Discover Peru Nº 10

Discover Peru Nº 10

Duration: 8 days

Lima, Larco Museum, Pachacamac Temple, Cuzco, Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress, Machu Picchu. It is an exciting tour.

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Rates & Booking

Package Type Accommodation Type Max. Guest Per Room Rate per Person N° Travelers

Tourist Class

Hotels:

Lima: El Tambo or Los Girasoles
Cuzco: Samay or Emperador Plaza

  • In single room basis
$1651.00
  • In Double Room Basis
$1407.00

Superior Class

Hotels:


Lima: Casa Andina Classic Miraflores Centro or Faraona Grand Hotel
Cuzco. Terra Andina Hotel (Std room) or San Agustin Internacional

  • In single room basis
$1823.00
  • In Double Room Basis
$1448.00

First Class

Hotels:


Lima: Jose Antonio or San Agustin Exclusive
Cuzco: Eco Inn or San Agustin El Dorado or Terra Andina Hotel (Superior room)

  • In single room basis
$2011.00
  • In double room basis
$1539.00

First Class Superior

Hotels:


Lima: Melia or Estelar Miraflores or Sonesta El Olivar
Cuzco: Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco or Casa Andina Private Collection

  • In single room basis
$2408.00
  • In Double Room Basis
$1750.00

Deluxe

Hotels:

Lima: Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores or Double Tree El Pardo
Cusco: Libertador Palacio del Inka Cusco or Aranwa Cusco Boutique
 

  • In single room basis
$3076.00
  • In double room basis
$2070.00

Luxury

Hotels:

Lima: Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center or Country Club Lima
Cusco: Monasterio or JW Marriott Cusco

  • In single room basis
$4639.00
  • In double room basis
$2851.00
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Day 1 – Saturday -  Lima - Arrival

 

  • Arrival in Lima, the "City of Kings" famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally recognized as the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas", and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
  • Lima City Tour and Larco Museum 
    Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima including the world famous Larco Museum - This half-day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.
  • Continue to the Larco Museum, founded in 1926, it displays remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The Larco Museum also features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions.


Day 2 : Sunday - Lima – Pachacamac Temples (B)
 
  • A drive along the Pan-American Highway with its views across the beautiful Pacific beaches will take you years back.  Visit to the pre-Inca ruins of Pachacamac considered by many to be the most important archaeological site near Lima. Four hundred years before the Incas, the Ishmay culture developed a major ceremonial center, featuring streets, dozens of temples fitted with ramps and the Painted Temple.



Day 3 : Monday -  Lima – Cusco (B)
 

  • Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
  • The rest of the day is at leisure to relax and acclimatize to altitude.



Day 4 : Tuesday -  Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo Archaeological Complex (B,L)
 

  • Full Day Excursion to the Pisac Indian Market and the Ollantaytambo Fortress - Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley to the colonial village of Pisac where an Indian Market takes place Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Other days you will tour the religious nucleus and archaeological site of Pisac. During your visit to the bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the natives for many different types of Peruvian handicrafts and jewelry.
  • Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a "Living Inca Town" since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs. Lunch is at a beautiful country estate on the shores of the Urubamba River.



Day 5 : Wednesday -  Cusco City Tour and Nearby Ruins (B)
 

  • Free morning. Tour of Cusco and Nearby Ruins – Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco's Cathedral, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha “The Temple of the Sun”. This tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture.



Day 6 : Thursday -  Machu Picchu (B,L)
 

  • Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the "Lost City of the Incas," Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca "Virgins of the Sun" took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. Lunch is at the Orient Express’ Sanctuary Lodge located just a few steps from the Inca citadel.



Day 7 : Friday -  Cusco – Free Day (B)
 

  • Wandering through this lovely city, exploring the astonishing narrow streets of this tile roof colonial town will be your unforgettable experience. You will find something astounding at every turn. Great buys are the traditional Peruvian handicrafts, alpaca-wool sweaters and rugs, ponchos, pottery, gold and silver jewelry, leather goods, etc.  Because there are such a variety of products, we strongly suggest that when you like any particular item, you should buy it - you may not find the same item in other store. Many visitors to Cusco return home wishing they had a free day to discover this imperial city on their own,a free day in Cusco is a MUST!



Day 8 :Saturday – Cusco – Lima – Home (B)
 

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight. Arrive home full of great memories of the rich tradition of Colonial Lima and the mystical Land of the Incas.



Valid through December 2013, except on Inti Raymi dates (Jun 21 to Jun 27)

Hotels:

 

CIUDAD

 

 

TURISTA

 

TURISTA SUPERIOR

 

PRIMERA CLASE

 

PRIMERA CLASE SUPERIOR

 

DE LUJO

 

LUJO SUPERIOR

 

 

LIMA

 

 

 

El Tambo o Los Girasoles

 

 

Casa Andina Classic Miraflores Centro Faraona Grand Hotel

 

 

Jose Antonio o San Agustin Exclusive

 

 

Melia o Estelar Miraflores o Sonesta El Olivar

 

 

Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores o DoubleTree El Pardo

 

 

Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center o Country Club Lima

 

 

 

CUSCO

 

 

 

Samay o Emperador Plaza

 

 

 

 

Terra Andina Hotel (Std room) o San Agustin Internacional

 

 

Eco Inn o San Agustin El Dorado o Terra Andina Hotel (Superior room)

 

 

Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco o Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco

 

 

Libertador Palacio del Inka Cusco Aranwa Cusco Boutique

 

 

Monasterio o JW Marriott Cusco

 

 

Includes

  • All airport transfers listed in the itinerary 
  • Baggage handling at airports and at hotels
  • All tours and excursions indicated in the itinerary 
  • All entrance fees and transfers needed to operate tours and excursions 
  • All train tickets, bus tickets and boat services needed to operate tours and excursions
  • Excursion to Machu Picchu is aboard the Vistadome train
  • Service of a bilingual licensed tour guide for all tours and excursions
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary. B for breakfast, L for lunch. D for dinner
  • Hotel accommodation and hotel service charge
  • Hotel taxes are exempt for foreigners visiting Peru
  • When domestic airfare within Peru is specified as included: Airfare includes all queues, security fee, fuel surcharges and 19% Peruvian sales tax.



Not Included
 

  • When staying overnight  in Machu Picchu, the entrance fee for the 2nd day in Machu Picchu is not included. This can be added to the itinerary upon request 
  • Expenses such us beverages on meals, tips, laundry, phone calls and other personal expenses are not included 

 

 

 

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