Day 1 - Lima
Welcome to Lima, the 'City of Kings'. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and privately escorted to your hotel.
Day 2 - Lima
Explore Miraflores and San Isidro, the modern districts of Lima and its historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour includes a visit of San Francisco Church from 1674. Its underground tunnels lead to catacombs that served as cemetery until 1808 and still contain bones and skulls. Our next stop is at the Larco Herrera Museum. Its masterpieces are considered worldwide icons of pre-Inca art and have been displayed in the world's most renowned museums.
Day 3 - Lima - Cusco
Transfer to the airport to take your flight to Cusco (Spanish speaking driver). Upon arrival, proceed to the hotel to have a welcome coca tea.
Day 4 - Cusco
Your city tour includes Koricancha or the Sun Temple, the Cathedral as well as the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, a most remarkable Inca building, the amphitheater of Kenko. This is followed by a visit to Puca Pucara, a strategically located 'red fortress' that dominates the entire area before visiting Tambomachay, with its two distinctive aqueducts that to this day continue to provide clean water to the area.
Day 5 - Cusco - Sacred Valley
Pickup from your hotel for your tour to the Pisaq market in the Sacred Valley. Pisaq has evolved to one of South America's most famous souvenir markets. Make sure to sample some 'empanadas' baked in traditional clay ovens. Afterwards, enjoy a buffet lunch at Tunupa Sacred Valley restaurant in Urubamba. Afternoon visit to the fortress of Ollantaytambo where the Temple of the Sun (formed of six gigantic monoliths, whose total weight exceeds 50 tons) and the Terrace of the Ten Niches stand out.
Day 6 - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes - Cusco
At proper time, transfer from your hotel to Ollantaytambo station. (Only with Spanish speaking driver) The Vistadome train ride takes you through the Sacred Valley of the Incas up to Machu Picchu. Lunch at Café Inkaterra. Café Inkaterra is one of the restaurants of Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo and the one for visitors not staying at the hotel. The restaurant, located next to Machu Picchu train station, blends Andean food with contemporary cuisine. Lunch includes starter, main course and dessert, complimentary water and tea/infusion. You will meet your guide in Aguas Calientes. A small coach takes you up the steep roads to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu. During a guided tour you will experience the uniqueness of the location and the genius that went into its construction, making this Inca site one of the seven new wonders of the world.
Day 7 - Cusco At proper time, you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco and privately escorted to the airport for your next flight.