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TPE05: 9 Days Private Tour of Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Pisac - Cusco - Puno
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 3 to 4-star hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $3319 per person Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in Lima, Airport pick-up
The Peru 9 days tours begin once you arrive at Lima airport. Our English-speaking guide will pick you up by holding a paging board with your name. After a warm greeting, we will escort you to the hotel to check-in. The rest of the day is free on your own.

Located on the coast of Lima, the hotel provides you with great convenience to go to Miraflores Boardwalk to enjoy the beautiful seaside scenery.

Accommodation: Hilton Lima Miraflores
Day 2 Lima classical city tour, Take a flight to Cusco
In the morning, we will lead you to visit Lima historical buildings: the San Martin Plaza, the Plaza de Armas and the Monastery of San Francisco. Then go to the Larco Museum, where there are countless fine ceramics, as well as gold and silver crafts.

After the self-paid lunch, we will escort you to the airport for the 1.5-hour flight to Cusco. After arrival, our English-speaking guide and driver are waiting for you at the exit and then transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sonesta Hotel Cusco
Day 3 Tour in Sacred Valley, Take a train to Aguas Calientes
After breakfast, we will drive to the town of Peruvian weaving - Chinchero. First, we will head to the main square to admire the well-preserved Inca Walls and gorgeous Colonial Church, and visit a local textile center to learn the traditional weaving methods from the artisans. Afterwards, drive through the rolling mountains to Moray to appreciate the Inca ruin, Concentric Terraces. Then move forward to Maras Salt Mines, where over 3,000 pure white salt fields cover half of the mountain. The spectacular scenery is perfect for photography. We continue to drive in the picturesque Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo, where you can arrange your lunch as your preference.

After lunch, the driver will transfer you to the train station for about 1.5 hours to Aguas Calientes, the town of Machu Picchu. En route, you can enjoy the beautiful landscape through the window. When you arrive, the hotel staff will pick you up and walk to the hotel which is close to the train station.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Casa del Sol Machupicchu
Day 4 Enjoy Machu Picchu tour, Take a train back to Ollantaytambo
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and lead you towards the nearby bus station on foot for a 30-minute bus journey to Machu Picchu - one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It's also listed as the UNESCO World Heritage site as it is the largest Inca imperial site. Your guide will introduce its history to you in detail in the about 2 hours' touring. After that, we'll take a bus back to Aguas Calientes. The lunch is on your own arrangement and the guide will be glad to provide you with some nice recommendations. Here your today's itinerary to Machu Picchu come to an end. The guide will show you the way to the railway station before saying goodbye.

After lunch, get to the railway station by yourself and return to Ollantaytambo by train. Upon arrival, the guide and the driver are waiting at the station and drive you to the hotel near Urubamba village in around 30 minutes.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay
Day 5 Excursion to Pisac, Drive back to Cusco
In the morning, we'll drive about 36 km (22.4 miles) for 50 minutes to Pisac town. The Pisac Archaeological Park is the first stop, where you can have a view of the beautiful terraces and the mountains of the Sacred Valley. Then we will move forward to a local market selling fine handicrafts and local products. Finish the visits, drive back to Cusco. On the way, we will stop at the Awanacancha Weaving Center and here we also may see the unique alpaca, llama, and guanaco.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sonesta Hotel Cusco
Day 6 Full day Cusco tour
This morning, we first roam around Plaza de Armas, where we will have an impressive visit to the Cathedral of Cusco. Then walk through Inca streets and visit Qorikancha (the Temple of Sun), which is a blender of Inca culture and Spanish colonial culture. Afterwards, we will drive to Sacsayhuaman to appreciate magnificent stone wall ruins and walk to visit the Temple of the Moon - once ceremony center of Incas. Finally, we will visit the water temple, Tambomachay.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sonesta Hotel Cusco
Day 7 Bus tour to Puno
Today you will be sent to take a bus about 386 km (240 miles) for around 10 hours to Puno. This will be a happy shared bus journey. On the way, the bus will first stop at Andahuaylillas to show you splendid San Pedro Chapel combining Catholicism and Andean religious styles. Keep going to Raqchi to visit the Inca Temple, which is dedicated to the creator of the Inca myth, Wiracocha. Then the bus will move forward to Sicuani Town and you will enjoy a buffet lunch there.

After that, continue to take the bus to La Raya, the highest spot of this bus tour with 4,335 meters (14,222 feet) height, which is a perfect place to overlook the continuous snow mountains. Besides, you'll have a chance to see llamas and alpacas groups. Finally, stop at Pucara to visit the precious cultural inheritance of Inca. After arriving at the Puno, the driver and the guide will pick you up at the bus terminal and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium Puno
Day 8 Trip to Floating Islands and Taquile Islands
Today's itinerary of Peru 9 days tour lead you to see islands and explore the lives of the locals. After breakfast, your driver and guide will escort you to the pier and depart for the Uros Islands by motorboat. The Uros Islands are also called Floating Islands due to that they're made up of floating reeds. Afterwards, take the motorboat for about 3 hours to Taquile Island and have a family visit with a simple lunch. At the end of today's tours, we will return to the dock and drive back to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Casa Andina Premium Puno
Day 9 Transfer to Juliaca, Airport see-off
The Peru 9 days itinerary end here successfully. We'll escort you to the Juliaca airport according to your flight's schedule and see you off. Hope you have a pleasant journey home!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year Round$3639 $3275$3319 $2987
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfare(economy class seat): Lima - Cusco
  • Train fares of Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes/Ollantaytambo
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Service of English speaking guides as itinerary specifices
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles as itinerary specifices
  • Private boat trip to Uros Islands
  • Shared bus tour to Puno
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Price Excludes
  • International flights into and out Peru
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Peru Visa fee
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