8-Day Archaeological Peru Discovery Tour: Lima - Cusco - Machu Picchu - Sacred Valley - Lake Titicaca
Product Code: 3139-220573
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • Journey to the towering citadel of Machu Picchu
  • • Explore the wondrous Sacred Valley
  • • Explore the floating islands of Lake Titicaca
Tour Code
3139-220573
Duration
8 days
Departure City
Lima
End City
Puno
Tour Type:
Bus/Coach
Language:
English, Spanish
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: Historical, Honeymoon, UNESCO, Backpacker

Encounter rich historical landmarks with expert guides; Travel the world with your partner to romantic resorts and destinations; Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations; Geared to the "Get up and go!" traveler who want to enjoy independent or semi-guided adventures

Style: Escorted

Tour director/guided escort is available from the beginning to the end of the vacation

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Quality: Standard

Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations

Itinerary
Day 01
Lima

Lima

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

Welcome to Lima!

Today you'll land at the airport and we will transfer you to your hotel for the night.

In the afternoon we will have a tour through Lima’s streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture. Later we will go to San Isidro, financial center of the city.

After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore the Santo Domingo Convent, along which corridors San Martin de Porras and San Rosa de Lima used to walk around in 17th century, and where their remains rest today.

Day 02
Cusco

Lima - Cusco

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

Today we'll transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco (airfare not included).

On arrival, we'll transfer you to your hotel.

In the afternoon we'll start our exclusive city tour with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy its panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market to soak in its local flavors and to learn about more of the products grown in the area which supply the whole city.

After this, the Korikancha temple will welcome us in all his magnificence; this temple, whose Quechua name means “Gold Enclosure” still bedazzles us with the thought of its gold covered walls. Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church. We will walk from San Blas, the artisans’ neighborhood, to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishop’s Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone.

We will continue our walk to the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces.

Tips:
Breakfast is included.

Visiting Attractions

Day 03
Cusco

Cusco

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

In the morning we will escape the city and visit Sacsayhuaman, a huge and impressive fortress of colossal constructions and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly.

Our adventure continues at the Inca Shrine Qenqo, to see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave.

Finally we will arrive to the Puca Pucara viewpoint and Tambomachay, monument of impressive architectonic knowledge considered as one of the pillars of Andean Cosmo vision.

You'll be free in the afternoon to explore the city.

Tips:
Breakfast is included.

Visiting Attractions

Day 04
Cusco

Cusco - Sacred Valley

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

Today we'll travel to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

First, we will visit Awanacancha, a tourist complex where we will see and feed the Andean camelids such as the llamas and alpacas, and where the locals will show us the weaving and dyeing techniques of their traditional textiles.

Later we will explore the Pisac Market with enough free time to go around and buy handcrafts and if you feel like tasting something traditional, stop by the wood ovens for a delicious empanada or a piece of bread.

Then we'll have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, our tour continues to Ollantaytambo, a small town full of local color and inhabited since Inca times in which we will visit the main temple used as a fortress during the Inca resistance. Breathtaking views for amazing pictures.

We'll spend the night at a hotel in the Sacred Valley.

Tips:
Breakfast and lunch are included.

Visiting Attractions

Day 05
Aguas Calientes

Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

Today we'll hop on a train to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

We'll arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area.

At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco and will be transferred to the hotel.

Tips:
Breakfast and lunch are included.

Visiting Attractions

Day 06
Puno

Cusco - Puno

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

Say farewell to Cusco as we travel by tourist bus to Puno. On the way we’ll stop to visit the attractions this beautiful route has to offer.

The first stop: Andahuaylillas for a visit to its beautiful chapel, then its Racchi, Temple of the Wiracocha god where the walls and narrow streets stand out.

Then it’s lunch time and the opportunity to see the view at La Raya, natural border between Cusco and Puno.

Before our final destination we will visit the in site Pucara Museum and a chance to get one of the local classic bull shaped ceramics.

We will arrive in Puno at the end of the afternoon.

Tips:
Breakfast and lunch are included.

Visiting Attractions

Day 07
Uros Islands

Puno - Lake Titicaca - Puno

Hotel: Hotel information will be confirmed before the start of the tour. or similar

Today we'll have a full day to explore Lake Titicaca.

First we will visit the Uros, the friendly inhabitants of these handmade islands made of totora reeds.

Then it’s off to Taquile Island, a place in which the settlers still maintain their ancestral traditions and colorful typical clothes. A great opportunity to explore the island and get the best view of the lake. A lunch box is provided in the island.

We'll return to the city in the afternoon.

Tips:
Breakfast and lunch are included.
Day 08
Puno

Puno

Today we'll transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Tips:
Breakfast is included.

Visiting Attractions

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Transportation for all your tours and in/out airports in Peru
  • Lima City tour
  • Cusco City tour
  • Visit Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park
  • Visit Sacred Valley of the Incas : Pisac market and Ollantaytambo Fortress with lunch
  • Machu Picchu excursion - Buffet lunch
  • Transportation Cusco / Puno by bus with visits and lunch on route
  • 1 night of accommodation in Lima - Daily breakfast
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Cusco - Daily Breakfast
  • 1 night of accommodation in the Sacred Valley - Daily Breakfast
  • 2 nights of accommodation in Puno - Daily breakfast

Package Excludes

  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
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I am wondering that the tour will end at Puno. So I have to buy ticket from Puno back home or I should buy ticket from Puno to Lima and then return home. But I cannot find a ticket from Puno to home 03/07/2017 11:08:03
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Dear Jarunan,

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Start City: Lima
End City: Puno

This Package Excludes flight/airfares going back to your home.

You will have to book a domestic to Lima to get an international flight out of Peru for your return flight home.

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