Peru

10 days

This is a suggested itinerary according to our experience in the destinations. 

As all other itineraries, it can be totally personalized to your preferences.

Lima, Cusco & Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

History, Adventure and Delight in the Mystic Peru
Itinerary

Day 1

  • Arrival in Lima

  • City Tour Historic Downtown

  • Dinner at Huaca Pucllana - View of the Pyramids of Huaca Pucllana

Day 2

  • Flight to Cusco

  • City Tour Cusco

  • Visit Koricancha - The Santo Domingo Convent, the spanish monastery built over the Sun Temple, the most important temple at the Capital of the Inca Empire

  • Visit Sacsayhuaman - The fort that protected the Inca Empire Capital

Day 3

  • Tour to the Sacred Valley

  • Pisac Ruins and the Agricultural Terraces

  • Ollantaytambo Archeological Site, the Inca city that remains alive

  • Pisac Market, the traditional Market

  • Moray Agricultural Laboratory

  • Inca Trail Briefing at the Hotel

Day 4

  • Day 1 of Inca Trail

  • Breakfast and Passport check at the Trailhead

  • 14 km - 8.6 Miles to the first camp

Day 5

  • Day 2 of Inca Trail

  • 16 km - 10 Miles

  • Climb to the Dead Woman Pass, the highest altitude of the Inca Trail

  • Visit Runku Raccay and Sayacmarka Inca Site

Day 6

  • Day 3 of Inca Trail

  • 10 km - 6 Miles

  • Visit the Most Beautiful Inca Site of the Trail, Wiñay Wayna

  • Thank you Ceremony with the Porters

Day 7

  • Day 4 of Inca Trail

  • Machu Picchu Day!

  • 5 km - 3 Mile

  • Visit the ruins of the Lost City of the Incas

  • Take the Bus to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Pueblo

  • Train to Cusco

Day 8

  • Morning in Cusco to visit the San Pedro Market and Walk Cobblestone Streets

  • Flight to Lima

  • Nightlife in Barranco, the bohemian neighborhood

Day 9

  • Miraflores and Larcomar

  • Museo Larco

Day 10

  • Return Home

What to Pack
  • Hiking Boots

  • Moisture wicking socks (merino wool)

  • Dry Fit Shirts

  • Hiking pants

  • Base layers (for sleeping and early mornings)

  • Windproof rain jacket

  • Hiking Poles

  • Headlamp

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen (The sun in Altitude is much more aggressive)

  • Water Bottle or Hydration Bladder

  • Wipes

  • Lightweight fast drying towel

  • Plastic Bags for Trash

  • Sunglasses

  • Blister plasters

  • Power bank

  • Sleeping bag linens