When you arrive in Lima, you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your charming hotel in the center of the city, where you will revise the itinerary and make sure you are ready for your trip!
Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium Lima
Today you will visit the historical center of Lima; a UNESCO world heritage site. Enjoy a half-day private tour showcasing the contrast between old and new. Visit the historic downtown district filled with beautiful colonial architecture and impressive squares with manicured gardens and statues of Peru’s illustrious heroes. Explore the cathedral, Plaza de Armas (main square), San Francisco convent, and more. You’ll also visit the upscale coastal Miraflores district, strolling along the green clifftop Malécon park and an ancient olive grove in nearby San Isidro.
After lunch (not included), you will have some time with your guide to show you the city as a local depending on your interest, visit some galleries, do some souvenir shopping, visit a local market, etc!
Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium Lima (Breakfast)
In the morning you will fly to the beautiful city of Cusco, which has both colonial and Inca influences. It is a city with a lot of history, arts and folklore.
Wander through the cobblestone streets of the Inca capital empire in South America, Cusco. On this half-day city tour you will visit the historical landmarks of the city center including the main plaza, Plaza de Armas, the Spanish colonial Santo Domingo Cathedral, and the Incan temple of Qoricancha. You will also visit the archaeological sites surrounding the city including the hill-top Sacsayhuaman with polished stones and panoramic views, the former military site of Puca Pucara, Quenqo temple, and the mysterious Tambomachay.
At night you can wander around the city with its nice restaurants and great artisanal products.
Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium Cusco (Breakfast)
Today you will visit the famous Machu Picchu Inca ruins. Early in the morning you will travel from Cusco to the village Aguas Calientes by train. Apart from hiking, this is the only way to reach Machu Picchu. On the way you can enjoy beautiful landscapes and traditional entertainment.
Upon arrival to the base of the mountain, take a winding bus ride to the famed Inca fortress for a half-day tour. Your expert guide will lead you through Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been astonishing explorers and travelers for years. Learn about the Incas who built the site, as you visit the temples, terraces, and all the best spots for photos. After a thorough exploration of the ruins, return via train to the Sacred Valley for the drive back to Cusco.
Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium Cusco (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule, you will be brought to the airport of Cusco for your flight back home. (Breakfast)