Everything you’ve always wanted to see in Peru’s capital city, Lima, and Imperial Incan City, Cusco, together in one package. Discover Lima’s colonial past at its Historic Center, then explore the city’s most popular neighborhoods, San Isidro, Miraflores, Barranco, and Pueblo Libre. Next, relive ancient Inca history in the sublime ruins of the Sacred Valley: Machu Picchu and Sacsayhuaman.
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Welcome to Lima, Perú! At the airport, you will be greeted by a member of our team who will assist you with your luggage and transfer you to your hotel, where they will assist you with check-in and provide you with all the necessary information and vouchers for your time in Peru.
You will receive a contact information sheet with all the hotel
details, our offices’ contact information and a 24-hour emergency number.
You will also receive a special welcome kit.
Overnight in Lima
Full-day Lima City tour, Barranco, Pallas & Larco Museum (private)
On this day, enjoy a full-day guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important sites in the “City of Kings”. In the Historical Center, see Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral, either the Religious Art Museum or the Santo Domingo Convent, and San Francisco Monastery, with its famous underground crypts.
The tour continues through the residential Districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, visiting the Central Park of Miraflores and El Parque del Amor (Love Park). You’ll also stop by the Huaca Pucllana archaeological site, which dates to the II Century AC and was considered by the Incas as a Sacred Town.
Following that, we’ll head to the district of Barranco, heart of the bohemian history of the city. Towards the end of the 19th Century, it became the favourite hangout spot for poets, writers, painters, and sculptors, who were inspired by the coastal scenery. You’ll see the most emblematic symbol of the neighbourhood is the wooden bridge, Puente de los Suspiros (Bridge of Sighs).
You’ll also walk through Cajamarca, one of the most picturesque and colourful streets, where Las Pallas is located. This is a renowned repository of Peruvian handicrafts where you can admire and/or buy a great variety of artisan goods, such as tapestries and ceramics.
The tour continues over at the Larco Herrera Museum and Hacienda, where you’ll get to admire one of the best collections of pre-Columbian art in the country. You’ll also get to walk around the hacienda itself, which was built over a sacred pre-Incan site that is located in the Pueblo Libre District. Afterward, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at the museum’s café.
At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Lima.
Transfer to Airport/(private)
Our representative will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer you to the Lima International Airport to board your next flight. Once you arrive in Cusco, you will be transferred to your hotel to begin your tour of the Sacred Valley.
Sacred Valley and Inkariy Museum visit (private)
On the way there, we will stop at Inkariy Museum, which guides travelers through a chronological overview of the ancient cultures found in Peru before the arrival of the Inca Empire, including the Caral, Chavín, Paracas, Moche, among others.
Ancient experience: Visit for free Textiles Sulca, including activities for the real experience in Quipumayoc.
Overnight in Sacred Valley.
Full-day Chinchero Village, Maras Saltpans & Moray Terraces tour (private)
This day begins with a tour of Chinchero Town. Here, you’ll get to amaze yourself with the picturesque views that surround this authentic slice of the Andes Mountains. On weekends, the main plaza of the town becomes a hub for artisans to gather and sell their wares.
Following that, we’ll head to the Maras Salt Pans. This impressive site offers visitors breathtaking views that consist of countless terraces where salt (which is extracted from nearby springs) is produced. It takes about a month for the terraces to produce thick, crystalized salt that varies in color.
Then, we prepare to admire the Moray terraces, evidence of the advanced agricultural knowledge the Incas held. It is thought that Moray was used to adapt plants to new climates through its circular terraces that create a series of microclimates at the different heights of the terraces. This technology enabled the Incas to experimentally improve a great variety of crops.
Lunch Buffet at Tunupa Sacred Valley Restaurant
Experience a truly unique dining experience and spoil your senses in a mansion and garden restaurant with breathtaking views of the Peruvian Andes in the magical Sacred Valley of the Incas.
After lunch, you will be transferred to the Ollantaytambo Train Station to board your train to Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes). Our representative will assist you with the corresponding check-in procedures and all departure formalities.
Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Full-day excursion to Machu Picchu (private)
On this morning, you’ll hop aboard a bus that will take you on a 20-minute ride to Machu Picchu (3,400masl/11,15ft), or Lost City of the Incas. Here, we take a guided tour of the Citadel, probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire, with its giant walls, terraces, and ramps, which appear as though they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments.
Lunch a la Carte at Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel.
In the afternoon, we return to Ollantaytambo by train. Upon arrival at the train station, you will be met by our representatives and driver for the transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Cusco.
Free: Full Day Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain (Private Service)
We will discover the magic of the Vinicunca mountain, also known as The Rainbow Mountain. Here, we will appreciate multicolored hills, impressive ice glaciers, and groups of alpacas and llamas. Also, we will explore the Red Valley, which is located half a kilometer from the Vinicunca mountain.
We will walk uphill from the town of Llaqto until we reach the Rainbow Mountain. On the way, we will be surprised by the amazing views of the snow-capped Inca and Huasa qocha that will accompany us all the way; after almost 1 hour and a half of hiking, we will be rewarded for our efforts when we finally reach Vinicunca (5040m/16535ft) with its colorful layers of rock sediments (turquoise, orange, brown and red).
We will have time to relax and take photos before we start the descent and return to the hotel.
AM: Half-day Cusco City tour & Sacsayhuaman (private)
Today, enjoy a guided tour of Cusco, South America’s Imperial City and archaeological capital, where you’ll admire the finest examples of Inca history and architecture. We will visit the city’s most important historical monuments: The Main Square, the Cathedral, and the Santo Domingo church, built upon the foundations of the Inca temple Koricancha, dedicated to worshiping the Sun God.
The tour continues at the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, a ceremonial compound and a magnificent example of Inca military power, with a superb panoramic view of the city.
After the tour, we return to the hotel.
PM: Transfer Hotel / Cusco Airport (private)
Our representative will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer you to Cusco Airport to board your flight back home. Our representative will assist you with check-in procedures and all departure formalities.
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