Relax and explore vibrant, cosmopolitan Lima on this pre-voyage extension, featuring two nights at the classic Lima Country Club Hotel in fashionable residential San Isidro. See the Plaza de Armas and heart of colonial Lima on an included half-day tour. Sample celebrated Peruvian cuisine on your own for dinner.
Departing Thursday, this optional extension adds just one day to Wild Peru Escape: Amazon & Machu Picchu, allowing you not only to sample the pleasures of this royal city but also giving you time to relax and be best prepared for the adventures ahead. Additional nights available at Lima Country Club Hotel, a 1927 classic, renewed in 2017 with spectacular public spacious and contemporary suites. Golf available at an additional charge, and the hotel also features a spa and other amenities you’d expect of a fine hotel.
Day 1 - Depart / Arrival Lima
Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to Lima Country Club Hotel, a refreshed historic landmark in fashionable San Isidro. Fully renovated in 2017, this 83-room classic hotel, built in 1927, showcases colonial art in all its rooms and public areas. With all the amenities of a five-star hotel, celebrated public spaces and spacious suites. Additional nights available on request.
Day 2 - Explore Historic Lima
Meet your guide after breakfast to visit the Plaza de Armas and surroundings in the heart of the colonial Lima. In 1988, UNESCO declared the historic center of Lima a World Heritage Site for its high concentration of historic buildings constructed during the Spanish colonial era. Ornate facades line centuries-old streets, adorned with more than 1,600 intricate balconies, palaces and cathedrals begun in 1535 under Francisco Pizarro. Lunch is at a local restaurant. Return to the hotel with the remainder of the afternoon and evening at leisure. Golf is available at the private club at additional cost. Dinner is on your own, to relax in the hotel or to sample Peru's celebrated national cuisine at a nearby restaurant. (B,L)
Day 3 - Lima / Cusco
Transfer to the Airport, where you join the main group for the flight to Cusco. (B)
Costs & What's Included
Cost per person 2021-22
Cost Includes:Accommodations, meals as indicated, sightseeing tour and entrance fees, gratuities, and transfers for those on recommended group flights.
Items of a personal nature, international and other airfare.