LIMA - CUZCO - ROYAL INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
7 days / 6 nights.
Arrival to Lima, reception at the airport and transfer by private vehicle to the deluxe five star hotel, Miraflores Park Hotel. Check in to your hotel.Day 2. LIMA - CUZCO (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital of the Incas. After the one hour flight, reception and transfer to the exclusive deluxe five star Monasterio Hotel. In the afternoon, a guided tour of Cuzco including the Cathedral, Qoricancha temple, the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman overlooking Cuzco, Qenko and Puka Pukara. Return to the hotel.
Monasterio Hotel | Meals: BDay 3. SACRED VALLEY - PISAC - OLLANTAYTAMBO (B & L)
Full-day excursion to the beautiful Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, situated between Pisac and Ollantaytambo. It is an exceptionally fertile valley that was and remains the larder of Cuzco. Visit the village of Pisac, founded during colonial times, and set at the foot of a hill crowned by the remains of an ancient Inca city. On Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Indians barter their products in the main square and artisans from around the area sell their woven alpaca wool blankets and ponchos, engraved gourds, antique reproductions, jewellery, etc. On Sundays, it is also the meeting place for Mayors from all the villages in the region, dressed in their traditional costumes to attend morning mass. After a buffet lunch, a visit to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that was not defeated by the Spanish with an opportunity to explore the ruins which tower above. Late afternoon return to Cuzco whilst visiting en-route the traditional market of Chinchero.
Private Royal Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Meals: B & LDay 4. CUZCO - ROYAL INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU (B, L & D)
Early wake up and breakfast in order to catch the train headed to Machu Picchu. We will ride aboard the Vistadome train, taking in stunning views of the mountains all around, with snowcapped peaks in the distance as we slowly lose elevation and head into high altitude cloud forest. Our destination, the Machu Picchu gateway town of Aguas Calientes, is reachable only by train or air and is nestled among stunning steep mountains shrouded in cloud forest.
Start of the Royal Inca trail, for which we will depart the train before reaching Aguas Calientes. We will commence our hike by crossing a hanging bridge over the Urubamba River to approach the small but interesting Inca archaeological complex of Cachabamba. After a brief visit of this site we will begin a four hour ascent to the ruins of Wiñay Wayna 2700m/8829 ft; an important Inca spiritual site, and one of the finest of all Inca ruins. At this point the trail joins with the main Inca Trail. From here we will be walking on Inca pavement. The Inca Trail cuts across the ridge above Machu Picchu to finally reach Intipunku or Gate of the Sun, at 2700m/8829 ft. From here the trail winds downhill (45 minutes) into the lost citadel of Machu Picchu, at 2400m/7872. Arrival to Machu Picchu and accommodation at the Sanctuary Lodge. Dinner.
Meals: B, L & DDay 5. MACHU PICCHU (B, L & D)
Tour of Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca citadel.
Meals: B, L & DDay 6. MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO (B, L & D)
Revisit Machu Picchu. Return to your hotel for lunch before returning to Cuzco in the evening aboard the luxury Hiram Bingham train with dinner and cocktails onboard. Transfer to the Monasterio hotel.
Monasterio Hotel | Meals: B, L & DDay 7. CUZCO - LIMA (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the return flight back to Lima and your connecting flight home.
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Luxury Peru Tour "The Royal Inca Trail Trek"
Lima - Cuzco Sacred Valley - Pisac - Ollantaytambo
7 days / 6 nights.
7 day Luxury 5 star
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