1. Peru
  2. Cusco Region
  3. Lima
  4. Machu Picchu

Lima: 7-Day Inca Adventure with Flights

Product ID: 337531
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Encounter radically changing geography and the imposing Inca culture on a 6-day adventure that will lead you through the historic area of Lima. You'll also a walk through the Paracas Peninsula, the arid deserts of Ica, and its Huacachina.
About this activity
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Duration: 7 days
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Booklets
Spanish, English, Romanian

Pickup included

When you arrive in Lima Airport (Jorge Chavez Airport) and then in Cusco (Alejandro Velasco Astete), one member of Inkayni team will be waiting for you at the airport. As you exit the "customs area" to the "arrival lobby", an Inkayni representative will be waiting for you outside, with a signal with your name. This person will provide you the transfer to your Hotel. NOTE: About tours during the package, we will pick you up from the hotels we previously will book for you.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Encounter the Candelabro, which remains a mystery to this day
  • Encounter colonies of resident and migrating birds
  • Visit the inmensity of the desert of Ica, with unforgetable views of Huacachina
  • Learn about Inca culture
  • Experience Machu Picchu
Full description
Day 1: Arrival to Lima and City Tour

Upon your arrival to Lima, your representative will be waiting with a sign stating your name. From there you'll be transferred to your respective hotel where you can check-in. You'll soon begin a city tour through Lima, which will begin with panoramic views of the Pucllana Pyramid or Huaca Pucllana, the historical center of Lima. It will be there that you can appreciate more than fifty monuments and colonial buildings, and once the tour has finished you'll return to your hotel.

Day 2: Paracas, Ica, and Huacachina with Buggies and Sandboarding

Day 2 begins with pickup from your hotel between 4:30AM to 5:00AM. You will begin with a trip to the Paracas Peninsula to visit the Ballestas Islands, which are a national reserve. From there, continue your trip to the city of Ica for a demonstration with wines and traditional Pisco of the valley. Following that, you will taste a typical local lunch according to the menu of the day.

You will then travel for approximately 30 minutes to the oasis of Huacachina, where you will enjoy the adrenaline of riding buggies and sandboards. After this great adventure, you will return back to Lima in your private transportation.

Day 3: Arrival to Cusco

According to your flight schedule in Cusco, your representative will be waiting for you at the Cusco Airport. From there, your day will be spent by you acclimatizing to Cusco's altitude.

Day 4: Chinchero, Maras, and Moray

You will begin day 4 between 8:00AM and 8:30AM, at which point you will travel to the colorful town of Chinchero. There you will learn about Andean fabrics in a textile interpretation center, before continuing onward to the famous circular cultivation terraces in Moray. After that, descend towards the salt mines in Maras where you will visit the more than 3,000 wells of salt. Finally, you will travel to Ollantaytambo Station where you will board your train to Aguas Calientes.

Day 5: Machu Picchu Citadel

On day 5 you will encounter one of the 7 Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu. You'll begin by taking the bus from Aguas Calientes, as your tour guide provides you with all the information before your 2-hour tour through this Inca citadel. In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, from where you will be transferred to Cusco by private transportation.

Day 6: Rainbow Mountain

Between 4:30AM and 5:00AM, your transportation will pick you up from your hotel from where you will drive for 3 hours in the direction of Rainbow Mountain. Following breakfast, you will drive for another 45 minutes to begin your 2-hour trek. Upon reaching the top of the "Mountain of Colors", you will have enough time to take the photographs and enjoy the landscape. In addition, you will also be able to appreciate the highest snow peak in Cusco: Ausangate Mountain.

Day 7: Airport Transfer

On the final day of your tour, you will be taken to Cusco Airport, at which point your tour will conclude.
Includes
  • Round-trip internal flights from Lima-Cusco
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts at the hotels
  • 2 lunches (on the second and sixth days)
  • Pickup and transfer to the airport and bus station in Lima and Cusco
  • Lima city tour
  • Paracas, Ica, and Huacachina with buggies and sandboarding
  • Chinchero, Maras, and Moray tour
  • Rainbow Mountain tour
  • All entrance fees
  • Round-trip touristic train to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
  • Buses in Machu Picchu
  • Professional tour guide for all tours
What’s Not Included
  • International flights
  • Additional food outside of what is mentioned above
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu mountain (an additional $25USD per traveler)
  • Change of train to Vistadome ($60USD round-trip, $40USD one way)
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Weapons or sharp objects
Know before you go
• It is recommended to bring local currency as some places do not accept credit cards
• The group size is between 2 and 12 people
• Optional single-share supplements are available
• Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu mountain is not included in the tour price
• Change of train to Vistadome (Peru Rail company) is not included in the tour price, there is an additional $60USD round trip, or an additional US $40USD one way or only return per traveler

From US$ 1,259 per person

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Inkayni Peru Tours

Product ID: 337531