Explore Northern Peru & Machu Picchu

Starts: Lima, Peru
Finishes: Lima, Peru

Visit: Lima, Chachapoyas, Chiclayo, Trujillo, Lima, Urubamba, Aguas Calientes, Cusco, Lima

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Moderate


Experience the many splendours of Peru's ancient past on this 16-day tour that takes you to famed sites and hidden gems. In northern Peru, discover traces of pre-Inca cultures, including the mountaintop fortified city of Kuelap, home to the Chachapoyas “Cloud Warriors;” and the eroded adobe ruins of Chan Chan. Round out your exploration of Peru’s fascinating past with an early morning guided visit to magnificent Machu Picchu.


    • Explore Trujillo's baroque churches and local markets
    • See the UNESCO World Heritage-listed adobe ruins of Chan Chan
    • Visit a women's weaving cooperative in Ccaccaccollo
    • Witness the terraced pools and salt pans of Las Salinera
    • Experience Machu Picchu in the early morning light

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 236734
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Moderate
Transport: Private van, plane, walking.
Guide Language: Engligh
Travel Styles: National Geographic Journey

Starts: Lima, Peru
Finishes: Lima, Peru
Duration: 16 days
Physical rating: Basic


    • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Chachapoyan Archaeologist Talk, Amazilia Ecological Reserve Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Traditional Andean Experience, Urubamba Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Cusco Planetarium, Cusco Your G for Good Moment: Parque de la Papa (Potato Park), Urubamba Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay Your Discover Moment: Cusco
    • Arrival transfer
    • Kuelap fortress visit (Chachapoyas)
    • Gocta waterfall hike
    • Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum (Lambayeque)
    • Lord of Sipán tomb visit
    • Dama de Cao mummy visit
    • Chan Chan adobe city visit
    • Two-day Sacred Valley tour including Ollantaytambo, Moray, and Pisac ruins and pre-Incan salt pans
    • Traditional pachamanca-style dinner
    • Scenic train and guided tour of Machu Picchu
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels (15 nts).
    • 15 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
    • Private van, plane, walking.
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.



Price person (sharing double) $4,299 ($269/day)


$350 per person for bookings made 70 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 70 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

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Peru Lima, Chachapoyas, Chiclayo, Trujillo, Urubamba, Aguas Calientes, Cusco


Tour Operator

G Adventures

G Adventures is a tour operator providing small-group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. But there's more to it than affordability and product depth – G Adventures is in the business of changing people's lives.  

As the world's largest independent adventure travel company, G Adventures brings curious travellers from different backgrounds together to experience, learn, share, and explore this incredible planet we all inhabit.

In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip founded G Adventures with nothing more than two credit cards and a burning desire to create an authentic, sustainable travel experience like nothing the world had ever seen. By offering adventure-craving travellers an alternative to the resorts, cruises and motorcoach tours they were accustomed to, he not only changed the way people looked at their holiday time, but changed the face of travel forever. Over 26 years later, the only thing that hasn’t changed is an inherent belief in the core values that continue to inspire our being and business today.

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