Overview & Highlights
Visit Peru's top highlights on this classic escorted group tour. Features Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco and Machu Picchu. You travel in comfort throughout, through mountainous landscapes of never ending variety.
This is a a fascinating tour through southern Peru, the heartland of the Inca Empire, where plunging canyons and soaring mountains form a spectacular backdrop to ruined temples and fortresses and indigenous markets awash with bold colour.
Stand on the rim of the Colca Canyon as condors soar alongside you and tread a cautious foot on to the floating reed islands on the icy waters of Lake Titicaca. The journey to Cusco is a superb opportunity to drink in the contrasts of the Andean scenery as you descend slowly from the llama-dotted frosted highland prairies to a landscape of small holdings with kitchen gardens and eucalyptus groves on the other side of the watershed.
The adventure continues amid the intricate stonework and cobbled streets of Cusco, the Inca's imperial city, and at the Lost City of Machu Picchu, set on a ridge spur between forested peaks above the River Urubamba, roaring through a tropical canyon.
- Lima: walking tour
- Colca Canyon: condor spotting
- Lake Titicaca: boat excursion to the Uros Islands
- full day luxury train from Puno to Cusco
- Cusco: city tour and nearby Inca ruins
- Sacred Valley: tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Machu Picchu: guided tour of the ruins
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UK clients depart, arriving Lima, Peru, the same day.
Overnight in the capital.
Walking tour of the historic centre; fly to Arequipa.
At leisure in colonial Arequipa.
By road through the Andes to Colca Canyon.
Condor spotting excursion; visit traditional villages.
By road to the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Excursion by boat to the Uros Islands.
Journey over the altiplano to Cusco.
City tour of Cusco and Inca fortress of Sacsayhuamán.
Excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas; overnight.
By train to Machu Picchu; guided tour of the ruins.
Optional re-entry to Machu Picchu; return to Cusco.
Day at leisure in Cusco; optional excursions.
Fly to Lima and depart on international flight or extension.
UK clients arrive home the following day.
Things to do
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Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima
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Peru / Cusco
Casa Andina Premium Collection Cusco
Peru / Sacred Valley of the Incas
Peru / Machu Picchu
Inkaterra Machu Picchu
Peru / Arequipa and Colca Canyon
Costa del Sol Wyndham Arequipa
If there's somewhere you particularly want to go that isn't included in this tour, we can add on an extension to take you there.
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Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert
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.
Charlotte Daubeney - Travel Expert
Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.
Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert
After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!
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.
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.