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Mountain Lodges Trek to Machu Picchu
13 days from £5,895pp
Explore the buzzing former Inca capital of Cuzco.
Experience some of the community development projects ran by Mountain Lodges of Peru.
Stay in luxury, sustainable lodges throughout the Salkantay trek.
Visit Machu Picchu, the jewel in the Inca crown.
- Sacred Valley
- Machu Picchu
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Cuzco.
Day 2 Cuzco
Day 3 Cuzco
Today take a private guided tour of Cuzco's historic centre and a number of fascinating Inca sites in the surrounding valleys. In the afternoon you are free to explore, why not soak up the atmosphere in the main square.
Day 4 Cuzco
Travel into the fertile and picturesque valley known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas, enjoying a guided tour of the key sights such as the Pisac market and ruins. Return to your hotel this evening, in time for a pre-departure briefing for the trek.
Day 5 Soraypampa
Day 6 Soraypampa
Day two of the Mountain Lodges journey, with a full day to explore the surrounding area and acclimatise further. There are some lovely gentle walks from the lodge. You could also visit the reforestation project that Mountain Lodges are working on with volunteers from university in Cuzco.
Day 7 Huayraccmachay
Soraypampa , Huayraccmachay
Today your trek begins in earnest, hiking from Soraypampa to Huayraccmachay, across stunning mountain terrain.
Day 8 Collpapampa
Huayraccmachay , Collpapampa
The early morning is at leisure, with optional treks, before descending through the lush Salkantay Valley. You will arrive in time for a late lunch. This afternoon you could visit the local school at Collpa that Mountain Lodges of Peru support. They do this by helping with teacher's salaries, providing school supplies and setting up medical clinics for the students.
Day 9 Lucmabamba
Collpapampa , Lucmabamba
Continue descending today through the Santa Teresa Valley, passing coffee plantations and the orchard conservation project as you walk. Climb up to your lodge and spend the rest of the day exploring the local area and village.
Day 10 Machu Picchu
Lucmabamba , Machu Picchu
The final day trekking and a two hour uphill walk to the Llactapata Pass from where you have a glimpse of Machu Picchu and the chance to visit the Inca ruins at Llactapata. Descend to the Vilcanota River where you will take the train to Aguas Calientes to check into your hotel.
Day 11 Cuzco
Day 12 International return flight
Day 13 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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