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Peru Highlights Tour

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Peru is known for its immense biodiversity - both in nature and wildlife and with its blend of historic and modern cultures. From the heights of Cusco and Machu Picchu, with their archaeological ruins, to the delights of Peruvian Andean cuisine on the beautiful Urubamba River – this tour will enhance your five senses and leave you invigorated and inspired.

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome To Peru!

Your holiday begins...
• Transfer from airport to your hotel in Miraflores -
   iconic district
• Great restaurants, bars and shopping along the
   Pacific Coast
• Make sure to try some ceviche and possibly a
   pisco sour. Lima is famous for this!

Peru, Lima
Night at Tambo II (Lima)

Day 2: More than just a Metropolis

History and modern...
• Visit colonial landmards - the government palace
   and iconic cathedral
• Neighbouring Miraflores displays street
   performers, dancers, and artists
• Visit the church of the miraculous virgin, and
   sample Peruvian pizza

Night at Tambo II (Lima)

Day 3: ​Arrival in the Capital of the Inca

Your next destination...
• After breakfast your transfer to Chiclayo airport
   for flight to Lima, then Cusco
• A free day to adjust to the altitude at 11,500 ft -
   don't overdo it
• Take in the sights, the restaurants and bars, and
   all Cusco has to offer

San Augustin (Cusco)

Day 4: Something Old and Something Ancient

Ancient Inca empire...
• Begin your tour visiting four major ruins above
• Sacsayhuamán, one the most important centers
   in Incan times
• Experience local produce, meats, cheeses in San
   Pedro market

San Augustin (Cusco)

Day 5: A Beautiful Well Guarded Bread Basket

Private guided tour...
• Enjoy Pisac, a bustling and fast-growing colonial
• Sample a traditional Peruvian-Andean lunch
   overlooking the Urubamba River
• Continue to Ollantaytambo, and view some of the
   finest examples of Inca architecture

Los Incas, Urubamba
Sol Ollantay (Ollantaytambo)

Day 6: Machu Picchu - We've Arrived!

Peru's immense biodiversity...
• Watch landscape transition from Andean green
   fields to lush rain forest
• Historical archaelogical information about Machu
   Picchu ruins
• After an astounding day in Machu Picchu return
   to Ollantaytambo, and then Cusco

Ollantaytambo , Aguas CalientesMachu PicchuCusco
San Augustin (Cusco)

Day 7: ​Cusco at Your Own Pace

A day of leisure...
• Sample the local cuisine, the famous Guinea Pig
   or a Pisco Sour
• Visit jewellery stores providing excellent deals on
   pure gold and silver
• Bikes, rafting and day hikes for those preferring
   action - something for everyone!

San Augustin (Cusco)

Day 8: ​High Sierra to the Amazon Jungle

More adventure...
• Daytime - fly to Puerto Maldonado and travel the
  Madre de Dios River
• Enjoy a traditional lunch, followed by the rain-
  forest walk with toucan spotting
• See caimans and, with luck, other predators on a
  Twilight River excursion

Corto Maltes (Puerto Maldonado)

Day 9: ​Lake Sandoval and River Otters

The biodiversity capital...
• Canoe to the home of the endangered giant river
   otter and see other water and land creatures
• Travel on to Monkey Island, then sample
   the region's fresh cuisine for lunch
• Observe the amazing views from the two looking

Madre de Dios, Puerto Maldonado
Corto Maltes (Puerto Maldonado)

Day 10: A Day In Lima

Leaving the Amazon...
  Take a boat to Puerto Maldonado then fly to
•  Relax at your hotel, or ask about their in-house
•  Explore Lima's attractions and restaurants in the

Night at Tambo II (Lima)

Day 11: Pre-Inca Culture and Wildlife Reserve

The Ancient town of Paracas...
•  Take a scenic drive along the Pacific coast to the 
    town of Paracas
•  Explore the town or take an optional tour
    to the Paracas National Reserve
•  Observe bird and marine life, and amazing rock

Night at Emancipador (Paracas)

Day 12: ​The Little Galapagos Islands

Unique islands experience...
•  View the abundance of birds, sea lions,
   seals and marine life
• Locate the “Chandelier” - a mysterious figure
   carved into the coastline
• Travel on to Lima and taste the amazing coastal
   cuisine of the Miraflores district

Night at Tambo II (Lima)

Day 13: ​The End Of The Tour

• You will be picked up from your hotel and taken
   to the airport
• Arrive 3 hours before your international flight
• Thank you for choosing Evaneos. We hope you
   have enjoyed your holiday.  Adiós!


Peru Lima Cusco Los Incas Urubamba Ollantaytambo Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu Puerto Maldonado Madre de Dios Paracas

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,770 / 13 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy

Included in price:

  • Hotel accommodations for 12 nights with breakfast, as described in the itinerary
  • Private transportations hotel / airport in every destination
  • All guided excursions as described in the itinerary in shared or private service
  • All admission fees
  • 3 Lunches included
  • 2 Dinners included
  • Train tickets to & from Machu Picchu
  • Bus tickets to & from Machu Picchu
  • Panoramic Bus Tickets from Colca to Puno and Puno to Cusco
  • Superior Roundtrip Bus tickets from Lima to Paracas

Not included in price:

  • International & domestic airfares, unless specifically mentioned
  • Travel inssurance
  • Items of personal nature such as gratuities, internet charges, excess baggage charges, laundry, beverages and meals not described in the itinerary

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