Peru's Top Stays
Hotel B, Lima
Hotel B is a luxury stay in Lima's bohemian district, Barranco. It is a beautifully converted republican mansion with a modern art collection on site.
A restored 16th century parador and monastery, CIRQA is a new Relais Châteaux property neighbouring Arequipa's top destinations. With a plunge pool, a spa and a rooftop terrace this is a sanctuary of sustainable indulgence.
Amantica Lodge, Lake Titicaca
Amantica Lodge is a private villa on Amanti Island. This is perfect for travellers wanting perfect seclusion and sheer luxury right on the shores of the expansive lake.
Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco
Home to Cusco's first outdoor swimming pool, this converted Palace is a Belmond property surrounded by traditional cloistered courtyards. Immersed in the stunning city of Cusco, this is a perfect base for exploring and relaxing.
Tambopata Research Centre, Amazon
Our most remote lodge in Peru, Tambopata takes visitors on a journey into the intrepid Amazon. This windowless residence is where adventure meets luxury. Stay with active scientists and conservationists, learn the ways of the jungle and follow the trails of the world's most renowned creatures.
The Wonders of Peru
Our 12-day trip around Peru ensures to incorporate as many highlights as possible. This is 'bucket-list' Peru, the top spots combined with the most unique and intimate experiences. Our first-hand knowledge of the destination has enabled us to scout out truly wonderful experiences of the most popular locations.
Travel Peru in Luxury
This is the ultimate journey around Peru. Take to the air, train and to the water in style on this itinerary covering the Sacred Valley, the Andean highlands, colonial cities and finishing up with a gorgeous houseboat on the Northern Amazon. Bliss...
Peru Family Adventure
Explore the rainforest, the valleys and the desert with the family. This two-week action packed trip will keep the kids busy and offer plenty of time for relaxation. Peru is a fantastic place to go with the family, the opportunities here are interactive and educational so get stuck in!
Altitudes and Adrenaline
A 10 day pulse-raising tour of the Sacred Valley. We're talking zip-lines, suites suspended in the sky, and world-class high altitude trekking routes with luxury lodges along the way.
Discover North Peru
Peru's north is far less travelled than the south, this is an opportunity to venture beyond Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. Travel up the Pacific from Lima to Chiclayo, explore the cloud forests of Chachapoyas for the world's tallest falls and the discovery of the cloud peoples. End up on the beautiful sandy beaches of Máncora.
Responsible Travel in Peru
At Wayfairer we take pride in ensuring all of our trips are responsible, ethical and sustainable. We work alongside a fantastic supplier in Peru that wholeheartedly shares our core values with regards to responsible tourism.
Peru as a country is incredibly progressive with their approach to positive tourism. The eco-system is diverse, precious and in need of protection. With each visit we encourage all our clients who visit Peru to travel in a responsible and respectful manner to insure that we benefit the bio-sphere, economy and culture. We have an outstanding relationship with the local communities and look forward to introducing you to this beautiful country.
Check out our extensive Responsible Travel Guide here.
Getting there: All our holidays to Peru begin and end in Lima. Peru's capital has some fantastic stays, and serves as a gateway to the country's top destinations. Passengers must take an internal flight to arrive in Cusco, Arequipa or Puno.
Flying time: London to Lima: 14 hours 50 minutes via Amsterdam
Recommended airlines: Royal Dutch Airlines, Air France, Iberia
Time difference: Peru is 7 hours behind the UK
Currency: the official currency of Peru is the Sol (S/) however, US dollars are widely accepted in stores, restaurants, hotels and service stations
Visa requirements: when travelling to Peru from the UK, visitors can stay for up to 90 days without a Visa. If entering Peru from Ecuador (through the Tumbes region near Máncora) your passport must be stamped with a Peruvian entry stamp.
COVID-regulations: Peru's borders are open to travellers who can either provide evidence of a vaccination received at least 14 days before boarding or a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test issued a maximum of 72 hours before the flight departs. Passengers must wear two face masks on flights to Lima, and must complete an affidavit before travel.
Vaccinations: no specific vaccinations are required for entry into Peru. We do, however, advise that travellers get boosters for Hepatitis A & Tetanus if required. Other vaccines worth considering are Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Typhoid and Yellow Fever. These are all precautionary and a yellow fever vaccination certificate is not required for entry to Peru.
If you are planning your holiday to Peru now, and have trekking in mind we recommend reading our guide to Trekking in Peru for more details on acclimatisation and general advice.