Explore Machu Picchu with TEP
Visit Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is one of our planet’s greatest archeological treasures. On this Inca Trail adventure, you will have the opportunity to explore over 200 buildings of these incredible grounds, as you get drawn into the power of the sun – the Inca tapestry of belief unraveling a bit more with every new discovery along the way.
Inca Trail Adventure
The Story unfolds along the mythical Path of the Sun as you step back in time and follow in the footsteps of the Incas on their holy journey to honor Inti, the God of the Sun. On this Inca Trail hiking tour, travel through the Sacred Valley as misty peaks, verdant terraces, and imposing archaeological sites fill the scenes. On your epic Machu Picchu trip you will enjoy hearty meals, endless cups of coca tea, and mysterious lore amidst the majestic Andean mountains. As you make your way to Inti Punku, the Sun Gate, you will enter the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the most magnificent wonders of our 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 as you hike the Inca Trail, and find yourself surrounded by the majesty and soaring peaks of the Andean Mountains.
- Our world-class guides are the pioneers in Inca Trail trekking and have been leading hiking adventures to Machu Picchu for over 40 years!
- Discover the many Incan secrets on your guided tour to 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
- Activities: Inca Trail Hiking / Machu Picchu Tour
- Guest-to-Guide Support Ratio: 8:1
- Group Size Maximum: 12 people (Private Closed Groups: 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 Empire, as the excitement builds for the beginning of your Machu Picchu adventure.
Enjoy an afternoon exploring the city on a guided Cusco walking tour to discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of this lofty UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site.
Today is the beginning of your Inca Trail hiking adventure. 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 Inca Trail trek continues as we pass 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 Machu Picchu adventure continues as we follow the natural contour of the terrain and the original Inca Trail over passes and through spectacular ruins, before settling into another night of rest and awe-inspiring vistas.
The day begins with a steep descent back to the sights and sounds of the lower elevations as we complete the final section of the Inca Trail hiking tour, before finally reaching the Sun Gate and your hard-earned vantage point of the world wonder of Machu Picchu.
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2021 Start Dates
- July 9, 2021
- August 13, 2021
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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 Hotels: $900
Single Supplement Tents: $50
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
Step back in time and follow in the footsteps of the Inca, one of the greatest empires in history. Adhering to the mythical Path of the Sun, on this Inca Trail hiking tour you will pass through ancient ruins, rural villages, and cloud forests before reaching the steps of the Sun Gate and the Sanctuary of the breathtaking Machu Picchu!