5 days Peru Voyage - day by day detailed description

Day 1 - Arrival Lima
On your arrival you will be met and transferred to your beautiful hotel.

Day 2 - Lima - Cusco
According to the flight´s schedule you will be transferred to the airport in order to take your flight to Cusco, where your transport will be waiting and will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon you will enjoy a half-day tour of the city including Tambomachay, an ancient Inca religious site built on a hill around a spring, and the remains of Qenqo, a labyrinth of staircases and channels carved into a rocky hilltop, with a sacrificial altar. Continue on to the formidable Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, with its wonderful panoramic view of Cusco. Marvel at the impressive Inca masonry, not least the monumental zig-zag stone walls slotted together like a giant jigsaw puzzle.

Finally visit the Cathedral on the Plaza the Armas and the Koricancha complex, a Dominican church and convent built on the foundations of the Inca´s principal religious building, dedicated to the worship of the sun.

Day 3 - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes
Today you will enjoy a full day tour of the Sacred Valley. The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a magical place as it names suggests: a winding trail of lush, green slopes lining the Urubamba River. Discover everything from colorful markets to fascinating cultural remains.

You will visit Chincheros where the colorful people with typical costumes look awesome. Its settlers live in almost intact Inca constructions, in the same place where their ancestors lived and formed the largest and most prosperous civilization in America.

This afternoon we continue to the town of Ollantaytambo, one of the oldest continuously occupied settlements in the Americas. Climb the steep stone steps up to the imposing fortress at the top of the mountain for breathtaking views down the valley, and admire the huge monoliths that form the Temple of the Sun. 

Finally you will be taken to to the train station. On your arrival in Aguas Calientes your guide will meet you and will give you some details for your tour of the next day.

Day 4 - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes - Cusco
After breakfast your guide will meet you at your hotel and will go with you to the Machu Picchu. Our guide will give you a guided tour of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, visiting the Inca Terraces, The Argicultural Sector and Urban Sector. Then you will be able to have plenty of time to explore this mysterious city by yourself.

Things to do:

  • Walk up to the Sungate (45 minutes to 1 hour)
  • Walk to the Inca bridge (40 minutes)
  • Walk up to the Huayna Picchu Mountain (2 hours and early booking requiered)

In the afternoon, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes in order to catch the train back to Cusco. When you arrive in Ollantaytambo´s or Cusco´s train station we will pick you up and take you to your hotel.

Day 5 - Cusco - Out
According to the flight´s schedule your private transportation will pick you up from your hotel and will take you to the airport.