Venture off the tourist track and into the heart of Peru's rich culture, unique history and striking scenery on this 9-day adventure along the Cusco to Puno corridor.
Learn the love story behind the ruins of Ollantaytambo, one of the last Inca cities still standing. Explore the stone steps, aqueducts and Sun Temple of the Pisac ruins and barter for traditional tapestries and ceramics at a colorful outdoor market. Ride the Inca Trail Express to km 104 at Chachabamba, and hike along the Inca Trail to Winay Wayna before descending through the Intipunku Sun Gate to Machu Picchu.
Bike the breathtaking Tinajani canyon alongside magnificent towering rock formations and sea kayak Lake Titicaca to Taquile to explore the island's quaint town square. By night, raise a glass to a memorable day as you savor a traditional dessert of
- a purple sweet potato pudding.
9 days/8 nightsNight 1: Ramada Costa Del Sol Lima Airport Hotel
Located right in the airport, the Ramada Costa Del Sol Lima Airport Hotel is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of traveling. Opt for a massage or stop by the sauna, or for those with pent up energy, feel free to make use of the swimming pool or gym facilities. The hotel also offers a full bar and restaurant featuring a fusion of Peruvian and international cuisine.Night 2: Urubamba Boutique Hotel
They say the valley, mountains, farming terraces and river were home to the most important of the Inca heritage, with their magic and mysticism. The valley surrounding the Urubamba Lodge guards this magical sensation, and is the perfect place to relax and take in the spectacular surrounding scenery.Night 3: Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel's private 12-acre cloud forest inside the Machu Picchu Sanctuary offers a scattering of cottages, streams, gushing waterfalls, gardens and wild forest interspersed by stone pathways.Night 4: Casa Andina Private Collection
Casa Andina not only offers the natural beauty of the Andean countryside, but also the highest in comfort and service standards in every detail. Top off your stay by indulging in the delightful dishes of Novoandina cuisine.Night 5: Tinajani Camp
In Tinajani Canyon, surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations rising up to 300 feet above the canyon floor, you'll find a deluxe campsite awaiting you. Dine under the stars on authentic Peruvian cuisine prepared by camp chefs as you reflect on the events of the day.
Night 6: Llachon Rural Lodge
Located in the scenic village of Llachon on the coast of Lake Titicaca is a comfortable rural lodge. Awaken to stunning views as the sun rises over the largest lake in South America.Nights 7 & 8: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Hotel Lake Titicaca
Located on the banks of Lake Titicaca, Sonesta Posadas del Inca Lake Titicaca offers the best in Peruvian hospitality with convenient access to Puno. Rooms are decorated in creamy beige and warm brown to blend with the natural landscape. Also of interest, Yavari, a historic ship built in England in 1862, is docked at the hotel and opened to visitors.