Peru Magic and Cusco 6 Days
Day 1: Arrival to Lima
Upon arrival in Lima: Reception at the airport, assistance, and transfer to selected hotel.
In the afternoon, guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important sites in Lima, the "City of Kings".
The tour includes Lima's Historical Centre, passing by Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and its Religious Art Museum, the Church of Santo Domingo, with the tombs of Santa Rosa and San Martin de Porras, and Lima's Colonial Balconies.
We will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Return to your selected hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Cusco / City Tour / The Qoricancha / Cathedral + 4 Ruins
Upon arrival in Cusco: Reception at the airport, assistance, and transfer to selected hotel. You will have a free morning and in the afternoon We will visit the center of the city and then We will go around the Cusco city.
Between 13:20 and 13:30 pm will begin the guided tour through the city, where you will have the opportunity to visit 6 sites, the first "Qoricancha" (golden place), currently Santo Domingo Convent, a place that keeps Inside one of the most important religious centers of the Inca period, the Cathedral, a place that has religious paintings of the Cusqueña School being in number about 300, among other expressions of art.
Then visit the surrounding areas of Cusco City, to visit 4 places that have remained intact over the years and have been used by the Incas for different activities; Sacsayhuaman (Puma's head) majestic place, with impressive works in stone, been the heaviest 120 tons, carried by workers from remote Inca quarries, a place where the famous Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is celebrated every year, Qenqo (labyrinth), and finally Pucapucara and Tambomachay, place dedicated to the water.
End of the tour and return to the hotel.
Day 3: Sacred Valley / Pisac Ruins / Ollantaytambo / Machu Picchu
The tour will start at 8:20 am our staff will waiting at the reception of your hotel then We will go to board the bus along the Sacred Valley to Pisac ruins until. Beautiful walk through original Inca trails, observing the intact platforms of the Incas. Visit the town of Pisac and its market center. Lunch buffet. The tour Continue to the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo (ex-military, religious, administrative and agricultural Inca).
After finishing our visit in Ollantaytambo We will go to board the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes ( a small city near Machupicchu), our staff will be waiting for you at the train station to take you to your hotel.
Accommodation in your hotel
Day 4: Machu Picchu / Cusco
After breakfast at your hotel, you will take a 20-minute bus ride to the hidden temple of the Incas to enjoy a guided tour of the site. Your expert guide will tell you all about Machu Picchu’s fascinating history and legends.
The famous lost city of the Incas is one of the most magical and mysterious places on Earth. Situated on the spine of a jungle-cloaked granite peak towering some 600 meters above an entrenched meandering of the roaring river below, the site is frequently shrouded in misty clouds pierced by the powerful equatorial sun.
Constructed from precisely sculptured granite blocks carefully joined with the projecting exposed stone of the surrounding mountain, the site may well be the finest architectural achievement of the new world. Tour around the archeological site, its craft industry, agriculture, housing, prisons, royal tomb, the temple of the sun, Inti Huatana, sacred place, the fourth of the three windows, the sundial, the gazebo, etc.
In the Afternoon Get the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy station then We will take a car from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
Day 5: Maras Moray Salt Mines Of Maras
In the morning, your tour guide and driver will take you off the beaten path to Maras, a typical Andean village. Here you will walk through the streets and get a sense that you are walking during the time of the Incas as a lot of the culture has remained very similar.
The people continue to wear traditional clothing and the town is lined with historical buildings. You will visit the great view of the village and its surrounding snow capped mountains. Next, we will drive you to the incredible circular terraces of Moray, which were used as an Incan laboratory to acclimatize crops.
After that, you will have a nice lunch in a local house at a nearby location. Following lunch, you will have an opportunity to visit the salt terraces of Maras to see and learn about an ancient pre-Incan method of producing salt. We will catch the bus back to Cusco.
Day 6: Cusco / Lima
After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your journey home or on to your next destination. Browse our full range of Peru travel destinations and continue your exciting trip to Peru by Peru Andean Travel Service.