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Essential Peru 7 Days / 6 Nights

Enjoy the highlights of Peru with all the comfort of a small group tour. Begginning with the city of Kings, Lima, then onto Cusco, the center of the Inca empire to embark in a tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas; enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Inca's agricultural pantry. To end with a high note, the lost and sacred city of Machu Picchu.

*Domestic flight Lima - Cuzco - Lima, are included 

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  • Touristfrom 899.00
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Quick Itinerary

Day 1:Lima, Peru:

Service: Transfer from the airport to the hotel

Welcome to Lima! Upon your arrival, you will be assisted at the airport by our representatives and then, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Hotel: El Tambo II

Ideally located in the prestigious district of Miraflores, the main tourist street of the city of Lima, in the heart of modernist Miraflores, close to banks, restaurants and major tourist and cultural attractions make Miraflores one of the districts most attractive and cosmopolitan. The recently opened Hotel is a modern and functional hotel, with the coexistence of the warmth and comfort you looking.

Day 2:Lima, Peru:

Service: City Tour: Colonial and Modern Lima

Today we will visit the modern and colonial part of Lima, well-known as "The City of Kings". We will start our tour through the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. On the way, we will pass through a pre-Inca huaca. Then, we will stop at the "Parque del Amor", which is located on the boardwalk of Miraflores, where we will enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean coast. Then, we will visit the colonial part of Lima, the Historical Center, which includes: the Government Palace, the Plaza Mayor, the Archbishop's Palace, the City Hall and the Cathedral. Additionally, we will visit the Santo Toribio Convent, one of the most important convents of the colonial architecture.

Day 3:Lima, Peru:

Service: Transfer from hotel to the airport

At the scheduled time, you will be transfered to the airport to board your flight to Cuzco.

Cusco, Peru:

Service: Transfer from City of Cusco to the Sacred Valley

Upon arrival, you will be received by our representatives and then transferred to the Sacred Valley, where you can better adapt to the altitude. You will have the day off to rest and acclimatize!

Day 4:Cusco, Peru:

Service: Authentic Sacred Valley

Today, we will visit a picturesque Andean town called, Chinchero, where we will have the opportunity to enter to a textile craftsman's house. There, we will appreciate his original works as well as learn about the techniques and the creative process when he do his craft work. Then, we will visit the church and the archaeological center of the town, built at the end of the 15th century. In our way to Ollantaytambo, we will stop for a minute in a viewpoint, from where we will have one of the best views of the Sacred Valley and we will be able to take beautiful pictures. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Finally, we will arrive at Ollantaytambo, one of the most representative architectural complexes of the Inca Empire, which served as a temple, military and agricultural center.

Service: Train to Machu Picchu

At proper time you will board the train to Machu Picchu

Day 5:Cusco, Peru:

Service: Full day in Machu Picchu with lunch

Today will be one of those days where dreams come true: We visit Machu Picchu! We will enjoy incredible landscapes along the way, which will only prepare us for the best experience that we are about to live. Once in Aguas Calientes, we will begin the ascent to the citadel, where you will have one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life! When we arrive at Machu Picchu, you will know all the history that surrounds this mysterious place, where you can take impressive photos. At the agreed time, we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes, for our lunch at a local restaurant. Finally, we will board our return train to the city of Cusco and upon arrival, will be transferred to your hotel.

Service: Transfer from the train station to Cuzco

Once you have arrived at either the Ollantaytambo or Poroy Station, you will be driven to your hotel in Cuzco.

Hotel: Xima Cusco Hotel

Located in "Avenida El Sol", the most important of Cusco City, a few blocks from the Main Square and in front of one of the most complete craft markets. The modern facilities allow guests to enjoy a comfortable and pleasant stay. Among the services offered by Eco Inn Cusco is the Inca Spa, a unique environment that uses elements and techniques of the Inca past to revitalize body, mind and spirit.

Day 6:Cusco, Peru:

Service: Optional Tour: Afternoon cit tour: Sacsayhuaman and nearby ruins ($70 USD)

Visit to the city of Cusco, also called the Imperial City, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The excursion starts at Koricancha temple, an ancient Inca palace and centre of worship of the sun god, on the site of which the Dominicans ordered a church to be built, which survives to this day. Then to the Main Square, where you will visit the cathedral, the most important religious building in the city. The climb continues to Sacsayhuamán fortress, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Then to Kenko, where the sun, moon and stars were worshipped. Next a visit to Puca-Pucara, which may have been a tambo or rest and lodging place for the Inca. Finally, a visit to the Inka s Expression art workshop, where you will be able to see artists working in silver, paint and wood -the perfect place to see Andean art.

Day 7:Cusco, Peru:

Service: Transfer from the hotel to the airport

At scheduled time, you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the airport to take the departure flight. 

Valle Sagrado, Peru:

Hotel: Hotel San Agustin Urubamba Spa

The San Agustin Urubamba Hotel & Spa has a privileged location, excellent to start your visit to Machu Picchu (just an hour and a half by train); moreover it is located nearby the most important ruins in the Sacred Valley of the Incas such as Ollantaytambo, Pisac and Maras Moray. Its convenient location also attracts travelers because it is ideal for acclimatization to the Cusco altitude, and for its pleasant climate and low altitude (2.700 m.a.s.l.), 700 m.a.s.l. less than Cusco. The San Agustin Urubamba Hotel was an ancient colonial estate, today remodeled in a wonderful hotel; inside its facilities you will find a beautiful garden and lush trees, characteristic of the splendid greenery of the Sacred Valley of the Incas; furthermore, the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, and an exclusive spa, allowing you to enjoy a quiet and relaxing atmosphere thanks to the best service. The Urubamba Hotel offers you 101 Rooms and Suites. All Rooms are spacious and comfortable, with patios and balconies to appreciate the immaculate sky of the Sacred Valley.

Aguas Calientes, Peru:

Hotel: El Mapi by Inkaterra

El Mapi byInkaterra Step into the smart, contemporary and cozy confines of El MaPi, amidst the hustle and bustle of Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly Aguas Calientes), where you can admire and interact with the quaint folksy town and glimpse a peculiar perspective. Discover an efficient, lively and people-friendly atmosphere; you are welcomed along with other global guests expecting an unfussy, down-to-earth break. Relax in a pleasant and wholesome ambience after your enlightening visit to Peru’s most distinguished destination, the Machu Picchu Archaeological site.

Includes:

  • Domestic flight: Lima - Cusco - Lima
  • Medical assistance in case of primary attention, medical urgencies that do not require taking the patient to a hospital.
  • All services, lodging, food, and beverages mentioned in the trip description, plus taxes, tourist tickets, and entrance fees.
  • All excursions come with a guide in the english language.
  • Expedition train to Machu Picchu

Does not include:

  • International flights
  • Early check-in, late check-out, services and food not listed in the itinerary, beverages during the meals, hotel extras, and personal expenses.
  • Tips for guides, drivers, and waitresses, if not specified in the description.

Style:Classic - Family Vacations

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