Peru Explorer

from/per person $2,490



“Discover the Heart of Peru: Immerse Yourself in Landscapes, History, and Culture on our Gradual Ascend to Cusco”

Welcome to the unforgettable Peru Explorer trip, a 14-day journey that will take you on a remarkable adventure through the most popular and captivating destinations of this enchanting country!
From the vibrant capital city of Lima to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, this trip is carefully designed to offer you a comprehensive experience of Peru’s diverse landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture.
Our Peru Explorer Trip has been meticulously crafted to provide you with a gradual acclimatization to the altitude as we ascend to the awe-inspiring Andean city of Cusco.


Brief Description

Welcome to Lima, the City of Kings
Lima, the bustling capital of Peru, will be our first stop.
This vibrant city pulsates with energy and is steeped in rich history.
Prepare to be captivated by its diverse neighborhoods, exquisite cuisine, and fascinating cultural landmarks.

Paracas National Reserve, a marine paradise
Our journey continues south to the remarkable Paracas National Reserve and the astounding Ballestas Islands.
Explore the protected reserve teeming with unique wildlife, including playful sea lions, delightful penguins, and graceful dolphins.

Huacachina, an amazing oasis in the desert
Next, we venture to Ica, where the famous Huacachina oasis awaits our discovery.
Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of this desert paradise, where towering sand dunes surround a tranquil lagoon.
Brace yourself for an exhilarating sandboarding experience like no other.

Unraveling Ancient Secrets, “The Nazca Lines”
Intrigue awaits in Nazca, as we unveil the enigmatic Nazca Lines from above.
Soar through the skies on a flight to witness these colossal geoglyphs etched into the desert floor.

Arequipa, “The White City”
Welcome to Arequipa, known as the “White City” for its resplendent colonial architecture crafted from dazzling volcanic stone.
Explore its charming streets, visit the picturesque Santa Catalina Monastery, and immerse yourself in the city’s captivating history and culture.

Colca Canyon and the Cruz del Condor
Prepare for breathtaking vistas as we journey to the awe-inspiring Colca Canyon, one of the world’s deepest canyons.
Marvel at the natural wonders and witness the majestic Andean condors soaring high above the canyon’s walls.

“Lake Titicaca”, myth and legends
Our adventure takes us to Puno, nestled on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
Explore the floating islands of Uros and Taquile, where local communities have preserved their traditional way of life for centuries.

Welcome to Cusco, the Navel of the World
Welcome to Cusco, the imperial city and gateway to the wonders of the Inca civilization.
Lose yourself in its narrow cobbled streets, adorned with ancient architecture and vibrant markets, as you uncover the secrets of this historic city.

Sacred Valley of the Incas
Journey through the Sacred Valley, where the Inca legacy comes alive.
Discover the impressive fortress of Ollantaytambo and immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and craftsmanship of the Pisac market, a true reflection of Andean culture.

“Machu Picchu”, The Lost City of the Incas
Finally, our adventure culminates with a visit to Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most breathtaking archaeological sites.
Ascend to this mystical ancient city nestled amidst mist-shrouded mountains, and be awe-inspired by its grandeur and the ingenuity of the Inca civilization.

Throughout our voyage, comfort and convenience will be our companions as we rest in well-appointed mid-range hotels, offering impeccable service and prime locations.
To ensure an exceptional experience, most of our tours, including the unforgettable exploration of Machu Picchu, will be conducted in private, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of this remarkable journey.
Join us on the Peru Explorer trip and discover the magic of this beautiful country!


The Coastal Desert

Day 1º: Welcome to the city of Lima. Pick up from the airport. Overnight in Lima.
Day 2º: City Tour of Lima. Bus to the Paracas Bay in the afternoon. Overnight in Paracas.
Day 3º: Ballestas Island and Paracas National Park. Visit the Huacachina Oasis. Overnight in Nazca.
Day 4º: Flight over the Nazca Lines. Overnight bus to the city of Arequipa.

Welcome to the Highlands

Day 5º: Welcome to the White City of Arequipa – Free Day to explore this colonial city of on your own.
Day 6º: Excursion to the Colca Canyon. Hot springs in Chivay. Overnight in Colca Canyon.
Day 7º: Visit the Cruz del Condor. Bus ride to the city of Puno. Overnight in Puno.
Day 8º: Highlights of the Lake Titicaca. Uros floating community and Homestay on Amantani Island.
Day 9º: Visit the Taquile Island. Return to Puno. Overnight in Puno.
Day 10º: Travel to the city of Cusco by bus visiting the tourist attractions on route. Overnight in Cusco.

Welcome to the Land of the Incas

Day 11º: Cusco City Tour. Visit the best attractions in and around Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.
Day 12º: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Train to Aguas Calientes. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Day 13º: Private tour to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu – Return by train to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.
Day 14º: Flight bak to Lima. End of the trip.



Day 1°: Welcome to Lima.
Upon your arrival, you will be met by our representative at the airport of Lima.
Afterwards, our driver will transfer you to your hotel located at the residential zone of Miraflores.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Standard Miraflores *** or similar.


  • Pick up from the airport of Lima and transfer to the hotel.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Standard Miraflores*** (Twin traditional room)

Day 2°: Morning free in Lima – Bus to Paracas.
Morning free in Lima. 12:00 h. Transferr to the bus station to take a local bus to the Paracas Bay. (3 hours bus drive).
Upon your arrival in Paracas you will be met at the bus station by a representative from Mystery Peru and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the Hotel Emancipador *** or similar.


  • Breakfast buffet at the hotel.
  • 12:00 h. Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station.
  • 13:30 h. Bus tickets to Paracas (Tourist bus with standard seats)
  • 16:30 h. Pick up from the bus station and transfer to the hotel.
  • Hotel Emancipador *** (Twin traditional twin room)

Day 3°: Paracas Bay & Huacachina Oasis.
Part I: Paracas Marine Reserve.
07:45 h. Our local guide will collect you from your hotel, and then we go to the harboar.
Upon arrival you will board a speed-boat to go to the Ballestas Islands a natural reserve that shelters an array of marine birds.
Among the birds we can see, Peruvian Bobbies, Pelicans, Humboldt Penguins, vultures and hundreds of sea lions.
Along the way, we will see a huge geoglyph known as The Candelabro, an enigmatic design etched on a hillside hundreds of years ago.
Once on the Ballestas Islands, we will navigate through the areas with the highest concentration of animals.
Here, we will have the opportunity to appreciate hundreds of seabirds, mainly cormorants, pelicans, and Peruvian boobies.
Additionally, we will observe groups of penguins, which are usually seen near their caves.
Moreover, the area is home to large colonies of sea lions, often resting on the rocks.
It’s important to note that walking on the islands is prohibited; therefore, we will observe everything from the boat.
After exploring the Ballestas Islands, we will return to the mainland in a short half-hour trip.
Next, we will visit by land the Paracas National Park, which features nice beaches and breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
During our visit we will stop at the nice fishing village called Lagunillas where you may enjoy great sea food at any of the local restaurants.

Part II: Huacachina Oasis & Dune Buggy Tour.
We continue afterwards with a private vehicle to the City of Ica, a city, famous for its gorgeous sand dunes and its Pisco Sour.
In Ica we will visit an old winery, where you will be able to learn the old method of making wine and Pisco (a grape brandy).
After touring around its building, customers are invited to taste different types of wine and Pisco.
Later on we will head towards the Oasis known as Huacachina, a natural lagoon surrounded by palm trees and huge sand dunes.
The dunes around Huacachina are ideal to practice one the most popular sports of the southern coast “Sandboarding”.
Finally we will continue to the town of Nazca (2 hours drive).
Upon arrrival you will be dropped off at the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Nasca *** or similar.


  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 07:45 h. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the Paracas dock.
  • 08:00 h. Boat excursion to the Ballestas Islands + Entrance fees.
  • 10:30 h. Guided visit to the Paracas Reserve + Entrances fees.
  • 14:00 h. Private transportation from Paracas to Ica.
  • 15:00 h. Visit to the vineyards of Pisco & wine. “El Catador” (The Taster)
  • 16:00 h. Visit to the Huacachina Oasis.
  • 17:00 h. Private transportation from Ica to Nazca.
  • 19:00 h. Arrival in the city of Nazca.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Nazca *** (Traditional Twin room)

Day 4°: Flight over the Nazca Lines – Night bus to the city of Arequipa
08:30 h. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the local airport of Nazca.
Upon arrival at the airport, you will board a small plane for an extraordinary experience of flying over the enigmatic Nazca Lines.
These magnificent designs were created centuries ago by ancient Peruvians and can only be fully appreciated from the air.
The desert landscape below will unveil hundreds of massive figures.
Among the figures you will see a striking representation of a monkey, a graceful hummingbird, a condor, and the intriguing Spaceman.
After the exhilarating flight, you will have the afternoon free to explore and enjoy Nazca at your leisure.
In the evening at 9:00 p.m., you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the bus station.
You will then embark on an overnight bus journey to the White City of Arequipa.
The comfortable bus ride, which lasts approximately 8 hours, will allow you to rest and wake up refreshed upon arrival in Arequipa.


  • Breakfast bueffet at the hotel.
  • 08:00 h. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport.
  • 09:00 h. Classic flight over the Nazca Lines + airportaxes.
  • 21:00 h. Pick up from yourn hotel and transfer to the bus station.
  • 22:00 h. Bus tickets from Nazca to the city of Arequipa. (Bed-likeseats – Crucero Service)

Day 5°: Free Day to explore Arequipa on your own.
06:30 h. Upon arrival in Arequipa, you will be collected from the bus station by a representative of Mystery Peru, and then transferred to your hotel. This day is free for you to explore this beautiful Andean city.
Arequipa is a delightful Colonial City, situated at the foot of El Misti Volcano, a snow-capped perfect cone of 5,822 metres.
Known as the White City, Arequipa is teemed with fine Spanish buildings and wonderful natural landscape.
At the heart of the City, you may visit the magnificent Santa Catalina Monastery, the most remarkable sight in Arequipa, with numerous passageways and intricate architecture dating back to the XVI century.
At the Museum of Santuarios Andinos you may meet Juanita “The Ice Girl”, a well preserve Inca mummy, found high into the Andean glaciers some years ago. Its Plaza de Armas is one of the most beautiful of Peru, beautifully laid-out with palm trees and gardens, surrounded by arcaded buildings in colonial style, including the gorgeous Cathedral. Overnight at the hotel Casa Andina Classic Arequipa *** or similar.

  • Pick up from the bus station in Arequipa and transfer to the hstel.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Classic Arequipa ***(Twin traditional room).

Day 6°: Visit to the Colca Canyon & Hot Springs of Chivay.
08:00 h. You will be picked up from your hotel by our local guide/representative.
Afterwards we will drive northwest following a paved road towards the “Colca Canyon”.
Before leaving Arequipa, we will stop first at a small shop where our clients can buy some chocolates, candies and coca leaves, this will help to keep your sugar level high, and also help to ward off altitude sickness.
Later on we will continue till Pampas Cañahuas (3500 masl ), a National Reserve where visitors may spot some Vicuñas & Alpacas.
Unlike the Alpacas, Vicuñas are wild animals, and still can be seen running freely on these high plateaus.
We will stop at this national park and our local guide will provide information about these shy Andean camels.
Then we continue our journey to the Colca Canyon, little further up we will stop again at the little restaurant of Viscachani, where you can enjoy natural sceneries and also drink a typical coca tea.
Afterwards we will continue ascending a dirt road till we reach the highest point of our trip, ” The Lookout Point of the Andes (4800 masl). At the very top, we will get off of the bus some minutes to see the landscape, having in the background the volcanoes Ubinas, Mismi, Misti, Chachani, Sabancaya (active) and Ampato, all around 6000 metres high.
Later on we will drive down hill to the main village of the Colca Canyon, the Village of Chivay (3600 m).
In this town we will have lunch in one typical Andean restaurant, where visitors may enjoy their meals accompanied by Andean musicians.
After lunch our clients will be transferred to our lodge located in a little village at edge of the Canyon.
Late, in the afternoon, you may walk around the village and get to know better the rural life in this corner of Peru.
By the afternoon we will go to relax to the Hot Springs of the Colca Valley (35°), a nice pool located outdoors surrounded by huge mountains. Overnight at the Lodge Pozo del Cielo located at the little village of Chivay.


  • Breakfast buffet at the hotel.
  • 08:00 h. Pick up from your hotel.
  • Tourist transportation for the Colca Canyon tour. (Group service – on average 20 people)
  • All fees included + Meals. (lunch & dinner)
  • Pozo del Cielo Lodge ***. (Twin traditional room)

Day 7°: Visit to the Cruz del Condor – Bus to Puno.
In order to see the mighty Condor, you will be woken up at 05:00 h, breakfast will be served at 05:30 h, and by 06:00 h, we get on the bus to leave towards the “Cruz del Condor”, a natural lookout point where you can see the flight of the Condors (we won’t return to the lodgel, which means you must bring all your staff along with you on the bus).
On the road we will have the best view of the Colca Valley, as we drive along the edge of the Canyon, seeing on route ancient terraces still in use by the local farmers, who grow mainly varieties of corn and potato.
We will make some stops for photos, and our local guide will give us a good insight into the Colca Canyon history.
Here you will stumble upon a great rock, where ancient architectures carved the terraces, testing (perhaps) which parts of the Canyon were suitable for cultivation.
This is a good place also to see the “Colca River” and hanging pre-Inca tombs.
Eventually we will reach Cruz del Condor, where we will spend an hour or so, observing the beautiful flight of the Condors as well as the depth of the Canyon. (be careful and only walk on signed trails if you intent to go for a walk on your own).
After approximately one hour and a half, we will return to Chivay, passing typical towns along the way.
Later on we will have lunch at the community of Chivay and eventually will leave to the city of Puno on a tourist bus.
The bus to Puno leaves at 13:30 hrs, and the road offers great natural sceneries.
Along this paved road we will drive throughout small towns, as well as a beautiful lagoon called Lagunillas, where trout farms can be seen, and if you are lucky you might also see Andean Flamingoes and many others Andean birds.
The bus trip to Puno takes about 5 hours. Puno is one of Peru’s most tourist destinations and one of the most interesting spots in South America due to their religious feasts and wonderful history.
This Andean city lies at the shore of the Lake Titicaca (3,855 m), the world’s highest navigable lake.
According to legend, from its waters emerged Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, the mythical founders of the Inca Empire.
Puno is a major folklore center and a great place to buy handicrafts, particularly those amazingly fine Alpaca jumpers, hats and gloves.
It also boast a rich tradition of music and dance and it is a good place to enjoy a number of Andean festivals, some wild, some solemn.
Upon arrival in Puno, transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free for you to explore Puno.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Classic Puno *** or similar


  • Breakfast buffet at the lodge.
  • 06:00 h. Visit to the Cruz del Condor lookout point.
  • 12:30 h. Lunch buffet at the little village of Chivay.
  • 14:00 h. Bus tickets from Chivay to the City of Puno. Tourist Bus service.
  • 19:00 h. Arrival in the city of Puno. Drop off at your hotel.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Classic Puno ***. (Twin traditional room)

Day 8°: Lake Titicaca – Homestay on Amantani Island.
07:30 h. You will be picked up from your hostel in Puno by our local guide and then transferred to the harbor.
We start our boat excursion of Lake Titicaca by visiting “The Uros Floating Islands”, a small community that has lived on these reed Islands for decades. Centuries ago the small indigenous Uros tribe conceived of the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes, the Collas and the Incas.
The Uros people harvested the reeds in the shallows of the lake, bundled them together tightly and built floating island platforms complete with reed houses and canoes, creating in this way their own little world.
After strolling around the floating Islands, we continue our journey towards “Amantani Island”, where we will spend the rest of the day and the night.
Upon arrival, a group of native families will welcomed you at the harbor, and afterwards the guide will introduce you the family that will provide you lodging in their house.
The group is split in couples, so each couple goes with one family.
In the afternoon we will walk up to the highest point of the Islands to explore ancient ruins on a mountain called by locals Pachamama.
There are stunning views of the Lake from this lookout point and an amazing sunset.
Soon after nightfall, we descend to the main plaza and meet our local families, then we go to their houses for dinner.
At dinner you will be invited to go to the little kitchen (mind the head when entering, their doorways are very small), a warm place where they cook with a primitive stove made of clay.
By night, visitors are invited to a particular party.
Our local families will provide traditional clothing to attend this nice Andean party.
At the house, men are given ponchos and wooly hats, the hats are hand-made by the families, with unique styles, so that they can recognize you in the hall. Women are given colorful skirts, blouses and veils.
The party takes place at the main folklore saloon and it is accompanied by one of the local orchestras.
Overnight at a family house. (Please bear in mind that accommodation is very basic and rooms are with a shared bathroom).


  • Breakfast buffet at your hotel.
  • 07:30 h. Pick up from the hostel and transfer to the harbor.
  • Boat transportation for the Lake Titicaca excursion.
  • Meals. (Lunch & dinner – very basic food is provided by the islanders. It is advisable to bring some snacks along)
  • Accommodation at the local family house on the Amantani Island.

Day 9°: Visit the Taquile Island – Return to Puno.
08:00 h. After breakfast, we will have to say goodbye to our local family and go down to the harbor to meet the rest of the group.
Afterwards we will sail towards “Taquile Island” (1 hour aprox.), a traditional Quechua speaking community, full of ancient agricultural terraces and some ruins dating back to the pre-Inca times.
The Taquile population was relatively isolated from the mainland until 1950s, and the notion of the community and family is still very strong among them. The weaving tradition of the Taquile Island goes back to early civilizations, thus keeps elements from pre-Inca Andean cultures alive in the present. All weaving is done on pre-Inca fixed and pedal looms.
The most characteristic garments are the so-called “Chullo”, a knitted hat with an earflap, and “The Calendar Waistband”, depicting the annual cycles connected to ritual and agricultural activities.
When visitors reach the island, they will have to walk up along a narrow path, enjoying on the way impressive views of the Lake Titicaca and also see gorgeous little houses inhabited by the direct decedents of the Inca Culture.
At the top, you will have free time to explore the Island on your own and afterwards you will have to meet the group for lunch at one local restaurant. After lunch, we will descent to the harbor to take our boat back to Puno.
We will be getting there by 17:00 hrs. approximately.
Upon your arrival at the harbor you will be met by a Mystery Peru representative and then will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Puno *** or similar.


  • Continental breakfast at the family house.
  • Visit to the Taquile Island.
  • Traditional lunch on Taquile Island.
  • Return to Puno by boat transportation.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Classic Puno ***. (Twin traditional room)

Day 10°: Bus ride to Cusco visiting the tourist attractions on route.
07:00 h. Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the bus station to take the local bus to the City of Cusco.
On this occasion Mystery Peru offers you a pleasant journey to Cusco, instead of taking the local bus and travel for 7 hours, without a chance of stretching our legs and enjoy this part of Peru, We offer our customers a especial bus service that stops along the way, showing you the highlights of this road with a English speaking guide on board.
We will stop first at the Community of Pukara, where you will visit with a local guide the Pukara Museum, an interesting place that houses ancient monolith and human remains from the Pukara culture.
Afterwards we will continue our journey throughout the Andean plateau till we reach the highest point on this route, a freezing place called “La Raya” , surrounded by huge snow-capped mountains at 4,335 meters high. At this point we will get off the bus for pictures and also, if you wish, to purchase some hand-made products of Alpaca or Vicuña wool, in one of the little shops nearby.
Afterwards we will descend towards the picturesque “village of Sicuani”, where we will enjoy a nice Buffet, which is served with native products of this region. Here you for sure will enjoy a real Andean lunch. (buffet included).
Later on, we will continue our tour at the famous “Inca Temple of Racchi”, here our local guide will show us the most important sectors of Racchi and will explain about the Inca Empire. Racchi is the only Inca place where visitors can see circular constructions, and walls of mud bricks, something you won’t see anywhere else on your trip.
Our trip continues in the traditional town of “Andahuaylillas”, where we will visit a impressive Cathedral built on the colonial era.
Eventually we will arrive in Cusco and at the bus station we will be picked up by a representative of Mystery Peru.
Rest of the afternoon free.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Casa Andina Cusco *** or similar.


  • Breakfast buffet at the hotel.
  • 07:00 h. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the bus station.
  • Bus tickets on a tourist bus to the city of Cusco + Visit to the attractions located on route + All entrance fees.
  • Lunch buffet at the little village of Sicuani.
  • Pick up from the bus station in Cusco and transfer to the hotel.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Classic Cusco ***. (Twin traditional room)

Day 11°: City Tour of Cusco.
09:00 h. We will do a City Tour, visiting the City’s Highlights located in and around Cusco.
We start off by visiting the huge “Inca Ceremonial Center of Sacsayhuaman”.
This enormous structure overlooks the city of Cusco.
Its constructions are amazing, with huge rocks perfectly fitted.
The archaeologist attributed its construction to the Period of the Inca Pachacutec.
Later on we will visit another important Inca site known as “Qenqo”.
This is a place with subterranean passages and carved stone channels in a zigzag pattern.
In its inner part there is a carved stone table where it is said the Incas mummified their dead.
Afterwards we will do a short visit to the archaeological Inca site of “Tambomachay”.
Many scholars believe it served as a sacred temple dedicated to the deity of water.
Afterwards, we will return to Cusco, where we will visit “The Temple of Koricancha”.
Koricancha was the most important religious temple in the whole empire.
According to archaeologists it housed over 2000 priests and attendants.
Here religious ceremonies were constant and offerings to the Gods were made each day.
Finally we will visit the beautiful “Cathedral” of Cusco, a majestic monument built in the XVI.
Free evening.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Standard Cusco *** or similar.


  • Breakfast buffet at the hotel.
  • 09:00 h. City Tour of Cusco.
  • Evening at leisure.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Classic Cusco *** (Twin standard room)

Day 12°: Sacred Valley of the Incas – Train to Aguas Calientes.
07:30 h. Our Sacred Valley adventure starts right at your hotel in Cusco. Our guide. will pick you up from there.
Along the road, we will stop at the textile center of Awanacancha, a project dedicated to elaborate textiles.
During this short visit, we will see various types of Andean Camels, among them the Vicuñas and Alpacas.
Shortly afterward we head to Pisac, an important Inca citadel located high above the modern Pisac village.
Like many other important Inca buildings, Pisac also houses the Intiwatana, a ritual stone associated with the stars.
Following the itinerary, we walk down to the Pisac Market, which is located nearby.
Around the market, you will find musical instruments, ceramics, and many other handmade products.
Shortly after we visit a typical restaurant, in which we will enjoy good Andean gastronomy.
Finally, we will leave in the direction of the Ruins of Ollantaytambo.
Once at the ruins, we do a private visit to the most important sectors of Ollantaytambo.
After exploring the ruins, we go to the station to take the train to Aguas Calientes.
The train trip offers great natural sceneries, with many staggering views.
Upon arrival, our representative will collect you from the station and then escort you to the hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Machu Picchu *** or similar.


  • Breakfast buffet at the hotel.
  • 07:30 h. Pick up from your hotel in Cusco. Sacred Valley Tour.
  • Private Bus transportation. (Group Service)
  • 12:30 h. Lunch buffet at the Sacred Valley.
  • English speaking guide & All entrance fees.
  • 16:00 h. Train tickets to Aguas Calientes.
  • 18:00 h. Pick up from the station and transfer to the hotel.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Machu Picchu *** (Twin standard room)

Day 13°: Visit to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
06:00 h. After breakfast, our local guide meets you at the hotel lobby.
Shortly afterward, we take a tourist bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu.
The bus ride lasts only twenty minutes, but, offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.
Upon our arrival, our guide will show you the most remarkable sights of Machu Picchu.
Among the buildings, we will visit the Sun Temple, the Solar Clock, the Condor temple and others.
Likewise, we also visit the Inti Watana altar, a magnificent spot at the heart of Machu Picchu.
After exploring the city, you will have free time to walk around Machu Picchu on your own.
Eventually, we will take the bus down to the village of Aguas Calientes.Free time for lunch.
In Aguas Calientes, you have plenty of restaurant options.
Finally, we head to the station to take the train back to Cusco.
Upon your arrival in Cusco, our driver picks you up at the station and then drives you to your hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Standard Cusco *** or similar.


  • Early breakfast.
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu.
  • Bus tickets down to Aguas Calientes village.
  • Train tickets back to Cusco. (Expedition Service)
  • Pick up from the train station in Cusco and transfer to your hotel.
  • Hotel Casa Andina Classic Cusco *** (Twin standard room)

Day 14°: Flight back to the city of Lima.
Morning free to explore the city on your own.
In the afternoon, transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the city of Lima.


  • Breakfast buffet at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the Cusco airport.