While some visitors spend a day hiking the Inca Trail to reach Machu Picchu, this adventure includes a weeklong lodge-to-lodge trek along a path much less traveled but by many accounts, more scenic and exclusive than the Inca Trail itself.
7 days/6 nightsNights 1 & 2: Salkantay Lodge & Adventure Resort
Located in the high Andean valley of Soraypampa, this resort sits at 3,900 meters above sea level. The lodge offers an outdoor jacuzzi, cozy reading rooms and 12 well-appointed private rooms.Night 3: Wayra Lodge
Wayra Lodge sits at a 12,000 foot elevation in Huayraccmachay.Night 4: Collpa Lodge
The Collpa Lodge sits at a 9,000 foot elevation in an open promontory at the confluence of three rivers. The outdoor Jacuzzi has prominent views of lush green mountains and a small village nestled in a valley below.Night 5: Lucma Lodge
The Lucma Lodge is set in an avocado orchard and sits at a 6,600 foot elevation. Here you'll have time to explore the small nearby village of Lucmabamba.Night 6: 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.