All rates are per person, based on double or single occupancy.
Extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request.
Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods.
Intra Peru flights are not included.
VALID THRU APRIL 2021
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The centrally located Novotel Cusco hotel is the perfect base for exploring this historic city...
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you will visit the city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site also known as the Imperial City. Start your tour at the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, and see the church built by the Dominicans that still stands today. Next, visit the Plaza de Armas and see the Cathedral, the most important temple in the city. Continue ascending to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Afterward, you will visit Kenko, an archaeological site where the Sun, Moon, and Stars were celebrated. Continue with a visit to Puca- Pucara, resting place and lodging of the Inca. This evening there will be a briefing at your hotel regarding your “Trekking the Inca Trail” adventure.
After breakfast, depart your hotel and head to the Sacred Valley, crossing it until you reach Ollantaytambo. After visiting the surroundings, you will head to kilometer 82, where you will start with a very light trek to the first archeological complex, Llactapata, to help you get acclimated to the altitude. After you have visited this site, you will continue with the hike up to Hatunchaca, where you will camp tonight. (B,L,D)
Total trek time: 4.5 to 5 hours/Distance: 7.5 miles/Beginning of the trek: 9,022 feet altitude/Ends at: 9,842 feet altitude.
Rise and shine with breakfast at your camp, then start your hike through the Huayllabamba Valley. On your way, you will observe the area’s nature and ecological change, until you reach Yunca Chimpa, in Llulluchapampa (12,303 feet altitude). From this point, you will appreciate the Huayanay Valley, before heading to the first pass, Warmiwañusca, known also as the Dead Woman. Camp for tonight will be set up in Pacaymayo. (B,L,D)
Total trek time: 7 hours/Distance: 8.1 miles/Beginning of the trek: 9,842 feet altitude/Ends at: 12,468 feet altitude
Power up with breakfast before ascending to the second pass, Runkurakay, which is located at 12,073 feet altitude. This hike is more demanding, but also more gratifying as you have the unique opportunity to visit the complex of Sayacmarca. Continue to the Phuyupatamarca complex, where you will take a short tour before descending 1.8 miles down to Wiñaywayna for exploring and overnight. (B,L,D)
Total trek time: 10 hours/Distance: 9.3 miles/Beginning of the trek: 12,468 feel altitude/ Ends at: 8,694 feet altitude
After breakfast, you will head to the Inti Punku area, known also as the Sun Gate. Take in the impressive view of Machu Picchu, then visit the citadel accompanied by a guide, who will explain the history and construction. Finally, you will board the bus and head to the train station, before returning to Cusco on the Vistadome train. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. (B)
Total trek time: 2.15 hours/Distance: 3.7 mile/Beginning of the trek: 8,694 feet altitude/Ends at: 7,874 feet altitude
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)