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Peru Overview

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-12247
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Lima, Peru
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Tour the Colca Canyon in Arequipa
  • Visit Lake Titicaca and the floating islands of Uros
  • Embark on a guided tour of the ancient empire of Machu Picchu
  • Take flight over the puzzling Nazca Lines
This fabulous trip takes your average tour itinerary and raises the bar to a whole new level! Experience the best of Peru on this once in a lifetime tour.

The 15-day tour includes the bucket-list topping Incan city of Machu Picchu in Cuzco, which stands 2,430 meters above sea-level in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. Known as the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments.

Other amazing sights include: Lake Titicaca in Puno with its science-defying floating islands; Colca Canyon in Arequipa which slices 10,725 feet into the earth and where tranquility and beauty abounds and where condors slice up the sky; the enigmatic Nazca Lines in Ica; and an overnight stay in the wilds of the Amazon Jungle in Puerto Maldonado.

ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Lima
  • Day 2: Lima - Arequipa
  • Day 3: Arequipa - Colca Canyon
  • Day 4: Colca Canyon - Chivay - Puno
  • Day 5: Puno - Lake Titicaca - Puno
  • Day 6: Puno - Cuzco
  • Day 7: Cuzco
  • Day 8: Cuzco - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes
  • Day 9: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cuzco
  • Day 10: Cuzco - Puerto Maldonado - Amazon Rainforest
  • Day 11: Puerto Maldonado
  • Day 12: Amazon Rainforest - Puerto Maldonado - Lima
  • Day 13: Lima - Paracas
  • Day 14: Paracas - Ballestas Islands - Paracas - Lima
  • Day 15: Lima
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Flight over the Nazca Lines
  • All breakfasts
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals during the trek
  • Entrance fees
  • Tours and transfers
  • Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley
  • Hotel nights as per the itinerary
  • Train to/from Machu Picchu
  • 24/7 Support
  • Accredited Tour Guides
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Domestic airfare
  • International airfare
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Tips
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

Other Practical InformationPersons over 60 years of age will be advised to obtain medical evidence of fitness to travel on the chosen itinerary. No unaccompanied minors (those under 18 years of age) can be accepted on tours operated by Peru Best Tours.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the best month to visit Peru? Can I visit Peru during the off-season?

    The best time to visit Peru is between the months of May and September. Corresponding with the dry season, temperatures in the country at this time hover between 16°C to 22°C. But more importantly, traveling to Peru during this time means that there is little fear of getting caught in the country’s torrential monsoon. Another less popular but still good time to visit Peru is between October and December. A shoulder period between dry and monsoon seasons, the climate during this time of year is generally fine, although skies are cloudier and you might have to dodge the odd shower. The wettest months are January and February. It is still possible to visit destinations such as Lake Titicaca during the rainy season, but the Inca Trail is closed for travelers. Find more information here.

  • Is Peru expensive to visit? How do the ATMs work?

    Peru is not expensive for travelers and we recommend it as a top pick for visitors on a budget. Most travelers can get by on USD 30 to USD 40 per day, including transport, accommodation, and food. Tackling the Inca Trail and exploring Machu Picchu are must-do attractions but also relatively costly. ATMs are the quickest way to withdraw neuvos soles, as the country’s currency is called, on the road and visa cards are easily accepted. Many ATMs have an English language option, too. They can be found in some airports, inside banks, and as stand-alone units in major towns and cities. If you are looking for other destinations to visit on a budget, find more information here.

  • How many days do you need in Peru?

    Given its wealth of attractions, there are many reasons why you should consider Peru trips that last between ten days and two weeks. This will give you enough time to see top-rated sites, such as Manu National Park, while also discovering the country’s history and culture in more far-flung and as-yet-unknown destinations. You can still take in a number of attractions even if you can only spare one week in Peru, however, the time constraint would mean that you will have to limit your exploration to a destination or two. For a more detailed rundown, check out our travel guide on how many days to spend in Peru.

  • Do they speak English in Peru?

    Spanish is the most-spoken European language in Peru, alongside several local languages like Quechan and Aymara. Those involved in the tourism industry and those in popular destinations such as Lima and Cusco will speak some English, while guides leading tours for English-speaking travelers will have a good hold of the language. However, knowing a few words of Spanish is always useful.

  • What is considered rude in Peru? What cultural notions should I be aware of?

    Personal contact is an important part of Peruvian culture. Not only do Peruvians tend to stand closer to each other than you might at home, but physical contact (especially on one’s arms and back) is also common. You should avoid the desire to step away, as this is considered offensive. Greetings are important, with handshakes along with a few words of greeting being common. Give the elderly your respect if you are young and leave your seat on public transportation for them. 

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