May 13th to May 23rd, 2022

An Inspired Travel Adventure to Machu Picchu ~ Inca Train Itinerary

Delve into the historical mysteries and cultural treasures of Peru. Discover UNESCO World Heritage sites—including the mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu and historic Cusco. Travel across the snowcapped peaks of the Andes, and get a glimpse of the ancient traditions that continue to endure in the misty valleys. A 1-day Inca Trail Hike is offered at an additional cost.

If a 4-day hike along the Inca Trail is more your speed you can see that itinerary by clicking the button below.

Inca Train Tour Package Includes

10 Nights of Accommodations at these locally-owned upgraded hotels or similar

  • 4 Nights at Antigua Miraflores, Lima
  • 4 Nights at Hotel Taypikala, Cusco
  • 1 Nights at San Agustin, Urubamba
  • 1 Night at Hotel Taypikala, Machu Picchu

Guided visit of Machu Picchi

Maras Salt Mines and Moray Ruins tours

Lunch at the Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley

Round trip train ride from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit

Round Trip Flights Lima to Cusco

Sacred Valley guided tour including pottery making demonstration

Local Professional guide fluent in English, Spanish and Quechua

The Itinerary

Inspired Travel Adventure to Machu Picchu

May 13th

Arrive in Peru

Arrive at the hotel anytime and take the rest of the day to explore Lima at your leisure.

May 14th


Explore the Miraflores district of Lima at your leisure. Walk the Malecón boardwalk overlooking the ocean, shop at high-end Larcomar or visit Huaca Pucllana the site of the only remaining pre-Inca ruins in Miraflores. Join the group for a welcome dinner.

May 15th


Opt to join the group on a tour of the historic downtown Lima or maybe enjoy a cooking class in this world-renowned culinary city. Meet up in the evening for a group meeting before departing for Cusco in the morning.

May 16th


Hop on a flight to Cusco. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring this fascinating city, and getting used to the altitude.

May 17th

Sacred Valley

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).

May 18th

Sacred Valley

Explore the sites of the Maras Salt Mines and the ancient Incan agricultural terraces of Moray. Continue on a scenic drive through small villages and stunning views of the Andean countryside. Stop at Piuray Lagoon and opt to explore by kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Return to Cusco for the evening.

May 19th


Enjoy a free day to explore the city or take advantage of the many optional activities available.

May 2oth

Train to Aguas Calientes

Travel by van to Ollantaytambo to catch the scenic train to Aguas Calientes. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the mystical town that is the gateway to Machu Picchu. Opt to have the train drop you off at 104KM to do the 1-day hike Inca Trail Hike for an additional cost.

May 21st

Machu Picchu / Cusco

Rise early to catch the first bus up to Machu Picchu with the guide. Enjoy a guided visit of the ruins followed by free time to explore. When ready, head back down by bus to Aguas Calientes to meet up with the rest of the group and take a train back to Cusco.

May 22nd

Cusco / Lima

Fly back to Lima and enjoy the last night in the city.

May 23rd

Flight home.

Tour is finished. Depart anytime.

Pricing & Additional Information


Double Occupancy – $2659 CAD per person (sharing a room)*

Single Occupancy -$3259 CAD per person (your own room)*

*If do not have a roommate, we can match you with a suitable roommate and you will not pay a single supplement.

*Single occupancy room option is limited.

A deposit of $400 is due at the time of booking. 

Final payment of $2259 due March 1st, 2022. Flexible payment plans available,  Please ask for more details.

Deposit is non-refundable unless the tour is cancelled by Inspired Travel Adventures.

If the 14-day quarantine is still in effect in Canada and or Peru on December 21st, 2021 the trip will be cancelled and you will receive a refund of your deposit minus a $30 administrative fee.

Tour Supplier: G Adventures. G Adventures’ Terms and Conditions and Inca Trail Terms and Conditions apply to this itinerary.

Group Size

Minimum of 8 people

Maximum of 16 people

Activity Level

Average ~ accessible to most travellers. 


  • International Airfare
  • Meals Not Listed
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Optional Tours & Activities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance

Out of country medical insurance is required by all travelers. Proof will be required. We strongly recommend trip cancellation and interruption insurance as a way to protect your travel investment. We would be happy to provide a quote through Manulife at your request.


Flights can be book through Inspired Travel Adventures or on your own.  Please do not book any flights until the tour is confirmed. 

About the Accommodations

All hotels are locally owned and operated 4-star accommodations (except 1 night in the Sacred Valley at 3-star hotel) Please note that hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels) We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control.

1 Day Inca Trail Hike Option

Traverse cloud forests while enjoying spectacular views on this ‘one-day Inca Trail’ trek. Start by disembarking the train at km 104. Follow the local guide as the trail rises steeply up into the mountains and winds past the archaeological sites of Wiñay Wayna and Inti Pata. Gain insight into the fascinating culture of the Incas en route to the trek’s culmination at the Sun Gate. Enjoy a packed lunch along the way, and reach the Sun Gate in the late afternoon. After, take one of the blue buses from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes to rejoin the group and spend the night in a hotel in town. The cost is $459 a person and must be booked by December 1st 2021

Passport and Entry Requirements

All countries require a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity). Changes in entry requirements to Peru are subject to change.  A Visa is not required for Canadian or US citizens.

Travel Health & Covid 19 Precautions (Subject to change)

Group Private Transportation

  • Each traveller will have a daily assigned seat on private vehicles
  • Hand-sanitizer and a mask will be required every time you board the vehicle
  • Facial coverings will be recommended while on-board


  • Daily deep cleaning and disinfecting of all surface areas inside your room with extra cleaning on light switches, door handles, TV remotes, and thermostats
  • No hotel staff will enter your room after it has been cleaned
  • Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of all public restrooms and all surfaces in public areas. This might include the closure of public spaces such as gyms, bars, restaurants, and meeting rooms for periods throughout the day
  • Wherever possible, we will stay on the lower floors to limit elevator use
  • Hotels will implement physical distancing protocols in line with local regulations

Peru Rail Train 

  • Precautions will be followed in adherence to local health and safety regulations to keep our travellers safe and sound.


  • Wherever possible, we will reserve separate tables or private rooms at the restaurants we visit and opt for more “al fresco” opportunities when we can.
  • Breakfasts may be “grab and go” boxes
  • We will be avoiding family-style or self-serve buffets for meals. 

Personal Health Measures

Please note inoculations may be required. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure.

You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure.

We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements. Please be aware that parts of this itinerary are in remote areas and away from medical facilities, and for legal reasons our leaders are prohibited from administering any type of drug including headache tablets, antibiotics, etc.  Please refer to the Physical Ratings. 

Please note your Adventure travels to high altitude. This is medically defined as anything over 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). Most people can travel to 8,000 feet with minimal effects. However, everyone reacts to altitude differently and altitude sickness can on set with some people irrespective of fitness and age. For details on how to best prepare and what to do in the unlikely event you are affected on your Adventure, please consult your physician.

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