With a remote, quiet setting, an adventure-packed schedule of activities, and a menu designed by one of the world’s best chefs, the Explora Sacred Valley hits all the high notes. Come and experience the heart of the Incan empire and its abundant treasures. The Explora is a boutique adventure lodge studded on a tucked-away, ancient corn plantation, offering expert-led excursions into the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Your guide will take you under the skin of traditional villages, archaeological sites, and rolling Andean pampas and peaks. Between all the action, you’ll be treated to fine Peruvian cuisine, courtesy of chef Virgilio Martínez, owner of the award-winning restaurant, Central, voted the second-best in the world.

Rooms at Explora Sacred Valley

Styled with blonde wood and earthy tones, the rooms and suites at Explora are light, bright, and airy, with vaulted ceilings. You’ll get a soothing view of the surrounding corn plantations and mountains to wake up to each morning. Mod-cons include a king-size or twin beds, air-con, heating, a jetted tub, iPhone docking station, and local infusions. Modern-day distractions like TVs and Wi-Fi have been purposefully omitted so that you can feel closer to nature here. Rooms have a floorplan of 430 sq ft, while the suites are larger at 570 sq ft. The latter also come with living areas to spread out in.

Experiences at Explora Sacred Valley

Expect first-class service and a hassle-free full-board experience at Explora Sacred Valley. This adventure lodge boasts:

A beautiful setting on Incan corn and quinoa plantations.
Exciting excursions included, such as hiking, biking, climbing, and horse riding.
Mouth-watering Andean cuisine dreamt up by the famous Peruvian chef, Virgilio Martínez.
Breakfast buffets and gourmet lunches and dinners included.
Delicious picnics prepared for you to enjoy on day trips.
Pumacahua Bath House spa encased in a historical colonial building.
Elegant bar and lounge area, with drinks included.
Library and shop.
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While Machu Picchu is renowned the world over, the Sacred Valley gets less attention. But discovering the wonders of this cradle of Incan civilization will reward you with secrets of the ancient past, and Explora is the perfect base to experience it all.


26 miles from Cusco International Airport.