Whether you're looking for adventure, culture, or nature, Peru is the place to go! Retrace the steps of the Inca and visit the impressive tourist attractions in Peru, including one of the New Seven Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu. But Peru offers so much more!
Included in this 20-day Peru itinerary “Peru Classic & Northern Peru 20 days” are the beautiful colonial cities of Lima and Arequipa. You will see condors and enjoy the fantastic scenery in the Colca Canyon. After an overnight tour on Lake Titicaca, you will make it to one of the highlights of your Peru trip: the stunning city of Cusco and the Inca citadel Machu Picchu.
From there, you will go to the much less explored Northern Peru. Your first stop will be in Trujillo, the city of eternal spring where you can visit the Temples of the Sun and the Moon, Chan Chan and the seaside village of Huanchaco. On your way to Chiclayo, visit the El Brujo complex; in Chiclayo, the mud brink pyramid, Huaca Rajada, Túcume and the Royal Tombs Museum to learn about the Moche culture. In Chachapoyas is the fourth-highest waterfall in the world, Gotcha Waterfall, and the Kuélap Fortress.
Lima - Arequipa – Colca – Puno – Cusco - Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Trujillo – Chiclayo – Cajamarca – Chachapoyas - Lima.
Short distance bustrips
Hostel or hotel with various options ranging from budget, standard to comfort and luxury
Welcome to the Peruvian capital Lima.
The former City of Kings maintains its colonial past and beauty. Today, Lima is one of the leading culinary destinations in the entire world. You will delight in unforgettable Peruvian meals that combine the unique flavors from various Peruvian regions and cultures.
Lima offers something for everyone. There are many museums with brilliant modern and ancient art, monasteries, mansions, archaeological sites, beaches, boardwalks, shopping opportunities, world-class restaurants, buzzing nightlife and adventure sports! read more
In Lima's historical centre, visit the Paseo de la República, the Plaza San Martín, the Plaza Mayor, the Government House, the Basílica, the House of the Archbishop, the Municipality and the oldest streets with colonial mansions and Moorish style balconies.
One of the highlights is the convent and the church of San Francisco, the largest colonial art complex in America. The residential neighbourhoods are also attractive, e.g. Barranco and Miraflores, where you can visit the modern commercial center Larcomar near the coastline and the beautiful green spaces along the boulevards. read more