Live the most incredible of Cusco; have a connection with nature discovering incredible valleys, amazing images and landscapes, wonderful people and hike to the 7th World Wonder to learn about the Incas culture. Start one of the most impressive hikes, the Luxury Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Porcelain or ceramic crockery, glassware and unique stone or wood plates.
Hot Shower Tent: Light Speed including cotton towels for body, face and hands.
Portable chemical toilet: Cleanwaste toilet system and toiletries.
First aid kit and oxygen bottle.
All the required Peruvian taxes (IGV).
International flights or domestic flights and airport takes
Walking sticks (if you request them in advance, we can provide you a pair of standard walking sticks per customer)
Extra transportation required along the trek due to unforeseen circumstances.
Hotel accommodation not mentioned.
Meals not indicated
Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
Suggestions & Restrictions
If you would like to climb to Huayna Picchu Mountain, please take in mind that is an unguided hike and require and additional cost. If you are interested, please consult with your travel specialist as we need to check availability far in advance.
Train stations and train schedules are subject to availability, also due to rainy season Poroy train station is closed from January to April of each year.
What to Expect
EXPERTISE We have a expert team of travel specialists, who have all turned their passion for travel into a vocation. Between them, they have visited nearly every corner of Peru and Bolivia.
FLEXIBILITY We curate tailor-made, truly individual travel experiences for our clients. View Latin America approach leaves our travellers with unforgettable memories.
24/7 ASSISTANCE At every stage of your holiday, from inception to conclusion, a View Latin America hand will be there to guide you.
WE ARE THE OPERATORS View Latin America is the Operator of all your experiences in Peru and Bolivia, This ensures a seamless holiday experience.
Day 1WELCOME TO CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY (L, D)
Arrive to the central enigmatic point in the world, to the most cultural and historic empire and discover beautiful green lands with authentic small towns
Upon arrival, be welcomed by your guide and then transfer to the Sacred Valley, the perfect place to be accustomed to the high altitude of the Andes. Our adventure begins with our first stop in the village of Pisac to visit its cheerful and colorful market used as a trading place for the infigenous communities. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase some souvenirs for your loved ones at home. Later, you will enjoy an exquisite lunch in a fine restaurant in the Sacred Valley. Visit Ollantaytambo, a cobblestone town that shelters a magnificent fortress. By the evening we have made arrangements for you to eat Peruvian gastronomy in an exclusive restaurant Afterward, the rest of the evening is yours to rest and enjoy it at your leisure
Day 2MARAS & MORAY HORSEBACK RIDING (B, L)
Special and incredible places wait for you today, riding a horse you will discover authentic Andean salt mines as well as and agricultural laboratory and the Incas culture
Start riding on Maras Salt mines direction and have a close view on how the salt is collected by hand. Later, we must keep riding up until we reach Maras village to check the antique San Francisco de Asis church. Reach soon the perfect stop to enjoy our picnic lunch with the views of a snow capped mountain. After lunch, ride through Maras and head towards Moray. An incredible place that used to be an agricultural laboratory in the Incas time. After this last visit it is time to get back to the ranch and from there you will be transported to your luxury hotel to enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure and perhaps you choose to indulge yourself in a massage session or a delicious dinner out.
After you have enjoyed a delicious breakfast, we will start with our exciting program of the day as we move toward the ranch.
Day 3CUSCO – WAYLLABAMBA (B, L, D)
An early arise awaits today, as you will be greeted into the enticing 4-day trek. Prepare for the adventure that is the begining of this amazing experience. Take your time efforts, delights, pleasure to start the world’s known Inca Trail; a route that will take you through different and incredible places and histories
This day starts with an early pick-up from your hotel in Cusco. Once you have enjoyed breakfast (or box breakfast) our guide will board you into your private transportation in direction to the starting point of the trek. On route, take a short break in the town of Ollantaytambo (2792 m. / 9160.1 ft.) to pick up any last minute supplies or use the restrooms. In continuation, we will drive for 40 min to reach Km 82, also known as Piscacucho (2675 m. / 8776.3 ft.) At this location, you will embark on your adventure and pass through many incredible archaeological sites along the way. After hiking for approximately 4 hours, your arrival will be at the Tarayoc site (2675 m. / 8776.3 ft.) where lunch will be served. After enjoying lunch, a hike for 2 hours will take you to Wayllabamba (2970 m. / 9744.1 ft.) a lovely village where our luxury campsite will be awaiting you. Before dinner, you will have the time to take a hot shower and a delightful massage. Afterward, you will visit the dining tent to enjoy the food prepared by our cook. Your bedroom tent will be awaiting your presence, so that you can enjoy a good night sleep.
Day 4WAYLLABAMBA – PACAYMAYO (B, L, D)
An intense and spectacular day. Many extreme efforts but with the very incredible views. You will have you reward,just wait and enjoy
Good morning and good breakfast! Let’s continue the path to Ravine of Ayapata (3328 m. / 10918.7 ft., 1.5 hours). A fairytale like forest waits for you. Walk catching your breath and taking pictures until lunch time in the Llulluchapampa campsite (3760 m. / 12335.9 ft.)
Keep admiring and wandering afterwards even in the Warmiwañusca Pass (Dead Woman’s Pass named after its sleeping lady shape). Cobbled steps will surprise you as you reach the final point of the descent to the Pacaymayo Ravine (3500 m. / 11482.9 ft.) Enjoy a luxurious night with a hot shower, massages, a delicate dinner and a peaceful sleep.
Day 5PACAYMAYO – PHUYUPATAMARCA (B, L, D)
Complexes, roots, routes, ups and downs to continue with the Incas history with its rich culture
Have you ever done yoga in the scenic Andes mountains? After yoga, nourish yourself with breakfast and start a 1 hour hike to the archaeological adventure in Runkurakay. Once you pass the Runkurakay Pass (3955 m. / 12975.7 ft.) the downhill path will lead you by a seaweed-covered lake. Let you puzzle your mind with the story of the Inca town of Sayacmarca (3585 m. / 11761.8 ft.) and Chaquicocha (3535 m. / 11597.8 ft.) and your palate with a gourmet lunch.
Back to the steps, walk for 2.5 hours and find the Phuyupatamarca Pass (3640 m. / 11942.3 ft.), the luxury campsite and even more peace as you relax with a hot shower, massages and dinner.
Before rest, have a toast with the hardworking porters, part of the dream-crafting team. Cheers!
Day 6PHUYUPATAMARCA - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO (B, L)
After so much effort and hiking, your reward will come; just have this last day hoping to see of the worlds wonder
The final day you wake up at 4:30 am and follow the sun to your final destination. Arrive at the beautiful Wiñaywayna archaeological site (2650 m. / 8694.2 ft.) and ascend to the sacred Sun Gate or Inti Punku (2750 m. / 9022.3 ft.). This will be your first sight of Machu Picchu Inca citadel (2430 m. / 7972.4 ft).
You will be accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, explaining to you the many secrets of this citadel. Be free to roam at your own leisure. To end your time at Machu Picchu, enjoy lunch at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hoteland take the bus departing back to Aguas Calientes to your train. Upon arrival, our representative will collect you and take you to your hotel in Cusco.
Day 7CUSCO WALKING TOUR & BAR CRAWL (B, L, D)
After so special and magic experience of the previous day, now you will know the beauty Cusco city known as the center of the world as a ritual center given the devotion they had for nature and its gods
Stroll the beautiful streets of Cusco by late morning. Be escorted to the Main Square where your knowledgeable guide will explain the history of the Cathedral and surroundings. Walk to Regocijo Square and San Francisco Convent while you learn about Cusco history. The next stop is the well-known San Pedro Market.
Later, have some free time to wonder at your own leisure and purchase souvenirs for your loved ones at home. By the evening, you will be taken to a special Bar Crawl, to visit 3 establishments and famous restaurants in Cusco.
Enjoy the night learning about the types of Pisco at Pachapapa, Kion and Calle del Medio restaurants. This is your last evening in the city, so we have organized a special farewell dinner at the Main Square with an incredible view of magical Cusco.
Day 8FAREWELL (B)
Never will be the moment to leave this accumulation of experiences and magical sensations, but it is time to back home with the best memories you ever have had
After an exquisite breakfast, this adventure finally ends. At the most appropriate time a representative will take you to the airport most important according to your schedule for you to take your flight home.