Beautiful Machu Picchu Overview

Discover magnificent Machu Picchu and visit Lima and Cuzco on this fun, accessible Peruvian adventure. Also visit the Ollantaytambo ruins and the Sacred Valley.

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      USD $1,595
      CAD $1,650
      AUD $1,620
      EUR €1,115
      GBP £935
      NZD $1,795
      ZAR R16,215
      CHF FR1,350
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Discover magnificent Machu Picchu and visit Lima and Cuzco

Surrender to the awe of Machu Picchu on this enthralling journey to visit one of Peru's biggest draw cards. Experience the cultures that co-exist in thriving, bustling cities full of colour and passion. Meet locals who lead a traditional lifestyle, and spend time exploring relics, ruins and ancient stone reminders of the past. Set to the backdrop of stunning mountain vistas and lush green landscapes, this journey does a day trip to Machu Picchu and visits Lima, the Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo and Cuzco, providing an authentic experience and opportunities for adventure in a fun, accessible way.

  • Visit Lima's historic centre
  • Witness the majesty of Machu Picchu
  • Wander Cuzco's atmospheric streets
  • Learn about local culture at a Sacred Valley community
  • Explore Peru's mixture of colonial and Inca architecture

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Lima, Peru
  • Finish:

    Cuzco, Peru
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    Private minibus, Train
  • Included activities:

    Coca Museum

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    121kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Name and passport number are required at time of booking. Delays to provide this information may result in third party booking fees. A single supplement is available on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,595
    CAD $1,650
    AUD $1,620
    EUR €1,115
    GBP £935
    NZD $1,795
    ZAR R16,215
    CHF FR1,350
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $199
    CAD $206
    AUD $202
    EUR €139
    GBP £116
    NZD $224
    ZAR R2,026
    CHF FR168
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Day 1 Lima

The Plaza Mayor, in the heart of Lima’s historic centre, is an excellent base to explore this pulsating capital. Visit the Museo de la Inquisicion for an insight into the Spanish Inquisition, or head to the fascinating catacombs and interesting artworks of monasterio de San Francisco. When the sun goes down, why not search out some of Peru’s intriguing culinary specialities in the eclectic suburb of Miraflores before mixing it with the locals in one of the many buzzing bars.

Day 2 Cuzco

Cuzco is the gateway to Machu Picchu and a city with majestic architecture, impressive ruins, a lively town centre and cultural significance around every cobblestone corner.

Day 3 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

The Sacred Valley was once the heartland of the Inca Empire and now contains picturesque villages and impressive archeological sites. Located in the Urubamba Valley, the city of Ollantaytambo is an incredible archeological site and the starting point of the classic Inca Trail trek.

Days 4-5 Cuzco

A World Heritage site set among red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.

Day 6 Aguas Calientes

Sitting at the base of Machu Picchu in a picturesque valley, Aguas Calientes takes its name from the numerous hot springs that are dotted throughout the area

Day 7 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Built sometime in the 15th century and rediscovered in 1911, the staggering ruins of Machu Picchu were thought to be an estate for the Incan emperor, Pachacuti.

Day 8 Cuzco

A World Heritage site set among red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,595
      CAD $1,650
      AUD $1,620
      EUR €1,115
      GBP £935
      NZD $1,795
      ZAR R16,215
      CHF FR1,350
      *
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