12 Days / 11 Nights
On our Peru Express you will journey and discover the landscapes, sounds, colors and flavors of our great Andean Culture. Explore the geography and the history of Peru on this Colours of Peru which offers you the perfect blend of fascinating guided excursions and free time to move at your own leisurely pace. The highlight of nearly everyone’s Peru Trip is the Seventh Wonder of the World, the Incan Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Cosmopolitan Lima is Peru’s vibrant capital and the center of Peruvian gastronomy. Some of the most fantastic restaurants in the whole world are located in Lima. Cusco was the center of the Inca Empire, and ancient Incan walls still stand all around the center of the city today.
Enjoy the great cultural legacy of the Quechua world with our Peru travel package. Share the best that Peru has to offer with the inhabitants of the Peruvian Andes. Experience the magical traditions of the fascinating people who dwell on the islands in Lake Titicaca. During your 12 days in Peru enjoy our most important tourist destinations: Lima, Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Lake Titicaca, and the great Incan architectural marvel, the Citadel of Machu Picchu.
At the moment you arrive in Lima, a team member of Valencia travel will be waiting for you at the airport and take you, on private transport, to your hotel. Then you will have all day to relax and enjoy the beauty of Lima and its surroundings.
The first stop on our Lima city tour is Huaca Pucllana, a huge archaeological site in Miraflores, one of Lima’s most popular districts. Huaca Pucllana was an important ceremonial and administrative center of the Lima culture, which developed along this part of the Peruvian coast between 200 AD and 700 AD. This sacred place was built from seven staggered platforms surrounded by a plaza and large walls. It’s a very impressive site, and certainly not what you expect to find i...
A representative of Valencia Travel Cusco will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the airport where you will take your flight to Cusco!
After your arrival to Cusco, your cultural excursion will begin when we pick you up in Cusco and drive you out to the Ccaccaccollo Community. When we arrive, we’ll meet some of the locals who live in the community, which is home to some 50 families. Here, the two main activities are farming and weaving, with the men working...
We’ll pick you up from your hotel at 08h30 and then set off towards the Sacred Valley. In Pisac, we will visit the colorful traditional market, where you can browse the array of local artisan work and other souvenirs – which of course you can buy to take home with you. We’ll spend about 30 minutes here, and then head up to the ruins of Pisac which sit atop a hill at the entrance to the valley.
At the Pisac archaeological site, we’ll explore the extensiv...
Our tour begins in Cusco, where we’ll pick you up at 06h00. and then head to the train station to board the train to Aguas Calientes (also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo). The train leaves at approximately 07h50 although the exact schedule does change sometimes. The two-hour train journey is a memorable experience in itself, as we pass through river canyons and rolling hills, then your guide will pick you up from the train station at around 09h15. We’ll then walk to the bus ...
This morning is at leisure. We recommend you either pre-book an optional early morning visit to Machu Picchu (2nd bus and entry not included). Enjoy the sunrise over the ruins and watch the mist rise over this mountain top citadel at dawn or perhaps climb Huayna Picchu.
Optional services in Aguas Calientes:
Local Hot springs – Cost per person $ 7
Second entrance to Machu Picchu – Cost per person $ 90 (Only Entrance Fee and Bus Tickets).
Our Cusco city tour begins in the morning, when we’ll first head to the wonderful Koricancha, next door to Santo Domingo Church. According to the chroniclers who wrote during the period directly after the Spanish Conquest, the Koricancha was the most sacred and most important temple in the Inca Empire. Its walls were covered with gold, and life-size statues of plants and animals – all made of pure gold and silver – decorated its rooms and hallways. Sadly, this wealth...
After breakfast, enjoy a free day to explore Cusco at your ease. The capital city of the Inca Empire is now the undisputed archaeological capital of the Americas, as well as the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city.
Classic Cooking Class - Cost per person $ 40.
With an approximate duration of 3 hours, this service starts at 11 am, picking up the user from their hotel on the way to the house of the c...
After breakfast, you'll be picked up from your hotel at 06h30 and dropped off at the bus station to take a bus trip, more like a tour - a guide will be on board, and you'll stop at four exciting sites:
• Andahuaylillas: The Sistine Chapel of South America. This church is one of the most beautiful examples of Andean popular religious art.
• Raqchi (Wiracocha God Temple): This was an Inca church of considerable dimensions; 328 feet long,...
Our full-day trip begins at around 7 a.m. when we pick you up from your hotel in Puno. We’ll then head down to the port and board our comfortable motor launch to ride out to the island of Taquile.
Taquile is one of the most beautiful islands in Peru, where the traditional way of life is still very much alive. We’ll meet some of the master weavers of this ancient Andean community, whose textiles are considered among the best in the country. According to legend...
After Breakfast, transfer Hotel to Juliaca Airport for your flight to Lima. On arrival at Lima airport a transfer will be arranged to the hotel where the rest of the evening is at leisure.
This morning you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the airport.
Transport: Hotel – Lima Airport (1 hour).
Booking window: From September 2021 to December 2021. Travel window: January 2021 to December 15th 2022.
• Accommodation: Jose Antonio Hotel (3 nights), Hotel Agustos Urubamba (2 nights), Hatun Inti Boutique (1 night), Jose Antonio Hotel Cusco (3nights), Hotel Royal Inn Puno (2 nights)
• Meals: 11 breakfasts, 3 lunch
• Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Sacred valley, Machupicchu, Lima city, Uros, sacred valley
• Private transportation
• All of the entry tickets for the tours on your itinerary
• Professional guide who speaks English
• Roundtrip train ticket on Expedition service to Aguas Calientes
• First aid kit
• Round trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
• 24/7 support and emergency line available throughout the itinerary
• Airfare to and from destination
• Domestic flights
• Minimum medical and emergency evacuation insurance
• Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
• Evacuation: in the event of a serious medical injury, we will coordinate with your travel insurance company to arrange evacuation
• Any activity not described in What's Included
• Meals on your own
• Optional excursions