Cycle Peru: Machu Picchu & Titicaca

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Ride from Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley to the shores of Lake Titicaca 

Details

Duration: 13 Days
Starts in: Peru
Group Size: 4-16

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Start Cusco (3400m); short orientation walk and ‘locals’ guided city tour.

Discover the Inca ruins above Cusco by bike on a mainly downhill acclimatisation ride.

Ride beside the Urubamba River to Pisac and explore an Andean market.

Visit Pisac ruins; cycle through villages and farming haciendas in the heart of the Sacred Valley to Urubamba.

Cycle amidst colourful fields and Inca terraces to Ollantaytambo, visiting the salt pans of Maras and the ruins of Moray en route.

Descend by bike from Abra Malaga, with views of snow-capped Mt. Veronica, into cloud forest surrounding Santa Teresa.

Daywalk along a royal Inca trail to the ruins of Llactapata for a seldom seen view of Machu Picchu; train to Aguas Calientes.

Guided tour of the Lost City of Machu Picchu; return to Cusco.

Free day in Cusco.

Drive onto the Altiplano; cycle from La Raya Pass (4313m) to a working Alpaca hacienda for the night.

Drive to the Llachon peninsula, Lake Titicaca and ride along the lakeshore; overnight in a homestay.

Boat ride across Lake Titicaca to Puno, visiting the floating reed islands of the Uros en route.

End Puno.

Additional Information

On this tour we cycle between some of the world’s most iconic travel destinations: from the truly spectacular mountain top city of Machu Picchu and the high altitude plains of the Altiplano to Cusco, the buzzing capital of the ancient Inca Empire. Pedalling past impressive Inca ruins like Sacsayhuaman, Pisac and Moray, our route hugs the Urubamba River as we cycle amongst 4000m peaks and learn about the country’s rich and fascinating history whilst staying with local families. Ending our tour on the shores of the vast Lake Titicaca, we visit the floating reed islands of Uros and discover the ‘folklore capital’ of Puno where we can stock up on hand-made souvenirs before flying home. 

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