Machu Picchu, the Amazon Basin & Fab Peru Holidays

Machu Picchu is surely the high-point of a Peru holiday, and with good reason. It is as magnificent as the legends and mysteries that surround it. The gateway to Machu Picchu is the ancient Inca capital of Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley, which retain their indigenous character. On the street, Quechua women in bowler hats sell pan chuta, the circular anise-flavored bread of the Andes, and at traditional craft markets colorful tapestries and alpaca wool accessories delight travelers.

Most visitors to Peru have about two week’s vacation time, which makes tailoring an itinerary and making arrangements a challenge. Unless you engage Enchanting Travels, whose local experts ensure you’re covered every step of the way. After all even the American explorer Hiram Bingham, credited with rediscovering Machu Picchu, hired a local to lead him there.

From Cusco the luxurious Belmond Andean Explorer train crosses to Arequipa via Lake Titicaca, where the Uro people have built a village of floating reed islands. And then there’s the vast Amazon Basin. Catch pink dolphins swimming or experience the rainforest from suspension bridges, canopy walks, and boat cruises on the mighty river. Unlike Cusco, Peru’s capital Lima is a very Spanish city, filled with magnificent colonial buildings and churches, and a great dining scene. Make sure you sample pisco sour cocktails, the more rustic corn beer chicha de jora, or the famous carbonated beverage Inca Kola, because they are so much a part of Peruvian identity.

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Peru: Andes and Amazon

12 Days: $ 5,330 / person
This Peru tour highlights the country’s contrasts! From the lush flora and fauna of the Amazon jungle to the stunning Incan culture of the high Andes Mountains, there’s much for you to enjoy.
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Peru Luxusreise, Lima

Peru: The Luxury Experience

14 Days: $ 10,910 / person
A trip like no other, travel Peru in ultimate style! Cruise on the Amazon in exclusive luxury, visit the ruins of Machu Picchu and then unwind on a chic beach resort.
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Mountains, Inca Trail & Lakeside Leisure

12 Days: $ 4,720 / person
Venture deep into the heart of the Andes. Explore the majestic Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley, and travel on to vibrant Cusco.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT

Expect a variety of climatic zones during Peru holidays with climate that differs greatly from one region to another.

THINGS TO DO

Mystical ruins, indigenous communities and floating islands – Peru is brimming with treasures. Follow this link to see our list of top ten things to do.

TRAVEL TIPS

What vaccinations do you need before setting out on Peru holidays? How do you make payments in Peru? How can you protect yourself from altitude sickness? Discover all this and more by following this link.

SAFETY

The safety situation in Peru has steadily improved in recent years. The country benefits greatly from its growing tourism sector and therefore, local authorities take travel safety issues very seriously. Here are some safety tips for stress-free Peru holidays.

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When traveling abroad in a foreign land, the experience is greatly heightened when you have experienced drivers and guides. Just being picked up from the airport gives the traveler a sense of security and welcome that is greatly appreciated. The drivers and guides become your temporary family.

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We received excellent advice in planning our trip, and we were very well taken care of while traveling. All travel arrangements for transportation, lodging, and tours came off without a hitch.

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You can certainly rely on any suggestions from Enchanting Travels that the experience with a tour or the meal will be first class and the best choice you could have made!

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