Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lima and more!
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Group Size: Max 20
Trip code: TPAT
Duration: 9 days
Discover the best of Peru over 9 days on this stellar South American trip! You’ll hike the legendary Inca Trail, tick Machu Picchu off your bucket-list and explore the iconic Incan sites of Sacsayhuaman, Moray and the Maras Salt Mines. As well as visiting incredible historic sites, you’ll soak up the Latin vibes with a sultry salsa class in Cusco and get your adrenaline pumping with a white-water rafting experience on the Urubamba River. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience – alpaca your bags now amigos!
- Spend a day at magical Machu Picchu
- Go white-water rafting on the Urubamba River
- Trek round the turquoise waters of Lake Humantay
- Explore the pretty cobbled streets and colourful markets of Cusco
- Visit the Maras Salt Mines, Sacsayhuaman and the mysterious Moray archaeological site
- Internal flight included to cut down on travel time!
Day 1: Arrive in Lima. Welcome to Peru! One of our local team will meet you from the airport. Get to know your guide and the rest of your group this evening over some ceviche and a few pisco sours!
Day 2: Lima city tour & flight to Cusco. Take a walking tour of the highlights of Peru’s bustling capital city this morning, before flying to Cusco in the afternoon. Take an orientation walk round Cusco’s pretty cobbled streets before visiting a local salsa bar this evening.
Day 3: Cusco City tour & ancient sites. Enjoy a walking tour of the ancient city this morning, including the markets. Then head to Sacsayhuaman, the most famous ruin in Cusco. Take in the spectacular views and fascinating site before enjoying a coffee overlooking Cusco City Square.
Day 4: Lake Humantay trek. Spend today on an unforgettable hike, taking in epic views of snow-capped mountains, lush green hills and the jewel-like turquoise lake. Take a dip if you’re brave enough!
Day 5: Ollantaytambo & ancient sites. Travel to Ollantaytambo today, stopping at the Maras Salt Mines and Moray ruins. They’re both incredibly photogenic – you’re sure to get some killer shots for Insta! Our last stop is a local brewery where you can sample some home-brewed beers – yum!
Day 6: Inca trail. Hop on the Inca Trail train to the1-day trek start point. Over 12 km, you’ll hike past mist-shrouded mountains and ancient sites, finishing at the famous Sun Gate. We’ve got your Inca Trail pass sorted, so all you have to do is turn up with your walking boots on!
Day 7: Machu Picchu & Inca City. Kick off one of the ultimate bucket list moments today with a day at Machu Picchu. You’ll spend the whole day walking around the awe-inspiring ruins - make sure you’ve got your camera at the ready! We’ll travel back to Cusco tonight.
Day 8: White water rafting. Are you ready to get your adrenaline pumping? We’re going white water rafting today on the Urubamba River! After a fun-filled day, grab a final dinner and drinks in Cusco City with your travel buddies.
Day 9: Adios Amigos! The time has come to pack your bags, swap numbers and say your farewells. Whether you’re heading to the airport or continuing on with your travels, we hope to see you again soon!
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The trip starts in Lima and finishes in Cusco. You’ll need to fly into Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) on day 1 or earlier. Airport pick-up is included on arrival on your start date. There are no activities planned for day 1, so you can arrive at a time that suits you. If you wish to arrive a few days early you can get your included airport transfer up to 2 days before your start date if you book your extra nights through us. Contact a Travel Advisor for more information.
The closest airport to the trip end point in Cusco, is Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport (CUZ). The trip ends on day 9 and you can depart at any time. You can either make your way to the nearest airport (return airport transfers are not included) or continue your travels in Peru. If you want to go back to the tour start point, the easiest way is on the daily flight from Cusco to Lima (1.5 hours).
The trip includes 8 nights of accommodation on a double, twin or triple share basis. You can book additional nights of accommodation before the trip starts at an extra cost.
7 breakfasts and 3 lunches are included on this tour. You’ll have to buy the rest of your meals yourself. Peruvian cuisine is incredibly varied due to a range of climates and a colonial history. Eating in a range of eateries is a brilliant way of getting to grips with the country’s rich culture.
You need to be 18 years or over to book this trip. This trip is designed for 18-35 year olds.
British Nationals don’t need a visa to enter Peru. On arrival you’re usually given permission to stay for up to 183 days. Your passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months from your date of entry.
Please note: Visa rules are subject to change. It’s your responsibility to ensure that information is valid at the time of travel.