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Peru Highlights of the Sacred Valley

  • Sport and adventure
Enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of Peru on foot, by mountain bike, on horseback or on an inflatable raft! Discover this country rich in culture, and nature, offering you adventures and outdoor activities such as hiking in the Colca Canyon, mountain biking in the Sacred Valley, horseback riding to old Inca ruins and rafting on the Urubamba River! Unleash your adrenalin!!

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Lima

Welcome to Peru...
• Upon arrival at Lima Airport our personnel will
   escort you to your hotel
• Enjoy the vibrant city - wonderful restaurants
   and bars to lounge in
• Sleep well for your 12-day adventure ahead

The Place (Lima)

Day 2: Arequipa, The 'White City'

The White City...
• Flight to Arequipa, then check into hotel before
   your guided tour
• Visit the Plaza de Armas and the Santa Catalina
• View panoramas of the city, and volaconoes Misti
   and Chachani

Night at Hotel Su Majestad (Arequipa)

Day 3: Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon tour...
• Early start for one of the deepest canyons of the
• Observe the flight of the condor from Cruz del
• Hike to the village of San Juan de Chucco for your
   night in a bungalow

ArequipaColca CanyonSan Juan de Chuccho

Day 4: Hike To Oasis de Sangalle

Your second day...
• Visit mountain villages Cosnirhua and Malata and
   meet the locals
• Destination: oasis Sangalle, enjoy the pool and
   relax under palm trees
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner on us


Day 5: Climbing Colca Canyon

Hiking boots on...
• Take a 3 hour hike to Cabanaconde for breakfast
• Bus to Chivay and stop at several viewpoints to
   enjoy breath-taking vistas
• Afternoon bus trip to Puno, located on the bank
   of Lake Titicaca

Casona Plaza (Puno)

Day 6: Boat Trip Through Lake Titicaca

A day of water...
• Transfer from hotel to the dock in Puno for a boat
   trip on Lake Titacaca
• Reach the floating islands,made of reed, fastened
   to pegs to avoid drifting
• View the archaeological complex Pachatata on
   Amantanj Island

Casona Plaza (Puno)

Day 7: From Puno To Cusco

Pukara Archaeological Site...
• Cross the Colla plateau to Pukara - pre Inca
   Pukara culture
•Traverse the La Raya pass, marking the beginning
   of Cusco region
• Continue on to Andahuaylillas, visiting the 'Sistine
   Chapel' of South America

Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 8: Horseback to Inca Ruins

A day of riding...
• Tambomachay, formerly a most sacred place of
   the Inca Empire
• Puka Pukara- ancient fort, and Kenko -sanctuary
   with many altars
• Onwards by foot to Saqsayhuamán - stunning
   fortress, then to Cusco

Kenko, Cusco
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 9: Rafting On The Urubamba River

A little team-work...
• After breakky head out for a day of rafting on the
   Urubamba River
• Learn safety instructions at the Cusipata River
• Return to base camp for well-deserved sauna or
   hot shower

Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 10: The Sacred Valley By Mountain Bike

Inca wonders...
• Ride to Moray - a former Inca agricultural
   laboratory for plant survival
• Continue to the saline of Maras, dating to the
   Incas, still used today
• Return to the foot of Machu Pichu to stay with  
   hosts in home stay

Sol Ollantay (Ollantaytambo)

Day 11: Machu Picchu

We've arrived at Machu Picchu...
• Discover this famous archaeological complex,
   covered in morning mist
• Roam the alleys of the citadel - it's quarters,
   squares, paths and observatories
• After an astounding day in Machu Picchu return
   to Ollantaytambo

Sol Ollantay (Ollantaytambo)

Day 12: Ollantaytambo And Pisaq

Impressive ruins...
• After breakfast travel to Ollantaytambo - where
   Inca guarded the Sacred Valley
• Follow the Urubamba River to Pisaq - an
   archaeological complex
• Visit a traditional market in Pisaq before returning
   to your hotel in Cusco

OllantaytamboPisaq, Cusco
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 13: Free Time In Cusco

Relax and unwind...
• Take the day to meet the wonderful local people
   and learn of their culture
• An opportunity to buy souveniers, and explore
   the streets of Cusco
• Relax and enjoy your hotel before your flight

Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 14: Flight to Lima - Departure

Thank you for visiting...
• Say goodbye to this wonderful country and its
• Transfer to the airport in Cusco then to Lima
• Take your connecting flight back to Europe -


Lima Arequipa Colca Canyon San Juan de Chuccho Sangalle Cabanaconde Chivay Puno Lake Titicaca Cusco Kenko Urubamba Chinchero Moray Valle Sagrado Ollantaytambo Machu Picchu Pisaq

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,390 / 14 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person, based on double occupancy

Included in price:

  • Accommodation in 3*** hotels (according to local standards) and in homestays as mentioned in the programme
  • the meals mentioned as “included”
  • private and public/collective transfers
  • assistance at airports
  • English speaking guide as mentioned in the programme
  • excursions scheduled in the programme
  • the national flights Lima – Arequipa and Cusco – Lima
  • the entrances to national parks, historic sites and museums scheduled in the programme

Not included in price:

  • International flights
  • travel insurance
  • lunches and dinners not mentioned in the programme
  • drinks
  • tips
  • the single supplement (ask us)
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