8 days
Lima, Cuzco, Sacred Valley

With its collision of climates, terrains, and cultures, Peru will light up all of your senses.

Step back in time wandering through ancient ruins and exploring the early traditions of the Inca. See Peru’s vibrant history and colorful charm come to life as you visit with locals in Cuzco’s markets, learn about centuries-old art forms, and stroll the bustling streets of Lima. Throughout the week, stay on the lookout out for some new, fluffy friends. (Hello, alpacas!)

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Get even more bang for your bucket list

Designed with school calendars in mind, this flexible, highlight-rich tour lands in the sweet spot between a long weekend and a lengthier getaway—so you can focus less on scheduling and more on exploring.
  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Lima • Cuzco

    Fly to Cuzco

    Tour the Sacsayhuaman Fortress with an expert local guide  

    Take a walking tour of Cuzco

  • Day 3: Cuzco • Sacred Valley

    Travel to the Sacred Valley

    Visit the Pisac ruins

    Visit Pisac Market

    Attend a jewelry workshop

    Visit the Museo de Maiz

  • Day 4: Sacred Valley

    Learn about Peruvian pottery at the Pablo Seminario ceramics workshop in Urubamba

    Visit the Maras salt ponds

    Hike to the Maras salt ponds

  • Day 5: Sacred Valley

    Enjoy an authentic weaving demonstration in the mountains towering above Ollantaytambo

    Tour Ollantaytambo with an expert local guide

  • Day 6: Sacred Valley

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Discover Machu Picchu

    Discover Machu Picchu

    Visit Machu Picchu, the fabled “Lost City of the Inca” and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. An ancient citadel nestled between rivers and mountains, Machu Picchu feels like another world. See remnants of temples and terraces as you explore the area surrounding the mist-shrouded peak. Your visit will consist of both a guided tour and free time to explore on your own.

  • Day 7: Sacred Valley • Cuzco • Lima • Depart for home

    Travel to Cuzco

    Fly to Lima

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores

  • Day 8: Arrive home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 2: Lima • Cuzco

    Fly to Cuzco

    Tour the Sacsayhuaman Fortress with an expert local guide  

    Take a walking tour of Cuzco

  • Day 3: Cuzco • Sacred Valley

    Travel to the Sacred Valley

    Visit the Pisac ruins

    Visit Pisac Market

    Attend a jewelry workshop

    Visit the Museo de Maiz

  • Day 4: Sacred Valley

    Learn about Peruvian pottery at the Pablo Seminario ceramics workshop in Urubamba

    Visit the Maras salt ponds

    Hike to the Maras salt ponds

  • Day 5: Sacred Valley

    Enjoy an authentic weaving demonstration in the mountains towering above Ollantaytambo

    Tour Ollantaytambo with an expert local guide

  • Day 6: Sacred Valley

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Discover Machu Picchu

    Discover Machu Picchu

    Visit Machu Picchu, the fabled “Lost City of the Inca” and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. An ancient citadel nestled between rivers and mountains, Machu Picchu feels like another world. See remnants of temples and terraces as you explore the area surrounding the mist-shrouded peak. Your visit will consist of both a guided tour and free time to explore on your own.

  • Day 7: Sacred Valley • Cuzco • Lima • Depart for home

    Travel to Cuzco

    Fly to Lima

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores

  • Day 8: Arrive home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach; internal flights

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch on day 5

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 3 walking tours led by your Tour Director

  • Entrances

    Sacsayhuaman Fortress; Pisac Market and ruins; jewelry workshop; ceramics workshop; Maras salt ponds; weaving demonstration; tour of Ollantaytambo

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

Lowest price

Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director, and more.
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