Things to Do in Peru

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Things to do

From exploring the ancient ruins of Chachapoyas to discovering one of the world’s biggest waterfalls at Cocachimba and Gocta, the list of things to see and do in Peru is endless, no matter where you go.

By recommending unmissable Peru tourist attractions as well as unique experiences, our travel experts will help you build an itinerary based on what you really want to do. So, whether you’re keen to get to know Peru’s elusive rainforest creatures in the Amazon, or pay a visit to some of the best landmarks in Peru, our experts will guide you as you plan the perfect Peruvian vacation.

Ancient Inca Skies & Constellations

Ancient Inca Skies & Constellations

Lake Titicaca, Peru

Explore the crystal clear night skies of Titilaka stargazing and learn about the Inca civilization’s beliefs about the heavens. Your guide will describe the major Andean constellations and celestial movements, especially Wawawara Hawira, the Milky Way.

Aymara Route Exploration at Titilaka

Aymara Route Exploration at Titilaka

Lake Titicaca, Peru

Enjoy a full day exploring the Chucuito peninsula and Acora, bordering Lake Titicaca, traveling by mountain bike, on foot or by car. Visit local communities, archaeological sites and birdlife whilst stopping off at stunning natural lookouts.

Caral - Oldest City in the Americas

Caral - Oldest City in the Americas

Caral, Northern Peru

Step back more than five thousand years at the archaeological site of Caral, recently discovered in the Peruvian desert, and learn about the cradle of civilization in the New World. Caral is a 4-hour drive from Lima.

Cooking Lesson Palacio Nazarenas

Cooking Lesson Palacio Nazarenas

Cuzco

Enjoy the best of Peruvian cuisine and learn all about delicious local ingredients by visiting a local market in Cuzco and joining a bespoke cooking class (prepare 4 delicious dishes) at the Belmond Palacio Nazarenas.

Day 1 - Belmond Andean Explorer - 2N Cusco to Arequipa

Day 1 - Belmond Andean Explorer - 2N Cusco to Arequipa

Cusco to Arequipa, Peru

Your epic journey on board the Belmond Andean Explorer starts late this morning. Enjoy the magnificent Altiplano scenery as you travel from Cuzco to Lake Titicaca, marvelling at the Andean landscapes as you climb to higher altitudes.

Couples Culture Rail
Day 2 - Belmond Andean Explorer - 2N Cuzco to Arequipa

Day 2 - Belmond Andean Explorer - 2N Cuzco to Arequipa

Cusco to Arequipa, Peru

Today, your journey continues to Lake Titicaca where you will have time to admire the sunrise over the lake's mirror-like surface before exploring the distinctive islands that frequent the waters. Interact with the local communities of Uros and Taquile.

Couples Culture Rail
Day 3 - Belmond Andean Explorer - 2N Cuzco to Arequipa

Day 3 - Belmond Andean Explorer - 2N Cuzco to Arequipa

Cusco to Arequipa, Peru

Today you will reach your final destination and visit the "white city" of Arequipa, so named because of the beautiful sillar stone which has been used to construct many of the city's buildings.

Couples Culture Rail
Exploring the Amazon

Exploring the Amazon

Amazon, Peru

Explore the Peruvian Amazon, meandering along its rivers and waterways by boat or exploring on foot. Your guide will introduce you to the fascinating flora and fauna here, from the tiniest insects to the colorful birdlife.

Family Inflatable Canoeing Urubamba

Family Inflatable Canoeing Urubamba

Sacred Valley

White-water rafting & inflatable canoeing are fun sports, suitable for pretty much any one. No experience is needed to take part in this great day out to a beautiful section of the Urubamba River. The Pinipampa section is class I-II outside of Cuzco.

Full Day Highlights of the Sacred Valley with Wayra Lunch

Full Day Highlights of the Sacred Valley with Wayra Lunch

Sacred Valley

Wonderful full day private excursion to the village of Pisac home to its colorful Indian market and Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Lunch in Urubamba, followed by a visit to the impressive Inca town and fortress of Ollantaytambo.

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