This journey covers the most impressive destinations of the Sacred Lands of the Incas whilst staying in hand-picked luxury accommodation. Over 7 days you will visit the most spectacular landscapes and learn about the fascinating cultures and sights around Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. The trip includes an unforgettable, all-inclusive stay at the new Explora Valle Sagrado allowing you to cover some impressive treks and activities in the Sacred Valley before continuing to awe-inspiring Machu Picchu and Cusco
Uncover the incredible Sacred Valley in style with a stay at the impressive Explora Valle Sagrado with its huge range of adventure activities.
With its ancient archaeological sites, fascinating museums and unique Andean atmosphere, Cusco’s sights and sounds never fail to inspire all those who travel there.
Take a guided tour of Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Learn about the history and heritage of the Inca people.
Itinerary in brief
Day 1: Arrive Cusco and transfer to Explora Valle Sagrado, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Day 2: All inclusive stay at Explora Valle Sagrado
Day 3: All inclusive stay at Explora Valle Sagrado
Day 4: Morning activities at Explora before afternoon transfer to Ollantaytambo. Vistadome train to Machu Picchu and overnight
Day 5: Morning tour of Machu Picchu including trekking options. Afternoon vistadome to Cusco and overnight
Day 6: Cusco city tour
Day 7: Cusco departure transfer
Tailor-made suggestions for this itinerary
Add in a 3 or 4 day trip to an Amazon lodge or a luxury cruise.
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Visit Bolivia's spectacular colonial cities including Sucre and the mining town of Potosi then onto the incredible Salar de Uyuni by 4WD.
Day 1: Cusco arrival and transfer to Sacred Valley
On arrival at Cusco airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to the lower altitude of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.Here you will enjoy a 4 day all inclusive stay at one of the Sacred Valley's most secluded haciendas.
Explora Valle Sagrado is the perfect way to experience this region which was once home to the Incan Empire. Explora Valle Sagrado also offers high end lodgings but the true appeal lies in the wide range of activities which are included in your stay along with exquisite cuisine and drinks all being included.
Days 2 & 3: Explora Sacred Valley
Over the next few days expert guides will ensure you experience the area’s unique geography and Andean culture in all it richness. Explora Valle Sagrado offers guests over 20 exploration activities, either on foot or bicycle with the flexibility to choose your activities each night for the next day.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.
Day 4: Sacred Valley – Aguas Calientes
This morning you will have time foranother half day excursion and lunch at Explora. Later in the afternoon you will catch the scenic afternoon train to Aguas Calientes where you will spend the evening and prepare for your early morning visit to Machu Picchu the next day.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included.
Day 5: Machu Picchu
This morning you will have an early start to visit Machu Picchu at sunrise and see the vivid colours brightening up this amazing destination. You will have a guided tour of the ruins and monuments, such as the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries. The citadel was discovered in 1911 by the American explorer and Academic, Hiram Bingham. Many theories on the citadel exist, but most agree it was a holy site, hidden for centuries and never found by the invading Spanish.
For those looking for adventure, we recommend the 1.5 hour trek up Huayna Picchu Mountain, which overlooks Machu Picchu and allows for spectacular views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding area. Your return train through the Sacred Valley of the Incas to Cusco will depart in the afternoon and arrive in the early evening.
Includes guided tour, and return bus from Aguas Calientes village, return to Cusco by train.
Day 6: Cusco City tour
Your first morning in Cusco can be spent at your leisure, enjoying
breakfast before exploring Cusco or relaxing at your hotel. In the
afternoon you will be met for your guided tour of Cusco and its
archaeological sites. Your Cusco tour will include highlights such a
Plaza de Armas, the cathedral and Koricancha Temple. We also visit the
UNESCO World Heritage listed ruins of Sacsayhuaman just outside of Cusco
which were once the former capital of the Incan Empire.
Day 7: Cusco Departure
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Cusco airport for your departure flight.
Departs - Daily
Explora Valle Sagrado, Sacred Valley
Locked away in one of the Sacred Valley's most secluded haciendas, close
to Cusco and Machu Picchu, Explora Valle Sagrado is the perfect way to
experience this region which was once home to the Incan Empire. Explora
Valle Sagrado also offers high end lodgings in a location which cannot be beaten.
Casa del Sol Boutique, Machu Picchu
Casa del Sol is a beautiful boutique hotel located in a majestic landscape, the perfect place to base yourself for your Machu Picchu adventure. The convenient location along with first class amenities make the Casa del Sol Boutique the only choice for your stay in Machu Picchu.
El Mercado, Cusco
The elegant and welcoming El Mercado is conveniently located just three and a half blocks from the Plaza de Armas or main square in Cusco. With just 32 guest rooms, El Mercado provides the best of colonial and contemporary architecture with all of the creature comforts that you expect from a luxury property.
Accommodation with private facilities, hotel taxes, entrance fees, tours with English speaking guides, transfers, meals as specified.
What's not included
Airfares, airport entrance/departure taxes, gratuities, travel insurance, any items not mentioned as included.
Hotel rates are based on double/twin share lead-in rooms. Other room types and hotels are available. Rates are subject to change and different rates may apply during holiday seasons and special events.