Empire of the Incas

This is a wonderful itinerary that incorporates a wide range of cultures, landscapes, Inca Ruins, and hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu! We book this program for you on a custom/private basis. This way we can tailor it to your preferences.  For instance, you can add an Amazon lodge stay and/or the Colca Canyon, and choose the types of hotels you prefer. 

Discover splendid mountain panoramas in the Andes, enjoy a cultural immersion on Taquile Island, visit the vast Inca Trail sites and ruins--all a rich human canvas spanning thousands of years. Cruise to Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, with an overnight at the timeless Taquile Island. Stop at the unique floating reed islands of the Uros people. Explore Cuzco’s wondrous palaces, streets and plazas. Hike the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, with a full day to explore the legendary Lost City of the Incas. Each day you enjoy unforgettable wonders. 

At night in cities and towns you stay in small, delightful hotels, and enjoy an unforgettable night in a native home on the Quechuan Taquile Island on 12,500-foot Lake Titicaca. During the 4-day Inca Trail tour to Machu Picchu, you enjoy our top-quality trail service with porters, cooks and full camp service. Our guides are talented English-speaking Peruvians who contribute enthusiasm and valuable personal insights into the past and present of this astonishing Andean region. 

Quick Facts

  • Custom Program
  • Sample itinerary 15 days:  4 nights camping, 9 nights hotel, 1 night native homestay
  • Tailor the itinerary to your preferences
  • Cruise Lake Titicaca and enjoy native homestay on Taquile Island
  • Explore magnificent Inca and colonial remains in Cuzco
  • Trek the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • 4-day optional Amazon Lodge Extension
  • Other add-ons available

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