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Orient Express to Machu Picchu
Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu

Buenos Aires, Bariloche and El Calafate
Duration: 7 days - 6 nights
Minimum: 2 passengers.
Operating season: all year.
Service: private tour at the exception of the Hiram Bingham train excursion.

  DAY 1

Lima

Arrival to Lima and welcoming reception; Stay in Miraflores park hotel in Lima, ocean view room.

  DAY 2
Lima

Breakfast
A tour through Lima’s streets and plazas;
Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture; Later we will go to San Isidro, financial center of the city to visit de Huaca Huallamarca, ancient pre-Incan shrine. After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore the San Francisco convent, built in the seventeenth century, to discover the mystery of its catacombs.    Free afternoon to explore the city.
  DAY 3

Lima - Cusco

Breakfast
Transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco. On arrival, welcoming reception and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon our exclusive city tour starts with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy its panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market to soak in its local flavors and to learn about more of the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. After this, the Korikancha temple will welcome us in all his magnificence; this temple, whose Quechua name means “Gold Enclosure” still bedazzles us with the thought of its gold covered walls. Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church. We will walk from San Blas, the artisans’ neighborhood, to the Hatun Rumiyoc street, stopping at the Inca Roca Palace, nowadays home to the Archbishop’s Palace and also at the famous Twelve Angle Stone. We will continue our walk to the Main Square to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces.

  DAY 4

Cusco

Breakfast
In the morning we will distance from the crowds and visit Sacsayhuaman, a huge and impressive fortress of colossal constructions and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly. Our adventure continues at the Inca Shrine Qenqo, to see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave. Finally we will arrive to the Puca Pucara viewpoint and Tambomachay, monument of impressive architectonic knowledge considered as one of the pillars of Andean Cosmo vision. Free afternoon to explore the city.

  DAY 5

Cusco - Machu Picchu

Breakfast
From the Poroy station, we will embark in one of the most spectacular rides on board the exclusive Hiram Bingham deluxe train. The experience on board is purely first class. The train’s incredible classic style goes perfectly with the dining room arrangement, making it easy to taste the delightful dishes carefully preparedfor us by experienced chefs.

The landscapes are breathtaking and while we follow the Urubamba River course getting closer and closer to the canyon, we’ll arrive at Aguas Calientes. From there, we will take a small bus up the winding road to Machu Picchu.  The Lost City of the Incas will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and the solar clock or Intihuatana, all this amid a special atmosphere and on a guided tour. Tea time at Sanctuary Lodge hotel.  Overnight stay at Sanctuary Lodge. Dinner without beverages included.

  DAY 6
Machu Picchu - Cusco

Breakfast
Morning at leisure.  Do as you please with your free time: enjoy once more the energy and mystique offered by the fortress or do some hiking like going up Intipunku or Door of the Sun, entrance to Machu Picchu coming from the Inca Trail or climb the Huayna Picchu, mountain overlooking Machu Picchu and home to the temple of the Moon. At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco. Gourmet dinner on board. 
Transfer to the hotel.

  DAY 7
Cusco - Lima

Breakfast
Departure transfer; End of our services

 
The Itinerary includes

Lima:
Private Airport Transfers: Airport / Hotel / Airport;
Private Sightseeing Tour of the City with Admission Fees;
02 nights at Miraflores Hotel: Room Category: Ocean View. Breakfast is included.

Cusco:
Private Airport Transfers: Airport/Hotel/Airport;
Private Comprehensive Tour of Cusco including visit to Sacsayhuaman Ruins;
03 nights at Monastery Hotel ( Member of Orient Express ).

Machu Picchu:
Full Day Visit to Machu Picchu;
Hiram Bingham Train ( Orient Express ); Brunch and Dinner are included ( on Board ).
01 night at Sanctuary Lodge; Dinner included without beverages.

Breaksfast is included in every destination.

Price per person in double basis: USD 3245.
Additional Flight Tickets: Lima/Cusco/Lima: From USD 630 per person.

 

To reserve your next exciting journey, call an Ideas Turisticas Specialist at +54 911 4998 9100 or send an e mail to tours@ideasturisticas.com and we will answer right away.

 
 
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