“Peru: In the Footsteps of the Inca Empire. Inti Raymi Celebrations” 2024/2025

8 days
06-22-2024
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Price $2695

Price includes

  • Accommodation in high-standard tourist hotels in double rooms.
  • All breakfasts.
  • Transfers to/from the airport.
  • Baggage fees.
  • Local flight from Cusco to Lima.
  • Train ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • Service of a Polish-speaking guide throughout the tour.
  • Service of local guides.
  • Transportation throughout the tour.
  • Ticket for admission to the Inti Raymi celebrations.
  • Tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Admission ticket to Salineras de Maras.
  • Admission ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • Admission ticket to Huaynapicchu.
  • Tour of the Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain.
  • Admission ticket to the Rainbow Mountains.
  • Tour of Sacsayhuaman.

The price does not include

  • Cost of international airfare tickets.
  • Meals not included in the program.
  • Standard tips and personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance.

Peru is a country in South America that harbors many natural wonders. In addition to Machu Picchu, which is listed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, there is also the incredible Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca with its unique floating islands of Uros.

Climbing

Culture and history

Entertainment

National parks


Travel itinerary

1.day

FLIGHT TO LIMA FROM ANY AIRPORT IN THE WORLD

We begin our adventure with passport and baggage check-in. Arrival in Lima – a place where history comes alive at every step. Then, we’ll have a flight to Cusco.

2.day

MASTERPIECE OF THE INCA EMPIRE: SACSAYHUAMÁN

After breakfast, we will head towards the town of Pisac, where Incan archaeological sites are located. Along the way, we will stop at the Taray viewpoint.

The main highlight of the day will be the Incan ruins of Sacsayhuaman. It is here that the Inti Raymi festival takes place every year on June 24th.

We will end the day with a stroll through the streets of Cusco, known as the “navel of the Inca world.” The main square is surrounded by beautiful colonial houses with wooden balconies, and in the center stands a golden statue of the Inca ruler – Pachacuti.

Overnight in Cusco.

3.day

Inti Raymi, or the Festival of the Sun

After breakfast, we will participate in the Inti Raymi – Festival of the Sun celebrations. The festivities will commence at the Coricancha Temple and then move to the main square of Cusco, culminating in an offering to Mother Nature at the Sacsayhuaman Temple.

After this eventful day, we will visit various landmarks including the Historic Center of Cusco, the Cathedral, the Jesuit Church, Plaza De Armas, the Temple of the Sun, and the artistic district of San Blas.

Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco.

4.day

SALINERAS DE MARAS I RUINY INKASKIE W OLLANTAYTAMBO

After breakfast, we will visit the Salineras de Maras, which are ancient salt pans dating back to Inca times. These terraced salt mines are still in use today and provide a fascinating glimpse into traditional salt extraction methods.

Following our visit to Salineras de Maras, we will proceed to the Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo. This archaeological site served as a fortress and ceremonial center during the time of the Inca Empire. We will explore the impressive stone terraces, temples, and ceremonial baths while learning about the rich history and significance of this site.

After our tour, we will return to Cusco for the evening.

5.day

The mysterious city of the Incas: Machu Picchu

After breakfast, we will visit the mysterious Inca city and Peru’s greatest attraction – the ruins of Machu Picchu.

In the afternoon, we will return to Aguas Calientes for lunch. We will also have the opportunity to participate in a tasting of the local beverage called chicha. During the tasting, we will learn about the secrets of producing this corn-based drink.

In the evening, we will return to Cusco for overnight accommodation.

6.day

GUARANTEED BEAUTY: RAINBOW MOUNTAINS

Today we have an early wake-up call to reach the town of Cusipata before sunrise. From there, we will begin a two-hour trek to a viewpoint to admire the sunrise, this time from the Rainbow Mountain.

In the afternoon, we will return to Cusco. Here, you will have free time.

7.day

LAST MOMENTS IN CUSCO

Today we are nearing the end of our journey. It’s time for one last stroll through the former Inca capital.

We’ll visit the local mercado (market) to buy some final souvenirs and taste local delicacies. Then, we’ll stroll again through the main square, Plaza de Armas, where we’ll have time for some last memorable photos with small alpacas and llamas.

Afterward, we’ll head to the airport in Cusco for our flight to Lima.

8.day

DEPARTURE FROM LIMA

Farewell to the group and return home, to plan the next journey to corners of the world.

 

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.

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