Day 1 - Welcome to Lima, Peru’s capital
After the long flight, we will arrive at Jorge Chavez International airport and from there to a cozy and beautiful neighborhood of Lima. Get some rest, our Peruvian adventure is about to begin!
Day 2 - Explore Lima and get ready for a change of scenery
Waking up to greet the Peruvian sun, to have some delicious breakfast, and to explore the capital of Peru - the beautiful Lima - with its historical cathedrals, the presidential palace, and all the rituals that create the rhythm of everyday life. Taking the positive vibes with us, we will head directly to the airport to enjoy a short flight to Cusco - where we will rest in a beautiful hotel located in the historic center.
Day 3 - Cusco vibes & trekking plans
Cusco is one of the most famous sights of Peru. Also known as the capital of the Incas civilization, the city will welcome us warmly and we will have plenty of time to discover it. Up high at 3300 m, Cusco is the perfect place for long walks, delicious meals, and a great place to gently acclimatize. Bonus! If you are in the mood, you can take a city tour or visit the nearby ruins by horse.
Day 4 - Pack your wings for the magnificent Rainbow Mountain - 1-day trek trip (optional)
Rainbow Mountain is one of the most popular and beautiful places we have ever seen! Lift up your spirit and get ready for a 1-day trekking adventure! After breakfast, we will leave Cusco behind and start our trek for a unique experience that will become for sure one of the best memories of your lifetime!
Day 5 - Get ready to follow the famous Salkantay Trekking
On this day we will start our 3 days journey to Machu Picchu. What does it mean? We will follow the steps of Salkantay Trek, enjoying and exploring what Peru has to offer: wonderful nature, people, and energy! The first day of the trek will start in a van that will take us to Mollepata. There we will enjoy a home-cooked breakfast and pack some goodies for the day. After that, we’ll start our adventure in Challacancha. The first part of the trek will end in Soraypampa, where we will spend the night in a lodge, enjoying a cup of coca tea and some delicious and nutritious local cuisine. Tukarhuay Lake and the Tukarhuay glacier are other amazing spots that we will experience during this trek along with the Salkantay glacier, one of the most sacred mountains in Inca mythology. Today’s adventures will help us acclimatize for the rest of the trek and have the chance to sink in the dazzling Peruvian landscapes.
Day 6 - Vibrant hike from Soraypampa to Colcapampa
The highest camp from our journey! After a delicious breakfast, we will prepare for the longest day of trekking on our way up to Abra Salkantay. Spectacular views of the mountains and the glaciers of Salkantay, Humantay, Tucarhuay, and Pumasillo will conquer our souls forever. Nature will reveal itself in front of us and we will be melting into the picturesque villages of Chaullay and Wayramachay.
Day 7 - Enjoying the Peruvian landscape: hike from Chaullay to La Playa - drive to Lucmabamba
The last day of the hiking trail will lead us from Chaullay to La Playa and then to a unique experience: the coffee plantations from Lucmabamba - a truly incredible experience in the tropical jungle. We will spend the night in a traditional accommodation where we can enjoy cultural experiences with the native people - farmers from the coffee plantations, farmers from banana and granadilla plantations. Optional: visiting Santa Teresa village and some natural hot springs before a relaxing and restful night.
Day 8 - Nature splendors & powerful energy of the ancient Inca trails
Pack your wishes and your good mood and let’s go! A walk 700m uphill will lead us through abundant natural sceneries: trees, flowers, tropical plants, coffee, and banana plantations. Feel the beauty of the place and the powerful energy of the ancient Inka trail on our way to Machu Picchu. Take a moment and enjoy the railway line that leads into Aguas Calientes and the main Inca Complex which will be explored after a good night's sleep…
Day 9 - Breathtaking wonder of the modern world: Machu Picchu & Return to the Sacred Valley
A moment to remember and to be told to all your family and friends back home. Visiting Machu Picchu on a guided tour and admiring the spectacular landscape view of the Machu Picchu Mountain. Don’t forget to breathe, take photos and settle down for a moment to take in all the energy the place has to offer. Returning to the Sacred Valley with lots of memories, good pictures and smiles to find comfortable accommodation in Urubamba.
Day 10 - Sacred Valley & great activities to relax and enjoy the Peruvian vibes
On this day you will have the opportunity to choose between hiking, horse riding, cycling around the mountain area, yoga or meditation. A full package that has something to offer to everyone.
Day 11 - The last day in the Sacred Valley & return to Cusco
Morning and afternoon are free for your mind to relax, your body to rest and your heart to be filled with the most beautiful feelings and to connect with the energy of the place. During the day, you can go on a trip to the Capital of the Inca Empire or, in the evening, you have the option to go to Cusco Planetarium or attend a cooking class. Various workshops can be visited: bee-keeping, guinea pig farming, textile and weaving cooperatives, chocolate production, and pottery workshops.
Day 12 - Travel across the Alti-Pano (Peruvian Andes high plain)
This beautiful day will take us on the comfy express bus to Alti-Plano or high Andres Plains where we will enjoy the beautiful Peruvian landscapes. In the second part of the day, we will leave Cusco behind and head to our next destination: Punto and Lake Titicaca.
Day 13 - Titicaca Lake & 1 night on a boat trip
Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world and the largest in South America. All the landscapes are truly breathtaking, watching the sun setting or rising is a spectacular moment, and the night spent on the boat will be a truly unforgettable experience filled with lots of joy. Delicious food and a cup of coca tea won’t miss. Just lay down and enjoy the ride!
Day 14 - Taquile Island for lunch & return to Lima
Sailing across the Titicaca Lake to Taquile Island for a relaxing hike with a quick stop in the main village for some photos and a visit to a textile workshop specifically designed by the islanders. Delicious lunch and then we are ready to head back to the mainland for our evening flight back to Lima.
Day 15 - Transfer to Lima airport & farewell to beautiful Peru
The moment to say goodbye to Peru has come. With plenty of memories that will be kept close to our hearts forever, we fly home relaxed and enjoy the time to reflect on the experiences we have lived during the past 15 days. Peru has left a mark on us and surely we will all return one day! Until then, let us conquer new worlds together and live today, more than ever before!