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Mysteries of the Inca Empire with Arequipa & Colca Canyon (1306) - 2015

15 Day Tour from Lima to Lima


Mysteries of the Inca Empire with Arequipa & Colca Canyon
Peruvian peasants of the area had always known about the site and gave it its name, Machu Picchu, which means Ancient Peak
Peruvian peasants of the area had always known about the site and gave it its name, Machu Picchu, which means Ancient Peak
Experience the wonder of Machu Picchu in Peru
Lake Titicana Huts
The “Lost City of the Incas”
Visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, with intricate stone walls
Enjoy beautiful views of Lake Titicaca
The ancient ruins of Machu Picchu
TOUR FOR 8+ PEOPLE

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be available. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Peruvian Paso Horse Show with Dinner Experience traditional Peruvian entertainment while enjoying traditional Peruvian cuisine! During dinner you'll be treated to a Paso horse riding demonstration. Fine specimens of this national breed, obedient to their horsemen's reins, will demonstrate the elegance of their lilting and gentle gait to the rhythm of the Marinera, an emblematic Peruvian dance.

Approximate value: $85 USD per person


Dinner at Incanto Restaurant Head to this landmark location in the heart of Cusco for an extraordinary meal and modern style. Incanto offers an interesting gastronomic Italian-Peruvian fusion in a magical environment, where towering stone walls of what was once an Inca palace combine with minimalist modern architecture. It's cozy and contemporary, offering the finest ingredients and an original style.

Approximate value: $56 USD per person


Pre-Columbian Art Museum The Museo de Arte Precolombino (Pre-Columbian Art Museum) was an Inca ceremonial court around 1450 AD. In 1580, it became the mansion of the conqueror Alonso Diaz and in 1850, the Earl of Cabrera . It was restored to be the Pre-Columbian Art Museum in 2003. This extraordinary Cusco historic monument holds the only museum in Peru dedicated to revitalize the arts of ancient Peruvian cultures. The collection of 450 master pieces dates from 1250 BC to1532 AD. They were selected among 45,000 objects located in storage at the Larco Museum in Lima, by curators Mr. Fernando de Szyszlo, famous Peruvian painter, and Mrs. Cecilia Bakula, prestigious Peruvian Art Historian. The exhibition uses texts in Spanish, English and French to emphasize the artistic context of the collection displayed in 11 showrooms inside the museum. Its galleries were designed to meet the highest standards of modern museography enabling the visitors to admire Pre-Columbian art in its best expression.

Approximate value: $38 USD per person


Dinner at Zig Zag Restaurant Indulge in a fusion of European and South American cuisine at the impressive Zig Zag Restaurant in the heart of Arequipa. This restaurant inhabits a two-story colonial house with an iron stairway designed by Gustave Eiffel. The menu features decadent fondues, carpaccio, stone-grilled steaks and other South American game dishes.

Approximate value: $52 USD per person


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