Andes Adventure

I had an amazing trip! A once in a lifetime experience, and memories I will cherish forever ... the entire experience from booking to trekking was exceptional, I couldn't expect higher standards.

Gabrielle Johnston | North Ryde, Australia
 
 

Peru & Inca Trail Explorer

Peru's diverse landscapes and colourful history are worthy of intimate exploration. This itinerary combines the historical and natural attractions with a trek along the classic Inca Trail. From Lima's world famous museums, we cruise the Ballestas Islands viewing the bountiful seal and bird colonies, before continuing to the fascinating Nazca Lines. From Arequipa, the beautiful 'white city' where the 16th century Santa Catalina Convent is located, our journey continues to the Colca Canyon, the deepest in the world, and a great location for spotting Andean Condors. On Lake Titicaca we spend a night on an island homestay before continuing across the high Altiplano to explore Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Our classic trek along the Inca Trail winds its way to the Sun Gate providing us with a superb view of the Machu Picchu ruins - a fitting finale to this all encompassing adventure.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Lima
DAY 2 In Lima, drive to Chincha
DAY 3 Visit the Ballestas Islands
DAY 4 To Nazca, afternoon bus to Arequipa
DAY 5 In Arequipa
DAY 6 To Colca Canyon
DAY 7 At Colca Canyon, drive to Puno
DAY 8 Boat across Lake Titicaca, overnight with local family
DAY 9 Return by boat to Puno and drive to Cusco
DAY 10 Sightseeing in Cusco
DAY 11 To Sacred Valley of the Incas
DAY 12 Day walks in Sacred Valley
DAYS 13/15 Inca Trail Trek
DAY 16 Conclude trek at Machu Picchu
DAY 17 At Machu Picchu, afternoon return to Cusco
DAY 18 In Cusco
DAY 19 Transfer to airport, trip concludes

traveller reviews

Overall this was the best holiday i have ever had. For me the Peru trip was the highlight. Terrific guides, amazing history, scenery, people, culture, food, music, pottery, art, architecture and mountains!

M. Ross WA, Australia

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Trip Code: PTV
Trip Grading: Introductory
Duration:  19 days
Activities:  Trekking Wildlife Safari Day Walking Adventure Touring
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Next Trip:  25 April 2017
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price: $3,149.00 USD

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Park & entry fees valued at: $290 USD
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