Peru Highlight Tours

When exploring a new country, it’s natural to be drawn to its most iconic attractions and popular highlights. Imagine exploring Peru’s most captivating highlights in a way that goes beyond the ordinary. Our carefully curated Highlight Tours are designed to immerse you in the essence of each popular destination, allowing you to connect with local cultures, savor hidden gems, and make a meaningful impact. 

What’s more, our Peru Highlight Tours are perfect not just for those seeking transformative adventures but also for time-constrained travelers. Whether it’s the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu or other incredible landmarks within Peru, these Highlight Tours are crafted to deliver transformative experiences to both the traveler and the destination, even when your time is limited.

Discover Impactful Travel’s full range of Highlight Tours below.

If Urban areas are your cup of tea…

Ir you’re a city lover and would love to experience urban life in Peru, check out our selection of Peru City Tours & Urban Experiences! You’ll find anything from indigenous art to street art, biking tours through business neighbourhoods or reality tours in the outskirts. Read our Complete Guide to City Tours in Peru for more inspiration!

Try another Travel Style…

Dive into the local culture during your holidays in Peru! Our Peru cultural tours highlight the traditions, history, and communities that make Peru such a special place.

Find out more about Peru’s culture and how to get the best possible insight in our Cultural Travel Style Guide!

You might also want to explore our Culinary Tours to sample the local flavors during your trip to Peru or focus on Community-Based Tourism.

 

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Archaeological Wonders & Art

Artisan and Pachacamac Tour

7 Hours
Availability : All Year Round
Lima
Travel with us to the impressive archaeological complex of Pachacamac and visit a local neighborhood known for its talented artisans and beautiful handicrafts.
FromUSD$80
Afternoon scene in Cusco - RESPONSible Travel Peru
The City Tour - improved!

Cusco Walking Tour

4-5 Hours
Availability : All year round
Plazoleta Espinar, in Cusco’s city centre
Discover Cusco on foot with a local guide! Descent from the incredible archaeological ruins through the San Blas neighborhood onto the famous Sun Temple.
FromUSD$20
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Taste the flavors of Lima by night!

Street Food & Old Taverns Tour in Lima’s Historic Center

4 Hours
Availability : All Year Round
Lima
This is not your typical pisco sour and ceviche tour! Learn about Lima's history and culture whilst discovering Peruvian gastronomy.
FromUSD$59
Delicious Peruvian avocado Sandwich, one of the tastiest in the world | Responsible Travel Peru
Calling all vegans for a feast!

Vegan Peruvian Food Tour in Artsy Barranco

4 Hours
Availability : All Year Round
Lima
Discover the artistic and vegan food proposals of the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco on this gastronomic tour.
FromUSD$89
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Nazca on wheels

Route to the enigmatic aqueducts of Cantayoc on bicycle

4 Hours
Availability : All Year Round
Nazca
On this tour you'll bike to places full of history, archaeological remains still in use and artists who put in value the ancestral art.
FromUSD$35
You can never miss the chicha morada | Responsible Travel Peru
An original and exquisite city tour!

Arequipa Tasting and Historical Tour

6 Hours
Availability : All year round
Arequipa
Walk the ancient muleteer routes to value the past and appreciate the present. Visit a traditional restaurant and get off the beaten path!
FromUSD$50
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Lima as we see it

Lima Walking Tour

4.5 Hours
Availability : All year long
Lima
Discover Lima on foot with a local guide! This walking tour includes tasting fruits at a market and a visit to the historic centre of Peru’s capital.
FromUSD$34
Colonial architecture carved details in Sillar stone in Arequipa
Discover the white city

Arequipa Walking Tour

2,5 Hours
Availability : All year round
Arequipa, Plaza de Armas
Get to know Arequipa with our lovely guide Caroline who will make sure you see everything and have a laugh!
FromUSD$20
Ceviche served in wine glass - RESPONSible Travel Peru
Calling all foodies for a feast!

Typical Peruvian Food Tour in Artsy Barranco

4 Hours
Availability : All Year Round
Lima
Ceviche and Lomo Saltado are on the menu of this typical Peruvian food tour! In addition you'll visit the main street art exhibitions in bohemian Barranco.
FromUSD$89

Browse our highlights multi-day tours in Peru

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The most active version!

Adventurous Coffee Route Hike to Machu Picchu

4 days, 3 nights
Availability : April-December
Cusco or Ollantaytambo
Discover the upper jungle around Machu Picchu in a sporty way. Come with RESPONS on this extraordinary excursion where sport meets culture.
FromUSD$500
Local homestay in the Colca Canyon. Community-Based tourism in Coporaque, Colca Canyon, Peru | RESPONSible Travel Peru
Our most popular Colca tour

Experience the Colca Canyon with homestay in Coporaque

3 Days, 2 Nights
Availability : All year round
Arequipa
We believe the community of Coporaque is the real must-visit of the Colca Canyon. Stay in their lovely homestays and travel deeper!
FromUSD$225
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Our most popular tour!

Coffee Route to Machu Picchu

3 days, 2 nights
Availability : April-December
Cusco or Ollantaytambo
Discover the coffee region behind Machu Picchu by the hand of welcoming families. Three days full of nature, culture, gastronomy and adventure.
FromUSD$395
Local homestay in the Colca Canyon. Community-Based tourism in Coporaque, Colca Canyon, Peru | RESPONSible Travel Peru
The quickest Colca tour

Quick Colca Canyon visit with homestay in Coporaque

2 Days, 1 Nights
Availability : All year round
Arequipa
This sustainable excursion from Arequipa takes you to the Colca Canyon's highlights and a wonderful community homestay in just two days!
FromUSD$170
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Titicaca's Best Buy!

Lake Titicaca with homestay on Taquile island

2 Days 1 Night (extendable +1)
Availability : All year round
Puno
Discover Lake Titicaca in an authentic way on the lesser visited Taquile island, spending time with a family that will share their ancestral culture with you.
FromUSD$128
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Practical & unique

From Puno to Cusco the Impactful Way!

3 Days 2 Nights (longer version of "Quick Titicaca experience from Puno to Cusco")
Availability : All year round
Puno
The most practical way to visit Titicaca's hidden gems and have a unique experience on your trip through Southern Peru!
FromUSD$400
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Routes to discover

Searching for the Lost Kingdom of the Chachapoyas

7 Days 6 Nights
Availability : from April to October
Jaen
After this trip you will never see Peru in the same way. The Chachapoyas culture and its former kingdom is something not to miss.
FromUSD$1,180
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Once in a lifetime adventure

Exploration to the heart of the Manu National Park

6 Days 5 Nights
Availability : From April to November
Cusco
Experience the Manu National Park, including contact with the Matsigenka native community, expert hunters and connoisseurs of the medicinal secrets of Amazonian plants.
FromUSD$1,030
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Peru's most wanted trekking

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

4 Days, 3 Nights
Availability : March-January
Cusco
This world-famous trekking to Machu Picchu has to be done in the best way, and this is our Inca Trail of choice. Check it out!
FromUSD$795
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The most varied!

The Route of Goodies to Machu Picchu

4 days, 3 nights
Availability : April-December
Cusco or Ollantaytambo
Enjoy the parallel attractions on the road to Machu Picchu. A slow travel proposal to stop at our favorite places and stay longer with the region's people.
FromUSD$540
Homestay accommodation on the peninsula of Capachica overlooking the Chifrón beach and Lake Titicaca. Stay here with RESPONSible Travel Peru!
Practical & unique

Quick Titicaca experience from Puno to Cusco

2 Days 1 Night (shorter version of "From Puno to Cusco the Impactful Way!")
Availability : All year round
Puno
A short, but not less rewarding trip to Titicaca, enabling you to discover the lakes hidden gems and make your way to Cusco without any hassle.
FromUSD$240
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Cusco's Highlights, responsibly

Discovering Cusco: A 4-Day Adventure through Peru’s Cultural Gem

4 Days, 3 Nights
Availability : All year round
Cusco
In 4 days, this tour will take you to the highlights in and around Cusco, not to forget Machu Picchu.
FromUSD$630

Looking for something else?

Can’t quite find the adventure you’re seeking? Don’t fret! Dive into our comprehensive collection of tours. With a handy filter function, you can easily find journeys tailored to your preferred location, activities, and duration.

But our quest to bring you Impactful Travel experiences doesn’t stop there. We’re perpetually expanding our horizons, adding fresh tours and even brand new destinations. If your dream journey is still eluding you, we invite you to reach out. Share your travel aspirations with us. We might just have that transformative itinerary waiting in the wings, ready to connect you with vibrant local communities and offer personal growth. Together, let’s make travel truly matter!

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