Legacy of the Incas Globus

Legacy of the Incas

Some of the most ancient civilizations originated in Peru and the Legacy of the Inca tour visits many of the most important Inca sights, archaeological treasures and ancient ruins. Visit Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lake Titicaca, Sillustani, the Ballestas Islands and Paracas to view the Nazca Lines from the air. Exclusive tours give unique insights to the Inca culture.

The 12 day Legacy of the Incas tour from Globus Tours is an in-depth exploration of Incan culture with visits to some of the most amazing destinations in South America. The exclusive tour opportunities are not to be missed as they're an excellent way to add adventure and excitement to your fantastic travel tour. The 12 day Legacy of the Incas tour from Globus Tours is a life-changing journey into the unforgettable world of the Incan people.


12 Daysfr. $3,875

  • Sightseeing with a local guide in Lima including a visit to the San Francisco Monastery and a visit to the local Peruvian food market
  • Enjoy a special lunch, complete with live Andean music and a Mother Earth Ceremony performed by a shaman in the Sacred Valley
  • A visit to Pisac, Ollantaytambo and a visit to a local home for a glimpse into rural Peruvian life
  • Take the Vistadome train through the Urubamba Valley
  • Sightseeing with a local guide in Machu Picchu and a second entrance to the ruins on your second day in Machu Picchu
  • Sightseeing with a local guide in Cusco including an Inca King greeting, a visit the cathedral and Santo Domingo Monastery, the Kenko Temple, and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman
  • Guided sightseeing to Taquile and the Uros Floating Islands on Lake Titicaca
  • Visit the ruins in Sillustani and learn about the lives of the local people
  • Fly over the Nazca Lines in Paracas
  • Cruise to the Ballestas Islands in the Bay of Paracas
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 4 lunches
  • 8 three-course dinners including a welcome dinner at a historic home and a farewell dinner in Lima
  • Casa Andina Premium Miaflores Hotel in Lima (4 nights)
  • Casa Andina Premium Hotel in the Sacred Valley (1 night)
  • Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel in Machu Picchu (1 night)
  • Casa Andina Premium Hotel in Cusco (2 nights)
  • Libertador Puno Hotel in Puno (2 nights)
  • Doubletree Hotel Paracas in Paracas (1 night)

ARRIVE IN LIMA, PERU

Lima, Peru

Arrive in Lima, where you will be met by your Tour Director.

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM MIRAFLORES

LIMA

Lima, Peru

This afternoon, your Local Guide focuses on the city’s colonial heritage during a walking TOUR. Start at the Plaza de Armas to see the Government Palace and the cathedral. From here, stroll to the venerable San Francisco Monastery with its splendid 17th-century cloister murals. For a special treat, stop at a local Peruvian food market to taste some typical Peruvian fruit and experience a bit of everyday life in Lima.

This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner with your fellow traveling companions at one of Lima’s finest historic homes, Casa Garcia Alvarado.

Breakfast, Dinner

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM MIRAFLORES

LIMA–CUSCO–SACRED VALLEY

Cusco, Peru

Fly to Cusco, the impressive Andean city that was once the capital of the Inca Empire. Head into the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where you will enjoy a special lunch prepared exclusively for Globus guests at a private location. Here, enjoy a live Andean band and experience a mystical El Pago a la Tierra, or Mother Earth Ceremony, performed by a local shaman. These ceremonies thanking Mother Earth and asking for good health and safe travels have been practiced in Peru since before the arrival of the Incas.

Pisac, Peru

Next, continue to Pisac, an old mountain village where you will have free time to shop for local wares, such as alpaca sweaters and blankets, jewelry, or hand-painted ornamental dishes and vases.

Sacred Valley, Peru

Stay in the Sacred Valley tonight, and enjoy a special dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM SACRED VALLEY

SACRED VALLEY–MACHU PICCHU

Ollantaytambo, Peru

This morning, visit the Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo, followed by the opportunity to visit a home, meet some of the locals, and experience their traditional way of life.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Next, board the Vistadome Train for a short journey through the lush Urubamba Valley. Then, transfer to a motorcoach for the ascent to legendary Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas,” high above the steep valley overlaid with dense tropical jungle. Your Local Guide will bring you closer to the lives and mysteries still hidden in these amazing structures built by the Pre-Columbian masters of this sacred land. Tonight, learn how to mix the perfect Pisco Sour, Peru’s national drink, before an exquisite dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

SUMAQ MACHU PICCHU HOTEL

MACHU PICCHU–CUSCO

Machu Picchu, Peru

Your entrance to Machu Picchu is included for a second day. Enjoy the tranquility of the morning, with free time to wander the ruins at your own pace and experience the magic that is Machu Picchu.

Cusco, Peru

After lunch, return to the Sacred Valley by TRAIN and continue on to Cusco.

Breakfast, Lunch

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM CUSCO

CUSCO

Cusco, Peru

This morning, learn more about the Incas and their struggle against invading Spaniards on your Cusco city TOUR, with visits to the imposing Cathedral and the Santo Domingo Monastery. During your city tour, you will be greeted by an Inca King, so have your cameras ready! Also visit the semi-circular Kenko Temple with its stone altars and labyrinth of passages, and see the ancient site of Puca Pucara before the Temple of SacsayHuaman, perched on a hillside overlooking Cusco. It remains unfathomable how and when this fortress of gigantic stones—with some blocks weighing more than 350 tons—was built. The remainder of your day is free to explore at your leisure. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM CUSCO

CUSCO–JULIACA–PUNO (LAKE TITICACA)

Lake Titicaca, Peru

Board a flight to Juliaca, where you will continue to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.

Breakfast, Dinner

LIBERTADOR PUNO HOTEL

PUNO - EXCURSION TO LAKE TITICACA

Lake Titicaca, Peru

Today, take a motorboat trip to some of the more unique islands of Lake Titicaca. Start with Taquile Island, which was once part of the Inca Empire and was one of the last areas of Peru to be conquered by Spain in the 16th century. The Spanish banned traditional dress on the island, which is why the Spanish peasant dress can still be found today. Next, travel to the fascinating Uroa Islands, home to the Uros Indians, who were forced to live on the lake as the Inca Indians pushed farther into their territory. These islands are completely made by reeds and are continually added to as they disintegrate to the bottom of the lake.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

LIBERTADOR PUNO HOTEL

PUNO–SILLUSTANI–JULIACA–LIMA

Sillustani, Peru

Depart for Juliaca this morning, visiting the ruins of Sillustani en route. At this pre-Incan burial ground, see where the ancient Aymaras buried their high priests in chullpas—above-ground, cylinder-shaped tombs dating back to the 1400s. While here, spend some time with the locals, see their homes, learn how they work, what they eat, and gain a better understanding of their lives.

Lima, Peru

Fly from Juliaca to Lima this afternoon.

Breakfast

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM MIRAFLORES

LIMA–PARACAS. BALLESTAS ISLANDS CRUISE & NAZCA LINES

Paracas, Peru

Enjoy a scenic drive south along the Pan-American Highway to the Bay of Paracas. Cruise out to the Ballestas Islands, which are inhabited by a wide variety of sea mammals and exotic birds, including boobies, sea lions, and Humboldt penguins. The huge Candelabro, a candelabra-shaped etching on the Paracas cliffside, can also be seen as you cruise back to shore. Continue to the town of Pisco, the wine capital of Peru.

Nazca, Peru

Have your camera handy today as you board your aircraft for a flight over the Nazca plains, which can only be appreciated by air. Your pilot will point out the mysterious markings known as the Nazca Lines, a series of drawings of animals and geometric figures etched into the parched soil—some up to 1,000 feet long! Theories vary, but the most accepted belongs to German mathematician Maria Reiche, who dubbed the land the “astronomical calendar” of the ancient Peruvians.

Paracas, Peru

Enjoy dinner this evening at your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

DOUBLETREE HOTEL PARACAS

PARACAS–LIMA

Lima, Peru

After some free time in Paracas, return to Lima today. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a memorable farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

CASA ANDINA PREMIUM MIRAFLORES

LIMA

Lima, Peru

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Tue, Apr 30, 2019 – Wait-list
$3,875.00
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
$3,875.00
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
$3,875.00
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
$3,875.00
Tue, Oct 15, 2019
$3,875.00
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
$3,875.00
Tue, Jan 07, 2020
$3,887.00
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
$3,887.00
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
$3,887.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments, starting at $1,242 (based on Miami, departure in January, 2019); or (2) intra-vacation air segments only. Required intra-vacation air segments: Lima/Cusco; Cusco/Juliaca; Juliaca/Lima. Air prices were effective on July 11, 2018 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
  • Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $900 Triple Rooms are available at no reduction.
  • Extra Nights per person in Lima: In single room $178 In twin room $94 In triple room $89
  • 2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2019.

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  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
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  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
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  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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