(8 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis) Sacred Valley, Inca Trail & Machu Picchu, Cusco
This tour visits one of the most beautiful regions in Peru in the heart of the Andes Mountains—the perfect spot for cultural touring, soft-adventure activities, day hikes and trekking, and a visit to the awe-inspiring site of Machu Picchu. Enjoy personalized touring, day hikes and adventure activities with one of our top-notch private guides, all experts in the local culture, history, archaeology, nature and wildlife.
Begin your tour in the stunning Sacred Valley of the Incas (Urubamba Valley). With your private guide, enjoy private flexible touring throughout the valley. Visit important Inca and pre-Inca sites, experience the local culture at indigenous markets, hike along Incan terraces, explore remote villages, meet a renowned local weaver, and enjoy Nuevo-Andean lunch. The Sacred Valley is the perfect place for soft-adventure activities, such as rafting, mountain biking, quad biking, day treks, and horseback riding. Your active touring will be customized to your exact interests and abilities. Upon request, opt to extend the tour with an overnight trek in the valley.
Next, board a train to Aguas Calientes for a day hike along a portion of the renowned Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Spend two nights at a lodge right near Machu Picchu and enjoy an in-depth private tour of the site with your own expert guide. Enjoy time at leisure to hike trails to stunning viewpoints and explore the grounds in the early morning and late afternoon, after most tourists have left.
Next board the luxurious Hiram Bingham train to Cusco for two nights. Stay at the Cusco’s most historic and distinguished 5-star hotel, where an oxygenated room will be arranged to help you acclimate to the high altitude. Your private guide will lead you through the narrow cobblestone streets as you learn about the fascinating Incan and Spanish history in the city. During your tour, visit important Incan and Spanish cultural attractions, browse art galleries, boutiques and the best artisan workshops and take an excursion to nearby Inca ruins.
On the final day, fly back to Lima where you will be assisted to the international terminal for your onward flight.
Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley Airport assistance in Lima and connecting flight to Cusco. Private arrival transfer to the Sacred Valley for 3 nights
Full-day private touring in the valley or option for day hike to remote villages or ruins
Full-day private adventure activity. Options include river rafting, horse-back riding, hiking, mountain biking, or quad biking
Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu Private transfer to Ollantaytambo train station and Vistadome train to trailhead. Half-day hiking excursion along Inca Trail to Machu Picchu hotel for 2 nights
Morning private touring and hiking at Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu – Cusco
Morning at leisure. Afternoon luxury Hiram Bingham train to Cusco. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights
Full-day private tour of Cusco and nearby ruins
Cusco - Lima - Depart Lima
Private transfer to airport and flight to Lima. Airport assistance to connecting departure flight
Tambo del Inka Resort & Spa or Sol y Luna
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge
or Palacio Nazarenas (supplement applies)
Per person (double occupancy)
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Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
Preferred rooms in the very best luxury hotels
Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations from our travel specialists
Itineraries that are customized according to your interests and schedule
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All Artisans of Leisure tours are private and depart daily.
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