Immersion Into Mysterious Kingdoms

As a local tour operator in Peru, our team has carefully designed our program IMMERSION INTO MYSTERIOUS KINGDOMS which offers our travelers the most memorable experiences of a lifetime; giving our guests the opportunity to visit the Andes and its treasures in 9 Days!.
Our program starts in Lima where you will spend the night recovering from your jet lag before starting your trip with us in Peru. Beginning our journey by exploring the vibrant city and must-sees, from colonial architecture to museums to the lively center. After a day of exploration Peru’s capital our itinerary leads us to the beautiful and colorful Sacred Valley with its picturesque villages surrounded by the majestic snow peaks. In addition, we make your dreams come to life by visiting Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; also known as “the Lost City of the Incas”. Then we have Cusco, one of the most ancient cities in the Americas born to the most powerful civilization on the South American continent, where the Inca walls merge distinctively with Spanish architecture. Cusco, also known as the navel of the world, features ornate palaces and temples where Spaniards later established their own settlement on the ruins. After discovering the Inca capital city, your journey continues south on a spectacular ride by bus towards Puno city (situated at 3,287 m). Here you will cruise along in style on the waters of Lake Titicaca aboard a private motor boat, visiting its numerous floating islands whose inhabitants continue to live the simple way their ancestors did thousands of years before.


Tour Highlights

  • Vibrant metropolitan capital Lima
  • Witness the stunning ruins of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo
  • Discover the ancient mystery and the majesty of Machu Picchu
  • Walk through the quaint cobblestone streets of Cusco
  • Appreciate the fortress of Sacsayhuaman
  • Cruise around on one of the highest lakes in the world in Puno

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1

LIMA

ARRIVAL TO PERU
  • Welcome to Lima
  • Transfer to your Hotel
  • Overnight in Lima
DAY 2

LIMA, B

EXCLUSIVE LIMA CITY TOUR
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Lima the city of kings and a deluxe City tour
  • Overnight in Lima
DAY 3

LIMA - CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY, B/L

FLIGHT TO CUSCO, WELCOME & VISIT PISAC MARKET AND RUINS
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Domestic flight from Lima to Cusco
  • Welcoming and transfer to Sacred Valley
  • Visit Awanacancha, living museum
  • Get amazed the mystery of Pisac Inca Complex
  • Colorful traditional market in Pisaq village
  • Overnight in Sacred Valley
DAY 4

SACRED VALLEY, B / L

SACRED VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS - OLLANTAYTAMBO, MARAS & MORAY- VISIT THE FOUNDATION “NIÑOS DEL ARCO IRIS’’
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Enigmatic Maras and Moray
  • Majestic Ollantaytambo fortress
  • Visit an interesting social project to have lunch
  • Overnight in the Sacred Valley
DAY 5

SACRED VALLEY- MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO, B / L

BE MYSTIFIED BY THE WONDER OF THE WORLD MACHU PICCHU & RETURN TO CUSCO
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Train journey to Aguas Calientes
  • Private tour in Machu Picchu
  • Overnight in Cusco
DAY 6

CUSCO, B

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD; TOUR IN CUSCO
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • The Cathedral and Colonial Art Tour
  • Qoricancha, Impressive Inka building
  • Tour to the nearby Ruins Qenqo, Pukapukara and Tambomachay
  • Overnight in Cusco
DAY 7

CUSCO – PUNO, B/L

PRIVATE JOURNEY FROM CUSCO TO PUNO
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Cross the Andean by bus from Cusco to Puno
  • Overnight in Puno
DAY 8

PUNO, B/L

PRE-INCA CIVILIZATIONS FULL DAY TOUR AT LAKE TITICACA UROS-TAQUILE
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Tour at Lake Titicaca, Uros - Taquile
  • Overnight in Puno
DAY 9

JULIACA TO LIMA AND HOME, B

DEPARTURE FLIGHT FROM JULIACA BACK TO LIMA
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Departure fight from Puno – Juliaca back to Lima

LUXURY TOURS


Duration:
9 Days / 8 Nights.
Destinations Visited:
Lima City, Cusco City, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca.
Start:
Lima City - Peru.
Finish:
Puno & Lake Titicaca - Peru.
Style:
Religious, Cultural, Archaeological, Adventure and Experiential.
Service:
Luxury.


FURTHER INFORMATION

For any inquiries or assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. You can get in touch by our Live Chat Help, or by email at: contact@cuscoperu.travel. Our experts in travel will be glad to assist you. We are available for you 365 days a year! If you require immediate assistance, please call us at: USA / CANADA TOLL FREE: +1-800-291-1729 / Peru Phone: (51) 84-601255.


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DAY 1

LIMA

ARRIVAL TO PERU

Cusco Peru Travel will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall of Lima International airport; from there we will transfer you to your hotel in the Miraflores district of Lima. On arrival to your hotel, our representative will give you an explanation of the tour.

Depending on your arrival time today we recommend booking a table at one of Lima's top restaurants - the capital of Peru is home to four of the World's Top  Restaurants  and Peru proudly lays claim to being the ultimate culinary destination in the World.

Overnight in Lima
Meals included: None
DAY 2

LIMA, B

EXCLUSIVE LIMA CITY TOUR

In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, our guide and private transportation will pick you up from your hotel to lead you in a private excursion. First you will visit San Martin Plaza and Jiron de la Union, which is a fascinating pedestrian-only street, Union Street, which leads to the Plaza de Armas, the main plaza. This street was built in 1535 and still retains its old charm with a number of shops and restaurants set in a mixture of old and new buildings. Then, we will arrive to the Plaza de Armas, a beautiful square surrounded by palaces including the Congress of Peruvian Republic and the World Heritage Listed Monastery of San Francisco. This monastery is renowned for its Spanish Baroque architecture, and its convent library that possesses approximately 25,000 important antique works. The first cemetery of Lima –the Catacombs- is hidden underneath these monastery floors, where you will be witness of the remains of about 70,000 burials by exploring through narrow passages and looking down into deep pits that are lined with mysterious bones and skulls. After this fascinating tour you will have the lunch in an exclusive restaurant with the most beautiful view of our Peruvian sea.
Finally we will visit one of the most important museums of Lima, Larco Herrera museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building built over a 7th-century pre-Columbian pyramid. It showcases chronological galleries that provide an overview of 4,000 years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. It is also well known for its gallery of pre-Columbian erotic pottery.
At the end of tour, you will be taken to your hotel, where you will have the rest of the afternoon at your leisure.

Overnight in Lima
Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 3

LIMA- CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY, B/L

FLIGHT TO CUSCO, WELCOME & VISIT PISAC MARKET AND RUINS

In the morning, our transfer will escort you to the airport where you should take a domestic flight to Cusco, a spectacular 1hour flight that will take you above several glacier peaks, Andean fields and colorful towns that can be seen from the sky.
Upon your arrival, our tour guide in Cusco will be there to welcome and take you to the Sacred Valley, then we will make a stop at the Living Museum of Awanakancha where you will see Incan agricultural terraces, also interact with local weavers and feed South American camelids, such as the Vicuña, Guanaco, Llama, and Alpaca.
Then, the next point to visit will be Pisac, this valley was appreciated by the Incas, given its special geographic and weather qualities, as it is composed of a series of microclimates. It is one of the region’s main agricultural production centers, due to its fertile lands and it is the place where the best corn is produced in Peru. During your luxury trip, you will see the Vilcanota river right next to the road. In Pisac you will also visit an impressive archaeological Inca site. Most of studies say that this carved stone could have been used for astronomical purposes by the Inca priests.
Afterwards, there will be plenty of time to explore the town with its small adobe homes and walk through the lively market where you will have the chance to find a lot of pieces of art, such as textiles, ceramics, jewelry and crafts.
To end the day, you will be taken to a tourist restaurant situated in the valley, and where lunch will be served, after this lunch time you will be taken to your hotel, where you will have the rest of time to relax.

Overnight in the Sacred Valley
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 4

SACRED VALLEY, B / L

SACRED VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS - OLLANTAYTAMBO, MARAS & MORAY- VISIT THE FOUNDATION “NIÑOS DEL ARCO IRIS’’

After a delicious breakfast in your hotel, you will visit the circular terraces of Moray; some experts believe this place has served as an agricultural laboratory because of its variations in temperature and soil type. Afterwards, you will continue touring through the town of Maras, a colonial town where is possible to see beautiful carved doorways; your next stop will be at the salt pans of Maras which are still in-use, thousands of white pools filled with salt and connected by an intricate network of water canals. After our last visit, you will be invited to the Foundation “Niños del Arco Iris”, the most important social project that provides education and health care to children and teenagers in extreme poverty. Here you will have a delicious BBQ lunch prepared by a local cook and all this surrounded by amazing landscapes.
After a tasty lunch, we continue our private luxury excursion. to Ollantaytambo It was named in honor of the Inca Chief Ollanta, famous for his courtship with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacutec. Featuring an extensive archaeological site that presides majestically over the town, the site contains structures such as the Temple of the Sun, the Mañacaray or Royal Hall, the Incahuatana and the Baños de la Princesa.
Finish this intense day with a transfer service to your hotel situated in the heart of the Sacred Valley.

Overnight in the Sacred Valley
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 5

SACRED VALLEY- MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO, B / L

BE MYSTIFIED BY THE WONDER OF THE WORLD MACHU PICCHU & RETURN TO CUSCO

You are ready to discover the most important touristic jewel in Peru; early morning your guide will escort you from your hotel to the train station in a short amazing trip through the mountains to unravel the mystery of Machu Picchu. After arriving to Aguas Calientes your guide will be waiting to take you to the bus for a 25 minute ride to Machu Picchu citadel entrance where your luxury 2 hour tour will begin. Lost to the outside world for over 500 years and never found by the Spanish conquerors, Machu Picchu is the finest example of an Inca citadel anywhere in Peru. Located on the mountain ridge on the edge of Peru’s Amazon Jungle, it has many agricultural terraces, expertly crafted buildings and temples seamlessly merge into the mountainside. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, a New Wonder of the World and simply one of the most beautiful places on the planet, Machu Picchu offers the best insight into a mysterious lost civilization and embodies everything about the mighty Inca Empire.
After a complete excursion into the sanctuary with your guide, you will have lunch in the most luxurious restaurant next to the Citadel, Tinkuy restaurant by Sanctuary Lodge. Then take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes and later catch the train back to Cusco where you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Cusco
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 6

CUSCO, B

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD; TOUR IN CUSCO

In the morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel at the designated time to begin our private city tour of Cusco. The birth place of the Inca Civilizations and the capital of its Empire, Cusco was once the most powerful cities in the continent – rivaling great cities such as Rome, Athens and Cairo. Ancient chronicles depict a city of extravagant shrines, mighty palaces and gold lined temples. The fate of the city was sealed forever after the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. Nowadays, local Cusqueños blend with the eclectic mix of tourists in the winding cobbled streets around Plaza de Armas. Backpacker hostels to high-end luxury hotels; local restaurants through to fine dining restaurants and endless bars and clubs dominate the vibrant and picturesque colonial center. Cusco is one of South America’s most interesting cities and one of the world’s lesser known historic gems. You will see the Cathedral on the main square with the most Holy Christian artifacts and artwork, then take a ride inside the Temple of the Sun, Qoricancha the most worshiped and respected Inca temple, go through Cusco’s top, Sacsayhuaman which in Quechua means “satisfied falcon”, the biggest Inca construction around the city, then you will appreciate Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, a set of Inca archaeological sites close to the City.
On concluding your day, you will return to your Hotel and take an afternoon off to rest or explore the city on your own.

Overnight in Cusco
Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 7

CUSCO – PUNO, B/L

PRIVATE JOURNEY FROM CUSCO TO PUNO

In the morning after you have breakfast, your professional guide and private vehicle will pick you up from the hotel to start your journey towards Puno. Along this trip, you will stop by certain places to appreciate the natural and historic attractions that only this route gives to travelers. The first stop will be at Andahuaylillas town where you will find a beautiful chapel; in which you’ll see beautiful wall paintings, gold leaf altarpieces and unique wood sculptures, this place is also known as the Sixtina Chapel of the Americas. Your next stop will be at Racchi whose stone-mud-brick walls were used to repel enemies from the South, it is also known as the temple of Wiracocha (an Inca deity). After an exquisite lunch on route, you will pass La Raya, the highest and limit edge between Cusco and Puno regions. Finally, you will visit the pre-Inca site of Pukara where it is possible to purchase a typical ceramic bull found only in this region. Once you arrive to Puno, our private vehicle will drop you off at your pre chosen hotel.

Overnight in Puno
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 8

PUNO, B/L

PRE-INCA CIVILIZATIONS FULL DAY TOUR AT LAKE TITICACA UROS-TAQUILE

After having breakfast, your guide will meet you at your hotel between 6:30 am to 6:40 am in to begin a private full day tour of Lake Titicaca aboard a motor boat. On this excursion, you will visit and walk around on the unique Uros Floating Islands, which have been built by its inhabitants using only totora reeds, a water plant that grows on the lake. You should also be impressed how locals use totora reeds to build their canoes, houses, beds and many other objects used in their daily lives. Afterwards, we will travel for around 2 hours to Taquile Island, on the way you will enjoy stunning scenery. Once you arrive there, the local population will be waiting for you at the beach; here you will have lunch made by local women using fresh organic ingredients taken from the area. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to take a short hike around the island before boarding your motor boat back to the city of Puno. Once the tour has finished, you will be accompanied to your hotel where you have the rest of time for rest or explore the city at night on your own.

Overnight in Puno
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 9

JULIACA TO LIMA AND HOME, B

DEPARTURE FLIGHT FROM JULIACA BACK TO LIMA

You will be transferred to Juliaca airport a 25 min drive from Puno where you will take a domestic flight back to Lima. Upon arrival, our staff will be there to transfer you to Miraflores, well known as the principal shopping district of the city. Here you will have a car at your service in case you would like to visit other attractions situated in Peru's capital. Based on your departure flight out of Peru, you will be escorted to Jorge Chavez International Airport where you will be taking your flight back home.

Meals included: Breakfast

Our luxury package would take you to visit Lima, Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Puno (Lake Titicaca). Actually, our program is 100% customizable; so you will be able to include other destinations and activities in Peru. We suggest you check out our luxury packages to have a better idea how you want to spend your Peru vacation. Fully Customized – Private Service – Daily Departures.


FURTHER INFORMATION

For any inquiries or assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. You can get in touch by our Live Chat Help, or by email at: contact@cuscoperu.travel. Our experts in travel will be glad to assist you. We are available for you 365 days a year! If you require immediate assistance, please call us at: USA / CANADA TOLL FREE: +1-800-291-1729 / Peru Phone: (51) 84-601255.


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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR ITINERARY

  • Personalized itinerary planning: Work together with your Cusco Peru.Travel consultant to create the vacation of your dreams.
  • Your Cusco Peru. Travel guides take the hassle out of traveling. They’ll be there to help you every step of the way – whether with luggage, check in, transport or translating – at every stop during your private tour of Peru.
  • Got a question? Cusco Peru.Travel operate a 24-hour, seven days a week customer service operation and can provide updates and assistance whenever you need it.
  • With Cusco Peru.Travel, each visit, activity, tour and experience will be completely private and conducted by your very own expert, English-speaking guide.
  • Our private and personal tours of Peru are fully flexible, which means we can modify them to suit your travel mood. So if you want to leave out an activity or add on a new one, just let us know!
  • All necessary adventure and trekking equipment will be provided so all you need bring is yourself.

Cost

  • All our tours are based on private luxury service and can be fully customized to satisfy your personal needs and preferences. Please do not hesitate to contact us at contact@cuscoperu.travel and receive full assistance planning your customized private tour in Peru.
  • Our prices often vary based on the requirements of your trip, and will depend on number of travelers, length of time, type of accommodation, etc.
  • The price will be based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

The price will be based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

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