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Peru - Glamping along the Inca Trail

(11 Days)

Lima | Cusco | Sacred Valley | Huayllabamba | Pacaymayo | Phuyupatamarca | Machu Picchu

Day Routing
01 Lima

Arrival to Lima and hotel transfer. Remainder of the day at leisure in the “city of kings”. Optional city tour with visit to Larco Herrera Museum.

02 Lima - Cusco

Flight to Cusco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire and South America’s archaeological heart. Walking tour with visits to the most important landmarks of both the Incan and the Colonial times.

03 Cusco

Discover the surroundings of Cusco: the fortress-temple of Saqsaywaman, the shrines of Kenqo, the cleansing water rituals at Tambomachay and the Korikancha, Temple of the Sun. Afternoon at leisure to stroll around ancient Cusco.

04 Cusco - Sacred Valley - Cusco

Explore the Sacred Valley. Visit to Awanakancha, a life museum of Andean camels, such as Llamas and Alpacas. Discover the famous Pisac market and Inca fortress Ollantaytambo.

05 Cusco - Huayllabamba

Today begins your Deluxe Inca Trail Adventure, the unique 43km trek leading to the Sacred Inca City of Machu Picchu. Transfer to Piskacuchu, starting point of the Inca Trail. Follow the trail to Miskay and the Inca city Llactapata and reach the community of Huayllabamba, where we set our first camp.

06 Huayllabamba - Pacaymayo

Arrival at the mountain pass Abra Warmihuanusca. Descend into the Pacaymayo valley while the landscape changes to cloud forest. The camp is set up after approximately 7h of hiking.

07 Pacaymayo - Phuyupatamarca

Climb to the second pass, Abra Runkurakay. Visit the circular ruin site of the same name and descend towards the Sayacmarca complex. The trek continues towards Phuyupatamarca ruins close to where the last camp is set up.

08 Phuyupatamarca - Machu Picchu

The last day of the trek leads to the Wiñaywayna ruins before heading towards Intipunku, the famous Sun Gate. With a clear sky, the sun rise over the sacred citadel of Machu Picchu can be watched before hiking down to Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of Machu Picchu.

09 Machu Picchu - Cusco

Exploration of the lost city of the Incas during a guided visit of Machu Picchu! In the afternoon, return to Cusco by train and bus.

10 Cusco - Lima

Return to Lima. Remainder of the day at leisure.

11 Lima

Transfer to the airport and homebound flight.