Overview & Highlights
Thrill the family with snow-capped landscapes, ruined temples, colonial cities and exotic wildlife. Travel with the condors to deep Colca Canyon, step onto floating reed islands of Lake Titicaca and visit to Machu Picchu. Round it all off in Amazonian jungle, a short hop away.
- Arequipa: city tour with Santa Catalina Convent
- Lake Titicaca: Taquile and Uros Islands, Luquina Chico
- Cusco: city tour and surrounding ruins
- Ollantaytambo: Walking around Huilloc and Pumamarca
- Sacred Valley: excursion to Inca ruins and villages
- Machu Picchu: guided tour
- Puerto Maldonado: daily excursions in the Amazon jungle
The top sights of Peru will leave all the family thrilled by the scenic grandeur, ruined temples, colonial cities and exotic wildlife. You travel from the dizzy heights at the rim of the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world, and the floating reed islands of the Uros Indians on Lake Titicaca to Machu Picchu, the Inca Lost City, once buried under the tropical forest which surrounds it.
Fly from the vast capital, Lima to the colonial plazas of Arequipa, Peru’s White City, which sits in the desert in the shadow of Volcano Misti. Travel by road up through stark desert to remote Colca Canyon, where a traditional rural lifestyle has been preserved.
Drive on to the icy, sapphire waters of Lake Titicaca: spend time with the farmers and fishermen who live there.
Continue by road to historic Cusco, showcase of Inca and Spanish colonial treasures. It’s a short drive to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, with towering ruined temples and lovely country walks. Travel by rail through a narrow gorge to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, set on a mountain saddle above the Urubamba Valley which leads down to the oh-so-close Amazon: you’ll travel by short flight and boat to a wildlife lodge for adventure and wildlife spotting.
Arrive in Lima. Spend the night at a hotel at the airport..
Fly to Arequipa.
City tour of Arequipa and Santa Catalina Convent.
Drive up through the Andes to Colca Canyon.
Condor spotting excursion.
Drive to Lake Titicaca.
Boat trip to Taquile Island, Luquina and Uros Islands, overnight.
Return to Puno.
Travel by road across the altiplano to Cusco.
Walking city tour, including nearby Inca ruins.
Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Overnight there.
Walking tour around Huilloc and Pumamarca.
By train to Machu Picchu, guided tour. Overnight nearby.
Optional revisit to the site, return to Cusco.
Fly to Puerto Maldonado in Amazonia, by boat to lodge.
Guided jungle adventures.
Fly to Lima.
Colonial Lima and Larco Museum.Transfer to airport.
Things to do
We proudly offer the widest range of activities, excursions and one-of-a-kind experiences across all our destinations, tried and tested personally by our travel experts.
Walking the ruins around Cusco
See condors fly over the Colca Canyon
Visit Lake Titicaca’s floating islands
Explore Chinchero, Maras and Moray
Guided tour of Machu Picchu
Monasteries and mummies tour
Travel by train to Machu Picchu
Visit the Larco Museum
Hike the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Spot wildlife in the Peruvian Amazon
Browse our unrivalled portfolio of accommodation . Every option has been carefully chosen by our team of travel experts, so you can rest assured that you’ll relax in utter comfort.
Peru / Lake Titicaca – Peruvian side / Lake Titicaca
Peru / Cusco
Hotel Rumi Punku
Peru / Sacred Valley of the Incas
Peru / Lima
Costa del Sol Wyndham
Peru / Arequipa and Colca Canyon
Casa Andina Select Arequipa
Peru / The Peruvian Amazon (south) / The Amazon
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Overall the Tangara trip was well structured, if a little hectic moving on every two nights. It achieved its main objectives and we saw fascinating parts of South America that we had long wanted to see. Our guide, was most assiduous, knew the area very well and eased our path considerably. The highlights for us on Tangara were i) The trip to Chiloe, particularly with the services of an excellent nature guide, ii) the visit to Iguazu, iii) Buenos Aries, and iv) of course Rio de Janeiro.TE, Cirencester
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Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.
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Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
Lina Fuller - Travel Expert
Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.
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Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.
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Having caught the travel bug as a child, Millie has travelled all over Latin America before making her home in Buenos Aires for 3 years.