• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Discover the Peru of the Incas

  • Round trip
  • 16, 17, 20 or 21 nights
  • Peru
price from £ 2,089
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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Explore Peru and discover South American history, culture and nature. Incl. breakfast, excursions, transfers and return flights

Ready for a new adventure? With ancient history, magnificent natural wonders and diverse landscapes, there's no place better for exploration than South America. Head to Peru to cruise Lake Titicaca - the highest lake in the world -, sandboard down ancient desert dunes in an oasis in Ica, and discover the mysterious culture of the Incas in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Can't leave Peru without stepping foot in the Amazon rainforest? Extend your trip and embark on a journey to the heart of the Amazon - you won't regret it!

Included
  • Round-trip in Peru: 15 or 19 nights
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Day 16 - 18 of the 19-night roundtrip is full board
  • Boat trip Uros and Taquille (day 9)
  • The Sacred Valley (day 11)
  • Machu Picchu (day 13)
  • All transfers - city-to-city transport with comfortable touring car unless otherwise specified
  • 1 night in the night bus (approx. 11 hours, maximum 1 stop)
  • Domestic flights
  • Train journey
  • Return flight from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton to Callao District
  • Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.

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Day 1-2: Welcome to Lima

Lima: the capital of Peru and the first stop on your Peruvian adventure. Arriving at Jorge Chavez International Airport, you will meet your driver and be taken to your hotel. Day one and two are free to relax, recuperate and discover the city as you wish. The colonial centre of Lima is beautif... Read more

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Day 3: Lima - Ica

Today you depart Lima to travel along the coastline to Huacachina, a desert oasis in the southern city of Ica. Travelling by bus, the journey takes 4.5 hours in total. Upon arrival in Ica, you will have the opportunity to explore the oasis - whether that be sandboarding down the steep dunes or... Read more

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Day 4: Ica - Nazca

For your final day in Ica, you can choose to wander the colonial streets of the small town centre, return back to Huacachina for another dose of the dunes, or simply soak in some warm rays in the comfort of your luxury hotel. For those looking to get out of the desert, there are two optional e... Read more

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Day 5: Nazca

Day 5 is time to explore the mystery of Nazca - from the Nazca lines to the city's small but decent collection of museums. An optional excursion is offered in the Chauchilla Cemetery - a unique experience that is well worth the visit. Established in the second century AD, the cemetery was ... Read more

Night bus from Nazca to Arequipa  or similar

Day 6-7: Arequipa

Arequipa is a beautiful city in the middle of the Andes. Flanked by three breathtaking mountains, at 5821 metres El Misti is the tallest and makes for an awesome backdrop to the quaint, colonial town centre. In the centre, you will find refined colonial buildings and cathedrals built from sill... Read more

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Day 8-9: Puno

You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to Arequipa bus station, where you will board the bus to Puno. The journey lasts approximately 6 hours. Located near the border with Bolivia, Puno sits at over 3800 metres and is best known for its proximity to the world-famous Lake Titicaca - the ... Read more

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Day 10: Cusco

Today you will travel to Cusco: the former capital of the Inca Empire and one of South America's most prominent examples of colonial Spanish architecture. The eight-hour bus journey includes lunch and plenty of stops along the way to take in the sights, and upon arrival in Cusco, you will ... Read more

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Day 11-12: The Sacred Valley

Day 11 of your Peruvian adventure will see you heading to the Sacred Valley by train. As the name implies, the Sacred Valley is a special place in Peruvian history and was a central point of the ancient Inca empire. Today, the 60-kilometre area is predominantly used for farming and tourism, wi... Read more

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Day 13-14: Machu Picchu

One of the world’s most famous historical gems, set atop lush green mountains and shrouded in mist: a trip to Peru is not complete without a visit to the world wonder that is Machu Picchu. On day 13 of your journey, you will explore the mysterious ruins for half a day. After being dropped off ... Read more

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Day 15: Lima

Your Peruvian adventure has come to an end. You will take a short domestic flight from Cusco to Lima, where you will stay the night before flying home the next day. Enjoy everything the city has to offer while you still can: it’s never too late to sample the world-famous ceviche or a sweet maz... Read more

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Day 1-2: Welcome to Lima

Lima: the capital of Peru and the first stop on your Peruvian adventure. Arriving at Jorge Chavez International Airport, you will meet your driver and be taken to your hotel. Day one and two are free to relax, recuperate and discover the city as you wish. The colonial centre of Lima is beautif... Read more

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores  or similar

Day 3: Lima - Ica

Today you depart Lima to travel along the coastline to Huacachina, a desert oasis in the southern city of Ica. Travelling by bus, the journey takes 4.5 hours in total. Upon arrival in Ica, you will have the opportunity to explore the oasis - whether that be sandboarding down the steep dunes or... Read more

Hotel Viñas Queirolo  or similar

Day 4: Ica - Nazca

For your final day in Ica, you can choose to wander the colonial streets of the small town centre, return back to Huacachina for another dose of the dunes, or simply soak in some warm rays in the comfort of your luxury hotel. For those looking to get out of the desert, there are two optional e... Read more

Casa Hacienda Nasca Oasis  or similar

Day 5: Nazca

Day 5 is time to explore the mystery of Nazca - from the Nazca lines to the city's small but decent collection of museums. An optional excursion is offered in the Chauchilla Cemetery - a unique experience that is well worth the visit. Established in the second century AD, the cemetery was ... Read more

Night bus from Nazca to Arequipa  or similar

Day 6-7: Arequipa

Arequipa is a beautiful city in the middle of the Andes. Flanked by three breathtaking mountains, at 5821 metres El Misti is the tallest and makes for an awesome backdrop to the quaint, colonial town centre. In the centre, you will find refined colonial buildings and cathedrals built from sill... Read more

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Day 8-9: Puno

You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to Arequipa bus station, where you will board the bus to Puno. The journey lasts approximately 6 hours. Located near the border with Bolivia, Puno sits at over 3800 metres and is best known for its proximity to the world-famous Lake Titicaca - the ... Read more

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Day 10: Cusco

Today you will travel to Cusco: the former capital of the Inca Empire and one of South America's most prominent examples of colonial Spanish architecture. The eight-hour bus journey includes lunch and plenty of stops along the way to take in the sights, and upon arrival in Cusco, you will ... Read more

Tariq Boutique Hotel  or similar

Day 11-12: The Sacred Valley

Day 11 of your Peruvian adventure will see you heading to the Sacred Valley by train. As the name implies, the Sacred Valley is a special place in Peruvian history and was a central point of the ancient Inca empire. Today, the 60-kilometre area is predominantly used for farming and tourism, wi... Read more

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Day 13-14: Machu Picchu

One of the world’s most famous historical gems, set atop lush green mountains and shrouded in mist: a trip to Peru is not complete without a visit to the world wonder that is Machu Picchu. On day 13 of your journey, you will explore the mysterious ruins for half a day. After being dropped off ... Read more

Tariq Boutique Hotel  or similar

Day 15: Cusco

Returning to Cusco, you have the full day and night to discover this unique city as you wish. There are plenty of optional excursions to jump into in and around the Cusco area, or you can simply enjoy the bright colours and buzz of activity in this city, the friendly people who are always up f... Read more

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Day 16-18: The Amazon

On day 16, you fly to Puerto Maldonado for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience: today you touch down in the Amazon rainforest.

You will be picked up at the airport and driven to the Tambopata river. Here you will board a boat on your way to your lodge, looking out for caimans, turtl... Read more

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Day 19: Back to Lima

Your Peruvian adventure has come to an end. You will take a short domestic flight to Lima, where you will stay the night before flying home the next day. Enjoy everything the city has to offer while you still can: it’s never too late to sample the world-famous ceviche or a sweet mazamorra mora... Read more

Casa Andina Premium Miraflores  or similar
Optional Excursions

• Pisco Route (day 4) •
You will be picked up at 13:00 for an unforgettable trip around Peru's famous Pisco route. Pisco is a strong white brandy made from muscat grapes and one of Peru's most popular drinks. Lasting three hours, this tour takes you to some of the countries best Pisco vineyards, tasting a variety of Pisco on the way!

• Islas Ballestas (day 4) •
You will be picked up between 06:20- 06:40 from your hotel for this half-day excursion to the Islas Ballestas, beautiful uninhabited islands home to pelicans, Peruvian boobies and plenty of sea lions. This tour is lead by an English speaking guide!

• Chauchilla Cemetery (day 5) •
You will be picked up at 10:30 for a 2-hour tour of the Chauchilla Cemetery. Established in the second century AD, the cemetery was used for important burials over for several hundred years. Archaeologists unearthed the historical site in a near-perfect condition - complete in the early 20th Century.

• Colca Canyon tour (day 7 ) •
You will be picked up at 07:30 to visit Colca Canyon, the second deepest gorge in the world and twice the depth of the Grand Canyon. During this two hour hike, you will visit local villages, enjoy breathtaking views and get the opportunity to spot Andean Condors in their natural habitat.

• Peruvian Cooking Class (day 14) •
After being picked up at 17:30, you will scout the markets for the best products together with a local chef before totally immersing yourself in the celebrated Peruvian kitchen. The Peruvian Cooking Class lasts four hours in total.

• Cusipata Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley (day 14) •
This full day tour takes you off-the-beaten-track in Peru for a full day of exploration. Watch an unforgettable sunrise after being picked up at 04:30 and, later, enjoy lunch amidst breathtaking scenery. The tour lasts 10-11 hours.

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Excluded
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers
  • Entrance fee for activities on Day 9 (£14 per person)
  • Optional Ballestas Tour: port tax & admission (£1.30 + £3.50)
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

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Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Ltd. is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Occupancy

Maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child per room.

Single supplement

Not applicable

Children's discount

Not applicable

Please note that this trip is not suitable for children under 8 years old.

Accessibility

Unfortunately this trip is not wheelchair accessible.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Flight times

Please note that flight times are subject to change by the airline. We advise you to check flight times prior to departure on the website of the specified airport.

Travel documents

You will receive your travel documents 30 days before departure. Vouchers, documents and further travel information will be given to you upon arrival.

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Peru include Hepatitis A; Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Peru. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.

Visa

British citizens do not need a visa to travel in Peru for the purpose of tourism.

Please note that your flight may include a stopover in the USA. If so, you will need to apply and pay for the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) at least 72 hours before departure from the UK.

Group travel

The excursions and transfers in this trip take place in a group (max. 30 people). Some transfers are individual.

Travel schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Domestic flight

The flight tickets for the domestic flight(s) are electronic. You do not need a printed ticket.

Standards

Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.

Currency

The national currency of Peru is Peruvian sol (PEN).

Travel adapter

You will need a world travel adapter to use your electronic items in Peru.

Similar accommodation

In some circumstances, the hotel specified in the itinerary may not be available. In this case, you will be transferred to a comparable hotel in the vicinity. You will receive details of your definitive accommodation five days before departure.