Classic Peru

Tour sort
Culture & History
7 days / 6 nights
Starting from
$1,360 USD per person

Experience Our Classic Peru

Our Classic Peru tour is a great introduction to one of the many highlights of Peru and unarguably the most famous one, Machu Picchu. During this tour, you will get a deep dive into the history and culture and gastronomy of the country and you will witness some of the most beautiful areas of Peru's Andes region including Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

Tour itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Lima
Today you will arrive at Lima International Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative who will welcome you and you start your journey to Lima, and proceed to your accommodation overnight at Hotel Casa Andina Standard Benavides.

Historical Lima

Day 2: Lima
In the morning you will head out for a culinary tour in Lima. This is the ultimate Lima food tour and city experience that covers the best of what to see in Lima, Peru in one day. It includes exclusive restaurants, trendy districts, top must-see attractions, and hands-on activities. Enjoy five stops spread between three districts that include a visit to an organic, Peruvian coffee roastery, and a fruit tasting and tour at a traditional market. Have fun with a pisco tasting, hands-on cocktail, and ceviche class with a chef and follow with a gourmet lunch amid views of pre-Incan ruins. This route leads you on a spectacular Miraflores food tour combined with a brief Barranco walking tour that highlights the best of Peruvian food culture and Lima culture in general. You will spend the night at Hotel Casa Andina Standard Benavides.

Food tour Lima

Day 3: Lima - Cusco
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lima airport for your flight to Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting for you and take you on a city tour in Cusco. This beautiful city has an interesting history, both from Inca and colonial times. You start this half-day tour at Cusco’s main square, which was called Huacaypata (Warriors Square) by the Incas. Next, you continue to Koricancha and the Convent of Santo Domingo. The convent was built on top of the most important Inca temple dedicated to the worship of the sun, with walls covered with gold leaf. Wandering through the streets of what once was the capital of the Inca Empire, you feel like you are traveling through time. After exploring Cusco, you head to the nearby ruins, such as the Sacsayhuaman Fortress with its immense temple walls made out of huge stones constructed in a zigzag pattern; the red fort Puca Pucara; the Qenko Amphitheater, and Tambomachay, the Inca baths. Full of new knowledge about the history of the Incas, you return to your hotel in Cusco for leisure and overnight at Maytaq Wasin Boutique Hotel.

Cusco City Tour

Day 4: Cusco
After breakfast, your guide will be waiting for you for a full-day tour to the sacred valley including lunch. The Sacred Valley, located between Cusco and Machu Picchu, was unquestionably an important area for the Incas. During this full-day tour, you start the day by visiting the Pisac Andean market, where thousands of people from the region come to sell and/or buy agricultural products and handicrafts. It is an interesting experience offering you new insights into the culture of this region and, of course, you also have time to do some shopping! In the afternoon, you visit the Ollantaytambo Ruins. These famous ruins are named after Ollanta, a warrior who fell in love with an Inca princess but was not allowed to marry her. One of the best-preserved sites of this area is known as Hanan Huacaypata and is north of the main square. The tour ends with a stop at Chinchero, a village specialized in textile products that also has an interesting Inca history. In the evening you will be transferred back to your hotel for leisure and overnight at Maytaq Wasin Boutique Hotel.

Sacred Valley

Day 5: Machu Picchu
After breakfast, you will walk to the train station to board the 360° Machu Picchu train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (1:30 hour). Experience a unique way to travel to Machu Picchu, exploring the Andean landscape like never before with wider and taller panoramic windows and an observation outdoor carriage including a bar. The only train in Peru with an entertainment app onboard which will allow you to learn more about the train journey and the Inca civilization. Enjoy our appetizing selection of cold and warm drinks, prepared using fruit juices and Andean herbs, and our delicious gourmet and organic delights made with products from the Sacred Valley. On your arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will have a guided tour of the archaeological site. From Aguas Calientes, you will board a bus to Machu Pichu. Machupicchu was only re-discovered in 1911 by the explorer Hiram Bingham, this citadel is considered to be one of the most extraordinary examples of landscape architecture in the world. Located in an enclave on the saddle of a mountain overlooking the deep canyon of the Urubamba River, in an area of lush tropical forest, it served as a place of worship, a site for star-gazing, and a private hacienda of the family of the Inca Pachacutec. The stairways and canals carved out of stone are recurrent throughout this remarkable archaeological site. Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. In the evening you will walk to the train station to board the 360° Machu Picchu train from Aguas Calientes to Poroy (3 hours). Upon arrival in Poroy you will be transferred to your hotel for leisure and overnight at Maytaq Wasin Boutique Hotel.

Macchu Pichu

Day 6: Cusco
Today you will enjoy a free day in Cusco where you can go out and explore more of the city or one of the many interesting areas in the area. Overnight at Maytaq Wasin Boutique Hotel.


Day 7: Cusco - Lima
After breakfast, we will take you to the airport for your departure flight to Lima from where you can catch your international flight out.

Tour Overview

Included in this Package

  • Transportation by airconditioned car

  • Airport transfers

  • English speaking guide

  • Hotels under Bed and Breakfast

  • Meals as mentioned

  • Drinking water

  • Train ticket to Aguas Calientes

  • Bus ticket to Machu Picchu

  • All entrance fees and government fees

  • Co2 Compensation

Excluded in this Package

  • International Airfares and Airport taxes

  • Travel and personal insurance

  • Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines

  • Personal expenditures

  • Gratitude

  • Optional excursions/activities not detailed in the itinerary

  • Any additional services requested

  • Wire Transfers Fees (sending & receiving)

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Peru's Andes mountains, arid deserts, amazon jungle, and pacific coast, each produced distinct civilizations. Peru is rich in history, culture, and nature's best-kept secrets including Machu Picchu.

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