From lush valleys to the tops of the Andes a honeymoon in Peru is whatever you want it to be! Great for adventure, you can journey to the must see site of Machu Picchu together and experience incredible diversity across indigenous cultures, wildlife and terrain.
With hundreds of tribes having preserved ancient traditions, Peru is truly the ‘Land of the Incas’, memories made here will last a lifetime. It has an astounding range of wildlife and is where the source of the Amazon lies and develops into romantic lagoons, tranquil pools and secluded streams before swelling to its full might.
Prepare to travel if you want your honeymoon in Peru. Each destination within the country deserves at least 3 nights and often no longer, so expect to move around a little. The rewards though are worth it, as within a 2 week honeymoon you will visit colonial towns, fertile valleys with towering snow capped Andean peaks, hidden Inca ruins and the Amazon jungle.
For some down time, the beaches in the north of the country are fairly barren, so for some beach time you could consider the Galapagos Islands or even Brazil or Central America.
Cuzco in Quechua means ‘Navel of the earth’ and was the capital of the Inca Empire. The city has a curious character, its narrow cobbled streets and friendly people are obvious, but it is the huge walls of intricately laid stone that pay testimony to the civilisation that 500 years ago controlled most of the continent and today characterise Cuzco.
The Amazon River is the longest, widest river, with the greatest volume of water, in the world. Forming part of Brazil’s mighty Amazon basin, Peru’s Amazonia is a maze of waterways and lagoons. The source of the Amazon lies in the Peruvian Andes, where it has a journey of some 6,762 km to the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean, where fresh water can still be tasted 100 km out to sea!
The Sacred Valley is a short drive from Cuzco and good place to help acclimatise to the altitude as it is lower than the Inca Capital. The Sacred Valley contains fertile valleys, White Water Rivers, colourful markets and hiking trails, making it a superb destination for both cultural and active interests.