7 Day Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca 7 Days
This 7-day tour package Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca is perfect to explore the imposing Andes, the magnificent Lake Titicaca, and the Lost Inca City of Machu Picchu. Full of classical Inca architecture and colonial buildings, Cusco is a wondrous town that tells tales about rich majestic history of the town that once served as the capital of the Inca Empire. Marvel at the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, considered as one the Wonders of the World, and explore the surrounding forests. Further, on the journey, you can visit Lake Titicaca, which at 12,500 feet above sea level is the highest navigable lake in the world.
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What's included :
- 5x Breakfast
- 4x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 6 nights
- Accommodation: 6 night(s) in hotel(s) in Lima, Cusco, Aguas Calientes and Puno .
- All Fees and Taxes
- Guided: by local quality English speaking guides.
- All transfers: airport, train station or bus station transfers.
- Train ticket: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco (Expedition Class).
- Meals: According mentioned in the itinerary (vegetarian or special diets are available).
- All ground transportation.
- 24-hour support by our local staff.
- Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Lima
- Entry/Admission - Centro Historico De Cusco
- Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Entry/Admission - Taquile Island
What's excluded :
- International and domestic flights.
- VISA procedures, travel insurance, pre and post tour accommodation.
- Other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
- Tips for guides, drivers and other staff.
- Guidance in other language (Germany, French, others).
- Anything not specified in the itinerary description.
- Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
Day 1: International Arrival Assistance
Stop At: Lima, Peru
Lima Airport Transfer: Arrive in Lima at any time. Our representative will be waiting for you at Lima airport with a customized sign with your name on it and private transfer to your hotel.
There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and rest up.
Note: when booking your flight to Lima, try to arrive between 15:00pm to 10:00pm so that you have time to arrive in Lima, transfer to your hotel and have some rest before your Peru Tour next day.
Duration: 30 minutes
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel in Lima.
Day 2: Lima Colonial Walking Tour
Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Plaza de Armas, Lima 15001 Peru
Breakfast at Hotel; pick up from your hotel at 09:00am and transfer to Lima historical center. We'll take you to a fascinating walking tour. We will show you Palaces and castles our city hides, we also going to take you to our great Saint Francisco Monastery and the impressive underground Catacombs!Also we visit "The Main Square", Archbishop's Palace and the Municipal Palace, other great places you will visit are: the Train Station Palace, unique old fashioned "Cordano Bar", colorful mansion palaces, Jiron del Union Pathway, Post Office Palace, Dominicans tower, Historical Rimac Bridge and lovely surrounded wooden Balconies and the next big project in the City the Under river subway.
Our historical center is considered a World Heritage protected by the UNESCO; we will show you the Original Spain Mansion Palace and enjoy its great collection of 18th Century paintings, its impressive sculptures, wooden varandas, trendy gilded mirrors and great original terrace. At 13:00pm after the tour we will take you back to your hotel.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel in Lima.
Day 3: Flight to Cusco and City Tour & Archeological ruins
Stop At: Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
Breakfast at hotel; pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco, the ancient Inca capital of the Incas.
On arrival in Cusco, assistance at the airport and transport to your hotel, where the rest of the morning is free time to rest in hotel in order to avoid altitude sickness.
Pick up from the hotel at 13:20pm - Tour begins from Cusco’s Main Square, Plaza de Armas.
Includes a visit to Cusco’s cathedral in which you will be able to see the intricate woodwork and colonial paintings that contain detailed Incan iconography.
After, we will head to the Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha) upon which the Convent of Santo Domingo has been built. Interesting fact: according to a legend, this temple was entirely gold plated which left many conquerors impressed with its magnificence when they came here!
The tour continues with visits to 4 archeological sites: Sacsayhuaman is an archeological complex, a masterpiece of Incan architecture in which you will see mindboggling huge stone blocks, almost 9 meters in height that are still placed perfectly. Qenqo Temple is a temple dedicated to animal worship. Puca Pucara is another Incan archeological site located on top of a hill, used as a fort and administrative center. Tambomachay, which is also known as the Inca Baths. The tour will end around 18:30pm.
Suggested flight schedule --- Lima (08:40am) - Cusco (10:00am
Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
Day 4: Tour to the Sacred Valley (Pisac and Ollantaytambo)
Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru
Breakfast at hotel - pick up from your hotel at 07:30am.
We then will then embark on a journey back in time to the Incan´s Sacred Valley beginning in Pisac, 31 km from Cusco. The ancient Incan archeological site and city is located on the top of a mountain. There you will have the chance to firsthand witness the impressive stonemasonry skill of our ancient ancestors.
Afterwards, you will go down into the quaint little town and wander through its colorful market where you can buy intricate, beautifully crafted locally hand-made products.
After this, lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Then, you will continue to Ollantaytambo, a military, religious, and agricultural center of the Incas located at the top of a mountain. Note: unlike other small towns, this one has maintained its original Incan design including outstanding stone buildings and narrow streets. It was once used as a fortress and administrative and urban center.
Stop in Ollantaytambo from where we catch the train to Aguas Calientes. Then, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 20:45pm.
Expedition train --- Ollantaytambo (19:04pm) - Aguas Calientes (20:45pm)
Duration: 13 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Day 5: Visit to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu & Back to Cusco
Stop At: Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
Breakfast at the hotel; around 06:00am you will ride a bus to Machu Picchu archeological site (2,430m/7,972ft) declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, the hilltop citadel deserved every bit of its fame.
Around 07:30am the guided tour begins, the guide will expertly direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its main streets. You can then wander around the town squares as well as climb the intricately carved stairways made of stone. Machu Picchu is considered to be the world’s spiritual center by esoteric wisdom. The guided tour takes around two hours.
From 10:00am to 12:00pm once the guided tour is over, you will have some free time to explore the citadel on your own.
From 12:30pm to 13:30pm take bus to Aguas Calientes.
From 13:30pm to 15:00pm take lunch on you own.
Return to Cusco: later board the train for the return trip to Cusco. You will stop at the Poroy station and then be picked up and driven to your hotel in Cusco, where you will arrive at 20:05pm.
Expedition train --- Aguas Calientes (15:20pm) – Cusco (19:05pm)
Note about train tickets: We will attempt to book tickets on this train, but if there are timetable changes or trains are fully booked, we may need to book an alternative service.
Duration: 16 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
Day 6: Spend the day travelling from Cusco to Puno by bus
Stop At: Puno, Puno, Puno Region
Breakfast at hotel; you will be picked up at 06:00am from your hotel in Cusco and then transferred to the bus station where you will board the bus to Puno.
Enjoy spectacular views of the countryside on this full day of travel from Cusco to Puno, through the high Altiplano.
You will enjoy several shorts stops to take in panoramic views and visit a historical ruin in Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya, Pucara and Sicuani where you’ll have a delicious buffet lunch and taste its unique Andean flavor.
At 17:30pm upon arrival, reception and transfer to your Cusco Hotel.
Bus schedule --- Cusco (07:00am) – Puno (17:00pm)
Duration: 11 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel in Puno.
Day 7: Tour to Lake Titicaca (Uros Floating Islands & Taquile) – Flight to Lima
Stop At: Taquile Island, Lake Titicaca, Puno 21510 Peru
Breakfast at hotel; you will be picked up from your hotel at 07:00am and transferred to Puno´s port. Our journey will begin with the Uros Floating Islands. The Uros are the native people who live on these man-made islands made with cattail which is grown on Lake Titicaca. The houses are built atop, while the cooking is done outside to avoid fires.
After spending an hour on the Island of Uros, you will proceed to the Island of Taquile. Here you will become aware that these locals speak Quechua instead of the predominant Aymara. The Island of Taquile was once a part of the Inca Empire, which still influences the style of the buildings today. Upon arrival to the island, you will receive some brief information as well as a tour until lunchtime. In the afternoon, the boat will take you back to Puno. From Puno´s port, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
At 17:00pm you will be collected from your hotel in Puno and transferred to Juliaca airport.
At 19:55pm, take flight to Lima then connect at home at the same airport – Lima International departure.
Suggested flight schedule --- Juliaca (19:55pm) - Lima (21:29pm)
Duration: 10 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Our representative will meet you at Airport arrivals area, it will be holding a white board with yourname clearly marked.Airports
- J Chavez Intl Airport, Lima Peru
- Alejandro Velasco Astete Cusco International Airport (CUZ), Avenida Velasco Astete, Cusco 08006, Peru
Departure Time :4/30/2020 - 10/22/2021
Monday - Sunday: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.