The treasures of Peru 7 days from Lima

Discover the old side of the Peruvian capital. Lima was called “the city of the Kings” during the colonial times, enjoy us and find out why.

Of course, Cusco is part of this tour, visit this city and its nearby ruins takes you back to the cosmic kingdom of ancient Andean culture, merged with the colonial imprint of the Spanish conquest. Cusco is known as the gateway to Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. An impressive landscape extends from Andean peaks to cloud forests rich in orchids and Amazonian lowlands.

per adult from

$1,384

NZD

Duration

7 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 1x Lunch
    • All entrance tickets.
    • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (CONSETTUR), (round trip).
    • Expedition Train round trip From Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo( Round Trip)
    • Pick up and drop-off from your hotel in Cusco for all activities
    • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Lima
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
    • Entry/Admission - Montana de Siete Colores
    • Entry/Admission - Humantay Lake
    What's excluded :
    • Optional entrance fee to Huaynapicchu Mountain (It depends on the availability of spaces)
    • Meals
    • Tips (optional)

  • Day 1: Arrival in Lima and city tour

    Pass By: Huaca Pucllana, Calle General Borgono s/n, cuadra 8, Lima 15074 Peru
    The tour will start from your hotel. First stop on this morning tour is going to be at “Huaca Pucllana”, an ancient temple located in the center of Miraflores.


    Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Plaza de Armas, Lima 15001 Peru
    The next stop is at the Historical Center of Lima where we are going to appreciate the republican and colonial architecture that is going to make us feel like we are in Europe. This walk around the city center includes “Plaza San Martin” and “Plaza Mayor”, considered by Unesco as Human Cultural Patrimony since 2000.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Plaza de Armas, Lima 15001 Peru
    After “Plaza Mayor” it is time to visit San Francisco Convent, this place is famous because of the beautiful architecture and the art we can find there. Something you won't miss is the opportunity to go down at the catacombs, one of the first cemeteries in South America.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Arrival in Cusco and City Tour

    Stop At: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    In the afternoon one of our local guides will take you on a complete city tour, including the Cathedral at the main square of the city, Koricancha Temple, and four of the most impressive Inca sites: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    After the tour, you spend the afternoon at your hotel or go out for a nice walk. Sure we can give you some dinner recommendations.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Full Day Machu Picchu

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    Machu Picchu day is going to be an early morning. Your transfer to the Ollantaytambo train station is around 5 am.
    You are going to be taking the earliest train possible. The Idea is to enjoy as much as you can on this special day. Do not miss the amazing landscapes on the way to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).
    Your local guide is going to be waiting for you on the next train station and he will take you to the bus that will drive you to Machu Picchu


    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    Enjoy a two-hour tour around one of the new 7 marvels. Built during the first half of the fifteenth century, Machupicchu is divided into two large areas: the agricultural one that comprises a vast network of artificial terraces or terraces, and the urban one formed by various constructions and squares among which the temples of the Sun, of the Three Windows, of the condor and the main temple.
    Machu Picchu is a magical place, discovered over 100 years ago by an American professor by the name of Hiram Bingham, with an impressive architecture.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    After the tour and before going back to Cusco there will be time for lunch.
    Arrival time to your hotel is around 21:00, it will depend on the train schedule.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Free day Cusco

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    Enjoy a free day in Cusco


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Rainbow Mountain

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    We will pick you up from your Hotel in Cusco at 3:00 a.m. It is about 3 and a half-hour drive in our private van, during which we will pass through traditional villages and have an amazing view of the Andes. When we reach the starting point of the trail, we will stop for breakfast prepared by our trekking chef.


    Stop At: Montana de Siete Colores, Cusco 084 Peru
    After breakfast, we will start the hike from Pampachiri at a 3,700 m/12,139 ft elevation. From there it will be a 2 hour and a half uphill hike to reach the famous Rainbow Mountain. Along the way, you will have the chance to enjoy an amazing view of the Andes, glacial peaks, red mountains, rocky hills, traditional llamas and alpacas grazing along the valley.
    Once we arrive at the top of Rainbow Mountain, you ́ll have breathtaking views of the valleys and Ausangate Glacier Peak in front of you. Ausangate is the tallest mountain in the Cusco region (just under 21,000 ft) and is part of the Cordillera Vilcanota Range.
    While you are enjoying the view hot drinks will be served and your guide will provide you with interesting information about the composition of these mountains and how they became striated in the rainbow of colors.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Pampachiri, Pampachiri, Apurimac Region
    Our descent will be for around 2 hours, it is a downhill hike and a delicious, freshly made and hot lunch will be ready for us when we get there.
    After lunch, it would be nice to interact with the locals and then we will start our trip back to the Pampachiri village to catch our private van back to Cusco. We will drop you off at your hotel around 5 p.m.



    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Lake Humantay

    Stop At: Mollepata, Mollepata, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
    After we pick you up at your hotel, we will start our adventure to the Humantay Lagoon with a 3. hour-drive to Mollepata (3850 m.a.s.l.).

    In Mollepata we will have a delicious breakfast to start our day well before beginning our trek.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Humantay Lake, Cusco 08002 Peru
    After half an hour arrives at Soraypampa we will start our trek up to the Humantay Lagoon (4200 m.a.s.l.) with beautiful views, we can see the impressive snow-capped Salkantay and Humantay. It is a 1.5-hour-walk to the lagoon with a low to moderate difficulty, and more than worth it when you see the magical view. We will have enough time to take pictures and enjoy its beautiful views.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    We will start our descent to Soraypampa, which is a lot easier than the way up. In the Mollepata buffet lunch will await us and after some rest, we return to Cusco where we will arrive at 6 p.m.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Free and Departure

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    Enjoy a free day in Cusco
    Optional Activities: Quad Bikes, Silver Factory, etc
    Transfer from your hotel to the airport.


    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Pack 4 travel

Activity ID: V-230497P9

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