PERU IN YOUR HANDS TRIP
Experience the top highlights of Lima, Cusco and world-famous Machu Picchu during this 6-day, 5-night excursion. Spend your first day in cosmopolitan Lima, discovering its landmarks, shopping and top-notch cuisine. Then head to the ancient Inca capital of Cusco to explore its fascinating mix of indigenous and colonial architecture, and then on to the iconic mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu. This week-long, budget-friendly Peru trip, including plenty of free time for independent exploration, also includes all transport, admission fees (including at Machu Picchu), six nights of accommodation and daily breakfast.
WELCOME TO PERU
Upon arrival at the International Airport in Lima, you'll enjoy a warm reception and transfer to your hotel. For those staying in a first class hotel, you'll be welcomed with Peru’s national drink, the Pisco Sour. According with your arrival time, you will be resting the rest of the day or we can initiate the city tour in Lima.
In the Morning we'll head to Lima´s historical center, your first stop will be made at Love Park. From here, you'll be able to relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. You'll also see “Huaca Pucllana” located in Miraflores. Next, visit Lima's main square, where you'll view the Presidential and Municipal palaces and the main Cathedral. You'll have the opportunity to enter the Cathedral, which holds the tomb of the Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Back to Hotel
After breakfast, you'll bet transferred to the airport for your departure to Cusco. Enjoy the rest of the morning at your leisure. In the afternoon, you'll visit the imperial city of Cusco. Beginning in the neighborhood of San Blas, with its artisans, you'll visit the church of San Blas to see its impressively carved woodwork. We will visit the Plaza de Armas, the cathedral, and we will finish with the visit of Sacsayhuaman a Royal house where the incas admired the Sun God.
After breakfast, we will travel through the mountains to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Arrive at the village of Pisac, where you can visit the lively traditional market and perhaps pick up some souvenirs. Climb back into your vehicle for the 40-minute journey to Urubamba continuing on to the town of Ollantaytambo, another Inca archaeological site. After the tour we will transfer to the hotel located in the Valley.
Early breakfast, then board the train to Aguas Calientes, or Machu Picchu Town. On arrival, you will be collected from the station to board a bus to Machu Picchu with your guide to start a 2-hour tour of this 15th-century Inca citadel, visiting the main plaza, the circular tower, the sacred solar clock, the royal quarters, the Temple of Three Windows, and various cemeteries. In the afternoon, take the train back to Ollantaytambo where tour driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airport where you will head back to Lima then to your next destination.
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