Essence of Peru


Lima, Arequipa, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu

Find the lost Incan city of Machu Picchu, discovered high in the Andes.

Investigate Arequipa and visit Mummy Juanita, a fifteenth-century Incan.

Leave on private guided voyages through the Sacred Valley, visiting the two Maras and Moray.

Take in pre-Columbian workmanship and Inca culture at the Larco Museum, guided secretly by an exhibition researcher.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Family, Guided Tours
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the Essence of Peru.

A travel experience like no other

This example agenda was made by specialists and is intended to rouse your next trip. It is fit to be modified to suit your inclinations, tastes, and financial plan so you can interface with nearby societies and experience real travel on your own terms, and withdrawing at whatever point you pick.

  • DAY 1

LIMA You’ve Arrived

  • Airport with Meet & Greet – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative (Day)
  • Peru Welcome Package.


  • DAY 2

LIMA Hit the Streets

  • Modern & Colonial City Tour (4 hrs) – Private Tour.


  • DAY 3

LIMA TO AREQUIPA Onward and Upward

  • Airport – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative (Day)
  • Air – Lima – Arequipa [Direct, 1.5 hrs] – Separate Purchase
  • Airport- Day – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative.


  • DAY 4

AREQUIPA A Journey Back in Time

  • City Tour with Santa Catalina Monastery & Mummy Juanita (with Lunch, 5 hrs) – Vehicle/Guide/Driver.


  • DAY 5


  • Airport- Day – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
  • Air – Arequipa – Cusco [Direct – 1 hr] – Separate Purchase
  • Transfer – Private – Cusco – Sacred Valley [via Pisac Market] – Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Afternoon Acclimatization.


  • DAY 6


  • Maras & Moray (with Lunch, 4.5 hrs)
  • Entrance Fees – Included.


  • DAY 7


  • 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
  • Transfer – Shared – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes [Bus down to Aguas Calientes (30 min)] – Bus Ticket
  • Dinner (included).


  • DAY 8


  • Transfer – Shared – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu [Bus up to Machu Picchu (30 min)] – Bus Ticket
  • 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 [Vistadome (4 hrs)] – Train Ticket
  • Train Station – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative.


  • DAY 9

CUSCO TO LIMA Until Next Time…

  • Walking Tour (3 hrs) – Private Tour
  • Airport – Vehicle/Driver/Local Representative
  • Air – Cusco – Lima [Direct, 1.5 hrs] – Separate Purchase.


The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • A completely modified agenda dependent on your inclinations and timetable
  • Day in and day out in-objective help from our nearby office
  • All convenience stays, visits, and moves for booked exercises are covered, except if in any case recorded in the schedule
  • A private driver for visits and moves (in certain nations our neighborhood private aides additionally go about as your driver – your Destination Expert will examine with you if appropriate)
  • Nearby 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 lodging, in addition to any dinners demonstrated in the agenda
  • One bag and one carry-on per individual for trip moves.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Your worldwide airfare – kindly can let your master say whether you’d prefer to get valuing 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, meals, and beverages (drunkard and non-heavy drinker), except if determined in the agenda
  • Abundance stuff charges, and where pertinent, things excluded from your passage
  • Individual charges like clothing, calls, SIM cards, or room administration
  • Early registration or late registration from inns (except if in any case determined)
  • Extra touring, exercises, and encounters outside of your agenda
  • Discretionary improvements like room or flight updates, or nearby camera or video expenses
  • Visa charges, vaccination expenses, and nearby flight charges (when material).
  1. Day 1 LIMA

    You’ve Arrived

    Upon appearance to Lima, you will be invited outside of Customs by an English-talking aide holding a sign with your name on it. This delegate will guide you to your anticipating vehicle and driver, and go with you to your lodging to help with registration.

    An invite bundle containing a city map, visit vouchers, and other valuable data will be sitting tight for you upon landing in your first inn.

  2. Day 2 LIMA

    Hit the Streets

    Established in 1535 as Ciudad de Los Reyes, or the City of the Kings, and named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991, Lima’s set of experiences is both intriguing and wild. Find the Peruvian capital close by a private guide and driver, starting with a visit to two of the city’s trendiest barrios, San Isidro and Miraflores. Overflowing with present-day engineering, elite eateries, store, and brand name retailers, particular exhibition halls, and welcoming bistros take in noteworthy perspectives over the Pacific Ocean along an extensive and precipice side, beach front footpath in Miraflores, at that point walk around the very much tended stops and promenades of San Isidro. In the wake of being secretly moved to the midtown center, end up wondering about extremely old structures as the past is uncovered, beginning with a stop at the Government Palace and City Hall in Plaza Mayor. In a similar square, finished in 1774, is the San Francisco Convent. A great illustration of Spanish Baroque design, it stays as striking today as it was in the eighteenth century in spite of the different tremors that have shaken its establishment. Broad mausoleums under the cloister have the remaining parts of an expected 25,000 people who were covered preceding the launch of Lima’s city burial ground; a visit to the matured burial chambers is one you will probably remember forever.


    On the up and up

    You will be secretly moved between your lodging and Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima by an expert driver and an English-talking agent.

    Load onto a trip in Lima with direct help to Arequipa. The inexact flight time is one hour and 25 minutes.

    A local agent will meet you for an air terminal exchange, close by a private vehicle and expert driver.

  4. Day 4 AREQUIPA

    A Journey Back in Time

    Today, set out on a private guided city visit through Arequipa, including a visit to the Santa Catalina Monastery, a city inside a city that was established toward the finish of the seventeenth century and simply opened to the public a couple of years prior. The strikingly painted dividers of this gigantic 215,000 square foot complex are home to exactly 20 nuns of the Dominican Second Order. Another feature of your visit will be a visit to see the unbelievably very much safeguarded frozen group of fifteenth-century Incan young lady, known as Mummy Juanita (Momia Juanita). Time Magazine ordered the revelation of her body in 1995 as one of the world’s 10 biggest disclosures. Your English-talking aide will likewise carry you to the focal Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Jesuit Cloister, and the neighborhoods of Cayma and Yanahuara prior to completing the visit at the ”Mirador de Yanahuara”, a post point, for an eminent perspective on the volcanoes.


    A Change of Scenery

    A local agent will meet you for an air terminal exchange, close by a private vehicle and expert driver.

    Load up a non-stop departure from Arequipa with the administration to Cusco. Flight length is roughly 60 minutes.

    Appreciate a private exchange with an expert driver and English-talking guide. While in transit to the Sacred Valley, visit the town of Pisac and go to the nearby farming outdoors market where craftsmen from everywhere the territory gather to sell their artworks.

    The impacts of being at high heights fluctuate from one individual to another. While a few explorers will encounter no uneasiness, others may discover the interaction of acclimatization seriously testing. To guarantee a pleasant involvement with the coming days, set aside some effort to rest and permit your body to acclimate to the adjustment of climate.


    Secret Gems

    Withdraw with your private guide on a visit to Maras and Moray and cap off the experience by feasting at Mil, the most current eatery opened by grant-winning Peruvian gourmet expert Virgilio Martinez. To begin with, 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 vital provider of salt to Peru’s best cafés, including Mil. A short drive away, you’ll show up at a progression of stone-walled porches that plunge ten stories: Moray. Cut into a valley in a manner that, in structure, resembles an antiquated amphitheater, it is accepted to have been utilized, in work, to test how well certain harvests filled in shifted conditions. Great instances of early rural practices established in observational ideas are unfathomable locales. At Mil, appreciate a tactile culinary encounter over an eight-course lunch highlighting little, test dishes that use simply the freshest, best fixings found in the Peruvian open country. Please note: Beverages are excluded and are to be bought nearby. Also, Maras won’t be visited during the stormy season (December to March, roughly) as the pads are overwhelmed during this time.

    The obligatory vacationer ticket, important for investigations in and around the Sacred Valley, is incorporated.


    Social Immersion

    In the organization of a private driver and nearby delegate, withdraw from the Sacred Valley in transit to Ollantaytambo Train Station, the penultimate stop on your excursion into the antiquated capital of the Inca Empire.

    Note on Luggage: This morning, the private guide and driver who go with you to the train station in the Sacred Valley will likewise move your essential baggage back to Cusco for secure capacity. You will bring an individual short-term pack 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 inn in Aguas Calientes through lodging doormen. This will permit you to proceed straightforwardly to Machu Picchu. Upon appearance in Cusco, your essential baggage will be sitting tight for you.

    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 nearby associate and board the famous Sacred Valley Train. Having gotten comfortable, the train will withdraw along a course that follows the Urubamba River, managing the cost of striking perspectives on the emotional scene as you approach the valley underneath 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 bastion in the town of Aguas Calientes. Upon appearance, nearby inn watchmen will move your baggage to your convenience.

    Kindly note, exacting baggage limitations apply on board the Sacred Valley Train: 1) Only one piece of hand gear is allowed per visitor, gauging a limit of 11 lbs (5 kgs). 2) Hand gear can’t be bigger than 62 direct inches. Stuff that surpasses weight or estimation limitations won’t be allowed. If it’s not too much trouble, address your Destination Expert for more data.

    Board a van 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 much of the time, leaving Aguas Calientes roughly at regular intervals.

    Saturated with a secret, the mountain fortress of Machu Picchu has amazed guests since its revelation by American history specialist and wayfarer Hiram Bingham in 1911. Accepted to have been developed 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 all things considered; commending an intriguing history and fantastic engineering are extraordinary perspectives on the encompassing mountain ranges and the wild Urubamba River about 2,000 feet underneath. With a private guide taking into account your own advantages and giving a useful outline of the set of experiences and engineering of this antiquated stronghold, acquire a firsthand comprehension of – and personal appreciation for – the masterpiece in Peruvian travel.

    Board a van transport at the passage to Machu Picchu and make the 30-minute re-visitation of close by Aguas Calientes. Transport transports withdraw often, leaving Machu Picchu roughly like clockwork.


    Ribbon Up for Some Fresh Air

    Board a van transport in Aguas Calientes and start the 30-minute drive to rise Machu Picchu Mountain on a curve street cut into the mountainside. Transports withdraw oftentimes, leaving Aguas Calientes roughly at regular intervals.

    High in the mountains close to Machu Picchu is an all-around trampled, antiquated stone pathway that drives the route to the stylized and customary access to Machu Picchu stronghold, known as Inti Punku (or Sun Gate). This path is considered by numerous individuals to be the most fundamental climb in Peru as it manages the cost of shocking vistas of the scene and comes full circle in a staggering 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 roughly 1,000 feet, the level confronted stones laid on the mountainside have been gone for over five centuries by a bewildering scope of individuals, from the soonest Inca pioneers to the fearless explorers of the present. Today, with a specialist neighborhood direct close by, walk in the strides of the Inca while getting a charge out of emotional perspectives on the space, including the Urubamba River, Machu Picchu, and Huayna Picchu. Please note: this climb is viewed as reasonably troublesome, ordinarily takes three to four hours to finish, and isn’t suggested for visitors with versatility limitations.

    Board a van transport at the passage to Machu Picchu and make the 30-minute re-visitation of close by Aguas Calientes. Transport transports withdraw oftentimes, leaving Machu Picchu roughly like clockwork.

    After an interesting involvement with the core of the old Inca world, the time has come to withdraw for the Imperial City, Cusco. Board the Vistadome in Aguas Calientes and unwind as you set out on the picturesque, four-hour excursion to Poroy Train Station close to Cusco. The course tracks with the Urubamba River, ascending and diving through bumpy territory using, where fundamental, a progression of curve trails. Consider buying a light bite or reward to make this stay through the field considerably more charming. 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 delegate.

  9. Day 9 CUSCO TO LIMA

    Until Next Time…

    This three-hour, secretly guided strolling visit through Cusco starts with a lovely walk around the cobbled roads of the San Blas area where you will visit a pioneer church striking for its amazingly fancy wood-cut platform. Conveying ahead, continue to the Koricancha Temple, when isolate plated gold and highlighting yard sculptures made of strong gold, Conquistadors depicted it as ”breathtaking to excess.” Today, the Church of Santo Domingo lays on the site of the first sanctuary, making it a superb area to find out about the convergence of Inca and Spanish culture and design from your master neighborhood control. Finishing up with a visit to Plaza de Armas and Cusco Cathedral, this including visit is a great prologue to the practices and history of this amazing city.

    Appreciate a private exchange between your inn and Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco close by an expert driver and an English-talking agent.

    Get onto a trip in Cusco with direct assistance to Lima. The estimated flight time is one hour and 25 minutes.