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Looking for an adventure, astonishing settings, lively culture, and history? Cusco adventure tours offer all of these and much more. Cusco is a city that has it all: impressive scenery, rich culture and history, amazing food, and welcoming locals. In addition, this Peruvian city is characterized by a wide variety of flora and fauna with diverse rugged geography.

  • On this adventurous, yet relaxed tour, you’ll hike through impressive mountains, forests, and national park trails. Furthermore, you can book one of the exciting mountain biking tours, experience the thrill of river rafting. Of course, don’t miss to explore the legendary ancient ruins of Peru and take in the cultures of Cusco and the nearby small towns.

  • Our awesome adventure tours

    For those of you who don’t know, Cusco was the old capital of the Inca Empire. The city’s surroundings are diverse and cover a little bit of everything: from the high Andes mountains to the flat plateau, from the rain forests to jungles, from valleys to canyons, and from wild rivers to calm lakes. For that reason, Cusco is a genuine paradise for adventure tours. Besides its amazing natural beauty, the city is also known for exceptionally intriguing history and culture.

    If you dream of having an authentic Peruvian adventure, tours in Cusco are one of the best ways to achieve it. We plan and organize everything for you, leaving you free to relax and really enjoy your Peruvian experience. Check out our adventure tours activities and choose the package that best suits your needs and preferences.

    Hiking tours

    Astonish hiking adventure tours

    Hiking tours around Cusco region are a great way to explore the heart of Peru’s stunning Andean mountains. Home to towering Longs Peak to up to 6,384 meters (20,944) feet which towers over the rest of the Andes, Cusco mountains are a paradise for hiking and backpacking tours. From an abundance of waterfalls, astonishing wildlife, pristine creeks and rivers to crystal clear lakes, tree-studded ridges, and soaring alpine peaks, there’s a lavish scenery to hold our attention.

    Our Cusco adventure hiking tours include hikes to Salkantay, Lares, Huchuy Qosqo, with mules supported treks. We’ll also take you to the famous Inca Trails with the amazing porters supported hikes. You can also find a day and half-day hikes near Cusco and Sacred Valley area. All trips are all-inclusive. Also, to make the most out of your trip to Peru, all of our hiking guides are award-winning.

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    Mountain biking adventures

    Awesome Cusco mountain biking adventures

    From popular mountain biking adventure trails to hidden gems or perfectly nestled camping sites, our tours offer the ultimate mountain biking vacations in Cusco. Whether you are an experienced biker or a beginner, we provide the best bikes and the trail that will meet your needs and the skill level.

    We offer a day to multi-day mountain bike tours that showcase the natural beauty of the Cusco region like no other. Whether it’s endless flowing single-track down the Andes mountains, exploring magnificent ancient cities or enjoying the rain forest, these trips will create memories that will last forever.

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    Yuncaypata mountain biking (1/2 day)
    Lares downhill MTB (1 day)
    Huchuy Qosqo biking (1 day)
    MTB from the mountains to the jungle (3 days)
    River rafting adventures

    The Thrill of River Rafting

    For most people, Cusco means Inca ruins and Machu Picchu. Yes, these fabulous ancient ruins are a definite must-see while in Peru. However, there are several other awesome tour activities to consider when visiting Cusco. One of the best experiences you’ll ever have is whitewater rafting tours. The rivers in Cusco are considered some of the world’s finest wilderness experiences, so don’t hesitate – book one of the thrilling Cusco rafting adventure tours today!

    Cusco whitewater rafting trips on a wide range of Peruvian rivers range from 1 to 12 days of wilderness adventures. Based on whitewater rafting levels and classifications, the rivers in our offer are rated from level II up to level V rapids. Rivers in Cusco are divided into numerous sections to fit all fitness levels, ages, and abilities.

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    Apurimac rafting Black Canyon 1 day
    Apurimac Black Canyon River Trip 2 days
    The Apurimac Black Canyon 3 days
    The full canyon River trip (6 days)
    Zip line trips

    Exciting Zip line adventures

    Crossing the jungle zip lineCome join us for some of the best zip lining adventures in Cusco. Choose between assisted guided tours in the Sacred Valley or near Machu Picchu! Showcasing the best of the Cusco Mountains and Valleys, our zip line tours soar over a beautiful natural landscape, the Urubamba and Salkantay River, and lush vegetation and Valleys.

    In addition, our highly-trained guides will watch over and assist you as you glide through the fresh and crisp Cusco air. Regardless of your age or experience level, our zip line tour is sure to leave you and your family with lasting memories!

    Horseback riding

    Fun horseback riding

    Riding on the AndesAlways wanted to try a horse riding? With the unique combination of impressive ruins in close proximity to exquisite and diverse nature, horse riding in Cusco is the perfect place to start a new adventure.

    You will be mesmerized by a spectacular landscape while relaxing in the wide-open spaces of the flat high lands of the Sacred Valley or climbing mountains with unique views of the Vilcabamba mountain range. Whether you are an adrenaline-seeking explorer or simply want to enjoy soaking up the scenery on a gentle stroll, horse riding is the perfect activity for any able-bodied adventurer!

    Stand Up paddleboard tours

    Invigorate Stand Up paddleboard tours

    If you’re looking for a lifetime experience in southern Peru, check out Cusco adventures stand up paddle boards. Our tours will take you paddling on Cusco’s pristine lakes and lagoons, known as the most beautiful lakes in the Cusco region. These amazing lakes are bustling with bird life. Our instructors will have you up and paddling in no time, equipped with a safe launch and landing techniques. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned pro — you’ll absolutely love your time spent with our experienced instructors and guides – all our guests do!

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    Multi-active tours

    Thrilling Multi-Sport Packages

    If you’re truly into the outdoors, then you’ll definitely want to explore it in different ways. After all, why choose just one and miss the thrill of multi-sport packages? For many years now, we have been offering packages that include multiple ways to experience Cusco and Machu Picchu iconic landscape. All our trips will bring you long-lasting memories. However, if you are looking for something unique, these are adventures that stand out.

    Hiking MTB and rafting to Machu Picchu 5 days
    MTB, rafting and hiking Machu Picchu 3 days
    Hiking, cultural and rafting 16 days
    Inca Trail, Apurimac River & Sacred valley (12 days)
  • Cusco Adventure Tours Specials

    We can proudly call ourselves Cusco adventure tours specialists! With the exceptional knowledge of the destinations, our staff is dedicated to professional courteous service and will make sure you and your group have an unforgettable time during your stay in Cusco.

    Listed below you will find descriptions of some of our most exclusive tours:

    Off the Beaten track From Cusco to Machu Picchu

    Off the Beaten track From Cusco to Machu Picchu (6 days)

    If you’d like to break away from the usual tourist crowds, but still experience a genuine Machu Picchu vacation, this is the perfect trip for you! Whether old or young, traveling alone or with a family or a large group, this trip which bring new exciting activities every day that should definitely not be missed!

    The Inca Trail and Amazon Rain-forest Vacation

    Unforgettable – The Inca Trail and Amazon Rain-forest Vacation 9 days

    The Inca Trail & The Amazon Rainforest trip is a great choice for those looking for a unique adventure. Choose from two to five-day hike in one of the most spectacular trails on earth, the Inca Trail and explore Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Or book your stay from three to six days in the astonishing Peruvian Amazon where you will have the opportunity to spot incredible wildlife such as canopy, zip line and more.

    Cusco Multi-Sport Highlights -The Inca Escapade

    Cusco Multi-Sport Highlights -The Inca Escapade (12 days)

    There are many other Cusco adventure tours that will undoubtedly create lifetime memories. Nevertheless, Cusco Multi-Sport Highlights -The Inca Escapade is without a doubt one of the best active vacation packages of all. The Apurimac tour is an unforgettable three-day rafting experience and a unique opportunity to enjoy a worry-free vacation with no stress and no schedules running to level II, III, IV and V rapids. The tour also includes a journey to the Sacred Valley, treasured by the Incas for its special natural beauty and geographical features. We usually end this tour with the Inca trail: four days hiking across mountains until we arrive at Machu Picchu.

    Taylor-made tours

    Taylor-made Cusco Adventure Tours

    Our specialized tailor-made department can pretty much cater to any requirement you may have. We will help you put together the dream holiday of a lifetime. Our extensive experience ensures we have access to a variety of options that can we can tailor to any of your needs and preferences.

  • Our accommodations

    While some tours include full camping in strategical places, other tours take place in remote areas where accommodation are scarce, so we use the best accommodations available in the area, but expect them to be basic and simple. In Machu Picchu Cusco and Sacred Valley we use 3 strong stars rated between 4 to 5 points in TripAdvisor and Booking com.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Didn’t you find what you are looking fore, check bellow to our most frequently asked questions or you can send us an e-mail if you have special questions.

    How to decide which Cusco adventure tour to book?

    People who don’t have much adventure tours experience often find the amount of information and choices confusing. To simplify the matters, we suggest the following. All in all, most of the Multi-active tours are ideal for first-time visitors as these are generally easier journeys with better infrastructure. For hiking activities, rafting and mountain biking, please check the level of difficulty or contact us for the clarification.

    What is included?

    Our Cusco adventure tours include everything from accommodation and transportation to professional gear and guides, to make sure you’re fully covered while enjoying your vacation in Peru.

    Private transportation: transportation on tour is a major component of all adventure activities. Our tours usually include road trips and at times combine long drives, bumpy roads and possible problems, such as digging a vehicle out of mud – a highlight of our journeys! These setbacks are always what you make of them, so please be prepared.

    A friendly tip: your crew will be very unhappy if you call them bus-drivers.

    Gear: All biking, river rafting, hiking SUP and Zip line gear is included. This includes:

    • liners,
    • pillows,
    • sleeping pads to up 5 cm 2 1/2 sleeping high,
    • sleeping bags (some tours however not include a sleeping bag in the price, check your itinerary inclusions).

    Guides: The success or failure of any tour depends heavily on the guides of the tour. We always keep this in mind when we recruit and train our guides – they are well-known across Cusco as great leaders, chefs, and drivers, so you can rest knowing that you’re in good hands.

    Who should go on an adventure tour?

    Our Cusco adventure tours are designed for everyone including families with small kids. However, there are some tours restricted only for people with some experience, especially those in Mountain biking and Rafting itineraries.

    Does Cusco adventure tours take place in high altitude?

    While some tours take place lower than 2000 meters, other tours include really high altitudes. Acclimatization adjusting is recommended before any tours that include the hike in the Andes.

    Are Machu Picchu tickets included in the adventure packages?

    Absolutely! Even more, our guides will make sure that you enjoy Machu Picchu and its attractions, including visiting the most memorable highlights. Please contact us for hikes to Huayna Picchu and Montaña Machu Picchu.

    Do I need a passport during the activities?

    Do I need a passport during the activities?

    If you can make a copy of your travel document, that would be great. To enter Machu Picchu, you need to show your passport together with a valid ticket.

    Do the guides speak English?

    Our guides are fluent in English and they know their work like no one else. In addition, all our guides are certified in advanced first aid with CPR and Rescue.

    Are vegetarian meals an option?

    One hundred percent. We can accommodate all kind of diets under no extra cost. Just provide your dietary plan in advance.

Cusco Adventure tours deals

DatePriceTour nameDays 
Daily departures$2600
$2360
Cusco Multi-Sport Highlights

Inca Trail - Apurimac rafting

12 View Trip 
Daily departures$1829
$1800
Active Cusco

Hike, bike & raft to Machu Picchu

10 View Trip 
Group booking from 3$1113
$1000
Off the beaten path

Cusco to Machu Picchu

5 View Trip 

Our Adventure tour packages

Check and learn more about our adventure trips:

Inca Trail and Amazon Rainforest Vacation

Cusco, Inca Trail & Amazon jungle (9 days)
Explore Cusco, the astonishing ruins along the Sacred Valley and hike the spectacular Inca trail in 2, 4 o 5 days. Discover the Amazon jungle with different activities. This tour is available for everyone including families with kids.
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Machu Picchu Inca Trail Tour 5 days

Machu Picchu Inca Trail (5 days)
Get one extra day to see Machu Picchu twice. Visit Inca ruins, climb ancient stone steps, disappear into the cloud forests, cross valleys and ridges to finally arrive to Machu Picchu
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Off the beaten path Cusco to Machu Picchu

Hiking MTB and rafting to Machu Picchu 5 days
This active package is ideal for travelers who search for an adventure-boosting holiday, away from tourist crowds. We will introduce you to Cusco’s adventurous side – from hiking into the Andes to jungle & rain-forest biking & rafting.
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Cusco Horseback Riding

Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay (1 day)
A true ride back through time! During this guided tour, you’ll have the opportunity to visit impressive ancient fortresses, temples, and royal retreats while riding along narrow roads and forests with breathtaking views of the surroundings.
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The Apurimac Black Canyon rafting 3 days

The Apurimac Black Canyon 3 days
Enjoy the peacefulness of the river mixed with bouncy, easy rapids, tranquil natural swimming pools and thrilling of exploding whitewater camping on secluded sandy beaches
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Trip To Machu Picchu – Multi Active Adventure

MTB, rafting and hiking Machu Picchu 3 days
The tour features mountain biking through unique Inca ruins, salt mines, and lovely traditional Andean villages. Furthermore, we’ll take you hiking via tunnels with views of Machu Picchu and rafting in the best section of the Urubamba rain forest.
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Inca Jungle tour – Active Machu Picchu

BIKING, RAFTING, TREKKING & ZIP LINE TO MACHU PICCHU (4 DAYS)
One of the most popular multi active tour to Machu Picchu. Futures MTB downhill, rafting, hiking in a well-preserved Inca trail or Zip line. Ends with a visit to Machu Picchu
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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – The Classic Tour

The Classic Tour (4 days)
From the Andes Mountains to Amazon jungle, this 43 kilometer trek was originally for the Incas a holy pilgrimage into one of world's most iconic man-made destinations.
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Tambopata River Rafting – Amazon Peru Tour

Ultimate rafting trip to the Amazon Jungle (11 days)
A true expedition to one of the less-explored areas of the Amazon jungle. Experience great rapids, astonishing views of gardens and waterfalls, unique wildlife and magnificent overlooks of the rain forest down to the flat Amazon jungle.
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The Active Cusco Trip: Hike, bike & raft

Cusco, Huchuy Qosqo & Machu Picchu (10 days)
This tour is a wonderful blend of relaxation and adventure. Book this combination of three of our Cusco favorites: Huchuy Qosqo Two-day trek, one day biking from the Andes down to the Amazon, and river rafting and Machu Picchu.
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu (4 days)
Most Machu Picchu tours are challenging, which is why we created this trip that doesn’t require a high level of fitness. Relax in Lares hot springs, meet local people and explore their charming villages. Discover Machu Picchu on the last day with your guide.
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Salkantay Trail, Machu Picchu hiking

Salkantay hike to Machu Picchu (5 days)
Book a 5-day trip to enjoy the high peaks of snow-capped Andean Mountains, lagoons, and peaceful mountain valleys. This exciting tour will take you into the mountain range of Southern Peru and part of the rain-forest where Machu Picchu citadel is located.
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Cusco Multi-Sport Highlights (12 days)

Inca Trail, Apurimac River & Sacred valley (12 days)
This tour includes a three-day rafting adventure. Relax with no stress and no schedules running level II, III, IV and V rapids. Explore the Sacred Valley and end the journey with the Inca trail – four days hiking across mountains to Machu Picchu.
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Trek To Machu Picchu – Huchuy Qosqo

Huchuy Qosqo to Machu Picchu Hiking (3 days)
This beautiful trek takes us to spectacular mountain scenery, ravines, charming Andean villages, the Sacred Valley, and finally to the ancient Inca complex of Huchuy Qosqo. Spend the last day exploring Machu Picchu and climb Huayna Picchu.
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The Inca Jungle trip 3 days

MOUNTAIN BIKING, RAFTING & WALKING TO MACHU PICCHU (3 DAYS)
No time for 4 days? the Inca jungle 3-day trip will still take you to MTB downhill, river rafting & walk to Machu Picchu. Last day is to explore Machu Picchu with your guide
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