Our classic seven night itinerary starts in the Sacred Valley, where you better acclimatise before reaching the higher altitude of Cuzco. Accommodation ranges from three star guesthouses to the luxurious Belmond properties, and everything in between.
Arrive to Cuzco Airport; transfer to your accommodation in the Sacred Valley (2,600 metres above sea level) where you can begin acclimatising to the altitude.
Full-day tour exploring the ruins of Pisac and the famous fortress and town of Ollantaytambo.
Day at leisure. Touring options include the village of Chinchero, the archaeological site of Moray, the salt terraces of Maras or spend a truly memorable afternoon with a remote Andean community getting involved with one of our community projects.
Travel by Vistadome train to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the iconic Citadel and enjoy a buffet lunch at nearby Sanctuary Lodge. Afternoon at leisure to continue your exploration. Stay overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Enjoy a second, unguided visit to Machu Picchu; we recommend rising early to beat the day-trippers from Cuzco. Book early to secure an entry to climb Huayna Picchu for stunning views. Travel to Cuzco by train this afternoon.
Half-day city tour of the main sights of Cuzco including the Plaza de Armas, Cathedral, Koricancha Temple, and handcraft workshops. Continue visiting the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman.
Day at leisure to continue exploring beautiful Cuzco at your own pace.
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.