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Delve into the heart of Peru's ancient civilization in Cusco with our 38 meticulously curated archaeological site visits for 2024. In this city, once the capital of the Inca Empire, you will be transported back in time as you wander through ruins that whisper tales of a bygone era. Our tours offer an unparalleled opportunity to witness sunrise over Machu Picchu and explore other majestic sites like Sacsayhuamán and Ollantaytambo. Whether choosing a relaxed itinerary or embracing more challenging treks, each day is filled with discovery—ranging from local market visits to witnessing traditional weaving techniques. With prices commencing at $1,671 to $9,536, immerse yourself in history and culture on your next adventure. To begin crafting your journey through time amid these storied landscapes, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists.
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Machu Picchu Clouds
$1,671
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Machu Picchu by Train

7 Day Itinerary
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Explore Cusco with a local guide
  • Tour the ruins of Ollantaytambo
  • Visit a local textile market
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the great ruins of Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live in the hearts of the Andean people. One of our most popular Peru tours, the journey also includes the important Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, Pisac, and Ollantaytambo. Spend two days …
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Hiking to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail
$2,243
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Short Inca Trail Hike To Machu Picchu

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Cusco
  • Watch the sunrise at Machu Picchu
  • Visit Sacsayhuamán
  • Hike the Inca Trail
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Experience the wonders of Peru's ancient Incan Empire on this popular highlights tour that includes one day on the famed Inca Trail. Wander Cusco's cobblestone streets, bustling markets and enchanting temples, experiencing the vibrant traditional culture of this Andean city. Visit the …
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Machu Picchu at sunrise
$3,008
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Classic Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
  • Trek the classic Inca Trail
  • Explore the highlights of Cusco
  • Visit several Inca ruin sites
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Walk in the footsteps of the Inca on one of the world's oldest pilgrimages on our classic Inca Trail tour. This 10-day trip which spends 4 days hiking the 26 mile long Inca Trail trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll hike up to 13,800 feet in altitude passing Inca ruins and …
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Enjoying a mountain bike ride
$4,064
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Sacred Valley & Lake Titicaca Multisport

12 Day Itinerary
  • Whitewater raft the Urubamba River
  • Bike past lakes, farms, & villages
  • Trek the Queñua Sundur Valley
  • Kayak around Lake Titicaca
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Homestays, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level:
Moderate
Whitewater raft the Urubamba River, mountain bike Chinchero, hike out-of-the-way Inca trails near Machu Picchu, and kayak Lake Titicaca on this 12-day trip. Named after the famous Manco rulers of the Inca empire, this multisport adventure offers the chance to visit the famous sites of Peru while …
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Hiking Machu Picchu
$2,423
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Incas and Rainforest

Machu Picchu & Amazon - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Watch for wildlife as you canoe
  • Take a night hike though the Amazon
  • Discover the ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Observe traditional weaving
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Peru's vast jungle with a 3 night stay in the Peruvian Amazon. Next explore Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and the great ruins of Machu Picchu on a fully guided Peru tour. Wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit …
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Local woman at Lake Titicaca
$3,396
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Highlights of Peru & Bolivia

14 Day Itinerary
  • Tour Cusco's largest open market
  • Visit Sun and Moon Islands
  • Discover Machu Picchu
  • Climb El Calvario for great views
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the best of the Inca culture on this main highlights tour of Peru and Bolivia. Wander through Cusco markets, explore the Sacred Valley, and take part in a Machu Picchu tour before continuing on to Lake Titicaca for a taste of Bolivia travel. This is a leisurely-paced culturally-focused trip …
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Llama at Machu Picchu ruins
$6,903
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Islands and Incas

Galapagos & Machu Picchu - 15 Day Itinerary
  • Explore magical Machu Picchu
  • Visit the Inca terraces of Moray
  • Photograph iguanas & sea lions
  • Wonder at volcanic landscapes
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and the the enchanted islands of Galapagos on one amazing all-inclusive tour. While in Peru, tourMachu Picchu, exploring the massive ruins then wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit the …
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Watch the afternoon sunlight glow on the walls of Machu Picchu on your Peru tour
$3,040
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Machu Picchu by Train with Luxury Hotels

7 Day Itinerary
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Explore Cusco with a local guide
  • Tour the ruins of Ollantaytambo
  • Visit a local textile market
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Our classic Machu Picchu trip with luxury accommodations. Tour the great ruins of Machu Picchu, and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit the important Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, Pisac and Ollantaytambo, and spend two days …
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Couple looks out over Machu Picchu
$1,931
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Inca Trail Express

5 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking
Activity Level:
Challenging
The 4-day Inca Trail trek is an exciting, high mountain experience where we climb up to 4200 meters (over 13,000 feet!), passing glacier covered peaks and descending into lush, green cloudforest before arriving at the Gate of the Sun and the fabled ruins of Machu Picchu. Spend the rest of the day …
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We couldn't get enough of the rainbow!
$1,986
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Discover Peru

Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Learn Inca history at Machu Picchu
  • See Lake Titicaca's floating island
  • Visit prominent Inca sites
  • Tour the colonial city of Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau and the world's highest navigable and South America's largest lake. Visit Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. …
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Llamas in Machu Picchu
$3,052
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Classic Salkantay Trek

Via Hidroelectrica - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Travel the Salkantay Trail
  • Visit local communities
  • Explore Machu Picchu
Starts / Ends:
Cusco / Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
This 5-day trekking route leading to Machu Picchu is a less traveled alternative to the Inca Trail. The Incasconsidered Salkantay to be one of the main deities controlling weather due to its location.The stunning views of Salkantay and Lake Humantay are highlights on this trek. Start hiking from …
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Camping along the Inca Trail
$6,871
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Luxury Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Land Tours, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Hike the classic Inca Trail while camping in style. This 4-day Inca Trail trek is combined with an upscale camping experience offering cots, hot water showers, and incredible views. Climb up to 13,800 feet, pass glacier covered peaks and descend into lush, green cloudforests. Enjoy fine cuisine …
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Horseback riding tour in Mendoza, Argentina
$151
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Andean Horseback Riding

Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Horseback Riding, Land
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Meet your Andean horse and embark on your two and a half hour ride through fields, small villages and Incan sites. You will enjoy a wonderful view of Cusco on your way to the Temple of the Moon, where you will leave your horses and return to Cusco. While it is not allowed to visit the …
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Views from the Cachiccata Trek
$192
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Ollantaytambo - Cachiccata Quarry Hike

1 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
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Lodge to Lodge Salcantay Trek
$3,918
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Lodge to Lodge Salkantay Trek

Small Group Trek - 11 Day Itinerary
  • Explore historic Cusco
  • Trek the varied Andean terrain
  • Stay in luxury lodges along the way
  • Explore the ruins of Machu Picchu
Activities:
Adventure Options, Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking
Activity Level:
Challenging
Your journey along the Salkantay trail will take you through varied terrain both challenging and awe-inspiring.Up-closeviews of glacier mountain peaks, mysterious mist surrounding fields of boulders, and cattle drives through the most remote of mountain areas. Such sights will enhance the …
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The scenic Peruvian Andes
$213
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Huchuyqosqo Hike

1 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
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Mt Veronica - It is a beautiful mountain!
$3,950
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Salkantay & Classic Inca Trail Trek

12 Day Itinerary
Starts / Ends:
Lima / Lima
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Land Tours, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Within the majestic Vilcabamba range, the glacier-capped summit of Mount Salkantayrises grandly above the neighboring peaks. Local Quechua Indians consider Salkantayto be sacred, worshiping the mountain as their ancestors have for thousands of years. After exploring colonial Cusco and the Sacred …
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Hiking around Peru
$163
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Chacan Rainbow Temple and Cusilluchayoc Ruins Hike

Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
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