A journey to Machu Picchu truly is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Mountain Lodges of Peru offers 2 rewarding adventures to arrive at the mystical site. Travellers may choose to hike there, via the ultimate lodge-to-lodge Salkantay Trek, where they will be encased by diverse and enchanting landscapes. Or they can opt to engage meaningfully with the Peruvian culture and enjoy a truly enriching multi-activity soft adventure program along the Sacred & Lares Valley. The comfort of these enchanting lodges welcomes guests at the end of each day, enabling reflection and rejuvenation along the journey so that they can wake to embrace each day with wonder and excitement. The lodges have incorporated traditional Incan building techniques and sensitivity to the surrounding environment without forgoing comfort or style.
In 2013, MLP launched its first Boutique Hotel, El Mercado, situated near the famous main plaza of Cusco. Formerly part of the city’s old farmers market, El Mercado’s 31 rooms and quaint atmosphere guarantee personal and friendly service and will immediately immerse guests in the cultural and historical traits of Cusco and Peru. The recently launched El Retablo Arts Boutique Hotel offers a colourful stay, shaped by the vibrancy, character and culture of local artists.