From the misty, magical hush of the rediscovered city of Machu Picchu to ancient Cuzco, from the colonial flair of Lima to the Incan temples of the Sacred Valley, discover the diversity of the ancient and modern cultures that have shaped the extraordinary country of Peru. Begin your adventure in Lima, once known as the City of Kings. Admire the historic Plaza Mayor, impressive Cathedral and other famous landmarks. Visit the Larco Museum. Then, experience the colourful market at the Andean village of Chinchero and visit Ollantayambo, a surviving example of Inca town planning. Explore Machu Picchu, an ancient complex of palaces and temples, and thrill to the views in the Sacred Valley. Journey to Cuzco and marvel at the hilltop temple of Sacsayhuama´n, the important religious complex of Korikancha, and the pink-stone fortress Puka Pukara. Learn about Andean painting, ceramics or pan-flute playing from local artisans. This program includes first-class accommodations in Lima, the Sacred Valley and Cuzco, all excursions, and an extensive meal plan.
Tour Operator: AHI Travel
Tour Dates: February 19 - 27, 2015
Tour Cost: $3,495 USD per person, based on double occupancy, plus air
Activity Level: Moderate