Simply Peru

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17376
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Travel from Lima to Cusco on a budget, using some night buses and public transport
  • Spend a night with the locals on Lake Titicaca
  • Take the train to Machu Picchu and enjoy Cusco's nightlife
Starting in Lima and ending in Cusco, the "Simply Peru" tour is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Chivay, Arequipa, Puno and 4 other destinations in Peru. "Simply Peru" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the highlights of Peru on this two-week tour from Lima to Cusco. Tick a giant off your bucket list with a visit to Machu Picchu, witness the astounding beauty of the Colca Canyon, see the mysterious Nazca Lines and stay overnight on Lake Titicaca. From sipping pisco sours in Arequipa to soaking in hot springs in Aguas Calientes, this tour proves that Peru's magic runs much deeper than its majestic Incan ruins.

Why we love this trip

Machu Picchu - Board a mountain train to the ancient citadel, one of the most astonishing sites in the world.

Lake Titicaca - Visit the floating islands of Uros and spend the night in a local guesthouse on Taquile Island.

Colca Canyon - Watch enormous condors soaring over this jaw-dropping canyon.
Select Tour Version:
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Lima
  • Day 2 : Public bus to Nazca
  • Day 3 : In Nazca; optional view of Nazca Lines from viewing platform or Chauchilla pre-Inca cemetery, overnight bus to Arequipa
  • Day 4 : Arrive in Arequipa, free afternoon for sightseeing
  • Day 5 : Travel to Chivay, optional hot springs
  • Day 6 : Visit the Colca Canyon, continue to Puno
  • Day 7 : Boat trip on Lake Titicaca, visit Uros Islands and overnight on Taquile Island
  • Day 8 : Morning on Taquile Island, afternoon return to Puno
  • Day 9 : Public bus to Cusco
  • Day 10 : Orientation tour of Cusco, rest of the day free
  • Day 11 : Train to Aguas Calientes, visit Machu Picchu
  • Day 12 : More time to discover Machu Picchu (optional), train back to Cusco
  • Day 13 : Free day in Cusco; optional trips into the Sacred Valley
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Cusco
  • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • Arawi Express Miraflores Hotel (1 night)
  • Casa Andina Standard Nazca (1 night)
  • Overnight Bus from Nazca to Arequipa (1 night)
  • Casona Plaza Colonial (1 night)
  • Casona Plaza Ecolodge (1 night)
  • Hotel Hacienda Puno (2 nights)
  • Taquile Guesthouse (1 night)
  • Hacienda Cusco Hotel (4 nights)
  • Adventure House (1 night)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Public Bus
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Lima and from Cusco are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Simply Peru tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Simply Peru tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 18 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 June 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Simply Peru tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Simply Peru tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

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