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$4,965 Per person
14 days
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

Designed to be a thrilling adventure you will never forget, this trip will take you through the different landscapes of the Peruvian heartland. There will be river rafting and trekking as well as leisurely days strolling along colonial streets and unwinding by the pool.

Itinerary highlights

  • Take a guided tour of Machu Picchu, the fabled lost city of the Incas.

  • Hike the Inca Trail, see remote ruins, and approach Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate.

  • Bike, trek, and raft your way through the Sacred Valley.

Katie Wolfe

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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Peru. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

  • Your trip will be unique
  • We work to your interests and budget
  • Advice from first-hand expertise
  • Lima
  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley
  • Cuzco

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Lima

Lima

On arrival to Lima airport your private driver and guide are waiting to take you to the hotel in the lovely Miraflores area of town.

Day 2 Lima

Lima

A different way to see some of the city is by bike. You will join a small group on this tour to visit both Miraflores and Barranco.

Day 3 Cuzco

Lima , Cuzco

Your private driver will return you to Lima airport for the short flight to Cuzco high in the Andes. Your private driver and guide will drive you to your hotel. The afternoon will be yours to enjoy at your leisure as you adjust to the altitude.

Day 4 Cuzco

Cuzco

A great way to adjust to the high altitude and see the main sites of Cuzco is on foot. First, visit Tambomachay in a private vehicle and then walk back down to Cuzco visiting different Incas sites with your private guide.

Day 5 Cuzco

Cuzco

The morning is spent rafting on class III and IV rapids on the Urubamba River before a picnic lunch on the banks of the river.

Day 6 Cuzco

Cuzco

Enjoy a day at leisure in Cuzco. It is a great town to wander about and enjoy the local markets and cafes that look out over the main square.

Day 7 Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

Your private guide will accompany you for 2 days of mountain biking on small mountain trails into an area of the Sacred Valley that is well-known for its traditional weaving techniques. You will spend the night camping close to hot springs.

Day 8 Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

The private car drives you to the top of a mountain pass where you begin biking down through a beautiful canyon with a mix of Inca pathways and farming roads.

Day 9 Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

Enjoy a day of leisure in Ollantaytambo. This small Incan village has ruins well worth exploring.

Day 10 Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

You will be collected from your hotel and taken to the beginning of the Inca Trail where you will be given a briefing and start the trek.

Day 11 Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

The most challenging day on the trail as you cross Dead Woman's pass at 4,200 meters above sea level.

Day 12 Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley

This day involves trekking down Inca staircases and through Inca tunnels, it is a truly spectacular day of hiking.

Day 13 Cuzco

Sacred Valley , Cuzco

An early departure towards Inti Punku (the Sun Gate) where you see Machu Picchu and then head down into the ancient citadel. You will have a guided tour and then board your train to head back to Cuzco for the night.

Day 14 Return home

Cuzco

Your guide and driver will bid you goodbye as they take you to the airport to begin the journey home.

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