Trip Report: Peru


It’s hard to believe that it’s almost 2 months since our trip to South America.  Time flies! This trip report summarizes all the posts related to our trip to Peru and provide a break down of the cost.

  • Time Cost
    • Total Days In Peru: 8 day  –  1 days in Lima, 2 days in Cusco, 1 day in Sacred Valley, 4 days in the mountain
    • Total Days Off From Work: 4 days (we went over July 4th weekend).

  • Monetary Cost
    • Hotel: $150 – 1 night in Lima, hotel in Cusco included in tour cost
    • Flight: $600 pp round trip from NYC to Lima, $40 +9,000 Avios points pp round trip from Lima to Cusco
    • Food:$40 pp per day not on the hike
    • Tour: $1,149 pp
    • Miscellaneous: $5 for a walking stick, $12 for air mattress, $60 tip for porters and $80 tip for two guides per person
    • Total Per Person: approx $2,150

Map of Peru Trip

1. Preparing for our Inca Trek

IMG_2344  2. Layover in Lima

  3. Eating in Lima





4. Exploring Cusco

5. Sacred Valley





  6. Inca Trek to Machu Picchu

  7. Packing Tips for Inca Trek


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