Project Description

Peru Essentials

7 days 6 nights MLC 07

Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu

PRICE AND DATE

Dates Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
Jan – Dec, 2022 $1,150 $380

Prices are per person in CAD based on double occupancy; including accommodations, transfers, tours, admissions, daily breakfast  & some meals. Prices exclude gratuities, visa fees, taxes, surcharge (peak & weekend) and all flights. Guaranteed departure for min. 2 people traveling together on the following dates: Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 2, May 7 & 28, Jun 11 & 25, Jul 16, Aug 6, Sep 3, Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10, 2022. Other departures are available, please inquiry.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival Lima

Met on arrival and transfer to your hotel.

Hotel: 3*+ Arawi Express or similar (2 nights)

Day 2: Lima          B

Visit the modern and colonial parts of the city of Lima the “City of Kings”, beginning in the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. Pass by a Huaca or sacred pre-Inca site. There will then be a stop at Parque del Amor (Lovers Park) in Miraflores for its magnificent view over the Pacific Ocean. The tour also includes the Historic Centre based on the Main Square, where the Presidential Palace, the Archbishop´s Palace, the Municipality of Lima and the Cathedral are located, as well as a visit to one of the largest colonial-era convents.

Afternoon is free at leisure.

Day 3: Lima – Cusco       B

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco city. Enjoy a leisure day of this beautiful colonial city that was built upon the remains of amazing Inca buildings. Not to miss: Temple of the Sun (Koricancha), San Blas artisan’s neighborhood, the Cathedral, and the Inca Fortress of Sacsayhuaman.

Hotel: Suenos del Inka or similar (1 night)

Day 4: Cusco – Sacred Valley   B,L

You will head to Chinchero to visit the PARWA Center, where you can appreciate beautiful textiles and even buy some to take home. After, visit the Chinchero church, which was built by the Spanish in 1607 and remains standing until today. Continue with a visit to the ruins of Chinchero, where you will find an important Inca center in which terraces and aqueducts were built. Then, you will stop at the Racchi Viewpoint, from where you will have a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Afterwards, you will head towards the town of Ollantaytambo, where you will find the imposing Inca fortress that bears the same name. This place is of great historical importance, because it is where Manco Inca defeated the Spanish forces in 1538. Then, you will descend to the town of Ollantaytambo which stands out for still maintaining the Inca urban planning as part of his original urban layout, with some buildings and narrow stone alleys. You can tour the town and visit the local market.

Hotel: Hotel Hacienda del Valle or similar (1 night)

Day 5: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Cusco       B,L

Board the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu.

You are going to visit one of the most important energy centers of the world: Machu Picchu. You will be driven to the archeological site, the visit of which will be an unforgettable experience, with a professional tour guide to impart to you all the history that surrounds this mysterious and enchanting place. Once the guided tour is over, you will have some free time to explore the site on your own, to relax, or to meditate. At the agreed upon hour, you will descend to Aguas Calientes for lunch and board the train later that afternoon for the return trip.

Board train in Aguas Calientes, to Ollantantaytambo, and transfer back to Cusco.

Hotel: Suenos del Inka or similar (2 nights)

Day 6: Cusco       B

Walk ascending to Vinicunca, the Rainbow Mountain. The place will amaze you with its vivid colors and natural beauty. There, you will have time to take photos and fill yourself with the energy of the place. At the end of this visit, you will walk back to the starting point and transfer back to your hotel.

Day 7: Depart Cusco      B

Transferred to the airport for your onward flight.