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7 Continents Contest Prize: Machu Picchu Adventure

Machu Picchu isn’t just one of the world’s most exhilarating bucket list destinations. It’s a sacred place any serious traveller needs to experience at least once.

Lima, Peru

This 8-day small-group tour begins in the bustling city of Lima, Peru. Then you board a short flight for Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. The next few days will be spent exploring markets, taking a dip in natural hot springs, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, and then shopping for alpaca wool in the Aguas Calientes markets.

Finally, you’ll journey up to the stone steps of Machu Picchu. Be sure to bring your camera because the view from the top is mind-blowing.

Trip Itinerary

Day1: lima
Arrive at any time
Day 1: lima
Day2: Cusco
Fly to Cusco. Free time to shop and explore, sign up for a city tour, check out museums, or visit archeological sites
Day 2: Cusco
Day3: Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins, explore Pisac ruins, Break for lunch at Parwa community restaurant
Day 3: Ollantaytambo
Day4: Aguas Calientes
Visit local hot springs and check out the market. Can purchase 1-day Inca Trail hike to the Sun Gate
Day 4: Aguas Calientes
Day5: Machu Picchu
Enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu, can choose to visit Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco
Day 5: Machu Picchu
Day6: Cusco
A full day to check out your choice of activities: whitewater rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding
Day 6: Cusco
Day7: Cusco
Journey back to Cusco and fly to Lima
Day 7: Cusco
Day8: lima
Enjoy the city on your own time and depart at any time
Day 8: Lima

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