Machu Picchu

At a glance

  • Inca ruins
  • Colonial cities
  • Natural wonders

Peru holidays

Explore with our hand-picked hotels and tours

Enchanting Peru is a land of ancient Incan ruins, lost civilisations and spectacular landscapes. Discover this enigmatic country on one of our specially crafted Peru Tours or choose from our hand-picked hotels and multi-centre itineraries to create an unforgettable tailor made holiday.

  • No trip to Peru is complete without visiting Machu Picchu - the train journey is spectacular
  • Take a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines which you can only fully appreciate from the air
  • Follow the ancient highways of the Incas on the world's most famous walking trail
  • Visit the Amazon and choose a luxury cruise with daily expeditions or to stay in a lodge where you have greater flexibility when planning the duration and dates of your stay
  • Lake Titicaca is Peru's 'folklore capital' and has a spectacular backdrop of snow-capped mountains

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT -5 hours

Capital:

Lima

Currency:

Nuevo Sol

Flying time to destination:

16½ hours

More facts

When to visit

Jan

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Feb

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Mar

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Apr

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May

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Jun

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Jul

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Aug

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Sep

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Oct

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Nov

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Dec

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