Peru

Peru 2020-08-03T12:04:12+00:00

Project Description

Peru

Peru is a country in South America that’s home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes mountains. The region around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and colonial city of Cusco, is rich in archaeological sites. On Peru’s arid Pacific coast is Lima, the capital, with a preserved colonial center and important collections of pre-Columbian art. There are over 3,000 different varieties of Potato grown in Peru. Spanish is not the only language spoken in Peru. Machu Picchu is of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The Largest Flying Bird on Earth can be found in Peru, The Giant Andean Condor.

PERU ESCAPE


7 Day Tour from Lima to Lima
Discover the wonders of Peru on this week-long vacation featuring the must-see highlights of the Land of the Incas at a price that tells you now is the time! Your Lima sightseeing features the San Francisco Monastery along with the Plaza de Armas to see the Government Palace and the Cathedral. Fly to Cusco where you will be whisked into the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you will learn about the importance of the camelids in this area and see the ancient weaving techniques still in use today at Awanakancha. After time to explore the famous Indian market of Pisac, settle into your lush mountain-side hotel. Take the train through Urubamba Valley and spend a day at the impressive Machu Picchu ruins. Your tour of this ancient site reveals the many mysteries shrouded high in the clouds and rainforest. On your return to Cusco, your sightseeing tour includes visits to Sacsayhuaman, built in the early 12th century, and the Kenko Temple. These are just some of the many highlights you’ll see on this wonderful Peru vacation designed for savvy, value-minded travellers.
2021:
Jan 31, Feb 14, Mar 21, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 18, Septg 26, Oct 10, 24, Dec 12 $2245
2022:
Jan 23, Feb 20, March 13, 27 $2355

Prices are per person in single, double or triple room occupancy.

Inca Jungle: Rainbow Mountain & Salt Flats

For 18 to 35 year olds.
11 days, Cusco to La Paz
Do more than just cross destinations off your bucket list with this action-packed 11-day tour through some of South America’s most iconic destinations. You’ll experience Machu Picchu in the early morning light, led by a local guide that’ll share stories about the ancient Incan culture, and visit the famed Salar de Uyuni including a stay in a community-run salt-brick lodge with salt floors and furniture. Sure, you’ll be snapping pics to prove you went to the sites, but better yet, you’ll have stories to tell and genuine experiences that you’ll value even more.
2020:  Oct 11, 24 Nov 8, 22 $2449

Inca Discovery

8 days
Lima to Cusco

Perfect for those looking to experience the region’s archaeological and cultural treasures in a short amount of time, this adventure includes a four-day trek along the Inca Trail. This is one of the world’s best-known hikes and will reward those willing to break a sweat with a stunning combination of mountainscapes, cloud forests, and jungles. We run our own treks, which ensures the fair treatment of our porters and quality equipment.
8 days 

2020:
Daily:  Oct $1444 Nov $1402 Dec $1444
2021:
Jan, Feb $1402 March, April, May $1444
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
For a limited time, tours departing before Dec. 31, 2020 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 14 days prior to departure and those departing between Jan. 1st 2021 and June 31, 2021 can be cancelled and rebooked up to 30 days prior to departure.

ECUADOR BEACHES, AMAZON & HIGHLANDS

14 days, Quito to Quito
Reach new highs on this 14-day adventure through Ecuador that takes you from highlands to beaches and the Amazon jungle. See wildlife that rivals the Galápagos on Isla del Plata, choose your own adventure with thrilling activities in Baños, and learn about local life in the Ecuadorian Amazon by staying in a small village with a Quichua family. Ecuador is a multifaceted country and this itinerary gives you the opportunity to take in as many of its rich, fascinating perspectives as you can in two weeks.
On sale!
2020:
Nov 15 $1699
Book by August 31, 2020

2021:
Feb 14 $1999
March 21 $2129
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date

PERU PANORAMA

15 days – Lima to Lima
– Meet the locals at a Lake Titicaca homestay
– Climb the Inca Trail or Lares Trek to Machu Picchu
– Spot wildlife at our exlclusive G Amazon Lodge
– Sample the diverse cuisine that Peru is world famous for
– Spot macaws in the jungle and caimans on the riverbank
– Explore Cuzco and the Sacred Valley
2020:
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 $3119 Nov 7, 14, 29 $2974 Dec 19 $3119
2021:
Jan 16 $2974 March 13, 27, April 3, 12, 24 $3119
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 $3119
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

EXPLORE MACHU PICCHU & THE AMAZON RIVER


11 DAYS, LIMA TO LIMA
Combine two amazing adventures in one unforgettable 11-day trip that takes in the wonder of Machu Picchu and the mystical Amazon River. Ride the scenic train to the famous Inca ruins, then venture deep into the rainforest on a riverboat, spotting wildlife along the way. From the pinnacle of a fascinating civilization to the depths of pristine wilderness, this journey will ignite your passion for adventure. National Geographic Journey!

2020:
Oct 11, 25 $4169 Nov 8, 22 $3999
Dec 20 $4169
2021:
Jan 3, 17, 31, Feb 14 $3999
Mar 14, 28, April 11, 25, May 9, 23, $4169
Sept 12, 26, Oct 10, 24 $4169

Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

Fascinating Peru & the Amazon with Machu Pichu

11 Days
Tour Highlights:
Discover the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu via Inca Rail Train
Admire the might of the Inca empire in the Sacred Valley(Two nights)
In Amazon canopy walkway, walk through the treetops along suspension bridges and enjoy unimaginable landscapes and vistas from below.
Experience the untouched, evergreen splendour of the Amazon rainforest. Stroll along jungle trails on the lookout for monkeys, parrots, and medicinal plants.
Staying in a cozy nature lodge, you’ll be immersed in the ambiance of the jungle, waking up to the twitter and buzz of exotic birds (Two nights).
Cruise down the Amazon in a canoe and stalk across lakes in search of rare animals
Take a guided stroll through Cusco, where Inca temples and Spanish cathedrals alike line the cobblestone streets
City Tour of Lima with its 2,000 years of history
Small group tour max. 20 passengers

Price Includes
Direct round-trip flights Toronto – Lima –Toronto
Add on airfare from other cities: Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec city from $100, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria $300, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Halifax, St.John from $400,
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
All intra-flights: Lima- Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado – Cuzco & Cuzco-Lima
9 nights 3-4 star accommodations:2 nights Amazon Lodge,2 nights Lima, 2 night Sacred Valley,3 nights Cuzco
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
All transfers
13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary
Services of English-speaking local guides
Entrance fees per itinerary
Limited Time Offer 1
Free Upgrade to Luxury Amazon Lodge INKATERRA HACIENDA (worth USD350)
Limited Time Offer 2
Free Maras & Moray Tour in Sacred Valley (USD120)
2020:
Oct 9, 23 Nov 6, Dec 4 $3599 Nov 20 $3499
2021:
Jan 8, 22, Feb 5, 19, Mar 5, 19 $3599
April 2, 16, May 7, 21, June 4, 18, Sept 10, 24, Oct 8, 22, Nov 5 $3699
July 9, 23, Aug 6, 20 $3799
Singles add $850

AMAZON RIVERBOAT ADVENTURE


7 days, Lima to Lima
Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. Led by an Amazon Reserve naturalist guide, your cruise will include daily excursions by motorized skiff designed to reveal the exotic wildlife that calls the rainforest home — with any luck you’ll spot sloths, toucans, or pink dolphins! And, with plenty of time for exploration in Pacaya–Samiria National Reserve, you’ll have the chance to experience the jungle up close. The cuisine on-board is regional and provides a unique and delicious window into local culture. Gain a rare glimpse of how life “on the river” is lived and experience the magic of the Amazon on this once-in-a-lifetime riverboat adventure.
On sale!
2020:  Oct 19, Nov 2, 16, 30 $2005 Dec 28 $1784
2021:
Jan 11, 25, Feb 8, 22, Mar 22, April 5, 19, May 3, 17, 31 $2005
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

INCA HEARTLAND

21 days, Lima to La Paz
Experience the archaeological highlights and the cultural treasures of the Andean highlands, then uncover the secrets of the mysterious Nazca Lines and Peru’s desert coast on this incredible three-week adventure. Embrace Incan culture’s past and present in Cusco and get a taste of Bolivian culture in La Paz. Travel by boat on Lake Titicaca and trek to the stunning ruins of Machu Picchu. As the Inca Trail’s largest operator, we run our own treks, which ensures quality food, service, and equipment. Join us for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know.
on Sale!

2020:
Oct 10 $2804
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

PERU & BOLIVIA

Explore the world of the ancient Incas on our popular 12-day trips to Peru and Bolivia and witness the impact of the Spanish conquistadors on cultures from out of the mists of history… from Pizarro’s colonial Lima and Cusco, to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu to Lake Titicaca to La Paz. Discover Inca strongholds and sacred sites surrounded by the Andes… admire the skill and craftsmanship of ancient artisans whose true medium was gold… learn the secrets of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, and have your journey blessed by a local shaman. Attend a folkloric performance based on Inca mythology… take a boat to meet locals living like their ancestors did on floating reed islands on Lake Titicaca… see famous Peruvian Paso horses demonstrate their skills… and discover the cultural and architectural diversity of La Paz, highest capital city on Earth.
Empire of the Incas: Peru & Bolivia
12-Days Now $8,590 CAD
per person double
Departures March 25, April 22, May 20,
June 17, July 15, Sept 23, Oct 21, 2020
✔ Accommodations for 11-Nights
✔ 2 on-tour air flights
✔ 28 meals (11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners)
✔ Gratuities to local guides
✔ Taxes, service charges, admission fees and porterage

WELLNESS PERU – MACHU PICCHU AND THE SACRED VALLEY

7 days, Cusco to Cusco
Feel energy flow through your body with every step taken over the hallowed grounds of Peru. Your seven-day journey begins in the aptly named Sacred Valley with a taste of local food, before a stand-up paddleboard takes you across pristine waters surrounded by towering Andean peaks. Each day has the chance for new discoveries with available yoga sessions, a hot springs visit, and the option to do the 1-day Inca Trail Hike. Finally, you can bask in the awe-inspiring beauty of Machu Picchu through an intentionally paced tour. As you absorb the mysterious power of these ancient ruins, you’ll head home with a renewed lift in your step.
• Arrival transfer
• Stand-up paddleboarding at Piuray Lagoon
• Incan Welcome Ceremony
• Yoga classes in the Sacred Valley
• Lares hike and hot springs visit
• Machu Picchu guided tour
• Free time for meditation and relaxation
• All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
• Hotels (6 nights)
• 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches
 On sale!

2021:
April 18, May 16 $1699
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

AMAZON TO THE ANDES

12 days, Lima to Lima
This adventure offers up an intriguing combination of beauty and contrasts in scenery, wildlife, and cultures, whether you’re scanning the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive G Lodge Amazon or climbing the ancient trail of the Incas to Machu Picchu, situated in the heavens of the Americas. Because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment which leaves you free to enjoy the beauty of the region.

2020:
Oct Dec $2634 Nov $2549
2021:
Jan, Feb $2549 March, April $2634 May $2702
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

The Lares Trek with One-Day Inca Trail

8 days, Cusco to Cusco
Embark on an incredible eight-day exploration through Peru’s Lares trek with a taste of the iconic Inca Trail. Take a guided tour through the Sacred Valley, stopping at a women’s weaving co-op before beginning your hike. The Lares Trek might not be as touristy but it’s no less breathtaking with scenic views of lagoons, the snow-capped Chicon Mountain, Andean flora, and opportunities to meet local Quechua people along the way. A guided tour through Machu Picchu at sunrise, the best time to see the Lost City of the Incas, is a suitably stunning way to conclude your adventure.

2020:
Oct 3, 17, Dec 19 $1470
2021:
Jan 16 $1427 March 13, 27, April 10, 17, 24 $1470
May 3, 8, 15, 22, 29, 31 $1470
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

Explore Northern Peru & Machu Picchu

16 days, Lima to Lima
Experience the many splendours of Peru’s ancient past on this 16-day tour that takes you to famed sites and hidden gems. In northern Peru, discover traces of pre-Inca cultures, including the mountaintop fortified city of Kuelap, home to the Chachapoyas “Cloud Warriors;” and the eroded adobe ruins of Chan Chan. Round out your exploration of Peru’s fascinating past with an early morning guided visit to magnificent Machu Picchu.2020:
2020:
Oct 10 $4999

Peru Multisport

15 days Lima to Lima
How do you improve a trip that already includes the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail, and Lake Titicaca? Throw in some bikes, a few kayaks, and loads of high-energy thrills, that’s how! Peru Multisport connects immersive cultural interaction and classic Peruvian landmarks with challenging physical activities tailored specifically for adrenaline junkies and fitness freaks. Climb and bike your way from small villages to astounding monuments, then explore Lake Titicaca from a kayak; a perspective few visitors ever get the chance to see. Need more? Consult your CEO; they’ll keep your zest for adventure satisfied.
Soak in the views on a bike in the Sacred Valley
Climb the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Kayak Lake Titicaca
Mingle with the locals and learn about traditional life
Savour the Altiplano scenery
Devour seafood in Lima

2020:
Oct 3, 10, 24 $2464
2021:
March 13, April 10, 24, May 8, 22 $2549
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

INCA HEARTLAND & BOLIVIA DISCOVERY

31 days, Lima to La Paz
On this 31-day tour of Peru and Bolivia, explore a side of South America that many visit, but few really get to know. Begin with Peru’s desert coast, where the Nazca lines have mystified travellers for eons. Then trek the Andean highlands, awash in rich Incan culture (both past and present), before experiencing the iconic Machu Picchu, where we are the Inca Trail’s largest operator. Reach even greater heights in Bolivia, where the capital of La Paz is one of the highest cities in the world. South of here, the Salar de Uyuni welcome travellers eager to explore one the planet’s starkest, and most mesmorizing, geological formations. On this tour, feel closer to the two countries’ history, nature, and culture in a way that few ever get to experience.

2020:
Oct 10 $4249
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

Inca Discovery

8 days
Lima to Cusco

Perfect for those looking to experience the region’s archaeological and cultural treasures in a short amount of time, this adventure includes a four-day trek along the Inca Trail. This is one of the world’s best-known hikes and will reward those willing to break a sweat with a stunning combination of mountainscapes, cloud forests, and jungles. We run our own treks, which ensures the fair treatment of our porters and quality equipment.
8 days

2020:
Oct $1444 Nov $1402 Dec $1444
2021:
Jan $1402 Feb 6, 13, 20, 28 $1042 March, April May $1444

Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date.

ACTIVE ECUADOR & PERU

16 days, Quito to Cusco
Speed is the watchword for this high-adrenaline active tour around Ecuador and Peru. Across sixteen action-packed days, you’ll bike near Cotopaxi (an Andean stratovolcano), raft down rushing rivers, trek the iconic Inca Trail, and much, much more. Best of all, you’ll always travel with an experienced and passionate CEO who knows the quickest and most scenic routes to wherever you’re headed. Remember, you’re here for a great time, not a long time; slather on that sunscreen, strap on your helmet, and hit the road/trail/surf!

2020:
Oct 3 $2745 Nov 14 $2634
2021:
Jan 9 $2634 April 3, May 8 $2745
Book by August 31, 2020
Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date

 Peru and Bolivia


Machu Picchu to the Salt Flats
16 days, Lima to La Paz
National Geographic Tour:
Experience the awe-inspiring wonders of Bolivia and Peru. Learn about Peru’s storied past in the former Inca capital of Cusco, and venture into the heart of the Amazon jungle. Hike the Inca Trail—or catch the scenic train—to the endlessly fascinating Machu Picchu; then travel to Bolivia to see the striking Salar de Uyuni and colonial cities surrounded by soaring Andean peaks.
2020:
Oct 17 $5169 Dec 19 $5459
2021:
Feb 27, April 10 $4999 May 8, 29 $5169 July 31, Sept 11 $5459
Oct 9, Nov 13 $5169

Book with Confidence
Passengers who make bookings under the `Book with Confidence` travel policy for a tour departing between January 1 and June 30, 2021, will be permitted to cancel their confirmed tour services, pre- or post-tour accommodation services, extra services, or transfer services at any time prior to 30 days from the date of tour departure at no charge if they also rebook another tour service and/or reschedule travel to a later date, which later date must be within two years of the initial departure date

Fascinating Peru & the Amazon with Machu Pichu

Lima – Puerto Maldonado – Amazon Jungle –  Cusco –  Sacred Valley – Moray – Saqsaywaman Ruins – Cusco

11 Days Tour plus air from Canadian cities
Discover the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu via Inca Rail Train
Admire the might of the Inca empire in the Sacred Valley(Two nights)
In Amazon canopy walkway, walk through the treetops along suspension bridges and enjoy unimaginable landscapes and vistas from below.
Experience the untouched, evergreen splendor of the Amazon rainforest. Stroll along jungle trails on the lookout for monkeys, parrots, and medicinal plants.
Staying in a cozy nature lodge, you’ll be immersed in the ambiance of the jungle, waking up to the twitter and buzz of exotic birds (Two nights).
Cruise down the Amazon in a canoe and stalk across lakes in search of rare animals
Take a guided stroll through Cusco, where Inca temples and Spanish cathedrals alike line the cobblestone streets
City Tour of Lima with its 2,000 years of history
Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation
Add on airfare from other cities: Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec city from $100, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria $300, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Halifax, St.John from $400
2020:

Oct 9, 23, Nov 6 $3599
Nov 20 $3599 Dec 14 $3599
Single Supplement: $850

Trekking Inca Trail

Peru’s ancient Inca Trail is one of the country’s most revered, yet challenging, treks to accomplish. Are you up for the challenge? This five-day tour gets you from Cusco to the jaw-dropping site of Machu Picchu, passing Inca ruins, stunning mountain vistas, and rambling rivers along the way. An experienced team of guides, cooks, and porters ensures you can focus on the path ahead and the views that await you.

5 days/4 nights
2020:

Daily: Oct Dec $934
Daily: Nov $909

2021:

Daily: Jan, March, April May $909

Book by August 31, 2020