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Peru Tour Packages

There are a number of different reasons that are compelling enough to visit Peru. Filled with diverse range of attractions that Peru has to offer, along with the beauteous nature, a vacation to this country has something to cherish for every traveller. The Peru tour package is a perfect choice for any traveller who has the heart of an adventurer.

  • Peru is the name of a place that offers you a diverse range of attractions, which you can cherish within a span of just 16 to even just 10 days. The Ballestas Islands in this country offers you a chance to race with the waddling penguins, or you can choose to slalom with the free-running llamas that roam the Andes, the burnt desert sand and scenic coastal switchbacks of the Huacachina desert is a strong attraction, you can choose to be amazed by one of the most advanced and archaic civilizations that had been discovered in the American continent till date or you can relish the fusion cuisine that speaks of cutting edge gastronomy at the land of many possibilities, Peru. The best thing about the Peru tour packages that we provide is that we allow you to indulge in the many possibilities, beauties and adventure that Peru has to offer, within the span of a very limited time. Starting from the mysterious Nazca Lines to the dense jungles of the Amazon, from the canyons of Colca to far beyond, touring Peru is nothing short of an exhilarating adventure.

    Peru travel deals

    You can avail tour offers for groups, families and couples:

    DatePriceTour nameDays 
    Group booking from 4$1836
    $1760
    Highlights Of Peru In 10 Days

    Inca Trail - Apurimac rafting

    10 View Trip 
    Group booking from 4$3169
    $2974
    Peru Vacation – Grand Tours

    Hike, bike & raft to Machu Picchu

    15 View Trip 
  • Awesome destinations

    Our tour packages explore a vast range of destinations starting from the Andean cities that are a thing of charm, the majestic and archaic Incan civilizations, tours through the vast and dense Amazon jungles, exciting shopping experiences and mouthwatering culinary delights, to myriad adventure activities and specialized tour packages that are well organized and a perfect choice for couples, families or groups. All that you need to know about the destinations which are covered in our Peru tour packages and the activities that come as a part of it has been described with details in the section below.

    Lima

    Capital of Peru “Lima”

    Lima is the capital city of Peru and is often referred to as the gateway to the country. However, it is much more than that nomenclature. Spanish conquerors used to call this city, ‘The King of Cities’ and you will understand why, once you visit Lima, which is an integral part of our tour package. Lima is famous for the wide range of fascinations that it has to offer which include some of the finest restaurants in South America, great nightlife, colonial mansions, heartwarming baroques, a variety of museums, churches from the renaissance period, and the Huaca Pucllana, Huaca Huallamarca and Pachacamac ruins, which are more than 1,800 years old. Lima is a city that deserves much more than just a quick stopover. In order to provide you with freedom while travelling, our packages do not include any day tours in the city of Lima. However, if you wish to arrange for one, you can simply contact us 48 hours prior and we will take care of organizing all the important and fascinating activities that this brilliant city has to offer.

    Ica

    Ica: Huacahina oasis, mommies cemetery and Nazca Lines

    Get lost in the beauty and mysticism of the wild by visiting Ica, one of the most enigmatic sites that have been considered a world heritage. Some of the most fascinating aspects that Ica has to offer includes the Ballestas Islands, known in the modern world as the Galapagos Islands which is filled with extraordinary wildlife and the mysterious Nazca lines visible only from above offers views of gigantic drawings of different figures. The drawings have been embedded with mystery and various theories. Were the lines created for religious purposes? for irrigation? As part of an astrological calendar? Or the wildest of all, was created by aliens as a extra-terrestrial landing strips?

    The Cemetery of Chauchilla, dates back to an age even before the Inca civilization, and is a majestic sight to behold. The diversification in the landscape that our Earth has, finds its best expression in Ica, with sand dunes and Huacachina oasis offering great contrast. Ica has a number of exciting activities that you can immerse yourself into, irrespective of the fact that you had visited the place with your friends, family or a group.

    Arequipa

    Arequipa: Colca Canyon

    The southern region of Peru is home to the Arequipa. Located in a place that is surrounded by the Andean Mountains, the Pacific Ocean and the Altiplano, Arequipa offers the breathtaking Colca canyons that are inhabited by many diverse ecosystems and landscapes that are unique only to Peru. Scenery that is simply stunning, quiet and quaint towns of the Andean region and a vast number of exciting activities, this place is a must-visit when you travel to Peru. Our Peru tour packages also contain other adventurous activities like trekking through the rugged landscape of the Misti Volcano, rafting, mountain biking and tours through the cities, which can be availed by you by simply requesting for the same from us.

    Puno

    Puno: Lake Titicaca, Uros and Taquile islands

    Puno is a place that is located in the Altiplano region, sandwiched between the Andean mountains and the shores of Lake Titicaca. The best thing about our Peru tour packages is that we have done plenty of research and found the best course of travel that will allow you to relish the beauty of Lake Titicaca, without having you traverse through regions that are crowded by tourists. You can enjoy your own quiet and serene journey of the place, with hardly any souls to bother your travel. Puno has a lot of attractions that it has to offer, starting from the Peruvian mythology, the folklores, the culture and a unique experience of getting to spend a day or two in the outstanding and popular Uros and Ticonata Islands. There islands are a human masterpiece and have not been formed naturally, but are rather handmade with the help of totora reeds collected from the adjoining lake itself. Experience an enthralling culture, way of life and cuisine by spending some of your vacation days in these wonderful places.

    Cusco

    Cusco: Sacred Valley, Sacsayhuaman and Machu Picchu

    Cusco is known in history to be the capital of the Inca Empire. It is a destination that is known for to have everything that a traveller might desire, and thereby regarded as a world-class destination. Being surrounded by mighty mountains, Cusco is not a place to visit for just one day. Our Peru tour packages have a great focus on Cusco, with our efforts being directed towards enabling you to experience an enthralling vision of the Inca civilization. The dense foliage of the deep rain-forests are situated on the East of Cusco, while the north west, which is the hills, is occupied by centuries old salt ponds and is also home for ancients agricultural research centers. The Andean mountains is another spectacle that makes Cusco special, with its breathtaking scenery and adventurous hiking opportunities through the Inca Trail leading to one of the great wonders of the world, Machu Picchu. Whitewater tours are another experience that you can immerse yourself in, at this exquisite destination, which is full of many brilliant canyons and rivers running through the wild. The ancient stories of Ollantaytambo and Pisaq, some intriguing tales about the Incas before the arrival of the Spanish, will fill your hearts with amazement and pleasure. Our Peru tour packages are inclusive of all the highlights that Cusco has to offer, while also including attractions that are offbeat and is exclusively operated only by us.

    Madre de dios

    Madre de Dios: Tambopata

    One of the most scenically and ecologically diverse jungles that South America has, Madre de Dios rises from a sultry Amazon basin and mixes with the dense foliage of the rain forests. You can access Madre de Dios from Puerto Maldonado, which is located in Southern Peru. This destination offers three amazing contiguous Amazon reserves, including the Tambopata National Reserve, Madidi National Park and Bahuaja Sonene National Park. The size of these three Amazon reserves taken together is equivalent to two-thirds the size of Costa Rica and is home to one of the most diverse range of different species that the world has, all protected in their natural habitats. No other area in the world can boast of as much diverse wildlife as the greater Tambopata, and we ensure that you have this incredible experience with the help of our tour packages. You can choose from our 3-11days tour package exploring the wild and becoming one with nature.

  • Outstanding Peru tour packages that we have

    With the help of our tour packages for Peru, we help you witness the enticing country of Peru, through the eyes of its people. Have immersive, exclusive and diverse experiences by visiting one of oldest living cultures that America has.

    Adventure round trip tour packages for Peru

    Fun – safe adventure round trip tour packages for Peru

    Avail an adventure round trip tour package to Peru with our help, which covers trips between the coast, the Amazon jungle, the Andes Mountains, all the while providing our clients with a first-class experience related to hotels, services, lodging, equipment, guiding and tour organization. This Peru adventure tour packages is varied and span over multiple days, specifically designed to provide you with a travel experience that is bound to create feelings of enjoyment and awe. Be mesmerized by the bountiful wildlife and scenery, natural allure and historically rich culture and legacy, all set in a location that is unique and one of a kind. Our round trips to Peru combine all of the aforementioned benefits and experiences to provide you with the best travel package that Peru has to offer.

    Top round trip destination tour packages for Peru

    Awesome top destination round trip tour packages for Peru

    With the help of this tour package that we have to offer you can go visit Peru for recreational, leisurely, adventure or business purposes. These packages are available for groups, families and couples, making it perfect for almost anybody to opt for. We combine some of the best destinations of Peru, while providing cultural, adventurous and leisurely activities, well organized with provision for personal itineraries that are focused on the natural beauty, history and culture of Peru. This diverse tour package is designed to capture the multiplicity of races, ethnics, language, religion, countryside and ruins that are integral to Peru. This leisure/cultural tour is the perfect way for you to discover the true beauty of Peruvian hospitality, their amazing cuisine and also gather emotional experiences.

    Small group round tour packages for Peru

    Personalize small group tour packages for Peru

    If you do not like a crowd and want to travel in small groups, then this package is the perfect choice for you. With the help of this small group tour package, we organize a travel plan for you that cover the top destinations in Peru in a group containing no more than 12 travellers. The main motto behind our small group tour packages is to provide you with a personalized experience, allowing you a prolonged time to connect with the amazing destinations of the country. Travelling in a large group does not allow you to explore a destination in its true sense, prohibiting you to come in contact with cultures and people that have remained untouched by tourism. However, with the help of our small group Peru tour packages, you can follow the offbeat tracks of travelling Peru and connect with the country in a deeper and intimate way. In order to book our group tours, all you need to do is call our office or visit our website online and book your tour package over there. We guarantee 100% departures with a minimum requirement of just 2 travellers. By joining this group tour, you get to join an elite group of travellers, and no longer remain just another tourist. With the help of these small group tours that we offer, we make sure that the utmost sensitivity is displayed towards the destinations that we travel through, leaving behind a cultural and environmental footprint that is negligible.

    Private round tour packages in Peru

    Private tour packages in Peru

    If you do not travelling in groups, and you are more of a private person, we here at River Explorers also offer private tour packages that is simply perfect for a selective traveller like yourself. Private tour packages are brilliant if you truly want to witness the many things that Peru has to offer and immerse yourself in the country’s magic at your own pace. With the help of these tour packages you can choose where you want to go, how long you want to stay at a place and when you want to do a certain activity. There is no pressure, because you are travelling at your own time and according to your own convenience. These private tour packages are simply perfect for couples, friends, families and for the solo traveller who wants to have a unique and personalized taste of adventure. In our private tour packages to Peru, we make sure that every requirement that you have is catered to and every wish accommodated. The prices that are available are based on a 2 traveller basis, but we also accommodate solo travellers on request.

    Private round tour packages in Peru
    • For couples- Our private tour packages are perfect for couples who are looking for a getaway to celebrate a honeymoon, anniversary or birthday. Whether you want a leisurely vacation or an adventurous one, whether you want to dabble in romance while in Peru or relax, our private tour packages are well adjusted to accommodate any wish that you and your lover might have.
    • For groups- If you are a group of friends who wants to experience the rich cultural and natural beauty of Peru and wants to have a great time, our private tours specialized for groups of friends would be the best choice for you. Tours can be arranged by us irrespective of the size of your group. All you need to do is choose from any of the tour itineraries and select the date you want to depart on, and we will take care of everything else for you. Let us remind you, that the bigger your group is the cheaper the cost of the package is going to be.
    • For families- Spending time with your family is probably one of the most enriching experiences that life has to offer, and what better way to do it than by visiting the majestic country of Peru. With the help of our private tour packages that are focused on families, you can choose to relish in the educative, cultural, natural and adventurous offerings of Peru, with you family. Our tour packages for families are designed to include a number of different fun activities, while also providing you with time to relax and rest. The itinerary of your tour can always be changed in order to suit the requirements and needs of your family, and our staff are highly qualified and experienced in dealing with families, thereby ensuring that you and your family will be having the best time while vacationing in Peru.
  • Transportation in Peru

    Owing to the popularity and good infrastructure that Peru has, travelling around in the country is fairly easy. Some of the most iconic destinations in Peru like the Nazca lines, Machu Picchu, Colca Canyons, Amazon rainforests and Cusco are separated from each other by more than 1,000 to 1,100 miles. Therefore, if you wish to travel to all of the important destinations in Peru and experience the country in its entirety, making long trips (which might vary between 2.5hour long flights to a 10hour drive) must be expected of you. Our tour packages include most of the common and viable modes of transportation in Peru like buses, trains and flights.

    Flying to and around Peru

    Any international traveller coming to Peru will find himself arriving at the Jorge Chavez International Airport that is located in Lima, and is also one of the busiest airports that Peru has. There are as many as 20 airports all across the country making it easy for us to move our tour packages in an efficient and convenient manner. The companies that we make use of are the ones that offer the most in-country routes in Peru. These include Avianca, Latam, Star Peru and Peruvian Airlines. Some of the tours that we provide consist of non-stop flights between some of the most popular destinations like Lima-Cusco, Lima-Arequipa or Cusco-Puerto Maldonado, while others have stopovers in between them, like Puerto Maldonado-Lima.

    Train travel in Peru

    Although an expensive and slow option to consider for transportation, trains can be a brilliant choice if you want to explore the vast openness of Peru. Peru Rail provides transportation services between the southern cities of the country, from Puno-Cusco and the only option that you have for travelling to Machu Picchu, besides hiking is via a train. Specific routes also have trains that are of different classes, as offered by Peru Rail. In these trains you will be able to avail any amenity or commodity that you might desire for an extremely comfortable journey via train. The tour packages that we provide, includes a round trip via train to Aguas Calientes in the tourist class. However, if you have a flair for the extravagant and an affluent taste, along with the coffers to afford it, you can always upgrade your trains’ service to be provided by Hiram Bingham or Vistadone, both of which are considered to be one of the most luxurious trains that are available in the Americas. You can avail a service of this kind between Cusco-Puno or between Cusco-Aguas Calientes and back. The amenities and entertainments that you get as part of this posh and luxurious train service includes gourmet meals, butler service, live shows and much more.

    Buses in Peru

    Almost every place in the country of Peru can be reached by travelling via bus, except the most rural places. Cruz del Sur is the one and only company that is capable of providing a class service, along with guarantee of safety from Paracas, Lima, Arequipa and Nazca. These buses are very comfortable and are equipped with onboard toilets, air conditioning, and reclining seats that can recline up to 180 degrees. However the buses with reclining seats, which fall into the sleep liner fleet are only available for long overnight journeys. We make sure to buy your tickets in advance in order to avoid any kind of inconvenience and they will be provided to you by our assistants at each of the cities. A tourist bus service is used between Arequipa and Puno. This bus has a guide on board, onboard toilet and stopovers to allow you to click pictures along the road. If you are travelling from Cusco-Puno-Cusco, we again make use of a tourist bus, which provides a delicious lunch and also accommodates visits to the different ruins while on the journey. For the activity tours that we provide, the use of private vehicles is made and the choice of these vehicles is dependent on the road’s infrastructure. The vehicles that we choose may include vans, tracks, 4×4 or buses.

  • Frequently asked questions

    If you have any questions pertaining to your journey or our tour packages, we have listed below some of the most frequently asked questions. However, if the mentions below do not resolve your query, you can always send an email to us, along with your questions, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

    Do I need visa to enter Peru?

    If you are travelling as a tourist, you can enter Peru with a valid passport. The passport needs to be valid and have at least 2 blank pages in it. The validity of the passport must also be applicable for at least 6months from the date of arrival. However, there might be some conditions under which you might be required to get a visa. It is advices that you check whether you would need a visa or not in order to enter Peru, before you book any flight tickets or book a tour package.

    What are the activities that are included in the tour packages?

    The activities that is included as part of our tour packages incorporates major cultural and adventure tours across the country, which includes city tours, mountain biking, hiking, zip-lining and hiking. Along with these, we also accommodate visits to the most popular destinations in Peru, along with visits to those destinations, which are offbeat and does not fall under traditional tourist destinations.

    I am just a beginner in activities of this type. Can I do it?

    We have designed our tour activities to be suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced travellers, so even if you are a beginner, you would be able to do these. Most of our classic cultural tour packages are designed in a way that people of all ages and abilities can participate in them. However, for the active tour packages, the requirements of some experience and moderate physical attributes are required.

    Should I be worried about altitude sickness?

    We have designed our programs in such a manner that you will be able to adjust yourself gradually before starting a hiking departure. The Peru tour packages that we offer usually range from 11-16 days. Even those packages that are small, usually involve you travelling to some destinations that are located in high altitudes, therefore we make sure that you get adjusted before the travel begins.

    Is tap water safe to drink in Peru?

    Although most Peruvians drink tap water, we would suggest that you don’t. Being a tourist in a new country, you might not be able to adjust yourself to the tap water and as a result fall sick, ruining the rest of your vacation. We recommend drinking bottled water or using water purifiers.

    Is it safe to eat local fruits or vegetables, while in Peru?

    It is safe to eat local fruits. However, we recommend boiling the vegetables before eating for at least 5 days after your arrival to Peru, before getting adjusted to them.

    How safe is public transportation?

    We make use of Cruz del Sur in order to conduct any transportation between the cities. It is the safest and the best transport company in Peru. For travelling between Arequipa, Puno and Cusco, the use of safe and comfortable tourist buses is done. We make use of private tourist transportation in order to accommodate local tour activities.

    Are flights a part of the tour packages?

    All flights inside Peru are included as part of the tour packages, but all flights that are from overseas coming into Peru are not part of the tour packages.

    Is a private service more expensive than a group service?

    The prices are dependent on the number of people that are part of your group. A larger group will have a lower cost as compared to a smaller group. The price of packages for couples and families are slightly more expensive that the scheduled group tours that we conduct.

    Does my tour package include entrance fees to all the destinations?

    The entrance fees to all the destinations that have been mentioned in the Peru tour packages are included in the cost of the package. However, there are some places where you need to buy a ticket in person and advance booking of these tickets is not possible.

    How long in advance to I need to book a tour?

    Most of the tour packages that we have include a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. Being the most popular tourist destination in Peru, entrance tickets are sold out easily. We recommend you to book a tour package that is inclusive of a Machu Picchu visit, at least 3 months in advance. Tours that includes the Inca Trail needs to be booked at least 9-12 months in advance.

    Do you offer vegetarian meals?

    Yes, we are accustomed and equipped to handling any kind of dietary requests. All you need to do is notify us about your food preferences in advance.

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What our clients says

"Excellent three week Peruvian adventure" David C - Shepparton, Australia.

We booked a 3 week 'private Peru tour package with River Explorers and had a GREAT time. Boris and Erica responded to all our questions and nothing was too much trouble. We did the 4 Inca Trail, Amazon 3 day and a six day Apurimac River rafting. I can't recommend River Explorers highly enough. We will be back...

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