Peru On A Shoestring

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SPPS

From: £874.65

Climb the legendary Inca Trail to the cloud forest citadel of Machu Picchu, dine the traditional way at a ceremonial Pachamanca feast, or take an optional flight over the Nazca Lines — the adventure is yours to choose! With the services of a CEO (Chief Experience Officer) and your€commodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the region’s main sights, providing plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you’ll never forget. Take a trip that’s packed with just the essentials — 14 days of maximum Peru at minimum cost. This is everything you imagined Peru would be — and more!

Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Lima/Nazca

Head south to Nazca, home to one of the world’s greatest archaeological mysteries: the Nazca Lines.

Day 3 Nazca/Arequipa (1D)

Enjoy free time to explore Nazca and opt for a flight over the famous Nazca Lines. Assist in preparing a traditional "Pachamanca" dinner, before the overnight bus to Arequipa.

Day 4 Arequipa

Wander the streets of the ’white city’ and opt to visit the Catalina Convent.

Day 5 Arequipa/Chivay (1B)

Take a full-day tour of the spectacular Colca Canyon, and soak in hot springs. Admire the pre-Inca terraces and the wildlife, including alpacas, llamas, and vicuÑas.

Day 6 Chivay/Cusco (1B)

Set out looking for the majestic soaring condors. Return to Arequipa, and catch an overnight bus to Cusco.

Day 7 Cusco

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

Day 8 Cusco/Ccaccaccollo (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the G Adventures-supported women’s weaving co-op in the Ccaccaccollo community. Learn a few Quechua words while staying overnight with one of the families and taking part in daily€tivities.

Day 9 Ccaccaccollo/Ollantaytambo (1B)

Embark on an optional Sacred Valley tour that includes markets and Incan historical sites and ruins.

Day 10 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the hike begins.

Day 11 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 12 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)

Cross two more passes and ruins along the way. 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 cloud forest on the 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 13 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Wake up around 03:30 and walk to the checkpoint. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore. 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 14 Cusco (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
18/11/2018 01/12/2018 0 £1099.00
25/11/2018 08/12/2018 0 £1099.00
02/12/2018 15/12/2018 3 £1099.00
09/12/2018 22/12/2018 8 £1099.00
16/12/2018 29/12/2018 0 £1099.00
23/12/2018 05/01/2019 14 £1099.00
06/01/2019 19/01/2019 0 £1029.00
13/01/2019 26/01/2019 0 £1029.00
17/02/2019 02/03/2019 13 £1029.00
24/02/2019 09/03/2019 15 £874.65
03/03/2019 16/03/2019 14 £874.65
10/03/2019 23/03/2019 7 £1029.00
17/03/2019 30/03/2019 14 £1029.00
24/03/2019 06/04/2019 9 £1029.00
31/03/2019 13/04/2019 16 £1029.00
07/04/2019 20/04/2019 12 £1029.00
12/04/2019 25/04/2019 10 £1029.00
14/04/2019 27/04/2019 12 £1029.00
21/04/2019 04/05/2019 15 £1029.00
28/04/2019 11/05/2019 12 £1029.00
05/05/2019 18/05/2019 16 £1139.00
10/05/2019 23/05/2019 13 £1139.00
12/05/2019 25/05/2019 18 £1139.00
19/05/2019 01/06/2019 14 £1139.00
26/05/2019 08/06/2019 13 £1139.00
02/06/2019 15/06/2019 17 £1169.00
09/06/2019 22/06/2019 17 £1169.00
14/06/2019 27/06/2019 18 £1169.00
16/06/2019 29/06/2019 16 £1169.00
23/06/2019 06/07/2019 18 £1169.00
30/06/2019 13/07/2019 15 £1169.00
07/07/2019 20/07/2019 18 £1169.00
12/07/2019 25/07/2019 16 £1169.00
14/07/2019 27/07/2019 15 £1169.00
21/07/2019 03/08/2019 12 £1169.00
26/07/2019 08/08/2019 18 £1169.00
28/07/2019 10/08/2019 17 £1169.00
04/08/2019 17/08/2019 17 £1169.00
11/08/2019 24/08/2019 17 £1169.00
18/08/2019 31/08/2019 16 £1169.00
25/08/2019 07/09/2019 18 £1169.00
01/09/2019 14/09/2019 14 £1139.00
08/09/2019 21/09/2019 18 £1139.00
13/09/2019 26/09/2019 0 £1139.00
15/09/2019 28/09/2019 0 £1139.00
22/09/2019 05/10/2019 18 £1139.00
29/09/2019 12/10/2019 16 £1139.00
06/10/2019 19/10/2019 18 £1139.00
13/10/2019 26/10/2019 18 £1139.00
18/10/2019 31/10/2019 18 £1139.00
20/10/2019 02/11/2019 18 £1139.00
27/10/2019 09/11/2019 18 £1139.00
03/11/2019 16/11/2019 18 £1139.00
10/11/2019 23/11/2019 18 £1139.00
17/11/2019 30/11/2019 18 £1139.00
24/11/2019 07/12/2019 18 £1139.00
01/12/2019 14/12/2019 18 £1139.00
08/12/2019 21/12/2019 17 £1139.00
15/12/2019 28/12/2019 18 £1139.00
22/12/2019 04/01/2020 18 £1139.00
05/01/2020 18/01/2020 18 £1029.00
12/01/2020 25/01/2020 18 £1029.00
19/01/2020 01/02/2020 18 £1029.00
09/02/2020 22/02/2020 18 £1029.00
23/02/2020 07/03/2020 18 £1029.00
01/03/2020 14/03/2020 18 £1029.00
08/03/2020 21/03/2020 18 £1029.00
15/03/2020 28/03/2020 18 £1029.00
22/03/2020 04/04/2020 18 £1029.00
29/03/2020 11/04/2020 18 £1029.00
03/04/2020 16/04/2020 18 £1029.00
05/04/2020 18/04/2020 18 £1029.00
12/04/2020 25/04/2020 18 £1029.00
19/04/2020 02/05/2020 18 £1029.00
26/04/2020 09/05/2020 18 £1029.00
03/05/2020 16/05/2020 18 £1139.00
10/05/2020 23/05/2020 18 £1139.00
17/05/2020 30/05/2020 18 £1139.00
24/05/2020 06/06/2020 18 £1139.00
31/05/2020 13/06/2020 18 £1139.00
07/06/2020 20/06/2020 18 £1169.00
12/06/2020 25/06/2020 18 £1169.00
14/06/2020 27/06/2020 18 £1169.00
21/06/2020 04/07/2020 18 £1169.00
28/06/2020 11/07/2020 18 £1169.00
05/07/2020 18/07/2020 18 £1169.00
10/07/2020 23/07/2020 18 £1169.00
12/07/2020 25/07/2020 18 £1169.00
19/07/2020 01/08/2020 18 £1169.00
24/07/2020 06/08/2020 18 £1169.00
26/07/2020 08/08/2020 18 £1169.00
02/08/2020 15/08/2020 18 £1169.00
09/08/2020 22/08/2020 18 £1169.00
16/08/2020 29/08/2020 18 £1169.00
23/08/2020 05/09/2020 18 £1169.00
30/08/2020 12/09/2020 18 £1169.00
06/09/2020 19/09/2020 18 £1139.00
11/09/2020 24/09/2020 18 £1139.00
13/09/2020 26/09/2020 18 £1139.00
20/09/2020 03/10/2020 18 £1139.00
27/09/2020 10/10/2020 18 £1139.00
04/10/2020 17/10/2020 18 £1139.00
09/10/2020 22/10/2020 18 £1139.00
11/10/2020 24/10/2020 18 £1139.00
18/10/2020 31/10/2020 18 £1139.00
25/10/2020 07/11/2020 18 £1139.00
01/11/2020 14/11/2020 18 £1139.00
08/11/2020 21/11/2020 18 £1139.00
22/11/2020 05/12/2020 18 £1139.00
29/11/2020 12/12/2020 18 £1139.00
13/12/2020 26/12/2020 18 £1139.00
20/12/2020 02/01/2021 18 £1139.00
27/12/2020 09/01/2021 18 £1139.00

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