Departures in 2020:
September: 14 & 28
October: 12 & 26
November: 09 & 23
Land only available upon request
11 Nights / 13 Days
Day 1: USA - Lima (Peru)
Flight with a good itinerary.
Day 2: Lima
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure.
Day 3: Lima
After breakfast, free day to explore Lima on your own pace. (Breakfast)
Day 4: Lima
In the morning we will have a tour through Lima’s streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture.
After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore the Santo Domingo Convent, along which corridors San Martin de Porras and Santa Rosa de Lima used to walk around in the 17th century, and where their remains rest today.
Half-day optional tour ($) including: Larco Museum, antique Tavern and Magic Water Circuit ($127 taxes in / person)
Let’s experience the capital city of Lima with a different style. We will begin our exploration by learning more about the ancient Peruvian inhabitants in the Larco Museum, hosted in a colonial mansion unique of its kind that dates back to the 18th century, and built on top of a Pre-Columbian pyramid of the 7th century. We will tour the halls and galleries where each piece is a book to be opened.
We will continue our visit by heading to an antique Tavern, where we will delight our palates with some delicious Peruvian sandwiches not to be missed, accompanied by a drink made of Pisco. Finally, we will head for the Magic Water Circuit, the largest water and light show in Latin America. We will witness the greatest show of Ornamental Fountains where there is perfect communion and harmony of water, light, music and images. (Breakfast)
Day 5: Lima - Cusco
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cusco.
On arrival, meet and greet, transfer to your hotel.
In the afternoon our exclusive city tour starts with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy its panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market to soak in its local flavors and to learn about more of the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. After this, the Korikancha temple will welcome us in all his magnificence; this temple, whose Quechua name means “Gold Enclosure” still bedazzles us with the thought of its gold covered walls.
Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church. We will walk from San Blas, the artisans’ neighborhood, to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishop’s Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone. We will continue our walk to the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces. (Breakfast)
Day 6: Cusco - Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley of the Incas will welcome us today. We will visit Awanacancha, a tourist complex where we will see and feed the Andean camelids such as the llamas and alpacas, and where the locals will show us the weaving and dyeing techniques of their traditional textiles. We will then continue to Inca and Colonial Pisac.
Discover one of the most beautiful archeological sites in the Sacred Valley at the top of the mountain where you can have a view of the colonial town of Pisac. Walking tour to the Colonial town. Time to do some shopping at the handicraft market. Then, we will head to the impressive Inkariy Museum. Here we will enjoy a delicious lunch.
We will take a guided tour of the museum to learn more about the numerous rooms where cultural representations of pre-Hispanic civilizations of ancient Peru are exhibited. (Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 7: Sacred Valley
Our adventure journey takes us now to less explored treasures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First stop: Moray, a place with breathtaking views thanks to its colossal concentric terraces resembling a coliseum. What did they use it for? The terraces recreated 20 different types of microclimates, and they were studied to ensure the agricultural production of the empire.
We will continue our journey to Maras, the millenary colonial salt mines. The contrast of the white pools against the green valley is so impressive that it resembles a postcard. Buffet lunch.
In the afternoon, our tour continues to Ollantaytambo, a small town full of local color and inhabited since Inca times in which we will visit the main temple used as a fortress during the Inca resistance. Breathtaking views for amazing pictures. (Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 8: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
This morning, pick-up from your hotel to take you to Ollantaytambo station to board the train to Machu Picchu. A train trip away to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.
We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon.
The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps, and urban areas. Energy
is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu are limited to 2500 per day. Hence it's important to have full names, passport numbers, date of birth and nationality of passengers since the only way to ensure the entry is purchasing the entrance ticket. Note, after the purchase, in case of modification or cancellation, penalties apply.
Day 9: Machu Picchu - Cusco
Day at leisure.
At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco by train and will be transferred to the hotel. (Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 10: Cusco
Day at leisure. (Breakfast)
Day 11: Cusco - Puno
Departure to Puno on the way we’ll stop to visit the attractions this beautiful route has to offer. The first stop: Andahuaylillas for a visit to its beautiful chapel, then its Racchi, Temple of the Wiracocha god where the walls and narrow streets stand out. Then it’s lunchtime and the opportunity to see the view at La Raya, the natural border between Cusco and Puno. Before our final destination, we will visit the in site Pucara Museum and a chance to get one of the local classic bull shaped ceramics. We will arrive in Puno at the end of the afternoon. (Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 12: Puno - Titicaca Lake - Puno
A full-day tour to explore Lake Titicaca. First, we will visit the Uros, the friendly inhabitants of these handmade islands made of totora reeds. Then it’s off to Taquile Island, a place in which the settlers still maintain their ancestral traditions and colorful typical clothes. A great opportunity to explore the island and get the best view of the lake. A lunch box is provided in the island. Return to the city in the afternoon. (Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 13: Puno - Lima - USA
Transfer to the airport to board your flight back to Lima. Arrival and connect your international departure flight. (Breakfast)
-End of services-
-Round-trip international flights between USA / Lima with good itineraries
-Internal flights between Lima / Cusco and between Puno / Lima
-Greeting and round-trip transfers between the Airport / Hotels / train station
-One way train tickets Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes
-One way train tickets Aguas Calientes / Cusco
-Tourist bus ticket between Cusco / Puno
-Round-trip transfers between Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu
-Transfers during the Sacred Valley tours
-3 nights in Lima at the Britania Miraflores 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-3 nights in Cusco at the Warari 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-2 nights in Urubamba at the Mabey Urubamba 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-1 night in Aguas Calientes at the Hatun Samay 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-2 nights in Puno at the Casona Plaza Puno 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-All breakfasts + 5 Lunch + 1 Dinner (18 Meals)
-Expert English speaking guide
-Tours: Full-Day tour of Machu Picchu
Half-day city tour of Lima
Half-day city tour of Cusco
Full-day tour of Awanacancha, Pisac, visit to Inkariy museum
Full-Day tour of Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo Fortress
Full-day boat tour of Uros and Taquile islands
-All taxes, and fees
Package does not include:
-Baggage fees (if applicable)
-Personal expenses and optional activities
-Tips: Guides, bus drivers and the hotel staff
-Beverages, snack, lunches, dinners unless otherwise mentioned
Additional fees apply for rooms in single occupancy. Prices can fluctuate depending on the season and availability of
Children from 2 to 11 pay 85% of the price in double occupancy if the room is shared with 2 adults