6-Day Machu Picchu & Cusco Extension


Year Double Single Kid's Discount
In-Country Air Park Fee
2016 $3,298 $4,196 Not Applicable $386 $185


  • Double & Single Occupancy: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy, unless indicated as single occupancy. Limited single accommodations available.
  • Airfare: In-country airfare is subject to change and must be purchased through International Expeditions. International airfare is not included in prices above but available through International Expeditions. Please call for current pricing.
  • Kid’s Discount: Applies to ages 7-18.

Make the most of your travel to South America by combining your Amazon River cruise with our Machu Picchu travel package! A visit to Machu Picchu, the grandest of all the Inca sites, must stand out as a highlight of anyone’s travels. It has the most dramatic of settings, atop an Andean mountain surrounded by other peaks. For all its extent — Machu Picchu has some 200 structures, along with brilliant stone masonry — it was almost forgotten until its rediscovery in 1911 by Hiram Bingham. But there is a great deal more to see, and this Machu Picchu expedition includes a variety of experiences in the great city of Cusco and in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Day 9 • Saturday

Iquitos / Lima

Late this afternoon, we fly from Iquitos to Lima, and overnight at the Costa del Sol. (B,L)

Day 10 • Sunday

Lima / Cusco / Urubamba Valley

Fly to Cusco — the heart of the Inca Empire. Drive into the historic Urubamba Valley, stopping in Chinchero to browse and shop for Andean handicrafts and alpaca sweaters. Visit the Urubamba Market and spend tonight at the Aranwa Hotel. (B,L,D)

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Day 11 • Monday

Machu Picchu

Board the train to Machu Picchu, where we spend the afternoon exploring the ruins with our guide. Our home for the next two nights is the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 12 • Tuesday

Machu Picchu

Today is yours to explore Machu Picchu or simply relax! Wake up early and hike to the Sun Gate or enjoy some early morning birding in the abundant gardens surrounding our hotel, home to 16 species of hummingbirds. (B,L,D)

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Day 13 • Wednesday

Ollantaytambo / Sacsayhuamán / Cusco

Catch the morning train back to the Sacred Valley. Explore the mighty archaeological wonder of Ollantaytambo, where ancient temples and fortresses were built to protect the Sacred Valley. After a Paso Fino horse show at Wayra Ranch, continue across the valley toward Cusco. We stop at Sacsayhuamán — a huge fortress of massive stones which zigzags across the side of the mountain. Spend tonight at the Aranwa Hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 14 • Thursday


Stroll the streets of Cusco, exploring the Koricancha — also known as Santo Domingo, Santa Catalina Convent and the Cathedral. After lunch, the afternoon is free to explore on your own before a farewell dinner featuring Andean fare. Return to the Aranwa Hotel for the night. (B,L,D)

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Day 15 • Friday

Cusco / Lima / En Route

After breakfast, fly back across the Andes to Lima. Enjoy a superb lunch of local delicacies before an afternoon at leisure. Dayrooms are available at the Swissôtel. Transfer to the airport this evening for flights home. (B,L)

Day 16 • Saturday

Arrive Home

Connect with your flight home. (Meals Aloft)

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