6 New Ways to Explore Peru

 
 
 

6 New Ways to Explore Peru with Outside GO

 
 

We take you to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, deep into the Amazon, and into the bustling cities of Peru all while featuring the culture of the people who live in this beautiful part of the world.

 
 
Salkantay Trek
 

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LARES TREK TO MACHU PICCHU

CUSCO | SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS | MACHU PICCHU

$2,400 | 5 days

 
 

This trip invites you to step into the world of a people who mesh ancient customs with the 21st century. The Inca Empire may have fallen nearly 500 years ago, but the traditions and culture of the people have lived on. Five days of hiking the Lares trek, ultimately leading to a sunrise over Machu Picchu, will take you past breathtaking landscapes and into high villages where many people still speak the native Quechua. With a mix of authentic local encounters followed by hikes through mountain passes and lush valleys, this trip is designed for the traveler who wants a culture focused adventure, without losing the thrilling action-focused itineraries Outside GO is famed for. 

 
 
 

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HIKE MACHU PICCHU, FLOAT THE AMAZON

MACHU PICCHU & ARIA AMAZON

$9,250 | 10 days

 
 

A fusion of breathtaking landscapes, intimate cultural experiences, and one seriously epic jungle cruise is yours for the taking with this one-of-a-kind itinerary. You'll start off with the classic journey to Machu Picchu with stops in Lima and the Sacred Valley, where you'll get to interact with local artisans, meet and greet the alpacas, and hike ancient ruins. Then cap it all off with three days spent floating down the Peruvian Amazon aboard the Aria, an uber-stylish 147-foot floating basecamp. If you're someone who loves active travel punctuated with cultural exchange, beautiful scenery, exotic wildlife, and aquatic adventure, this might just be the best way for you and your friends and family to see Peru.

 
 
 

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MACHU PICCHU ON A TIME CRUNCH

SACRED VALLEY | MACHU PICCHU | CUSCO

$4,569 | 7 days

 
 

This week-long trip to Machu Picchu is ideal for those who don't have unlimited vacation days but still want to make the most of a plane ticket to the Southern Hemisphere. You'll soak up the sights in Lima, then jet along to Cusco where you'll explore the Sacred Valley, hike the ruins of Machu Picchu, and dive deep into the culture of this culturally rich area with expert guides. Meet local artisans in the Sacred Valley, get to know a guanaco before lunch, and imagine yourself as Incan nobility in the historic stone baths in Cusco. We've made sure no box is left unchecked on your ultimate Peruvian adventure, all while fitting it into an insanely doable shorter itinerary that's perfect for the whole family.

 
 
 

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AMAZON RAINFOREST TO MACHU PICCHU

AMAZON | SACRED VALLEY | MACHU PICCHU | CUSCO

$5,500 | 10 days

 
 

If there's one place that's at the top of everyone's bucket list, it's Machu Picchu. But there's much more to Peru than just these famous Inca ruins. This ten-day trip transports you to a world of lush rainforests, ancient ruins, and cultural hubs. You'll get to experience Machu Picchu plus a taste of the Amazon. You'll discover wildlife of all shapes and sizes while staying at the treehouse-inspired Reserva Amazonica. Then, continue on to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu where top-notch guides make sure you check your bucket list off in style. The grand finale is two nights in Cusco at the restored sixteenth-century mansion, La Casona. After it's all said and done, you'll wonder why the entire country of Peru isn't the eighth wonder of the world.  

 
 
 
 

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BEST BASE CAMPS ON THE INCA TRAIL

LIMA | SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS | INCA TRAIL | AGUAS CALIENTES | CUSCO

$6,285 | 12 days

 
 

For the ultimate Peruvian holiday we've crafted a 12-day trip that hits some of South America's most endearing locales. In this journey the people, food, history, and landscapes blend together to create a truly unforgettable adventure. But the highlight that sets this one apart from the others? The four day hike along the famed Inca Trail. This adventure, open to only a select number of trekkers, gives you the opportunity to experience the Andes and the wonder of Machu Picchu in a way most of the one-million annual tourists never will.

 
 
 

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SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU IN STYLE

SALKANTAY PASS | LLACTAPATA PASS | MACHU PICCHU | AGUAS CALIENTES

$3,240 | 7 days 

 
 

Stand back Inca Trail—there's more than just one famous hike near Machu Picchu. Introducing the Salkantay Trek. This seven-day hike is popular for good reason. Each day you'll travel deeper in the mountains for stunning views and each night you'll recharge at luxurious mountain lodges. The perfect combination for a week in the land of the Incas.

 
 
 
 

Outside GO is an adventure travel company with decades of experience. We'd love to help you plan your next trip. Rest assured it will be authentic, stylish, and built around your wildest dreams.

 
 
 

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