Lima and Cusco 9D/8N
Lima, Cusco(Cusco city, Sacred valley, Machu Picchu)
DAY 1: LIMA | INC: –
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay in Lima.
DAY 2: LIMA | INC: B.
In the morning 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 the Santo Domingo Convent, along which corridors San Martin de Porras and San Rosa de Lima used to walk around in 17th century, and where their remains rest today.
DAY 3: LIMA/ SACRED VALLEY | INC: B.
Arrival in Cusco, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to the Sacred Valley where it will be easy to adjust to the altitude changes. Free afternoon to enjoy the hotel facilities. A spa session is highly recommended. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.
DAY 4: SACRED VALLEY | INC: B/L.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas will welcome us today. We will visit Awanacancha, a tourist complex where we will see and feed the Andean camelids such as the llamas and alpacas, and where the locals will show us the weaving and dyeing techniques of their traditional textiles. We will then continue to Inca and Colonial Pisac. Discover one of the most beautiful archeological sites in the Sacred Valley at the top of the mountain where you can have a view of the colonial town of Pisac. Walking tour to the Colonial town. Time to do some shopping at the handicraft market. Then, we will head to the impressive Inkariy Museum. Here we will enjoy a delicious lunch. We will take a guided tour of the museum to learn more about the numerous rooms where cultural representations of pre-Hispanic civilizations of ancient Peru are exhibited. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.
DAY 5: SACRED VALLEY /MACHU PICCHU | INC: B/L/D.
Our adventure journey takes us now to less explored treasures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First stop: Moray, a place with breathtaking views thanks to its colossal concentric terraces resembling a coliseum. What did they use it for? The terraces recreated 20 different types of microclimates, and they were studied to ensure the agricultural production of the empire. We will continue our journey to Maras, the millenary colonial salt mines. The contrast of the white pools against the green valley is so impressive that it resembles a postcard. Buffet lunch. In the afternoon, we will head towards the archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo, where you can see the technique with which the Incas work the stone. It is now time to catch the train at the Ollantaytambo station. We will arrive in Aguas Calientes where our trained staff will welcome and assist us on getting settled in one of the hotels in Aguas Calientes (now, Machu Picchu town).
DAY 6: MACHU PICCHU | INC: B/L/D.
We will board 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 in Machu Picchu.
DAY 7: 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 and will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco.
DAY 8: CUSCO | INC: B/D.
In the morning we will distance from the crowds and visit Sacsayhuaman, a huge and impressive fortress of colossal constructions and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly. Our adventure continues at the Inca Shrine Qenqo, to see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave. Finally we will arrive to the Puca Pucara viewpoint and Tambomachay, monument of impressive architectonic knowledge considered as one of the pillars of Andean Cosmo vision. Free afternoon to explore the city.
In the afternoon our exclusive city tour starts with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy its panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market to soak in its local flavors and to learn about more of the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. After this, the Korikancha temple will welcome us in all his magnificence; this temple, whose Quechua name means “Gold Enclosure” still bedazzles us with the thought of its gold covered walls. Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church. We will walk from San Blas, the artisans’ neighborhood, to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishop’s Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone. We will continue our walk to the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces. Overnight stay in Cusco.
DAY 9: CUSCO | INC: B.
Fin de nuestros servicios.
|Prices per person in US. American Dollars|
|Belmond Miraflores Park
Belmond Hotel Río Sagrado
Belmond Hotel Monasterio
Transfer airport / hotel / airport – HD City tour
2 nights of accommodation in Belmond Miraflores Park – Daily breakfast
3D/2N Sacred Valley of the Incas:
Day 1: Transfer Cusco / Sacred Valley
Day 2: Awanacancha, Colonial and Inca Pisac, visit to Inkariy Museum with lunch.
Day 3: Moray, Maras and Ollantaytambo with lunch. Finishing at the train station.
Fd Machu Picchu excursión (Vistadome Train or Executive Class) – Buffet lunch at local restaurant
Hd Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park tour – HD City tour
Transfers airport / hotel / train station / hotel / airport.
2 nights of accommodation in Belmond Rio Sagrado – 2 nights of accommodation in Sumaq Hotel – 2 nights of accommodation in Belmond Hotel Monasterio – Daily breakfast
- Commissionable rates.
- Offer apply on double accomodation.
- Validity: September 04th – December 15th
- Subject to availability.
- Shared services in Spanish or English.
- Rates do not include air tickets, airport taxes and services not mentioned in the program.