Classic Peru

From mountains to jungle, seasides to great plains, see Peru's incredible natural and historical highlights on this awesome adventure. Retrace the steps of the Incas to Machu Picchu, admire colonial cities, explore vibrant markets and meet the locals in this South American country with a difference. Return home with incredible memories of the panoramas and people of Peru.

Itinerary

Day 1 Lima

Admire ornate churches and palaces on a walk through the well-preserved historic centre of Lima. In free time, perhaps wander through one of the many excellent museums that shed light on the interesting history and culture of Peru.

Days 2-4 Puno/Lake Titicaca

Spend the night in Puno before heading off to sail on iconic Lake Titicaca where water stretches as far as the eye can see. Be welcomed by friendly locals during an overnight island homestay, travel by boat on the calm waters and pick up some quality knitted goods, handmade by the local men on Taquile Island.

Day 5 Cuzco

Journey by local bus to Cuzco - the heart and soul of Peru. Take a slow stroll around the Inca-built walls that line the streets. Head to the buzz of Plaza de Armas - a great place to people watch and interact with the locals.

Day 6 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

Travel through the lush, fertile Sacred Valley, known to the Incas as Wilcamayo. Spend the night in Ollantaytambo, a town built by the Incas with geometric precision.

Day 7 Aguas Calientes

Take a winding train ride through the Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes. Nestled in the cloud forest in the hills at the foot of Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes' hot springs are a refreshing way to relax.

Days 8-9 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Spend the day at mesmerising Machu Picchu. Explore the iconic ruins, taking advantage of the abundance of awesome photo opportunities. Be sure to take time to stop and reflect on the profound beauty of this famous site. Travel back to Cuzco for a final night in this city that is big on charm.

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