So you are heading to Peru for an adventure, here is what you need to know? There are approximately 31.5 million people in Peru, which is the fourth most populous country in South America. Lima is the largest metropolitan area, with over 9.8 million people.
Traveling to Peru can be stressful because of your wide-range of questions such as the ideal time to visit, where to go and what to see. Fortunately, there are Peru Tours available and experts to answer your questions. Our tours available will offer you the peace of mind upfront you seek knowing that you will see and experience all the wonders of Peru.
Our representative can customize an itinerary for you, or you can choose one of the ready-made tours. A custom Itinerary can be provided to you. Your customized plan can start in Lima, where a Peru Tours representative will meet you at the airport and show you to your hotel.
Visit Lima the Capital of Peru
A custom Itinerary will include accommodations in Lima. Lima offers a wide range of hotels from luxury to comfortable hotels. If you are looking for luxury hotels, there are few available such as JW Marriot Lima, or the Hilton Lima Miraflores.
The JW Marriot Lima as one of the best hotels in South America. It offers all that is needed to make your stay very memorable. All rooms and suites feature high-speed internet access, ocean/city views, marble bathrooms and designer bedding.
The Hilton Lima Miraflores has state of the art amenities include luxury bedding, private bathroom with rain showers and free WiFi.
Your custom itinerary can include a mid-range hotel. Lima has hotels like the Wyndham Costa del Sol and the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores.
The Wyndham Costa del Sol is minutes away from the airport. This hotel has 192 stylish rooms, a restaurant, spa, pool and city views. All rooms are equipped with internet access and fully-equipped with a desk.
The Casa Andina Premium Miraflores is two blocks from Parque Kennedy. The rooms come fully equipped with free WiFi, a coffee kit, and an LCD TV. Additional amenities include a gym and heated pool. The Alma Restaurant is onsite, and they serve international cuisine and traditional Peruvian fare
If you are traveling on a budget, Peru has a comfort level of hotels which include, Best Western and Quinta Miraflores to give you an idea as to what is available.
The Best Western Urban Larco Hotel provides excellent value in an excellent location. It is just a few minutes’ walks from Miraflores coastline. The hotel offers rooms including some with partial ocean views. All rooms feature free WiFi, TV, safe, minibar, and soundproof windows.
Quinta Miraflores is a boutique hotel in the heart of Miraflores. The new owners restored the former residence. The hotel contains two suites and two premium rooms, each with a unique color theme. Each room includes free WiFi, private bathrooms with luxury bath amenities.
After your overnight stay in Lima, you can take a city tour of Lima. Francisco Pizarro in founded Lima in 1935. Lima soon became the capital because of the wealthy Peruvian Vice Regency of Spain. The city has grown into a town of beautiful churches and palaces. It still retains the essence of the Spanish colonialism. Once you complete your tour of Lima, Peru Tour representative will schedule a transfer to take you from your hotel in Lima to the airport for your flight to Arequipa.
Upon arrival in Arequipa, you will be met by a representative of our Peru tours who will take you to your confirmed Arequipa hotel. There are several options for hotel accommodation in Arequipa some include the Casa Andina Premium Arequipa and Tierra Viva Arequipa Plaza.
Viva Arequipa Plaza is an elegant hotel that features full-size beds, LCD TV, air-conditioning, minibar, and coffee kit. Additional services include buffet breakfast and WiFi.
Tierra Viva Arequipa Plaza is a few blocks from Arequipa’s best and attractions and restaurants, Tierra Viva Arequipa Plaza features a rooftop terrace with views of Misti and white sillar stone details. The hotel features free WiFi, soundproof rooms, flat-screen TV with cable and a private bathroom with shower. The suites have a sitting area and a hot tub.
After relaxing in your hotel, you can take a city tour of Arequipa. The city features distinctive integration of native architectural and European in the historic center. In 2000, this cultural characteristic placed Arequipa on the map of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You can visit Chapel of San Ignacio, the main square, the Plaza de Armas, the Santa Catalina Monastery. You can end the tour at one of two famous Miradores Carmen Alto or Mirador de Yanahuara. There you will appreciate the views of the city nestled by the towering Misti Volcano.
The evening can be spent at your leisure, but before you call it a night, sample one or two of the regional dishes. These dishes have made Arequipa one of the best culinary destinations in Peru.
The next morning, you can set out onto a scenic drive to Colca Canyon. This drive is 3 hours long, but there are spectacular landscapes view along the way. Also, watch out for the native animals such as viscachas (small rodents that resemble rabbits) and vicuñas (smaller cousins of the llama). You will see Patapampa Pass, which is 15,300 above sea level. You will also see the Ampato, Sabancaya, and Misti volcanoes in the distance.
Visit Colca Canyon
After your journey, you will be taken to a Colca Canyon hotel. Hotels such as Casa Andina Standard Colca and Las Casitas Del Colca can give you an idea of the types of accommodation in Colca Canyon.
Casa Andina Standard Colca is located in Chivay, which is a rustic environment of the Colca Canyon. You can visit the onsite astronomical observatory.
Las Casitas Del Colca has all the amenities such as spa tubs, patios with lounge chairs and fireplaces. Additional facilities include a business center, full-service spa, and a garden with a barbecue grill.
After you check out, you will be returned to Arequipa, where you will board your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival at the Cusco airport, our Peru tour representative will meet you and drive you to your hotel. There are many accommodations in Cusco. Some hotels include JW Marriott Cusco and Casa Andina Premium Cusco.
JW Marriott Cusco One of Cusco is the newest hotels. It has numerous amenities such as plush bedding, spa-like marble bathrooms, and high-speed Internet access. You can enjoy fine dining, the bar, pool and spa.
Casa Andina Premium Cusco is just a few blocks from the main square. It has three courtyards and a bar. The rooms are heated with private bathrooms, a telephone, and an in-room safe.
In Cusco, you visit San Pedro Market. The many museums, such as the Concha and Choco Museum. Then in the afternoon, you can visit the archaeological sites such as Temple of the Sun, Cusco Cathedral in the Plaza de Armas, Qoricancancha, Q’enko, Tambomachay, Puka Pukara and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman.
Sacred Valley Tour
Next, you can visit the beautiful Peruvian countryside of Sacred Valley. You can visit the town of Pisac, which is famous for the Incan ruins. You can visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo. These ruins provide a great view of the Sacred Valley. You will be taken to a hotel in Sacred Valley. There are a lot to choose from, but the Hotel Pararitampu and the Monasterio should give you an insight into the kind of wonderful accommodation in Sacred Valley.
Hotel Pakaritampul is located minutes away from the Ollantaytambo train station, which is within view of the fortress ruins, Pakaritampu. The rooms have free WiFi, safe-box, TV and a private bathroom with bath amenities. The onsite restaurant provides buffet dining and a la carte.
Monasterio Recoleta is within walking distance of restaurants and shops. The rooms feature WiFi, TV, luxurious bedding and a private bathroom with shower. The luxury suite adds a bathtub and separate sitting area.
Early in the morning, you will be taken from your Sacred Valley hotel to the train station where you will board to Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu Tour
Machu Picchu is the hidden Inca citadel. The train ride will be an attraction in itself. You will see rushing rivers, dramatic views of the Andes landscape, cloud forest and the Amazon rainforest. Once you reach Machu Picchu, you will tour Intihuatana (Sun Stone), the Room of 3 Windows and the Sun Temple. Later you can hike up Huayna Picchu, which is the peak that overlooks the Machu Picchu ruins. The hike steep and it takes about three hours round trip. This trip can be added to your itinerary. There are hotels available near Machu Picchu in the small town of Aguas Caliente. The Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu and La Cabaña should give you some ideas.
Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu features rooms with river or street view, TV, Internet, and free WiFi. The hotel is located close to restaurants and shops. It is across the street from the train station.
La Cabaña is centrally located, and the rooms feature tile floors, rustic décor, wood furnishings, air conditioning, and heating. It is a 5-minute walk to Machu Picchu bus station.
Visit in Puerto Maldonado
The next morning, you arrive at the airport for a flight to Puerto Maldonado in the Amazon. When you reach Puerto Maldonado, you will be accompanied to the port to be transferred by boat to your jungle lodge. There lodges available in the Amazon. The Sandoval Lodge and Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica.
Sandoval Lake Lodge feature rooms with hot water shower, mosquito net, and fans. The lodge has views of sunsets and sunrises and is conveniently located just 30 minutes by boat from Puerto Maldonado,
Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica Pristine provides elegant lodge accommodation and is easily accessible. It has wooden cabanas with thatched palm roofs, riverside spa, screened-in siesta area, and excursions into the surrounding rainforest.
As you travel along the Amazon, you may spot caimans, wading birds, turtles, and endangered giant river otters. A jungle hike is the best way to see species of birds, monkeys, sloths, and toucans. You will also see a different type of fruits and vegetables that the locals grow.
As you leave the city of Puerto Maldonado behind, you will be spellbound by the tranquillity of the surrounding rainforest and Tambopata River. You will return to Puerto Maldonado by boat and be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Lima.