Travel 2 Touring 18/19

SOUTH AMERICA

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PERU

Inca Trail

Lima

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Ollantaytambo

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Machu Picchu

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Cuzco

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INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Trek the iconic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu • Free time to explore Andean and colonial influenced Cuzco • Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins guided tour LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

ACTIVE SMALL GROUP TOUR

PRICES FROM £949pp

8 day Inca Discovery Lima • Cuzco • Sacred Valley • Ollantaytambo • Inca Trail • Machu Picchu

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day enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley. Before reaching the next camp see the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the “town above the clouds”. (BLD) Day 7: Machu Picchu - Cuzco The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise where you can catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows before catching the bus down the mountain to Aguas Calientes to meet any non- hiking members of your group. Eat, relax and browse the markets before your train back to Cuzco in the afternoon. (B) Day 8: Cuzco Your tour end in Cuzco, transfer independently to the airport for homeward or onward flight. (B) Note: The Inca Trail closes in February for annual maintenance, alternative treks are available such as the Lares and Salkantay treks.

Day 1: Lima On arrival into Lima, transfer independently to your hotel. The afternoon is free to enjoy the city before a welcome meeting in the evening with your fellow travellers and CEO. Day 2: Lima - Cuzco Hop on a flight to Cuzco, the rest of the day is free for shopping and exploring the city. Join an optional city tour or visit Museo Inka, Museo de Historia Regional or for the more adventurous whitewater rafting. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask! (B) Day 3: Cuzco - Ollantaytambo Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women’s weaving co- op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins or wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar). (BL) Day 4: Inca Trail Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into things with a straight forward day of hiking, the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins will give you plenty to look at. Trek through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora that changes with the seasons, passing several smaller ruin sites like Llactapata. A crew of local porters, cooks, and guides will take care of all the details for the duration of the hike and carry the majority of the gear so you’ll only need to carry a small daypack with water, rain gear, snacks, camera and other essentials. (BLD) Day 5: Inca Trail Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m – amazing views are waiting as a reward. Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to Cross 2 more passes and ruins along the way. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through cloud forest on the gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m and on a clear rest and relax. (BLD) Day 6: Inca Trail

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TOUR DETAILS

£949 per person

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PRICES INCLUDE • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation and 3 nights’ camping • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners • Services of an experienced Chief Experience Officer (CEO), local guides and crew of local porters, cooks, and specialist CEO on Inca Trail • Touring by private van, train, hiking and plane • Sightseeing and touring as specified DEPARTURES Multiple departures per month throughout Jan - Dec 19. Please call for details.

TOUR STYLE: Small Group (Active)

GROUP SIZE: 16 max

Optional Pre/Post Stay Add-on nights are available in Lima and Cuzco. Please call for details.

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Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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