Nestled amidst the Andean landscapes, our private tour package to Peru takes you on a captivating journey through its rich historical and natural wonders, including the renowned Machu Picchu and the fertile Incan farming region of the Sacred Valley.
Machu Picchu, designated as one of the modern world’s seven wonders in 2007 and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983, continues to captivate over a million visitors annually. Veiled in an air of mystery, this citadel reveals tangible remnants of the Inca Empire at its zenith. Located within the lush embrace of the jungle, Machu Picchu boasts profound archaeological significance, embodying the peak of Incan power and accomplishment.
Meanwhile, nestled between the ancient city of Cusco and the enigmatic Machu Picchu is the flourishing Sacred Valley, safeguarding numerous revered historical sites that recount the stories of pre-Inca times. This enchanting region unfolds against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains and intricate Incan terraces, offering an idyllic setting for a spectrum of outdoor activities. The combination of both Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in our private tour completes the stories of the Inca Empire’s history.
Moray, located in the breathtaking Sacred Valley of Peru, is an enchanting archaeological site that complex features a series of remarkably circular terraced depressions believed to be used as an agricultural laboratory by the Incas. Exploring Moray allows you to step back in time and appreciate the ingenuity of Incan agricultural practices while immersing yourself in the stunning Andean landscape. It’s a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, offering a true sense of wonder and connection to Peru’s rich cultural heritage.
The Maras Salt Mines, also known as Salineras de Maras, are situated in the stunning Sacred Valley of Peru. Comprising thousands of salt pans intricately carved into the mountainside, these remarkable structures have their origins in Incan times. For centuries, they have served as a means of salt production, utilizing a natural spring that emerges from the mountains, thus immersing you in ancient traditions still in practice today. The Maras Salt Mines not only provide a captivating window into the region’s rich history and culture but also offer stunning views of the surrounding Andean mountains.
The Pisac ruins are renowned for their breathtaking terraced agricultural systems, along with significant religious and governmental structures perched atop a mountaintop that overlooks a picturesque valley. It was from this vantage point that the Incas kept a keen eye out for potential enemies. Explore the historical riches of Pisac, where the ingenious agricultural practices and strategic positioning of these ruins are brought to life, allowing you to step back in time and connect with the ancient Incan world.
Embark on an unforgettable journey through Peru’s Sacred Valley by hiking along the legendary Inca Trails. This adventure follows in the footsteps of the ancient Incas, offering a captivating mix of history and natural beauty. Along these paths, you’ll discover splendid ruins, verdant landscapes, and awe-inspiring mountain panoramas, ultimately leading you to the iconic destination, Machu Picchu. Due to limited permits available for trails of various durations, ranging from 1 to 7 days and covering diverse historical and scenic highlights, it’s essential to make advance reservations.
Machu Picchu, one of Peru’s most iconic treasures, is an ancient citadel perched high in the Andes at a dizzying elevation of 2,430 meters (7,972 feet) above sea level. It offers a captivating journey back in time, showcasing the grandeur and sophistication of the Inca Empire through its remarkable ruins. As you wander through the intricate stone structures, you’ll be treated to breathtaking vistas of the surrounding peaks and valleys. Machu Picchu and its historical mysteries makes it a compulsory stop on your private tour to Peru.
No, Singaporean passport holders do not need a tourist visa to visit Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley or anywhere else in Peru.
Nonetheless, visa conditions may vary, and our travel specialist will share the latest information during your trip briefing.
The best time to visit Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley falls within the dry season, spanning from May to October. You can expect sunny days, clear blue skies in the Andes, and cool nights, providing an excellent experience, particularly for those interested in the Inca Trails. Since this is the peak season, it’s important to make early reservations.
Conversely, between November and April, Peru experiences more rainfall, with the wettest months being January and February. Traveling during this period offers the advantage of fewer tourists, lusher landscapes, and the potential for lower flight and hotel prices.
The private tour package comprises a personal guide, transportation, park and trail fees, tour experiences & accommodation. Any expenses not included in your journey through Machu Picchu and The Sacred Valley will be communicated to you before you confirm your tour, ensuring a trip without unexpected costs.
Whether you experience altitude sickness depends on your body’s ability to acclimatize to higher elevations. To minimize the risk, we carefully design your private tour in Peru, starting at lower elevations and gradually ascending to higher ones. This approach allows your body ample time to acclimatize, significantly reducing the chances of altitude sickness. You’ll be in optimal condition when visiting the magnificent attractions of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
Your level of fitness is an important consideration when engaging in trekking and hiking activities in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. While some trails are suitable for individuals with average fitness, there are also more challenging routes. We recommend consulting with our Travel Specialist to determine which trails align with your fitness level and preferences. This way, you can have an enjoyable and safe experience during your journey.
If trekking and adventure aren’t your preferences, our travel specialists can suggest suitable train options tailored to your travel routes.
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