7-Day Travel Itinerary to Peru

Updated: Dec 17, 2020


DESTINATIONS: Lima - Cusco - Machu Picchu

We've created this 7-day itinerary to ensure that you get to experience the most necessary highlights of Peru.


Lima

Founded in 1535 by the Spaniards, Lima is one of the oldest capitals in South America. In 1988, the Historical Center of Lima, it was declared as a World Heritage Site


Cusco

Cusco was one of the most important cities in Latin America. Through its rich architecture, you will embark on a journey through time that will take you from the pre-Inca to the Inca Empire.

Altitude: starts at 3,400 meters above sea level.


Machu Picchu

Together with local guide who will give you a guided tour of Machu Picchu, the lost city and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Ascend the stone steps, through the heavy tree cover, and be amazed as you finally emerge at the top of the Inca Empire! This fascinating tour will show us the mysteries, stories, and secrets behind this world wonder. Along the way we'll discover exclusive insight into the ruins that only an expert could tell you.


Day 1 - Arrival

Welcome to Peru!

  • Pick-up from the Jorge Chavez International Airport in private transportation

  • Transfer to hotel

  • Itinerary Briefing with your Travel Specialist


Day 2 - Lima

Explore the city like a local!

  • Pick-up at the hotel by local guide

  • Visit the highlights of Lima


Points of Interest:

  • Larco Museum

  • Historical Center of Lima

  • Malecon Boardwalk

  • Art District of Barranco

Overnight: Lima city


Day 3 - Cusco

On this day, you fly to the Andes!

  • Pick-up from hotel in private transportation

  • Flight: Lima - Cusco

  • Pick-up from Alejandro Velasco International Airport in private transportation

  • Transfer to hotel

  • Welcome briefing with Cusco Coordinator

Overnight: Cusco city


Day 4 - Lima

Visit to the archaeological sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with your own private local guide.

  • Pick-up at hotel

  • Visit to the Maras Salt Platforms

  • Visit to the Moray Archaeological Site

  • Train to Aguas Calientes (town below Machu Picchu)

Overnight: Aguas Calientes


Day 5 - Machu Picchu!

This is the day you've been waiting for!

  • Meet-up with guide at hotel

  • Bus ride to the entrance of Machu Picchu

  • Morning tour around the citadel

  • Train back to the Sacred Valley

  • Visit to the Ollantaytambo ruins

  • Visit to the Pisac market and archaeological site

  • Transfer to hotel

Overnight: Cusco city


Day 6 - Cusco

Take this day to relax, enjoy the view of the Andes. Experience the local Andean cuisine or even buy some artisanal souvenirs.


Overnight: Cusco city


Day 7 - Lima

  • Pick-up from hotel in private transportation

  • Transfer to the Jorge Chavez International Airport

  • Departure flight


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