What’s included in our Machu Picchu Travel Package:
- 1 Night Hotel Accommodation in Lima
- 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Cusco
- In/Out Transfers in both cities
- Half Day City Tour in Lima
- Half Day Tour in Cusco
- Full Day Tour of Machu Picchu
- Taxes & Fees
* Packages can be totally customized.
Sample Itinerary (Machu Picchu Travel Package):
Day 1 – Arrive in Lima, Peru in the morning. 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 also visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity. We then drive through the residential Districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, passing by the Huaca Pucllana, a Ceremonial and Administrative Centre of the Lima Culture built in the II Century A.C. that the Incas considered as “Ñaupallaqta” or Sacred Town. We will also visit El Olivar Park with olive trees brought from Spain in the XVth Century, the Central Park of Miraflores and Larcomar, a symbol of modern Lima and a tourist and entertainment centre as well as a privileged site to enjoy an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean. Lodging. Night at Leisure.
Day 2 – Transportation to Lima Airport where you will take an early afternoon flight to Cusco. A guide will be waiting for you at the Cusco airport and take you to your hotel. Free day/night to relax and acclimate to the altitude.
Day 3 – Cusco City Tour in the afternoon. We will go into the Cathedral where you will enjoy beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings containing extensive Inca iconography. After that, we will visit the Korikancha, “the Temple of the Sun” where the Convent of Santo Domingo was built; legend says this temple was completely laminated in gold, which impressed the conquerors at their arrival. Then we will go to the Artisans’ Quarters of San Blas and visit the church to see the pulpit with its impressive carved woodwork. It is time to do some shopping at the most famous artisans’ market in the city.
Day 4 – Pick up time from Cusco for train to Machu Picchu will be 8.00 am arriving Aguas Calientes 9.25 am, below Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, transfer by train to the Citadel of Machu Picchu; the trip takes 25 min. and you will arrive in the entrance of Machu Picchu. We begin the guided visit of the Citadel of Machu Picchu, which will take us around 2h 30m. During this time, you will visit Inca ruins, buildings, the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Clock of the Sun, the Kings Quarter, the Temple, the terraces, the irrigation canals and the surrounding area. The guided visit ends early in the afternoon and some people might decide do go down to Aguas Calientes by bus immediately to have lunch at a local restaurant . You will have free time at leisure to walk Aguas Calientes and sourroundingsAt approximately 5.30 pm train is coming from the Station in Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and arrive in Cusco at around 8:00pm.
Day 5 – Transfer to Cusco Airport and return home or continue to your next TGW Destination.
*Keep in mind this is just a sample itinerary. We can modify anything and even add more tours and activities in Peru.