What To Do In Peru - Create Your Bucketlist

Tap into Lima’s cosmopolitan pulse, hike among jaw-dropping Andean peaks, and marvel at Machu Picchu, just part of what to do in Peru. From the capital’s colonial heart to the cobblestone streets of Cusco and the famed four-day Inca Trail hike, there is a reason why Peru is South America's most iconic destination.

Private Train Carriage, Machu Picchu

Private Train Carriage to Machu Picchu

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Peruvian Cooking Class, Lima

Learn Peruvian Cuisine with a Famous Lima Chef

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LIMA, PERU: Aerial view of San Martin Square in downtown.

Scenic Helicopter Ride Over Lima

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A still life of the shamanic drum,Drum of the shaman

Pachamama Ceremony Experience

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Islas Ballestas, Paracas Peninsula

Paracas Private Yacht Charter With Penguins and Sea Lions

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Aerial shot of the Nazca Lines in Nazca, Peru. The lines were created by the Nazca People around 400AD and can only been seen from the air.

Scenic Flight Over the Nazca Lines

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Amazonica Cabanas, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

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Horseback Ride, Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley Horseback Ride Beneath Pumahuanca

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Belmond Hiram Bingham Train, Sacred Valley

The Belmond Hiram Bingham Train to Machu Picchu

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Peru Experiences

Experiences are itinerary ideas from leading travel designers. Use them as inspiration for when you plan a dream trip.

Machu Picchu Vistas, Huayana Picchu

Classic Peru in 8 Days

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Sunset at Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro

South America Trip of a Lifetime

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Iconic Travel Experiences For Your Peru Bucketlist

What to do in Peru when you want to experience the country's classic offering. Think Machu Picchu, cruising through the Amazon, cultural connections, ceviche, and superb places to stay.

Afternoon Tour, Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Afternoon Tour

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Swimming Pool, Belmond Rio Sagrado

Stay at Belmond Rio Sagrado

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Peruvian Cerviche, Lima

Ultimate Lima Gourmet Tour

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Fountain of Incan emperor Pachacuti and church of the Society of Jesus at Plaza De Armas, Cuzco, Peru

Cusco Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

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Plaza de Armas, Lima

Lima Sightseeing Tour

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View from Machu Picchu Mountain, Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu Mountain Hike

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The Maras Salt mines, also called Maras salt evaporation ponds. A myriad of salt crusted terraces precariously nestles against the steep mountain sides, while a steady stream of mineral rich water trickles down with a silent gargling that somehow defies time.

Visit to the Salt Ponds of Maras

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Subject: The train station in Aguas Calientes, where the ancient Inca ruin Machu Picchu is located.

The Sacred Valley Train to Machu Picchu

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San Pedro market, Cusco

Visit a Local Market in Cusco

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A Kaleidoscope of Incan Cultural Moments

Arguably the most advanced people and culture on the planet, before the Spanish landed on South America. Much of Incan culture lives on, in ruins and in everyday life. Expert travel designers can ensure you discover more than just old relics, but a very living history, far beyond Machu Picchu.

Lost City Full Day Tour, Machu Picchu

Lost City of the Inca Full-Day Tour

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Inca Trail Hike, Sacred Valley

Inca Trail Hike

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Women's Quarters Incan Ruins in Pachacamac

Discover Pachacamac Citadel With Incan Historian

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MOuntain Bike Tour, Sacred Valley

Incan Ruins near Cusco Mountain Bike Tour

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Pisac Market, Sacred Valley

Pisac Ruins and Market Tour

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One Day Hike, Urubumbu Valley

Chinchero to Huchuy Qosqo One-Day Incan Path Hike

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Machu Picchu Mountain Trail, Huayana Picchu

Huayna Picchu Hike

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Fountain of Incan emperor Pachacuti and church of the Society of Jesus at Plaza De Armas, Cuzco, Peru

Cusco Sightseeing Tour with Local Guide

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There Is More to Peru Than the Incas

What culture Peru can offer! What to do in Peru is to unravel the layers of the country's history and heritage, from food to shamanism, Quechua communities to paso horses.

Andean Shaman Ceremony, Sacred Valley

Andean Shaman Mystic Ceremony in the Sacred Valley

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Ceviche Cooking Class, Lima

Lima Ceviche and Pisco Cooking Class

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Quechua Community Visit, Wiloc

Willoc's Weavers Quechua Community Visit

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"Andalusian Stallion with traditional Spanish bridle and saddle with silver details.---------------------------------------------Please, look at other photos of this Andalusian stallion:"

Peruvian Paso Horse Show

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Lomo Saltado Street Food Dish, Lima

Lima Street Food and Taverns Tour

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Larco Herrera Museum, Lima

Lima Larco Herrera Museum Visit

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Discover the Peruvian Amazon

Mountains dominate half of Peru and the Amazon fills the rest. Immerse your senses in the jungle, where jaguars roam and vibrant birds flutter their wings. In the Peruvian Amazon you can cruise, but you can also find easy access to lodge-based jungle itineraries. Compared to the rest of South America, Peru is the easiest country for going deep into the Amazon.

Hoatzin, Pacaya Samiria Reserve, Amazon Rainforest

Amazon Cruise Charter in Pacaya Samiria Reserve

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Canoe Safari, Lake Sandoval

Lake Sandoval Canoe Safari

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Tambopata Jungle Hike, Amazon Rainforest

Tambopata Amazon Jungle Hike

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Black Eyed Monkey Frog, Tambopata Nature Reserve

Amazon Rainforest Nocturnal Safari

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Macaw Lick, Tambopata Nature Reserve

Amazonian Canoe and Hike at Gamitana Creek

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What To Do In Peruvian Landscapes

The adventure continues, in remarkable Peruvian landscapes where the only restriction is your personal sense of adventure. So what to do in Peru when you wish to depart the beaten path?

Palomino Islands Cruise, Callao

Exploring the Palomino Islands on a Private Yacht

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Steam Boats, Lake Titicaca

Charter a Victorian Steamship on Lake Titicaca

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Nazca Lines, Southern Peru

Nazca Lines Walking Tour

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ATV Tour, Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley Ancient Inca Trail ATV Experience

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Wilderness DAy Hike, Aguas Calientes

Mondar Waterfalls Wilderness Day Hike

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A female mountainbiker is riding high above the city of Huraz which is the capital of the Ancash Region. Huaraz is the main destination for winter sports and adventure. Many visitors from around the world come to the city for practicing sports as climbing, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding, and also to visit the glaciers and mountains of the Cordillera Blanca, mainly Mount Huascarán, which is considered the tallest mountain in tropics, all of them located in Huascarán National Park which UNESCO declared a nature world heritage site. Canon EOS 700D, 1/500, f/5,6 , 18 mm.

Sacred Valley Tipon to Piquillaqta Mountain Bike Day

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Phiri Trek, Machu Picchu

Three-Day Phiri Trek to Machu Picchu

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The Urubamba River flows near Pisac, Peru

Urubamba River Rafting from Huambutio

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