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Adventurous exertions and spa indulgences in Peru

From mountain biking to a superluxe spa

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Adventurous exertions and spa indulgences in Peru

January 26 2010
Maria Shollenbarger

Adventurers might relish the high altitude and clean air of the Sacred Valley in Peru, where Cazenove + Loyd is inaugurating a six-day mountain-biking itinerary (first picture;; from £2,946 per person), during which cyclists will leverage their mobility to reach hard-to-access views and sites around the Moray Ruins, the salt pans near Maras and the Urubamba Valley.

After such exertions, a day or two of spa indulgences might be in order. Book in at Tambo del Inka (second and third pictures;; from $480), a sleek new glass-and-stone lodge on the Urubamba River with a superluxe, 5,500sq ft spa – and its own train station, with daily departures for Macchu Picchu, about three hours away.