Signature Peru with Lares Inca Trek
Explore the best of Peru, Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu on this 11 day adventure.
First exploring the local eats in Lima, the 'gastronomical capital of the Americas', then flying over the Andes to Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Rest up in Cusco, before embarking on a Sacred Valley and Lares Adventure.
Our Sacred Valley and Lares adventure will see you exploring charming towns, and seldom-visited Inca archaeological sites, as well as some hiking through the highlands with stunning views. There is time to learn about the local cultures and see the daily life in these traditional Andean communities. This programme has some flexibility along the way, if you are feeling more energetic, then opt for the hiking option on the day, if not, there are visits to remote villages to meet textile weavers, or a close up visit with friendly llamas, alpacas, and vicuñas. At night your accommodation will be comfortable lodges run by the community, using some traditional Inca building techniques.
Then board your train bound for the iconic Machu Picchu, where you will spend a night at Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu pueblo. A guided tour with a local will help you appreciate the importance of these famous ruins.
Still wanting more, add on our signature Amazon, Puno and Lake Titicaca or even Bolivia!
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Handpicked hotels and lodges- stay in comfortable accommodation along the way, including Casa Republica, our boutique hotel in bohemian Barranco, one of Lima's most vibrant districts.
Gain insight into the fascinating and colourful culture of Peru as you travel through the beautiful Lares Valley, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, deep into the heart of the Incan empire...be wowed by the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu.
5 days will be spent on a Sacred Valley and Lares Adventure. This will see you walking ancient and remote trails, and observing the daily life of traditional Andean communities, and staying in comfortable community owned lodges at night.