Experience the magic of Peru on our handcrafted Signature Peru tour.
This 9 day itinerary offers the best of Peru. First exploring the local eats in Lima, the 'gastronomical capital of the Americas', then flying over the Andes to Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Start gently, with time to acclimatize in the picturesque Sacred Valley, also a fascinating place to delve into the culture and farming practices of the locals, whose roots trace back to pre-Columbian empires. Visit colourful market stalls, explore Incan sites including Pisac, Intihuatana, Q’allaqasa and Kinchiracay, as well as the remains of a giant Inca fortress, Ollantaytambo. You will be getting engrossed in the history and culture, and eager for more as you board your train bound for the iconic Machu Picchu. A private guided tour will help you appreciate the importance of these famous ruins.
The journey continues through the mountains and valleys, witness locals harvest salt using traditional methods at the Maras salt ponds then head to the capital of the ancient Incan Empire – Cusco. We have allowed plenty of time to explore with our expert local guides as well your own time to relax and soak up the atmosphere, as there is so much to enjoy - restaurants, markets and cultural sites.
While gaining an insight into the fascinating and colourful culture of Peru, you will enjoy the comfort of our handpicked accommodation and our local team will be there to help you get the best out of this amazing country.
Still wanting more, add on our signature Amazon, Puno and Lake Titicaca or even Bolivia!
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Handpicked hotels - stay in comfortable accommodation along the way, select from our standard, superior or deluxe options, including Casa Republica, our boutique hotel in bohemian Barranco, one of Lima's most vibrant districts! (superior programme)
Gain insight into the fascinating and colourful culture of Peru as you travel through the beautiful Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, deep into the heart of the Incan empire...including a private tour of Machu Picchu, plus plenty of time to explore.
The best of Peru, Lima, Sacred Valley, Cusco and Machu Picchu, our way! Make sure you get the most out of your trip to Peru in this 9 day itinerary - taste the local food, drinks, relax as you take the train to Machu Picchu.