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Travel to Peru

 

Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime in Peru! From the iconic ruins of Machu Picchu and the mystical depths of the Amazon rainforest, to the surreal landscapes of the desert oasis of Huacachina, you’ll traverse breathtaking terrain and delve into the heart of this enchanting country. Whether you’re hiking through the Andes, cruising on the serene waters of Lake Titicaca, or exploring the colonial charm of Cusco and Lima, each day offers a new perspective and a deeper appreciation for the beauty and complexity of Peru. Don’t miss your chance to join us on this once in a lifetime adventure!

Travel to Peru

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Meals

18 X Breakfast
3 X Lunch
3 X Dinner

Accommodation

Double occupancy in 3-star hotels
Amazon Lodge Stay
Homestay in Titicaca

Activities

Dune Buggy Tour
Sandboarding Experience
Cusco City Tour
Machu Picchu
Rainbow Mountain
& more

HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR ITINERARY

Aug 24
AIRPORT PICK UP & WELCOME DINNER
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL

Your journey begins as you touch down in Lima, the vibrant capital city of Peru. Lima is known for its rich history, diverse culture, and delectable cuisine. Airport transfer to hotel and welcome dinner at a local restaurant is included.

Aug 25
PARACAS, BALLESTAS ISLANDS & HUACACHINA
DAY 2 - PARACAS/HUACACHINA

Get ready for an action-packed day on Day 2 of your Peruvian adventure! We’ll depart Lima and head south along the picturesque coast to the charming fishing town of Pisco, where you can savor a mouthwatering seafood lunch while learning the secrets of preparing authentic Peruvian ceviche – a culinary delight not to be missed! After lunch, enjoy a 2-hour boat tour of the Ballestas Islands, teeming with wildlife like sea lions, penguins, and various bird species. Afterward, we will visit the pristine Paracas Natural Reserve to see La Catedral rock formation from a breathtaking scenic overlook. Strap in and hold on tight as we arrive in Huacachina, a natural oasis in the Ica Desert. With so much excitement packed into just Day 2, you're sure to be having the time of your life – and this is only the beginning of your Peruvian escapade!

Aug 26
DUNE BUGGY TOUR & SANDBOARDING
DAY 3 HUACACHINA

Morning at leisure to stroll around the oasis, take optional boat rides on the lagoon, enjoy the photography opportunities, and try the local cuisine. In the afternoon, unwind in the oasis with a refreshing drink by the pool and brace yourself for 2 hours of thrilling dune buggy rides and sandboarding down the towering sand dunes!

Aug 27
NAZCA LINES
DAY 4 - HUACACHINA/NAZCA

This morning, we embark on a journey to one of the world's most enigmatic archaeological sites – the Nazca Lines. For a unique perspective of these ancient geoglyphs, you have the option to take a scenic flight and witness the lines from above. We’ll board an overnight bus from Nazca to Arequipa.

Aug 28
DAY 5 - AREQUIPA

Arrive in Arequipa this morning and settle in before exploring. Known for its Spanish colonial charm and stunning white buildings, the city is a must-see. Spend your free time wandering the main plaza, visiting the cathedral, and enjoying local cafes and eateries. Don't miss the Andean Sanctuaries Museum, home to the famous Ice Maiden, an Inca mummy from the 1440s. Enjoy your day in Arequipa! Free day to enjoy Arequipa

Aug 29
DAY 6 - CHIVAY

Today we’ll travel 5 hours by Minivan to Chivay, a village near Colca Canyon. Rest of the day at leisure to relax or take an optional dip in the thermal baths.

Aug 30
COLCA CANYON
DAY 7 - COLCA CANYON/PUNO

This morning, we’ll visit the breathtaking Colca Canyon, home to terraced crops and the majestic Andean condor. Later, enjoy a scenic bus ride to Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Explore the town, known for its vibrant indigenous cultures and lively festivals.

Aug 31
LAKE TITICACA
DAY 8 - UROS ISLAND/AMANTANI

We’ll transfer to the main port in the morning and take a boat to Uros Island, crafted from totora reeds by local fishermen and hunters. Learn about the weaving process and opt for a traditional "balsa de totora" boat ride. Then, journey to Amantani Island, where a local family will host you for lunch using local ingredients. Explore the pre-Inca Pachatata temple and hike to the island's peak for a stunning sunset over Lake Titicaca. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight with the local family on Amantani Island.

Sept 01
LAKE TITICACA
DAY 9 - TAQUILE/PUNO

After breakfast, journey to Taquile Island renowned for its handicrafts and intricate textiles. Discover local customs, including special hats denoting marital status or authority. Explore ancient temples, tombs, and terraces, and learn about traditional farming techniques. Finally, return to Puno for an overnight stay.

Sept 02
JOURNEY TO CUSCO WITH STOPS
DAY 10 - TRAVEL TO CUSCO

Early morning departure to Cusco. We will enjoy exciting stops along the way, starting with a tour of the Paso la Raya and visit the Pucará Lithic Museum. We will explore the Raqchi Archaeological Complex and marvel the Andahuaylillas Sistine Chapel. We arrive in Cusco in the evening.

Sept 03
CUSCO CITY TOUR
DAY 11 - CUSCO EXPLORATION

Cusco City Tour with a morning visit to the Plaza de Armas and its famous Cathedral, which contains more than 300 paintings from the Cusquena school of art. Next, we will explore Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun) and the Sacsayhuaman esplanade, known for its enormous megalithic stone walls. Our journey will continue to the nearby archaeological sites of Qenqo, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay. In the afternoon, we will visit local markets and explore the artsy neighborhood of San Blas, known for its narrow streets and vibrant artistic community.

Sept 04
PISAC, MORAY, MARASURUBAMBA & OLLANTAYTAMBO
DAY 12 - SACRED VALLEY

Today we will explore Sacred Valley, a splendid region in the Andes and home to major archaeological sites and picturesque villages. Our first stop will be Pisac, where we will visit ruins and a popular market. We will see how locals dye alpaca wool with natural plants of the region, visit the archaeological site and see its terraces, Incan cemeteries, and royal buildings. Next, we will move on to Moray and wonder at their mysterious circular terraces. We will continue to the nearby village of Maras, a center for salt production at the Maras Salt Mines and admire the unique quilt work of over 3,000 salt ponds spilling into the Sacred Valley. We will enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant in Urubamba and continue to the town of Ollantaytambo. We will visit the ruins and board the train to Aguas Calientes. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Sept 05
DAY 13 - MACHU PICCHU

Early morning departure to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. We will enjoy a guided tour and get insights into Inca architecture, astronomy, spirituality and gain a deeper understanding of the site's history and significance. After the guided tour, we will have time to explore Machu Picchu and wander among the stone buildings, visit the Temple of the Sun, walk along the terraces, and take in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Urubamba River below. After exploring Machu Picchu, we will head back to the town of Aguas Calientes and enjoy some free time for lunch. After lunch, we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo and transfer to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.

Sept 06
DAY 14 - RAINBOW MOUNTAIN

Full-day trip to Rainbow Mountain (Mountain of Seven Colors), a natural wonder and one of Peru's most captivating tourist attractions. We will depart Cusco at 4:00AM and drive to Cusipata, where we will have breakfast. Following breakfast, we will head to the hike starting point, at 4,850 meters. From there we will start the 3.5-kilometer trek over both flat and uphill terrain, leading to the majestic Mountain of Colors. The hike will take about 1.5 hours, depending on your level of fitness. Along the way, enjoy panoramic views of the valleys, wild llamas, alpacas, and vicuñas, as well as of the Andes and the nearby glaciers. At the top, take a well-deserved break and beautiful photos. We’ll travel back to Cusipata and enjoy a local lunch before returning to Cusco.

Sept 07
DAY 15 - HUMANTAY LAKE

Full-day trip to Humantay Lake, a hidden gem nestled amidst the Andean peaks. We will start the day with an early morning departure at 4:00AM to Mollepata, where we will enjoy a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, we will continue to Soraypampa and marvel at the stunning scenic views of the snow-capped mountains, including Apu Salkantay mountain which sits 6230 meters above sea level. Next, we will begin the 3 km hike to Humantay Lake which takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. At the lake, gaze at the stunning waters and catch your breath as you take in these beautiful once-in-a-lifetime views. At 4000 meters altitude, the view is literally breathtaking! After enjoying the unbelievably blue lake at the bottom of an enormous glacier, we will travel back to Soraypampa and enjoy a tasty local lunch before returning to Cusco.

Sept 08
COOKING CLASS
DAY 16 - CUSCO

Today we will discover the Peruvian Flavors with a cooking class & walking tour to San Pedro Market. We will start with a visit to the central market of San Pedro, the first grocery market in Cusco and learn about the functions of traditional Andean kitchens and local specialties. Next, we will head to the cooking studio, where we’ll enjoy a modern Peruvian cooking class guided by a professional Peruvian chef.

Use the rest of your last day in Cusco to buy some souvenirs, walk the ancient streets and drink a delicious Peruvian coffee while overlooking the beautiful streets of Cusco on a balcony.

Sept 09
DAY 17 - AMAZON JUNGLE

Today we fly from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado and transfer to the lodge by boat. Enjoy a welcome fruit juice and settle in. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Sept 10
LAKE SANDOVAL EXPLORATION
DAY 18 - AMAZON JUNGLE

Early breakfast, then trek to Lake Sandoval for bird and monkey watching. Explore by rowboat, looking for giant river otters and more. In the afternoon, we will visit Monkey Island, spot caimans, and maybe see capybaras. Night walk for nocturnal wildlife. Dinner and lodge stay.

Sept 11
CANOPY WALK & JOURNEY TO PUERTO MALDONADO
DAY 19 - AMAZON JUNGLE

We will embark on an early morning canopy walk to witness the rainforest from a unique 30-meter-high vantage point, offering panoramic views of the Rio Madre de Dios. Spot various bird species, such as toucans and macaws, from the elevated platforms. Then, journey back up the river to Puerto Maldonado. Overnight at hotel in Puerto Maldonado.

Sept 12
FLIGHT TO LIMA
DAY 20 - DEPARTURE

Flight back to Lima for your departure. Time to wrap up this epic adventure, and we can't help but feel exhilarated by all the incredible experiences we've shared! Let's keep the excitement alive and bid farewell with a promise of thrilling reunions in the future. Hasta luego! 🌟

TRIP DEPARTURE DATES

DATES

AVAILABILITY

PRICE

24 AUG 2024 - 12 SEPT 2024
20 SPOTS
$4,200.00
24 AUG 2024 - 08 SEPT 2024
LIMITED
$3,400.00
02 SEPT 2024 - 12 SEPT 2024
LIMITED
$2,300.00
02 SEPT 2024 - 09 SEPT 2024
LIMITED
$1,800.00

TRIP DEPARTURE DATES

DATES

24 AUG 2024 - 12 SEPT 2024
24 AUG 2024 - 08 SEPT 2024
02 SEPT 2024 - 12 SEPT 2024
02 SEPT 2024 - 09 SEPT 2024

AVAILABILITY

20 SPOTS
LIMITED
LIMITED
LIMITED

PRICE

$4,200.00
$3,400.00
$2,300.00
$1,800.00

FAQS

The trip starts in Lima and finishes in Lima if you are joining the 20 day journey or starts and finishes in Cusco if you are joining the 8 days trip.

Jorge Chavez International Airport for the 20 days trip and Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport for the 8 days trip.

Included: airport transfers, all ground transportation, domestic flights, some meals, local guide, entry fees, activities, all accommodation.

Excluded: international flights, travel insurance, visa fees, beverages, tips.

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