For beach lovers, this tour of Peru provides a perfect balance! Visit Machu Picchu, explore the amazing culture of Cusco and end with a relaxing stay at the beaches of Mancora. Don’t forget to taste the renowned Peruvian cuisine!

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2LimaMonastery of San Francisco, Plaza Mayor, UNESCO World Heritage SiteTierra Viva Miraflores Larco, B Arts Boutique Hotel
2 - 4Sacred ValleyPisac, Ollantaytambo, Maras, Moray, Chincheros, River Rafting, Horseback RidingSol y Luna, Belmond Rio Sagrado
4 - 5Machu Picchu PuebloUNESCO World Heritage Site Machu Picchu, Wayna or Huayna Picchu, Sun Gate, Aguas CalientesEl Mapi, Inkaterra Machu Picchu
5 - 7CuscoUNESCO World Heritage Site, Koricancha, Tambomachay, Qenko, Puca Pucara, SacsayhuamanCasa Andina Private Collection Cusco, Inkaterra La Casona
7 - 10MancoraBeach, RelaxationDCO Suites, Arennas Máncora
10 - 10LimaMonastery of San Francisco, Plaza Mayor, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ideal For

  • Beaches
  • Heritage
  • Landscape
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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 4,215 /person
  • Option 2 $ 5,620 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 9 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Lima – Cusco, Cusco – Lima, Lima – Piura, Tumbes – Lima
  • The following train journeys in the highest class available : Morning Vistadome train from Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu (duration approx. 1.5 hours), Afternoon Vistadome train from Machu Picchu to Cusco-Poroy (duration approx. 3.5 hours)
  • All activities as listed :
    • Lima: City Tour of Lima
    • Sacred Valley: Visit to Pisac Ruins and Ollantaytambo (Starts from Cusco)
    • Sacred Valley: Visit to Chincheros Town, Maras Salt Mines and Moray Ruins (Starts from Cusco)
    • Sacred Valley: Visit to Machu Picchu by Vistadome Train from Sacred Valley
    • Machu Picchu Pueblo: Re-entry to Machu Picchu with Wayna Picchu Climb
    • Cusco: Half Day Walking Tour in Cusco City
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by our tour guide
  • If your itinerary includes self-drive travel, then all such travel is included in a high quality rental car with full insurance, for an unlimited number of kilometers
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, and accommodation availability.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International Arrival

Transfer to Hotel

Lima

1 Day

Peru’s capital city enjoys a great location directly on the Pacific coast and boasts of spectacular views, elegant neighborhoods, historical districts and a vibrant assortment of cultures.

Included Activities

City Tour of Lima
Explore the highlights of Lima on this privately guided city tour as you gain insights into Peru and her capital. Stroll through the beautiful city center visiting the main square of Plaza Mayor, the Lima Cathedral, and the Government Palace and other historical attractions. (Duration 3 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity.)

Hotel Options

Tierra Viva Miraflores Larco – Opt 1
RoomTierra Viva Miraflores - Double Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategorySimple
B Arts Boutique Hotel – Opt 2
RoomChamber
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryDeluxe
Day 2 - 4

Transfer to Airport

Flight from Lima to Cusco

Private transfer from Cusco to Sacred Valley (60 km, 1.5 hrs)

Sacred Valley

2 Days

The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Valle Sagrado de los Incas) is reachable via Cusco, and links this erstwhile capital of the Incan Empire with the citadel in Machu Picchu.

Included Activities

Visit to Pisac Ruins and Ollantaytambo (Starts from Cusco)
A full day privately guided tour that takes visitors from Cusco to the spectacular Sacred Valley of the Incas. Nestled on the banks of the Urubamba River, you will begin your tour in Pisac, exploring the villages extensive ruins, temple, hillsides and terraces before heading to Ollantaytambo in the afternoon. Here you find an attractive town of Inca origin with remarkable channels and stone streets where you will discover its impressive ceremonial centre and fortress that guarded the access from other parts of the valley. (08:00 to 18:00, Private Activity, Lunch Included)

Visit to Chincheros Town, Maras Salt Mines and Moray Ruins (Starts from Cusco)
On this full-day privately guided excursion you will visit the beautiful colonial town of Chincheros as well as the spectacular Incan sites of Maras and Moray. Start your morning at the fascinating Maras Salt mines which feature more than 100 small pools fed by a salt-water mountain spring that is interconnected by channels. It still remains in use today by the community and represents an important income for numerous families in the area. In the afternoon, you will head along a dirt road towards another typical Andean village called Moray; famed for being an Inca agricultural experimental center. Both these ancient sites and your visit to Chincheros, will take your breath away and leave you fascinated by the mysteries of the Incan civilization. (09:00 to 18:00, Private Activity, Lunch Included)

Visit to Machu Picchu by Vistadome Train from Sacred Valley
The most iconic archeological wonder of South America is yours to explore. Travel to the lost city of the Incas via Vistadome train before spending an afternoon at the sacred citadel with a private guide from Machu Picchu town. Learn about the human ingenuity required to construct the site and ponder its many mysteries. Marvel at the surroundings and soak in the wonders of this magical place, hidden amongst the green summits of the high Andean cloud forest. (06:30 to 18:00, Private Activity, Lunch Included)

Hotel Options

Sol y Luna – Opt 1
RoomSol Y - Casita Superior
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
CategoryUpmarket
Belmond Rio Sagrado – Opt 2
RoomRio-Garden Junior Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
CategoryLuxury
Day 4 - 5

Transfer Train Station

Morning Vistadome train from Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu (duration approx. 1.5 hours)

Machu Picchu Pueblo

1 Day

The ruins of Machu Picchu are one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world.

Included Activities

Re-entry to Machu Picchu with Wayna Picchu Climb
If you are physically fit and want a postcard view of the citadel of Machu Picchu, then be among the first in the morning at the gate of Machu Picchu as you explore on your own the mountain opposite the ruins, Wayna Picchu. The trail is steep but worthwhile with great birds-eye views of the lost city and the surrounding peaks of the Andes. Because of the narrow trail and popular demand, there are only two timings allowed for the climb which must be booked in advance. Please let your travel consultant know if you’d rather do the climb from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. or 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. We recommend rising early to get the best views before the heat and the crowds arrive! (Independent Activity)

Hotel Options

El Mapi – Opt 1
RoomSuperior Room
MealsHalf Board
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Inkaterra Machu Picchu – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Room
MealsHalf Board
StyleLodge
CategoryDeluxe
Day 5 - 7

Afternoon Vistadome train from Machu Picchu to Cusco-Poroy (duration approx. 3.5 hours)

Transfer from Train Station to Cusco (10 km, 0.50 hr)

Cusco

2 Days

Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an amazing amalgam of an Inca capital and colonial city.

Included Activities

Half Day Walking Tour in Cusco City
Discover Cusco’s heart and the secrets of the Incan Empire, where colonial flair and Incan culture combine to create a fascinating atmosphere. On this half day tour your private guide will take you to explore the Main Square and Cathedral, San Blas neighborhood, San Blas Church, Hatun Rumiyok, the market and Korikancha. (If you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)

Hotel Options

Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco – Opt 1
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryMid-range
Inkaterra La Casona – Opt 2
RoomSuite Balcon
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
CategoryLuxury
Day 7 - 10

Transfer to Airport

Flight from Cusco to Lima

Flight from Lima to Piura

Private transfer from Piura Airport to Máncora with an English speaking guide. (190 km, 2.25 hrs)

Mancora

3 Days

Soak up the rays, sip on a Pisco sour and watch the sunset over the ocean! This popular beach destination in the north of the country is a place with two faces: the centre of town draws a young surfer crowd and the main street feels like a permanent party, but head to the beaches further south and you’ll find a laid back, relaxed vibe perfect for those looking for some peace and tranquility in Peru.

Hotel Options

DCO Suites – Opt 1
RoomDCO - Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
CategoryUpmarket
Arennas Máncora – Opt 2
RoomArennas Mancora - Ocean View Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBeach Resort
CategoryDeluxe
Day 10 - 10

Private transfer from Máncora to Tumbes Airport with an English speaking guide. (100 km, 1.5 hrs)

Flight from Tumbes to Lima

Lima

0 Days

Peru’s capital city enjoys a great location directly on the Pacific coast and boasts of spectacular views, elegant neighborhoods, historical districts and a vibrant assortment of cultures.

International Departure

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What our guests say about this trip

Enchanting Travels created and executed an itinerary tailor-made for us. Guides, drivers, and accommodations were all excellent. We were in communication by text with our Trip Coordinator which alleviated any worries that often come with travel.

We most highly recommend Enchanting Travels!

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