The Spirit Of Peru, Panama & Cuba

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A great option if you’d prefer to explore yourself.

Tour Overview

Come on an exciting journey through the magical Inca region of Peru. Visit the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, enjoy the colourful city of Cuzco and be mesmerized by the vastness of Lake Titicaca. Continue your journey to Panama City, where you can experience the wonder of the Panama Canal, before traveling to Cuba, the land of rum, cigars and salsa. Be taken back to an era where time has stood still, whilst enjoying the friendliness of the locals and sipping on mojitos.

 

Highlights
Lima
Machu Picchu
Peru, Panama and Cuba tour
Havana
Panama Canal

Route Map

The Spirit Of Peru, Panama & Cuba Route Map

Itinerary

DAY 1
Lima

On arrival in Lima you will be met and transferred your hotel.

DAY 2
Lima

Morning tour of colonial and modern Lima. Explore the city founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535.  See the private collection of Inca artifacts at Larco Museum.

Breakfast
DAY 3
Lima – Cuzco

Transfer to airport for your flight to Cuzco, the capital of the Inca empire. On arrival transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast
DAY 4
Cuzco

Half day city tour discovering some of the most iconic sites in and around Cuzco including the Cathedral, Q’oricancha (the temple of the sun) and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman.

Breakfast
DAY 5
Sacred Valley

Today learn about the traditional customs and ancestral weaving techniques in the indigenous town of Chincheros. Continue to Moray, an impressive Inca greenhouse and finish at the Ollantaytambo fortress.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6
Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Start your 2 day journey to the unforgettable ruins of the Machu Picchu by boarding the Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes. Catch a bus up the mountain where you will be guided through this beautiful forgotten citadel, home of an incredibly advanced civilization.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
Machu Picchu - Cuzco

You will have this morning free to explore the ruins at your own pace, before catching the train back to Cuzco. (Second entrance fee not included)

Breakfast
DAY 8
Cuzco - Puno

Spectacular bus journey across the Altiplano to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 9
Puno

Full day tour of Uros and Taquile Islands, to visit the communities that live on these reed islands.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 10
Puno – Lima

Transfer to airport for your flight to Lima. On arrival transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast
DAY 11
Lima – Panama City

Morning at leisure to explore the traditional Miraflores neighbourhood. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Panama City. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Breakfast
DAY 12
Panama City

Morning city tour of Panama City and the Miraflores Locks. For a complete experience you will visit the museum and the visitor centre at Miraflores which will give you an insight into the construction of the Canal, a masterpiece of engineering. The tour ends with a visit to the exquisite Causeway fashion centre.

Alternative tour: Half day Panama Canal cruise available Thu, Fri & Sat from Jan-Mar / Sat from Apr-Dec.

Breakfast
DAY 13
Panama City

Full day tour to Portobello, an old colonial port town, a safe haven for the Conquistadors but a juicy target for pirates, particularly the famous Francis Drake.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 14
Panama City – Havana

Morning flight to Havana.  On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Breakfast
DAY 15
Havana

Morning walking tour of Old Havana. Be immersed in its history and charm as you wander through the labyrinth of streets that lead to the beautiful Plaza Vieja. This afternoon enjoy a unique experience on a panoramic city tour in a ‘vintage car’.

Breakfast
DAY 16
Havana

Discover the scenic beauty of Viñales and learn more about Cuba’s tobacco industry, during your visit to a small tobacco plantation and a local cigar factory, before returning to Havana.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 17
Havana – Santa Clara – Trinidad

Overland transfer to Trinidad via Santa Clara. Morning tour of the history-rich Santa Clara town, including a visit to Che Guevara Mausoleum before continuing on to Trinidad.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 18
Trinidad

Half day tour of Trinidad. This tour takes you on a fantastic journey through Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through the historical centre of Trinidad, a city full of stunning colonial architecture, vibrant atmosphere and friendly people.

Breakfast
DAY 19
Trinidad

Full day walking tour in Topes de Collantes, a maze of jungle-covered limestone mountains called “Mogotes” featuring picturesque waterfalls and crystalline ponds. Enjoy a visit to the 60-metre waterfall of Caburni.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 20
Trinidad – Cienfuegos - Havana

Overland transfer to Cienfuegos.  Morning tour of this beautiful colonial city founded by French settlers and known as ‘The Pearl of the South’ due to its elegance and stunning natural bay.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 21
Havana - Mexico City

Transfer to the airport for your next destination.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • All internal flights based on LATAM air-pass which requires arrival into South America with LATAM. If using another carrier, price will different.
  • Accommodation in selected hotels with private facilities
  • Meals as indicated (20 breakfast, 9 lunches , 1 dinner)
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking local guides
  • Return economy Vistadome train to Machu Picchu
  • Comprehensive sightseeing and excursions
  • Meeting service and airport transfers
  • Itinerary may be reversed (contact us for details).

Tour Exclusions

  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharges (approx $396 pp)
  • Tips
  • Surcharges apply for Easter, New Years
  • Any items not mentioned as included

Tour Pricing

The Spirit Of Peru, Panama & Cuba
Single
Twin / Double
Tourist Class Hotels
$10,681
$7,436 / person
First Class Hotels
$13,506
$9,065 / person
Deluxe Class Hotels
$17,250
$11,060 / person
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