Welcome to Peru, where ancient history collides with futuristic movie magic. Recently, the breathtaking landscapes of this captivating country have caught the attention of Hollywood filmmakers, notably in the highly anticipated film, Transformers: Rise of the Beast (2023). Now, it’s your turn to embark on an extraordinary 10-day adventure through the heart of Peru, tracing the footsteps of the Transformers and delving into the wonders that await you. From Lima’s bustling streets to Tarapoto’s mystical landscapes and the awe-inspiring wonders of Cusco, get ready for a whirlwind exploration of Peru’s most captivating destinations.

Day 1Arrival in Lima: A Taste of Peru’s Vibrant CapitalLima
Day 2Journey to Tarapoto: Ahuashiyacu Waterfall AdventureLima to Tarapoto
Day 3Laguna Azul Exploration, Nightwalk ExperienceTarapoto
Day 4From Tarapoto to Cusco: A Gateway to the Sacred ValleyTarapoto to Cusco
Day 5Exploring Huayopata: Coffee and Cacao ExperienceSacred Valley
Day 6Maras & Moray: Unveiling Ancient Marvels on E-bikesSacred Valley
Day 7From Pachar to Ollantaytambo: A Journey to RememberSacred Valley to Aguas Calientes
Day 8Machu Picchu: The Jewel of the IncasMachu Picchu to Cusco
Day 9Sacsayhuaman & Cusco Guided Hike: Unveiling Ancient WondersCusco
Day 11Departure from Cusco

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Lima – A Taste of Peru’s Vibrant Capital

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A sense of excitement fills the air as you touch down Lima, Peru’s vibrant capital. After settling into your accommodations, take the opportunity to explore the city at your own pace. Lima’s rich history, breathtaking coastal views, and culinary delights offer a tantalizing taste of what awaits you on this epic journey.

Day 2-3: Tarapoto’s Mystical Charm – Ahuashiyacu Waterfall Adventure

Photo: Pumarinri Amazon Lodge

Today, embark on a journey to the magical town of Tarapoto, where the secrets of the Amazon rainforest unfold. Prepare for an exhilarating Ahuashiyacu Waterfall Adventure, immersing yourself in lush greenery and feeling the refreshing mist on your face in the following days.

At night, find solace at the Puma Rinri Amazon Lodge.

Day 4: From Tarapoto to Cusco – A Gateway to the Sacred Valley

Pumarinri Amazon Lodge
Photo: Pumarinri Amazon Lodge

Bid farewell to Tarapoto and board a flight to Cusco, where a world of wonder awaits. On the way to the Sacred Valley, stop at Pisac Town, and discover the tradition and magic of Andean music at Sonidos del Andes.

Day 5: Huayopata’s Delights – Coffee and Cacao Experience


This morning, indulge your senses in the picturesque region of Huayopata, where coffee and cacao reign supreme. From Cacao trees to chilies, pineapples to chirimoyas, bananas to avocados, and coffee trees, you’ll have the opportunity to witness firsthand the diverse array of plants that thrive in this region. Julia and Jose will share their knowledge, teaching us about their farm’s cultivation, harvesting, and processing techniques.

Day 6: Maras & Moray – Unveiling Ancient Marvels on E-bikes

Put on your helmet and embark on an exhilarating E-bike Tour through the legendary sites of Maras and Moray. Traverse the stunning landscapes, discovering ancient terraces and salt mines. This striking patchwork of stone pools and paths was developed by the Inca to harvest salt, and it’s still in use nowadays.

Day 7: From Pachar to Machu Picchu – A Journey to Remember

Sacred Valley of the Incas

Embark on a gentle hike from Pachar to Ollantaytambo, taking in the breathtaking vistas of the Andean countryside. Unearth the secrets of a centuries-old culinary tradition and savor the flavors of a traditional Andean feast before continuing your journey to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu.

Day 8: Machu Picchu – The Jewel of the Incas

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Today, prepare for a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you visit Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of Inca civilization. Take your time exploring the enigmatic ruins and soak in the awe-inspiring atmosphere of this ancient citadel.

After exploring Machu Picchu, you’ll join us on the journey back to Cusco.

Day 9: Sacsayhuaman & Cusco Guided Hike – Unveiling Ancient Wonders

Cusco city

Explore the ancient wonders of Sacsayhuaman and Cusco on a guided hike. Marvel at the immense stone walls of the Inca architecture. As you traverse these historic sites, let your imagination roam, picturing the awe-inspiring battles that unfolded in Transformers: Rise of the Beast, with the Peruvian landscapes as the backdrop to the cinematic spectacle.

Day 10: Departure from Cusco – Carrying Peru’s Magic in Your Heart

Cusco city

As your unforgettable 10-day journey draws to a close, bid farewell to Cusco, knowing that the memories of your adventure and the natural splendors of Peru will forever be etched in your heart.

From the lush rainforests of Tarapoto to the ancient wonders of Cusco, Peru’s diverse landscapes have provided the perfect canvas for filming Transformers: Rise of the Beast. As you’ve retraced the footsteps of the Transformers crew and discovered the enchanting beauty and rich cultural heritage of Peru, the allure of this mystical country will continue to captivate travelers. Whether you’re a fan of the Transformers franchise or simply seeking an extraordinary journey, Peru’s timeless charm and natural wonders are bound to leave you awe-inspired and yearning for more.

Join us on this fantastic experience by sending a message to info@peruviansoul.com.

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