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Top 3 Machu Picchu Peru Tours

Updated on February 22, 2012

The largest and most exciting tour you can go on in Peru are on a trek to the mountain enclave of the famous city of Machu Picchu. It can be difficult to choose just the right tour to take a while in Peru because there is just so much to see and do in Peru.

There are beaches, deserts, rainforest, mountains, and immense historical areas to visit all around Peru. There are gorgeous lakes like Lake Titicaca to the south. There is also the hiker’s enclave of Cordillera Blanc in the Andes Mountains. Then of course there is the thick and unexplored part of the Amazon Rain Forest in the North. So, let’s take a look at the five tours that you should consider for your next trip to Peru.

A Complete Two Week Tour of Peru:

This is one of the best tours available. A full two week, Machu Picchu and Peruvian tour. Once you land in the great city of Lima, The capital city of Peru. Take a tour through the historical city it has many fantastic sites to see all over. You can then travel down the enormous coast and explore some of the delightful little towns there. You can then stop by Paracas bay and find a similar geography to the Galapagos just a lot closer. Then a take an exciting tour of the Nazca Line mystery and see the immense lines that have been drawn in the desert for thousands of years. Of course, we cannot forget as we travel along in Peru to stop and see the magnificent condors in Colca Canyon. Then it’s on to the Birthplace of the entire mysterious Incan empire is Lake Titicaca. If, you can travel by train to the next area because the train will take you high into the Andes offering you spectacular views of the natural surroundings of the Andes Mountain range. Find your way to the train station, and hop a train to the great city of Cusco. Explore these fabulous cities ancient history. See some Inca ruins and shop at the local markets or relax on its tranquil beach. Finish up with a three days to explore the legendary city of Machu Picchu. Which is truly, the highlight of your entire journey. Than bask in the breathtaking architecture, wonderful views. Then imagine what life was like back then in the center of the city.

#2 In-Depth Tour of the Inca Heartland in Peru & Bolivia

A smaller yet still remarkably substantial tour you can take is a 10 day tour that ends in the great city of Machu Picchu. You can start in the capital city of Lima Peru and then head straight for the historical city of Cusco. You can then relax for the day exploring the magnificent architecture, shopping the markets or relaxing on the beach. You can then wind your way up the valley exploring the ins and outs of the Pisca and other small towns along the way. Then you can spend a full three days, exploring the magnificent city of Machu Picchu. Then on your way back to Lima, you can stop and see Lake Titicaca and take a ferry ride along the top of the highest lake in the world. Then even explore the Bolivian side before back to Lima and home.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Tours

If, you are searching for a truly unique experience, follow the ancient footsteps of the Incan empire. Take the Inca trail to Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacular ways to do it. After all the Incas are famous for building thousands of miles of footpaths that criss, cross the ancient slopes and valleys all over Peru. You can see the tranquil scenery, spectacular off the beaten track ruins, and the mystical link that the Incas had to the true nature of the Earth. This is not a light tour, and it does require about 5 days of hiking to get to Mucho Picchu, but if you are able this is the one I would recommend getting you to the extraordinary city. Then take the three day tour, to explore the ancient, historical city of Machu Picchu. No matter what type of tour you want to go on these ill get you to the major parts, but do not be afraid to create your own path.

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