Take off on a couple's retreat unlike any other when you venture to the beautiful country of Peru. You and your partner will experience the very best of history and culture against the backdrop of stunning natural landscapes. Get lost in the fervor of city life as you tour Lima's historic downtown and roll up your sleeves to take part in an authentic ceviche cooking class. Then journey through the mystical Sacred Valley en route to the renowned ruins of Machu Picchu and the soothing hot springs...
Lima – Airport Arrival
On the first day of your couple's retreat, you will touch down in sunny Lima along the sparkling coastline. Waves crash against the sandy shores and seagulls flock to the rocky cliff sides. Families gather in verdant plazas to soak up the sun and enjoy a light picnic. Meanwhile, couples sit along mosaic-tiled benches overlooking the waterfront. Once you have landed in Lima, you will meet your expert guide who will accompany you throughout your journey in Peru. Together, you will board your private ground transport en route to your luxury hotel in the heart of Miraflores, the most prestigious area in all of Peru. You and your partner can indulge in the beautiful views from your private hotel balcony before venturing into the city for a bit of exploration.
You can begin by meandering along the coastline as you watch sky gliders plummet from rocky cliff sides to the sandy beaches below. Circle the iconic La Marina lighthouse and enjoy your first meal in Peru at a five-star restaurant nearby. After dinner, you two can watch the sunset from the mosaic benches of the illustrious Parque del Amor greenscape.
Lima – Tour of Historic Downtown and Ceviche Cooking Class
Cusco – Plaza de Armas and Illustrious San Blas
Sacred Valley – Thrilling Zipline Ride and Sky Lodge Accommodation
Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes – UNESCO Ruins
Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes – Scenic Hike and Hot Springs
Lima – Airport Departure
- Touch down in Peru's vibrant capital city of Lima and indulge in an authentic sunset dinner along the coastline
- Stroll hand-in-hand through Lima's historic downtown and partake in an exciting ceviche cooking class alongside a world-renowned chef
- Duck into the opulent cathedral halls in Cusco's city center before exploring the illustrious white stucco neighborhood of San Blas
- Take off on a thrilling zipline ride across the Sacred Valley and enjoy a romantic evening of stargazing from your sky lodge accommodations
- Ascend to the captivating UNESCO World Heritage site, Machu Picchu, then soak in the medicinal hot springs of Aguas Calientes
- Trek to the peak of Huayna Picchu for mesmerizing views of the ancient citadel and enjoy a three-course meal in the base town's charming center
- Discover the whimsical magic of the Barranco District and shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs at the Larcomar shopping center
There's no better place to fall in love all over again than amongst the breathtaking landscapes of the South American country of Peru. Soft, sandy beaches glisten in the sunlight as waves lap feverishly along the coastline. Rugged mountain peaks jut into the sky as the Andean condor swoops overhead. Meanwhile, city life in Peru is teeming with vibrant energy and rich cultural heritage that spans thousands of years. You can experience it all alongside your partner as you set off on this unforgettable seven-day couple's retreat to Peru.
Your trip begins in the bustling capital city of Lima. After your plane touches down, you'll be whisked away to Lima's prestigious Miraflores neighborhood, where you can settle into your five-star luxury hotel accommodations. You can enjoy a sunset dinner at ocean's edge to mark your first night in this captivating country. In the morning, it's time to get out and explore alongside your expert guide. You will immerse yourself in colonial and ancient history as you stroll through the Plaza de Armas and marvel at the intricate stone facades before stepping inside Lima's basilica and descending to the mystical catacombs. In the afternoon, you will roll up your sleeves to take part in a couple's cooking class alongside a world-renowned chef. Enjoy your delectable lemon-lime ceviche from a private balcony where you can bite into your savory creation and look out at the twinkling street lights as dusk descends on the city.
In the morning, you will begin your journey through the ancient Inca Empire. First, you can board a regional flight from Lima to Cusco. Spend the day exploring the city, considered the birthplace of the Inca Empire. You can get lost amongst the zeal of the city's outdoor markets, then explore the bustling Plaza de Armas and enjoy the view from a central fountain. In the afternoon, you can shop and dine in the illustrious white stucco neighborhood of San Blas.
The next morning, begin your journey to the internationally acclaimed ruins of Machu Picchu as you wind your way through the Sacred Valley. On the first day in the valley, you will get your blood pumping with a thrilling zipline ride. You will enjoy panoramic views of the valley and breathe in the fresh mountain air. That evening, you and your partner will enjoy a romantic evening perched in a luxury Sky Lodge accommodation that offers both views of the valley and the starry night sky above. In the morning, you will summit Machu Picchu's famed ruins alongside your guide before dipping into the medicinal hot springs in the base town of Aguas Calientes.
$1,997 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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