Essential Peru 9 days

Peru with the Empires of Incas and Chachapoyas, the natural beauty and the unique monuments, is a must -see destination.

Peru is a step back to the times of the mighty Incan & Chachapoyas Empires. The ancient citadels of Machu Picchu, the eternal mystery of the Nazca and the historic centers such as Lima, Cusco, Sacred valley, Ollantaytambo, Pisaq and Chinchero are equally fascinating and charming. The natural beauty of Peru, adds a dash of spiritualism to the trip to this unique country.

  • Lima city tour
  • Excursión to citadel of Pachacamac
  • Excursion to Pisaq – Sacred valley / Urubamba – Ollantaytambo – Chinchero
  • Machu Picchu
  • Visit to Plaza de las Armas ,Temple of the Sun, Sacsayhuamán Fortress in Cusco
  • Cusco city tour

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Day 1: Flight arriving at Lima Airport (Flight not included)
Upon your arrival at Lima Airport, you will be transferred to Hotel. Check-in at the hotel and accommodation in your room.
Overnight in Lima.

Day 2: Lima city tour
Breakfast at the hotel. We will start the tour taking you through Lima in its 3 historical periods: Pre-hispanic, Colonial and Modern. We will first show you a panoramic view of “La Huaca Pucllana”, and then you will visit the impressive Historical Downtown of Lima: Its palaces, mansions, churches and squares, ending with a visit to the residential district of San Isidro and an unforgettable view of the Pacific Ocean from the district of Miraflores.
This tour includes the admission to the Monumental Complex of San Francisco and its Catacombs.
After lunch, we will continue with a guided visit to the Gold Museum, to meet the most famous collection of gold in Perú. An important private collection of gold pieces from various pre-columbian cultures some of which are over 2000 years old.” Overnight in Lima.

Day 3: Lima excursión to citadel of Pachacamac
Breakfast at the hotel. We will begin our visit with a guided tour through the splendid Citadel of Pachacamac, The Sanctuary of God Pachacamac, Temple of the Sun, the Temple of Pachacamac and the Acllahuasi or Palace of the Virgins of the Sun. A unique archeological and mystical Experience.
We will continue our visit to a local restaurant in Pachacamac, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch. Also, you will appreciate a Peruvian Paso Horse exhibition.
The show includes lunch.”
Overnight in Lima.

Day 4: Lima – Cusco
Breakfast at the hotel. At indicated time, we will pick you up to the hotel and transfer to airport for the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival at Cusco Airport, you will be transferred to Hotel. Check-in at the hotel and accommodation.
Overnight in Cusco.

Day 5: Cusco Visit to Plaza de las Armas, Temple of the Sun, Sacsayhuamán Fortress
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon we will visit the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, the imposing Cathedral Basilica, which has the largest gallery of the Cusqueño School of Art, then we will go to the Temple of the Sun, Qoricancha. Then we will embark the units heading north of the city, just 15 minutes from the Plaza de Armas, we will arrive at the Sacsayhuamán Fortress, and the ceremonial centers of Qenq’o, Pucapucara and Tambomachay.
Overnight in Cusco.

Day 6: Cusco Pisaq – Sacred valley – Ollantaytambo – Chinchero
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided tour will begin in the Archaeological Park of Pisaq where we can see samples of the water engineering of the Inca Empire and the extensive cultivation platforms, then we will not move to its colorful artisan fair, in which there is still the trick among the inhabitants.
Sacred Valley “At noon we will arrive in the city of Urubamba to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on the banks of the magical Wilcamayu River, better known as Vilcanota.
Then we will head to the Inca town and fortress of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the north of the Sacred Valley of the Incas from possible invasions by the inhabitants of the jungle. We will be able to walk through its picturesque streets and feel the Inca energy, since this is the only Inca town that never stopped being populated.
We will return to Cusco via Chinchero where the remains of the royal estate of Tupac Inca Yupanqui, the tenth Sapa Inca, we will visit the Inca square and the colonial Church with interesting frescoes in the portico, we will also be able to appreciate the Inca dyeing and weaving techniques.”
Overnight in Cusco. 

 Day 7: Cusco Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu “Very early we will take a tourist train to Aguas Calientes, a district that houses the wonderful Machupicchu Citadel, once in Aguas Calientes, we will go to Machupicchu by bus, along the famous Hiram Bingham road, after a 30-minute climb we will be able to see one of the Wonders of the World.
Once in Machupicchu, we will start the guided excursion visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the royal rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries, the tour lasts approximately two hours. Then, we will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon we will take the train back to the city of Cusco.
Overnight in Cusco.

Day 8: Cusco city tour
In this tour we will visit the south of the city of Cusco, we will begin our tour in Tipón, a center of agricultural experimentation, with impressive irrigation systems that work to this day.
Then we will go to the archaeological park of Pikillaqta, one of the three most important cities of the Pre Inca culture, Wari.
We will leave for the Andahuaylillas district, to visit its colonial church, which has its interior entirely with frescoes, this small church is known as the Sistine Chapel of America “South Valley.
Overnight in Cusco.

Day 9: Transfer Out to airport
Out – Cusco. Flight departing at Cusco Airport.

Prices p/p in Euros

Travel Period
Dbl share p/p Sgl suppl Hotels Type of travel
01/12/20 – 31/12/21 1.270 260 4* Private services in Lima & Shared in Cusco
  • Rates not valid during: Christmas – New Year – Carnival – Easter – Nat. Holidays (March 28 – April 04 – Easter Holidays), June 19-24, July 24-31, December 30 – January 02, etc.), Congress periods and all other events that might be done. Please request availability and rates before confirming.

Travel Period: Range of time price are valid. Should your desired trip dates cover 2 different travel periods, rates should be recalculated and proposed to you by mail.
Type of Travel: vforvacation offers two types of travel

a) Shared services which means “seat in coach” basis tours with multinational fellow travelers’ groups.
b) Private services which means that all arrangements and land services are on individual basis.

Single supplement: Cost of Single supplement is only valid on a basis of minimum 3 paying passengers travelling together.
For Solo travelers on private service tours, rates should be recalculated and proposed to you by mail.

  • Accommodation

    Option Hotel Name ( Or Similar ) City Room Type Meal Plan
    4* HOTELS Thunderbird Fiesta Hotel Lima Standard B/B
    Terra Andina Hotel Cusco Standard B/B

  • Meals
    Breakfast daily + 4 lunches
  • Guides
    English / Spanish
  • Transportation
    All Used Coaches & Buses, Air-Conditioned & Comfortable
  • Entrance Fees
    All entrance fees as in the itinerary
  • Flight tickets
  • Personal items
  • Drinks during meals
  • Personal activates or optional trips
  • Tips, suggested USD. 5/pax/day
  • Porterages
  • In case of more travelers or groups pls request ad hoc and we’ll send you our proposal by mail.
  • For special groups and ad hoc programs pls request and we’ll send you our proposal by mail.

Only 1.270 / person

9 Days

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