Peru - 10 day adventure to Machu Picchu
About This Event
Join Lisa Brisse, Founder of State of the Heart Fitness, for this 10 day adventure to Peru, including a 5 trek to Machu Picchu. We will take a few days to acclimate in Cusco and explore the Sacred Valley before venturing off into the Andes on our way to Machu Picchu. Our trek will take us past various Inca ruins and will be a combination of camping, a home stay and hotels. Our last day of trekking we will hook up with the Classic Inca Trail and experience our first view of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate. We will finish our trip with a tour of Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas.
Heal your heart, heal the world. --Lisa Brisse
- We will experience:
- -The mystical Andean city of Cusco
- -The Sacred Valley of the Incas
- -Tours of various ancient archeaological sites
- -5 Days of Trekking the Andes, including the last leg of the Inca Trail to the Sun Gate & our first glimpse of Machu Picchu
ScheduleTravel Day (Leave the U.S.) (5th) – many flights leave in the afternoon or evening from LA (red-eye flights) arriving Cusco in the Morning of “Day 1”
Day 1 (6th) - Arrival to Cusco – pick up at Cusco airport & transfer to our Hotel. Rest of the day is a free day. (optional City Tour – additional cost) *Meals not included
Day 2 (7th) – Activity Day (Alpaca Farm & other activities To Be Announced); Only Breakfast included
Day 3 (8th) – Full Day Sacred Valley Tour — Breakfast & lunch included
Day 4 (9th)– Our Trek begins. Cusco – Zurite
Distance: 7km/4.3 miles
App. Walking Time: 4hrs
All Meals included.
Day 5 (10th) –2nd day of our trek.
Distance: 12km/7.4 miles
App. Walking Time: 8 hrs
Hike over our first pass (4450 m/14,600 feet)
All meals included.
Day 6 (11th) – 3rd day of our trek
Distance: 13km/8 miles
App. Walking Time: 6.5 hrs
Hike over our 2nd pass (4600 m/15,420 feet)
All meals included.
Day 7 (12th) – 4th day of our trek
Distance: 14km/8.6 miles
App. Walking Time: 5 hrs
We will hike to the community of Camicancha, where we stop in a nice volcanic rock area, with magnificent views of mount Veronica, the snow-capped mountain. From here we are very close to the Chilca community where we finish our trek. A vehicle will transfer us to Ollantaytambo. and spend night there.
Hotel in Ollantaytambo
Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 (13th) – 5th day of our Trek – Arrive to the Sun Gate & Machu Picchu (just passing through today – official tour the next day)
Distance: 12km/7.5 miles
App. Walking Time: 6 hr
Hotel Stay in Aguas Calientes – Meals included with special restaurant meal together
Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 9 (14th) – Tour of Machu Picchu – Late afternoon or evening train return to Cusco.
Stay in the hotel in Cusco
Day 10 (15th) – Rest & Recover Day in Cusco
Transfer back to airport & fly home (arrive home on Sunday, June 16th)
Venue HighlightsIn addition to our hotel in Cusco, we will also be camping and staying in a home stay, as well as hotels along our journey.
AccommodationsDepending on whether you are requesting private accommodations or shared, we will be staying in a combination of hotel rooms, home stays and camping on our journey.
- Gluten Free