Peru, The Way Of The Incas

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Journey back in time as you explore the ancient culture of the Incas. Our exclusive program focuses on the their contributions, lifestyle and rich civilization. From Lima to Cusco and of course the citadel of Machu Picchu, “The Way of the Incas” brings you up close and personal to the Inca.
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Trip type
Private Guided
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Wheelchair Accessible
Trip pace
Flexible schedule


    • 5 nights hotel accommodation
    • 3 nights camping along the Inka Trail
    • Private transfers in Lima and Cusco
    • Private city tour of Lima visiting Plaza de Armas, Palacio de Gobierno, Cathedral of Lima, and the Municipalidad (City Hall), La Casa Aliaga and Convento de Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo Convent)
    • Private Cusco City Tour and Sacred Valley Tour
    • Explore the quaint town of Pisac, famous for its artisan markets, fine jewelry, ceramic and textile craftwork
    • Services of local English-speaking guide
    • Daily buffet breakfast and Many meals
    • Excursion to Machu Picchu
    • Entrance fee to Inca trail Park and Machu Picchu Sanctuary

What's this trip about?

    Journey back in time as you explore the ancient culture of the Incas. Our exclusive program focuses on the their contributions, lifestyle and rich civilization. From Lima to Cusco and of course the citadel of Machu Picchu, “The Way of the Incas” brings you up close and personal to the Inca.

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIntimate group - 12 max
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityLima
End CityOperator does not provide

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • Nature & Wildlife


  • South America
  • Peru


  • Aguas Calientes
  • Andes Mountains
  • Cusco
  • Lima
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Sacred Valley
  • Urubamba


  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • History
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Ruins & Archaeology
  • Trains & Rail
  • Trekking

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Day 1: Arrive in Lima

Welcome to Lima. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by a Sky Vacations ambassador who will assist you with your transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore and unwind.

Day 2: Lima city tour

After breakfast at your hotel, the day begins with a tour of the city’s main avenues, boulevards, and squares. Begin with an exploration of Colonial Lima. First, you will stop off at the Plaza de Armas (Main Square). There, you will explore the square by foot and admi...

Day 3: Flight Lima – Cusco

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, your will be Sky Vacations representative will give you an introduction to the city and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the morning is at your leisure.

This a...

Day 4: Cusco – Sacred Valley

This morning, we will continue our trip towards Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley) – you will soon reach the must-see stop of Awanakancha. Here, you will learn about the various types of camelids (Llamas, Alpacas, Vicuñas, and Guanacos) that live in the Andes region. Addit...

Day 5: Cusco-Km 82-Huayllabamba

Early in the morning, we will go from our hotel to Km 82 of the railroad that leads to Machu Picchu. Here we will meet the porters and the rest of the team that will be joining us. We’ll start our trek led by the porters. We will walk down the Urubamba River, as we en...

Day 6: Huayllabamba-Pacaymayo

An early start this morning, we begin our ascent to the Warmiwayñusca (Dead Woman) pass, at 4200 meters (13780 feet) above sea level, through a narrow path filled with vegetation. After about 5 hours of hiking, we will have arrived at the summit of the pass. From here...

Day 7: Pacaymayo-Wiñaywayna

Today we’ll begin with one of the most beautiful stretches of the Inca Trail, due to the number of archaeological sites we will find en route. After breakfast, we will go up a small hill leading to the circular ruins of Runkurakay, which was used in the Inca era as a ...

Day 8: Wiñaywayna – Wiñaywayna-Macchu Picchu-Cusco

Prepare to have the experience of a lifetime. We will leave behind our campsite early in the morning and will head towards the Inti Punku, or Gate of the Sun, the last pass on the Inca Trail at 2740 meters (8990 feet) above sea level. From this point, Machu Picchu wil...

Day 9: Cusco departure

A wonderful trip comes to an end – it’s time to say good bye. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

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Dates & Availability

Price From $1,435
Price per day$159
Last Updated: 5/10/2024

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