Discover Luxury Peru: Travel to Machu Picchu in Style

Llama walks in Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu in the background

Seeking luxury travel to Machu Picchu? Embark on an extraordinary journey through the Peruvian highlands with our exclusive Luxury Peru tour. Indulge in the comfort and elegance of luxury accommodations as you explore the captivating destinations that have made Peru a must-visit destination. From the vibrant city of Lima to the majestic ruins of Machu Picchu and the enchanting city of Cusco, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises an unforgettable adventure filled with cultural wonders, natural beauty, and unparalleled luxury.
The top 6 highlights of our Luxury Peru tour:
  1. The guide makes all the difference. Your expert local guide will accompany you every step of the way, providing invaluable insights and ensuring that every aspect of your Luxury Peru tour surpasses your expectations. With their deep knowledge of the region's history, culture, and hidden gems, they will bring the destinations to life, sharing personal stories and introducing you to the fascinating traditions and local communities. Whether it's navigating the bustling markets of Cusco, unraveling the mysteries of ancient ruins, or offering personalized recommendations, your guide's expertise will enhance your journey, making it truly unforgettable.
Southern Explorations guide leading tour in Machu Picchu

  1. Luxury accommodations throughout the journey provide a haven of comfort and indulgence, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate after each day's adventures. The meticulous attention to detail and personalized service at each property ensure that every moment of your trip is truly extraordinary. We continually assess the hotels we partner with so you can rest assured you’ll be at the best. We’ve long partnered with the local Inkaterra hotel group and incorporate many of their properties into the Luxury Peru itinerary along with the impressive JW Marriott in Cusco. The famed Sanctuary Lodge at Machu Picchu is also an option and our team of travel planners is ready to help you find the perfect option!
Lobby of Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel in Aguas Calientes Peru

  1. Cusco, once the capital of the mighty Inca Empire, serves as the gateway to the wonders of the Peruvian highlands. This captivating city, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, offers an interesting visual history of the region with Spanish colonial architecture built atop Incan stone foundations. Explore the charming cobblestone streets, vibrant markets filled with colorful textiles and handicrafts, and savor delicious Peruvian cuisine. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage, and don't miss a visit to the impressive Incan fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the sacred Koricancha Temple, and the bustling San Pedro Market, all of which are included in the Luxury Peru tour.
Street in Cusco showing Incan stone foundation

  1. The Sacred Valley, a ribbon of lush land nestled between mighty Andean peaks, has a mesmerizing effect. This fertile valley stretches along the Urubamba River, showcasing rich landscapes, charming Andean villages, and impressive archaeological sites. Wander through the picturesque town of Pisac, where the lively textile market offers a glimpse into the region's ancient traditions. Marvel at the intricate agricultural terraces of Moray and the fascinating salt pans of Maras. The Sacred Valley's natural beauty provides the perfect setting for peaceful contemplation and connecting with nature.
Salt terrace photos at Maras Peru
Salt terrace photo by Southern Explorations' traveler Jeff Grabert
  1. No trip to Peru is complete without a visit to the legendary Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Surrounded by mist-shrouded mountains and hidden in dense cloud forest, this archaeological marvel reveals the architectural genius of the Inca civilization. As you explore the terraced landscapes, intricate stonework, and sacred temples, you'll be transported back in time, witnessing the grandeur of an ancient empire. Stand atop Huayna Picchu or hike to the Sun Gate for panoramic views that will leave you in awe.
 Family posing in front of Machu Picchu

  1. Beyond the archaeological wonders, the Luxury Peru tour offers countless opportunities for cultural immersion. Engage with local communities, interact with skilled artisans, and witness traditional weaving techniques passed down through generations. Delve into the Peruvian culinary scene, savoring unique flavors and culinary delights such as ceviche, quinoa, and roasted guinea pig. These authentic experiences create lasting memories and provide a deeper understanding of the rich tapestry of Peruvian culture.
Peruvian children in traditional dress with llamas in the Sacred Valley

These seven days of luxury travel to Machu Picchu provide the perfect balance of culture, history, adventure and luxury. This itinerary can also be considered a starting point; we pride ourselves on working closely with each and every traveler to customize their itinerary. Let us know your hopes and dreams (and budget and timeframe) and we will build the perfect itinerary for you! Call today at 1.877.784.5400 or email us at