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Tour of the Highlands
( 9 Days )

We have combined this for a great trip that will give you the best of the archaeological and cultural aspects of Peru. From the archaeological ruins of Cuzco, Sacsayhauman, Kenko,Pucapucara & Tambo Machay to the fabled Machu Picchu site hidden deep in the Andean mountains. Then to Lake Titicaca, we offer you the incredible scenic trip to the highest navigable lake in the world. We also learn of the cultural aspects of the people with visits to the floating Uros Islands and as well includes visits to the ancient funerary towers or Chullpas of Sillustani.




Day 1 - Depart to Peru arrive Lima
Depart from the home city to Lima where you will be met and transferred to the hotel located in Lima. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 - Lima - Cuzco - City Tour & Sacsayhauman Park - Cuzco
You will be met and transferred to the Lima airport for the local airline flight to Cuzco. On your arrival our staff will meet and transfer you to the hotel where you can use the remainder of the morning to acclimate to the 11,300 ft. altitude in the Inca capital of Cuzco. In the afternoon (1:45 p.m.), our staff will meet and transfer you by group tour bus and guide for a City tour of Cuzco and the Colonial and Inca sites of La Cathedral and Santo Domingo Convent, or Q’oricancha, Tambo Machay, Kenko, Pucapucara, and Sacsayhauman. Early evening return to Cuzco and the hotel. (5:45 -6:15 p.m.) Over night at the hotel. (CB or BB)

Day 3 - Cuzco - Pisac Market - Ollantaytambo
Our staff will meet and transfer you in the morning ( 8:45 -9:00 a.m.) into the Sacred Valley of the Inca. This fertile region includes many Inca terraces and farm land. Travel to the town of Pisac and the Ancient Pisac Market for the annual show where many of the local Indians sell and barter their hand made textiles, fresh fruits, and vegetables. After an hour or so of mingling with the locals, you will proceed to eat lunch at a local hacienda restaurant in the Sacred Valley. Afterwards, continue to Ollantaytambo which is the oldest continuously habituated town of the Inca that contains several important Inca structures. At the top of the sixteen massive terraces are the ever impressive ruins of Ollantaytambo Fortress. This is where the Inca fought some of their fiercest and strongest battles. It is unknown how the huge precisely carved stones were transported down one mountain range to the Ollantaytambo location, or how they were fitted perfectly to support a strategic fortress that has bared the test of time. Also found here are “silos” or grain mills that are directly adjacent to the fortress that could have maintained thousands of pounds of grain for the Inca and its people. Some of the grain was most likely produced in the surrounding agricultural terracing by the variety of crops that were grown. Afterwards, remain in the Sacred Valley. (3:45 p.m) Overnight at the hotel. (CB or BB / L)

Day 4 - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu
Morning on your own in Ollantaytambo to explore the area. Afterwards you will be assisted to the Ollanta train station for the First Class train departing mid - afternoon to Machu Picchu. Here you will continue into the Andean Mountains winding and passing through several small villages where the local Indian farmers manage their farms and reside just as they have for hundreds of years. After a short but scenic ride (1½ hours) you arrive into the final stop at Aguas Calientes. Here the temperatures will have changed to that of tropical and a abundance of plants typical for this region of the Amazon basin can be appreciated. Here you will be met by the hotel staff and transferred to the preferred hotel. Remainder of the evening on your own. Evening your guide will meet with you for the orientation regarding the following morning trip into Machu Picchu. Overnight at the preferred hotel. (CB or BB/L)
(NOTE: Sanctuary Lodge includes: BB/L/D, Pueblo Hotel includes: BB/D)
(*NOTE: Entry of Machu Picchu is limited to 4 hours. Entries start at 6:00 A.M. / last entry is 2:00 P.M. All 4 hour time slots are limited to available spaces at time of purchase.
Based on train times and availabilities service maybe by tour bus from Cuzco to Ollantaytambo and train to Machu Picchu. The return from Machu Picchu could be train to Ollantaytambo then by tour bus to Cuzco. )

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Day 5 - Aguas Calientes - PRIVATE TOUR Machu Picchu - Cuzco
Early morning you will meet your private guide and board the tourist bus and proceed up an incredible winding road that leads to the fabled site for early morning tour of Machu Picchu. On your arrival your guide will explain the history and the myths that surround this archaeological wonder. Several ideas or possibilities have been noted of this massive archaeological complex of acropolis proportion. Whether this site was pre Incan, a previous leaders sanctuary for his retirement, or maybe a location for the virgins to be separated from the kingdom and used as wives for the Inca rulers or even sacrificial for the gods. It seems that the world will never know. After your tour (2 hours) time will permit to hike to the Inti Punku Pass (Gate of the Sun) or explore and take more photographs of the area. Remainder of the day on your own. Late afternoon bid farewell to the lost city of Machu Picchu and proceed to the Aguas Calientes where you will re-claim your baggage at the hotel before departing on the train to Cuzco. Afterwards transfer to the train station where you will board the First Class train for your return to Ollantaytambo and then to Cuzco and the hotel. Overnight at the preferred hotel.(CB or BB)

Day 6 - Cuzco - Puno
Morning our staff will transfer you for your departure via a First Class tour bus for the scenic ride to Puno.(8 hours). On the way you will travel through the Andean mountains passing and making short visits to the archaeological sites of Pikillaqta, Andahuaylillas, Raqchi & La Raya while on the way to Puno. On your arrival to Puno and the highest navigable lake in the world of Lake Titicaca, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Remainder of the evening on your own. ( BB )

Day 7 - Puno - Uros - Chullpas of Sillustani - Puno
This morning your guide will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to Lake Titicaca for your boat ride to the Floating Uros Islands. Here you will be able to view the community of Indians that are some what unchanged in their traditions for hundreds of years. Later continue to the Chullpas of Sillustani or pre Inca funerary towers. Here you can view the structures that once housed the remains of these ancient ancestors of the Highland region of Lake Titicaca. All that remains are that of the stonework, all else has been lost and looted by grave robbers years ago. Return to your hotel.( BB )

Day 8 - Puno - Juliaca - Lima
You will be met and transferred to the Julicaca airport for your return flight to Lima. Our staff will meet and transfer you to your hotel in Miraflores, remainder of the day on your own.( BB )

Day 9 - depart Lima
Today you will bid a farewell to the Incredible country of Peru. Our staff will transfer you to the Lima airport for your flight out.



2019 Pricing

Class Rating Hotel Single Double Triple
Tourist
$2199 $1659 $1519
First $2649 $1969 $1699
First $3869 $2529 $2229
First $4699 $2929 $2719
First $5179 $3179 $2859
Executive $5689 $3519 $2959



. . . ALERT . . . ALERT . . . ALERT . . .

ALL ENTRIES FOR MACHU PICCHU NATIONAL PARK ALLOW ONLY 4 HOURS FROM SCHEDULED ENTRY TIME.
Entries start at 6:00 A.M. / last entry is 2:00 P.M.
All 4 hour time slots are limited to available spaces at time of purchase.

NOTE : All hotels include Continental or Buffet breakfast.
Room type : ST=Standard;CR=Colonial;SP=Superior;DR=Deluxe;
SPD=Superior Deluxe; JS=Jr.Suite;STP=Standard Patio;SPT=Standard Patio Terrace.
NOT INCLUDED :
International air to Peru, local air inside Peru. Local air inside Peru available directly from airline or via the Peru office representatives. Also not included local visas, departure taxes and any add on incidentals not included in program.


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