Highlights of Peru

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Day 1 - Depart USA
Board your overnight flight. Depending on your flight schedule you may arrive in Lima on Day 1 in the late evening.

 

Day 2 - San Jose
You will be met and transferred to your hotel, where your room is ready for check-in. This afternoon, your vacation begins with a special visit to the “Casa Diez Canseco,” the private home of the Diez Canseco family. A guided tour shows you the house, plus you will hear stories of Spanish conquerors and Peruvian Presidents, all family ancestors. Savor a “Be My Guest” home-cooked Peruvian meal before heading out for a city tour. See colonial sights such as the Plaza San Martin, the Cathedral and the Municipal Palace. Then visit the Church of San Francisco, with its unique wooden cupola over the imperial staircase and underground catacombs. On to Miraflores, full of shops and restaurants. Stop in the district of San Isidro on the way back to the hotel, where the evening is free. (Breakfast / Be My Guest lunch)

Hotel: San Agustin Exclusive Hotel

 

Day 3 - Lima – Cuzco – Sacred Valley
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Upon arrival, head into the beautiful Sacred Valley. Stop at the Pisac Market, where there is time to bargain for Peruvian handicrafts. Then continue on to Ollantaytambo, a typical Inca community. Towering above the town there is the huge Inca fortress, also called Ollantaytambo. Steep stone terraces rising from the edge of the town lead up to the fortress ruins at the top of the hill. There is time to admire the ruins and the town before dinner at your hotel. (Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Pakaritampu Hotel

Day 4 - Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu
Transfer to the train station for your Vistadome Valley train journey to Machu Picchu. “The Lost City of the Incas” was built about 1450 and abandoned one hundred years later. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, and is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. You will have time to explore the ruins on your own after a guided walking tour. (Breakfast / Dinner)

Hotel: Hatuchay Tower

On the train to Machu Picchu, only hand luggage can be taken. Your main suitcase will be transferred to Cuzco and stored.

 

Day 5 - Machu Picchu – Cuzco (2 nights)
Return to Machu Picchu for last impressions of the magnificent ruins. You are free to stroll at your own pace, or perhaps hike Wayna Picchu. Later, travel by train and coach to Cuzco, where your evening is free. (Breakfast)

Hotel: Eco Inn Cuzco

 

Day 6 - Cuzco
Cuzco is a city enveloped in myth and legend. With a history of more than 3,000 years, it is one of the oldest existing cities in the Americas. Traces of its Incan and Spanish heritage can still be seen today. A morning city tour shows you Cuzco’s most important landmarks, including the Inca street of Loreto, which is made of 12 cornered stones, the Temple of the Sun called Ahuajpinta and the Cathedral. Continue on to visit the Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman, the shrines of Kenqo Tambomachay and more. The afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, relish a Farewell Dinner and folklore show at a local restaurant. (Breakfast / Farewell dinner)

 

Day 7 - Cuzco – Lima
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. The balance of the day is free. (Breakfast)

Hotel: San Agustin Exclusive Hotel

 

Day 8 - Depart Lima
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your international flight. (Breakfast)

Depending on your homebound destination and connection, some guests will transfer to Lima airport in the late evening of Day 7 for an overnight flight back to the USA. Arrival in the USA will be the early morning of Day

8.

 

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Lima Sightseeing includes views of the Plaza San Martin, the Government Palace, the Cathedral, and the San Francisco Monastery.
  • Sacred Valley Visit one of the most beautiful areas in the world.
  • Ollantaytambo Take a walking tour through the quaint village.
  • Machu Picchu Take the Vistadome Valley train to the famous ancient Inca city.
  • Cuzco Visit the Inca city and the center of the empire, Plaza de Armas (Altitude 11,444 feet).
Dining Highlights
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners
  • ‘Be My Guest’ speciality lunch in Lima
  • Farewell Dinner in Cuzco
  • 14 additional meals on the Galapagos extension

 

Price: $ 1,850.00 in double occ.

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