Duration: 10 Days
Visit Peru and the world famous Machu Picchu on this 10 day tour. Start your tour in Lima and take a city tour before travelling to Cusco where the indigenous culture meets colonial Spanish history. Once acclimatised to the altitude you will travel to Machu Picchu to discover the famous lost city of the Incas.
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The Edventure Travel Package
All Edventure Travel trips and tours can be customised to your personal requirements, this sample tour is designed to give you inspiration for your own trip. When you are ready to start planning, get in touch and we can design a bespoke package tour for your group. We will always make clear what is included and excluded in your quotation.
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Customised for you
All tours are 100% customised to suit your group. We believe that every group should be treated individually, it’s your tour after all. If you want to add something that is not featured on our website just let us know and we will work with you to develop an itinerary to meet your needs.
Out of Hours Contact
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- Return Flights
- All travel when at your destination
- Accommodation based on bed and breakfast with students in multi-bedded rooms
- Teachers free of charge sharing twin rooms
- Full Time Tour Director
- All meals mentioned in the itinerary
- All activities mentioned in the itinerary unless otherwise stated
- Travel Insurance
- Single Room Supplements
- Personal Expenditure
- Overseas departure taxes if applicable
- Tips for guides and drivers
- UK Coach Transfers
- Activities not mentioned
- Meals not mentioned
- Luggage in the hold of the aircraft
Depart the UK
Depart the UK and arrive in Lima. You will be met at the airport by your guide and transfer to your accommodation.
Take a city tour of Lima and visit Plaza de Armas, La Catedral de Lima and the Gold Museum.
Today you will leave Lima and fly to Cusco. The city sits at a high altitude in the Andes mountains and is the gateway to Machu Picchu.
Spend some free time in Cusco adjusting to the altitude.
Spend the day in Cusco where you can visit some of the historical sites in the area with many Inca Ruins. You could also enjoy a culinary experience or go rafting on the Chuquicahuana river.
Full day Sacred Valley tour visiting The Urubamba river ballet, Maras salt ponds, Moray Inca ruin and Ollantaytambo fortress. You will continue from here to Aguas Caliente where you will stay overnight.
Full day exploring the world-famous Machu Picchu with guided tour.
Travel back to Ollantaytambo and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Travel to Cusco and spend some time buying souvenirs.
Depart Cusco for your flight back to the UK.
Arrive in the UK
This 15th Century citadel is located on the Cusco region above the Scared Valley. It is believed to be constructed as an estate for the Inca emperor in 1450 and is the most famous Inca civilisation. It was abandoned during the Spanish conquest where it was forgotten until 1911.
Previously the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco lies in the Peruvian Andes and is famous for its archaeological sites that sits with colonial Spanish buildings. This is the main city to visit before venturing to Machu Picchu.
Sitting high in the Peruvian Andean Mountain range, the Sacred valley is between the ancient city of Machu Picchu and Cusco. Its stretches for 60 kilometres and contains the colonial villages of Ollantaytambo and Pisac.
Ollantaytambo is a village sat in the Sacred Valley near the Urubamba River. Here you will find an ancient Inca fortress including the Sun Temple and the Princess Baths fountain. There is a local market with many hand crafted products and fresh produce.
Students will experience a different culture and gain an understanding of other nationalities, principles and values.
Knowledge and Perspective
Personal experience and close interactions with these locations can help students understand the subject and put it into perspective.
Educating through a school trip can create a better understanding of a subject with hands-on learning. Students are engaged, enthusiastic and observant.
This trip offers students the opportunity to develop their independence and self-confidence by putting themselves into a new environment.
Students will work together in an unfamiliar environment and rely on each other for help.
This trip can be a reward trip for students that have studied hard over the course of the year and can give them a well-deserved break with their friends.