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The Best of Peru

Duration:

09 Days – 08 Nights

Departures :

Year – round

Distance :

1,785km / 1,110mi (85% asphalt, 15% dirt road)

Max. Altitude:

4,800masl/ 15,800ft

 

Peru Moto Tours » MOTORCYCLE TOURS CUSCO PERU » The Best of Peru

General

Are you ready to ride through the stunning beauty of Peru? Look no further than the Best of Peru 9-day, 8-night motorcycle tour offered by the best motorcycle tour agency in Cusco.

The tour starts off in the bustling city of Lima, where you can experience the vibrant culture, cuisine, and nightlife. From there, we’ll ride to the coastal town of Paracas, which boasts a beautiful national reserve with unique wildlife such as sea lions and penguins. We’ll also stop at the famed Huacachina Oasis, a desert sanctuary where you can try your hand at sandboarding or explore the surrounding dunes on an exhilarating off-road motorcycle adventure.

The tour then takes us to the mysterious Nazca Lines, where we’ll take a flight over the ancient geoglyphs that are believed to have been created by the Nazca people between 400 and 650 AD. Our journey continues to Chalhuanca and Abancay, where we’ll experience the breathtaking Andean highlands before arriving in the historic city of Cusco.

In Cusco, we’ll explore the surrounding ruins and visit the famous Sacred Valley, which was once the heart of the Inca Empire. Finally, we’ll spend a day in Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, where we’ll soak in the history and stunning beauty of the ancient citadel.

Throughout the Best of Peru tour, you’ll experience the best that Peru has to offer, from its diverse landscapes to its rich history and culture. The tour is guided by experienced local guides who are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for their country with you.

So, what’s stopping you from embarking on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure? Book your spot on the Best of Peru motorcycle tour today and get ready to create unforgettable memories.

This incredible program offers you a magnificent opportunity to get to know the main attractions of Peru, crossing from the Coast to the Sierra and doing unmissable activities in Peru such as flying over the Nazca lines and visiting Machu Picchu. Drive on the motorcycle of your choice from the arid and desert Peruvian coast to the majestic and challenging Andes. There couldn’t be a better way to test your skills while enjoying varied climates and lush views. The interesting combination of cultural activities and the passage through some of the most beautiful routes in Peru make this experience unique: every day is better than the previous one!

ACCOMMODATION

  • Includes 8 nights: 3* hotels except in Chalhuanca 2* // double occupancy.

INCLUDED

  • Motorcycle according to your choice.
  • Soat (Basic accident insurance)
  • Adventure motorcycle guide (includes gasoline)
  • Support vehicle (includes driver/mechanic and expenses).
  • Includes 8 nights: 3* hotels except in Chalhuanca 2*
  • Breakfasts
  • Airport pickup and airport transfers. (Lima and Cusco)
  • Transfer Hotel Lima to San Bartolo.
  • Overflight to Nazca Lines
  • Boat trip to the Ballestas Islands (Paracas)
  • Tourist Train from/to Ollantaytambo ↔ Aguas Calientes, Shuttle bus Aguas Calientes ↔ Machu Picchu. Entrance Machu Picchu, Cultural Guide in Machu Picchu.
  • Farewell Dinner in Cusco
  • Jacket, gloves and helmet.
  • Snacks en route per day.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Gasoline
  • Tickets for any of the unspecified archaeological sites
  • Motorcycle clothing and accessories (available for rent)
  • National and international flights
  • Meals not specified in the program.
  • Activities out of specification.

OPTIONAL

  • Touring Boots $70.00
  • Touring Pants $70.00
  • Special price Boots/Pants $100.00
  • Motorcycle Damage Insurance $105.00

SEGURITY DEPOSIT (CREDIT CARD)

  • XR150 / XR190:  $500
  • XR300:  $800
  • KTM390 / DR650: $1500
  • TENERE 700:  $3000
  • AFRICA TWIN:  $3500

PRICE (USD)

Modelo 01 Pax 02 Pax 03 – 04 Pax 05 – 08 Pax 09 – 12 Pax
Honda XR150L $7495 $4332 $3381 $2579 $2077
Honda XR190L $7554 $4391 $3439 $2637 $2135
XRE300 $7788 $4625 $3673 $2871 $2369
KTM390 $7963 $4800 $3849 $3047 $2545
Suzuki DR650 $8197 $5034 $4083 $3281 $2779
Tenere 700 $8782 $5619 $4668 $3866 $3364
Africa CR100L $8899 $5736 $4785 $3983 $3481

Pillion: $2300

Itinerary

Day1: Transfer Lima – Miraflores Hotel

Description: Pick up from the airport to the hotel located in Miraflores. This day we also organize a meeting with the guide in charge at the hotel who will welcome you and explain the entire program, in order to have everything ready to start this adventure on wheels.

  • Distance: 245km / 152mi
  • Time: 01 hour (approx.)
  • Lunch: Lima (Not included)
  • Dinner: Lima (Not included)
  • Accommodation: Hotel (3 stars), breakfast included

Day 2: Lima, San Bartolo – Paracas

Description: Pick up from your hotel to take you to the starting point in San Bartolo, located about 50 km from Lima. You will be given the chosen bike, you will practice to get a little familiar with the bike, we will do some tests until we are ready. Once everything is ready, the adventure will begin. We head south through the coastal desert of the Panamericana Sur through Chilca, Cañete, Cerro Azul and Pisco until we reach Paracas. We will leave our equipment at the hotel and explore the Paracas National Reserve with our motorcycles. Paracas is the oldest marine reserve in Peru with abundant marine flora and fauna, we can take the opportunity to do some off road routes enjoying the coastal and desert landscape that this area offers.

  • Distance: 245 km / 152 mi
  • Time: 5h (approx.)
  • Lunch: Paracas (not included)
  • Dinner: Paracas (not included)
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Paracas (4 stars), breakfast included

Day 3: Paracas – Huacachina / Ica – Nazca

Description: The day begins with a boat tour of the Ballestas Islands. The boat ride is the best way to appreciate the marine animals that inhabit the reserve and some of the archaeological sites visible from the shore. After the boat tour, we prepare ourselves and leave Paracas heading to Huacachina on our motorcycles, in Huacachina we will have a panoramic view of the oasis and the characteristic dunes of the place, we will also take the opportunity to do Buggies in the desert and some Sandboarding to finally appreciate the sunset in the desert, finally we head towards Nazca.

  • Distance: 220 km / 137 miles
  • Time: 5h (approx.)
  • Lunch: Huacachina (not included)
  • Dinner: Nazca (not included)
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Nazca (3 stars), breakfast included

Day 4: Nazca – Chalhuanca

Description: After breakfast at the hotel, we head to the Nazca lines, where we will fly over (depending on weather conditions) the geoglyphs that can only be seen from the air. Nazca is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with ancient geoglyphs created around 400-650A.D. There are many different opinions about their purpose, and therefore a level of mystery has developed around the Lines. From Nazca, we leave the hot desert (300 masl) and start climbing towards Puquio and the Andes. We reach a high point of 4800 masl, the weather here is unpredictable (intense sun, rain, fog, hail). From the highest point of the day, we will cross the Pampas Galeras, the largest national reserve for vicuñas (the national animal of Peru, cousin to the llama/alpaca and with the softest animal fiber in the world). This is one of the most surprising and challenging routes in all of Peru. Lots of windy switchbacks and beautiful views.

  • Distance: 350 km / 217 miles
  • Time: 8h (approx.)
  • Lunch: Box lunch (included)
  • Dinner: Chalhuanca (not included)
  • Accommodation: Basic accommodation (2 stars), breakfast included

Day 5: Chalhuanca – Cusco

Description: Early we start the second part of one of the most beautiful routes in Peru. The landscape becomes more lush and the curves tighter as we approach Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We drive through wonderful valleys, endless curves and magnificent views. Once we land in Cusco, we will give you the best tips and suggestions on things to see and do.

  • Distance: 320 km / 199 mi
  • Time: 8h (approx.)
  • Lunch: Cusco (not included)
  • Dinner: Cusco (not included)
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco (3 stars), breakfast included

Day 6: Sacred Valley (Piray Lagoon and Huaypo / Moray / Maras) – Aguas Calientes

Description: We start with the tour to the Piuray lagoon where we appreciate a beautiful landscape of the area, we will also visit the Huaypo lagoon that offers us a unique natural beauty for its flora, fauna and landscape, then we will go to Moray, where the Incas they built circular terraces for experimental agricultural use. Las Salineras de Maras is a large open-pit salt mine in a valley where the local community makes and sells various products related to artisanal salt. In Ollantaytambo we will go to the train station, we will board the train at 7:00 p.m. to the town of Machu Picchu (60 min) where we will spend the night.

  • Distance: 150km / 94mi
  • Time: 4h (approx)
  • Lunch: Urubamba / Salineras (not included)
  • Dinner: Aguas Calientes (not included)
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Aguas Calientes (3 stars), breakfast included

Day 7: Full day Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo

Description: Visit to the Imperial City of the Incas – Machu Picchu (Guided Tour). One of the New Seven Wonders of the World and amazing at all times of the year. Machu Picchu is a National Park and there are many walks within the site that you can do (there are additional costs for Huayna Picchu or La Montaña and they require prior reservation). We return to Ollantaytambo on the afternoon train, you will have time to visit the only living Inca city, which maintains the architecture, culture and traditions of its Inca ancestors.

  • Distance: Day without riding
  • Lunch: Aguas Calientes (not included)
  • Dinner: Ollantaytambo (not included)
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ollantaytambo (3 stars), breakfast included

Day 8: Ollantaytamb0 – Pisac – 04 Ruinas – Cusco

Description: After breakfast we start to find more Inca history and scenic passages of the Andes. We visit the archaeological center of Ollantaytambo and Pisac, being considered the 2 most important Inca sites along with Machu Picchu. There is a large artisan market in Pisac that is well known for its large and beautiful textiles made from alpaca wool and dyed in bright colors, in many cases hand-designed by the artisans themselves. We will leave for the Imperial City of Cusco, en route we will visit the most important temples and constructions of the ancient capital of the Incas (Tambomachay, Puca Pucara, Qenqo, Sacsayhuaman).

*Optional

If you want to spend more time driving and exploring, we can change the last cultural section (04 ruins) to take the routes to Colquepata and Paucartambo, having as final destination the imperial city of Cusco, this section would have an additional 180 km to the Cultural Itinerary initially established. .

  • Distance: 110 km / 69 miles
  • Time: 07 (approx.)
  • Lunch: Cusco (not included)
  • Dinner: Farewell Dinner in Cusco
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco (3 stars), breakfast included

Day 9: Cusco

Description: Buy souvenirs in the city and take the opportunity to tour the city on your own according to the free time available before taking your flight. We’ll send the photos to the email you provided, but if you have a USB drive or SD card, we can copy them in a snap.

  • Departure from Cusco: airport dropoff (included)

Maps

 

from: $ 2077.00