The capital of Peru is one of great contrasts. Gleaming modern seaside homes sit beside sprawling shanty towns, the city is situated in the centre of the desert but is widely known as the garden city, it is the only major city in the world with golf course in the middle of the financial district…The list...Read on...
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Trips & tours in PeruPrice$ 0Found 16 trips displayed belowCountries visited: PeruNo amount of David Attenborough documentaries can prepare you for the mind-boggling awesomeness of the Amazon Jungle. So switch off your TV, put down your iPad, and channel the...Countries visited: Bolivia, PeruResearch doesn’t have to be boring. You should read Marching Powder, about an Aussie’s time in the notorious San Pedro prison in La Paz. Then watch The Motorcycle...Countries visited: PeruIncan mythology states that Lake Titicaca is the site where civilisation began. And apparently, this is where the first Inca king, Manco Copac, was born of the sun god.Countries visited: PeruYour first priority should be ordering a plate of fried cuy (guinea pig). Peruvians eat around 65 million of the critters each year. Cusco’s main cathedral even has a...Countries visited: PeruThree traits you don’t want to be remembered for on a trek: whinging, laziness and being a sulky-pants. But don’t stress, your support crew will feed you up with...
Why we love Peru
Your safety is our top priority. It’s one of the main things we consider when designing and operating our trips. Here’s some of the ways we help to keep you safe, and a few of the things you can do to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons. Before you travel We monitor travel alerts provided by the Australian, UK, USA and Canadian governments on a daily basis. Before a tour goes on sale we assess any risks and decide how to reduce and manage these. If we determine that an entire trip, part of a trip or an activity is too risky we won’t do it. It’s as simple as that. If we can’t address the issues and improve conditions we might modify an itinerary, change the accommodation or even decide not to travel to a certain location. Our overseas staff and local leaders are trained to address any health and safety concerns during trips. Before you travel, we’ll give you an emergency phone number. You’ll also get comprehensive pre-departure information, with information about vaccinations and other relevant health issues. We’ll also tell you if there’s any special clothing or equipment you need to bring. During your trip: You local leader is trained in first aid and always carries a first aid kit. Being a local means that if something does go wrong they know fastest and most effective way to get help. We’ll also give you a 24-hour emergency number in addition to the emergency destination telephone number. What you can do: Read through all the information we send you. If you’ve got any questions we’re always available to help. Keep an eye out for travel alerts by consulting your local Foreign Office. We also monitor these daily so that we can modify tours if necessary. Get some medical travel advice about the countries you are visiting, particularly about vaccinations and the type of personal first aid kit you should carry. Make sure you tell us any medical conditions, special needs or dietary requirements you might have. Get your vaccinations and take relevant medication well before travelling so they have time to take effect.
From our Blog
After reading our chat with Renaldi Chacca, two things about him will become apparent: his unwavering love and pride for his home country, and his commitment to showing his travellers as much of it as he possibly can. Renaldi is the gold standard in everything Peregrine holds dear, and we are truly lucky...Read on...
Glenyce Johnson is the Managing Director of Peregrine, and she's also one of our most passionate travellers. Glenyce has been to over 100 countries, and her next big challenge will be to tackle the Camino Trail in Spain next year.
I sat down to chat with Glenyce and was swept up in her world of...Read on...
We get a lot of different reactions when we tell people that we are ‘permanently nomadic’. Most are surprised that we have chosen to do this while we are young (a compliment to us) and especially with children. Many people wait until they are retired to travel and others think travelling...Read on...
The silver screen has immortalised many destinations across the globe, from the lost island paradise in The Beach to the iconic bridge from the World War II classic - The Bridge on the River Kwai.
With Oscars buz z in the air, what better reason to add a destination to your wishlist than to...Read on...
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