Machu Picchu Explorer by G Adventures

Machu Picchu Explorer | 8 days - Lima to Lima (map and itinerary overview below)

A wonder of the ancient world, the “lost city of the Incas” is the ideal place to unleash your inner historian. With 2 days to explore the Sacred Valley, once you’ve left the road less travelled, you’ll find majestic ruins, striking views of the Andes and local villages bursting with culture. Add in a local lunch at a Planeterra-supported community restaurant and a traditional pachamanca-style feast and your taste buds will be thanking you. As the premiere operator in the region, be assured we'll leave no stone unturned.


Day 1 Lima Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Lima/Urubamba Board an early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to visit the Ccaccaccollo community and Planeterra-sponsored Women's Weaving Co-op, explore the Pisac ruins and visit the Planeterra-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Urubamba Visit the pre-Incan salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Ollantaytambo and Moray ruins. Enjoy a traditional Pachamanca-style meal of local specialities.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4 Urubamba/Aguas Calientes Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5 Aguas Calientes/Cusco Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Cusco Explore Cusco's historic streets, museums and local markets. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Cusco/Lima Fly back to Lima and spend an afternoon in Peru's bustling capital.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Lima Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast