9 or 11 days
Lima, Ollantaytambo, Cuzco, Puno, extension to Paracas
From the shores of the Pacific Ocean to the banks of Lake Titicaca in Puno, immerse yourself in the natural splendor and rich history of Peru. 

This land has been home to some of the world’s most ancient civilizations. You’ll retrace the roots of the Inca Empire in Cuzco and at Machu Picchu, a destination like no other on Earth, while also exploring the Spanish Empire’s reign in Lima.

  • Day 1: Fly to Peru

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Lima

    Take a guided tour of Lima

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Government Palace
    • Archbishop’s Palace
    • City Hall
    • Lima Cathedral

    Visit the San Francisco Monastery 

    Visit the Larco Herrera Museum

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores
  • Day 3: Lima • Cuzco • Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco

    Explore Cuzco on your own

    Travel to the Sacred Valley

    Tour Ollantaytambo with an expert local guide

  • Day 4: Sacred Valley • Aguas Calientes

    Take a day trip by train to Aguas Calientes

    Tour Machu Picchu with an expert local guide

    Return by train to the Sacred Valley

  • Day 5: Sacred Valley • Cuzco

    Travel to Cuzco

    Visit Pisac Market

    Take a guided tour of Cuzco

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Korikancha Temple
    • Cuzco Cathedral
    • Sacsayhuaman Fortress
  • Day 6: Cuzco • Raqch'i • Andahuaylillas • Puno

    Travel via Raqch'i and Andahuaylillas to Puno

    Visit Raqch'i temple

  • Day 7: Puno

    Enjoy a boat excursion on Lake Titicaca 

    Visit the native communities on Taquile and the Uros floating islands

  • Day 8: Puno • Sillustani • Juliaca • Lima

    Travel via Sillustani to Juliaca

    Tour the Sillustani archeological site with an expert local guide

    Fly to Lima

  • Day 9: Arrive home

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  • Day 9: Paracas

    Take a boat cruise to the Islas Ballestas

    Visit the Julio C. Tello Site Museum

    Take a walk through the desert to the Morón oasis

  • Day 10: Paracas • Lima

    Visit Paracas National Park

    Travel to Lima

  • Day 11: Arrive home

    Arrive home after an overnight flight

    Note: Flights depart late the evening before

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

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 2: Lima

    Take a guided tour of Lima

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Government Palace
    • Archbishop’s Palace
    • City Hall
    • Lima Cathedral

    Visit the San Francisco Monastery 

    Visit the Larco Herrera Museum

    Take a walking tour of Miraflores
  • Day 3: Lima • Cuzco • Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco

    Explore Cuzco on your own

    Travel to the Sacred Valley

    Tour Ollantaytambo with an expert local guide

  • Day 4: Sacred Valley • Aguas Calientes

    Take a day trip by train to Aguas Calientes

    Tour Machu Picchu with an expert local guide

    Return by train to the Sacred Valley

  • Day 5: Sacred Valley • Cuzco

    Travel to Cuzco

    Visit Pisac Market

    Take a guided tour of Cuzco

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Korikancha Temple
    • Cuzco Cathedral
    • Sacsayhuaman Fortress
  • Day 6: Cuzco • Raqch'i • Andahuaylillas • Puno

    Travel via Raqch'i and Andahuaylillas to Puno

    Visit Raqch'i temple

  • Day 7: Puno

    Enjoy a boat excursion on Lake Titicaca 

    Visit the native communities on Taquile and the Uros floating islands

  • Day 8: Puno • Sillustani • Juliaca • Lima

    Travel via Sillustani to Juliaca

    Tour the Sillustani archeological site with an expert local guide

    Fly to Lima

  • Day 9: Arrive home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Paracas

    Take a boat cruise to the Islas Ballestas

    Visit the Julio C. Tello Site Museum

    Take a walk through the desert to the Morón oasis

  • Day 10: Paracas • Lima

    Visit Paracas National Park

    Travel to Lima

  • Day 11: Arrive home

    Arrive home after an overnight flight

    Note: Flights depart late the evening before

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Train; Internal flights

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    4 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    San Francisco Monastery; Larco Museum; Korikancha Temple; Cuzco Cathedral; Sacsayhuaman Fortress; Machu Picchu; Ollantaytambo; Raqhi Temple; Boat excursion Lake Titicaca; With extension: Islas Ballestas boat cruise; Paracas National Park

  • 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.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    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.

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