Peru is a very far away hidden treasure that it is actually not so far. The country is one of the main gates of South America; in fact, Lima is the hub on the Pacific side of South America and has more than 5,000 years of history where you will be an eyewitness in every city or destination you will visit. Take a look to our 5 Nights Incentives Programme in Lima and Cusco!
Day 1: Lima
Arrival Meet & Greet to the city of Lima.
Reception at the airport and transfer to the selected hotel, according to the operational plan.
Afternoon: Lima City Tour
Get to know Lima in its 3 historical periods: Pre-Hispanic, Colonial and Modern. Presenting a panoramic view of “La Huaca Pucllana” we visit the imposing Historical Center of Lima: Its palaces, houses, churches and squares ending with the visit to the residential and financial area of San Isidro and an unforgettable view of the Pacific Ocean in the district of Miraflores. Includes admission to the BCR Museum, San Francisco Monumental Complex and its Catacombs.
Welcome Cocktail at Huaca Pucllana Restaurant.
By the evening, welcome cocktail at the Huaca Pucllana Restaurant, located in Miraflores.
The restaurant is located in one of the esplanades of the Huaca of the same name, with a magnificent view of this archaeological centre. It is important to emphasize that Huaca is the name given to all the pre-Inca pyramids that are found on the Peruvian coast, only in Lima there are 365. The Huaca Pucllana is an ancient Pre-Inca temple that has more than 2000 years Of seniority
La Huaca Pucllana Restaurant
Day 2: Lima and Cusco
Pick up and transfer to the Jorge Chavez International Airport for your Lima – Cusco flight.
Transfer to the hotel in the city of Cusco.
Afternoon: Visit the city of Cusco.
In the afternoon, we will visit the city of Cusco, where we will stroll through the artistic district of San Blas, formerly known as the neighbourhood of artisans. Moving on, the Cathedral on Hatun Rumiyoc Street where we will see one of the most emblematic stones of the city of Cusco “stone of the 12 angles”.
Then, visit the Temple of Koricancha, the gold precinct as it was known, was a sacred place where worship was worshipped to the maximum Inca god: the Inti (Sun).
Plaza de Armas, Cuzco
Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas
Morning: Cooking lessons hosted by a community
Transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Arrival to the community, community reception, presentation of the activity and assignment of the host family to each visitor, who will prepare a dish together with one of the family member, participation to the different way to cook Andean flavors with natural products coming from the farm that will go directly to the stew; natural products such as potato, quinoa, corn, Ulluco (root crop) among others.
Within the most relevant dishes, we can highlight: Chaufa de Quinoa (Chinese fried quinoa), stuffed trout, guinea pig rolls, guinea pig sticks, stir-fried vegetables and others
Afternoon: Be an artisan in Chichubamba
Located close by the city of Urubamba, with approximately 180 families, this area enjoy a great and healthy climate and is surrounded by green countryside most of it being farmlands.
Agriculture and livestock activity are the main source of incomes, which are complemented with Guinea pig breeding, beekeeping or maintenance of honey bee colonies, handicraft making such as ceramics, coffee and chocolate handmade production. It is here where you will learn a lot from those activities and experiences.
Return to the city of Cusco.
Sacred Valley of The Incas
Day 4: Machu Picchu
Full Day: Visit the Inca’s Citadel of Machu Picchu
- Early transfer to Ollantaytambo station for boarding on our VISTADOME train to Machu Picchu.
- We will enjoy all the views that this tour of 1.30 hours offers us in our train.
- Arrival to Machu Picchu, guided tour of the entire city including the impressive viewpoints of the city, the renowned Intiwatana (Solar Clock), Temple of the 3 windows, Temple of the Condor, among others.
- Lunch buffet
- In the afternoon, return by train to Ollantaytambo and transfer to the city of Cusco.
Evening: Dine Around
Day 5: Huaypo Lagoon
Adventure Activities & Conventional à la carte. Pick up and transfer to the locations of the following activities:
- Visit the salt mines of Maras & Inca Terraces of Moray
- Visit the Indian market of Pisac Town.
- Kayaking at Huaypo Lagoon.
- ZIPLINE (Tyrolean) in the Sacred Valley.
- Horseback Riding around the Sacred Valley
- Downhill Bike at the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Sacred Valley ATVs
- Perolniyoc Falls Trekking
After the activities, we will enjoy a delicious picnic lunch next to the “Laguna de Huaypo” where we can share a pleasant moment in a beautiful location.
Evening: Farewell Dinner at San Francisco Convent.
Day 6: Airport
Transfer to the airport of the city of Cusco to take the flight to Lima.
Assistance at Jorge Chávez International Lima Airport for international connection.
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