Peru

Explore the Breathtaking Amazon, the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu  & the Culinary Hub of Lima

Dive into the vibrant metropolitan capital of Peru, Lima. Explore the beautiful UNESCO historical district. Shop for beautiful wares at the markets and taste the unique flavors of this bountiful country. Traverse the dynamic landscapes of the Sacred Valley, and relish the opportunity to experience and engage with the local cultures. Wander among the temples and ruins of the once great Inca civilization. Delight in the scenic panoramic train up to Machu Picchu. Experience the ancient citadel in luxury. 

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Together, in our detailed consultation we create the vision of your very own personalized itinerary. We determine how much time to spend in each destination, choose from our favorite hotels, arrange appropriate transportation and create unique experiences with our dynamic local guides! Relax while our team brings everything to life. Our customized travel app gives you easy access to all itinerary details, plus suggestions for your free time and some dining ideas! We seamlessly integrate technology, experience and attention to detail to create your very own custom-tailored “Trip of a Lifetime!”

OUR SAMPLE ITINERARY
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Day 1 

Arrive in Lima

Arrive in Lima at "midnight" and meet your driver to whisk you away to your hotel in Miraflores. A great upscale neighborhood, close to several delicious restaurants and highlights. Enjoy  a "jet lag day" today to relax and enjoy Lima! Lots to do including great food choices, the colonial center and perhaps the Larco Museum exhibit of the pre-Columbian art of Peru plus the Barranco arty neighborhood of Lima

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Day 2

Explore historic Lima

Take the morning to explore the UNESCO world heritage site city center with a private guide and walk among the past After your tour, enjoy some free time to walk along the cliff-side parks of  El Malecón. Or if you desire to learn the secrets of Peruvian ceviche, ask about a culinary tour and cooking class. Learn about the local flavors, while sipping a Pisco Sour made by you!

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3 & 4

Fly to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Before heading to Machu Picchu, spend a few days in the Sacred Valley. Enjoy the great Peruvian outdoors with a wide array of activities and experiences. Hike among ancient temples and ruins, paddle board in a scenic lake, or climb via ferrata up a mountain for lunch with unimaginable views. If relaxation is more your speed, enjoy authentic local cuisine and incredible local markets.

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Day 5

Exploring Machu Picchu

Take a quick train to the charming town of Aguas Cailentes, located right below the famous citadel. Spend the day exploring the massive ruins and learn about Inca life with a private guide 

For the more adventurous, depart the train early and hike the last leg of the Inca Trail eventually reaching the Wiñawayna Peak at 2,700m (8,900 ft). Slowly descend towards mystical Machu Picchu at dusk, enjoying the magical views at the best time of day.

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Day 6

Hike Hua​yna Picchu

Set out this morning to climb up one of the most breathtaking summits. The views of Machu Picchu from the peak of Huayna Picchu are sure to be a highlight of your trip! After hiking back down, spend the afternoon continuing to explore one of the wonders of the world. 

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 7 &8

Head to Cuzco, the old Capital of the Inca Empire

Take the morning train from Agua Calientes to Cuzco in time to explore the bustling artisanal markets. Spend the morning wandering the cobblestone streets and exploring at leisure, before meeting up with your guide for a private tour of the history and culture of Cusco.

Day 9

Return Home

Transfer to the airport now for your connecting flight to Lima before heading back to the USA.. Welcome home!

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Call us now! Our experienced travel team is eager to listen to your interests and desires to craft a uniquely personalized itinerary. Remember! Our specialty is listening to YOU as we work together to craft the very best itinerary, pace and hotel selections for you and your family!  

 

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