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Peru

Peru is a country of vast variety: topography, cultures, flora and fauna. The history of the country is incredibly rich, and while Machu Picchu remains the country’s major draw, travelers should also spend time in Cusco, Lima and along the Amazon River, one of the most biologically diverse areas on Earth.

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Itineraries We Love

We believe that itineraries need to be personalized, and can work for anyone from honeymooners and adventurers to families and multi-gen groups as long as they are tailored to your interests. Here are some of our favorites; many more can be created by our expert team.

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    Best of Peru Package, from $5,345

    This 7-night classic Anytime Trip is available exclusively on Indagare.  Photo courtesy Belmond.

    This 7-night classic Anytime Trip is available exclusively on Indagare.  Photo courtesy Belmond.

    • At a Glance

      Experience the best of Peru with a 7-night itinerary that features expert-guided city tours of Lima and Cusco, as well as a private visit to the world-famous ancient monument of Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In Lima, you will dine at some of the city’s most renowned hot spots, as well as explore up-and-coming neighborhoods like bohemian Barranco for artisan wares.  In the Sacred Valley, visit ancient villages like Chinchero, a center for textile markets, and enjoy special meals at such restaurants as the Wayra Ranch.

    • Itinerary Highlights

      This package includes expert-guided touring of such cultural and historic sites as Lima’s Plaza Mayor, the San Francisco Monastery, the Larco Herrera museum, the Awanakancha Center, Ollantaytambo and more. You will also experience touring and hiking throughout the Sacred Valley, including a visit to Machu Picchu, a true bucket list monument. Along the way, you will enjoy special dining and shopping experiences at local hotspots, and you will stay at some of Peru’s finest hotels and lodges, including Belmond Miraflores Park, Belmond Hotel Monasterio and Hotel Rio Sagrado.

    • Pricing & Details

      Rates from $5,345 per person, based on double occupancy, depending on season. (This does not include flights to and from Peru.)

  • Iconic Peru

    Iconic Peru

    Peru feels raw and undiscovered despite its many treasures. This itinerary ensures a mix of classics and off-the-beaten path favorites.

    Peru feels raw and undiscovered despite its many treasures. This itinerary ensures a mix of classics and off-the-beaten path favorites.

    • When to Go

      June, July and August are the best months to visit the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, and also the rain forest; the coast, however, is permeated by a light fog called between April and November. December through March is the sunniest season in Lima but the rainiest along the Inca Trail.

    • Ideal Length of Stay

      7-14 Days

    • Itinerary Highlights

      Touring Incan ruins, cooking classes in Lima, mountain biking and hiking in the Sacred Valley, seeing the sun rise at Machu Pichu, cultural exploration in Cusco

    • Day 1-2

      Acclimate to Peruvian life with a tour of Lima, a culinary mecca, with a master chef. Visit a Surquillo market to learn about the origins of Peruvian food and the country’s local produce, before preparing a variety of Peruvian dishes, like ceviche. Later, visit the historic center of Lima and amble through the upscale neighborhood of San Isidro and the coastal district of Miraflores.

    • Day 3-6

      Begin your journey to Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley, a lush destination that boasts Incan ruins, artisan markets and a great landscape for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATVing and kayaking. Take the train to Machu Picchu (with the option to disembark early and hike the end of the Inca Trail) and explore the citadel with one of our specialist guides, and stay after the crowds have left to watch the sun set. Take the famous Hiram Bingham train to Cusco after a sunrise hike.

    • Day 7-10

      Begin your visit to Cusco with a private walking tour of the city’s historic Incan walls before visiting the San Blas neighborhood and the Pre-Columbian Art Museum. Stop for lunch at one of our favorite restaurants overlooking the main square. Explore the outskirts of the city, including the Incan walled complex of Sacsayhuaman, the pink rocks of Puca Pucara, Quenko and Tambomachay, commonly referred to as the Incan baths.

    • Day 11-14

      After hitting the classic Peruvian destinations, consider spending a few days on a luxury cruise liner on the Amazon river or at a luxe hotel on the shores of Lake Titicaca, which offers an incredible setting and the chance to interact with the indigenous communities that live on manmade islands constructed entirely of reeds.

  • LP-Peru-Itinerary-Insiders'Peru

    Insiders’ Peru Package, from $12,234

    This 7-night special-access package is available exclusively on Indagare.  Photo courtesy Belmond.

    This 7-night special-access package is available exclusively on Indagare.  Photo courtesy Belmond.

    • At a Glance

      Experience the highlights of a classic Peru itinerary peppered with special insider experiences. You will enjoy expert-guided historical tours of Lima and Cusco to see the most important cultural monuments; then, you will journey on a high-speed luxury train through the Sacred Valley for two days of touring and hiking at Machu Picchu monument. You will also experience the culinary side of Peru’s foodie-favorite cities with top chefs and restaurateurs, including an urban market tour with an Indagare Insider and a cooking class in Penelope Alzamora’s apartment.

    • Itinerary Highlights

      This package includes expert-guided touring of the most important historical sites in Lima, Cusco and the Sacred Valley, as well as Awanacancha, the Maras Salt Pans and the Moray Inca Terraces. You will also take the Belmond Hiram Bingham luxury train from Cusco to Machu Picchu for exploring with an expert guide who knows the off-the-beaten path spots. Conclude your time in Peru with lunch at Huayoccari, a traditional hacienda managed by one of the oldest land-owning families in Cusco, and a private barbecue atop Inca ruins at the Palacio Manco Capac. Throughout, you will be based at Peru’s best luxury hotels, including Hotel B, Sol y Luna and Inkaterra La Casona.

    • Pricing & Details

      Rates from $12,234 per person, based on double occupancy, depending on season. (This does not include flights to and from Peru.)

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