Day 1: You will arrive at the airport and be met by our local representative and transferred to a hotel in Lima.
Day 2: An early morning flight will take you to Cuzco. A leisurely day in town, where you can buy souvenirs and adjust to the high elevation. (B)
Day 3: Today will be the day for exploring ruins with a visit to the Koricancha, Tambomachay with their water fountains; Kenko, the religious center; Puca-Pucara, the red fortress, and finally the fortress of Sacsaywaman. (B)
Day 4: Full day tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas to visit the Indian Market of Pisac in the morning and Ollantaytambo fortress in the afternoon. This site, including the village at it's base, exemplifies the best of Incan engineering. (B,L)
Day 5: Full day tour to visit Chinchero, Maras and Moray. Famous for its salt mines exploited from Inca times until today Maras is a fascinating visit due to the wonderful show of hundreds of salt ponds. Moray is located 9 Km away from Maras and has elliptical irrigation terraces. It was an Inca agricultural experimental center. (B,L)
Day 6: Today you will embark on one of the most exciting journeys in the world - the train to Machu Picchu. Not known to exist by the Spaniards, Hiram Bingham brought Maccu Picchu to world attention in 1911, when he was searching for the last Incan stronghold of Vilacamba. (B)
Day 7: Today will be your return trip to Cuzco by train with time to revisit Machu Picchu on your own if you wish (the second day entrance fee is not included). (B)
Day 8: Transfer and flight back to Lima and onward flight home.