Amazing Peru and Machu Picchu Tour 7Days 6Nightsperu destinations
Overview on the 7 Day Amazing Peru and Machu Picchu Tour
Amazing Peru is proud to offer a unique and unforgettable journey through myths and legends to the very heart of the lost city of the Incas. Our programme is a very special, all-inclusive tour incorporating ample acclimatization in Cuzco whilst staying at the very best hotels in the ancient capital of the Incas. This trip offers a unique perspective for healthy individuals with a longing for a different and altogether spiritual experience. Our unparalleled services include accommodation at deluxe hotels in the cities; all a la carte meals at internationally recognized restaurants, all private tours with all entrance tickets, all private transfers.
Itinerary on the 7 Day Amazing Peru and Machu Picchu Tour
DAY 1: Depart for Peru
Depart for Peru. Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure
DAY 2: Lima City Tour
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, 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, ornate carved ceilings, exceptional paintings and world-renowned library. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure or, join the optional not to be missed tour to the Larco Herrera Museum, considered the best museum in Lima, housed in a restored 18th century mansion. Here, admire the world’s largest collection of pre-Columbian masterpieces and a stunning exhibition of gold and priceless jewels. This afternoon, join your Tour Manager for a briefing about the wonderful journey that awaits you. Tonight, perhaps attend the optional Peruvian dinner featuring delicious local specialties along with a delightful musical performance, or try one of Lima’s world-class restaurants known for its fusion cuisine.
Optional: Half Day Larco Herrera Museum (PM)Optional: Dinner & Show in Lima (PM)Overnight: LimaMeals: Breakfast
DAY 3: Fly to Cuzco, Afternoon at Leisure
This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cuzco is declared the Historical Capital by the Constitution of Peru and hosts nearly 1 million visitors every year. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore on your own or participate in the optional Highlights of Cuzco tour that visits the Colonial Cathedral, Temple of the Sun, and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman
Optional: Half Day Highlights of Cuzco (PM)Overnight: CuzcoMeals: Breakfast
DAY 4: Discover Machu Picchu
Early this morning, time permitting, meet children at a local school before transferring to the Sacred Valley’s Ollanta Station. Board the Inca Rail Executive Train for Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, arriving in the early afternoon. Also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu was built circa 1450 and abandoned only 100 years later. The purpose of this splendid city is still a mystery to modern historians. Enjoy exploring the ancient citadel and marveling at its corridors, ceremonial centers, and terraces. This evening, savor a Peruvian dinner at your hotel
Overnight: Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)Meals: Breakfast, DinnerDAY 5: Return to Cusco
This morning, enjoy a little time at leisure before departing Aguas Calientes for your return to Cuzco. Upon arrival in Cuzco, transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the evening at leisure
Overnight: CuzcoMeals: Breakfast
DAY 6: Fly to Lima, Farewell Dinner
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy your last evening in Peru and say goodbye to your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at the Farewell Dinner
Overnight: LimaMeals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7: Depart Perú
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight*Meals: Breakfast
Due to the high elevation, travel in the Peruvian highlands may cause some passengers to experience the temporary effects of altitude sickness. If you have any concerns about traveling to higher than your accustomed elevation, please consult your healthcare provider.
Note: Some flights depart shortly after midnight in the very early morning of Monday.
Price on the 7 Day Amazing Peru and Machu Picchu Tour
From $1299 Land Only$1739 Air & Land
Know Before You Go
Although most of the planning and preparation is taken care of for you, there are still a few things you should know and some details you should take care of to ensure your comfort, safety and peace of mind. Please review the following information before your departure to ensure that any surprises along the way will only be pleasant ones.
Getting Ready to Go
Passports and Visas
It is each traveler’s responsibility to have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the date of travel and a visa if required. Please check the information at www.gate1travel.com/visas.aspx for the specific country/region you are visiting for more details. IMPORTANT: Passengers who are not U.S. citizens must check with the respective consulate or a visa agency to determine what personal identification is required. Passengers who enter, leave and then re-enter the same country on their itinerary should check if they require a double-entry visa. Passport applications are available at most U.S. Post Offices, as well as at regional Passport Agencies. Passengers requiring visas, whether obtained in advance or locally upon arrival, should ensure that their passport has unstamped visa pages.
Peru – Passport information must be submitted to Gate 1 Travel at least 60 days prior to departure. This information is necessary to issue Machu Picchu train tickets. As of November 17, 2016, the National Immigrations Superintendence of Peru is no longer automatically delivering Immigration Cards (TAM) when stamping passports. To make the check-in and check-out process smoother and faster, the hotels during your trip need that Immigration Card (TAM). Please request a printed version of the Immigration Card (TAM) from your border agent when going through Border Control.
Inclusions on the 7 Day Amazing Peru and Machu Picchu Tour
- Round trip flights Miami-Lima, Lima-Miami
- Some departure dates may be offered from an alternate nearby airport. Check flight itinerary options when booking.
- Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- All intra-flights: Lima-Cusco & Cuzco-Lima
- 6 nights accommodations
- 3 nights Lima
- 2 nights Cuzco
- 1 night Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers
- 8 meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager
- Services of English-speaking local guides
- Entrance fees per itinerary
Optional tours and gratuities.Additional Information:Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flights Lima-Cuzco-Lima.Passport numbers for all passengers must be submitted before documents can be issued.Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.
Is This Trip Right for You?
This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.
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Amazing Peru and Machu Picchu Tour 7Days 6Nights