View Peru designed an elegant vacation to Peru and Bolivia, for couples and spouses that enjoy sharing thrilling encounters and adventures together.
Immerse yourselves into the charm and magic on this journey through Peru and Bolivia making loving memories together. Feed your palette with explosive flavors of Peruvian cuisine in the finest restaurants of Lima, and tour the City of Kings by bike. Explore the Andes, the longest mountain range and youngest in the world, traveling to the Sacred Valley admiring the adorable llamas and alpacas, touring the Inca archeological sites of Pisac, Moray, Ollantaytambo, and strolling through colorful markets. Uncover the secrets of the iconic Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and then stroll through the ancient Inca city of Cusco with its Incan and Colonial architecture. Next, travel through the Altiplano to Puno for a cultural experience at Lake Titicaca and then crossing to Bolivia touring the mystical city of La Paz and finally on to the brilliant Uyuni Salt Flats.
Upon your arrival to the coastal city of Lima, you will be welcomed by our friendly View Peru Representative who will take you to your hotel in the heart of Lima. Our representative will give you a briefing on your upcoming adventure. Now you will begin your Peruvian amorous honeymoon in a romantic setting in your stylish hotel room.
In the evening we will take you to one of the best restaurants in Lima, to lose yourself in a flavorful gourmet experience.
Today we will explore Lima, the capital of Peru that lies on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.
Lima is renowned for its exquisite gastronomy scene with the best restaurants to savor Ceviche, Lomo Saltado, and many more enticing dishes. Immerse yourselves into Peruvian cuisine by visiting the local market and two traditional restaurants in the districts of Miraflores and Barranco.
Our first stop takes you to the San Isidro Market, where your senses will come alive by tasting exotic fruits such as lúcuma, granadilla, aguaymanto, pitahaya, and others. Following our route, we head to one of Lima`s top restaurants, La Mar Cevicheria owned by the well-known Chef Gastón Acurio, where you will taste appetizing fresh seafood dishes of the mouthwatering Peruvian ceviche. After a flavorful experience, it’s time to visit the bohemian district of Barranco to feast on a delectable creole dish at the Isolina Tavern. Thereafter, go and relax in your hotel until the start of the sensational bike tour of Lima. Our bike escapade takes you through the Miraflores district, one of the most idyllic sections of the city. Wander about the modern side, including the Miraflores Central Park with the Municipal Palace, the Church of the Miraculous Medal, an amphitheater where musical groups perform. Afterward, a stop at an Indian Market to see Peruvian handicrafts and souvenirs, continuing to the museum of the Huaca Pucllana, an important ceremonial center of the Lima culture (200 B.C.-600 B.C.), Miraflores Pier, Love park that has a beautiful sculpture dedicated to Love surrounded by an undulating wall, where you can read romantic phrases of well-known Peruvian poets, and an Old Lighthouse with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
To crown this poetic venture, we`ve made reservations at a first-class restaurant for you and your loved one with stunning views of the city of Lima at night. Be carried away with passionate and magical moments together.
In the morning, we will take you to the Lima airport for your flight to Cusco. On arrival to the lovely Andean city of Cusco (3350 mts/10,800 ft.), you will be greeted by our View Peru Representative who will introduce you to your well-versed guide. Ride off together in private transport to the lush Sacred Valley lower in altitude than Cusco, with immaculate views of the valley and mountains. We will stop at the Awanacancha llama farm to see the cuddly South American camelids of llamas and alpacas. Then we move on to the picturesque village of Pisac (2972 mts/9750.7 ft), to enjoy a succulent lunch made of organic products grown in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. After lunch, we will take a stroll through the cobblestoned streets of the Pisac colorful market to observe the many stalls selling handicrafts, jewelry, art, alpaca-made sweaters, and much more. You must barter in your best Spanish with the seller to get the best price. Next, we will tour the spectacular Inca archeological site of Pisac with its surreal views of the valley, terraces, Sun Temple, and water channels. Finalizing our day, we will drive to Urubamba (2871 mts/9419.3 ft), where your hotel is located. Time for relaxation and loving intimate time together while being seduced by beautiful surroundings.
Your affectionate journey continues to Moray, Maras, Ollantaytambo, and an amazing train ride to Aguas Calientes, so get excited. Leave your hotel with our professional guide in private transport en route to the Moray circular terraces (3500 mts/11482.9 ft), taking in breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains. Moray is a spectacular site that looks like a deep bowl resembling an amphitheater. It is believed to have been used by the Incas as an agricultural laboratory but no one knows for sure. Next, we head to the Maras salt flats (3000 mts/9842.5 ft), an incredible vision of the ponds sprawled in front of you surrounded by the empowering mountains. There is a viewpoint from where you can take many remarkable pictures and get an opportunity to see the salt being gathered by hand without using machinery. You can pick up some natural salt in the many shops at the Maras salt flats. Thereafter, we will go have a delicious lunch tasting the fresh ingredients from the Sacred Valley. After a divine lunch, we will move forward to the Inca town of Ollantaytambo (2792 mts/9160.1 ft), which will take you back in time. Walk on its cobblestone streets winding through Inca walls until you fix your eyes on the imposing archeological site that was built on the side of the mountain, facing the town. Later, we will go to the Ollantaytambo station to board our train with panoramic views and see the spectacular drop from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (2070 mts/6791.3 ft). Arrive at the Aguas Calientes Station where you will be escorted to your comfortable hotel to relax. Enjoy a loving dinner with candlelight and great views of the flowing river that is comforting.
Fairy Tales do come true, with a tour of the magnificent Machu Picchu!
After an exquisite breakfast, depart your hotel together with our guide to the bus station to board the shuttle bus up to the astounding Machu Picchu (2430 mts/7972.4 ft) for a fabulous time. As you approach the citadel, you will pinch yourselves to see if it`s a dream or real. Finally, a grand tour with your guide walking through the stunning temples, corridors admiring the genius stonework of the Incas. Feel the magic of Machu Picchu as you come alive with the surreal vistas of the surrounding mountains and valley below. Your guide will talk about the many theories behind the grand citadel but you will come to your own conclusion. After being bewitched by Machu Picchu`s tender touch, exit the park with your guide. Optional hike of Huayna Picchu if you are up to it. Otherwise, walk to the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge to feast on a delectable gourmet lunch a la carte. Following a delightful lunch, we will return by bus to Aguas Calientes to board our train to the Poroy Station. Upon arrival at the train station, our View Peru Representative will greet you and take you to your comfortable hotel in Cusco. Enjoy a romantic evening with your partner while being charmed by the ambiance of the Inca city of Cusco.
Share romantic moments in Cusco.
Following a lovely breakfast, depart your hotel with your well-versed guide to absorb Cusco`s positive energy. Stroll on the cobblestoned streets to the Plaza de Armas (Main Square), admiring the Inca fountain, Cathedral, and the Incan Colonial architecture still present today. Continue through the narrow streets passing Regocijo Square to the San Francisco Convent, while discovering the many facets of the Inca capital of Cusco. The San Francisco Church and Monastery are the oldest in the city with a renaissance flair, an impressive coffered ceiling, the largest in the continent painted by Juan Espinoza around 1699 representing the Franciscan order. After a wonderful historical visit to the Catholic Church, we continue to the bustling San Pedro Market, where we will mingle with the locals as they shop for their daily products. Immerse yourself in this cultural experience by walking by the many stalls trying exotic fruit and observing the many products, meats, plant medicines, and much more. Following a fabulous time, we will walk back to the Plaza de Armas (Main Square) to feast on a delicious lunch in a fine restaurant in Cusco. Our next visit takes us to the San Blas artist district where we can see a lovely church in the plaza and many art shops with paintings, wood carvings, religious art, beautiful mirrors, jewelry, sculptures all unique to Cusco. The rest of the afternoon and evening is at your leisure to discover the powerful city of Cusco hand in hand falling in love again.
Journey the Sun Route from Cusco to Puno together reaching high levels of euphoria.
A delicious breakfast, and at the scheduled time, our View Peru Representative will take you to the Wanchaq Train Station in Cusco. Board the Luxury Andean Belmond Train to Puno in comfort and style being pampered all the way. Take in breathtaking views as you cross the Altiplano, observing the lovely llamas and alpacas grazing in their natural habitat. Stop at La Raya, the highest point between Cusco and Puno, and take photos of its beautiful scenery laid out in front of your eyes. Enjoy exquisite meals; lunch, tea time, dinner, cocktails, and canapes at the piano bar. The Andean Explorer train arrives at the Titicaca Lake Station at 22:00. A romantic evening on board in your luxury suite.
The Andean Explorer from Cusco to Puno departs only on Tuesday. If this train doesn`t fit your schedule then you can opt for the Titicaca Train, departing on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday. Another option is to fly to Puno or private transportation.
A jubilant day awaits on the still waters of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
This morning, our professional guide will meet you at the train station and transfer you to the port to board the speedboat. Our adventure begins with a smooth ride on the still waters of Lake Titicaca admiring the beautiful lake and its surroundings en route to the island of Taquile. We will explore the less-touristy side, walking on the pristine sandy beach, visiting families of weavers who will explain their textile art and symbolism that was declared by UNESCO, a world heritage. After, the cultural experience we head to Santa Maria – Llachon located on the tip of the Capachica Peninsula, off the beaten path. The inhabitants will give us a warm welcome, and share their lifestyle, and traditions with us. We will get a glimpse into their magical world. Now it is time to observe the preparation of the Pachamanca, traditional cooking of meats, fish, potatoes, etc. using underground ovens. Enjoy a delicious lunch with a great view of the amazing landscapes. Thereafter, we proceed to our final visit to UROS Ccapi, a less commercialized and touristy island. The Uros people are one of the oldest in South America. Delve into their way of life sharing special moments together. Return to Puno and transfer to your hotel to have a blessed evening filled with love.
Optional change to the program
Kayaking on Lake Titicaca
Amantani Homestay (add 1 night)
Feelings of rapture as you venture to Bolivia.
You will depart your hotel in the early morning in private transport to the Copacabana border (3841mts/12601.7 ft) to go through the migration formalities. Afterward, we will proceed to town for a visit to the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana, a 16th Century Colonial shrine where you will see the image of the famous Virgin of Copacabana. She will bless your union together that will last forever. Next, we will board a motorboat to the famous Isla del Sol (Island of the Sun) (3958 mts/12985.6 ft), where you will hear of the myth that the Great Inca Empire rose from the waters of Lake Titicaca. After, 50 minutes we arrive on the island to have a delicious lunch before starting our informative tour of the area. Stroll to the Inca Staircase which leads to the upper part of the Island where you can appreciate views of the majestic Lake Titicaca with its crystalline waters. Then you will have the opportunity to intermingle with the Aymara people, learning and sharing their traditional customs. Following a heartwarming experience, it’s time to board the motorboat back to Copacabana. Board your private transport and set off to La Paz (3640 mts/11942.3 ft) and onto your hotel. Appreciate a peaceful evening in the city.
You are responsible for obtaining the Bolivia Visa. Please make sure you have all of your necessary documents ready before entering Bolivia. If you have any questions please contact the Bolivian Embassy.
Soul Mates tour the enchanting city of La Paz!
La Paz is a mystical city in the Andes with snow-capped mountains and a dramatic setting. We begin the tour with a visit to El Alto (4090 mts/13418.6 ft), Bolivia`s fastest-growing urban city. In order to get to El Alto, we will hop in the cable car to get exhilarating panoramic views from above, of the city of La Paz and its incredible surroundings. Upon arriving at El Alto, we will visit the El Alto Market where you will encounter many fortune-tellers and sorcerers selling articles for offerings to the Pachamama, healing potions, black magic, and other rituals. Many people go for mystical coca readings, using coca leaves to give them a look into their future. After delving into the world of mysticism, we continue the excursion walking around the panoramic city before going to your hotel to relax. Enjoy time at leisure walking around La Paz visiting art shops and sightseeing the picturesque city.
An early rise to have a delicious breakfast, before departing to the La Paz airport with your View Peru Representative, to take your flight to Uyuni. On arrival at the airport, our guide will be waiting for you to start your journey to the remarkable Uyuni flats, the world`s largest salt flats on the planet. Uyuni was a very large lake that spread across southwestern Bolivia approximately 40 thousand years ago but in time the lake evaporated and left behind the salt-encrusted landscapes of the Salar of Uyuni. The Uyuni flats contain 15% of the world`s lithium which serves as a lucrative extraction.
Your first visit will take you to the very popular Train Graveyard, where you will see dozens of abandoned steam trains scattered throughout. The Train Cemetery was created due to the decline of the mining industry in the 1940s. We continue to the extraordinary Salar of Uyuni Salt flats (3663 mts/12017.7 ft), which spreads out for approximately 10,582. km of white salt. Admire a magical vision of the Uyuni salt flats considered the world`s largest mirror, en route to the Aymara Community of Coquesa (3689 mts/12103.0 ft), on the banks of the Tunupa Volcano. This is a perfect spot to enjoy a delicious box lunch while admiring the surroundings. After lunch, we will take a short hike ascending to the volcano viewpoint to take in breathtaking vistas of the most striking panorama in the world. Also, observe the ancient pre-Incan mummies in the cave of the volcano. After, a fabulous experience, you will appreciate a tantalizing sunset over the immaculate Salar of Uyuni which makes for a heavenly sight for lovers.
Following a brilliant venture, we head to our Salty hotel in Colchani (3674 mts/12053.8 ft) to settle in and enjoy a lovely dinner.
We will set off from your hotel before dawn, en route to the spectacular Uyuni Salt flats to look at the most incredible sunrise ever, that you and your lover will cherish for a lifetime. Observe the dreamy starry sky as we cross the white salt flat to a perfect spot to relish in the sunrise from behind the horizon. Be ready to snap many pictures of this once-in-a-lifetime brilliant moment. A feeling of ecstasy will come over you as you walk hand in hand with your loved one on these paradisal white salt flats. After a glorious time, return to your hotel for a lovely breakfast and some rest. Later in the day, we will go have a succulent lunch before our next adventure. Next, we will tour Incawasi Island (3700 mts/12139.1 ft) which translates to “the house of the Incas”, in Quechua. The island is surrounded by a flat white sea of salt tiles and covered in giant cacti. You are free to wander around to take pictures or just take some time to meditate, and chant aum (OM) while enjoying time in silence. Then it’s time to bid farewell to this phenomenal place, as we continue to the town of Uyuni to have a delicious dinner before going to the airport for your flight to La Paz.
Your romantic honeymoon in Peru & Bolivia concludes today with loving memories to last a lifetime!
Delight in an appetizing breakfast in your hotel. At the right time, our View Peru Representative will take you to the La Paz airport to take your international flight.
Farewell, Dear Lovers until we meet again!