Intrepid Traveler (8d/7n)

Lima, Chincheros, Moray, Maras, Jungle, Mapchupicchu, Cusco


Overview

Take this 08 days tour of full adrenaline and adventure and 
feel the intrepid traveler that you take inside. Starting in Lima The City of Kings. Then you will visit a community of weavers, an Incan laboratory and the impressive Salt terraces of Maras. Experience a beautiful days surrounded by huge hills coated in lush, green jungle, rivers and snow mountain in our multi sport tour to Machupicchu. Discover Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire and its main attractions.

from USD:

1136.00

minimum 2 persons
8 days / 7 nights
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Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to the biggest city of Peru

Once you arrive in Lima, an English-speaking representative will be waiting for you to welcome and  take you to your hotel.

Overnight in Lima at selected hotel (sea level).

Day 02: Ancient Idyllic sites and beautiful scenery (B) (L)

After breakfast this morning, we continue our travel in Peru with a flight to the mountain-ringed city of Cuzco. Situated at an elevation of 10,909 feet, this city was the capital of the Incan world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Then your transportation with your tour guide will take you to a typical town in the sacred Valley of the Incas, Chincheros in order to visit one of the cooperative weaving communities.  The Chinchero weavers are some of the finest in Peru, and have wonderful demonstrations that explain how they prepare the wool, and dye the yarn with natural plant dyes.  After the demo we will visit the incredible circular terraces of Moray, which were used as an Incan laboratory to acclimatize crops. Following lunch, you will have an opportunity to visit the salt terraces of Maras to see and learn about an ancient pre-Incan method of producing salt.

Overnight at selected hotel in Sacred Valley (9500ft msnm).

Day 03: Through the mountains by bike ( B)(L)(D)

After breakfast, we will leave the Sacred Valley of the Incas travelling through picturesque villages and beautiful landscapes until reaching the Abra Malaga Mountain(4350m.a.s.l.). We will depart, descending on top scale mountain bikes for 3 hours going though rural villages, rivers, orchards and streams reaching the Huamanmarca Region. Our private bus will take the group to Santa Maria, where we will launch the rafting portion of our trek. Note: Those that did not book the rafting tour will go with an assistant guide in our private bus to Santa Rosa, arriving at the La Choza Eco Lodge, located in the Pispitayoc village. Later, the rafting group will be taken to Santa Rosa and hike to the lodge. We will then have dinner and rest for the night.

Day 04: Jungle inmersión ( B)(L)(D)

After breakfast, we start walking for 2.5 hours along the riverbanks and start ascending into the high forest observing small coffee and cacao plantations and fruit trees amongst the abundance of flora and fauna. In this area it is possible to see many types of plants, orchids, birds and other wildlife. We witness the mysterious beauty of the high forest, a paradise of biodiversity in the Inca jungle. After arriving to the top of the mountain we will see the whole expansiveness of the Urubamba Valley. After basking in the force of these panoramic views, we descend, arriving at the village Qellomayo where we will have lunch. Afterwards, we will go by bus for about one hour to Lucmabamba and walk up to the Llaqtapata ruins in about 2.5 hours passing and descent for another half hour to the Llaqtapata lodge. Here we will have dinner and sleep at an amazing location with a breath taking view of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.

Day 05: Pure Adventure ( B)(L)(D)

The next morning, after a good breakfast we start the descent at 8 a.m. for about 1.5 hours to the river Ahobamba where a bus will take us in half an hour to the hot springs near Santa Teresa. We will have some time to relax before walking to the zip lining location which is nearby. After this activity the bus will bring us to Hidroélectrica where we will enjoy our lunch. We can relax here for a while, then we will continue walking along the train track that is leading through this great jungle that the Inca knew by heart to our final destination: Aguas Calientes. We walk for about 3 hours and along the way you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different Eco farms and possibly wildlife curious of your arrival in the region at 5 p.m. Here the group will spend the night in a hostel. At night we all will get together in a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. Then you are free to visit the city which is wonderful after sun’s set.

Day 06 : Discover Machu Picchu (B)

We start hiking early after breakfast with the ambition to marvel at the sunrise from the heights of Machu Picchu. We will have a 2 hour comprehensive tour and afterwards you will have free time to explore the sacred soil in solitary. The passengers that reserved the hiking tour to Huayna Picchu will have a 2.5 hour steep ascension ending in a rewarding view. In the afternoon the group will descend to Aguas Calientes, boarding a train to Ollantaytambo, and ride back to Cusco arriving in the evening.

In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollanta Train Station, and then we will transfer you to your hotel in Cusco.

Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco (11100ft msnm)

Day 07: Discover the Inca Capital (B)(D)

Your private tour guide will pick you up at the hotel in the morning. You will first visit the colonial part of Cusco, You will have the chance to visit Cathedral (build in a Baroque style and having paintings of the Cusqueña school) and the temple of Qoricancha, more known as the gold covered temple (A place which we will appreciate in all its enchantment, the temple of the Thunderclap, Ray, Lightning, Rainbow, Stars and the temple of Santo Domingo). These places are important in a time of constant cultural development in architecture, religion and policy, started in the colonial time.

Next you will be driven to the archeological complex of Sacsayhuaman. It is situated on a mountain overlooking Cusco. Sacsayhuaman, a walled-complex is as many other Inca constructions made of large polished dry-stone walls, each boulder carefully cut to fit together tightly without mortar. Sacsayhuaman, is a huge, stunning site which holds the great house of the Sun, where the head  of the Puma of Cusco resides. Its megalithic, zigzag stone walls were pieced together with amazing skill, drawing the snake and other Andean symbols, like a lightning bolt across a great field.

Following we will go towards to Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, places that were dedicated to Mother Earth “Pacha mama” , unique center of celebrations and astronomical studies. This complex contains several rooms, inner plazas, aqueducts, vantage points, and pathways.

At the end of this tour you will be driven to your hotel. Your afternoon is free. However this evening, gather with your traveling companion to celebrate your journey during a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.

Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco (11100ft msnm).

Day 08: Fly to Lima(B)

The last day of the tour we will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the Cusco Airport for your domestic flight to Lima where you will arrive in time for your connecting international flight. 

INCLUDED
7 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
4 Dinners
   
Private vehicle
Vehicle shared from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
Vehicle shared on Inka Jungle Tour
Train
   
4 Nights at 3 Stars hotels
2 Nights at Lodge
1 Night at Hostel
  • A Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • A Professional Driver
  • All tours mentioned
  • One way Train To Machu Picchu
  • Round Trip Bus Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • All site and attraction entrance tickets
  • All Local Tax
NOT INCLUDED
  • International & domestic airfares, unless specifically mentioned.
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature such as gratuities, internet charges, excess baggage charges, laundry, beverages and meals not described in the itinerary.
  • Optional Huayna Picchu Hike: $20 Usd Per Person
  • Tips
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