Classic Peru & The Inca Trail

12 days in Peru, and extra nights are possible

from £1189 per person excluding flights
  • Climb the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Cruise Lake Titicaca and immerse yourself in rural life with a homestay in a small village
  • Wander the cobblestoned streets of Cusco
  • Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character
  • Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers
  • All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can't-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price
  • Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.

Visit     65 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 3BJ

call       01462 677 111

email   holidays@onyourtravels.co.uk

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Machu Picchu

Your Peru adventure tour itinerary


Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time. Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting - the adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.
Accommodation: Hotel Santa Cruz (or similar)

Day 2 Lima - Puno

Fly to Juliaca and transfer to Puno. Take it easy in the afternoon, wandering the markets and exploring the city.
Accommodation: Hotel Italia (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Puno - Lago Titicaca

Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca and a homestay in a small village. Head out by boat across Lake Titicaca. Visit the community on the Taquile Islands and enjoy a local lunch with spectacular views. Afterwards, cruise to the another village (this can vary based on community availability) for an overnight homestay on the shores of the lake. This experience provides an opportunity to learn more about rural life in the Peruvian highlands and to participate in local traditions. Eat with the family, learn some Quechua and Spanish language skills, try on traditional costumes, and help out with daily chores around the village.
Accommodation: Amantani Homestay (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 Lago Titicaca - Puno

Visit the floating islands of Uros before returning to Puno. Opt to visit to Sillustani burial site. Leave the homestay families late morning and visit the Uros Islands on the way back to Puno. A popular optional activity in Puno is a visit to the spectacular chullpas (funerary towers) of Sillustani, a pre-Inca archaeological site only a short drive away.
Accommodation: Hotel Italia (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 5 Puno/Cusco

Hop on the bus for a full day's drive to Cusco. The trip from Puno to Cusco takes the better part of the day, with stark, beautiful scenery en route as you travel through the high Altiplano region. Check out a bit of Cusco, find a spot for dinner or get prepared to head into the Sacred Valley.
Accommodation: Cusco Plaza II (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Cusco/Ollantaytambo

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).

Travel through the stunning Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting a G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op. Meet the women and learn about traditional weaving and dyeing. Opt to pick up some handmade souvenirs and textiles directly from the women who made them.

Have lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant. Learn about the G Adventures for Good project and eat a delicious buffet-style lunch. Proceeds of this meal go directly back to the remote community.
Accommodation: Casa de Mama Valle (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 7 Inca Trail

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins.

Trek through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora that changes with the seasons, passing several smaller ruin sites like Llactapata.

A crew of local porters, cooks, and guides will take care of all the details for the duration of the hike. Porters carry the majority of the gear so you'll only need to carry a small daypack with water, rain gear, snacks, a camera, etc.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 Inca Trail

Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwanusca, better known as Dead Woman's Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 Inca Trail

Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.

At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Winay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 Machu Picchu/Cusco

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.

Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Accommodation: Cusco Plaza II (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11 Cusco

Enjoy a free day to explore Cusco or relax. Opt to go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, or mountain biking.
Accommodation: Cusco Plaza II (or similar)
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Cusco

Depart at any time.
Meals included: Breakfast

April to August - usually once per week. September: twice per week Other months - a few dates per month

Guide Prices

Please note that these should be seen as a guideline only - please call us for up to date availability and an exact costing. Prices are 'per person' based on 2 adults sharing one room.

Prices start from £1189 per person excluding flights, rising to £1313 per person in the peak summer months, however these are special offer rates and can be increased back at any time.

What's Included?

  • All visits as detailed, but various optional trips at extra cos
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


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Visit     65 Station Road, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 3BJ

call       01462 677 111

email   holidays@onyourtravels.co.uk

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