Where to go in Peru
List of regions
Cusco is a colonial gem at the gateway to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Explore its myriad wonders with our collection of bespoke holidays, topping it all off with a visit to that iconic world wonder – Machu Picchu.
Much is predicated on the world’s largest – and second longest – river. Superlatives aside, it’s the author of continent-spanning jungles, myriad wildlife, secretive tribes and even one fifth of the very oxygen we breathe.
Vast and spectacular, Lake Titicaca straddles the southern border of Peru and landlocked Bolivia – a region of rolling highlands and barren altiplano framed by the soaring peaks of the Andes.
The canyon country surrounding the colonial city of Arequipa – with its Spanish churches, stately mansions and volcanic sillar-white stonework – is one of high altitude deserts, volcanoes, and terraced valleys.
Dubbed the City of Kings, Lima was the capital of the Spanish Empire in South America for almost two centuries, a city unmatched in the Old World for wealth, elegance and the grandeur of its architecture.
The Peruvian Andes offers some truly spectacular trekking routes. Of course, there's the world-famous Inca Trail, while other options offer luxury lodge accommodation and the chance to visit communities far off the beaten track.