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Machu Picchu is the top attraction in Peru and, in 2007, was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. More than 1.5 million tourists visit Machu Picchu each year, and for good reason. It’s an archaeological gem and one of the finest examples of Inca architecture, stonework and planning. Adding to that is the citadel’s breath-taking location atop a lush mountain ridge, between the two peaks of Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu, with the steep sides of the mountain plunging down into the misty river valleys below.

The most famous route to Machu Picchu is the classic Inca Trail, a four-day trek through the mountains, cloud forest and alpine tundra. Alternative treks have become increasingly popular over the last decade or so, and trails like Lares and Salkantay offer different experiences, both geographically and culturally, to the classic trail. Or you can take the train to Aguas Calientes, the lively town below Machu Picchu, and from there a short bus ride up a zigzagging road to the Inca citadel.

Machu Picchu by foot

Peru's most popular treks and trails less trodden

Lush and mountainous, Peru is one of the most beautiful places on earth to hike and trek. The region surrounding Machu Picchu is readymade for hikers of all kinds, with a great variety of trails that have been established over time–often by the Inca themselves many centuries ago. No matter where your interests lie; nature, local culture, archaeology or all the above, you’ll find a hike that is right for you...read more

6 days

Classic Peru & Machu Picchu

The classic route to Peru's most popular highlights
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9 days

Machu Picchu & Amazon cruise

Small-ship luxury cruise with Machu Picchu
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9 days

Machu Picchu & Amazon lodge

See Peru from rainforest eco-lodge to mountain empires
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12 days

Highlights of Peru

A grand tour of Peru's mountain civilisation
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12 days

Qhapaq Ñan trek to Huanuco Pampa

Explore Peru's grand route of the Incas
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8 days

Active Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu trek

Explore Peru's grand route of the Incas
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15 days

Iguazu Falls & Andean Highlights

A grand tour of Peru and Brazil
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Machu Picchu Tours

Galapagos Cruise & Machu Picchu

See the two gems of South America

13 daysFrom $4,790
Ecuador, Peru
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Cruise & Sailing, Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Water Sports, Active, Walking, Diving, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food

Peru Yoga and Wellness Experience

Yoga and trekking experience across Machu Picchu

8 daysFrom $3,660
Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Yoga, Culture, Archaeology, Spiritual, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History

Machu Picchu Family Tour

7 day privately guided tour of Machu Picchu

7 daysFrom $2,990
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food, Wine

Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Trek

7 day privately guided short trekking tour

7 daysFrom $2,990
Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Culture, Archaeology, Cities, History

Short Machu Picchu Tour

5 day privately guided tour of Machu Picchu

5 daysFrom $1,590
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Family, Active, Walking, Culture, Spiritual, Cities, History

Machu Picchu Highlights

7 day privately guided tour of the highlights of Machu Picchu

6 daysFrom $2,490
Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Family, Active, Walking, Culture, Spiritual, Cities, History

Machu Picchu Travel Companies

Lost World Adventures

Custom tours to Latin America
Central America, South America
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Cruise & Sailing, Luxury, Family, Nature & Wildlife, Culture

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