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Peru: $1,799 Per Person for a 9-Day Tour with Meals, Domestic Flights and Guided Sightseeing with Valencia Travel Cusco

Peru: 9-Day Tour with Meals


The Experience

Discover the gems of Peru, while on this 9-day tour covering domestic transportation and the services of the local English-speaking guides. Travellers will have a chance to explore both the cities and the rural areas and delve deep into the local culture while spending a night at one of the local houses. The tour includes Cusco sightseeing and discovering Peru’s most famous gem - the iconic Machu Picchu.

The itinerary

Day 1: Lima Arrival (no meals)

  • Arrive in Lima and be picked up at the airport by a travel representative and head to the hotel; in the afternoon, embark on a city tour and visit the attractions, such as Huaca Pucllana, the historic city centre, The Central Bank Museum, and more.
  • Overnight: Casa Andina Standard Miraflores. Accommodation in a Standard Room with private bath.

Day 2: Lima to Cusco (breakfast)

  • After breakfast, be picked-up from the hotel (time to be confirmed) and head to the airport to take the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival be met by our Trip Leader and transferred to the hotel. Later on, enjoy a walking tour of the area which will allow adjusting to the altitude of 3,399m. Explore the historic centre of the town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offering many examples of Inca and colonial architecture.
  • Overnight: Casa Andina Standard Cusco Plaza. Accommodation in a Standard Room with private bath.
  • Optional activities: Classic Cooking Class -  USD$ 49 per person | Folklore Show and Dinner - USD$ 25 per person

Day 3: Cusco Open Day (breakfast)

  • After breakfast, enjoy time at leisure to explore Cusco, the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city
  • Overnight: CA Standard Cusco Plaza. Accommodation in Standard Room with private bath
  • Optional activities: The Sacred Valley – USD$45 per person | Rainbow Mountain - USD$70 per person

Day 4: Cusco to Machu Picchu (breakfast)

  • Be picked-up from the hotel at about 8am and travel to the train station. Visit the archaeological complex in Ollantaytambo and discover the oldest continuously occupied town on the American continent. Head to Aguas Calientes (Hot Springs Town) and admire picturesque views on the way. On the spot take some time to relax and unwind in the natural hot springs.
  • Overnight: CA Standard MachuPicchu. Accommodation in a Standard Room with private bath.

Day 5: Machu Picchu to Cusco (breakfast)

  • Wake up early for breakfast before a guide will pick you up from the hotel at 5:40am. Begin the short bus journey to the gates of Machu Picchu and admire the sunrise there. Enter the Citadel and begin a guided walking tour (approximately two hours) of the citadel complex. After this experience, enjoy some leisure time to explore this mysterious city.
  • Overnight: Casa Andina Standard Plaza. Accommodation in a Standard Room with private bath.

Day 6: Cusco to Puno (all meals included)

  • After breakfast, embark on a bus tour, covering the sites such as: Andahuaylillas, La Raya, and Pukara. At about 5pm arrive in Puno.
  • Overnight: Casa Andina Standard Puno. Accommodation in a Standard Room with private bath.

Day 7: Puno to Luquina Island (all meals included)

  • After breakfast between 7am and 8am, be transferred from the hotel to the port of Puno and board the motor boat. First, visit the floating Uros Islands. Afterwards, sail towards “Taquile Island”, a traditional Quechua speaking community, full of ancient agricultural terraces and some ruins dating back to the pre-Inca times. When on the island, walk up along a narrow path, and enjoy the impressive views of Lake Titicaca, then take some leisure time to explore the island.
  • After lunch, go down to the harbour and take a boat to continue with a one-hour boat ride to the peninsula Chucuito.
  • Overnight: Home stay in Luquina.

Day 8: Luquina Island to Puno (breakfast and lunch included)

  • Today, enjoy the breakfast with a host family and then participate in some local activities to experience the lifestyle of the locals. Have lunch, say goodbye to the local family and go down to the harbour to take the boat. Sail towards Puno and arrive back in the city at around 5pm.
  • Overnight: Casa Andina Standard Puno. Accommodation in a Standard Room with private bath.

Day 9: Puno to Lima (breakfast and lunch included)

  • After breakfast, be transferred from the hotel to Juliaca Airport for a flight to Lima.

Highlights

Explore Cusco, get the camera ready for the sunrise at Machu Picchu, and discover the local life on Taquile Island

What You Get

The Deal

  • $1,799 per person, twin share for a 9-day Best of Peru Tour (up to $3,131 value)
Included:
  • Domestic flights Lima to Cusco / Juliaca to Lima
  • All ground transportation
  • Entrance fees as per the program (Lima, Cusco, Titicaca Lake)
  • Excursions as mentioned in the program
  • Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the itinerary (7 nights - room at 3-star hotels, 1 night at the local home)
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • First aid kit
Excluded:
  • Beverages and personal expenses
  • International flights
  • International taxes
  • Tips for guides, restaurants and drivers
  • Meals where not otherwise stated
  • All mentioned services in option or supplement

The Fine Print

• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Based on two people sharing, single supplement of $295 applies

• Exclusions: beverages and personal expenses, international flights, international taxes, tips for guides, restaurants and drivers, meals where not otherwise stated, all mentioned services in option or supplement.
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How to Redeem


Must book at least 30 days prior to travel date

Fixed travel periods: Mon, Fri and Sat between 2 Jan and 23 Dec 2019

• Email to book: reservations@valenciatravelcusco.com

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