Machu Picchu Tour

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Chile, Peru
South America
Adventure, Round-Trip, Guided
9 days
1438 miles

Explore Peru in 8 days!

Ride through South America’s fascinating scenery and explore the historical highlights of the ancient Inca culture. It is rich on significant historic sites, like the famous Machu Picchu. Peru has three different landscape zones: the coastal region, the Andeans mountain range and the tropical jungle. This tour offers a fantastic motorcycle experience.

The treasures of the Incas!

This round-trip tour starts in Arica, Northern Chile and will take you through wonderful landscape to the South of Peru. You will ride along the legendary Pan-American Hwy and through the very dry Atacama desert. Arequipa, the White City, is waiting for you. Through a remote area and on curvy mountain roads you will ride through the Andeans and will reach altitudes up to 15,420 ft. A sightseeing tour in Cuzco (famous for its cathedrals, churches and monasteries) is on the agenda as well as the visit of Sacsayhuamán fortress and the archeological sites of Qenko, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay. You will ride on curvy paved roads to the Sacred Valley and to the salt mines of Maras. You will take a train and bus to reach the legendary city of Machu Picchu. The route to Puno, which lays at Lake Titicaca, is all paved. A private boat will take you to the Uros Floating Islands. At the end of the tour, you will glide back to Arica, Chile through diversified scenery.

Pure adventure!

This tour is a real adventure tour, with some long riding days. On some riding days we will start early in the morning (at about 7am). This tour is designed to bring your own bike. Of course you can rent a motorcycle on request. The support vehicle will bring your luggage to the accommodation.

Highlights:    Arequipa, Santa Catalina Monastery, Cusco, Ollantaytambo, San Blas, Sacsayhuamán fortress, Incan buildings (Qenko, Pukapukara, Tambomachay), Sacred Valley, Salinas de Maras, Machu Picchu, Uros Floating Islands, Puno, Lake Titicaca, Chullpas de Sillustani, Lampa, Llachón, Pucará

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9 days
6
1438 miles
6-9
3-4 (out of 5)
Paved and unpaved roads
SCL
8-25
Required
Good
Passenger only, minimum age 16+
Hotels with swimming pool

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight from Santiago - Arica (0 miles)
Day 2: Arica – Arequipa (250 miles)
Day 3: Arequipa - Cusco (394 miles)
Day 4: Cusco (0 miles)
Day 5: Cusco - Valle Sagrado (44 miles)
Day 6: Valle Sagrado - Machu Picchu - Valle Sagrado (0 miles)
Day 7: Cusco – Puno (250 miles)
Day 8: Puno - Arica (250 miles)
Day 9: Flight to Santiago (0 miles)

Booking Requirements

- All-weather motorcycle experience
- Rider's age, minimum 25 years
- Endurance to ride for long distances
- Dirt riding experience
- Experience riding curvy roads
- Valid motorcycle endorsed driver's license, category A (non-restrictive)
- Valid ID, or any required document to travel to this country (passport, visa, etc.)
- This tour covers high-altitude areas. If you have lung, heart, or blood circulation
  problems, please consult your doctor in advance
- Helmets required
- Travel insurance

Pricing


Rider Passenger
Motorcycle rentals: upon request
Tour with own motorcycle: US $3300 US $1730

Single room supplement:

US $650

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Note: All prices are based on a minimum of 8 riders per group.

Included Services

- Experienced tour guide on motorcycle, with satellite phone, multilingual
  (English, Spanish, German)
- Support vehicle for luggage transport & service
- Maps
- Motorcycle documents for border crossing to Peru
- Snacks, water, coffee & tea
- 8x Breakfast
- Welcome dinner (without alcoholic beverages)
- 8x Accommodation, double occupancy (if share is not available,
  the single supplement will apply)
- Booking fee
- Local taxes
- Admission(s) to Machu Picchu and Uros
- Toll fees
- Transfer from hotel in Ollantaytambo to the train
- Train ride from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
- Bus: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
- Local guide for Machu Picchu
- Private boat ride with Peruvian guide to the Uros Island
- Motorcycle transfer from Osorno to Arica

Not included

All services not specified in the "included services" section, such as airfare.

Payment Requirements

- 47% deposit required for reservation
- Balance due 6 weeks prior to tour start
- With valid credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover) or PayPal

Tour Dates

- Apr 2 – Apr 9, 2016
- Apr 9 – Apr 16, 2016
- Oct 15 – Oct 22, 2016

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