machu picchu hiking tour in Peru


Hike Machu Picchu & Local Volunteering

Experience hiking the Inca Trail above the Sacred Valley, explore the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu and spend a day doing heartwarming community service.

DESTINATION: Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

COST* : $3,995

* To register, a $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required. Full payment is required 90 days prior to departure date.

2024 DATES (11 Days): (6/20 – 6/30)

2025 DATES (11 Days): (7/8 – 7/18)

Custom dates available upon request. Contact


Trip Documents

K2 Travel General Information

Peru Hike Itinerary

Hike Packing List

Training Plan

Trip Details

Your adventure in Peru will begin and end in the capital of the ancient Inca Empire, Cusco. In between, you will explore the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, experiencing the culture and cuisine of Peru all along the way.

As you acclimate, you spend an unforgettable day doing community service, visit an alpaca farm and tour the historic cities and nearby ruins. You will then be immersed in the pristine beauty of the eastern slope of the Andes Mountains as you trek for three days on Inca Trails above the Sacred Valley. Following the hike, you will continue on to Aguas Calientes where you will have a private tour of the mysterious and breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu, as well as a guided hike of the neighboring majestic peak, Huayna Picchu, that offers an unforgettable view of the ruins below.

Travel will be by private bus and train, all the while experiencing breathtaking views of the most famous archaeological sites in the world found along the pristine eastern slope of the Andes.

Trip Highlights

3-day/3-night, 20-mile moderate to strenuous hike on the Inca Trail

2-day private guided tour of Machu Picchu

Sightseeing tours in Cusco and the Sacred Valley

Day excursion up Huayna Picchu

One day of community service

Tour of alpaca farm

Trip Enhancements

Multi-day Amazon Excursion

Visit Lake Titicaca

Hike to Pitumarca (Rainbow Mountain)

What’s Included:

All land travel

All hotel accommodations, double occupancy

All tent accommodations, double occupancy

All meals as stated in the itinerary

Campsite equipment, including tents, tables and chairs

Drinking water on the trail

All park fees and permits

Professional, English-speaking local Peruvian guide(s)

Skilled, professional, experienced guide(s) with Wilderness First Responders certifications

Tours and activities listed in the itinerary

What’s Not Included:

International airfare

Approximately $350 per person in tips for hotel staff, bus drivers, porters, cooks and guides

Subsequent lodging and food beyond the team itinerary

All individual drinks, either non-alcoholic or alcoholic and room service

Personal gear, phone communications, laundry and items of personal nature

Travelers, Medical and Evacuation Insurance

Single accommodations are available for an additional fee

Itinerary add-ons or customizations

If you are a single registering for one of our trips, we will try to accommodate you as a double with the same gender. However, if we are unable to make these arrangements, you may be responsible for the additional fee as a single.

Any deviation from this itinerary is at your own expense.