Explore Machu Picchu

8 days*
From 16084 SEK
Overview
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Overview
Delve into the historical mysteries and cultural treasures of Peru on this compact adventure. Discover UNESCO World Heritage sites—including the mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu and historic Cusco—alongside knowledgeable local guides. Travel across the snowcapped peaks of the Andes, and get a glimpse of the ancient traditions that continue to endure in the misty valleys.

Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Lima
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 3
  • 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 (7 nts).
  • Transport: Private van, train, plane, walking.
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.
  • Your own room
  • Allow USD255-335 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.
Day 2 Lima/Urubamba
Board an early flight to Cusco, once the capital of the Inca empire, then drive to Urubamba through the scenic Sacred Valley. Explore the terraced salt pans of Maras, which have been used for salt extraction since pre-Inca times, and tour the Inca site of Moray—believed to have been an agricultural laboratory where priests would test soils and crops. Later, we’ll enjoy a meal of local specialities, prepared in a pachamanca, or underground stone oven. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 3 Urubamba
Continue exploring the Sacred Valley with a visit to the G Adventures–supported Parque de la Papa, or Potato Park, a rural Andean community working to preserve hundreds of varieties of native potato. During this exclusive experience, you'll walk through the park with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, traditional weaving, and the importance of both these practices to Andean culture. We’ll also tour the fascinating Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo and Pisac and enjoy a meal at the G Adventures–supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 4 Urubamba/Aguas Calientes
Catch an early transfer to the Ollantaytambo station and board a train to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Ride through lush Andean scenery, enjoying breathtaking views of ancient ruins and everyday life. Settle into your hotel in Aguas Calientes, and choose from a variety of optional activities: take a relaxing soak in the local hot springs, visit a beautiful botanical garden, or set out to discover Machu Picchu on your own before our guided tour the following morning. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
This morning, embark on a guided tour of Machu Picchu—the 15th-century Inca citadel famously introduced to the world by archaeologist Hiram Bingham in the April 1913 issue of National Geographic magazine. After being taken through the temples and terraces of this awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage site, return to Cusco by train. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Cusco
Spend the day exploring charming Cusco. Opt to visit Plaza de Armas, the historic main square; the 15th-century Sacsayhuaman fortress; or some of the city’s museums and ornate churches. This evening, we’ll head to the Cusco Planetarium to learn about the importance of astronomy to the ancient Inca and, weather permitting, look out at the glittering, starry sky through telescopes. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Cusco/Lima
Fly back to Lima. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure or choose to take a half-day guided tour of the Peruvian capital. Visit the San Francisco Monastery, part of Lima’s World Heritage-listed historic center, and descend into its famed catacombs. Wander across Plaza Mayor, the city’s oldest public square, and enjoy Peruvian tapas and a tasting of pisco sours before returning to your hotel. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Lima
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
Dates & Prices
All years
03 Oct 2020
10 Oct 2020
16514 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in Lima
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 16514 SEK
03 Jan 2021
10 Jan 2021
16084 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in Lima
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 16084 SEK
14 Feb 2021
21 Feb 2021
16084 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Lima
  • Ends in Lima
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 16084 SEK
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Overview

Delve into the historical mysteries and cultural treasures of Peru on this compact adventure. Discover UNESCO World Heritage sites—including the mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu and historic Cusco—alongside knowledgeable local guides. Travel across the snowcapped peaks of the Andes, and get a glimpse of the ancient traditions that continue to endure in the misty valleys.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Lima
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 3
  • 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 (7 nts).
  • Transport: Private van, train, plane, walking.
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

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

Allow USD255-335 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.
Day 2 Lima/Urubamba
Board an early flight to Cusco, once the capital of the Inca empire, then drive to Urubamba through the scenic Sacred Valley. Explore the terraced salt pans of Maras, which have been used for salt extraction since pre-Inca times, and tour the Inca site of Moray—believed to have been an agricultural laboratory where priests would test soils and crops. Later, we’ll enjoy a meal of local specialities, prepared in a pachamanca, or underground stone oven. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 3 Urubamba
Continue exploring the Sacred Valley with a visit to the G Adventures–supported Parque de la Papa, or Potato Park, a rural Andean community working to preserve hundreds of varieties of native potato. During this exclusive experience, you'll walk through the park with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, traditional weaving, and the importance of both these practices to Andean culture. We’ll also tour the fascinating Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo and Pisac and enjoy a meal at the G Adventures–supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 4 Urubamba/Aguas Calientes
Catch an early transfer to the Ollantaytambo station and board a train to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Ride through lush Andean scenery, enjoying breathtaking views of ancient ruins and everyday life. Settle into your hotel in Aguas Calientes, and choose from a variety of optional activities: take a relaxing soak in the local hot springs, visit a beautiful botanical garden, or set out to discover Machu Picchu on your own before our guided tour the following morning. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
This morning, embark on a guided tour of Machu Picchu—the 15th-century Inca citadel famously introduced to the world by archaeologist Hiram Bingham in the April 1913 issue of National Geographic magazine. After being taken through the temples and terraces of this awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage site, return to Cusco by train. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Cusco
Spend the day exploring charming Cusco. Opt to visit Plaza de Armas, the historic main square; the 15th-century Sacsayhuaman fortress; or some of the city’s museums and ornate churches. This evening, we’ll head to the Cusco Planetarium to learn about the importance of astronomy to the ancient Inca and, weather permitting, look out at the glittering, starry sky through telescopes. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Cusco/Lima
Fly back to Lima. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure or choose to take a half-day guided tour of the Peruvian capital. Visit the San Francisco Monastery, part of Lima’s World Heritage-listed historic center, and descend into its famed catacombs. Wander across Plaza Mayor, the city’s oldest public square, and enjoy Peruvian tapas and a tasting of pisco sours before returning to your hotel. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Lima
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
All years
Oct 03
03 Oct 2020 10 Oct 2020
8 days
7+ left
16514 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Lima
  • Ends in Lima
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 16514 SEK
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Jan 03
03 Jan 2021 10 Jan 2021
8 days
7+ left
16084 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Lima
  • Ends in Lima
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 16084 SEK
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Feb 14
14 Feb 2021 21 Feb 2021
8 days
7+ left
16084 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Lima
  • Ends in Lima
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 16084 SEK
Request to book
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