8 days with Globus Rating:
Day 1 ARRIVE IN LIMA, PERU.
Welcome to Lima! Meet your Tour Director upon arrival.
Day 2 LIMA.
LIMA Guided sightseeing includes the Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, Cathedral, and San Francisco Monastery. Tastings at a [LF] Peruvian food market. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 3 LIMA–CUSCO–SACRED VALLEY.
LIMA Fly to Cusco.
SACRED VALLEY Participate in an [LF] El Pago a la Tierra (Mother Earth Ceremony) with local shaman. Visit Awanakancha to see a pre-Columbian weaving demonstration, and llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicuñas. Free time for shopping Pisac’s famous market. (B,L,D)
Day 4 SACRED VALLEY–MACHU PICCHU.
SACRED VALLEY Visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo and a [LF] local Peruvian home. Scenic ride on the Vistadome Train through the Urubamba Valley.
MACHU PICCHU Guided sightseeing at Machu Picchu. Dinner at your nearby hotel. (B,D)
Day 5 MACHU PICCHU–CUSCO.
MACHU PICCHU Second included entrance to Machu Picchu. Afternoon train to the Sacred Valley. Transfer to Cusco. (B,L)
Day 6 CUSCO.
CUSCO Guided sightseeing includes visits to the Cathedral and Santo Domingo Monastery. Traditional [LF] Pasacalle (Andean Parade) and visits to Kenko Amphitheater and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 7 CUSCO–LIMA.
CUSCO Fly to Lima.
LIMA Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)
Day 8 LIMA.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
All This Included
Love a good mystery? This eight-day vacation to Peru is the perfect escape to delve into the world’s most intriguing lost and found story. Featuring not one, but two days behind the misty gates of Machu Picchu, this below-the-equator tour takes you high into the Andes and deeper inside the Lost City of the Incas to unearth its centuries-old secrets. Navigating the cryptic maze of trails, temples, and terraces in the world’s most famous forgotten city is one for the memory books. Other great finds on this tantalizing tour of Peru? Up-close encounters with llamas, alpacas, and other Sacred Valley locals; colorful, handwoven textiles in the former Inca Empire capital of Cusco; bold, multicultural cuisine in the foodie capital of Lima; and a warm welcome inside a traditional family home for an authentic taste of Peruvian hospitality.
Lima: Casa Andina Select Miraflores
Sacred Valley: Sonesta Posadas del Inca - Sacred Valley - Yucay
Machu Picchu: El Mapi by Inkaterra
Cusco: Sonesta Hotel Cusco
Terms and Conditions
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