3 Popular Peru Trips You’ll Want to Book Right Now

06/05/2024

At Southern Explorations, we understand the draw and allure of Peru first-hand. This is why we’re always so excited to invite you to discover the heart and soul of this captivating country. From the iconic heights of Machu Picchu to the ancient ruins of the Inca Trail, the popularity of Peru among explorers knows no bounds, especially in June, July, August, and September; Peru’s peak travel season. 

If you’ve been dreaming of such an adventure, now’s the time to book.

No really, permits for highly sought-after experiences like Inca Trail hiking and camping are in high demand and will vanish like morning mist over the Andes.

To help plan your dream Peruvian excursion, we’ve curated the top-rated tours that promise to make your adventure truly unforgettable. Whether for interest in history or landscapes, wildlife or cross-country activity, browse these explorations then get in touch with our travel experts to book one or create your own custom itinerary.

Amazon & Machu Picchu

 

A favorite among animal and bird lovers, this scenic trip immerses adventurers in the forestry and wildlife within the Amazon rainforest plus must-visit destinations across Peru.  
 
Starting with Lima, Peru’s capital city and vibrant metropolis, we then head into the Incan heartland of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. You’ll be amazed by snow-capped mountains, Pisac’s temple ruins, and the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo before reaching the highlight of any Peru trip: Machu Picchu. 
 
Your trip then continues with a flight to Puerto Maldonado to begin your tour across the Amazon. Whether by land or by water, during the day or into the night, you’ll choose your own adventure (literally) and be whisked by guides through unforgettable canopy walks, forest hikes or river canoe explorations. 

Browse our Amazon and Machu Picchu tour itinerary and contact us to book or customize now.

Active Machu Picchu

 

Love a challenge? Then Active Machu Picchu is for you!
 
One of our more difficult itineraries, but also the most rewarding, this tour is 9 wondrous days of everything from hiking to mountain biking, whitewater rafting to ziplining. 
 
Destinations of activity include Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. 
 
Training for the physical demands of this tour is highly encouraged as good physical condition is required. 
 
Explore our Active Machu Picchu itinerary & options, then speak to our travel experts to book.

Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca

 

Made with history lovers in mind, this exploration is a mystifying blend of pre-Incan, Incan-era and Spanish colonial architecture and excavations. 

 

Once you’ve captured memories across the Sacred Valley, Cusco, and the cloud forests and hidden city of Machu Picchu, you’ll fall in love with Lake Titicaca, one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the Andes and South America’s largest freshwater lake. 

 

Dive into the full Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca itinerary then get in touch with our team to book today. 

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