Travel Dates: November 1, 2022 to January 1, 2023 Book this vacation between November 1st, 2022 and December 20th, 2022, and save up to 12% of your trip price
Go back in time as you set off on an exciting journey to the heart of the ancient Incan empire, on this eight-day tour of Peru. Begin your tour in the beautiful capital city of Lima, before hiking up Andean highlands and taking in the splendor of the Sacred Valley. Here, you will stay at Explora Sacred Valley, nestled amid scenic hiking trails.
Discover the magic of Peru and the Sacred Valley with this itinerary. Speak to our experts about personalizing this tour to match your exact preferences, and set off on your trip of a lifetime with us!
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.
City Tour of Downtown Lima and visit to Larco Museum Explore the highlights of Lima on a full-day private excursion. Stroll through the beautiful city center visiting the main square of Plaza Mayor, the Lima Cathedral, and the Government Palace. Explore other highlights of the city gaining insights into Peru and her capital city. The country of Peru was once populated with many different civilizations and indigenous empires. The Incas are just one of the many people to have called Peru home creating a country rich with history and heritage. Visit the beautiful Larco Museum, considered one of the best museums of Peru, and view the many artifacts that document Peru’s illustrious past. (09:00 to 17:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included. The museum opens every day of the year.)
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 at Explora Sacred Valley Through the numerous explorations available to guests, you will be able to discover the magical beauty of the Sacred Valley that formed the heart of the ancient Inca empire. Set off on a hike to the imposing Sun Gate or Inti Punku, which marks the beginning of the trail through the magnificent sanctuary of Macchu Picchu. Experience the beauty of the Andean highlands and windswept plateaus at Huaypo Lake, before hitting local trails that pass by lagoons, picturesque cornfields and quaint farm communities. Witness the natural splendor of the Urubamba River valley as you visit the living Inca town of Ollantaytambo, with its ancient ceremonial sites and cobblestone streets that frame silvery water channels. Pisac is another key Inca site where ancient citadels perch on majestic hilltops, and the town market is filled vibrant handicrafts on Sundays. For more detailed information on all the activities offered by Explora Sacred Valley, please visit their website: https://www.explora.com/explorations-lodge/machu-picchu-sacred-valley/
Machu Picchu Entrance Fee We have included the entrance fee to Machu Picchu in your itinerary, and it will be booked in advance.
Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an amazing amalgam of an Inca capital and colonial city.
Personalized 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. (Half Day; Private Activity; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring comfortable walking shoes. )
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
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Book this vacation between November 1st, 2022 and December 20th, 2022, and save up to 12% of your trip price