At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Discover the Lost City
The Sacred Valley of the Incas sounds, smells, looks, and feels like Narnia, Neverland, and the Garden of Eden all wrapped into one. It is imagination realized. Overlooking this great valley—in all its magic and magnificence—is Machu Picchu. Photographs do not do Machu Picchu, nor the Sacred Valley, justice. One must see it the way the architects of Machu Picchu intended it to be seen, and as it has been seen for centuries—by foot. Along the way, you will hear music in the air and walk alongside llamas roaming the ruins of the Sacred Valley. Then you will hike into Machu Picchu and take in all of the site’s splendour. Finally, we head to the Incan capital of Cusco the centre of Incan history and culture.
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Day by Day
Walk the ruins of Yucay, high above the modern-day town. Complete the day with a special afternoon ceremony by a local paco, guardian of Inca religious traditions.
Walk among the Incan agricultural terraces and salt mines of the Sacred Valley. Dinner tonight is at a local friend's home—get ready for a fun-filled evening!
Wander the cobblestone streets of Ollantaytambo or venture up to the ruins at Pumamarca. Meet for a Peruvian-style lunch, then spend the evening exploring in town.
Journey into the Andes by train along the Urubamba River, one of the most enchanting rides in the world. Hike the famous Inca Trail to take in views of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate.
Awake atop Machu Picchu at the luxurious Sanctuary Lodge, then embark on a full exploration of the historic site. Tonight, enjoy music and dining aboard the legendary Hiram Bingham Train as we journey back to Cusco.
Hike the Inca highway into Cusco via Sacsayhuaman. Enjoy lunch in town before a walking tour of Cusco’s main sites. Tonight enjoy your final night dinner in a true Inca Palace!
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the hotel and goodbyes before your final departure.
Sol y Luna Lodge, Urubamba
Sol y Luna blends Old World charm with the tranquility of the Sacred Valley. Our hosts, Marie-Helene and Franz, have made Peru their home since the early 1990s. The stylish bungalow-style cottages on this intimate property are all thoughtfully decorated with local ceramics and indigenous woods. The hotel is surrounded by lovely gardens and features a fully equipped spa. View hotel website »
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, Machu Picchu
The Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge embodies the three truths held sacred by the ancient Incas: “Location, location, location.” But besides being the only hotel in the lost city’s citadel, just a three-minute walk from the main ruins, this exclusive retreat also scores high on what B&R holds sacred: it’s been refurbished by the Orient Express group; its services are unequalled in the valley and it has breathtaking llama’s-eye views. View hotel website »
La Casona Inkaterra, Cusco
This historic colonial manor house (perhaps the first Spanish construction in Cuzco) is centrally located on an ancient Incan settlement near Cuzco’s present-day main square. Eleven spacious suites surround a sumptuous courtyard, where the patina of time is tastefully preserved. Contemporary amenities create the ambience of comfort and exclusivity enjoyed by guests of the hotel. View hotel website »
We would like to congratulate B&R for the amazing experience we had in Peru. The unique opportunity we had to interact with local people and go really deep into their culture is something we will never forget.— Leandro Taga
While traveling abroad with loved ones usually brings trepidation and more tiffs than nuevo soles I have in my wallet, B&R has made everything happen so effortlessly that I’m beginning to wonder how I ever voyaged any other way.
We never wanted to be the biggest travel company in the world, just the best.
— George Butterfield
Our daily walks range in distance from 4 to 10 km (2.5 to 6 mi.), on cobbled city streets, grassy terraced hillsides and along the winding footpaths of the Inca Trail. We travel throughout the Sacred Valley at altitudes between 1,500 and 3,200 m (5,000 to 11,000 ft.). Apart from one challenging walk up to Machu Picchu, it’s moderate going. You may fi nd, however, that the effect of the altitude will make the walks require more effort than they would at lower elevations. Expect some uneven stairs on our hikes in the ruins as well as some sheer drop offs in places.
“I walk regularly and enjoy the feeling of achievement I get from a good hike.”
Varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All meals, including wine
- Services of B&R guide(s) and support vehicle
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- Access to km 104 of the Inca Trail. Please Note: We will need your passport information at time of booking to reserve your pass
- Use of two lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
- All baggage transportation
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
- Pre-arranged pick-up from the airport
Walking Sticks & Hip Holsters
Included with all walking trips are Leki telescoping walking sticks and custom-made padded hip holsters, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. And while the walking sticks get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, the holsters are yours to keep at trip’s end.
Notes from the road, on the B&R blog.
At Lima’s Maido Restaurant, a Nikkei with a Knife – and a Vision
Insider’s Guide: 13 Things to Do in (and around) Cusco
Beyond Machu Picchu: Amazing ways to see Peru
In Pictures: My Week in Peru
Looking for a Summer Escape to Peru
An Introduction to the Incas
In Deep: Machu Picchu
Explore Machu Picchu and Peru
In Deep: Cuzco
The Line on Lima
Know Before You Go: Peru Travel Tips
In Peru, New Friends
& New Experiences
Chef Q&A: Brisa Deneumostier
The B&R Fund in Peru
Finding Heaven in Chilean Wine Country
Where to Eat in Peru: Lima, the Sacred Valley and Cusco
And your mind? Totally and utterly blown.
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