Our Tours in Peru
INCA TRAIL TREKS TO MACHU PICCHU
The Inca Trail (also known as Camino Inca) is located in the Andes mountain range in Southern Peru. This epic trek, widely recognized as one of the top 10 in the world, passes through clouds forests and alpine tundras with spectacular scenery. Hikers will have an opportunity to see Incan ruins and settlements. The trail terminates at the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu, a sacred citadel for the Inca civilization. This World Heritage site is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
It is a complete experience, with everything you could hope to see on the trail. The five days will allow you to move at a little more relaxed pace than the Classic Trek so you can take it all in. As you hike, moving through tropical forest to cloud forest, you will see an incredible variety of flowers like orchids, the Polilepis Incana (National Peruvian tree), and various animals. You will also learn about the history of the Incan people from our expert guides. Five days later, you will have walked 26 miles (45 km) and crossed passes as high as 4,200m. The highlight, of course, is when you reach the magnificent Machu Picchu.
This is a condensed trip, for those who have less time or are not up for the more vigorous trek, but still want to fulfill their dream of hiking the Inca Trail and visiting Machu Picchu. It’s perfect for families and hikers of all ages that want to enjoy this incredible experience. Although it is a shorter trip, you will not feel shortchanged: you will still able to see the most impressive part of the Inca Trail and visit WiñayWayna, mid 15th century steeply terraced Incan ruins. We promise flora and fauna galore; you may even see some larger mammals.
Salkantay Mountain (6,271m/20,569ft) is one of the highest and most stunning peaks in the Peruvian Andes. It is the 38th-highest peak in the Andes, and the twelfth-highest in Peru. Machu Picchu, a sacred citadel for the Inca civilization, is a World Heritage site and one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
The Quechua culture, which excels in traditional weaving and other handicrafts, is believed to have begun in the early 15th century, well before the rise of the Inca Empire. Nearly a quarter of the people in Peru speak the Quechua language, most of them concentrated in the Andean mountains. The trek terminates at Machu Picchu, the sacred Inca citadel. This World Heritage site is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
Abra Malaga is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3,256m (10,682 ft) located in southern Peru on the Continental Divide.. The road to the pass is extreme, unsecured with many hairpin turns. Santa Teresa is about 6.5 km northwest of Machu Picchu, located within the Wilka Pampa mountain range The trip includes a trek to Machu Picchu, a sacred citadel for the Inca civilization. This World Heritage site is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
Rediscovered late in the 20th century, after Machu Picchu, Choquequirao is another “Lost City of the Incas.” It is both larger than Machu Picchu and much less well-known. In Quechua, the indigenous language, Choquequirao means "Cradle of Gold." Located between the Salkantay and Humantay mountains, it is at almost 3,000masl (9,842 ft) set above the Apurimac River.
Ausangate, part of the Vilcanota mountain range in the Peru Andes, is a spectacular snow-capped mountain that rises to 6,372 m (20,900 feet). The mountain plays a significant role in Inca mythology. On a clear night the Willkamayu (Milky Way) stretches across the sky, creating a direct path to Ausangate. There is believed to be a cosmic connection with Apu, the spirit of the mountains.
Peru is an incredibly diverse country, a place everyone simply falls in love with. This will be one of the most unique adventures you’ve ever experienced. On this journey you will discover Peru’s most visited destinations: Lima, city of internationally recognized fine dining; Arequipa/Colca Canyon with vistas of incredible volcanoes; Puno/Lake Titicaca and finally magnificent Cusco, our gateway to Machu Picchu. Travelling from the Pacific coast to the tops of the Andes, this is a tour where you get to see the best Peru has to offer: history, archeology, nature, and especially culture….Peru awaits you.
This expedition is a fully ported trek where your comfort and enjoyment are our prime responsibility. We ensure you receive the best experience for your holiday in Peru while interacting with locals, explore fantastic sites, rediscover remote ancient Inca towns, speak Quechua words, learn the fascinating Inca history, immerse yourself in the stunning landscape and simply feel the magic of mother nature (Pachamama) and the Andes. We carry your gear, prepare your meals, set up your tents (avoiding the crowded campsites) and take care of all your requirements. On the 7th day you will awake to a beautiful sunrise on the steps of the Machu Picchu citadel through the Sun Gate.
PERU JUNGLE TREKS
Tambopata National Reserve, located in the Peruvian Amazon, was created in 1990 to protect the local ecosystems, noted for their extraordinary biodiversity. The area includes eight different zones, ranging from the rainforest to the to the cloud forest. There are reportedly more than 1700 species of plants, 100 species of mammals, 130 species of butterflies and 90 species of amphibians living there.