by April 30 and receive complimentary travel insurance for departures between May 2 through December 16, 2017.
Prices start from $995 per person, available between May 2 and December 16, 2017.
Experience the highlights of Peru with stops in Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, and the Sacred Valley. Begin your travel in Lima where you will enjoy a morning sightseeing tour. Explore Lima's modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores as well as its historic city center including Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, and City Hall. Your next stop is Cusco where you will step back in time and explore the Ancient Incan Empire during a full-day tour of the Sacred Valley. Enjoy a scenic train ride through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu where you will travel the steep roads to the entrance of the citadel. Finally, enjoy some leisure time at Machu Picchu and explore Aguas Calientes.
MULTI-CITY VACATION - Departs daily - 6-day/5-night package visiting Lima, Cusco, the Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu. Includes accommodation at first class hotels with breakfast daily, arrival & departure transfers, roundtrip tickets for the Expedition train between Cusco & Machu Picchu, and sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary. The flight from Lima to Cusco is not included.
- Price Includes
- Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
- Taxes and service charges
- Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
- Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
- ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
- Continental or buffet breakfast
- Train tickets as per itinerary
- Entrance fees
- Price Excludes
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours
- Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
Day 1 : Lima – Arrival
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 : Explore Lima
Join a morning sightseeing tour, which explores Lima's modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, as well as its historic center including Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, City Hall, and the Cathedral. Stop at the chocolate museum before continuing to the Convent of Santo Domingo. The last stop of the tour will be Love Park, inspired by the Güell Park of Barcelona. The afternoon is at leisure. (B)
Day 3 : Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley
Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cusco (not included). Upon arrival (by 7 am), you will be met for a full-day tour of the Sacred Valley. Start your day with a visit of the Inca's Balcony in Chinchero, a beautiful place with an impressive view where 12 families still preserve their traditional customs, showing you the ancestral way in which they process wool, and obtain those vivid colors for their textiles. Continue to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire and one of the few places where the Spanish conquistadors lost a major battle. Very well known for its "andenes" (terraces dug into the slopes of mountains for agricultural purposes), Ollantaytambo was a highly effective fortress that also served as a temple. (B)
Day 4 : Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu
A small coach will take you to the Ollanta train station to start your 1.5-hour train journey through the Sacred Valley to the legendary ancient citadel of Machu Picchu. On arrival, a small coach will take you up the steep roads to the entrance of the citadel. Visit one of the great wonders of the world. It will be an unforgettable experience. A professional guide will tell you about the history of this mysterious and charming place. After some free time to explore the area on your own, descent to Aguas Calientes. (B)
Day 5 : Machu Picchu – Cusco
This morning you will have the option to visit Machu Picchu for a second time on your own or you can relax and explore Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon, return by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollanta. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cusco. (B)
Day 6 : Cusco – Return
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Cusco airport for your return flight home. (B)