Your Ideal 18-Day Luxury Tour of Peru In Latin America
Peru is a fascinating country, rich in culture and sophistication for centuries. The nation was developed by both the Incas and the Spanish conquistadores. Visit this beautiful land where the artistry and spirit of its past civilizations are still living in the present in this beautiful land. Our 18-day luxury tour of Peru will leave no stone unturned in exploring this true gem of Latin America.
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Meet your private guide at Lima airport, who will transfer you to your hotel in the fashionable Miraflores district. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city. Stroll around the city's lanes and soak in the city's brilliant vibe, culture, and architecture. Relax and enjoy some coffee at one of the various bistros that line the city. Following that, enjoy a lavish dinner at a premium restaurant before retiring to your resort for the night.
Day 2: Exploring Lima
Go for a half-day guided tour of Lima. Stroll through the catacombs of San Francisco and get lost in the mazes of the city. Then, step back in time to the Huaca Pucllana archaeological site. Marvel at the ingenuity of their ancestors by looking at some amazing archaeological structures. Afterward, stroll to the Plaza de Armas and browse through the various shops for souvenirs and artifacts.
Day 3: Venturing to Hacienda Concepcin
Catch a connecting flight to Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to the Southern Amazon. The flight will take around an hour and a half. Meet your private guide, who will transfer you to your hotel. Then, embark on a motorized canoe with a small group of other tourists. Be astonished by the pristine blue waters surrounding you during that ride before you reach your resort in around half an hour.
Day 4: Discovering Hacienda Concepcion
Explore the rainforest today accompanied by your private guide. Walk one of the trails around the lodge and identify vegetation such as rubber trees and breadfruit trees. Afterward, opt for an exciting canoe trip on the river, and have great fun during the adventurous ride. Look out for exotic nocturnal wildlife and capture those moments in memorable photos.
Day 5: Strolling in Hacienda Concepcion
Canoe on the nearby oxbow Sandoval Lake and soak in the gorgeous natural surroundings. Discover the formation, vegetation, and wildlife. Spot some red howler monkeys and blue and yellow macaws. Afterward, stroll the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway and learn about its conservation work. Later in the evening, make your way out on a night stroll to spot wildlife emerging at dusk.
Day 6: Heading to Cuzco
Head back to Puerto Maldonado's airport this morning and fly to Cuzco. Spend the rest of your day relaxing and rejuvenating. Undertake short walks and get accustomed to the altitude.
Day 7: Enjoying in Cuzco
Today, your guide will drive you in a private vehicle for a half-day tour of the city and several nearby Inca sites. Visit a former Temple of the Sun and examine the wonderful architecture and delicate art present in the place. Then, make your way out of the city to explore ruins such as an Inca fountain, Tambo Machay, and Quenqo Temple, a vast carved monolith. Following that, meander around the colonial backstreets and markets and marvel at the historical structures present in the place.
Day 8: Historical Sacred Valley of Incas
Travel out of Cuzco today with your private guide and enter the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Enjoy a private guided tour of major attractions such as the Pisac market and terraces. After that, visit Ollantaytambo's fortress town and soak in the stunning views across a mountainous valley. Then, enjoy an overnight stay in a luxurious resort in the Sacred Valley.
Day 9: Biking in Sacred Valley of Incas
This morning, enjoy an early breakfast before your guide drives you to the top of a mountain pass. Soak in the stunning views of the entire area from this vantage point. Start biking down the gorgeous canyon with a blend of Inca pathways and farm roads. Have a relaxing picnic in the lush green grass before strolling around leisurely.
Day 10: Relaxing at Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a day in Ollantaytambo. This tiny Incan village has ruins that are well worth exploring. Be immersed in the history and archaeological wonders of the ruins. Mingle with the locals and learn about the place's myths, legends, history, and culture. Following that, relish some sumptuous local dishes at a posh eatery before retiring to your resort for the night.
Day 11: Touring Machu Picchu
Be amazed by the Peruvian and Andes scenery in the journey, which follows the rushing Urubamba River. Arrive at the site in the afternoon and board a private tour of the ruins with your guide. They show you the site's major highlights, such as the Intihuatana Stone, famous as the 'hitching post of the sun. Enjoy an overnight stay in Aguas Calientes at the end of your visit.
Day 12: Mystical Cuzco
This morning, you have another chance to explore more of Machu Picchu at your own leisure. Arrive early to explore the ruins in the morning, when the light falling over the stones offer the site a real aura of mystery. Meander the short trail to the nearby Inca Bridge. Soak in the gorgeous views of the lush green surroundings and breathe in the fresh and cool air. Later in the afternoon, your guide will drive you from Aguas Calientes back to Cuzco in a private car.
Day 13: Traversing to Arequipa
Meet your private guide at Arequipa airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city, which is famously known as the "White City" because of the color of its stellar architecture. Stroll along the streets and soak in the vibrant culture and architecture of the place. Watch the people go by at one of the balcony cafes situated on the main square.
Day 14: Fascinating Arequipa
This morning, get ready for a tour of Arequipa, including a visit to the Santa Catalina Convent. Be fascinated by this wonderful walled area within the city itself. Admire the massive architecture that was utilized to create these twin cities. Later in the afternoon, head out to the fascinating Santuarios Andinos Museum and learn about local history.
Day 15: Natural Colca Canyon
This morning, make your way to the Colca Canyon. This will be a picturesque road journey, crossing herds of grazing llamas at an altitude of over 4,000 meters. In the afternoon, take in the splendid scenery of the entire area and relax in the lush green surroundings with a lavish picnic spread.
Day 16: Soaking in Puno
Today, have an early breakfast before your guide drives you across the splendid countryside to Puno, situated on the shore of Lake Titicaca. Capture some stunning shots of the beautiful surroundings during this relaxing journey. Following that, enjoy the local delicacies at a premium restaurant before retiring to your resort for the night.
Day 17: The Islands in Puno
Spend your final day of the trip visiting the Uros Islands. Be immersed in the islands' stunning natural landscape and pristine blue waters. Relax at one of the beaches with powdery white sand and ample sunshine. After that, connect with the Llachon community and learn more about their traditions and customs.
Day 18: Departure
Today, your private guide will transfer you to the Puno airport for your flight to Lima, where you will have your international departure.