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10 Day Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca
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$1425

Explore the Inca Heartland; Pre-Columbian Machu Picchu, Historic Cusco and Majestic Lake Titicaca. 

Summary:
  • 10 days / 9 nights
  • Nights in hotels based on US standards
  • Tours in Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca
  • Daily departures
  • Completely Customizable
  • Domestic flights not included at this stage (flight prices can vary according to the dates of travel)
Who is this for?
This 10 day package will let you see a lot of the Inca sites and their original region of origin. You will have a day in Lima to understand this massive capital of Peru, visit Cusco and the Sacred Valley before taking the train to Machu Picchu. From here you will continue to the highest navigable lake in the world; Lake Titicaca with its dark blue color and beautiful islands. 
Destinations visited:
DAY 1 - Lima

On arrival in Lima you will be met at the airport by our representative and taken in private transport to your hotel. Your hotel will be located in Miraflores, close to restaurants and bars. The rest of the afternoon or evening you will have some free time to unwind after your flight or maybe even do some initial discovering of this massive city. 

DAY 2 - Lima

Today you will be picked up from your hotel for a half day city tour of Lima. You will visit the historic center with its colonial buildings and impressive plazas. Discover the Plaza San Martin and the Plaza de Armas with its Cathedral and Presidential Palace. Form here you will set course for San Isidro and Miraflores. You will visit parquet Los Olivos and the seaside neighborhood of Miralfores. From here you will be taken back to your hotel. The rest of the day you have the chance to visit some of the great Lima museums or sneak in a bit of shopping.

DAY 3 - Lima - Cusco

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Lima airport for your flight to Cusco. On arrival in Cusco you will be met at the airport and taken to your hotel in the city centre. Later today you will be picked up for a Cusco city tour. You will not only visit the Cusco city centre with its historic buildings but also the amazing Inca sites such as Sacsayhuaman located just outside the city.

DAY 4 - Cusco - Sacred Valley

In the morning will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will start with a visit to Pisac market, without doubt one of the best artisan markets in South America. From here we will set course for Ollantaytambo, a small village located at the foot of some impressive ruins and more or less the gateway to Machu Picchu. At the end of the day you can either stay the night in the Sacred Valley or go back to Cusco to spend the night.

DAY 5 - Machu Picchu

In the early morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco or the Sacred Valley and taken to the train station in Poroy or Ollantaytambo station for your train to Machu Picchu. On arrival in Aguas Calientes you will be taken to your hotel to drop off your luggage before taking the bus to the magical site of Machu Picchu itself. You will have a guided tour after which you will have some free time to discover this amazing site.

DAY 6 - Machu Picchu - Cusco

It is best to start this day early in order to catch the sun rise at Machu Picchu weather permitting. You will have the entire day at the site, an ideal day to climb Huayna or Machu Picchu Mountain. In the afternoon you will return to Cusco via train. Transport back to your hotel is provided.

DAY 7 - Cusco

Today you will have a free day in Cusco. Soak in this fascinating city by visiting museums, walk up to the Christ statue and get some final pictures of this amazing city. Alternativey just relax, wander through the historic city centre and maybe even sneak in some shopping.

DAY 8 - Cusco - Puno

Your journey to the city of Puno, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca will begin early with a pick up at your hotel. There are several ways to make this trip, you can choose to fly, hop on either a VIP bus or a Luxurious Andean Eplorer train.The VIP bus option includes several interesting stops along the way.

DAY 9 - Lake Titicaca

Today you will have a full day tour on Lake Titicaca. In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the pier for your boat trip on this amazing lake. You will visit the floating Islands of Uros where people having been living for hundreds of years on artificial islands made of floating reed. From here you will “set sail” for Taquile Island. This island has several Inca sites and is known for its colorfully dressed local population. The views of the the surrounding lake are an unforgettable sight.

DAY 10 - Puno - Lima

You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport in Juliaca for your outgoing flight. If time allows, a quick visit to the Sillustani Funerary Towers on the way to the airport may be on the cards.

All our tours are completely customizable and hence you can opt for a combination of different hotels and services depending on your personal preferences. Nevertheless in order to give you an idea of the prices, hereunder you can find the prices for this package in 3 different comfort levels.

Economy
  • Good value 3* hotels based on US standards
  • All shared tours (except Machu Picchu)
  • Expedition Train to Machu Picchu
  • All private and shared transfers
  • All entrance fees
  • All breakfasts included
From US$ 1425 Per Person
Superior
  • All premium 4* hotels based on US standards
  • Combination of shared & private tours
  • Private Machu Picchu Tour
  • Superior Train to Machu Picchu
  • All private transfers
  • All entrance fees
  • All breakfasts included
From US$ 1775 Per Person
Deluxe
  • All top end 5* hotels based on US standards
  • All private tours
  • Private Machu Picchu Tour
  • Hiram Bingham Train to Machu Picchu
  • All private transfers
  • All entrance fees
  • All breakfasts included
From US$ 3595 Per Person
All our packages are completely customizable and can be combined to your preferences.
Please note that flights have not been included at this stage.
Please note that all package prices are based on a minimum of 2 people travelling together (sharing a double room). Single travellers, please contact us for the single surplus costs.

For information about any type of South America vacation you may be looking for, please do not hesitate to contact your personal travel expert now!!!

Following are some extra days that can be added on to your package. If you are interested in finding out some more information about these packages please ask one of our sales representatives or add it to the extra comments in the contact form.

2 Day Ica & the Ballestas Islands

 

Visit Ica, the Oasis of Huacachina, optional you can enjoy a buggy ride in the desert and the next morning embark your boat for a visit to the Ballestas Islands. Here you can see penguins, sea lions and with some luck maybe even a whale. 

2 Day Nazca Lines

 

Visit Ica and Huacachina, a true natural oasis in the middle of the desert before continuing to Nazca for a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines to see this mystery with your own eyes...

3 Day Arequipa & Colca Canyon

 

This 3 day extension will give you the chance to get to know Peru second most important city; Arequipa. Nicknamed “White City” Arequipa has one of the most beautiful plazas in Peru and one of the oldest Monasteries in South America. The next day you will head for the second deepest canyon in the world; The Colca Canyon. In the Colca canyon you will also visit Cruz del Condor and with a bit of luck marvel at these majestic birds, the largest flying birds in the world, soaring right over your head. 

3 Day Chiclayo & Trujillo

This 3 day extension takes you to the lesser known Peru. Maybe lesser known but not less impressive, amazing sites such as the Temple of the Sun and the Moon, the Sipan Museum and of course Chan Chan, the biggest adobe city in the world awaits you in this part of Peru. 

3 Day Mancora beaches

 

In order to complete your holiday with some time at the beach, we can offer you this extension to Mancora. Nice weather, large beaches, palm trees and great seafood, what else would one need to relax in this part of Peru after visiting all the amazing sites.

3 or 4 Day Jungle Excursion

 

This 3 or 4 day excursion (more days can be added) will take you to one of the most pristine parts of the Amazon Rainforest. Tambopata National Reserve is known for being one of the most pristine parts of the Amazon Rainforest and a good chance on seeing wildlife. You will enjoy walks through the forests, climbing a canopy tower to see the jungle from above, evening walks and piranha fishing, all under the guidance of great and knowledgeable guides. 

Full Day Chincheros, Maras & Moray

 

This full day tour starts in Cusco (optionally in the Sacred Valley) and takes you first to the Inca Ruins of Chincheros, one of the older villages between Cusco and the Sacred Valley. From here you will continue to Maras, one of the few Inca agricultural “laboratories”. This is a collection of unique Inca terraces built in a natural depression and served to make different crops resistant to different altitudes and climates. Finally we will take you to Moray, an open salt mine still in use today. 

Full Day Lima Culinary Tour

 

This full day tour gives you the chance to get to know “the new culinary capital” of South America; Lima. You will visit a local market to do the shopping for the day. Later you will be assisted by a local family in making some of the Peruvian specialties and in the evening you will be taken to one of the great restaurants and bodegas in Lima. 

Full Day Wild River Rafting (Cusco & Arequipa)

 

For the adventure seekers we can offer several different wild water rafting adventures on several different rivers in Peru. The most famous places to do one or multiday rafting is in the Cusco and the Arequipa regions. 

Lima Culture & Contrasts tour

This one day add on is for people who are looking to discover the real Peru. Lima, a city of over 10 million people or one third of Peru’s population is the economic and political heart of Peru. This metropolitan city is essential to Peru and discovering Lima is like discovering the soul of Peru. This day you will be taken all over Lima and will see the known but also the (maybe even more interesting) lesser known side of this metropolitan city. You will see Lima’s colonial charm, the city’s modern and economic centers and the bohemian seaside barrios all in this one day amazing tour of this fascinating city. 

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