Inca Discovery Plus

April 20 - 28, 2019

 

Like our Inca Discovery tour but with a flight back to Lima, this trip offers a fascinating combination of the region’s archaeological and cultural treasures. Retrace the steps of the Inca on a four-day trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. One of the world’s best-known hikes, it will reward those willing to break a sweat with stunning views of ruins and cloud forests. We run our own treks, which ensures fair treatment of our porters and quality equipment.

9 Days - Lima to Lima

Early Bird Pricing (Through September 30th) $2400 USD
Starting October 1 $2600 USD 

$250 Deposit Secures Your Spot!

 

Based on double occupancy.

Minimum of 8 travelers required.

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

TRAVEL STYLE:

CLASSIC

CLASSIC

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

SERVICE LEVEL:

STANDARD

STANDARD

**This tour uses Upgraded accommodation** ; mix of public and private transport.

PHYSICAL RATING:

4 - DEMANDING

4 - DEMANDING

Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travelers.

TRIP TYPE:

SMALL GROUP

SMALL GROUP

Small group experience; Max 16.

AGE REQUIREMENT:

12+

AGES 12+

All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Itinerary

DAY 1 - April 20
LIMA
Arrive at any time.
DAY 2 - April 21
LIMA / CUSCO
Hop on a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day of shopping and exploring the city. Opt for a city tour.
Exclusive inclusions:
Carte Blanche
Meals included:
Breakfast
DAY 3 - April 22
CUSCO/OLLANTAYTAMBO
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).
Exclusive inclusions:
G Adventures for Good
Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op |
G Adventures for Good
Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch
DAY 4 - April 23
INCA TRAIL
Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into things with a straight forward day of hiking, the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins will give you plenty to look at.
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
DAY 5 - April 24
INCA TRAIL
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
DAY 6 - April 25
INCA TRAIL
Cross two more passes and ruins along the way. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through cloud forest on the gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.
At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).
Meals included:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
DAY 7 - April 26
MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO
The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.
Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Meals included:
Breakfast
DAY 8 - April 27
CUSCO/LIMA
Fly back to Lima and enjoy the last night in the city.
Meals included:
Breakfast
DAY 9 - April 28
LIMA
Depart at any time.
PLACES VISITED

PERU

Amazon | Inca Trail | Machu Picchu

WHAT'S INCLUDED
ACCOMODATIONS
MEALS
TRANSPORTATION
STAFF & EXPERTS

What's Included

  • G Adventures for Good: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
  • G Adventures for Good: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery making demonstration
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S INCLUDED
ACCOMODATIONS
MEALS
TRANSPORTATION
STAFF & EXPERTS

Accomodations

  • Hotels/guesthouses (5 nights)
  • Camping (3 nights)
WHAT'S INCLUDED
ACCOMODATIONS
MEALS
TRANSPORTATION
STAFF & EXPERTS

Meals

  • 8 breakfasts
  • 4 lunches
  • 3 dinners
  • Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
ACCOMODATIONS
MEALS
TRANSPORTATION
STAFF & EXPERTS

TRANSPORTATION

  • Private van
  • Plane
  • Train
  • Hiking
WHAT'S INCLUDED
ACCOMODATIONS
MEALS
TRANSPORTATION
STAFF & EXPERTS

Staff & Experts

  • G Representatives in Lima and Cusco
  • Specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike

Available Extras

(Add these to your tour when you book)
PRE/POST
ACCOMMODATION
La Castellana Hotel (or similar)

$65.00 USD per room per night for twin/double room.

$60.00 USD per room per night for single room

Price subject to change until booked.

ARRIVAL
TRANSFER
Airport to Hotel

1 person: $40.00 USD per person
2+ people arriving on the same flight: $20.00 USD per person

Price subject to change until booked.

Cooking
Classes
FROM $79.00 USD IN LIMA AND $46.00 USD IN CUSCO

LIMA: Get a taste of Peruvian cuisine, visit local markets, sample exotic fruit, select fresh ingredients, and try your hand at preparing unique Peruvian dishes influenced by China, Italy, West Africa, and Japan. This activity is supported by the G Values Fund – a funding initiative that provides low-interest loans to CEOs who wish to start businesses that enhance the experience of our travellers. Best Bite Peru is run by former CEO Ruben Diaz. Contact Ruben (Best Bite Peru).

CUSCO: Channel your inner chef with a Peruvian cooking class. Take a trip to the market with your teacher and learn about regional flavours as you pick out the freshest ingredients. Head back to the kitchen for a hands-on lesson and learn to prepare local Peruvian specialties.

Price subject to change until booked.

My Own
Room
FROM $269.00 USD

Please note that if you have booked the "My Own Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single accommodation for all night stops, with the following exceptions: Nights 4-6: Inca Trail.

Price subject to change until booked.

Kimberly Taurins

FOUR DRAGONS INSTITUTE

1-713-894-2720