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Imperial Discovery Circuit: Lima – Cusco - Puno in 8 days

Inca Trail to Machupichu Tourist Package 8 days from Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas and Lake Titicaca with hotels, transfers, tents, entrance fees, guide included, reserve your spaces in advance ensure your reservation to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Itinerary

Day 1: LIMA

Day 1: LIMA

Reception for our staff at the airport and transfer to the selected hotel in Lima.

Colonial City Tour in Lima

The city tour in Lima is optional and is done in two shifts in the morning or afternoon, depending on the time of day

Arrival in Lima. The city tour includes the visit of Lima known as the City of Kings and that he will start his excursion in the afternoon between 14:15 and 14:30.

The visit begins at Huaca Pucllana, which was a pre-Inca ceremonial and administrative building. Then will visit the city center where the Cathedral, the Tomb of Pizarro, the Catacombs of San Francisco, the Congress, the Torre Tagle Palace, and some residential neighborhoods, such as San Isidro and Miraflores where you can see spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

Once your tour is over, you will be transferred to your hotel or in Miraflores, the districts of San Isidro.

Hotel selected in Lima.

Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO

Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO

After breakfast at the hotel, we will go to the airport in Lima.

Flight Lima - Cusco (extra and optional)

Reception and welcome at the Cusco airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice.

You will have the day off to acclimatize rest or enjoy the beautiful streets of the city center.

Day 3: SACRED VALLEY

Day 3: SACRED VALLEY

Breakfast at the hotel.

We pick you up at your hotel (8:30 a.m.) and then we start our tour in the Sacred Valley of the Incas which is a beautiful place with beautiful landscapes and views, its people, its craft markets, and other tourist attractions. In Pisaq.

We will visit the handicraft market where we will find works in textiles, ceramics, silverware and others, after visiting this beautiful village we will go to the high of the mountain where the archaeological center is located with its imposing constructions of agricultural terraces and other constructions which, despite being over 500 years old, are still intact.

After visiting this place, we will continue our tour along the banks of the river WILCAMAYU (river sacred) until you reach Urubamba.

Where you will have time for lunch and a little rest to then continue with the tour in OLLANTAYTAMBO a very unique and picturesque village because local people still use the Inca constructions as houses and their narrow streets and the cobblestone streets make this place a beautiful traditional village.

The religious center is located by the high part of the mountain where the temple of the sun continues to impose its majesty; in this place the tour ends at approximately 4:00 p.m. and then we head to the traditional village of Chinchero, where the remains of the royal estate of Tupac Inca Yupanqui are located.

We will appreciate your very well preserved Inca walls in the main square and you will also appreciate the beautiful colonial temple with interesting frescoes on the portico, built on the foundations of an Inca construction, this village is a beautiful example of the mestizo and colonial style and at the appointed time return to Cusco

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 4: CUSCO – INKA TRAIL TO KM 104.

Day 4: CUSCO – INKA TRAIL TO KM 104.
  • Meals: Box Lunch and dinner.
  • Distance: 16kms / 10 mills (6 hours or so of walking)
  • Difficulty: Easy / moderate.
  • Walking time: Approximately 6 hours (includes lunch on the route).
  • Walk and terrain: Walk on open roads, some steep trails

The time of the pickup from your hotel will have been previously coordinated and it varies according to the train Schedule may be this one of 06:10AM or 07:45AM (or others available at the time of your confirmation).

You will deliver their respective box lunches and take them to the Ollantaytambo train station where the transfer will leave you so that you can board your train and it will take you to km. 104 (it could be km 106 according to the DRC). At that place, your guide will be waiting for you to immediately to begin the tour of the Chachabamba Archaeological Group which is located at 2250 m.a.s.l. like this the same will pass through the complex until they reach Wiñay Wayna agricultural center.

During the journey, you will be able to appreciate the beautiful views of the Urubamba River as well as the different types of orchids that you will find on the way. Then, we will take a short break for the box lunch that you will give previously. After that continue with our walk to Machupicchu and be able, appreciate the beautiful sunset over the Inti Punku (gate of the sun)

After this unforgettable experience, we will descend until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes. At all times you will be with your guide who will help you locate your hotel so you can get settled, then coordinate the time of your dinner that will be included, taking advantage of the moment to finalize the details of your guided tour in Machupicchu of the next day.

Hotel in Machupicchu town (Aguas Calientes).

Day 5: MACHUPICCHU “THE SUNRISE EXPERIENCE”

Day 5: MACHUPICCHU “THE SUNRISE EXPERIENCE”
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Distance: 8.9kms / 5.5mls “By bus in 25 minutes”;
  • Difficulty: Easy

Breakfast at the hotel.

According to what you have coordinated with your guide you will have to go to the bus station, for this you have to coordinate with your hotel so they can give you breakfast to go.

The upload will be will do together with your guide by bus (if you wish to walk up, please communicate in writing at to request your reservation).

We will visit the archaeological complex of Machupicchu (2400 m) our visit guided tour will last approximately 2 hours to 2.5 hours throughout the surroundings of the citadel Inca, visiting the main sites such as: the enclosures, squares, sacred fountains, temples, the agricultural and urban. After our visit you can take advantage of the opportunity to climb the
Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain (it is important to have the ticket purchased in advance) or you could choose to go down to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch (on your own) or to rest, considering you will have to be there 30 minutes before your train leaves.

The average train schedule included is from 15:20 hours (the schedule could vary according to the availability at time of your confirmation, it could be the train at 4:22pm, 6:20pm, 8:50pm or 9:50pm), if you want an earlier train or another improved service like the Vistadome solo indicate on your application to send you options.

Whatever your train schedule is, it will take you only until the station of Ollantaytambo, and at this point, the transporter will wait for you with the pallet of the company and will bring them to Cusco, leaving them near your hotel.

Hotel in Cusco.

Day 6: CUSCO - PUNO (The Sun route)

Day 6: CUSCO - PUNO (The Sun route)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station.

The tour starts with the check-in of boarding ticket and luggage check-in 6:40 a.m. (Exact departure time: 7:00 a.m.)

The first point to visit after a trip of about 40 minutes will be the Andahuaylillas Chapel (3,093 m.a.s.l.), a church that dates back to the 17th century also known as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas for the beauty of its murals, gold leaf works and the paintings of the Cusco school inside.

After an hour and a half of trip approximately, we will arrive at the Archaeological Complex of Raqchi (3,450 m), also known as the Temple of the god Wiracocha, who was the supreme Inka deity. In this place, we will find the biggest quantity of Colcas (Barns) also, we will see magnificent buildings in stone and adobe, and our visit will last about 40 minutes.

In Sicuani, the lunch is buffet and it will be served in the tourist restaurant "La Pascana" that enjoys good prestige and is recognized by the good seasoning of the chef. Lunch lasts 40 minutes. It is worth noting that cold drinks such as water, soda or beer are not included in the buffet.

After lunch we will resume our trip in the direction of the Paso de la Raya (4,335 m.a.s.l.), the border between the cities of Cusco and Puno, where the famous snow-capped mountain Chimboya is located, from which the Amazon River originates and some famous thermal waters that bear the same name.

Already inside the region of Puno, our next point to visit will be the lithic museum of Pukara (3,900 msnm), in this museum, we will be able to find ceramics and sculptures representing morphic zoo figures, among them the famous sculpture of the "Hatunñaqaq" that in our times would be translated like the supreme cutthroat.

Finally, we will arrive to Puno at 17:00 pm approximately.

Hotel in Puno.

Day 7: PUNO: TITICACA LAKE

Day 7: PUNO: TITICACA LAKE

Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel to go on a transport to the pier or port main. Around 7:00 am, we start the departure towards the floating islands of the Uros, currently considered the Lake Titicaca National Reserve. Also known as the lake the highest navigable area in the world. During the trip, you will be able to observe a beautiful panoramic view, landscape. Our specialized guide will tell you about the existence of the floating islands of the Uros.

Today the people of the Uros still maintain their own culture and tradition, as well as fishing especially the (CARACHI) and the silverside. When fishing is abundant, the fish drying them in the sun. They also hunt wild birds and collect eggs from duck. There are 75 islands living today, and each organized, after a long and

Nice visit, you will be saying goodbye to the Uros.

Our next visit will be the natural island of Taquile.

Natural island of Taquile - To get to our next visit, we will sail by boat for 2 and a half hours, to the natural island of Taquile, during the navigation you will be able to observe the mountain chain (the Cordillera Real), not only that, the people of Taquile are very collaborative and well organized. This is the reason why the Taquileños have demonstrated their high level of progress in the textile industry, receiving their award for UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, starting at the age of eight and women make exclusively from yarn and fabric.

The visit will take an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can volunteer to help by buying some of his crafts. So that this community has, some means of sustainability, so that they can continue to show their existence to future travelers.

Finally, our guide will inform you of the time of return, arriving at 17:00 pm, in the city of Puno.

We will spend the night in the selected hotel in Puno

Day 8: PUNO OUT

Breakfast at hotel

At fixed time, transfer to the airport.

What's Included

  • Transfer in and out at each destination.
  • 01 night accommodation in Lima with breakfast
  • Traditional city tour in Lima
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Cusco with breakfast
  • Full Day Sacred Valley + Buffet Lunch
  • 01 night accommodation in Sacred Valley with breakfast
  • Inca Trail 02 days with Box Lunch and Dinner on the first day
  • 01 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Visit to Machu Picchu
  • Bus Consetur descends on the first day and goes up and down on the second day of the Inca Trail.
  • Train Ollantaytambo - Km 104 - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
  • Train Expedition round trip + dinner at tourist restaurant, is for category 2 and 3 stars and train Vistadome to return + dinner at restaurant El Mapy for category 4 and 5 stars, for those who spend the night in Belmond dinner in Tinkuy (Sanctuary Lodge).
  • For 2 and 3 stars hotels will be used on the route Puno-Cusco, the tourist bus with stops and income.
  • For 4 and 5 star hotels, the Perurail Titicaca Train will be used on the Cusco-Puno route, departing only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The other days will be in tourist bus and will have a discount of US$200 per person.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Puno with breakfast
  • Full Day to Titicaca Lake + Typical Lunch

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