Discover the wonders of Machu Picchu and the beauty of Peru and its people on this land exploration through this amazing country!
September 11-17, 2018 $3,599.00 per person double
Highlights include: exploring the Incan sites of the Sacred Valley including the Maras Salt Pans, visit Pisac Market and mingle with the artisans, shopping for indigenous handicrafts, watching the scenery fly by during your travels on the Vistadome train, experience the wonders of Machu Picchu during an included excursion to this magical citadel, enjoy the culture and sights of Cusco, including the ruins of Sacayhuaman plus more!
Activity Level: Moderate
Fly to Lima, Peru and transfer to your hotel
Following breakfast at the hotel, board a morning flight to Cusco. A coach will take you to the Sacred Valley of the Urubamba for the start of your Peruvian adventure. Visit the Pisac Market and pick up some handmade souvenirs. Lunch is included at a local countryside restaurant before arriving at hotel.B, L
Begin the day with an excursion to the Andean village of Ollantaytambo, which once served as a country retreat for royalty. The ruins of the massive fortress and large stone terraces built into the hillside are still visible today making it feel as if time has stood still. Following lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Maras Saltpans and learn how generations of families harvest salt. On your visit to Chinchero, an authentic Andean village, see the collection of paintings inside the historic church built upon an Inca temple. Return to the hotel for a leisurely evening.B, L
This morning, board the Vistadome train and depart for Aguas Calientes, home of Machu Picchu. For centuries, Machu Picchu has remained a mystery, holding tight its secrets. Journey to the Lost City of the Incas and uncover the mystery of this ancient citadel as Machu Picchu wraps its magical spell around you. Your guide will walk you through this amazing archaelogical site and provide history and lore that is sure to leave you in awe. During the excursion, lunch will be provided. After exploring, return to town for an included dinner and overnight at the hotel.B, L, D
Enjoy a morning at leisure before departing by Vistadome train for the return to Ollantaytambo where the coach will be waiting to take you to Cusco, the Imperial City and archaelological capital of South America. Once the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco sets the stage, taking you back in time to when the glorius Incas ruled. Dinner is included tonight at a local restaurant.B, D
The day begins with a guided tour as you follow the trail of the Incas. Admire the finest examples of Inca history and architecture and take in the panorama of dramatic mountains and spectacular canyons. Visit the Plaza de Armas and the Santo Domingo Church built on the foundations of the Inca temple Koricancha and dedicated the Sun God. Continue to Sacsayhuaman, a gigantic walled city and monumental formal royal fortress. After the excursion, the final afternoon and evening are free.B
After breakfast it's time to bid farewell to the remarkable Inca Empire and transfer to the airport for the flight to Lima with connections to your gateway city.B
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Please contact our Travel Agent Jill Wood for information and reservations at 800-321-3973 ext. 3225, 301-598-1599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 11-17, 2018
Per person rates:
Pricing includes land, air from BWI & inter-country flights
Deposit amount: $250.00 per person (plus $199.00 per person insurance)
Final payment date: June 11, 2018
7 Days - 11 meals