PLEASE NOTE: PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE COST OF FLIGHTS WITHIN THIS ITINERARY
If your independent spirit is filling your dreams with new heights in adventure, just point your compass south to soar higher in the Andes and the heart of Peru. This Independence by Globus holiday in South America takes you to the legendary sites in Lima, Cusco, magnificent Machu Picchu – the “Lost City of the Incas,” and Lake Titicaca. Explore ancient ruins that defy explanation and encounter the captivating cultures that live on in the Sacred Valley. Fly to Juliaca and travel to the shores of Lake Titicaca and sail on the highest navigable lake in the world to explore Taquile Island, a remnant of the Inca Empire. Marvel at the Uros Islands, where locals continue age-old traditions on these floating islands made entirely of reeds. and the locals continue their traditional way of life. Visit the ruins of Sillustani—the fascinating pre-Inca burial ground of ancient high priests. Timeless temples, textiles, and tantalising dishes are all on the menu on this free-spirited sojourn in Peru, including the I-time you crave to explore on your own.
- Transportation: As outlined in the day-by-day itinerary below and private airport transfers to/from intra-holiday flights; intra-holiday flights not included.
- Guides: In Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca
- For your overnight stays in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu you will only be allowed to bring an overnight bag weighing no more than 5kgs due to luggage restrictions on the train. Your main luggage will be stored at the Cusco hotel where you will return.
- Maximum enjoyment of this holiday requires walking on cobblestone streets, uneven pathways, and climbing stairs. Elevations exceeding 10,000 feet can make even modest exertion a challenge. Maximum elevation on this tour is 13,000 ft.