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Machu Picchu & Nazca Lines - 8 Days

Machu Picchu & Nazca Lines

Peru · Private Tour · 8 Days
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culture
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landscape

Make the obliged stop in the ancient Machu Picchu and the colonial center of Cusco, then venture to the north to fly over the enigmatic Nazca lines, and the biodiversity mecca of Ballestas Island. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Lima
Day 2 - Lima → Cusco
Day 3 - Cusco
Day 4 - Machu Picchu
Day 5 - Cusco → Lima → Paracas
Day 6 - Paracas → Nazca
Day 7 - Nazca → Lima
Day 8 - Lima

What is included

  • 7 nights accommodation at standard hotels with breakfast
  • Return airport and Bus Station Transfers in Lima, Cusco, Paracas and Nazca
  • Regular bus tickets: Lima – Paracas – Nazca – Lima
  • Meals mentioned in this itinerary
  • Half-day city tour Cusco and nearby ruins - Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca-Pucara
  • Full-day Machu Picchu excursion with tourist class train from Ollanta
  • Excursion to Ballestas island
  • Overflight of the Nazca Lines

What is NOT included

  • International flight
  • Local flight from Lima - Cusco - Lima
  • Tips to drivers, guides, waiters, porters, etc
  • Meals not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Lima

Arrival to Lima airport, reception and transfer to selected hotel. 

Check in and overnight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
2
Lima → Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board the regular flight to Cusco. Arrival, reception and transfer to selected hotel. Rest of the morning free to acclimatize to the altitude.

In the afternoon, guided tour of the imperial city of Cusco Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun (Koricancha). We will continue with a visit to Kenko (Ceremonial and ritual center where Inca sacrifices were made), Puca Pucara (Inca surveillance post), Tambomachay (Ceremonial Water Worship Center) and the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman (where the main Inca festivals, Inti Raymi and Warachicuy, took place).

Return to the hotel and overnight.

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Lima → Cusco 1h 15min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
3
Cusco

Breakfast at hotel. Free day for personal activities. Overnight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
4
Machu Picchu

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to Machu Picchu. Very early transfer to Ollanta train station to board the train to Aguas Calientes, arrival and bus to Machu Picchu.

Arrival and excursion to Machu Picchu for 2hours and 30min. The guided tour includes the well-know Intihuatana (Solar Clock), the Watchtower, the Inka's Palace and the Three Windows.

Then, return to Aguas Calientes by bus and board the train to Ollanta station. Arrival and transfer to Cusco. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Cusco → Ollantaytambo 1h
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Ollantaytambo → Aguas Calientes 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
5
Cusco → Lima → Paracas

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board the regular flight to Lima.

Arrival and transfer to the bus station to board the regular bus to Paracas. After 4 hours, arrival and transfer to selected hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel.

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Cusco → Lima 1h 15min
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Lima → Paracas 4h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
6
Paracas → Nazca

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the pier to start the excursion to Ballestas Island by boat, sailing around the island also known as The Little Galapagos, from the sea you will also observe the Candelabro geoglyph.

Then, transfer to the bus station to board the regular bus to Nazca. Arrival and transfer to selected hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Paracas → Nazca 3h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
7
Nazca → Lima

Very early breakfast at the hotel. Overflight of the Nazca Lines, you will see from the plane a series of geoglyphs located in the Nazca desert. There are many shapes like The Monkey, The Hand, The Sail, The Dog and more.

In the afternoon, transfer to the bus station to board the regular bus to Lima. After 7.5 hours, arrival and transfer to hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Nazca → Lima 7h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
8
Lima

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport to connect with your international flight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Lima
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Hotel Britania

Cusco
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Hotel Taypikala

Price for standard experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
3 pax
Triple Sharing
1 Jan 2018 - 20 Dec 2018$1261$1097

Photos

Nazca Lines
Machu Picchu Railway
Machu Picchu
Main Square, Lima
Ballestas Islands
Paracas National Reserve
Sacsayhuaman, Cusco
Pisac Market

Map

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