Discover the majestic and the mysterious, deep in the land of the Inca
Uncover Peru’s best on this 15-day Premium journey through lush valleys, rich rainforests and Inca heartlands. Travel south from Lima to the charming city of Arequipa, see condors circling some of the deepest ravines in the world at Colca Canyon, and experience the wild heart of the Amazon Jungle. Consider trekking along the acclaimed Inca Trail, or relax on a scenic train ride, all to witness the magnificence of the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu. With a local leader each step of the way joining you on orientation walks and filling you in on the histories of the land, you’ll get to peruse Peru the local way.
Why you’ll love this trip
- Experience the country’s best during a full day of wildlife activities in the Amazon, explorations of Arequipa and Colca Canyon, and two guided visits to Machu Picchu, reached by 360 train offering unbeatable views of the Andes.
- Taste the flavours of Peru during Exclusive Experiences, including dinner at one of Lima’s best restaurants, a snack at a social enterprise cafe in Cusco and a home-cooked pachamanca lunch in the Sacred Valley.
- Take in truly stunning surroundings at your Feature Stay hotel along the Colca River, offering grounds dotted with tumbling waterfalls, organic gardens and gorgeous pools, plus modern rooms, first-class service and fantastic amenities.
- Get to know the real Peru as you travel with a local leader, stay in a stunning eco-lodge in the Amazon, visit a local community in the Sacred Valley and explore with specialist guides in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
- Sleep surrounded by nature in the Amazon rainforest in a private thatched cabana at your magnificent lodge. Located in the heart of a 380 hectare-private ecological reserve, this unique resort has an on-site team of expert local guides.
Day 1: Lima
Day 2: Arequipa
Day 3: Arequipa
Day 4: Colca Canyon
Day 5: Lake Titicaca
Day 6: Lake Titicaca
Day 7: Cusco
Day 8: Cusco
Day 9: Ollantaytambo
Day 10: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu
Day 11: Cusco
Day 12: Amazon Jungle
Day 13: Amazon Jungle
Day 14: Lima
Day 15: Lima
INT – GGPP
Images courtesy of Intrepid Group