Cusco was the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO. It is a major tourist destination and receives almost 2 million visitors a year. It is designated as the Historical Capital of Peru by the Constitution of Peru.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Lime
At schedule time, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Lima. At arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, a trip to the essential Lima, “The City of Kings” including the most important architectural icons of the city, such as the Main Square, where you can find the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace. Then, we continue with a visit to the San Francisco Convent, an architectonic jewel dating back to the 16th downtown Miraflores, with it's Park of Love to enjoy a splendid view of the Pacific Ocean. Overnight in Lima.
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Day 2: Cusco Half Day City Tour, Sacsayhuaman And Nearby Ruins
At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit the Imperial City, living example of the mixture of the Andean and Spanish cultures. We start our trip visiting the Santo Domingo Convent, built over the Koricancha and ancient Inca palace and main worship center of the Sun God. Later, we will stop at the Main Square, where you can find the Cathedral and the beautiful Church of La Compania. Going on with the tour, we will visit the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, imposing sample of military Inca architecture which domains the city. Finally, we will take a look at the archaeological sites of Qenko, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay, located north east of the city. Overnight in Cusco.
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Travel from Lima to Cusco
Day 3: Cusco
The day is at leisure for own activities. Overnight in Cusco.
Day 4: Machu Picchu “the Lost City Of The Incas”
You will visit one of the most important energetic centers of the world, Machu Picchu. The excursion will be by train and during the trip we will have an amazing view of the landscapes of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba. Upon arrival to Aguas Calientes, our representatives will assist you to board the bus which will take you to the citadel. It will be an unforgettable experience, where a professional tour guide will transmit us the history around this mysterious and charming place. After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore the zone on your own, relax and meditate. Lunch will be provided at “El Mapi” restaurant. At the fixed time, return by train, descent at the appropriate station and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cusco.