Striking Cusco (Qosqo: Navel of the World) enchants visitors with its ornate colonial structures resting atop Inca bases and sites like the massive Fortress of Sacsayhuaman and Qorikancha, the Temple of the Sun, which testify to the rise and fall of an Empire. The nearby Sacred Valley of the Incas offers picturesque Quechua villages still maintaining pre-Columbian traditions and equally stunning sites such as the circular terraces of Moray and the Salt Mines of Maras. Ever-popular Cusco is one of the most important tourist destinations of Peru, due in great part to the enduring mystery of the legendary Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. You´ll be surprised that a city so steeped in history also has a lively nightclub scene and restaurants featuring modern Novo Andean fusion fare, as well as a nearby extreme sports park and good rafting rapids.
A challenging off-the-beaten-track adventure through the heights between the most iconic Inca sites in Peru, Choquequirao and Machu Picchu, camping under the stars of the Southern Hemisphere and following trails along stunning vistas and Inca paths, through small Andean communities and landscapes varying from snowy Andean peaks and tropical river valleys to high jungle.
Hike along an alternative route to explore Huchuyqosqo Archeological Site, traveling along an original Inca trail past scenic lagoons and mountain landscapes, visiting a pre-Inca burial site, and camping under the stars before descending into the Sacred Valley and returning to Cusco.
Trek through the majestic landscapes of Lares Valley, with its snowy sacred peaks and pristine lagoons, along a route still guarding secrets of its ancestral past on the way to the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
Hike along trails with outstanding views of snow-covered Andean peaks and glacial walls before arriving at the iconic Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
Visit Inca ruins long-settled into their verdant surroundings as we trek through sierra and lowland tropical rainforest, along an exclusive route through the lush zone known as Sanctuary Garden to iconic Machu Picchu!
Travel by bus along the jungle brow, pass through picturesque Andean towns, and walk along Incan trails en route to one of the new wonders of the world, Machu Picchu
Trek an original Inca Trail, traveling through forest and high jungle, passing Inca ruins and waterfalls en route to the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu.
Hike along the Andean mountain range through cloud forest, alpine tundra, and subtropical high altitude jungle, following the ancient Inca Trail with its Inca paving, tunnels, and ruins to the famous Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
Live a fanstastic experience in one of sacred mountains of the Cordillera Vilcabamba El Apu Salkantay (6,264 meters above sea level). This is one of the most complete expeditions.
This road runs by lower parts of the spectacular glaciers, rushing river and entering through the Jungle with tropical vegetacion predominat.
Enjoy with us this new adventure where you will see stunning scenery, archaeological centers of Incas, and of course the overflight of the ruler of the Andean skies on one of the deepest canyon on the world.
Visit with us this wonderful mountain that was recently discovered that captures the attention of many people because of its unusual coloration. This is an adventure in which you can also enjoy beautiful landscapes, also see Andean people and their cultures. Do you know that this trek was considering in the list of “ 100 places you must visit before to die” this by National Geographic?
Bike through the fields of the Sacred Valley, passing lagoons and small family farms, and quaint towns en route to two of the most unique Inca sites in the valley: the concentric terraces of Moray and the shining pools of the Maras Salt Mines. Halfway between the two sites our leisurely ride will transform into a thrilling downhill adventure.
Descend by bike along a route passing distinct archeological sites in the outskirts of Cusco, combining the fun of downhill biking with the insight gained by visiting these ancient Inca ruins.
Downhill mountain bike from a high Andean mountain pass surrounded by snow-capped peaks into the jungle, trek along original Inca trails past tropical rivers, birds, and plants along an alternative route to mysterious Machu Picchu!
Set off for a thrilling adventure along the Apurímac River (God Talker), considered one of the best whitewater rafting trips in the world. Tackle Class II, III+ and IV Rapids, with some Class IV+ and V, and enjoy campfire meals under the stars of the Southern Hemisphere while marveling at a majestic canyon panorama populated by foxes, river otters, bobcats, torrent ducks, and cormorants. For an unforgettable adventure, join our professional team as they conquer the mighty Apurímac!
Join our professional guide for a trip combining the excitement of whitewater rafting with the natural beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Tackle the rapids of the Urubamba River and learn why the Incas considered this spot the center of the universe.
Travel a scenic route to the Chukicahuana section of the Urubamba River and spend a thrilling afternoon riding the rapids in this pristine segment of the river with unbeatable views!
Indulge in the thrill of off-roading through rugged Tticapata Canyon while treating yourself to some of the area`s most impressive views at the same time! We`ll visit the ruins of the Inca Palace of Pumamarca and pass through villages, bridges, steep downhill paths, enjoying natural springs and Lake Puyoc. For a different kind of tour, grab an ATV and get ready for an adventure!...
Get high in the Andes and feel the rush during this risk-free but exitement-filled free fall adventure for extreme sports aficionados- America’s highest bungee jump!
The bright traditional dress donned by the Quechua communities of the Sacred Valley brightening the cobblestone streets lined with adobe homes and working on small subsistence farms offers travelers priceless insight to the pre-Columbian way of life still maintained by many families of the Vilcanota River Valley outside of Cusco. This picturesque countryside bordered by Andean peaks abounds in ancient Inca fortresses and shrines, agricultural terraces still in use, and quaint towns and villages with vibrant markets.
Explore the enchanting mix of Inca and Spanish Colonial architecture in the former capital from which the Incas built their vast empire, Cusco. Come see why the Incas considered Qosqo to be the center, or the navel, of the world as you tour the Temple of the Sun, Sacsayhuaman Fortress with its massive stones, and other sites which serve as testimony to the rise and fall of an empire.
Visit two of the Inca world’s engineering wonders, admiring the sunlight playing with the thousands of white terraced pools of the Maras Saltmines and learning how the Inca developed an agricultural laboratory in Moray.
Experience the magic of the Sacred Valley touring sites rich in beauty and history, from the Inca waterworks of Tipón to the Wari ruins of Pikillacta, the gleaming Salt Mines of Maras, the concentric terraces of Moray, and the brillliantly painted “Sistine Chapel of America”.
Travel the less-frequented but equally astonishing southern Sacred Valley, which boasts Inca and Wari ruins with impressive fountains and artificial waterfalls, and the surprising colonial Church of San Pedro, grandly referred to as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas.
Travel through the colorful landscapes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting an Inca fortress, temple, and agricultural terraces as you make your way towards the famous icon of the Inca world- the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
Almudena Cemetery offers the visitor insight into the history of Cusco, from its most prominent citizens and fine mausoleums to the diorama-like representations of the lives of loved ones in bronze niches and decorations showcasing the Andean syncretism of western and Andean beliefs.
Enjoy a four-hour ride along the outskirts of Cusco, past a variety of Inca ruins from Sacsayhuaman Fortress through Tambomachay and the Andean countryside.
Travel through the bucolic fields of the Sacred Valley of the Incas on horseback, with snow-capped Andean peaks dominating the horizon, visiting two of the region’s most unique sites, Maras and Moray along routes.
Learn why Cusco is often referred to as a living Inca museum, enchanting visitors with its mix of colonial structures atop Inca bases and Inca sites such as Qorikancha, the Temple of the Sun, which testify to the rise and fall of two empires.
Experience the colorful Virgin of Paucartambo Festival, with its many costumes and dances, and, thanks to a naturally occurring local phenomenon, be treated to a sunrise over the jungle like no other.
Discover the wonder of the mysterious Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, with time enough for exploring colorful Aguas Calientes!
Travel by train past the stunningly beautiful landscape of the Andes for a guided visit of that famous and mysterious icon of the Inca world- the ruins of Machu Picchu.
In the empire of the Incas, the Inti Raymi was the most important festivity in the account as chronicler Garcilaso de la Vega, lasted 15 days in which there were dances and sacrifices in honor of the sun god.
The ceremony was held in the Aucaypata (main square of Cusco) with an attendance of perhaps over one hundred thousand people from the 4 major galas with their own and inventions that could have, then go to Koricancha, which gave all the offerings they had brought from her village and the meat of slaughtered animals was offered to all those present, and a lot of beer with which the festivities continued.
The textiles in the Inca period reached a great development that was expressed in his beautiful and fine robes trimmed with feathers, exquisite embroidery and trimmed with gold and silver as a symbol of status. The state needed to meet the high demand and thus created the Aclla huasi and female mills, these were places where women (mamaconas) were dedicated to make based on alpaca, llama, vicuna and natural dye.
These traditions were preserved and handed down from generation to generation which today we can still appreciate the art in those communities that make this art a way of life.
Take a bus through the scenic Sacred Valley to tropical Santa Teresa in the jungle brow, continuing by train or on foot through lush high paths to the enchanting ruins Machu Picchu.