Best of Peru 6-Day Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca Tour

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Visit all of Peru's top attractions on this 6-day, small-group tour. Spend time in Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Visiting Pisac, the famous Pisac Market, Ollantaytambo along the Urubamba river. Then visit the amazing Machu Picchu city of the Incas. You'll also visit the highest navigable lake in the world: Lake Titicaca, with the floating Uros and Taquile islands.Overnight accommodations starting at 3 star hotels, most of your meals, entrance fees and all transportation to and from each attraction (including Cusco airport transfers) are included in the cost of this tour.
Day 1: ARRIVE IN CUSCOUpon your arrival at Cusco airport, your guide will meet you and share an overview of what you can expect over the course of the next 6 days as you are driven to your hotel. There's also an optional city tour of Cusco available (own expense). Overnight at a 3-star hotel: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDay 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR WITH CONNECTION TO AGUAS CALIENTESAfter breakfast, your guide will pick you up between 7:30 to 7:50am. You'll then drive to the Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River, visiting Pisac Market, the Pisac Inca site, Urubamba (lunch stop), and Ollantaytambo. Later board the train to Aguas Calientes.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina, Santuario, Intipunku, Hatun Samay or Waman Hotel.DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCOAfter breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and you'll board the bus up to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of this iconic Inca site (around 3 hours), then have free time to explore the impressive citadel on your own. Later, take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch (own expense). After lunch, board the train to Ollantaytaytambo, where you'll finish the trip with a drive back to Cusco.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDAY 4: GUIDED BUS TOUR FROM CUSCO TO PUNOAfter breakfast, you will be taken to the bus station for a guided bus tour en route to Puno from Cusco, with included drinks included and an English-speaking guide. Stop along the way in Andahuaylillas "The Sistine Chapel," Raqchi, Sisucani (lunch), La Raya (the border between Cusco and Puno), and Pucara.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDAY 5: FULL DAY UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND - PUNOAfter breakfast, you'll be picked up before 7am at your hotel and head to the Puno port, where you'll board a motor boat and set off to explore Lake Titicaca. Sail for 30 minutes to reach Uros, a floating island made entirely out of reeds. Continue to Taquile Island to visit the famous weavers and enjoy a traditional lunch. End around 4:30pm when you're transferred back to your hotel.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDAY 6: DEPART FROM PUNOAfter breakfast, you will have 2 options to depart: Option A: Transfer from Puno to Juliaca (JUL) airport and take a flight back to Lima.Option B: Transfer to the bus station and board the bus back to Cusco arriving around 3:30pm.Please note: for guests who request to do a Lake Titicaca homestay, please bear in mind that you will have the overnight with your host family on day five at Amantani Island, returning back to Puno city on Day 6 around 4:00pm.

What’s included

  • All transportation during this itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Hotel pickup to commence your guided tours
  • 5 night hotel accommodations at 3 star hotels Casa Andina Classic or similar
  • 5 breakfasts at the hotel
  • 2 lunches (on Day 4 and 5)
  • Profesional guide per itinerary
  • Round trip train tickets to Machu Picchu with Inca Rail company
  • Round trip bus tickets in Machu Picchu
  • Private transfer from Ollantaytambo train station back to your hotel in Cusco
  • Entrance fees (on Day 3, 4, and 5)
  • 1 bottle of water

What’s not included

  • Meals (lunch, dinner) except where noted
  • Optional on Day 1: City tour and Entrance fees (US$65 per person)
  • Sacred valley entrance fees US$ 25
  • Optional on Day 3 : Waynapicchu Mountain climb entrance fees US$ 30 (But need to be requested in advance)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Single room fee US$ 195 (for solo or single travelers) which is payable in cash in Cusco.
  • For an extra cost you can upgrade your hotel into a 4 or 5 star hotel
  • Vistadome Train Upgrade US$95

Highlights

  • Multi-Day Trip

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVE IN CUSCO Upon your arrival at Cusco airport, your guide will meet you and share an overview of what you can expect over the course of the next 6 days as you are driven to your hotel. There's also an optional city tour of Cusco available (own expense).  Overnight at a 3-star hotel: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard
Day 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR WITH CONNECTION TO AGUAS CALIENTES After breakfast, your guide will pick you up between 7:30 to 7:50am. You'll then drive to the Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River, visiting Pisac Market, the Pisac Inca site, Urubamba (lunch stop), and Ollantaytambo. Later board the train to Aguas Calientes. Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina, Santuario, Intipunku, Hatun Samay or Waman Hotel. DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and you'll board the bus up to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of this iconic Inca site (around 3 hours), then have free time to explore the impressive citadel on your own. Later, take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch (own expense). After lunch, board the train to Ollantaytaytambo, where you'll finish the trip with a drive back to Cusco. Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard DAY 4: GUIDED BUS TOUR FROM CUSCO TO PUNO After breakfast, you will be taken to the bus station for a guided bus tour en route to Puno from Cusco, with included drinks included and an English-speaking guide. Stop along the way in Andahuaylillas "The Sistine Chapel," Raqchi, Sisucani (lunch), La Raya (the border between Cusco and Puno), and Pucara. Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard DAY 5: FULL DAY UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND - PUNO After breakfast, you'll be picked up before 7am at your hotel and head to the Puno port, where you'll board a motor boat and set off to explore Lake Titicaca. Sail for 30 minutes to reach Uros, a floating island made entirely out of reeds. Continue to Taquile Island to visit the famous weavers and enjoy a traditional lunch. End around 4:30pm when you're transferred back to your hotel. Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard DAY 6: DEPART FROM PUNO After breakfast, you will have 2 options to depart:  Option A: Transfer from Puno to Juliaca (JUL) airport and take a flight back to Lima. Option B: Transfer to the bus station and board the bus back to Cusco arriving around 3:30pm. Please note: for guests who request to do a Lake Titicaca homestay, please bear in mind that you will have the overnight with your host family on day five at Amantani Island, returning back to Puno city on Day 6 around 4:00pm.
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