Peru Bike + Adventure Tour

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

6 days / 5 nights Level: 2Price from: $5,695Collection: +AdventureNon-Rider Options

Tour Highlights

  • Spend a day at Machu Picchu, the incredible Lost City of the Incas
  • Explore the colorful World Heritage city of Cusco
  • Dine on the bank of the Urubamba river at our friend’s house, followed by a traditional despacho ceremony
  • Cycle through the Sacred Valley, marveling at the Andes as you ride
  • Meet artisan weavers at work in the community of Chinchero

Eat

Ceviche, heirloom corn and quinoa, fresh salads, cuy (guinea pig), Aji de Gallina stew, and Cantonese-Peruvian dishes like chifa and lomo saltado

Drink

Coca tea to prevent altitude sickness, chicha (corn beer), and Pisco Sours

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  • Day 1

    Exploring Cusco

    Welcome to Peru! Your guide will meet you at the airport and sweep you off to the stunning city of Cusco where we’ll toast your arrival and enjoy a light lunch in the main square. Discover Peruvian flavors while gazing out at some of the best views of the city. Then it’s off to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, once the heartland of the Inca Empire, to our first hotel perched high in the Andes. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the beautiful gardens or choose to relax and acclimate to the recent altitude change. Later we’ll meet to celebrate our adventure ahead and begin to unravel the hidden mysteries of this spectacular region.

    Meals: Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Cusco, Sacred Valley
    Accommodations: Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

  • Day 2

    Huaypo + Salt Mines

    Today we will drive to Chinchero, an extraordinary community where highly skilled weavers will show us their ancient techniques for weaving traditional Andean designs. Pedal through the high Andean plains of Cusco until we reach Huaypo, a beautiful lagoon perched on the heights of the mountains where a delicious picnic lunch will be served. Shortly after, we’ll continue to the colorful ponds in Maras where salt has been collected since before the Inca Empire. End the day with a special meal at our friend Ani’s beautiful house set along the Urubamba River. Following dinner take part in a unique despacho ceremony, an offering to Mother Earth and the Mountain Spirits.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Sacred Valley, Huaypo, Maras, Urubamba
    Accomplished: 17 miles / 28 km
    Accommodations: Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

  • Day 3

    El Parador de Moray: Bike to Pachar

    This morning we’re off to visit Misminay’s community, a unique experience to see how the locals live. From here we are going to hike to El Parador de Moray, a nice restaurant located in Moray where a delicious lunch will be waiting for us. We will continue on by bike to Moray’s terraces, an agricultural experimentation center of the Incas. Then on to Pachar, with the view of the snow-capped Veronica in the background.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
    Destinations: Sacred Valley
    Accomplished: 9 miles / 15 km
    Accommodations: Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

  • Day 4

    Paths to Urubamba Market

    Today we visit the workshop of one of Peru’s most famous ceramists: Pablo Seminario. His work is inspired by styles utilized by Peru’s ancient cultures. Shortly after we’ll explore the local market of Urubamba where you’ll experience a mix of colors, flavors, and culture. From there we continue to Ollantaytambo, known as the only living Inca town. The local people still dress in traditional clothing and live in the old stone houses of their ancestors. After lunch, we board the train that will take us to our next hotel nestled in the cloud forest below the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations:
    Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu
    Accomplished
    : 13 miles / 20 km
    Accommodations:
    Inkaterra El Pueblo Hotel

  • Day 5

    Huayna Picchu + Machu Picchu

    This morning start the day by exploring the beautiful grounds surrounding the hotel. After a hearty breakfast we’ll set off for our visit of the Machu Picchu citadel. Upon our arrival we will have a complete guided tour of the site and then free time to explore by ourselves. Optionally, you can climb to the top of Huayna Picchu, from which you can see an expansive view of the citadel. Take a seat and absorb this breathtaking view of the surrounding mountain peaks and the great canyon of Urubamba. In the afternoon, we take a bus to the town of Aguas Calientes to board the train that will take us back to Cusco.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
    Destinations: Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes
    Accomplished: Hiking
    Accommodations: Inkaterra La Casona Cusco

  • Day 6

    Cusco

    Sleep in or take a final tour of Cusco and visit the most important ruin in the city, Sacsayhuaman, an Inca fortress and ceremonial center built with impressive stone blocks. From here we begin a short and easy walk following an old, but well-preserved Inca Trail. Gradually we descend from the rural corners of the city to the remarkable urban center, passing by the Temple of the Moon and finally the main square. Later in the afternoon we will transfer you to the Cusco Airport where you will head on to your next destination.

    Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
    Destinations: Cusco

DuVine itineraries may be subject to slight route changes, hotels substitutions, and other modifications.

Travelers Take Note

The high altitudes of Machu Picchu and Cusco may cause altitude sickness. Acclimatization can help, but we also recommend consulting your physician before traveling to Peru.

Airport Information

Arrive

Airport City: Cusco, Peru
Pick-Up Location: At the Cusco Airport

Depart

Airport City: Cusco, Peru
Drop-Off Location: At the Cusco Airport

Any scheduled tour can be made private. Your group, your dates.     Go Private

2018Single Supplement: $1,155

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Accommodations

  • Thoughtfully selected accommodations that reveal the true character of the region
  • Luggage transfers

Meals

  • Daily breakfasts, all lunches, nutritious snacks, and après velo cocktails
  • 4 gourmet dinners at our favorite local restaurants and renowned culinary establishments
  • Carefully selected local wines with every meal

Gear

  • Top-of-the-line bicycle selection and bike helmet
  • Complimentary DuVine gear, including a custom cycling jersey, DuVine t-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
  • GPS in most destinations

Support

  • Expert bilingual guides with extensive local knowledge
  • Support vehicle that follows the day’s route, distributes refreshments, and offers lifts
  • Pick-up and drop-off before and after your tour from predetermined meeting points
  • Daily bike maintenance to ensure optimal performance

Activities

  • Wine tastings and activities as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Gratuities for baggage, porters, and hotel service

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Camber Evo 15'

Manufacturer: Specialized

Type: Mountain