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TailorMade Peru: Andes & Machu Picchu

21 days, Lima to Lima

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Make it truly your own. Start with this TailorMade sample itinerary, then work with our Private Travel team to customize the tour. Ancient civilizations and incredible animal life come together on this Peru itinerary that you can tweak and craft to your liking. Spot boobies, pelicans, and sea lions at the Ballestas Islands (known as Peru's Little Galápagos) then trek the challenging but rewarding Inca Trail to bask in the sight of Machu Picchu at sunrise.

21 days

Lima to Lima

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Trip Code: PHPTTM

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Make it truly your own. Start with this TailorMade sample itinerary, then work with our Private Travel team to customize the tour. Ancient civilizations and incredible animal life come together on this Peru itinerary that you can tweak and craft to your liking. Spot boobies, pelicans, and sea lions at the Ballestas Islands (known as Peru's Little Galápagos) then trek the challenging but rewarding Inca Trail to bask in the sight of Machu Picchu at sunrise.

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Named Best Inca Trail Tour Operator by the Regional Direction of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Cusco (RDFTTC) in Peru. Your purchase of this tour helps employ over 560 local guides, porters, cooks, drivers, and office staff — connecting local communities to the global tourism chain. Learn more.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 4 - Demanding

Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

Trip Type: TailorMade

Create your own private adventure from a selection of unique itineraries that can be tailored to exactly what you like and how you want to see the world.

Age requirement: 5+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

21 days

Lima to Lima

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: PHPTTM

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Itinerary

Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2Lima/Paracas

Enjoy a free morning in Lima before travelling in a private vehicle to Paracas.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Paracas/Nazca

Visit the Ballestas Islands before travelling to Nazca. En route, stop at a winery and at the Oasis of Huacachina.

Day 4Nazca/Arequipa

Take a guided tour of the Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio and enjoy a flight over the Nazca Lines before an overnight drive to Arequipa.

Day 5Arequipa

Enjoy a city tour of Arequipa and visit the Santa Catalina Monastery.

Day 6Arequipa/Colca Canyon

Travel to Chivay, a village near Colca Canyon, for an optional dip in the thermal baths. Continue on to nearby Colca Canyon for the day, take a guided tour to spot condors.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 7Colca Canyon/Puno

Travel by private vehicle to Puno. Arrive with a little time to wander the markets and explore the city.

Day 8Puno/Lake Titicaca

Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a small village.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Local Living Moment Lake Titicaca Homestay Experience & Boat Tour

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 9Lake Titicaca/Puno

Visit the floating islands of Uros before returning to Puno.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 10Puno/Cusco

Hop in a private vehicle for a full day's drive to Cusco.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 11Cusco

Enjoy a half-day tour of Cusco's main sights. Walk around the Plaza de Armas (main square) and explore this city steeped in one of the world's most alluring and ancient cultures. Visit Qenqo, Koricancha, the Cathedral, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, and the archaeological site of Sacsaywaman. After, enjoy a free afternoon.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 12Cusco/Ollantaytambo

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting the Pisac ruins. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, enjoy a guided tour of the Ollantaytambo ruins.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 13Inca Trail

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 14Inca Trail

Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 15Inca Trail

Cross two more passes and ruins on today's 16km (9h) trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.

At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 16Machu Picchu/Cusco

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows before returning to Cusco.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 17Cusco

Enjoy a free morning in Cusco before visiting a local market and learning about Peruvian cuisine in a cooking class.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 18Cusco/Tambopata

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Discover Moment Tambopata Jungle Lodge 3D/2N

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 19Tambopata

Enjoy guided excursions by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and along jungle trails. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole or visiting a nearby plantation. Go for a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 20Tambopata/Lima

Fly back to Lima for a final night in the city.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 21Lima

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Local Living Moment: Lake Titicaca Homestay Experience & Boat Tour, Puno
  • Your Discover Moment: Tambopata Jungle Lodge 3D/2N, Puerto Maldonado
  • Ballestas Islands Wildlife Tour
  • Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio guided tour
  • Flight over Nazca Lines
  • Arequipa City Tour & Santa Catalina Monastery
  • Colca Canyon Overnight
  • Floating islands of Uros visit
  • Lake Titicaca guided tour
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery making demonstration
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Cusco Cooking Class
  • Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3 days)
  • Guided excursions with naturalists
  • Rubber boot use
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels/guesthouses (13 nts), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts), overnight bus (1 nt), homestay (1 nt), camping (3 nts).

Meals

16 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
Allow USD460-600 for meals not included.

Transportation

Public bus, private van, plane, train, boat, canoe.

TailorMade Peru: Andes & Machu Picchu

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