Peru—Beyond Machu Picchu

8 Day Peru Itinerary

Famous sites are just the beginning of this Peruvian grand adventure. Indulge in internationally award-winning cuisine, breathtaking landscapes, and exciting activities.

3 ways this trip will excite and delight you…

  1. Skylodge — stunning views, a delicious lunch, and zip lining. Yes, it’s as cool as it sounds.
  2. Scenic train rides. There’s no rush this vacation, relish a journey that’s part of the experience
  3. A culinary class that will let you recreate a taste of Peru when you get back home.

What will make your friends jealous?

Treating yourselves to true excitement. Peru is an amazing destination, and I've designed this Signature Trip to reflect that. You'll see 'can't miss' sites, but you'll also enjoy lesser-known activities such as traditional dance on a scenic train, or crossing a 92 foot (28 m) straw bridge.

Our advice to visitors of Peru is…

Do indulge in ‘top activities’ like making the pilgrimage to Machu Picchu, but don't let that be the limit of your trip. Peru has much to offer –– from our history to our cuisine, and the mountains are just the beginning of the outdoor adventures awaiting you. This vacation, see all of Peru.

Meals

Free Breakfast for 5 days
All Meals Included for 3 days

Transport

flightLima to Iquitos  
flightIquitos to Cusco  
private driverTo International Airport ( flight # at ) in Cusco  
flightCusco to Lima  

Trip Overview




DAY 1


Lima

Costa del Sol Wyndham Airport
- night 1 of 1

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE
Costa del Sol Wyndham Airport
Costa del Sol Wyndham Airport


2:00 pm check-in
1 room

Costa de Sol caters to busy travelers with a variety of 24-hour services. This hotel is right outside the Jose Martí International Airport, making it ideal for travelers with a flight to catch.

DAY 2


Lima / Iquitos

Costa del Sol Wyndham Airport

Tree House Lodge
- night 1 of 3

Lima to Iquitos

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE
Tree House Lodge
Tree House Lodge


2:00 pm check-in
1 room

We are located in the Peruvian Amazon at the confluence of the serene and protected Yarapa and Cumaceba rivers near the Pacaya Samiria Reserve. Come stay with us and you’ll see the rainforest from an entirely ...

DAY 3


Iquitos

Tree House Lodge
- night 2 of 3

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE

DAY 4


Iquitos

Tree House Lodge
- night 3 of 3

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE

DAY 5


Iquitos / Cusco

Tree House Lodge

Hotel Casa Cartagena
- night 1 of 1

Iquitos to Cusco

OPEN DAY TO EXPLORE
Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel and Spa
Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel and Spa


12:00 pm check-in
1 room

This boutique hotel has preserved the original, colonial architecture of the home. While you’re here, you can quickly get to to some of the Cusco’s most interesting sites, all while staying in a building ...

DAY 6


Cusco / Aguas Calientes

Hotel Casa Cartagena

Casa del Sol Machupicchu
- night 1 of 1

Lunch at Skylodge with Via Ferrata and Zipline

Expedition Train - Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

Casa del Sol Boutique
Casa del Sol Boutique


3:00 pm check-in
1 room

This luxurious hotel offers rooms with views of either mountains or the Vilconata River. Casa del Sol is just a few steps away from the bus that takes visitors to Machu Picchu.

Lunch at Skylodge with Via Ferrata and Zipline
Lunch at Skylodge with Via Ferrata and Zipline

Take a tour to combine the very best of Peruvian food and adventure. Your dining experience will take place in a transparent dome, suspended 1,312 feet in the air, securely fastened to a cliff that looks ...


from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Expedition Train - Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
Expedition Train - Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

These train are ideal for those who are staying at the Sacred Valley's hotels. or for those who want to go to Aguas Calientes after the Sacred Valley Tour.


from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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DAY 7


Aguas Calientes / Cusco

Casa del Sol Machupicchu

Hotel Casa Cartagena
- night 1 of 2

Huayna Picchu Hiking Tour

Aguas Calientes to Poroy Vistadome Train

Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel and Spa
Casa Cartagena Boutique Hotel and Spa


12:00 pm check-in
1 room

This boutique hotel has preserved the original, colonial architecture of the home. While you’re here, you can quickly get to to some of the Cusco’s most interesting sites, all while staying in a building ...

Huayna Picchu Hiking Tour
Huayna Picchu Hiking Tour

This 2-hour hiking tour is a breathtaking complement to a visit to the Machu Picchu ruins. You will leave for Huayna Picchu mountain from Aguas Calientes, the small town that is nearest Machu Picchu. Huayna ...


from 6:15 am - 8:15 am

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Aguas Calientes to Poroy Vistadome Train
Aguas Calientes to Poroy Vistadome Train

Peru When was the last time you took a leisurely trip through the Andes? If you ride the Vistadome, the answer will be: your last vacation. This train takes you through Peru's beautiful, yet rugged landscape ...


from 4:43 pm - 8:23 pm

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DAY 8


Cusco

Hotel Casa Cartagena
- night 2 of 2

Inca Rope Bridge Qeswachaka Full Day Tour

Chicha Restaurant by Gaston Acurio

Inca Rope Bridge Qeswachaka Full Day Tour
Inca Rope Bridge Qeswachaka Full Day Tour

Take this tour to see one of the only Inca bridges that still exists. It’s made of straw and stretches 92 feet across a canyon, and offers stunning views of the surroundings, including the Apurímac River. ...


from 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Chicha Restaurant by Gaston Acurio
Chicha Restaurant by Gaston Acurio

Gaston Acurio is widely credited with putting Peruvian food on the map. His cooking style elevates Andean cooking styles to haute cuisine. He opened his first restaurant in Lima in 1994, and since then ...


from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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DAY 9


Cusco

Hotel Casa Cartagena

Cusco Culinary Experience

Cusco to Cusco

Cusco to Lima

Cusco Culinary Experience
Cusco Culinary Experience

On the Cusco Culinary Experience tour, a Peruvian chef will show you how to make some of Peru’s best-known dishes. Choose between a 9 a.m. lunch class and a 3 p.m. dinner class. Both classes include an ...


from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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