Machu PicchuWool spinning by hand, Sacred ValleyFresh scallops peruvian cuisine styleMaras city in the Sacred Valley Plaza de Armas, Cusco

Machu Picchu

Wool spinning by hand, Sacred Valley

Fresh scallops peruvian cuisine style

Maras city in the Sacred Valley

Plaza de Armas, Cusco

Description

The most important treasures of Peru are here for you to discover on this 7-day/6 night “Peruvian Classic Highlights” Travel Program. Come explore the enchanting cities of Lima and Cusco and have a lifetime experience exploring the lost city of the Inca’s – Machu Picchu, Peru’s most important archaeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Marvel at other mystifying and enchanting archaeological complexes including Pisac in Cusco’s Sacred Valley that showcases the largest complex of agricultural terraces of the Inca Empire. Delve into The Temple of the Sun and fortress of Sacsayhuaman; complex of Qenqo with its stone labyrinth and sacrificial alter; and Puca Pucara, an architectural marvel of rooms, waterways and aqueducts. Delve into Lima’s old world capital brimming with Spanish architecture and pre-Spanish treasures. Tantalize your taste-buds at one of Lima’s many “cevicherías” or popular street food stands. Amazing moments of discovery are yours in Peru on this 7-day travel experience.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the enchanting cities of Lima and Cusco
  • Delve into Lima’s old world capital brimming with Spanish architecture and pre-Spanish treasures
  • Tantalize your taste-buds at one of Lima’s many cevicherías or popular street food steak skewer stands
  • Have the experience of a lifetime exploring the lost city of the Incas – Machu Picchu, Peru’s most important archeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World
  • Discover Sacred Valley’s Pisac archaeological site showcasing the largest complex of agricultural terraces of the Inca Empire
  • Marvel at the Temple of the Sun, fortress of Sacsayhuaman, archeological complex of Qenqo, and Puca Pucara in Cusco


Itinerary

Day 1 - LIMA

Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 - LIMA

Today’s Lima city tour starts in the downtown historic district. Visit the Plaza Mayor ("Main Square"), surrounded by the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, and City Hall. Then we head to modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores. San Isidro, an upscale residential and commercial neighborhood, houses a pre-Hispanic sacred structure (Huaca Huallamarca). Next see Miraflores, with its chic shops, restaurants and casinos. Return to your hotel. (B)

Day 3 - LIMA I CUSCO I SACRED VALLEY

Early transfer to Lima airport to board our flight to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco, depart on a tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at Awana Kancha, a farm with typical animals of the region: alpacas, llamas, guanacos, and vicunas. Learn how the indigenous people use plants and natural elements in making wool. Visit Pisac Inca site in the Urubamba Valley and Ollantaytambo, an Incan military, religious, and agricultural center. Lunch is included. (B,L)

Day 4 - SACRED VALLEY I MACHU PICCHU I AGUAS CALIENTES

Early morning transfer to Ollantaytambo train station. Our adventure starts on a train ride to the city of Aguas Calientes, then it’s on to aweinspiring Machu Picchu archaeological site. You will never forget this mind-blowing journey through the history of the Inca civilization. Explore Peru’s most important archaeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Later, we descend to Aguas Calientes for lunch at a local restaurant. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - AGUAS CALIENTES I MACHU PICCHU I CUSCO

Today explore Machu Picchu at your pace. Morning visit to the Machu Picchu archeological complex (tickets for the site and buses included). Delve into the Inca ruins, a masterpiece of engineering and architecture situated on a mountain ridge nearly 8,000 feet above sea level that served as a sanctuary and retreat for the Inca Pachacutec. In the afternoon take the Vistadome Train to the Sacred Valley or Cusco. Upon arrival, transfer to our hotel. (B)

Day 6 - CUSCO

Morning at leisure. Today we explore Cusco starting at Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca worship center of the Sun God that was once covered in gold. Next, stop at the Plaza de Armas and see the Cathedral. Continue to the church of San Cristóbal, then Sacsayhuaman, an Inca building known for its 30-foot tall walls. Visit the complexes of Qenqo with its stone labyrinth and sacrificial alter, and Puca Pucara, an architectural marvel of rooms, waterways and aqueducts. (B)

Day 7 - CUSCO I LIMA TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY) Private transfer to Cusco airport to board your flight back to Lima with connections. (B)

Private transfer to Cusco airport to board our flight back to Lima with connections. (B)

Print Peruvian Classic Highlights details

Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast, 2 lunches & 1 dinner
  • All transfers, touring and sightseeing via shared services
  • City tour of Lima
  • Full day tour of the Sacred Valley
  • Round trip train to Machu Picchu
  • Full day Machu Picchu with lunch
  • Half day tour of Cusco and nearby archaeological site
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Hotels

Aguas Calientes

Casa del Sol Boutique Hotel| hotels in Aguas Calientes Peru

Casa del Sol Boutique Hotel

1 Night / Style
We are Casa del Sol Boutique Hotel, part of Peru’s largest boutique collection, which includes the most beautiful dest...

Read more

OR

El Mapi by Inkaterra| hotels in Aguas Calientes Peru

El Mapi by Inkaterra

1 Night / Comfort
Step into the smart, contemporary and cozy confines of El MaPi, amidst the hustle and bustle of Machu Picchu Pueblo (for...

Read more

OR

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel| hotels in Aguas Calientes Peru

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

1 Night / Luxury
Best nature retreat when visiting the enigmatic Lost City of the Incas Stay at Inkaterra luxury Machu Picchu Hotel, your...

Read more

Cusco

CASA ANDINA CLASSIC CUSCO PLAZA| hotels in Cusco Peru

CASA ANDINA CLASSIC CUSCO PLAZA

2 Nights / Comfort
Casa Andina Classic Cusco Plaza is a practical and comfortable hotel, located under the colonial arcades of stately Plaz...

Read more

OR

JW Marriott Cusco| hotels in Cusco Peru

JW Marriott Cusco

2 Nights / Luxury
An extraordinary travel experience awaits you in Peru at the JW Marriott El Convento Cusco, ranked among the top 10 hote...

Read more

OR

Novotel Cusco Hotel| hotels in Cusco Peru

Novotel Cusco Hotel

2 Nights / Style
The centrally located Novotel Cusco hotel is the perfect base for exploring this historic city and the surrounding area....

Read more

Lima

Arawi Hotel| hotels in Lima Peru

Arawi Hotel

2 Nights / Style
In Arawi Lima Miraflores Hotel you will find furniture that blends neutral colors with touches of purple or vivid pink i...

Read more

OR

Jose Antonio Hotel | hotels in Lima Peru

Jose Antonio Hotel

2 Nights / Comfort
Located in the exclusive district of miraflores (a residential & commercial area) three minutes away from the pacifi...

Read more

OR

Jose Antonio Hotel | hotels in Lima Peru

Jose Antonio Hotel

2 Nights / Luxury
Located in the exclusive district of miraflores (a residential & commercial area) three minutes away from the pacifi...

Read more

Sacred Valley

Aranwa Sacred Valley| hotels in Sacred Valley Peru

Aranwa Sacred Valley

1 Night / Luxury
Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness is built on the banks of the Vilcanota River, on the lands of an old colonial ...

Read more

OR

Casa Andina Private Collection Valle Sagrado Hotel| hotels in Sacred Valley Peru

Casa Andina Private Collection Valle Sagrado Hotel

1 Night / Style
Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley resembles a refuge in the mountains, with fabulous views of the Andes from ...

Read more

OR

Sonesta Posada del Inca Yucay | hotels in Sacred Valley Peru

Sonesta Posada del Inca Yucay

1 Night / Comfort
The 88-room Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, five minutes far f...

Read more

Notes

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request.
    Rates are not valid during Certain Holidays and blackout periods.
    Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.
    Intra flights, Local Peruvian Departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses and other items not mentioned above are not included.

Departures & Rates

HOTELS/STARTING FROM PRICES VALID THRU APRIL 2020

*ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR TRAVEL IN LUXURY PROGRAM: ALL TRANSFERS, TOURING AND SIGHTSEEING ARE BY PRIVATE CAR WITH A PRIVATE GUIDE.

Travel in Comfort

Double Single
$1689 $2169

Travel in Style

Double Single
$1889 $2519

Travel in Luxury

Double Single
$2899 $4339

Please click here to request a quotation for your preferred dates of travel, or contact your Travel Agent