Peru - Ancient Inca Cities

Machu Picchu
Ancient Inca Cities

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8 Days / 7 Nights
PRIVATE TOUR


Explore the most powerful, energetic and spiritual place on earth "Cuzco, the Urubamba Valley and Machu Picchu". Also, discover "Willoq" a lost Inca town existing today as it did in the past. Enjoy the natural flora and fauna of the Andean landscapes and traditional way of life. Observe astonishing views, local people, ancient salt mines and Andean weavers. Visit Inca cities and overnight in Machu Picchu including services of a private guide. This program is for people who have an interest in the Inca Culture, the Andean (Quechua) people and their beliefs about their origin and the universe.

 


Day 01: (Sunday) ARRIVE LIMA
Reception upon arrival in Lima and walked to the Lima Airport Costa Sol hotel.

Day 02: (Monday) LIMA - CUZCO - URUBAMBA
Pisac RuinsWalked from airport hotel to the domestic flight section of the Lima airport for your flight to Cuzco. Arriving staff transfers you to the Sacred Valley of the Incas with your private guide. Visit the archaeological site of Pisac Ruins (meditate at the old astronomical Pisac observatory) to view its intricate terraces and buildings. Continue along the Urubamba River to admire the scenery. Lunch in a local restaurant. (If weather and road conditions permit, a visit to the ancient salt mines of Maras will be made where people still work the same way as their ancestors). Late afternoon arrive in Yucay for overnight at the Hotel Sonesta Posada del Inca Sacred Valley, Yucay. Tonight, meeting with a native healer.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch>

Day 03: (Tuesday) URUBAMBA - WILLOQ - OLLANTAYTAMBO
OllantaytamboEarly morning visit to one of the most fascinating Andean communities, Willoq. Observe how weavers produce charming textiles with ancient Inca designs. Then visit the typical and colorful market of Pisaq or Chincheros where hundreds of indigenous people come from different surrounding villages to barter and sell their products, After lunch depart for the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, one of the most important archaeological sites, where legend and history converge telling a story of love and rebellion against an Inca ruler. Overnight at Posada del Inca Sacred Valley, Yucay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 04: (Wednesday) OLLANTAYTAMBO - MACHU PICCHU
Machu PicchuIn the morning you will be taken to the station to board the train for the 1 1/2 hour ride to Aguas Calientes. Arriving you will enjoy staying at the Hotel El Mapi, located near the entrance of the ruins. After checking in, you'll take a guided archaeological and spiritual tour of the Lost City to contemplate and learn about the advanced world of the Incas and of the mysteries yet to be revealed. Overnight at the Hotel El Mapi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: (Thursday) MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
Arise very early to enjoy the sunrise and spend some time alone to attune with the energies of Machu Picchu. Second day exploration of Machu to understand more about the 3 Runa Inca Cosmological Worlds: Hanan Pacha, Kay Pacha and Uju Pacha. Cross through the Intipunku (the Sun gate) to explore the Temple of the Sun. Time for meditation at the Temple of Three windows for emotional healing. Afternoon return to Cusco. Overnight Sonesta Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast

Sacsayhuaman

Day 06: (Friday) CUSCO
Morning sightseeing tour of the City of Cusco with stops at the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun) the main square, the Cathedral and a visit to the Power Places of Sacsayhuman , Kenko, Puca-Pucara plus the Inca Spa of Tambomachay. Visit the ruins of the Temple of the Monkeys (Kusylluchayoq). Overnight Sonesta Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast



Day 07: (Saturday) CUZCO - TIPON - SHAMAN CEREMONY
San SebastianDepart the hotel this morning with your tour guide on a ride by bus towards Tipon - 30 minutes away from Cuzco. Make a brief stop in the main square of San Sebastian to admire the beauty of the main church, whose façade features fine stone carvings and Solomonic columns and then continue to the archeological site of Tipón and its agricultural terraces. Even today water rushes through the channels, and the wide terraces are in perfect condition. The site was probably used as a laboratory of agricultural products because of the various micro-climates found within the complex. We continue our tour towards Villa Tipon, where an Andean priest welcomes us and performs an ancient ceremony of an offering to the Mother Earth (Pacha Mama). Afterwards, we will enjoy a family lunch of delicious Peruvian food followed by sightseeing in the area. Overnight Sonesta Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 08: (Sunday) CUSCO - LIMA - INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE
Staff transfers you to the Cusco airport for your flight to Lima with connection to your international departure.
Meals: Breakfast


Private Tour Includes:
Meeting and transfer service in all cities visited in Peru. Tours as noted including entrance fees with private metaphysical English speaking tour guide. Hotels based on double occupancy including service charges and taxes. Meals as noted with meals served in the main dining rooms, no specialty restaurants included. Local airfare Lima - Cuzco - Lima via Lan Peru.

NOT Included: INTERNATIONAL Air, items of a personal nature such as entry visa, entry or exit taxes, tips, telephone, laundry, beverages of any nature at any time, anything not specifically mentioned as included.


While this tour can operate year round the best times to travel are generally the months from April through October. November through March is the rainy season.
The busiest tourist months are June through August.


Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

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  • Tour Cost:
    $3,875 per person double occupancy
    Single supplement: $850 (based on a minimum of two travelers, single traveler is more).


    While this tour can operate year round the best times to travel are generally the months from April through October. November through March is the rainy season.
    The busiest tourist months are June through August.


    Tours must be booked at least 45 days prior to arrival.
    Prices and itinerary subject to change without notice.

    Inquire about this tour