Beautiful Cusco & Lima

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Visit the beautiful colonial city of Lima, also known as the ‘City of Kings’ after its history of being governed by the Spanish Viceroyalty. Lima is full of history, colonial buildings, culture and is as one of the best culinary destinations in the world. You will then travel to the majestic city of Cusco, the beautiful Sacred Valley and the main event: Machu Picchu, one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World.’

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Day 1: Lima – arrival

Upon your arrival in Lima, a representative of Into Peru will pick you from the airport and take you to your accommodation in the city of Lima. We recommend picking a hotel in Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco as the most tourist-friendly areas.

Day 2: Downtown Lima

Breakfast will be provided by your hotel.

City tour in Lima, the ‘City of Kings’: Our tour shows you Lima’s three historic periods: Pre-Hispanic, Colonial and Modern. Sights you will see on the tour:

  • Panoramic Tour of La Huaca Pucllana
  • Lima’s historic centre, with its palaces, stately homes, churches & squares
  • The Central Reserve Bank’s museum (closed on Saturday and Sunday afternoon and Monday all day)
  • San Francisco’s church and its incredible catacombs.
  • Lima’s financial and residential district
  • An unforgettable view of the Pacific Ocean in the Miraflores district

Accommodation in Lima.

Day 3: Lima – Downtown Cusco

Breakfast will be provided by your hotel.

At the pre-arranged time, a representative will pick you from your hotel and take you to Lima’s airport so that you can take your flight to Cusco. Upon your arrival in Cusco, a representative of Into Peru will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your chosen accommodation.

Cusco city tour:

Your adventure starts in the afternoon with a tour of Cusco, a beautiful colonial city which was once the capital city of the Incas and is filled with both ancient and colonial remnants alike. You will visit:

  • The stunning ‘La Iglesia de la Compañia’ church with its handcrafted wood and jewellery works.
  • The temple of the Sun also known as the Koricancha Temple, famous for its incredible hand crafted rocks.
  • The UNESCO World Heritage Sacsayhuamán, a breathtaking stone walled fortress located on the outskirts of the city
  • The ancient ruins of Kenko, Tambomachay and Puca Pucara.

After all the touring, you will have the evening to enjoy the city of Cusco and its great restaurants – be sure to ask us for some reccommendatoins. You will stay at your chosen accommodation in Cusco.

Day 4: Sacred Valley tour

Breakfast will be provided by your hotel.

Sacred Valley tour:

You will have an early start with a visit to the Inca’s Sacred Valley

You will visit:

  • A guided short tour of the beautiful Urubamba River
  • You will visit breathtaking Inca sites including the ruins and terraces of Pisac
  • Vibrant craft markets where you can buy handcrafts and souvenirs.
  • A delicious buffet lunch in Urubamba
  • Ollaytantambo, known for its stunning ceremonial fortress.

You will have the evening to enjoy the city of Cusco and its attractions. You will stay at your chosen accommodation in Cusco.

Day 5: Machu Picchu

Breakfast will be provided by your hotel. You will be collected from your hotel early and driven to the train station outside of Cusco.

Excursion by train (Expedition service) to the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu:

In the morning, you will take this incredible train, with its stunning panoramic windows which off views of the beautiful Sacred Valley, to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo).

Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, you will take the bus (approx 25 mins) up to the main eveent, the world famous Machu Picchu, where you will have a professional guided tour. After the tour, you will have free time to explore the ‘Wonder of the World’ at your own pace and ensure you take the perfect photos! In the afternoon, you will enjoy some free time to explore the town of Aguas Calientes and its colourful craft market before heading back to the city of Cusco where you will stay the night at your chosen accommodation.

Day 6: Cusco – Lima

Breakfast will be provided by your hotel. At the pre-arranged time, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Lima. Upon your arrival in Lima, one of our representatives will pick you up from the airport and take you to your chosen accommodation in Lima. You will then have the rest of the day to enjoy Lima at your own pace – we recommend trying one of Lima’s world-famous restaurants!

Day 7: Lima departure

Breakfast will be provided by your hotel. At the pre-arranged time, you will be taken to Lima Jorge Chavez airport for your international flight.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • 24 hour support provided by Into Peru
  • Transportation airport – hotel – airport
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Lima
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Cusco
  • The following meals: Daily breakfast at your accommodation and 1 buffet lunch at Sacred Valley
  • Entrance tickets to the aforementioned attractions and excursions
  • Transportation to all attractions
  • Professional and certified tour guides
  • On the day of your visit to Machu Picchu, the following is included: Aguas Calientes return PeruRail Expedition train, bus Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes, professional tour guides and entrance to Machu Picchu.
  • We offer an upgraded train service on PeruRail Vistadome or the luxury PeruRail Hiram Bingham. Please let us know if you would like to upgrade.

What’s not included:

  • Flights
  • Meals not mentioned, tips and other personal expenses.
  • Other services not mentioned in the program