Your package includes

  • Accommodation for 7 nights in double occupancy
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Domestic flights
  • Roundtrip transfers
  • Meet and greet by our representatives
  • Return first class train to Machu Picchu
  • Visits as per itinerary
  • English speaking local guides
  • Taxes and fees

Not included:
International airfare · beverages · gratuities.

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DAY 1 LIMA


Upon arrival, on the first day of your trip to Peru, you will be welcomed by our local representative at Lima airport and transferred to the selected hotel. After check in you will have a briefing in which you will be
handed your “Travel kit” which includes all your travel documents such as itinerary, flight, train and bus tickets, and hotel information.
Accommodation: Lima for 2 nights
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DAY 2 LIMA


In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel to begin your visit to colonial Lima. This tour will show you the flavor of this cosmopolitan and big city. Lima is a millenary city with constructions in the middle of the modern areas dating more than 2,000 years back. You will observe just one out of almost 200 of this. You will go to the Historic Center visiting Av. Arequipa, the most elegant avenue during the early years of our independence.
Once we arrive, you will visit the Bodega & Quadra Museum, a house containing the remains of the wall protecting Lima built on the XVII century, to learn why Peruvian cuisine is one of the best ones in the world.
Afterwards, you will visit the “Convent of Santo Domingo” (circa 16th century), one of the best-preserved monasteries in the whole city of Lima, where you will be able to see the old Lima, from its tower. Observe the change of guards at around midday. Afterwards, you will have a panoramic view of the Main Square with the Government Palace (changing of the guard show), the Cathedral, the Municipal Hall, the “Desamparados” Train Station, and finally you will drive through the old streets, where you will have a spectacular view of traditional mansions and Moorish style balconies. Return to hotel.
In the afternoon, at 16:15 pm, you will be pick up from your hotel and transferred to do the food tour & the culinary experience. This is the perfect way to explore a city that has been declared the World’s Leading
Culinary Destination for the past seven years. You will fall in love with Lima immediately on the proven gourmet routes that combine pleasant lima walking tours of charming districts and culinary experiences at
award-winning Peruvian restaurants.
You will enjoy of the ultimate Lima food and city tour. It includes exclusive restaurants, trendy districts, top must-see attractions and hands-on activities. Make the most out of Lima in one day. Enjoy 5 stops spread
between 3 districts that include a visit to an organic, Peruvian coffee roasterie, and an exotic fruit tasting and tour at a local upscale market. Have fun with a pisco tasting, hands-on cocktail class and cebiche class with a professional chef and end the day with a gourmet lunch and dessert at a top restaurant in Lima with views of pre-Incan ruins. (B/D)
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DAY 3 LIMA · CUSCO


At coordinated time, you will be transferred to Lima Airport to board your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, you will visit Cusco’s Historical Inca and Spanish Colonial Monuments, such as the Main Square, known in Inca times as Huacaypata or the Warrior’s Square, it was the scene for many key events in Cusco’s history. The Cathedral, originally built on the site of the old temple of Suntur Wasi (House of God), now the church of El Triunfo, a particular interest are the choir cloisters, the pulpit, the engravings on the altar and furniture.
You will continue onto the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, a Spanish construction belonging to the Dominican Order built upon the foundations of the Inca temple of Koricancha or Temple of the Sun.
Koricancha (in quechua, site of gold) was the main religious building of the Incas dedicated to the worship of the Sun and whose walls, according to the chroniclers, were plated with sheets of gold. Magnificent blocks of finely carved stone were used in its construction.
After, you will visit the surrounding ruins of the city of Cusco: Sacsayhuamán, this huge Inca fortress is built on three overlapping platforms, each of them over 360 m long. Then you will visit Tambomachay, known as the Inca baths. It was apparently a site dedicated to the worship of water and a resting place for the Inca monarch. Kenko, it is said to have been a worship site. There is a huge 5, 9 m high stone block that looks like a puma. There are also passages, canals and stairways with stone engravings representing animals. Finally, Puca Pucará, which was an administrative and military centre formed by terraces, stairways, passages, turrets and vaulted niches. Return to your hotel. (B)
Accommodation: Cusco for 2nights

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