From$2599USD
12 days,Lima to Lima
PAA

Explore ruins and bargain at Sacred Valley markets, devour seafood in Lima, climb the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, spot wildlife at our exclusive G Lodge Amazon

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Book this tour as a private departure for up to 100 of your closest friends or even a single traveller. Each tour includes its own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour. Click the Go Private button to get started.

$3999.00
Per person for 2 travellers
Go Private

This adventure offers up an intriguing combination of beauty and contrasts in scenery, wildlife and cultures, whether you’re scanning the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive G Lodge Amazon or climbing the ancient trail of the Incas to Machu Picchu, situated in the heavens of the Americas. Because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment so that you’re free to enjoy the beauty of the region.

What's Included

  • Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins guided tour with visit to a Planeterra-supported women's weaving project (full-day)
  • Lunch at the Planeterra-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4-day)
  • Planeterra-supported handmade biodegradable soap products for use on the Inca Trail
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (3-day)
  • Guided excursions with naturalists
  • Rubber boot use
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners. (Allow USD150-240 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, plane, train, boat, canoe, hiking.
  • G Representatives in Lima and Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike, expert jungle guide in Amazon.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Hotels/guesthouses (6 nts), camping (3 nts), G Lodge Amazon (2 nts).

Add to Your Experience

Peru Culinary Bundle

Enjoy two half-day cooking activities in both Cusco and Lima. Visit local markets, pick out ingredients and enjoy learning and eating unique Peruvian dishes influenced by such faraway places as China, Italy, West Africa and Japan.

Additions Available on This Tour

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Places Visited

Itinerary

Inca Trail

Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Lima/Cusco(1B)

Hop a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day for shopping and exploring the city. Take an optional city tour.

Day 3Cusco/Ollantaytambo(1B, 1L)

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins. Stop at the Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op before exploring the Pisac ruins. Break for lunch at the Planeterra-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. Finish the day exploring the Ollantaytambo ruins with a local guide.

Day 4Ollantaytambo/Wayllabamba Camp(1B, 1L, 1D)

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the hike begins.

Day 5Wayllabamba Camp/Paqaymayo Camp(1B, 1L, 1D)

Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.

Day 6Paqaymayo Camp/Wiñaywayna(1B, 1L, 1D)

Cross two more passes and ruins along the way. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through cloud forest on the gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.

At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "Town Above the Clouds." Camp here or go 1.5 hrs further along, near the Wiñay Wayna ruins (Forever Young) located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).

Day 7Wiñaywayna/Cusco(1B)

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Wake up around 03:30 and walk to the checkpoint. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.

Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet the CEO and any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.

Day 8Cusco(1B)

Enjoy another free day to explore Cusco or relax. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and mountain biking.

Day 9Cusco/Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to our comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.

Day 10Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and clay licks. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole, or visiting a nearby plantation. Go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner.

Day 11Tambopata/Lima(1B)

Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.

Day 12Lima(1B)

Depart at any time.

Lares Trek

Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Lima/Cusco(1B)

Early flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day for shopping and exploring the city. Opt to take a city tour.

Day 3Cusco/Ollantaytambo(1B, 1L)

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins. Stop at the Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op before exploring the Pisac ruins. Break for lunch at the Planeterra-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. Finish the day exploring the Ollantaytambo ruins with a local guide.

Day 4Ollantaytambo/Cuncani(1B, 1L, 1D)

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to Lares town where the hike begins. Spend the first night at a Planeterra-supported campsite in Cuncani.

Day 5Cuncani/Kuyoc(1B, 1L, 1D)

Start early to hike from the foothills of Sicllaccasa Mountain to its high pass (4,750m/15,583 ft), providing scenic views of lagoons and the snow-capped Chicon Mountain. Celebrate after reaching the highest point by making an offering of coca leaves to the Andean gods. After the morning hike, stop to rest and take in the amazing view. Continue hiking downhill to our second campsite near the stream for the night.

Day 6Kuyoc/Aguas Calientes(1B, 1L)

Enjoy the last few hours of hiking before travelling by van to Ollantaytambo and train to Aguas Calientes. Spend some time relaxing in town or visiting the nearby hot springs.

Day 7Aguas Calientes/Cusco(1B)

Enjoy a guided visit to Machu Picchu at sunrise. Use some free time to explore the ruins on your own. Later, travel back to Cusco.

Day 8Cusco(1B)

Continue to explore Cusco on a free day in the city.

Day 9Cusco/Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to our comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.

Day 10Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and clay licks. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole, or visiting a nearby plantation. Go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner.

Day 11Tambopata/Lima(1B)

Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.

Day 12Lima(1B)

Depart at any time.

Cusco Stay

Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Lima/Cusco(1B)

Hop a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day of shopping and exploring the city. Opt for a city tour.

Day 3Cusco/Ollantaytambo(1B, 1L)

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins. Stop at the Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op before exploring the Pisac ruins. Break for lunch at the Planeterra-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. Finish the day exploring the Ollantaytambo ruins with a local guide.

Day 4Ollantaytambo/Cusco(1B)

Return to the Sacred Valley with the CEO to visit the sites of the Maras Salt Mines and Moray. Spend the evening in Cusco.

Day 5Cusco(1B)

Enjoy an included tour of the archaeological sites around Cusco, including Saqsaywaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay.

Day 6Cusco/Aguas Calientes(1B)

Travel by van to Ollantaytambo to catch the scenic train to Aguas Calientes.

Day 7Aguas Calientes/Cusco(1B)

Enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco in the evening.

Day 8Cusco(1B)

Enjoy another free day to explore Cusco or relax. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and mountain biking.

Day 9Cusco/Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to our comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.

Day 10Tambopata(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and clay licks. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole, or visiting a nearby plantation. Go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner.

Day 11Tambopata/Lima(1B)

Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.

Day 12Lima(1B)

Depart at any time.

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