Apparently, we love our cruises! With an earth that is made up of roughly 80% water, we can access any continent on the planet in the comfort of our floating bedroom.
People who cruise to South America often want to see some of the big sights and Machu Picchu is one of the most popular. Built by the ancient Incans, Machu Picchu is a world heritage site and important historical destination. But honestly, even if you know nothing about it, it will blow your mind. High in the Andes Mountains, just getting there is like no other destination on the planet. To see the Roman Coliseum, Stonehenge or the Great Wall, you only need to arrange a single mode of transportation and you are there.
Travelers can book their own one way flights between the US & Lima, Peru and then between Lima & Cusco, depending on the destination and ports your cruise is visiting.
There are 3 gateway cities to get to Machu Picchu. Lima, Peru is the first stage, where you start with a short 1 hour flight to the next stage, Cusco, Peru. This is the place to access ground transportation to Aguas Calientes, where you take the final leg of the journey by bus, or even foot, for those who can.
You can schedule the excursion to Machu Picchu before or after your cruise. The tour operator will take care of the rest. We will meet you at the airport or the port docks, arrange all your hotels, land transportation, entry tickets, train tickets and stops at other sights along the way. You will be escorted by a knowledgeable, English-speaking, local guide. The possibilities are endless. How about a picnic? Or a stop at the indigenous market in Pisac?
This is the perfect vacation for wedding parties, honeymooners, photography clubs and educational tours.
The next time youre dreaming about your cruise, dont be surprised if visions of Machu Picchu pop in to your head.
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