Backroads & Highlands of Peru

Get off the beaten path in the highlands of Peru and discover stunning mountain scenery


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Get off the beaten path in the highlands of Peru and discover stunning mountain scenery and remote cities few tourists visit. Getting to Cusco is half the adventure — travel by public bus keeps costs down and allows you to connect with the locals in the rarefied mountain air of the Andes. Climb t...

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Day 1Lima
Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Day 2Lima/Huancayo
Enjoy a spectacular bus ride into the Andes to Huancayo. Travel the route of the locals and start the Andean adventure on the road from Lima to Huancayo in the central Andes.
Day 3Huancayo
Spend the day enjoying optional activities like hiking, biking, horseback riding, or just enjoy the scenery. The villages of Cochas Grande and Cochas Chico are two interesting day trips in the Mantaro Valley, some 12km (7mi) south of the city.
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Simple hotels (13 nts), camping (3 nts).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay Your Discover Moment: Cusco. Sacred Valley guided tour. Pottery making demonstration. Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters...
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Meals Included

12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

What to Take

Most people automatically assume that the weather is hot in South America, but because of the higher altitude in the Andes, the temperature can feel quite cold, especially at night. We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer. A daypack is also es...
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Backroads & Highlands of Peru