Combination Tour Peru and the Galapagos Islands
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Peru and the Galapagos Islands Combination Tour
Peru is an epic destination jam-packed with rich culture, mysterious ancient ruins, breathtaking landscapes and idyllic beaches. Sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit, Peru offers innumerable treasures to those willing to take their time to uncover them.
Our Classic Peru Tour begins from the vibrant city of Lima to Cusco and from there to the mystifying ancient ruins of Machu Picchu to the serene Lake Titicaca. On route, travellers can also choose to explore the Inca Trails.
Our team are experts in Peru. Beate (the founder of Galapagos PRO) has directed PROM-PERU, a travel destination marketing company, in Germany for many years. Nadine (our travel specialist) has been to Peru frequently in the past few years as well. Having first-hand experience in Peru ourselves, we would love to offer you our expertise and provide you with an individualised and tailored made experience in Peru with our exclusive selection of hotels and guides.
Do you want to travel to both Peru and the Galapagos Islands? Personally, we think that a trip to Peru is best combined with Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. One could begin their journey by exploring Peru’s cultural hotspots then take a flight to Ecuador to immerse in the wonders of the Amazon and finally end the trip at the wildlife paradise in the Galapagos Island. Beginning at the Galapagos Islands and ending in Peru is also possible and a good pace for this itinerary would be around 3 weeks. The weather plays a vital role in your perfect combined trip to Peru and the Galapagos Islands. Below is a weather and climate table on Machu Picchu to help you to select the best time to travel!
Our tours in Peru are continually expanding, so do check our website for updates! We also offer various tours that are personalised and tailored made to create the dream holiday you’ve always wanted. Check out our tours to Peru and the Galapagos Islands now!
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Facts about Peru
Why should you visit Peru?
The main attractions in Peru include the cultural sites of the Incas which you must not miss, especially Machu Picchu! Since the number of visitors allowed is capped, pre-booking to these amazing sites is highly recommended.
How much does it cost to travel to Peru?
Some airlines that fly from the US to Lima include Delta, American Airlines, Air Canada and Avianca. If you are traveling on a budget, your daily expenditure is around 30 Euros (33 USD) a day. Peru also offers hostels and affordable transfer using buses, for those planning to pinch pennies. For an average traveler, daily spendings can amount to 80 Euros (88 USD). On the other hand, Peru also has luxury-grade services and accommodations, where you can find luxury Haciendas, river cruises in the Amazon as well as the Belmond Andes train. Regardless of what type of traveler you are, we are eager to help you find the best suitable tour.
What is the currency in Peru?
The Peruvian currency is called Sol (PEN). US-dollar, credit cards, as well as debit cards with a master card function, are usually accepted as well.
When is the best time to travel in Peru?
Peru is an all-year destination. Each season has its perks and negative side. There are two seasons in Peru, a dry winter climate from May to October and summertime from November to April. During the winter period, the Andes are warmer and dryer during the day, making it ideal for trekking tours. Nights can get very cold, especially in the coastal area. During the warmer summertime, frequent rainfalls can be expected, and the coastal region enjoys a more comfortable weather. However, due to higher levels of precipitation, trekking in the Andes during summer is not recommended.