PERÚ – LIMA & CUSCO – 6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS
Capital and Machu Picchu
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
First Lima, land of Museums with great works of art, archaeological sites, beaches, the boardwalk, valleys, natural reserves, the nightlife, the thrill of adventure sports, and the exquisite cuisine gives Peru’s capital an authentic personality and makes tourism in Lima a unique experience in the country.
Last, Cusco. Seductive, striking and natural, Cusco’s history lives in its streets, squares, valleys and towns. Stunning destinations and examples of fine engineering by Inca stonemasons can be seen in Choquequirao, Saysayhuamán, Kenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, the Inca jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in an ecological environment. Captivating landscapes such as the Sacred Valley, where the mountains are clothed by terraces.
- All services, transfers and excursions detailed in the itinerary, in regular / private services as it is specified;
- 02 nights accommodation in Lima as its described in the itinerary in the mentioned hotels or in similar, according to availability at the moment of the booking reques;
- 03 nights accommodation in Cusco as its described in the itinerary in the mentioned hotels or in similar, according to availability at the moment of the booking request;
- 01 buffet lunch in Aguas Calientes (El Mapi);
- 01 buffet lunch in Sacred Valley (Tunupa);
- International or domestic flights;
- Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary;
- Entrance fees;
- Early check in/Late check-out at hotels;
- Optional tours and any kind of insurances.
Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Lima, standard room. Overnight in Lima, standard room.
LIMA - CITY TOUR
Breakfast. At the appointed time we will pick you up at your hotel to start your visit to the city of Lima, capital of Peru, whose Spanish foundation goes back to 1535. In the Historical Center, we will appreciate the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace and The Municipal Palace. We also visit the convent and church of San Francisco, the largest monumental set of Colonial Art in America, we will also admire the stone facades and wooden balconies of colonial houses, we will also appreciate the Huaca Pucllana: Ceremonial and Administrative Center of Culture Lima, built in the second century AD It continues through the most traditional residential areas: El Olivar de San Isidro with olive trees brought from Spain in the 16th century, Amor Park, Central Park of Miraflores, ending at the commercial center of Larco Mar, symbol of modern Lima located at seashore. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Lima, standard room (B)
CUSCO - CITY TOUR
Breakfast. At the indicated time transfer to the Lima airport to take your flight to the city of Cusco. Reception in the airport of Cusco and transfer to the hotel. Between 13:20 and 13:45 pm we will pick you up from you hotel to begin with the visit to the city and nearby ruins: the tour will show us the impressive colonial city built on Inca bases; We will visit the CATHEDRAL, with Renaissance structure and fine paintings of the "Cusco School", KORICANCHA, or Temple of the Sun. We continue with the visit to the four ruins near Cusco: SACSAYHUAMAN (great fortress located 5 Km. From the city), QENQO (sacred amphitheater, center of worship to the god Puma, place where human sacrifices were made), PUCAPUCARA ("red fortress" due to the tonality that acquires its rocks with the light of the twilight) and TAMBOMACHAY (Temple to worship the water). Return to the hotel. Overnight in Cusco, standard room (B)
SACRED VALLEY - FULL DAY
Breakfast. 08:30 hours. Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visit the town of Pisac, picturesque colonial mestizo town, just as on Sundays we celebrate Mass in Quechua, then visit the villages of Ccoya, Lamay, Calca and Urubamba on the way. Buffet lunch. In the afternoon the guided tour of the village of Ollantaytambo, where the archaeological park of Ollantaytambo is located, a gigantic religious administrative and military agricultural complex in the time of Tahuantinsuyo. Return to Cusco by the town of Chincheros, old agricultural center Inca of beautiful Andean landscape stands out its colonial church. Overnight in Cusco, standard room (B,L)
MACCHU PICCHU: FULL DAY
Breakfast. At the coordinated hour, transfer to the train station to start our trip to the citadel of Machu Picchu. After 3:15 hrs we will arrive at Puente Ruinas station, where we will take the buses that will take us to the Lost City of the Incas, "Machu Picchu", the most famous example of Inca architecture, was discovered in 1911, to hear Hiram Bingham. We will enjoy an excursion guided by the main buildings of the citadel as: El Mirador, Temple of the Three Windows, The Intihuatana, The Main Square, etc. At the end of this tour we will take the bus down to the city of Aguas Calientes where we will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon departure from the train station in Aguas Calientes. P.m. Departure by train to the city of Cusco P.m. Arrival to the city of Cusco and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Cusco, standard room (B,L)
CUSCO - COMEBACK HOME
Breakfast. At the right time transfer to the Cusco Airport to take your flight to return home. (D)