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Peru homestay and coffee tour, Kuelap

Admire the ancient pre-Inca fortress of Kuelap located on the junction between jungle and mountains. The fortified citadel of Kuelap is one of the largest ancient monuments of the Americas. Massive stone walls and hundreds of ruins still stand as a reminder of the formidable culture of the Chachapoyas, the Warrior of the Clouds. Kuelap was built between the 6th and 16th century out of limestone rocks, some of which are 10 times the volume used in the Giza Pyramids. Kuelap is often called the new Machu Picchu, but Kuelap provides a kind of solace that you won’t find in Peru's most popular attraction. Learn more about the local way-of-life on a homestay experience while admiring the ... Read more >
From US $690 excluding flights

Adventure holiday in Peru, off the beaten track

There's really something for everyone on this unique Peru Off The Beaten Path tour. Uou’ll visit some of Peru’s archaeological highlights that have not been discovered yet by the masses: Ancient fortress of Kuelap, often called the ‘new Machu Picchu’, the pre-Inca mud city of Chan Chan, the Sun and Moon Temples and El Brujo and the mysterious windows in the rocks Ventanillas de Otuzco. For those that like colonial architecture, there's the beautiful colonial cities of Trujillo and Catamarca to look forward to. It's not all history and past on this tour, though. You’ll also learn more about different aspects of present-day Peru, such as its growing organic coffee and cacao trade and of ... Read more >
From US $1,950 excluding flights

Amazon eco lodge budget tour, Peru

This tailor made, three day trip is a fully guided adventure into Peruvian rainforest, respecting environmental and socially responsible aspects of this fragile part of the world. Your expert local guide will be able to share with you a vast array of knowledge not only about the flora and fauna of the rainforest, but also the lifestyles of the people who live here, as you are based in an authentic ecolodge, which is also a jungle farm managed by local people. Starting in the port city of Iquitos, which also has an airport where you will be met, this is gateway to the Northern Amazon and only 12km to the ecolodge. This is a traditional style lodge, and although it offers basic ... Read more >
From US $300 excluding flights

Lima and Cusco holiday in Peru, local experience

Experience Peru in a different way! See some of Peru's highlights in Lima and Cusco but also get to see a different, authentic side of Peru off-the-beaten path. Witness the timeless beauty of archaeological sites including Machu Picchu, Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Pachacamac but also immerge yourself in today’s Peru while meeting Peruvians from various social and cultural backgrounds and learning more about their current reality. Taste Peru’s world-famous cuisine but also learn more about its current social struggles while also discovering some of the great initiatives to make Peru a better place for all Peruvians. You’ll spend the first four days of your stay in Peru’s capital Lima. While ... Read more >
From US $1,800 including domestic flights only
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