Day 1 Lima
As guests arrive at the airport in Lima, Peru, they will be met by a tour representative and transferred to the local hotel. They will then have the reminded of the day free to spend at their own leisure.
Day 2 Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley of the Incas (612 km)
This morning's tour of Lima, with its 2000 years of history, begins at the colonial center of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historic buildings surrounding the splendid Plaza Mayor. View the impressive Palace of the Archbishop with its fine carved balcony, the opulent Government Palace, the official residence of the President, and the 16th-century Cathedral of Lima whose first stone was laid by Pizarro. Continue to the 17th century Monasterio de San Francisco complex with its magnificent tiles, ornately carved ceilings, exceptional paintings and world-renowned library. In the afternoon, transfer to the Lima Airport for your flight to Cuzco. Upon your arrival in Cuzco, transfer to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager, followed by a Welcome Dinner.
Day 3 Cusco - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes (74 km)
Early in the morning, we will transfer to Ollanta Station in the Sacred Valley of the Inca to board a train bound for Machu Picchu, where we will spend the day exploring this ancient citadel, marveling at its corridors, ceremonial centers, and terraces. In the evening, we will go down the mountain to stay in Aguas Calientes.
Day 4 Aguas Calientes - Cusco
This morning, we will enjoy a little leisure time in Aguas Calientes before our return to Cusco. When we arrive, we will transfer to the hotel and spend the rest of the evening at our leisure.
Day 5 Cusco
Spend today independently discovering the "Imperial City" of Cuzco. Take time to explore some of the city's stunning sights, or shop for some of the finest handicrafts and textiles in all of Peru. Participate in the optional Cuzco "Behind the Scenes" tour in the morning, offering a glimpse into the other side of life in Cuzco. In the afternoon, join the optional Highlights of Cuzco excursion that takes you to the impressive Colonial Cathedral with its collection of over 400 paintings, the Temple of the Sun and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, which took over seven decades to complete
Day 6 Cusco - Lima (582 km)
This morning take a scenic drive to Pisac Village. There, explore the town and bargain with vendors on the cobblestone streets of the Pisac handicraft market. Enjoy a cultural blast as the entire town has been converted into a street market. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima. Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Enjoy one last evening with the group and say goodbye to your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at the Farewell Dinner
Day 7 Lima
Today, guests will transfer from the hotel in Lima for their departure flights.