The Best of Peru
This itinerary takes you to explore the diversity of Peru’s highlight destinations from the Andean peaks down into the Amazon rainforest while taking in its compelling history and colorful culture along the way. The floating islands of Lake Titicaca are fascinating, and the Inca ruins and Machu Picchu at sunrise are out of this world and the wildlife of the Peruvian Amazon is mind-blowing.
The Peruvian Amazon
- The world’s largest and most biodiverse tropical rainforest, the Amazon!
- Experience living deep within the Peruvian Amazon.
- Discover the diversity of the Amazon wildlife.
Arrive in the remote and pristine primary rainforest of the Peruvian Amazon. Your comfortable eco-lodge is situated deep within the rainforest and offers outstanding opportunities to see wildlife and the natural beauty of this unique ecosystem including oxbow lakes and clay licks. The climate is hot and humid and the experiences are spellbinding…staying and exploring the Amazon is an experience you will never forget!
Machu Picchu & Surroundings
- 2 nights in the Sacred Valley, 1 near Machu Picchu, 2 nights in Cusco.
- Explore ancient Inca historical sites in the Sacred Valley & Cusco.
- Visit the breathtaking World Wonder of Machu Picchu!
Cusco was the historical Capital of the Inca Empire and the UNESCO World Heritage Site is the perfect place to acclimatize to the altitude and explore the Inca culture and civilization. The main reason many travelers come to this part of the world is to be able to visit the ancient Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. Sitting on top of a mountain and one of the manmade Wonders of the World, no words can describe the awe-inspiring experience of being on Machu Picchu and exploring its history through the incredible Inca ruins that can be found there.
Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca
- 3 days and 2 nights in Puno exploring the islands of Lake Titicaca.
- Acclimatize to the altitude, you’ll be at 12,555ft. above sea level!
- Visit the floating islands of Uros, meet local weavers on Titicaca.
Puno is located in the south of Peru on the shore of Lake Titicaca, one of South America’s largest lakes and the world’s highest navigable body of water. The city of Puno is also considered the folkloric capital of Peru due to its annual traditional festivals and strong local cultures. You’ll discover the magic of the stunning blue water of Lake Titicaca with the backdrop of the Andes and the history of being the origin of the Inca civilization. During your stay in Puno you’ll visit Taquile Island, where Inca laws and social systems are still practiced and where you’ll meet some of the skilled local weavers. You’ll also have the unique opportunity to walk on the the remote floating reed islands of Uros which is an unforgettable experience!
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