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Hike the Inca Trail

to Machu Picchu

Registration Deadline
for all 2018 trips:
October, 1, 2017

Remaining 2017 Availability
November 5-12, 2017 - Limited Seats

2018 Dates (Must register by October 2017)
April 7-14, 2018
May 12-19, 2018
May 26 - June 2, 2018
June 17-24, 2018
June 30 - July 7, 2018
July 7-14, 2018
July 28 - August 4, 2018
August 11-18, 2018
August 25 - September 1, 2018
September 29 - October 6, 2018
October 13-20, 2018
November 3-10, 2018

Inca Trail, Peru

8 days / 7 nights for $1,795
Early signup price: $1,595

Day 1: Lima, Peru

Arrive in Lima (LIM) before 12:00pm and be shuttled to our hotel in the neighborhood of Miraflores.

Spend your first afternoon exploring the miles of cliffs along Lima's Costa Verde or the Green Coast including Parque del Amor.

Meet like-minded travelers at our opening dinner and explore Miraflores or the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco.

Day 2: Arrival in Cusco

Fly from Lima to Cusco on a flight included in our price to visit the capital city of the Incan Empire.

Begin to acclimate at 11,200 feet andtake a warm up hike to Cristo Blanco and the Pre-Incan citadel of Saksaywaman.

See Cusco's incredible Plaza de Armas at night and feel like you've gone back in time.

Day 3: Sacred Valley
Cultural Day

Drive through the Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River, and stop to take llama selfies at the Awana Kancha Textile Palace.

Join the Under30Experiences team for an up close look at the indigenous culture at one of our community outreach projects.

Have the option to try traditional Peruvian style delicacies such as alpaca, guinea pig, or ceviche before our hike.

Day 4: Begin the Inca Trail

Be shuttled to Ollantaytambo and begin the Inca Trail at the famous kilometer 82 marker.

Meet your porters, cooks, and guides and begin your trek as you get a taste of the journey ahead.

Follow in the footsteps of the legendary explorer Hiram Bingham and settle into your campsite on the first night.

Day 5: Dead Woman's Pass

Begin your second day of hiking at 7:00 am with incredible views of the snow-capped Veronica Mountain.

Ascend to the top of WarmiwaƱusca or "Dead Woman's Pass" at 13,779 feet on the journey's most challenging stretch of trail.

Settle into your tent, set up for you ahead of time, and enjoy a well-earned Peruvian meal.

Day 6: Pacaymayo Valley

Continue along the Inca Trail, picturing the Incas making pilgrimages to Machu Picchu hundreds of years before you.

Today you will pass the glaciers of the Cordillera Vilcabamba mountain range and see the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, "The Town Above the Clouds."

Two hours downhill at the Winay Wayna Archeological Site, you will find your third and final campground.

Day 7: Arrive at Machu Picchu

Breakfast on your final day will begin early to arrive Intipunku through the famous Sun Gate.

As you stand to overlook Machu Picchu, soak in the journey you've worked so hard to complete.

Descend upon this breathtaking piece of history as you wind through the paths at this amazing protected site.  

That evening take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and reflect on the beauty of what you just experienced.

Day 8: Relax & Departure

On your final day take an included domestic flight back to Lima from Cusco to catch any international connection departing after 2:00 pm.

Say goodbye to the amazing new hiking buddies you've made as we say goodbye in Lima.

As our Under30Experiences trip comes to a close, we hope you keep in touch with our awesome community and your new friends.

Camping not your thing?
See our Explore Machu Picchu trip and arrive by train!

What else do I need to know?

What's Included at $1595 Early Signup?
-8 days / 7 nights with Under30Experiences
-4 nights boutique hotel stay in double accommodations
-3 nights camping along the Inca Trail
-Round Trip Domestic Flight from Lima to Cusco
-Pickup and drop-off at Lima (LIM) Airport
-Train from Machu Picchu to Ollayntaytambo
- Inca Trail Permits, booked 6 months in advance
-7 Breakfasts 3 Lunches and 6 dinners
-Guides, porters, and cooks along the Inca Trail
-Tents and camping equipment setup by professional guides
-Under30Experiences staff members
-The chance to meet kick-ass people!

(Attendees are responsible for own airfare) 

When should I book my flight?
Plan to arrive Day 1 before 12:00 PM and to depart Day 8 after 2:00 PM local time
*Please wait to book your flight until you receive an email from us with more details.