Discover the centre of the Inca Empire and trek to Machu Picchu
From extraordinary mountains to verdant valleys, traditional Quechuan villages and magical Inca ruins, Peru exudes cultural pride at every turn.
On this adventure, you’ll trek the impressive Lares Valley to Machu Picchu. With plenty of time to acclimatise to the high altitude in Cusco, you will follow a clear trail under the care of experienced guides. You’ll navigate high passes, marvel at mist-shrouded ruins and descend into lush valleys. At night, you will camp under a cover of stars, falling asleep to the song of the Andes.
Finishing your journey at Machu Picchu, experience the splendour and holiness of the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ and bask in its mysterious grandeur.
On this incredible adventure, you’ll also discover other famed Inca ruins, including Pumamarca, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo.
• Trek the incredible Lares Valley to Machu Picchu, the ‘Lost City of the Incas’
• Explore mist-shrouded ruins and visit traditional villages
• Marvel at stunning valley vistas by day and camp in the shadow of snow-capped Andean peaks at night
Day 1: Depart Australia (arrive Peru same day)
Day 2: Cusco
Day 3: Pisac
Day 4-7: Lares Valley trek
Day 8: Machu Picchu
Day 9: Cusco
Day 10: Depart Peru
Day 10: Transit day
Day 10: Arrive home
Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 12 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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