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Embark on an extraordinary 7-day luxury journey through the heart of Peru with Intense Peru. Immerse yourself in this captivating country’s mystique, tradition, and diversity. From exploring Lima’s historic center to discovering the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu, our luxury tours offer exclusive visits, personalized service, and unforgettable experiences. Join us and experience the magnificent legacy of the Incas in the Peruvian Andes! Book now and create memories that last a lifetime.

Price per person. Five-star hotels. Double occupancy. Private tours and airport transfers. Vistadome trains (superior class, rates subject to availability). Domestic airfares are not included.  

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    7 Day Peru Tour Itinerary

    Ready to embark on an extraordinary journey? Book now and explore the magnificent legacy of the Incas in the Peruvian Andes! Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first luxury tour, Intense Peru delivers an unforgettable experience.

    Luxury 7-Day Peru Tour Highlights

      • Lima: Explore the “City of Kings” with a city tour, including an exclusive visit to an old republican house in the historic center.
      • Sacred Valley: Discover the Inca’s natural pantry and enjoy the impressive, energetic center dedicated to agriculture and religious adoration.
      • Machu Picchu: Uncover the mystery of the lost Inca city, majestically perched on a mountaintop.
      • Cusco: Immerse yourself in the heart of the Inca Empire, where stone constructions and cultural fusion await.

    This luxury tour package includes:

    • 5-star hotel accommodations throughout the itinerary
    • Private guided tours in English
    • All necessary entrance fees
    • Vistadome trains (superior class) to/from Machu Picchu
    • Meals as specified in the itinerary

    Recommended tours and activities to enhance your experience:

    Why Choose Intense Peru?

    • Authentic Experiences: Intense Peru creates unforgettable trips that allow you to experience the mystique, tradition, and diversity of Peru without worrying about logistics.
    • Diverse Clientele: Whether you’re an individual, family, or group, we cater to your needs.
    • Global Reach: Our clients come from the United States, Italy, and other parts of Europe.
    • Luxury Accommodations: Rest comfortably in 3, 4, and 5-star hotels throughout Peru.
    • Curated Itineraries: Our tours showcase the best of Peru, from ancient ruins to local cuisine.
    1. DAY 1 Arrival in Lima and Half Day City Tour

      Welcome to Peru!

      International flight arriving in Lima (booked on your own). Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel in Miraflores (this service is with driver only, no guide’s assistance).

      Half Day City Tour of Lima:

      (Private service, English- or Italian-speaking guide)

      Pick up from your hotel lobby. Your City Tour Lima will begin with a panoramic visit to the traditional districts of San Isidro and Miraflores. The tour will pass through the Parque del Amor where you will enjoy magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and also through the Huaca Pucllana, an impressive pre-Inca temple in the shape of a pyramid that is located in the middle of the city. Then, you will visit the historic center of Lima starting with the colonial house of Aliaga (exclusive entrance). Finally, a short stop will be made at the Plaza Mayor, where the Presidential Palace and the Cathedral are located; and a panoramic tour of Plaza San Martín, a large park in the center of Lima surrounded by republican buildings (duration: 4 hours approx). Return to your hotel.

      Optional/not included: We recommend having lunch at Café Larco, situated inside the Larco Museum, which is housed in an 18th-century viceroyalty mansion. Check with your Travel Advisor for more details!

      Overnight: JW Marriott Lima

      Included meals: none

    2. DAY 2 Transfer to/from Airport and Traveling to the Sacred Valley

      Welcome to Cusco!

      Pick up from your hotel lobby and transfer to the airport to take your flight Lima – Cusco (booked on your own). Upon arrival, your guide will welcome you and escort you to your hotel in the Sacred Valley (altitude: 2800 m / 9184 ft), located 1.5 hours from the City of Cusco.

      Rest of the day free to enjoy the hotel premises and acclimate to the altitude.

      Recommendations: Rest for at least 3 hours upon arrival, eat light as digestion might be slower during your first days, drink plenty of fluids and avoid alcohol.
      *Please note that Muña tea (Andean mint) will help for a good digestion. Coca tea is used against altitude sickess, but it is not advisable for people with heart diseases, respiratory disorders, diabetes or high blood pressure.

      Overnight: Tambo del Inka

      Meals included: B

    3. DAY 3 Machu Picchu Tour

      (Private service, English- or Italian-speaking guide)

      Today you will discover the beauty and magnificence of the great Inca city and UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. We will travel towards the Ollantaytambo train station and board the Vistadome 301 train (superior class), departing at 07:05 hours and arriving at 08:27 hours in Aguas Calientes village.

      Upon arrival, you will take a 30-minute bus ride up to the Citadel of Machu Picchu (altitude: 2430 m / 7970 ft) and will explore the great ”Lost City of the Incas” together with your guide (duration: 2–2 ½ hours). Machu Picchu entrance schedule: from 09:00 hours.

      Once the tour has come to an end, you will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes (buses depart every 5 minutes) and get a taste of Peruvian cuisine at Café Inkaterra overlooking the Vilcanota river.

      Afterward, you will head towards the train station to board the Vistadome 34 Train, departing at 15:20 hours and arriving at 17:08 hours at the Ollantaytambo station, where you will look for a sign with your name to be transferred to your hotel in the Sacred Valley (a 30-minute ride approx).

      Optional services, not included in the price:

      • Upgrade your train and travel aboard the Belmond Hiram Bingham, a luxury and exclusive service that will enhance your Machu Picchu visit. For more information on availability, surcharge and inclusions, check directly with your Travel Advisor.
      • For dramatic views of the landscape that surrounds Machu Picchu, you can hike on your own either the Huayna Picchu Mountain for about 2 hours (entrance schedules: 7:00 a.m. or 9:00 a.m.), the Machu Picchu Mountain for 3–4 hours (entrance schedules: 7:00 a.m. or 9:00 a.m.), or the Huchuy Picchu Mountain for 1 hour (entrance schedules: 10:00 a.m. or 12:00 p.m.).  Your Travel Expert will help you customize your Machu Picchu visit!


      Overnight: Tambo del Inka

      Meals included: B L

    4. DAY 4 Pisac - Hacienda Huayoccari - Ollantaytambo Town

      (Private service, English- or Italian-speaking guide)

      Pisaq Market and Archaeological Site:

      Pick up from the hotel lobby to discover the Sacred Valley highlights, starting with a first stop at the quaint and traditional Pisac market and the archeological ruins of Pisac (altitude: 2800 m / 9184 ft). In Pisac, you will also witness the artisanal wood-fired adobe ovens, where they prepare empanadas using 7 traditional flours: wheat, white quinoa, black quinoa, kiwicha, corn, cañihua and beans (food market only on Sundays!).

      Enjoy lunch at Hacienda Huayoccari. This lovely secluded hacienda was built in the 50’s by one of the most prestigious families in Cusco. It provides beautiful surroundings, an amazing garden with beautiful views, antiques and folk art throughout, and amazing food.

      Ollantaytambo Town:

      After lunch, continue the tour visiting the cobblestone town of Ollantaytambo, where you will have some free time to wander through this ancient village of Inca times (duration: 8 hours). Return to your hotel.
      *Please note that visit to the Ollantaytambo Fortress is not included due to time constraint.

      Overnight: Tambo del Inka

      Meals included: B L

    5. DAY 5 ATV Ride across Maras & Moray, Picnic at Huaypo Lake

      (Private service, English- or Italian-speaking guide)

      Your driver and guide will take you from your hotel to the natural salt mines of Maras (transfer duration: 45 minutes, altitude: 3300 m / 10824 ft). Then, you will be transferred to Cruzpata town, where your adventure instructor will explain how to use the ATV and you will practice for 15 minutes. You will drive nearby the terraces of the agricultural laboratory and astronomical observatory of Moray (altitude: 3500 m / 11480 ft, activity duration: 2 hours) and visit the site.

      Then, you will continue through Huaypo Lake where you will enjoy a picnic lunch (ATVs will be collected from here). Duration: 6 hours.

      After the tour, transfer to your hotel in the city of Cusco (2-hour ride, Cusco altitude: 3350 m / 10988 ft).

      Optional Lunch upgrade to MIL (not included): Experience a gastronomic journey through the 8 ecosystems that surround Mil Centro by worldwide best top 50 chefs, Virgilio Martinez. Ask for Travel Expert for more details.

      Overnight: Palacio del Inka

      Meals included: B L (Picnic lunch)

    6. DAY 6 Cusco City Tour

      (Private service, English- or Italian-speaking guide)

      We will meet in the lobby to set out on a guided tour to the Cathedral, the Koricancha – also known as the Temple of the Sun, and the archaeological sites located nearby the city such as the complex of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay (duration: 4 hours). Return to your hotel.

      We recommend adding the optional tour of Chinchero (not included). You can check this option with your Travel Expert.

      In the textile town of Chinchero (1 hour from Cusco, altitude: 3800 m / 12464 ft), you will get familiar with the ancient textile practices, such as the spinning of alpaca and sheep yarn, the dyeing process and how they obtain different hues from natural products, and the meaning of several icons represented in their textiles.

      Overnight: Palacio del Inka

      Meals included: B

    7. Day 7 Airport Transfer in Cusco

      We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport in Cusco for your flight back to Lima (morning or afternoon).

      Meals included: B

      – End of this 7-Day Luxury Peru Tour –

    B Breakfast
    S Snack
    L Lunch
    D Dinner
    BL Boxed Lunch

    Program Prices Per Person in Private Service:

    5-Star Hotels
    Double room US$ 2,005
    Additional for Hiram Bingham (one way only)* US$ 369


    *The Belmond Hiram Bingham train includes:

    • Gourmet lunch or dinner on board
    • Live music show
    • A bar car with the best Peruvian cocktails
    • Private bus to or from the Citadel of Machu Picchu
    • VIP lounge at the Poroy, Ollantaytambo or Aguas Calientes station
    • Tea time at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel

    The Best Machu Picchu Tours is customizable. If you would prefer to travel for fewer days or add days or destinations to your trip, please let us know in the Comments Section of the Get Free Quote form. You can fill out our Present Design Your Trip form or Contact Us form with your specific needs.

    • This trip is available every day of the year.
    • Train rates may slightly vary as the train company has recently implemented the BAR (best available rate) system; hence we are considering an average rate in order to avoid increasing the price per person.
    • Price includes hotel accommodation based on double occupancy with 1 queen/king-size bed or 2 twin/full-size beds.
    • Price does not include local sales taxes; as foreign travelers are sales tax exempt according to Peruvian Law.
    • Sacred Valley Tour: the best days to enjoy the artisan market of Pisac are Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. the best day to visit the food market is Sundays.
    • If you are looking for a complete experience, we highly recommend you to check our 14-Day Tour of Peru.
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • 5-star hotel accommodation according to itinerary.
    • Meals according to itinerary.
    • Guided excursions are in English or Italian.
    • Includes all tour and intermediate transfers in private service.
    • Entrance tickets.
    • Bus and entrance tickets to Machu Picchu.
    • Vistadome Train (superior class) to/from Aguas Calientes.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International and domestic flights.
    • Visas required to enter Peru.
    • Airport Taxes.
    • Drinks.
    • Tips.
    • Entrance tickets to Huchuy Picchu or Huayna Picchu mountains.
    • Processing and wire transfer fees.

    It is a train modeled on the Pullman cars of the 1920s. Enjoy the elegant dining car, the bar car, and the observatory, where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktail and listening to live local music.

    It includes:

    • Gourmet lunch or dinner on board
    • Live music show
    • A bar car with the best Peruvian cocktails
    • Private bus to or from the Citadel of Machu Picchu
    • VIP lounge at the Poroy, Ollantaytambo or Aguas Calientes stations
    • Tea time at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel

    The cars of the PeruRail Vistadome train offer a panoramic view that allows you to experience a special connection with the beautiful landscape. You will have a close encounter with Andean culture via the informative audio and the live cultural performance*. Plus, there is a fashion parade of alpaca garments* and snacks based on Andean ingredients.

    You can also travel on board The PeruRail Vistadome Observatory train, which features an observatory car with live music and typical dances, that will provide you with a unique and relaxing experience.

    *Only journeys from Machu Picchu Pueblo.

    We have partnered with respected hotels to secure competitive rates on your behalf, and we ensure that the hotels we work with provide the highest levels of service and comfort at the best values.

    However, your satisfaction is our priority and you are free to select the hotel that best suits your needs and expectations for the trip.

    All our tours are totally customizable. We have created pre-designed tour packages so you get inspired for your next trip to Peru. However, your travel advisor will design an itinerary to cater to your personalized preferences for a truly unforgettable Peruvian adventure.

    You can add adventure activities or treks in the Andes of Cusco to your itinerary.  We are also Inca Trail operators and offer private guided tours only for a more personalized experience.

    In the Highlands, the temperature changes throughout the day and these changes are more evident between the shadow and the sun, so it is necessary to keep warm clothes. Therefore, it is advisable to dress in layers so you can put on/off your clothes depending on the temperature. The climate is generally very dry so it is advisable to use moisturizing creams.

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