• All taxes and fees Included
  • Private transportation to and from the airports
  • 2 nights in Lima, 2 nights in Cusco, 3 nights Camping, 1 night in Aguas Calientes
  • Domestic flights (Lima-Cusco-Lima)
  • Half Day Lima City Tour
  • Half Day Cusco City Tour
  • Vilcabamba Trek 5D/4N
  • Train tickets from Hydroelectric Station to Aguas Calientes and from Aguas Calientes to Cusco.
  • Bus ticket to and from Machu Picchu
  • Lunch where it is indicated
  • Free cellphone for the entirety of your stay in Peru
  • Medical insurance for only $ 10 dollars for the entirety of your stay in Peru
  • 24/7 Customer Support for the entirety of your stay in Peru

 

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?

  • Backpack with rain shelter.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
  • Rain pants and lightweight pants.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Slippers or sandals (for showers and Hot Springs).
  • Woolen or synthetic socks and a sweater.
  • Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
  • Rain poncho and a hat.
  • Bathing suit (for the Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes).
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets,
  • Toiletries and toilet paper.
  • Camera (wrapped in plastic bag).
  • Flashlight and batteries.
  • Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
  • Original passport, original ISIC student card and extra money in soles.
  • Since the weather can be very cold and mostly, your clothes - once gotten wet - won’t dry at  Night. So take some clothes to change.
 
Day 01 - Transfer in Lima / Overnight - Lima ***
Day 02 - Half Day Lima City Tour / Overnight - Lima ***
Day 03 - Flight from Lima to Cusco + City Tour / Overnight - Cusco ***
Day 04 - Vilcabamba Trek 5D/4N / Overnight - Camping
Day 05 - Vilcabamba Trek 5D/4N / Overnight - Camping
Day 06 - Vilcabamba Trek 5D/4N / Overnight - Camping
Day 07 - Vilcabamba Trek 5D/4N / Overnight - Aguas Calientes
Day 08 - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco / Overnight - Cusco ***
Day 09 - Flight from Cusco to Lima / Home
 
DAY 01 - ARRIVAL IN LIMA
Upon arrival in Lima, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives, who will give you a brief introduction to the city and our services while on the way to your hotel in Miraflores district.
 
Lima, “The City of Kings” famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture and its extraordinary museum, recognized as the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas", and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world compared with French cuisine.
 
3 Hotels to Choose from:            Allpa  -  El Tambo II  -  Tierra Viva
Meals Included:                            None
 
DAY 02 - LIMA CITY TOUR
After breakfast at your hotel, you will start your tour visiting Miraflores, which is one of the biggest-touristic attraction in Lima. Shortly after we will look at the panoramic view of the Huaca Pucllana, and the archaeological precinct built in the IV century A.C.
 
Next, we will stop in San Isidro to visit the Olive Grove Park. Later, we will go to the historical center where we will visit one of Lima’s most beautiful buildings and attractions such as the San Martin Square, the Main Square, the Governmental Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace and the City Hall.
At the end, we will visit the museum of Saint Francis Convent, which features one of the biggest collection of religious art in all the Americas and its famous subterranean crypts known as the Catacombs.
 
3 Hotels to Choose from:            Allpa  -  El Tambo II  -  Tierra Viva
Meals Included:                            Breakfast
                       
DAY 03 – FLIGHT FROM LIMA TO CUSCO + CITY TOUR
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transported to the airport where you will board your flight to Cusco.
Upon arrival in the City of Cusco, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives, who will give you a brief introduction to the city.
 
CUSCO CITY TOUR
Pick up from the hotel at 1:00 PM, your tour starts at the Cathedral, after we will walk along the streets of the Incas from Plaza de Armas to Q’oricancha (Temple of the Sun) where we will observe the construction methods of the Incan culture. Inside Q’oricancha, you will visit four enclosures that were dedicated to different deities (sun, moon, stars and lightning).
After that will take a bus to the majestic archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman where we will participate in a guided tour.
From here we will take a 10-minute bus ride to the archaeological site of Q’enqo, which during its time was a commercial center.
Continuing from here we will take another bus to the archaeological site of Puca Pucara, a small Inca fort.
Finally, we will visit the archaeological site of Tambomachay, a temple dedicated to water that has impressive Inca canals.
We will then take a bus back to Cusco to Plaza de Armas where the tour will end.
 
3 Hotels to Choose from:            Anden Inca  -  Ferre  -  Tierra Viva
Meals Included:                            Breakfast
 
DAY 04 – CUSCO - OLLANTAYTAMBO - MALAGA PASS - CHAULLAY - VILCABAMBA (HUANCACALLE)
We leave very early in the morning, taking the road to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas. Passing the town of Ollantaytambo, we head towards the Abra Málaga (mountain pass) which we cross, and then descend through the Puna towards the high jungle.
Our first stop is at the archaeological site of Huamanmarca, where there is an important Usnu or ritual platform and a precinct with four double jamb doorways facing the four cardinal points.
We continue to the settlement of Santa María, where we can rest for a few minutes, to then continue on to Huancacalle, the village where we will leave our motorized transport. The journey is long; but the reward is the solitude we enjoy as tourism is not very developed in this area. Here we meet our arrieros (mule-handlers) and mules which will accompany us on our walk. We have lunch.
After a short break, we begin our walk to visit the Rosaspata – Vitcos sector of the Vilcabamba Archaeological Park, including a tour of the famous Ñusta Hispana. It is suspected that the tomb of the rebel leader Manco Inka II can be found in this area of the Vilcabamba cordillera. We will also see the famous white rock.
 
By dusk, we arrive at Casapata, which will be our campsite, where we enjoy our dinner and rest.
 
  • Meals: lunch and dinner
  • Maximum Altitude: 3060 masl / 10039 ft
  • Minimum Altitude: 2950 masl / 9678 ft
  • Distance Travelled: 5 km / 3.10 ml
  • Approximate Walking Time: 3 hrs
 
Overnight:                                      Camping
Meals Included:                             Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 05 - VILCABAMBA (HUANCACALLE) - VITCOS ROSASPATA - PUMACHACA PASS - AZUTINA PASS - INKA WASI – RACACHACA
We leave early in the morning, climbing up through the ravine of the Pumachaka river to the Chupana sector where this river begins. Here we find segments of Inka Trail which we will follow. We can observe local flora, which is used to dye textiles produced in the area.
We walk through Quechua, Suni and Puna ecological levels. When we arrive at the Pillaujasa mountain pass, we can see the Jasutina pass nearby, in the middle of an Andean landscape worthy of a postcard.
We begin the trail which descends to the valley of the Racchchaka river and following the river upstream, we arrive at Hatunpampa, where we will camp and enjoy a beautiful view of the Tuytubamba snow-capped peak.
 
On this day we will visit the archaeological sites of Vitcos Rosaspata
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Maximum Altitude: 4086 masl / 13406 ft
  • Minimum Altitude: 3060 masl / 10039 ft
  • Distance Travelled: 17 km / 10.56 ml
  • Approximate Walking Time: 10 hrs
 
Overnight:                                      Camping
Meals Included:                             Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 06 - RACACHACA - HATÚN PAMPA - MOJON PASS - LACCOCOCHA
During this day, some curious Andean people will welcome us cordially and will tell us about their customs and traditions.
We take the path which climbs to the Yanacocha mountain pass, finding a forest of native trees (Qeuña y Kiswar) at over 4500 masl. At the pass itself, we will enjoy a view of the Yanacocha lake, and then begin our walk to the Mojon pass, the last high pass on our trek. The landscape of the Puna reminds us of how far we are from civilization.
We descend through the Mutuypata ravine, where we have lunch, and after a rest, we continue to the valley of the Saqsarayoq river which we will cross to reach Nogalpampa, where we set up camp.
 
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Maximum Altitude: 4500 masl / 14764 ft
  • Minimum Altitude: 2788 masl / 9147 ft
  • Distance Travelled: 14 km / 8.69 ml
  • Approximate Walking Time: 8 hrs
 
Overnight:                                      Camping
Meals Included:                             Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 07 - LACCOCOCHA - MUTUY PATA - YANATILE – HYDROELECTRIC STATION - AGUAS CALIENTES
We resume our walk downhill through a spectacular native forest, towards the town of Yanatile. Here we take our transport to the train station at the Hidroelectrica (hydro-electric plant), where we will board the train which will take us to the town of Aguas Calientes. Overnight in a hotel.
 
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Maximum Altitude: 2788 masl / 9147 ft
  • Minimum Altitude: 2100 masl / 6890 ft
  • Distance Travelled: 13 km / 8 ml
  • Approximate Walking Time: 5 hrs
 
3 Hotels to Choose from:            Flowers House  -  Inka Tower  -  Tierra Viva
Meals Included:                            Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 08 - AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
After breakfast, we will board the bus which will take us to the biggest energetic center of the Incas, “Machu Picchu”. We will visit the Sun Temple, Royal Palace, Main Temple, Three Windows Temple and Sun Dial. It will be an unforgettable experience. After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore on your own.
Visit the Sun Gate: You will have an opportunity to walk (approx. 2 hours up and down) up to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) to see Machu Picchu from a different angle.
Hike to the Inca Bridge: The Inca Bridge offers a dose of adventure for your next Machu Picchu visit. However, in this case, the adventure is a little less strenuous, but a lot more death-defying, not for people with vertigo.
Train back to Cusco: In the afternoon you will return to the train station in Aguas Calientes for the trip back to Ollantaytambo. Upon your arrival to train station, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cusco.
 
3 Hotels to Choose from:            Anden Inca  -  Ferre  -  Tierra Viva
Meals Included:                             Breakfast, Lunch
 
TRAINS AGUAS CALIENTES / POROY
Expedition 34           Machu Picchu   15:20  -  Ollantaytambo  19:05
 
DAY 09 – FLIGHT FROM CUSCO TO LIMA / DEPART HOME
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel.
At the scheduled time you will be shuttled from the hotel to the airport to board your flight back to Lima, and then to your connecting flight back home.
 
Meals Included:                             Breakfast

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