Air & Land
Land Only

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 - Return HomeA

▲ 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.

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    Home Hosted Dinner in Cuzco

    Day #301 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.

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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.

    Is This Trip Right for You?

    This moderately active trip covers a fair amount of ground each day. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.


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