Discover Peru Escorted Vacation

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This incredible journey is perfect for the cosmopolitan traveler with a bit of a wild side. You will travel through the old and new parts of Lima and witness the majesty of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Peru awaits the opportunity to share with you their history, natural wonders and local culture.

 Guaranteed departures – 7-day/6-night package including Lima, Cusco, The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. This package includes daily breakfast and your choice of accommodations at either Superior Tourist Class or First Class hotels.

Includes

  • Transfers per itinerary
  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Travel funds escrow protection program
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Train tickets per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Emergency assistance

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Local city taxes
  • Drinks during meals
  • Flights

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Lima - Arrival

You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. A local representative will assist with your luggage and present you with a detailed kit and explanation of your program.

Day

2

Discover Lima

After breakfast, join your half-day tour of the city and visit the modern and colonial parts of Lima, the “City of Kings,” starting with the Miraflores and San Isidro districts. Along the way, you will pass by a Huaca, or sacred site dating back before the Inca. There will be a stop at Parque del Amor, or Lover’s Park, in Miraflores to take in the magnificent view over the Pacific Ocean. The tour also includes the Historic Center in the Main Square where the Presidential Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Municipality of Lima and the Cathedral are located. You will also enjoy a visit to one of the largest colonial-era convents. (B)

Day

3

Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cusco (ticket not included). You will be met upon arrival and transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to rest and acclimate to the altitude. (B)

Day

4

Discover the Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

Today you will head to Chinchero to visit the PARWA Center where you can appreciate beautiful textiles and even buy some to take home. Next, visit Chinchero Church, built by the Spanish in 1607. Continue with a visit to the ruins of Chinchero, where you will find an important Inca center in which terraces and aqueducts were built. Conclude your visit with a stop at the Racchi Viewpoint for incredible panoramic views of the entire Valley. After, you will travel to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire and one of the few places where the Spanish conquistadors lost a major battle. Continue to the town of Ollantaytambo, known as the “unique, living inca town,” and the best surviving example of Incan city planning which has been continuously inhabited since the 13th century. Visit the market here to shop for handicrafts then, later in the day, you will board your train to Machu Picchu (ticket included). (B,L)

Day

5

Discover Machu Picchu

After breakfast you will visit on of the most important ancient centers of the world: Machu Picchu. You will be transferred to the archaeological site for your guided visit, complete with all of the history and mystery that surrounds this enchanting place. Once you’ve finished your tour, you will have some free time to explore the site on your own, relax, or meditate. When the time comes, you will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch and board the train later that afternoon for the return trip to Cusco (ticket included). Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (B,L)

Day

6

Explore Cusco

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and the rest of the day at leisure to explore this beautiful and charming colonial city. Don’t miss the Temple of the Sun, or Koricancha, the San Blas neighborhood, the Cathedral and the Inca Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. You may consider an optional guided afternoon tour of Cusco complete with these highlights and many other examples of Inca and colonial-era architecture. (B)

Day

7

Cusco - Lima - Return

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Lima. You will then connect with your return flight home. (B)