This awesome trip will show you the highlights of Peru in 22 days of full of adventures discovering the native land of the Inca civilization. Join us on a fantastic journey through never ending deserts, highlands, snowcapped mountains, lakes, valleys, clouds, and rain forests. Also, meet friendly people and open your mind to new cultures. Experience traveling on basically anything that moves and spend your nights in a nice and cozy hostel or a family home.
Day 01 – Lima
Arrive at the City of the Kings at any time during the day. Take the time to explore this colonial city and all the attractions that it has to offer.
Day 02 – Paracas
A bus ride will lead us south through the Peruvian deserts, arriving at the National Reserve of Paracas. From here, relax and enjoy the sunset at this beautiful bay.
Day 03 – Nazca
Visit the Ballestas Islands to view penguins, sea lion colonies, thousands of birds, and to look in amazement at the magnificent arches of the natural rock formations. On the way south stop at some family run wineries and learn how Peru’s native liquor, Pisco, and local wines are made. In the afternoon get ready for a fun adventure with sand dune buggie rides and contemplate the sunset on the summit of a sand dune.
Day 04 – Night Bus
Early flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines, then a visit to a 1500 year old Cemetery in the middle of the arid desert. Later that night, jump onto a very comfortable bus and head to Arequipa.
Day 05, 07. – Arequipa / Colca Canyon
A free day to explore the city. Next day bus ride will take you to the middle of the Andes where hot springs, Andean Food, music, condors and deep canyons await you. Back to Arequipa in the afternoon.
Day 08 – Cuzco
Take a local bus and travel through the Altiplano Plateau and the Vilcanota valley, where you can witness the birthplace of the Amazon River. Arrive at Cuzco the navel city of World in the early afternoon, and explore this ancient city with its cobble stone streets, colonial churches, and Inca Archeological sites. Or, just enjoy a drink on a balcony around the Main Square. This cosmopolitan city has great night life where you can meet people from every corner of the world.
Day 09 – Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo
Visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, learn more about the Andean Culture at the Community of Ccaccaccollo, enjoy the colorful Pisac market, and walk around the unique Inca town of Ollantaytambo that still conserves both its urbanism and original Inca streets and houses.
Day 10, 12 – Inca Trail
This once in a lifetime adventure will take us up to 82 Km, on a hike of 26 miles on ancient trails, where high passes and Inca ruins await you. This is a worry free trip; let our team of porters, cooks and guides take care of everything.
Day 13 – Machu Picchu – Cuzco
Get to Intipunku, the sun gate, to observe a magical sunrise over one of the greatest wonders of the world. Visit Machupicchu in a guided tour, and then explore and discover the wonders of the Lost City of the Incas. Return to Ollantaytambo by train and bus to Cuzco.
Day 14. 15 – Tambopata Amazon Trip
Fly from the Andes to the Amazon jungle and travel by canoe to our lodge in the middle of the rainforest. Our expert guides will make sure that you view the natural wild life and flora.
Day 16 – Cuzco
Fly back to Cuzco, free afternoon to relax or to keep exploring this city.
Day 17, 18 – Puno
Enjoy a beautiful bus ride crossing the Andes from Navel of the World to shores of the Great Titicaca Lake. Visit the floating reed islands of Uros and the funeral Towers of Sillustani.
Day 19, 20 – Copacabana – Island of the Sun
Travel around the shores of the Lake Titicaca; arrive to the picturesque town of Copacabana. Explore the Island where the legends says it was the birthplaces of the Inca Empire.
Day 21 – La Paz
Travel bus local bus to the capital city of Bolivia, visit the witches market and enjoy our farewell dinner.