Published on July 22, 2017 by IBMT
Peru takes travellers back through the centuries. It has become a top tourist destination, with historical significance, extraordinary scenery, and a warm people. As the land of the ancient Inca, Peru is the ultimate South American destination, including everything from the temples at Machu Picchu to the incredible Andes Mountains. The beautiful beaches of Lima offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. And in every part of the country, the influence of the Inca is obvious – right from the origins of the civilization, through the colonial period.
IBMT offers a number of organized tours to help travelers witness Peruvian life up front. Various tour packages visit such cities such as Cusco and Puerto Maldonado, with special one-of-a-kind options to tour the Inca Trail – a journey back in time through Inca civilization. Also included are city tours that bring life to the local markets, restaurants, and shopping spots. IBMT offers superb accommodations, delicious local Peruvian food, and fabulous scenery. Without doubt, Peru will be one of the most exciting and memorable tourist experiences.
Nine Days in Peru – The Inca Trail Expedition
Starting with a city tour of Lima’s streets, the outing continues to Huaca Pucllana, the ceremonial and administrative centre for Lima culture. Flying to Cusco, the tour encompasses the most impressive sites in the region – from the panoramic views of the watchtower at Puca Pucará to the Santo Domingo Church. These are nine glorious days packed with archaeological sites and magnificent “wonders of the world” like Machu Picchu – the most memorable experience ever.
Eight Days in Peru – Machu Picchu and the Amazon Experience
A train trip to Aguas Calientes introduces the winding road to Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas – an unbelievable experience! After a flight to Puerto Maldonado, a motorboat tour along the Tambopata River, and a walking tour to take in the unique flora and fauna. Finally, there’s an “evening walk” that highlights the night animals and insects of the region. Experienced nature experts guide these excursions, with particular emphasis on the water life and bird species.
Seven Days in Peru – the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
The Sacred Valley of the Incas (the Urubamba Valley) is a must see north of Cusco. Exploring the Pisac Market, there is plenty of time to shop for indigenous handcrafts and taste traditional foods.
With breathtaking views at every turn, this is truly a photographer’s dream come true. Moving on, Machu Picchu is astonishing, with its terraces and ceremonial shrines – the energy is palpable. For those who are more adventurous, a visit to Huayna Picchu will satisfy that desire.
Eleven Days in Peru – the Spirit of the Andes
This eleven-day tour incorporates all of the historical and cultural sights that are a must in Peru. On a boat tour of the Ballestas Islands, visitors will observe sea lions, pelicans, and penguins unique to the region. A bus tour bus to Puno includes the amazing view at La Raya, the natural border between Puno and Cusco. This tour also includes a full day at Lake Titicaca, and side trip to Taquile Island, where inhabitants maintain ancestral traditions and colorful clothes.