Land of Gods
Land of Gods
|Purpose:||History, Culture, Archeology|
|No. of days:||5 days - 4 nights|
|First & Last Cities:||Lima|
|Other cities:||Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu|
Day 1: Lima
Upon arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Our representative will give you a documentation kit with detailed program explanation. Luggage and hotel registration assistance is offered. In the afternoon, a trip to the essential Lima, “The City of Kings” including the most important architectural icons of the city, such as the Main Square, where you can find the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace. Then, we continue with a visit to the Santo Domingo Convent, an architectonic jewel dating back to the 16th century. On our way to the modern area of the city, we will cross the exclusive district of San Isidro, the new financial heart of the city, to take a look at pre-Inca Huaca Huallamarca. Finally, we conclude our circuit in Miraflores, where we will visit the “Parque del Amor” (Love Park) an excellent spot to enjoy a great view of the Pacific Ocean. Drop off at Larcomar or hotel. Overnight in Lima.
Day 2: Lima, Cusco
At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport to board your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, reception by our representatives and transfer to hotel. Rest of the morning to rest and acclimatize. In the afternoon, visit the city of Cusco, declared World Heritage Site by Unesco and place of a particular essence. The tour begins in the temple of Koricancha, an ancient Inca palace and main center of worship of the god Sol, where after the Dominican order built a church that lies prized so far. Then he will tour the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral and the beautiful church of the Jesuits, among other colonial buildings are located. Continue the journey to the colonial church of San Cristobal to enjoy a spectacular view of the city, then continue to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Inca construction that stands out for its huge walls of hewn stone, located in a strategic position on a hill, with a broad view of the city of Cuzco. Later you will visit important archaeological sites Puca Pucara and Qenko. [B]
Day 3: Cusco, Sacred Valley
We will drive to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, surrounded by the river Urubamba. On the way, stop at Awana Kancha where you will discover the beauty of South American camelids: guanacos, llamas and alpaca’s single species, and an exhibition of traditional Andean textile art. Then, we traverse the colorful market of Pisac, where you can see a blend of color, tradition and local people exhibiting typical products, silver handicrafts, alpaca and ceramics. Lunch at a local restaurant to continue the tour to Ollantaytambo, the oldest continuously occupied settlement in the Americas, its narrow streets and canals unchanged since Inca times. In it, we see the fortress of Ollantaytambo archaeological complex with terraces and stone walls carved with a dazzling technique. Overnight in Sacred Valley. [B/L]
Day 4: Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco
Visit one of the major energy centers of the world: Machu Picchu. The excursion will be by train and during the trip we will have an amazing view of the landscape of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba. Upon arrival to Aguas Calientes, our representatives will assist you to board the bus that will take you to the citadel. It will be an unforgettable experience, where a professional guide will transmit us the history around this mysterious and charming place. After the tour, enjoy free time to explore the zone on your own, relax and meditate. At the scheduled time, descent to Aguas Calientes. Lunch included. In the afternoon, board the train back to Cusco. Upon arrival, our collaborators will be waiting at the station, from where we will transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cusco. [B/L]
Day 5: Cusco, Lima, USA
At the scheduled time transfer to airport to board your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, connection with your international departure flight. [B]
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L] = Breakfast and Lunch
- Extensions available
- Welcome pack and detailed itinerary
- Transfers airport/hotel/airport in Lima & Cusco
- Other transfer as per itinerary
- 4 nights’ accommodation:
- Lima - 1 night
- Cusco - 2 nights
- Sacred Valley - 1 night
- Daily breakfast
- 1 buffer lunch
- 1 lunch
- City Tour in Cusco and Ruins
- Full day excursion to Sacred Valley, Pisac and Ollantaytambo
- Full day excursion to Machu Picchu
- Vistadome train tickets to Aguas Calientes
- Maps and amenities during excursions
- Travel Assistance Program
Not included in tour
- Air tickets, taxes and surcharges.
- Travel Insurance
- Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Optional tours and extensions
- Personal expenses.
- Meals or any other items not specifically mentioned as included
Hotels in your Tour
|Category||Hotel Name||Room Type||Tripadvisor|
|Lima||Casa Andina Standard Miraflores||Standard||4|
|Sacred Valley||San Agostin, Monasterio de La Recoleta||Standard||4|
|Cusco||Casa Del Sol Ramada||Contemporary||4|
|Sacred Valley||Sonesta Posada del Yucay||Standard||4.5|
|Lima||JW Marriott Hotel||Deluxe||4.5|
|Cusco||JW Marriott Convento Hotel||Classic Inca||5|
|Sacred Valley||Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection||Superior||5|
Hotels may be substituted by similar ones at time of booking
Rates are per person, based on 2 passengers traveling together, valid through December 2020.
Price for single and triple rooms are available upon request.
Rates do not apply to the following holidays: Inti Raymi (the week of June 24), Independence Day celebrations (Week of July 28 and 29), Christmas and New Year’s (December 23 through January 1). Other blackout dates apply.
Tour Code: PE03LIM20CT