Peru In Depth and the Inca Trail

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  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • The Inca Trail Fully supported fourday trek following the classic Inca Trail
  • Machu Picchu Discover one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, surrounded by cloudforest
  • Cusco Explore ancient capital city of the Incas
  • Arequipa Discover the fascinating Santa Catalina Convent
Start in Lima and end in Cusco, the tour Peru In Depth And The Inca Trail is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 19 days. You will travel through Paracas, Nazca, Puno and 11 other destinations in Peru. Peru In Depth And The Inca Trail is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Combine Peru's stunning highlights with trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Journey to the mysterious Nazca Lines, to the 'White City' of Arequipa, see the impressive Colca Canyon and spend a night on Taquile Island before reaching the former Inca capital of Cusco. Colca Canyon - See giant condors fly above one of the world's deepest canyons Lake Titicaca - Spend the night in a village guesthouse Machu Picchu - Discover one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, surrounded by cloud forest Quarry Trail - When Inca permits have sold out we are offering the Quarry Trek. Experience spectacular views on this quieter alternative route, joining the Inca Trail to trek into Machu Picchu
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • Stephen
  • On Dec 31 2019
5 - Excellent
Stephen's review for another Explore tour
“Excellent”
  • Michael
  • On Feb 29 2020
5 - Excellent
Michael's review for another Explore tour
“It was a great and memorable trip with a very interesting and varied itinerary. The essential part, as mentioned, was having a truly great guide - Pema Bhutia.”
  • Judith
  • On Mar 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Judith's review for another Explore tour
“Without Veeru's presence on the game drives we would not have experienced such a rich variety of sightings.”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip Lima, afternoon tour
  • Day 2 : Visit Pachacamac. Drive to Paracas National Park
  • Day 3 : Optional boat trip to Islas Ballestas. Continue to Nazca
  • Day 4 : Journey inland through the Andean mountains to Arequipa
  • Day 5 : Explore Peru's 'White City'. Visit Santa Catalina Convent
  • Day 6 : Continue to the town of Chivay. Optional afternoon walk in the Colca Valley
  • Day 7 : Walk along the Colca Canyon
  • Day 8 : Condor viewing. Drive to Puno on the shore of Lake Titicaca
  • Day 9 : Boat to Taquile. Stay in island village house
  • Day 10 : Island walk. Return to Puno by boat
  • Day 11 : Drive through mountains to Ollanta via Raqchi Temple
  • Day 12 : Free day in Sacred Valley. Optional whitewater rafting or walk to Moray
  • Day 13 : Commence Inca Trail walking to Llaqtapata ruins or walking to the site of Q'orimarca on the Quarry Trail
  • Day 14 : Follow the river to Llulluchapampa on the Inca Trail or cross Kuychicasa pass (4,450m) and visit Intipunku site on the Quarry Trail
  • Day 15 : Cross 'Dead Woman's Pass' (4,200m), hike through cloudforest to Phuyupatamarca on the Inca Trail or descend to Ollantaytambo on the Quarry Trail
  • Day 16 : Arrive to Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate
  • Day 17 : Revisit Machu Picchu. Return to Ollantaytambo by train.
  • Day 18 : Walking tour of Cusco. Visit to Sacsayhuaman
  • Day 19 : Trip ends in Cusco
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 18 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Britania Hotel (1 night)
  • El Mirador Hotel (1 night)
  • Oro Viejo Hotel (1 night)
  • Casona Plaza Colonial (2 nights)
  • Casa Andina Standard Colca - Chivay (2 nights)
  • Qelqatani Hotel (2 nights)
  • Taquile Village House (1 night)
  • Hotel Tikawasi Valley (2 nights)
  • Campsite (2 nights)
  • Campsite or Hotel (1 night)
  • El Santuario Hotel (1 night)
  • Yawar Inka Hotel (2 nights)
Transport
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Train
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader / Trek Guide
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
Others
  • Cook
  • Porter(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Lima and from Cusco are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Peru In Depth and the Inca Trail tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Peru In Depth and the Inca Trail tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 19 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 August 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Peru In Depth and the Inca Trail tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Peru In Depth and the Inca Trail tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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