Begin your journey in Peru by visiting Lima the City of Kings where you will find the finest cuisine.
Travel to Cusco the ancient city of the Incas with its Inca and colonial architecture and charm. Visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas for culture and history. Finally, a mesmerizing tour of Machu Picchu, admiring the exquisite stonework of the Incas.
Arrive at the Lima airport where our representative will greet you and private transfer to your hotel in Miraflores. Hotel in Lima
Hotel Selection in Lima
3* Casa Andina Standard, Faraona, Tierra Viva, Runcu
4* Casa Andina Premium, Dazzler by Wyndham Lima Miraflores, Author, Casa Andina Select, Atemporal, Villa Barranco by Ananay Hotels
5* Belmond Miraflores Park, Country Club Lima Hotel, Hotel B
Tour the cosmopolitan city of Lima known as the City of Kings. It once served as the Vice Royalty to oversee South America by the Spaniards. The historic center of Lima was declared a World Heritage UNESCO in 1988. Travel through its pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern history of Lima. Afterward, you may have lunch on your own before your transfer to the airport for a flight to Cusco. Arrive in Cusco the charming city where our staff will meet you and take you to your hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
NOTE: We could change the Lima tour to a Lima Gourmet, Museum, Pachacamac ruins, or other.
Hotel Selection in Cusco
3*Casa Andina Cathedral, Maytaq Wasin, Tierra Viva, Cooper Hotel, Ruinas Hotel, San Agustin
4* Casa Cartagena Boutique, Novotel, Costa del Sol Ramada, El Mercado, Antigua Casona San Blas, Sonesta Cusco, Casa Andina Premium, Tocuyeros Boutique
5* Belmond Nazarenas, Belmond Monasterio.
AM or PM Tour the charming city of Cusco walking around admiring the Inca and Colonial architecture. Visit the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas observing the beautiful altars and paintings. Stroll to the Qoricancha Sun Temple which was not only the most sacred site in the Inca belief but was considered the very center of the Inca world. Then we will have a cultural visit to the San Pedro Market where the local people shop. Later visit the well-preserved ruins of Sacsayhuaman with its massive, genius built walls which still remain today. Then off to the Qenko ruins which were possibly used for death rituals. Our final visit will take us to Tambomachay the Inca baths possibly once used as a spa for the Inca ruler. Return to Cusco.
Hotel in Cusco
This morning we depart Cusco to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a scenic drive admiring the surrounding Andes mountains and valley. We will stop at the Awanacancha Center to see the camelids, alpaca, and llamas. Continue to the Inca ruins of Pisac for a delightful hike walking around the ruins to the Sun Temple to observe the water channels and surrounding agricultural terraces. After our visit, we will drive down to the town of Pisac for a stroll around the colorful handicraft market where you can pick up some souvenirs. Drive along the Vilcanota River to the town of Urubamba for lunch. Tour the Inca town of Ollantaytambo and visit the archeological site which faces town. Then observe the Inca planning which is well preserved of this ancient town. Take a scenic train ride to Aguas Calientes to spend the night.
Hotel in Aguas Calientes
Breakfast and lunch included
Hotel selection in Aguas Calientes
3* Retama Machu Picchu, Waman, La Cabaña, Hatun Inti Classic, Jaya Machu Picchu, Ferre Machu Picchu, Casa Andina Standard
4* Casa del Sol Machu Picchu, El Mapi by Inkaterra, Hatun Inti Boutique,
5* Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo, Sumaq. Optional route: You can do Chinchero, Maras, Moray instead of the above.
This morning at the agreed time with your guide set off to the nearby bus station and wait in line for your turn to board the shuttle bus to Machu Picchu, a 25-minute ride. Inhale and exhale as you finally reach the breathtaking Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. At last, you say. Enjoy a fantastic historical fun walking tour with your guide of this impressive citadel. Visit the guardhouse, main temples, royal tomb, sacred plaza, and more. After a fabulous time return to town and have lunch before boarding the train to the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station. Return to your hotel in Cusco.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included.
Morning, afternoon or early evening transfer out to the airport, bus station or train station for your next destination
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