Trace the footsteps of an ancient civilisation as you trek the Inca Trail.
This adventure takes you through a range of diverse scenery, from deep valleys and high mountain paths, through cloud forest and among spectacular snow-capped peaks. Experience that once-in-a-lifetime moment as you reach the Sun Gate and catch your first glimpse of the forgotten city of Machu Picchu.
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Overnight flight to Lima via Bogotá. (N)
Late morning arrival. Transfer to the José Antonio hotel for an overnight stay. Afternoon tour of Lima’s historic and colonial centre. (B)
Morning flight to Cuzco and continue to the Sacred Valley for a 2-night stay. (B)
Day at leisure. Optional visit to Ollantaytambo fortress or the small town of Maras and the amphitheatre-like terracing of Moray. (B)
Start your 4-day hike along the ancient Inca Trail. This is an arduous but rewarding adventure, passing spectacular scenery as you journey up mountain passes, through woodland and down steep valleys. Walk the Inca staircase and climb to Dead Woman’s Pass at 4,200 metres against a backdrop of snow-covered peaks. You will set up camp each night. We recommend that you have a good level of fitness in order to walk the Inca Trail as it can be strenuous in places. (B, L, D)
Enter the site at dawn through the Sun Gate and watch the sun rise over the Lost City of Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins before an afternoon at leisure. Stay overnight at El Mapi. (B, D)
Morning at leisure or option to further explore the ruins. In the afternoon, return to Cuzco on the Vistadome train. Transfer to the characterful El Mercado hotel for 2 nights. (B)
Half-day tour of Cuzco, including the cathedral and the pretty San Blas quarter. (B)
Morning at leisure before flying to Lima and home via Bogota.(B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
You will be trekking between 6 and 8 hours a day. You will sleep in comfortable North Face tents on inflatable mattresses with thermal sleeping bags. Porters will carry your luggage and camping equipment. All meals, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks are provided.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3627 3097 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk
El MaPi, owned by Inkaterra, is located in the village of Aguas Calientes, just a few minutes' walk from the train station and the Machu Picchu bus station. This smart contemporary hotel offer comfortable rooms with modern amenities and an organic spa, located on the top floor of the hotel, with panormanic views over the cloud forest.Features: 130 rooms, restaurant, bar, spa, sauna, Wi-Fi.Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe,...
Occupying the site of a former market, El Mercado Tunqui is a stylish boutique property with eye-catching interiors, located just a few blocks from the main plaza. The hotel features 32 rooms with contemporary design and an attractive central courtyard with ample seating areas. Fresh market cuisine and juices are prepared and served street vendor-style in the breakfast room/lounge or La Taberna...
The Jose Antonio Hotel is located in the modern district of Miraflores, 30 minutes drive from the Jorge Chavez International Airport, and close to the major commercial, financial, tourist and cultural centres as well as many excellent restaurants. The hotel offers 84 large guest rooms, a restaurant and a bar. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, telephone, cable television, air conditioning, safety deposit box, mini-bar and anti-noise...
The San Agustin Urubamba Hotel is a charming property located in the Sacred Valley and is surrounded by Andean peaks. Set amid gardens filled with flowers and trees, it offers 101 comfortable and cosy rooms, each with either a small terrace or balcony. Facilities include a spa offering a range of treatments, a restaurant and bar and an outdoor swimming...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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