TASTE OF PERU

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TASTE OF PERU

1,140.00

7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
LIMA, CUSCO, SACRED VALLEY

2 Nights Lima
3 Nights Cusco
1 Night Sacred Valley

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STARTING AT $1,140 PER PERSON

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pisco Sour & Ceviche Lesson at the Exclusive "La Rosa Nautica"
  • Ruins Sites in Lima, Cusco & Sacred Valley
  • Guided Machu Picchu Tour
  • Cooking Class w/Lunch at Pachapapa

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 6 Nights Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast & Hotel Taxes
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers
  • Tours & Meals as Mentioned in Itinerary
  • All Entrance Fees & Train Tickets

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1 - Lima

Arrival in Lima. Reception at Airport & Transfer to your Hotel.

Evening at Leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 2 - Lima

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Culinary Tour of Lima with Lunch - You will be introduced in the history of Peruvian gastronomy; your culinary adventure begins at a typical “Peruvian market”. There, you will be able to appreciate a wide variety of Peruvian product and enjoy and taste exotic fruits. You will be amazed by the huge variety of fish and seafood our ocean, considered one of the richest in the World, has to offer. You will also visit an exclusive Peruvian restaurant, “La Rosa Náutica”, where you will have the opportunity to prepare your own “Pisco Sour” and the famous “Ceviche”. Later you will enjoy a delicious lunch, consisting of the most symbolic dishes of Peruvian cuisine.

Afternoon Colonial & Modern Lima Tour - Our guided visit to Lima allows you to see the Historical Center: Plaza Mayor ("Main Square"), the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the City Hall and old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish balconies. You will also visit an historic convent, an icon of colonial architecture. The tour goes all the way to modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, where you’ll appreciate huacas or sacred Inca structures. Also, you will observe the Pacific Ocean coast from the vast seafront.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 3 - Cusco

Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer out to Airport.

Arrival to Cusco. Reception at Airport & Transfer to Hotel.

Afternoon City tour & Archaeological Sites - You will visit the city of Cusco, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco and home to a somewhat particular essence. The tour will start at the Koricancha temple, an ancient Inca palace and main worship center of the Sun God, where the order of the Dominicans built an incredible church that can still be seen there. Then, you will tour the Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral and the beautiful Church of the Society of Jesus, among other colonial buildings, are located. You will then continue the journey to the colonial church of San Cristóbal to enjoy a spectacular view of the city. Afterwards you will go on to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an Inca building known for its massive walls of hewn stone, located in a strategic location, on a hill, with a broad view of the city of Cuzco. Later, you will visit the important archaeological complexes of Qenko and Puca Pucara.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 4 - Sacred Valley

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Full Day Authentic Sacred Valley with Lunch - End at Hotel in Sacred Valley
Discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas through this route starting on the Inca's Balcony, a beautiful place with an impressive view of Chinchero ruins and city, where twelve families still preserve their traditional mores, showing you the ancestral way in which they process the wool, and obtain those vivid colors for their textiles. Later, we will arrive to Moray, an impressing pre-Inca greenhouse, then, we will have lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, we will get to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire, one of the few places where the Spanish conquistadors lost a major battle. Very well known for its “andenes” (terraces dug into the slopes of mountains for agricultural purposes), Ollantaytambo was a highly effective fortress, that also served as a temple. Then, we will follow to the town of Ollantaytambo, with narrow cobblestone streets that have been continuously inhabited since the 18th century.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 5 - Machu Picchu

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Full Day Machu Picchu with Lunch - Awaiting you today is by far and away one of the high points in world tourism: Machu Picchu. Your adventure starts onboard the Expedition train. After your arrival at the city of Aguas Calientes, you will disembark and then board a bus that drives you to the actual Machu Picchu archaeological site, where you will definitely have an experience you will never forget. In this tour you will discover this new Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. At the agreed upon hour, you will descend to Aguas Calientes and, later on, board the train for your return trip; you will stop at the train station indicated on your ticket.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 6 - Cusco

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Cooking Class & Lunch at Pachapapa - Enjoy a demonstration of Peruvian cuisine in the picturesque Pachapapa restaurant in San Blas tasting the delicious dishes of the Andean cuisine. Evening at Leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 7 - Home

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Transfer out to Airport for your connecting flight through Lima.


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