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8 days,Lima to Lima
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Explore ancient ruins off the beaten path in the Sacred Valley with our expert guide, meet local artisans at a Planeterra-supported Women's Weaving Co-op and local village, take in mountain views on the scenic train to Machu Picchu, enjoy traditional treats and foods

A wonder of the ancient world, the “lost city of the Incas” is the ideal place to unleash your inner historian. With 2 days to explore the Sacred Valley, once you’ve left the road less travelled, you’ll find majestic ruins, striking views of the Andes and local villages bursting with culture. Add in a local lunch at a Planeterra-supported community restaurant and a traditional pachamanca-style feast and your taste buds will be thanking you. As the premiere operator in the region, be assured we'll leave no stone unturned.

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer. 2-day Sacred Valley tour including Ollantaytambo, Moray and Pisac ruins, pre-Incan salt pans, and visit to the Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op in a local village. Lunch at the Planeterra-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village. Experience a traditional Pachamanca-style dinner. Scenic train and guided tour of Machu Picchu. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner. (Allow USD200-300 for meals not included.)
  • Comfort hotels (7 nts).
  • Minibus/van, train, plane, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.

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Offer valid for new bookings only with international air travel originating in North America added to a land booking. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion. Subject to availability. Must book by July 31, 2014, for travel by December 31, 2015. Subject to airline regulations and restrictions.

Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2-3 Sacred Valley (2B,1L,1D)

Early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to spend two days exploring with a local guide. Visit the Ccaccaccollo community and Planeterra-sponsored Women's Weaving Co-op, explore the Pisac and Moray ruins and visit the local handicraft market. Also visit the Planeterra-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village for lunch and the pre-Incan salt pans of Las Salineras, the Ollantaytambo and Moray ruins and enjoy a traditional Pachamanca-style dinner of local specialities.

Day 4 Aguas Calientes (1B)

Early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and catch the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market. Those who have chosen the option in advance for the '1-day Inca Trail' hike will disembark the train at 104 km and trek to the Sun Gate for the first glimpse of Machu Picchu before re-joining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night.

Day 5 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)

Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.

Days 6 Cusco (1B)

Today is free to explore Cusco's historic streets, museums and local markets. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking.

Day 7 Lima (1B)

Fly back to Lima for the final evening.

Day 8 Lima (1B)

Depart at any time.

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