Ancient Wonders

Discover the ancient wonders of the world on a honeymoon adventure. Open your mind to ancient civilisations: explore the Forbidden City in Beijing, stroll through the ruins of ancient Ephesus in Turkey or ponder the enigma of the Nazca Lines in Peru.

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Discover the ancient wonders of Peru on a honeymoon or romantic getaway adventure. Once home to the largest empire in the world, Peru boasts a rich historical past complete with awe-inspiring ruins, stunning scenery and a vibrant culture.

Discover the ancient Inca capital of Cusco, explore ancient ruins in the lost city of Machu Picchu and, from high above, reflect on the mystery of the Nazca Lines.

Clamber over crumbling pre-Inca ruins at Kuélap, discover adobe pyramids at Moche, explore the 3000-year-old fortress temple at Chavin de Huantar and discover remote Andean villages in the Callejon de Huaylas.

Glide between unique man-made floating islands on Lake Titicaca, home to the Uros Indians, who believe they are the direct descendants of Inca royalty. Or explore the vast tropical rainforest of the Amazon River, a watery highway teeming with wildlife and home to indigenous tribes that remain untouched by the modern world.


Soak up the hot sun on one of Mexico's great beach resorts – Cancun, Puerta Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas – then discover Mexico’s ancient wonders on a journey through the heart of the Aztec and Mayan empires – just perfect for adventurous honeymoon couples.

Discover elaborate and highly decorated ceremonial architecture, including temple-pyramids, palaces and observatories – all built by the Mayans without metal tools.

Climb the 2000-year-old pyramids at Chichén Itzá, Copan and Uxmal; explore the stunning ruins of Palenque; wander around the vast city of Teotihuacán; scramble into sacrificial sinkholes at Cenoté; or cool off with a refreshing swim in the Caribbean beneath the famous walled Mayan fortress of Tulum.

Along the way, listen to howler monkeys and spot toucans, wild turkeys and peccaries in sub-tropical rainforests. Then hang out in an outdoor cafe with a margarita or two or enjoy a glass of red wine as you savour Mexico’s famous tortillas, tamales and enchiladas.

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Latest update: Ancient wonders: 31 December, 2023