- Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit - Visit the Ccaccaccollo community centre which G Adventures travellers' donations helped create through Planeterra Foundation in 2005, thereby enabling local women to sell traditional textiles to travellers.
- Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley - Learn how the resident-run restaurant was kickstarted by G Adventures along with the Planeterra Foundation and the Multilateral Investment Fund, to become a successful farm-to-table program that boosts the local economy and several spin-off microenterprises.
- Witness traditional life on Lake Titicaca, soak in the views and culture of the Sacred Valley, stand in awe of the famed Machu Picchu
Spend eight days exploring the land of the Incas, including Lima, Lake Titicaca, and Cusco. Visit the highest lake in the world and meet the people that live around it. Delight in the views of the Sacred Valley on the train to Machu Picchu. Enjoy the very best of Peru.
Day 1 - Lima
Arrive in Lima at any time. On arrival you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Lima
Fly to Juliaca then transfer to Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Day 3 - Puno
Enjoy an included lunch with spectacular views on Taquile Island before continuing on to the renowned floating islands of Uros. Learn about its inhabitants and the tortora reeds used to construct the islands, traditional reed boats and almost everything used in their daily life. Return to Puno and opt to visit the Sillustani burial site.
Day 4 - Puno
Take in the panoramic landscapes and Andean scenery en route from Puno to historic Cusco.
Day 5 - Cusco
Travel through the stunning Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting a G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op. Meet the women and learn about traditional weaving and dyeing. Opt to pick up some handmade souvenirs and textiles directly from the women who made them. Have lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant and learn about the G Adventures for Good project. Proceeds of this meal go directly back to the remote community.
Day 6 - Urubamba
Board a morning train escorted by a local guide. Wind through the spectacular Sacred Valley to the end of the line: the village of Aguas Calientes, a frontier town nestled in the hills beneath Machu Picchu. For serious archaeology buffs, there is time for an optional independent visit to Machu Picchu before the guided tour the following morning.
Day 7 - Aguas Calientes
Rise early to take advantage of viewing Machu Picchu in the early morning light. Later in the afternoon, return by train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy and transfer to Cusco by van, arriving in the evening.
Day 8 - Cusco
Depart at any time. Departure transfer included.
- Comfort hotels (7 nts).
- Aguas Calientes
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