8 days Peru

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Valid From 16 Jul 2017 to 30 Nov 2017
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Ancient Temples, Spanish Cathedrals and thee sacred valley of the Inca.

8 days Peru Itinerary:

  • Day 1 – ARRIVE LIMA:
    Upon arrival in Lima, assistance at the airport as then transfer to your hotel.
    Overnight at SELECTED HOTEL.
  • Day 2 – LIMA:
    Breakfast at the hotel.
    Walking tour to visit Lima’s Historic Center, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Sightseeing of the Colonial buildings surrounds the Main Plaza and the Cathedral also stands out impressively. The Presidential Palace, City Hall as well as the Archbishop’s Palace complete a nice vista. Stroll down to San Francisco Church, then continue on to Casa Aliaga, the best preserved colonial mansion in the Americas. After the colonial visit you will enjoy the next visit to the Chinatown in Lima.  Locally known as Barrio chino, is centered on two blocks -the seventh and eighth- of Jirón Ucayali in downtown, a stretch almost universally referred to as Calle Capón.
  • Day 3 – LIMA / CUSCO: 
    Breakfast at the hotel.
    Transfer to the airport for your domestic flights to Cusco.
    Upon arrival to Arequipa, assistance at the airport and transfer to SELECTED HOTEL.
    In the afternoon you will start your tour with a visit to the Coricancha, also known as the “Temple of the Sun”. You will then go to the Cathedral, the most important building on the Main Square and also one of the most splendid Spanish colonial churches in America, which has a shape of a Latin Cross and houses about 400 colonial paintings from the Cusco art school, and impressive goldsmith, silversmith and precious stones-works.  The Inti Raymi Festival, which worships the Sun, is reenacted on June 24 of each year, during the winter solstice. You will then go to Qenqo, located four kilometres away from Cusco City, an archaeological complex mainly used for religious purposes, and it is also believed that agricultural rituals took place there. You will finally visit the vestiges of Puka Pukara, located seven kilometers away from Cusco.
    At the end, you will return to your hotel.
  • Day 4 – CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY:
    Breaskfast at the hotel.
    Your tour will start at Awanacancha, Llama Center to learn about the importance of llamas as well as alpacas to the Peruvian way of life. Proceed to Pisaq. The citadel is a town built in the form of partridge known for two reasons: the craft market, established between colonial buildings, and also for hosting one of the most impressive complexes of terraces in the valley. The market has dozens of stalls displaying and selling products crafted by the residents of the area.
    Lunch included.
    After lunch, continue to the village of Ollantaytambo, a typical example of urban planning of the Incas still inhabited like in the past.
    Overnight at the SELECTED HOTEL in the Sacred Valley.
  • Day 5 – SACRED VALLEY/MACHU PICCHU:
    Breakfast at the hotel.
    Today will be an unforgettable day you will visit one of the 7 wonders of the World: MACHU PICCHU. You will be transferred to the Ollanta train station to travel to Machu Picchu, a masterpiece of engineering and architecture that served as a sanctuary as well as retreat for the Inca Pachacutec (1438 – 1572). Machu Picchu, which means “Old Mountain”, is a World Heritage by the UNESCO and one of the new seven wonders of the world.
    Your tour to Machu Picchu begins with a train ride to Aguas  Calientes in approximately one hour and 30 minutes. This town is also known as “Machu Picchu pueblo” and is the last stop before the entrance to the remains of the most important archaeological site in Peru. In Aguas Calientes are the railway station, a crafts market, restaurants as well as accommodation of different categories for those who prefer to spend the night at the foot of the mountain and climb it early. Finally, after a short transfer you will reach Machu Picchu, a masterpiece of engineering and architecture that is believed served as a sanctuary as well as retreat for the Inca Pachacutec (1438 – 1572).
    Machu Picchu, which means “Old Mountain”, is a World Heritage by UNESCO and one of the new seven wonders of the world.
    Lunch at Café Inkaterra.
    Afternoon at leisure.
    Overnight at SELECTED HOTEL.
  • Day 6 – MACHU PICCHU/CUSCO:
    Breakfast at the hotel.
    Once in the citadel you may optionally also visit the Intipunku (Sun Gate); the Wayna Picchu; (subject to space availability) and the Inca Bridge.
    OPTIONAL: Second entrance to the citadel to explore on your own.
    In the afternoon return by train to Cusco.
    Arrive to Poroy train station and transfer to your SELECTED HOTEL in Cusco.
  • Day 7 – CUSCO/LIMA:
    Breakfast at the hotel.
    Transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Lima.
    Arrive to Lima, assistance at the airport for international departure flight.

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Price Includes
  • Return economy class flights from Johannesburg
  • Domestic airfare: Lima/Cusco/Lima
  • Airport taxes
  • Transfers and services with English / Spanish speaking guide
  • 6 Nights in 3* Hotels with meals mentioned in itinerary
  • Entrances fees to sites
  • Full-day Sacred Valley on shared basis
  • Full day Machu Picchu on shared basis
  • Train Expedition Ollanta / Machu Picchu / Cusco
  • Roundtrip bus Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes
  • Cusco tourist tax

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    • Second entrance to the Machu Picchu citadel & Huayna Pichu and roundtrip bus.
    • Second day guided tour in Machu Picchu.
    • Anything not included above
    • Travel insurance (Highly recommended!)
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