The Best Cultural Tours in Peru

The coast near Paracas, Peru The coast near Paracas, Peru

If you're headed to Peru and are looking for the best options for cultural tours, then you've come to the right place. We have done an extensive analysis of all available options in Peru based on price, guest ratings, service, amenities, activities, and value. We've done the groundwork for you, meticulously analyzing everything based on these key criteria in order to find the absolute best cultural tours. Whether you're dreaming of a vacation filled with relaxation, adventure, or a perfect blend of both, we've found the ideal journeys to make your holiday to Peru unforgettable. We have lots of details below on what these multi-day tours and trips are like, where they visit, how much you can expect to pay, and more. So, let's dig in.


The Top 3:

  • 1 Days, $25.00

  • 14 Days, $543.63

  • 7 Days, $669.00

What are cultural tours like in Peru?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 131 trip options analyzed
  • $204 average price per day (USD)
  • 1 to 21 days in length
  • 4.78 of 5 average rating
  • 18 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of cultural tours in Peru, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.78 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 18 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 8 days, with tours ranging from 1 to 21 days long. Regarding physical activity, the tours are categorized as easy, moderate, serious, and relaxing, with the majority being easy. As for transportation options, the tours are thoughtfully categorized as coach / bus and train & rail, with the most being coach / bus. For travel styles, the tours are marked as family and honeymoon, with a prevalent number on family tours. With our thorough analysis of 131 cultural tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Peru has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Cultural Tours in Peru
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Peru Trek 4 Good



1 Days Start/End in Cusco 1 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 3 to 85 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Your adventure starts and ends in Cusco. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Lasting 1 days, the maximum group size is 16 people, and it's good for guests age 3 to 85. Organized by Peru Trek 4 Good, this is a great deal because it's only $25 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$25
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Plan My Gap Year



14 Days Start/End in Cusco 1 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 18 to 25 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. Cusco will be the beginning and end of your trip. Spanning across 14 days, the journey accommodates 30 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 18 to 25. Offered by Plan My Gap Year, this remarkable journey is priced at just $39 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Volunteering
$544
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Kantu Peru Tours



7 Days Start/End in Cusco 10 Destinations 18 People at Most Ages 3 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Kantu Peru Tours has received a 4.9 out of 5 rating. On this 7-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. Explore 10 incredible locations on this trip, including Maras, Rainbow Mountain, Saqsaywaman, and Pisac. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Cusco. With a group size of 18 people, it's suitable for guests age 3 to 80. Rest assured, this trip is all about local culture and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $96 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$669
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
by PVTravels



5 Days Start/End in Arequipa 3 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 1 to 70 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Check out this journey that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Arequipa. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 5 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 20 participants, and it's great for guests age 1 to 70. Brought to you by the renowned PVTravels, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $74 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$371
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by LimaTours



4 Days Start/End in Arequipa 2 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This 4-day voyage is ideal for guests age 10 and older. And priced at only $104 per day, it's a great value, too. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Arequipa kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. It's offered by LimaTours, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$417
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Kantu Peru Tours



6 Days Start/End in Cusco 9 Destinations 18 People at Most Ages 3 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $102 per day, this terrific 6-day journey is ideal for guests age 3 to 80. With 9 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Moray, and Maras, and more. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Cusco. Organized by the reputable Kantu Peru Tours, this is one of the best tours on this list.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$609
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Kantu Peru Tours



4 Days Start/End in Cusco 6 Destinations 18 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible trip that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests. You'll love the emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, too. With a duration of 4 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 18 people, and is good for guests age 2 to 80. Along the way, this journey encompasses 6 destinations, including Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes, Saqsaywaman, and Pisac. Cusco will be both the start and end of your journey. This fantastic option, organized by Kantu Peru Tours, presents an unbeatable value at just $132 per day.

  • Sightseeing
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$529
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Kantu Peru Tours



5 Days Start/End in Cusco 8 Destinations 17 People at Most Ages 3 to 80 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 5 days, this voyage has a maximum size of 17 individuals. Welcoming guests age 3 to 80, it is organized by Kantu Peru Tours, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. This itinerary covers 8 captivating destinations, with stops in Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes, and Machu Picchu, among others. Your adventure starts and ends in Cusco. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. Available at an unbeatable price of only $112 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$559
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Haku Travel



4 Days Start/End in Cusco 6 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 10 to 65 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 4 days, this jouney will have 15 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 10 to 65. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Expertly organized by Haku Travel, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $98 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Sport
$390
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for cultural tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by PVTravels



6 Days Start/End in Cusco 6 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 1 to 70 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey is offered by PVTravels which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $117 per day. Uncover the beauty of 6 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Machu Picchu, Maras, Moray, and Sacred Valley. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Cusco. Rest assured, this trip is all about local culture and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. The maximum group size is 20 people, welcoming guests age 1 to 70.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • Family
$703
TourRadar

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How much do cultural tours in Peru cost?

Average Daily Price Cultural Tours
$204

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for cultural tours when planning a visit to Peru. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of cultural tours in Peru based on data from 131 options is an affordable $204 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Peru.

And for more information on Peru, see Peru Travel Costs and Peru Hotel Costs.


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