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Cusco and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu


Cusco and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

8 Days from $1,949 / Person
*Flights not included, quoted separately

Cusco and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Hike the world famous Inca Trail to the World Wonder of Machu Picchu as you take in the authentic highlights of Peru on this customizable adventure. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the most rewarding challenges you can face as you arrive at the other-worldly site of Machu Picchu at sunrise. You’ll take in the beauty of the Sacred Valley and the Inca Capital of Cusco which is an equally rewarding experience for both history buffs and casual visitors.

Our trip specialists and tour guides are located in the area; they’ll take care of planning activities, meals and secret stops that any local would approve of.

What to expect from every Class Adventure Travel Tour:

  • Private and small group guides who go at your own pace
  • Private shuttle and transfers, unless otherwise noted
  • Trip specialists and guides who really know and live in the area
  • Personal recommendations for authentic, local experiences
  • Incredibly comfortable accommodations without sacrificing authenticity
  • Flexible itineraries that can be customized as much or as little as you want

What you will experience in a day of travel


Machu Picchu at Sunrise

Tour of Machu Picchu

Sanctuary Lodge

Machu Picchu Mountains

Vistadome Train

Dinner in Cusco

8 Day Sample Itinerary

Want more days? Fewer days? Fewer ruins? More trekking? Let us know! We do the planning just to make it easy on you, but the trip is all yours – we’ll add or subtract based on what matters most to you.

Days 1-3

The Sacred Valley

  • Inca past meets Peru’s present: Tour the Maras salt mines and Moray terraces.
  • Lunch at a spectacular Sacred Valley ranch with an award-winning Peruvian Paso Horse Show.
  • Visit vibrant traditional markets and see highly-skilled local weavers in action.

Begin your trip by exploring the unfathomable scenery, history and archaeology of this mystical valley surrounded by the peaks of the Andes. The days are filled to the brim with unforgettable views and cultural strongholds, but you can take everything at a leisurely pace! In addition to Inca ruins, you’ll see locals work the looms to produce those iconic textiles, visit Peru’s liveliest artisans’ market and enjoy a couple of gourmet meals along the way.

Days 3-6

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

  • Walk in the historic footsteps of the Inca on the famous trail to Machu Picchu.
  • Sunrise at Machu Picchu guided tour and gourmet lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge.
  • Scenic 1st Class Vistadome train ride through the Sacred Valley to Cusco.

26 miles, three mountain passes and a maximum altitude of 14,000 ft. lie between you and the ancient Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu as you depart on what is one of the most unforgettable travel adventures. Having hiked through stunning cloud forests, slept out under the stars and admired the scenery of the Sacred Valley, you’ll be rewarded with watching the sun rise over Machu Picchu in one of the quietest hours of the day. You’ll have this profound experience almost entirely to yourself, as you soak in the fruits of your labor. Throughout the Inca Trail and at Machu Picchu, your guide will provide you with all the facts, figures and legends while making sure you avoid the crowds to get the most from this once in a lifetime experience.

Days 6-8

Cusco

  • Private tour of Cusco’s highlights including aerial city views from Sacsayhuaman.
  • Explore Cusco’s authentic museums, Inca ruins, unique shops & enchanting streets.
  • Taste the best of Cusco’s local Peruvian fusion cuisine at our favored restaurants.

From the Temple of the Sun and Cathedral to the Inca Citadel of Sacsayhuaman and all the secret stops in between, Cusco is just ripe with historical stops and archaeological sites. The Inca capital is also home to a number of incredible restaurants and romantic bars that will keep you entertained all night. Many visitors like to add an extra day in Cusco to give them more time to soak up the atmosphere.

Cusco and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Highlights

Hotels & Pricing

Every Class Adventure Travel tour is personalized. We have relationships with a long list of hotels and lodges, restaurateurs and chefs, accompanied by our local guides and experts. Based on your interests, length of stay and budget, we’ll arrange a luxurious trip you’ll never forget.

Private Guided Tours, Hotels, & Prices
Option 1: Comfort
$1,949 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$2,099 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$2,499 /person
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Looking for a Group Experience
We have small group tours with daily departures for 8-15 people, with private guides and transfers dedicated to each group. Group tours save around 20% per person compared to individual private trips! Just tell us when you want to depart, what you want to see, and we’ll make sure you join in on the adventure!
$1,299 /person
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