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Holidays in Peru

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Peru Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Peru hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Peru trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top hotels in Peru

Hotel Estelar Miraflores
Hotel Estelar Miraflores
4 out of 5
Avenida Benavides 415, Miraflores, Lima, LIMA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$125 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
4.3/5Excellent! (844 reviews)

"Ver well located, safe area , close to restaurants, malls."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2020

Hotel Estelar Miraflores
Novotel Cusco
Novotel Cusco
4 out of 5
San Augustin 239 Esquina, Cusco, Cusco
4.5/5Wonderful! (712 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful staff. Good food but pricey to local standard. Nice clean rooms and great service from staff. Not much view from most of the rooms. No gym or swimming pool but a spa. Courtyard is beautiful and more at night with the lighting"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Novotel Cusco
Hilton Garden Inn Cusco
Hilton Garden Inn Cusco
3.5 out of 5
Santa Ana, Avenida Abancay 207, Cusco, Cusco
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$116 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
4.5/5Wonderful! (723 reviews)
Cusco

"Wonderful. Just be prepared Cusco’s altitude is no joke. The hotel will provide oxygen if needed"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Cusco
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Peru Holiday

Experience fascinating ruins, bustling cities, magnificent landscapes, wild rivers and the Amazon jungle in the birthplace of the Inca Empire. From ancient civilizations and colonial heritage to striking natural scenery, wildlife and high-adrenalin sports, Peru has an astounding variety of attractions. You can retrace the footsteps of the Incas, cruise the world’s highest navigable lake, hike across the Andes and surf at glorious beaches. Peru sits on the west coast of South America, nestled between Amazonian rainforests and the Pacific Ocean.

See astounding remnants of Peru’s millennia-old civilizations. The most famous is the mystical Machu Picchu, a mountain-top citadel that was once the centre of Incan culture. Arrive here by hiking along the sacred Inca Trail. Visit the archaeological ruins of Chan Chan, the former home of the Chimú Kingdom, or the pre-Incan adobe pyramids in the Lambayaque Valley, better known as Valley of the Pyramids. Gaze in wonder at the mysterious Nazca Lines geoglyphs in the southern Peruvian desert.

Peru’s towns and cities showcase a fusion of colonial history, Peruvian heritage and modernity. Peru’s capital, Lima, has remarkable architecture, a dynamic nightlife and an excellent culinary scene. Wander the narrow streets of Cuzco to find hidden Inca ruins and indigenous markets. Admire the legacy of Spanish-era monuments in Arequipa. Don’t miss Puerto Belen, a floating village on the Amazon River.

Visit small island communities while you cruise Lake Titicaca, the highest sailable lake on earth. Watch condors glide high up in the mountains that surround Colca Canyon. See colourful butterflies, monkeys and jaguars in Manu National Park. Spot sea lions and flamingos at Paracas National Reservation and the stunning Ballestas Islands.

For adventurous visitors, there’s excellent hiking in the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Huayhuash. Join kayaking and white-water rafting excursions on the Apurimac and Urubamba rivers. Try sand-boarding or ride in a dune buggy over the huge dunes at Huacachina Oasis. Surf at palm-fringed beaches such as Puerto Chicama and Máncora Beach.

Explore this large country easily with Peru’s extensive network of cheap and reliable buses and affordable domestic flights. Peru’s fascinating culture, mesmerizing ancient ruins, breathtaking landscapes and wildlife make it an exciting vacation destination.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in Peru?
A: Why spend all your time waiting on buses or trains when you could be behind the wheel of your very own rental car? Whether you’re heading to Lima, Arequipa or another of the country’s major cities, a car is the best way to get around. If you’re venturing out into the region of Lima or even farther afield, a rental makes even more sense. For Cheap Car Hire in Peru, Expedia has you covered.
Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Peru?
A: Here’s a list of airports that service the majority of flights in and out of Peru:
  • Lima (LIM-Jorge Chavez Intl.): 3,165 international flights per month.
  • Cusco (CUZ-Alejandro Velasco Astete Intl.): 95 international flights per month.
  • Chiclayo (CIX-Capitan FAP Jose A. Auinones Gonzales Intl.): 9 international flights per month.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Peru?
A: Most visitors choose to stay in hotels in Peru. But that doesn’t mean you have to follow suit. You’ll also find budget hotels, hostels and apartments in abundance here, and they’re available for booking with Expedia.
Q: What does a Peru holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: Convenient flights, comfy hotels and a great rental car to drive around in — and that’s not all. Expedia also has a huge selection of experiences and adventures. Take a look at what’s on offer and start designing your dream escape in Peru.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Peru?
A: Save money and hassle by bundling your bookings with us. From Hotels to Flights and Activities, Expedia will help you pull together your exciting Peru getaway. The more you take care of now, the more you stand to save. You’ll also have less to stress about when you finally get to your destination.
Q: What are the best things to do in Peru?
A: Many people head to Plaza San Martin and Kennedy Park when in Lima. Larcomar Shopping Centre is also worth a visit. If your travel plans focus on Arequipa instead, Arequipa Plaza de Armas, Santa Catalina Monastery and Arequipa Cathedral are all fabulous choices. Last but not least, if Trujillo is your only stop, we recommend you swing past Huanchaco Beach, Trujillo Plaza de Armas and Chan Chan.