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Peru Rainbow Mountain and Sacred Valley

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Discover gorgeous Peru on an incredible 9-day trip! On this journey, you will discover the cities of Lima and Cusco, learn about the ancient culture of the Incas and see the marvelous Machu Picchu, hike up the unique Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley, and enjoy gorgeous culinary experiences with a local family and a chef! Get ready for a truly memorable trip......

Discover gorgeous Peru on an incredible 9-day trip! On this journey, you will discover the cities of Lima and Cusco, learn about the ancient culture of the Incas and see the marvelous Machu Picchu, hike up the unique Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley, and enjoy gorgeous culinary experiences with a local family and a chef! Get ready for a truly memorable trip...

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Lima

Gorgeous Lima by night...

• Upon arrival, you will transfer from the airport to your hotel

• Check-in, then head out in the city for an exciting night tour! 

• See the gorgeous 12, "dancing" fountains, which dance to the music in special lighting! 

• Continue to a gorgeous Peruvian buffet, with a spectacular show of traditional Peruvian dances!

Visited:
Lima
Accommodation
Night at Britania Miraflores (Lima)

Day 2: City tour of Lima and Larco Museum

A travel in time...• Enjoy a slow, delicious breakfast before starting your day with a time travel... 
• Experience the history of pre-hispanic, colonial and modern Lima on a city tour!
• See the the Larco Museum, the modern suburbs and the down town
• Afterwards, take the chance and visit the Indian Market, Larcomar Mall!  

Visited:
Lima
Accommodation
Night at Britania Miraflores (Lima)

Day 3: City Tour and Ruins of Cusco

Your next adventure...

• Head to the airport after breakfast, and catch the flight to Cusco

Transfer to the hotel upon arrival, before starting a city tour

• Discover this ancient town, and spiritual center of the Incas...

• Visit the old streets, Cathedrals, and the temples of the Inca, like the Qorikancha!

Visited:
LimaCusco
Accommodation
MaytaqWasin Boutique Hotel (Cusco)

Day 4: Explore the Marvelous Sacred Valley

A day of ancient culture... 

• Today, join the tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas!

• Explore the Valley, surrounded by towering mountains and snow peaks.

• See the archaeological complex, the Pisac marketplace, the Ollantaytambo town and its ruins

• After a gorgeous, local lunch, catch the tour train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.

• Upon arrival, transfer to you new hotel! 

Visited:
Cusco
Accommodation
Hatun Inti Classic (Aguas Calientes)

Day 5: Discover the Machu Picchu

The jewel of the Incas!

• Head out to Machu Picchu on a guided tour after breakfast!

• Visit the alleys of the citadel, its quarters, royal houses, agricultural zones and observatories.

• Explore with your guide one the new 7 wonders, and enjoy a lunch in Aguas Calientes town.

• Take the train back to Ollantaytambo and transfer to your next accommodation!

Accommodation
Samanapaq Hotel (Ollantaytambo)

Day 6: Day Two in the Sacred Valley

The exploring continues

• Today, you will have an opportunity to continue  to discover the Sacred Valley! 

• See the salt mines of Maras and the possible agricultural laboratory of Moray.

• Visit the old palace of the Inca Pachacutec in Chinchero and see its art of weaving!

• Experience the local life, enjoying lunch with a  local family! 

Visited:
Cusco
Accommodation
MaytaqWasin Boutique Hotel (Cusco)

Day 7:  Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley Trek 

A true wonder of nature...

• Today you will discover the Rainbow Mountain on a hiking tour

• As you hike, marvel at the gorgeous surrounding and the changing colors around you...

• Snap some photos up at the peak; you will reach about 5,050 meters above the sea level!

• Take the return route through the Red Valley and have a buffet lunch in a local restaurant.

Transfer back to your hotel in Cusco once the tour is finished.  

Visited:
Cusco
Accommodation
MaytaqWasin Boutique Hotel (Cusco)

Day 8: Peruvian Cooking Class and Market Visit

A culinary adventure with gorgeous flavors! 

• In the afternoon, you will head out from your hotel to a cooking class

• Visit the interpretive market to learn about the vast amount of Peruvian produce and products...

• The chef will give you an introduction of Peruvian Gastronomy!

• Prepare the famous Peruvian Ceviche and then the exquisite Lomo saltado!

• Enjoy the delicious result of your hard work, while tasting some Peruvian Liquor: Pisco! 

Visited:
Cusco
Accommodation
MaytaqWasin Boutique Hotel (Cusco)

Day 9: Good Bye Peru!

Or maybe the adventure is not quite done?

• Enjoy a delicious breakfast before transferring to the airport for your flight to Lima

• Upon arrival, you will be met and brought to your international flight

• Or if you prefer, you can extend your trip and continue the adventure!  

• Otherwise, we wish you a safe flight and hope you have enjoyed your stay with us! 

Visited:
CuscoLima

Lima Cusco Machu Picchu

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
Price Per Child
Between 2 and 12 Years
October 2019 to March 2020 $1,670 $1,290
April 2020 to September 2020 $1,770 $1,390
November 2020 to February 2021 $1,670 $1,290

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
Book your flights to Peru
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Silvana, in Peru, will inform you of any changes to your flights
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