Peruvian Treasures 8 Days 7 Nights

Cultural & Theme Tours, You will be picked-up at your hotel. to null

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Welcome to Peru!Inca citadels, striking Andean scenery, cities brimming with history; venture along to Cusco and the Sacred Valley to survey the region’s Inca sites and get better acquainted with the authentic indigenous culture. During this tour of Peru, you’ll discover for yourself Machu Picchu, the marvelous “lost” city of the Incas, before heading south to meet the fascinating island communities of Lake Titicaca on the world’s highest navigable lake.Before the Tour, your guide will meet you at your hotel for an in-depth briefing. This provides an opportunity to ask any questions you might have.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL  TO CUSCO  (B)Arrival and Trasnfer to your hotel.DAY 02: AFTERNOON CITY TOUR (B) The city tour will start at 13:00 pm. We explore the city by foot to appreciate the Inca walls and architecturally extravagant colonial churches and palaces. This also includes a visit of Koricancha. After this we take a short drive to visit Sacsayhuaman along with Tambomachay.DAY 03: SACRED VALLEY – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES (B, L)Early in the morning we will leave Cusco at 8:00 AM. We will stop at the city of Pisac (or Pisaq), through which the River of Urubamba flows. Here we will enjoy the weekly market where we can buy textiles, pottery and other little things. We will then take the bus uphill to the ruins complex of Pisac, an Inca citadel perched on a mountainside. Our journey continues to Ollantaytambo, where we will visit the archaeological complex. In the afternoon, we will travel to Agua Calientes by train, where we’ll spend the night.DAY 04: MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO  (B)After a good night sleep, we will travel by bus to the mountain of Machu Picchu. The tour will be guided for 2:30 hours. We will visit the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries. In the afternoon, we will return to our hotel in Cusco.DAY 5 – SPEND THE DAY TRAVELLING FROM CUSCO TO PUNO BY BUS (B)Transfer to the bus station where you will board the bus to Puno. You will enjoy several shorts stops to take in panoramic views. In Sicuani where you’ll have a delicious buffet lunch. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and taken to your hotelDAY 6 – LAKE TITICACA (UROS FLOATING ISLANDS & TAQUILE) (B, L, D)Our journey will begin with the Uros Floating Islands. After, you will proceed to the Island of Taquile. Here we will have the lunch. Tonight, your accommodation may be simple, but it is by no means less extraordinary. Stay with a local family in a room with a beautiful view of the lake. After dinner, stroll along the shores of Lake Titicaca and watch the sun go down as the locals do.DAY 7 – LAKE TITICACA – PUNO  (B, L, D)Start your day off with a wonderful breakfast. Today, soak up some of Peru’s culture straight from the hands of the locals. As an optional activity, you can also go kayaking on the lake. After a beautiful walk on the north pier we will have lunch in a village. Later on the opposite side of the island, we will descend 530 steps to the dock. We will return in the same boat towards Puno.DAY 8 – TRANSFER HOTEL – JULIACA AIRPORT (B)We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport of Juliaca so you can take your flight back home.

What’s included

  • Accommodation: 7 night(s) in hotel(s) Cusco, Aguas Calientes and Puno.
  • Excursions: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu. Puno Titikaka.
  • Transfers: All airport transfers, Hotel pickup and drop-off, all transfers are assisted by English-speaking staff.
  • Meals according to itinerary.
  • Lunch in Sacred Valley.
  • All guided excursions in English in shared/group service (up to 15 travelers)
  • All tour and intermediate transfers.
  • Expedition Trains to/from Aguas Calientes.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Support Staff: Administration and Staff available 24 hours.
  • Transport: bus, minivan, on foot.
  • Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Optional climb to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
  • International and domestic flights and airport taxes.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Meals not noted.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips ( optional)