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 heartwarming community service day with the kids at a local school.

DESTINATION: Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu

DAYS: 12 Days

COST: $3,950 or $5,250

2020 DATES: (6/8 – 6/19)

Custom dates available upon request


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Peru Itinerary

K2 Travel General Information

Packing List

Training Plan

Trip Details

Your adventure in Peru will begin and end in in the vibrant capital city of Lima. In between, you will explore Cusco, the capital of the ancient Inca empire. Where you will experience its culture and sample its cuisine.

As you acclimate to the 10,800 ft. elevation, you spend an unforgettable day with the children at a local school, visit an alpaca farm and tour the historic city and nearby ruins. You will then be immersed in the pristine beauty of the eastern slope of the Andes Mountains as you trek for four days on the Inca Trail above the Sacred Valley to the mysterious and breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu. You will have explore Machu Picchu with a private tour, as well as guided hike of the neighboring majestic peak of Wayna Picchu for an unforgettable view of the ruins below.

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

Trip Highlights

Four-day, 25-mile moderate to strenuous hike on private Inca Trail

Private guided tour of Machu Picchu

Day excursion up Wayna Picchu

One day of community service

Tour of alpaca farm


Day 1: Welcome to Lima, Peru

Day 2: Fly to Cusco and tour the city

Day 3: Community Service

Day 4: Day 1 on trail

Day 5: Day 2 on trail

Day 6: Day 3 on trail

Day 7: Train to Aguas Calientes

Day 8: Hike up Wayna Picchu, tour of Machu Picchu

Day 9: Free day

Day 10: Train to Cusco and visit alpaca farm

Day 11: Fly to Lima with late evening departure

Day 12: Arrive home

Refer to the full itinerary for specific details about the trip.

$3,950 or $5,250 per person (double occupancy) Not include international airfare or tips.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 is required at time of sign up. Full payment is required 75 days prior to departure date.

More information – Kevin Cherilla [email protected]

What’s Included:

All transportation (including domestic flights) in Peru per the itinerary

Hotel accommodations (double occupancy) per the itinerary

Four season two-person tent accommodations on Inca Trail (double occupancy)

All meals per the itinerary

Park fees and permits

English speaking, experienced Wilderness First Responder guides

Campsite equipment, including dining tents, tables and chairs

Drinking water on Inca Trail

Tours and activities per the itinerary

What’s Not Included:

Air transportation to Peru (Approx. $1,800)

$300 per person in tips for hotel staff, bus drivers, porters, cooks and guides

Airport transfers in Lima for optional excursion (Approx. $50)

Subsequent lodging and food beyond the 12 day team itinerary

All drinks, except water while on trail

School supplies and gifts for children at a local school

Traveler, Medical and Evacuation Insurance

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 will be responsible for the single accommodation cost of $1,000 per person (4-star) or $1,250 per person (5-star).