Inca Heartland

21 days*
From 16632 SEK was 23750 SEK
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Overview
Experience the archaeological highlights and the cultural treasures of the Andean highlands, then uncover the secrets of the mysterious Nazca Lines and Peru's desert coast on this incredible three-week adventure. Embrace Incan culture's past and present in Cusco and get a taste of Bolivian culture in La Paz. Travel by boat on Lake Titicaca and trek to the stunning ruins of Machu Picchu. As the Inca Trail’s largest operator, we run our own treks, which ensures quality food, service, and equipment. Join us for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to La Paz
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 4
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (15 nts), overnight bus (1 nt), camping (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).
  • Transport: Public bus, plane, train, boat, hiking.
  • Meals: 18 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD505-660 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Lima/Paracas
Enjoy a free morning in Lima before travelling by bus to Paracas. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Paracas/Nazca
Opt to visit the Ballestas Islands, an excellent chance to view a lively sea lion colony, pelicans, penguins, and other varieties of bird life, before travelling to Nazca. En route, stop at a winery and at the oasis of Huacachina.
Day 4 Nazca/Arequipa
Take a guided tour of the Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio. Opt for a flight over the Nazca Lines before the overnight bus to Arequipa. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Arequipa
Enjoy a free day in Arequipa, the "white city". Opt for a city tour or visit to the Santa Catalina Monastery.
Day 6 Arequipa/Colca Canyon
Travel to Chivay, a village near Colca Canyon, for an optional dip in the thermal baths. Continue on to nearby Colca Canyon for the day. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Colca Canyon/Arequipa
Enjoy time at the canyon in the early morning before heading back to Arequipa for the night. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Arequipa/Cusco
Fly to Cusco. Choose to pre-book an optional Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour or to explore the city's markets, museums, and plazas. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 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). Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 10 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. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 11 Inca Trail
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, 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 12 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 Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft). Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 13 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. Meals included: breakfast
Day 14-16 Cusco
Enjoy free time to explore Cusco or relax. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Nature lovers can book an optional adventure to go to the Amazon Jungle for a 3-day/2-night excursion. Meals included: breakfast
Day 17 Cusco/Puno
Travel day by bus from Cusco to Puno. Spend some time on arrival wandering the small city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 18 Puno/Lake Titicaca
Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a small village. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 19 Lake Titicaca/Puno
Visit the floating islands of Uros before returning to Puno. Opt to visit the Sillustani burial site. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 20 Puno/La Paz
Travel by bus and cross the border into Bolivia, arriving in La Paz. Meals included: breakfast
Day 21 La Paz
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
Dates & Prices
All years
11 Jan 2020
31 Jan 2020
16632 SEK 23750 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in La Paz
Price per person 16632 SEK 23750 SEK -30%
22 Feb 2020
13 Mar 2020
19008 SEK 23750 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in La Paz
Price per person 19008 SEK 23750 SEK -20%
21 Mar 2020
10 Apr 2020
23750 SEK
3 left
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in La Paz
Price per person 23750 SEK
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Overview

Experience the archaeological highlights and the cultural treasures of the Andean highlands, then uncover the secrets of the mysterious Nazca Lines and Peru’s desert coast on this incredible three-week adventure. Embrace Incan culture’s past and present in Cusco and get a taste of Bolivian culture in La Paz. Travel by boat on Lake Titicaca and trek to the stunning ruins of Machu Picchu. As the Inca Trail’s largest operator, we run our own treks, which ensures quality food, service, and equipment. Join us for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to La Paz
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 4
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (15 nts), overnight bus (1 nt), camping (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).
  • Transport: Public bus, plane, train, boat, hiking.
  • Meals: 18 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD505-660 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Lima/Paracas
Enjoy a free morning in Lima before travelling by bus to Paracas. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Paracas/Nazca
Opt to visit the Ballestas Islands, an excellent chance to view a lively sea lion colony, pelicans, penguins, and other varieties of bird life, before travelling to Nazca. En route, stop at a winery and at the oasis of Huacachina.
Day 4 Nazca/Arequipa
Take a guided tour of the Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio. Opt for a flight over the Nazca Lines before the overnight bus to Arequipa. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Arequipa
Enjoy a free day in Arequipa, the "white city". Opt for a city tour or visit to the Santa Catalina Monastery.
Day 6 Arequipa/Colca Canyon
Travel to Chivay, a village near Colca Canyon, for an optional dip in the thermal baths. Continue on to nearby Colca Canyon for the day. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Colca Canyon/Arequipa
Enjoy time at the canyon in the early morning before heading back to Arequipa for the night. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Arequipa/Cusco
Fly to Cusco. Choose to pre-book an optional Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour or to explore the city's markets, museums, and plazas. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 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). Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 10 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. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 11 Inca Trail
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, 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 12 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 Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft). Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 13 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. Meals included: breakfast
Day 14-16 Cusco
Enjoy free time to explore Cusco or relax. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Nature lovers can book an optional adventure to go to the Amazon Jungle for a 3-day/2-night excursion. Meals included: breakfast
Day 17 Cusco/Puno
Travel day by bus from Cusco to Puno. Spend some time on arrival wandering the small city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 18 Puno/Lake Titicaca
Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a small village. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 19 Lake Titicaca/Puno
Visit the floating islands of Uros before returning to Puno. Opt to visit the Sillustani burial site. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 20 Puno/La Paz
Travel by bus and cross the border into Bolivia, arriving in La Paz. Meals included: breakfast
Day 21 La Paz
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Jan 11
11 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2020
21 days
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23750 SEK 16632 SEK
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21 days
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23750 SEK 19008 SEK
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21 days
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23750 SEK
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