ITP 2 - Lima - Cusco Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu 6 Days

Incentive Travel Program #2

Lima City of Kings,
Cusco Imperial City,
Lush Sacred Valley surrounded
by mighty snowcapped mountains
& Machu Picchu voted one of the seven wonders

LIMA – CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY – MACHU PICCHU

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

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Peru and its neighbors


Map of Route


Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

The Destination


Peru... home to one of the earliest and most advanced civilizations in the Western Hemisphere... Under the rule of powerful kings, an incredible people known as the Incas amassed an empire that built systems of winding mountain roads, remarkable cities, and an unforgettable legacy.

One is still mystified today by their amazing accomplishments, as can be seen at the hidden and fascinating Machu Picchu... Take a trip back in time and explore the roots of an ancient civilization that left behind some of the most interesting and awe-inspiring constructions in the world.

The DMC

Fiesta Tours Peru is an Incoming Tour Operator and Destination Management Company specialized in the upscale market since 1976. We offer a unique selection of products and extraordinary private adventures that will exceed your passengers’ expectations.

We are qualified to assist your clients through their journey in Peru and Latin America, whether it’s a discerning traveler, honeymooners, a family vacation or an incentive travel program; we do have the knowledge and sophistication to create unforgettable travel experiences.

Location

Peru is located in the west of South America, and has borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. It has sovereignty over 1,285,215 km2 of land and 200 nautical miles of the Pacific Ocean, as well as 60 million hectares of the Antarctic.

Area

1,279,999 km²
494,210 sq. miles

It is the third largest country in South America and one of the 20 largest countries in the world. its sovereignty extends over 200 nautical miles. having been a consultative party to the Antarctic Treaty it has a Scientific Station called Machu Picchu on that continent

Geography

Peru is an extremely diverse country, with 11 ecological regions and 84 of the world’s 117 different types of “life zone”. It has a huge variety of scenery thanks to its geography, which also provides it with a wide range of natural resources. The country has 3 main regions according to the traditional method of dividing the country by altitude: coast, mountains and jungle.

Day 1

Arrival in Lima

Arrival

Arrival in Lima, the “City of Kings” famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally recognized as the “Gastronomic Capital of the Americas”, and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.

Day 1

Lima

Lima City Tour

Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima - This half-day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.

Day 2

Lima

Mario Testino Photography Exhibition

Mario Testino photography exhibition is in the attractive neighborhood of Barranco, which was the place to be in the 19th century and retains its laid-back charm today. Mario Testino is recognized as one of the world’s most influential photographers, well-known for his pictures of the British Royal family, famous actors and beauties for the greatest international magazines, his creative exhibitions and books.

Day 2

Lima

Larco Museum

Visit the world famous Larco Museum - The Larco Museum, founded in 1926, displays remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The Larco Museum also features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions.

Day 2

Lima

Shopping tour

On this tour stop by the famous Indian Market at Miraflores, where artisans sell beautiful Peruvian handicrafts, alpacawool sweaters and rugs, ponchos, pottery, gold and silver jewelry, leather goods, etc.

Casa Andina Select Miraflores

Lima

American breakfast daily

Casa Andina Select Miraflores is the perfect choice for modern and urban travelers who value efficient service. They are conveniently located in cities’ most active areas, have a hip and casual design as well as corporative facilities.

Day 3

Lima / Cusco / Sacred Valley

Airport transfers

Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet. Immediate transfer to the Sacred Valley at 8,200 feet of altitude. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.

Day 3

Sacred Valley

Visit Awana Kancha,
the living museum of the Andes

This Living Museum of the Andes showcase the South American Camelids such as llamas, vicuñas, guanacos and alpacas in their native environment. You will also enjoy a spinning and weaving demostration of ancient techniques on how to make clothing from the wool fibers of these animals. You can also see native flowers and some agricultural terraces from the Inca times.

Day 3

Sacred Valley

Lunch at Wayra with Peruvian Paso Horse Show

“Caballo de Paso” known worldwide for their smooth gaited movements and unusual spirit. No other horse combines strength, intelligence and beauty so perfectly as the Peruvian Paso Horse. The particular characteristic of the Paso Horse is precisely the reason for its name: the sublime charm of its typical step. As it walks, its front legs step very high and forward while the hooves sway to the sides in a graceful and synchronized movement. Enjoy a delightful demonstration of the skills of this unique member of the horse kingdom. Lunch at the celebrated Wayra at “Sol y Luna” in the Sacred Valley.

Day 3

Sacred Valley

Pisac Indian Market

Drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley to the colonial village of Pisac where a unique Indian Market takes place daily. The variety of products offered is overwhelming, from pottery with reproductions of archaeological pieces, to all kinds of textiles, jewelry and Peruvian handicrafts. During your visit to this bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the artisans and indigenous traders. Grab the items you like, you will hardly see the same one again.

Casa Andina Private Collection

Sacred Valley - Cusco

American breakfast daily

Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley is strategically located in a 3 hectare-land in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, just 10 kilometers from Ollantaytambo train station. The hotel is closer from Machu Picchu than Cusco city, as well as from the most important archaeological sites such as Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Chincheros, Moray, Maras and more. Casa Andina Private Collection Sacred Valley is one of the most complete options in the Urubamba Valley, both in services and facilities.

Day 4

Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu / Cusco

Machu Picchu excursion aboard
the Vistadome Train

Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca “Virgins of the Sun” took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. Lunch is at the Belmond’s Sanctuary Lodge located just a few steps from the Inca citadel. Lunch is included.

Day 4

Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu / Cusco

Machu Picchu excursion aboard the Luxury Train
“Hiram Bingham”, operates daily except the last
Sunday of the month

Morning train ride aboard the most luxurious railway service in South America to enjoy the unbelievable sights of the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911.

Archaeologists believe that the Inca “Virgins of the Sun” took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the Sanctuary and plenty of free time to study the mysterious site.

Brunch and four-course dinner and cocktails are aboard the Hiram Bingham.

Afternoon “Tea Time Goodies” at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, located just a few steps from the Inca citadel is also included.

Casa Andina Private Collection

Cusco

American breakfast daily

The hotel has been built in a colonial large house form 16th century. It’s located in the old port of Cusco City, just few blocks from the main square.

Day 5

Cusco

Cusco City Tour and Nearby Ruins

Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco’s Cathedral, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha “The Temple of the Sun”. This tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture.

Day 5

Cusco

Free Afternoon

Wandering through this lovely city, exploring the astonishing narrow streets of this tile roof colonial town will be your unforgettable experience. You will find something astounding at every turn. Great buys are the traditional Peruvian handicrafts, alpaca-wool sweaters and rugs, ponchos, pottery, gold and silver jewelry, leather goods, etc. Because there are such a variety of products, we strongly suggest that when you like any particular item, you should buy it - you may not find the same item in other store. Many visitors to Cusco return home wishing they had some free time in Cusco to discover this imperial city on their own, a free time in Cusco is a MUST!

Day 6

Cusco / Lima / Home

Hotel - Airport transfer

Transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight. Arrive home full of great memories of the rich tradition of Colonial Lima, the snowcapped roaring Andean mountains and lush valleys, and the zig-zag road to the overwhelming sight of Machu Picchu, the amazing legacy the Incas.

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