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    Sydney Australia - credit Jackie Appleton

BA makes Machu Picchu, Peru more accessible

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Vicki Tester

 

Machu Pichu - Picture courtesy of M. Buckman

Machu Pichu – Picture courtesy of M. Buckman

British Airways are launching flights to Lima as from next summer.  It will be in operation three times a week from Gatwick and will start on May 4, offering the only direct flights between London and the capital of Peru.

While Machu Picchu will be high on your list of places to see there is so much to do and see in Peru that you really do need to plan your time here well. Machu   Picchu has become so popular that you now need to book your time in this stunning site. Fly in to Lima and then head to the Peruvian highlands around Arequipa – beautiful countryside surrounded by snow capped, rugged mountains. The city abounds with colonial era architecture and convents that have existed for 400 years.

The world’s deepest canyon, the Colca Canyon takes you deep in to the Andes and is full of wildlife and birdlife, including the rare condor. The villages here have hardly been touched by the modern world. No trip to Peru should miss the Sacred Valley of the Incas with Pucara considered by many as the best archaeological site in South America.

Catch the tourist train through the Sacred Valley that takes you to Aguas Caliente where you can catch the bus that takes you to the Holy City of Machu Picchu. This has to be one of the highlights of any trip to Peru.

If time allows, consider travelling to Ica, south of Lima to take a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines – huge drawing made in the desert 2000 years ago and only truly appreciated from the air. And /or include a trip to the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest for a completely different type of experience.

 With direct flights starting next May it is all so much more doable, please give us a call on 01323 446550 or email info@experienceholidays.co.uk to discuss your bespoke, tailor made trip to Peru (or anywhere else for that matter).



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