5 Best Luxury Vacations in Peru
Peru is a truly diverse and rich country to explore – stretching from the Pacific Coast to the high Andes peaks and the lush Amazon jungles. This geographical and topographical mixture along with its rich cultural heritage makes the country a truly magical place to visit.
It also means you can get a concentrated slice of luxury travel that’s hard to find anywhere else. So if you want to book a luxury vacation featuring winding expeditions, famous sights, and high-end Peru hotels, check out the list below for a bit of inspiration.
Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley)
A lush green slice of paradise, the Sacred Valley in Peru is one of the most popular luxury vacation spots in the world. Situated in the Andes, the valley got its name because of how it is beautifully nestled between steep mountains on either side. You can easily travel through the valley to reach Machu Picchu on one side, as well as visit the town of Písac with its famous market and surrounding ruins. Many fun activities will be on offer while you’re here, including museum tours, biking adventures, train rides, and natural parks where you can get up close and personal with the wildlife. There’s also a good variety of Sacred Valley, Peru hotels that are situated on the high-end side and will make your visit a truly luxurious experience.
Aria Amazon River Cruise
Built specifically to cruise the Peru portion of the Amazon, the Aria River Cruise is one of the best boat journeys you can go on if you’re a luxury minded traveler. Made to be eco-friendly for the delicate Amazon biome, you’ll be able to take dips in the Jacuzzi, order drinks at the bar, and eat 5 star local cuisine in the on-board dining hall. You can even take trips down the winding side routes of the Amazon using the fleet of private hire boats attached to the deck! But if you’d rather get closer, you can go fishing and swimming off of these boats as well.
Cusco and Machu Picchu
An enriching tour that’ll take you all the way from Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley to Cusco on the other side of the Andes. Cusco is an incredible place that has a lot to offer during both the day and night! Along the way you’ll stay in some amazing Peruvian hotels, take part in riverboat activities as well as go mountain biking, and witness some amazing natural sights along the Urubamba River. You’ll stay in luxury, exclusive lodges along the way where you’ll have access to a spa and private pool, and plenty of private guided tours are always available for those who want to stretch their legs.
Treasures of the Incas
One of the top rated tours in Peru, the Treasures of the Incas trail will take you across 13 cities in just 12 days. You’ll start in Lima, end up in the Sacred Valley by day 3, and then wind around to places like Moray and Maras on your way back to the capital. You’ll see sites like Machu Picchu on the way round, alongside witnessing the Lake region as well as their floating islands. It’s a magical journey that any sightseer will be lucky to join and you’ll be able to dine in 5 star restaurants and sleep in luxury hotels as you go.
3000 square miles across, Lake Titicaca is the biggest lake in all of South America. It’s said that the Inca civilization first began at this lake, and there are plenty of locals who still speak some Quechua to show for it. With some of the bluest water in the world, Lake Titicaca is a popular spot for luxury visitors. Indeed, while you’re visiting Lake Titicaca, you can stay at the famous Titilaka Lodge. This is one of the most beautiful hotels in Peru, with plenty of natural personality that’ll easily top off your luxury adventure here.
Find your dream luxury vacation in Peru
Peru is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the whole world, steeped in history and native wildlife you won’t find anywhere else. It’s a popular tourist destination for a reason, and that makes it great for finding a luxury vacation experience that’s exclusive to the region.
If you want to live the high life in 2022, make sure you check out some of the destinations above and consider Peru for your next trip. Travel in style, sleep in style, and adventure like never before!
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