PERU MACHU PICCHU INCA 8 Days
This 8-day circuit includes visits to the city of Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu, Puno, Lake Titicaca and its islands.
Tour Titicaca Lake Machu Picchu. It is one of the best options to visit the 2 departments of Peru. Cusco and Puno that have the most popular tourist attractions in southern Peru.
This program combines destinations of nature, archeology and living cultures, including Machu Picchu, the jewel of the Inca culture.
Tour Titicaca Lake Machu Picchu. The tour of Puno to Cusco is a complete guided tour that combines a touristic tour and short walks to all the main Inca monuments which is located between Cusco and Puno. All excursions from Cusco to Puno are accompanied by live tourist guides throughout the «Ruta del Sol»
DAY 01: LIMA
Pick up upon arrival at Lima’s airport and transportation to the Hotel located in Miraflores. Overnight.
DAY 02: PUNO SILLUSTANI TOUR
Breakfast, transfer to the Lima airport for the flight to Puno (Juliaca). (AIRFARE INCLUDED).
Upon arrival to Juliaca Airport. Reception and transportation to the Hotel where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to stimulating for the height, will have the free morning to rest and also we suggest you have a light lunch in your hotel or in one of the surrounded.
In the afternoon visit at the Sillustani Chullpas (pre-Colombian funeral towers). The scenery is desert but impressive, in a beautiful setting on a peninsula on lake Ayumara about 32 Km. from Puno. Most of the towers date from the period of Inca occupation in the 15th century, the engineering involved in their construction is more complex than anything the Incas built. Overnight in your Hotel.
DAY 03: UROS FLOATING ISLANDS & TAQUILE ISLAND
Breakfast. 06:45 am. You will be picked up from your hotel and then transferred to the pier and take the motor boat towards the Uros Floating Islands. Arriving we walk on the reed islands and interact with the natives. Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros use the cattail, a type of rush, which grows in the lake, to create the conditions that ensure the islands stay afloat. The dense roots that the plants develop support the island. The roofs are waterproof and the houses are extremely humid because of the surrounding water. Later, we can ride a reed boat (extra charge US $ 7.00).
Afterwards we continue our trip to “Taquile Island” (2:30 hours). Upon arrival, we walk slowly along a narrow path towards the village inhabited by Quechua natives, and you will have a chance to explore around the main Plaza and take pictures of the Lake Titicaca. Later we walk to a local restaurant for lunch. We will return in Puno in the afternoon, overnight at your Hotel.
DAY 04: PUNO - CUSCO
Early breakfast, We'll pick all guests up from their hotel before departing by tourist bus (shared service) along the Sun Route. Depart Puno on guided bus to Cusco. Visiting on the route picturesque towns, important archaeological and cultural sites such as Raqchi, Sicuani, La Raya (highest point of the route at a height of over 4.335 meters above the sea level) and Pukara, San Pedro Church in Andahuaylillas. We will have a buffet lunch in Sicuani about half way. Then we'll arrive in Cusco and transfer by private vehicle to our hotel.
DAY 05: CUSCO CITY TOUR
Breakfast, 09:45 AM. City tour (entrance to the archaeological centers and museums including) we will visit Cusco área and in addition we will make a route bordering archaeological centers like Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, tour finishes 13:45 Hr. approximately at the main square in order you can take dinner in one of the exquisite restaurants in the area, then overnight.
DAY 06: FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR
Breakfast. 8:00 am. Full day excursion to the Urubamba Valley visiting: the colorful market in Pisac. Pisac is located to the entrance of the Sacred Valley and followed by Ollantaytambo, the older town continuously occupied of the American continent. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with their channels that have not varied from the time Inca, evoke their ancestral inheritance, lunch in a typical restaurant. Chinchero is believed to be the mythical birthplace of the rainbow. Finally, we gonna return to Cusco main square at 18:30 Hr. approx.
The night is free for you to eat in a restaurant of your choice; although we always have plenty of suggestions for you should you require them.
DAY 07: FULL DAY MACHUPICCHU TOUR
Breakfast. 04:15 AM pick up to go Ollantaytambo Train's station. The expedition, Vistadome, The Voyager and The 360º departs from Ollantaytambo Station (1 hour and 50 minutes outside Cusco). Service on board the train whilst passengers watch the spectacular scenery unfolding before them. From the agricultural plains on the way, to the crashing waters of the Urubamba River, and as you get closer to Machu Picchu the soaring mountains, the scenery is constantly changing.
The train arrives into Aguas Calientes, from this town we will take the buses that will take us to the Citadel, thirty minute journey up to the citadel.
Upon arrival at the Machu Picchu entrance, passengers can go straight into the citadel as tickets will have been pre-purchased for all guests.
A guide will escort you around the citadel, pointing out the best of the ruins and recounting the history of this Inca settlement.
After the guided tour, guests are given the choice to wander alone through this fascinating World Heritage site.
In the afternoon we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting for you, to transfer you by bus to Cusco.
DAY 08: TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast. Coordinated time transfer to the Airport to return to Lima. (AIRFARE INCLUDED). END OF SERVICES.
- 07-Night Hotel Accommodation
- Domestic Flights
- Public bus, train, plane.
- Traveland Representatives in Lima, Lake Titicaca and Cusco, specialist for Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
- Group experience.
- Cusco City tour, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu ruins guided tour
- All transfers, tours and excursions as per itinerary in group service with English speaking guides
- International air tickets and associated taxes
- Meals not specified on the itinerary
- Personal expenses such as telephone bills, laundry expenses, beverages, etc
- Insurance against theft, loss, illness and/or
- Price per person US$ 1039.00 based on double room and tourist train to Machu picchu.
- Price per person US$ 1153.00 based on single room and tourist train to Machu picchu. Included Following hostels: (Basic Class) Lima: " Hitckhiher or similar Hotel" Puno: "Tumi Inn or Vargas Inn Hotel"
Cusco: " Hitckhiher or similar Hotel"
- Price per person US$ 1107.00 based on double room and tourist train to Machu picchu.
- Price per person US$ 1290.00 based on single room and tourist train to Machu picchu. Included Following 3 starts hotels: (Tourist Class)
Lima: "Santa Cruz, Soul Mate Inn or Similar Hotel"
Puno: "Conde de Lemos Inn or Similar Hotel"
Cusco: "Prisma or Villandre Hotel"
- Price per person US$ 1256.00 based on double room and tourist train to Machu picchu.
- Price per person US$ 1609.00 based on single room and tourist train to Machu picchu. Included Following 4 starts hotels: (First Class)
Lima: "Jose Antonio, San Agustin Exclusive or Similar Hotel"
Puno: "Jose Antonio, Eco Inn Puno or similar Hotel"
Cusco: "Jose Antonio, Eco Inn Cusco or San Agustin Dorado Hotel"
Additional for first class Train US $ 88.00