First Day LIMA
Arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to selected hotel. Overnight.
Second Day LIMA - CUSCO (breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning: early transfer to the airport, departure by plane for Cusco (55 minutes flight), arrival, reception and transfer to selected hotel. Rest of the morning free to adapt to the altitude. Afternoon : guided visit of the four ruins nearby, the Sacsayhuaman Fortress (overlooking the city of Cusco - a pre Inca architectural masterpiece); Kenko (a rock sanctuary whose main attraction is a monolithic altar representing a puma, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay, a beautiful fountain fed by a spring forming a series of basins), then continue to the city of Cusco ( Main Square - the Cathedral and the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun).
Third day CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS (URUBAMBA) – CUSCO (breakfast and Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel. Full-day : excursion to Urubamba ( the Sacred Valley of the Incas ) and Pisac Market . Visit the village of Pisac ( founded during Colonial times, set at the foot of a hill crowned by the remains of an Inca city - On Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the main square, Indians barter their products and artisans from all over the area sell their woven alpaca wool blankets and ponchos, engraved gourds, antique reproductions, jeweler, etc. On Sundays it is also the meeting place for Mayors from all the villages in the region, dressed in their traditional costumes to attend morning mass) . After lunch visit to Ollantaytambo (the only Inca town which is still inhabited) to explore the ruins ( which tower above it ). Return to Cusco . Overnight.
Fourth day CUSCO – MACHU-PICCHU – CUSCO (breakfast and lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning : transfer to the rail station ( departure by train ) to Aguas Calientes ( at the foot of the Machu Picchu ruins ), then bus up to the ruins. Guided visit ( of the citadel, which is totally built of stone blocks, fitted with masterful precision - this fabulous city has houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square, all connected by narrow roads and steps, and is surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side which were used for agriculture ). Lunch: at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge Hotel ( next to the entrance to the ruins ). Afternoon : return to Cusco by train and transfer to selected hotel. Overnight.
Fifth day CUSCO (breakfast )
Breakfast at the hotel. All Day : day of leisure to continue exploring this marvelous city. The entrance fee you have already paid for the city and ruins tour allows you to visit several monuments and museums in the city of Cusco . Dinner and folkloric Andean music show at a typical restaurant. Overnight
Sixth day CUSCO – LIMA (breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning : transfer to the airport and departure for Lima . After a 55 minutes flight, arrival in Lima , reception at the airport and transfer to the selected hotel 14.30. A guided visit to the Cathedral, Main Square , San Francisco Convent and its Catacombs, and the residential areas of San Isidro , Miraflores, and the ocean front to enjoy a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean . Afternoon : free. Accommodation
Seventh day LIMA
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport
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