Peru Family New Year's Tour
10 days / 9 nights.
Arrival in Lima. Overnight accommodation in Lima.January 2: Lima (B)
After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of modern and colonial Lima, declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991. The tour includes a visit to the Cathedral, Main Square, San Francisco Convent and its Catacombs, and the residential areas of San Isidro and Miraflores.
Meals: BJanuary 3: Lima - Cuzco (B & D)
After breakfast, flight to Cuzco. Reception and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, a guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress overlooking the city of Cuzco, a pre Inca architectural masterpiece; Kenko, a rock sanctuary whose main attraction is the monolithic altar representing a puma, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay, a beautiful fountain fed by a spring forming a series of basins continue to the city of Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. Dinner and folkloric show in the evening.
Meals: B & DJanuary 4: Cuzco - Machu Picchu (B & D)
After breakfast, an early start today by Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes. Check in to your hotel, El Mapi. Take the bus up to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided visit of the most spectacular ancient city in the world. This fabulous city contains houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square; and all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side. After the tour, free time to enjoy this spiritual wonder. Return to your hotel for dinner and accommodation.
Hotel El Mapi | Meals: B & DJanuary 5: Machu Picchu (B & D)
Today you have the opportunity to return to Machu Picchu at sunrise. Time to trek (approx 1 hour) up to the sungate (Intipunku), which is a part of the Inca Trail, for a magical view of the sanctuary and climb to the top of Wayna Picchu, with a magnificent view of the whole Sanctuary (recommended for fit individuals only) and visit the Temple of the Moon. We have provided tickets for the Wayna Picchu climb. Return to your hotel in Aguas Calientes for dinner and accommodation.
Meals: B & DJanuary 6: Machu Picchu - Cuzco (B)
One last free day to return to the sanctuary for a more personal appreciation of the Eighth wonder of the world. Return in the afternoon by train to Cuzco and transfer to your hotel.
Meals: BJanuary 7: Sacred Valley (B & L)
After breakfast, a full-day excursion to Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the village of Pisac, founded during Colonial times. On Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays the Indians barter their products, and artisans from all over the area sell their woven alpaca wool blankets and ponchos, engraved gourds, antique reproductions and jewellery. On Sundays, it is also the meeting place for the local Mayors of the region, who come dressed in their traditional costumes, to attend morning mass. After buffet lunch at the Tunupa Restaurant, a visit to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town which is still inhabited. Explore the ruins above Ollantaytambo before returning to Cuzco via the traditional market town of Chinchero. Return to your hotel.
The Sacred Valley | Meals: B & LJanuary 8: Cuzco - Puno (B & L)
Today, you will embark on a spectacular first class train journey aboard the Inca Explorer across the stunning altiplano to Puno. Lying on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, Puno is also the folkloric capital of Peru.
Accommodation in Puno.
Casa Andina Puno | Meals: B & LJanuary 9: Islands of Lake Titicaca (B & L)
Excursion to the islands of Uros and Taquile. Uros, a group of islands made entirely of tortora reeds is home to a small community dating back to a pre-Inca culture. The inhabitants of Taquile are more closely related to the Aymara people of Bolivia than the Quechua Incas of Peru. Basic lunch on the island prepared by the local inhabitants. Return to Puno in the afternoon and transfer to your hotel.
Meals: B & LJanuary 10: Puno - Lima (B)
After breakfast, free morning. Transfer to the airport for your afternoon return flight to Lima in time for your flight home early the next day.
Peru Family New Year's Tour
Lima - Cuzco - Machu Picchu - Sacred Valley - Puno
10 days / 9 nights.
7 day Luxury 5 star
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