Best Honeymoon Hikes in Peru
We compiled a list of the best honeymoon hikes in Peru. From easy to hard, and short to long, there are many choices to fit every budget and ability. The rainy season in Peru is from December through early April. It doesn't mean you can't hike, but you should be prepared for all kinds of weather including sunny, cool, warm and rainy.
All hikes are available year round except the 2-day and 4-day Inca Trail which is closed every Feburary.
Shortest and easiest hikes:
- 2-Day Inca Trail hike is perfect for couples who are short on time or want the activity of a hike but no camping.
- Tip: if you are traveling with family, this hike is most likely to meet the needs of "most" active travelers of all ages.
- Permits are required, but rarely sell out.
- Cusco Historical Outskirts hike is only 7 KM and is mostly downhill.
- 4 or 5 day Inca Trail hike can be private or with a small group. Best to reserve well in advance before permits sell out
- 4 or 5 day Salkantay Trek is private. Does not require permits and can be arranged any time of year.
- 4 day Lares Trek includes some cultural interaction with high altitude weaving communities
- 4 day Cachicaata Trek is for nature lovers. (can be combined with 2-day Inca Trail hike if you want to hike over the Sungate to Machu Picchu)
Over the top hikes:
- Lodge to lodge trek 7 Days is ultimate splurge for couples who want to push it during the day and enjoy comforts of cushy lodge at night.
- 4 day Luxury Inca Trail hike is roughing it in tents but with showers and cots.
- 2 day Luxury Inca Trail hike includes overnight in 5* luxury hotel
- 2 Day Glamping hike is for couples who want to get off the grid