- 10 days/9 nights
- 9 nights accommodations
- All transfers
- 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches
- Sightseeing in a modern, air-conditioned motor coach
- English-speaking tour guides
- Entrance fees per itinerary
10-day peruvian adventure
This very affordable Peru vacation is a great way to see all the natural beauty that Peru has to offer! Tour Peru’s capital city of Lima, visit the bustling Chinchero market in Cuzco, see the ancient ruins in the Sacred Valley, take a train to Machu Picchu and sample the culinary secrets of Andean cuisine.
Day 1: Arrive Lima Day 2: Lima Day 3: Fly to Cuzco, visit Chinchero Market & Ollantaytambo Ruins Day 4: Full day in the Sacred Valley Day 5: Full day in Machu Picchu Day 6: Full day in Cuzco Day 7: Transfer to Puno, Andahuaylillas, Raqchi & Pucara Day 8: Excursion to Uros Islands Day 9: Fly to Limay Day 10: Depart for the USA
Depart the USA for Peru. Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
In the late morning, depart for a tour of Lima. Enjoy the sights of Peru’s capital city with 2000 years of indigenous and colonial heritage before stopping at the San Francisco Monastery, famous for its 17th century architecture and world-renowned library. At approximately 6 pm, meet with your guide for an orientation. Spend the remainder of the evening at leisure in the “Gastronomical Capital of the Americas” by exploring Lima’s nightlife or sampling some of its many restaurants.
Optional: Half Day Larco Herrera Museum & Pueblo Libre (PM)
Optional: Dinner at La Dama Juana
This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Upon arrival, transfer to the Urubamba Sacred Valley to visit the bustling Chinchero market where you can bargain for alpaca wool scarves, jewelry, and other hand-crafted goods. After the tour, enjoy a typical Peruvian lunch, then continue on to Ollantaytambo. During the Incan Empire, this site was the royal estate of Emperor Pachacuti and served as a town and ceremonial center. Marvel at the architecture of the Incas before being transferred to your hotel, balance of the day at leisure.
Optional: Dinner at Hotel
Overnight: Urubamba Sacred Valley
Today, enjoy the full day at leisure in Urubamba. The Sacred Valley is scattered with ancient ruins and once served as the gateway to the jungle. Today it is considered one of the most important tourist destinations in Peru, and is popular for activities such as hiking, kayaking, rafting, horse-back riding, and bathing in thermal baths.
Optional: Full Day Maras and Moray
Optional: Dinner with a Local Peruvian Family
Overnight: Urubamba Sacred Valley
Early this morning, transfer to the Sacred Valley’s Ollanta Station and board the Expedition Train for Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend the day viewing the ancient citadel before boarding the train for your return to the Sacred Valley’s Ollanta Station in the evening. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Cuzco.
Optional: Upgrade to Vistadome Train available for $76 per person, or Hiram Bingham Train
Spend today at leisure in “The Imperial City”. The city of Cuzco is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and once served as the capital of the Inca Empire. Take time to sightsee or shop independently. Cuzco is declared the Historical Capital by the Constitution of Peru and hosts nearly 1 million visitors every year. Visit some of the numerous Inca monuments or investigate the culinary secrets of Andean cuisine.
Optional: Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes (AM)
Optional: Half Day Highlights of Cuzco (PM)
Early this morning transfer to Puno by bus. On the way, stop in Andahuaylillas, home to the church of San Pedro, considered to be the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas”. Proceed to the Incan archaeological site of Raqchi where the temple of Wiracocha is found. Admire this complex of temple, living quarters, storehouses, fairgrounds, and ceremonial baths before departing for the artisan town of Pucara, the last stop before continuing on to Puno. A box lunch will be served on the bus. Upon arrival in the evening, transfer to your hotel. Puno is located on the banks of Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake at 12,421 feet above sea level.
Today begins with a boat trip to the Uros Islands. These islands are completely man-made structures, and their inhabitants, the Uros, continue to maintain them as they have since pre-Columbian times, using totora reeds from the lake to build not only the islands, but also their houses. Return to your hotel later in the day and enjoy the balance at leisure.
Optional Half Day Sillustani Tombs (PM)
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel, the balance of the day is at leisure.
Optional: Lima by Night
Your tour ends after breakfast today. Transfer from hotel to the airport for your departure flight.
Day 1: Arrive Lima
Day 2: Lima
Day 3: Fly to Cuzco, visit Chinchero Market & Ollantaytambo Ruins
Day 4: Full day in the Sacred Valley
Day 5: Full day in Machu Picchu
Day 6: Full day in Cuzco
Day 7: Transfer to Puno, Andahuaylillas, Raqchi & Pucara
Day 8: Excursion to Uros Islands
Day 9: Fly to Limay
Day 10: Depart for the USA
Pricing & Departures
|Dec 16, 2015||$1,499|
|Dec 20, 23, 25, 30, 2015||$1,599|
|Dec 27, 28, 2015||$1,649|
|Jan 3, 11, 17, 25, 31, 2016||$1,499|
|Feb 8, 14, 22, 28, 2016||$1,499|
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