Explore the highlights of Peru in these 7-day Peru adventure tours with Rothschild that will give you a true taste of local culture, both contemporary and ancient. Explore sculpture and murals made by local artists. Get an intimate view of the Sacred Valley as you take a guided biking tour and visit local villages. The final stop is Machu Picchu, a stone citadel high in the Andes mountains built by the Incas in the 15th century. Watch the sun rise over this majestic archaeological treasure before exploring the area with a knowledgeable guide. See some contemporary culture in the charming city of Cusco, and take some of the cultural experience home with you by learning to cook a traditional Peruvian meal.
Start in Wyndham Costa del Sol, Lima (1 night), then on to Sol y Luna in the Sacred Valley, gateway to Machu Picchu (2 nights). Next the towering citadel of Machu Picchu, while you stay at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo (1 night). Finish in Cusco, a charming city at Monasterio (2 nights).
- Enjoy murals and sculptures by Federico, the artist in residence
- Dine on Andean Cuisine
- Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Watch the sun rise over the sacred ruins of Machu Picchu
- Learn to prepare two signature Peruvian dishes
- Explore towns and villages by bike
DAY 1 – PERU ADVENTURE TOURS
Arrival in Lima
Welcome to Peru! You’ll be met and transferred to the Wyndham Costa del Sol, located near the airport.
Arrival into Sacred Valley
After breakfast, transfer to Sol y Luna in the Sacred Valley. Enjoy a late lunch at Wayra, the relaxed eatery on site. Enjoy murals and sculptures by Federico, the artist in residence, and Chef Nacho Selis’ Andean cuisine honoring the wealth of naturally organic ingredients first harvested here in the bountiful Sacred Valley by the ancient Incas.
Sacred Valley Mountain Bike Excursion
After breakfast, head into the Sacred Valley, known as the gateway to Machu Picchu. Here, the last “living” Inca civilization endures, relatively unchanged since ancient times. Enjoy a full day, guided mountain bike experience. Explore small towns and villages, ride alongside the Huarán rapids and visit communities of Huicho, Urquillos and Huayllabamba. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, transfer to the Inkaterra Machu Picchu. After lunch, explore the stunning gardens, including an impressive orchid collection, on site. Get to bed early this evening in preparation for an early morning tomorrow.
Peru Adventure Tours – Machu Picchu
After a quick cup of coffee, depart for the Machu Picchu archaeological site, arriving in time for sunrise. Spend the morning with you guide exploring the site. Continue on to Cusco, arriving at the Monasterio hotel in time for a late lunch.
Peruvian Cooking Class
Today, discover what makes Peruvian cuisine so unique during a private cooking class. Learn to prepare two signature dishes, enjoying the fruits of your labor for a lovely lunch. Explore Cusco on foot before returning to the Monasterio hotel.
Today you will be transferred to the airport, where you will connect with your international flight home and conclude your Peru adventure tour with us.