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Peru Trekking in Southern Peru

  • Sport and adventure
Enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of Southern Peru during two memorable hikes in the Colca Canyon and the Andes! Visit mountain villages and encounter breath-taking panoramas as your tour takes you further into the heart of the Andes. From archaeological sites of the pre-Inca and Incas to stunning famous and impressive historical architecture and ruins – this tour will not disappoint history lo...

Enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of Southern Peru during two memorable hikes in the Colca Canyon and the Andes! Visit mountain villages and encounter breath-taking panoramas as your tour takes you further into the heart of the Andes. From archaeological sites of the pre-Inca and Incas to stunning famous and impressive historical architecture and ruins – this tour will not disappoint history lovers.

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Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Lima

Welcome to Peru...
• Upon arrival at Lima Airport our personnel will
   escort you to your hotel
• Enjoy the sights of the city - wonderful restaurants
   and bars
• Sleep well for your 18-day adventure ahead

Visited:
Lima
Accommodation
The Place (Lima)

Day 2: The "White City" - Arequipa

The White City...
• Flight to Arequipa, then check into hotel before
   your guided tour
• Visit the Plaza de Armas and the Santa Catalina
   Convent
• In the afternoon view the White City from
   Yanahuara and Cayma

Visited:
Arequipa
Accommodation
Night at Hotel Su Majestad (Arequipa)

Day 3: The Flight of the Condor

Colca Canyon tour...
• Early start for one of the deepest canyons of the
   world
• Observe the flight of the condor from Cruz del
   Condor
• Hike to the village of San Juan de Chucco for your
   night in a bungalow

Visited:
ArequipaChivaySan Juan de Chuccho

Day 4: Trek to Oasis de Sangalle

Your second day...
• Visit mountain villages Cosnirhua and Malata and
   meet the locals
• Destination: oasis Sangalle, enjoy the pool and
   relax under palm trees
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner on us

Visited:
Sangalle

Day 5: Hike in the Colca Canyon

Hiking boots on...
• Take a 3 hour hike to Cabanaconde for breakfast
• Bus to Chivay and stop at several viewpoints to
   enjoy breath-taking vistas
• Afternoon bus trip to Puno, located on the bank
   of Lake Titicaca

Accommodation
Casona Plaza (Puno)

Day 6: Famous Lake Titicaca

A day of water...
• Transfer from hotel to the dock in Puno for a boat
   trip on Lake Titacaca
• Reach the floating islands, inhabited by the Uros
   peoples
• View the archaeological complex Pachatata on
   Amantanj Island

Visited:
Lake TiticacaPunoIsla Amantani

Day 7: The Incan Taquile Islands

Island shaped by terraces...
• Travel back in time to inherited practises from the
   Inca period
• Discover the self-sufficient lifestyle of the
   inhabitants
• A superb view of the lake and the Royal Bolivian
   Mountain Range

Visited:
Isla Amantani, TaquilePuno
Accommodation
Casona Plaza (Puno)

Day 8: Discover Cusco

Pukara Archaeological Site...
• Cross the Colla plateau to Pukara - pre Inca
   Pukara culture
• Taste a typical lunch in Sicuani, before viewing
   spectacular Inca sanctuary
• Continue on to Andahuaylillas, visiting the 'Sistine
   Chapel' of South America

Visited:
PunoSicuani, Cusco
Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 9: City Tours in Cusco

More archaeological sites...
• Start your tour visiting the Inca site of
   Tambomachay in Cusco
• Then walk on to Puca Pucara, Kenko and
   Saqsayhuaman - a stunning fortress
• Visit the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas, then
   Santo Domingo monastery.

Visited:
Tambomachay, Cusco
Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 10: The Beautiful Sacred Valley

A sacred day...
• Visit the main Inca sites, and the natural beauty of
   the Sacred Valley
• Stop at the traditional artisanal market of Pisac to
   see local displays
• Revisit history in the impressive ruins of
   Ollantaytambo and surrounds

Accommodation
Night at Keros Hotel (Machu Picchu)

Day 11: The Incredible "Old Summit"

Machu Picchu, we've arrived...
• Discover this famous archaeological complex,
   covered in morning mist
• Roam the alleys of the citadel - it's quarters,
   squares, paths and observatories
• After an astounding day in Machu Picchu return
   to Ollantaytambo for the night

Accommodation
Sol Ollantay (Ollantaytambo)

Day 12: The Agricultural Laboratory in Moray

Learn about farming...
• Visit Urubamba in the Sacred Valley
• A history lesson in how agriculture operated 500
  years ago
• Visit the saline of Maras, then enjoy a lunch
   prepared by locals

Visited:
MarasMorayCusco
Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 13: Free Day in Cusco

Relax and unwind...
• Meet the wonderful local people and learn of
   their culture
• An opportunity to buy souveniers, and explore
   the streets of Cusco
• Relax and enjoy the comforts and ambience of
   your hotel

Visited:
Cusco

Day 14: Hiking on Ausangate

View the Sacred Glacier...
• Transfer to the village Tinqui and view Apu
   Ausangate
• Hike up towards Upis (4380m) - a village at the
   foot of the Ausangate
• Indulge in the hotsprings, watch the sunset and
   sleep in your tent

Visited:
CuscoTinquiAusangate

Day 15: Mountain lake of Ausangatecocha

Reaching the sky...
• Be awe-inspired with mountain lakes, waterfalls
   and snow-covered peaks
• Pass by Hatun Pucacocha at 4585m, on the
   southern flank
• Reach the highest point, then descend to
   Ausangatecocha for the night

Visited:
Ausangatecocha

Day 16: The Pass of Palomani

The highest point...
• In the morning begin your trek towards the Pass
   of Palomani (5050m)
• Take panoramic photos of the spectacular view
   and enjoy the tranquility
• Descend back to Ausangatecocha for the evening


Day 17: Hike to Pacchanta

The last pass...
• Your final destination is at 4986m - surrounded by
   glaciers
• Begin your descent passing the beautiful
   mountain lakes
• Reach Pacchanta and have a rest, take a bath in
   the thermal springs

Visited:
Pacchanta

Day 18: Back to Cusco

The last hike is the shortest...
• Take a morning trek back to the starting point in
   Tinqui (2 1/2 hrs)
• Transfer back to your hotel in Cusco
• Enjoy breakfast and lunch on us, and explore the
   city for dining at night

Visited:
TinquiCusco

Day 19: Departure

Thank you for visiting...
• Say goodbye to this wonderful country and its
   people
• Transfer to the airport in Cusco then to Lima
• Take your connecting flight back to Europe

Visited:
CuscoLima

Lima Arequipa Chivay San Juan de Chuccho Sangalle Cabanaconde Puno Lake Titicaca Isla Amantani Taquile Sicuani Cusco Tambomachay Valle Sagrado Pisac Ollantaytambo Machu Picchu Maras Moray Tinqui Ausangate Ausangatecocha Pacchanta

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,420 / 19 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy

Included in price:

  • Accommodation in 3*** hotels (according to local standards), in bungalows (Colca Canyon), in tents and in homestays as mentioned in the programme
  • The meals mentioned as “included”
  • Private and public/collective transfers
  • Assistance at airports as mentioned in the programme
  • English speaking guide as mentioned in the programme
  • During hikes: local mountain guide, cook, muleteers
  • Excursions and activities scheduled in the programme
  • The national flights Lima – Arequipa and Cusco – Lima
  • The entrances to national parks, historic sites and museums scheduled in the programme
  • Repatriation insurance, if you book the complete trip on Evaneos.de

Not included in price:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches and dinners not mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • The single supplement (ask us)
  • Personal equipment for trekking (for example, clothing, hiking boots and poles) and sleeping-bag (can be rent on site)

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