Explore the heartland of the Inca Empire on this amazing Machu Picchu charity trek
Peru inspires wonder at every turn. From high mountains to lush valleys, traditional Quechuan villages and mystical Inca ruins, this beautiful country beams with cultural pride.
On this amazing 12-day adventure, you’ll trek the spectacular Lares Valley to Machu Picchu. With time to acclimatise in Cusco, you will follow a well-defined path under the care of experienced guides. Over four days you’ll traverse high passes, marvel at mist-shrouded ruins and descend into verdant valleys. By night, you will camp under a blanket of stars, falling asleep to the nocturnal sounds of the Andes.
Concluding at Machu Picchu, experience the majesty and mysticism of the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ and bask in its enigmatic grandeur.
As part of this incredible adventure, you will also explore other famous Inca ruins, including Pumamarca, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo.
- Trek the incredible Lares Valley to Machu Picchu, the ‘Lost City of the Incas’
- Explore mist-shrouded ruins and visit traditional villages
- Marvel at stunning valley vistas by day and camp in the shadow of snow-capped Andean peaks at night
Day 1: Depart Australia (arrive Peru same day)
Day 2: Cusco
Day 3: Pisac
Day 4-7: Lares Valley trek
Day 8: Machu Picchu
Day 9: Cusco
Day 10: Depart Peru
Day 10: Transit day
Day 10: Arrive home
Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 12 days
Challenge duration: 4 days
Challenge grade: 3.5/5 (moderate)
Accommodation: Twin-share in 3 star hotels and comfortable camping (single supplement applies)