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Machu Picchu Express (Miami Special)


Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights Miami-Cuzco, Cuzco-Miami
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Lima-Cuzco & Cuzco-Lima
  • 3 nights accommodations
    • 1 night Urubamba Sacred Valley
    • 2 nights Cuzco
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 4 meals: 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Full Day Tour to Machu Picchu via the Expedition Train

This 4 day “on-the-go” program features the highlights of Peru in an active itinerary which includes several walking tours as well as some early starts and long days.

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Peru, Fly to Cuzco
Depart for Peru. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey. Early this morning arrive in Lima and connect to your flight to Cuzco with help from a Gate 1 representative. Upon your arrival in Cuzco, meet your tour manager and enjoy a scenic drive to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour manager, followed by a welcome dinner
Optional: Pisac Village & Market (PM)
Overnight: Urubamba Sacred Valley▲
Meals: Dinner

DAY 2, Saturday - Full Day Machu Picchu
Early this morning, transfer to the Sacred Valley's Ollanta Station and board the train Expedition for Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site virtually unknown to the western world until Hiram Bingham III's "re" discovery in 1911. Spend the afternoon viewing the ancient citadel before boarding the train for your return to the Sacred Valley's Ollanta Station in the evening. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Cuzco
Overnight: Cuzco
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3, Sunday - Full Day in Cuzco
Spend today at leisure in "The Imperial City". Take time to sightsee or shop independently. Cuzco is declared the Historical Capital by the Constitution of Peru and hosts nearly 1 million visitors every year. Visit some of the numerous Inca monuments or investigate the culinary secrets of Andean cuisine
Optional: Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes (AM)
Optional: Half Day Cuzco City Tour (PM)
Optional: Half Day Cuzco City Tour & Cuzco Behind the Scenes Combo Package
Optional: Home Hosted Dinner in Cuzco (PM)
Overnight: Cuzco
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Full Day in Cuzco, Fly to Lima
Enjoy the day at leisure or join the optional morning Half Day Ancient Cuzco Ruins tour. Time permitting, meet children at a local school before transferring to the Cuzco airport for your connecting flight in Lima
Optional: Half Day Ancient Cuzco Ruins (AM)
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Tuesday - Arrive in USA

▲ Due to the high elevation, travel in the Peruvian highlands may cause some passengers to experience the temporary effects of altitude sickness. If you have any concerns about traveling to higher than your accustomed elevation, please consult your healthcare provider.

Gate 1 itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

San Agustin Urubamba Hotel, Urubamba

This tourist class hotel provides a peaceful base point for exploring the close by ruins and appreciating the breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley and surrounding mountains.

Hotel Details

Eco Inn Cuzco, Cuzco

This tourist class hotel is located at the site of the largest Cuzco craft market and just a few blocks away from the Main Square.

Hotel Details

Jose Antonio Cuzco Hotel, Cuzco

This tourist class hotel is situated nearby Cuzco's archaeological center.

Hotel Details

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

Pisac Village & Market

Day #1 01 Oct 2013 - 31 Dec 2014         $15
See a magnificent view of the Urubamba valley and spend the afternoon bargaining with vendors on the cobblestone streets of the Pisac handicraft market. Enjoy a cultural blast as the entire town has been converted into a street market. Take the opportunity to haggle with locals on Alpaca wool clothing, antiques & handicrafts that you will not see anywhere else in the world. Stroll to the Main Plaza and enjoy a snack, you may find Empanada de Queso or many of the clay oven cooked local treats.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes

Day #3 06 Jan 2014 - 10 Jan 2015         $49
Today's tour will give you a glimpse into the other side of Cuzco, the oldest continuously inhabited city of the western hemisphere. Start the day with a visit to a local fruit and vegetable market and observe the locals shopping for their daily goods. Try the local chuta bread and enjoy this colorful market where you will experience many new things. Later, head to the local Cuzco cemetery, where you will learn about the Andean understanding of life and see how the locals decorate the graves with gifts and food for their dead. It is traditional belief that the dead eat and drink as they would during life. Following the cemetery, you will have the opportunity to meet with an Andean shaman or healer and witness a real offering to mother earth & the sacred mountain protectors to thank them for this trip. Conclude this incredible morning with a cooking lesson using the items purchased at the local market.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Half Day Cuzco City Tour

Day #3 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014         $39
Today's tour starts at the impressive Colonial Cathedral in Cuzco which contains over 400 paintings from the Cusqueña School in addition to an impressive collection of colonial art, including Marcos Zapata's depiction of The Last Supper displaying Cuy, or Guinea Pig, as the main course. Continue on to visit the Temple of the Sun, whose walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. This temple was once the most important religious site of the Incas.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Cuzco City Tour & Cuzco Behind the Scenes Combo Package

Day #3 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014         $79
Today's tour will give you a glimpse into the other side of Cuzco, the oldest continuously inhabited city of the western hemisphere. Start the day with a visit to a local fruit and vegetable market and observe the locals shopping for their daily goods. Try the local chuta bread and enjoy this colorful market where you will experience many new things. Later, head to the local Cuzco cemetery, where you will learn about the Andean understanding of life and see how the locals decorate the graves with gifts and food for their dead. It is traditional belief that the dead eat and drink as they would during life. Following the cemetery, you will have the opportunity to meet with an Andean shaman or healer and witness a real offering to mother earth & the sacred mountain protectors to thank them for this trip. Conclude this incredible morning with a cooking lesson using the items purchased at the local market. After a short break at your hotel, continue onto the impressive Colonial Cathedral in Cuzco which contains over 400 paintings from the Cusqueña School in addition to an impressive collection of colonial art, including Marcos Zapata's depiction of The Last Supper displaying Cuy, or Guinea Pig, as the main course. Continue on to visit the Temple of the Sun, whose walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. This temple was once the most important religious site of the Incas.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 7 hours.

Home Hosted Dinner in Cuzco

Day #3 01 Jan 2013 - 31 Dec 2015         $24
Tonight you are invited to dine with a traditional Peruvian Family in their home. You will get to enjoy truly local cuisine, but this cultural exchange offers much more than good food. As you dine, you will get to know the family and learn first hand about their work and everyday life.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2 hours.

Half Day Ancient Cuzco Ruins

Day #4 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014         $42
This morning, explore numerous Inca ruins that all served unique purposes. First head to Saqsaywaman, an enormous Inca site that overlooks Cuzco and the Sacred Valley. Here observe precision masonry of the massive stones that fit perfectly within one another without requiring any mortar to remain standing walls. Continue on to Kenko and navigate through the engraved passages and canals of this once active worship site. From Kenko proceed to Puca Pacara, “The Red Fortress”, used by the Incas not only as a control station and look-out, but also used to house weapons and provide military support. Continue on to Tambomachay and discover the many aqueducts, canals and also waterfalls used by the Incas as an indulgent spa. Finally, round out the morning on one of the most picturesque quarters in Cuzco, San Blas. Known as the Craftsmen’s District, it houses the city's most important and popular artists. Its Colonial constructions built along its narrow, steep streets contribute to the charm of the area.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

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*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
This package is based on pre-confirmed flights via LAN and may only be purchased with these flights.


Accommodations Details:
Feb 14, Feb 28, Mar 14 and Mar 28 departures will be accommodated at Inkallpa Valle Sagrado Hotel in Urubamba Sacred Valley.

Sep 19 and Nov 14 departures will be accommodated at the Eco Inn Cuzco in Cuzco.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.


 

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