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Combine the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley with the challenge of one of the world’s best-known hikes. The four-day Inca Trail trek passes through a stunning combination of the region’s ruins, mountainscapes and cloud forests. Once you catch your first glimpse of Machu Picchu in the early morning light, you’ll know it was all worthwhile. If a trek is out of the question for you, there is the option to train to Machu Picchu and continue on with your group

Inclusions
  • 6 night guided vacation
  • Guided hike to Machu Picchu with cooks and porters on Inca Trail (4 days) or Lares Trail if Inca permit not available or stay 2 extra nights in Cusco, which includes 2 tours and train to Machu Picchu
  • TREK: Hotels (3 nts), camping (3 nts) or TRAIN: Hotels (6 nts)
  • 8-13 meals depending on chosen route to machu picchu  (Allow USD 115-290 for meals not included)
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities by Train, private van, hiking
  • Ccaccaccollo Community and Women’s Weaving Co-op visit
  • Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Handmade biodegradable soap products for use on the Inca Trail
  • Representatives in Lima and Cusco, specialist Inca Trail or Lares Trail guide on hike
  • Airport pick up and drop off
September 7, 2021-June 30, 2022 from $1469 taxes included
July 3-October 15, 2022 from $1539 taxes included
Per person based on shared accommodation
My own room (hotel stay only) add $149
Don’t miss Lima – add 2 nights to explore Lima and flights to and from Cusco from $400 more

*Hike to Machu Picchu could be on Inca Trail or Lares Trail, depending on what permits are available at time of booking. The Inca trails permits have been reduced and the amount of hikers allowed on the trail per day is less. The 2021 permits have not been released yet. When you book or deposit on your tour add your passport information right away, so as soon as the permits are released yours are issued. The Lares trail is an option if hiking and you can not secure a spot on the Inca Trail.

 

Day 1: Cusco

Arrive in Cusco and transfer to the hotel. Meet the group at the welcome meeting, check for the start time on the welcome note at the hotel.
Hotel: Hotel Prisma (or similar)

Day 2: Cusco/Ollantaytambo (B/L)

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women’s weaving co-op before exploring the Pisac ruins. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. Finish the day exploring the Ollantaytambo ruins with a local guide.
Hotel: Inka Paradise (or similar)

Day 3-4: Ollantaytambo – Inca Trail Hike, Lares Trail Hike, Cusco Stay & Train (HIKE B/L/D, TRAIN B)

Choose to hike the Inca Trail (permit pending) or Hike the Lares Trail and train the final distance from Aguas Calientes into Machu Picchu or stay 2 additional nights in Cusco and train to Machu Picchu which includes 2 tours: Maras Salt Mines and Moray visit & Scenic Andean Drive and Piuray Lagoon Visit

Day 6: Wiñaywayna or Aguas Calientes to Cusco (B)

The final day of the Inca Trail hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Wake up around 03:30 and walk to the checkpoint. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.

Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet the CEO and any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Hotel: Hotel Prisma (or similar)

Day 7: Cusco (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport

Please note: 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.

Depart at any time.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287