Day 1, Friday 31 May SANTIAGO – LIMA
Make your way this morning to the airport for your flight to Lima, the “City of Kings” famous for its Spanish Colonial Architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Upon arrival you will be met and transfer to your centrally located hotel.
Day 2, Saturday 01 June LIMA
Today your tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Day 3, Sunday 02 June LIMA – CUZCO
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11, 440 feet. Upon arrival you will be met and transfer to your centrally located hotel.
Day 4 Monday 03 June CUZCO
This day you will enjoy a fully guided tour of Cuzco city. You may see such sights as the historic Main Square, Casa del Inca Garci!aso de la Vega and Palacio Arzobispal which houses the Museum of Religious Art.
Day 5, Tuesday 04 June CUZCO
Today you will experience some old Inca ruins with a fully guided Pisaq ruins tour. The town of Pisaq is a very interesting place where each Sunday the inhabitants meet at their colorful, weekly market. The merchants, peasants, and officials all meet at the market to participate in commercial activities or to attend mass.
Day 6, Wednesday 05 June CUZCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUZCO
Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered. Enjoy a tour of the ruins upon arrival and after lunch you will return back to Cuzco.
Day 7, Thursday 06 June CUZCO – LIMA – SANTIAGO
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight bound for Santiago via Lima, where upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 8, Friday 07 June SANTIAGO – SYDNEY
After breakfast return to the airport for your homeward bound flight. Alternatively, you may wish to extend your stay in South America.
Accommodation: In Flight
Day 9, Saturday 08 June AUSTRALIA
Your arrival back in Australia concludes your tour with Ambassador Travel.