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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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      USD $1,115
      CAD $1,125
      AUD $1,175
      EUR €795
      GBP £700
      NZD $1,390
      ZAR R10,685
      CHF FR975
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Inca Trail Express.
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Day 1 Cuzco

Get acquainted with this charming city's intriguing blend of Inca and Spanish cultures on a guided walking tour of its lesser-known sights. Don't miss the opportunity to sample mate de coca (coca tea).
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

Travel through the lush Sacred Valley, looking out for the maize crops covering the terraces that stretch high up the valley walls. Stop in at a local community to learn about their traditional lifestyle and maybe try your tongue around a few words of the Quechua language. Spend the night exploring the Ollantaytambo ruins – a magnificent example of Inca urban planning.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 3-6 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Trek the Inca Trail, the former highway of the Peruvian empire. Follow the ancient paths through dense cloud forest, past crumbling temple ruins and over the challenging mountain peak of Warmiwanusc, also known as 'Dead Woman's Pass'. On the final morning, climb the steps to Intipunku, the 'Sun Gate', and see incredible Machu Picchu appearing through the mist. Spend the day uncovering the mystery of these amazing Inca ruins before returning to Cuzco.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 3, Hotel - 1

Day 7 Cuzco

Still seeking adventure? Why not head to the Urubamba River for some whitewater rafting or mountain biking thrills. Those with weary legs and a hearty appetite can choose to have lunch at the Aldea Yanapay Cafe, an initiative that provides Cuzco's underprivileged kids with health and education facilities.