Into the Heart of Peru
Located in the Master Page
This Peru tour takes you to the some of the most famous historical sites in Peru in Lima and Cusco plus shows you the spectacular Nazca lines, a mystery still, and takes you to some of the most beautiful natural wildlife wonders of the Paracas National Reserve and the Ballestas Islands. It's a wonderful mix of ancient ruins, contemporary culture, and natural wonders.
Much of your time will be spent in and around the incomparable city of Cusco, the center of the Inca Culture, and at Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. You'll also spend some time in Lima, the capital of Peru, the crossroads where Colonial and contemporary Peruvian cultures meet ancient civilizations. In addition, you'll experience nature and wildlife, plus cooking and textile demonstrations.
In Cusco, you'll visit Sacsayhuaman, the Inca's ruling palace, walk the Plaza de Armas and visit the Cathedral with its wonderful collection of colonial art. You'll be driven through magnificent ancient valleys, you'll take a rail journey considered one of the most spectacular in the world through the Canyon of Vilcanota to Machu Picchu. And guided by our expert Peruvian tour leaders, you'll travel all the way to the Sacred Center. Our guides will not only explain the history and meaning of these ancient sites, they'll give you time to take it all in, and provide fascinating folklore highlights. This is just a part of what you'll experience, please see the itinerary below.
Your travel to Peru also includes our signature Cultural Expeditions Cultural Immersion Evening, featuring a "taste of Peru," a dinner of exquisite Peruvian cuisine, a native cultural arts demonstration, along with time to relax and ask follow-up questions of your guide and other Peruvian experts so you can truly understand your experiences in Peru.
During the tour, you'll also have some free time to hike, explore or shop. Your guides, trained and knowledgeable about Peru's venues, can steer you to the safest and best areas for these activities. Cultural Expeditions promises an unforgettable week in Peru! You'll see, hear, taste and feel the ancient mysteries of Peru. It will touch your soul.
Day 1: - Lima
Day 2: Lima, City tour, museums
Day 3: Pachacamac, Paracas National Reserve
Day 4: Nazca Lines, Las Dunas, Ica, Wineries
Day 5: Paracas Bay, Islas Ballestas, Pisco Tasting, Lima
Day 6: Lima-Cusco/Cusco City Tour
Day 7: Mercardo Central Market, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko and shaman ceremony
Day 8: Tambo Machay, Pisaq ruins and market
Day 9: Ollantaytambo to Chinchero Market
Day 10: Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Day 11: Machu Picchu
Day 12: Machu Picchu, Cusco
Day 13: Cuzco to Lima
Day 14: Lima to home or other expedition
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