6D/5N Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
Cusco, the political, economical and religious center of the Inca Empire offers us still the opportunity to see impressive architectonic monuments that take us back to glorious Inca times.
Minimum: 1 passenger.
Operating season: all year.
Service: shared tour
DAY 1: LIMA | INC: -
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon we will have a tour through Lima’s streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture. After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore Santo Domingo Convent, along which corridors San Martin de Porras and San Rosa de Lima used to walk around in the 17th century, and where their remains rest today. Stay in Lima.
DAY 2: CUSCO | INC: B
Transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will start our Imperial Cusco city tour visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, an impressive fortress of colossal dimensions with rocks that are up to 4 meters tall and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly. Then we will continue to explore Q'enqo, the Puma shrine, and see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave and Tambomachay and its sacred fountains of life. On the route, we will have a panoramic view of Puca Pucará watchtower which guarded the city entrance. After this, we will visit the Korikancha temple, Inti God shrine, on which the Santo Domingo church was built. According to the chronicles, this temple was completely covered in gold in Inca times. We will continue to the Main Square in order to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces such as The Cross which arrived along with the first conquers. Stay in Cusco.
DAY 3: SACRED VALLEY | INC: B/L
Let’s visit the most outstanding sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop will be in the town of Chinchero, the most typical and picturesque of the Sacred Valley where we will appreciate its Inca archaeological complex and its beautiful colonial Church. Chinchero is also famous for its women weavers, who may teach us the ancient Inca techniques for dyeing and spinning with Alpaca wool. We will continue to Moray, beautiful and curious Inca archaeological complex composed of colossal concentric terraces simulating a large amphitheater. In Incas times, it served as an agricultural laboratory where diverse microclimates were recreated. Lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Finally, we end our tour visiting the fabulous archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo important for the Incas as a military, religious and agricultural center. We will visit the Temple of the ten windows, the bathrooms of the ñusta, the Temple of the Sun among other places of interest. The postcards from the heights of Ollantaytambo will close this magical day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Stay at the Cusco.
DAY 4: CUSCO/MACHU PICCHU | INC: B/L
A train trip away to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Overnight stay at one of the hotels in Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu.
DAY 5: MACHU PICCHU/CUSCO | INC: B
Morning off. Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu are limited. We suggest applying for the entrance tickets for later dates at the moment you book the whole tour program so as to avoid any complications due to congestions or lack of local availability. In an additional visit to Machu Picchu we will be able to see the areas of the Intipunku or Door of the Sun, the Inca Trail entrance to the citadel. For those looking for a more intense adventure and wish to visit Huayna Picchu, it is important to have in mind that there are only 400 daily spots to climb the mountain, all of which have to be reserved in advance. At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco by train and will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco.
DAY 6: CUSCO/LIMA | INC: B
End of our services.
|Tourist Superior||Before 1261
|First Class||Before 1323
|First Class Superior||Before 1567
|Top Deluxe||Before 2434
|Confort||Britania Miraflores, Agustos Cusco, Hatun Inti Classic|
|Turist||Britania Miraflores, Royal Inka , Hatun Inti Classic|
|Turist Superior||Allpa Hotel and Suites, Casa Andina Standard Koricancha, El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra|
|First class||Jose Antonio Lima , Jose Antonio Cusco, El Mapi Hotel by Inkaterra|
|First class Superior||Jose Antonio Deluxe , Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco, Casa del Sol Machu Picchu Boutique Hotel|
|Deluxe||Double Tree El Pardo by Hilton, Aranwa Cusco Boutique, Sumaq Hotel|
|Top Deluxe||The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center, Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Inkaterra Macchu Picchu Pueblo|
- Transfer airport / hotel / airport - HD City tour
- 01 nights of accommodation - Daily breakfast
- Transfers airport / hotel / train station / hotel / airport
- HD City tour and Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park
- Premium Sacred Valley: Chinchero town, Morau and Ollantaytambo Inca Town (Included buffet lunch)
- FD Machu Picchu excursion - Buffet lunch
- 3 nights of accommodation in Cusco - 1 night of accommodation in Aguas Calientes - Daily breakfast
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Commissionable rates per person
- Valid for bookings and stays from October 15th to February 29th
- Spaces are subject to availability.
- Shared services with Spanish or English speaking representatives.
- Not available for special dates: Christmas (Dec 23-27) and New Year´s Eve (Dec 28-31).