Arequipa to Machu Picchu Peru tour

“This three-week tour delves into the Inca heartlands of Peru and Bolivia, meeting their modern day descendants and warming up after the Andean chill in the Amazon jungle.”

Highlights

Arequipa | Condors in Colca Canyon | Lake Titicaca | Puno | Uros Islands | Copacabana | La Paz | Cuzco | Ollantaytambo | Train ride to Machu Picchu | Puerto Maldonado | Amazon rainforest | Optional: excursions to Isla del Sol, Tiwanaku, Chullpas at Sillustani, Chacaltaya, Maras salt Pans, white water rafting, cycling, horse riding

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18 Feb 2017
2988
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08 Apr 2017
3068
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06 May 2017
2988
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08 Jun 2017
3088
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29 Jul 2017
2988
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02 Sep 2017
3038
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14 Oct 2017
2988
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09 Dec 2017
2988
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Our top tip:
We recommend bring around $40 per day to cover additional meals.
Trip type:
Small group, 4-16 people. Min. age generally 12.
Activity level:
Moderate.
Accomm:
Standard hotels, almost all with private bathrooms and hot water. Some more basic hotels used.
Solos:
Solo travelers welcome. Single rooms available with surcharge.
Included:
Accom., listed activities, tour leader, transport and local flights.
Meals:
All breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners.
Vouchers
Accepted
Vacation type

Small group adventure vacation

This trip is run by a company which specialises in only Central and South America vacations. Typically you will be sharing your experiences with between 4-20 like minded travelers (depending on the trip and how many others are booked on it) and you'll have a group leader with you. Whether you are traveling alone, with your partner or with friends its good value, and a great way to meet new people! While itineraries are pre-planned there is some flexibility and you'll have plenty of privacy. This trip will appeal to travelers of all ages who enjoy meeting new people as well as seeing new places, whilst being led by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic leader.

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Arequipa to Machu Picchu Peru tour

Tourism to Peru has boomed over the past few decades. For this reason there is even greater emphasis for tours to be carried out in a responsible and sustainable manner.

The hotels we use on this trip are all small, independently run hotels, staff serving you may well be the owners, and without a doubt all will be employed from the local or regional community. The same goes for the agencies and local operators we use along the way, many who have been with us since we started over 30 years ago; we look forward to seeing and working with them, and they in return provide us with their first class, local knowledge and experience to enhance the enjoyment of our tours.

Peru has some of the finest accessible wildlife and jungle lodges of the Amazon, and we choose to stay in one where their commitment to sustainability and research is exemplary. As a member of the Rainforest Alliance the lodge continues to move boundaries in this field through the structure of the cabins, daily practices of the lodge and importantly work in the region and they have also been credited with awards and commendations including being a finalist in Tourism for Tomorrow 2008.

Reviews of Arequipa to Machu Picchu Peru tour

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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2014 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


Condors. Mountains; Machu Picchu; Alpacas; La Paz; Titicaca; ....

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Make sure you have plenty of camera capacity. Be prepared for good food and hot nights.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Yes , especially in the jungle section.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Very good variety, pace and comfort

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