Machu Picchu Express Itinerary

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

    • 7
    • GGSB
    • Contact us Discontinued trips tool tip
    • Original
Contact us
peru machu picchu view

peru machu picchu view

peru inca trail stairway from heaven

peru cusco dancing

Day 1 Cuzco

Welcome to Peru! Get acquainted with the intriguing blend of Inca and Spanish cultures and discover some of Cuzco's lesser-known sights on a guided walking tour. Take the opportunity to taste unique mate de coca (coca tea).
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

Learn about the local lifestyle and admire the picturesque scenery on a drive through the beautiful Sacred Valley. Browse markets for traditional handicrafts and pick up a few words of the Quechua language during a community visit. Spend the night in ancient Ollantaytambo.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 3-4 Cuzco

With ample free time - and an entry ticket to many of Cuzco's fascinating attractions - it'll be easy to go exploring here. Head out to see the archaeological sites of Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay, all of which are located just on the outskirts of town.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 5 Aguas Calientes

ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 6 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Wake early for a morning bus ride to monumental Machu Picchu. Spend the day exploring the ancient ruins with a local guide. Marvel at the timeless structures, reminders of a once-powerful empire. The scale of Machu Picchu is truly impressive and offers many iconic photo opportunities. Return to Cuzco after a day of awesome adventuring.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 7 Cuzco

Say farewell to the colours of Cuzco. Why not take the time to sample local cuisine or browse the shops and markets to pick up a memento before departing.