PERU

Peru

G T Tours & LATAM
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu & Cusco
September 25 to October 1, 2019
Six Days / Five Nights

HIGHLIGHTS

A snapshot of the places and cities to be visited and the highlights that each has to offer

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Detailed day by day information of activities and tours in each place.

G T Tours & LATAM
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu & Cusco
September 25 to October 1, 2019
Six Days / Five Nights

HIGHLIGHTS

Visit to the most important places and sites Peru offers in the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco & Lima featuring excellent hotels; all land services and tours on a private basis and positive space economy class air via LATAM

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrival in Lima

Transfers and overnight at Holiday Inn Lima Airport

DAY 2: Lima / Cusco / Sacred Valley (B/L)

Transfer in Lima & Cusco. Visits to Awanakancha, Pisac Market
Overnight at Aranwa Sacred Valle Hotel

DAY 3: Sacred Valley (B/L)

Visit the towns of Chinchero & Ollantaytambo
Overnight at Aranwa Sacred Valle Hotel

DAY 4: Ollantaytambo / Machu Picchu / Cusco (B/L)

Round trip Vistadome train service to Aguas Calientes and Cusco. Day tour to Machu Picchu.
Overnight Aranwa Cusco Boutique

DAY 5: Cusco (B/L/D)

City tour. Farewell dinner

DAY 6: Cusco / Lima / Miami (B/L)

Lima city tour & Larco Museum. Evening transfer to airport and flight to Miami

G T Tours & LATAM
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu & Cusco
September 25 to October 1, 2019
Six Days / Five Nights

DAY 1: SEPTEMBER 25 – USA / LIMA

Today we depart from Miami to Lima as follows:

September 25 LATAM # 2467 Miami/Lima 1725 / 2215

Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to the hotel. On the way to your hotel our representative, will give you a short briefing about the rest of your stay.
Overnight at Holiday Inn Lima Airport

DAY 2: SEPTEMBER 26 – LIMA / CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY

Transfer to airport for flight to Cusco as follows:

September 26 LATAM # 2023 Lima/Cusco 0813 0940

Upon arrival in Cusco, we will be transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Incas for a better acclimatization process. As you begin the journey toward Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley), you will enjoy the beauty of the Andean landscape along the way.

Brief stop to visit Awanakancha, small complex to admire Andean camelids such as alpacas and llamas and learn from local inhabitants about traditional dyeing and knitting techniques. Later we will explore the Pisac Market with enough free time to go around and buy handcrafts and if you feel like tasting something traditional, stop by the wood ovens for a delicious empanada or a piece of bread. Lunch at a local restaurant. Free afternoon to enjoy the hotel facilities. An optional spa session is highly recommended.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight at Aranwa Sacred Valle Hotel and Wellness

DAY 3: SEPTEMBER 27 – CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY

This day we will visit the most outstanding sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will leave for the town of Chinchero, the most typical and picturesque of the Sacred Valley. This town is also famous for its women weavers, we will make a brief stop in a textile center to appreciate its beautiful fabrics and where they will teach us the ancient Inca techniques for dyeing and spinning with Alpaca wool. In the town of Chinchero we will visit its Inca archaeological complex and its beautiful colonial church enjoying the impressive natural images that surround the town.

We will continue to Moray, beautiful and curious Inca archaeological complex composed of colossal concentric terraces simulating a large amphitheater. In Incas times, it served as an agricultural laboratory where diverse microclimates were recreated. Lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Finally, we end our tour visiting the fabulous archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo important for the Incas as a military, religious and agricultural center. We will visit the Temple of the ten windows, the bathrooms of the ñusta, the Temple of the Sun among other places of interest. The postcards from the heights of Ollantaytambo will close this magical day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight at Aranwa Sacred Valle Hotel and Wellness

DAY 4: SEPTEMBER 28 – SACRED VALLEY / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO

This morning, pick-up from your hotel to take you to Ollantaytambo station to board train to Machu Picchu. A train trip away to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon.

The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area.
At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco by train and bus combination. At the train station, you will be met by our representative for your transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight at Aranwa Cusco Boutique

DAY 5: SEPTEMBER 29 CUSCO

In the morning, our exclusive city tour starts with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy its panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market to soak in its local flavors and to learn about more of the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. After this, the Korikancha temple will welcome us in all his magnificence; this temple, whose Quechua name means “Gold Enclosure” still bedazzles us with the thought of its gold covered walls. Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church. We will walk from San Blas, the artisans’ neighborhood, to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishop’s Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone. We will continue our walk to the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces. As follows, we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, site inspection of hotels in Cusco city. By night we will enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Overnight at Aranwa Cusco Boutique

DAY 6: SEPTEMBER 30 – CUSCO / LIMA

At appropriate time in the morning, transfer to the airport to board your flight back to Lima as follows:

September 30 LATAM # 2052 Cusco/Lima 08:12/0944

On arrival in Lima, meet at the airport and immediately we begin our tour of the city.

Our tour will take us through Lima’s Historic Center, where you can admire and learn about the numerous architectural relics that make up this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Begin in the magnificent Santo Domingo Convent, which was built during Lima’s foundation. Stepping into the convent is like stepping into the past. The oldest chairs in the country sit in the chorus area, while the library – with its 25,000 books from the Dominicans, some of which were printed in the XV Century – is of incredible historic value. The Santo Domingo Convent was transited by all the major Saints of Lima, and currently houses the remains of San Martín de Porres, San Juan Masías y Santa Rosa de Lima. From here, cross through Lima’s Main Plaza – which contains the Government and Municipal Palaces – as you make your way towards the Lima Cathedral. The Cathedral was originally built by the Spanish in the 16th century and has undergone many reconstructions and transformations since. It contains numerous religious art gems and is considered an integral part of Lima’s history.
Following make your way to the Larco Museum, located 30 minutes from Lima’s city center. The museum, named one of the Worlds 25 Best Museums by Tripadvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards, has many different displays that offer visitors a journey through the beauty and history of Peru’s ancient cultures. Meanwhile, the warehouse contains an impressive number of ceramic pieces that depict faces, objects, fruits, birds, and many other aspects of day-to-day life in ancient Peru. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

At appropriate time, transfer to the airport to board your international return flight:
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

October 1 LATAM # 2466 Lima/Miami 0015 / 0705

RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $ 1,337.00
RATS PER PERSON BASED ON SINGLE OCCUPANCY: $ 1,625.00

OUR FAM TRIP RATES INCLUDE:

  • Round trip air economy positive space Miami/Lima/Cusco/Lima/Miami
  • Five nights at the hotels of the selected category with daily breakfast.
  • All transfers, visits and excursions based on private basis and including English-speaking local guides.
  • VISTADOME train ticket for the route Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes/Poroy.
  • All entrance fees to attractions visited as described in the itinerary (unless stated otherwise).
  • Meals mentioned.

OUR RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airport taxes; security fees; fuel surcharges estimated $138.00 and subject to change
  • Expenses of personal nature, beverages in meals.
  • Tips for transfers, guides or waitress.
  • Services not indicated in itinerary.

CONDITIONS:

Applicable only to full time IATAN/ARC travel agents with valid IATAN ID Card
No companions. No upgrades

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(800) 666 8687 – (305) 436 0933 – Email: mar@gttours.com