Mysteries of the Inca Empire (1300)

Highlights

LIMA

  • Guided sightseeing
  •  visit San Francisco Monastery

SACRED VALLEY

  • Guided sightseeing of Awanakancha
  •  Pisac Indian Market
  •  Visit Ollantaytambo
  • a local home
  •  Seminario Ceramics Workshop
  •  a chicheria

MACHU PICCHU

  • Vistadome train to Machu Picchu
  •  Guided sightseeing of the Machu Picchu ruins
  •  stay overnight in Machu Picchu region

CUSCO

  • Guided sightseeing
  • visit Santo Domingo Monastery
  •  the Cathedral
  • Sacsayhuaman
  •  see Kenko and Puca Pucara

LAKE TITICACA

  • Guided sightseeing of Taquile Island
  •  the Uros Floating Islands; farewell dinner

SILLUSTANI

  • Guided sightseeing
  • visit a local home

Meal:

Welcome to Lima, Peru. Heralded as the “City of Kings” by using Spanish conquistadors, Lima retains vestiges of its opulent beyond with its colonial buildings and world-elegance museums.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Sightseeing today focuses on Lima’s colonial background. Founded in 1535, Lima changed into as soon as capital of Spain’s South American Empire. Visit the baroque 11th-century SAN FRANCISCO MONASTERY, with Spanish and Moorish architecture throughout. Continue to Plaza Mayor, wherein you'll see the Government Palace that houses the presidential palace and turned into as soon as the house of Francisco Pizarro, founder of Lima and conqueror of Peru. Nearby, see the cathedral where Pizarro’s stays are buried. The the rest of your day is loose to explore. Enjoy dinner at a neighborhood eating place this evening.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Fly to Cusco excessive in the Andes and upon arrival, descend into the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Stop at AWANAKANCHA and learn about the importance of camelids (llama, vicuña, alpaca, and guanaco) for Inca cultures. See them up close and learn the way their coats are transformed into treasured fibers for historic weaving strategies nonetheless in use today. Continue to PISAC, a charming village with a well-known INDIAN MARKET, in which you've got lots of time to browse the many colorful stalls promoting handicrafts starting from alpaca sweaters and blankets to painted vases and sterling silver. Later, arrive at your hotel inside the non violent Sacred Valley.

Meal: Breakfast

Start the day with a visit to the village of OLLANTAYTAMBO and the Inca ruins of the equal name. Explore the archaeological web site that become the scene of the Inca resistance throughout the Spanish conquest—the most effective location ever to face up to Spanish attacks. See how the temple vicinity at the top of the terraces was the best defensive stronghold, then visit a LOCAL HOME on this Incan metropolis to revel in life in a traditional village, which has been remarkably well preserved. Next, go to the SEMINARIO CERAMICS WORKSHOP to find out about Peruvian historical and modern-day art. End your day at a nearby chicheria for a flavor of a chicha, a standard Inca drink in Peru.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Board the VISTA DOME TRAIN that cuts a path through the picturesque Urubamba Valley sure for Aguas Calientes, the old fashioned city closest to the “Lost City of the Incas.” Ascend the mountainside thru tropical wooded area to the sacred shelter of MACHU PICCHU. Listen as your manual recounts the various accomplishments of the Incas as you tour the terraced ruins dating again to the 15th century. Abandonded while the Inca Empire fell to the Spanish, those wonderful ruins remained undiscovered for almost 400 years. Many mysteries surrounding Machu Picchu stay to at the present time.

Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a few loose time this morning to discover the mountain city of Aguas Calientes; perhaps go to the neighborhood marketplace, old fashioned boutiques, or take a walk along nearby trails. Later this afternoon, go back to Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Cusco that makes a speciality of the city that turned into as soon as the political, military, and cultural epicenter of the Incas till the Spanish toppled it. In fact, Inca foundations can still be observed in Cusco, with the Spanish baroque systems built on pinnacle. Visit the SANTO DOMINGO MONASTERY, wherein those kinds of architecture are melded together with the temple of both cultures atop one another. Also, see the CATHEDRAL inside the Plaza de Armas, housing a astonishing series of artwork, which includes an outline of The Last Supper that portrays the apostles dining on cuy (guinea pig). Continue to the hillside overlooking Cusco for a go to to the TEMPLE OF SACSAYHUAMAN. Some of the first-class examples of Inca masonry may be located at this fortress, in which stones weighing up to 350 tons are pieced collectively to form a complicated that could residence up to ten,000 men. Learn approximately the ceremonies and battles that came about right here, then see the ruins of Kenko and Puca Pucara before returning to Cusco.

Meal: Breakfast

Fly to Juliaca, then switch to Puno on the shorelines of Lake Titicaca. Legend says the primary Inca, Manco Capac, arose from the waters of the lake with the aid of the power of the sun god to located the Inca Empire.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Experience charming LAKE TITICACA nowadays as you embark on a motorboat tour of the very best navigable lake in the international and its artifical islands. On TAQUILE ISLAND, see how the area people combine their Inca and Spanish past. This is evident by way of the Spanish peasant dresses product of Andean textiles—the islanders make a number of the finest in all of Peru. Continue to the UROS FLOATING ISLANDS, a group of approximately 40 artificially made islands. Learn how the Uros Indians assemble their islands, homes, boats, and plenty of other resources absolutely of tortora reed, a centuries-old practice. Enjoy a farewell dinner hosted with the aid of your Tour Director this night.

Meal: Breakfast

Return to Juliaca, stopping at the pre-Incan burial grounds of SILLUSTANI en course. See the above-ground tombs, chullpas, in which the Aymara Indians buried their excessive monks. You can be welcomed into a LOCAL HOME for an inner observe life here. Later, a brief flight returns you to Lima, in which you will switch to your resort.

Meal: Breakfast

Your holiday ends after breakfast this morning. Your holiday ends after breakfast this morning.

LIMA

  • Guided sightseeing
  •  visit San Francisco Monastery

SACRED VALLEY

  • Guided sightseeing of Awanakancha
  •  Pisac Indian Market
  •  Visit Ollantaytambo
  • a local home
  •  Seminario Ceramics Workshop
  •  a chicheria

MACHU PICCHU

  • Vistadome train to Machu Picchu
  •  Guided sightseeing of the Machu Picchu ruins
  •  stay overnight in Machu Picchu region

CUSCO

  • Guided sightseeing
  • visit Santo Domingo Monastery
  •  the Cathedral
  • Sacsayhuaman
  •  see Kenko and Puca Pucara

LAKE TITICACA

  • Guided sightseeing of Taquile Island
  •  the Uros Floating Islands; farewell dinner

SILLUSTANI

  • Guided sightseeing
  • visit a local home

Inclusions

  • Hotel Accommodations on Twin / Triple Sharing Basis
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers
  • All transfers by AC Luxury coach,
  • Tips and Taxes (Drivers & Guides)

Exclusions

  • Economy class Airfare
  • Cost Of Meal Other Then Mention Above
  • Visa charges
  • Cost Of Any Personal Expenses
  • Surcharge  If Any Applicable
  • Guide Tips And Any Other Item Except  “Package Rates Includes”
  • Govt. Service Tax 5%

Tour Price

$ 2039

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Cancellation charges will be effective as per date wise:

  • 50 Days Prior Departure - 30% of Tour Cost
  • 20-30 Days Prior Departure - 50% of Tour Cost
  • Less Than 20 Days Prior Departure - 100% of Tour Cost

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