Peru in 9 Days: The Logistics

Peru in 9 days

So you wanna do Peru in nine days and see as much as possible? Well, boy howdy do I have the plan for you!

This trip is very aggressive, and in some points, seemingly impossible. If you do not function well on little sleep, you may want to omit some of these tours or add a couple of days… ’cause you’re going to be very, very tired if you do what we did.

Below is our schedule with links to each of the tour companies we used.

  • Day Zero – Leave LAX at 8:30 p.m.
  • Day One – Arrive in Cusco at 11:00 a.m.; check into AirBnB
  • Day Two – Tour to Lake Titicaca (2.5 day trek)
  • Day Three – Uros Islands and Taquile Island; overnight bus back to Cusco
  • Day Four – Hike to Rainbow Mountain 
  • Day Five –  Sacred Valley tour to  Machu Picchu 
  • Day Six –  Machu Picchu
  • Day Seven – Walk across Inca Bridge 
  • Day Eight – Climb to Sky Lodge; zipline down; return flight home
  • Day Nine – Arrive at LAX at 7:30 a.m. 

Some tours were great. One? Actively conspired to give us Covid. Which one? Well, you’ll have to actually read to find out.

Ah, the suspense! This is also how I force people to read it all.

Here’s a breakdown of the cost:

  • Flight to Lima: $696
  • Hopper Flight to Cusco: $103
  • Travel Insurance: $50
  • AirBnB (per person): $129
  • Lake Titicaca: $277
  • Rainbow Mountain: $79
  • Machu Picchu: $465
    • Sacred Valley: $17.50
    • Lunch Buffet: $11.25
  • Inca Bridge $69
    • Bridge Entrance: $2.5
  • Via Ferrata (Sky Lodge) $139
    • Photo package: $20

Total per person: $2058.25

Other costs:

  • Gratuities for tour guides: See suggestion for tipping. BTW tour guides aren’t like ours in the US where anyone can do it… In Peru tour guides study at university for FIVE YEARS. They are extremely knowledgeable and tours are definitely worth booking.
  • Food: most of our food was included in the tours; however food is very inexpensive in Peru, so you can easily get by with $10-15 per day, depending on how much you eat/drink. This daily price would include the cost of bottled water. Also we weren’t in Peru for the food so if you want restaurant suggestions… I can’t help you. 
  • Souvenirs: Varies. You can get high quality, beautiful items very inexpensively. We got some gorgeous baby alpaca blankets for less than $20. They would have cost $100 here. If I had brought bigger luggage I’d have bought more.
  • Luggage fees: $75-100.  On your hopper flight you will have to check your carry on bag (personal bags are fine). On the way to Cusco we “volunteered” to check our bags at the gate prior to boarding, so there was no cost (if you check ahead of time or if they stop you while you’re boarding, you will have to pay $40). On the way back our fee was $36. This was for a small bag, larger bags will cost more. 

Other Notes:

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In Peru

  • Don’t drink the water. Or eat fresh veggies washed in the water. This is the one time where salads are not good for you. Also, stay away from ice. You will have a very bad time if you have the water. 
  • Download Whatsapp. They love it there. I used it to communicate with tour guides and with our AirBnB hosts
  • Public Restrooms. Some are free, public toilets like we have in the US. Some have toilet paper but it’s outside the stalls and you don’t know until you’re sitting down. Some you have to pay for and you get two squares of toilet paper with your purchase. Some don’t have toilet seats. Some are flushed by someone dumping water in the toilet after you go. You’re just not going to know until you get there. It’s always a surprise. One thing that IS consistent though, is…
  • Do not put your toilet paper in the toilet–it goes in the trashcan. I was successful in remembering this a solid 60% of the time 
  • Uber works and is probably better than using taxis. Taxi drivers are known to quote you a price and then start adding on fees you didn’t agree to
  • Bartering is a thing here. If you’re like me and you hate bartering, just remember everything is so inexpensive you’d really only be saving a couple of dollars, anyway. Also, if you and a traveling companion double up, you may get a better deal. For example Sharee and I both bought two blankets each which got us a better deal because together we were buying four total. 
  • Baby alpaca wool is so soft! The best way to tell if it’s real baby alpaca is to place your hand in the stack. If it’s cool it’s real. If it’s warm, it’s synthetic. 
  • Tipping: aside from guides, you do not need to tip servers and taxi drivers
  • Animals: Get used to seeing dogs roaming everywhere. Packs of dogs. Dogs in pairs. Dogs wearing sweaters but who do not have owners. Dogs dogs dogs. Also, sheep, alpacas, llamas, cows… we saw a giant pig once… it’s wild, man.
  • Driving is bonkers and people are constantly honking at one another, and pedestrians. Even so we saw no accidents and experienced zero road rage.
  • Bring a bottle of aspirin. Cusco is at over 11,000 feet so you are likely to suffer altitude sickness and we found it hard to get pain killers. Also, they ask you how many you want because they only sell them in packs of two because IDK
  • Coco leaf tea and candies also help with altitude sickness, which can include headaches and nausea. Be careful taking the leaves back, though. Apparently it’s illegal to bring into the US because anyone bringing it back is planning to make cocaine OBVIOUSLY.

A note about phones: I would not rely on Whatsapp only. If you don’t have data, you will need Wifi to use it, which Sharee, my traveling companion, found out about the hard way when she had no way to communicate with people back home unless there was free wifi. Also, many phone carriers don’t work in Peru, even if you were to pay.

I have Google Fi (YES, Google is a provider, just like Verizon or T-Mobile, AT&T, etc.) as my carrier and I have texting and data (not voice but I’m an elder millennial and we don’t call people anyway) in every country I’ve gone to without having to pay extra. I tell people about Google Fi all the time and they just ignore me and I’m like “Have fun having crappy, expensive coverage you dummies.” 

Anyway, click here  for my referral code and $20 off if you switch. Google supports Android and iPhone so there’s honestly no reason not to… unless you really DO enjoy your crappy, expensive coverage. 

Flying Notes:

  • Bring paper copies of your tickets because they won’t let you into the airport in Cusco without it
  • You have to go through passport control both coming and going to/from Peru (this confused everyone on the way out)
  • You will have to claim your baggage and go back through airport security in flights to and from Cusco
  • Your baggage will be hand searched in both Cusco and Lima, right in front of you.
  • You can bring water into the airports
  • You cannot bring water on the plane from Lima to LAX, as US customs will not allow even bottled water because of… reasons??? Wish we’d known that before spending $12 on water to have it thrown out 10 min later. Peru is cheap but airports in Peru are like airports anywhere… expensive. So you better savor your thimble-sized cup of water you get every six hours from Latam, because that’s all the hydration you’re getting
  • Download the passport app for customs. Gone are the days of the paper form and trying to borrow a pen from someone. Also gone are the days of going through customs at all, which was pretty rad. You still have to go through passport control, though.

And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for… COVID

If you’re post Covid:
Hey, man… what’s it like? Is it rainbows and butterflies? Is your skin soft now that you don’t have to bathe in bleach every day? How is it seeing more than ⅓ of people’s faces? I bet it’s real nice over there ::stares off into distance::

If you’re not post-Covid:
Whoa, me too! Here’s what you have to worry about:

  • Double masks on planes!
  • Mask and face shield on buses like the one from Lake Titicaca AND the train to get to Machu Picchu. We used these ones. Fun fact, there are TWO sets of film on these bad boys which we figured out after suffering through two trips of looking through a perpetual fog. 


  • Testing:
    • To get into the country: at the time of this writing, you need a PCR test to get into Peru. Keep your eye on this page because requirements change a lot. For example, at first a vaccination was fine (I’m fully vaccinated), then three days before we left it wasn’t fine, you needed a PCR test, antigens weren’t good enough. And don’t expect your airline, Latam, to keep you up to date, because they literally could not care less about you (more on that later).

      You also have to fill out this declaration form which is buggy and is in half Spanish, half English. Can’t find the United States on the drop down? That’s because it’s listed as EE.US (abbreviation for Los Estados Unidos in Spanish). Also it’ll require phone numbers that are eight digits even though ours are seven digits, so we added a random number because IDK what’s happening RN. Get used to that feeling because you’re going to IDK what’s happening RN a lot when it comes to traveling and Peru in general.
  • To get out of the country: Remember when I said “More on that later” with Latam? Well, guess what, it’s later.

    First, domestically they do not care about testing, so our flight from Cusco to Lima was fine.

    However getting on the plane in Lima was a WHOLE THING.

    At the time of this writing the US requires antigen or PCR tests. We used the Ellume at home test which is an antigen test done by nasal swab. It’s super easy to use and only takes 15 minutes to get the results. But because it does not have the word “antigen” in the results they email you, the staff at Latam would not let us board the flight. It didn’t matter how many times we showed them the FAQ page that explained it was an antigen test–they did not care. And I really mean they DID NOT CARE about us.

    We spent TWO HOURS being bounced from person to person while they all took pictures of the results, sent it to some supervisor we never saw, and then played on their phone or talked to their friends and ignored us as we stood tired and afraid we’d never make it out of South America. After about an hour and a half, we asked if there was an in-airport testing facility and the Latam ticket agent said yes, but it had closed at 10 p.m. It was 10:30. 

    Out of desperation, we went to the United Airlines desk and asked them if they would accept the Ellume test. They said they would absolutely accept it, and did not understand what Latam’s problem was. But United does not have direct flights to LAX United also told us the on-site testing facility was actually open until 11:00 p.m. but it was 10:56 by the time we learned this fact. If Latam had told us at the beginning the on-site testing was an option, we would have had it resolved in 30 min. and had enough time to have a birthday drink and meal. United was more helpful than our own airline. Great. 

    Meanwhile, back at Latam, asked to talk to a supervisor and stood for 20 minutes while no one ever came over. We were treated as if we were just a bother and  not one of the customer service people even TRIED to come up with a solution for us. In fact, when we asked for a refund, we were told “We’re the only ones that fly from Lima to LAX, you do not have any options.” 

    Yet, they did nothing to help us. 

    When I say Latam does not care about you I really, truly mean they do not care. At all. Not even a little bit. 

    Finally, I was able to get in front of an actual supervisor who had just come on shift. I politely showed her my results and clicked on the part that said it was an antigen test. She said “oh yes, this works, I don’t know what the problem is” and took us to the counter where we were able to check in for our flight. 

    I could have cried. I wish I’d gotten her name but we were in such a frazzle we just wanted to get on the plane. Thank you, female supervisor. I love you, and you’re my for forever and ever.

    So my advice? Just get a test at a clinic. Apparently there are multiple ones that are 24 hrs in Cusco. If we hadn’t had four hours for our layover we’d never have made the flight and I would probably just have given up and accepted my life perpetually living in an airport. 

    P.s. It was my 40th birthday that day. Great job Latam.

    Also, to enter the US you need to sign a health declaration form. Not having access to a printer, we’d actually begged a local hotel to print them for us, only to find that they had the forms in the airport ready to go. 

Okay, so I think that’s all I have about getting to and from Cusco. What do you do while you’re there? Check out Part 2 and Part 3.

Peru Part 2: Lake Titicaca & Rainbow Mountain

Okay, so now that we’ve gotten to Peru somehow, here is a breakdown of the tours and activities.

A note about tours: It appears that the tours being organized are subcontracted out to other tour companies so you will not be with the same group for the duration of the tour. For example, on the Lake Titicaca tour, we had the tour agency we booked with pick us up in a taxi and then pass us off to the tour company who would take us on a tour to Puno (the town next to Lake Titicaca). That tour company took us to a bus station where an agent met us, took us in a cab to our hotel. In the morning, we ended up with a different tour guide who picked us up in a shuttle and took us to the boat where we met a different group of people, etc. 

What I’m saying here is that with these overnight tours you will not likely have the same group of people OR the same tour guide; however, we were always taken care of every step of the way. This was not explained to us ahead of time but the communication from the first company on WhatsApp was great and after the first tour we knew what to expect.

Day One: Cusco

Sharee and I arrived in Cusco around 11:00 a.m., tired from our red eye. We checked into our AirBnB, an adorable little place that is in a great location, very close to the main square in Cusco, Plaza de Armas. Check in was at 2:00 p.m. but our host’s sister let us into the apartment early which was very kind. While we had two overnight trips, the apartment was only $35/night so we kept it the entire time because it was easier that way. Plus, our host, Gabi, was very accommodating and responsive. If you need a small place to stay, I highly recommend it.

This was the only day we did not have a tour scheduled so we wandered around Cusco and huffed and puffed up the streets as we breathed in the thin air at over 11,000 ft. 

Day Two: Journey to Lake Titicaca

We were picked up in a taxi by our tour guide at the Palacio De Nazarenas (most tours will not pick up at an AirBnB so we chose the fancy schmantzy hotel nearby) which was a short two minute walk from the apartment.

One of our first stops was San Pedro Apóstol, the “Sistine Chapel of the Andes” which is a church built over a ceremonial site for the Incans. (Note: you cannot take pictures inside the church)

Spaniards were real jerks, and just went building over sacred sites all the time. Like this church which was built over a temple. The church has frescoes painted by the Jesuits that were used to indoctrinate the indigenous populations; however then the Dominicans came over and were like “Your frescos are trash, Jesuits, we’re putting big ol’ gold altars and paintings over them” so I guess they now know how it feels to have your stuff destroyed.

After this stop,  we continued along Sun Route, visiting several different archeological sites and got our first glimpse of the famous “Incan Road” which was a road system that went from Chile to Ecuador. We ended the night in Puno, right next to Lake Titicaca.

Day Three: Lake Titicaca
After a quick breakfast at the hotel, we were picked up by our guide to go on our boat tour. The first stop was the Uros Islands which are floating islands made of compressed reeds. Families can join other islands but if they do not pull their weight, can be cut off and pushed out into the lake. I would like to implement this practice here in America.

On this island they sell hand-crafted goods and speak Aymara as well as a bit of Spanish. Sharee and I were invited to the Island President’s hut for a tour where I leaned realllll hard on my basic Spanish skills from high school to communicate. He sold us some of his wife’s hand-woven tapestries. We then took a ride on one of the traditional boats where Sharee and I were attacked by four adorable little girls who braided our hair. One of the girls working on my hair finished early and then snagged my phone from me, looking at all my pictures and opening every app. She held it hostage the entire boat ride and I’m pretty sure I’m going to have some weird delivery from Amazon as a result.

The other girl didn’t like how the one girl did my braid so she took it out and redid it. I was slightly worried the first girl would have her part of the island cut off and pushed into the lake, but I think everything is going to be fine.

After this we headed over to Taquile Island where we hiked a way steep hill and had a traditionally cooked lunch while listening to stories about their culture, including how they use hats to determine who is single and who is not and man, is it wild. Learning about these very different cultures that lived on islands very close to one another was one of my favorite parts of the entire trip.

After this, we headed back to Puno. We had the option of paying 50 soles for access to a room before our bus ride home in four hours. Since that equated to about $12.50 total we took them up on that. A representative from the tour agency then met us at the hotel and took us to the bus station for an overnight ride back to Cusco. The seats on the bus were comfortable and leaned all the way back to help with sleeping, but the ride was… rough. Roads in Peru are a hodge podge of asphalt, pebbles, dirt, and rocks from the before times. At the bus station we were met by a taxi driver who took us back to our AirBnB

This tour was extremely well organized and I would highly recommend. There was a guide at every step of the way to take us to the next location. Lake Titicaca is 7.5 hrs from Cusco without stops which is why people usually don’t do it but if you’re looking to learn about the culture, you really should do it ::whispers:: it’s better than Machu Picchu

Worth it: Yes.

Day Four:Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain)

Alright so this is where it gets VERY METAL.

Our overnight bus ride got us back to our apartment at 5:00 a.m. and after 2.5 hrs of sleep we were back down to meet our next tour guide at 8:30 a.m.

I told y’all… METAL.

Because no one else booked the tour, Sharee and I had a private car with just us. It was a three hour drive from Cusco to Vinicunca, going the same direction as you head toward for Lake Titicaca. The last part of the drive is BEAUTIFUL, full of nature and trees and alpacas.

The hike is about 2 miles one way and starts at 14,500 ft. and ends at 16,500 feet, which was the highest that Sharee and I had ever hiked. We almost died, but still made it to the top in just over an hour–our tour guide said that was a great time, but he may have just been humoring us.

You can also rent a horse to get you most of the way up, but not up the steepest part, so you still have to walk it.

One sad note about Vinicunca is that the reason it was revealed was due to global warming– previously, snow and ice covered the very colorful mountain.

Due to social media it has taken off in popularity and has brought tourism to the rural area which has started an entirely different economy for the indingenous population. 

After a quick history lesson, we headed back down and went to a restaurant for a buffet lunch (a 3 p.m. lunch…?)… a restaurant we would visit a total of THREE TIMES on the trip. Then, it was back to Cusco.

Worth it:  Yes!

Next up, Part 3!

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Peru Part 3: Machu Picchu, Inca Bridge, Via Ferrata

Day 5: Cusco to Machu Picchu

After getting an actual night’s sleep, we were met at the plaza by our tour guide who would be with us throughout the day. The route to Machu Picchu takes you through the Sacred Valley, a.k.a. “The Navel of Civilization” where many of the crops the entire world relies on (corn, potatoes, etc.) were developed over centuries of bioengineering.

From here we visited an archeological site where we got up and close with the terraces that you will see etched into just about every mountain you pass. It is an extra fee to get into the Sacred Valley (70 soles or about $17.50) which was not included in our tour fees, so be sure to have actual cash on hand.

After visiting this site, we went to the local silver store where I spent too much money on extremely beautiful (but incredibly inexpensive for the quality) jewelry. After that was lunch, another buffet that was an extra 45 soles ($10.25). It was a fancier buffet and Sharee and I had the best latte of our lives. One thing to note with buffets is they often time do not include drinks so you’ll have to pay extra for these.

After this buffet, we visited another temple which was built in the shape of a llama. 

We had another quick history lesson which included information on how the temple was created by bringing rocks over from a quarry across the valley and rolling them up the mountain, and how each piece was chiseled perfectly into place. 

During this excursion we also lost a Columbian couple who decided to shop instead of going on the tour. The bus left without them to take us to the train station and Sharee and I don’t know if they were ever seen again, so just a reminder to, y’know, stay with the group.

Next up was the train to Aguas Calientes, a.k.a. Machu Picchu town. This 2 hour ride requires a face shield the entire time. It also takes you through some beautiful country side.

At the station another guide was waiting to walk us to our hotel. It was dark at the time, but we could see the outline of Machu Picchu in the distance. Dinner was not included in this experience but there was not a lack of restaurants to choose from in this tourist town.

Day 6: Machu Picchu

After breakfast at our hotel, we were met by a guide to take us to the shuttle to Machu Picchu. The morning felt chaotic as we waited at the shuttle line for quite some time for our Machu Picchu guide to get there. 

We were then crammed onto a 25 minute shuttle ride up to Machu Picchu while wearing masks and face shields. It was hot and there was zero social distancing. We were told by our guide that in normal tourist times 8,000 people visited and you could be could be waiting up to 2 hours for a shuttle, but with Covid restrictions the numbers were drastically reduced. You can also definitely hike up from Aguas Calientes (or do the 4 day trek on the Incan Trail), but with our schedule we did not have time for that.

Getting off the shuttle and into Machu Picchu felt rushed and chaotic as well, but once we got going things relaxed. It’s a bit of a hike to get to Machu Picchu, but honestly the elevation is much lower than Cusco and Sharee and I felt that the altitude wasn’t as big of an issue as people make it out to be. Our guide stopped us along the way, going over some history, including the fact that no one knows what Machu Picchu was actually named. The name Machu Picchu comes from the fact that when the so-called “discoverer” of the site, Hiram Bingham (he didn’t actually discover it, locals knew of its existence and led him there) asked a group of farmers if they’d seen a city where kings had once lived, they said they knew of such a place an referred to it as “Machu Picchu” which meant “old mountain” in Quechua, the local language.

The tour took about three hours.  After the tour was finished, we took the shuttle back down to Aguas Calientes and did a bit of shopping at the train station before our two hour ride to Ollantaytambo where we were met by a cab driver that would take us back to Cusco.

Worth it: Kinda? This was our most expensive trip and I think if you go to Peru you kind of have to visit Machu Picchu, but it wasn’t my favorite trip. While there are other tours that are more expensive, we kind of felt nickel and dimed and it’d probably be better to pick a tour that includes everything. 

Day 7: The Last Incan Bridge

Okay… just where to begin with this one.

This was our earliest trip, beginning at 4:45 a.m. 

We were the last ones to get picked up for this tour and so we had no options on where to sit on the shuttle except for the back row where we were surrounded by a family that we would soon find out was not only sick but also not inclined to wear masks.

When I say surrounded, I mean surrounded. Sick people in front of us. Sick people to the right of us. A pod, if you will, of sick people. Who knew they were sick because they brought a roll of toilet paper with them to blow their noses. And still decided to go on this tour.

The tour guide was nice but did not enforce mask wearing. I also felt that in the times of Covid we should not be in a full shuttle, and none of our tours besides this one had shuttles that were more than 50% full.

So, next is the tour. We first stopped for breakfast at the restaurant we’d stopped at for Vinicunca… Sharee and I went to the end of the table but did not eat because we were not hungry. But guess who came right on over and surrounded us? That’s right, SICK FAMILY! Our pod decided to envelop us once again.

The tour included visits to four lagoons which we thought were going to be some jungley, turquoise waters… but they were basically just a bunch of lakes.

We did make it to the Last Incan Bridge which is the last surviving example of the hundreds of bridges that were along the incan trail. Made of grass and sticks, the bridge is renewed ever year by local townspeople. Sharee and I got down well before the rest of the tour and were able to cross it three different times.

After this, we visited a small, extinct volcano (and I do mean small) and headed back to the same restaurant for the third time.

The shuttle ride back was really rough. With no AC and no mask wearing sick family getting sicker and sicker, my temper was starting to flare. To make matters worse, they also insisted on buying some Pan Chulta (bread) from vendors on the side of the road TWICE, prolonging our return to Cusco.

“This is it,” I thought. “If I don’t get Covid here, I will surely get something.”

(luckily both Sharee and I remained Covid and other illness free).

Worth it: That would be no. The tour wasn’t expensive… and two meals is good. Contracting Covid from a germy no mask wearin’ family? Bad.

I’d say find another company who takes health a little more seriously.

Day 8: Via Ferrata

You want the second most metal (literally) part of this trip? Well, here it is.


The perfect way to spend my 40th birthday.

Skylodge is a series of pods built into the side of a mountain. 

While you can say overnight in one of the pods, it’s $500 per person and so after Sharee and I loled for awhile, remembering we live in the Inland Empire, we went for the tour instead. To get to the hotel you actually have to climb up Via Ferrata, or “The Iron Way” which is a series of ladder like metal steps drilled into the wall of a cliff. METAL Y’ALL.

So. When we booked this trip, we planned it based off of the description. Pickup at 8. One hour drive to base camp each way. Climb wall, zipline down. One hour drive back.

Five hours total, said the site.

This would us back to Cusco at 1:00 p.m. We’d eat a meal, shop a bit, then head to the airport around 4:30 for our Flight at 7:45 (Cusco airport is… weird and can take longer to get through security). Bada bing, bada boom.


About 10 minutes into the shuttle ride our guide informed us we would be getting back until 5:00 p.m.

‘Scuse me?

The description was COMPLETELY wrong. And as an event planner, I do not do well with timelines being wrong.

After some reassurances from our guide that we’d make it to the airport on time, I didn’t leap out of the bus as it was still running and roll on to the sidewalk like something out of an action film and went on the trip anyway (y’all I seriously don’t do well with timelines being wrong).

And I’m sure glad I stayed, as this was my very favorite part of our time in Peru.

First off, the company takes safety seriously. We were distanced on the bus, everyone was wearing a mask, and this was hands down the best group we toured with.

Secondly, the guide actually arranged for a taxi to take us back to Cusco so we could be sure to get to the airport on time. Love it.

Also, Latam, take notice of what good customer service looks like. 

Finally, we had an amazing adventure, wall climbing and ziplining. The guides were so professional and helpful, especially when doing things like crossing this bonkers “bridge” made of just wire.

After a quick bagged lunch, we then went down the mountain with ever hiker’s dream: a series of six ziplines.

It’s possible I flipped around backwards.

After zipping down from the Skylodge, we got into our taxi that had specifically been called for us and made our way back to Cusco to catch our flight home.

Once we got through the nightmare that was the Lima airport, we made it into LAX at 7:30 exhausted, but grateful to be on US soil again where all toilets have seats and most dogs wearing sweater have owners.

So there you have it. Our trip to Peru in nine days. While it took a lot of planning and work, we’re glad we did not go with a tour company to plan each of our excursions. Most I’ve talked to who did so remark that we were able to see a lot more than one tour group offered and we saved money to boot.

Even though we saw a ton, there a couple of more things I would have liked to have done if we had more time:

Nazca Lines
Apukunaq Tianan

If you have questions, please feel free to comment below!

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