PERU TOUR: CUSCO AND MACHUPICCHU

Luxury and Cultural Tour

8 Days Tour from USD 1468

Price per person based in two people

Trip Grade

It doesn’t include extrenous physical activities. Recommended for people of any age.

This is a grand and unique Peru tour, traveling from the Cosmopolitan Capital Lima to the remote mountain village of Hatuncancha. From a genuine local food market and alpaca farm to mysterious inca ruins – including Sacsayhuaman. Some amazing mountain sights is enjoyed in the way to Machupicchu, the lost city of the Incas.

Peru Tour: Cusco and Machu Picchu Advantages

  • Visit a breeding center of camelids and feed alpacas, llamas and vicuñas, and learn about shearing and weaving techniques
  • Blend with the Andean people in the Sacred Valley of the Incas during a visit of a remote community
  • Start early to watch the sunrise over magnificent Machu Picchu
  • Explore the bustling San Pedro market and find out about 4,000 varieties of potatoes
  • Be awed with the huge stones of Sacsayhuaman 

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL TO LIMA

Overnight in LIMA (Altitude: Sea Level)


Welcome to Peru!. A Face Peru representative will meet you at the airport in Lima and scort you to the hotel. Please speak him/her  regarding arrangements for the following day and your Peru Tour.

DAY 2 - LIMA | EXPLORING THE CITY OF THE KINGS

Overnight in LIMA (Altitude: Sea Level)
Meals: Breakfast


Tour the city , and you will be able to see the wondrous colonial and contemporary parts. Starting with the grid-like Plaza de Armas. View of the impressive colonial Cathedral and the multicolored guards before the Presidential Palace.  Visit the twisting underground catacombs in the Church of San Francisco. Finally, drive to modern city to admire pre-Incan artifacts at the Larco Herrera Museum.

DAY 3 - LIMA/ CUSCO/SACRED VALLEY | HAND-FEEDING LLAMAS AND ALPACAS

Overnight in URUBAMBA (Altitude: 3000 m. – 10000 ft)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Continuing with your Peru Tour, fly to Cusco and enjoy a relaxing hot cup of coca tea in a hidden Incan Palace. En route to the lower altitudes of the Sacred Valley, visit alpacas, llamas, vicuñas and guanacos and learn about the ancient weaving techniques used to make fabrics from their hairy coats. Meet with locals still wearing traditional garments and learn how it difers between  villages. Lunch is served in a gorgeous restaurant overlooking the valley, plus there will be the chance to visit Pisac market where a wide variety of colorful Peruvian merchandise can be bought.

DAY 4 - SACRED VALLEY | UNDERSTANDING LIFE IN THE ANDES

Overnight in URUBAMBA (Altitude: 3000 m. – 10000 ft)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Visit the striking remnants of the Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo, walk its streets where Incan culture still thrives. After this, we take you to a quaint village Hatuncancha to get a real feel for how Andean people live from day to day. You will be treated to a lunch featuring homegrown pruduce such as maize and andean potatoes. On the way back to the hotel, we stop in a local bar to learn about the process of making ‘chicha’, a corn based alcohol popular between farmers.

DAY 5 - MACHUPICCHU | EXPLORING THE LOST INCA TREASURE

Overnight in AGUAS CALIENTES (Altitude: 2000 m. – 6500 ft)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Jump aboard the train to Machu Picchu as you travel through stunning mountain scenery and exuberant vegetation. On arrival you drive to the infamous Incan citadel and begin a private tour around this breath-taking ancient city. You will quickly understand why it is one of the most revered tourist attractions in the Americas; its location alone is dramatic in the extreme. Learn about the people who lived here and other interesting facts. You will visit places such as the Temple of the Sun and see the remnants of a once glorious civilization. You can watch the sunset cast its warm glow over the stone terraces of Machu Picchu before descending to your hotel in Aguas Calientes town.

DAY 6 - MACHUPICCHU/CUSCO | WALKING IN INCA FOOTSTEPS

Overnight in CUSCO (Altitude:3350 m. – 11380 ft)
Meals: Breakfast


Rise early for a hike through the foggy ruins at sunrise. If you have an adventurous spirit you are more than welcome to hike the other trails in this area. The Sun Gate, or Intipunku, point of arrival to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail; or the Wayna Picchu, the hard-earned view from the top is truly breathtaking. Finally, journey back to Cusco on board the Vistadome train.

DAY 7 - CUSCO | GIGANTIC WALLS IN SACSAYHUAMAN

Overnight in CUSCO (Altitude: 3350 m. – 11350 ft)
Meals: Breakfast


Tour the city of Cusco. Explore the magnificent Coricancha, the Inca’s primary religious construction and the Cathedral, house of fantastic colonial art. Next, a ten-minute drive will bring you to the vast sacred sanctuary of Sacsayhuaman. Here, you will see three parallel levels of fortification constructed out of enormous rocks. Then we visit the bustling San Pedro food market. Spend the afternoon at leisure.

DAY 8 - DEPART LIMA

Meals: Breakfast, 


You will be transferred from your hotel mid-morning to Cusco Airport for a flight to Lima where you will be able to arrange your international flight back home or onto more adventures!

8 Days from

$ 1,468.00

Price per person based in 2 people

Trip grade

This trip doesn’t include extrenous physical activities. Recommended for people of any age

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Journey Information

THIS ITINERARY IN PICTURES

INCLUDED AND NOT

  • ACCOMODATION IN THE SELECTED HOTELS YES
  • MEALS LISTED IN THE ITINERARY YES
  • ENTRANCE TICKETS TO ALL ATTRACTIONS AND SITES YES
  • PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES, LOCAL TOUR GUIDES AND SUPPORT 24/7 YES
  • ALL TRANSPORTATION LISTED IN THE ITINERARY YES
  • INTERNATIONAL, DOMESTIC FLIGHTS AND AIRPORT TAX NO
  • TIPS OF ANY KIND NO
  • INSURANCE OF ANY KIND NO

Notes on our prices

The guide prices shown are designed to provide you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your trip. Prices are generally for private arrangements based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. There are a number of factors which will influence the price; these include the standard of accommodation, the season and the level of private guiding versus shared excursions.

From $ 1468

Based on 3* hotels with private excursions throughout.

Lima: Runcu ***

Cusco: Maytaq Wasin ***

Ollantaytambo: El Albergue ***

Machupicchu: La Cabaña ***

From $ 1632

Based on 3 and 4* hotels with private excursions throughout.

Lima: Hotel Atton San Isidro ****

Cusco: Sonesta Hotel Cusco ****

Ollantaytambo: El Albergue ***

Machupicchu: Tierra Viva ***+

Value for money

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