Absolute Peru

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: PHPT

From: £1943.20

Scan the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive G Lodge Amazon, contemplate mountain vistas or take an optional flight over the Nazca Lines — this epic journey explores the geography, culture, and history of Peru, offering you the perfect blend of guided excursions and free time. Hike the Inca Trail, which rewards those willing to break a sweat with stunning views of ruins, mountainscapes, and cloud forest. And because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food, service, and equipment.

Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Lima/Paracas (1B)

Enjoy a free morning in Lima before travelling by bus to Paracas.

Day 3 Paracas/Nazca

Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Nazca. En route, stop at a winery and at the Oasis of Huacachina.

Day 4 Nazca/Arequipa

Take a guided tour of the Nazca desert cemetery and potter’s studio. Opt for a flight over the Nazca Lines before the overnight bus to Arequipa.

Day 5 Arequipa

Enjoy a free day in Arequipa. Opt for a city tour or visit to the Santa Catalina Monastery.

Day 6 Arequipa/Colca Canyon (1B)

Travel to Chivay, a village near Colca Canyon, for an optional dip in the thermal baths. Continue on to nearby Colca Canyon for the day, take a guided tour to spot condors.

Day 7 Colca Canyon/Puno

Travel by bus to Puno. Arrive with a little time to wander the markets and explore the city.

Day 8 Puno/Lago Titicaca (1B, 1D)

Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a small village.

Day 9 Lago Titicaca/Puno (1B, 1L)

Visit the floating islands of Uros before returning to Puno. Opt to visit to Sillustani burial site.

Day 10 Puno/Cusco (1B)

Hop on the bus for a full day’s drive to Cusco.

Day 11 Cusco (1B)

Opt to go mountain biking, whitewater rafting, or relax in a cafÉ. Choose to pre-book a Cusco Cooking Class.

Day 12 Cusco/Ollantaytambo (1B, 1L)

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women’s weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).

Day 13 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins.

Day 14 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)

Start early to climb the long steep path to WarmiwaÑusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.

Day 15 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)

Cross two more passes and ruins on today’s trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.

At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the WiÑay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).

Day 16 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.

Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.

Day 17 Cusco (1B)

Enjoy a free day to explore Cusco or relax. Opt to go whitewater rafting, mountain biking or get a massage.

Day 18 Cusco/Tambopata (1B, 1L, 1D)

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized boat to the comfortable and intimate G Lodge Amazon.

Day 19 Tambopata (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy guided excursions by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes and along jungle trails. Spend some time relaxing in a hammock, enjoying the local swimming hole or visiting a nearby plantation. Go for a caiman-spotting cruise after dinner.

Day 20 Tambopata/Lima (1B)

Fly back to Lima for an optional final dinner and night out.

Day 21 Lima (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
17/11/2018 07/12/2018 0 £2299.00
24/11/2018 14/12/2018 10 £2299.00
28/11/2018 18/12/2018 9 £2299.00
01/12/2018 21/12/2018 8 £1943.20
05/12/2018 25/12/2018 0 £2429.00
08/12/2018 28/12/2018 0 £2429.00
12/12/2018 01/01/2019 6 £2429.00
15/12/2018 04/01/2019 0 £2429.00
22/12/2018 11/01/2019 2 £2429.00
24/12/2018 13/01/2019 0 £2429.00
01/01/2019 21/01/2019 5 £2299.00
03/01/2019 23/01/2019 0 £2299.00
09/01/2019 29/01/2019 4 £2299.00
23/01/2019 12/02/2019 11 £1954.15
06/02/2019 26/02/2019 11 £2299.00
11/02/2019 03/03/2019 0 £2299.00
20/02/2019 12/03/2019 16 £2299.00
28/02/2019 20/03/2019 16 £2299.00
06/03/2019 26/03/2019 11 £2429.00
16/03/2019 05/04/2019 8 £2429.00
20/03/2019 09/04/2019 5 £2064.65
23/03/2019 12/04/2019 16 £2429.00
28/03/2019 17/04/2019 9 £2064.65
03/04/2019 23/04/2019 12 £2429.00
06/04/2019 26/04/2019 4 £2429.00
10/04/2019 30/04/2019 16 £2429.00
13/04/2019 03/05/2019 14 £2429.00
17/04/2019 07/05/2019 10 £2429.00
20/04/2019 10/05/2019 11 £2429.00
25/04/2019 15/05/2019 12 £2429.00
27/04/2019 17/05/2019 13 £2429.00
30/04/2019 18/05/2019 4 £2429.00
01/05/2019 21/05/2019 9 £2429.00
04/05/2019 24/05/2019 16 £2429.00
09/05/2019 29/05/2019 9 £2429.00
11/05/2019 31/05/2019 1 £2429.00
15/05/2019 04/06/2019 7 £2429.00
18/05/2019 07/06/2019 16 £2429.00
20/05/2019 09/06/2019 16 £2429.00
23/05/2019 12/06/2019 14 £2429.00
25/05/2019 14/06/2019 8 £2429.00
29/05/2019 18/06/2019 9 £2429.00
03/06/2019 23/06/2019 11 £2549.00
08/06/2019 28/06/2019 13 £2549.00
12/06/2019 02/07/2019 8 £2549.00
15/06/2019 05/07/2019 16 £2549.00
20/06/2019 10/07/2019 16 £2549.00
22/06/2019 12/07/2019 9 £2549.00
26/06/2019 16/07/2019 6 £2549.00
29/06/2019 19/07/2019 16 £2549.00
01/07/2019 21/07/2019 16 £2549.00
04/07/2019 24/07/2019 2 £2549.00
06/07/2019 26/07/2019 6 £2549.00
10/07/2019 30/07/2019 16 £2549.00
13/07/2019 02/08/2019 16 £2549.00
15/07/2019 04/08/2019 12 £2549.00
18/07/2019 07/08/2019 14 £2549.00
20/07/2019 09/08/2019 15 £2549.00
24/07/2019 13/08/2019 13 £2549.00
27/07/2019 16/08/2019 16 £2549.00
29/07/2019 18/08/2019 14 £2549.00
01/08/2019 21/08/2019 14 £2549.00
03/08/2019 23/08/2019 16 £2549.00
07/08/2019 27/08/2019 12 £2549.00
10/08/2019 30/08/2019 16 £2549.00
12/08/2019 01/09/2019 16 £2549.00
17/08/2019 06/09/2019 10 £2549.00
21/08/2019 10/09/2019 11 £2549.00
24/08/2019 13/09/2019 16 £2549.00
26/08/2019 15/09/2019 12 £2549.00
29/08/2019 18/09/2019 16 £2549.00
31/08/2019 20/09/2019 16 £2549.00
04/09/2019 24/09/2019 6 £2429.00
05/09/2019 25/09/2019 16 £2429.00
07/09/2019 27/09/2019 7 £2429.00
12/09/2019 02/10/2019 6 £2429.00
14/09/2019 04/10/2019 16 £2429.00
18/09/2019 08/10/2019 15 £2429.00
21/09/2019 11/10/2019 14 £2429.00
23/09/2019 13/10/2019 16 £2429.00
26/09/2019 16/10/2019 16 £2429.00
28/09/2019 18/10/2019 14 £2429.00
02/10/2019 22/10/2019 16 £2429.00
05/10/2019 25/10/2019 13 £2429.00
10/10/2019 30/10/2019 16 £2429.00
12/10/2019 01/11/2019 16 £2429.00
16/10/2019 05/11/2019 16 £2429.00
19/10/2019 08/11/2019 16 £2429.00
24/10/2019 13/11/2019 16 £2429.00
30/10/2019 19/11/2019 15 £2429.00
02/11/2019 22/11/2019 13 £2299.00
05/11/2019 25/11/2019 16 £2299.00
09/11/2019 29/11/2019 16 £2299.00
13/11/2019 03/12/2019 14 £2299.00
16/11/2019 06/12/2019 16 £2299.00
23/11/2019 13/12/2019 16 £2299.00
27/11/2019 17/12/2019 14 £2299.00
30/11/2019 20/12/2019 16 £2299.00
04/12/2019 24/12/2019 16 £2429.00
07/12/2019 27/12/2019 16 £2429.00
11/12/2019 31/12/2019 15 £2429.00
14/12/2019 03/01/2020 16 £2429.00
21/12/2019 10/01/2020 16 £2429.00
23/12/2019 12/01/2020 14 £2429.00
01/01/2020 21/01/2020 16 £2299.00
08/01/2020 28/01/2020 16 £2299.00
22/01/2020 11/02/2020 16 £2299.00
19/02/2020 10/03/2020 16 £2299.00
04/03/2020 24/03/2020 16 £2429.00
14/03/2020 03/04/2020 16 £2429.00
18/03/2020 07/04/2020 16 £2429.00
01/04/2020 21/04/2020 16 £2429.00
04/04/2020 24/04/2020 16 £2429.00
11/04/2020 01/05/2020 16 £2429.00
15/04/2020 05/05/2020 16 £2429.00
18/04/2020 08/05/2020 16 £2429.00
25/04/2020 15/05/2020 16 £2429.00
29/04/2020 19/05/2020 16 £2429.00
02/05/2020 22/05/2020 16 £2429.00
09/05/2020 29/05/2020 16 £2429.00
13/05/2020 02/06/2020 16 £2429.00
16/05/2020 05/06/2020 16 £2429.00
20/05/2020 09/06/2020 16 £2429.00
23/05/2020 12/06/2020 16 £2429.00
27/05/2020 16/06/2020 16 £2429.00
30/05/2020 19/06/2020 16 £2429.00
06/06/2020 26/06/2020 16 £2549.00
10/06/2020 30/06/2020 16 £2549.00
13/06/2020 03/07/2020 16 £2549.00
20/06/2020 10/07/2020 16 £2549.00
27/06/2020 17/07/2020 16 £2549.00
01/07/2020 21/07/2020 16 £2549.00
04/07/2020 24/07/2020 16 £2549.00
08/07/2020 28/07/2020 16 £2549.00
11/07/2020 31/07/2020 16 £2549.00
15/07/2020 04/08/2020 16 £2549.00
18/07/2020 07/08/2020 16 £2549.00
22/07/2020 11/08/2020 16 £2549.00
25/07/2020 14/08/2020 16 £2549.00
29/07/2020 18/08/2020 16 £2549.00
01/08/2020 21/08/2020 16 £2549.00
05/08/2020 25/08/2020 16 £2549.00
08/08/2020 28/08/2020 16 £2549.00
15/08/2020 04/09/2020 16 £2549.00
19/08/2020 08/09/2020 16 £2549.00
22/08/2020 11/09/2020 16 £2549.00
29/08/2020 18/09/2020 16 £2549.00
02/09/2020 22/09/2020 16 £2429.00
05/09/2020 25/09/2020 16 £2429.00
07/09/2020 27/09/2020 16 £2429.00
09/09/2020 29/09/2020 16 £2429.00
12/09/2020 02/10/2020 16 £2429.00
16/09/2020 06/10/2020 16 £2429.00
19/09/2020 09/10/2020 16 £2429.00
21/09/2020 11/10/2020 16 £2429.00
23/09/2020 13/10/2020 16 £2429.00
26/09/2020 16/10/2020 16 £2429.00
30/09/2020 20/10/2020 16 £2429.00
03/10/2020 23/10/2020 16 £2429.00
10/10/2020 30/10/2020 16 £2429.00
14/10/2020 03/11/2020 16 £2429.00
17/10/2020 06/11/2020 16 £2429.00
24/10/2020 13/11/2020 16 £2429.00
28/10/2020 17/11/2020 16 £2429.00
07/11/2020 27/11/2020 16 £2299.00
11/11/2020 01/12/2020 16 £2299.00
14/11/2020 04/12/2020 16 £2299.00
21/11/2020 11/12/2020 16 £2299.00
25/11/2020 15/12/2020 16 £2299.00
28/11/2020 18/12/2020 16 £2299.00
09/12/2020 29/12/2020 16 £2429.00
19/12/2020 08/01/2021 16 £2429.00
23/12/2020 12/01/2021 16 £2429.00

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