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PERU ADVENTURE TOURS: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO

PERU ADVENTURE TOURS: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO

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By boasting several deserts, highlands and jungles so there is a wide window of possibilities for several Peru adventure tours, however within the heart of this country, the combined beauty of Cusco and Tambopata offers the best Peru adventure tours and other journeys that encompass ancient wonders and pure jungle landscapes as well. 

In this blog, we present 10 things to do throughout these extraordinary destinations, welcoming your desires for adventure and joy through the unforgettable experiences that await you.

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1. Reach the Heights of Machu Picchu

Get into a transformative journey as you head to the heights of Machu Picchu, the iconic Inca citadel. Choose the legendary Inca Trail to follow the ancient pathways to this wonder or take the shorter Inca Trail if you’re pressed for time but still want to explore the ancient trails leading to Machu Picchu.

Moreover, there are other Peru adventure tours towards Machu Picchu. The exclusive Inca Trail 5 Days & 4 Nights allows to witness the splendor of the Andes and the high rainforest. This journey is suitable for people who love camping and wish to visit Machupicchu twice.

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2. Explore the Hidden Small Cusco 

Also known as Huchuy Qosqo in Quechua, the native language, which means “small Cusco”, this ancient settlement still graces the Sacred Valley with its gorgeous walls and buildings, preserving the legacy of the Incas through the ages. Additionally, this archaeological site was used as a shelter for the Inca king while his enemies were attacking Cusco citadel.

Come to explore this Inca settlement to feel the real Andean energy through our journey Small Cusco Over The Mountains To Machu Picchu!

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3. Venture into the Salkantay trek

This trek, often considered one of the best alternatives to the classic Inca Trail, offers a worthy journey for those adventurers who are looking for unique experiences.

Due to while you hike through the Salkantay route, you’ll be captivated by snow-capped mountains, lush cloudy forests, and surprising highland villages, each step revealing the natural wonders of the Andean region. 

By the way, our Salkantay trek finishes at the wonderful Machu Picchu, providing a unique perspective of the ancient citadel. Whether you’re an avid trekker or not, this Peru adventure tours promises a rewarding and immersive expedition, showcasing the diverse beauty of Peru’s mountains. 

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4. Contribute to Conservation in Tambopata

Venture into the phenomenal jungle and contribute to conservation efforts.

Choose eco-friendly lodges committed to sustainability and engage in responsible tourism practices with us, Natourandes.

Participate in wildlife observation excursions, supporting initiatives that safeguard the rich biodiversity of Tambopata.

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5. Travel within adventure and comfortability 

If you love adventure even if you don’t hike or walk often, don’t worry, because many archaeological sites are located next to car roads, allowing you get in without effort. Meanwhile, other natural attractions such as the rainbow mountain or humantay lake require hiking.

To make the most of any of your Peru adventure tours, we suggest to blend trekking with car rides such as our Inca Journey To Machu Picchu or Peru’s most outstanding places tour!

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6. Canopy Walk and Zip-lining Adventures

Upgrade your journey towards the boundless jungle with canopy walks and zip-lining adventures.

Traverse suspended bridges high above the forest floor, gaining a unique vantage view of Tambopata National Reserve. Feel the adrenaline rush as you zip-line through the tall treetops, adding an exciting layer to your Peru adventure tours along the rainforest.

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7. Witness the Macaw Clay Lick

Tambopata is popular for its wonderful birdlife, and witnessing the macaw clay lick is a spectacle like no other.

Walk to exclusive viewing spots and marvel at the panorama of colorful and majestic macaws gathering to eat nutrient-rich clay. This unique behavior adds attraction to the pure rainforest.

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8. Discover the lost citadel of Choquequirao

Did you know that Choquequirao is larger than Machu Picchu? 

Often called Machu Picchu’s twin, Choquequirao offers an original glimpse into history with its terraces, farming fields and stone structures.

Certainly, one of the most interesting Peru adventure tours that you could run, if you have the time to do so.

Accessible by a challenging trek, the reward is an untouched archaeological site surrounded by the quietness of the Andean wilderness. Explore the secrets of this lost citadel and connect with the mysteries of Machu Picchu by our Hidden wonders Choquequirao + Machupicchu journey.

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9. One-day Peru adventure tour

It’s not necessary to spend several days to enjoy one of the several Peru adventure tours within natural landscapes and fresh air. Owing to throughout Cusco, there are hundreds of special mountains that boast organic variety of coloration, ancient Inca reminds or stunning lagoons, and you can reach the starting point of the trails after brief car rides.

That is the case of Rainbow Mountain, which is a geological marvel that paints the Peruvian landscape with a breathtaking palette of colors. While you are hiking up, be ready for a sensory feast of reds, greens, and yellows, creating a surreal and unforgettable panorama.Alternatively, explore the beauty of Humantay Lake and its turquoise waters mirror the towering peaks, offering a straight escape into nature’s embrace.

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10. Connect with Indigenous Communities

Immerse yourself in the cultural world of Cusco by connecting with indigenous communities. Learn about traditional dying and weaving technics and get to know local rituals through our Incas Weaver’s Route, and support community-based tourism initiatives. 

Furthermore, cultural exchange adds a meaningful layer to your adventure, fostering a deeper connection with the regions you explore. Therefore, our Inca Quarry Trail To Machu Picchu allows direct contact with the native hamlets of the highlands.

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JOIN US FOR THESE AND SEVERAL OTHER PERU ADVENTURE TOURS!

We hope these 10 best things to for in your following Peru adventure tours, let your spirit of exploration to guide your steps through the extraordinary landscapes and cultural samples that make Cusco and Tambopata unforgettable destinations for adventurers. Click here to book your journeys to Peru!