Travel to South America and explore Peru's ancient Machu Picchu

Discover South America’s ancient ruins, explore colonial sights and wander through vibrant markets to get a real taste of Andean village life in the Sacred Valley. Take a winding train journey through the steep Urumbamba Valley to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Peru’s most famous site. The ancient ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu is truly extraordinary and has to be seen to be believed.

Start
Cuzco, Peru
Finish
Cuzco, Peru
Countries
Peru
Themes
Short Breaks
Code
GGHT
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 5
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
81kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Explore the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Immerse yourself in the culture of Cuzco
  • Experience traditional Andean life in the Sacred Valley
  • Enjoy unsurpassed views from the Vistadome train

Itinerary

Join an excursion to the Sacred Valley, dotted with archaeological sites, strategic fortresses and charming villages. Featuring carriages fitted with panoramic windows, the Vistadome train ride through the winding Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes offers awesome views from every angle. There's no need to fight for a window seat here! Spend the evening in the hot springs that lend the town its name.
That first glimpse of the famed ruins is an unforgettable experience. Be transported back in time on a guided tour of the ruins. Return to Cuzco by train later in the day.
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Inclusions

Meals
1 breakfast, 1 lunch

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Important notes

This trip is operated in join-in basis where you will be joined by other like minded travellers on transfer an during day excursions.

Name and passport number are required at time of booking. Delays to provide this information may result in third party booking fees.

Trip notes

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