A trip in which you will enjoy the magnificent past of the Inca culture, Tour of the city of Lima, a city full of colonial richness and known as the gastronomic capital of Latin America. Get to know Cusco and its attractions such as the San Pedro market, the main square, Koricancha, and the 12-sided stone and the impressive Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Welcome to the City of Kings
Arrival. Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Lima and briefing.
Conserve water, an element vital for life
We start our tour with a panoramic view of the “Pucllana Pyramid” a magnificent ceremonial and archaeological center built in the 4th century A.D. and considered a “sacred village” by the Incas; the Viceroyalty of Peru was the most important of the Spanish Empire and Lima was its capital. Then we continue by Lima colonial, we visit the historical center of Lima, where you will appreciate more than fifty monuments and Colonial edifications, such as the Paseo de la República, the San Martín Square, the Main Square, the city hall, and the City Council Palace amongst others.
We will visit the MUSEUM OF THE BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA*,where we will admire the “Treasures of Peru” Collection, a fine selection of objects made of gold, ceramics and textiles from different pre-columbian cultures.
We will visit the monumental SAN FRANCISCO CONVENT, which displays the largest collection of religious art in America. Our highlight will be the visit of the underground vaults, known as “Catacumbas” or Catacombs. Of the CONTEMPORARY LIMA:We will visit traditional residential areas of Lima and Larcomar.
*BCRP Museum, closed Sunday and Monday.
We continue by a charming tour through the water and the dancing lights, more than a dozen sources send water to the air, choreographed with music and light. The Magical Water Circuit (Circuito Mágico del agua) is the newest attraction in the city, and tourists agree that it is surprisingly amazing. Check it out yourself. Transfer to your hotel.
In Cusco, you will find great moments, space and magnificence
At according time, pick up from your hotel and transfer to the Lima´s airport, flight to Cusco (doesn’t include), arrival to Cusco and transfer to your hotel in Cusco city.
Walking is the noblest action we can perform on this planet
At the agreed time, you will be picked up at your hotel in Lima and taken to the airport to catch your flight to Cusco. On arrival at Cusco airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Pm. Accompanied by a professional guide, we begin our walking tour of the streets of the imperial city by visiting the San Pedro market. This is where locals buy all the products necessary for their daily diet. Here you can buy essential items such as vegetables, potatoes, fruit, meat, spices, cereals, bread, etc. You can also find typical local dishes, and get to know a little of the city’s cuisine. After this enriching experience, we head to the Temple of the Sun, the “Qoricancha”. Here we can see detailed architecture still intact in the temple. Inside we can enter the temples dedicated to the moon, rainbow, stars, lightning, thunder, among others. Afterwards, we will walk through the traditional streets of the city, each of which has a story to tell (so many myths and legends) until we reach a narrow street where we find the 12-sided stone, which today operates as a pedestrian museum. Here we can appreciate the great predominance of the culture through the stones. We then visit the area of the city known for typical crafts, the cradle of great craftsmen from the Inca times until today, with a long tradition of textiles, ceramics, metalwork and other crafts. Hotel in Cusco.
Cusco to Machu Picchu; the adventure begins by train.
Early morning, we will pick you up from your hotel, and transfer to the train station, to board the train to Aguas Calientes After 3 hours trip you will arrive at the village, where you will be met by our representative, to assist you to transfer to your hotel. Free afternoon.
Machu Picchu, harmony between man and the earth
Early morning, we will pick you up from your hotel, and transfer to the bus station, to board the bus to Machu Picchu. After 30 minutes trip, you will arrive at the entrance to Machu Picchu declared a Natural and Cultural Heritage to Humanity, the best example of Incan architecture. Built-in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, the city appears to have been sculpted straight from the rocky slopes, besides offering visitors a spectacular landscape, the site also exhibits important endemic biological diversity in flora and fauna, after the tour, you will board the bus back to Aguas Calientes, return to Cusco by train, overnight at selected hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel in Cusco, at according time transfer to the airport and fly to Lima, to return home.
Thank you for allowing us to be part of your experience!
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According to the Legislative Decree 1507, issued by the Government of Peru, the entrance to tourist attractions administered by the Ministry of Culture and SERNANP to adults over 60 and under 18 years of age until December 2020 is exempt. Please apply net rate of US $ 40.00.
OPTIONAL FOR ADDITIONAL COST:
We recommend passengers to get trip cancellation, travel repatriation and international medical insurances to cover any inconveniences that may arise during the trip. We also urge them to check with their doctor to update vaccines and review medical concerns regarding international travel.
Prices of air tickets are subject to change without previous notice until their final issuance. Flight schedules are subject to change by the airline companies up until the day of the flight. Additional restrictions, limitations, penalties and/or specific conditions may be placed by the airlines.
Luggage & Liabilities
PERU AGENCY recommends that all of the guests arrive to Peru with their own travel insurance, and that it covers for lost luggage.
PERU AGENCY cannot be held responsible for:
* Baggage lost or delayed during international or domestic flights.
*Lost carry-on items, handbags, or personal articles.
*Items forgotten by guests at hotels, vehicles or venues, or during tours.
We recommend our guests not to include any valuable items in their checked baggage during land transfers.
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