Day 01 Lima
Arrival to Lima, reception and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Lima. Meals: none
Day 02 Lima / Cusco
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Cusco. At your arrival reception and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Cusco.
Optional City Tour & Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park.
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Cusco. At your arrival reception and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon we will visit the Imperial City of the Incas: The Archeological Capital of America and also called the “navel” of the world, Cusco. At according time, pick up from the hotel to start our excursion to the city; we will walk toward main streets and squares, we could appreciate colonial houses and palaces, we will visit the Korikancha Palace, Santo Domingo Convent and the Cathedral. After this amazing experience we will go away from the city to visit four archeological sites: Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park , an impressive fortress of colossal dimensions; Qenqo Ceremonial Center; Tambomachay and its sacred fountains of life; and Puca Pucará viewpoint and watchtower which guarded the city entrance. Return to Cusco.
Day 03 Cusco / Sacred Valley of the Incas / Cusco
At according time we will start our excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas located on the banks of Vilcanota river. We will have a panoramic sightseeing of Pisac Archeological Complex and next we will drive to the town where we can appreciate in the main square a colorful market full of crafts such as ceramics, textile art and personal accessories made by its inhabitants. Also, we will appreciate food of native farmers. After lunch we will continue our excursion to the enigmatic fortress of Ollantaytambo, citadel built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect invasions of forest dwellers. Accommodation in Sacred Valley. Meals: breakfast and lunch.
Day 04 Cusco / Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Cusco
At according time transfer to the Railway Station to board the train to Aguas Calientes, immediately we will board the bus to go up the winding road to one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World chosen by the NOWC* organization “The Sanctuary of Machu Picchu” located amid mountains and flanked by steep deep canyon formed by the Urubamba river, you will have a guided tour of the citadel where we can see three sectors; in the first you are able to observe the sacred district, in the second you can see the quarter of the priests nobles and the residential area, in the third sector you will appreciate the popular neighborhood located in the south of the citadel among other architectural attractions. Finishing this wonderful experience we descend to Aguas Calientes to board again the train to return to Cusco, you will be driven to the hotel. Accommodation in Cusco. Meals: breakfast.
Day 05 Cusco / Lima / Quito
Transfer from the hotel to the airport to board you flight back to Lima, arrival and flight connection to Quito. Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Quito. Meals: breakfast.
Day 06 Free Day in Quito
Optional City Tour of Quito
In the morning city tour in Quito, we will start with a panoramic view of the financial and banking areas, shopping centers and the neighborhood of La Mariscal. We will continue visiting the historic city center where we will see the following attractions: El Panecillo, San Francisco Church, Independence Square, the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the Church of the Company, we will continue our tour to the northern part of the city towards the ” Middle of the World city” here we can observe the monument that divides the northern hemisphere from the southern hemisphere, it was built in the eighteenth century by the French scientific expedition which defined the exact position of the equator. Return to the hotel. Accommodation in Quito. Meal: breakfast.
Day 07 Quito / Galápagos
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Galápagos Island. Arrival and reception at Baltra airport, transfer to the shuttle bus to the tip of Itabaca channel where we take the public ferry to the island of Santa Cruz and Ayora Port, area where we will get into the hotel on the island. During the tour you will see lava tunnels and a reserve of turtles, also we can visit the “Charles Darwin Research Station” here you can get more information about Galapagos Islands, the species that live in this enchanted place, conservation programs and the origin of evolution. Accommodation in Galapagos. Meals: breakfast.
Day 08 Galápagos
Early in the morning we start our tour to Tortuga Bay beach, after walking about 40 minutes we reach the most beautiful beach with white sand and Galapagos green mangroves, we can swim and enjoy swimming in it, rest of the morning free. Afternoon bay tour we board a yacht, we will continue the tour on the “Love Canal” direction, a wonderful place where we can observe reef sharks. Continue the tour with a short walk to see the marine iguanas that inhabit the “Playa de los Perros” also you can visit on this tour “Punta Estrada”. Return to Ayora Port. Accommodation in Galapagos.
Important Note: this excursion is only performed on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Day 09 Galápagos
Today began our excursion in Yacht to one of this islands: Seymour, Plazas, Bartolome or Floreana, after this visit return to Ayora Port. Accommodation in Galapagos.Important note: this tour may vary due to weather conditions, thus the operation may be changed and would be subject to itinerary changes and are subject to availability. The operator ensures the number of trips and visits to make, but does not guarantee specific place to visit.Meals: breakfast and lunch
Day 10 Galápagos / Guayaquil
Today we travel to the Channel Itabaca where the ferry will take you to Baltra Island in the harbor. In the port you will be transfer in a shuttle bus from the airline to get into the airport, on the way you will visit an organic coffee plantation, which is a social responsibility program. Take flight to Guayaquil or Quito ( as requested before booking). Meals: breakfast
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PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY PLUS FLIGHTS
Price includes All taxes and fees/ In-country & Intra-country flights / Hotels / Tours / Transfers / Entrances / Train Bus & Boat Excursions
|FLIGHTS INCLUDED / APPROXIMATE FLIGHT TIMES|
|CITY||NIGHTS||HOTELS 3* ADDITIONAL|
HOTEL UPGRADE OPTIONS AVAIALBLE
What you need to bring!
Clothes for warm and cold weather as well as waterproof jacket, fleece pants, trekking shoes, hat or cap, scarf, sunscreen, insect repellent and disinfectant alcohol gel, lip protector, camera, binoculars, original passport and extra money for small purchases.
INSURANCE INCLUDED IN TRIP (*)
|Trip Cancellation||UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)|
|Trip Interruption||UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)|
|Emergency Medical/Dental Coverage||$10,000|
|Emergency Medical Transportation||$50,000|
|24-Hour Hotline Assistance||Included|
(*) Courtesy trip cancellation or trip interruption insurance up to US$500 per person unless additional coverage requested and purchased by client, Additional coverage is available at additional cost. Insurance provided by Access America under their rules and regulations. Valid for US citizens only. International flights, individual tours and treks are excluded. Insurance not available for residents of Washington State. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to purchase an insurance policy nor liable if a policy is declined by client. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to compensate in any way if a policy is not purchased or can not be purchased.