Machu Picchu Explorer

Machu Picchu Explorer

Ascend into the Andes to magical Machu Picchu

Standing amidst the clouds in the terraced ruins of Machu Picchu, Andean peaks rising all around you, you’ll imagine the peaceful life the Incans must have lead here. On this tour, you’ll be treated to two days at this world-renowned site, with a chance to view the fabled Citadel at sunrise. Spend a day and night in Cusco, known for both its Incan and Spanish colonial treasures. Here you’ll visit an authentic Pisac Market, where you can browse for alpaca sweaters, local musical instruments and other Andean prizes. And before and after your visit to Machu Picchu, you’ll tour the city of Lima and Santiago.

Day 1 Lima
Arrive in the capital of Peru, Lima. Enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight at a Lima Hotel.

Day 2 Lima/Cusco/Sacred Valley
Fly to Cusco and visit the Sacsayhuaman fortress before lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the Pisac Market for shopping. Overnight Tambo del Inka Resort. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 3 Sacred Valley
This morning, head to the towns of Ollantaytambo & Chincheros for sightseeing. Enjoy a pachamanca lunch and overnight Tambo del Inka Resort. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4 Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu
Head back to the town of Ollantaytambo for the rail trip to Aguas Calientes. Here, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas.” Overnight Hotel Sumaq. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5 Machu Picchu / Cusco
You can see Machu Picchu at sunrise before the return train trip to Ollantaytambo. Enjoy lunch and sightseeing in Cusco. Overnight JW Marriott Hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6 Cusco / Lima / Santiago
This morning fly back to Lima for a panoramic tour of the city. Continue your journey to Santiago for an overnight stay. Overnight in Santiago. Breakfast and dinner included.

Day 7 Santiago / Embarkation
After a tour of the city you will continue to the port of Valparaiso, the starting point of your wonderful cruise. Breakfast included.

Day 7 – 20/21/22/24 Cruise