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LIVELY ACTIVE TOURS
9 DAYS

Lima-Fly to Cusco-Active Tours-Short the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu-Rainbow mountain-Fly to Lima

Overview

 

 

Highlights

  • Meet the Challenge by doing our active, adventure and cultural tour.
  • Explore the Andes visiting the Inca city of Cusco. 
  • Rafting the high rushing river rapids.
  • Kayaking on Andean Lake.
  • Mountain Biking in the Sacred Valley of the Incas feeling the thrill.
  • Finally reaching one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu hikiking the short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Itinerary at a Glance

DaysDestinationsThe Experience
Day 1Arrival in LimaCity of kings
Day 2Fly to CuscoWalking tour of nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman and hike down to the city and visit Cathedral and Temple of the Sun
Day 3Sacred Valley of the IncasRiver rafting adventure for two hours on rapids class II and III
Day 4Sacred Valley of the IncasVisit the Pisac ruins and hike down to the village. After lunch bike tour through the valley crossing Andean crops
Day 5Sacred Valley of the IncasWeaving demo in Chinchero, Bike to Huaypo Lagoon, kayaking or stand up paddle on Andean Lake and Hike into Maras Salt ponds
Day 6Machu PicchuHike the famous short Inca trail to Machu Picchu visiting Winayhuayna and Sungate
Day 7CuscoShort hike to Huayna Picchu incredible mountain and visit the Magical Machu Picchu visit
Day 8CuscoHike to Rainbow mountain in Vilcanota range and back to Cusco
Day 9Fly to Lima and take your international flight 

 

 

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Day 1 Arrive in Lima
Arrive in the Lima airport, where our staff waits to take you to the heart of the city, Miraflores or spend the night in the airport hotel depending your international flight schedule. This beautiful coastal city was founded by Francisco Pizarro, January 18, 1535 as the City of Kings. It became the capital and the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. Today Lima renowned for Peruvian cuisine especially ceviche (fresh seafood dishes).

Hotel in Lima
No meals

Day 1 Arrive in Lima
Arrive in the Lima airport, where our staff waits to take you to the heart of the city, Miraflores or spend the night in the airport hotel depending your international flight schedule. This beautiful coastal city was founded by Francisco Pizarro, January 18, 1535 as the City of Kings. It became the capital and the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. Today Lima renowned for Peruvian cuisine especially ceviche (fresh seafood dishes).

Hotel in Lima
No meals

Day 1 Arrive in Lima
Arrive in the Lima airport, where our staff waits to take you to the heart of the city, Miraflores or spend the night in the airport hotel depending your international flight schedule. This beautiful coastal city was founded by Francisco Pizarro, January 18, 1535 as the City of Kings. It became the capital and the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. Today Lima renowned for Peruvian cuisine especially ceviche (fresh seafood dishes).

Hotel in Lima
No meals

Day 2 Lima – Cusco – Inca City Walking Tour
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Arrive and our staff will take you to your hotel. Rest and enjoy an early light lunch. Our guide will meet you in the afternoon and drive to the statue of White Christ where you will catch spectacular views of the beautiful city of Cusco below. Then we will walk to the nearby archeological site of Sacsayhuaman and be in awe with the huge boulders with its genius building. On our return we will walk passing San Cristobal until reaching the Plaza de Armas for a tour of the Cathedral with its fine art pieces. Then off to Qoricancha (Inca Sun Temple) to observe the favorite temple of the Incas. Return to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast included

Day 2 Lima – Cusco – Inca City Walking Tour
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Arrive and our staff will take you to your hotel. Rest and enjoy an early light lunch. Our guide will meet you in the afternoon and drive to the statue of White Christ where you will catch spectacular views of the beautiful city of Cusco below. Then we will walk to the nearby archeological site of Sacsayhuaman and be in awe with the huge boulders with its genius building. On our return we will walk passing San Cristobal until reaching the Plaza de Armas for a tour of the Cathedral with its fine art pieces. Then off to Qoricancha (Inca Sun Temple) to observe the favorite temple of the Incas. Return to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast included

Day 2 Lima – Cusco – Inca City Walking Tour
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Arrive and our staff will take you to your hotel. Rest and enjoy an early light lunch. Our guide will meet you in the afternoon and drive to the statue of White Christ where you will catch spectacular views of the beautiful city of Cusco below. Then we will walk to the nearby archeological site of Sacsayhuaman and be in awe with the huge boulders with its genius building. On our return we will walk passing San Cristobal until reaching the Plaza de Armas for a tour of the Cathedral with its fine art pieces. Then off to Qoricancha (Inca Sun Temple) to observe the favorite temple of the Incas. Return to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast included

Day 3 Full Day Rafting Cusipata
This morning we will take off from your hotel in private transport to Cusipata about a 2 hours drive with beautiful scenery. On our arrival you will feel the adrenaline rising waiting for your adventure of rafting the wild tides. We will get settled in a have a safety chat and instructions before receiving your equipment. Then we will drive for 10 minutes to Chuqui to start the long awaiting rafting. Ride the rapids of II, III and III+ feeling ultimate excitement for about 2 hours. After, the thrill we will return to the lodge and have lunch. You can shower and relax in the sauna. Return to Cusco.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Day 3 Full Day Rafting Cusipata
This morning we will take off from your hotel in private transport to Cusipata about a 2 hours drive with beautiful scenery. On our arrival you will feel the adrenaline rising waiting for your adventure of rafting the wild tides. We will get settled in a have a safety chat and instructions before receiving your equipment. Then we will drive for 10 minutes to Chuqui to start the long awaiting rafting. Ride the rapids of II, III and III+ feeling ultimate excitement for about 2 hours. After, the thrill we will return to the lodge and have lunch. You can shower and relax in the sauna. Return to Cusco.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Day 3 Full Day Rafting Cusipata
This morning we will take off from your hotel in private transport to Cusipata about a 2 hours drive with beautiful scenery. On our arrival you will feel the adrenaline rising waiting for your adventure of rafting the wild tides. We will get settled in a have a safety chat and instructions before receiving your equipment. Then we will drive for 10 minutes to Chuqui to start the long awaiting rafting. Ride the rapids of II, III and III+ feeling ultimate excitement for about 2 hours. After, the thrill we will return to the lodge and have lunch. You can shower and relax in the sauna. Return to Cusco.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Day 4 Pisaq ruins hike to Pisaq Village & Biking to Calca along the Urubamba river
In the morning we will drive from your hotel to the Pisac ruins in the sacred valley of the Incas. Hike and admire the archeological site built on top of the hill from the town of Pisac (2960m/9809ft). Tour the Religious complex with its Sun Temple and many water channels and amazingly built surrounding terraces. Thereafter, hike down to Pisac village walking on top of the farming terraces for about 1.5 hours. Arrive and have lunch in one of the restaurants in Pisac. After lunch drive to the town of Taray to start our exhilarating bike tour to the town of Calca for about 2 hours. Take in breathing taking views of the Sacred Valley, Urubamba River, Crops and local people.

Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast included

Day 4 Pisaq ruins hike to Pisaq Village & Biking to Calca along the Urubamba river
In the morning we will drive from your hotel to the Pisac ruins in the sacred valley of the Incas. Hike and admire the archeological site built on top of the hill from the town of Pisac (2960m/9809ft). Tour the Religious complex with its Sun Temple and many water channels and amazingly built surrounding terraces. Thereafter, hike down to Pisac village walking on top of the farming terraces for about 1.5 hours. Arrive and have lunch in one of the restaurants in Pisac. After lunch drive to the town of Taray to start our exhilarating bike tour to the town of Calca for about 2 hours. Take in breathing taking views of the Sacred Valley, Urubamba River, Crops and local people.

Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast included

Day 4 Pisaq ruins hike to Pisaq Village & Biking to Calca along the Urubamba river
In the morning we will drive from your hotel to the Pisac ruins in the sacred valley of the Incas. Hike and admire the archeological site built on top of the hill from the town of Pisac (2960m/9809ft). Tour the Religious complex with its Sun Temple and many water channels and amazingly built surrounding terraces. Thereafter, hike down to Pisac village walking on top of the farming terraces for about 1.5 hours. Arrive and have lunch in one of the restaurants in Pisac. After lunch drive to the town of Taray to start our exhilarating bike tour to the town of Calca for about 2 hours. Take in breathing taking views of the Sacred Valley, Urubamba River, Crops and local people.

Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast included

Day 5 Chinchero Weaving – Bike to Huaypo Lagoon – Kayaking or Stand up Paddling – Maras Salt Mines
We set off from your hotel to the town of Chinchero (3762m/12340ft) for a weaving demonstration using ancient techniques and natural dye. From here we will bike to the lagoon of Huapo for approx. 1.5 hours seeing the countryside, community people, crops of potatoes, quinoa, wheat, barley and more. The adventure continues by doing standup paddling in the Huaypo lagoon for 2 hours. Let´s relax and have a delicious picnic lunch with spectacular views. After lunch we will drive to the Maras salt mines (3180m/10433ft) tucked in the middle of the mountains, observing the surreal vision ahead of you and kike down for about 1.5 hours to Yrybamba river where our transport will be waiting to take us to your hotel.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Day 5 Chinchero Weaving – Bike to Huaypo Lagoon – Kayaking or Stand up Paddling – Maras Salt Mines
We set off from your hotel to the town of Chinchero (3762m/12340ft) for a weaving demonstration using ancient techniques and natural dye. From here we will bike to the lagoon of Huapo for approx. 1.5 hours seeing the countryside, community people, crops of potatoes, quinoa, wheat, barley and more. The adventure continues by doing standup paddling in the Huaypo lagoon for 2 hours. Let´s relax and have a delicious picnic lunch with spectacular views. After lunch we will drive to the Maras salt mines (3180m/10433ft) tucked in the middle of the mountains, observing the surreal vision ahead of you and kike down for about 1.5 hours to Yrybamba river where our transport will be waiting to take us to your hotel.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Day 5 Chinchero Weaving – Bike to Huaypo Lagoon – Kayaking or Stand up Paddling – Maras Salt Mines
We set off from your hotel to the town of Chinchero (3762m/12340ft) for a weaving demonstration using ancient techniques and natural dye. From here we will bike to the lagoon of Huapo for approx. 1.5 hours seeing the countryside, community people, crops of potatoes, quinoa, wheat, barley and more. The adventure continues by doing standup paddling in the Huaypo lagoon for 2 hours. Let´s relax and have a delicious picnic lunch with spectacular views. After lunch we will drive to the Maras salt mines (3180m/10433ft) tucked in the middle of the mountains, observing the surreal vision ahead of you and kike down for about 1.5 hours to Yrybamba river where our transport will be waiting to take us to your hotel.
Hotel in the Sacred Valley
Breakfast and picnic lunch included

Day 6 Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Travel by early train to the trailhead km 104 at Chachabamba (2100m/6888ft) to start our hike for about 6 hours. This moderate walk takes us to Wiñaywayna (2,650m-8,692ft) for a visit of the Incan ruins. We will eat lunch by the ruins admiring nature. After lunch we will hike up to Sungate (IntiPunku) to catch the first spectacular views of Machu Picchu below. After a few pictures we will walk down for another 50 minutes to the Sanctuary and take the shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes. Unwind and enjoy the evening.
Hotel in Aguas Calientes
Breakfast and box lunch included

Day 6 Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Travel by early train to the trailhead km 104 at Chachabamba (2100m/6888ft) to start our hike for about 6 hours. This moderate walk takes us to Wiñaywayna (2,650m-8,692ft) for a visit of the Incan ruins. We will eat lunch by the ruins admiring nature. After lunch we will hike up to Sungate (IntiPunku) to catch the first spectacular views of Machu Picchu below. After a few pictures we will walk down for another 50 minutes to the Sanctuary and take the shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes. Unwind and enjoy the evening.
Hotel in Aguas Calientes
Breakfast and box lunch included

Day 6 Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Travel by early train to the trailhead km 104 at Chachabamba (2100m/6888ft) to start our hike for about 6 hours. This moderate walk takes us to Wiñaywayna (2,650m-8,692ft) for a visit of the Incan ruins. We will eat lunch by the ruins admiring nature. After lunch we will hike up to Sungate (IntiPunku) to catch the first spectacular views of Machu Picchu below. After a few pictures we will walk down for another 50 minutes to the Sanctuary and take the shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes. Unwind and enjoy the evening.
Hotel in Aguas Calientes
Breakfast and box lunch included

Day 7 Machu Picchu Tour – Huayna Picchu or Mountain Peak – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
An early rise this morning with a hot breakfast, before taking the shuttle bus (first bus 5:30am and then every 10 minutes) with your guide for a 25 minute ride to the mysterious Machu Picchu (2400m/7874ft). Take pleasure in a professional guided walking tour for about the 2.5 hours of the stunning Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Visit the extraordinary Temple of the Sun with exceptionally carved stones, Temple of the Three Windows features huge trapezoidal windows, Intihuatana the solar clock, Funerary Rock Hut believed to be a place where the Inca nobility were mummified, and more. Then climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain Peak for a challenge. Exit the park with your guide and return to town. Have lunch before taking the train to the Poroy or Ollantaytambo station. Transfer to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 7 Machu Picchu Tour – Huayna Picchu or Mountain Peak – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
An early rise this morning with a hot breakfast, before taking the shuttle bus (first bus 5:30am and then every 10 minutes) with your guide for a 25 minute ride to the mysterious Machu Picchu (2400m/7874ft). Take pleasure in a professional guided walking tour for about the 2.5 hours of the stunning Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Visit the extraordinary Temple of the Sun with exceptionally carved stones, Temple of the Three Windows features huge trapezoidal windows, Intihuatana the solar clock, Funerary Rock Hut believed to be a place where the Inca nobility were mummified, and more. Then climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain Peak for a challenge. Exit the park with your guide and return to town. Have lunch before taking the train to the Poroy or Ollantaytambo station. Transfer to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 7 Machu Picchu Tour – Huayna Picchu or Mountain Peak – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
An early rise this morning with a hot breakfast, before taking the shuttle bus (first bus 5:30am and then every 10 minutes) with your guide for a 25 minute ride to the mysterious Machu Picchu (2400m/7874ft). Take pleasure in a professional guided walking tour for about the 2.5 hours of the stunning Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Visit the extraordinary Temple of the Sun with exceptionally carved stones, Temple of the Three Windows features huge trapezoidal windows, Intihuatana the solar clock, Funerary Rock Hut believed to be a place where the Inca nobility were mummified, and more. Then climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain Peak for a challenge. Exit the park with your guide and return to town. Have lunch before taking the train to the Poroy or Ollantaytambo station. Transfer to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 8 Cusco-Rainbow Mountain-Cusco
Early morning pick up from your hotel around 5:00am and set off on our 3 hours’ drive through the southern valley passing Oropesa, Tipon and other villages taking in the amazing vistas of the surrounding mountains. After an approximate 2 hour drive we will have breakfast in the Cusipata area. Then continue for about 50 minutes until reaching Llontop (4638m /15216ft), our trail head to start our adventure hike. Our first hour will be a gradual climb up hill and the last 30 minutes will be a steep up climb. Observe the lovely llamas and alpacas grazing in nature, the local Quechua People, their homes and farms. Finally reaching the striking Rainbow Mountain (5036m/16518ft) where we will admire the colorful mountains set in front of us and to the back the Sacred Apu Ausangate. You will have time to explore and take amazing pictures for about 30 minutes. Thereafter, we will retrace our route and have lunch in the Cusipata area before returning to Cusco arriving around 4:30pm.
Optional route: Palcoyo
Note: You can rent a horse to ride for the 1st hour but the horse cannot do the last 30 minutes up the steep hill and then hop on the horse on return for the last hour.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 8 Cusco-Rainbow Mountain-Cusco
Early morning pick up from your hotel around 5:00am and set off on our 3 hours’ drive through the southern valley passing Oropesa, Tipon and other villages taking in the amazing vistas of the surrounding mountains. After an approximate 2 hour drive we will have breakfast in the Cusipata area. Then continue for about 50 minutes until reaching Llontop (4638m /15216ft), our trail head to start our adventure hike. Our first hour will be a gradual climb up hill and the last 30 minutes will be a steep up climb. Observe the lovely llamas and alpacas grazing in nature, the local Quechua People, their homes and farms. Finally reaching the striking Rainbow Mountain (5036m/16518ft) where we will admire the colorful mountains set in front of us and to the back the Sacred Apu Ausangate. You will have time to explore and take amazing pictures for about 30 minutes. Thereafter, we will retrace our route and have lunch in the Cusipata area before returning to Cusco arriving around 4:30pm.
Optional route: Palcoyo
Note: You can rent a horse to ride for the 1st hour but the horse cannot do the last 30 minutes up the steep hill and then hop on the horse on return for the last hour.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 8 Cusco-Rainbow Mountain-Cusco
Early morning pick up from your hotel around 5:00am and set off on our 3 hours’ drive through the southern valley passing Oropesa, Tipon and other villages taking in the amazing vistas of the surrounding mountains. After an approximate 2 hour drive we will have breakfast in the Cusipata area. Then continue for about 50 minutes until reaching Llontop (4638m /15216ft), our trail head to start our adventure hike. Our first hour will be a gradual climb up hill and the last 30 minutes will be a steep up climb. Observe the lovely llamas and alpacas grazing in nature, the local Quechua People, their homes and farms. Finally reaching the striking Rainbow Mountain (5036m/16518ft) where we will admire the colorful mountains set in front of us and to the back the Sacred Apu Ausangate. You will have time to explore and take amazing pictures for about 30 minutes. Thereafter, we will retrace our route and have lunch in the Cusipata area before returning to Cusco arriving around 4:30pm.
Optional route: Palcoyo
Note: You can rent a horse to ride for the 1st hour but the horse cannot do the last 30 minutes up the steep hill and then hop on the horse on return for the last hour.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included

Day 9 Cusco – Lima
We will take you to the airport at the prescribed time and fly to Lima and connect your international flight.

Breakfast included
End of Services.

Day 9 Cusco – Lima
We will take you to the airport at the prescribed time and fly to Lima and connect your international flight.

Breakfast included
End of Services.

Day 9 Cusco – Lima
We will take you to the airport at the prescribed time and fly to Lima and connect your international flight.

Breakfast included
End of Services.

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SERVICES INCLUDED

  • Day by day itinerary improved by you and your ToursTrekperu travel designer.
  • This itinerary is based on 2 people travelling together in double or twin occupancy.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Your trip coordinator is available 24/7 for any assistance and needs that you may require. Our trip coordinator will be in care of the details of your trip: Changing money, check in at the different hotels, ideas of activities you can do on your free time, luggage storage, domestic flights reconfirmation, recommend restaurants, translation, etc.
  • All in-country transfers as scheduled
  • All entrance fees for places mentioned in the program.
  • Accommodation at your selected hotels.
  • Private comfortable vehicles + professional drivers.
  • Train: Round trip Vistadome class train or similar.
  • All meals indicated on the itinerary. Vegetarian diets accommodated on request (advance notification required). For other diets, consult your travel specialist before making a reservation.
  • Our private tours are flexible, if you are exhausted you can change the time departure or reduce the visit time or change any activity in your program. We also want you to enjoy your hotel amenities.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • International flights, nor local flights within Peru. (we can book the domestic flights at an economical price)
  • Entrance: Huayna Picchu or Montaña hikes
  • Tours, meals or other services not listed on the itinerary.
  • Alcoholic beverages nor items of a personal nature; such as clothing, equipment, laundry and phone calls.
  • Expenses incurred in trip preparation such as, but not limited to, non-refundable airline tickets, travel insurance, and additional expenses resulting from flight delays, schedule changes, cancellations, or missed connections.
  • Tips to the local staff.

Our prices are per person in double occupancy (matrimonial or twin) in US dollars, thus if you want a single room you will need to add a supplement cost.

Occasionally, after coordinating your trip with our travel consultant, there could be slight changes in your itinerary or hotels because you want to spend more time in places that interest you, avoid long distances, have more free time or avoid tourist concentrations. These changes will increase or reduce the final price. It is important to mention that most hotels increase their rates during special holidays but our Travel Consultant will inform you and make other suggestions.

Contact Information:

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Accomodation

Hotels in Lima

   

Hotels in Cusco

   

Hotels in the Sacred Valey

   

Hotels in Machupicchu

   

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