Andes Adventure

I had an amazing trip! A once in a lifetime experience, and memories I will cherish forever ... the entire experience from booking to trekking was exceptional, I couldn't expect higher standards.

Gabrielle Johnston | North Ryde, Australia

Classic Inca Trail

This classic trek along the historic Inca Trail is considered by many to be one of the great short treks of the world, and is a superb introduction to trekking in the Andes. Importantly, we spend ample time in Cusco and the Sacred Valley whilst acclimatising to the altitude before heading out onto the trail. Our Inca Trail itinerary differs from most as we avoid the busier camp sites. We ascend the jungle trails and cloud forest to appreciate the panorama of Andean peaks that would have inspired the Inca people as we make our way to Machu Picchu. Words cannot describe the exhilaration of the first sighting of these enigmatic ruins. Rather than heading back to Cusco we spend a night in Aguas Calientes, and this vitally gives us the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu at its best, early the following morning.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Lima
DAY 2 Fly to Cusco
DAY 3 Sightseeing in Cusco
DAY 4 Drive to Sacred Valley of the Incas
DAY 5 Day walks in Sacred Valley
DAYS 6/8 Commence trek along Inca Trail
DAY 9 Complete trek, arrive Machu Picchu
DAY 10 At Machu Picchu, afternoon train to Ollantaytambo, drive to Cusco
DAY 11 In Cusco, trip concludes

traveller reviews

This is a fabulous trip for anyone who likes basic camping (not glamping) and walking at the same time as visiting historic sites. MOST MEMORABLE PART: The actual Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu and camping along the trail. The guides, porters and chefs were fantastic!

C. Stone UK

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Trip Code: IJR
Trip Grading: Introductory
Duration:  11 days
Activities:  Trekking Adventure Touring
Next Trip:  05 July 2017
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price: £1,450.00 GBP

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Park & entry fees valued at: $190 USD
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