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Peru in one week

Travel through the heart of the Andes: the center of the ancient Inca empire. You will discover its fascinating Cusco and Sacred Valley abounding with archaeological sites and typical villages and the legendary Lake Titicaca, considered as the highest navigable lake on earth.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Lima
  • Day 2: Lima - Cusco - Lima - Cusco
  • Day 3: Cusco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Sacred Valley
  • Day 5: Sacred Valley - Moray - Maras - Chinchero - Cusco
  • Day 6: Cusco - Lima
  • Day 7: Lima

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Lima

Upon your arrival at the airport Jorge Chávez of Lima, you will be taken to your hotel.

English speaking assistance from airport to your hotel.

Night at the hotel El Tambo.
Included : private transport, reception with english-speaking guide, room & breakfast
Included opts : English-speaking guide, BTC

Day 2: Lima - Cusco

You will be transferred to the Lima airport to take your flight.

Domestic flight from Lima to Cusco.
Reception at Cusco airport and transfer to the hotel.

English speaking assistance from airport to hotel.
Departure for an half-day dedicated to the discovery of Cuzco's historical downtown. In the morning, visits of the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun), and of the Cathedral, exhibiting some paintings from the School of Cuzco and many goldsmith’s art, silver and precious stones treasures. Then we walk down to the San Blas quarter (the artists’ place).
Night at the hotel Encantada.
Included : private transport, transfer departure, domestic flight, airport tax, transfer arrival, reception with english-speaking guide, english speaking guide, entrance fees, room & breakfast
Included opts : English-speaking guide, Entrance fees

Day 3: Cusco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes

8am departure in a private vehicle to explore the Sacred Valley of the Inca. The first stop is at Pisac in order to visit the impressive Inca ruins and the handicraft market. Then we continue to the Inca village of Ollantaytambo where we will visit the fortress.

Departure for a 2 hours ride by train to Aguas Calientes. The Vistadome's wagons are completely covered with glass for a panoramic view throughout the journey.
Night at the hotel Hatun Inti Classic (ex Inti Inn).
Included : private transport, english speaking guide, guide expenses, train ticket, room & breakfast
Included opts : English-speaking guide, Guide's accommodation., Guide's train ticket.

Day 4: Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Sacred Valley

In the early morning, direct connection to the shuttle service that will drive you to the citadel of Machu Picchu.
Arrival to Machu Picchu, wonder of the world.

Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca city of the fifteenth century in Peru. Abandoned during the collapse of the Inca Empire, Machu Picchu sacred city, forgotten for centuries, is considered as a masterpiece of Inca architecture. It was unveiled in 1911 by the American archaeologist Hiram Bingham.

Together with your english speaking guide, you will start to discover the archaeological complex, still covered by the morning mist, built on top of a ridge and surrounded by precipices. A stunning view that evolves with the progression of the sun! After the guided tour (around 3 hours for the visit), you have the opportunity to discover on your own.

Train back to Ollantaytambo.
Reception at the train staion and transfer to the hotel in the Sacred Valley.
Night at the hotel Villa Urubamba.
Included : bus ticket, guide expenses, entrance fees, english speaking guide, train ticket, private transport, room & breakfast
Included opts : Bus guide, English speaking guide , Accommodation of the guide, Guide's meals, Guide's train ticket.

Day 5: Sacred Valley - Moray - Maras - Chinchero - Cusco

In the morning, departure in a private vehicle for a day dedicated to the discovery of the Sacred Valley. First stop at the cultural site of Moray, a former Incan agricultural ‘laboratory’.
Then, continuation of the excursion to Maras: salt mines in the middle of the Cordillera! Visit of the village of Chinchero and its colonial church.
Drive back to Cuzco and transfer to the hotel.
Night at the hotel Encantada.
Included : private transport, english speaking guide, guide expenses, entrance fees, room & breakfast
Included opts : Private guide

Day 6: Cusco - Lima

Transfer to Cusco's airport.
English speaking assistance from your hotel to the airport.

Flight to Lima.

You will be transferred to the Lima airport to take your flight.

Night at the hotel El Tambo.
Included : private transport, departure transfer with english speaking guide, domestic flight, transfer departure, room & breakfast
Included opts : Assistance by a local guide during the transfer.

Day 7: Lima

Three hours before take-off, transfer to Jorge Chavez airport in Lima. Connection with the international return flight.
Included : private transport, transfer departure

Night in the hotel El Tambo   Lima

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

El Tambo hotel is located in the heart of Miraflores district and just a few steps from the Pacific. The hotel rooms are modern, comfortable and evoke the culture and heritage of the country. The perfect place to discovering the different districts of the peruvian capital.

Night in the hotel Encantada.   Cusco

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

This charming hotel is located in the Arts District in San Blas, the heart of Cusco. The modern and elegant infrastructure offers a great comfort, surrounded by magnificent gardens where guests can relax in between various visits to Cusco and surrounding areas. Beyond the discovery of the Inca capital, the location is the ideal starting point to visit some of the most famous tourist attractions in South America such as the magnificent sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley sites.

Night in the hotel Hatun Inti Classic (ex Inti Inn)   Aguas Calientes

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

Hatun Inti Hotel Classic (ex Inti Inn) is a charming hotel located at the foot of Machu Picchu, in the main street of the village of Aguas Calientes. The rooms are cozy and comfortable and the hotel is located close to the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes where you can relax after your tour of the citadel.

Hotel Villa Urubamba   Sacred Valley

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

Villa Urubamba hotel is implanted in the heart of Sacred Valley in a country setting. Located along the Urubamba River, it offers comfortable rooms in a tranquil setting opening onto a lush garden. Located along the Urubamba River, it offers comfortable rooms in a tranquil setting opening onto a lush garden.

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