Day 1: Arrival in Lima
Assistance at your arrival to Lima International Airport and transfer to your Hotel.There you will receive a briefing on your tour; receive vouchers covering all the services included in your tour and additional information on the organization of your Peru trip.
Meals Included: None.
Day 02: Larco Museum
We will begin our tour visiting one of the best museums in Latin America. The Larco Herrera Museum, 18th century colonial-style museum houses the largest and most impressive ceramic collection in the world, with about 55,000 pre-Colombian clay pots on display. The collection concentrates on the refined ceramics of the Moche Dynasty, the people who lived along the northern coast of Peru between 200 and 700 AD. The Moche culture is recognized as accomplishing one of the greatest imaginative languages of ancient Peru through the use of creative pottery, providing clues to all aspects of their civilization without the use of the written word. One can learn about their religion, agriculture, transport, dance and music through their ceramic designs and shapes. The Moche are also renowned for their fascinating erotic pottery and the famous collection is on display in the separate ‘Erotic Hall’, depicting sexual practices of several Peruvian cultures in a lifelike, explicit and often humorous way. At the end of the services transfer to your hotel.Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 03: Peruvian Paso Horse Show
Day 4: Lima – Cusco
Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Cusco.Meet upon arrival and transfer to your selected Hotel. Rest and adapt to altitude.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 5: Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning our guided visit to the Sacred Valley will take place. We will start the tour departing through the fertile countryside, arriving to the colonial town of Pisac, where a colorful market will welcome us, continuing our route through the valley, passing by typical town, till getting to the archaeological province of Urubamba to try a delicious lunch buffet.After we will visit an ancient but enigmatic Ollantaytambo Fortress located in a typical Inca town, composed by numerous temples and terraces. This archaeological complex is one of the biggest monumental exposures that the Inca have ever done.
Overnight in the Sacred Valley. Lodging at the hotel.
Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel and lunch.
Day 6: Sacred Valley – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu
The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Ollantaytambo train station for a 90-minute train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”. Arrive at Aguas Calientes station followed by a 30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the incredible Machu Picchu.Upon arrival, we’ll participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After the tour you will have time to stroll around the archaeological site at your leisure.
Overnight at Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel and lunch.
Note: When operational or technical reasons obligate the Train Operator to relocate the clients onto the Sacred Valley-Aguas Calientes train service or viceversa, Best Peru Tours will provide all transfers needed to the train station in the Sacred Valley in order to board the train to Aguas Calientes or viceversa.
Day 7: Aguas Calientes – Cusco
Leisurely breakfast. Excellent opportunity to wake up early and enjoy with a beautiful sunrise as well as stroll by the Town of Aguas Calientes.Then, you will have time to perform some of the following activities: (not included in the overall tour price): Visit the Hot Springs Thermal or visit the Citadel of Machu Picchu for the second time.
For the most adventurous people, we suggest to go up the Huayna Picchu (if it is not raining) from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more amazing being high and distant. Arriving at the top takes about two hours and a half and it must be before 13:00 hours. It is necessary to register in an office at the beginning of the trail. An exciting adventure for the travellers who want to see, from the top, the nature and the carved stone emerging from the ground as a geological miracle.
Return to Cusco by train. Transfer to selected hotel.
Meals Included: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 8: Cusco – Lima
Morning flight to Lima.We going to pick you up from the airport and take you to Miraflores and will begin our tour visiting the modern suburbs of San Isidro and Miraflores where we will see the Financial Center, the San Isidro Golf Course and the Olive Grove Park. We will also go by the Huaca Pucllana, a Pre-Inca pyramid shape temple that has survived the expansion of modern civilization. We will stop at Parque del Amor (Love Park) and enjoy a nice view of the Pacific Ocean, as we drive down the Miraflores Malecon, a road along the cliffs overlooking the ocean.
We will visit downtown Lima`s historical center, designated by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1991. In this journey we will enjoy what once was the center of the 16th century Spanish colony. We will see the Plaza Mayor, the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop`s Palace, the City Hall and the Desamparados Train Station. We will also see Plaza San Martin, a large park surrounded by old colonial buildings still displaying beautiful carved wood balconies and other landmarks.
San Francisco Monastery and Catacombs
We shall visit the San Francisco Monastery and its famous underground crypts known as the Catacombs. At the end of the tour you will have a choice to either shop at the Indian Market, Larcomar Mall or return to the airport and take your flight home.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
- All taxes and fees
- Peru flights ( flight times may vary)
- 3 star (tourist class) hotels. Several other 3, 4 and 5 star hotel options available
- Tours listed as described
- Transportation to the visitor sites
- 1-day entrance to the visitor sites
- Transfers from and back to the airports/hotels
- Local certified bilingual guides
- Meals where indicated
- Expedition train service to Machu Picchu where applies
- High quality personal service
|Trip Cancellation||UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)|
|Trip Interruption||UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)|
|Emergency Medical/Dental Coverage||$10,000|
|Emergency Medical Transportation||$50,000|
|24-Hour Hotline Assistance||Included|
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