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Machu Picchu. Peru
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$1.00 USD = S/.3.18 PEN
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* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
$1.00 USD = S/.3.18 PEN
Visa requirement
No
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Enchanting Machu Picchu

7 days/5 nights - from $1,599 per person with airfare from MIA
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Take a 7 day/5 night trip getting to know the city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stay 3 nights in the Sacred Valley, a region in Peru's Andean highlands with fertile farmland and Spanish colonial villages. Then you will spend 2 nights in the center of Cusco where you have the chance to take a full day tour of one of the 7 wonders of the world - Machu Picchu. Also, known as an Incan citadel set high in the Andes, it was built in the 15th centrury and later abandoned, it's former use remains a mystery. From $1,599 per person.
Day 1: US/Cusco Airport/Sacred Valley
Depart Miami via Avianca Airlines or similar and arrive into Cusco. Transfer to your hotel located in the Sacred Valley and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (La Casona De Yucay Hotel or similar)

Day 2: Cusco - Scared Valley
Spend the day at leisure or take an optional tour:  
AUTHENTIC SACRED VALLEY FULL DAY TOUR (SIB) $40 per person (min 2 pax)
Discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas through this route starting on the Inca's Balcony, in Chinchero, a beautiful place with an impressive view, where twelves families still preserve their traditional customs, showing you the ancestral way in which they process the wool, and obtain those vivid colors for their textiles. Afterwards, we will get to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire, one of the few places where the Spanish conquistadors lost a major battle. Very well known for its “andenes” (terraces dug into the slopes of mountains for agricultural purposes), Ollantaytambo was a highly effective fortress, that also served as a temple. Then, we will follow to the town of Ollantaytambo, “the unique living Inca town”: the best surviving example of Inca city planning, with narrow cobblestone streets that have been continuously inhabited since the XIIIth century. Important: We kindly ask you to wait in your hotel’s lobby in accordance to the tour start time in your itinerary.Being this a regular tour, the pick up can be extended up to 20 minutes after the scheduled time. 
(La Casona De Yucay Hotel or similar) (B)

Day 3: Cusco - Sacred Valley
Spend the day at leisure or take an optional tour:
CHINCHERO, MARAS, MORAY & OLLANTAYTAMBO + LUNCH (SIB) $110 per person (min 2 pax)
Spend part of the day at the town of Chinchero, 35 kilometers northwest of Cuzco. The townsfolk are famous for having preserved traditional Andean weaving techniques. They also set up a market in the town square to sell handmade crafts from around the region to visitors. It’s a lively affair as they dress in their colorful outfits. Nearby is the town of Maras, and you will visit its salt pans where the finest salt in the world is extracted. Next, you will travel to Moray and tour the enormous circular and semi-circular agricultural terraces built into the top of a hill overlooking the Urubamba Valley and used by the Incas as a botanical laboratory. Last stop of the day is at Ollantaytambo; an Incan military, religious, and agricultural center located in the highest point on the mountain. From the perspective of the archaeological site, you will look down upon the town of the same name and see its incredibly narrow streets and canals that have not changed since the Incas constructed them. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
(La Casona De Yucay Hotel or similar) (B)


Day 4: Cusco/Machu Picchu
F/D MACHU PICCHU + LUNCH - EXPEDITION (SIB) - Included
Awaiting you today is by far and away one of the high points in world tourism: Machu Picchu. Your adventure starts onboard the Expedition train. After your arrival at the city of Aguas Calientes, you will disembark and then board a bus that drives you to the actual Machu Picchu archaeological site, where you will definitely have an experience you will never forget. In this tour you will discover this new Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. At the agreed upon hour, you will descend to Aguas Calientes and, later on, board the train for your return trip; you will stop at the train station indicated on your ticket.
(Hotel Sueños Del Inka or similar) (B)

Day 5: Cusco
Spend the day at leisure and explore the city on your own.
(Hotel Sueños Del Inka or similar) (B)

Day 6: Cusco Airport/US
In the morning, transfer to the aiport for your flight back to the US via Avianca Airlines or similar.

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Miami
Land Only *Single Supplement

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 Tour Features

  • Round-trip airfare via Avianca Airlines coach class from Miami
  • Round-trip seat-in-coach airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in the Sacred Valley, Cuzco
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Cuzco
  • Full Day Excursion to Machu Picchu - lunch, transfers, and entrance fee included (SIB)
  • Breakfast daily
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Colombia Extension $200 per person
  • 3 nights stay in Bogota, Colombia 
  • Airfare from Cusco to Bogota
  • Breakfast Daily

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above 

Remarks

  • Book by July 27th.
  • If hotels or Avianca Airlines is not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all other destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

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AUTHENTIC SACRED VALLEY FULL DAY TOUR (SIB) $40 per person (min 2 pax)

Discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas through this route starting on the Inca's Balcony, in Chinchero, a beautiful place with an impressive view, where twelve families still preserve their traditional customs, showing you the ancestral way in which they process the wool, and obtain those vivid colors for their textiles. Afterwards, we will get to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire, one of the few places where the Spanish conquistadors lost a major battle. Very well known for its “andenes” (terraces dug into the slopes of mountains for agricultural purposes), Ollantaytambo was a highly effective fortress, that also served as a temple. Then, we will follow to the town of Ollantaytambo, “the unique living Inca town”: the best surviving example of Inca city planning, with narrow cobblestone streets that have been continuously inhabited since the XIII century. Important: We kindly ask you to wait in your hotel’s lobby in accordance to the tour start time in your itinerary.Being this a regular tour, the pickup can be extended up to 20 minutes after the scheduled time.


CHINCHERO, MARAS, MORAY & OLLANTAYTAMBO + LUNCH (SIB) $110 per person (min 2 pax)

Spend part of the day at the town of Chinchero, 35 kilometers northwest of Cuzco. The townsfolk are famous for having preserved traditional Andean weaving techniques. They also set up a market in the town square to sell handmade crafts from around the region to visitors. It’s a lively affair as they dress in their colorful outfits. Nearby is the town of Maras, and you will visit its salt pans where the finest salt in the world is extracted. Next, you will travel to Moray and tour the enormous circular and semi-circular agricultural terraces built into the top of a hill overlooking the Urubamba Valley and used by the Incas as a botanical laboratory. Last stop of the day is at Ollantaytambo; an Incan military, religious, and agricultural center located in the highest point on the mountain. From the perspective of the archaeological site, you will look down upon the town of the same name and see its incredibly narrow streets and canals that have not changed since the Incas constructed them. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

 
CITY TOUR + RUINS (SIB)  $85 per person (min 2 pax)

Spend part of the day touring the incredible colonial city, whose buildings the Spanish constructed on top of the foundations of Incan palaces. You begin at the Korikancha, the Temple of the Sun, to witness the exquisite stone work achieved by the Incas. Next stop is the Main Square for a tour of the Cathedral to see its fabulous wood carvings and impressive altars and the lovely Church of La Compañia de Jesus (Society of Christ). Following that, you head upwards to Sacsayhuaman, a fortress located in a strategic spot high above the city with a view that is absolutely stunning. You will also visit some other archaeological complexes such as Kenko, and you will have a panoramic view of Puca Pucara. 

Fascinating Peru
Take a 5-night trip and explore the highlights of Peru. In Cuzco, visit Sacsayhuaman Fortress and the Santo Domingo Convent. Next, travel by train to Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas." Retu...
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