Panoramic Peru Classic Tour
15 Day Flexible Group Tour
On this thrilling journey, much of which is spent at altitude in the Andes Mountains, you’ll discover the heart of the Inca Empire at Machu Picchu, encounter soaring condors and sail on the waters of Lake Titicaca.
Browse the colourful produce at a market, taking a selection of fresh ingredients to the house of a welcoming local family where you will use them as part of a cooking class, preparing a delicious regional dish.
Visit the indigenous Uros people, a community who live on floating islands made of reeds on the waters of Lake Titicaca, and spend some time learning about their fascinating culture.
Learn all about the subtle flavours of ‘Pisco’, Peru’s national beverage and tipple of choice, at a tasting in Lima.
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Admire Lima’s colonial sights
Enjoy a cooking demonstration with a local family
Spot majestic condors at Colca Canyon
Meet the locals living on Lake Titicaca
Explore the beautiful Sacred Valley
Marvel at the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu
Return international economy flights, taxes and current fuel surcharges
(unless a land only option is selected)
Meals as stated
Touring with National Escorts and entrance fees
All transportation and transfers
English speaking Local Guides
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Fly to Lima, Peru’s historical capital, arriving the same or following day. The transfer time is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Tonight, enjoy your first taste of Peruvian cuisine at a local restaurant a pisco tasting, Peru’s national beverage.
Originally named the City of the Kings, Lima is rich in heritage, which you’ll see for yourself today. Start in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic centre to admire the colonial magnificence. Explore the 17th century San Francisco Monastery. Visit Casa Aliaga, a beautifully preserved colonial mansion, and finish the day at Huaca Pucilana archaeological centre.
Spend the day in the remote village of Huilloc, approximately 40 minutes’ transfer from your hotel, where you’ll catch a glimpse of the authentic culture of the valley’s Quechua communities. You’ll be able to interact with the villagers, share lunch with them and witness their day to day life. The women of Huilloc have a rich tradition of weaving which they still practice by hand today. The textiles they produce bear the same images as those of their ancestors; condors, cougars and Huallata birds, and can be purchased here. You’ll aslo enjoy a cooking demonstration of a typical Quechua dish before enjoying lunch with the locals. This day is at altitude.