Mar 07, 2021

Rainforest & Inca Trail 12 Days

In this amazing trip you will explore Cusco city and the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, followed by the Sacred Valley of the Incas and discover the beautiful landscapes, the amazing nature and impressive views on the way. And also live the adventure of being in the middle of the Amazon rainforest with the wildlife, without any doubt it is a real and complete experience in your Peruvian vacations.


Trip Overview:

  • Duration: 12 days.
  • Starting point: Cusco.
  • Ending point: Machu Picchu/Manu/Cusco.
  • Physical Demand Rating: Easier.
  • Age Restriction: 14-year old children.
  • Trip Code: MTS - 0023.
  • Tour Type: Cultural, Adventure, Nature.
  • Service Level: Standard - Deluxe.
  • Guarantee: Departure is Guaranteed.
  • Style: Personalized.
  • Carbon Emissions: 380 CO2-E.
  • Group Size: 2 Minimum, 10 Maximum.
  • Transport: Train, walk, Mini-Van.
  • Price from: ? US $


DAY 01: Lima/Cusco (sightseeing tour and visit to nearby sites)

Early in the morning, after breakfast, transfer to Lima Airport to board your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the morning free to rest and get used to the altitude and to have your lunch. We recommend to take it in the restaurant of your hotel. In the afternoon, guided sightseeing tour in Cusco visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha. Then, we drive out of the City to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco, famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9m/30ft high and weighing over 350 tons. Return to your hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Optional: Dinner in a typical restaurant with a folklore show where the musicians play their melodies with Andean instruments of beautiful sound while typically dressed dancers will show you different ancient Peruvian dances.

DAY 02: Cusco (day off)

Breakfast & day off for personal activities. In the afternoon, Briefing on the Inca Trail Tour.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Optional: We suggest you the following tours:

- The Sacred Valley of the Incas.

- Downhill Biking Adventure - Cusco.

- Rafting in the Urubamba river (Class II, III or IV).

- Maras & Moray natural/archaeological sites.

- Horseback riding in Cusco.


DAY 03: Cusco/Machu Picchu - Inca Trail (Cusco - Piscaycucho - Wayllabamba)

At approximately 6:30 am, our guide will pick you up from your hotel to transfer you by bus to the km. 82, where you will arrive at approx. 10:30 am. Here you will meet the team that will join you during the trek, such as the porters, camp assistants and cooks. You will begin the walk, the first day is quite easy and during the first kilometers you will have a beautiful view of the snow-peaked Veronica mountain, walking alongside the Vilcanota River until you arrive at the Archaeological Complex of Patallacta, where you will have lunch and gain energy to reach Huayllabamba, where the first camp is set up.
Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner.

DAY 04: Inca Trail (Wayllabamba - Warmiwañusca - Pacaymayo)

After breakfast, the hardest part of the trail begins, with a steep ascent, followed by a 3-hour walking until reaching the first summit, the Abra Warmiwañusca (Dead Woman pass), up to 4,200m. approximately. You will not only enjoy incredible panoramic views from here but you will also have the satisfaction to have reached the top. After lunch in Vizcachayoc, we will descend towards Pacaymayo (3,500m.) for dinner and camp.
Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner.

DAY 05: Inca Trail (Pacaymayo - Phuyupatamarka - Wiñay Huayna)

After breakfast the ascent will begin until the second more important summit of the route, up to 3,900m., where you will enjoy a guided visit to the Archaeological Complex of Runturakay and the Inca Citadel of Sayacmarca (3,600m). Lunch in Chaqquicocha. Then, you will continue walking towards Phuyupatamarka or "Town in the Clouds", another important Archaeological Monument. After a brief rest, we will continue walking until arriving at Wiñay Huayna (Forever Young), for a guided visit to this spectacularly located Archaeological Complex. Dinner and overnight in the campsite.

Note: The above are the regular campsites according to the circuit operated by Enjoy Peru, however, these can vary according to availability by the Machu Picchu Management Unit without previous warning, but which will not affect the itinerary.
Meals included: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner.

DAY 06: Wiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu - Cusco

After breakfast (05:00 approx.), we start walking for one hour by the forest to reach the Inti Punku (Sun Gate), known like the front door to Machu Picchu, from where we will be able to have an impressive panoramic view of the Inca citadel. Upon arrival to Machu Picchu, you will have a guided tour of the complex & monuments, such as the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries. Free time to stroll around the Citadel and then meet the rest of the group to be transferred by bus to Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon, return to Cusco by train. Upon arrival in Cusco, transfer to your selected hotel. Evening free. We recommend you to dinner out at any of the restaurants in downtown Cusco and stroll around the Main Square.
Meals included: Breakfast and snacks.

DAY 07: Cusco day off

Breakfast. The day is off for your personal activities.
Meals included: Breakfast.

DAY 08: Cusco - San Pedro - Manu

We depart from Cusco at 5:30am to the town of San Pedro, where you will enjoy a 4-hour mountain bike tour, until we arrive at Acjanacu, which is 3,500 meters above sea level. After this day so exciting, we'll arrive to the "Cock of the Rock" lodge, where we'll spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Box lunch and Dinner.

DAY 09: San Pedro/Atalaya/Amazonia Lodge

At 5:30 a.m. we go to the observation Cock-of-the-Rock point, to see the "Gallito de las Rocas", emblematic Peruvian national bird, where we can see a lot of these birds in their natural environment. In addition to being able to observe the males perform an elaborate dance to attract the females. These dances are a bridal show, because you can see a group of several males performing their dance and the females resting on the nearby branches watching them. Return to the lodge. In the afternoon, we travel to Pillcopata, for river rafting enroute Pillcopata to Atalaya, an exciting sport where we increase our adrenaline and add some thrill to your life. Then we travel to the Amazonia Lodge by boat.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 10: Amazonía Lodge

Leisure day. You will enjoy the lodge facilities and the jungle watching birds, monkeys and others.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 11: Amazonía Lodge/Atalaya/Cusco

Early morning transfer to Atalaya by boat. After that, we will take a private car to Cusco arriving around 6:00 p.m. approx. Transfer to your hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

DAY 12: Cusco/Lima

Breakfast at your hotel in Cusco. Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Lima, where you can make your flight connection to return your country.
Meals included: Breakfast.


Lodging & Prices: Our team of travel consultant has carefully selected the Hotels based on their excellent value and high standards. (Lower Prices + Top Service = Best Value). We can book any hotel for you at competitive rates, but published prices are based on the Qeros Tours Peru Top Hotel Picks.

Occupancy Hotel Category

Double/triple Tourist 2-star, Superior 3-star, Deluxe 4-5 star

Price From: 000 SS$ 000 SS$ 000 SS$

Prices may vary according to the season, availability and client preferences. Certain transport costs may not be included. Please contact one of our experts Travel Consultant for more information.


In Madre de Dios: Manu National Park.
In Cusco: Sightseeing Tour, Inca Trail, lodging and breakfast.
In Machu Picchu: Guided visit of the Inca Citadel.

• Train ticket Cusco - Aguas Calientes - Cusco.
• Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
• Service Porters and cooks for the team on the Inca Trail.
• Guided tour in Machu Picchu.
• All bilingual guided tours (English/Spanish) as described in the itinerary.
• All meals mentioned in the itinerary for the Inka Trail.
• Camp equipment in the Inka Trail.

In the Manu: Tour 4 Days/3 Nights including:
• 1 night in the Cock of the Rock Lodge.
• 2 nights in the Amazonía Lodge.
• All transportation.
• Mentioned tours in the itinerary.
• All meals mentioned.
• All bilingual guided tours (Spanish/English) as described in the itinerary.
• Entering or leaving the Manu National Park.
• Radio communications.
• Satellite telephone for any emergency.
• 11-night accommodations.
• All breakfasts and other meals as specified in the program.
• All entrance fees to the excursions mentioned above.
• All the transfers indicated in the itinerary.
• All applicable taxes.
• All bilingual guided tours (Spanish/English) in all the tours.


• Domestic and International flights.
• Airport taxes ($ 30.25 for international flights & $ 6.05 for domestic flights).
• Baggage excess (i.e.: Puno/Cusco bus).
• Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water.
• Personal expenses.
• Tips.
• International or National personal telephone calls.
• Meals not mentioned above.
• Optional post-tour (cost given separately).

Optional Extensions:

  • Nasca Lines: Mysterious geoglyphs on the middle of the desert.
  • Amazon Tours: Manu Jungle Expedition.
  • Sacred Valley Tour.
  • Extra night at Machu Picchu.
  • Cusco/Lima hotel extra nights at the start or end of your trip.


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