Both prices include domestic airfares:
Lima - Cusco
Juliaca - Lima
* The costs can vary according to availability of flights
- 2 nights at a Lima hotel, 3 nights at a Cusco hotel, 1 night at Machu Picchu town hotel, 2 nigths at a Puno hotel
- Vista Dome train: Cusco - Aguas Calientes / Aguas Calientes - Cusco
Day 1: Arrival to Lima
Day 2: Lima to Cusco - City tour
Day 3: Sacred Valley
Day 4: Machu Picchu 2 days 1 night
Day 5: Machu Picchu to Cusco
Day 6: Cusco to Puno
Day 7: Titicaca Lake, Uros and Taquile islands
Day 8: Puno to Lima
Day 9: Lima, transfer out
* Departures every day
Day 1: LIMA PICK UP
Reception in the Lima airport and transfer to the Hotel located in Miraflores, Lima. Overnight (no meals included)
Day 2 LIMA / CUSCO
You will be picked up from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco (airfare included) upon arrival reception and transfer to the select hotel, morning at leisure to acclimatize to the altitude. In the afternoon 2;00pm you will be taken on a city tour and visit a local archeological sites, the Cathedral, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman and surroundings returning later afternoon 5:30pm to your hotel around and enjoy the hospitality of the local people (breakfast included).
Day 3 SACRED VALLEY
After breakfast at 8:45am you will be taken through the Inca Sacred Valley where life has remained almost unchanged for 500 years. You will visit the impressive village of Pisac and the Indian market, enjoy the beautiful handicrafts on sale and wonder at the many ethnic tribal costumes worn, not just for tourists, but as part of their heritage by the local people. The tour also include the visit to Ollantaytambo fortress and the Chinchero Market Before returning to your hotel in Cusco late afternoon (around 6:30pm) (breakfast and Lunch included)
Day 4 MACHU PICCHU 2days 1 night by train
Early morning 5:30am and after breakfast, we'll depart to the train station to our journey to Machu Picchu on Vistadome Train (4 hours) at 9:40am you will arrive to the Aguas Calientes Town from where you will go by bus to the Archeological site (20 minutes); Once there where you will have a guided tour with an English speaking professional guide follow by some time at leisure. You can stay in the area or relax in the hot springs near the Aguas Calientes town (entrance to hot springs not included) Overnight in your Hotel (breakfast included)
Day 5 MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO (See more about Machu Picchu)
Morning at leisure to explore by your own, you can visit the citadel early when the full magnificence of the site reveals itself in all its majesty, you will have the option to hike up to Huaynapicchu, the pyramid-shaped peak that overlooks Machu Picchu (entrance and bus fee for this day not included on the rate) return to Cusco where you will arrive around 7:30pm. (breakfast included)
Day 6 CUSCO / PUNO
7:00am pick up from your hotel and transfer to the bus station to depart to Puno 8 hours journey, on the way you will visit some archeological sites, arrival reception and transfer to select Hotel - overnight (breakfast and Lunch included)
Day 7 TITICACA LAKE, UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS
We will pick you up from your hotel at 07.15 a.m. and we will go to our boat. Today we will visit the floating islands of Uros, located inside the bay of Lake Titikaka only nine miles away from the city (20 to 30 minutes of navigation). It is believed that the Uros were one of the first ethnic groups populating the Andean region.
When the Spanish chroniclers encountered the Uros by the end of the XVI century, the Uros were still living on the lake in small reed-boats that they used as floating houses. Only in the early 60's, the Uros started to build small artificial islands with reeds for their homes. Then we will discover Taquile, the biggest island of the lake. Taquile has approximately 1,200 inhabitants. The people from this island have a Quechua origin and they are mostly small farmers. We will arrive in the northern dock of the island and we will start 1 hour hike as far as the main village of Taquile, where we will visit the plaza and the market. After lunch we will return to Puno from the main dock. We will arrive in Puno at 17:30 p.m. (breakfast and Lunch included)
Note.- We advise to visit the Sun Island in the Bolivian side. If you want we can include an extra day for this excursion.
Day 8 PUNO / LIMA
Breakfast You will be picked up form your hotel to take you the the airport ( airfare included)on the way you will visit to the archaeological center of Sillustani. We will observe impressive funeral tombs belonging to the Kolla culture (1200-1450). Their noble class (Caciques, priests) were buried in funeral towers called chullpas. Their corpses were previously mummified and placed in fetus position together with some of their belongings, such as gold and silver objects, jewelry, ceramics, and food. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel . Overnight (breakfast included)
Day 9 TRANSFER OUT
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport - end of our services
Note: check out 11:00am (breakfast included)
Domestic airfares, nights at select hotel based on double occupancy, all transfers, professional bilingual guide service, entrance fee, transportation and meals as specify in the program.
International airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, extra expenses for flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.