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Experience the colour and diversity of incredible Peru, bursting with culture, amazing sites and a rich history. Fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines, travel deep into the heart of the Amazon Jungle, explore the villages of the Sacred Valley, visit the spectacular Lost City of Machu Picchu and cruise majestic Lake Titicaca.Ancient CivilisationsVisit the famous sights of Lima, such as the Plaza de Mayor, the Cathedral, Torre Tagle Palace and the Larco Museum. Travel to Paracas and board your flight for an aerial view over the incredible Nazca Lines - a sight that can only be truly appreciated from the air. You also enjoy a tour of the Ballestas Islands, with their abundance of wildlife, before travelling deep into the Amazon Jungle.Adventures in the JungleOn arrival in the mighty Amazon, you'll take a boat ride to your Jungle Lodge. Enjoy a visit to the Canopy Tower - one of the longest treetop walkways in the world, and visit the native Yugua Indian Village to experience their culture and traditions. Along the way, you'll get to experience the diverse flora and fauna that call the Amazon Jungle home.Ruins of the Inca empireExplore Cusco, the Sacred Valley and the impressive Machu Picchu. No tour of South America would be complete without seeing the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu. It's an extremely spiritual place and will take your breath away. We make sure you have plenty of time to enjoy the views of Machu Picchu without the crowds, so you can really soak up the tranquil atmosphere.

Inclusions

Travel

  • Private airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • 3 economy-class flights within Peru. Taxes included
  • Return regular bus ticket (Lima - Paracas - Lima)
  • Vistadome train ticket (Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Poroy)
  • Regular bus ticket (Cusco - Puno)

Accommodation & Meals

  • 11 nights in good quality hotels (3-4 star)
  • 3 nights in an Amazon Jungle lodge
  • 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 4 dinners

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking locally based guides

Sightseeing

  • Discover the sights of Lima on a city tour and visit the famous Larco Museum, containing priceless Incan artefacts.
  • See the mysterious Nazca Lines by air.
  • Discover the Ballestas Islands' unique habitats.
  • Explore the Amazon Jungle, discovering its abundance of wildlife.
  • Explore the ancient Incan fortress of Sacsayhuman and the Tambomachay ruins.
  • Take a walking tour of Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun, as well as the Plaza de Armas and 17th Century Cathedral.
  • Travel into the magical Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Enjoy a weaving demonstration at Awanacancha.
  • Visit Pisac Ruins and Pisac market.
  • Tour the remarkable Incan fortress of Ollantaytambo.
  • A once-in-a-lifetime visit to the spectacular Incan city of Machu Picchu.
  • Cruise Lake Titicaca & visit the reed Uros Islands.
Tour Provider Bunnik Tours
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $7,325
Start Location
Peru
End Location
Peru
Age Range
Avg. 50+
Group Size
20
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Private, Rail, Small Marine/Cruise
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
01 Jan 201916 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $7,595 
ItineraryExpand
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Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 1. Arrive Lima

Welcome to Lima, Peru's capital! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2. Lima

Your city tour this morning includes the Plaza Mayor, San Francisco Convent and the remarkable Larco Museum, containing priceless Incan artefacts. [B]

Day 3. Lima - Paracas

Travel to Paracas and board a flight for an aerial view over the incredible Nazca Lines. [B]

Day 4. Paracas - Lima

Cruise the Ballestas Islands to discover the abundance of sea lions, pelicans and penguins. [B]

Day 5. Lima - Iquitos - Amazon Jungle

Fly to Iquitos this morning, gateway to the mighty Amazon Jungle! On arrival, take a short boat ride to your jungle lodge. [B,L,D]

Day 6. Amazon Jungle

Enjoy a canopy walk amongst the treetops in the Sucusari Reserve, one of the longest treetop walkways in the world. [B,L,D]

Day 7. Amazon Jungle

Travel to the local Yugua Indian Village to learn about their culture and traditions. Then visit Neiser's Reserve, home to many species of monkey. [B,L,D]

Day 8. Amazon Jungle - Cusco

Fly to Cusco, via Lima. [B]

Day 9. Cusco

This morning you'll visit the fortress of Sacsayhuaman and the Incan baths of Tambomachay. A walking tour this afternoon will take in the Cathedral of Santa Domingo and the Temple of the Sun. [B]

Day 10. Cusco - Sacred Valley

Travel into the magical Sacred Valley, stopping to visit the lively Pisac Market. Then tour the Incan fortress of Ollantaytambo. [B]

Day 11. Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

A magical day awaits: travel by Vistadome train to the legendary Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu! [B,D]

Day 12. Machu Picchu - Cusco

Enjoy a morning at leisure, or return to Machu Picchu for an optional second visit before returning to Cusco. [B]

Day 13. Cusco - Puno

Enjoy Peru's scenic landscapes today as you travel by bus to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. [B,L]

Day 14. Puno

Visit a colourful Indian community on the Uros Islands, made entirely from reeds sourced from the lake. [B,L]

Day 15. Depart Puno

Transfer to the airport for your onward journey. [B]