Amazing Peaks and Majestic Ruins Peru

Amazing Peaks and Majestic Ruins

The service delivered over the 16 days was second to none, every pickup was on time, and all connections made. All hotels selected, for our stay were very good with friendly, helpful staff.

16 Day Peru Itinerary
2 Adults
$222 pp/night
$6674 total USD

Exploring Peru in depth…

With over two weeks of vacation, we wanted to explore Peru in depth! My partner and I were excited to explore the different terrains and also visit the iconic destination — Machu Picchu. Prior to that, we visited the Sacred Valley. It was a great day out with an extra stop at a wildlife center, a wonderful way to to see several Inca sites and a good precursor to Machu Picchu itself.

Is it worth the hike? Totally!

The 2-day Colca Canyon adventure was a long tour but well worth it. Visiting the highland plateaus of Peru was fantastic. The guides stopped when requested, and included much-needed breaks at cafes. The height of the trip topped 15.7 km (9.8 mi), with stunning views of the volcanoes. Chivay was a really nice little town and worth walking around the market. Our guide took us around explaining the various fruits and vegetables, and the coffee shop on the corner of the square was one of the few places that sold proper Peruvian coffee.

The ocean wildlife amazed us…

The Ballestas Islands was a good excursion to see this archipelago's famous (both in Peru and Ecuador) nesting birds leave the island every morning. We even got to see the Humboldt penguins! During our time at Paracas, we stayed at San Augustin. We had lovely views over the sea and facing the fishing fleet of Paracas. We walked to and from the port easily.

Meals

Free Breakfast for 15 days

Transport

flightLima to Cusco  
flightArequipa to Lima  
shuttleLima to Paracas  
private driverParacas to Lima  

DAY 1


Lima

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores - night 1 of 3

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
3:00 pm check-in
1 room.

From a room at the Casa Andina Premium Hotel, you’ll be about a 5-minute walk from Parque Central, one of Miraflores’ most well-known parks. Miraflores is one of Lima’s trendiest districts, and it attracts artists from all over the city. On most evenings and weekends, you can visit Parque Central to browse crafts for sale and listen to free live music at the amphitheater.

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DAY 2


Lima

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores - night 2 of 3

The Sacred Citadel of Pachacamac

The Sacred Citadel of Pachacamac
The Sacred Citadel of Pachacamac

Experience Pachacámac, a complex that was once hailed as an all-important oracle during pre-Columbian times. Tours of Pachacámac include visits to the on-site museum, pyramids, and temples.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 9:00 am - 12:30 pm start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 3


Lima

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores - night 3 of 3

DAY 4


Lima / Cusco

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores

Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco - night 1 of 2

City Tour and Nearby Ruins

Lima to Cusco

Lima to Cusco
Lima to Cusco
Flight transport type
6:00 am - 7:40 am pickup/drop-off time
1.67 hours duration

If you only have a few weeks to travel in Peru and want to see several major destinations, flying is your best bet. Domestic airports are scattered across Peru in most major cities.

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Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco
Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Sonesta Posada del Inca is located just a few steps away from Cusco’s main square. With first-class lodging and authentic Peruvian hospitality, this hotel offers travelers an excellent choice in the heart of Cusco.

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City Tour and Nearby Ruins
City Tour and Nearby Ruins

Cusco is a modern city coexisting with an ancient and dramatic past. In the ruins surrounding the city, you’ll see the remnants of a complex belief system and highly-sophisticated engineering.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 5


Cusco

Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco - night 2 of 2

Sacred Valley Excursion

Sacred Valley Excursion
Sacred Valley Excursion

On this tour you’ll spend a day exploring the great variety of attractions the Sacred Valley of the Inca has to offer. In the marketplace at Pisac you’ll have the opportunity to buy crafts made by Peruvian artisans. Then you’ll visit the valley itself, and hike through an Inca ruin in one of the nearby mountains.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 7:45 am - 4:45 pm start/end time
Transport included

DAY 6


Cusco / Aguas Calientes

Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco

Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu - night 1 of 1

Escape to Machu Picchu

Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu
Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

The Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu hotel is located in Aguas Calientes. This hotel is comfortable and modern and the location gives travelers ideal access to Machu Picchu.

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Escape to Machu Picchu
Escape to Machu Picchu

During its lifetime, Machu Picchu saw the rise and the fall of the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu was built in the 15th century, just before the Spanish arrived and took control of the surrounding region. Touring the vast complex of agricultural, residential, and religious buildings, it becomes clear Machu Picchu was a world unto itself, the busy last chapter of an accomplished civilization.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 6:00 am - 7:30 pm start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 7


Aguas Calientes / Cusco

Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu

Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco - night 1 of 1

Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco
Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Sonesta Posada del Inca is located just a few steps away from Cusco’s main square. With first-class lodging and authentic Peruvian hospitality, this hotel offers travelers an excellent choice in the heart of Cusco.

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DAY 8


Cusco / Puno

Sonesta Posada del Inca Cusco

Posada del Inca Lake Titicaca - night 1 of 2

Titicaca Deluxe Train - Cusco to Puno

Posada del Inca Lake Titicaca
Posada del Inca Lake Titicaca
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Posadas del Inca Lake Titicaca is set just outside Puno. The hotel has large, comfortable rooms and a lovely lakeside setting.

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Titicaca Deluxe Train - Cusco to Puno
Titicaca Deluxe Train - Cusco to Puno

During this full-day tour you’ll ride a luxury train from Cusco to Puno, one of the most spectacular routes in all of Peru. This is one of the highest passenger trains in the world.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 7:20 am - 6:00 pm start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 9


Puno

Posada del Inca Lake Titicaca - night 2 of 2

Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour

Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour
Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour

Lake Titicaca is one of the prides of Peru. During this tour you’ll explore the lake’s floating Uro Islands and encounter an indigenous Quechua-speaking group on Taquile Island.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 7:00 am - 3:00 pm start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 10


Puno / Chivay

Posada del Inca Lake Titicaca

Casa Andina Colca - night 1 of 1

Adventure in Colca Canyon (2 days/1 night)

Casa Andina Colca
Casa Andina Colca
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Casa Andina Colca is a rustic hotel in Chivay. The rooms are set in cottages that connect to the rest of the hotel via small stone paths.

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Adventure in Colca Canyon (2 days/1 night)
Adventure in Colca Canyon (2 days/1 night)

The Colca Canyon is one of Peru’s most beautiful and dramatic areas. This canyon is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon and is scattered with mountains, rivers, and small villages. During this tour you’ll spend 2 days and 1 night exploring the Colca Canyon.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 8:00 am - 8:00 am start/end time
Transport included

DAY 11


Chivay / Arequipa

Casa Andina Colca

Casa Andina Premium Arequipa - night 1 of 2

Casa Andina Premium Arequipa
Casa Andina Premium Arequipa
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

In Arequipa, you’ll find some of the loveliest colonial architecture in Peru, buildings and facades that have made it through hundreds of years of earthquakes and reconstructions. A room at the Casa Andina Private Collection is a good way to guarantee that you’ll get a good dose of everything the city has to offer. The Plaza de Armas is nearby the hotel, Arequipa’s beautiful centerpiece of white colonial buildings.

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DAY 12


Arequipa

Casa Andina Premium Arequipa - night 2 of 2

DAY 13


Arequipa / Lima

Casa Andina Premium Arequipa

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores - night 1 of 1

Arequipa to Lima

Arequipa to Lima
Arequipa to Lima
Flight transport type
2:25 pm - 6:00 am pickup/drop-off time
-8.42 hours duration

If you only have a few weeks to travel in Peru and want to see several major destinations, flying is your best bet. Domestic airports are scattered across Peru in most major cities.

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Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
3:00 pm check-in
1 room.

From a room at the Casa Andina Premium Hotel, you’ll be about a 5-minute walk from Parque Central, one of Miraflores’ most well-known parks. Miraflores is one of Lima’s trendiest districts, and it attracts artists from all over the city. On most evenings and weekends, you can visit Parque Central to browse crafts for sale and listen to free live music at the amphitheater.

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DAY 14


Lima / Paracas

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores

San Agustin Paracas - night 1 of 2

Paracas National Reserve Tour

Lima to Paracas

San Agustin Paracas
San Agustin Paracas
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

San Agustin Paracas is set right along the bay in Paracas, Peru. The hotel has spacious, modern rooms and a wonderful location.

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Paracas National Reserve Tour
Paracas National Reserve Tour

The Paracas National Reserve is a stunning subtropical coastal desert in Peru. This tour takes you to some of the reserve’s best attractions.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 15


Paracas

San Agustin Paracas - night 2 of 2

Ballestas Islands Boat Excursion

Ballestas Islands Boat Excursion
Ballestas Islands Boat Excursion

You have a good chance of seeing sea lions, seals, and all kinds of birds at the Ballestas Islands. This tour brings you close to the islands and provides fantastic opportunities for spotting and photographing a variety of wildlife.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 7:30 am - 9:30 am start/end time
Transport included
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DAY 16


Paracas

San Agustin Paracas

Paracas to Lima

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