With an epic history dating back some 6,000 years, Peru is a country famous for its remarkable archeological sites and eclectic mix of rich cultures. Unbeknown to most, Peru is also one of Latin America’s best luxury destinations, with an abundance of world-class luxury hotels, trains and high-end experiences. With next year fast approaching, we take a look at the five best luxury vacations 2020.

No. 5: 12 Days Luxury Salkantay Trek & Machu Picchu

The Peruvian Andes offer a wealth of adventure opportunities. Enjoy a unique trekking experience without the hardship of camping! Get away from it all on this 7-days trek that ascends to the Salkantay Mountain Pass (15,200 feet / 4,640 m) and ends at the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu. On the journey take time to absorb the outstanding natural beauty of Humantay Lake, admire the rich flora and fauna of the cloud forest and pause for a moment at the Llactapata Pass to enjoy a seldom-seen view of Machu Picchu. Each night relax in the comfort of a different luxury lodge, enjoy gourmet Peruvian cuisine and even hit the hot tub. The end of the trek is rewarded with a visit to Peru’s most iconic Inca Ruin – Machu Picchu. Discover an untouched Inca citadel that was lost to the jungle and the Spanish conquistadors for more than 500 years.

No. 4: 8 Days Explora Lodge & Machu Picchu

Peru’s luxury Explora Lodge offers a unique service designed specifically for the high-end adventure traveler. This all-encompassing experience is intended for travelers that really want to disconnect from their daily lives and re-connect with their adventurous spirit. The concept of the lodge is to offer a complete service tailored to guests needs, which includes all meals, accommodations and daily guided excursions. Take several days to explore the Sacred Valley fully before traveling to the edge of the Amazon Jungle and onto Machu Picchu. Kick back and relax at the sumptuous Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel before finishing your trip with a ride aboard the luxury Belmond Hiram Bingham Train. Read more about the Explora Lodge.

No. 3: 12 Days Inca Heartland with Luxury Train Journey through the Highlands

Connecting the Inca heartland of the Cusco Region to the high altiplanos of Lake Titicaca and beyond to Arequipa is the luxury Belmond Andean Explorer Train. Explore Peru’s most remote attractions in the up-most comfort with this unique journey across Peru. Start with a 1-hour flight over the Andes to the Inca City of Cusco, once the capital of the Inca Empire and once the most powerful city on the continent. Discover archeological gems in the Sacred Valley, visit the remarkable sanctuary of Machu Picchu and be enchanted by modern day Inca Cusco. Enjoy the best of Peruvian hospitality and take advantage of some of the finest luxury hotel properties in Latin America. Then ‘all aboard’ the Belmond Andean Explorer Train for a luxury adventure to Lake Titicaca and Arequipa. In this unforgettable two-night journey, experience the elegance of luxury train travel, visit remote archeological treasures and discover why Peruvian cuisine is now considered to be at the forefront of world gastronomy.

No. 2: 10 Days Luxury Amazon River Cruise & Machu Picchu

At the convergence of the Marañón and Ucayali Rivers near Peru’s Northern City of Iquitos is the magical birthplace of the mighty Amazon River. Discover this remote part of our world aboard a luxury Amazon River Cruise. Travel to the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, a pristine jungle area spanning some 20,800 sq km (8,030 sq mi) and re-connect your spirit with mother-nature. With fully air-conditioned plush accommodations, innovative gourmet cuisine and exquisite service, what better way would there be to discover the Amazon River (see our recent article on the Delfin III luxury Amazon River Cruise). After, travel south to the Cusco Region to discover a unique land where the Inca’s once dominated. Allow our expert guides escort you to spectacular mountainside Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley. Board a first-class train to the high-jungle and explore Machu Picchu, an untouched Inca Ruin and new world wonder.

No. 1: 8 Days Inca Treasures with Aerial Sightseeing by Helicopter

Designed with the highest luxury travel expectations in mind, this experience has to rank at the top of the five best luxury vacations 2020. Get a birds eye perspective of the Sacred Valley with our aerial sightseeing by helicopter package. Discover the Inca ruins at Pisac, the circular concentric terraces of Moray and the pre-Inca Maras Salt Pans from a unique aerial perspective. For the ultimate VIP touch connect your Sacred Valley hotel directly to Cusco Airport by air. This shuttle service takes just 18 minutes and avoids windy mountain roads and shaves over 1-hour of the travel time.  Complete this luxury experience with a first-class ride aboard the Belmond Hiram Bingham Train to Machu Picchu. Enjoy fine-dining, exquisite service and live entertainment.

Contact the Luxury Peru Vacation Experts Today

These are our recommendations for the five best luxury vacations 2020, but these are just a few of the experience TLA Travel can offer. Talk to a native English speaking travel expert in Peru today and craft the perfect vacation package for you and your family. Contact us by telephone toll free on 1 855 217 9045 or drop us a message by clicking here. If you are looking for things to do in Lima be sure to check out our great blog post that goes into detail about all of the amazing things Peru’s capital city has to offer.



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