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6-Day Heart Of The Inca Tour from Lima, Peru

Tour Code: 952-889
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Lima, Peru
6 Days 5 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Cuzco (Cuzco Cathedral, Pisac Market, Qurikancha, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Saksaywaman, San Blas, San Pedro Market), Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Urubamba.

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    Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
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    $1639 $1129 $1129 $1129
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    Hotel Option (/room)Surcharge Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTriple
    4 star hotels Year round $490$540$540
    5 star hotels Year round $860$920$920
    • Price: All Prices are in USD. Prices are per person based upon shared twin room occupancy. All prices are based on current exchange rates and are subject to change without notice.
    • Special dates where above prices are not valid = New Years, Semana Santa, Inti Raymi week. Exact dates to be confirmed ASAP.
    Day 1


    When guests arrive at the airport in Lima, they will be met by a representative who will help them transfer to their hotel.
    Standard Hotel: 3-star hotel accommodation
    Day 2

    Lima - Cusco (574 km)

    In the morning, we will board a flight to Cusco. When we arrive, we will have the rest of the day free to relax before we begin the thrilling but demanding voyage through the Peruvian country. We will receive Cusco Travel Guides for great ideas of activities in which we can partake during our time in this city.

    More» This city once served as the capital of the Inca Empire. Many of its most popular sights are the ruins of this once-great people, such as the famous "lost city" of Machu Picchu. Cuzo itself also has many sights. «Less

    Standard Hotel: 3-star hotel accommodation
    Day 3


    We will have the morning free to explore the cobblestone streets of Cusco at our own leisure. It is highly recommended to stop by the local San Pedro Market, shop in the bohemian neighborhood of San Blas, or stop by any of the city's excellent museums. In the afternoon, we will meet with our guide to embark on a tour of the city, including stops at the Cathedral, Qorikancha, and Sacsayhuaman. We will end the day with a delicious dinner at one of Cusco's best restaurants.

    More» This city once served as the capital of the Inca Empire. Many of its most popular sights are the ruins of this once-great people, such as the famous "lost city" of Machu Picchu. Cuzo itself also has many sights. «Less

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      More» This large public market in Cuzco is a bustling bazaar where you can find all sorts of handmade crafts and locally grown foods. Wandering amongst the stalls, you will get a firm sense of the local culture. «Less
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      More» This is one of the barrios in the city of Cuzco, famous for its architecture that dates back to the era of Spanish colonialism in Peru and the narrow, cobblestone streets. «Less
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      More» This cathedral, also called the Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, was completed in 1654, and is located in the Plaza de Armas. It contains many historically significant objects and relics. «Less
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      More» The site where these impressive ruins stand was once the most important temple in the entirety of the Incan Empire. Reports from Spanish explorers of the time describe the temple's ipulence in great detail. «Less
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      More» This walled complex is located on the outskirts of Cuzco, situated on a steep hill overlooking the city, which provides the location with impressive views of the surrounding valley. «Less
      Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 7:00am - 5:30pm
    Standard Hotel: 3-star hotel accommodation
    Day 4

    Sacred Valley of the Inca (142 km)

    We will spend a magical day in the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Inca. By the end of our day, we will understand why this Andean basin was the spiritual home of the Inca. We will barter with locals in the Pisac Market, scale the top of the Ollantaytambo fortress for a view of the surrounding valley, and marvel at the snow-capped peaks of the Andes. We will also enjoy specialties of Peruvian cuisine at a restaurant in Urubamba. We will spend the night in a comfortable hotel in the Sacred Valley under the twinkling stars.

    More» This city once served as the capital of the Inca Empire. Many of its most popular sights are the ruins of this once-great people, such as the famous "lost city" of Machu Picchu. Cuzo itself also has many sights. «Less

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      More» The heart of the Inca Empire, the Sacred Valley of the Incas is the region of Peru surrounding the city of Cusco. The valley is full of the ruins of this once-powerful empire, such as Ollantaytambo, Pisac and Tipon. «Less
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      More» Pisac is a small town just to the north of Cusco, and it is home to a busy marketplace where fresh produce, meats, and handmade crafts are sold by locals. «Less

    More» This small town north of Cuzco is built around an archaeological site. At the height off the Inca Empire, Ollantaytambo was the royal estate of Emperor Pachacuti. It is one of the starting points of the Inca Trail. «Less

    More» The largest town located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, whose name in Quechan means "flat land of spiders," is a short journey north of Cuzco. «Less

    Standard Hotel: 3-star hotel accommodation
    Day 5

    Cusco - Machu Picchu - Cusco (149 km)

    Today will be the highlight of our journey as we travel along the Urubamba River through foliage that will grow thicker and greener the deeper we go. Taking a train then a shuttle bus, we will reach the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu, where a tour guide will show us the most important sights amongst these ruins and provide us with important information regarding the history of this sacred mountaintop city. In the late afternoon, we will return by train to Cusco, or we can choose to stay overnight in Aguas Calientes, the town 20 minutes down the mountain, and spend a second day at the ruins.

    More» The famous citadel of the Inca sits atop a scraggy mountain peak overlooking the valley that was sacred to those people. These ruins feature many temples and the famous terraced-gardens the Inca developed for agriculture in the Andes. «Less

    Standard Hotel: 3-star hotel accommodation
    Day 6


    After enjoying breakfast at our hotel, we will transfer to the local airport for our flight out of Cusco. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
    • Departure & Return

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      The tour representative will pick you up at the airport at whatever time you arrive, and this also goes for the time of drop offs.So please provide your flight information at booking.
    • Price Includes

    • Train Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu - Cusco (Vistadome Train for 5-star and 4-star packages / Expedition Train for 3-star packages)
    • 5 nights 3 stars hotel accommodations (based on US standards
    • All tours stated in the itinerary with English-speaking guides
    • All transfers and entrance fees
    • All breakfasts
    • Price Excludes

    • Travel insurance is not included but recommended
    • All domestic and international airfares
    • Laundry, valet, telephone calls, wines and liquors unless otherwise specified.
    • All evening meals and lunches during the trip, unless otherwise specified.
    • Gratuities for tour guides and drivers.
    • Airport taxes
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    • While we will make every effort to maintain a regular operation, we reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip and issue a full refund to affected customers under special circumstances.
    • Prices: All vacation prices are based on rates (reflecting foreign exchange rates) known at the time of publication and expected to be in effect at the time of departure, and do not include airfare except where noted. Vacation prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Single room supplements and triple and quad room reductions are listed where applicable. Not all accommodation types are available on all vacations. Prices are subject to increase without notice. Please note, airport taxes due in airport are not included in the package pricing. If traveling to Peru , please note that packages do not include Peruvian sales taxes, since most travelers are exempt. Those exempt from paying this tax must meet the legal standards. For an exemption from the IGV (General Sales Tax) the visitor (guest) must prove he or she meets the international treaty standards honored in Peru by showing a passport, driver's license or national identity card. Please note that visitors who have stayed in Peru longer than 60 calendar days are no longer exempt from IGV (General Sales Tax). Also please make sure that your identity documents are legible and note that the TAM (Andina Migration Card) cannot substitute a passport.
    • Reservation Changes: A fee of $50 per transaction will be charged for any alteration or revision made to a reservation. A change of traveler name, vacation date, or itinerary within final payment will be treated as a full cancellation and new reservation; vacation cancellation fees (as above) apply.
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    • Travel Protection/ Insurance: Comprehensive trip insurance is highly recommended by Operator.
    • Itinerary Variations: We constantly strive to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
    • Hotel Accommodations: The accommodations listed in the brochure or on the website are intended to be used on all departures; however, if a change becomes necessary for any reason, including additional departures on the same date, the accommodations substituted will be equivalent to those shown. Every effort is made to reserve only twin-bedded rooms. Occasionally, some hotels will only provide double-bedded rooms. These rooms will be allocated to couples. Please note that accommodation check-in times vary worldwide.
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