|Short trip, under 3 weeks, to tourist areas||hepatitis A -diphtheria / tetanus -yellow fever|
|Travel over 3 weeks, in addition||typhus -evt. hepatitis B|
|Longer stays, in addition:||hepatitis B -evt. rabies (dog madness) - tuberculosis|
|COVI - 19||3 Vaccines|
This is the trip for the active who wants to join the speed and excitement in Peru. Here you have a bit of cycling, rafting and not least zip-lining, which is a bit of an adrenaline rush. You also walk through beautiful nature to reach Machu Picchu. Down to the jungle flat and high up on Lake Titicaca.
Today well fly back to Lima and well stay here overnight.
Today well travel to Cusco by plane. Youll be picked up from the hotel and driven to the airport from where there will be a short one hour flight to Cusco. Once in Cusco well meet with a guide that will transport us to the Urubamba Valley. It will be a one hour and thirty minute drive there. Well stay overnight in the Urubamba Valley as it's at a lower altitude than Cusco.
Today the main event is an excursion to the Urubamba Valley. First we will visit the town of Pisac. The town is known for its beautiful market where you will be able to buy every common peruvian keepsake like a wool sweater or a beautiful necklace. The beauty of this town lies in the details of the stone work. This town is built with smaller stones than youll find in Sacsayhuaman, but the precision used to carve out and place the rocks is unbelievable. Another feature of this town are the views youll experience while exploring. We will take a lunch break, and after it continues our trip to Ollantaymbo, another charming village in the centre of the valley. This village is a living historical site, the villagers have kept the traditional lifestyle of their forefathers. Exploring this village is like stepping into a live museum, here youll see original temples and inca forts. Overnight stay in Urubamba Valley.
Today well start our journey to Machu Picchu. Well pass Ollantaytambo and start our hike towards Abra Malaga. We wont be needing any sleeping bags as we will be sleeping in a hostel the first night. There will be a car following us so we dont need to worry about carrying our luggage. Well start biking once we reach Abra Malaga, this will be a 50km long bike ride. Well arrive in a small village by the name of Santa Maria, here well enjoy a well deserved lunch and continue on our adventure after. Well end this day with a two hour rafting session down the river. Well stay overnight in Santa Maria.
Today will start early in the morning, and we have a whole day of hiking before us. Well start our hike towards Santa Teresa. Well be hiking some of the original inca trails, through the jungle, and over a river. Well stop by some hot springs where we urge you to take a relaxing bath before we continue on our last stretch towards Santa Teresa. Well be staying overnight in a hostel.
Well kick start this day with some adrenaline in the form of zip-lining in Santa Teresa! This zip-line is 1500meters long, which makes it one of the longest zip-lines in the world! This is a voluntary exercise, and for those that dont wish to do the zip-line there will be a transport by car. After the zip-line, well eat lunch and then continue on our hike for another 9km on flat terrain to Aguas Caliente, where well stay overnight.
Today well finally reach our destination, Machu Picchu! Well hike for about two hours before we reach it, and once we do well have a guided tour around this historical sight. After our tour well catch the train back to Cusco where well stay overnight.
Today is only a half day of planned activities. Well go on a tour of Cusco, and sightsee the most known Inca ruins here. After our sightseeing, well have the rest of the day off to do as we wish. Overnight stay in Cusco.
Today well shift gears and travel to explore the peruvian jungle! Well fly out from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado where well have a short trip to a boat that will transport us down the Madre Dios river. This boat ride will take two hours, and will end up by the river in charming lodges where well stay overnight. These lodges are simple, but charming, and have a private bathroom in each lodge. After lunch well take a short hike to a pond where we'll be able to see some exciting species of birds and caimans.
Well start a hike after breakfast to Lago apu Victor. Once again well be able to sightsee the exciting wildlife. If were lucky, well be able to spot one of the giant otters that reside in this region. After lunch, well have an excursion to an island filled with exciting opportunities to come up close and personal with the wildlife in the peruvian jungle! This island is known for its habitants, there are several different species of monkeys living here. Rest of the day will be spent on an adventure through the jungle, and exploring its wildlife.
Today well paddle through the swamp, where well maybe be able to spot the anaconda! Well have a short hike through the jungle to go and see the giant trees. After lunch there will be free time to unwind, either by the pool or in a hammock.
Today is a chill day, well be flying from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco where well have the rest of the day off. Overnight stay in Cusco.
Today well travel from Cusco to Puno. Today will be mostly spent on transport, but fear not! This nine hour bus drive will be filled with excitement and sightseeing! On board well have a guide that will talk us through the sights well see from the bus. After a stop for lunch, well continue our drive, but well stop ever so often to explore some tourist sights along the way. Overnight stay in Puno.
Today's excursion will be to some of the islands located on the Titicaca sea. The first island well visit is Urus, from where well travel to the island Taquile. This island is known for its village that resides at the top of the island. This island is filled with local culture, tekstiles and oral tradition. This is another spot in Peru where it feels like youve stepped into a bubble that perfectly preserved the history and culture from hundreds of years ago. Well enjoy a wonderful lunch on this island with a view over the Titicaca sea. After this well begin our trip back to Puno, where well stay overnight.
Today well fly back to Lima and well stay here overnight.
Transport from the hotel to the airport. Heres where we part ways. Thank you for joining us on this amazing adventure!