermal springs.Day 5 Scenic highland drive to Puno and Lake Titicaca.Day 6 Excursion by boat to the reed islands of the Uros indians. These floating islets are furnished with houses, a church and a school all built from the lake's totora reeds.Day 7 Full day scenic journey across the altiplano through remote villages and farmland to Cusco.Day 8 Guided tour of this remarkable city, with its well-preserved Inca and colonial buildings, lively markets and plazas, and huge variety of restaurants, bars and clubs. You will also visit Transport 2 flights (1hr each); 3 road journeys (longest 8hrs); 2 train journeys.Accommodation Small friendly hotels, colonial or modern in style, private bathroom.Meals Breakfast daily.Included excursions Cruz del Condor in Colca Canyon; Uros Islands, Lake Titicaca; guided city tour of Cusco and Sacred Valley; Sacsayhuamán; guided tour of Machu Picchu.Summary of nights Lima 1; Arequipa 1; Colca Canyon 2; Puno 2; Cusco 2; Sacred Valley 1; Cusco 2.Group size Min 4, max 16. Led by Journey Latin America tour leader. JOURNEY PROFILEDeparture dates and prices 26 Escorted Small Group Holidays 2012 » PERUExtensionA FEW DAYS TO SPARE?Continue your journey of Peru by flying over the Nasca Lines and visiting the Ballestas Islands to view the prolific bird life up close.For full details see extensions p76.The holiday was an amazing experience and exceeded all my expectations. Our tour leader was fantastic, very knowledgeable, and I loved every minute. PC, CrowthorneTop: Local girls play at the Inca site of Sacsayhuamán, which displays the finest Inca stonework in the region.Middle: Llamas-the iconic mammal of the Andes.Above: Machu Picchu-no photos ever prepare you for the scale, setting and beauty of this site.the Inca landmarks on the city's outskirts, including Sacsayhuamán.Day 9 Day trip to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, defined by a sparkling river and snow-capped mountains, where perched on the vertiginous hillsides and among ancient terraces are two of the Inca's most impressive temples and fortresses?Pisac and Ollantaytambo. The authentic indigenous market at colonial Pisac is a vigorous and lively affair. Overnight in the valley. Day 10 By train to Machu Picchu, the legendary Lost City of the Incas and the highlight of any trip to Peru. There is a comprehensive guided tour of the site as well as free time to explore by yourself, before returning to Cusco.Day 11 Final day at leisure in Cusco for shopping, museums or relaxing in the city's fine cafes and bars.Day 12 Fly to Lima and on to the UK, arriving day 13, Thurs.For more information, client reviews, trip dossiers, detailed extensions ?and to book online visit journeylatinamerica.co.uk
Code Starts (UK) Ends (UK) PriceTQ 201 07 May 12 21 May 12 £2,868TQ 202 04 Jun 12 18 Jun 12 £2,898TQ 203 06 Aug 12 20 Aug 12 £3,228TQ 204 03 Sep 12 17 Sep 12 £2,978Single supplement £192Business class supplement from £1,5252013 departures 22 Apr, 03 Jun, 29 Jul, 09 Sep.CHILEPACIFIC OCEANPERULima.Andes..ChiclayoCajamarcaKuelap..TrujilloChan Chan v vChachapoyas.LeymebambaROUTE JOURNEY ROUTEholidayThe cultural treasures of the northern AndesTICO TICO DISCOVERY JOURNEY 15 days, 13 nights The rich cultural heritage and mountainous scenery of Northern Peru. Chan Chan, remarkable pre-Inca adobe city close to colonial Trujillo. Unspoilt colonial charm of Cajamarca, set in flowery countryside. Kuelap, huge mountain-top temple-fortress of the Chachapoyans. Chiclayo and the Lord of Sipán?extraordinary pre-Columbian art.Day 1 Mon, daytime flight to Lima, Peru's monumental capital.Day 2 Fly to Trujillo, coastal town full of stately colonial houses built during the time of the viceroys.Day 3 Excursion to the gigantic Moche pyramids, the Huacas del Sol and de la Luna, and to Chan Chan, ruins of nine compounds built by the pre-Inca Chimú Empire: the world's largest adobe city.Day 4 Bus to Cajamarca, attractive colonial city and former haunt of Inca nobility, sitting in a fertile Andean basin surrounded by dairy farms.Day 5 Walking tour of the city. Optional visit to the nearby thermal baths and the pre-Inca aqueducts at Cumbe Mayo.Day 6 Private road transport to Leymebamba, remote town surrounded by pre-Columbian ruins, many still forest-mantled.Day 7 Optional walk to the burial chambers at Revash, and included visit to a museum housing 150 mummies from the Chachapoyan culture. Drive to El Chillo.Day 8 Visit the vast ruined citadel of Kuelap which sits astride a mountain crest with commanding views over the river and forests below. This is probably the most spectacular of Peru's non-Inca pre-Conquest heritage. Continue to Chachapoyas.Day 9 Optional visit to the sarcophagi at Karajía.Day 10 At leisure or optional excursion to the Gocta Falls.Day 11 Drive to Chiclayo on the north Peruvian desert coast. Day 12 Visit the museum of Sipán, displaying remarkable objects of pre-Columbian art and the eerie ruins at Túcume.Day 13 Fly to Lima. Optional excursion to the Inca ceremonial centre at Pachacamac.Day 14 UK clients depart, arriving day 15, Mon. Transport 2 flights (longest 1hr); 1 public bus journey (8hrs); 5 private road journeys (longest 10hrs, most 1-3hrs).Accommodation Mostly small and friendly hotels with private facilities.Meals Breakfast daily; lunch day 8; dinner day 7.Included excursions Walking tour of Lima centre; Chan Chan and the Huacas del Sol y de la luna; walking tour of Cajamarca, Leymebamba museum; Kuelap ruins; Lord of Sipán museum and Túcume.Summary of nights Lima 1; Trujillo 2; Cajamarca 2; Leymebamba 1; El Chillo 1; Chachapoyas 3; Chiclayo 2; Lima 1.Group size Min 4, max 14. Led by Journey Latin America tour leaderprices JOURNEY PROFILEDeparture dates and pricesCall 020 8747 8315 to speak to one of our expert consultants for advice, additional information or to book your holiday 27 Escorted Small Group Holidays 2012 » PERUHighlights were the Huaca de la Luna, Sipán, the Moche sites, seeing archaeologists in action at Sipán and being shown reconstruction techniques. It is a shame the attractions of Northern Peru are not more widely known.MW, Colchester. Top: The Lord of Sipán's tomb, dating back to approximately 700 A.D, was only discovered in 1987 and is one of the richest findings in Peru in recent history.Above: These days, local women in northern Peru are more likely to wear synthetic-dyed acrylic fabrics?but the hats typical of the region endure.BEN LINEHolger Mette J MARSHALL, TRIBAL EYE IMAGES / ALAMYBelow: Chachapoyas is a beautiful mountainous region, in which we discover the rich culture of the pre-Columbian civilisation, including the mountain-top fortress of Kuelap.ExtensionA FEW DAYS TO SPARE?All departures can be combined with the Condorito journey (following on from the Tico Tico)to combine the southern and northern highlights of Peru in one journey.For full details see p26.