Join us as we tour Machu Picchu and Peru! Land only price is $2,049. Price including air from Miami is $2,739. Email [email protected]
Escorted Package Includes:
Round trip flights Miami-Lima, Lima-Miami
All in-country flights: Lima-Cuzco & Juliaca-Lima
8 nights First Class accommodations
3 nights Lima
3 nights Cuzco
2 nights Puno
11 meals: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager and local guides
Price does not include air to and from Miami.
DAY 1, Saturday – Depart for Peru
Depart for Lima, Peru; arrival and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
DAY 2, Sunday – Lima City Tour
This morning’s tour of Lima, with its 2000 years of history, begins at the colonial center of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DAY 3, Monday – Fly to Cuzco, Cuzco City Tour
Depart Lima this morning by flight to Cuzco in the Peruvian Andes. This ancient capital of the Inca Empire is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in this historic city. In the afternoon, depart for a tour of Cuzco.
DAY 4, Tuesday – Discover Machu Picchu
Early morning transfer to the Sacred Valley’s Ollanta Station to board the Vistadome Train that travels through misty peaks to the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu*, the “Lost City of the Incas”, designated by UNESCO as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Machu Picchu was virtually unknown to the western world until Hiram Bingham’s rediscovery in 1911. Spend the morning viewing the unforgettable wonders of this 15th century retreat, abandoned nearly 100 years later with the arrival of the conquistadors. See the highlights of the site including the imposing Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the intricately carved rock likely used as a sundial by the ancient Incas. The images of this significant archaeological site will be a long-lasting memory. Return to the Sacred Valley in the early evening and transfer to your hotel in Cuzco for overnight.
DAY 5, Wednesday – Full Day in Cuzco
Spend today at leisure in the “Imperial City” of Cuzco. Take time to explore some of the city’s stunning sights or shop for some of the finest handicrafts and textiles in all of Peru. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a 3-course set dinner, featuring delectable Andean specialties.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6, Thursday – Raqchi & Puno
Depart Cuzco early in the morning on a long drive today. Enjoy spectacular scenery as you drive through the Andes mountain range and the Andean plains to Puno on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. En route visit the 15th century Temple of Wiracocha, with its elaborate stonework, the largest Inca temple ever discovered. This is the highest navigable lake in the world and South America’s largest freshwater lake.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7, Friday – Excursion to Uros Islands on Lake Titicaca
This morning, an excursion by boat transports you from Puno to the fascinating Uros Floating Islands where the indigenous people of the area, the Uros, live on islands that dot the lake. These islands are completely man-made structures, using the totora reeds from the lake to build the islands and houses. Return to Puno for the remainder of the day at leisure.
DAY 8, Saturday – Fly to Lima, Farewell Dinner
This morning transfer to the airport in Juliaca for your flight back to Lima.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9, Sunday – Depart Peru
Transfer from the hotel to the airport for your departure flight.