Following a successful start to 2016, Tucan Travel have released their most popular selling tours of the year so far. Half of their top ten best selling tours were trips to Peru.
The top selling group tour was their 21 day Peru Completed group tour which departs weekly from Lima. It includes highlights such as a two night excursion in the Amazon Jungle, the Inca Trek to Machu Picchu and a guided tour of the site and a day trip onto Lake Titicaca. Also included on the list were their 15 day Magical Incas tour and their 8 day Amazon & Incas trip, suggesting that people the long-haul destination is popular for shorter trips as well.
Established in 1987, Tucan Travel have a well-established name for group tours to South and Central America. Today, trips in the region remain their most popular.
The demand for trips to Peru is expected to further increase once British Airways begins running their direct flights from London Gatwick to Lima in May. Latin America Destination Manager Rolf Stanley is quoted “Our sales from 2016 so far make it clear that the demand for South America travel, especially Peru is high. Travel to Peru is becoming more accessible.”
Other best selling tours during this peak period were Tucan Travel’s 12 day Eastern Europe Experience tour from Sofia to Dubrovnik and their 10 day Quetzal Highwaywhich visits Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.
Three of the most popular Peru tours are listed below
21 days | Lima to Lima | £2,199.00
This is a genuine all-encompassing adventure offering a rare insight into the all of the allure, mystery and excitement that characterises Peru. Experience the parched coastal desert, the stunning Andean mountains and the thriving Amazon Jungle. Mingle with colourful locals, walk along ancient Inca pathways and absorb Peru’s majestic spirit completely.
What’s included: Two nights in the Amazon Jungle in Peru, Guided tour of Sacred Valley of the Incas, Inca Trail Trek, Guided tour of Machu Picchu, Day trip to Lake Titicaca, Entrance to & guided tour Colca Canyon, Visit Huacachina Oasis, A boat tour of the Ballestas Islands
15 days |Lima to La Paz| £1,849.00
Encounter a truly magical Peru with a small bit of Bolivia and absorb an array of culture, history, mystery and tradition. Colourful markets, fascinating ruins, spectacular mountain scenery and flourishing Amazon ecosystems provide the perfect insight into this alluring destination. This tour finishes in La Paz, Bolivia.
What’s included: Two nights in the Amazon Jungle in Peru, Guided tour of Sacred Valley of the Incas, Inca Trail Trek, Guided tour of Machu Picchu, Day trip to Lake Titicaca
8 days |Lima to Lima | £1,429.00
If your time is limited and you want to grasp the true essence of Peru, this is the ideal tour for you. With a stay in the heart of the lush Amazon Jungle, a visit to the extraordinary lost city of Machu Picchu and the chance to explore two of the most vibrant cities on the continent, you’ll experience a serious cultural adventure.
What’s included: Two nights in the Amazon Jungle in Peru, Guided tour of Sacred Valley of the Incas, Guided tour of Machu Picchu