Mystery on the Inca trail


- 11th-24th October 2018 (SOLD OUT)
- 11th-24th May 2019 (SOLD OUT)
- 9th-22nd October 2019 (Registrations open)
 

Mystery on the Inca Trail
From Machu Picchu to La Paz
15 days/13 nights

 

DAY 1 // ARRIVAL

We will welcome you upon arrival at Lima Jorge Chavez airport.
Transfer to your hotel
Night in Lima

DAY 2 // LIMA

Visit of the Peruvian capital city. Discover its colonial neighborhoods from Plaza San Martin to Plaza Armas. Visit of San Francisco covent and its catacombs.
Free afternoon.
Dinner in hotel. Night in Lima.
 

DAY 3 // LIMA – CUSCO

Transfer to Lima airport. Flight to Cusco.
Arrival in Cusco. Free afternoon to get used to the altitude.
Dinner in local restaurant.
Night in Cusco

DAY 4 // SACSAYHUAMAN – TAMBOMACHAY – Q’ENQO

Visit of one of the most stunning ruins of the country. Night in Cusco.
 

DAY 5 // CUSCO

Visit the city of Cusco, its traditional market, its unexplained megalithic walls as well as Quoricancha Temple
Night in Cusco
 

DAY 6 // TIPON – PIKILLACTA – ANDAHUYALILLAS

Discover the South Valley of Cusco, aka the Sacred Valley. First we will head to Tipon, a water sanctuary, before seeing Piquillacta, an impressive city from the Wari culture. Last but not least, we will go to the private museum of Andahuayalillas where we will see elongated skulls and unexplained skeletons. Night in Cusco.
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DAY 7 // OLLANTAYTAMBO

Full day in Ollantaytambo, one of the major sites of Peru. It is believed to be a fortress named after Inca warrior Ollanta. However its architecture and walls have us doubt the official origins of this amazing site. We will then take the train inside the Andes for our next day in Machu Picchu. Night in Aguas Calientes.
 

DAY 8 // MACHU PICCHU

Early wake-up for the shuttle to Machu Picchu one of the wonders of the world. Thanks to Passion Explorers, despite the 2h30 visit time limit, you will be able to visit the site for 6 straight hours ! Train ride back and night in Ollantaytambo.
 

DAY 9 // SACRED VALLEY – MORAY – PISAQ

We will first get to a secret spot known as Naupa Iglesia. Then we will discover how the Incas mastered micro climate engineering in Moray before heading to Pisaq another cornerstone of the Inca culture with its huge terraces. Night in Cusco.
 

DAY 10 // CUSCO – LA PAZ

Transfer to the airport for our international flight to La Paz, Bolivia.
Free afternoon in La Paz to get used to further altitude. Night in La Paz

DAY 11 // PUMA PUNKU & TIAHUANACO

Pre Colombian ruins for today, all of which carry some mysteries as to how they could have been built, and more specifically the H-shaped stones of Puma Punku. One of the strangest sites in the world. Night in la Paz.
 

DAY 12 // LA PAZ

La Paz is the highest capital city in the world and since 2014 one of the new 7 Wonder Cities of the World. Do we need to say more? From K’Illi K’Illi view point to the witch market and the Valley of the Moon, this will be an unforgettable day.
Night in La Paz
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DAY 13 // LA PAZ – LIMA

International flight back to Lima before relaxing for the rest of the day before the long flight back home.

DAY 14 // TRIP BACK HOME Transfer to the airport based on your flight schedule.