Top 5 places to visit in Peru

When you start planning a luxury travel to Peru, one key point is to set the right order of your visits and stops. Indeed, when visiting Peru, you have to take altitude sickness into consideration. Altitude sickness is a common issue for travelers exploring the Andes. But if well managed form an itinerary point of view, the risk and level of discomfort can be highly reduced. For that, it is better to start your private trip either in Lima or Arequipa and raise in altitude gradually. Our local travel agency will be able to prepare for you a perfect itinerary for your luxury travel in Peru.

When we design activities and visits part of your luxury travel to Peru, we first consider the number of days of your trip. If your travel time to Peru is limited, we definitely do not recommend that you to start your private luxury tour from Puno (home of the famous Lake Titicaca). Puno is among the highest sites of interest of Peru in terms of altitude. To reduce the risk of altitude sickness, you will need to get there progressively. Setting the appropriate itinerary is part of the expertize of our travel agency.

Considering this, we have selected the 5 must-sees of any luxury travel to Peru. Making sure you experience the land of the Incas to its fullest.

1. The Machu Picchu is certainly the most famous site to experience when traveling to Peru. It may sound like a cliché, yet it is undeniable that the Machu Picchu is an architectural masterpiece of the Incas, and that it still holds several secrets that scientists are trying to reveal. During your luxury travel to Peru, your private guide will help you to better understand the history of the lost city of the Incas and appreciate its unmatchable value as one of the wonders of the world. To make your experience more memorable, our travel agency recommends you to get to Machu Picchu by the Hiram Bingham luxury train.

2. Cusco, the one-time capital of the Incas, is one of the most amazing cities in Peru. If you wish to better appreciate the rich historical-cultural heritage left by the Incas, it is impossible skip Cusco and not to explore its archaeological sites of great importance during your tailor-made vacations to Peru. The Inca foundations that are the base for many constructions from the colonial era of the conquistadors, will surprise you with their architectural design. Your private guide will be able to provide all necessary explanations and answers to your questions. Who were the Incas, how did they live, why did they disappear? You will learn more about that during your luxury tailor-made travel to Peru.

3. Lake Titicaca is not only the most famous lake in Peru, but probably also on the globe. This navigable lake is located at 12,500 ft. and is considered the highest lake in the world. It is also considered the cradle of Inca civilization. During your luxury travel to Peru you will have the opportunity to explore the picturesque islands of Uros and Taquile, meet the locals and experience the local lifestyle with your private guide. Our travel agency will be glad to book a room for you at the Titilaka Hotel, located right in front of the lake. A great opportunity to admire its beauty directly from your room.

4. The Nazca Lines are another enigmatic destination that Peru has to offer to travelers. These gigantic geoglyphs traced by the Nazca civilization 2000 years ago, still cannot be completely interpreted and explained. The purpose, as well as the manner of their realization still remains a mystery. During your luxury tour to Peru, we recommend to explore Nazca and fly over these mysterious lines to experience the genius of the Nazca civilization.

5. The Peruvian Amazon is one of the most attractive destinations of Peru. During your private luxury tour in Peru, you will see what else Peru can offer to its visitors apart from the rich cultural heritage of the Incas. The wildlife of the Amazon will surprise you with its diversity. Your experience will be even more memorable if you live it on board of the Delfin Amazon Cruises. Our travel agency will be glad to book one of Delfin Amazon Cruises luxury boats, so that you can enjoy a truly luxurious and unique experience.

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