Inca Trail Express Overview

Travel to Peru to discover the Inca, Peru's ancient civilisation. Walk the Inca Trail and visit Cuzco, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo's ruins on this express Peruvian tour.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,090
      CAD $1,125
      AUD $1,100
      EUR €820
      GBP £635
      NZD $1,225
      ZAR R11,005
      CHF FR995
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Inca Trail Express.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel to Peru and discover ancient civilisations on the Inca Trail

Travel to Peru to retrace the steps of the Inca, Peru's fascinating ancient civilisation. Follow the Inca from Cuzco, through the fertile heartland of the Sacred Valley and to the magnificent Ollantaytambo ruins before the ultimate adventure – trekking to Machu Picchu. This action-filled express Peruvian tour gets you closer to the secrets of this elusive civilisation on a breathtaking adventure along the Inca Trail.

  • Explore Cuzco's historic centre
  • Speak Quechua with the Sacred Valley locals
  • Trek the Inca trail, which once linked this ancient empire
  • See the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Peruse Peru’s colonial and Inca architecture

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cuzco, Peru
  • Finish:

    Cuzco, Peru
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Hotel (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Private minibus, Train
  • Included activities:

    Coca Museum

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    106kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip. This includes the Inca Trail where a single tent will be provided. Inca Trail permits are sold on request basis only. Once deposit is paid and passport details provided, Intrepid will endeavour to secure a permit for you. If Inca Trail permits are unavailable by the time you book, you can opt to hike the Inca Quarry Trail instead. The Inca Trail closes in February to allow cleaning and restoration works. If the trek portion of your trip starts in February you will be automatically booked to hike the Inca Quarry Trail. Should you choose not to hike at all, please let us know in writing at the time of booking so alternative arrangements can be made. Without this prior warning, local fees may apply. Important information regarding new regulations and booking procedures for the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,090
    CAD $1,125
    AUD $1,100
    EUR €820
    GBP £635
    NZD $1,225
    ZAR R11,005
    CHF FR995
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $155
    CAD $160
    AUD $157
    EUR €117
    GBP £90
    NZD $175
    ZAR R1,572
    CHF FR142
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Day 1 Cuzco

Cuzco is the gateway to Machu Picchu and a city with majestic architecture, impressive ruins, a lively town centre and cultural significance around every cobblestone corner.

Day 2 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

The Sacred Valley was once the heartland of the Inca Empire and now contains picturesque villages and impressive archeological sites. Located in the Urubamba Valley, the city of Ollantaytambo is an incredible archeological site and the starting point of the classic Inca Trail trek.

Days 3-6 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Winding around mountains, through valleys and up steep slopes, the iconic Inca Trail is a series of beautiful vistas and challenging hikes all the way to Machu Picchu. Built sometime in the 15th century and rediscovered in 1911, the staggering ruins of Machu Picchu were thought to be an estate for the Incan emperor, Pachacuti.

Day 7 Cuzco

A World Heritage site set among red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.
    • 7
    • GGTA
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,090
      CAD $1,125
      AUD $1,100
      EUR €820
      GBP £635
      NZD $1,225
      ZAR R11,005
      CHF FR995
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Walking
    • Original
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