The Machu Picchu Trek on the World Heritage-listed Inca Trail to ‘the Lost City of the Incas’ inspires wonder.
Peru inspires wonder at every turn. From high mountains to lush valleys, traditional Quechuan villages and mystical ruins, this beautiful country beams with cultural pride.
On this amazing adventure, you’ll trek the spectacular Inca Trail to Machu Picchu—considered one of the greatest treks in the world. With time to acclimatise in Cusco, you will follow a well-defined path under the care of experienced guides. Over four days you’ll traverse high passes and explore mist-shrouded ruins. You’ll descend into verdant valleys and camp under the stars.
Concluding at Machu Picchu, you’ll experience the majesty and mysticism of the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ and bask in its enigmatic grandeur.
As part of this adventure, you will also explore other famous Inca ruins, including Phuyupatamarca, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo.
- Explore ancient ruins and walk the cobbled streets of Cusco
- Marvel at stunning valley vistas by day and camp in the shadow of the Andes at night
- Experience the mysticism of the Sacred Valley, the heartland of the Inca Empire
Day 1: Depart Australia (arrive Peru same day)
Day 2: Cusco
Day 3: Sacsayhuaman
Day 4: Pisac
Day 5–8: Inca Trail trek
Day 9: Machu Picchu
Day 10: Cusco
Day 11: Depart Peru
Day 12: Transit day
Day 13: Arrive home
Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 13 days
Challenge duration: 4 days
Challenge grade: 3.5/5 (moderate)
Accommodation: Twin-share in 3 star hotels and comfortable camping (single supplement applies)