Peru Express

Peru Express
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$790
Duration: 5 days
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Unforgettable express tour to discover Peru. 
Travel around the wonders of the Inca Empire from Cusco, its monumental capital, that will be the start point to visit the most important sites such us Sacsayhuaman, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and more...

Peru Express
5 Days / 4 Nights
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Day 1 - Arrival in Lima

Arrival to the "City of the Kings".
Transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Lima

Day 2 - Lima / Cusco (B)
Breakfast
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco
City tour and nearby ruins of Cusco:
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 also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 3 - Cusco / Sacred Valley / Cusco (B,L)
Breakfast
Visit to Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress:
Morning departure for a 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.
Buffet lunch.
Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. 
Overnight in Cusco

Day 4 - Cusco / Machu Picchu / Cusco (B)
Breakfast
Excursion to Machu Picchu aboard the Expedition train of Peru Rail
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.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 5 - Cusco / LIma / Home (B)
Breakfast
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima and connecting flight home

Minimum 2 persons
Tourist Class Hotels (3 stars)
Sharing services 
English or Spanish speaking guide 
International or domestic flights are not included

Unforgettable express tour to discover Peru. 
Travel around the wonders of the Inca Empire from Cusco, its monumental capital, that will be the start point to visit the most important sites such us Sacsayhuaman, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and more...