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Get on board and be amaze by Peru’s best adventure destinations for you, the real explorer
“I’ve been travelling the world for a number of years now and I have to admit that what River Explorers set up for us was fantastic! Everything from our arrival in Lima to the tours, guides, porters and equipment was perfect. I highly recommend River Explorers!”
Combining three of the most attractive destinations Peru has to offer, the Peru adventure travel is a trip of a lifetime. You will navigate the impressive Apurimac River, an exhilarating raft ride with rapids ranging between grades II and V, hike the spectacular Inca trail and see the majestic Machu Picchu, then finally bike from the Andean Peruvian high mountains down to the Amazon jungle.
Travel Style: Active
Physical rating: Demanding
Age requirement: 12+
Accommodation: Six nights’ 3-star hotel; one night 2-star hotel in Ollantaytambo; seven days’ camping. If you wish to upgrade your hotel category to 4- or 5-star, please ask for more information.
Transport: Public and private buses; local internal flights; train; boat; trekking.
Meals included: All breakfasts; nine lunches; seven dinners. Peruvian food is very diverse, with each region and even some cities having their own typical dishes. With our help, you will try some of the best food on offer.
Apurimac Rafting: All rafting equipment, including life vest, wet suit, paddle jacket, helmet, paddle, kayak and luggage boat.
Lares mountain biking: All biking equipment, including bike, guide, knee and elbow protection, helmet, gloves and all camping gear.
Inca Trail: Local English-speaking guide; camping gear such as two-man tents and kitchen and dinner tents.
Sacred Valley tour: English-speaking guide; entrance fees to the ruins; transport.
The following are not included in any of the trips mentioned in the Peru Adventure travel program:
For the Inca Trail, you will need to bring the following items with you:
*We carefully design this program in order for you to get fully adjusted to the altitude. Beginning the trip at low altitude and slowly ascending. However, keep this in mind when booking the tour as you will be performing the activities at altitude.
Because of its location among the Andean Mountains, we recommend that you bring some warm clothes, especially if you travel between May and September; during these months the early morning and nights in Cusco and Puno can be very cold. Any other items you wish to bring are at your own discretion; however, make sure you comply with the suggested weight limit.
Other items it is essential to bring are:
For more information, please look at our Peru Adventure travel Information.
Due to Inca Trail regulations, you need to book this Peru Adventure trip at least five months in advance. If this is not possible, we have the Salkantay Hike tour as an alternative to Machu Picchu; this tour doesn’t need to be booked as far in advance.
For the itinerary for the Salkantay Hike tour, see Salkantay Trek.
For more information about travelling in Peru, please see Peru Travel Info.
Not happy with this tour? Tell us what you want and we will tailor a package according to your requirements. Alternatively, view our similar packages, such as our Peru Adventure tour – Magical Andes and Amazon.
Our fully-customised departures for the Peru Adventure package are flexible from May to November. A minimum of two people is required for a tour to take place; just pick a date and let us know.