PERU INCA 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

 

Get to know the beautiful city of Lima and every corner of Cusco

Go discovering from Lima to Cusco, customs and traditions, lifestyles and sceneries, town by town, such as Ollantaytambo- known as the last living city of the Incas, or Aguas Calientes which is the last stop before arriving to MachuPicchu. The best tour package you will get to enjoy a time out at every place at the right time.

 

ITINERARY SUMMARY

 

DAY 01: Lima

• Reception and transfer to accommodation

DAY 02: Lima / Cusco

• Transfer airport / accommodation

• City Tour in Cusco

DAY 03: Cusco

• Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

DAY 04: Ollantaytambo

• Hiking Machu Picchu

DAY 05: Aguas Customers – Cusco

• Hiking Machu Picchu

DAY 06: Cusco

• Free Day

DAY 07: Cusco - Lima out

• Transfer airport / accommodation

• City Tour in Lima

DAY 08: Cusco - Lima out

• International departure Airport Shuttle

 

 

DAY 01: Arrival in Lima

Arrival in Lima, Peru. Reception at the airport by the travel agency representative who will welcome you and make the corresponding transfer to a selected hotel. Overnight in Lima.

 

DAY 02: Lima / Cusco - City Tour (d)

After breakfast, we will be headed to the airport, where we take the plane to Cusco. After an hour we will be arriving to the magical city of Cusco and going to the a selected facility. In the afternoon around 13:30 hours approx. you will be picked up for a guided tour of Cusco downtown, visiting the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun Koricancha - Santo Domingo, and then go sightseeing to Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Return at sunset. Overnight in Cusco.

 

DAY 03: Cusco / Sacred Valley of the Incas (d, a)

After breakfast we will pick you up at your hotel at 9:00 am. for a guided tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, over the Vilcanota River, where you will have a panoramic view of the Inca citadel of Pisac and a visit to the typical Indian market of Pisac, (only Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays), then we will be headed to the City of Urubamba, traveling along the river Vilcanota.

We stop for lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Then enjoy an afternoon visit to the citadel of Ollantaytambo, which was built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes of the jungle.

Free time to enjoy the beautiful Valley of the Incas and the mild climate, Overnight in Ollantaytambo or Urubamba.

 

DAY 04: Cusco / Machu Picchu (d, a)

The tour starts after we pick you up from your accommodation early in the village of Ollantaytambo or Urubamba, then transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo, heading to the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu. Travel time is approximately 01 hour and 30 minutes ascending  to 3600 meters above sea level. Appreciating a variety of natural landscapes and sceneries according to existing altitudes. Arrive at the Puente Ruinas station located in the town of Aguas Calientes from this station take the bus to make the ascent to the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu with a height of 2225 m.

The visit includes the magnificent scenery that surrounds it, enhancing the beauty of their temples , shrines, halls and stairways that connect the different levels on which the buildings stand. All Machu Picchu is an exaltation of the Stone. The time of the visit is 3 hours.  After that, go down to the town of Aguas Calientes where you can have lunch and shop for souvenirs. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

 

Day 05: Machu Picchu / Cusco (d)

Breakfast, free time in the morning to get on your own to visit the ruins of Machu Picchu again and see the sunrise over the citadel or visit the town´s hot springs. In the evening transfer to the train station to go to Cusco.

 

Day 06: Cusco (d)

Breakfast, free day to wander around the beautiful Inca streets or go shopping in the artisans´ markets in the city of Cusco.

 

Day 07: Cusco / Lima - City Tour (d)0

Breakfast, transfer to Cusco airport to take your flight to Lima, reception at the Jorge Chavez airport in Lima and transfer to the respective housing.

In the afternoon a city tour of Lima for the most important and characteristic of Lima, with their typical features of the colonial era, such as the Main Square, Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, City Hall Lima, Homeless station and old streets and Classic Colonial era mansions and Moorish balconies, then we tour the Church of San Francisco with its majestic Convent and Catacombs Art Museum. Leaving Lima Antigua, we will proceed to San Isidro and Miraflores, to El Mirador or Parque del Amor making a contrast between ancient and modern Lima. Overnight in Lima.

 

Day 08: Lima (d)

Breakfast, pick up from accommodation and transfer to Lima airport for your international flight.

 

 

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