Come experience with Peru Travel Now the energy that flows from each of the rocks that make up this impressive fortress; one that stands in perfect harmony with its beautiful surroundings. Discover Machu Picchu, one of the most important Inca legacies. The expression “jewels of Machu Picchu” goes beyond the image of a handful of gemstones. Peru Travel Now will lead you to enjoy the spectacular view of the Urubamba River, while ascending to this World Wonder. Then, the sudden encounter, at the top, with the ancient platforms, buildings, stairs and scientific constructions surrounded by a frame of mountains, will take us to the Inca Empire and its mysteries. These are the real jewels of Machu Picchu.
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A DOUBLE ROOM
Day 1: Lima
Arrival to Lima and welcoming reception. In the afternoon we will have a tour through Lima’s streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture. Later we will go to San Isidro, financial center of the city to visit de Huaca Huallamarca, ancient pre-Incan shrine. After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore the San Francisco convent, built in the seventeenth century, to discover the mystery of its catacombs. Overnight stay in Lima.
Day 2: Lima/ Cusco - (Breakfast included)
Transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco. On arrival, welcoming reception and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon the Imperial Cusco city tour starts at the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces such as The Cross which arrived along with the first conquistadores. Then it is time to visit the Korikancha temple, Inti God shrine, on which the Santo Domingo church was built. According to the chronicles, this temple was completely covered in gold in Inca times. After this we will visit the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park to explore Q'enqo, the Puma shrine, and see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave; Tambomachay and its sacred fountains of life; Puca Pucará viewpoint and watchtower which guarded the city entrance and Sacsayhuaman, an impressive fortress of colossal dimensions with rocks that are up to 4 meters tall and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly. Overnight stay in Cusco.
Day 3: Cusco/ Machu Picchu - (Breakfast & Lunch included)
A train trip away to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have time to explore the fortress and have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Overnight stay at one of the hotels in Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu.
Day 4: Machu Picchu / Cusco - (Breakfast included)
Free morning. Do as you please with your free time: enjoy once more the energy and mystique offered by the fortress or do some hiking like going up Intipunku or Door of the Sun, entrance to Machu Picchu coming from the Inca Trail or climb the Huayna Picchu, mountain overlooking Machu Picchu and home to the temple of the Moon. At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco by bus and will be transferred to our hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco.
Day 5: Cusco/ Lima - (Breakfast included)
Our programs include all entrance fees and guides on all excursions.