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SPENG - Explore Machu Picchu

This eight-day adventure into Peru's culture and history offers an ideal introduction to Machu Picchu, one of the world's most spectacular archaeological sites. Take a scenic train to the famous citadel and enjoy free time to explore its many corners. Roam the Sacred Valley, taking in incredible views of the Andes. Travelling with knowledgeable guides who know this region best, we'll leave no stone unturned.

Inclusions

National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Traditional Andean Experience, Urubamba National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Cusco Planetarium, Cusco G Adventures for Good: Parque de la Papa (Potato Park), Urubamba G Adventures for Good: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
Arrival transfer
Two-day Sacred Valley tour including Ollantaytambo, Moray, and Pisac ruins and pre-Incan salt pans
Traditional pachamanca-style dinner
Scenic train and guided tour of Machu Picchu
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
8
Price From
AUD $1,999
Start Location
Lima, Peru
End Location
Lima, Peru
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 May 201802 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
27 May 201803 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
03 Jun 201810 Jun 20181AUD $2,199
09 Jun 201816 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
10 Jun 201817 Jun 20181AUD $2,199
17 Jun 201824 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
24 Jun 201801 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
01 Jul 201808 Jul 20183AUD $2,199
07 Jul 201814 Jul 20181AUD $2,199
08 Jul 201815 Jul 20187AUD $2,199
14 Jul 201821 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
15 Jul 201822 Jul 20188AUD $2,199
22 Jul 201829 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
29 Jul 201805 Aug 20182AUD $2,199
01 Aug 201808 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
04 Aug 201811 Aug 20181AUD $2,199
05 Aug 201812 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
12 Aug 201819 Aug 20185AUD $2,199
18 Aug 201825 Aug 201810AUD $2,199
19 Aug 201826 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
26 Aug 201802 Sep 20184AUD $2,199
01 Sep 201808 Sep 201810AUD $2,199
02 Sep 201809 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
09 Sep 201816 Sep 20182AUD $2,199
15 Sep 201822 Sep 20186AUD $2,199
16 Sep 201823 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
23 Sep 201830 Sep 20184AUD $2,099
29 Sep 201806 Oct 201810AUD $2,099
30 Sep 201807 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
07 Oct 201814 Oct 20183AUD $2,099
13 Oct 201820 Oct 201814AUD $2,099
14 Oct 201821 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
21 Oct 201828 Oct 201815AUD $2,099
27 Oct 201803 Nov 201811AUD $2,099
28 Oct 201804 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
03 Nov 201810 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
04 Nov 201811 Nov 20188AUD $2,099
11 Nov 201818 Nov 201810AUD $2,099
18 Nov 201825 Nov 201810AUD $2,099
24 Nov 201801 Dec 201816AUD $2,099
25 Nov 201802 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
09 Dec 201816 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
22 Dec 201829 Dec 201814AUD $2,199
30 Dec 201806 Jan 20198AUD $2,199
06 Jan 201913 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
13 Jan 201920 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
20 Jan 201927 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
03 Feb 201910 Feb 201912AUD $1,999
10 Feb 201917 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
17 Feb 201924 Feb 201911AUD $1,999
03 Mar 201910 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
10 Mar 201917 Mar 201914AUD $1,999
16 Mar 201923 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
17 Mar 201924 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
19 Mar 201926 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
31 Mar 201907 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
07 Apr 201914 Apr 201916AUD $1,999
13 Apr 201920 Apr 201912AUD $1,999
14 Apr 201921 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
21 Apr 201928 Apr 201916AUD $2,099
28 Apr 201905 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
05 May 201912 May 201913AUD $2,099
11 May 201918 May 201916AUD $2,099
12 May 201919 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
19 May 201926 May 201916AUD $2,099
25 May 201901 Jun 20198AUD $2,099
26 May 201902 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
02 Jun 201909 Jun 201916AUD $2,199
09 Jun 201916 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
16 Jun 201923 Jun 201916AUD $2,199
22 Jun 201929 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
23 Jun 201930 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
30 Jun 201907 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
06 Jul 201913 Jul 201916AUD $2,199
07 Jul 201914 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
14 Jul 201921 Jul 201916AUD $2,199
20 Jul 201927 Jul 201913AUD $2,199
21 Jul 201928 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
28 Jul 201904 Aug 201916AUD $2,199
04 Aug 201911 Aug 201916AUD $2,199
11 Aug 201918 Aug 201916AUD $2,199
17 Aug 201924 Aug 201916AUD $2,199
18 Aug 201925 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
25 Aug 201901 Sep 201916AUD $2,199
31 Aug 201907 Sep 201916AUD $2,199
01 Sep 201908 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
08 Sep 201915 Sep 201916AUD $2,199
14 Sep 201921 Sep 201916AUD $2,199
15 Sep 201922 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
22 Sep 201929 Sep 201916AUD $2,099
28 Sep 201905 Oct 201916AUD $2,099
29 Sep 201906 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
06 Oct 201913 Oct 201916AUD $2,099
12 Oct 201919 Oct 201916AUD $2,099
13 Oct 201920 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
20 Oct 201927 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
26 Oct 201902 Nov 201914AUD $2,099
27 Oct 201903 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
03 Nov 201910 Nov 201914AUD $2,099
09 Nov 201916 Nov 201916AUD $2,099
10 Nov 201917 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
17 Nov 201924 Nov 201916AUD $2,099
24 Nov 201901 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $1,999 
30 Nov 201907 Dec 201916AUD $2,099
01 Dec 201908 Dec 201916AUD $2,199
08 Dec 201915 Dec 201916AUD $2,199
15 Dec 201922 Dec 201916AUD $2,199
22 Dec 201929 Dec 201916AUD $2,199
29 Dec 201905 Jan 202016AUD $2,199
Itinerary
Day 1 - Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 - Lima/Urubamba
Board an early flight to Cusco then on to the Sacred Valley to explore the pre-Inca salt pans of Las Salineras and tour the Maras and Moray ruins. Enjoy a traditional pachamanca-style meal of local specialties.
Day 3 - Urubamba
Continue exploring the Sacred Valley with a visit to the "Parque de la Papa" ("Potato Park"). Exclusive to Journeys travellers and part of G Adventures for Good walk through this rural community with a local guide to learn about potato cultivation, weaving, and the importance of both to Andean culture. Also, explore the Ollantaytambo and Pisac ruins and visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo.
Day 4 - Urubamba/Aguas Calientes
Catch an early transfer to Ollantaytambo station and board the scenic train to Aguas Calientes with option to visit the market.
Day 5 - Aguas Calientes/Cusco
Enjoy a guided tour of the Machu Picchu ruins. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco by train.
Day 6 - Cusco
Explore historic Cusco with options to visit museums or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking. This evening, look to the night sky for a different view at the Cusco Planetarium. Enjoy a presentation on the southern sky, contemporary astronomy, and the ancient Inca relationship with the cosmos. Check out the on-site museum and use the telescopes to admire the stars.
Day 7 - Cusco/Lima
Fly back to Lima and spend an afternoon in Peru's bustling capital.
Day 8 - Lima
Depart at any time.