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Machu Picchu Explorer

8 days, Lima to Lima

The women of the Womens' Weaving Coop in the Scared Valley, Peru
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A wonder of the ancient world, the “Lost City of the Incas” is the ideal place to unleash your inner historian. With 2 days to explore the Sacred Valley, once you’ve left the road less travelled, you’ll find majestic ruins, striking views of the Andes and local villages bursting with culture. Add in a local lunch at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant and a traditional pachamanca-style feast and your taste buds will be thanking you. As the premiere operator in the region, be assured we'll leave no stone unturned.

8 days

Lima to Lima

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Trip Code: SPEX

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A wonder of the ancient world, the “Lost City of the Incas” is the ideal place to unleash your inner historian. With 2 days to explore the Sacred Valley, once you’ve left the road less travelled, you’ll find majestic ruins, striking views of the Andes and local villages bursting with culture. Add in a local lunch at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant and a traditional pachamanca-style feast and your taste buds will be thanking you. As the premiere operator in the region, be assured we'll leave no stone unturned.

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Travel Style: Comfort

Great adventures, genuine experiences, and insider access with a few extra frills along the way.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

8 days

Lima to Lima

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: SPEX

Need a flight? We can help.

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Map of the route for Machu Picchu Explorer

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Lima

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Lima/Urubamba

Board an early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to visit the Ccaccaccollo community and Planeterra-sponsored Women's Weaving Co-op, explore the Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit| Your G for Good Moment Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3Urubamba

Visit the pre-Incan salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Ollantaytambo and Moray ruins. Enjoy a traditional Pachamanca-style meal of local specialities.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4Urubamba/Aguas Calientes

Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Aguas Calientes/Cusco

Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Cusco

Explore Cusco's historic streets, museums and local markets. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 7Cusco/Lima

Fly back to Lima and spend an afternoon in Peru's bustling capital.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8Lima

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
  • Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Cusco
  • Arrival transfer
  • Two-day Sacred Valley tour including Ollantaytambo, Moray and Pisac ruins, pre-Incan salt pans, and visit to the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op in a local village
  • Lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village
  • Experience a traditional Pachamanca-style lunch
  • Scenic train and guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Comfort hotels (7 nts).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Allow USD255-335 for meals not included.

Transportation

Minibus/van, train, plane, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Machu Picchu Explorer

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