IMPERIAL CUSCO

Imperial Cusco 2018

9D/8N

This package was designed taking into account the most attractive and important destinations in Peru. We will know the Capital City of Peru, Lima; so also the Historical Capital Cusco. And other important departments such as Ica and Puno. At each point we will have the opportunity to know the archaeological places of the place and better understand their culture. The itinerary is made with the best details so that our passengers feel happy.

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Start Time: 7:00 first day

End Time: 13:00 last day

Duration: 9 days

Price: $ 989.00


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Itinerary

  • FIRST DAY: ARRIVAL AND CITY TOUR IN LIMA

    Discover the wonderful city of the viceroys as well as its enigmatic history.
    After arriving from the airport, you will be taken to your hotel located in miraflores (HOTEL FERRÉ), a few hours later we will take you for your city tour in Lima.
    DURATION: 3 and 1/2 hours approx.
    COLONIAL LIMA: We visit the Historical Center of Lima, where you will appreciate more than fifty monuments and colonial buildings, highlighting the Paseo de la República, San Martin Square, the Main Square, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, the Municipal Palace among others. We will visit the Monumental Ensemble of San Francisco, which is the largest sample of colonial religious art in America. Highlight the visit to its underground crypts known as “Catacombs”.

  • SECOND DAY: OVERFLIGHT IN NAZCA AND CITY TOUR IN ICA

    NAZCA LINES: Early in the morning, we will pass through your hotel in Lima to take you to Nazca and visit the imposing Nazca Lines, the Nazca lines are ancient that are found in the Pampas of Jumana, in the Desert of Nazca.
    TOUR IN ICA: During the tour of Ica and the countryside: we will visit part of the city until we reach the oasis. Then, we will go through the desert of Huacachina in the tubular buggies climbing immense sand dunes, in the course of this ride the adrenaline will be our accomplice to free ourselves from stress and live a truly unforgettable experience. During this trip, you will also have the opportunity to practice sandboarding and if the weather conditions are favorable we will have the opportunity to see the sunset in the Ica desert. The rock formations of the profile of the Inca and the Colla. The Maria Reiche house museum. The terrestrial viewpoint from where we will see closely how the figures of the hands, the tree and the lizard were made. The aqueducts of Cantayoc. The ruins of Paredones. The artisanal gold extraction house. The house of handcrafted pottery where they continue to make ceramics in the style of the Nazca culture.

  • THIRD DAY: AIR FLIGHT TO CUSCO AND CITY TOUR IN CUSCO

    Discover the wonderful city of Cusco and all its tourist attractions.
    Very early our tourist transport will take us to the airport of Lima with destination to the city of Cusco and then take a short break to start the city tour starting at 02:00 p.m. It is important to keep in mind that you need a tourist ticket to access the different archaeological complexes of Cusco.
    CUSCO CITY TOUR: The tour starts picking you up from your hotel at 01:30 p.m. to tour the magical city of Cusco and the Inca buildings that surround the city. Starting at its Cathedral full of history and works of art. Then, we will visit the Temple of the Sun “Qoricancha”. We will also visit the imposing fortress of Sacsayhuaman Qenqo, Puka – Pukara and finally Tambomachay.

  • FOURTH DAY: SACRED VALLEY CONNECTION

    A first meeting at the hotel allows us to start the tour of the Sacred Valley: at 08:30 a.m., we will visit the first archaeological complex of “Pisaq”, located 33 km / 20 miles from the city of Cusco. Its importance dates back to the Inca period, its name means partridge built in the same form of this animal with agricultural terraces currently in use its military, religious and agricultural structure gives us indications of a triple purpose. Then, we will visit its typical and famous craft market. Continuing the journey, we will stop at the Viewpoint of Taray a natural observatory of the Incas, until we reach Urubamba to enjoy our lunch at a tourist restaurant. We will continue the trip to Ollantaytambo with an altitude of 2,792 meters / 9,160 feet an important fortress that shows its great wall that was also used as tambo a kind of warehouse strategically located in the Sacred Valley, a living Inca town, its narrow streets and stones make it an attractive as relaxing place, approximately 5 and 30 hours. Then, we will have time to drive to the train station taking into account the time of the train ticket either at 06:20 or 07:00 p.m. to the town of “Aguas Calientes” where our team will wait for you with a sign showing up your name, the same one that will take you to your hotel and then receive the visit of the professional guide who will give you the necessary indications for your visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu and will answer to all your concerns.
    After completing the Sacred Valley tour, we will spend the night in “Aguas Calientes” (town of Machu Picchu).

  • FIFTH DAY: MACHU PICCHU WORLD WONDER

    An important fortress which shows its great wall that was also used as “Tambo” a kind of store strategically located in the Sacred Valley, a living Inca town, its narrow streets and stones make it an attractive as well as relaxing place, approximately 5 and 30 hours. Then, we will have time to drive to the train station taking into account the time of the train ticket either at 06:20 or 07:00 p.m. to the village of “Aguas Calientes” where our professional team will wait for you with a sign indicating your name, the same that will lead us to our respective hotel. Later, we the professional guide who will provide the necessary information for your visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu and answer to all your concerns. Our knowledge of hydrological rainy and dry cycles through solstices for the development of agricultural activity. Having a free time to take pictures and walk on your own. At the end of the tour, we will board the bus down to “Aguas Calientes” to enjoy a refreshing tourist menu taking into account the train’s return time (02:30 p.m. – 04:12 p.m.) to the train station of Ollantaytambo where our transport will wait for you to return to the city of Cusco and its subsequent transfer to your hotel of reference. Overnight in the city of Cusco DAY 5 NOTE: Remember that upon arrival in Machu Picchu, a transfer from our company will take you to your hotel in “Aguas Calientes” where you can meet the guide for your briefing.
    After completing the tour in Machu Picchu, we will take the train back to the city of Cusco where we will spend the night in the chosen hotel.

  • SIXTH DAY: VINICUNCA RAINBOW MOUNTAIN

    We will start the tour very early and pick you up from your hotel at 03:30 a.m. to undertake a 3-hour trip following the southern route of the valleys of Cusco, where we can see the sunrise in horizons of valleys and Punas illuminated by the first rays of the sun; a first stop in the small town Pitumarca praises the prognosis of an adventure that will mark our existence up to the local house Quesoyoni, where an energetic Andean breakfast awaits us before embarking on the trek to the Vinincunca mountain; in this town, you will have the availability of the hygienic services that shows the rustic life of the locals. Then, we will get ready with all the implements of walking and a good load of water that allows us to undertake the ascent to the mountain Vinincunca. It will be for 3 hours (7.5 km). If you wish, we can provide horses or mules because we always carry one in case there is the necessary case to be used by you to accelerate your walk. Our departure from this point allows us to observe the snow-capped mountain of Ausangate in almost all its totality with the transparent streams that overflow from the adjoining mountains, see the camelids.

  • SEVENTH DAY: PUNO - LAKE TITICACA UROS ISLANDS

    Upon arrival in Puno, our guide will take us to the port of the lake where we will be taken to one of the islands where we will spend the night in a house of the locals.
    MAIN PORT – UROS FLOATING ISLANDS
    Our departure starts at 07:45 a.m., the first stop will be in the Uros Floating Islands, our visit will begin with the recognition of each island, how they built these islands on the highest navigable lake in the world, likewise our guide will explain the importance of these islands, the Uros and floating museums. To reach the island of Amantani it will take a maximum of 3 hours of navigation, approximately 9 km during the trip, you will be able to observe a great variety of scenic beauty as well as the mountain range (the Andes mountain range). In the main port of Amantani, the president of the community will welcome us and begin to divide by groups so that families are responsible for giving them all the attention, accommodation, food and company. During the afternoon, you will have the option of walking to one of the sacred mountains known as (“Pacha Tata”), this walk will begin with the coordination of our guide. Amatani also known for the kindness of its people and for being the natural home of the Flor de la Cantuta, there are eight communities that are dedicated to the cultivation of terraces, the raising of sheep and the handcrafted manufacture of textiles and stone carvings. At night, you should go to rest.

  • EIGHTH DAY: PUNO - AMANTANI - TAQUILE

    After a delicious typical breakfast, we will continue our tour to the next island of Taquile, navigation will take about 1 hour of travel, you will have the last chance to know enough. Most Taquile people is very cooperative and well organized. It is the reason that the Taquile people have demonstrated their high degree of advancement in textile, receiving their award by UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, starting at the age of eight. Women do exclusively yarns and fabrics. Life in Taquile is still largely unchanged by modernity. The visit will be an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can voluntarily collaborate buying some of their crafts. So that this community has some means of sustainability, that way they can continue to show their existence to future travelers, Finally our guide will inform them of the return time arriving at 05:00 in the afternoon to the city of Puno and from there to the Juliaca airport where you will board your plane.
    At the end of the tour, we will be taken back to the port where a transport will be waiting for us to take us to Juliaca airport and fly to Lima.

  • NINTH DAY: OVERFLIGHT IN NAZCA AND CITY TOUR IN ICA

    At the right time, we will take you to the Airport or Bus Station; in the case of flight we will be two hours before until there we will accompany you to say goodbye and see that everything is fine.
    If you wish, you can arrange your return flights or set up your tourist services in another country as we have a large corporate network in all of South America.
    Finally, we will thank you for allowing us to be part of your adventure in Peru and we are pleased that you can share your experience by Tripadvisor or Facebook so that we can reach many other tourists who want to have a great adventure.


Includes

FIRST DAY

  • Reception at the airport
  • Professional Tour Guide for the route
  • Touristic bus
  • Company’s support
  • Overnight in Lima

SECOND DAY

  • Transport from Lima to Nazca, Ica and Lima
  • Professional Tour Gide
  • Overflight in Nazca
  • Ica Huacachina City Tour
  • Tubular sandboxes
  • Sand Table
  • Sand lenses
  • Overnight in Lima
  • Lunch

 

THIRD DAY

  • Flight from Lima to Cusco
  • Transfer at the Airport
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Touristic Bus
  • Pick-up from the airport
  • Overnight in Cusco

 

FOURTH DAY

  • Pick-up
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Touristic Bus
  • Train from Ollantaytambo to “Aguas Calientes”
  • Reception at train station
  • Overnight in “Aguas Calientes”

 

FIFTH DAY

  • Entrance to Machu Picchu -Mountain / Huayna Picchu
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Train from “Aguas Calientes” – Ollantaytambo
  • Bus up / down Machu Picchu and “Aguas Calientes”
  • Transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • Overnight in Cusco

 

SIXTH DAY

  • Professional Guide
  • Emergency horse
  • Oxygen balloon
  • Roundtrip transport
  • Entrance to Rainbow Mountain
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Transfer to the bus terminal
  • Bus ticket from Cusco to Puno

 

SEVENTH DAY

  • Breakfast
  • Boat Tour to to Uros Island
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Overnight at home

 

EIGHTH DAY

  • Breakfast
  • Boat tour through Amantani
  • Taquile Islands
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Transfer from Puno to Juliaca
  • Flight from Juliaca to Lima
  • Reception at Lima airport
  • Overnight in Lima

 

NINTH DAY

  • Transfer to the airport


Does not Include

  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Cold drinks
  • General Tourist Ticket
  • Food not specified


You Should Bring

  • Some of the tours involve a walk of at least one hour in areas with frequent rainfall. It is recommended to bring ponchos for rain and waterproof clothing. Also warm clothing such as jacket, polar linings, gloves, scarf and hat.
  • The tours to the archaeological parks that you will carry out during this package require extensive meridian walks in most cases. You should wear comfortable shoes that allow you to run these walks normally.
  • The city of Cusco is at 3,400 masl, an altitude which in combination with the powerful solar rays can cause problems in your skin. The use of sunscreen, caps, and polo-shirts with long sleeves will help prevent this problem. You can also use cream for after sunbathing or moisturizer for face and body.
  • Your comfort is the most important and for many days of walk, you will surely carry several changes of clothes and a couple of suitcases. However, for each day it will be convenient to carry a light backpack with the necessary utensils. While your other suitcases you can leave them in the hotel store a of the agency.
  • Peru is a country of wonderful landscapes that may be indelible in your memory. But bring a camera or video camera, binoculars, among other instruments that can make a material memory, will be very helpful to remember all the places you visit in our country.
  • Cusco is a city where the mishmash of culture is visible to the naked eye. People from different countries and continents come together in the historic capital of Peru. The economies of the various sometimes enter into disagreement. We recommend you take national currency to avoid these problems and speed up your purchases.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there any type of additional discount in the Imperial Cusco package?
    Our agency always supports the young promises who study at university, for which we offer a 8% discount of the total. To access this discount, you must present your ISIC card that certifies your status as a university student.
  • Is it possible to modify the order of activities in the Imperial Cusco Package?
    The comfort of our users is the most important thing for us. The activities can be modified in their order of completion, for this it needs to be coordinated with the operations area of ​​our agency.
    Tours can be changed up to two weeks in advance with the exception of the trip to Machu Picchu, the latter can only be modified at no cost on the day of purchase. If the change is made later, you will have a 15% surchage of the total.
  • How many people do normally make the trip group up?
    The travel group consists of 15 to 20 people. Although there will be days when you will have an exclusive service as on the first day of pick-up at the airport and the last farewell where we will send a transport just for you. There will also be other days in which our limit will be exceeded like in the ride to Machu Picchu, since the train car will take you on the route Ollantaytambo - "Aguas Calientes" will go 42 people and 35 on the CONSETTUR bus that will take you on the "Aguas Calientes" - Machu Picchu route.
  • Is it possible to carry out activities privately in the Imperial Cusco package?
    The activities presented here are for group service but it is also possible to carry out some or all activities in private service. You should contact the operations area of ​​our agencies to inform you what activities you wish to perform in private service. Please take also into account that a surcharge will be made for each activity that you wish to carry out privately.
  • What kind of transportation is offered in the Imperial Cusco package for the tour in Machu Picchu?
    For the ride to Machu Picchu, we will provide a first tourist transport on the route from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, this will be a van of 15 to 18 people. Then, we will board a tourist train with a capacity of 42 people per car on the Ollantaytambo - Cusco route. Finally, we will take a bus from the company CONSETTUR on the route "Aguas Calientes" - Machu Picchu, this bus has a capacity of 35 people. In return, we will repeat the transports.
  • Is there any price modification for children in the Imperial Cusco package?
    Children always have special discounts. If the minors are under the age of 8, they will have a discount of 15% of the total. To make this discount effective, you must send us your passport or a valid identification document which proves the age information.

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