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Peru

This stunning South American country has something to offer every type traveler. Whether it is to explore the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu and the Scared Valley, marvel at the breathtaking Nazca Lines or to devour the fresh and vibrant culinary specialties like ceviche, Peru is a must-see for all.

When travelling to Peru, delve into Incan history, culture and archaeology. Ride the 360° IncaRail train and visit Machu Picchu. Fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines and see this UNESCO World Heritage Site from above and head on a scenic cruise to the Ballestas Islands, famous for its rock formations and marine life. Explore Lima including the Cathedral of Lima, the Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace and the City Hall.

With Insight Vacations, gain access to exclusive experiences: In Cusco, learn about mythic Andean culture through astronomy, cosmology and the importance of the stars from a local expert during your after-hours guided visit to the Cusco Planetarium. Visit Machu Picchu in small groups as your local experts reveal the significance of the citadel. In the Scared Valley, enjoy a lunch of Pachamanca, a traditional Peruvian feast.

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Peru with Machu Picchu

10 days from US$3,650

From two nights in Machu Picchu, to delving into Incan history and learning more about local foods and culture and archaeology, prepare for a leisurely, enriching trip in Peru. Along the way, nourish your taste palates with a traditional Peruvian feast at Laguna Piuray and tasty regional treats in Cusco. Your Travel Director will be on hand throughout your trip to offer local advice, recommendations and travel tips.

From two nights in Machu Picchu, to delving into Incan history and learning more about local foods and culture and archaeology, prepare for a leisurely, enriching trip in Peru. Along the way, nourish your taste palates with a traditional Peruvian feast at Laguna Piuray and tasty regional treats in Cusco. Your Travel Director will be on hand throughout your trip to offer local advice, recommendations and travel tips.

Travel Tips

When to go: For the warmest and driest weather, visit Peru during the winter, June through August.

SPRING

SEP - NOV

overcast

19°C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

DEC - FEB

sun

23 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

MAR - MAY

sun

22 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

JUN - AUG

overcast

18 °C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

GMT-5

Currency

Peruvian Sol (PEN)

Language

Spanish

Population

31.99 million

Capital City

Lima

Electricity

Standard of 220V, with a frequency of 60Hz.

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