Day 1: International arrival in Lima.
Assistance at your arrival in Lima International Airport and transfer to your hotel. There you will receive a briefing about your tour covering all the services included in your tour and additional information on the organization of your trip.
Day 2: Lima – Cusco: city tour to nearby ruins.
After breakfast early in the morning transfer to Lima Airport to board your flight to Cusco. Upon your arrival, transfer to your hotel. You will have the rest of the morning free to rest and acclimatize to the altitude. In the afternoon, guided tour in Cusco visiting the main square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha, then, we go out of the City to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive complex of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco, famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9 m / 30 ft high and weighing over 350 tons. Return to your hotel.
Day 3: Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas.
After breakfast, full day excursion to the “Sacred Valley of the Incas”, along the Vilcanota River. We will have the opportunity to share closely the peasants’ customs and bargain with vendors at the typical Indian market of Pisac, after to visit this market we will continue to Urubamba town where we are going to have our lunch in a local country side restaurant. In the afternoon, passing through the villages of Yanahura an Sillacancha we will arrive to Ollantaytambo where we visit the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the Valley, and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes in the Lower jungle. You can walk around, and get a good idea of what this strategic military, religious, and agricultural centre was like during the era of the Inca Empire, back to Cusco and transfer to your hotel. At night get ready to enjoy a dinner in a typical restaurant with a folklore show where the musicians play their melodies with Andean instruments of beautiful sounds while typically dressed dancers will show you different ancient Peruvian dances.
Day 4: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco.
After breakfast, the day starts with an early morning to transfer you from Cusco to Ollantaytambo Train Station for 2 hours bus, we depart by train since this train station toward to Aguas Calientes, at your arrival, and you will make the 25 minutes by bus ascent to the “Lost City of the Incas”, known as Machu Picchu.We will have a guided tour into the ruins for around 3 hours; our guide explains the astounding degree of technology achieved by the builders of this famous site. The tight construction, the water channels, the staircases carved from the living rock of the mountain, and the Intihuatana, which served as an astronomical calendar, all show technological advancement far beyond anything this area of the world was thought to have achieved. These, along with the Temple of the Sun, the Royal Tomb, the Priests’ House, the Inca Baths and the Temple of the Three Windows, all allow us to glimpse back into the past and, with the help of our guide, revisit the lives of these truly remarkable people. We will enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant in Aguas Calientes in the afternoon train takes you back to Ollantaytambo as well. Meet by our staff and transfer to Cusco and your hotel.
IMPORTANT: Possibility of staying overnight at Machu Picchu.
Day 5: Cusco – Lima
After breakfast transfer to the Airport for your flight to Lima. Meet on arrival by our staff and transfer to your hotel. Lunch on your own, in the afternoon, guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important sites in Lima, the “City of Kings”. The tour includes Lima’s Historical Centre, passing by Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and its Religious Art Museum, the Church of Santo Domingo, with the tombs of Santa Rosa and San Martin de Porras, and Lima’s Colonial Balconies.
We will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
We then drive through the residential Districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, passing by the Huaca Pucllana, a ceremonial and administrative centre of the Lima Culture built in the II Century, the Central Park of Miraflores and Larcomar, a symbol of modern Lima and a tourist and entertainment centre as well as a privileged site to enjoy an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean. In the afternoon transfer to your hotel.
In the evening departure transfer to the airport. Assistance at the International Airport with all departure formalities.
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