Peru For Less
Custom, private tours to Peru and Galapagos
Kim MacQuarrie
Explorer & Four-time Emmy Winner

A keen explorer and adventurer, Kim has won 4 Emmy Awards -- 3 of them for documentaries on the Peruvian Amazon. Kim’s newest book, Adventure in the Andes: On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes, and Revolutionaries, about a 4,500-mile journey from Colombia to Tierra del Fuego.

Visit Kim’s website, and explore his documentary films.

Machu Picchu Classic

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Detailed Itinerary Presented by Kim MacQuarrie 4-time Emmy winner  | + info
Day 1
Yellow-painted municipal buildings on Lima Plaza de Armas

Upon arrival at the Lima airport, meet a Incas Expert Travel representative for a transfer to your confirmed Lima hotel.


If arriving early, you can also take in scenic Parque del Amor (Love Park) in Miraflores for views of Lima's gorgeous coastline.

Arrive to Lima. Transfer to hotel.
Day 2
Cusco plaza and churches seen from above

Fly from Lima to Cusco. Upon arrival at the airport, meet a Incas Expert Travel representative for the short drive to your hotel in the historic center. Along the way, you will see stunning examples of the city’s hybrid Spanish-Inca architecture.

You have the rest of the afternoon to explore the city. Remember to take it easy on your first day at altitude.

Fly to Cusco. Relax and wonder.
Day 3
Zigzagging stone walls at Sacsayhuaman

Begin your day with a private guided tour of Cusco’s most important sites. Start with a visit to the Cusco Cathedral and Qoricancha. Later, see the impressive ruins of Sacsayhuaman.

Spend the afternoon at your leisure. Shop with locals at San Pedro Market or wander the streets of bohemian San Blas.

Private Half Day Cusco City Tour.
Day 4
Inca ruins dwarfed by taller snow-capped peaks

Meet your guide to begin an exploration of the Sacred Valley. Your private tour visits the concentric circle terraces of Moray which descend nearly 500 feet into the earth, the multi-hued salt pans of Maras, and the monolithic fortress ruins of Ollantaytambo. At the end of the tour, catch the train to Aguas Calientes, base town for Machu Picchu.

Private Sacred Valley Tour. Train to Machu Picchu.
Day 5
Machu Picchu citadel nested on mountain ridge

Wake up early and meet your guide for a memorable walk through the “lost city of the Incas” and let yourself be swept away by the magical landscape that surrounds this important ruin. Finish up with last photos and then return to Aguas Calientes town for the return trip to Cusco.

Upgrade options:
*Add an extra day in Machu Picchu.
*Climb Huayna Picchu for a bird’s eye view of the ruins.

Private Machu Picchu Tour. Return to Cusco.
Day 6
Travelers at lookout point view Cusco red roofs and mountains

Enjoy a final breakfast at your Cusco hotel. Then meet our representative for a transfer to the airport to begin your journey back home.

You can also customize this itinerary to continue your exploration of Peru’s wonders.

Return to Lima or continue your journey.

*All tours are private unless noted in your itinerary.

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Double $ 1429 $ 1779 $ 2039
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