Cusco, considered the most impressive pre-conquest city in the Americas, will dazzle you with its mix of Spanish colonial and Inca architecture. Before being conquered by the Spaniards, this city was the heart of the Inca Empire, which stretched across present-day Peru and into Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, and southern Colombia. Today, the city is like an outdoor museum with hundreds of years of history on display.
During your exploration of the “Heart of the Inca,” you will take a Cusco tour and then travel through the Sacred Valley, where you will have the opportunity to climb the ruins of the military outpost of Ollantaytambo and wander the famous Pisac market.
This Peru tour package shows you the best of Cusco and the Sacred Valley before taking you on the journey of a lifetime along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. You’ll trek the ancient Inca Trail through rolling Andean peaks, explore Inca ruins, and learn about traditional culture along the way.
You will start your adventure in Cusco, where you will adjust to the altitude among a fascinating mix of colonial and ancient architecture. Here you’ll explore the city on an expert guided Cusco tour, and then visit the surrounding areas, including the Sacred Valley.
Then you’ll start your journey on the famous Inca Trail. This is more than a hike; it is a journey to the past, during which you will learn about Inca civilization, culture, and society. Your final destination – the impressively beautiful ruins of Machu Picchu – is just as breathtaking as the journey there. You are sure to leave this tour with a sense of accomplishment and an improved understanding of how the Incas lived and thrived. This Peru vacation is the perfect mix of culture, history, and adventure for the eager traveler.
Explore the many man-made and natural wonders that the Peruvian Andes have to offer: World Wonder Machu Picchu, imperial Cusco, the Colca Canyon, and Lake Titicaca are just a few of them. Visit these awe-inspiring sites and uncover the magical Andes.
You will start this exciting Peru package through the Andes in Arequipa, known as the White City because of its buildings made from white volcanic stone. Nearby awaits the majestic Colca Canyon, where you will witness the soaring condors and incredible panoramas of agricultural terraces. You will spend a night in the Colca Canyon, relaxing in the natural hot springs amidst stunning pastoral scenery. Continue on to tranquil Puno and tour the magnificent Lake Titicaca, home to the incredible floating islands of Uros and Taquile, among many others.
This ultimate Peru vacation package contains everything from flat arid deserts, to high mountain peaks, to tropical rain forests - and everything in between. On this Peru trip, you will start by exploring Arequipa before you venture into the depths of the Colca Canyon where you can witness condors gliding through the blue skies, explore the small traditional villages and markets, and take a relaxing soak in the local hot springs.
Explore the best of Peru’s cultural, natural, and historical highlights during this customized 11-day Peru tour package. This vacation will take you down the Peruvian coast, through the highlands, and deep into the Andes. Along the way you’ll learn about the many mysteries of the pre-Columbian sites scattered across the country. Who made the Nazca Lines and why? How did the Incas get those massive stones to the top of mountains, and how were the mountaintop buildings and temples constructed?
This complete Peru travel package will take you to all the most important destinations in the country: Machu Picchu, Cusco, the Amazon rainforest, Lima, the Nazca Lines, the Colca Canyon, and Lake Titicaca. You will learn about the mysteries of the pre-Columbian civilizations, explore the vast array of flora and fauna in the jungle, watch the graceful condors soar across the canyons, and immerse yourself in the diverse culture of Peru.
This exciting Peru package takes you to two of the most beautiful regions in Peru: Cusco and the Sacred Valley, and Puno and Lake Titicaca. The Peruvian Andes are teeming with truly magnificent natural and man-made wonders. This package takes travelers across the magical Andean range through thousands of years of culture and history.
Start your adventure in Cusco, former seat of the glorious Inca Empire, with its stunning architecture that combines ancient and modern techniques from the Incas and the Spanish. Your tour of the Sacred Valley that surrounds beautiful Cusco will take you to the region’s most impressive archeological sites, culminating with a visit to the grandiose citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Discover the fascinating and eclectic culture of Peru with this package taking you from ancient ruins to the virgin Amazon. You will first head to the heart of the former Inca Empire, Cusco. The beauty of Cusco and the Sacred Valley, coupled with the impressive remains of pre-Columbian cultures, will leave you in awe of this Andean city.
But the tour only gets better as you leave Cusco for one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. Your Peru package will guide you through the ruins of this mystical and spiritual center situated in cloud forests where the Amazon meets the Andes.
Last but not least, prepare for a descent into Peru’s Amazon. You will travel to the gorgeous rainforest and discover the intricate balance of life of this lush ecosystem. Here you'll marvel at the thousands of species of flora and fauna that live in the jungle.
Peru is a treasure-trove for archeology lovers. Many ancient discoveries in Peru - such as the Royal Tombs of Sipán, the tattooed mummy Lady of Cao, and World Wonder Machu Picchu - have several times graced the cover of the prestigious National Geographic magazine. This Director’s Pick Peru package takes you to all these sites and more.
The earliest evidence of human settlement in Peru dates back to 12,000 BC, making Peru South America’s earliest settled country. Many archeologists compare Peru’s ancient sites and treasures to those of Mexico, the Mediterranean, and Egypt. The pre-Columbian cultures left no written records but a plethora of artifacts, gigantic adobe cities and pyramids, stone citadels, and mysterious systems of communication and transportation.
This Peru package to the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Cusco was specially designed by TRAVELERS
“From my experience, constantly traveling to Cusco, and having lived there, and after being in touch with thousands of travelers, this is the best possible itinerary I could come up with,” he said. “I like this itinerary so much that I named it after my grandmother, Rosalia, who was born in 1920, and still lives in a small town outside of Cusco.”