Find adventure at every turn on this 14-day trip through Peru. Catch the scenic train to Machu Picchu, or challenge yourself by hiking the famous Inca Trail. Peer up into the canopy of the Amazon rain forest to search for jungle wildlife. From sacred ruins to otherworldly mountain vistas and cloud forests, set your sights on this celestial place.
Hike the Inca Trail or take the train
to Machu Picchu, and visit the
ruins at Pisac and Ollantaytambo
with a guide.
Spend two days exploring the
Amazon rain forest with a
Enjoy lunch in the home of a
local family on the shores of Lake
Titicaca, and take a cruise on the
Itinerary - 14 Days
Day 1 — Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer
Days 2 & 3 — Amazon Rain Forest
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized canoe to our Amazon lodge, located in the lush Tambopata rain forest. Go on jungle excursions guided by knowledgeable naturalists to spot wildlife. Enjoy some free time to relax or swim, and go on a caiman-spotting cruise after dark. (2B, 2L, 2D)
Day 4 — Cusco
Travel by boat out of the jungle and catch our flight over the Andes to Cusco. Enjoy some free time to explore the cobbled streets and festive plazas of this one-time Inca capital. This evening, peer at the stars through the telescopes of the Cusco planetarium. (1B)
Day 5 — Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a full day to explore the Sacred Valley of the Inca with a local guide. Tour the G Adventures-supported Parque de la Papa, or Potato Park, a network of rural agricultural communities working to preserve more than 700 species of potatoes. Learn about potato cultivation and traditional weaving, and the importance of each to Andean culture. Next, explore the Pisac ruins and enjoy lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in the village of Huchuy Qosqo. (1B, 1L)
Days 6 through 9 — Inca Trail to Machu Piccu/Cusco
All roads lead to Machu Picchu, either
by foot or rail. Choose to undertake the four-day
guided Inca Trail hike. Or enjoy two free
days in Cusco and catch a scenic train ride to
Aguas Calientes, our base for visiting the famed citadel. Explore Machu Picchu with an expert guide
before returning to Cusco by train. (4B, 3L, 3D)
Day 10 — Cusco
Take advantage of a free day in Cusco to explore its museums and ruins. Or opt to try white-water rafting, mountain biking, or horseback riding. (1B)
Days 11 & 12 — Puno/Lake Titicaca
scenic views while traveling through the high
Altiplano region to the town of Puno. The next
day, enjoy a guided boat tour of Lake Titicaca, visiting the floating Islands of
Uros and Taquile. Also visit the Luquina community
and sit down for a traditional lunch in a
family’s home. (2B, 1L)
Days 13 & 14 — Lima
Transfer to Juliaca and fly
back to Lima to enjoy your last night in Peru.
Depart the next day at any time. (2B)
Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.
Travelers should be physically fit and prepared for multiple hours of activity (e.g. hiking, kayaking, biking) each day. Certain days may have more challenging physical activity, such as ascents/descents on steep mountainous terrain.
Click here for a description of all activity levels.
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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.
My Own Room
During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.
My Own Room Option: From $699
Arrival transfer, internal
flights, transport between destinations and to/
from included activities, and activities as listed in
the itinerary. Optional excursions in Cusco are at
an additional cost.
Accommodations Comfortable, mid-range
hotels (8 nights), G Lodge Amazon (2 nights), Inca
Trail camping or Cusco hotel (3 nights)
Meals Included 13 breakfasts, 7 lunches,
5 dinners. Allow an additional $295–385 for
meals not included.
Transportation Private van, plane, train, boat,
canoe, hiking. This itinerary includes high altitude
hikes, and travelers should be physically fit.
You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.