Culture & Cuisine of Perufrom
Take a private visit through Machu Picchu and journey across the famous Sun Gate.
Walk the beguiling roads of provincial Cusco with a private guide.
Visit the man-made islands of the Uru individuals on Lake Titicaca.
Eat on connoisseur food and customary passage at a portion of Peru’s top tables.
Highlights are expertly chosen extravagance facilities.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeDiscovery, Family, Guided Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
A travel experience like no other
This example schedule was made by specialists and is intended to rouse your next trip. It is fit to be redone to suit your inclinations, tastes, and spending plan so you can interface with neighborhood societies and experience true travel on your own terms, and leaving at whatever point you pick.
- DAY 1
LIMA Here we Go!
- Airport Assistance (Arrival) – Local REPRESENTATIVE (Day)
- Peru Welcome Package.
- DAY 2
LIMA TO CUSCO TO SACRED VALLEY Onward and Upward
- Airport Assistance (Departure) – Local Representative
- Air – Lima – Cusco [Direct, 1.5 hrs] – Separate Purchase
- Transfer – Private – Cusco – Sacred Valley [via Awana Kancha] – Vehicle/Guide/Driver
- Afternoon Acclimatization.
- DAY 3
SACRED VALLEY Cultural Immersion
- Chinchero Market with Maras & Moray (with Wayra Lunch, 7 hrs) – Private
- Entrance Fees – Included.
- DAY 4
SACRED VALLEY Lose Yourself in Nature
- 1/2 Day Sol y Luna Horse Riding with Peruvian Paso (3 hrs) – Shared
- Yacu Wasi Spa Reservations at Sol y Luna.
- DAY 5
SACRED VALLEY TO OLLANTAYTAMBO TO AGUAS CALIENTES TO MACHU PICCHU It’s All Ancient History
- Transfer – Private – Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo [Hotel to Train Station] – Vehicle/Local Representative/Driver
- Note: Special luggage instructions
- Train – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes [Sacred Valley Train (with Lunch, 2 hrs)] – Train Ticket
- Transfer – Shared – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu [Bus up to Machu Picchu (30 min)] – Bus Ticket
- Machu Picchu Tour (4 hrs) – Private.
- DAY 6
MACHU PICCHU TO AGUAS CALIENTES TO CUSCO Lace Up for Some Fresh Air
- Sun Gate Hike with Guide (3.5 hrs) – Private
- Transfer – Shared – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes [Bus down to Aguas Calientes (30 min)] – Bus Ticket
- Train – Aguas Calientes – Cusco [Belmond Hiram Bingham (with Dinner, 4 hrs)] – Train Ticket
- Train Station – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative.
- DAY 7
CUSCO Sights and Insights
- Walking Tour (3 hrs) – Private Tour
- 1/2 Day Culinary Experience at Rooftop Kitchen (with Lunch, 3 hrs) – Vehicle/Driver-Guide.’
- DAY 8
CUSCO TO JULIACA TO LAKE TITICACA A Change of Scenery
- Airport – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
- Air – Cusco – Juliaca [1 hr – Separate Purchase] –
- Transfer – Shared – Juliaca – Lake Titicaca [Airport to Titilaka (1.5 hours) ].
- DAY 9
LAKE TITICACA Hidden Gems
- Islands of Titicaca Excursion (with Lunch, 6-8 hrs).
- DAY 10
LAKE TITICACA Take to the Trails
- The Aymara Route (6-8 hrs, with Lunch).
- DAY 11
LAKE TITICACA TO JULIACA TO LIMA En Route
- Transfer – Private – Lake Titicaca – Juliaca [Titilaka to Airport] – Vehicle/Driver
- Air – Juliaca – Lima [Direct, 1.5 hrs] – Separate Purchase
- Airport – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative (Day)
- Dinner Reservations & Car Service – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.
- DAY 12
LIMA Creative Cuisine
- 1/2 Day Dining at Casa Garcia Alvarado (3 hrs) – Vehicle/Driver/Guide.
- DAY 13
LIMA Until Next Time…
- 1/2 Day Curated Larco Museum Tour (with Lunch, 2 hrs) – Vehicle/Driver-Guide/Curator
- Airport – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative (Day).
- All-day, every day in-objective help from our neighborhood office
- All convenience stays, visits, and moves for booked exercises are covered, except if in any case recorded in the agenda
- A private driver for visits and moves (in certain nations our neighborhood private aides likewise go about as your driver – your Destination Expert will examine with you if pertinent)
- Neighborhood private aides or shared visits that take you through your agenda features and encounters, your last schedule will affirm the kind of visit
- Hello at the air terminal or at your convenience from one of our delegates – your master will affirm your meet and welcome area with you
- Breakfast every morning at your inn, in addition to any suppers showed in the schedule
- One bag and one carry-on per individual for trip moves.
- Your global airfare – kindly can let your master say whether you’d prefer to get estimating from our Air Team
- Travel protection, which we offer and can be bought after you’ve booked your visit
- Visas (except if noted)
- Tips for administrations and encounters
- Snacks, suppers, and beverages (heavy drinker and non-drunkard), except if indicated in the schedule
- Overabundance things charges, and where appropriate, stuff excluded from your toll
- Individual charges like clothing, calls, SIM cards, or room administration
- Early registration or late registration from lodgings (except if in any case indicated)
- Extra touring, exercises, and encounters outside of your schedule
- Discretionary improvements like room or flight redesigns, or neighborhood camera or video charges
- Identification expenses, inoculation expenses, and nearby takeoff charges (when appropriate).
Here We Go!
Upon landing in Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, you will be welcomed by a nearby agent holding a sign with your name on it right outside of appearances. After a warm gladly received, you will be guided to the entryway of the close by Wyndham Costa del Sol inn where your delegate will help with registration.
An invite bundle containing a city map, visit vouchers, and other valuable data will be hanging tight for you upon landing in your first lodging.
LIMA TO CUSCO TO SACRED VALLEY
On the up and up
A nearby delegate will meet you in the anteroom of the Wyndham Costa del Sol, direct you to Jorge Chávez International Airport, and help with flight registration.
Load onto a trip in Lima with direct help to Cusco. The rough flight time is one hour and 15 minutes.
Appreciate a private exchange to the Sacred Valley, halting en route to visit Awana Kancha. A well-known craftsman station and an amicable spot to encounter alpacas and Andean culture, the Awana Kancha material plant is an awesome spot to notice generally dressed ladies turning brilliant examples before your eyes. Utilizing the fleece of alpacas, llamas, guanacos, and vicunas, the ladies make plans utilizing normal colors that have existed in the Andes since the hour of the Inca. Notwithstanding the materials, guests get the opportunity to hand-feed llamas or medical attendant infant alpacas with milk from a jug. Following your visit to Awana Kancha, you will be moved to your inn in the Sacred Valley.
The impacts of being at high heights change from one individual to another. While a few explorers will encounter no distress, others may discover the cycle of acclimatization seriously testing. To guarantee a charming involvement with the coming days, set aside some effort to rest and permit your body to acclimate to the adjustment of climate.
Encircled by snow-covered pinnacles, the untainted town of Chinchero would be like numerous other calm Andean towns that dab the land notwithstanding the clamoring outside market found in the fundamental square. World-well known, this brilliant reasonable works seven days per week and is the best spot in the nation to bargain for hand-woven dresses and cautiously created knickknacks, or to just scrutinize the apparently unlimited products. Chinchero is additionally host to the remaining parts of an Inca divider and an astounding fresco on the colonnade of the close by pilgrim church, the two of which will be visited close by your private guide. Then, visit Maras, where many multi-hued salt lakes course down a solitary mountainside. These pool-sized supplies, being used since the hour of the Inca, a gleam in tones of pink, yellow, and white, and are today the chief provider of salt to Peru’s best cafés. A short drive away, you’ll show up at a progression of stone-walled porches that plummet ten stories: Moray. Cut into a valley in a manner that, in structure, resembles an old amphitheater, it is accepted to have been utilized, in work, to test how well certain harvests filled in shifted conditions. Great instances of early farming practices established in experimental idea, there are unbelievable destinations. Lunch at Wayra found at Sol y Luna Lodge in the Sacred Valley (included). Kindly note: Due to climate conditions during the blustery season (December through March, and conceivably more) the Marinera artists won’t perform at Wayra Restaurant, in any case, the Paso horse show will in any case occur. Too, the Paso horse show closes at 14:30; Guests showing up for a delayed dinner won’t watch the show. Moreover, Maras won’t be visited during the stormy season as the pads are overwhelmed during this time.
The compulsory traveler ticket, important for investigations in and around the Sacred Valley, is incorporated. This vacationer ticket is substantial all through your visit around there.
Lose Yourself in Nature
After start headed to Sol y Luna Lodge, partake in a short security direction before you set off on provincial ways and through quintessential Andean towns that neighbor inn. On the backs of Peruvian Paso Horses, the smoothest riding ponies on the planet, experience the existence of nearby gauchos. Meet and welcome towns as they keep an eye on their groups and fields, take in the great landscape of the Sacred Valley, or more all, unwind and appreciate the quiet air. The visit follows provincial courses and ways – no black-top – until you return back to the Sol y Luna stables. Please note: Children should be at any rate 8 years old to take part in this visit.
Yacu Wasi Spa at Sol y Luna is the ideal spot to appreciate a wide scope of loosening up helpful medicines. From masques, hydrotherapy, and Reiki to Swedish, Shiatsu, and narrow back rubs – among numerous others – Yacu Wasi is a shelter for the individuals who appreciate spoiling. The spa likewise includes a completely prepared rec center, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, and Spanish Bath. Whenever wanted, individual yoga and judo meetings can likewise be orchestrated. Please note: Spa medicines are excluded and are to be paid for on location.
SACRED VALLEY TO OLLANTAYTAMBO TO AGUAS CALIENTES TO MACHU PICCHU
It’s All Ancient History
In the organization of a private driver and nearby delegate, withdraw from the Sacred Valley on the way to Ollantaytambo Train Station, the penultimate stop on your excursion into the old capital of the Inca Empire.
Set close to the base of the overwhelming Pinkuylluna Mountain, wander through the lethargic town of Ollantaytambo to show up at the halfway found train station where you will say goodbye to your neighborhood aide and board the famous Sacred Valley Train. Having gotten comfortable, the train will leave along a course that follows the Urubamba River, bearing the cost of striking perspectives on the emotional scene as you approach the valley beneath Machu Picchu. Lunch will be served ready. Following a two-hour venture, the train will maneuver into a train station on the lower regions underneath the antiquated stronghold in the town of Aguas Calientes. Upon appearance, nearby lodging watchmen will move your baggage to your convenience.
If it’s not too much trouble, note, severe gear limitations apply on board the Sacred Valley Train: 1) Only one piece of hand baggage is allowed per visitor, gauging a limit of 11 lbs (5 kgs). 2) Hand gear can’t be bigger than 62 direct inches. Things that surpass weight or estimation limitations won’t be allowed. If it’s not too much trouble, address your Destination Expert for more data.
Note on Luggage: This morning, the private guide and driver who go with you to the train station in the Sacred Valley will likewise ship your essential baggage back to Cusco for secure capacity. You will bring an individual short-term sack on board the train to Machu Picchu. Upon appearance to Aguas Calientes, you will land the train and meet your Machu Picchu direct right away. This neighborhood guide will guarantee your overnight sack is sent to your lodging in Aguas Calientes through the inn doormen. This will permit you to proceed straightforwardly to Machu Picchu. Upon appearance in Cusco, your essential gear will be sitting tight for you.
Board a bus transport in Aguas Calientes and start the 30-minute drive to rise Machu Picchu Mountain on a bent street cut into the mountainside. Transports withdraw oftentimes, leaving Aguas Calientes roughly like clockwork.
Saturated with a secret, the mountain fortification of Machu Picchu has amazed guests since its revelation by American antiquarian and traveler Hiram Bingham in 1911. Accepted to have been built at some point around 1450 CE and deserted a little more than a century later, it is one of the world’s most valued legacy destinations, and in light of current circumstances; commending an interesting history and staggering design are remarkable perspectives on the encompassing mountain ranges and the wild Urubamba River approximately 2,000 feet underneath. With a private guide taking into account your own advantages and giving an educational outline of the set of experiences and design of this antiquated stronghold, acquire a firsthand comprehension of – and close appreciation for – the masterpiece in Peruvian travel.
MACHU PICCHU TO AGUAS CALIENTES TO CUSCO
Trim Up for Some Fresh Air
High in the mountains close to Machu Picchu is a very much trampled, antiquated stone pathway that drives the route to the formal and customary access to Machu Picchu fortification, known as Inti Punku (or Sun Gate). This path is considered by numerous individuals to be the most fundamental climb in Peru as it bears the cost of staggering vistas of the scene and comes full circle in a stupendous perspective on the Machu Picchu stronghold where the whole intricate can be valued from a solitary vantage point. About one mile long, and including a rising of around 1,000 feet, the level confronted stones laid on the mountainside have been gone for over five centuries by a confounding scope of individuals, from the soonest Inca pilgrims to the fearless explorers of the present. Today, with a specialist nearby guide close by, walk in the strides of the Inca while appreciating emotional perspectives on the space, including the Urubamba River, Machu Picchu, and Huayna Picchu. Please note: this climb is viewed as reasonably troublesome, regularly takes three to four hours to finish, and isn’t suggested for visitors with portability limitations.
Board a bus transport at the passageway to Machu Picchu and make the 30-minute re-visitation of close by Aguas Calientes. Transport transports withdraw oftentimes, leaving Machu Picchu roughly at regular intervals.
After an entrancing involvement with the core of the antiquated Inca world, the time has come to withdraw for their majestic city, Cusco. Board the lavish Hiram Bingham train in Aguas Calientes and unwind as you set out on the beautiful, four-hour excursion to Poroy Train Station close to Cusco. The course tracks with the Urubamba River, ascending and diving through the uneven landscape and, where essential, using a progression of curve trails. Onboard the train, you will be welcomed into the rich feasting vehicle to appreciate a connoisseur supper on this stay through the rural Peruvian field when it is readied. Consider a visit to the observatory vehicle to enjoy a reviving mixed drink on the outside while tuning in to live nearby music. After a short time, you will show up at Poroy Station close to Cusco.
Appreciate a private exchange between your lodging and Poroy Train Station discovered right outside of Cusco close by an expert driver and an English-talking agent.
Sights and Insights
This three-hour, secretly guided strolling visit through Cusco starts with a charming walk around the cobbled roads of the San Blas locale where you will visit a provincial church outstanding for its unimaginably elaborate wood-cut platform. Conveying ahead, continue to the Koricancha Temple, when separated plated gold and highlighting yard sculptures made of strong gold, Conquistadors depicted it as ”astounding to excess.” Today, the Church of Santo Domingo lays on the site of the first sanctuary, making it a magnificent area to find out about the crossing point of Inca and Spanish culture and engineering from your master nearby guide. Closing with a visit to Plaza de Armas and Cusco Cathedral, this incorporating visit is an astounding prologue to the customs and history of this unbelievable city.
At Rooftop Kitchen, host to the most vivid culinary course in Cusco, get familiar with the stunts and procedures behind getting ready colorful, scrumptious, and sound dishes that include fixings, for example, red quinoa, yellow aji, and other privately developed strengths that are an unmistakable piece of Peruvian cooking yet are effectively found across the world. On this three-hour course, plan two refined and simple-to-make suppers that offer rich Peruvian flavors and gain the aptitude to show your recently obtained abilities back home. To cover off this profoundly intelligent culinary course, make the most of your manifestations while tasting on a delightful pisco acrid mixed drink prior to getting back to your inn.
CUSCO TO JULIACA TO LAKE TITICACA
A Change of Scenery
Appreciate a private exchange between your inn and Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco close by an expert driver and an English-talking delegate.
Load onto a departure from Cusco with direct assistance to Juliaca. The rough flight time is 60 minutes. If it’s not too much trouble, note this flight is excluded from your agenda cost and should be bought independently.
Upon appearance to Juliaca, you will be met at the air terminal by Titilaka staff and moved to the lodge. Please note that this exchange might be imparted to different visitors of the inn.
Portrayed by Lonely Planet as Lake Titicaca’s top fascination, go through the day investigating Islas Uros, the coasting islands of Titicaca, at that point head to Taquile Island to find a one of a kind neighborhood local area of 2,000 who live on this segregated island. Become familiar with the historical backdrop of Uros and perceive how these islands have been developed utilizing the totora reeds that fill in the lake. On Taquile, witness extremely old material weaving customs extraordinary to space. Appreciate lunch outside, savoring the greatness of Puno’s dark blue skies across Lake Titicaca, with perspectives on Bolivia’s Cordillera Real or the Royal Mountain Range as a setting.
Take to the Trails
Head out on the Aymara Route where you will get familiar with the geology, adjoining networks, and staggering scene of the Chucuito landmass and Acora. Dig into pre-Incan occasions and learn of legends and fantasies as your guide clarifies the captivating history of Lake Titicaca. Clear your path through ways that wander through open fields and fields to arrive at favored perspectives and common posts. As a feature of the trip, you will see and investigate nearby networks, spot birds, visit archeological remaining parts, and journey through shocking scenes. En route, pause, and appreciate an exceptionally arranged lunch in the organization of the lake’s quiet and glorious perspectives. This entire day trip is altogether discretionary, enduring around eight hours, and finishes up with a return move to the inn.
LAKE TITICACA TO JULIACA TO LIMA
Withdraw Hotel Titilaka by private vehicle to the air terminal in Juliaca, in front of your homegrown flight.
Load onto a trip in Juliaca with direct help to Lima. The estimated flight time is one hour and 40 minutes.
You will be secretly moved between your inn and Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima by an expert driver and an English-talking delegate.
From grant-winning ceviche to mouth-watering Peruvian-Japanese combination, motivated French-affected Novoandina food to cultivate to-table natural pleasures, Lima has everything. Around evening time, find this humming gastronomic scene firsthand. Reservations will be made ahead of time at your preferred eatery, and full circle transportation in a private vehicle will likewise be given. Our Destination Expert’s top proposals for top-notch food in Lima incorporate Maido, Central, Astrid y Gaston, Nobu, Rafael, and Chez Wong. Please note: Your feast is excluded and will be paid for on the spot. Reservations are affirmed at the hour of booking and are dependent upon accessibility.
This evening or evening, appreciate an incredible supper at Casa Garcia Alvarado close by Ms. Ana Maria Garcia Alvarado. First built in 1912, Casa Garcia Alvarado was redesigned in 1932; designed to look like Lima’s Presidential Palace. Presently open for private dinners, make the most of your time in this palatial bequest while learning the fascinating history of the home and family that has lived there for ages. Bon hunger! If it’s not too much trouble, note: your supper demand should be gotten before appearance.
Until Next Time…
Find the secrets and history of Inca culture at the acclaimed Larco Museum on a private guided visit with an Associate Scholar utilized by the display. Highlighting the world’s biggest private assortment of pre-Columbian craftsmanship, the historical center houses a fantastic exhibit of antiquated ceramics, gems of gold, silver, and valuable stones, which in aggregate sums to in excess of 45,000 pieces, including Paracas materials and preserved remaining parts. Following your curated visit through the exhibition hall, you will eat at Museo Larco Café (included), prior to being gotten back to your lodging.
You will be secretly moved between your inn and Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima by an expert driver and an English-talking delegate.