Ultimate Peru Culture & History Tour

Company : Worldaway Learning Tours
Location : Cusco, Peru
Duration: 1 week to 6 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

Uncover the long lost secrets of the ancient Incan empire on this eye-opening History Tour - This is The ULTIMATE Peru Tour!

Welcome to the Land of the Incas!
 
Dive into the History and Culture of one of the most marvelous, vibrant, and diverse South American nations for 29 days that will change your life!
 
Your first week will take you way back into Peruvian History with a Walking Tour of Cusco and a Day Tour of the nearby Historic Cities. You’ll also visit Qoricancha, the Inca Museum, and the Tipon Inca Ruins before finishing the week out with the Religious Route and Sacred Valley Day Tours….and that’s JUST week ONE!
 
During this Ultimate History and Culture Tour, you’ll also enjoy learning the South American art of Salsa Dancing and have some evenings free to explore on your own!
 
If it’s even possible, Week 2 is even more jam-packed with majestic scenes and awe-inspiring history than Week 1 with trips to Maras, the Potatoe Cultural Tour, and the Regional Historic Museum and Santa Catalina Convent…and then comes the real kicker:
 
A FOUR DAY TREK through the Salcantay Trail to Historic Machu Picchu! Disconnect from the Modern World and travel back in time as you visit the famed Ancient Incan Temple on foot and spend four days exploring the man-made and natural wonders of the area.
 
Week 3 includes professionally guided day tours to Famous Historical Attractions such as the Compania de Jesus, the Q’Eswachaca Bridge, and Huchuy Qosqo! You’ll also experience the Condor Flight Tour along with Peruvian Cooking Classes and an afternoon at the Peruvian Chocolate Museum/Workshop!
 
The Laguna Humantay and Astronomic Inca Tour/Planetarium highlight Week 4 along with Salsa Lessons, a Textile Workshop, and a Coffee Museum Tour. You’ll also take a Guided Tour of Lake Titicaca and the Uros & Taquile Island.
 
This once in a lifetime trip offers you the chance to expand your viewpoints, dive into a unique culture, and witness history and mythology in one breathtaking place.
 

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL DAY
Collection from Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito. Transport to your accommodation.
 
Evening: Free time to settle into your new surroundings.
 
DAY 2: ORIENTATION & CUSCO CITY WALKING TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel. Walk to the principal historic areas in the center of Cusco (9am – 12m).
 
Afternoon & Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 3: HISTORIC CITIES DAY TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel. Visit to Sacaywuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara & Tambomachay (2pm – 6pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 4: QORICANCHA + INCA MUSEUM
Breakfast at your hotel. Qoricancha Temple & Inca Museum (9am – 12m).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 5: TIPON - PIQUILLACTA & SIXTINA CHURCH + SALSA LESSONS
Breakfast at your hotel. Tipon Inca ruins, Piquillacta Pre-inca ruins & Sixtina Church (9am – 1pm). Afternoon: Salsa Lessons (5pm – 6pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 6: RELIGIOUS ROUTE MINI-TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel. Cathedral, San Blas, Archdiocese palace & San Cristobal Church (9am – 12m).
 
Afternoon & Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 7: SACRED VALLEY DAY TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided Day Tour in Sacred Valley.
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 8: MARAS - SALINERAS & MORAY
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided Day Tour (9am – 2pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 9: POTATOE CULTURAL TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided day tour in the Potatoe community (9am – 4pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore or simply relax.
 
DAY 10: REGIONAL HISTORIC MUSEUM + CONVENTO SANTA CATALINA
Breakfast at your hotel. Regional Historic Museum & Santa Catalina Convent (9am – 11am).
 
Afternoon & Evening: Free time to explore or simply relax.
 
DAY 11: SALCANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU – DAY 1
Breakfast at your hotel.
 
Salcantay trek to Machu Picchu.
 
DAY 12: SALCANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU – DAY 2
Salcantay trek to Machu Picchu.
 
DAY 13: SALCANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU – DAY 3
Salcantay trek to Machu Picchu.
 
DAY 14: SALCANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU – DAY 4
A day exploring Machu Picchu! Return to Cusco.
 
DAY 15: FREE DAY
Free time to explore or simply relax.
 
DAY 16: COMPANIA DE JESUS – LA MERCED – SAN FRANCISCO
Breakfast at your hotel. Compania de Jesus, La Merced & San Francisco Churches (9am – 12m).
 
Afternoon & Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 17: Q’ESWACHACA BRIDGE
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided Day Tour to Q’eswachaca Bridge.
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 18: PERUVIAN COOKING CLASSES
Breakfast at your hotel. Morning: Free time to explore the local area.
 
Peruvian Cooking Class (3pm – 7pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 19: CONDOR FLIGHT TOUR
Guided Day Tour to Chonta (Condor Flight).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 20: CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP
Breakfast at your hotel. Morning: Free time to explore the local area.
 
Afternoon: Chocolate Museum (4pm – 6pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 21: HUCHUY QOSQO
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided Day Tour.
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 22: LAGUNA HUMANTAY
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided Day Tour.
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 23: SALSA LESSONS + ASTRONOMIC INCA TOUR - PLANETARIUM
Breakfast at your hotel. Morning: Free time to explore the local area. Afternoon: Salsa Lessons (4pm – 5pm).
 
Evening: Astronomic Inca Tour (7pm – 9pm).
 
DAY 24: TEXTILE WORKSHOP
Breakfast at your hotel. Textile workshop day tour.
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 25: CEREMONY OF PAYMENT OR CULT OF MOTHER EARTH (PACHAMAMA)
Breakfast at your hotel. Ancestral Ceremony (8am – 12pm).
 
Evening: Free time to explore the local area.
 
DAY 26: COFFEE MUSEUM TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel. Afternoon: Peruvian Coffee Museum Tour 'From Seed to Cup' (2hrs).
 
Overnight: Travel to Titicaca (10pm – 5am).
 
DAY 27: TITICACA LAKE
Breakfast at your hotel. Guided day tour in Titicaca, Uros & Taquile Island.
 
Evening: Free time to explore or simply relax.
 
DAY 28: RETURN TO CUSCO
Breakfast in the hotel in Puno. Return to Cusco on a guided bus.
 
DAY 29: GRADUATION + DEPARTURE DAY
Return transfers to Velasco Astete international Airport, Cusco.
 
 

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