Ultimate 7-day Itinerary For a Honeymoon in Peru

From Amazonian jungle to Andes mountains, Peru has a diverse civilization which is more than three centuries old. The ancient citadel, Machu Picchu, is one of the famous historical sites which is a paradise with beautiful landscapes. It has an intriguing history, challenging hikes, and diversified culture and culinary.This would definitely turn out to be your best Peru tour package.

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From Amazonian jungle to Andes mountains, Peru has a diverse civilization which is more than three centuries old. The ancient citadel, Machu Picchu, is one of the famous historical sites which is a paradise with beautiful landscapes. It has an intriguing history, challenging hikes, and diversified culture and culinary. This South American nation will be the ultimate location for the honeymooning couple who seek romance and adventure at the same time. Below is a detailed itinerary for an ultimate honeymoon in Peru. This would definitely turn out to be your best Peru tour package.

 

Trip Highlights:

Day 1: Start the trip from Urubamba and enjoy the pure Inca authenticity & the beautiful landscape of the Sacred Valley.

Day 2: Visit Pisac and explore the Peruvian pottery & fabrics. Also, savor delicacies like alpaca sandwiches and quinoa pancakes.

Day 3: Enjoy Machu Picchu and salt ponds of Maras

Day 4: Explore the historic peak Huayna Picchu and enjoy the ancient architecture and breathtaking panoramic views.

Day 5: Visit Machu Picchu's cloud forest to take a train back to Cusco

Day 6: Enjoy at Plaza de Armas (Cusco center) and Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesus & Santo Domingo cathedrals.

Day 7: Visit Cicciolina and Miraflores during the last day at Lima

 

Trip At A Glance:

  • Visit Urubamba (the secret valley) and enjoy the divine healing place

  • Local tour of villages at Urubamba and Pisac

  • Visit Machu Picchu, salt ponds of Maras and Ollantaytambo

  • Enjoy hiking at Huayna Picchu (historic peak)

  • Visit Machu Picchu's cloud forest

  • Visit Plaza de Armas (town center), cathedrals Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesus & Santo Domingo, and ruins of Qurikancha at Cusco

  • Enjoy shopping at Megan Indian market

 

Places To Visit:

Urubamba, Chinchero, Machu Picchu, salt ponds of Maras, Ollantaytambo, Huayna Picchu, Cusco, Lima

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Urubamba (the heart of the Sacred Valley)

The International Airport is in Lima which is the capital of Peru. Once you reach there, you will have several options such as taking a 75-minute flight to Cusco, hiking at Inca Trail, visit Machu Picchu and a 90-minute taxi ride to Urubamba. Start with Urubamba and book a hotel at Sol Y Luna whose circular casitas are filled with pure Inca authenticity and the beautiful landscape of the secret valley will give you a feeling that you have arrived at a divine spiritual place. Visit the holistic healing center with your partner and enjoy a contemporary Peruvian cuisine during our stay.

Day 2: Sacred Valley

There are several sights and villages at Urubamba and you can also book a local tour company for the visit.  If you want your personal space, you can book a taxi to Pisac where you can spend some time exploring the Peruvian pottery & fabrics in a local market. Enjoy the lunch at the Market Square and savor specialties like alpaca sandwiches and quinoa pancakes at Ulrike's Cafe. You can also book a cooking class with your partner at an Andean village of Chinchero which will be a unique experience.

Day 3: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the most iconic site of Peru and the salt ponds of Maras are stunning and historic (before Inca civilization). You can have a photography session with a partner as this is one of the most majestic locations of all time. You can visit Ollantaytambo which will give you an idea of the planning of Inca city. The cobblestoned streets, stone buildings and scenic landscape of Machu Picchu will fill your trip with romance. Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel is one of the best hotels which will give you the royal Inca retreat which you will never forget throughout your life.

Day 4: Huayna Picchu (historic peak)

Start the day with an early morning ride to Huayna Picchu (behind the site of Machu Picchu). The site is daunting but it is easily accessible by a footpath and the views from the citadel will be forever rewarding. The ancient architecture, breathtaking panoramic views and an exemplary preservation of sites will be something that is beyond expectation. There is an air of mysticism which has placed Machu Picchu among the seven modern wonders of the world.

Day 5: Train to Cusco

Before you travel to Cusco, stroll through the Machu Picchu's cloud forest which has a fascinating ecosystem filled with orchids, exotic birds and gushing waterfalls. Enjoy the traditional Cocoa tea before you head to the train station. You can take a train via. Inca Rail or Peru Rail, both of which will offer a stunning scenic rail route. Once you reach Cusco, you can stay at The Palacio del Inka which is a multistorey mansion and is a base for exploring the vibrant nightlife along with in-house spa and restaurant that serves unique cuisines.

Day 6: Cusco 

Cusco is that cultural capital of Peru and has an ancient heritage. You can start from the Plaza de Armas which is the town center and home to cathedrals Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesus & Santo Domingo. You can also take a stroll in the ruins of Qurikancha which is also known as the House of the Sun. Enjoy shopping at the local San Pedro market and meals from the local street vendors. You can also make a short trip to Sacsayhuamán which is a great spot for high altitude afternoon views and is breathtaking. 

Day 7: Back to Lima

Before you depart to Lima for your final departure, visit Cicciolina for breakfast and one some of the finest bread of Cusco. After reaching Lima, you can visit the Plaza de Armas and Miraflores. Miraflores is on the outskirts of the city and you can take a walk along the Pacific Ocean and can also buy souvenirs from the Megan Indian market. Enjoy the outdoor seating at El Mercado and savor the fusion of cocktails along with the majestic views.

This 7-day trip to Peru will be the most romantic honeymoon tour which you will enjoy thoroughly.

 

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