Imperial Classic Circuit: Lima - Cusco - Puno in 7 days


Visit Machu Picchu, the monumental city of Cusco, the city of kings Lima and the fascinating city of Puno and enjoy the culture, mysticism and history of Peru in 7 wonderful days

ITINERARY


Day 1: LIMA

According to the required hour, our staff will be waiting for you at the airport and after a welcome, transfer you to your hotel in Lima.

We will start with the collection of all our participants from their different hotels in Lima, and then start with a short visit to the Intihuatana Park, established on the Malecon of Miraflores, where you will appreciate the Pacific Ocean. We will continue with our tour of the modern residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, we will have the opportunity to observe outside the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Inca ceremonial temple in the form of a pyramid that despite the urban expansion of Lima has endured.

We will continue with the tour to continue to the Parque del Olivar and the Financial Center to then visit the Historic Center of Lima, named by UNESCO in 1991 Cultural Heritage of Humanity, where the Spanish crown founded the center of the colony in the century XVI, where the first colonies buildings were built. We will be dazzled by the magnificent Plaza de San Martín, old balconies and old houses, the Plaza Mayor and its most outstanding buildings such as the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, the Archbishop and Municipal Palace, the Station of Desamparados and much more.

Between the tours, we will have the opportunity to visit one of the most outstanding convents of the 17th century.

Place where despite the time the relics of the three most prominent Peruvian saints, Santa Rosa de Lima, San Martin de Porres and San Juan Macías, are protected intact, then we will return to Miraflores, where we will end the tour, the option of staying in the Indian market, Larcomar or return to your hotel, will be at your free will.

Map of Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO (FREE)

Breakfast at the hotel

At the indicated time, you will be transferred to the Lima airport.

Flight Lima - Cusco (on behalf of the passengers)

Similarly, our qualified staff will wait for you at the Cusco airport to be transferred to your hotel.

Acclimatization in the afternoon, where you can carry out activities on your own in the historic center.

 

Day 3: SACRED VALLEY

Breakfast at the hotel.

After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by us, to start the excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, located on the banks of the Vilcanota river.

We will have the opportunity to appreciate the Inca citadel of Pisac, where platforms and structures Architectural buildings located on the slopes dominate the landscape of this place and at the top of the mountain, back to the traditional town of Pisac. We will visit the traditional Indian market, where we can appreciate up close the ancestral customs of its inhabitants. We will continue to the town of Urubamba where we will have a delicious lunch, in one of the traditional restaurant located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

After a delicious lunch, we will visit the Fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo, established to monitor the entrance to this part of the valley and safeguard it from invasions from the eastern jungle. After appreciating such an impressive place of return to Cusco, we will appreciate the traditional town of Chinchero, where the remains of the royal hacienda of Túpac Inca Yupanqui are located.

We will appreciate its well preserved Inca Walls in the main square and you will also appreciate the beautiful colonial temple with interesting frescoes in the portico, built on the bases of an Inca construction, this town is a beautiful example of the mestizo and colonial style and at the indicated time return to Cusco

Accommodation night in Cusco.

Day 4: MACHU PICCHU

Transfer from the hotel in Cusco to the train station in Ollantaytambo or Poroy. Then we board the chosen train EXPEDITION / VISTADOME / INCA RAIL to go to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town)

Upon arrival, you will have a reception at the Aguas Calientes train station by our guide and we will make the transfer by bus to the Machu Picchu Citadel. Once in Machu Picchu, we will meet with the group to start the guided tour. After the tour, we will return by bus to Aguas Calientes where we will have free time for lunch. We recommend enjoying some of the medicinal thermal baths in Peru during your free time; the establishment offers towels and bath linen for sale or rent.

06:00 - 08:00 PM we board the train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy.

Upon arrival, we will wait for you at the Ollantaytambo or Poroy train station to transfer to Cusco.

Accommodation night in Cusco.

Day 5: CUSCO PUNO

Breakfast at hotel

At the appropriate time, transfer to the bus station to Puno. If the hotel category is 4 or 5 star the trip will be by train Perurail Titicaca, these outputs are only on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, if different. The trip from Cusco to Puno will be in tourist bus.

Reception in Puno.

Night stay in Puno.

Day 6: PUNO: TITICACA LAKE

Breakfast at hotel

At the proper time, we will take to make this circuit, where we will offer to meet 2 of the islands most visited Titicaca, an ancient village "The floating islands of the Uros" currently living in the middle of the cattail (aquatic plant of the Altiplano), and has more than 90 islands. Then we go to the island of Taquile where we will make a walk of approximately 35min there will know its history, customs and taste a delicious lunch.

The trip will be less heavy and we'll get in a short time and will return in 1 hour and 30 minutes from Taquile to Puno and we will have more time to visit both islands.

Return to Puno and night accommodation.

Breakfast at the hotel


At the established time, transfer to the airport.

 


MORE INFORMATION


  • Transfer inn and out at each destination.
  • 01 night accommodation in Lima with breakfast
  • Traditional city tour in Lima
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Cusco with breakfast
  • Full Day Sacred Valley + Buffet Lunch
  • Full Day Machu Picchu
  • Round trip tourist train
  • Round trip transfer to train stations
  • Entrance to Machupicchu
  • Bus Consetur up and down.
  • Ollantaytambo train - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Puno with breakfast
  • Full Day Titicaca Lake + Typical lunch.

For availability of spaces for this service, please contact us info@salcantay.org and we`ll send you detailed information, prices, terms and conditions.

Please keep in mind that significant price reductions are available for groups. All our tours are fully guaranteed, departure every day. Contact us for more information for the tour that you are choosing, or to begin customizing your own itinerary. recommendations:

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RESERVATIONS

If you want to make a reservation, please fill out our Passenger Details Form.

*** Each reservation requires a USD $ 200.00 deposit as a down payment per person + 10% transfer tax (Total USD $ 220.00). The final balance can be paid at our Local office in cash during your briefing a day or two before your trip.

Once the deposit will be confirmed we will send you your contract voucher.


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*** USD $ 200.00 is not the price of the Trek, is only a down payment.

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