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Highlights in Peru

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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

Lima Discovery

Starting at$39

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Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Lima Discovery Tour

Starting at$59

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Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Lima Tour: Night Bites & Sights

Starting at$75

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Paracas and Huacachina from Lima with Ballestas Islands and Sand Boarding

Starting at$139

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

Starting at$341

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Cusco Cooking Classes and San Pedro Market Tour

Starting at$59

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Visit the Sea Lions in Palomino Islands, in Lima Peru

Starting at$67

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Peruvian Cooking Class Including Local Market Tour and Exotic Fruit Tasting

Starting at$83

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Ecuador to Peru Adventure

Starting at$1,220

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Lonely Planet Experience

Peru Essentials

Starting at$2,990

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Lonely Planet Experience

Peru, Bolivia & Argentina Adventure

Starting at$5,340

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Lonely Planet Experience

South America Explorer

Starting at$6,375

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Lonely Planet Experience

Highlights of Ecuador & Peru

Starting at$4,115

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Lonely Planet Experience

Best of South America

Starting at$9,055

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Lonely Planet Experience

Grand South America

Starting at$9,640

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Lonely Planet Experience

South America Highlights

Starting at$7,985

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Recent stories

Camping

Experience the best of Peru with these 8 iconic hikes

8 min readPublished Sep 1, 2021

From Machu Picchu to the depths and heights of the Andes Mountains, jungle to desert, see the best of Peru with these hikes.

An aerial view of a hiker overlooking Machu Picchu
Tips & Advice

What are the visa requirements for visiting Peru?

4 min readPublished Aug 25, 2021

Find which nationalities require a visa to visit Peru, the duration of a typical tourist visa and how to extend your stay.

LIMA, PERU: View of San Martin square.
Beaches

10 best beaches in Peru

5 min readPublished Aug 17, 2021

The lengthy coastline of this South American country offers beaches that are as diverse as its people and cultures.

Beach of Punta Sal, Mancora, Peru; Shutterstock ID 364883756; your: Malecia Walker; gl: 65050; netsuite: Digital Content; full: Best Peru beaches
Destination Practicalities

The 13 most incredible places to visit in Peru

8 min readPublished Aug 12, 2021

With mountains, jungle and sea, Peru has activities and experiences that are as varied as its terrain. Here are the best places to visit on a trip to Peru.

Cordillera Huayhuash.
Public Transport

How to get around in Peru

7 min readPublished Jul 29, 2021

Squashed between the Pacific Coast and Amazon Rainforest, Peru can be tricky to navigate. Our getting around guide is here to help.

Trains are just one of the ways to explore the striking landscapes of Peru © Matthew Williams-Ellis / Getty Images