Peru Highlights Adventure 14D/13N (from Lima)

See the best of Peru as you travel for 2 weeks from Lima to Cuzco and stop at incredible sights along the way!

This trip is perfect for those who are on a tight schedule.

See marine life in the Ballestas Islands, fly down a sand dune in Huacachina, hike the deep Colca Canyon, visit ancient Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, and experience a unique homestay in Luquina Community.

Tour Highlights

  • Marvel at wildlife in the Ballestas Islands and Colca Canyon
  • Sandboard down giant dunes and ride a sand buggy
  • Visit ancient ruins in the Sacred Valley and discover Peru’s culture
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Tour Information


  • - 13 nights in hostels, 3 or 4-star hotels
  • - Airport transfers, train and bus transportation
  • - 11 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • - Active adventure and city exploration
  • - English speaking guide for certain activities
  • - Handy extras and accessories


Every Tuesday


Day 1: Lima, Peru

Welcome to Lima, the “City of Kings”!

Upon arrival to the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Lima, Peru

Today, you will embark on an exciting city tour where you will discover Lima’s best attractions in its three historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern.

Day 3: Lima - Huacachina, Peru

Early in the morning, you’ll take the regular bus towards the small city of Paracas and you’ll take the excursion to the Ballestas Islands.

Once in Ica, our local representative will meet you and will transfer to your hotel located in the Huacachina area.

Day 4: Huacachina, Peru

Enjoy a free day in Huacachina.

If you feel adventurous, you can practice sandboarding!

Day 5: Huacachina - Arequipa, Peru

In the morning, you will take your bus towards the city of Nazca.

At night, you’ll take the overnight regular local bus towards the city of Arequipa.

Day 6: Arequipa, Peru

Arrival in Arequipa at around 7:00 am and enjoy the rest of the day free to explore the city on your own.

Day 7: Arequipa - Colca, Peru

In the morning, you will board the bus and will drive northwest following a paved road towards the “Colca Canyon”.

By the afternoon you will go to swim and relax at the Hot Springs of the Colca Valley.

After sunset, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 8: Colca - Puno, Peru

In the morning, you will be driving towards the “Cruz Del Condor”, a natural lookout point where we can see Condors flying over the canyon.

Afterwards, you will return to the village of Chivay and will head towards the city of Puno.

Day 9: Puno - Amantani Island, Peru

Start off your boat excursion of Lake Titicaca by visiting “The Uros Floating Islands”.

Then, you continue your journey towards “Amantani Island”, where you will spend the rest of the day and the night.

Day 10: Amantani Island - Puno, Peru

After breakfast, you will have to say goodbye to your local family and go down to the harbour to board the boat again and head to Taquile Island.

Then travel back to Puno by boat.

Day 11: Puno - Cuzco, Peru

Today you’ll travel to Cuzco on an especial bus service that stops along the way, showing you the highlights of this road.

Once in Cuzco, you will have a pre-departure briefing in the afternoon.

Day 12: Cuzco - Aguas Calientes, Peru

We will travel out of Cuzco towards the Sacred Valley of the Incas and make some stopes at Corao, Pisac, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo.

Then, board the train heading for Aguas Calientes.

Day 13: Aguas Calientes - Cuzco, Peru

Take an early bus to Machu Picchu to enter the site as it opens.

Your guide will meet you for a guided visit to the archaeological site.

Then, take the return train back to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cuzco late in the day.

Day 14: Cuzco, Peru

At the appropriate time, our driver will transfer you to the airport to take your departure flight.

Safe travels ahead!