Mar - Oct


8 Days

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Your Trip to Peru

From intricate tapestries to architectural marvels, Peru is home to one of South America’s most sophisticated ancient civilizations with over 5000 years of history to its name. The Incas left a legacy of agricultural ingenuity, spiritual wisdom, masterful artwork and elaborate cuisine that can still be appreciated to this day. Take a journey through the Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu circuit to get immersed in Peru's heritage and spectacular natural beauty.

Peru Trip Overview

April 5-7: Lima (2 nights)

April 7-9: Sacred Valley (2 nights)

April 9-10: Machu Picchu (1 night)

April 10-12: Cusco (2 nights)

April 12: Departure

Day 1

Arrival at Lima

Welcome to the City of Kings!


Airport Transfer

Greeting by your host at the arrivals terminal and private transfer to your hotel in the beautiful neighborhood of Miraflores along the coast of Lima.

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Lima, Peru

This exciting metropolis on the Pacific Ocean is full of character. It has a booming culinary scene, urban pre-Columbian pyramids, modern art galleries that will dazzle you and colorful neighborhoods ideal for strolls. It was the "City of Kings" to the Spanish conquistadors. Today it's a city of contrasts: shanty towns rub shoulders with skyscrapers, high-end restaurants with street food, ancient temples sit among colonial churches, and bumper-to-bumper traffic leads to sheer cliffs and endless horizons.


Dinner Reservations

No visit to Lima is complete without delving into the food scene, whether it's fine dining overlooking the surf to ceviche in the Chorrillos district, chifa in the Barrio Chino neighborhood, or street stalls serving Peruvian classics. We will make all necessary arrangements, transfers and reservations for you.


Stay at Hotel B

Nestled in the heart of Lima's vibrant Miraflores district, Hotel B beckons travelers with its unique blend of historic charm and contemporary elegance. Housed within a meticulously restored Belle Époque mansion, this boutique gem offers an intimate and culturally rich experience. Each room and suite is a sanctuary of comfort and sophistication, adorned with locally inspired artwork and featuring luxurious amenities. As guests step beyond the grand entrance, they are greeted by a tranquil courtyard brimming with lush greenery, a haven for relaxation and reflection. The on-site restaurant delights the senses with a fusion of Peruvian and international flavors, while the rooftop bar provides panoramic views of the Pacific coastline, perfect for sipping a Pisco Sour at sunset.

Breakfast included

Day 2


Discover the enchanting treasures of Lima on a day tour that transports you through time and culture.


Private Guided Tour

Meet with an expert guide who will take you on an in-depth, insider tour of Lima’s historical centre. Plaza de Armas is the birthplace of the colonial city centre and where Jose de San Martin declared Peru’s independence from Spanish rule. It serves as the epicenter of the old town, surrounded by the Cathedral of Lima (St. John the Apostle and Evangelist) the Municipal Palace and Archbishop’s Palace, The Magistrate House (Casa del Oidor) and the Government Palace. Casa de Aliaga, a 500-year-old colonial mansion that has been in the Aliaga family for 17 generations. Continue on to the leafy neighborhood of San Isidro and end once again in the beautiful oceanfront of Miraflores.

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Larco Museum

With your private guide, visit the Museo Larco home to an extensive collection of pre-Columbian art dating back more than 5,000 years. This is for the history and culture lover.

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Private Transfers

Dinner transfers will be provided and are included for your evenings in Lima.

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Stay at Hotel B

Breakfast included

Day 3

The Sacred Valley

Today you will journey to the magical Sacred Valley.


Airport Transfer

Greeting by your host and private transfer to the Lima Airport.

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Flight to Cusco

From Lima, fly to Cusco.

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Private Transfer

Arrival at Cusco Airport, from where you will be transferred in private to the Sacred Valley, located at a lower altitude and helps you acclimate to the Andes.

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The Sacred Valley, Peru

Welcome to the heart of the Inca civilization. Several sites tucked in the Sacred Valley await to be explored, from farmlands thriving with multicoloured potatoes and corn to the mystic villages of the highlands.


Pisac & Hacienda Huayocari

For your introduction to the Sacred Valley, have lunch at a historic hacienda after visiting the old ruins of Pisac with their magnificent terraces and views of the mountains. Enjoy a delicious Peruvian lunch followed by a transfer to your hotel.

Lunch included

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A Shamanic Experience

Meet with a local shaman in the Sacred Valley for truly spiritual experience, awakening the mind, body, and soul as the denizens of these mountains have for centuries.

You will witness and participate in one of the most meaningful experiences in the Andes, a Payment to the Earth. The basis of the Inca worldview was Pachamama, the Earth Mother. She was the source of life. Without her, there would be hunger and death which is why the Pachamama or goddess of fertility was worshiped. The payments to the earth consisted of thanking the gods of nature for fertility and asking for their blessing for the coming year's crops.

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Stay at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is a hacienda-style property set in 100 acres of countryside in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and is one of the area’s most luxurious hotels. Stylish rustic interiors, spacious rooms and a large spa with thoughtful touches makes for a relaxing stay before or after a Machu Picchu visit. You rooms are spacious independent Casitas with a chimney and terrace with panoramic view. Includes 2 twin/king beds, 100% pima cotton sheets, down duvet, hypoallergenic pillows and handmade wool coverlets, a colonial style wardrobe, full-length mirror plus an inviting dining area for two. Spacious bathroom with heated towel rail, Pima cotton towels, hairdryer, full length mirror, bio-degradable toiletries with natural essences, bathrobes and slippers.

Breakfast included

Day 4

The Sacred Valley

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and ancient salt terraces.


Mountain Biking

From the village of Cruzpata, embark on an exciting mountain biking excursion to the terraced ruins of Moray. Stop at a secluded spot facing the impressive Andes for a picnic lunch before you reach the ruins of Moray. Once there, enjoy a tour with your expert guide.

Alternatively, you can choose to explore the ruins of the Sacred Valley by vehicle and gentle hikes.

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Maras Salt Flats

Visit Maras, a pre-Incan site that has continuously produced salt for centuries. The terraces are divided into over 3,000 salt pools still harvested to this day by local families.

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Picnic Lunch

Set in the Sacred Valley, enjoy a surprise picnic lunch with views of the Andes.

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Potato Cropping

Visit a local house as a special guest in the Sacred Valley and learn about the customs and the tradition of cultivating potatoes, one of the most important ingredients in the Peruvian cuisine. Origin has special access to these houses making this quite the unique experience!

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Stay at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

Breakfast included

Day 5

The Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu

Journey from the majestic Sacred Valley to the iconic wonder of Machu Picchu, tracing the footsteps of the ancient Incas through a breathtaking landscape of rugged mountains and lush valleys.


Private Transfer

Private transfer with your host on to the Ollantaytambo train station in the Sacred Valley and board your train to Machu Picchu.

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Train to Machu Picchu

Sit back and enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the majestic Andes, lush green fields and bright villages. The final portion of the spectacular rail journey to Machu Picchu follows the Vilcanota river down the impressive Canyon of the Vilcanota until it reaches Km 104 station.

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Inspired hike to Machu Picchu

Disembark the train at kilometer 104 and hike the last portion of the Inca Trail with your personal guide and porter, passing the marvelous ruins of Wiñay Wayna on your way the Sun Gate.

You will have a mostly flat walk to the Sun Gate, from which you have your first view of Machu Picchu! The last 45 minutes down from the Sun Gate provide many opportunities to take more photos of Machu Picchu from this unique vantage point. The overall hike is approx. 6-7 hours with moderate elevation gains. There is no better way to come upon this ancient city in the clouds than to hike the path of the Incas!

You will make a stop for a gourmet packed lunch. If you need assistance in carrying your things there will be a porter available to help you with the load.

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Stay at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

With its extensive private reserve, stunning riverside setting, spacious rustic-chic guest rooms and excellent in-house guides, this is one of the best hotels in the area of Aguas Calientes, the town closest to Machu Picchu. Your rooms are expanded Junior Suites with lavish bathrooms that include a marble basin and telephone. One King or two Twin beds, 100% cotton sheets along with hypoallergenic pillows, a colonial style wardrobe, a room heater, separate sitting, dining for two, and work area in front of a fire place, provide this casita with additional comfort. Amenities include Andean slippers crafted from recycled materials, robes, a complete set of environmentally friendly toiletries.

Breakfast & Dinner included

Day 6

Machu Picchu & Cusco

Return from the mystical heights of Machu Picchu to the charming city of Cusco, immersing yourself in the rich heritage of the Andes along the way.


Machu Picchu Citadel

In the morning, your guide will escort you by bus to the ruins of Machu Picchu where you will experience a tour of the UNESCO site. Embedded within a dramatic landscape at the meeting point between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin, the historic citadel of Machu Picchu is among the greatest artistic, architectural and land use achievements in the world, and the most significant tangible legacy of the Inca civilization.

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Train & Transfer to Cusco

Grab your luggage and take the train back to the Sacred Valley where you will be met and transferred to Cusco.

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The Ruins of Sacsayhuaman

You'll make a brief stop to get an understanding of the human history of the area at the ruins of Sacsayhuaman. It is believed that construction began here during the government of Inca Pachacutec in the 15th century. Supposedly, more than 20,000 men extracted the stones from the nearby quarries and moved it over 12 miles to the hill of the city of Cusco. How exactly did the Incas build Sacsayhuaman with stones of such an immense weight and size at the time? Many questions remain a mystery. Therein lies the beauty of this archaeological site and the Incan people. At the end of your time here, you will depart for your hotel in the valley to get settled and relax.

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Weaver Demonstration

Continue your private transfer to Cusco (approx. 2 hours). Along the way, visit the Chinchero weaving center to meet the Callanaupa family and enjoy a traditional weaving demonstration. The Callanaupa sisters have organized talented local women into a weaving cooperative, helping them to support their families while dedicating themselves to their culture’s weaving patterns. The women will demonstrate the art of weaving with traditional back strap looms, and you will be able to browse their creations if you care to buy, or donate to the community.

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Arrive at your hotel in Cusco and settle into your accommodations. Enjoy the amenities of your hotel as your recuperate from your journey and acclimate to the altitude.


Recommended Restaurants

Cusco is one of the best places to try Peruvian cuisine. Here are some of our top restaurant recommendation.


On the second floor of a colonial home, Cicciolina’s mantra is to create a memorable experience not just with its cuisine but from the moment a guest enters the restaurant, with a focus on the setting, aromas, atmosphere, and décor.

Chi Cha

Dine on delicious Peruvian cuisine in an upscale contemporary setting at this restaurant operated by famed Peruvian chef, Gastón Acurio.

Pacha Papa

Located near Plaza San Blas, enjoy a delicious Peruvian lunch in a charming open-air patio. Try the skewers of tender alpaca meat with local spices or the tangy pork stew.


Stay at Inkaterra La Casona

A grand colonial-era manor house steeped in history, Inkaterra La Casona is an exclusive boutique retreat. Located on the charming Plaza Las Nazarenas in the heart of the city’s historic centre, it was formerly the private pad of Spanish conquistadors. Today the meticulously restored 16th century abode is a national historic monument and hides 11 sumptuous suites around a grassy, arcaded courtyard patio. Replete with exquisite antiques and traditional warm-hued textiles, characterful original features are complemented by contemporary comforts of underfloor heating and decadent bathrooms.

Breakfast included

Day 7


Spend a day in Cusco exploring its cobblestone streets, ancient Inca ruins, and vibrant markets, all while soaking in the captivating blend of history and culture that defines this Peruvian gem.


Local Cooking Demonstration

Peruvian gastronomy is one of the most renowned and best ranked cuisines in the world. At Ananay in Cusco, you'll experience this in an exceptional venue with one of the best views of Cusco from the Palacio Manco Capac Hotel.

Begin the experience with a private transfer from the hotel to Saint Peter’s central market, where we’ll get all the necessary ingredients for the class. After exploring the market, transfer to Palacio Manco Capac hotel by Ananay Hotel Collection.

Lunch will be served on the terrace of the Lomellini’s House, including water and 1 glass of Intipalka Peruvian wine (red or white).

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Historical Tour of Cusco

Explore the rich history of Cusco town on a captivating tour that takes you through its colonial-era architecture, including the stunning Cusco Cathedral and the intricately carved wooden balconies of the historic center, offering a glimpse into the Spanish influence on this once Inca capital. As you wander its narrow cobblestone streets and bustling plazas, you'll also uncover traces of the city's Inca heritage, seamlessly woven into its charming urban fabric.

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Stay at Inkaterra La Casona

Breakfast included

Day 8

Bid Peru Farewell!

As your incredible journey through Peru comes to an end, cherish the memories of its awe-inspiring landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality, knowing that the experiences you've gathered will stay with you forever.


Airport Transfer

Greeting by your host and private transfer to the Cusco airport in time for your flight to Lima.

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Flight to Lima

From Cusco, fly to Lima arriving in time for check-in for your international flight home.

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Trip Pricing

Trip Cost

Price per person, based on 2 people in double occupancy.

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Planning Fee

Fee for your trip with Origin.

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All accommodations as listed in the itinerary

All transfers and transportation as needed

All guided tours, activities & excursions

All entrance fees as needed

All domestic travel including flights & trains

Many meals, including daily breakfast, most meals in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

24-hour support on-trip


International flights

Travel insurance

Some meals and beverages

Tipping and gratuities

Change and cancellation policies

Please refer to our terms & conditions here.

Origin: Travel Greener

Origin invests in making the world a better place. Origin will offset the fuel you will use during the trip. On top of that, we will offset an extra 10% to make your trip a carbon-positive experience.

Currently, we support Gold Standard Climate+ Projects from the Gold Standard Foundation.

Prepared by:

Adrienne Harris

Origin travel curator

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