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Peru tour packages - Trips around Peru

Peru is the home to many diverse, beautiful, and mysterious locations that travelers will remember for the rest of their lives. Offering something for everyone, from history buffs to adventure junkies, our Peru tour packages offer some of the best ways to explore The Land of Abundance. Come see locations on and off the beaten path that will give you a an authentically Peruvian experience for a 10-to-16-day period.

Peru offers a vast range of experience that you are sure to enjoy, from slaloming between penguins living on the Ballestas islands, watching llamas who run free on the famous Andes Mountains, visiting cinematic coastal switchbacks, experiencing the burnt Huacachina deserts, or just learning about the archaic advanced civilizations and eating some of the world’s best fusion cuisine. No matter what you want out of your trip, Peru can offer it.

With expert planned tour packages, it is possible to fit everything that Peru has to offer into a trip of any length. Our tours will take you from the enigmatic Nazca Lines to the Amazon jungle, Colca canyon and beyond. Planned by people who have actually carried out these trips, every step of the way is planned to give you the best possible experience.

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Our outstanding Peru round tour packages

By taking advantage of our Peru trip packages, you will gain the ability to see this beautiful country directly through the eyes of its people. With diverse, exclusive experiences, you will get to experience one of the Americas oldest living cultures and most beautiful nations. Our tours are limited to 12 people or less, allowing everyone to connect with destinations and actually experience what Peru has to offer. By keeping our tour size small, we can take you off the beaten track and discover people and parts of Peru that don’t typically see tourism groups, you will experience something that very few others have.

Fun – safe adventure round trip tour packages for Peru

Our daily tours aim to provide a personalized service, striving for excellence in every aspect of your vacation. Let us take away the stress and help you plan a holiday covering all the majestic wonders Cusco has to offer. We go that extra mile to make your stay in Cusco unforgettable, offering excellent choice of private and scheduled Cusco tours, as well as a wide range of extra activities. Thus, we are confident that we have something to suit every appetite. On our daily Cusco tours, we have outgoing English, French, German, Russian or Italian-speaking and highly qualified guides. They will make sure you experience the majestic wonders of the ancient Capital of the Inca Empire.

This package is for you who is looking to get immersed in the stunning natural wonders and intense cultural experience of Peru. Explore the Amazon jungle in one of the best South American lodges, traverse different regions in 4 days hiking the Inca trail, home stay at one of the best lodges on one of the floating Islands and enjoy Cusco the Capital of the Inca Empire.

Are you an active person, do you like to travel doing fun active activities?  then this is for you. River rafting 3 days in the mighty Apurimac river, hike the impressive Inca trail in 4 days and mountain biking from high in the Andes down to the rain forest.

Join our classic top destinations round trip packages

Whether you are headed to Peru for business, leisure, or a retreat, we have a tour package that will fit your family, group, or honeymoon. Our experts can connect you to some of Peru’s top destinations, adventures, and leisure activities. Whether you want to focus on culture, nature, or history, we will personalize an itinerary to your needs. Our unique trips will capture the complete tapestry of Peru, including the varied foods, languages, cultures, religions, ruins, and countryside that categorize this brilliant nation.
Experience some of Peru’s top destinations in just 10 days. This trip package include guided tours in Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Rainbow mountain, Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon.

We combined all Peru’s top destinations in this 15 days package tour. Beside exploring Machu Picchu, Cusco, Sacred Valley, lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon, you will experience the Nazca Lines, you will sleep in the Huacachina Oasis and have a visit to the amazing Ballestas islands.

Relaxing Peru beach packages with top destinations

Are you planning a trip to Peru and want to see something other than ruins? Our country has 2,500 km of coastline where you will find all kinds of surprises and wonders that are yet to be discovered. The beaches of Peru are not so well known among tourists, so they are ideal to find peace and tranquility in dream landscapes.

Explore Peru’s top destinations visiting Machu Picchu, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Lake Titicaca, Colca, Nazca and Huacachina with day relaxing on the beach.

This tour package is for you who will like to to see only Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and enjoy relaxing days on the beach.

Attractions and destinations

Peru has so much to offer travelers, art lovers, adventurers, and history buffs: from modern cities filled with amenities to stone age towns that keep the secretes of history, there is so much to see. Popular ventures include the Andean Mountains, Amazon rain forests, mysterious old ruins, beautiful river canyons, and so much more.
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Lima

Lima is probably the most popular attraction for first time visitors. This is the capital city of Peru and contains

so many possibilities that it could take a week just to explore what Spanish conquerors called “the King of Cities.” Lima has been a long-sought destination for food connoisseurs, architecture fanatics, history buffs, church trips, and nightlife seekers. It is also home to the 1,800-year-old Huaca Pucllana, Huaca Huallamarca and Pachacamac ruins. Our tours do not include any pre-set day tours in Lima, but you can contact us 48-hours before your stay in Lima to organize any number of activities.

Ica and Nazca

Ica is one of the most enigmatic, popular, and special heritage sites in the world. There is so much to

enjoy here, including the Nazca Lines which cover enormous figures of various shapes that are visible only by flying, the island of Ballestas (called “Little Galapagos” which is a national reserve where you can find many kinds of wild life, including sea life, or travel to the pre-Inca cemetery of Chauchilla where you can learn about how people lived and died: and how they uses unique skills to mummified their dead. There are plenty of other activities you can undertake here, especially for those travelling with a group or as a couple. From looking at the amazing landscapes (make sure to clear your phone so you have room for photos) to enjoying the oasis of Huacachina, the option is yours.
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Arequipa

Arequipa, located between the Altiplano, the Andean Mountains and the Pacific Ocean is in the Southern

region of Peru. Here, you will find the Colca Canyon, which contains many different ecosystems and breathtaking landscapes that are unique to Peru. For those who want something a bit quieter, tours here offer the scenery of quiet and quaint Andean towns. But don’t let the size fool you: there are plenty of activities on these trips, including hiking in the Misti volcano, mountain biking, rafting, and city tours are also available under request.
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Puno & lake Titicaca

Any Peru tour package wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Puno, which is located in the flat lands

of the Altiplano flanked by the shores of Lake Titicaca and the snow mountain peaks and the hills of the Altiplano (flat lands). This tour package is sought after because it is a bit off the beaten path – it takes you away from the tourist crowds and offers a more authentic experience. Here, you will be able to connect with Peruvian culture, cuisine, mythology, stories, traditions, and more. You’ll have the chance to spend some time at the Ticonata island and visit the famous Uros Islands.

Who can go?

Do you want privacy? Cusco private tours are all-inclusive. This means that we include absolutely everything from your accommodation, airport pickup, your own transport and guide, as well as entrance fees, meals, stop-overs where and when you want.

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We love school groups

Our travel experts can offer personalized and flexible group trips based on your needs and preferences, including discounts for school students. In addition, we strive to make the whole booking process simple, fast and reliable. We offer perfect, custom-made trips. Just let us know what you want and what kind of trip you have in mind and we’ll make it happen.
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Travel tours for families

In case you doubt if you can travel to Cusco with kids, we’re happy to ensure you that Cusco is a great choice for a family trip. Traveling with the kids can be challenging and we totally understand if you are hesitant and worried about visiting Cusco with kids. However, we had taken families with kids for many years and can confidently suggest going for it. Cusco is a beautiful destination for a family holiday and we are sure you and your kids will love it! Let us organize the details of your family stay in Cusco while you relax and enjoy an unforgettable family vacation.

Couple travel

Travel tours for lovers

Romantic dinners, charming hotels, wine, history, mountains; discover the exclusivity and diversity of Cusco’s region with just the two of you. Our destinations are connected by beautiful rural roads, taking you from iconic Cusco to the tip of the Andes and onwards. Our couple tours combine a little of everything that this region is famous for, wrapping up the experience with the Impressive visit to Machu Picchu.

Taylor-made Cusco Tours

Choose our trips or let us personalize your itinerary. Arranging a vacation package especially for a group, family or a school group can be overwhelming even for the most experienced traveler. It’s quite easy to find yourself going in circles, trying to make everyone happy and stressing over what to prioritize on the trip. This is where we step in. River Explorers are here to help you craft the perfect tour to suit your needs – minus the hassle and frustration! We’ll cater to the needs of your group no matter how big or how small it is. From pre and post tour accommodation, transfers and transport, our team knows how to get right under the skin of an authentic Incan experience. We encourage true experiential travel and we would be delighted to customize your tour so you get the most out of your trip. Rest assured that we will create your unique itinerary with efficiency and most importantly, affordability, in mind.

Transportation

Peru has very good infrastructure, meaning that it is quite easy for tourists to navigate throughout the country. Some of the country’s most visited spots, including Cusco, Machu Picchu, Nazca lines, Colca Canyon, and the Amazon jungle are quite far apart (some 1,100 miles), so you need to plan for a long distance trip or two. There are plenty of ways to get around, including taking a plane, train, bus, boats, motorcycle and more

Airplane travel in and around Peru

International travelers to Peru will most likely arrive at the Jorge Chavez International Airport, which is located in Lima and most tourists arrive here. However, there are twenty city airports located across Peru, making it easy to navigate and get the most out of your tour package. With River Explorers, you will use well-known and respect airlines like Latam, Avianca, Perúvian Airlines and Star Peru.
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Public & private buses

Probably the widest reaching form of travel, buses go almost everywhere in the country. Cruz del Sur is the only company that provides safe, dependable service from Lima, Paracas, Nazca and Arequipa. Their busses have toilet, sleep liners, pillows, reclining seats, and other amenities that will have you traveling in comfort.

Our Peru tour packages use this tourist bus service between Arequipa and Puno, where you have amenities and plenty of time to take pictures in stopovers. We also use a tourist bus for transportation to a from Cusco and Puno, which includes lunch and stops to different ruins.

For all of our other activities, like hiking, city tours, biking and rafting trips, or excursions where transportation is needed, we use private vehicles like vans, 4x4s, buses, or cars.

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Train travel around Peru

Probably the slowest transportation option, but still a popular one, trains in Peru can be very expensive. However, if you have the time and the desire, it is one of the best ways to experience the openness and natural beauty of Peru. Popular rail service throughout Peru include lines between Puno and Cusco and from Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. There are certain rail lines as well, each of which offers different classes, amenities, and commodities. All of our Peru tour packages includes service to and from Aguas Calientes in the tourist class. For those that want a truly luxurious trip, you can upgrade to a Vistadome fancier train or possibly one of the most luxurious trains in the Americas, Hiram Bingham for service between Cusco and Agua Calientes or between Cusco and Puno.

Frequently asked questions

It is quite common to have plenty of questions before booking a trip to Peru. Below are some of the answers to most of our frequently asked questions – if you do not see your question here, or you need further explanation, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

You do not need a visa if you are traveling from many countries in the Americas and Europe. You do need to have a valid passport that has at least 2 blank pages and is valid for 6 months from the arrival date. However, you should check with your local agencies to see if you need a Visa before you purchase any tour packages, flights, or other vacation items.
Our tour packages can be personalized to fit your needs, but they typically include incorporate cultural and adventure tours such as city tours, visits to ruins, hikes in the Andes, mountain biking, rafting and zip line this are combined with visits to the different top and off the beaten track destinations.
Our tours are specially designed to fit various levels of fitness and experience. We have beginner, intermediate, and advanced pathways for all activities. Many of our events featured in the tour package are for all ages and abilities. However, some stops do require moderate physical condition and some experience.
While people can get altitude sickness in Peru, we take great care to design our programs so that your body will gradually get adjusted to the different altitudes you may experience when hiking.
Absolutely not, we keep the price the same for couples and for group tours alike. However, for the hotel category upgrade, extra fees apply.
We highly recommend getting travel insurance before your trip departure. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of travel insurance. As we all know, “life happens,” especially to travelers! Whatever the circumstances, it is important that you are prepared in case you need to unexpectedly change your travel plans.
Our trips include hotels with 3-stars that are ranked with 4 to 5 points on TripAdvisor and Booking.com. If you would like to upgrade your hotel to a 4-star or a 5-star hotel, that can be arranged. The hotels that we work with have been carefully vetted for cleanliness, safety, and comfort.
We utilize the safest and cleanest transportation company in Peru, Cruz del Sur. We utilize their services to transport tourists between Lima, Ica and Arequipa. Tourist service bus between Arequipa, Puno and Cusco. We also utilize private tourist transportation for local tour activities with licensed drivers and insured vehicles.
Flights inside Peru are included in our tour packages, but the flight into Peru is not.
The answer to this question varies – it depends on the number of people in your group. For a private tour with families less than 4 people or couples, the prices are slightly more. For those with groups larger than 4, the prices could be cheaper.
All of the activities included in our tours are included in the package. There are some options along the way where tickets will need to be purchased in person as they cannot be booked in advance. It is recommended that you bring money with for other activities that you may choose to do while at certain locations.
Most of our tours include trips to Machu Picchu, which is one of the most popular destinations and easily sells out in advance. We recommend that you book your tour at least 3 months in advance if you plan to see Machu Picchu. If you want to see the Inca Trail, you need to book at least 9 to 12 months in advance.
Yes, we can accommodate any kind of dietary restrictions. You just need to let us know before your tour begins so that we can plan ahead.

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