Signature Peru - Hike, Bike and Foodie Delights
Embark on an extraordinary 12-day Peru tour, immersing yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Lima, the Sacred Valley, and Cusco.
Begin your adventure in Lima, where you’ll sample local dishes in the vibrant central market on a delightful walking food tour led by a local guide.
Cycle through the enchanting Sacred Valley, discovering hidden gems and learning about traditional life, weaving and agriculture from the local communities you visit.
Uncover the secrets of the town of Ollantaytambo, as you explore its Incan ruins, visit a local distillery, observe coffee roasting and enjoy a traditional Pachamanca lunch cooked over hot stones.
Delve into nature with a two-night stay at an eco-lodge, hiking to the pre-Incan fortress of Purmamarca. Walking along the Qhapaq Ñan (Imperial Inca Trail) will take us past fascinating Incan irrigation channels and the Chocobamba terraces.
Board a train to Machu Picchu, where you will spend the night in the township and explore the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site with a private guide. Explore the mysteries of the Killarumiyoc archaeological park and the small-town charm of Huarocondo before reaching Cusco, the final destination on your tour of Peru. As well as having time to explore the cobblestone streets of this ancient Incan capital at your own pace, you’ll be treated to an immersive cooking class with a local chef, where you’ll learn to make some of Peru’s most iconic dishes and toast the end of your epic adventure with a classic Pisco Sour!
This journey promises not just a visit to Machu Picchu, but an immersive and authentic experience of the real Peru, blending active adventure, history, culture, and the rich tapestry of Peruvian cuisine.
Viva's Best Bits...
Stay in a sustainable tented lodge in the heart of the Sacred Valley, surrounded by peace and quiet, using solar energy, organic produce, and where you may opt for yoga, a spa treatment using Andean medicine, or enjoy some star gazing.
From enjoying a traditional lunch with the locals in Sacred Valley to street eats in Lima, a cooking class in Cusco, or perhaps a farm to table meal, this journey will delight you with the diversity of the Peruvian cuisine.
Walk, hike and bike your way through the cities, towns and valleys of Peru, exploring some off the beaten path sights, past ancient Inca irrigation channels to mysterious ruins.