Motivations to travel in Peru

Mountains


The Andes mountain range runs through Peru from north to south. The highest point is the Huascarán with a height of 6768 m. The diverse altitudes with very different climatic conditions result in an unusual variety of fascinating landscapes.


Travel programs:

Rundreise Erlebnis Peru

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Experience Peru

12 days / 11 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima.

   
Rundreise Erlebnis Peru + Bergurwald des Manu

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Experience Peru + Cloud Forest of Manu

15 days / 14 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Manu mountain forest, Lima.

   
Rundreise Erlebnis Peru + Tieflandurwald des Tambopata

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Experience Peru + Tambopata Rainforest

16 days / 15 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Tambopata jungle, Lima.

   
Rundreise Erlebnis Peru + Paracas und Nasca

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Experience Peru + Paracas and Nasca

15 days / 14 nights

Round trip: Lima, Paracas, Nasca, Nasca lines, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima.

   
Rundreise Peru in Kürze

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Peru in a few days

7 days / 6 nights

Round trip: Lima, Pachacamac, Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima.

   
Rundreise Nordperu

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Northern Peru

13 days / 12 nights

Round trip: Lima, Chiclayo, Chachapoyas, Karajía, Kuelap, Leymebamba, Gocta, Tarapoto, Lamas, Lago Lindo, Laguna Azul, Tarapoto, Lima.

   
Chachapoyas, Kuelap

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Adventures of Chachapoyas

5 days / 3 nights

From Chiclayo on the coast to the mountains where the Chachapoyas people once lived to get to know witnesses of their culture and architecture (Huancas, Levanto, Kuelap).

       Salkantay

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Via Salcantay to Machu Picchu

4 days / 3 nights

An alternative route to Machu Picchu, which does not have as many archaeological remains as the Inca Trail, but offers wonderful landscapes in the transition from the snow-capped mountains to the lush mountain jungle. This route is only used by a few tourists.

Karajia

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Archaeological tour in the Utcubamba valley

5 days / 4 nights

From Cajamarca via Celendin to Leymebamba with the «Museo Centro Malqui» that houses the mummies from lake «Laguna de los Cóndores», Choctamal, the Kuelap Fortress, Chachpoyas, Karajia, Chiclayo.

Arequipa

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Arequipa, Citytour

Half a day

Guided tour through the city: main square, cathedral, Jesuite church, Santa Catalina Convent, Yanahuara observation point.

Arequipa, Vulkan Misti

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Arequipa, Surroundings

Half a day

Visit to the surroundings of Arequipa with the «Sabandía Mill» and the «Mansión del Fundador».

        Arequipa, Yanahuara, Vulkan Misti

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Arequipa, combined city and surroundings

Half a day

Guided tour of the city with the main square, cathedral, Jesuit church, Santa Catalina and visit to the surroundings of Arequipa with the «Sabandía Mill» and the «Mansión del Fundador».

Cajamarca, Baños deñ Inca

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Thermal Baths «Baños del Inca»

1 day

Even the Incas used the thermal baths of Cajamarca to relax in the «Baños del Inca». Today, its healing effects are accessible to everyone.

   
       Chachapoyas, Wasserfall Gocta

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Chachapoyas – history and nature

6 days / 5 nights

From Chiclayo on the coast to the mountains where the Chachapoyas people once lived, to get to know witnesses of their culture and architecture and to marvel at the third largest waterfall in the world. Drive through the mountain jungle to Tarapoto.

   
Kondor über dem Colcatal

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Colca valley

2 days / 1 night

Drive from Arequipa through «Pampa Cañahuas», «Sumbay», «Vizcachani», «Chukura» and «Parapampa» to «Chivay». Overnight in Chivay. Observation of the condors and the Colca Valley from the Cruz del Conder viewpoint. Return to Arequipa or continue to Puno..

       Machu Picchu

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Cusco, Machu Picchu, Urubamba valley

4 days / 3 nights

Citytour in Cusco; Full Day Tour Urubamba Valley with Pisac, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo; by train to Machu Picchu.

   
       Cajamarca, Cumbemayo

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Experience Cajamarca

5 days / 3 nights

Citytour in Cajamarca, rock tombs of Otuzco, haciendas for horseback riding and tasting of dairy products, Cumbemayo, «Baños del Inca» thermal baths, Granja Porcón.

   
Granja Porcon

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Experience Granja Porcon

3 days / 2 nights

The Granja Porcón cooperative shows how a small, remote village in the Andes can develop. Experiencing his daily life, work, animals, landscape and installations.

Laguna de los Condores

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Expedition Laguna de los Cóndores

8 days / 7 nights

219 mummies were discovered at the inaccessible lake «Laguna de los Cóndores». Strenuous tour following a secondary Inca trail to a beautiful crystal clear mountain lake. The mausoleum on a rock face high above the lake.

   
      Felszeichnungen Toro Muerto

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Toro Muerto and Querullpa rock carvings

1 Tag

Mit verschiedenen Techniken sind unterschiedliche Motive wie Pflanzen, Tiere, anthropomorphe Wesen und geometrische Formen in den Steinen eingearbeitet.

   
Fundo El Chocho

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Fundo El Chocho

What remained of the «Fundo El Chocho» after several agrarian reforms was prepared as an idyllic place to enjoy nature. Ideal place to spend relaxing days outside the city with the whole family.

   
   
      Chachapoyas, Kuelap

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Highlights of the Chachapoyas culture

4 days / 3 nights

From Chiclayo to Chachapoyas, Karajia, Choctamal, Kuelap Fortress, back to Chiclayo.

   
Laguna Porron

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Huaraz and Excursions

3 or 4 days

Drive through Callejón de Huaylas and Lake Llanganuco, Pastoruri Glacier, Monterrey Thermal Baths, Chavin de Huantar. Bus ride from Lima to Huaraz and back.

Insel der Uros

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Island of Uros and Taquile

1 day

Boat trip to the floating islands of the Uros and visit to the island of Taquile, characterized by the spectacular landscape and whose inhabitants still cling to the ancient traditions.

   
Kuntur Wasi

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Kuntur Wasi

1 day

Full day tour to Kuntur Wasi archaeological site at La Copa mountain in San Pablo Province (2300 m).

   
Laguna de Humantay

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Humantay Lagoon

1 day

Hike from Soraypampa to Lake Humantay.

   
Cordillera Blanca

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Lamatrek to Chavin

3 days / 2 night

Trekking and with llamas as pack animals. Crossing the Cordillera Blanca at the Yanashallash Hapay Pass (4700 m). Combination of enchanting landscapes with the traditions of the local rural population. At the end point the ruins of Chavin de Huantar.

   
Moray

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Maras, Moray, Chinchero

Whole day

Maras: salt is extracted from saline spring water in a terraced system by evaporation. Moray: Inca agricultural laboratory in the form of a circular terrace that deepens towards the centre.

   
Sillar-Steinbruch

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Sillar Quarry

1 day

Using hammer, iron rod and chisel, blocks of Sillar stone are broken out of the 30 m high cliff.

   
Sillustani

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Sillustani

Half a day

The burial towers of Sillustani, on the shores of Lake Umayo, are round towers where, in pre-Inca times, the nobles of society were buried.

   
      Cusco

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Citytour in Cusco

Half a day

Sightseeing of the city and its surroundings: Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenko, Puca Pucara.

   
Puno

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Citytour in Puno

Half a day

Guided tour of the city: main square, cathedral, the house of Conde de Lemos, Arco Deustua, «Casa del Corregidor», Huaisapata hill.

   
   
Tipon

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Tipon, Pikillaqta, Andahuaylillas

Half a day

In the valley south of Cusco there is a multitude of sites, villages and landscapes, old farms and noble mansions.

   
Titicacasee

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Uros, Amantani and Taquile

2 days / 1 night

Boat trip to the floating islands of the Uros. Continue to Amantani Island. Overnight on Amantani. Drive to the island of Taquile.

   
Ollantaytambo

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Urubamba valley

Whole day

Visit to the market in Pisac, drive through the Urubamba Valley to Yucay, the city of Urubamba and on to Ollantaytambo. Return to Cusco via Chincheros.

Vinicunca

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Vinicunca – the rainbow mountain

Whole day

Hike from Pitumarca to Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca. View of Ausangate's main peak, which is almost entirely covered in snow.

   
Chaparri

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Birds of Cajamarca and Chiclayo

7 days / 6 nights

Bird watching in Cajamarca (San Marcos, Canyon de Sangal, Laguna San Nicolás, Cruz Conga, Hacienda Limón, Bosques secos de Balsas) and Chiclayo (Chaparrí, Bosque de Pómac).  

   
Kolibri in Machu Picchu

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Bird watching – Machu Picchu

1/4 day

Bird watching for guests of the «Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel» in the early morning accompanied by a knowledgeable guide in the hotel facilities.

   
Cordillera Blanca

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Santa Cruz Valley to Llanganuco

4, 5 or 7 days

Classic trekking tour in the Cordillera Blanca. Starting from the Santa Cruz valley, passing Alpamayo, Punta Union pass (4750 m), Colcabamba to Portachuelo (4767 m) with a great panoramic view of the most important peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. Finishing at Lake Llanganuco. Also including climbing the Pisco.

   
Choquequirao

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Hike to Choquequirao

4, 5 or 8 days

Choquequirao (3033 m) was an important center of the Incas and the center of exchanges between the coast and the province of Convención. For more than 40 years it served as a refuge for the resistance of the Incas against the Spaniards.

   
        Inkatrail nach Machu Picchu

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Inkatrail to Machu Picchu

4 days / 3 nights

Instead of taking the comfortable train to Machu Picchu, walk like the ancient Incas did, through impressive landscapes and past many archaeological witnesses of the Incas.

   
Zugfahrt nach Machu Picchu

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Train ride to Machu Picchu

Whole day

First by train to the Urubamba Valley and then along the Urubamba to Machu Picchu, by bus up to the ruins, guided tour, return by train to Cusco.

 







Motivations for travelling

Animals

Birdwatching

Canyons

Churches

Cities

Coast

Culture

History

Hotsprings

Jungle

Mountainbike

Mountains

Museums

Ocean

Recreation

Trekking

Travel destinations

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