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The best of Peru in 6 days: Cuzco, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca

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Day 1: ARRIVAL IN CUZCO

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
Upon arrival at the Cuzco airport, you will meet with our private guide who will give you an overview of what you can expect during the next 6 days while driving you to your hotel. There is also an optional tour available through the city of Cuzco (at your own expense).

Night in a 3 star hotel: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: VISIT THE SACRED VALLEY WITH CONNECTION TO AGUAS CALIENTES

Stop At: Urubamba Weavers' Route, Peru
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up between 7.30 and 7.50. Afterwards you will be taken to the Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River visiting the Pisac Market, the Inca site of Pisac, Urubamba (stop for lunch) and Ollantaytambo. Then, you will board the train in the direction of Aguas Calientes.

Night in 3 star hotels: Casa Andina, Sanctuary, Intipunku, Hatun Samay or Waman.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at the hotel and then board the bus to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of this emblematic Inca site (approximately 3 hours) and then have free time to explore the impressive citadel on your own. Later, you will take the bus to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not including the price). After lunch, board the train to Ollantaytaytambo, where you can end the day with a trip back to Cuzco.

Night in 3 star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: GUIDED TOUR IN CUZCO TO PUNO BUS

Stop At: Catedral de Puno, 416 Jr. Ayacucho, Puno Peru
After breakfast, you will be taken to the bus station to take a guided bus tour to Puno from Cuzco, with drinks included and an English speaking guide. Make a stop along the way in "The Sistine Chapel" of Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Sisucani (lunch), La Raya (the border between Cuzco and Puno) and Pucara.

Night in 3 star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: COMPLETE DAY EXCURSION TO THE UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS - PUNO

Stop At: Catedral de Puno, 416 Jr. Ayacucho, Puno Peru
After breakfast, you will be picked up before 7:00 p.m. in the hotel and will head towards the port of Puno, where you will board a motor boat and go out to explore Lake Titicaca. Travel for 30 minutes to Uros, a floating island made entirely of reeds. Continue to the island of Taquile, visit the famous weavers and enjoy a traditional lunch. Ends around 4:30 pm, when you are taken back to your hotel.

Night in 3 star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standard
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: DEPARTURE FROM PUNO

Stop At: Catedral de Puno, 416 Jr. Ayacucho, Puno Peru
After breakfast, you will have 2 options to leave:

Option A: transfer from Puno to Juliaca airport (JUL) so you can take your flight back to Lima.

Option B: transfer to the bus station and board the bus back to Cuzco with arrival around 3.30pm.

Note: if you request to stay with a local family on Lake Titicaca, keep in mind that you will spend the night with your host family on the 5th on the Amantaní Island and will return to the city of Puno on the 6th around 4pm.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Passengers are picked up prior coordination

Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
6 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All transportation during this itinerary.
  • Transfers
  • Pick up at the hotel to start your guided tours.
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral de Puno
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Urubamba Weavers' Route
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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What a great time. Felt taken care of, even though I was traveling solo. What an amazing experience and so many magical memories. So glad I did this trip. And thanks Franklin and Frank for always being there to answer any and all my questions. Highly recommend!
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