Explore Machu Picchu

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Machu Picchu Tours / Tours
Country: Peru
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 750 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)

This eight-day adventure into Peru’s culture and history offers an ideal introduction to Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most spectacular archaeological sites. 

Take a scenic train to the famous citadel and enjoy free time to explore its many corners. Roam the Sacred Valley, taking in incredible views of the Andes. Travelling with knowledgeable guides who know this region best, we’ll leave no stone unturned.

 

Itinerary

DAY 1 LIMA
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

DAY 2 LIMA/URUBAMBA
Board an early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to explore the pre-Inca salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Maras and Moray ruins. Enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style meal of local specialties.

DAY 3 URUBAMBA
Continue exploring the Sacred Valley with a visit to the “Parque de la Papa” (“Potato Park”). Exclusive to Journeys travellers and part of G Adventures for Good – walk through this rural community with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, weaving, and the importance of both to Andean culture. Also, explore the Ollantaytambo and Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo.

DAY 4 URUBAMBA/AGUAS CALIENTES
Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market.

DAY 5 AGUAS CALIENTES/CUSCO
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.

DAY 6 CUSCO
Explore historic Cusco with options to visit museums or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking. This evening, look to the night sky for a different view at the Cusco Planetarium. Enjoy a presentation on the southern sky, contemporary astronomy, and the ancient Inca relationship with the cosmos. Check out the on-site museum and use the telescopes to admire the stars.

DAY 7 CUSCO/LIMA
Fly back to Lima and spend an afternoon in Peru's bustling capital.

DAY 8 LIMA
Depart at any time.

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