2018-19 SEASON
Apr 2018 - Mar 2019

20 Day Peru Explorer

Bunnik Small Group Tour starting in Lima and finishing in Lima

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Bunnik's 20 Day Peru Explorer. A melting pot of history, Itinerary natural wonders, colours, culture and traditions, incredible Peru is just waiting to be explored. Take an in-depth journey from the capital of Lima, travelling through the Amazon Jungle to Cusco, the Sacred Valley...read more

Overview

Operator: Bunnik
Type: Small Group Tour (Premium)
Max Group Size: 20
Duration: 20 Days
From: Lima to Lima
Tour Code: BUN60514
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Peru
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Day By Day

1

Depart Australia - Arrive Lima

Bienvenido a Peru and its capital city, Lima!
2

Lima

Our sightseeing in Lima includes the Lima Cathedral, Convento de San Francisco and the famous Larco Museum, containing priceless Incan artefacts. Tonight we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. (B/D)
3

Lima - Amazon Jungle

Adventure awaits! We fly to the Amazon Jungle. After a short cruise along the river we'll reach our jungle lodge in time for lunch. (B/L/D) Special Experience: The Amazon Jungle is an incredibly diverse ecosystem. We cruise along rivers, canoe across lakes, wander through rainforest and spot the native wildlife. Think monkeys, otters, parrots and caiman!
4

Amazon Jungle

This morning we visit Tambopata Candamo National Reserve and Lake Sandoval, a beautiful palm-fringed expanse of water, home to the endangered giant river otter. Later we'll discover the canopy from some hanging bridges, before a night walk to spot the nocturnal wildlife. (B/L/D)
5

Amazon Jungle

We cruise downriver to a small community and visit a local farm, where we'll sample some typical Amazonian food. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to relax and soak up the jungle atmosphere. (B/L/D)
6

Amazon Jungle - Cusco

Today we fly to Cusco, the former Incan capital. This afternoon we explore Koricancha (Temple of the Sun), considered the most spectacular of all the Incan temples. We'll then enjoy a group dinner. (B/D)
7

Cusco

This morning we visit the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, and discover the colours and local delicacies of the San Pedro Market. We also enjoy a short walking tour that includes the 17th century Cathedral of Santo Domingo, a fine example of colonial baroque architecture, and Barrio San Blas. (B)
8

Cusco - Sacred Valley

We travel into the incredible Sacred Valley, stopping to meet the herds of llamas, alpacas and vicuñas in Awanacancha and to visit the impressive ruins and lively market of Pisac. (B)
9

Sacred Valley

This morning we explore the archaeological ruins of Ollantaytambo. We'll also visit the salt ponds at Maras and terraces of Moray. (B) Special Experience: Enjoy a traditional chicha and taste some guinea pig (a regional delicacy) at a local chicheria.
10

Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

A magical day as we travel by Vistadome train through the Sacred Valley to the legendary Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu! (B/D)
11

Machu Picchu - Cusco

Why not return to Machu Picchu for an optional second visit this morning? We'll then return to Cusco, stopping in Chinchero for a traditional weaving demonstration. (B)
12

Cusco

Enjoy a day at leisure in Cusco. Full of plazas, archaeological ruins and interesting craft shops, it's a great place to explore and experience on your own. (B)
13

Cusco - Lake Titicaca

We travel through the majestic High Andes Mountains to Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable body of water. (B)
14

Lake Titicaca

Cruise on the highest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. Split across Peru and Bolivia, we learn how each of the local families lives on its own island and survives the harsh climatic conditions. (B/L)
15

Lake Titicaca - Colca Valley

We venture into the incredible Colca Valley, home to the world's deepest canyon and some stunning volcanic scenery. Along the way we'll pass through tiny local villages and admire the changing landscape. (B/D)
16

Colca Valley - Arequipa

On our way to Arequipa, we visit the Cross of the Condor and the mountain terraces of Antahuilque, where we'll learn about the importance of the balconies and choquetico (hanging tombs). (B/L) Special Experience: The Cross of the Condor is the deepest point of the Colca Canyon. It is where the majestic Andean condor can be seen cruising over the morning thermals. Watching this amazing bird in flight is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
17

Arequipa

This morning we explore the 'white city' of Arequipa. Highlights include the Convent of Santa Catalina, Plaza de Armas, Church of La Compañía and Carmen Alto - a viewpoint for beautiful vistas over the surrounding landscape. Tonight we'll enjoy a group farewell dinner. (B/D)
18

Depart Arequipa

Today we bid farewell to Peru and begin our journey home. (B)
19

In Transit

20

Arrive Australia

Trip Inclusions

Travel Inclusions

  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to South America. Taxes included.
  • 3 economy-class flights within South America
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $235pp prepaid

Accommodation & Meals

  • 13 nights in good quality hotels (3½-4½ star)
  • 3 nights in an Amazon Jungle lodge near Puerto Maldonado
  • 1 night stay at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Eco Retreat (4½ star)
  • 17 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 8 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking locally based tour director (subject to a minimum of 8 passengers)
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Tour Highlights

Discover the wonders of Peru
  • Discover the sights of Lima on a city tour and visit the famous Larco Museum, containing priceless Incan artefacts.
  • Explore the Amazon Jungle from Puerto Maldonado, discovering village life, sampling local food and spotting wildlife. Visit beautiful Lake Sandoval and Tambopata Candamo National Reserve, and keep an eye out for the parrots, caiman and the endangered giant river otter.
  • Take a walking tour of Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun, and enjoy the old world ambience over dinner at Casa Qorikancha restaurant, behind the Church of Santo Domingo in Cuzco.
  • Explore the ancient Incan fortress of Sacsayhuaman followed by a visit to the buzzing San Pedro Market, selling all things weird and wonderful.
  • Discover Cusco on a walking tour, visiting the 17th century cathedral and the beautiful San Blas neighbourhood.
  • Travel into the magical Sacred Valley and visit the village Awanacancha to see locals weaving and meet the herds of llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicunas.
  • Stop in the small town of Pisac and explore the impressive ruins and lively market.
  • Tour the town and fortress ruins of Ollantaytambo, then visit a house for a taste of local life.
  • Visit a local chicheria. Learn about and taste the traditional chicha and try some of the local delicacy, guinea pig.
  • Explore the patchwork of salt pans at Maras and the elliptical terraces of Moray before visiting the Seminario pottery workshop in Urubamba.
  • Travel by Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes, gateway to Machu Picchu!
  • Feel the magic of the Lost Incan City of Machu Picchu on an in-depth guided tour and enjoy some time to explore the ruins at your own pace.
  • Spend the night in a nature retreat in Aguas Calientes.
  • Travel by Vistadome train to Ollantaytambo. Continue to Cusco by road, stopping at Chinchero for a traditional weaving demonstration.
  • Marvel at the amazing scenery travelling through the High Andes Mountains from Cuzco to Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
  • Cruise out to the incredible floating reed Uros Islands, made entirely out of reeds from the lake. Then visit Taquile Island and learn about the unique traditions of the islands' inhabitants.
  • Make your way into the incredible Colca Canyon (the world's deepest), via the villages of Patapampa, Chucura, Toccra, Vizcachani and Patahuasi.
  • Visit the Cross of the Condor, the canyon's deepest point, and watch the majestic Andean condors as they cruise over the morning thermals.
  • Stroll through the villages of Yanque, Alchoma, Maca and Pinoholloand stop at the mountain terraces of Antahuilque to learn about the importance of the balconies and hanging tombs.
  • Discover the "white city" of Arequipa and its beautiful buildings built from volcanic stone. See Santa Catalina Convent, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Church of La Compania and Carmen Alto viewpoint.

Trip Notes

  • Tour dates and length subject to change depending on airline schedules and your city of departure.
  • Enjoy the colour and pageantry of Inti Raymi or "Festival of the Sun" in Cusco, Peru during the June 18th departure of this tour. This unique experience features street fairs, dancing, and live Peruvian music!
  • Please note above pricing is correct at time of brochure release. Pricing can change due to airline availability and currency fluctuations. Early booking is therefore strongly recommended.
  • Disruptions to itinerary may occur.

Operator Details

Bunnik Reviews: (41)
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Accommodation: 3.5-4 Star
Average Age: 50+ years
Types: Small Group Tours (Flights Included)
Max Group Size(s): 20
Budget: Premium
Destinations: Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, South & Central America
2018-19 SEASON
Apr 2018 - Mar 2019

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