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 // ARRIVALWe will welcome you upon arrival at Lima Jorge Chavez airport.
Transfer to your hotel
Night in Lima
DAY 2 // LIMAVisit of the Peruvian capital city. Discover its colonial neighborhoods from Plaza San Martin to Plaza Armas. Visit of San Francisco covent and its catacombs.
Dinner in hotel. Night in Lima.
DAY 3 // LIMA – CUSCOTransfer 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’ENQOVisit of one of the most stunning ruins of the country. Night in Cusco.
DAY 5 // CUSCOVisit the city of Cusco, its traditional market, its unexplained megalithic walls as well as Quoricancha Temple
Night in Cusco
DAY 6 // TIPON – PIKILLACTA – ANDAHUYALILLASDiscover 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.
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 7 // OLLANTAYTAMBO
DAY 8 // MACHU PICCHUEarly 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 – PISAQWe 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 PAZTransfer 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 & TIAHUANACOPre 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 PAZLa 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
DAY 13 // LA PAZ – LIMAInternational 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.
Go NOW for
– Train tickets to and from Machu Picchu
– All tickets to Historical sites
– All accommodation and stay taxes
– Half board
– All transfers in private vehicle
– Passion Explorers alternative archeologist
– A local guide on every day
– A personal help to organize your departure logistics
– Insurance if needed
– Souvenirs and tips
– Drinks and lunch
– What is not mentioned in "price includes"
– Private room supplement if needed (545 euros)