Peru 13-Day Trekking Tours & Itineraries

Explore 2 trekking trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Peru.

Thirteen days is enough time to plan a long-distance hike that encompasses many of the beautiful landscapes and archeological splendor for which Peru is famous. A perfect example of this is the Choquequirao Trek, a 50-mile (60 km), six-day hike that not only includes a visit to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu but stops at its “sister city” of Choquequirao too. You can also embark on a journey around Colca Canyon (the deepest canyon in the world) before venturing on the short Lares Trek from Cusco up to high-altitude lagoons and arriving at Machu Picchu.

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Choquequirao Ruins
Map of  Choquequirao Trek & Sacred Valley Adventure - 13 Days
Choquequirao Trek & Sacred Valley Adventure - 13 Days

Discover the ancient ruins of Choquequirao, the “sister city” of Machu Picchu, along this challenging yet rewarding trek. The 65 km trek passes through lush jungles, deep canyons, and snow-capped peaks en route to Machu Picchu. If you’re up for the adventure, this is one of the most beautiful treks in the Cusco Region. Top it all off with an in-depth exploration of the ruins, markets, and villages of the Sacred Valley.

Colca Canyon
Map of Colca Canyon & Lares Trek Adventure - 13 Days
Colca Canyon & Lares Trek Adventure - 13 Days

Discover Colca Canyon - one of the deepest canyons in the world. Here, you'll find a canyon filled with rivers, verdant forests, and an ancient agricultural tradition. During the trek, you'll have the chance to interact with friendly Andean farmers and taste the typical foods of the region. Enjoy afternoon swims in natural pools and waterfalls before camping overnight in tents in beautiful natural campsites. After your time in Colca Canyon, head to the Inca capital of Cusco and explore colorful textile markets and small towns of the Sacred Valley. Next, embark on the Lares Trek, and hike the short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Top it all off with a full day exploring the iconic Machu Picchu Ruins.

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