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Experience the best of Peru as you embark on a journey through ancient lands, mythical landscapes, and captivating cities. Our Holidays In Peru 15-Day Tour delves deep into the rich history and culture of Classic Peruvian landmarks. Be inspired by the colonial charm of Lima, witness Penguins at Peru’s ‘Mini Galapagos’ the Ballestas Islands, and soar in a plane over the enigmatic Nazca Lines. Our trip travels even further into the Colca Canyon, where Condors glide high above, after we visit locals on floating islands in Lake Titicaca, ending the trip visiting the Sacred Valley and the impressive ancient civilization of Machu Picchu. Adventure awaits on this thrilling tour through the best of Peru
Day 1: Arrival in Lima
Day 2: Lima free Day
Day 3: Bus to Pisco and overnight in Pisco
Day 4: Tour to Ballestas Islands
Day 5: Flight over Nazca Lines. Evening bus to Arequipa
Day 6: Arequipa free day
Day 7: Colca Canyon
Day 8: Cruzdel Condor – Puno
Day 9: Lake Titicaca tour
Day 10: Bus to Cusco
Day 11: Cusco free day
Day 12: Sacred Valley – Chinchero, Moray, Pisaq – Calca
Day 13: Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
Day 14: Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu tour
Day 15: Flight to Lima and home
Meals Included: All breakfast, 6 lunch, 2 dinners. Peruvian Food is incredibly diverse. Each region and even some cities has their own specialties and dishes. In this holydays in peru tour, we will make sure that you’ll try the best of our food.
Accommodation: Double occupancy rooms, hotels, hostel, guest houses, camping, lodge, home stay; some nights may be multi-share
Transport: Public buses, local flights, train, Motor boat
Ballestas: Entrance fees, guide.
Nazca Lines: Fly and guide tours over Nazca lines.
Colca canyon: Guided tour, private transport.
Titicaca: Guided tour of Taquile and The Uros Islands
Machu Picchu: 2 hours guided tour around Machu Picchu.
Sacred Valley: Local guide, lunch
Group leader: Local guides at Machu Picchu, Ballestas Islands, while Colca canyon and while Titicaca tour
Huacachina Dessert tours: Available to purchase, Buggy tour $40, tours around the dunes, $ 35, sand surfing $35.
Hotel and meals during the days that passengers want to stay in Cusco, Puno or any of the cities, instead of continuing on with the trip. City tour or any other activities not mention in the above tour description.
Weather can be different in Peru because the Andean mountains and the rain forest, we recommend to bring some warm clothes specially if your holidays take place during May to September, the early mornings and nights in Cusco and Puno can be very cold.
Any other items that you wish to pack are at your own discretion however you should attempt to comply with the suggested luggage weight limit.
Travel documents: passport, visas, travel insurance certificate, air tickets (with photocopies)
Any vaccination certificates required
Money: traveler’s checks/cash/credit or debit card, money belt
Binoculars, photo or video camera, cover for backpacks, fleece top, windproof/waterproof jacket, small towel and swim wear, 4 shirts/t-shirts, fleece top, sun hat, 1 pair of shorts, 2 pairs of long trousers, 1 pair hiking pants/track pants, hiking boots/ sturdy walking shoes, sport sandals, sun block, sunglasses, watch or alarm clock, flashlight.
Refillable water bottle and water purification tablets – No plastic water bottles (from bottled water you can purchase at a supermarket). Hard plastic bottles sold on camping stores are OK.
First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, aspirin, band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking).
Day pack to carry your personal items during the day and the hiking tour
For more info about this Holidays in Peru tour check our link Peru Travel Info posted to your left hand side.
Our trip prices for the Holidays in Peru are based on double-occupancy hotel rooms and lodges.
Solo travelers: If you are a solo traveler and wish to share a room, , we’ll help you find a same-gender roommate if one is available; however, there are 3, 5, 7, etc in the group and no extra person to share a room, , we’ll give you a single room at no additional cost.
Your own private room: If you wish to have your own private room, you will need to pay extra to cover the expenses of the room.
All the services in this adventure holidays Peru tour, including food, buses and hotels are good quality, safe and clean. The hotels and hostels are very nice and always located in safe places in all the cities that you will visit.
We include 3-star hotels; all of our hotels have been carefully picked up based on Trip Advisor in order to provide you with the best value and comfort during your holidays in Peru. You can see the names of the hotels that we usually work with below,
El Carmel Lima.
El Mariel Lima.
Casona Real Cusco.
Hotel Los Portales.
Hotel Intiqa Puno.
La Casa de mi Abuela Arequipa.
Want a better hotel? contact us, we work with the best 4 an 5 stars hotels available in Peru choose colonial or modern, there is one for your wishes.
Minimum number of people we required to open a group along the year is 2. Just pick up a date and let us know.