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Peru Tours

Mysterious Inca ruins, piquant piscos and the mist-cloaked Andes mountains beckon explorers

Our Top Destinations in Peru

Peru Holidays

The Inca Trail

Machu Picchu
8 Days from USD 2,249

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Follow in the footsteps of the Peruvian Incas

Walking & Trekking

Essential Peru

Plaza de Armas, Cuzco, Peru
15 Days from USD 3,849
USD 3,272

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Southern Peru's archaeological and natural wonders


Essential Peru – Inti Raymi Festival Departure

16 Days from USD 4,479

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Wonders of southern Peru and attend a festival in Cuzco


RCGS: Essential Peru with Jill Heinerth

Plaza de Armas, Cuzco, Peru
15 Days from USD 4,349

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Nov 3, 2023: Unveil the mysteries of the Incan empire with award-winning explorer, diver, author and filmmaker for the BBC, National Geographic, and PBS Jill Heinerth.


The Inca Trail in Comfort

Machu Picchu
8 Days from USD 3,379

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Follow in the footsteps of the Peruvian Incas in extra comfort

Walking & Trekking

Inca Trail & the Amazon Rainforest

15 Days from USD 5,599

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Trekking, jungle and indigenous culture – the best Peru has to offer

Walking & Trekking

Inca Trail, Titicaca & Nazca

Lake Titicaca
15 Days from USD 4,249

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Peru's deserts and high Andes and follow a classic trekking route

Walking & Trekking

Peru Explorer

20 Days from USD 5,949

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

A discovery of southern Peru from the Andes to the Amazon


Inca & Amazon Adventure Family Holiday

Girl swinging in the trees, Amazon, Peru
14 Days from USD 4,249

Peru's classic Inca Trail trek with the tropical Amazon Rainforest


Activities in Peru

FAQs on Peru Holidays

How many days in Peru is enough?

While you could spend a lifetime uncovering the wonders of Peru, we recommend visiting for between 7 and 20 days, depending on what you’d like to see on your Peru trip. Our Peru Explorer trip guides you on a comprehensive tour of southern Peru, taking in epic sites such as the Andes and Amazon, or if you have a little less time, set off on a 7-day trek along the Inca Trail and discover the archaeological city of Cuzco in the Peruvian Andes.

Is Lima worth visiting?

Affectionately known as the Valley of the Kings, Lima is a Peruvian gem with lots to offer. Whether you want to admire the colonial-style architecture, sample world-class food, walk along the iconic malecón pathway or explore the city’s catacombs, Lima is definitely worth visiting on our Peru holidays.

What is the best way to travel in Peru?

One of the best ways to explore Peru is on foot as you’ll get closer to the country’s beating heart. Our guided Peru tours are led by experts with a wealth of knowledge who’ll take you off the beaten track and pass down centuries-old secrets that you wouldn’t discover otherwise. Peru travel is exhilarating and many of our guided Peru trekking holidays include point-to-point walking with full porterage so that all you have to do is soak up the incredible scenery.

How many days do you need in Machu Picchu?

New regulations have been put into place for Machu Picchu tours and visitors are allowed a maximum of four hours inside the site itself. However, this is ample time to appreciate the dramatic mountain scenery and explore this architectural wonder.

How difficult is walking around Machu Picchu?

Aside from the lengthy Machu Picchu treks, walking around the site of Machu Picchu itself is relatively easy for anyone with a reasonable amount of fitness and mobility as you’ll need to navigate some steps and acclimatise to the high altitude.

Is walking the only way to get to Machu Picchu?

Although there are several walking routes to take, the Salcantay route and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu are two of the most popular walking holidays in Peru. If, however, you don’t feel you have the right level of fitness to complete the Machu Picchu hike to the summit, there are two trains that can take you Aguas Calientes Station where you’ll then need to take a bus to the entrance of Machu Picchu.

Can you walk the Inca Trail without a guide?

Prior to 2001, it was possible to walk the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu without a guide, but since then new regulations mean that you must always be accompanied by a guide. At Exodus, all our Peru trekking holidays along the Inca Trail are guided, meaning you’ll enjoy all the benefits of having one of our highly experienced leaders on hand.

How difficult is it to hike the Inca Trail?

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is no easy feat and we have graded it as a moderate trek (level 3), which means you will require a good level of fitness to tackle the steep ascents. As you’ll be reaching a maximum altitude or 4,215m, we also recommend that you physically prepare beforehand and don’t choose this route if you have medical conditions that could affect your health.

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