9 or 11 days
Lima, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, extension to the Amazon

Get to know Peru in its energetic capital of Lima, and trace Spain’s influence to modern times.

With your blood pumping, you’ll ascend into the clouds to Cuzco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire and a gateway to pure adventure. See the impossibly perfect Incan masonry at Sacsayhuamán, staggering Incan agricultural laboratories—and who knew alpaca fur was so soft?
Peru tour map
  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Arrive in Lima

  • Day 2: Lima

    Take a guided tour of Lima

    • Government Palace
    • Archbishop’s Palace
    • City Hall
    • Cathedral of Lima

    Visit San Francisco Monastery

    Visit the National Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores

  • Day 3: Lima + Cuzco

    Fly to Cuzco

    Take a guided tour of Cuzco

    • Korikancha Temple
    • Cuzco Cathedral

    Visit the Sacsayhuaman Fortress

    Take a guided tour of Inca sites

    • Tambomachay
    • Kenko
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu

    Travel by train to Machu Picchu

    Visit Machu Picchu

  • Day 5: Ollantaytambo + Cuzco

    Travel by train to Ollantaytambo

    Take a guided tour of Cuzco

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Korikancha Temple
    • Cuzco Cathedral
    • Sacsayhuaman Fortress

    Visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas

    Visit the Indian market in Pisac

  • Day 6: Cuzco

    Enjoy free time in Cuzco

    Visit a local orphanage

  • Day 7: Cuzco

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Maras and Moray

    Maras and Moray

    Join a half-day excursion to Maras and Moray. Located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the town of Maras is known for its shimmering Salineras, or “salt pans,” created by evaporated stream water. Next up, visit the archeological treasure trove of Moray. Here, you can climb the large concentric circles terraced into the land and gain insight into the Incas’ unique agricultural techniques.

    Enjoy free time in Cuzco

  • Days 8-9: Cuzco + Lima + Depart for home

    Fly to Lima

    Board overnight flight for home

  • Day 9: Arrive home

Add more days

  • Days 8 - 9: Puerto Maldonado + Amazon Lodge

    Fly to Puerto Maldonado

    Travel by boat to an area lodge

    Experiential learning: Participate in cultural and nature activities**

    Enjoy wildlife viewing to see caimans and hoatzins

    Take a morning jungle hike to see the Caiman's Cave and Lake Apu Victor

    Visit a botanical garden

  • Day 10: Lima + Depart for home

    Travel to Puerto Maldonado

    Fly to Lima

    Board overnight flight for home

  • Day 11: Arrive home

  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Arrive in Lima

  • Day 2: Lima

    Take a guided tour of Lima

    • Government Palace
    • Archbishop’s Palace
    • City Hall
    • Cathedral of Lima

    Visit San Francisco Monastery

    Visit the National Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores

  • Day 3: Lima + Cuzco

    Fly to Cuzco

    Take a guided tour of Cuzco

    • Korikancha Temple
    • Cuzco Cathedral

    Visit the Sacsayhuaman Fortress

    Take a guided tour of Inca sites

    • Tambomachay
    • Kenko
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu

    Travel by train to Machu Picchu

    Visit Machu Picchu

  • Day 5: Ollantaytambo + Cuzco

    Travel by train to Ollantaytambo

    Take a guided tour of Cuzco

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Korikancha Temple
    • Cuzco Cathedral
    • Sacsayhuaman Fortress

    Visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas

    Visit the Indian market in Pisac

  • Day 6: Cuzco

    Enjoy free time in Cuzco

    Visit a local orphanage

  • Day 7: Cuzco

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Maras and Moray

    Maras and Moray

    Join a half-day excursion to Maras and Moray. Located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the town of Maras is known for its shimmering Salineras, or “salt pans,” created by evaporated stream water. Next up, visit the archeological treasure trove of Moray. Here, you can climb the large concentric circles terraced into the land and gain insight into the Incas’ unique agricultural techniques.

    Enjoy free time in Cuzco

  • Days 8-9: Cuzco + Lima + Depart for home

    Fly to Lima

    Board overnight flight for home

  • Day 9: Arrive home

Add more days

  • Days 8 - 9: Puerto Maldonado + Amazon Lodge

    Fly to Puerto Maldonado

    Travel by boat to an area lodge

    Experiential learning: Participate in cultural and nature activities**

    Enjoy wildlife viewing to see caimans and hoatzins

    Take a morning jungle hike to see the Caiman's Cave and Lake Apu Victor

    Visit a botanical garden

  • Day 10: Lima + Depart for home

    Travel to Puerto Maldonado

    Fly to Lima

    Board overnight flight for home

  • Day 11: Arrive home

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Peru
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Spiritual Expirence

A must do for anyone young or old. The knowlege gained is valuable. A gracious country and culture. ...
Tamm / Student traveler
Tekonsha, Michigan / Posted on January 09, 2012

Everything you get

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • On-tour transportation

    Land and water transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Light breakfast daily; 7 local dinners or 9 with extension

  • Full-time Tour Director

    We have the best Tour Directors in the business; Your group will have a trusted, friendly guide at your side full-time on tour to manage all logistics, offer insight and guidance, and respond to any unexpected challenges

  • Guided sightseeing

    Lima; Cuzco; Sacred Valley; Machu Picchu

  • Entrances

    San Francisco Monastery; National Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; Korikancha Temple; Cathedral; Sacsayhuamán; Tambomachay and Kenko; Ollantaytambo; Machu Picchu

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    We have over 400 schools and offices in more than 50 countries, which means if something happens, we can react quickly and in person; We also include our $15 million liability policy and $1 million consumer protection plan at no additional cost to travelers

  • Curriculum Integration

    We provide support and expertise to help you integrate academic goals into your tour itinerary as needed

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