Sacred Land of the Incas Overview

Discover Peru's sacred land of the Incas. Visit Lima, the Amazon, Cuzco, Puno, Lake Titicaca, trek the Inca Trail and cross the border into Bolivia's La Paz.

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Travel to Peru and discover the ancient civilisation of the Incas

Travel to Peru and discover the secret land of the Incas as you journey along the coastal shores of Lima, travel beneath the Amazon Jungle's lush canopy, past the llama-filled plains of the Sacred Valley and beyond to tiny colonial towns. Embark on an adventure of a lifetime along the Inca Trail, trekking to Machu Picchu. Head to the dizzy altitude of Lake Titicaca before journeying to Bolivia and immersing yourself in the history of La Paz. This insightful adventure through Peru is sure to leave you astounded by the magic and mystery of the sacred land of the Incas.

  • Explore Lima's colonial centre
  • Go wild in the Amazon
  • Speak some Quechua in the Sacred Valley
  • Trek the Inca Trail
  • Experience the wonder of Machu Picchu
  • Visit Lake Titicaca's floating reed islands
  • Have an authentic experience on a homestay

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Lima, Peru
  • Finish:

    La Paz, Bolivia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (8 nts), Jungle Lodge (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Canoe, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    4-day Inca Trail trek and Machu Picchu guided tour, Coca Museum, Lake Titicaca boat tour & homestay, Leader-led walking tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    788kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip. On the following nights the single supplement is not available: Days 2-3 Amazon Jungle Days 6-8 Inca Trail Day 12 Lake Titicac 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.

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Day 1 Lima

Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.

Days 2-3 Amazon Jungle

A small city sitting on the confluence of the Tambopata and Madre de Dios rivers, Puerto Maldonado is the gateway for trips into Peru's incredible Amazon Jungle.

Day 4 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 5 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 6-9 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu

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 10 Cuzco

A World Heritage site set amongst red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.

Days 11-13 Puno/Lake Titicaca

Puno is a colourful town on the Peruvian shores of Lake Titicaca, expect to see traditionally dressed locals, chaotic markets and, if lucky enough, even dancing in the streets. Crossing the border of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and has some fascinating islands and hefty-sized frogs living within its waters. Known as the folklore capital of Peru, Puno often has colourful celebrations and is a great place to find goods made of alpaca wool.

Days 14-15 La Paz

Built in a canyon, the unique and bewtiching city of La Paz is filled with steep, cobbled streets, fascinating markets, evident tradition and captivating sights.
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