Discovering Cusco 8D/7N
DAY 01: City Tour
Welcome at the Cusco airport and transfer to your hotel. Free morning to relax and acclimatize. After having lunch at the hotel, you will meet your guide and trained assistant for a city tour. This tour includes a visit to the Cathedral, over 450 years old and the magnificent ruins of Saqsaywaman and Tambomachay. At night, we will have dinner together in one of Cusco’s finest restaurants. Overnight in Cusco. (Dinner)
DAY 02: Sacred Valley
Following a delicious breakfast in your hotel, you will meet your guide and the assistant who will take you on a tour of The Sacred Valley of the Incas. This tour includes the fantastic Inca complex of Pisac, a look around the local market, a delicious buffet lunch and a tour of the village and fortress of Ollantaytambo. Overnight in Sacred Valley. (Breakfast / Lunch).
DAY 03: Machu Picchu
Today, we will take the Vistadome train, which allows spectacular views on the way to Machu Picchu, one of the greatest archaeological wonders on the planet. Once you arrive at the citadel, you will have a tour following a specially designed circuit, while you receive valuable information on the history of Machu Picchu. Overnight in Aguas Calientes. (Breakfast / Lunch).
DAY 04: Machupicchu – Cusco.
Today we will relax in the hotel and return to the Sacred Valley in the afternoon. Overnight in the Sacred Valley. (Breakfast / Lunch).
DAY 05: Sacred Valley- Maras- Moray.
After breakfast, we will head to the village of Maras, where we will appreciate the experimental terraces of Moray. This fascinating area is where the Incas created their own microclimate to adapt plants to the altitude. In the afternoon, we will visit the salt mines that are just below Maras. These mines are still fully operational and you can see the “campesinos” working on them. Return to Cusco in the evening.(Breakfast / Lunch).
DAY 06: Free Day Cusco.
Today you will be free to go shopping and explore some of the other places of interest in Cusco. (Breakfast)
DAY 07: Tipon and Pikillaqta.
Today we will visit the ruins of Tipon as well as the Pre Inca Wari ruins of Pikillacta. On the way we will enjoy a delicious picnic lunch, followed by a visit to the chapel of Andahuaylillas, and its famous paintings. At night, we will have a farewell dinner with a live local dance show in Cusco. (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner).
DAY 08: Transfer Out Cusco.
Breakfast and transfer to Cusco airport for your flight to Lima. End of our services.(Breakfast)