Experience the remains of the Inca civilisation or the glorious sights of Machu Picchu on this group trip to gay Peru. Take a train through the Andes, explore a desert oasis and see the penguins native to the Ballestas Islands.
Today you will arrive at Peru’s largest airport, in Lima. After meeting in Miraflores, we’ll explore the highlights of Lima, including its rich history, culinary scene and stunning coast. Later on you’ll also get to experience the local nightlife.
After experiencing the sights of Lima, you’ll fly to nearby Cusco, before venturing further into the Sacred Valley. The next two nights will be spent in a town previously known as the royal estate of an Inca emperor. Submerged in history and natural beauty, you’ll have the chance to delve even further into the rich Inca history.
Look forward to a scenic journey to Aguas Calientes. Setting off from Ollantaytambo you’ll be travelling by train through the Andes. En route you’ll pass by the Urubamba river, as well as the hot flowing springs near Aguas Calientes, where we’ll eventually stop for the night. Along your journey, there will be a pit-stop at Machu Picchu itself, where a Peruvian tour guide will be ready to greet you. Spend the day enjoying the wonders of Machu Picchu, before resting amongst the ruins of the scenic Aguas Calientes.
Day 5 brings with it a glorious sunrise view over Machu Picchu. After soaking in the sunscape, you’ll hike up Wayna Picchu, before jumping back on the train to return to Cusco. Look forward to hanging your hat in Cusco for the next three nights, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the area’s ancient sites. We’ll also be exploring the gay nightlight all the way up in the Andes.
Today will be spent travelling to the pelican-filled seaside town of Paracas. After a quick 90 minute flight, transfer to Lima and a ride down the Pan-American Highway you’ll be amongst the golden sand dunes of Paracas. This region is known for its palm-tree oases, vast penguin population and wineries.
Once again we’ll be travelling to Lima for one last evening as a group. Based in Miraflores you’ll have the chance to do some shopping and enjoy a final celebratory meal before saying so-long to Peru.