Hosted Challenge Trek with a jam packed, culturally enriching, nature hugging National Geographic adventure through the Amazon Jungle and the iconic Machu Picchu.

Join Big Heart Adventures on this epic 15 day Challenge trip through Peru. You can either hike the Inca Trail (subject to permit availability) or join us for a guided visit of Machu Picchu (non-hikers welcome).

Hosted by Chief Adventurer Lisa Murphy, this is your opportunity to experience the immensity of the Andean mountains, the unique wildlife of the Amazon jungle and a visit to the floating island communities on Lake Titicaca.

Be a part of travel that gives back!


Departure May 2020
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Small group, active, challenging trek on the Inca Trail with a day pack and adventure through Peru 

Date: 27/05/20 – 10/06/20
Start: Capital Cities, Australia
Finish: Capital Cities, Australia
Country: Peru

Type: Challenge Trip
Physical Rating:
Group Size: 15 + Guides/Leaders
Investment: $6,999 per person
Twin Share

Date  29/05/19 -12/06/19
Start  Your capital city, Australia
Finish  Your capital city, Australia
Country  Peru

Type  Wise Woman Walking
Physical Rating  ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Group Size  Up to 15 + hosts
Investment  $7,299 per person | twin share

Giving Back

Project Peru is a small, lively, totally voluntary charity offering food, clothes, shelter, education and fun to those who live in a children’s refuge in the desert shanty towns of Lima, and giving ongoing and practical support to those who live in extreme poverty in the local community. The refuge in Zapallal cares for over 40 children and offers real opportunities to children and staff alike:


Air Travel

Return economy flights from your capital city in Australia.*
conditions apply

Domestic flights within Peru


All meals provided as per the itinerary in Peru

B x 14 | L x 7 | D x 5


Airport transfers
Train journeys

Group & Luggage Transfers


11 nights accommodation Peru

3 nights camping


Guided ruins tours
Lunch with a local family


Please note itinerary can be subject to change at anytime.

Important Info

  • A second non refundable deposit of $1,000 is due October 1st 2019
  • Access to the Inca Trail is not guaranteed and require a permit to access. The earlier you book the better your chance of confirming your permit. If the Inca Trail permit is unavailable for the group we will be offered the Lares Trek instead
  • Full payment is due at time of booking
  • Single rooms not available on this departure
  • A minimum of 6 travellers are needed for a hosted departure
  • Itinerary and price subject to change at any time. See full terms and conditions on our booking form. Please note we calculate any currency conversions on the day of payment

Fitness Requirement

A high level of fitness is required to complete 4 days of walking the Inca Trail. You should able to walk up to 8 hours on steep terrain at altitude with a 35-litre backpack weighing up to 7kg. A completed medical form is required and a doctor’s clearance may be requested.



  • Big Heart Adventures ioMerino hiking top and head sock
  • Big Heart Adventures trip specific training sessions and or program
  • Big Heart Adventures discount card for pre-departure purchases at Scouts Outdoor Centre (15% off)
  • Big Heart Adventures experienced Outdoor Leader with you
  • Big Heart Adventures journal
  • Group First Aid kit and emergency communication device
  • A comprehensive pre-departure information kit
  • Return economy flights from your closest Australian Capital city. PLEASE NOTE prices for certain cities can vary please confirm when booking
  • Domestic air travel within Peru
  • Cusco Planetarium Excursion
  • Traditional Andean Experience
  • Lake Titicaca Community Home Lunch
  • 3 day excursion to the G Adventures exclusive rainforest lodge
  • Sacred Valley tour including Pisac and Ollantaytambo ruins.
  • Optional 3 day Lares Trek hike with local guide, cook and porters.
  • OR Cusco/Aguas Clients stay with scenic train.
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu.
  • Guided tour of Taquile and Uros Islands on Take Titicaca.
  • All transport between destination and to/from all activities.


  • Travel insurance.
  • Meals and drinks not stated in the inclusions or itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature include any medications.

Meet your hosts


Lisa is the founder of Big Heart Adventures and brings an extensive portfolio of personal adventure travel as well as boundless enthusiasm & proven expertise in travel planning. Lisa’s attention to detail and passion for curating unique experiences has allowed her to plan travel, adventures & holidays for an extensive demographic of clients over many years.

An experienced adventure traveller, having completed expeditions including the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, Inca Trail in Peru, Mt Kinabalu in Sabah, Overland Track in Tasmania, Milford and Routeburn Tracks in New Zealand to name a few, Lisa knows first-hand the challenges and amazing reward that exploring the outdoors adds to your life.


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Departure May 2020
Secure your spot today with a $1,000 deposit!

Book Now