Peru

Plan the trip of a lifetime to Peru with our well-traveled team of experts. Work closely with your Southern Explorations' travel specialist to build a first class tailor-made tour over the dates of your choice. Peru is undeniably one of Latin America’s most iconic destinations. The numerous civilizations that have called Peru home for thousands of years have left alluring remnants to delve into, while the seemingly endless fiestas, delightful handicrafts, and delectable cuisine make it one of the most well-rounded destinations on Earth. Explore the Best of Peru, including Machu Picchu, Inca Trail treks, the Amazon Rainforesthiking in the Andes and other Peru Highlights.  

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As the home of the world-renowned Machu Picchu, Peru is undeniably one of Latin America’s most iconic destinations. What some travelers may not fully appreciate though is the fact that, beyond Machu Picchu, Peru is also a wildlife mecca and cultural giant. The numerous civilizations that have called Peru home for thousands of years have left alluring remnants to delve into, while the seemingly endless fiestas, delightful handicrafts, and delectable cuisine make Peru one of the most well rounded destinations on Earth.
 
OUR FAVORITE PERU MOMENTS
 
• Pass through the Inti Punku, the “sun gate” from which you first take in Machu Picchu after completing the Inca Trail
 
• Hike up Huayna Picchu Peak, the iconic mountain rising through the clouds behind the Machu Picchu ruins, and get a condor’s-eye view of the UNESCO World Heritage Site
 
• Marvel at the precise and prolific ancient architecture from Cusco through the Sacred Valley
 
• Savor Peru’s culinary delights from delicious empanadas at the lively Pisac market to the mouth-watering ceviche dishes of eclectic Lima
 
• Witness the Uru people of Lake Titicaca build the extraordinary floating reed islands they live on
 
• Climb high above the jungle floor on the Amazon Rainforest canopy walkway on the lookout for orchids, toucans, monkeys and birds of prey
 
Mountain bike, river-raft and zip-line across the striking Andean countryside
 
• Discover the fascinating pre-Incan history of the ancient and still thriving cities of Trujillo and Chiclayo

View our Peru trip and tour options below:
9 Days $2,995
Rafting, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Zip Lining at Via Ferrata, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
17 Days $4,735
Cities of Peru , Amazon Lodge - 3 Day, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley - Inca Trail Trek, Colca Canyon & Lake Titicaca
Cusco, Ancient Inca Trail , Machu Picchu, Local Perspective , Off the beaten Trek
12 Days $3,490
Inca Trail Trek , Machu Picchu , Sacred Valley, Amazon Jungle Lodge
Amazon Rainforest & Jungle, Amazon Wildlife, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu
4, 5 & 8 Days $3,380
Amazon River and Rainforest, Pacaya Samiria Reserve, Exotic Amazon Jungle Wildlife and Fauna
14 Days $3,885
Lima, Cusco, Arequipa & Colca Canyon, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Amazon
4 & 5 Days $2845
Wildlife, Birding, Amazon River and Rainforest, Exotic Jungle Wildlife and Fauna
Lima, Cusco, Choquequirao Trail, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Off the beaten trek
10 Days $2,995
Lima, Cusco , Inca Trail Trek, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley
Lima, Huaraz, Huascar'an National Park, 5 Day Santa Cruz Trek
4 & 5 Days $3,700
Amazon River and Rainforest, Luxury Accommodations , Indigenous Flora, Fauna and Wildlife
14 Days $3,745
Lima, Cusco , Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Amazon Lodge - 3 Days, Sacred Valley, Lake Titicaca
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Lima, Cusco, Arequipa, Colca Canyon , Sacred Valley, Inca Trail Trek - 4 Days, Machu Picchu
Lima, Cusco Lake Titicaca, Inca Trail Trek , Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca
8 Days $2,795
Add a fully serviced Southern Explorations Inca Trail hike, to Machu Picchu to your independent Peru vacation.
Lodge Based Inca Trail Hike, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Into Raymi, Festival of the Sun, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu, Lima, Cusco and Chincheros Artisan Market
Off the Beaten Path, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco, Aguas Calientes, Lima
8 Days $4,190
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, 5 Star Properties
Lima, Cusco, Amazon Rainforest, Reserva Amazonica Lodge, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Arequipa Architecture and Convent of Santa Catalina, Colca Canyon, Valley and Lodge, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Shortest Trip to Visit Machu Picchu
9 Days $2,985
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Epic Day Hikes in the Andes, Machu Picchu, Charming Hotels at Night
11 Days $3,260
Amazon Jungle, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca
Ecolodge's 115-foot canopy tower, Hike and Tour Tres Chimbadas Lake, Tambopata National Reserve
12 Day $3,275
Lima, Cusco, Apurimac River Rafting, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Rafting, Mountain Biking
Tambopata National Reserve, Select from a wide array of activities
Lima, Cusco , Inca Trail Hike, Salcantay Hike, Machu Picchu
7 Days $2,495
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, 1 Day Inca Trail Hike, Machu Picchu

Most Popular Peru Trips & Tours

Trip Price Days Highlights
Alternative Inca Trail $3,295 11 Days Cusco, Ancient Inca Trail , Machu Picchu, Local Perspective , Off the beaten Trek
Amazon & Inca Trail $3,490 12 Days Inca Trail Trek , Machu Picchu , Sacred Valley, Amazon Jungle Lodge
Amazon & Machu Picchu $2,795 9 Days Amazon Rainforest & Jungle, Amazon Wildlife, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu
Classic Inca Trail $2,995 10 Days Lima, Cusco , Inca Trail Trek, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley
Experience Machu Picchu $2,295 7 days Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Inca Trail & Colca Canyon $3,860 13 Days Lima, Cusco, Arequipa, Colca Canyon , Sacred Valley, Inca Trail Trek - 4 Days, Machu Picchu
Inca Trail & Lake Titicaca $3,585 12 Days Lima, Cusco Lake Titicaca, Inca Trail Trek , Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca
Machu Picchu & Colca Canyon $3,675 10 Days Arequipa Architecture and Convent of Santa Catalina, Colca Canyon, Valley and Lodge, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca $2,795 9 Days Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca
Peru Day Hiker $2,985 9 Days Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Epic Day Hikes in the Andes, Machu Picchu, Charming Hotels at Night
Peru Highlights $3,260 11 Days Amazon Jungle, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca
Raft, Bike & Hike $3,275 12 Day Lima, Cusco, Apurimac River Rafting, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Rafting, Mountain Biking