Wonders of Peru: Cusco & Machu Picchu
Experience the captivating allure of the Inca civilization with our exhilarating wonders of Peru tour, designed to introduce you to the wonders of this remarkable destination. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of cultures, both ancient and modern, as you venture through the hills surrounding Cusco and soak in the breathtaking vistas of the Sacred Valley. Traveling by rail to Machu Picchu, you'll be treated to awe-inspiring views and ample time to explore the fascinating ruins, immerse yourself in local life, and indulge in the vibrant markets that showcase the region's unique heritage. With our years of experience in crafting unforgettable journeys, we ensure that you have the best local guides by your side. Their expertise will bring to life the beauty and significance of each destination, allowing you to fully embrace the wonders that Peru has to offer.
- Transfers Airport – Hotel – Airport in each city.
- Cusco City tour & Archaeological Centers.
- Excursion to Sacred Valley of the Incas.
- Visit to Sacred Citadel of Machu Picchu.
- Daily breakfast at the hotel.
- 1 buffet lunch during the tour to the Sacred Valley.
- 1 buffet lunch in Aguas Calientes.
- Accommodation in the detailed hotels or similar.
- Meals according to the itinerary.
- Permanent assistance in each destination.
- Train tickets to Machu Picchu and back.
- Bus tickets to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu.
- BTI: Entrance fee for Archaeological sites around Cusco and the Sacred Valley.
- International or domestic air fares.
- Services and non-mentioned meals in the itinerary. Drinks.
- Early check-in, late check-out and hotel extras.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips for guides and hotel staff.
Day 1: Cusco
Experience a seamless arrival as our dedicated team awaits you at the airport, ready to whisk you away to your handpicked hotel. Once settled in, the world is yours to explore at your own pace. Unwind and recharge or embark on a thrilling adventure with our optional excursions, tailored to your desires and schedule. Make the most of your precious time and create unforgettable memories from the start.
Overnight in Cusco.
Visits: Optional excursion
Day 2: Cusco City tour & Archaeological Centers
Indulge in a delightful breakfast at your hotel before embarking on an enchanting journey through the captivating colonial city, where the echoes of ancient Inca palaces still resonate. Our expert guide will greet you between 1:00 PM and 1:30 PM, whisking you away on a mesmerizing tour that unveils the city's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the historic allure as we explore the Main Square, where the heart of Cusco beats with timeless beauty. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Temple of the Sun, also known as Qoricancha, and be captivated by the exquisite paintings and sculptures adorning the Cathedral of Cusco.
Venturing further into the past, we'll journey to the remarkable Archaeological Center of Sacsayhuaman. Discover its multifaceted significance as a sacred site where the Sun, the Moon, and the Earth were worshipped. As we traverse the ruins, you'll witness the remnants of a mighty military fortress and an astronomical sanctuary. Next, we'll arrive at Q'enco, a mystical cult center intertwined with the element of fire, igniting your imagination with its ancient rituals and mysticism.
Our expedition continues to Puca Pucara, an intriguing Inca outpost and supply hub, where whispers of history still linger. Experience the palpable energy as we uncover the significance of this strategic checkpoint and the windswept ceremonies that once took place here. Finally, we conclude our adventure at the revered Tambomachay, a sacred sanctuary dedicated to water and fertility. Allow the serenity of this spiritual site to wash over you, connecting you with the reverent traditions of the past.
As the tour comes to a close, we'll escort you back to your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the vibrant tapestry of Peru's cultural heritage.
Overnight in Cusco.
Visits: Main Square, the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), Cathedral of Cusco, Archaeological Center of Sacsayhuaman, Q'enco, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay.
Day 3: Visit to Sacred Valley of the Incas
Awaken to a delightful breakfast spread at your hotel, preparing you for an extraordinary day ahead. Between 8:00 AM and 8:30 AM, our attentive staff will be at your doorstep, ready to embark on a captivating journey to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Brace yourself for a world of wonders as we set foot in the picturesque town of Pisac, where charming narrow streets weave through a tapestry of vibrant colors and local culture. Lose yourself in the bustling handicraft market, where exquisite treasures await to be discovered.
Our expedition continues through the Sacred Valley of Urubamba. Here, a sumptuous buffet lunch awaits, tantalizing your taste buds with a delectable array of flavors. Savor each bite while soaking in the breathtaking views that surround you, immersing yourself in the heart of this sacred valley.
Next on our itinerary is the awe-inspiring Ollantaytambo, a living Inca city that reveals the ancient secrets of a magnificent civilization. Marvel at the intricate irrigation canals and foundations that have withstood the test of time, a testament to the ingenuity of the Inca people. Explore the sprawling archaeological site, where grand terraces, formidable fortresses, and charming squares transport you to a bygone era. Be sure to pay homage to the Sun Royal House, a mystical megalithic temple that exudes an aura of profound significance.
As the day draws to a close, allow the enchantment of Ollantaytambo to linger in your memories as we make our way back to your hotel. This immersive experience in the Sacred Valley of the Incas will leave you with a profound appreciation for the rich history and captivating allure of Peru's ancient civilizations.
Overnight in Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Visits: Sacred Valley of the Incas, town of Pisac, Sacred Valley to Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, the Sun Royal House.
Day 4: Visit to the Archaeological Complex of Machu Picchu
Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at your hotel, energizing yourself for the adventure of a lifetime. As the appointed hour arrives, we'll whisk you away to the train station to start your journey to the legendary Sacred City of Machu Picchu. Prepare to be awe-struck as you journey to this marvel, one of the new seven wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The train ride transports you to the charming town of Aguas Calientes, nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty. From there, a thrilling bus ascent awaits, carrying you to the fabled Archaeological Centre. Brace yourself for a captivating two-hour guided tour, where every step reveals ancient secrets and architectural marvels. Traverse temples, wander through squares, marvel at terraces, and peek into the remnants of houses and barns. As you explore, be enthralled by the astonishing biodiversity that thrives in this sacred sanctuary.
Machu Picchu's allure is magnified by its extraordinary surroundings, a testament to its ethereal beauty. The citadel is embraced by the vast expanse of a National Reserve, spanning an impressive 32,500 hectares. Within this mystical landscape, a constellation of archaeological wonders awaits, seamlessly integrated with the Machu Picchu complex. It is in this harmonious union that the true essence of this sacred site comes to life.
At the designated time, we'll bid farewell to Machu Picchu and return to Aguas Calientes, where a delectable lunch awaits, ensuring you savor every delicious moment. Afterward, we'll transfer you back to your hotel, allowing you to reflect on the profound experiences and memories forged amidst the splendor of Machu Picchu.
Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Visits: Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu.
Day 5: Aguas Calientes
After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, we'll return to Cusco by train. Upon arrival, our friendly staff will be waiting to transfer you back to your hotel, ensuring a seamless and comfortable journey.
Overnight in Cusco.
Day 6: Cusco
Start your day in style with a delightful breakfast at your hotel, preparing yourself for a day filled with endless possibilities. Today is a blank canvas, a chance for you to create your own adventure and embrace the freedom to indulge in whatever your heart desires. Whether you choose to explore the vibrant city streets, immerse yourself in local culture, or simply unwind and relax, the choice is yours. So go ahead, seize the day and make it truly unforgettable. Your Peruvian journey awaits your personal touch.
Overnight in Cusco.
Day 7: Cusco
After indulging in a delicious breakfast at your hotel, we'll transfer you to the airport at the scheduled time for your onward flight. Leave the logistics to us, as we ensure a smooth and hassle-free departure, allowing you to reflect on the incredible memories you've made during your time in Peru. Bon voyage and may your journey continue to be filled with extraordinary adventures.