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Peru on a Shoestring

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Peru on a Shoestring - G Adventures
Peru on a Shoestring - G Adventures
Greta "This was an amazing tour, exposing us to a range of Peru's geography and culture. There is a lot of travel involved, so be well-rested before you go. The night buses are very comfortable, but a long day followed by a night on a bus followed by another long day with a very early start can be wearing. You might need to supplement your breakfast, usually it is flat bread and jam, not a lot of prot..."
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10 reviews
Starts
Lima
+10 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Cuzco
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Highlights

Start in Lima and end in Cuzco! With the in-depth cultural tour Peru on a Shoestring, you have a 14 day tour package taking you from Lima to Cuzco and through Lima, Peru and 9 other destinations in Peru. Peru on a Shoestring is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Sleeper Bus
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year

10 Reviews

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  • GF
    Written on December 3, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Good trip. Very full on but enjoyable

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Gary!
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  • A
    Written on October 31, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had the most amazing time and loved the tour!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thank you!
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  • Peru on a Shoestring reviewer 3
    Written on April 15, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Had an amazing time travelling Peru with a small group. It is a lot to fit in a short amount of time, but was absolutely worth it!

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  • D
    Written on April 5, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Our guide for the tour and Lares trek was amazing. Included meals were never that good except on the trek when they were amazing!

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  • Peru on a Shoestring reviewer 5
    Written on December 18, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Great guide but too much draining travel - would be nice to stay in fewer places but for longer

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  • Peru on a Shoestring reviewer 6
    Written on May 24, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a fantastic guide and group of people to spend time with. The itinerary was fast paced but covered many must see places in Peru, the G Adventures porters on the Inca Trail were amazing and provided us with really nice meals (I heard the same about the... Read more

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  • GK
    Written on August 25, 2016
    3.5 - Good

    Very fun! Great tour group. CEO and all other guides were very helpful, caring, informative, and friendly. The arrangement for bus times & check-in times to the hotel could have been arranged better so we could check-in right after we arrive from the bus.... Read more

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  • Peru on a Shoestring reviewer 8
    Written on May 26, 2015
    3.5 - Good

    Guide: The guide was awesome, knowledgeable and kind. She made great recommendations and was extremely friendly and helpful. She definitely went out of her way to be accommodating and always checked in with everyone on a personal level to see how they were... Read more

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  • Peru on a Shoestring reviewer 9
    Written on April 10, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    My guide was fantastic, and made the whole trip. The whole trip was definitely worth whike abd I woukd definitely uee G Adventures again.

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  • Peru on a Shoestring reviewer 10
    Written on September 9, 2012
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was an amazing tour, exposing us to a range of Peru's geography and culture. There is a lot of travel involved, so be well-rested before you go. The night buses are very comfortable, but a long day followed by a night on a bus followed by another... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Lima
  2. Day 2 Lima/Nazca
  3. Day 3 Nazca/Arequipa (1D)
  4. Day 4 Arequipa
  5. Day 5 Arequipa/Chivay (1B)
  6. Day 6 Chivay/Cusco (1B)
  7. Day 7 Cusco
  8. Day 8 Cusco/Ccaccaccollo (1B, 1L, 1D)
  9. Day 9 Ccaccaccollo/Ollantaytambo (1B)
  10. Day 10 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)
  11. Day 11 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)
  12. Day 12 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)
  13. Day 13 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)
  14. Day 14 Cusco (1B)

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  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do you organize optional tours and extra nights of accommodation?

      We can definitely organise the optional tours and an extra night of accommodation for you once we have your preferred date of travel and have received confirmation from G Adventures of your place on that tour. Optional extras are added on at time of confirmed booking and deposit.

    • Is the Nazca Lines excursion optional?

      Yes. The Nazca Lines excursion is a full day option that starts and ends in Lima.

    • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

      A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 10 days before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Lima is the starting point and Cuzco is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 March 2019 the full payment of $1,396 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1396 for Peru on a Shoestring, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,536 km.
    • Lima (Peru)
    • 386 km
    • Nazca (Peru)
    • 404 km
    • Arequipa (Peru)
    • 95 km
    • Canon del Colca (Peru)
    • 95 km
    • Arequipa (Peru)
    • 84 km
    • Chivay (Peru)
    • 241 km
    • Cuzco (Peru)
    • 8 km
    • Ccaccaccollo Community (Peru)
    • 46 km
    • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
    • 67 km
    • Inca Trail (Peru)
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