Nearly all visitors to Peru include a few days to Machu Picchu, one of the most iconic highlights of South America. We’ve designed a variety of itineraries that feature the best of Inca civilization and archaeology whether you travel by foot, private car or by luxury train.

Start your trip in Lima, fast becoming a hub for gastronomic delights. In the Sacred Valley, we’ll introduce you to artisans, farmers, colorful Indian markets and the most spiritual sites along rivers and cloud forests. And at Machu Picchu, we specialize in in-depth guided explorations of one of the world’s legendary World Heritage Sites, including permits to hike the mountains of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu itself.


INTRODUCING PREMIER MACHU PICCHU – 6 DAYS

This specially priced luxury introduction to Machu Picchu for Premier Tours travelers offers the most sought-after boutique hotels in Peru. Valid for travelers who book before December 29, 2017.  Travel must be completed by February 1, 2018. If hotels listed are not available during your dates, alternative accommodations will be offered and priced accordingly.

  • DAY 1:
    Arrive Lima late in evening, private transfer to hotel – Wyndham Costa del Sol.
  • DAY 2:
    Private transfer to hotel, fly to Cusco, private transfer to Sacred Valley with lunch and stop at Awanacancha Weaving Center – Tambo del Inka.
    B, L.
  • DAY 3:
    Private guided tour of Pisaq Indian Market, Ollantaytambo and ruins with lunch – Tambo del Inka.
    B, L
  • DAY 4:
    Private transfer to train station, first-class Vistadome train to Machu Picchu, private afternoon guided tour of ruins – Sanctuary Lodge.
    B, L, D.
  • DAY 5:
    On your own (no guide) but entrance fee to Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu hiking permit, shuttle to Aguas Caliente train station included. Self-transfer to train station, luxury Hiram Bingham train to Cusco with dinner on board, private transfer to hotel – Belmond Monasterio.
    B, D.
  • DAY 6:
    Private Cusco city tour, private transfer to airport, fly to Lima, transfer to dinner and drop off at airport for late night departure – None.
    B, D.

LAND COST FROM:

  • $4150 per person sharing

DEPARTURES: Daily
* International and domestic airfare available upon request.


IN-DEPTH SACRED VALLEY AND MACHU PICCHU – 8 DAYS

  • DAY 1:
    Arrive Lima in late evening, private transfer to hotel.
    Hotel: Wyndham Costa Del Sol
  • DAY 2:
    Transfer to airport, fly to Cusco, private transfer to Sacred Valley with stop at Awanacancha and lunch en route.
    Hotel: Sol y Luna – B, L.
  • DAY 3:
    Private guided tour of Pisaq Market and ruins, Ollantaytambo and ruins with lunch at Huacatay.
    Hotel: Sol y Luna – B, L.
  • DAY 4:
    Private guided tour of salt ponds of Maras and mysterious Moray archaeological sites.
    Hotel: Sol y Luna – B, Picnic L.
  • DAY 5:
    Private transfer to train station, private guided tour of Machu Picchu with lunch at legendary Sanctuary Lodge.
    Hotel: Inkaterra Pueblo – B, L, D.
  • DAY 6:
    On your own (no guide) but entrance fee to Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu hiking permit, shuttle to Aguas Caliente train station included. Self-transfer to train station, first-class train to Cusco, private transfer to hotel.
    Hotel: El Mercado – B.
  • DAY 7:
    Private full day guided / walking tour of Cusco and nearby ruins.
    Hotel: El Mercado – B.
  • DAY 8:
    Private transfer to airport, fly to Lima, private afternoon city tour with dinner and transfer to airport for late night departure.
    B, D.

LAND COST FROM:

  • $3895 per person sharing

DEPARTURES: Daily
* International and domestic airfare available upon request.


CROSSING THE PERUVIAN ANDES BY TRAIN – 12 DAYS

  • DAY 1:
    Arrive Lima in late evening, private transfer to airport hotel.  Must be a Thu, Sat or Sun due to train schedules.
  • DAY 2:
    Transfer to airport, fly to Cusco, private transfer to Sacred Valley with stop at Awanacancha and lunch en route.
    B, L
  • DAY 3:
    Private guided tour of Pisaq Market and ruins, Ollantaytambo and ruins with lunch.
    B, L.
  • DAY 4:
    Private transfer to train station, first-class Vistadome train to Aguas Caliente, private guided tour of Machu Picchu with lunch at legendary Sanctuary Lodge.
    B, L, D.
  • DAY 5:
    On your own (no guide) but entrance fee to Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu hiking permit, shuttle to Aguas Caliente train station included. Self-transfer to train station, first-class Vistadome train to Cusco, private transfer to hotel
    B.
  • DAY 6:
    Private full day guided / walking tour of Cusco and nearby ruins.
    B.
  • DAY 7:
    Private transfer to airport, first-class train from Cusco to Puno (10 hrs departing around 7:30 AM / arriving around 6:00 PM). Private transfer from train to hotel. Trains depart only Wed, Fri and Sat.
    B, L.
  • DAY 8:
    Full day exploring Taquile Island, floating islands of Uros, Titicaca Wetland National Reserve. Return to Puno.
    B, L.
  • DAY 9:
    Private transfer to Arequipa (5.5 hrs).  Private transfer to hotel.
    B, L.
  • DAY 10:
    Private morning guided tour of Arequipa (White City) including Santa Catalina Convent. Continue to Colca Canyon, arriving late in the day.
    B, L, D.
  • DAY 11:
    Early morning visit to Cruz del Condor to see Andean condors and Colca Canyon, return to Arequipa.
    B, L.
  • DAY 12:
    Private transfer to Juliaca for flight to Lima (2 hrs), connecting with late departure to USA.
    B.

LAND COST FROM:

  • $5475 per person sharing

DEPARTURES: Must start on a Thursday, Saturday or Sunday due to train schedules
* International and domestic airfare available upon request.

 

 

Valid 01 Oct 2017 – 15 Dec 2018