Overview

Venture to several of the most iconic places in Peru, all in one convenient go! With this package, you’ll get to begin your adventure in the coastal city of Lima, an urban center that’s rich with history and culinary flavors. Following that, you’ll head to the Sacred Valley, a place filled with gorgeous geographical and archeological wonders. All of this will serve as the red carpet to Peru’s piece de resistance, Machu Picchu, which is sure to leave you in awe. After that, Cuzco awaits to top it all off with its incredible history that’s found along its cobblestone streets and within its nearby archeological sites.

What you get

  • Airport Transfers
  • 2 nights at the JW Marriott Hotel in Lima
  • Half-day Lima Cultural Tour
  • Full-day Pisac Market and Inkariy Museum Tour
  • Full-day Chinchero Village, Maras Saltpans, and Weaving Workshop Tour
  • 2 nights atInkaterra Hacienda Urubamba Hotel in the Sacred Valley
  • 1 night at Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Full-day Machu Picchu Tour
  • Half-day Cuzco Tour
  • 2 nights at Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cuzco
  • Roundtrip train ticket to Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes)
  • Roundtrip bus ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fees for tours

A Sneak Peek

 

Plaza de armas en Lima, Perú
Plaza Mayor in Lima, Peru
Valle Sagrado en Perú
Sacred Valley, Peru
Mujer con vestimenta peruana tradicional en Cusco
Woman in traditional dress in Cuzco, Peru
Plaza de armas de Cusco en Perú
Plaza de Armas in Cuzco, Peru
Salineras de Maras en Valle Sagrado, Perú
Maras Saltpans in the Sacred Valley, Peru
Ciudadela de Machu Picchu en Perú
Machu Picchu, Peru
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Highlights

A professionally guided tour of:

Lima:

  • Historic Center
  • San Martin Plaza
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Government Palace
  • City Hall
  • Central Bank
  • Larco Herrera Museum

Sacred Valley:

  • Pisac Market
  • Inkariy Museum
  • Chinchero Village
  • Weaving Workshop
  • Maras Saltpans

Machu Picchu:

  • A majestic train ride to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu Citadel

Cuzco:

  • Plaza de Armas
  • The Cathedral
  • Santo Domingo Church
  • Sacsayhuaman Fortress
  • Qengo Amphitheater
  • Puca Pucara Fortress
  • Incan Baths of Tambomachay

As well as the following additional benefits:

  • All breakfasts
  • Select lunches and dinners (on certain days)
  • Private services with local, English-speaking guides
  • 24-hour assistance on behalf of our offices in each city

Lima Cuzco Machu Picchu Map Tour

Day by Day

Day 1: Arrive in Lima / Transfer to Hotel

City of Lima at night

Welcome to Lima! Our representative will meet you and you’ll take a transfer to the JW Marriot Hotel where they will assist you with check-in and provide you with all the information and vouchers you will need for your time in Peru. Overnight in Lima.

Day 2: Lima City Tour

Church in Lima, Peru

On this day, you’ll experience a half-day tour of Lima’s historic center: Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, Government Palace, the Santo Domingo Convent, and the Museum of the Central Reserve Bank, which displays various eras of Peruvian art.

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, at which point you are to spend the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight in Lima.

Day 3: Transfer to Airport / Arrive in Cuzco / Sacred Valley Tour

Sacred Valley snowy mountains in Peru

Our representative will meet you in the hotel lobby and it’s off to the airport to catch your flight to Cuzco. Once you arrive in Cuzco, you’ll begin your tour of the Sacred Valley.

Today we visit the Sacred Valley’s Pisac Market, where regional artisans gather to exchange, buy, and sell products. You’ll have plenty of time to explore and barter for all the typical handicrafts from this area.

Afterward, we’ll visit the Inkariy Museum, where you’ll learn about the most important pre-hispanic cultures of Peru.

Box lunch is included on this day.

At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba Hotel. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.

Day 4: Sacred Valley Tour

Sacred Valley views in Peru

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.

Afterward, you’ll visit the home of artist and master weaver Nilda Callanaupa, where Peruvian textiles – recently believed to be a generation away from extinction – are making a surprising comeback. Here, you’ll enjoy a highly educational weaving demonstration that will include wool spinning techniques, natural dyes, and traditional patterns.

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.

On this day, you’ll have a delicious Andean lunch at Piuray Lake.

At the end of the tour, you’ll be transferred back to Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba Hotel. Overnight in Sacred Valley.

Day 5: Machu Picchu Tour

Machu Picchu, Peru

On this morning, you’ll be transferred to the train station to hop aboard an amazing train ride to Machu Picchu.

Once the train arrives in Aguas Calientes, a 20-minute bus ride to the Lost City of the Incas is followed by a guided tour of the Citadel’s Main Plaza, Circular Tower, Sacred Sun Dial, Royal Quarters, and Temple of the Three Windows.

A box lunch will be served on this day.

In the afternoon, a shuttle bus will take us back to Aguas Calientes where you’ll be transferred to Sumaq Hotel Machu Picchu. Dinner will be had here. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Day 6: Morning at leisure in Aguas Calientes / Transfer to Cuzco

Peru locals with traditional dress

On this morning, you’ll be free to explore the town of Aguas Calientes on your own.

In the afternoon, you’ll board the return train. Upon arriving at the train station, you’ll be greeted by a member of our team who will assist you with your transfer to the Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cuzco.

Overnight in Cuzco.

Day 7: Cuzco Tour

Sacsayhuaman Fortress in Cuzco, Peru

Today, enjoy a guided tour of Cuzco, the Imperial City, and admire the finest examples of Inca history and architecture. Walking along the city’s cobblestone streets is perhaps the best way to discover why this place is regarded as the archaeological capital of South America.

Afterward, we’ll head up to the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, a ceremonial compound and magnificent example of Inca military power, complete with panoramic views of the city.

At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to the Palacio del Inka Hotel, at which point you will have the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight in Cuzco.

Day 8: Transfer to Airport / Farewell!

Cuzco City Streets

At the designated time, our representative will meet you at the hotel lobby and assist you with checking out before taking you to the Cuzco Airport for you to catch your flight to Lima.

Once in Lima, another member of our team will assist you with catching your flight back home.

Safe travels!

Conditions

  • Rates valid for 2019 (except blackout dates)
  • This package, its accommodation options, tours, and prices are subject to availability and changes without prior notice.
  • Deposit per person is required
  • Credit card payments are exempt from additional fees
  • Breakfasts and taxes are included for hotels
  • Rates based on double occupancy, for a single quote please contact your Destination Expert.
  • Rates listed are for adults. Please ask your Destination Expert for rates for children under 12 years old.
  • Restrictions may apply

Not Included

  • International and domestic flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses (late checkout, laundry, gifts, etc)
  • Meals not described in the program