You and your family will keep up with the hustle and bustle of vivacious city life in Peru's capital. Taxi cabs and city buses weave through traffic as they pass by looming skyscrapers and the crashing Pacific Ocean waves. Street vendors call out daily specials against colorful facades that highlight a vibrant backdrop of bursting street art. Follow your expert guide on a customized tour of the city's past and present before venturing to the city outskirts for an unparalleled adrenaline rush across...
Lima – Airport Arrival and Sunset Dinner
Sparkling shorelines beckon travelers from all over the world to the picturesque city of Lima. Gulls may hover over deep blue waters, hoping for the perfect catch, and couples will lay out blankets as they soak up the sun and dip their toes into the Pacific Ocean. As you and your family coast down the tarmac of Jorge Chávez International Airport, you will be met with the tantalizing aromas of Peru's citrusy ceviche. The cool ocean breeze will wash over you as you deplane, and soon, you will meet your private transfer who will wind you through city streets to your luxurious accommodation. Your car will bump along cobbled streets as you appreciate the alluring architecture, which is a unique blend of ancient and post-colonial styles. Along the coast, skyscrapers punctuate the city skyline, and just minutes inland, ancient stone temples lay in hiding.
Before long, you will arrive at your luxurious hotel in the heart of Miraflores. This opulent neighborhood is home to modern design, prestigious restaurants, upscale apartments, and breathtaking vistas. Together, you and your family can stroll through the picturesque Parque del Amor as sunset warms the evening sky. Then, you will choose from a plethora of authentic dining options with boastful seaside views. Your waiter will offer you a delectable choice of pickled escabeche or perfectly seasoned lomo saltado and a frothy glass of pisco sour to commemorate the first night of your jam-packed family adventure in Peru.
Lima – Tour of City Highlights and Sky Gliding/Scenic Bike Ride
Huacachina – Sand Dune Buggy Ride and Lunch at Desert Oasis
Lima – Tour of Miraflores and Barranco District
Aguas Calientes – UNESCO Machu Picchu Ruins
Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu, and Hot Springs
Lima – Airport Departure and Connect to International Flights
- Traverse the undulating sand dunes of Huacachina in an all-terrain dune buggy before indulging in a refreshing lunch at the desert oasis
- Trek to the famed ruins of Machu Picchu and dip in the medicinal hot springs of Aguas Calientes
- Amble through the opulent neighborhood of Miraflores and admire the vibrant facades and fantastic street art in the Barranco District
- Indulge in a tour of Lima's effervescent downtown and partake in a scenic coastal bike ride
- Soar to new heights during an extremely-safe, customized paragliding course that will include training and an experienced instructor
A frenzy of activity awaits you in Peru's buzzing capital. You will touch down in Lima for seven unforgettable days of sightseeing, adventure, history, and culture. You and your family will surely fall in love with one of the most geographically diverse nations in the world, which is saturated with fascinating histories and cultural practices.
You and your family will begin your adventure at the heart of Lima's opulent neighborhood of Miraflores. Crisp white skyscrapers punctuate the skyline and offer residents and tourists breathtaking views of the Pacific coastline. You will amble through the luscious parks that are bursting with sweet-smelling foliage while you look out on the crashing waves of the Pacific. In the morning, your city highlights tour will begin alongside your expert guide. Later that day, a customized paragliding course will take your breath away as you gain a whole new perspective on the city. Do not worry because this is very safe because you will be in the presence of an experienced guide throughout your experience. In the days to come, you and your family will venture beyond the city center to the Barranco District. Here, the downtown explodes with color and entices visitors with vibrant street art and quaint cafes that are nestled beneath streetlamps.
Later in the week, you will get your adrenaline pumping when you travel to the desert oasis of Huacachina. Once a resort town for Lima's elite, the serene lagoon and surrounding sand dunes will be teeming with excitement. You and your family will hop in a dune buggy for a thrilling ride along the undulating sand dunes. Your trip to the birthplace of the Inca Empire would be incomplete with an excursion to the famed ruins of Machu Picchu. You will spend two full days, traversing the fascinating ruins, uncovering their complex history, and boarding a stunning train ride along the Urubamba River for panoramic views of the mystic Sacred Valley.
This luxurious, 7-day adventure through Peru will make even your children wish that they could stay here forever, and it may have you start planning your return trip before you board your departing flight for home. Begin planning your dream Peru tour by connecting with one of our luxury Peru travel agents.
$1,535 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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