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Destination Cusco Sacred Valley
Duration 5 days 4 nights
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Experiences

Enjoy an unforgettable experience on board of the luxury Hiram Bingham train to get to the famous Inca citadel Machu Picchu. Explore the San Blas district to soak up the colonial past of Cusco. Discover the impressive Inca ruins, the amazing landscapes and the charming small villages of the mysterious Sacred Valley of the Incas.

 

Your tour at a glance

This luxury private tour will give you the possibility to discover the golden triangle of the land of the Incas: the ancient capital Cusco, the mysterious Sacred Valley of the Incas and, of course, the ''lost city'' of the Incas, the unequalled Machu Picchu dating back to 15th century. Your dedicated guide will do his best to offer you an unforgettable experience far from mass tourism. He will help you to uncover the best kept secrets of the Inca Empire, to discover their beliefs and lifestyle.   

 

Day 1 : Arrival in Cusco
Day 1 : Arrival in Cusco

Welcome to one-time capital of the Incas, Cusco, from where you will start your incredible discoveries of the Inca Empire. Your private guide will welcome you at the airport of Cusco upon your arrival and will take you to your hotel, a contemporary escape in Cusco’s fairytale hideaway. After a welcome briefing, you can start Cusco sightseeing according to your preferences. Overnight in Cusco.

Day 2 : Cusco sightseeing
Day 2 : Cusco sightseeing

The visit of Cusco, is a great opportunity to travel back in time to XII-XIII centuries and to feel the unique atmosphere that reigns in this ancient city of the Incas, surrounded by four exceptional archaeological sites which were protecting Cusco before the arrival of the conquistadors. Learn more about the water cult ceremonies in Tambomachay, named also ''bath of the Inca''. Explore the specific features of a military fortress from the Inca period in Puka Pukara. Visit Qenko, another important ritual center of the former Inca Empire, where sacrifices and mummification took place, and reveal the secrets of the impressive citadel of Sacsayhuaman with its huge blocks of stone ideally superimposed into the natural landscape. After lunch, you can explore the San Blas district to soak up the colonial past of Cusco. You can discover also the Pre-Columbian Museum of Art, which has a large collection of archaeological artifacts from all over Peru. Spend an evening at your leisure. Overnight in your stylish accommodation in Cusco.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 3 : Round trip by train to Machu Picchu
Day 3 : Round trip by train to Machu Picchu

Today you will have an unforgettable experience on board of the luxury Hiram Bingham train. You will reach the incredible Machu Picchu, the mystical Incan citadel of the 15th century, also called “lost city”, located on a rocky promontory, in the Andes. This magnificent sacred site of the Incas will take your breath away. Explore the crowning achievement of the Incan civilization with your private guide and uncover its best-kept secrets. Late in the afternoon, take again the elegant Hiram Bingham train and journey back to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4 : From Cusco to Sacred Valley (2h driving)
Day 4 : From Cusco to Sacred Valley (2h driving)

Today we will take you to Ollantaytambo, a town in the mysterious Sacred Valley of the Incas. Why sacred? Because everything grows there! Up today the Sacred Valley is valued for its geographic and climatic characteristics. Located at an altitude of 2,800 meters on average, the climate is particularly mild there throughout the year. This is where the best corn is produced, sacred food of the Incas. Exploring the Sacred Valley you will have the opportunity to discover impressive Inca ruins, amazing landscapes, charming small villages and vast agricultural terraces. Take the time to wander in Chinchero, a small pleasant village famous for its textile manufacturing whose inhabitants still wear their colorful traditional clothes. The agricultural terraces of Chinchero, dating back to the time of the Incas are used until today. Later you will arrive to Ollantaytambo where you will discover not only the ruins of Ollantaytambo fortress with its famous wall of 6 monoliths, but also the narrow streets of the city to feel its typical charm and unique atmosphere. You will surely meet Peruvians walking their lama, these iconic animals of Peru. Overnight in Ollantaytambo.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5 : Cusco departure
Day 5 : Cusco departure

This morning enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before taking the road to Cusco Airport. Before to reach the airport, you will have the opportunity to discover the circular agricultural terraces from the time of the Inca civilization in Moray. What were the main specific features of these terraces and their irrigation system? Discover it during your visit. In case you have time your guide will be glad to make you discover the impressive salines of Maras. More than 3000 basins, used since the time of the Incas, are still exploited by Peruvians who are living in the surroundings. Later, you will arrive to Cusco Airport from where you will take your departure flight.

Meals : Breakfast

Hotels during this exclusive luxury trip to Peru

 

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco - 5*
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Why we chose it?


Built on Inca foundations

Decorated with colonial period frescoes

Specialty dishes prepared by leading Peruvian chefs

Inspired Andean wellness 

 

Overview

This former convent built on the Inca foundations, dating back to 17th century will take you back in time and you will live an amazing experience in your artistic room where the Inca stonework meets the Spanish colonial architecture and where the modern comfort meets the old-world charm. Relax at open-air heated pool, enjoying the colorful dishes at the local Senzo Bar. Don’t miss the unique Spa treatments that offers the local Hypnoze Spa, inspired by Inca and Andean culture.

 


 

Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado, Ollantaytambo - 5*

 

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  Luxury tour Peru Ollantaytambo

 

Why we chose it?


Cozy environment in the middle of the Sacred Valley

Chalet-style luxury retreat with Andes views

Local planetarium to observe the stars and planets

 

Overview

The overnight in Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado will give you the possibility to relax in the cozy environment of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will travel back in time and you will feel how the aristocratic families of Cusco were living at that time. Here, you will also have the possibility to see how the locals prepare the famous Peruvian ‘’pachamanca’’ in the earthen oven.

 


 

 

Your tour includes:

- All private transfers with air conditioned high end SUV with all applicable transport taxes
- Dedicated English speaking guide-driver and his living expenses
- All luxury accommodations with full breakfast daily
- Internal flight from Cusco to Lima
- All entrance fees as per described itinerary
- Luxury train (Hiram Bingham) for a round trip to Machu Picchu
- Gastronomic lunch and dinner on board of Hiram Bingham train
- Bus for a round trip to Machu Picchu entrance
- Courtesy of fresh bottled water at all times in the car
- Car and passenger insurance
- All parking fees

 

Your tour does not include:

- Meals and drinks (except as specified above)
- Personal expenses (tips, telephone calls etc...)
- International airfare

 

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