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Peru homestay and coffee tour, Kuelap

This six day Peru holiday includes a homestay, coffee tour and the chance to explore the ancient pre-Inca fortress of Kuelap. Itís a chance to explore this beautiful and fascinating region of northern Peru that is, so far, reasonably untouched by tourism. Beginning in Chachapoyas, you'll travel to see local pottery artists at work in the village of Huancas, and can have a go at making pottery with them as you learn about this ancient craft. You will then have the opportunity to explore Kuelap, an impressive fortified citadel that is sometimes nicknamed as the new Machu Picchu. Thereís nothing new about it, though. It was built by the formidable Chachapoyas culture, the ĎWarriors of the ... Read more >
From US $900 excluding flights

Lima highlights tour

Get an insiderís view of Peruís capital, on this Lima highlights tour. Over the course of four days, discover a side to the city that many tourists miss, learning all about its history, from pre-Inca times, to its colonial past right up to the present day, through its impressive architecture and ancient sites. This isnít just a sightseeing tour; youíll also meet local people, from all kinds of social and cultural backgrounds to find out how what life is like in Peru today and learn more about the projects and initiatives that aim to make Lima a better place to live. Lima has been a bit overlooked by travellers to South America, but in recent years, its reputation as a foodie centre has ... Read more >
From US $430 excluding flights

Adventure holiday in Peru, off the beaten track

Thereís something for everyone on this adventure holiday in Peru, which travels off the beaten track to explore Peruís lesser known archaeological wonders, so far untroubled by mass tourism. Visit the impressive fortress of Kuelap, the pre-Inca city of Chan Chan, the Sun and Moon Temples and El Brujo, plus also the necropolis of Ventanillas de Otuzco. You wonít miss out on Peruís colonial architecture, either, with time in the lovely colonial cities of Trujillo and Catamarca, too. This tour doesnít focus solely on Peruís history, it looks at present day life in the country, too Ė its organic coffee and cacao trade and its artisanal handicrafts. You will also be able to visit some of the ... Read more >
From US $2,000 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

This tailormade holiday to Lima and Cusco takes in some of Peruís famous sights and goes beyond them, too, for a more local local experience. Visit off the beaten track places and explore the capital beyond the usual tourist zones, to meet local people and find out more about their lives. During this 10 day holiday, you will explore Peruís extraordinary archaeological sites Ė including Machu Picchu, Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Pachacamac Ė while also getting to know the Peru of today, meeting local people from all kinds of backgrounds. Throughout the trip, you can enjoy Peruís wonderful cuisine, learn about its social issues and visit some great projects and initiatives striving to improve ... Read more >
From US $1,800 including domestic flights only
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