Peru holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

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Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest holiday
Inca Trail, Machu Picchu & rainforest, from £2799 - £3099 (17 days) inc UK flights
Family teenager holiday in Peru
An active itinerary in Peruís varied terrain, from £2589 - £2799 (15 days ) inc UK flights
Holiday in Peru & Inca Trail
A comprehensive journey through Peru, from £3339 - £3639 (23 days ) inc UK flights
The Andes holiday, Peru, Bolivia and Northern Argentina
Macchu Picchu and Boliviaís Salt Flats region, from £3000 (19 days) ex flights
Galapagos & Machu Picchu holiday in Ecuador and Peru
Discover Peru's Machu Picchu and the Wildlife-rich Galapagos, from US $5755 (16 days) ex flights
Peru family adventure holiday
Peru Family Adventure activity holiday, from £1051 - £1150 (8 days) ex flights
Peru walking tour, Inca trail, titicaca and Nazca
Taste Peru's diverse landscapes and fascinating culture, from £2499 - £2839 (16 days) inc UK flights
Peru and Galapagos adventure holiday
Combine superb hiking with a spectacular wildlife cruise, from £4705 - £7105 (18 days) ex flights
Peru small group tour, Southern Peru
A luxury tour of south Peru and the Inca Empire, from £3528 - £3928 (14 days) inc UK flights
Bolivia and Peru tour
Explore the Amazon Andes and Inca trail, from £2465 - £2715 (25 days) ex flights
Hiking the Inca trail holiday
An unrivalled combination of history and spectacular scenery, from £1949 - £2399 (11 days) inc UK flights
Peru and Galapagos holiday
An inspirational tour combining Peru, Ecuador & the Galapagos, from £4818 - £5178 (15 days) inc UK flights
Arequipa to Machu Picchu Peru tour
A grand tour of Peru, from £3548 - £3798 (21 days) inc UK flights
Peru tour, llama trek to Machu Picchu
Trek with llamas through remote villages, from US $3212 - US $3936 (9 days) ex flights
Family holiday in Peru
Amazon rainforest and Peruvian culture family adventure, from £2609 - £2769 (13 days ) inc UK flights
Tailor made holiday in Peru
A luxury tailormade trip exploring the sites of Peru, from £3350 (17 days) inc UK flights
High Inca Trail trek in Peru
Machu Picchu, Inca fortresses and cloud forest, from £2299 - £2649 (16 days) inc UK flights
Inca Trail & Amazon holidays
Discover the Andes and the Amazon!, from £1145 (10 days) ex flights
Peru tailor made holiday, Machu Picchu & Tambopata
Stunning Andean scenery, Inca history, and a superb rainforest experience, from £2000 (11 days) ex flights
Hike the Lares trek in Peru
The ultimate Inca Trail tek alternative, from £465 (5 days) ex flights
Inca Trail adventure holiday
Discover Cuzco and the Sacred Valley on this Incan adventure, from £620 - £755 (7 days) ex flights
Hiking the Inca Trail in Peru
Fully supported Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu, from £472 (4 days) ex flights
Peru tour, Andes to Amazon
Travel through the spectacular Andes into the rainforest, from £1390 (6 days) ex flights
Peru holiday, Inca Trail, Cusco & Lake Titicaca
Two week tailor made tour of Peru, from £2155 (12 days) ex flights
Cloudforest holiday to Manu National Park
Simple lodge and camping hut tours, Manu National Park, Peru, from £931 - £1009 (7 days) ex flights
Amazon photography holiday, Peru
Take Amazon wildlife pictures on Peru photography workshop, from £1481 - £2016 (7 days) ex flights
Amazon & Peru tailormade holiday
Explore Peru & the Amazon, from Ä1375 (18 days) ex flights
Quito to La Paz overland tour
5 week expedition across the Andes, from £2145 - £2345 (36 days) ex flights
Peru holiday, Cusco to Lake Titicaca
Customisable Overland Trip: Machu Picchu & Titicaca Islands, from £795 (8 days) ex flights
Peru and Inca Trail small group tour
Take in all the best that Peru has to offer, from £975 (15 days) ex flights

128 reviews for Peru holidays4 star overall rating

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Holiday in Peru & Inca Trail
As each day passed it became my favourite day so far! The Inca Trail of course and the island home stay have to be my top two. The holiday was made all the more memorable because of the great group we were travelling with and of course our guide Dante. (more)Helen Leng
Sitting on top of WaynaPicchu looking at the cloud forest and mountains was the highlight. (more)Joanna Tupper
Walking the Inca Trail was the hardest thing I have ever done but the exhilaration and euphoria of the whole group as we walked through the Sun Gate is something money cannot buy and a memory that will last forever. (more)Christine Ingham
From £3339 - £3639 including UK flights
Tailor made holiday in Peru
Memorable parts? EVERYTHING - it was just great! Tips? To inform themselves very early (6 month before booking) to get the most out of it. We therefore had the best holidays ever and people we met on our tour were just jealouse, because we could do all the cool stuff (we had organised the permits for Huayna Picchu, the Trek to Huchuy Qosqo etc.) Local benefits? Yes I do Overall rating? Great! (more)Barbara Buchegger
From £3350 including UK flights
Peru family adventure holiday
Memorable parts? We were hiking for few hours through beautiful Inca trail and at the end we had seen Machu Picchu in clouds and then in a full sun. Tips? Take good rain gear when you travel during wet season. We were there in December and weather was good, but sometimes we got surprises. Local benefits? I think we benefit local people. We visited places stayed in hotels, bought souvenirs. It seems, money we spend stayed there. I hope money collected in tickets will be... (more)Iwona Warszawska
From £1051 - £1150 excluding flights
Peru, Ecuador & Galapagos vacation
Fantastic. Great crew and guide. Wildlife unbelievable. (more)Frances Kidd
Most memorable was the opportunity to see close-up the most wonderful selection of animals and birds. (more)David Weller
From £2249 excluding flights
Bolivia and Peru tour
Memorable parts? Inca Trail! Making it and seeing Machu Picchu. Tips? Bring clothing for a variety of weather. Be prepared for early mornings, the possibility of altitude sickness... The more in shape you are, the more you will get out of the trip as well! Local benefits? Yes, I think the homestays were great, and the trip encompassed ecotourism, especially in the Amazon. Overall rating? Great. (more)Rachel Carbonell
From £2465 - £2715 excluding flights
Quito to La Paz overland tour
Memorable parts? Trekking the Inca trail was fantastic, it exceeded all my expectations. The porters were superhuman and the tour leaders superb. It is the best experience I have had so far. Tips? Listen to the safety tips of your tour leaders regarding valuables. Things did go missing on public transport with some of my travelling buddies. Local benefits? We visited local communities and bought direct from them. Stayed with families to experience their daily life. Overall... (more)Yuetmui Chung
From £2145 - £2345 excluding flights
South America tour, coast to coast
For me it was a life long goal to see Machu Picchu, which no picture or video can replace the memories logged in my head of the sheer size and awe of this place. But also whilst travelling through other countries, the beautiful landscapes just amaze you. (more)Michael North
Every day was a wonderful experience during our stay in Brazil and Ecuador but I guess the Galapagos will be the most memorable. (more)Ann Hammersley
There were so many memorable parts! - Rio, Cusco, Iguacu falls, Machu Picchu, the rainforest, etc. Overall a brilliant cross section of South American sights and culture. (more)Brian Wright
From £3738 - £4068 including UK flights
Peru and Galapagos adventure holiday
It was truly the holiday of a lifetime with unique experiences that i will treasure. That was helped by a very well organised crew and an inspirational guide who was in love with his islands. (more)Debbie Cowburn
Fantastic -it was everything we expected. Sometimes reality does not meet expectations but not so this time and we are both fairly well travelled. Everything went like clock work. (more)Jennifer Parks
The view of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate after a gruelling 4-day trek and the tameness of the animals in the Galapagos were the most memorable parts. (more)Glenys France
From £4705 - £7105 excluding flights
South America overland tour
Memorable parts? Iguassu Falls the Uyuni salt flats and the Inca Trail. Tips? Donít go with this operator and donít worry about the language barrier. Local benefits? In parts but I think it could have been better in particular on the Brazilian leg (I did the southern cross with this operator) where I donít think there was any effort to interact with the locals. Overall rating? Overall it was an amazing experience I think the trip needs a few tweaks and if Iím honest... (more)Tim Antill
From £3649 excluding flights
Peru walking tour, Inca trail, titicaca and Nazca
It was the most challenging holiday I have ever been on. I came back home with many wonderful memories. Our guide, Carlos Luchuga, contributed a great deal in the success of my holidays. (more)Teresa Trippenbach
Great...Hiking the Inca Trail to see Macchu Picchu at the end and the Nazca Lines were the most memorable parts. (more)Jack Bond
From £2499 - £2839 including UK flights
Huayhuash circuit trek in Peru
Memorable parts? The whole trek was beautiful - with amazing scenery at every step. Tips? Ensure you have a warm (preferably down) sleeping bag and warm layers for the evenings. Local benefits? Yes, there was much consideration for ensuring that our 'footprints' were not left as a scar on the landscape. Overall rating? One of the best treks I have undertaken with the intimacy of the mountain range always close by. (more)Linda Skelton
From £2959 - £3299 including UK flights
Peru small group holiday, Lima to Cuzco
Memorable parts? Meeting local artisans and craftspeople, seeing the sights of the city of Cusco and especially Machu Picchu! Tips? Learn a few phrases in Spanish for those times when you're on your own exploring the area. If paying locals for photographs (as seems to be extremely prevalent in the areas where tourists flock), be sure to work out the price and pay ahead of time to avoid any potential problems or misunderstandings. Local benefits? Yes- I bought a number of things... (more)Jennifer Janviere
From £940 - £970 excluding flights
Peru tailor made holiday, Machu Picchu & Tambopata
Memorable parts? Taking boat trips on the side tributaries of the Amazon! We loved seeing all the animals. Tips? Allow more time at the Ankatera Maccu Picchu Hotel. There is a lot to do there and we didn't allow any time there (except for seeing the ruins). Local benefits? The Amazon portion of our trip benefited local villages and supported conservation of primates. The time in the Sacred Valley definitely benefited local cooperatives and individuals. Overall rating? 9/10 (more)Nadia Al-Alawi
From £2000 excluding flights
Peru tour, Andes to Amazon
Memorable parts? On the Andes to Amazon I believe it was the Manu Wildlife Center. It was a charming facility with nice staff. Of course, the wildlife that we were fortunate enough to see was fabulous. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. Unfortunately during our time in Peru I picked up a nasty bacteria & viral infection. I was admitted into the hospital for 3 days / 2 nights which was during a portion of our arranged trip. We were not able to drive from Cusco through the cloud... (more)Christine Kinkel
From £1390 excluding flights
Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest holiday
Extremely enjoyable. There was a lot of travel involved and a fully packed itinery but well worth it as we seen so much and so many great experiences. (more)Keith Charters
The overall experience was very good. ...The Inka Trail and the first glimpse of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate. (more)Chris Chaddock
An optional visit to a farm in the rainforest was real eye-opener. The Libertador Tambopata lodges were excellent and gave you a real feel for the rainforest. (more)John Duff
From £2799 - £3099 including UK flights
Peru and Inca trail small group tour
The Inca Trail was by far the highlight of the trip. One of the most amazing experiences of my life. (more)George Efstathopoulos
Visiting the Amazon Jungle was the 'unmissable' part! A unique environment to experience - the river, the heat and humidity, the giant trees and canopy, the sounds of the jungle; seeing animals, birds, a cayman and catching piranhas! (more)Jo Herrold
From £1635 - £1790 excluding flights
Overland tour to South America, Andes to the Amazon
Memorable parts? Hiking on a glacier, coming face to face with penguins in Punta Tomba, canyoning down a 40 metre waterfall, meeting all my new friends Tips? We had a great time, and made 21 new friends... but it is quite intense being with other people for such a long time... bring earplugs and ipod and a very very warm sleeping bag. Local benefits? Yes, we always took our rubbish with us, and were careful not to make a mess. Overall rating? Had an amazing time,... (more)Caroline Eccles
From £1645 excluding flights
Adventure holiday in Peru
Memorable parts? The homestay with local families on Isla Amantani where we had to dress up in local costume for a fun evening of Peruvian dancing! Tips? Make sure you are fit enough for the trekking part Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? The combination of the magnificant scenery plus the amazing Inca ruins made it especially memorable. (more)Ruth Hindshaw
From £1790 - £2010 excluding flights
Jungle conservation & research, Peru
Memorable parts? Getting to spend time walking through the jungle and seeing so many great animals and birds. The best moments were the tree frogs, manu poison frog and the rainbow boa! I really enjoyed the construction of the bird hides and biogarden even though sometimes it was really hard work! Pancakes for breakfast were great! Tips? There was a lot of walking and physical activity so itís really important to expect to do lots when you get there and probably need reasonable fitness! Local... (more)Melanie Veal
From £995 excluding flights
Trek to Machu Picchu
Most memorable? Hard to choose. Obviously, the magnificent view of Machu Picchu, as we arrived, but the welcome we had from the people in the villages was wonderful. (more)Karen Waring
From the trekking to actually standing and looking at Machu Picchu was so memorable. Being on the top of Wayna Picchu will be something I shall never forget! (more)Trudi Clark
From £2294 including UK flights
Charity bike rides in Peru, Andes to Amazon
Memorable parts? sense of achievement Tips? Train for serious mountain biking and technical skill! Not for the feint hearted or those with vertigo! Local benefits? yes definately Overall rating? amazing trip - the best in as long as I can remember (and I travel a lot!)!!! (more)Caroline Morris
From £2431 including UK flights
Highlights of Peru holiday
Memorable parts? Arriving to the Sun Gate at 6am after the Inca trail...and seeing the clouds moving away and revealing Machu Picchu! The homestay in the peninsula of Lake Titicaca was also the most amazing experience as was the bus ride from Puno to La Paz... those views of the Lake Titicaca were so beautiful, both on Peruvian and Bolivian side! Also riding the Worlds most dangerous road in Bolivia was super!!! Tips? Remember that Peru and Bolivia are developing countries and hygiene... (more)Kristiina Puusaari-Sheahan
From £1999 excluding flights
Andes overland journey, Atacama desert to Machu Picchu
Memorable parts? Visiting Machu Picchu. Tips? Be prepared for the effects of altitude. We didn't get altitude sickness but suffered from tiredness, headaches and shortness of breath, especially when walking up hills. You need to give yourself longer to do things requiring physical effort. Local benefits? Yes, all guides, drivers and hotel staff were locals and we stayed with a local family on Lake Titicaca. There was an emphasis on conservation and reducing environmental... (more)Dianne Margaret Reidy
From Ä3280 including domestic flights only
Amazon & Peru tailormade holiday
Many great memories. Machu Pichu and the Amazon jungle would have to top the list. Viewing the Nazca lines and the sand dunes of Huacachina were also really special. (more)Stuart Rieger
Walking in Chivay region independently was one of the highlights, and a great starting point for the holiday. We also spent some time with a charity in Ollantaytambo and got to know some fantastic people working for the charity as well as local families. (more)Jane Lewis-Evans
Seeing Machu Picchu through the mist in the early morning. Seeing dolphins and sea turtles alongside the cruise ship in the Galapagos. Hearing the grunts and feeling the vibrations of a stampede of over 50 peccaries in the Rainforest. (more)Samantha Lewis
From Ä1375 excluding flights
Cordillera Huayhuash trekking holiday
Memorable parts? The scenery was fantastic and some great days walking/climbing. The optional climb of Diablo Mudo towards the end was tougher than expected but very rewarding - don't miss it! Tips? It gets very cold at night so make sure you have a good down jacket and a very warm sleeping bag. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Very good. (more)Nicki Hoare
From £1484 excluding flights
Hiking the Inca Trail in Peru
Great experience. Lots of exercise! Beautiful views and sites throughout. The guide, camp chef, and porters work really hard to make the trip enjoyable. (more)Mina Connor
The most memorable part was trekking to 4215 meters high along the Inca Trail and watching the sunrise over Machu Picchu while at the Sungate. (more)Glenn Beck
Although I thoroughly enjoyed the trek itself, the experience was overshadowed by the dealings with the tour company in the lead up to the trek. Dealing with this tour company, this was an extremely stressful experience... We were very lucky that despite the stress, the contracted guide was amazing meaning we had an extremely enjoyable experience (more)Loretta Agius
From £472 excluding flights
Lake Titicaca & Peru highlights holiday
Memorable parts? Being amongst high Andes mountains and half uncovered Inca ruins without any other tourists around, but with good friendly helpful guide and other staff to look after us. We were able to interact with locals in a way quite different from that occurring in areas over run by tourists. Tips? Take warm clothes- it was freezing at night at altitude. Definitely include an Amazon trip as a good contrast to the mountains. Donít buy hats- there are loads of hats, ponchos... (more)David Rampersad
From £1777 excluding flights
Peru holiday, Inca Trail, Cusco & Lake Titicaca
Inca trail and Machu Picchu was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Mandy Risso
The Andean explorer train ride from Cusco to Lake Titicaca was an excellent way to see many aspects of Peru from the city suburbs through the slums then farming communities, through the middle of market towns and past the spectacular backdrop of the Andes. (more)Jane Lines
The most lasting memory will probably be our stay on Amantani Island on Lake TitiKaka. We stayed with a family without water and electricity and it was both enjoyable as well as being an eye opener. (more)Chris Simmons
From £2155 excluding flights
Peru holiday, Tambopata & Inca Trail
Memorable parts? Visiting Machu Picchu - simply breathtaking! Tips? You can never have too many changes of clothes for the jungle... Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? A fantastic experience to see some wonderful sights. We learned so much and everyone was friendly and welcoming. (more)Claire Wood
From £1995 excluding flights
Inca Highlights, adventure tour
Most memorable were horse riding on the hills above Cusco, Cusco itself a beautiful city, the floating reed island and most certainly the time on the island with local family, I loved their way of life and their hospitality. (more)Ruth Stanley
Swimming in the Amazon, learning about the jungle and meeting a Shaman, Salsa dancing in Cusco, staying with a local family in Armanti and folk dancing to traditional music, the colours, textiles and crafts, music, food and drink (more)Amanda Whittington
Unforgettable experience. Cusco and Machu Picchu were the highlights. (more)Maitane Zubiaurre
From £1719 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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