Trek the Inca Trail
7 days £729
Hike through the Andes to the infamous Machu Picchu - this trip is the stuff that bucket list dreams are made of
Embark on a spectacular, once-in-a-lifetime experience and take on the legendary Inca Trail. Jaw-dropping mountain slopes, ancient ruins and the breath-taking spectacle of Machu Picchu itself – travel experiences don’t come much bigger than this. This 7 day trip includes a 4 day guided hike along the trail, camping equipment and the services of local guides and porters. You’ll tackle the trail and arrive at Machu Picchu in time for a blazing sunrise, before delving into the ruins themselves on an unforgettable guided tour. A truly unmissable adventure.
Day 1: Cusco
Fly into Cusco and make your way from the airport to your starting accommodation in the city. You'll meet the rest of your group and your tour leader this evening.
Day 2: Ollantaytambo
Depart Cusco and journey north towards the vast slopes of the Sacred Valley. Gain an insight into local culture at a women's weaving project and pottery-making workshop.
Day 3: Inca Trail begins
Hike along pleasant streams and crumbling Incan ruins as you journey into the mountains. Settle into camp this evening and bask in your beautiful natural surroundings.
Day 4: Inca Trail
A steep climb this morning as you tackle the slopes of Dead Woman's Pass. You'll hit the highest point of the trek (13, 769ft above sea level) and face the uncompromising Andean conditions.
Day 5: Inca Trail
Traverse two mountain passes and watch for the gleaming snow-capped peak of Cordillera Vilcabamba. Make camp by the Phuyupatamarca or Wiñay Wayna ruins.
Day 6: Machu Picchu
Rise early and hike to the Sun Gate for sunrise. Delve into the ruins themselves on a guided tour before travelling back to Cusco. Toast your incredible achievement this evening with your group.
Day 7: Tour Ends
Your trip ends this morning in Cusco. Head back to the airport or stick around for more independent travel in South America.
- 6 nights of accommodation
- 3 nights in shared hotel rooms.
- 3 nights camping on the Inca Trail.
- All camping equipment apart from a sleeping bag and camping mattress is included.
- 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 3 dinners are included.
"Brilliant! Well organised, brilliant knowledge, fantastic porters and trip guide." - Chloe Walsham
"Excellent experience - it was best fun I've had in years!" - Christine Jilbert
"Very helpful and knowledgeable team, very well organised trip" - Lucy Holding
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You should fly into Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco on day 1 of the trip. You will then need to make your own way to your accommodation in the city by minibus or taxi. The trip ends on day 7 in Cusco.
As a response to the outbreak of Covid-19, many of our local partners and suppliers are putting in place new measures and policies regarding health and safety in response to the outbreak. These new measures will change and evolve over time, and the policies and procedures will vary depending on each trip. Some of the changes you may experience are:
- Updated safety & hygiene procedures
- Arrival safety meetings
- Smaller group sizes
- Knowledgeable & Trained Staff
- Access to 24/7 emergency support
- Different transport & accommodation
It's important you also take steps to make travelling safer. You should abide by local laws and restrictions, and follow the guidance of the local team. You should also bring and use your own face coverings/masks and hand sanitiser, social distance where needed, wash your hands frequently, and cover your face when sneezing or coughing.