This program starts in Lima with an immediate flight to Cuzco. During the stay in Cuzco , once known as the Capital of the Inka Empire, a city tour and visit to the ruins nearby of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay and other archeological sites are included.
The next day travelers will go by bus and train to one of the most exciting places on earth “ Machu Picchu”. Temples, palaces, towers and staircases are built into the side of the mountain. Here your private tour guide will take you from site to site explaining the advanced world of the Inkas. Overnight in the village of Aguas Calientes, just at bottom of Machu Picchu.
The next day is at leisure, so you can go back to explore “The Lost City of Inkas” or you can visit the Inka Thermal baths of Aguas calientes and visit the local market. Mid-afternoon return to Cuzco. This full and busy itinerary is for 7 days and 5 nights and departs every day from USA .
The cost per person including domestic airfare LIMA-CUZCO-LIMA via Lan Airlines and all ground arrangements with daily breakfast, entrance fees, Vistadome train tickets, Private guide in Machu Picchu, private transfers, room taxes-service charges is $1,294 ppdo. A single supplement is available for an additional $376. Airfare is available from Miami for an extra $550-750 and add-ons from other major cities are available upon request.
Tara Tours, 305-278-4464, 800-327-0080, www.taratours.com