Classic: TailorMade Peru: Machu Picchu Uncovered (SPMPTM)
Countries Visited: Peru Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Information Not Available
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore Cuscos historical centre and nearby ruins, Visit a womens weaving co-op in the Sacred Valley, Camp out the night before walking into Machu Picchu
Make it truly your own. Start with this TailorMade sample itinerary, then work with our Private Travel team to customize the tour. Trips to Peru are all the more rewarding when you can customize how youll take in the sights, like the stunning Sacred Valley and, of course, the ancient Incan wonder of Machu Picchu. Whether you choose to spend more time with Indigenous communities in remote villages or wandering around Cuscos bustling food markets, its your call.
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|Offer valid through 6/30/2020|
|Day 1||Lima||Day 1 Lima|
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included. Additional Notes: Please note that hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control. Included Activities: Lima Meet and Greet Assistance Services Transport: Private Vehicle (0.25 hour(s))
|Day 2||Cusco||Day 2 Lima/Cusco (1B)|
Fly to Cusco and enjoy a city tour to get acquainted with the city. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to acclimatize to the altitude or explore. Included Activities: Cusco City Tour Transport: Plane (1.00-1.25 hours, 1101km) Private Vehicle (0.30 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.25 hour(s))
|Day 3||Ollantaytambo||Day 3 Cusco/Ollantaytambo (1B, 1L)|
Visit the Ccaccaccollo community centre see local weaving and dyeing techniques used to create garments and souvenirs, and learn how the Planeterra weaving co-operative has impacted the community. This includes the purchase of alpacas to provide a steady supply of wool, looms, and sewing machines as well as several training courses on production, sales and small business management. After, stop for lunch at the Parwa Community Restaurant. Learn how the resident-run restaurant was kickstarted by G Adventures and the Multilateral Investment Fund, to become a successful farm-to-table program that boosts the local economy and several spin-off microenterprises. Tour the fascinating hilltop citadel of Pisac, an Incan ruin with plunging gorges, a ceremonial centre, and winding agriculture terracing thats still in use today. Continue on to tour the town and fortress of Ollantaytambo with a local guide. Take a step back in time at this Inca archaeological site. Included Activities: Sacred Valley Tour - Ccaccaccollo, Parwa Restaurant, Pisac & Ollantaytambo Ruins
|Day 4||Aguas Calientes||Day 4 Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes (1B)|
Journey to Aguas Calientes and opt to visit the local hot springs and hit the market. Those who have purchased and pre-booked the 1-day Inca Trail hike will disembark the train at 104km and trek to the Sun Gate for the first glimpse of Machu Picchu before re-joining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night. Transport: Local train (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 5||Cusco||Day 5 Aguas Calientes/Cusco (1B)|
Start early to catch the sunrise at the top. Take the bus up to the historic spiritual centre of the Incas, the Lost City of Machu Picchu. Tour the ruins with an expert guide then explore on your own. Later, return by train to Ollantaytambo and meet a private vehicle to head back to Cusco. Included Activities: Machu Picchu Guided Tour Transport: Local train (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (73km)
|Day 6||Cusco||Day 6 Cusco (1B)|
Please note: for the Cusco Cooking Class you will be picked up from your hotel at approx 12:30 and taken to a local market and restaurant to prepare and enjoy a traditional Peruvian meal. Return back to your hotel around 16:00. Included Activities: Cusco Cooking Class
|Day 7||Lima||Day 7 Cusco/Lima (1B)|
Head to the airport and fly back to Lima. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.35 hour(s)) Plane (1.00-1.25 hours) Private Vehicle (0.25 hour(s))
|Day 8||Lima||Day 8 Lima|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.