Trek the World Heritage-listed Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, ‘the Lost City of the Incas’
Peru inspires wonder at every turn. From high mountains to lush valleys, traditional Quechuan villages and mystical ruins, this beautiful country beams with cultural pride.
On this inspiring challenge, you’ll trek the remarkable Inca Trail to Machu Picchu—known as one of the best treks in the world. With time to acclimatise to the higher altitude in Cusco, you will follow a clear path under the care of experienced guides. Over four days, you’ll cross high passes and discover mist-shrouded ruins. You’ll descend into lush valleys and camp under a blanket of stars.
Concluding at Machu Picchu, you’ll experience the majesty and mysticism of the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ and bask in its enigmatic grandeur.
As part of this adventure, you will also explore other famous Inca ruins, including Phuyupatamarca, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo.
- Explore ancient ruins and walk the cobbled streets of Cusco
- Marvel at stunning valley vistas by day and camp in the shadow of the Andes at night
- Experience the mysticism of the Sacred Valley, the heartland of the Inca Empire
Day 1: Depart Australia (arrive Peru same day)
Day 2: Cusco
Day 3: Sacsayhuaman
Day 4: Pisac
Day 5–8: Inca Trail trek
Day 9: Machu Picchu
Day 10: Cusco
Day 11: Depart Peru
Day 12: Transit day
Day 13: Arrive home
Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 13 days
Challenge duration: 4 days
Challenge grade: 3.5/5 (moderate)
Accommodation: Twin-share in 3 star hotels and comfortable camping (single supplement applies)
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