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MACHU PICCHU & RAINBOW MOUNTAIN 

June 07 - 14, 2023 (8 Days)

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$ 1,649

PER PERSON, DBL OCC
Excluding Int'l Flights

Day 1 (June 07)
TRANSFER FROM AIRPORT TO HOTEL 

Upon arrival, you will be assisted at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

Overnight at Mercure Ariosto Lima (1 Night):Standard Room. Buffet Breakfast Included.

Check in: 15:00 hrs.

Check out: 12:00 hrs.

Day 2 (June 08) FLY TO CUSCO;
HALF DAY NEARBY ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES

You will be assisted at the hotel and transfered to the airport. You will leave your hotel to visit the most outstanding archeological sites near the city of Cusco. You will start with Sacsayhuaman, an Inca construction that stands out for its huge carved stone walls and for having a broad view of the city of Cusco. It will continue with a visit to Puca-Pucará, a place that would have served as a “Tambo”
or resting place and accommodation for the Inca. Later, you will visit the archaeological site of Tambomachay, a place that would have had an important religious function during the time. Finally, you will visit Kenko, an archeological site where the Sun, Moon and Stars were celebrated. Finally, you will return to your hotel.

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Overnight at Novotel Cusco (1 Night):Standard Room. Buffet Breakfast Included.
Check in: 15:00 hrs
Check out: 12:00 hrs

Day 3 (June 09)
SACRED VALLEY

Visit Chinchero, a small picturesque Andean village. Enter the home of a textile artisan, where you will see some of his original work and learn about his techniques, as well as his creative process. Then visit its important Inca ruins dating back to the end of the 15th century, as well as you can observe in a panoramic way its beautiful and traditional church. Afterwards, on the road to Ollantaytambo, you will stop at a viewpoint, for one of the best views of the Sacred Valley. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Then it is on to Ollantaytambo, one of the most representative building complexes of the Inca Empire and site of one of the Spanish Conquistadors' rare strategic defeats. Famous for its terraced fields, Ollantaytambo was a very effective fortress and also a religious center.

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After the tour, you will take the train to Aguas Calientes.
Vistadome Train | Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu


Overnight at El Mapi Hotel Machu Picchu by Inkaterra (1 Night): Superior Deluxe Room. Buffet Breakfast and A
la Carte Dinner Included.
Check in: 13:00 hrs
Check out: 10:00 hrs

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Day 4 (June 10)
FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU

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You will visit one of the most important tourist destinations in the world: Machu Picchu. Your excursion starts aboard a train towards the town of Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo. The natural beauty of the surroundings makes the train ride the best way to start your visit. Once you arrive, you will begin the ascent to the ruins. This visit will, without a doubt, be one of your most memorable experiences. After you reach the top, you will take a tour of Machu Picchu, learning the history and mysteries of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. And, with amazing sceneries all around, you will surely have more than one spectacular photo-op. Then, it’s back to Aguas Calientes. Finally, you will board the train for the return journey. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

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Vistadome Observatory | Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Private | Transfer from Ollanta train station to Cusco hotel - Only driver.
Upon arrival, you will be transfered to the hotel.
Overnight at Novotel Cusco (3 Nights):_Standard Room. Buffet Breakfast Included.


Check in: 15:00 hrs
Check out: 12:00 hrs

Day 5 (June  11)
HALF DAY DISCOVERING MARAS AND MORAY

You will leave your hotel and head to the Raqchi Viewpoint, from where you will have an impressive view of the Sacred Valley. From there, you will continue towards Maras, ancestral salt mines where, until today, the finest salt in the world is extracted. Then, you will head to Moray, an Inca archeological site famous for its impressive
concentric terraces. There, you will have a guided tour to learn all about these fascinating ruins. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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Day 6 (June 12)
FULL DAY RAINBOW MOUNTAIN AND RED VALLEY

You will leave your hotel in Cusco early in the morning, crossing the South Valley, towards Cusipata. From there, you will be transferred to Phulawasipata where you will begin your walk. After some time to prepare, you will start with the ascending route to Vinicunca, the Rainbow Mountain. The place will amaze you with its vivid colors and natural beauty. There, you will have time to take photos and fill yourself with the energy of the place.
Depending on time, you might continue your walk towards the Red Valley, where you will appreciate a beautiful landscape of mountains of red dirt. There, you will also have time to appreciate the place and take photos. At
the end of this visit, you will walk back to the starting point. Finally, you will be taken back to your hotel in Cusco

Total walking distance: 10 km
Minimum height: 4652 m.a.s.l.
Maximum height: 5,020 m.a.s.l.
Walking hours: 3.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: 3 of 5

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Day 7 (June 13)
TRANSFER FROM CUSCO HOTEL TO CUSCO ARIPORT - CUSCO TO LIMA

You will be assisted at the hotel and transferred to the airport.

Upon arrival, you will be assisted at the airport and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight at Mercure Ariosto Lima (1 Night): Standard Room. Buffet Breakfast Included.


Check in: 15:00 hrs
Check out: 12:00 hrs

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Day 8 (June 14)
HALF DAY CITY TOUR LIMA AND LARCO MUSEUM

You will visit the modern and colonial parts of Lima, known as The City of Kings, starting at the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, and passing along a huaca or sacred pre-Inca site, before heading to the Historic Center. There, you will walk along some of the most historically important streets of the city, leading to the Plaza de Armas, where you will have some time to take pictures of the amazing colonial architecture that surrounds it. You will also have the chance to take a peek into an iconic building, that has served Lima citizens for centuries and continues to be an important landmark. Then you will visit the impressive Convent of Santo Domingo, an astonishing building with colonial style. After exploring the Historical Center, you will head towards the Larco Museum, which houses the incomparable Treasures of Ancient Peru private collection.

Transfer from hotel to airport

You will be assisted at the hotel and transferred to the airport.

NOTES

INCLUDED IN TOUR PACKAGE

  • Does not include international flights

  • Hotels subject to availability, in the case of no availability, similar hotel will be provided.

  • Train schedule subject to availability, in the case of no availability, next departure will be provided.

  • Train company only allows bag of 5kgs or 11lbs. Leave the rest of your luggage at your hotel in Cusco for no extra cost.

  • Basic lodging in Amantani Island, no heat

  • 1 night in Lima, 03 nights in Cusco, 01 night in
    Aguas Calientes, 02 nights in Puno

  • Pick-up from/to airport and train stations

  • Entrance ticket to Santo Domingo Convent

  • Entrance ticket to Cusco Cathedral and 
    Qorikancha Temple

  • Tourist Ticket (entrance tickets for City
    Tour, and Sacred Valley)

  • Train ticket Ollantaytambo – Aguas
    Calientes – Cusco

  • Roundtrip bus ticket to Machu Picchu

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu

  • Lunch buffet at Inkaterra restaurant in
    Aguas Calientes

  • Entrance ticket to Rainbow Mountain

  • Domestic Flights from Lima-Cusco-Lima

IMPORTANT

  • To enter Peru, you must have a valid passport with
    an expiration date of at least 6 months on
     the last day of your stay in the country.

  • PCR test required 48 hours before arrival in Peru,
    or vaccination card with more than 14
     days after your second dose.

  • We recommend to purchase travel’s insurance.

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