Experience some of Peru’s most magical places. Includes accommodations, Sacred Valley Tour, visit to Machu Picchu, train and much more…
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Arrival in Lima, the “City of Kings” famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally recognized as the “Gastronomic Capital of the Americas”, and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering. Amerindia Hotel or Terra Andina. Tour of Cusco and Nearby Ruins – Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco’s Cathedral, Santo Domingo Church, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha “The Temple of the Sun”. This tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture. Intra-Peru flights not included.
Full Day Excursion to the Pisac Indian Market and the Ollantaytambo Fortress – Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley to the colonial village of Pisac where an Indian Market takes place Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Other days you will tour the religious nucleus and archaeological site of Pisac. During your visit to the bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the natives for many different types of Peruvian handicrafts and jewelry. Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a “Living Inca Town” since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs. Lunch is at a beautiful country estate on the shores of the Urubamba River. Overnight Cusco.
Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca “Virgins of the Sun” took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. Lunch is at the Orient Express’ Sanctuary Lodge located just a few steps from the Inca citadel.
Free morning to enjoy one of the most incredible sights on earth, the sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Take as much time as you need to study these magnificent ruins, hike the steep stone-paved trail of Huayna Picchu, the pyramid-shape mountain above Machu Picchu for a breathtaking view of the site, or stroll to the Inca Bridge a secret entrance used by the Inca’s army or walk toward the Inca Trail to find the historic Intipunku or Sun Gate. Afternoon return train ride.Overnight In Cusco.
Wandering through this lovely city, exploring the astonishing narrow streets of this tile roof colonial town will be your unforgettable experience. You will find something astounding at every turn. Great buys are the traditional Peruvian handicrafts, alpaca-wool sweaters and rugs, ponchos, pottery, gold and silver jewelry, leather goods, etc. Because there are such a variety of products, we strongly suggest that when you like any particular item, you should buy it – you may not find the same item in other store. Many visitors to Cusco return home wishing they had a free day to discover this imperial city on their own, a free day in Cusco is a MUST!
Transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight. Arrive home full of great memories of the rich tradition of Colonial Lima and the mystical Land of the Incas.
Note: Depending on your international air schedule, sequence of the itinerary may be changed.
- 1 night accommodation Lima
- 4 nights accommodation Cusco
- 1 nights accommodation Machu Picchu
- Half Day Cuzco tour
- Full Day Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo Archaeological Complex
- Full Day Sacred Valley with lunch
- Full day bilingual guided Machu Picchu Excursion
- FC (Vista Dome) Train to Machu Picchu
- Train return to Cuzco
- Transfers and excursions
- Government taxes
- Airfares (unless specified)
- Domestic & International Taxes
- All domestic flights in Peru Air Lima-Cusco-Lima range from $200 to $350 based on seasonality and class of service available.
First Class HOTELS
Casa Andina Classic Miraflores, Standard
El Santuario, Standard
Sumaq Machu Picchu
Amerindia Hotel, Standard
|Above hotels or similar ones are used in this program.|
Sunny Land reserves the right to alter the hotel and the room category if conditions make it necessary.
Important Notes, Requirements, Terms
- Qualifications:Travel Agent employees and affiliated
Independent Contractors are welcome. a) Proof of qualification: IATAN
ID Card, IATAN List, CLIA ID Card, TRUE ID b) Agents w/out ID cards
may qualify with a letter
signed by the Agency owner/manager.
- Interline – Airline & Cruise Industry Employees
a) Copy of current company photo ID
- All rates are per person in double occupancy, on land only basis.
- Supplement for single room (agent) is +40%.
- Companion Supplement is $300
- A Processing and Registration charge of $35 per person applies.
- A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to book.
- Non-refundable final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.
- A valid US Passport with 7 months validity from the date of entry is required to travel to Peru.
- Peru has departure taxes of approximately $25 per person which is paid while exiting Peru must be paid by the agent/companion locally.
- International and domestic flights are not included. Please call for discounted airfares.
- Cancellation: Payments are non-refundable. Unused tour features are neither refundable nor exchangeable once the tour is in progress.