Why Explore Machu Picchu with TEP?
Vanya Lazarova, Liveauthentic Coaching
Come for a journey towards discovering your purpose and becoming the best version of yourself. Redesign your life to get to a place of true fulfillment and passion. Such unique adventures in nature often serve as a mirror for our internal journey of life. Ascending towards Machu Picchu and following the footsteps of the Inca trail to honor the God of the Sun, resembles honoring your truth, what you believe in and truly value in life.
Machu Picchu is the perfect environment to allow for connecting with what’s truly important to you. It holds the wisdom of one of the oldest empires in the world, along with breathtaking sacred sites and ancient mystical history. This is more than an adventure, this is an immersive transformation you’d not want to miss!
A Journey Within
The Path of the Sun is a unique adventure, a metaphor for one’s search of the light within. Our special March departure is an invitation to explore new heights, as you’re going deep within your authentic self. Access and understand your unique story, increase awareness of who you are and what you are here for, while exploring one of the most magnificent wonders of the world.
- Explore Cusco, once the heart of the Inca Empire and described by Travel & Leisure Magazine as “a living monument to Inca history”.
- Journey into the Sacred Valley along the Inca Trail, and find yourself surrounded by the majesty of the soaring peaks of the Andean Mountains.
- Our world-class guides are the pioneers in trekking on the Inca Trail and have been leading adventures to Machu Picchu for over 40 years!
- Discover the many secrets of Machu Picchu while falling under the spell of the Andean sun as you gain insight into the mysteries of the Inca Empire.
- Relax in the comfort and luxury of our 4 and 5 Star accommodations – featuring some of the most extraordinary resorts in Peru.
- Host City: Cusco, Peru (CUZ)
- Duration: 8 days / 7 Nights (4 Days Hiking)
- Accommodations: 4 Nights Hotel / 3 Nights Tented Camps
- Guest-to-Guide Support Ratio: 8:1
- Group Size Maximum: 24 People
- Trip Activity Level: Moderate*
*Please refer to our Trip Activity Level Guide or speak to one of our Adventure Consultants at 855-208-6800 to determine if this is the right trip for you.
Daily Itinerary Overview (Days 1 – 6)
Enjoy a warm welcome to Cusco, the ancient capital city of the Inca, as the excitement builds for the beginning of your adventure.
Enjoy the morning exploring the city on a guided walk to discover the sights, sounds and tastes of this lofty UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site. In the afternoon, our coach Vanya Lazarova will lead a special circle of growth session for our team.
Mystical mountains and the roaring Urubamba River add to the splendor as you explore the many ruins preserved along the way before settling into camp for your first night searching the sky for the Southern Cross.
Our trek continues along the Inca Trail passing through the small village of Huayllabamba before following the trail up a steady climb to our campsite this evening in a large Pampa. Sip coca tea as you enjoy expansive views of Mt. Huayanay and the sacred valley stretching below.
Our journey continues as we follow the natural contour of the terrain and the original Inca Trail over passes through spectacular ruins before settling into another night of rest and awe-inspiring vistas.
A day begins with a steep descent back to the sights and sounds of the lower elevations before finally reaching the Sun Gate and your hard-earned vantage point of the world wonder of Machu Picchu.
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2020 Start Date
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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy
- $100 to $300 (average range) | Internal Airfare
– Lima to Cusco / Cusco to Lima
Single Supplement: $900
Forced Single Supplement: $450
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Palacio del Inka | Cusco, Peru
One of the finest hotels in Peru and part of Starwood Resort’s Luxury Collection, Palacio del Inka is a 16th century mansion built as the home of a Spanish conquistador. Located in the heart of Cusco, it is walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and museums and is located across from the Koricancha, the most sacred temple in the Inca Empire. The spacious rooms are exquisitely appointed, combining Peruvian art and handcrafted furnishings with state-of-the-art technology. The on-site restaurant, Inti Raymi, serves authentic Andean specialties, with ingredients organically grown from the Sacred Valley. Take advantage of the full service spa that draws on the ancient healing mysticism of the Andes. VIEW HOTEL WEBSITE
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo | Aguas Calientes, Peru
Nestled into the mountainside on twelve serene acres of natural paradise, the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Resort was rated the #3 hotel in Central and South America in Travel and Leisure’s 2015 World’s Best Awards. Its Andean pueblo-style rooms are artfully designed for serenity and solitude serving as the ultimate Inca retreat. With a nod to modern culture, every room has complimentary Wi-Fi, plasma-screen satellite TV with DVD player, iPod speakers, and more. Their on-site restaurant offers daily tea and intimate dining options. This will be a dining experience to remember since it is overlooking the impressive Vilcanota River. So sit back, relax and take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Andean Mountains. Need to relax even more? Take advantage of the on-site Una Spa & Sauna for a relaxing massage or a quiet moment in the sauna. VIEW HOTEL WEBSITE
Private Coaching Experience
1-on-1 sessions: Vanya, our leadership coach will meet with each guest for a 1-on-1 personal coaching session, before and after the adventure. (Available in person, if based in New York City or via Zoom)
The sessions are tailored to each individual’s needs and focused on a particular area of life they wish to explore. In these sessions guests are invited to take a deeper look into what is coming up for them at the unique stage of their journey. Each guest will also receive a workbook, specifically designed to help them in preparation for the adventure, set their intentions and support them in getting the best out of their experience. The workbook will invite them to set aside private time to reflect and spur their capacity to incorporate deeper learnings into their life and business once their return. Through exercises, questions and contemplations each guest will be able to generate deep insights about their purpose and mission in life. They’ll be able to develop a unique set of skills to propel them towards personal growth and transformation.
A Circle of Growth: Self-Discovery Pre-Climb Session
A day before we embark on our adventure, we will gather together and form a circle of growth. It’s an invitation to explore what makes us who we are, share stories and explore our narratives in a coaching framework developed by our coach Vanya. We will understand how our unique perspective serves us or blocks us, learn mindful tools to increase awareness and build the most important relationship we’ll ever have- the one with ourselves.
- Discover the 7 levels of energy or consciousness through which we see the world and our circumstances.
- Learn how to use situations in our benefit and shift challenges into opportunities. Working with the energy levels and increasing our levels of Emotional intelligence.
- Take away tools to help us better navigate life and become who we really want to be.
Vanya works with entrepreneurial leaders who want to bring meaningful positive change into their life and business by improving their leadership style and performance. She completed her training at The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC), prior to that she went to Sofia University and completed a B.S. in History of Philosophy and Psychology, where she began her journey to study the human experience and the powerful role of the mindset in changing behavior and achieving success.
Passionate about creating tools and programs, she helps entrepreneurs and leaders from all walks of life to achieve their goals and fulfill their potential. She believes in a new definition of success, a new way of doing business, connecting, building families and communities. As entrepreneurs being in business, we seek financial freedom, but are even more inspired by what could that make possible. We are driven by love, massive impact, thought leadership, innovation, creativity and higher- consciousness.
Her career and the work she does reflect her lifelong curiosity and fascination with the field of personal development, the mind, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology and the human experience in general.
She’s currently based in New York City, however her commitment to her clients and work, often brings her abroad for projects or to take on trainings and expand her knowledge. Most recent travels brought her to a Buddhist temple in Northern Thailand to study mindfulness and meditation and apply the teachings in her work with business leaders around the world. She leads trainings and workshops for companies and various organizations such as WeWork and Techhub as well as online, on the topics of sustainable performance, emotional intelligence and leadership. She’s also a regular contributor to various publications including The Conscious Company Magazine, Addicted2Success, Medium, Thrive Global, Conscious Magazine and others.