9 Days /8 Nights
Lima City – Pisac Ruins – Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu – Chinchero – Cusco – Rainbow Mountain – Lima
The southern route, luxury and personalized tours from the arrival in the capital of the Republic of Peru, one of the largest cities in Latin America, the main square and the cathedral are the nuclei of the old center of Lima, they will take the flight with destination to the historic capital of Peru located in the Andean mountains, with innumerable archaeological riches and history, where you will have the opportunity to visit each of the places with the accompaniment of the guide, who will lead you on your adventure to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. The visit to Huayna Picchu will be an unforgettable adventure, it is considered a famous mountain, for having a high adrenaline route, for having a panoramic view of the Sanctuary and all the mountains that surround it, the adventure continues with the walk to the mountain of colors a natural attraction located in the Andes south of Cuzco.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN THE CITY OF LIMA. TRANSFER FROM LIMA AIRPORT – LIMA HOTEL.
DAY 02: LIMA CITY OF KINGS. CITY TOUR IN LIMA.
The visit to the capital of Lima will start in the morning, the personalized guide and transportation will pick you up to make a panoramic tour of the main streets of Colonial and Modern Lima, which are located in the center of Lima, within them the view to the Cathedral, the Archbishopric, and the Government Palace, finally they will visit the Convent of San Francisco and the Catacombs.
DAY 03: LIMA - CUSCO. FLIGHT TO CUSCO – VISIT TO A TYPICAL ARTISANAL CENTER – PISAC RUINS
This day in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel in Lima for your flight to the city of Cusco.
The flight lasts 45 min. at 1 hour.
The guide will be waiting for you at the Cusco airport, you will go along the route of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, during the journey you will be able to appreciate the beautiful snow-capped mountains and the towns that are along the way. We will arrive at a typical craft center, where you will be able to appreciate the demonstration and the process of weaving in a natural way, the raising of the auquénidos, you will visit the ruins of Pisac that stands out imposingly at the entrance, surrounded by its beautiful platforms. They will have their lunch in a restaurant in the Sacred Valley, prepared with typical ingredients of the area and above all the warm attention of the hosts. They will visit the craft market of Pisac and the central square. In the afternoon we will settle you in your hotel in the Sacred Valley for a well-deserved rest.
DAY 04: EXPLORING THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS. MARAS MORAY – SALT MINES – OLLANTAYTAMBO.
The guide will stop by your hotel in the morning to continue exploring the Sacred Valley, visiting an archaeological site with circular agricultural platforms that is Moray, it has a temperate and dry climate, it is surrounded by mountains, and beautiful farming landscapes. They will visit the salt mines, where you can appreciate the natural output of salt from an underground mountain, which day by day is the route of said mineral, the locals make wells to retain the liquid salt until it solidifies, its natural color of each well makes the place admired.
They will be driven together with the guide to the restaurant located in the Sacred Valley, so that they can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.
Our last visit of the day will be the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, one of the most important places on the tour, you will be able to appreciate its temples, its impressive architecture, each important site in a strategic place. At the end of the tour, you will be escorted by the guide to your hotel for your well-deserved rest.
DAY 05: THE INCA CITADEL OF MACHU PICCHU. ENJOY THE TRAIN WITH A PANORAMIC VIEW AND VISIT THE SANCTUARY OF MACHU PICCHU.
In the morning the guide with the transport will pick you up to drive you to the Ollanta station, you will take the Vistadome train with a panoramic view, so you can enjoy the landscape and the entrance to the edge of the jungle, the Vilcanota river that will accompany you throughout the route to the town of Machu Picchu, the view of a part of the Inca Trail and the beautiful terraces that decorate the entire landscape.
The guide will be there to assist you throughout the tour. They will take the bus up to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and will have the tour in the citadel. After the tour, they will go to take the bus down to the town, then they will have lunch in one of the best restaurants and they will have one more experience in the afternoon touring the small town and at night they will stay in one of the hotels. of luxury of the town of Machu Picchu.
DAY 06: VISIT MACHU PICCHU ON YOUR OWN. EXPLORING THE YOUNG MOUNTAIN HUAYNA PICCHU, WITH LIMITED SPACES.
This day you have the option of visiting Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu by yourselves.
Visiting hours will be on the first shift; since it is the best time for the walk to the top, during the tour you will be able to appreciate stone steps, Inca terraces, religious precincts, and above all the beautiful view that it has; This walk lasts 1 hour and 30 min. At the end of this adventure, you can visit the Machu Picchu Sanctuary on your own. To ensure a place, tickets must be purchased in advance along with the entrance to Machu Picchu; since the entrance to the place is limited.
In the afternoon you will return to the town of Machu Picchu again to take the return train that will take you to the Ollantaytambo station, on your way out you will find a host from Atika who will receive you to drive you to the transport and transfer you to the city of Cusco and take you to your luxury hotel so that you can have a well-deserved rest.
DAY 07: CITY TOUR IN THE CUSCO CITY.
Continuing with the itinerary, in the morning our guide and transportation will go through your hotel to take you to the Temple of the Sun «Qoricancha» which is located within the city of Cusco,
Then you will be driven out of the city to visit one of the most impressive fortresses of the Inca Culture «Sacsayhuaman» famous for having a zigzagging construction with gigantic rocks. Continuing with the tour, they will visit the archaeological site of Qenqo, a place that served as a ceremonial shrine, special and important for the Andean culture, always with the accompaniment of your personalized guide.
Finally, you will have lunch in the city and at the end, you will be taken to your hotel.
DAY 08: MOUNTAIN OF COLORS. ADVENTURE HIKE TO THE NATURAL ATTRACTION OF VININCUNCA.
For this adventure tour, the departure will be early. Our trained and experienced guide will pick you up from your hotel to drive you by private transport and thus start the trip along the southern route of the city of Cusco, the first stop will be at the restaurant where you will have your buffet breakfast, continue the trip by bus to the starting point; Before the walk, the guide will give you the respective indications to have a safe adventure, the journey is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes one way, during your tour you will have the beautiful view of the Andean landscape. They will always have the accompaniment of the guide until they reach the top, where they will be able to take the cover photo and again the return will be by the same path; The transport will be waiting for you on your return to take you to the restaurant and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with ingredients from the region. Finally, they will board the transport that will bring them to the city of Cusco and drive them to their hotel to take a well-deserved rest and enjoy the attention.
DAY 09: RETURN TO LIMA AND BACK HOME.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS
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