2019: Sep 1 - Sep 8

$2,095 USD

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Join co-founders, Angela and Errin, of @allaboutadventures on a journey through South America visiting ancient sites and hiking epic trails. Embark on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure and experience Peru’s great geographic and cultural diversity in all its glory.

  • Dates
    2019: Sep 1 - Sep 8
  • Price
    $2,095 USD
  • # of Travelers
    8 - 20
  • Accommodations
    Double Occupancy in 3+ star Hotels or Apartments (Single Rooms Available)
  • Included
    ✓ Airport & City Transfers
    ✓ All Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners
    ✓ Machu Picchu Guided Tour
    ✓ Social Media & Instagram Workshop
    ✓ The Basics of Photography Workshop
    ✓ Adobe Lightroom Photo Editing Workshop
    ✓ 2 Sacred Valley Tours
    ✓ Salt Mines Tour
    ✓ Cusco City Tour
  • Not Included
    × International Flights
    × Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Payment Schedule
    ✓ 25% due now
    ✓ Balance due 60 days before trip
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Angela & Errin

Angela and Errin are two explorers from Vancouver, BC who are all about adventures. Join these two self-taught entrepreneurs in Peru if you want to cross epic hikes off your bucket list, make new friends, and learn about photography and social media. Their goal is to make sure this trip is something you’ll never forget.

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Cusco: A city in the Peruvian Andes, Cusco was once capital of the Inca Empire, and is now known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture. Plaza de Armas is the central square in the old city, with arcades, carved wooden balconies and Incan wall ruins. The baroque Santo Domingo Convent was built on top of the Incan Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), and has archaeological remains of Inca stonework.

Sacred Valley: The Sacred Valley is a region in Peru's Andean highlands. Along with the nearby town of Cusco and the ancient city of Machu Picchu, it formed the heart of the Inca Empire. Stretching roughly 60 kilometers, it’s an area of fertile farmland and Spanish colonial villages like Pisac and Ollantaytambo. Pisac is known for its Sunday handicraft market and hilltop Incan citadel.

Machu Picchu: An Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru above the Urubamba River valley. Built in the 15th century and later abandoned, it’s renowned for its sophisticated dry-stone walls that fuse huge blocks without the use of mortar and its intriguing buildings that utilize astronomical alignments and panoramic views. Its exact former use remains a mystery.

Social Media & Instagram Workshop: This lesson will help you create your personal brand, and show you how to grow your Instagram account while also increasing engagement. We will also be touching on how to pitch brands, what to include in your media kit and the ins and outs about deliverables and rates.

The Basics of Photography Workshop: We will be showing you the basics of photography in this hands-on lesson and will touch on settings, composition, lighting and more.

Adobe Lightroom Photo Editing Workshop: While all editing styles are different, in this lesson we will be showing you the basics in editing in Adobe Lightroom. Learn tips and tricks, different techniques and how to stay consistent with your edits.

Welcome to Peru! We’ll meet you at the airport and drive 1 hour to nearby Pisac. Explore Pisac Market on your own or rest up and adjust to the high altitude (11,000 ft) before we meet for dinner and cheers to the adventure to come!

Arrival: Fly into Cusco Airport (CUZ) - Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport by 6pm to make the Welcome Dinner at 8pm.

Included: Welcome Dinner, Airport Transfer

We have so much to see today! We’ll visit the Pisac Ruin, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The amazing Inca city constitutes one of the most important Archaeological Parks in the region. After, we’ll stop by the fine temples, palaces and the well preserved and vast farming terraces. Experience the famous "Indian Market" and admire or purchase handicrafts, this is your chance to enjoy a blend of color, traditions and people while bargaining for exotic craft works.

After Lunch at Urubamba Village, the crew will head over to the oldest continuously inhabited dwellings in South America, where people are still living in the same houses and palaces as 500 years ago; the ancient Incan town of Ollantaytambo.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Pisac Tour, Ollantaytambo Tour

Today includes some travel, so download your Netflix or pack a book! We’ll take the train to Aguas Calientes town, bus to Machu Picchu, and experience a private guided tour of the "Holy City of the Incas", the highlight of any trip to South America. Tonight, we’ll sleep in Aguas Calientes.

Included: Breakfast, Machu Picchu Tour

Optional: Hot Springs Visit

Free day to explore! If you’re up for it, visit Machu Picchu to watch the sunrise and take an optional hike to Huaynapicchu Peak for panoramic views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains.

Included: Breakfast

Visit Moray, a very unique archaeological site in the region with its enormous natural depressions that the Incas built rudimentary greenhouses in. Enjoy beautiful views of the farming fields and the Urubamba snow-capped range and the famous “Inca Salt Mines” that include more than 4000 small pools.

Finally, we'll visit Chinchero village, the Incan site where you’ll learn about Incan textiles. Later, the group will drive to Cusco to stay overnight.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Moray Salt Mines Tour

Rise & shine! This morning we’ll tour the Koricancha ‘Temple of the Sun’, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay. You have the afternoon free to explore on your own!

Included: Breakfast, Cusco City Tour

Take a free day or embark on an incredible journey and hike to Rainbow Mountain. For those hiking, we'll pick you up at 5:30 AM from your hotel in Cusco. The trip will take us south of Cusco to the town of Cusipata. We’ll stop for food and bathroom breaks before continuing our journey to the “Rainbow Mountain”. The total car travel time is ~2 hours each way. Enjoy views of amazing landscapes, herds of alpacas and llamas, the Ausangate Mountain, lots of reddish mountains and traditional local houses along the way.

The hike starts at about 4600 mts / 15180 feet, and the highest view point of the Rainbow Mountain (5036 mts / 16619 feet) takes about 1 1/2 hours with a gradual incline (3.5 kmts / 2.2 miles). The group will have time to explore the area and take epic pictures for memories that will last a lifetime!

Later, we will hike back downhill to the beginning; this will take approximately 1 hour. We’ll hit the road for Cusipata where we’ll stop to have lunch. After lunch we’ll drive back to Cusco and arrive at the hotel in the evening.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional: Rainbow Mountain Hike

All good things must come to an end. Until next time, my friends!

Included: Breakfast, Airport Transfer

Departure: Fly out of Cusco Airport (CUZ) - Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport.

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