7-Day Lima, Cusco And Sunrise At Machu Picchu

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  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Jorge Chavez International Airport, Av. Elmer Faucett s/n, Callao 07031, Peru, , Traveler pickup is offered, Tour departs from the International Airport in Lima and coincides with your flight's arriva.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport, Avenida Velasco Astete, Cusco 08006, Peru
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover the very best of both Lima and Cusco on a 7-day tour of Peru. Visit the famous landmarks and government buildings of Lima before heading south to Cusco and exploring ancient Inca ruins and the famous citadel of Machu Picchu. With enough free time to explore both cities on your own, this week-long itinerary in Peru fits the budget while satisfying your need to explore.

Highlights

All entrance fees included

Breakfast included

Airport transfer

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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Itinerary

Day 1: Lima

Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Lima, Lima Region
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon we will have a tour through Limas streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture. After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore the Santo Domingo Convent, along which corridors San Martin de Porras and San Rosa de Lima used to walk around in the 17th century, and where their remains rest today. Stay in Lima.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at lima

Day 2: lima

Stop At: Miraflores, Lima, Lima Region
Free day to explore the city
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lima

Day 3: Cusco

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Cusco, Cusco Region
Transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco. On arrival, meet and greet, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon our exclusive city tour starts with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy its panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market to soak in its local flavors and to learn about more of the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. After this, the Korikancha temple will welcome us in all his magnificence; this temple, whose Quechua name means Gold Enclosure still bedazzles us with the thought of its gold covered walls. Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church. We will walk from San Blas, the artisans neighborhood, to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishops Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone. We will continue our walk to the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Cusco

Day 4: Cusco

Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco, Cusco Region
In the morning we will distance from the crowds and visit Sacsayhuaman, a huge and impressive fortress of colossal constructions and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly. Our adventure continues at the Inca Shrine Qenqo, to see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave. Finally we will arrive to the Puca Pucara viewpoint and Tambomachay, monument of impressive architectonic knowledge considered as one of the pillars of Andean Cosmo vision. Free afternoon to explore the city.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Cusco

Day 5: Cusco - Machu Picchu

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Cusco, Cusco Region
According to the season, we will go to the Poroy train station or Ollantaytambo train station, where we will depart by train to visit one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Overnight stay at one of the hotels in Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Machu Picchu

Day 6: Machu Picchu - Cusco

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Cusco, Cusco Region
Morning off. Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu are limited. We suggest applying for the entrance tickets for later dates at the moment you book the whole tour program so as to avoid any complications due to congestions or lack of local availability. In an additional visit to Machu Picchu we will be able to see the areas of the Intipunku or Door of the Sun, the Inca Trail entrance to the citadel. For those looking for a more intense adventure and wish to visit Huayna Picchu, it is important to have in mind that there are only 400 daily spots to climb the mountain, all of which have to be reserved in advance. At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco and will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Cusco

Day 7: Cusco - Lima

Pass By: Cusco Cathedral, Cusco, Cusco Region
Departure transfer.

Meals included:
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Itinerary:

Day 1:
Upon arrival at the International Airport in Lima, you'll enjoy a warm reception and transfer to your hotel. For those staying in a first class hotel, you'll be welcomed with Peru’s national drink, the Pisco Sour. This world famous Peruvian drink is as well known in the area as tequila is in Mexico. A hard liquor made from the quebranta grape, Pisco comes from the city “Pisco” located 155 miles (250km) south of Lima.

In the afternoon, you'll head out for a fully guided sightseeing tour of Lima´s historical center, your first stop will be made at Love Park (also known as the “Parque del Amor”). From here, you'll be able to relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. You'll also see “Huaca Pucllana” which is also located in Miraflores. As your guided sightseeing tour continues, you'll visit the modern part of Lima which boasts an old pre-Inca shrine called "Huaca Huallamarca", located in the residential area of San Isidro.
Next, visit Lima's main square, where you'll view the Presidential and Municipal palaces and the main Cathedral. You'll have the opportunity to enter the Cathedral, which holds the tomb of the Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro.

Day 2:
Enjoy a delicious breakfast (included in the price) before spending a day of leisure.

Day 3:
After breakfast, you'll bet transferred to the airport for your departure to Cusco (domestic airfare between Lima and Cusco is not included in price) . Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed with coca infusion tea (“mate de coca”) that will help you to get used to the altitude. Enjoy the rest of the morning at your leisure. In the afternoon, you'll visit the imperial city of Cusco. Beginning in the neighborhood of San Blas, with its artisans, you'll visit the church of San Blas to see its impressively carved woodwork.

Traveling by foot, you'll go down the narrow stairs of Hatun Rumiyoc street where the Palace of Inca Roca is located (known as Palacio Arzobispal). On its walls, you'll discover the figures of a puma and a snake. Also, be sure to observe the famous stone with 12 angles, the perfect image of the Incan architectural perfection.

Continue on to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco or Awqaypata (warrior’s place). You'll enter the Cathedral of Cusco and see the beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings containing extensive Incan iconography. Visit the Korikancha (Temple of Inti God - El Sol) on which the Santo Domingo Convent was built. Legend says this temple was completely gold coated, which impressed the conquerors upon their arrival. The tour ends with a detailed visit of the city of Cusco.

Day 4:
After breakfast, ascend to the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman and visit the Cuidadela. This is the royal house where they admired the Sun God but also worshiped younger gods. Admire this large structure and enjoy the magnificent landscape which brings peace and tranquility. Next, visit Qenqo, the old temple of the Puma. Inside you can see a sacrificial altar made of a huge stone. At Tambomachay, you'll see the sacred fountains of life and health. Puca Pucara, “atalaya” (watchtower) safeguarded the city gates and the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Afterwards, you'll return to Cusco where you can enjoy an afternoon of leisure to stroll around the city of Cusco and shop.

Day 5:
You'll be transferred to the train station after breakfast and travel to the town of Aguas Calientes. Here is the citadel of Machu Picchu, the Sacred City of the Incas. Ascending to the citadel by bus, you'll enjoy a spectacular view of the canyon formed by the Urubamba river. Once you’ve entered the citadel, you can walk along the terrace, steps, ceremonial centers and housing. According to locals, this area is a concentration of energy due to the composition of quartz found in the stones. Enjoy a buffet lunch and if you wish, you can re-enter the citadel on your own. Lodging will be at a hotel in Aguas Calientes (depending on which hotel was selected).

Day 6:
On your last full day in the Cusco area, you can enjoy a day of leisure after breakfast. There will be plenty of time to visit the citadel of Machu Picchu for meditation and absorption of the energies flowing from this sacred place or simply to take additional photos. It is recommended that you get up early on this day to capture breathtaking views of the sun rising over Machu Picchu.

You can also enjoy your free time by climbing the Intipunku mountain, entrance to Machu Picchu from the Inca Trail or Huayna Picchu mountain, where the temple of the Moon is located. Also recommended is visiting the new local museum in Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon, you'll return to Cusco by train.

Day 7:
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airport where you will head back to Lima.

Inclusions

6x Breakfast

Accommodation included: 6 nights

Round-trip arrival and departure airport transfers

Lima city tour

Two nights accommodation in Lima. Hotel varies by option selected

Daily breakfast

Cusco city tour

Archeological park of Sacsayhuaman tour

Transportation to and from train station in Cusco for trip to Machu Picchu

Bus to and from the citadel of Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes

One-day pass to Machu Picchu

Guided tour of Machu Picchu

Three nights accommodation in Cusco. Hotel varies by option selected

One night accommodation in Aguas Calientes

Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Lima

Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral

Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities

Airfare: Lima - Cusco - Lima

Airport taxes ($6.50 for domestic flights and $32.00 for international)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants. Otherwise, your tour may not be confirmed.

When booking your flight from Lima to Cusco, it must be in the morning. Arrival by noon is too late.

Upon time of booking, please provide flight itinerary for international flights and domestic flights

Important: If you go suffer from altitude sickness, please bring medicine or ask your doctor for advice before you depart

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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