10 Day Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu & Nazca Lines

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  • Peru
  • From US$1,495
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  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Speaking tour guide
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10 Day Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu & Nazca Lines

Package Highlights

Private visit of Historic Lima, the Larco Herrera Museum, Miraflores & Barranco
Private visits to the Inca sites of Pisac and Ollantaytambo and the Pisac Market
Train journey to Machu Picchu
Private guided excursion of Machu Picchu
Second day morning hike to Huayna Picchu*
Guided excursion of Cusco and the 4 Inca Ruins
Buggy ride through the desert
Visit the Ballestas Islands
Fly over the Nazca Lines

(*depending on availability)

During these ten days you will enjoy several of the highlights on the Southern Coast and Highlands. After getting to know the huge city of Lima, home to almost one third of the population and world-renowned gastronomy and culture, you will travel to the Cusco region. Here you will visit this magnificent city in the Andes as well as the Sacred Valley and of course the Peru’s highlight, Machu Picchu. After two days at Machu Picchu we will return to Lima from where we will head to the South Coast for a two day visit to the desert Oasis of Huacachina, the wildlife of the Ballestas Islands and flying over the mysterious Nazca Lines.

Level Budget* Standard (3*) Superior (4*) Deluxe (5*)
Double (per person) US$1,495 US$1,895 US$2,345 US$3,925
Single US$1,955 US$2,595 US$3,575 US$5,895

*The Budget version may slightly differ from the itinerary description below

Included:

  • 9 nights’ accommodations incl. breakfast – hotels according package level
  • Guided excursions
  • All transfers
  • Flight over the Nazca Lines
  • Machu Picchu Trains – class according package level
  • All entrance fees

Not Included:

  • Domestic and international airfare & taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch and dinner for most days
  • Travel insurance
10 days / 9 nights

From US$1,495

Per person

We offer;

  • Daily departures
  • 24/7 local assistance
  • Private airport transfers
  • Private or small groups
  • Hand-picked hotels
  • Free restaurant reservations
  • Very competitive prices

Package Level

  • Budget; standard 3* hotels, economy level trains, tourist bus transfers and shared services in small groups
  • Standard; superior 3* hotels, economy level trains, tourist bus transfers and shared services in small groups
  • Superior; 4* hotels, superior level trains, private transfers & mix of private and shared services
  • Deluxe; 5* hotels, Hiram Bingham Luxury Train, private transfers and all private services

Day to day Itinerary

Day 1; Arrive to Lima, pickup, transfer to your hotel & overnight
On arrival to Lima our representative will be waiting for you and will take you straight to your hotel in the upscale neighborhood of Miraflores or Barranco. The rest of the day you have free to relax and unwind.
Day 2; Full day excursion in Lima
To start your Peru trip the right way, today we will collect you for a full day exploration of the proud capital Lima. Nicknamed the City of Kings, this city has something to offer for every type of traveler. History, art, culture, nightlife and of course the newest star in the spotlight; the culinary scene.
Day 3; Travel to Cusco and the Sacred Valley
In the morning you will be collected and taken to the Lima airport for your flight to Cusco. In Cusco we will transfer you to the Sacred Valley, located on lower altitude, allowing for a better acclimatization. En route we will visit the Inca Fortresses of Pisac and Ollantaytambo as well as enjoying some time at the famous Pisac Market. We will spend the night in the Sacred Valley.
Day 4; Train journey to Machu Picchu & guided visit
This is the day you will lay eyes on the crown jewel of the Andes; Machu Picchu. Travel by train to the station of Aguas Calientes where your guide will accompany you to the site for your private guided visit. Later in the afternoon you can head back to town and your hotel for the night.
Day 5; Second day Machu Picchu & return to Cusco
At dawn we will have breakfast and head straight to the bus station for one of the first buses to Machu Picchu. With a bit of luck we can catch a glimpse of the sunrise over this majestic site. Today is also the ideal day to climb the spine-tingling Huayna Picchu Mountain for some amazing views from above. In the afternoon you will return by train to Ollantaytambo and back to Cusco.
Day 6; Free morning and afternoon excursion of Cusco and its surroundings
The morning today is free to unwind and explore the beautiful city of Cusco on your own pace. San Blas, San Pedro Market and the Plaza Nazarenes are all obligatory stops. In the early afternoon you will be collected for a guided visit to the historic city as well as the four impressive Inca ruins surrounding the city.
Day 7; Free day to enjoy the beautiful city of Cusco
After the impressions of the last couple of days, this day is free to unwind, enjoy the beauty of Cusco on your own pace and wander through this fascinating city. With a lot of museums, great restaurants and exceptional souvenir shopping opportunities you will not have one dull moment in this city. Optionally this day you could also visit Chinchero, Maras & Moray
Day 8; Fly to Lima for your transfer to Ica on the South Coast
In the morning you will be taken to the Cusco airport for your flight to Lima. On arrival to Lima you will be collected and taken to the city of Ica about 4 hours south of Lima. Ica is the heart of the Peruvian wine country and offers a whole new perspective on Peru. Fata Morgana-like desert with some of the highest dunes on the planet. In the afternoon you will enjoy a buggy ride through the desert completed by an amazing sunset that is so typical for these deserts.
Day 9; Boat excursion to the Ballestas Islands and flight over the Nazca Lines
This day is all about gettting to know the marvels of the South Coast. Our first stop of the day is Paracas where you will embark your boat taking you to the Ballestas Islands. Penguins, Sea Lions and even Dolphins and Condors can be seen at these protected Islandsa in front of the coast. Arriving back to the mainland we will return to Ica where you will embark the plane taking you to fly over the massive and mysterious Nazca Lines. After the flight you will head back to your hotel.
Day 10; Return to Lima and the airport
During the day you will either by tourist coach or private transportation return to Lima. The drive will take about 4 hours and on arrival to Lima you will be taken to the airport for your onward travel.

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