Once the epicenter of the ancient Inca Empire, Peru boasts the world’s most spectacular archaeological sites, historical cities, awe-inspiring treks, and lush Amazon rain forest. Whether reached by the Inca Trail or by train, Machu Picchu, an architectural mystery, is a must-see destination.
Lake Titicaca is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world and home to the floating islands of the Uros people, and Suasi Island. Journey to the Paracas Peninsula with its seemingly endless miles of coastal deserts and sand dunes, where the gigantic and mysterious Nazca Lines are etched. The Colca Canyon is the world's deepest chasm, plunging over 13,000 feet below sea level. Along the way, take in Peru's mountainous landscapes, colorful culture and delicious cuisine.
Some classic Peru highlights just shouldn't be missed. Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley the Inca heartland are offered as a part of all of these tours, but depending on your tastes you can also take in colonial Arequipa, cultural Lake Titicaca, the mysterious Nazca Lines or a stunning hike on the Inca Trail.
Combine two of South America's most amazing highlights in this trip. Explore the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru and hop over to the Galapagos Islands off the neighboring Ecuadorian coast, to observe and photograph endemic wildlife up close.
A visit to the world's highest navigable lake provides opportunities to enjoy jaw-dropping landscapes while staying with a local family to understand age-old traditions first-hand. Don't miss the floating Uros Islands, or the role-reversal of Taquile Island where the men do the knitting!
From the fascinating historical treat that is Machu Picchu to the depths of the Peruvian jungle, these adventures offer the chance to explore the very best that Peru has to offer. Experience unrivaled variety as you observe colorful birds and wildlife and walk in the footsteps of the Inca.
Drifting through the Amazon may be one of the best ways to see all that Peru's diverse jungle has to offer. While away the days on deck and land, spotting colorful wildlife and enjoying the culture of traditional indigenous villages.