Sacred Valley of the Incas

Incas Uncovered

9 days from £2,365pp

with international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This itinerary is designed to give you a flavour of what is possible.

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements

  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

Highlights of this Itinerary

  • Explore the buzzing former Inca capital of Cuzco.

  • See the beautiful scenery and colourful markets of the Sacred Valley.

  • Spend a night and visit Machu Picchu, the jewel in the Inca crown.

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Your Itinerary

Day By Day

Day 1

International Outbound Flight , Lima

Today you will begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lima. Upon arrival in Lima today you will be met by a guide and driven to your hotel in the fashionable Miraflores district.

Accommodation: El Tambo

Day 2

Lima

Today take a group city tour of Lima, including the "Huaca Pucllana" archaeological site, Plaza de Armas, cathedral, church and catacombs of San Francisco

Accommodation: El Tambo

Day 3

Lima , Cuzco

This morning take a flight to the beautiful colonial city of Cuzco. Transfer to your hotel and afternoon at leisure to acclimatise to the altitude.

Accommodation: Tierra Viva Saphi

Day 4

Cuzco

Enjoy a group guided tour of Cuzco's historic centre and some of the surrounding Inca ruins.

Accommodation: Tierra Viva Saphi

Accommodation: Pakaritampu

This morning take the train up to Machu Picchu and enjoy a fascinating guided tour, with free time to explore in the afternoon. Spend the night in Machu Picchu town.

Accommodation: El Mapi

Option to revisit the ruins at your own pace today before returning to Cuzco by train. Private transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Tierra Viva Saphi

Day 8

Cuzco , Lima , International Return Flight

Transfer to Cuzco airport for your flight to Lima and onward international connection.

Day 9

International Return Flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Route Map

  • Lima
  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley of Incas
  • Machu Picchu

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Our specialists travel extensively to their destinations - they speak from personal experience. You will have contact with the same specialist throughout the planning process.

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When things go wrong, an independent traveller may find themselves putting in a good deal of time re-organising their plans, when they should be enjoying the trip. We also regularly hear from travellers claiming that they can independently organise the same trip for a lower price. Almost invariably it is not 'like for like' and they may find they incur much more expense during their travels.

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