7-Day Inca Culture and Machu Picchu
Tour Style: Private Tour (No Join-in Group Tour)
- Try delicious food and delights in Lima, the gastronomic capital of Peru
- Explore the history and culture of the historical Cusco
- Gain deeper insights into Inca culture in Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
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- Day 1
Upon arrival in Lima, the capital of Peru, you will be greeted and escorted to your hotel in Miraflores District. After check-in, you can relax in your room, or go out to explore this charming city on your own.
Optional: Lima Culinary Tour (afternoon session from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm) is available if you like Peruvian gastronomy.
- Day 2
After breakfast, set off to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco, meet our representative and take a private transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, a Cusco city tour will take you to explore the site of Coricancha to enjoy the masterful stonework of this ancient Inca temple, the Cusco Cathedral, and the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman.
- Day 3
Today, take a journey to the Sacred Valley. You will get valuable insights into the ancient Incan structures in the Pisac Archaeological Park, get to know local lifestyle in the bustling Pisac Market, and discover the ruined fortifications in the Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo. After the tour, head for the Ollantaytambo train station to take a train to Aguas Calientes (about 2 hours, your guide will not go with you for the train ride). Upon arrival, meet our representative and be escorted to your hotel.
Overnight: Aguas Calientes
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
- Day 4
After breakfast, take a 30-minute shuttle bus (the bus ticket is included) up to Machu Picchu Mountain. Walk around “the Lost City of the Incas”, you will marvel at the time-old classical Inca architectures, discover the story behind it, and admire the fascinating nature settings. After that, take a shuttle bus back to your hotel for checking out and then take a train to Poroy Station in Cusco. Upon arrival, be escorted to your hotel in Cusco.
- Day 5
Today, you will enjoy leisure time to do some exploration on your own. Wander around this historical city, take nice pictures or buy fine souvenirs for your family.
- Day 6
After breakfast, take a drive to the airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival in Lima, be escorted to your hotel and enjoy leisure time.
- Day 7
After breakfast, tour the downtown area, including the Main Plazas (Plaza Mayor), the Government Palace, the Monastery of San Francisco (Convento de San Francisco) and the Catacombs built under it. Move to the San Isidro District to visit the Huaca Huallamarca which is a thousand-years-old mud-brick pyramid, and the site museum nearby exhibiting a large collection of ancient objects.
After that, roam around the Park of Love and Larcomar Shopping Center in Miraflores district to feel the atmosphere of local lifestyles and enjoy the spectacular Pacific Ocean views. After the tour, head for the airport for your homebound flight.
Note: Huaca Huallamarca is closed on Mondays.
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