Day 1: Lima – Tour of the city
Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Morning free.
In the afternoon we will have a guided tour of the city, visiting the main attractions of Lima: Paseo de la Republica, San Martin square, the main square, the Government Palace, Lima Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, Santo Domingo Convent, and historic streets and colonial houses. Transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Lima – Cusco. Tour of the city.
Take a flight to the city of Cusco, on arrival we will greet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. You will have the morning free to acclimatise, we suggest eating a light lunch. In the afternoon we will begin the tour of the city and you will have the opportunity to visit 6 amazing places: Cusco Cathedral, the Qoricancha (Sun Temple), and we will also visit the most important archaeological sites to the north of the city such as the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.
The tour will last approximately 4 hours.
Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas
After having breakfast in your hotel, you will be picked up for the excursion to the Sacred Valley. We will visit the colourful local market in Pisac where you can find a mixture of colour and tradition. Pisac is situated at the entrance to the Sacred Valley, we then continue our tour by visiting the archaeological complex of Pisac before continuing to Urubamba to have lunch. After lunch we carry on to Ollantaytambo, an attractive little town situated in the extreme west of the Sacred Valley, which is considered the oldest continually populated town in the American continent. It is close to some spectacular Inca ruins which protected the strategic entrance to the lower part of the Urubamba valley. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, together with its water channels which haven’t changed since Inca times, evoke its ancient heritage. After our visit to Ollantaytambo we will board the train to Machu Picchu village where we will spend the night.
Day 4: Machu Picchu – return to Cusco
After breakfast in your hotel, you will be taken to the bus station to go up to the “Citadel of Machu Picchu” (approximately 30 minutes journey) to begin the guided tour of this historic sanctuary. We will visit the main plaza, the circular tower, the sun dial, the royal residences, the temple of 3 windows and the cemeteries. After the tour you will have free time to explore on your own, then at the agreed time we will return to Aguas Calientes to return to the city of Cusco. You will be met at the train station in Cusco and taken to your hotel.Includes: Breakfast, lunch.
Day 5: Cusco – Puno
Early in the morning we will collect you from your hotel and take you to the bus station to catch the touristic bus to Puno. You will make several stops to visit the attractions en route such as Andahuaylillas and Raqchi. You will stop for lunch in Sicuani and then continue the journey to La Raya, the highest point of the route and the division between the Cusco and Puno provinces. Finally you will visit the museum at Pukara before arriving at Puno, the final destination. Transfer to your hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, lunch.
Day 6: Uros – Taquile
We will collect you from your hotel very early to take you to the port where we will board a motor boat to begin our excursion. We will visit the Uros floating islands where we can meet the islanders, understand their culture which they still keep alive, see their textiles and art, amongst other activities. We continue by boat to Taquile Island, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, arriving around midday. We will walk to the main square (situated in the middle of the island) from where we have an exceptional view of Lake Titicaca. Here we have lunch then visit the main square, the handicrafts market and the local museum of the island before finally going back down to the main port to take our boat back to Puno. Transfer to your hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, lunch.
Day 7: Puno – Lima / tour of the city – flight home.
Transfer from your hotel to Juliaca airport for your flight to Lima.
- All transport
- All visits
- Lima city tour
- Excursion to Uros and Taquile Islands
- Entrance to all sites visited
- Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley and at Machu Picchu
- Typical lunch on Taquile Island
- 3 nights accommodation in Cusco
- 1 night accommodation in Machu Picchu.
- 2 nights accommodation in Puno
- Professional guide
- Personalised service
Does not included:
- Any other services not mentioned
- Prices are based on a double room
- Tours are carried out as a group service