Climb, bike and hike through lofty Peru, including the Inca Trail
Push yourself on this active nine-day adventure through Peru. Scale the mountainside above the Sacred Valley, then make a thrilling descent by zip line. Spend half a day cycling through peaceful farmland where only locals and llamas venture. Retrace the ancient steps of the Inca as you trek to Machu Picchu via the classic Inca Trail or the lesser-known Quarry Trail – the choice is yours. This trip is breathtaking in more ways than one.
Click here to see Inca Trail permit availability.
Get a different perspective on the Sacred Valley when you scale a 400-metre cliff face using a via ferrata (iron path) then make a thrilling descent on a zip line.
Wave to local farmers and pass chewing llamas as you cycle off the beaten path and into the lesser-seen agricultural areas of the Sacred Valley.
It’s one of the world’s most incredible archaeological sites with a breathtaking location to match. Choose which route to take to Machu Picchu: one of two trails or the train.
Whether you trek the iconic Inca Trail or the equally stunning Quarry Trail, camping under the Andean stars is an experience you’ll treasure for ever.
Our trekking guides are certified and trained in-house. Each trekking guide also receives exclusive Intrepid training provided by mountain rescue experts in the field.
They don’t call it the ‘city in the clouds’ for nothing. Some people can suffer from altitude sickness during the trek, regardless of age or physical health. Please see the ‘Medical and health information’ section of the Essential Trip Information for details.
As the name would suggest, this trip involves plenty of physical activity. The fitter you are, the more you’ll enjoy it. You don’t need to be an athlete, but the itinerary is suited to those who prefer active adventures.
The cycling portion of this trip is within the ability of any rider except those who have never ridden before.
Hiking the Inca Trail and Quarry Trail you’ll be camping with basic facilities. It’s not exactly the Hilton, but you’ll have a team of porters to do the heavy lifting and cooking.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Peru: Hike, Bike & Climb trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
A single supplement is available on this trip. This includes the Inca Trail where a single tent will be provided.
INCA TRAIL PERMITS
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 https://www.intrepidtravel.com/machu-picchu-peru/quarry-trail
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.
PASSPORT DETAILS REQUIRED
Full passport details are required at the time of booking in order to purchase Entrance fees to certain sites. Additionally on certain trips it's needed to book bus, train or flight tickets. Delays to provide this information may result in booking fees or changes to your itinerary.
INCA TRAIL OR INCA QUARRY TRAIL
While hiking the 4 Day Inca Trail or the 3 Day Inca Quarry trail portion of this trip you may be joined by other Intrepid and/or non-Intrepid travellers.
Want an in-depth insight into this trip? Essential Trip Information provides a detailed itinerary, visa info, how to get to your hotel, what's included - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more.View Essential Trip Information