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Peru - Glamping along the Inca Trail

(11 Days)

Lima | Cusco | Sacred Valley | Huayllabamba | Pacaymayo | Phuyupatamarca | Machu Picchu

Day Routing
01 Lima

Arrival to Lima and hotel transfer. Remainder of the day at leisure in the “city of kings”.  Optional city tour with visit to Larco Herrera Museum.

02 Lima - Cusco

Flight to Cusco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire and South America’s archaeological heart. Walking tour with visits to the most important landmarks of both the Incan and the Colonial times.

03 Cusco

Discover the surroundings of Cusco: the fortress-temple of Saqsaywaman, the shrines of Kenqo, the cleansing water rituals at Tambomachay and the Korikancha, Temple of the Sun. Afternoon at leisure to stroll around ancient Cusco.

04 Cusco - Sacred Valley - Cusco

Explore the Sacred Valley. Visit to Awanakancha, a life museum of Andean camels, such as Llamas and     Alpacas. Discover the famous Pisac market and Inca fortress Ollantaytambo.

05 Cusco - Huayllabamba

Today begins your Deluxe Inca Trail Adventure, the unique 43km trek leading to the Sacred Inca City of Machu Picchu. Transfer to Piskacuchu, starting point of the Inca Trail. Follow the trail to Miskay and the Inca city Llactapata and reach the community of Huayllabamba, where we set our first camp.

06 Huayllabamba - Pacaymayo

Reach the first mountain pass, Abra Warmihuanusca. Landscapes change from sierra to puna to cloud    forest. Descend into the Pacaymayo valley, where we camp after approx. 7 hours of hiking.

07 Pacaymayo - Phuyupatamarca

Depart from Pacamayo and reach Runkurakay circular and Sayamarca ruins. From Sayamarca the stone trail leads us into the jungle. Cross “The Tunnel”, a natural cavity produced by landslide that was adapted by the Incas. We set our camp at the Phuyupatamarca ruins.

08 Phuyupatamarca - Machu Picchu

The last day of the trek leads you further down the trail to Winay Wayna ruins. See the Urubamba Valley and the river. We then head toward Inti Punku, the famous Sun Gate. From this fabulous spot, watch the sun rise over the sacred citadel of Machu Picchu.

09 Machu Picchu - Cusco

Explore the lost city of the Incas! In the afternoon take the train and bus back to Cusco.

10 Cusco - Lima

Return to Lima. Remainder of the day at leisure.

11 Lima

Transfer to the airport and homebound flight.