2011 AFFORDABLE PERU ITINERARY (6N/7D)

ITINERARY

 

DAY 1: LIMA

  • On arrival to the International Airport in Lima, our staff will greet and transfer you to the Jose Antonio Hotel or Similar
 
 

DAY 2: LIMA - CITY TOUR

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • This is a fully comprehensive tour of the "City of Kings." This exciting tour begins after the breakfast. First is a visit to the Miraflores area, the downtown scene that boasts a view of the Pacific Ocean
  • Continue to the modern residential suburb of San Isidro, and then drive to the colonial area and the Plaza de Armas where you will see the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, and the City Hall
  • Afternoon - Lunch
  • The last stop is at Lima's seventeenth-century church, a heritage of world culture
  • Evening - Dinner
 
 

DAY 3: LIMA - CUSCO

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Transfer to the airport for flight to Capital of the Incas
  • Upon your Arrival in Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incas, we greet you at the airport and transfer you to Andes de America 3* hotel, Brief orientation and a cup of traditional coca tea to assist in the acclimation to the 11300 ft
  • Afternoon - Lunch
  • City tour of Cusco. Tour includes:
    • The Cathedral Qoricancha (temple of the Sun)
    • Sacsayhuaman
    • Tambomachay
    • Qenqo and Puca Pucara
  • Return to hotel in the evening
  • Evening - Dinner
 
 

DAY 4: SACRED VALLEY

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Travel over a low pass then down into the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas. The scenery is unsurpassable, close and distant snow peaks glistening in the sun
  • Visit the Ancient Pisaq market, where many of the local Indians sell their hand made textiles
  • Lunch at the local hacienda restaurant
  • Continue to Ollantaytambo the major Inca temple / fortress. Probably built by the great Inca ruler, Pachacuti in the 1460s, it was the site of Hernando Pizzaro’s defeat by Manco Inca in 1536.
  • Time for photos and shopping before returning to Cusco
  • Evening - Dinner
 


 

DAY 5: MACHU PICCHU

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Aboard the Vista Dome class train to Machu Pichu
  • Train journey passes through picturesque Andean scenery, passing traditional villages, Inca ruins and rushing rivers
  • Descend 1300 meters through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and follow the Urubamba river until the final stop at Aguas Calientes
  • Afternoon - Lunch
  • 20 minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu, perched 600 meters above the river. Our guide will explain you the history and the myths that surround this archeological wonder MACHU PICCHU
  • famous lost city of the Inca is one of the most magical and mysterious places on Earth! Stand 2,430m above sea level in the middle of a tropical mountain forest.
  • In an extraordinarily beautiful setting, it was probably most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height, its giant walls, terraces and ramps seen as, if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments
  • The natural setting on the eastern slopes of the Andes, encompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna, the site is frequently shrouded in misty clouds pierced by the powerful equatorial Sun.
  • Afterwards we take the bus for your return to the Aguas Calientes for dinner
  • Evening - Dinner
  • Check in to Hanaqpacha Hotel
 
 

DAY 6: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

  • Morning - Breakfast at the hotel
  • In the afternoon we board the train for your return to Cusco
  • After your arrival to the train station in Cusco our staff will transfer you to the hotel
  • Rest of the day at leisure and a dinner show at the restaurant
 
 

DAY 7: CUSCO - LIMA

  • Morning - Breakfast
  • Today our staff will transfer you to the airport for your departing flight out to Lima
  • Depart from Lima - [Flight tickets not included in tour price]
 
  • These tours are designed for ultimate customer comfort and flexibility. Barring Acts of God and Government including Weather conditions, War, Natural Calamities and circumstances beyond out of control etc. the Tours will not be cancelled or postponed.

TOUR PRICE INCLUSIONS - ALL ENTRANCE TICKETS TO SIGHTSEEING INCLUDED

  • ALL YOUR HOTEL STAYS AT HAND PICKED DELUXE HOTELS
  • AN TOUR ESCORT WILL FACILITATE YOUR TRAVEL NEEDS ON THE TOUR
  • ALL ENTRY FEES

YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE, TRAVEL OR HEALTH INSURANCE
  • PASSPORT, VISA OR OTHER CONSULAR FEES
  • ITEMS OF PERSONAL NATURE SUCH AS TELEPHONE BILLS, PAY PER VIEW MOVIES, LAUNDRY EXPENSES OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
  • ANY OTHER ITEMS NOT MENTIONED IN THIS ITINERARY
  • TRAVEL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY

  • REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE DATE, IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE
  • REGISTRATION FEE OF USD 100 IS NON-REFUNDABLE UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES
  • CANCELLATION POLICY AND CHARGES FROM TRAVEL DATE
    • BEYOND 30 DAYS – 90% REFUND LESS REGISTRATION FEE OF $100
    • BETWEEN 30 – 10 DAYS – 50% REFUND LESS REGISTRATION FEE OF $100
    • 10 DAYS AND LESS – NO REFUND

F.A.Q.

  • AIRPORT MEET & GREET?

    Individual Meet & Greet at airports. Airport pickup is included in the tour price for these arrivals. The Placard will read “Tours By Leisure a la Mode & PAX name”. We are unique in providing this service.
  • MEAL PREFERENCE?

    Indian vegetarian, Indian non-vegetarian, Jain food available for dinners. this preference should be mentioned in the tour registration form.
  • IS CANADIAN VISA REQUIRED?

    Indian Citizens require Canadian Visitor’s Visa to Enter Canada (Toronto).
  • CLOTHING?

    It is recommended that pax carry at least 2 sets of clothes suitable for cold weather. Comfortable footwear is a must, as some walking is required during sightseeing.
  • PERSONAL ITEMS?

    It is recommended that pax carry personal items (tooth brush, paste, shaving items, cologne, comb, small umbrella, medicines etc.) from points of origin.
  • BACK-PACK?

    It is recommended that pax carry a small back-pack.
  • WATER?

    A Bottle of water and one snack will be provided on the coach daily.
  • DAILY SCHEDULE?

    A copy of tour itinerary/map will be provided on arrival. The tour is escorted by an experienced tour leader/driver/escort. Daily wake-up, breakfast, lunch, dinner, activity times will be communicated to the group by the tour escort on a daily basis, or as required.

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • LEISURE A LA MODE ESCORT

    The function of a Leisure a la Mode Escort is to facilitate the operations of the tour. It is expected that Tour escorts will be treated with respect at all times. It is also expected that the escort’s privacy is respected during off hours (after dinner to breakfast time). The same rules apply to Driver/Escort.
  • ITINERARY CHANGES

    Request for itinerary changes by PAX will not be entertained. The tour escort will conduct the tour as per itinerary
  • MEALS MENU

    Leisure a la Mode contracts the very best restaurants and specifies menus with great care. Meals menu is predetermined. Hence, any request for change to the menu cannot be entertained. It is not practical to change meals menu at the last minute on a tour
  • HOTELS

    Room reservations at Hotels are done as per the rooming list or names received by Leisure a la Mode. Any special requests like adjoining rooms or rooms in a particular floor or direction cannot be guaranteed by Leisure a la Mode. Also, Check-in time for hotels is 3PM and Check-out time is 11AM. Leisure a la Mode cannot guarantee early check-in or late check-out. Hotels may charge a fee for this service and PAX is expected to pay for the same
  • MEAL TIMES

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at generally accepted times during the day. Reasonable flexibility is expected based on the itinerary and coach travel times
  • BAGGAGE

    Only 1 Standard Suitcase & one carry on size luggage is recommended for FDD tours. Please note that airlines will charge for additional luggage and weight. Also, Travel is more comfortable when baggage is light and in good condition. 1 Standard suitcase and 1 carry on size suitcase will be allowed on FDD tours. Oversize baggage is prohibited on FDD tours
 
 

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