View of the ancient city of Machu Picchu in Peru

Peru Wildlife & Inca Ruins Tour: From the Amazon Rainforest to Machu Picchu

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Countries Visited

Peru

Places Visited

Lima, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

Explore and experience natural wonder and preserved culture during your 10-day Peru tour featuring wildlife and ruins. Gilded Spanish churches will shape Cusco’s skyline. Andean peaks will loom large over Machu Picchu. Twittering parrots and rambunctious monkeys will ramble through the trees of the Amazon Rainforest. Your custom-tailored luxury tour will highlight the splendor of nature and the diverse heritage that remains in Peru from the Andes to the Amazon.

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Trip Highlights

  • Venture into the Amazon Basin and explore the secluded world
  • Discover the wonders and the magnitude of Machu Picchu
  • Safari in the Amazon Rainforest and along the edges of the Amazon River
  • Experience the unique seclusion of the Manu Wildlife Center
  • Witness the stunning ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo
  • Wander through the undulating cobblestone streets of Cusco to witness its decadent history and vibrant life
  • Enjoy the seaside beauty of the Miraflores neighborhood in Lima
  • Journey through the colorful and far reaching culture of the Andes 

Detailed Description

This 10-day tour through Peru will take you through the heart of valleys, the heights of mountaintops, and to the canopy of forests. Whether you’ve always wanted to walk among clouds or drift along a river, this journey through Peru will have you meandering through the wonders of Lima, along the eclectic streets of Cusco, and within the wilds of the Amazon Rainforest. If you’ve always dreamed of Spanish churches or Incan fortresses, Andean textiles, or fresh ceviche, Peru stretches the imagination with how deep its wonders can take you. In and outside of the city, up and down the mountains, and from ruins to rainforest, this tailor-made trip will tantalize your mind and linger in your memories.

You adventure begins with your arrival in Lima. The metropolis is filled with diversity, within it streets, neighborhoods, and culture. You will transfer to Cusco where the undulating hills of the city are paved with cobblestones and lined with remnants of the Spanish colonial past. Outside of the city visit the Andean towns of Pisac and Ollantaytambo where the traditional villages sit beneath the lingering ruins, while the colors of the Pisac Market shine like textile gold. Venture through the Sacred Valley, along the foothills of the Andes, where you will journey up onto the citadel to find the Lost City, where Machu Picchu tours begin, high above the valley. Explore the remnants of the city before returning to Cusco the following day.

Your adventure through Peru continues as you depart Cusco for the secluded Manu Wildlife Center. Bask in the splendors and magic of the rainforest sitting along the Amazon basin. Explore the various hiking paths, see the oxbow lakes, and witness the sensational wildlife rarely witnessed by outsiders. Depart by boat back to the airport and return to Cusco where the ruins on the ledge of the city continue to tower over the Incan capital. After traversing the expansive world of Peru you can look back on the your journey and know that it was more than just a holiday; it took you from ruins of history to the wilds of the rainforest, and back again.

Related Information: Zicasso offers a variety of Peru vacations.  You may want to browse the reviews on operators for Peru and Machu Picchu to see what real travelers had to say about their adventures in Peru.

Starting Price

$2,195 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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