Immerse Yourself in the Heart of the Inca Empire: Uncover Spanish Colonial Charm, Ancient Ruins, and Vibrant Local Culture

Step into a captivating journey through the heart of the Inca Empire, where a world of wonders awaits. Prepare to be enchanted by the mesmerizing blend of Spanish colonial architecture, ancient ruins steeped in history, bustling local markets, and the charm of winding cobblestone streets.

As you traverse this extraordinary landscape, be greeted by breathtaking Andean vistas that will leave you in awe. Let your senses come alive as you indulge in the tantalizing flavors and aromas of regional cuisine, immersing yourself in the vibrant culinary traditions of the area.

The pinnacle of this unforgettable adventure awaits at the legendary citadel of Machu Picchu. Feel the exhilaration as the wind brushes against your face, standing amidst the awe-inspiring ruins that have stood the test of time.

Join us on this remarkable expedition through the heart of the Inca Empire, where history, culture, and natural beauty converge to create an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Embark on this journey of a lifetime and unlock the secrets of the past while creating memories that will forever be etched in your heart.


  • Day Welcome to Lima - Unwind in Peru's Vibrant Capital

    Your exciting journey begins as you touch down at Lima Airport, where the vibrant energy of Peru's capital city awaits. As you step off the plane, a warm greeting from a dedicated Peru For Less representative will be there to welcome you.

    You'll be escorted to your conveniently located airport hotel, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free transition to your first night in Lima. Take this opportunity to settle in, relax, and recharge after your journey.

    • Breakfast
    • Overnight at the hotel in Lima
  • Day From Lima to Cusco - A Smooth Transition to the Historic Center

    In the morning, Peru For Less will take care of all the details, ensuring a seamless journey from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Enjoy the convenience and comfort of a private transfer as you make your way to the airport.

    Upon your arrival at Cusco Airport, a friendly Peru For Less representative will be waiting to greet you. They will accompany you on a scenic drive to the historic center of Cusco, where centuries of history and captivating charm await.

    After arriving at your hotel in the mid-day, take some time to relax and settle into your new surroundings. Cusco sits at an elevation of 11,300 feet, so it's important to acclimate gradually. Take this opportunity to adjust to the altitude and let your body adapt. You may want to take it easy during your first day, allowing yourself time to acclimatize comfortably.

    However, if you're up for some light exploration, the historic center offers a wealth of possibilities. Take a leisurely stroll around the main square, Plaza de Armas, where you'll find an array of inviting cafes and boutique stores. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Cusco by visiting one of the fascinating museums. And when it comes to dining, Cusco boasts an abundance of casual and fine dining options to suit every palate.

    Take this opportunity to relax, explore at your own pace, and start embracing the magical atmosphere that surrounds you in Cusco.

    • Breakfast
    • Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
  • Day Cusco City Tour

    Take advantage of the morning to indulge in your own interests and uncover some of Cusco's lesser-explored treasures. Delve into the vibrant atmosphere of the renowned San Pedro Market, where colorful stalls brim with local produce, handicrafts, and delicious street food. Alternatively, wander through the bohemian neighborhood of San Blas, known for its artistic vibe and charming cobblestone streets. If history and culture pique your interest, visit one of Cusco's esteemed museums, where you can delve into the rich heritage of the region.

    In the afternoon, an expert guide will accompany you on an immersive journey to some of the world's most extraordinary archaeological sites. Marvel at the architectural grandeur of the Cusco Cathedral, a magnificent testament to colonial artistry and religious devotion. Experience the sacred aura of the Temple of the Sun, also known as Qoricancha, where the Inca civilization revered the celestial deity. Finally, prepare to be awestruck by the monumental fortress of Sacsayhuaman, a marvel of Inca engineering and a site of incredible historical significance.

    As the late afternoon approaches, you will return to your hotel in Cusco. Take the evening to savor the flavors of local cuisine, embrace the rhythms of traditional music, and immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Cusco after dusk.

    Enjoy the freedom to shape your evening as you please, whether it's indulging in a culinary adventure, discovering a lively local venue, or simply soaking up the enchanting ambiance that Cusco exudes when night falls.

    • Breakfast
    • Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
  • Day Sacred Valley Tour

    Embark on a captivating full-day tour of the magical Sacred Valley, where the splendor of the Peruvian countryside unfolds before your eyes. This picturesque region holds the remnants of royal estates once inhabited by Incan emperors, offering a glimpse into their majestic legacy.

    Your first stop is the charming town of Pisac, renowned for its vibrant indigenous market and stunning Incan ruins perched on the hillside, overlooking the city. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the market, where traditional crafts, colorful textiles, and local produce create a sensory feast.

    Afterward, indulge in a delicious lunch (not included) at a buffet restaurant near the town of Urubamba. Relish the diverse flavors of Peruvian and international cuisine, replenishing your energy for the adventures that lie ahead.

    Next, prepare to be awed by the majestic fortress of Ollantaytambo, a testament to Incan ingenuity and power. These remarkable ruins once formed part of the royal estate of the revered Incan emperor, Pachacuti. Explore the intricately carved stone structures and soak in the historical significance of this sacred site.

    As the day draws to a close, you will be transported to your comfortable hotel in the Sacred Valley, surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty that envelops the region. If you have selected a hotel in Ollantaytambo, take the opportunity to continue exploring the traditional Incan town at your leisure, immersing yourself in its unique charm.

    Overnight in the Sacred Valley - Rest and rejuvenate in the tranquil ambiance of this extraordinary setting, readying yourself for the next chapter of your unforgettable Peruvian adventure.

    • Breakfast
    • Overnight at the hotel in Sacred Valley
  • Day Machu Picchu Tour

    After a satisfying breakfast at your hotel in the Sacred Valley, prepare for a remarkable adventure as you journey to the hidden Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Board the train for a scenic ride that will take you through awe-inspiring landscapes, including majestic mountains, winding river valleys, lush high jungle, and mystical cloud forests. This captivating journey, lasting approximately an hour and a half to two hours, is renowned as one of the most picturesque train rides in the world.

    Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, the town nestled at the base of Machu Picchu, you will be warmly greeted at the train station. Our team will accompany you to the bus station, where a short but breathtaking 20-minute bus ride will transport you up to the citadel itself.

    Prepare to be mesmerized as you embark on a guided tour with an expert, English-speaking guide. Explore the most significant sites within Machu Picchu, such as the Intihuatana (Sun Stone), the Sun Temple, and the Room of Three Windows. Marvel at the lush mountains that gracefully cloak the ancient ruins, adding to the ethereal atmosphere of this remarkable site.

    As the day gently wanes, bid farewell to the awe-inspiring beauty of Machu Picchu and board a comfortable train back to Cusco. Once you arrive in Cusco, you will be transferred to your hotel for a relaxing evening, reflecting upon the incredible experiences you have encountered.

    *Optional: For those seeking to immerse themselves further in the wonders of Machu Picchu, we offer the flexibility to customize your package. Extend your stay with an overnight in Aguas Calientes, allowing for a second visit to the enigmatic citadel. On this additional day, you have the opportunity to embark on a Huayna Picchu and/or Machu Picchu Mountain hike, granting you a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the ruins.

    • Transfer from Machu Picchu to Cusco
    • Breakfast
    • Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
  • Day Departure from Cusco

    Enjoy a delightful breakfast at your hotel, savoring the last flavors of your Peruvian experience. As you prepare for departure, our dedicated representative will meet you at the hotel to assist with your onward journey.

    If it's time to bid Peru farewell and head home or to your next destination, we will arrange a seamless transfer for you to the airport. Trust in our team to ensure a smooth and hassle-free departure, allowing you to reminisce about the incredible memories you've created.

    • Airport Transfer
    • Breakfast

Trip Info

  • Includes

    • 1 night in Lima, 3 nights in Cusco and 1 night in the Sacred Valley in Peru Hotels based on US standards
    • All tours stated in the itinerary with English-speaking guides
    • Ground transportation and entrance fees
    • Breakfast at all hotels
    • Trains: Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Cusco (Vistadome Train for 5-star and 4-star packages / Expedition Train for 3-star & budget packages)
  • Excludes

    • Airfare
    • Lunches or dinner (unless otherwise specified)
    • Airport taxes
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses
    • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Date & Prices

Date Trip Status Price  
Sep 01, 2023 - Sep 06,2023
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Sep 10, 2023 - Sep 15,2023
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Sep 17, 2023 - Sep 22,2023
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US$ 1,499 US$ 1,399 Book Now

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