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Basic Lima - Cusco 7 Days

Level Moderate
Duration 7 Days/6Nights
Location LIMA – CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY – SANTA TERESA - MACHUPICCHU
Season From May to October
Departure Upon request / Availability of the Inca Trail depends of an advanced booking

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVING IN LIMA :

Upon your arrival to Lima our host will be waiting for you at the aiport to take you to your hotel.

** Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 02: CITY TOUR (Half day)

At the time you agreed with your guide you will experience a half-day city sightseeing of Lima. You will be driven into the Historic Center of Lima to visit San Martin Square, the Main Square or “Plaza de Armas” where the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral and the Town Hall are located. Proceed to San Francisco Church, a masterpiece of Colonial architecture preserving the best examples of Colonial religious art in America. Drive through the exclusive areas of San Isidro and the touristic district of Miraflores where you will enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and its beaches.

Visitting modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores and the colonial city of Lima with its treasures and churches

**Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 03: LIMA TO CUSCO - CITY TOUR:

You will arrive to Cusco, have a reception and will be transferred to the hotel. You will have time to acclimatize to the altitude. In the afternoon we will have the walking tour, this walking take 3 or 4 hours, walking along ancient streets, visiting the most important places such as the Main Square and the cathedral which was built over the Inca palace of Suntur Wasi, its construction took almost one century. Then we will visit the Qoricancha, the Temple of the Sun which was the most important temple for the Inca Culture. Entombed in the closed cloister of the Santo Domingo Church, we will continue to visit the nerby ruins located in Cusco area such as Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo, and Tambomachay. After that you will be taken to your hotel. Finally you will end your day with a welcome dinner in a charming restaurant located around the city.

(Breakfas/Dinner)

**Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 04: CUSCO – MARAS MORAY (PRIVATE TOUR)

We will pick you up from your hotel to drive you to village of Maras and the experimental agricultural terraces of Moray. It is believed in this fascinating area the Incas created their own microclimate to adapt plants to this altitude. After this, we will make an afternoon visit to the salt mines located just below Maras. These mines are still operating and peasants work on them during the day. Return to Cusco in the afternoon. A picnic lunch will be provided. At Cusco your guide will take you to a restaurant where you will have pre departure orientation for your following tour.

(Breakfast / Picnic Lunch/Dinner)

**Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 05: Cusco - MACHUPICCHU (PRIVATE SERVICE)

Early this morning at the settled time the guide will pick you up from the hotel to take you to the train station to board the train to the ancient Citadel of Machupicchu . Once we arrive at the citadel, you will have a guided tour along with valuable information on the history of Machu Picchu. Free time to explore Machupicchu by your own , lunch at one of the Restaurants located at Aguas Calientes town or your hotel. Then go back to your hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner )

** Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 06: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO (PRIVATE SERVICE)

Early this morning you will get ready to go up to Machupicchu again with your guide. This would be your chance to hike Huaynapicchu Mountain to have an amazing view from the top of this mountain or just walk around the citadel and exploring this amazing place with your guide. At the settled time you will be taken to the train station to board the train back to Cusco.

(Break/Lunch )

** Overnight at your selected hotel.

DAY 07: CUSCO TO LIMA

You will have breakfast and will be transferred to Cusco airport for your flight back to Lima.

(Breakfast)

 

FIXED DEPARTURES 2017