Travel to Peru on this group journey of her key sites staying in good value accommodation with English speaking guides. Explore Lima's colonial and modern sites, travel to the Sacred Valley and admire impressive scenery and rich history, visit Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire, and then head to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of one of the most amazing sights in the world. This classical itinerary concludes in Cusco with some free time at your leisure to enjoy the charm of this beautiful colonial city on your own or join our optional city tour. Complete with English speaking guides, local cuisine and much more!
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Accommodation rarely changes, but when and where this is required a similar alternative will be provided and advised before you depart on your tour.
Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met by your local guide in the arrivals area holding a name-board. After a warm welcome & brief introduction, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Stay two nights in Lima.
Begin your half-day city tour visiting the modern and colonial parts of Lima starting in the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. The road passes a huaca or sacred pre-Inca site. There will 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. You will also visit one of the largest colonial-era convents. Enjoy the balance of the day free at your leisure.
After breakfast, take a flight to the city of Cusco (flight is not included) and then transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax and adjust to the altitude. Stay one night in the Sacred Valley.
After breakfast, you will discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas through this route starting on the Inca's Balcony, a beautiful terrace with an impressive view of Chinchero. Afterwards, you will travel to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire, and then spend some time in town, the best surviving example of Inca city planning, with narrow cobblestone streets. At the scheduled time, you will board the train to Aguas Calientes, near Machu Picchu. Stay one night in Aguas Calientes.
Visit one of the most impressive sites in the world, Machu Picchu, on a guided tour. You will also have some free time to explore the site on your own. At the scheduled time, you will head to town for lunch and then take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy Station. Upon arrival, you’ll be driven to your hotel in Cusco. Enjoy the rest of the evening free at your leisure. Stay two nights in Cusco.
After breakfast, enjoy the full day free at your leisure. Optional tour is available, please enquire.
Optional: Cusco half day city tour, Sacsayhuaman, and nearby Archaeological Sites - $ 95 per person. Please inquire.
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Day 2: Discover modern & colonial Lima.
Day 5: Explore the majestic ruins of Machu Picchu.
This itinerary has been tried & tested and can be booked as-is. However, should you wish to customize your tour, you may contact us here.
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Group travel, all taxes, accommodations of your choice as mentioned or similar with daily breakfast, and lunches as indicated, touring with English speaking expert local guides, activities & admissions as per the itinerary, transportation, on-tour train ticket to/from Machu Picchu, and airport transfers. International & domestic flights are not included, please enquire for preferred rates & schedules, or opt to book your own flights.
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