Come experience the most unforgettable moments that Peru has to offer. Peru is a place where the diversity and authenticity of the culture, nature and food hold the essence of life itself.
5 Nights in Peru
DEC 1 - USA-LIMA to CONNECT TO CUZCO Depart Austin, USA for Lima, Peru. Arrive in Lima and connect with local flight to Cuzco. (local airline tickets are included in this program) Upon arrival in Cuzco transfer to hotel COSTA DEL SOL. Balance of day to get used to the high altitude and rest.
DEC 2 - CUZCO Morning sightseeing tour of Cuzco. Your tour guide will take you through the main ancient coble stones streets with their Inka walls and visit the Koricancha Temple (now a monastery -Santo Domingo) -the walls of this temple were cover with gold. Then on to the Cathedral with amazing pieces of colonial art. Continue to visitsome archeological sites near Cuzco -such as Sacsayhuaman fortress, with huge stone constructions..then Kenko, Puca-Pucara...Return to Cuzco and to your hotel. (B)
DEC 3 - CUZCO-MACHU PICCHU Early morning transfer to the train station for 3 1/2 hour train ride with spectacular views of the Andean montains, the Urubamba river and the sacred valley of the Inkas. Arrive in the Lost City of the Inkas "Machu Picchu" where your tour guide will take you from site to site explaining the advance world of the civilization. Lunch at the Sanctuary Machu Picchu. After the tour transfer by local bus to your hotel in Aguas Calientes now call Machu Picchu town for overnight at HOTEL EL MAPI (B)
DEC 4 – MACHU PICCHU -CUZCO Day at leisure to explore Machu Picchu on your own or visit the local market, the ancient thermal baths from Inka times or the Orquid farm from Inkaterra. MId-afternoon board the Vistadome train to return to Cuzco with transfer to your hotel (B). Let is know of you are interested in the Optional to climb Huayna Picchu or visit Machu Picchu mountain (entrance fee/bus tickets US$135 –no guide included)
DEC 5 -CUZCO Day at leisure to explore this magnificent city on your own...visit museums, temples, great bargains for alpaca rugs, sweaters, ponchos, gold & silver... or take an optional tour to rainbow mountain, river rafting and more....(B)
DEC 6 – CUZCO -LIMA-USA Afternoon transfer to the airport for flight to Lima and international connections...(B)
INCLUDED: Hotel accommodations for 5 nights including room taxes and service charges. Meals mentioned in itinerary B-Breakfast. RT Transfers airport and train station. Tours on a private basis as noted including entrance fees and English speaking guide. Tips to airport porters. Tips for tour guides, drivers, and hotel porters. Airfare via Peruvian Airlines LIM-CUZ-LIM. 24/7 assistance of our local representatives.
NOT INCLUDED: *Airline baggage fees and seat assignments *Baggage handling at airport *Passport fees *International airfare (we can assist with air), travel insurance (optional but recommended), meals, unless specified in itinerary. Any other service not mentioned in itinerary; Airport departure taxes -Lima and Cuzco $4.00 each and upon leaving Peru $30.00 (usually included in your airline ticket)
This is a great opportunity for everyone. Look forward to having you join us