Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 4 - You might encounter a few high-altitude hikes or other more strenuous activities. Pro tip: Put down that pastry, buster.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 10
Meals Included: 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
Accommodations: Hotels (10 nts), camping (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).
Soak in the views on a bike in the Sacred Valley, climb the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, kayak Lake Titicaca, mingle with the locals and learn about traditional life, savour the Altiplano scenery, devour seafood in Lima.
How do you improve a trip that already includes the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and Lake Titicacas Throw in some bikes, a few kayaks, and loads of high-energy thrills, that's how! "Peru Multisport" connects immersive cultural interaction and classic Peruvian landmarks with challenging physical activities tailored specifically for adrenaline junkies and fitness freaks. Climb and bike your way from small villages to astounding monuments, then explore Lake Titicaca from a kayak; a perspective few visitors ever get the chance to see. Need mores Consult your CEO; they'll keep your zest for adventure satisfied.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 15 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Lima||Day 1 Lima|
Arrive in Lima at any time. There are no planned activities so check into our hotel and enjoy the city. Peru is made up of three main geographical areas: the Andes, the Amazon, and the desert coastal area. In this trip, we concentrate on the Andes region of south-central Peru and the ancient Inca capital of Cusco. Additional Notes: If you booked the Culinary Bundle it does not include extra time in Lima and we highly recommend booking pre-trip accommodation. You will be picked up from your hotel at approx 10:00 (10:30 from Aug-Dec) and taken to a local market and restaurant to prepare and enjoy a traditional Peruvian meal. You will return back to your hotel around 13:00. Please note that hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Cusco||Day 2 Lima/Cusco (1B)|
Transfer early in the morning to the airport for the flight to Cusco; the flight usually departs early - we may leave the hotel as early as 4:30. Spend the afternoon relaxing and exploring this fascinating city, and take time to acclimatize to the high altitude. Our best advice for exploring Cusco is to wear a comfortable pair of shoes, arm yourself with a city map, and set off to explore! Additional Notes: Please note if you pre-book the Culinary Bundle you will be picked up from your hotel at approx 12:30 and taken to a local market and restaurant to prepare and enjoy a traditional Peruvian meal. You will return back to your hotel around 16:00. Transport: Plane (1.00-1.50 hours)
|Day 3||Ollantaytambo||Day 3 Cusco/Ollantaytambo (1B, 1L)|
We start the day by stopping at the G Adventures-supported womens weaving co-op before travelling by private transport to Abra de Corao, on the edge of the Sacred Valley, where we will begin our biking excursion. Visit the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village, for lunch. After lunch, we continue by bicycle to the majestic Inca ruins of Pisac, where we will enjoy a guided tour of the site before transferring to Ollantaytambo for the night. Included Activities: Sacred Valley Mountain Biking Excursion Pisac Ruins Guided Tour Ccaccaccollo Community and Womens Weaving Co-op visit Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
|Day 4||Ollantaytambo||Day 4 Ollantaytambo (1B, 1L)|
We rise early and travel to Chinchero. After the obligatory safety briefing by the local guide, we will continue our bicycle adventure. Well have lunch here before returning to Ollantaytambo for a free evening to relax our sore legs. Included Activities: Sacred Valley Mountain Biking Excursion Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle
|Day 5||Ollantaytambo||Day 5 Ollantaytambo (1B)|
Ollantaytambo is your first taste of what lies ahead on the Inca Trail. We spend the night in this small town before heading out for the start of the hike the next morning.
|Day 6||Inca Trail||Day 6 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Trek through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora that changes with the seasons, passing several smaller ruin sites like Llactapata. Additional Notes: A crew of local porters, cooks, and guides will take care of all the details for the duration of the hike. Porters carry the majority of the gear so you'll only need to carry a small daypack with water, rain gear, snacks, a camera, etc. Included Activities: Inca Trail Hike Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
|Day 7||Inca Trail||Day 7 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Start early to climb the long steep path to WarmiwaNusca, 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. Included Activities: Inca Trail Hike
|Day 8||Inca Trail||Day 8 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)|
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 WiNay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft). Included Activities: Inca Trail Hike
|Day 9||Cusco||Day 9 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)|
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. Included Activities: Inca Trail Hike Machu Picchu Guided Tour Transport: Train (1.50 hour(s), 118km) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 10||Cusco||Day 10 Cusco (1B)|
Today is free to relax, explore, and shop in Cusco, or discover its surroundings on any number of optional excursions. Among the more adventurous optional activities available in Cusco are: horseback riding around archaeological sites, such as Sacsayhuaman, Tambo Machay and Puca Pucara; white water rafting on the Urubamba River; and mountain biking down to the Sacred Valley, perhaps visiting an Inca ruin along the way.
|Day 11||Puno||Day 11 Cusco/Puno (1B)|
Enjoy spectacular views of the countryside on this full day of travel from Cusco to Puno, through the high Altiplano. Transport: Local bus (7.50 hour(s), 389km)
|Day 12||Lago Titicaca||Day 12 Puno/Lago Titicaca (1B, 1D)|
Enjoy an unforgettable kayak adventure, paddling to Taquile & Amantani and exploring the beauty of Lake Titicaca. This trip will give you the chance to get in contact with the nature, culture, & traditions of the islands from up close. The expert local guides will make you a direct participant in the local culture and not just an observer. Visit 3 different islands on this trip, and get a wide perspective of life in Lake Titicaca. Included Activities: Lake Titicaca Kayak Excursion Lake Titicaca Homestay Transport: Motorboat (2.50 hour(s)) Motorboat
|Day 13||Puno||Day 13 Lago Titicaca/Puno (1B)|
Kayak to Llachon and visit the Uros islands before returning to Puno. Opt to visit a Sillustani burial site. Included Activities: Lake Titicaca Kayak Excursion Uros Floating Islands Visit
|Day 14||Lima||Day 14 Puno/Lima (1B)|
Fly back to Lima and enjoy a free evening for exploring or sampling some yummy seafood. Transport: Local bus (1.00 hour(s)) Plane (1.50-2.00 hours)
|Day 15||Lima||Day 15 Lima (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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