1DAY 1: WELCOME TO LIMA (D)
At your arrival, your View Peru representative will be warmly awaiting to welcome you into “The City of Kings”, when you are ready to leave you will be transfer to your hotel. On the way, your itinerary will be reviewed and you may want to ask some question that will be solved by your kind representative.
Once you are settle at your hotel, you will have some time to enjoy at your leisure until is time for us to pick you up and take you to a fine restaurant to taste the Peruvian delicious gastronomy.
2DAY 2: FROM THE COAST TO THE ANDES (B, L)
Upon your arrival, you will be warmly welcome at the airport by your guide. Together, this experience that will be focus on your wellness begins as we take you to the Sacred Valley, the perfect place to unwind and achieve the most seek relaxation.
Today we will visit the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley by the morning to complete this amazing experience, we will visit the cheerful market of Pisac, a traditional handcraft market where you will find products such as alpaca or wool banquets, clothing, carved gourds, precious jewelry and much more. The ideal opportunity to purchase some souvenirs if you wish. After this visit, a special lunch prepared with organic ingredients that had been cultivated at the Sacred Valley awaits you. Once you have finished lunch, we will move towards Ollantaytambo, decorated by its beautiful terraces and tambos, your expert guide will provide a deep explanation on every theory and unresolved mystery about the fortress. We highly recommend you to feel the great energy that this site envelope.
As we finish this incredible experience we will take a bus ride to Huilloc a beautiful community where your precious glamping lays for you to spend the night, your assigned family will be happy to share more of their lifestyle and Andean vision. Take advantage on this amazing experience as this is the perfect spot and accommodation that will let you connect with your surroundings and rest enjoying the starry night.
3DAY 3: YOGA & STAND PADDLE IN PIURAY LAKE (B, L)
After you have enjoyed a delicious breakfast, then we will pick you up to begin this unconventional experience. We will take then a route towards Chinchero and then take a turn to Piuray Lake (3754 masl, 12,500 ft) our destination for today.
From the first sight you will be enchanted by this lake and its surroundings. Firstly, we will take a practice on our balance as a warm up, but remember balance it’s the most important element on stand up paddle, let’s try our best! As soon as we finish our warm up we are ready to begin with this fun activity before we start with our yoga session in the perfect location to connect with nature and feel peaceful. The most adventurous may want to try and do some yoga positions while standing paddle. Another beautiful evening at the precious Sacred Valley awaits you, your relaxation time is also pending as you visit the spa of your hotel for another treatment.
4DAY 4: MARAS SALT MINES & ANDEAN MEDICINE DEMOSTRATION (B, L)
An early arise is programmed for today, but for you to enjoy of a morning yoga session at your hotel spa facilities. Breath and connect with nature and your body while doing this magnific and healing positions.
We will commence todays adventure once you have finished breakfast we will start our visit toward Maras Salt mines and discover how salt is hand collected by the commoners to be process and become wonderful products such as beauty scrubs, shower salts and many others. After you have capture this moment in beautiful photos, now is time to enjoy of a delicious lunch prepared with organic ingredients from the Sacred Valley.
Later on we will start our journey to Anta where we will have a demonstration of the traditional and healing properties of plants used anciently such as marigold, rosemary, mint and more. Discover and learn on this ancestral knowledge until is time to return to your hotel. Another beautiful evening at the precious Sacred Valley awaits you, your relaxation time is also pending as you visit the spa of your hotel for another treatment.
5DAY 5: MACHU PICCHU (B, L)
The most exciting visit on our journey has finally came. When you have finished your exquisite breakfast, a representative will be waiting to take you to the trains station for you to board the train that will take you to Aguas Calientes known also as Machu Picchu town, it will be a wonderful sight as the Andes will turn into a humid forest on the way. On your arrival, you will need to take a 30 min ride by bus, and shortly you will be at Machu Picchu entrance of course your knowledgeable guide will be accompanying you and lead this wonderful experience. Enjoy deeply of your guided visit of 2 hours, do not leave any questions aside and learn everything about the secrets and theories that surrounds the citadel of the Incas. This fascinating place has a mysterious vive, and most people agreed that has a unique energy. After you have finished with your guided visit, take time to explore and capture this unique and precious moment with beautiful photos, as you also renew your energy.
Later, a delightful lunch awaits you at the Sanctuary Lodge, take pleasure on all the dishes on display. Once you feel satisfied, it is time to head back to Aguas Calientes, at the most opportune time be ready to board your comfortable wagon. On your arrival a View Peru representative will be ready to transfer you to your hotel in Cusco.This surely has been a long day, enjoy this evening at your leisure to rest or perhaps explore of this magical city and its cobblestone streets.
6DAY 6: RELAXATION, CITY TOUR & NEARBY RUINS (B, D)
Another exciting day awaits you, after you have a delicious breakfast at your hotel you will be pamper with a delightful swim at the hydromassage pool of your hotel spa.
By the early afternoon, your expert will be already waiting for you to take through the most entertained city tour where you will discover more of the ancient lifestyle of the Incas and also explore on this incredible archeological sites. Firstly, we will stop at the Sun Temple or Qoricancha, this massive construction was built only for religious purposes during the Inca zenith. Secondly, we will walk by the main square and focus more on the architecture and history behind of every building specially the Cathedral. Afterwards, we will take a brief drive through Cusco and arrive at the countryside of the city and visit the impressive complex of Sacsayhuaman, its giant opening will leave you in owe, here your knowledgeable guide will give you more explanation on the theories behind this seemly fortress. Then we will move towards “Qenqo” a mysterious places the shelters hidden passages and that translated from Quechua means labyrinth. Our two last short stops will be Tabomachay and the lookout point of Puka Pukara.
Once we have accomplished this amazing tour, we have a special reservation for your farewell dinner and a toast to honor this beautiful and blissful days spent in Cusco. The rest of the evening is yours to unwind at your leisure.
7Day 7: FAREWELL (B)
After your last and nonetheless delightful breakfast, this amazing journey of relaxation and learning has come to an end, your already known View Peru representative will take you to the airport at the most suitable time and of course according to your flight schedule. We wish you safe travels!
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