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.
Day 2 – Transportation to Lima Airport where you will take an early morning 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 – In the afternoon, an expert guide will take you to some of the world’s best archeological sites in and around the city, including the Cusco Cathedral in the Plaza de Armas and the fabulous Temple of the Sun or Qoricancha, which was the heart of the Inca Empire. You will also visit the spectacular ruins of the Sacsayhuaman fortress/temple overlooking the city, as well as the ruins of Q’enko, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay nearby.
Day 4 – In the morning, you will be picked up for your trip to the Sacred Valley where your first stop will be the town of Pisac, where you can explore the market. Following your visit to Pisac, you will stop for lunch (not included) at a buffet restaurant offering a variety of Peruvian and international food near the town of Urubamba. Next, you will visit the spectacular fortress of Ollantaytambo. These magnificent Incan ruins that cling to the hillside were part of the royal estate of the Incan emperor Pachacuti. In the late afternoon, you will be taken to your comfortable hotel in the Sacred Valley. Night at Leisure.
Day 5 – After breakfast at your Sacred Valley hotel, you will take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu, the hidden Inca citadel. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, the town at the base of Machu Picchu, you will be met at the train station and accompanied to the bus station for a 20-minute ride up to the secluded citadel. Next, you will meet your expert, English-speaking guide for a tour of the most important sites in Machu Picchu, including the Intihuatana (Sun Stone), the Sun Temple, and the Room of 3 Windows. Machu Picchu is justifiably ranked as one of the “must see” archaeological sites in the world. In the late afternoon, you will take a comfortable train back to Cusco and then be transferred to your Cusco hotel for the evening.
Day 6 – 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.