GLOBUS 2023: Independent Machu Picchu & Cusco Getaway with Lima (ISP2)
6-Day Package from Lima to Lima
If your independent spirit is filling your dreams with new heights in adventure, just point your compass south to soar higher in the Andes and the heart of Peru. This Independence by Globus vacation in South America begins in Lima with an overnight stay in the City of Kings. Enjoy some I-time to take in the colonial architecture of the Spanish conquistadores. Fly to Cusco and head into the Sacred Valley for an overnight stay before boarding the Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes - the foot of the mountain where 'The Lost City' is found. Take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu and see the mile-long aqueduct, holy houses, and remarkable temple ruins. You'll also explore a wealth of ancient ruins that defy explanation and encounter the captivating cultures that live on in the Sacred Valley and Cusco. Timeless temples, textiles, and tantalizing dishes are all on the menu on this free-spirited sojourn in Peru, including the I-time you crave to explore the extraordinary culture of Peru on your own. Truly a dream come true!
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2023
- 6 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Lima||Welcome to Lima. Heralded as the 'City of Kings' by Spanish conquistadors, Lima retains vestiges of its opulent past with its colonial buildings and world-class museums.|
|Day 2||Sacred Valley||Fly to Cusco where you will be met by your Local Host. (Please arrive no later than 11 am.) - Together, embark on a private tour into the Urubamba Valley and the Sacred Valley of the Incas for lunch. - Visit the market town of Pisac, where you can buy handmade rugs, alpaca sweaters, and jewelry at bargain prices. - At the other end of the valley, visit Ollantaytambo to see some of the finest examples of Inca masonry. - Stay overnight in the Sacred Valley. (B,L)|
|Day 3||Cusco||This morning, transfer to the Ollanta train station where you will board the Vistadome Train. Embark on a short journey through the lush Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes, the town at the base of the mountain where Machu Picchu, the 'Lost City of the Incas,' is located. - Upon arrival, transfer to a motorcoach for the ascent to the legendary ruins high above the steep valley overlaid with dense tropical jungle. On a guided tour, explore this intact fortress with its temple remains, holy houses, and mile-long aqueduct. Your Local Guide will bring you closer to the lives and mysteries still hidden in these amazing structures built by the Pre-Columbian masters of this sacred land. - Later this afternoon, return by train to Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incas. (B,L)|
|Day 4||Cusco||Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the city of Cusco. (B) Today's I-Time Tips Perhaps take an optional walking tour to learn more about the Incas and their struggle against invading Spaniards. Visits include the imposing Cathedral and the Inca Temple of the Sun, Koricancha, which became the Spaniards' Santo Domingo Monastery.|
|Day 5||Lima||Fly to Lima, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)|
|Day 6||Lima||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.(B)|
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