Peru Multisport

Active, Lima to Lima
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Tour description

How do you improve a trip that already includes the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail, and Lake Titicaca? 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 more? Consult your CEO; they’ll keep your zest for adventure satisfied.

What's included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay Your G for Good Moment: Handmade Biodegradable Soap Products Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Cusco Your Local Living Moment: Lake Titicaca Homestay, Lake Titicaca
  • Biking excursions in the Sacred Valley (2 days)
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Kayaking excursion on Lake Titicaca with visits to Taquile, Amantaní, and the Uros Islands (2 days)
  • Internal flights
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • 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.

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Lima/Cusco Early flight to Cusco. Free day for shopping and to explore the city. Choose to pre-book the Cusco Cooking Class. Optional city tour.

Day 3: Cusco/Ollantaytambo Begin two days of guided biking excursions through the Sacred Valley, in the Maras, Moray, and Pisac areas, using Ollantaytambo as a base. Visit the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op and Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosqo.

Day 4: Ollantaytambo Our second day biking in the Sacred Valley. Expore the town of Maras, the archaeological site of Moray before heading down to the Salt mines (Las Salineras), ending in Urubamba.

Day 5: Ollantaytambo Free day in Ollantaytambo for optional activities like visiting the ruins, horseback riding, or relaxing before embarking on the Inca Trail.

Day 6: Inca Trail Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins.

Day 7: 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.

Day 8: Inca Trail Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. 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 the cloud forest on a 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).

Day 9: 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 for a guided tour of the ruins, before your train back to Cusco.

Day 10: Cusco Free day to explore Cusco or relax. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and mountain biking.

Day 11: Cusco/Puno Spend the day travelling from Cusco to Puno by bus.

Day 12: Puno/Lake Titicaca 2-day kayaking excursion on Lake Titicaca, visiting Uros, Taquile, and Amantaní islands, including a homestay in a small village.

Day 13: Lake Titicaca/Puno Kayak to Llachon and visit the Uros islands before returning to Puno. Opt to visit a Sillustani burial site.

Day 14: Puno/Lima Fly back to Lima and enjoy a free evening for exploring or sampling some yummy seafood.

Day 15: Lima Depart at any time.