October 12, 2015
WALK ON THE SACRED LAND OF THE INCAS (8 DAYS – 7 NIGHTS)
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8 Days / 7 Nights
Price per Person $ 1027
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Day 01: Lima
Arrival in Lima, where you’ll be greeted and transferred to your hotel.
Day 02: Lima
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and a free morning to discover the city.
In the afternoon, your visit of Lima starts at Historical Center: Plaza Mayor, location of the Government Palace, City Hall, Cathedral and Archbishops’ Palace. You’ll visit the Convent and Saint Francis Church, the largest monumental group in Colonial Art found in America and classified as Humanity’s Cultural and Historic Heritage. The tour includes a visit to the Basiclic, that offers 21 altars, cloisters, Capitular and Clementine Halls, choir and a monks library, the museum that exhibits 11 paintings of the Rubens school, the Sacristy displaying paintings by Surbaran and Ribera, the inside patio decorated with 16th century Seville tiles, Moorish arches and catacombs. Then, continue to the elegant residential districts, such as San Isidro and Miraflores, from where you’ll enjoy an excellent view of the Pacific Ocean. Overnight at your hotel
Day 03: Lima/Cusco
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before your transfer t the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel in Cusco.
In the afternoon, start a tour of Cusco visiting the Plaza Mayor, Cathedral and Temple of the Sun or KoriKancha. Continue to the city suburbs to visit the Inca complexes of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive Sacsayhuaman Fortress, strategically built on a hill dominating Cusco, famous for the huge stones of its external walls, cut and assembled with stunning precision. Some of these stones are more than 30 feet tall and weigh over 700,000 pounds. Return to Cusco for overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Sacred Valley of the Inca
Take your breakfast at the hotel before leaving for the Sacred Valley of the Inca. On the way stop at the Awanacancha complex for the chance of feeding Andean Camelids such as Llamas and Alpacas and meet local people who will show their techniques for the dying and weaving of their local fabrics. The visit will include the typical Pisaq Market where you have the opportunity to shop for local artifacts and try the traditional local costumes. Enjoy a buffet lunch at a regional restaurant.
In the afternoon you’ll visit the Ollantaytambo Fortress, composed by a series of overlapped terraces and built to stop the invasion of attackers coming from the jumgle through this part of the valley. You’ll have the opportunity to walk the narrow streets of the village ang get a first hand feeling of this military, religious and cultural center of the Inca Empire. Overnight at the Sacred Valley.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
Day 05: Sacred Valley
Morning visit further the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our tour starts in Chinchero, where we will appreciate the beauty of its people and archaeological complex; also you will have the opportunity to participate in a brief exhibition of traditional textiles, distinctive feature of this town by the beauty and high quality of the fabric and ancestral techniques dyed. Then, we will go to Moray, where the view is breathtaking thanks to colossal concentric terraces resembling a large amphitheater. The idea was recreated 20 types of microclimates, and to ensure the agricultural production of the empire. After lunch, at a local restaurant, continue to Maras, famous and ancient salt mines of the colonial era. The contrast of the white pools with green valley is stunning and unmissable for a spectacular postcard Sacred Valley of the Incas. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
Day 06: Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu/Cusco
Enjoy early breakfast at the hotel before your transfer to the railroad station to start a short trip to the Machu Picchu Citadel, also known as the “Lost city of the Inca” and considered one of the new Wonders of the World. Exit the train at the Aguas Calientes station to take the bus for a 30 minute drive along a meandering path leading to the marvelous citadel. As soon as you disembark you’ll start your guided tour of the site, visiting the Main Plaza, Circular Tower, Sacred Solar Clock, royal apartments, Temple of the 3 Windows and the cemeteries.
Free time to allow you to walk around and enjoy the mystic energy and natural beauty of the site before returning to Aguas Caliente for a buffet lunch. Return to Cusco for overnight at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
Day 07: Cusco/Lima
Breakfast will be at your hotel. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Day 08: Lima
Breakfast at your hotel. Depending on your program you may be transferred to the airport or continue your stay in Lima.
The Program Includes:
– Transfer Airport / hotel / Airport in Lima and Cusco.
– 3 nights’ accommodation in Lima.
– 2 nights’ accommodation in Cusco.
– 2 nights’ accommodation in Sacred Valley.
– HD city Tour in Lima.
– HD City Tour & Nearby Ruins.
– FD Sacred Valley + lunch.
– FD Maras And Moray Excursion.
– FD Machu Picchu + lunch.
– Entrance fees where indicate
– Visit to Machu Picchu by train
– English or Spanish speaking guides
– Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
– Personal assistance during the tour
Program does not include:
– Air tickets, taxes and surcharges
– Airport or border taxes, domestic or international
– Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
– Expenses of personal nature such as water, drinks, phone call, etc.
– Any service not mentioned in the itinerary
– Tips to guides and drivers
Code : FPNP005
Departures : Daily
Minimum Pax : 01
Service Type : Scheduled
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