This 7 day Authentic Peru & Machu Picchu trip was designed to experience Peru’s varied landscape from the extensive coastal desert; snow-capped Andean peaks, lush cloud forest.
We will visit the most popular sites including Cusco the historical capital of Peru, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu, located in the mysterious cloud- forest; in the present day part of the new Seven Wonders of the World and Peru’s number one cultural attraction.
Upon your arrival in Lima airport, our representative will be waiting for you with sign that says “Top Peru Trips” and your name clearly marked. You will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in our private transport. The journey from the airport to the hotel will take approximately 1 hour.
After arrival at the hotel, our representative will assist you with the check-in. You will have a brief introduction about the itinerary for the next day and some recommendations about the location of the hotel, restaurants, banks and major places to visit. There are no planned activities for the day so you can relax and get acclimate to the altitude.
Today you will have the opportunity to enjoy our buffet breakfast which is included at the Hotel. The established schedules for the breakfast are from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00a.m. After breakfast, you will have all the morning free to rest and relax before starting your journey.
In the afternoon after lunch, we will pick you up and continue our guided tour of the essential Lima, “The City of Kings”. You will be able to visit and explore architectural sites of the city: The Main Square, Government Palace, City Hall, cathedral and Archbishop’s Palace. We will continue our tour with a visit to the San Francisco Convent, an architectural jewel dating back to the 16th century.
On our way to the modern area of the city, we will cross the exclusive district of San Isidro, the new financial center of the city. Finally we will finish our tour in Mira Flores, where we will visit the “Parque Del Amor” (Love Park) an excellent place to have a great view of the sea. The tour takes approximately 3 ½ hours
Enjoy breakfast at the Hotel. At the scheduled time, we will transport you to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco, you will be transported to the hotel. You can enjoy a free afternoon to get acclimatized to the altitude. We have no planned activities so you will have free time to relax or explore the down town on your own.
In the afternoon, we will pick you up and start our sightseeing tour. We will travel to Cusco, the Imperial City. Cusco is a living example that is made up of a mixture of Andean and Spanish culture. The tour will begin with the visit of Santo Domingo Convent, built over Qoricancha, the ancient main Inca Sun Temple, known for its stunning architecture.
Next stop will be at the Main Square and then we go outside of the city to see Sacsayhuaman Fortress, which is a great sample of the marvelous Inca architecture. We will finish our tour visiting other archaeological sites; Qenqo, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay.
After breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel at 8:15a.m. We will drive toward the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On the way, we will stop at Mirador of Taray to take in the view of the Urubamba valley. The crops dress the mountains like carpets. We will arrive at the traditional market of Pisac, where we will have free time to shop and interact with the local craftsmen.
We will continue to the town of Urubamba for a buffet lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit Ollantaytambo, a quaint town of Inca foundation with remarkable water channels, stone streets, colorfully dressed native people and the impressive fortress on the hill, with the exceptional Sun Temple on the top.
In the evening, we will take the train to the town of Aguas calientes. Upon your arrival, you will be assisted and transferred to your hotel. The journey by train takes approximately one hour and forty minutes.
Early in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick you up and you will board the bus that will take you to the citadel of Machu Picchu. You will be able to participate in a guided tour of the citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, Sun Temple, Sacred Sun Dial (Intihuatana), Royal Palace, Temple of the Three Windows, Main temple, sacred Roca warehouses, and a large Central Square.
It will be an unforgettable experience at this mysterious and magical place, considered one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore the zone on your own.
In the afternoon, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch and take the train back to Cusco. Upon your arrival in Cusco, you will be transported to your hotel.
The journey by train takes approximately three hours and forty minutes.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. We will pick you up at the scheduled time and transport you to the Cusco airport for your departure flight to Lima.
End of our Authentic Peru & Machu Picchu Trip.
The accommodations are our suggestions, standard class and superior class as they are the best hotels in their category per destination. For your safety and comfort, we only suggest hotels that have been visited and inspected by our staff.
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Price per person:
|Hotel Category||Double / Matrimonial room||Single room|
|Standard Class Hotel||US$ 925||US$ 1125|
|Superior Class Hotel||US$ 1070||US$ 1435|