- Day 1: Arrival in Lima
- Day 2: Lima City tour
- Day 3: Fly to Cusco and Optional Cusco City tour
- Day 4: Machu Picchu Tour & back to Cusco
- Day 5: Sacred valley Tour + Aguas Calientes
- Day 6: Free day at Leisure in Cusco
- Day 2: Departure from Cusco
Machupicchu Latin America offers you the highlights of Peru, explore the best of Peru during our special 6 day trip program covering the most impressive places like: Cusco city, Sacred valley with Pisac, Ollantaytambo connecting to the stunning Machupicchu Inca City “one of the new seven wonders in the world”, including Puno with the Titicaca Lake considered the highest navigable lake in the world. Enjoy the land of the Incas leaded by our professional Machupicchu Latin America guides in our small group tours.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN LIMA
Upon your arrival at Lima airport, our Machupicchu Latin America guide will meet you and transferred to your hotel in our private transport. After check in, our guide will brief you and provide you some general information about the city. The balance of the day is all yours at leisure.
DAY 2: LIMA CITY TOUR (B)
We will begin our tour visiting the modern suburbs of San Isidro and Miraflores where we will see the Financial Center, the San Isidro Golf Course and the Olive Grove Park. We will also go by the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-inca pyramid shape temple that has survived the expansion of modern civilization. We will stop at Parque del Amor (Love Park) and enjoy a nice view of the Pacific Ocean, as we drive down the Miraflores Malecon, a road along the cliffs overlooking the ocean. Colonial Lima We will visit downtown Lima`s historical center, designated by Unesco as Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1991. In this journey we will enjoy what once was the center of the 16th century Spanish colony. We will see the Plaza Mayor, the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop`s Palace, the City Hall and the Desamparados Train Station. We will also see Plaza San Martin, a large park surrounded by old colonial buildings still displaying beautiful carved wood balconies and other landmarks. San Francisco Monastery and Catacombs We shall visit the San Francisco Monastery and its famous underground crypts known as the Catacombs. At the end of the tour you will have a choice to either shop at the Indian Market, Larcomar Mall or return to your hotel.
DAY 3: FLY TO CUSCO + FREE AFTERNOON (B)
Upon your arrival at Cusco airport, our Machupicchu Latin America guide will meet you and transferred to your hotel in our private transport. After check in, our guide will brief you and check any details regarding the following day activities and answer any questions you may still have. The balance of the day is all yours at leisure.
OPTIONAL FOR AN EXTRA COST: HALF DAY CUSCO CITY TOUR
After your lunch, our Machupicchu Latin America guide well meet you at your hotel lobby and transferred to the first stop. The Plaza de Armas, home to the gorgeous Cathedral of Cusco and start exploring this beautiful World Heritage–listed church, and then we will walk for about 5 minutes along the ancient Inca-built street from The Plaza de Armas to Koricancha (the temple of the Sun). Here you will see the clash between Inca culture and Catholicism as you take note of the difference in building methods. The Inca architecture here is quite amazing, particularly a high altar made of bronze, as this was the key spiritual center of the Incas, to where all roads led from all of the four quarters of the Inca Empire. From After visiting there 2 stunning places we will board our transport and drive up just outside of the city for about 20-minute to the majestic Inca site of Sacsayhuaman with its enigmatic monoliths weighing as much as 200 tons. Then we will continue our visit to Qenqo, home to fascinating Inca altars and then drive another 5 minutes to Puca Pucara, a small circular Inca site known as the check point to enter in Cusco. Finally we will have our last stop at Tambomachay, a temple with water fountains, thought to be used as baths by the Incas. After enjoying this amazing Cusco city tour we will drive you back to your Cusco hotel.
DAY 4: CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY WITH PISAC AND OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES
After breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel lobby between 7:30 to 7:45am in our transport and drive you from Cusco passing through Saqsayhuaman & Tambomachay, Awanacancha toward the Sacred Valley and descend 1500 ft. to the village of Pisac where we will visit a traditional market to interact with the local people and purchase some local souvenirs. Then we will drive up to Pisac Inca site to have stunning views over the valley. Here you can appreciate temples, residences, altars, channels and learn about the Incan agricultural methods shared by our Machupicchu Latin America expert guides. After this beautiful visit, we will stop in Urubamba to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch (not included). After lunch, we continue our journey to Ollantaytambo where we will visit this amazing Inca site, which is an area of important Inca constructions, built during the Incan times. This is an extraordinary Inca citadel where we will find an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha.
Finally we will take you to the train station located in the same town of Ollantaytambo and board the Inca Rail Machupicchu train to Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town). This train journey allow you to appreciate the fascinating scenery along the sacred Vilcanota River. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes train station, you will be welcomed by our hotel staff and Machupicchu Latin America guide who will assist, take you to the hotel and brief you all concerning for the next day guided tour. After check in at the hotel, the balance of the day is all yours at leisure.
Overnight: Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu Town)
DAY 5: MACHUPICCHU GUIDED TOUR – CUSCO (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up and take you to the bus station to board the bus and take a short ride up to the main entrance gate of Machupicchu to begin a unique experience by exploring one of the New Seven Wonders of the World accompanied with our professional Machupicchu Latin America tour guide who will share with you all his knowledge about the history, traditions and more that surrounds this mysterious and enigmatic Inca citadel. Once the guided tour is over, you will have extra free time to explore the marvelous of Machupicchu on your own. After you end up your visit, board the bus down to Aguas Calientes for Lunch (not Included) and enjoy some extra time at the town to get some local souvenirs and then board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station where our staff will be waiting for you and transferred in our private transport back to your Cusco hotel.
DAY 6: FREE DAY AT LEISURE IN CUSCO (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, the balance of the day is at leisure to explore the capital of the Incas Cusco on your own.
DAY 7: DEPARTURE FROM CUSCO (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, we will transferred you back to the airport according your flight itinerary.
- All transfers through this trip program
- 6 nights at 3 star hotels
- 5 Breakfast at the hotels
- Lima city tour
- Sacred valley tour
- Machupicchu guided tour
- Round trip train tickets Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Assistance in Machupicchu
- Round trip bus tickets for Machupicchu
- English speaking guide per itinerary
- Entrance fees on Days 2, 5 and 6
- 1 Bottle of water
- International flights
- Domestic flights (Lima –Cusco / Cusco – Lima)
- Extra night hotel accommodations
- Optional Cusco city tour + entrance fees (US$ 59)
- Meals not stated (Lunches, Dinners)
- Optional, Waynapicchu Mountain climb entrance fees which need to be requested in advance(US$ 30)
- Vistadome train upgrade fee US$ 95
- Optional, Hot springs (During your free time in Aguas Calientes)
- Trip extensions, to Arequipa, Puno etc.
- Additional expenses
- Gratuity (optional)
FROM US$ 899
|Budget||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|$ 819||$ 899||$ 1199||$ 1499|
|Budget||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|$ 929||$ 999||$ 1399||$ 1699|
6 DAY BEST OF PERU
Activity Level: 2
Activity: SIGHTSEEING LIMA, SACRED VALLEY & MACHUPICCHU GUIDED TOURS
DAILY DEPARTURES: FROM US$ 819
SET DATES: FROM $799