If you want the Amazon & the incredible Inca sites of Cuzco & Machu Picchu
we have combined this for a great trip that will give you the best of both. From the archaeological ruins of Cuzco including Sacsayhauman,
Kenko, Pucapucara & Tambo Machay to the fabled Machu Picchu site hidden deep in the Andean mountains.
As for the Amazon, we offer you the accessibility of viewing a variety of wildlife that exists in
this region. The species included parrots, monkeys, cayman, giant river otter, as well as several
different types of birds and fauna that are known for this region. You will also have the opportunity
of learning about the variety of plants that not only the locals use on a day to day basis but
people all over the world use on a daily basis.
Day 1 - arrive Lima
Upon your arrival into Lima you will be met and transferred to your hotel for your overnight.
Day 2 - Lima - Cuzco - Colonial / Archaeological Park of Sacsayhauman
You will be met and transferred to the Lima airport for the short (1 hour) flight to Cuzco.
On your arrival our staff will meet and transfer you to your hotel. Relax the remainder of the
morning with a cup of the local tea to help acclimate to the 11,400 ft. altitude of Cuzco.
In the afternoon our guide will meet you at your hotel and take you to the historical and
archaeological sites inside the City of Cuzco and to the most important archaeological ruins of
Kenko, Tambo Machay, Pucapucara and Sacsayhauman. Return to your hotel in the early evening. ( BB )
Day 3 - Cuzco - Pisac Market - Ollantaytambo
Today our guide will take you into the Sacred Valley of the Inca where its breath taking scenery
through the Andean mountains lead to the Indian market town of Pisac. Here you will have time to
mingle and shop just as the locals have for hundreds of years. After lunch at a small hacienda our
guides will take you to the Inca fort of Ollantaytambo where the Inca fought their final battles
against the Spanish tyrants. Afterwards, remain in the Sacred Valley. (3:45 p.m) Overnight at the hotel.
( BB/L )
Day 4 - Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu
You will be assisted to the Ollantaytambo train station for the 8:00 a.m. Vista dome First Class
train. As it winds through the Andean Mountains, you will pass through several small villages where
the local Indian farmers manage their farms and reside just as they have for hundreds of years.
After the scenic ride you arrive at the final stop Aguas Calientes about ( 9:45 a.m. )Here, you
will notice that the weather has changed to a tropical climate. You can now appreciate the
abundance of plants typical for this region and the Amazon basin. Here you will board the tourist
bus and proceed up a incredible winding road that leads to the fabled site of Machu Picchu.
Thousands of people from around the world frequent this magnificent ancient site to pay homage and
grasp the spectacular views of Machu Picchu’s 7,800 ft. plateau. Upon your arrival ( 10:15 a.m. )
your guide will explain the history and the myths that surround this archaeological wonder. After
your tour, you will be transferred by bus to the base of Machu Picchu and the town of Aguas
Calientes. Lunch will be served at the local hotel.( 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.) Remainder of the day on
your own. Ovenight at the hotel.(BB/L)( Note: Overnight at Sanctuary Lodge incl. BB/L/D,
the Pueblo Hotel incl. BB & D )
Note: 2nd day re-entry into Machu Picchu not incl.
Day 5 - Free day Machu Picchu - Cuzco
Today you will have the full day to explore Machu Picchu and its surroundings on your own.
We suggest to take a short hike to Wayna Picchu or to the Inti Puku Pass (Gate of the Sun) where you can get a birds eye view of this massive site. In the late afternoon
you will depart Machu Picchu with many memories that a picture will never tell. After your return to Cuzco you will be transferred to your hotel. ( BB )