Peru Essential Tour



  • Duration 11 days
  • Daily departure
  • Suitable for all
  • 10 breakfasts (B)
  • 4 lunches (L)
  • Entrance fees to all destinations listed (excluding optional tours)
  • Optional flight over Nazca Lines and hike to Huayna Picchu
  • Train from Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes and Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
  • Flight Cusco-Lima
  • Public VIP bus service from Lima to Arequipa (or private)
  • Boat on Lake Titicaca
  • Panoramic bus with hostess service from Puno to Cusco
  • Private transfers
  • Pick up and drop off at airport, hotels and excursions
  • Professional English speaking guides
  • All private excursions aside from Ballestas Islands, Lake Titicaca and Puno/Cusco
  • 10 night’s accommodation


  • Day 1 – Arrival in Lima

    Pick up from Lima airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Lima.

  • Day 2 – Lima Tour & Carratera Panamericana to Paracas

    (B) Start the day with a Lima City Tour including exploration downtown, Barranco and Museo de Oro. Transfer to the bus station. Arrive in Paracas and transfer to Posada. Overnight stay in Posada.

  • Day 3 – Tour to Ballestas Islands & Paracas National Reserve

    (B) Visit Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve. Transfer to the bus station. Arrive in Nazca and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Nazca.

  • Day 4 – Tour to Nazca

    (B) (L) Visit Museo Antonini and Chauchilla Cemetery. Optional flight over Nazca Lines. Transfer to the bus station for overnight bus to Arequipa.

  • Day 5 – Arequipa Visit

    (B) Arequipa city tour: downtown, San Camillo local market, main square, Compania de Jesus and visit of Santa Catalina Monastery. Overnight stay in Arequipa.

  • Day 6 – Puno & Sillustani Visit

    (B) Transfer to Puno. Visit Sillustani on the shores of Lake Umayo. Overnight stay in Puno.

  • Day 7 – Lake Titicaca Boat Excursion

    (B) (L) Visit Uros and Taquile Island with lunch on Taquile. Transfer to Puno. Overnight stay in Puno.

  • Day 8 – Full Day Excursion Puno to Cusco

    (B) (L) Transfer to Cusco via panoramic bus. Visit Pukara Museum, Paso de la Raya, Wiracocha Temple and an Andahuaylillas church with an enjoyable lunch at Sicuani. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco.

  • Day 9 – Mystic Sacred Valley

    (B) (L) Transfer to Pisac. Visit the Pisac ruins and local market. Transfer to Ollantaytambo to board the train to Aguas Calientes. Overnight stay in Aguas Calientes.

  • Day 10 – Machu Picchu Tour

    (B) Transfer to Machu Picchu by bus and explore the ruins. Optional Huayna Picchu hike. Board the train to Ollantaytambo and then transfer to Cusco for your overnight stay.

  • Day 11 – Inca Ruins and Cusco City Highlights

    (B) Cusco City Tour: downtown, Koricancha, Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and Sacsayhuaman. Transfer to the airport for return flight to Lima.