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Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Cusco, Peru to Cusco, Peru

Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking
Discover both the cultural and scenic highlights of Peru, from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. Combine awe-inspiring day-hikes through fertile valleys and highland plateaus with a rich mix of visits to ancient sites and interactive experiences in traditional villages - all from the comfort of perfectly located luxury hotels. Cap it off with a half-day hiking up the classic Inca Trail to the legendary lost citadel of Machu Picchu, and a full day to experience the site at a leisurely pace the following day. This inspiring eight-day trip captures the best features of Peru in an achievable hiking adventure you won't soon forget!
  • Enjoy scenic day hikes to ancient fortresses and out-of-the-way villages
  • Experience a half-day hike on the classic Inca trail to Machu Picchu
  • Spend a full day exploring Machu Picchu, the "Lost City of the Incas"

Minimum Age: 16
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
  • Educational and Learning
Starting At
December 03, 2022 through N/A
Itinerary Overview
Day 2
Explore Chinchero and Hike at Moray & Maras
Day 3
Hike from Pisac Ruins to the Valley Floor
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Dates & prices
Additional
Offers
May 14, 2023

to May 21, 2023

7 Nights from $3,995.00 (USD) Per Person
May 10, 2023 7:00 PM
July 09, 2023

to July 16, 2023

7 Nights from $3,995.00 (USD) Per Person
July 05, 2023 7:00 PM
August 13, 2023

to August 20, 2023

7 Nights from $3,995.00 (USD) Per Person
August 09, 2023 7:00 PM
September 03, 2023

to September 10, 2023

7 Nights from $3,995.00 (USD) Per Person
August 30, 2023 7:00 PM
October 15, 2023

to October 22, 2023

7 Nights from $3,995.00 (USD) Per Person
October 11, 2023 7:00 PM
Additional
Offers
May 14, 2023

May 21, 2023

July 09, 2023

July 16, 2023

August 13, 2023

August 20, 2023

September 03, 2023

September 10, 2023

October 15, 2023

October 22, 2023

Accommodations
MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Day: 1, duration: 1
Palacio del Inka

Housed in a 500-year old mansion, the exquisite Palacio del Inka is located in the historic center of Cusco, just a five-minute walk from the main square. The rooms are beautifully appointed, decorated with Peruvian art, handcrafted furnishings and modern conveniences and comforts, such as LED TV, high-speed Internet access, and comfortable beds.

Day: 2, duration: 3
Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

This Inkaterra property is a modern, hacienda-style hotel set on 100 acres in the countryside between Cusco and Machu Picchu. With only 12 rooms and 24 casitas, guests can experience solitude, space, and serenity while taking in breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley. The hotel's architecture and interiors reflect the region's cultural history, with colonial furniture, Inca masks, and handcrafted woodwork throughout.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

A village in its own right, Inkaterra Machu Picchu comprises 83 whitewashed casitas set among 12 acres of cloud forest complete with terraced hills, waterfalls, and lush gardens. The individual casitas feature inviting beds and rustically elegant decor. Diners in the first-class restaurant can indulge in Peruvian cuisine with a modern twist, while admiring views over the Vilcanota River.

Day: 7, duration: 1
Palacio del Inka

Housed in a 500-year old mansion, the exquisite Palacio del Inka is located in the historic center of Cusco, just a five-minute walk from the main square. The rooms are beautifully appointed, decorated with Peruvian art, handcrafted furnishings and modern conveniences and comforts, such as LED TV, high-speed Internet access, and comfortable beds.

Guides
MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Manuel Luna
Manuel started out as a field assistant with MT Sobek more than 20 years ago, and is now considered one of the best trek and tour leaders in Peru. He graduated with a degree in agriculture and when not guiding trips, he raises white corn on a farm in a valley near Cusco. Manuel’s knowledge of the local Quechua language combined with his extensive studies in Inca culture, provide a unique understanding of the Andean people. His love of Peru and easygoing manner make him the ideal traveling companion.





Manolo Lazo
Manolo is one of Peru’s most skilled adventure travel guides, with more than 30 years of experience leading treks and whitewater rafting trips. A resident of Cusco, Manolo is well versed in the rich history of the Andes and the classic trekking routes that trace the footsteps of the Inca trade paths. His knowledge of the region, people, and traditions immensely enrich the travel experience. He is fluent in English as well as Spanish, and conversant in Quechua—the historic language of the Incas—and he has a gift for instilling confidence in every trekker.





Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities to drivers, and all gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Reason #01

Drawing on over 40 years of experience in the region, MT Sobek can be relied on for expert leadership.

Reason #02

This itinerary truly immerses you in the native culture and provides the most complete introduction to Inca history.

Reason #03

We've put together a trip that includes excellent regional food and the finest accommodations.

Activities

Exploring remote mountain villages on foot, a spectacular train ride, hiking the Inca trail, and discovering the splendor of Machu Picchu.

Lodging

A highlight of the trip, accommodations include a 16th-century convent, whitewashed casitas, and a hacienda-style hotel.

Climate

Mild during the dry season, although it often cools down at night. Temperatures from 55°F-75°F. Jackets are necessary at night any time of the year.

Who will meet me on arrival?

You will be met by a MT Sobek representative upon arrival at the airport in Cusco and transferred to your hotel.

Is it safe to drink the water?

We will provide purified water during the trip. We recommend that you bring a water bottle to replenish your supply of purified water along the way.

Do I need to bring walking poles?

They are recommended to give you support and balance.

Do I have to bring hiking boots?

The terrain can be rocky and uneven — hiking boots will help protect your feet.

Are hairdryers available at all hotels?

Yes — all hotels on this program offer hair dryers.

Are there many mosquitoes in Cusco and Machu Picchu?

Some travelers have been bothered by mosquitoes at Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. We recommend that you bring mosquito repellent, and lightweight layers to cover arms and legs.

MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Day: 1, duration: 1
Palacio del Inka

Housed in a 500-year old mansion, the exquisite Palacio del Inka is located in the historic center of Cusco, just a five-minute walk from the main square. The rooms are beautifully appointed, decorated with Peruvian art, handcrafted furnishings and modern conveniences and comforts, such as LED TV, high-speed Internet access, and comfortable beds.

Day: 2, duration: 3
Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

This Inkaterra property is a modern, hacienda-style hotel set on 100 acres in the countryside between Cusco and Machu Picchu. With only 12 rooms and 24 casitas, guests can experience solitude, space, and serenity while taking in breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley. The hotel's architecture and interiors reflect the region's cultural history, with colonial furniture, Inca masks, and handcrafted woodwork throughout.

Day: 5, duration: 2
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

A village in its own right, Inkaterra Machu Picchu comprises 83 whitewashed casitas set among 12 acres of cloud forest complete with terraced hills, waterfalls, and lush gardens. The individual casitas feature inviting beds and rustically elegant decor. Diners in the first-class restaurant can indulge in Peruvian cuisine with a modern twist, while admiring views over the Vilcanota River.

Day: 7, duration: 1
Palacio del Inka

Housed in a 500-year old mansion, the exquisite Palacio del Inka is located in the historic center of Cusco, just a five-minute walk from the main square. The rooms are beautifully appointed, decorated with Peruvian art, handcrafted furnishings and modern conveniences and comforts, such as LED TV, high-speed Internet access, and comfortable beds.

MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Manuel Luna
Manuel started out as a field assistant with MT Sobek more than 20 years ago, and is now considered one of the best trek and tour leaders in Peru. He graduated with a degree in agriculture and when not guiding trips, he raises white corn on a farm in a valley near Cusco. Manuel’s knowledge of the local Quechua language combined with his extensive studies in Inca culture, provide a unique understanding of the Andean people. His love of Peru and easygoing manner make him the ideal traveling companion.





Manolo Lazo
Manolo is one of Peru’s most skilled adventure travel guides, with more than 30 years of experience leading treks and whitewater rafting trips. A resident of Cusco, Manolo is well versed in the rich history of the Andes and the classic trekking routes that trace the footsteps of the Inca trade paths. His knowledge of the region, people, and traditions immensely enrich the travel experience. He is fluent in English as well as Spanish, and conversant in Quechua—the historic language of the Incas—and he has a gift for instilling confidence in every trekker.





MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities to drivers, and all gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: Peru Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hiking

Reason #01

Drawing on over 40 years of experience in the region, MT Sobek can be relied on for expert leadership.

Reason #02

This itinerary truly immerses you in the native culture and provides the most complete introduction to Inca history.

Reason #03

We've put together a trip that includes excellent regional food and the finest accommodations.

Activities

Exploring remote mountain villages on foot, a spectacular train ride, hiking the Inca trail, and discovering the splendor of Machu Picchu.

Lodging

A highlight of the trip, accommodations include a 16th-century convent, whitewashed casitas, and a hacienda-style hotel.

Climate

Mild during the dry season, although it often cools down at night. Temperatures from 55°F-75°F. Jackets are necessary at night any time of the year.

Who will meet me on arrival?

You will be met by a MT Sobek representative upon arrival at the airport in Cusco and transferred to your hotel.

Is it safe to drink the water?

We will provide purified water during the trip. We recommend that you bring a water bottle to replenish your supply of purified water along the way.

Do I need to bring walking poles?

They are recommended to give you support and balance.

Do I have to bring hiking boots?

The terrain can be rocky and uneven — hiking boots will help protect your feet.

Are hairdryers available at all hotels?

Yes — all hotels on this program offer hair dryers.

Are there many mosquitoes in Cusco and Machu Picchu?

Some travelers have been bothered by mosquitoes at Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. We recommend that you bring mosquito repellent, and lightweight layers to cover arms and legs.

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

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About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.