Peru: Wonders of Ancient Civilizations

7 Days / 6 Nights - Lima, Cuzco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Day 1: Arrive Lima

Upon arrival in Lima, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Lima - City tour: Colonial & Contemporary Lima

The tour begins with a visit to historic downtown Lima, also known as “the City of the Kings”. Stops include the Main Square of Lima, upon which sits the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, and the City Hall; next on the itinerary is a visit to the Santo Domingo Convent. Later visit the modern district of San Isidro where you will have a tour of Huaca Huallamarca, a Pre-Incan adobe pyramid. At the end of your tour visit Miraflores, a district filled with tourist attractions, and stop at the “Parque del Amor” (a lover’s lane) and enjoy its incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 3: Lima - Cuzco by flight

Cuzco - Sacred Valley drive

At your schedule time transfer to the airport to board the flight to Cuzco city. Upon arrival in Cuzco you will be transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Sacred Valley allows better acclimatization for its lower altitude compare to Cuzco city. Rest of the day at leisure to rest and get use to the altitude. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 4: Sacred Valley - The Authentic valley tour

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, where twelve families still preserve their traditional costumes, showing you the ancestral way in which they process the wool, and obtain those vivid colors for their textiles. Later visit Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire, one of the few places where the Spanish conquistadors lost a major battle. Very well known for its “Andenes” (terraces dug into the slopes of mountains for agricultural purposes), Ollantaytambo was a highly effective fortress, which also served as a temple. Proceed to the town of Ollantaytambo, “the unique living Inca town”: the best surviving example of Inca city planning, with narrow cobblestone streets that have been continuously inhabited since the 13th century. Overnight at the hotel. (BL)

Day 5: Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu) - Cuzco by train

You are going to visit one of the most important energy centers of the world: Machu Picchu. You will travel by train to the town of Aguas Calientes, an experience in which you will see the striking scenery of the Sacred Valley. Upon your arrival, you will be driven by bus 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. Later you will descend to Aguas Calientes for lunch and board the train that afternoon for Ollantaytambo or Poroy Station. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cuzco. Overnight at the hotel. (BL)

Day 6: Cuzco

Day at leisure. Enjoy the charm 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 artisans neighborhood, the Cathedral and the Inca Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Optional excursion city tour, Sacsayhuaman, and nearby Archeological sites (Shared basis) $114.00 per person

Day 7: Cuzco - Lima by flight

Depart Lima

At a scheduled time, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

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  STANDARD HOTELS            
             
  Departure dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Triple Occ      
  Oct 21 - 27 $1,185 $1,460 $1,315          
  Dec 09 - 15 $1,185 $1,460 $1,315          
  Jan 20 - 26 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Mar 10 - 16 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Apr 14 - 20 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Apr 28 - May 04 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  May 12 - 18 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  May 26 - Jun 01 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Jun 09 - 15 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Jun 16 - 22 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Jul 14 - 20 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Jul 28 - Aug 03 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Aug 11 - 17 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Aug 26 - Sep 01 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Sep 15 - 21 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Oct 20 - 26 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Oct 27 - Nov 02 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
  Dec 08 - 14 $1,111 $1,398 $1,096          
           
  FIRST CLASS HOTELS            
             
  Departure dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Triple Occ      
  Oct 21 - 27 $1,533 $2,227 $1,412          
  Dec 09 - 15 $1,533 $2,227 $1,412          
  Jan 20 - 26 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Mar 10 - 16 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Apr 14 - 20 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Apr 28 - May 04 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  May 12 - 18 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  May 26 - Jun 01 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Jun 09 - 15 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Jun 16 - 22 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Jul 14 - 20 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Jul 28 - Aug 03 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Aug 11 - 17 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Aug 26 - Sep 01 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Sep 15 - 21 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Oct 20 - 26 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Oct 27 - Nov 02 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
  Dec 08 - 14 $1,439 $2,032 $1,411            
                     
  HOTELS :                  
                     
  Lima                  
  El Tambo II or Similar (S)                
  Doublee El pardo by Hilton (F)                
                     
  Sacred Valley                  
  San Agustín Urubamba (S)                
  Casa Andina Private Collection (F)              
                     
  Cuzco                  
  Eco inn or Similar (S)                
  Aranwa Cuzco (F)                
                     
  *Hotels are subject to change due to availability on each departure.            
                     
  Notes                  
                     
  • This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.  
  • There are limited numbers of spaces on each departure. (30 passengers as maximum for each departure)
  • Transfers in Shared basis from 1 to 5 passengers; from 5 upwards, in Private basis
  • From 10 passengers confirmed, we will include 1 tour manager that will traveling with the group to ensure a well-developed operation.  
  • Similar hotels in case of limited availability, subject to supplements or discounts according to rate difference.
  • Hotel are based on using Standard rooms.    
  • Triple rate is available upon request. Aranwa Hotels do not have triple rooms at the standard room category.

Included

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  • All services, lodging, food and beverages mentioned in the trip description, plus taxes
  • All excursions with a local English speaking guide.
  • Accommodation: 2 nights in Lima, 2 nights in the Sacred Valley and 2 nights in Cuzco.
  • All transfers to and from airport.
  • Expedition train to Machu Picchu
  • All entrances fees

Not Included

  • Internal or international flights, Early check-in, late check-out, services and food not listed in the itinerary, beverages during the meals, hotel extras, and personal expenses.
  • Tips

Child policy:

  • Jose Antonio – 6years (older than 6 years, we have to consider one add bed)
  • Eco Inn Cuzco – 10years
  • *One child sharing the room with their parents.