Highlights: Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Begin your odyssey in the "City of Kings," a UN World Heritage Site. Continue the route to the Colca Canyon in Arequipa, at 3,200 meters, the fourth deepest canyon in the world. Next, visit Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, at 3,812 meters. Finally, close with a flourish: get to know Cusco, the capital of the Incan culture, and tour the quintessential icon of Latin American tourism, Machu Picchu.
Begin in Lima and enjoy it. Continue the adventure in Trujillo, the home of two of the cultures of ancient Peru: the Mochica and the Chimu. See Chan Chan, the largest adobe city in the world. Next destination: Chiclayo and the tomb of one of the most important rulers of the Mochica culture, the Lord of Sipan. Finally, Chachapoyas, its waterfalls that include Gocta, the third highest in the world, and the stone hilltop fortress of Kuelap, which sits in the middle of the jungle.
Highlights: Lima, Paracas, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Get to know Lima and from there, head south to Paracas. Once there, visit two of the region's most important attractions: The Nazca Lines, astrological calendar and the Ballestas Islands, an unparalleled nature reserve. We keep heading south to Arequipa and Puno, home to the highest navigable lake in the world: Titicaca. Take a deep breath and continue; Cusco and Machu Picchu await you.
Highlights: Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Puerto Maldonado
The starting point will be Lima. From here, head south to Arequipa. Don?t miss the Colca Canyon, a wonder of nature. Then visit Puno and its Lake Titicaca. If this didn?t seem like much, get to know Cusco, the Historical Capital of Peru, its valley, its cities, and live the experience of Machu Picchu. Continue the route towards Puerto Maldonado, capital of Peruvian biodiversity and home of one of the most precious nature reserves on the planet: Tambopata.
If you are an adventure lover, get to know Cusco in a different manner. First, be a part of Cusco, its urban charms and its archaeological heritage. Then follow in the footsteps of our ancestors. We suggest that you arrive to the citadel of Machu Picchu via the ancient Inca Trail built by our ancestors, also called the Qhapaq Ñan or "Way of the Lord." This can turn into one of the best excursions you've ever experienced. Go for it!
For good reason, Peru has become one of the top travel destinations in the world. It is the country of Machu Picchu - one of the New 7 Wonders of the World – as well as a great richness of cultures and of ecological zones that open you to the discovery of impressive glaciers, stunning beaches and breathtaking jungle and river adventures in a single package.
The best destinations of Peru are found throughout this incredible country. In Peru’s Andean region, you can hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. In the Amazon rainforest, discover the richness of its animal and plant species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. In the coastal region, explore Spanish colonial architecture, pre-Incan archeological ruins, or simply enjoy a chilled chicha morada or pisco sour while sunbathing on one of its delightful beaches. So plan your trip to Peru today! You are sure to discover a once in a lifetime experience...