From rugged to refined, sassy to spiritual, South America spans a whole world of diversity. Venture into the continent's Andean heart on this small-group adventure that goes from the cosmopolitan streets of Lima to the winding, alcoved alleyways of La Paz. See Peru's answer to the Galapagos on a tour of the Paracas National Reserve. Follow the ancient trade route of the Incas on the legendary Inca Trail, finishing up at breathtaking Machu Picchu. Get a feel for life adrift the water on a visit to Lake Titicaca's floating islands and watch condors scoring the skies of the Colca Canyon. Striking the perfect balance between freedom and structure, this trip is made for those craving a Peruvian adventure.

Highlights

The giant desert inscriptions of the Nazca Lines are one of Peru's great unsolved mysteries. Scrutinise them up close on foot or from a bird's-eye-view on an optional flight

Wake early and observe Andean condors taking to the sky during their morning routine as the sun rises in the spectacular Colca Canyon

Cuzco is a great city to explore by foot. Enter a bygone era as you explore the ancient Incan ruins dotted all over the city

A trip through Peru wouldn't be complete without a visit to Machu Picchu. With three different trails to choose from, people of all fitness levels are able to explore this ancient citadel

Spending a night with a local family on Lake Titicaca takes you right into the heart of preserved island traditions, and is a unique experience you won't forget anytime soon

Peer through the shop window of the Witches’ Market in La Paz and witness a world of unique, curative traditions. Amulets, potions and dried frogs are just a handful of the treatments administered by local witch doctors