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Trekking the Sacred Land of the Incas

From £1590 for 15 days
Trip Overview
Walk beneath the Amazon Jungle's lush canopy, trek the llama-filled plains of the Sacred Valley and stroll the cobblestone streets of Cusco on this 15-day journey from Peru to Bolivia. Search for monkeys and medicinal plants in the Amazon, tackle the ancient road to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail, experience a homestay in a traditional community on the shore of serene and immense Lake Titicaca and finish in La Paz, where indigenous cultures has survived despite hundreds of years of opression. The Sacred Land of the Inca will leave you breathless in more ways than one. 
Essential Info
Starts: Lima
Ends: La Paz
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Walking, Culture & Festivals
Trip Code: IGGSQ
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Bolivia, Peru
What's Included


14 Breakfasts included
7 Lunches included
6 Dinners included


Boat,Bus,Canoe,Plane,Private minibus,Private vehicle


Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts),Homestay (1 nt),Hotel (8 nts),Jungle Lodge (2 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Experience the untouched world of the Amazon rainforest. Wander along jungle trails on the lookout for monkeys, parrots, otters and caimans, and sleep in a nature lodge lit by candles and kerosene lamps

•   Marvel at the mother of all Incan cities, magical Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and free time to explore on your own

•   If trekking's not your thing, simply take a train to Machu Picchu instead – a great excuse to stay longer in lovely Cuzco

•   The floating reed islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca are a marvel of concept, construction and history. Take a boat tour on the world's highest navigable lake and stay with a local family there

•   Feast your eyes on beautiful Spanish colonial architecture, from Lima through to La Paz

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Departing: 9th Dec 2019
Returning: 23rd Dec 2019
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Departing: 12th Dec 2019
Returning: 26th Dec 2019
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Departing: 21st Dec 2019
Returning: 4th Jan 2020
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 23rd Dec 2019
Returning: 6th Jan 2020
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Dec 2019
Returning: 9th Jan 2020
Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Dec 2019
Returning: 11th Jan 2020
Availability: Good
Departing: 30th Dec 2019
Returning: 13th Jan 2020
Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 2nd Jan 2020
Returning: 16th Jan 2020
Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Jan 2020
Returning: 20th Jan 2020
Limited Availability
3 spaces
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Itinerary & Notes
Bienvenidos! Your journey into the Sacred Land of the Inca begins today. With indigenous cultures dating back millennia, Peru is an indomitable land of Amazonian rainforests teeming with wildlife and soaring mountains harbouring secret cities. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 2 pm at your hotel in Lima, where you'll meet your tour leader and travel group. Please have your insurance and other details on hand to pass on. It's very important you attend this meeting, so please organise a flight that will get you to Lima on time. After the formalities are out of the way, dive in to life in Lima. Jump on public transport and head downtown for a guided walking tour of the city's historical centre and take in the ornate spectacle of the colonial mansions, palaces and churches that line the streets. Following the tour, you have the rest of the afternoon and evening to do as you please. You might want to visit the Museum of the Inquisition, where you can learn more about the brutal reality of Spanish colonialism in Peru to get some context for your trip. Or take a lighter approach and maybe do some wandering until night falls, then embark on an optional Lima Bites and Sights Tour. This guided exploration of the bohemian Barranco district will see you sampling the best local street food and Pisco cocktails. Ask your leader about the full range of optional activities available in Lima. 
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