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SKYLODGE

Lima/ Cusco/ Sacred Valley/ Machu Picchu

Our 7 Day ´Skylodge´ is the perfect package for those looking to add some adventure while sleeping in the closest thing to a condors nest. You will enjoy gourmet meals and sleep inside a luxurious transparent capsule hanging over the Sacred Valley. You will also visit Cusco and World Wonder, Machu Picchu. Great photos for the Instagram account.
This package is suited for those who enjoy adventure. Not recommended for anyone with a fear of heights. Sky Lodge is in high demand, we recommend booking with anticipation.
7 DAY ITINERARY

Our itineraries are second-to-none – We have balanced the best experience possible, including more, while our prices are the most competitive.

Upon arrival into Lima´s International Airport you will make your way through the arrivals doors. Your hotel is conveniently located in the carpark of the airport. A quick walk and no need for transfers. You will appreciate the convenience and comfort after your international flight.

Notes: We include this night at the airport because most International flights arrive in the evening which will give you no time to connect for a flight to Cusco. If you are flying directly to Cusco we can take this night out. Please advise one of our Travel Specialists and they will customize your itinerary.

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Breakfast at your hotel. At the designated time you will walk over to the airport and check in for your flight from Lima to Cusco. Upon arrival into Cusco you will be greeted by our staff who will be holding a sign with your "last name" on it. You will be transferred to your hotel the El Mercado and given a pre-briefing. Free day to acclimatize. 

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Breakfast at your hotel. 

Cusco City tour
In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel for your city tour of Cusco starting at Koricancha Temple, one of the most important buildings in the city where the Inca civilization would worship the Sun God, it was converted into a convent by the Spanish. Then you will visit the Cusco Cathedral, built between 1560 and 1664. You will end the tour visiting the bustling San Pedro market, a place locals trade fresh produce and items from different areas of the region. After the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel. 

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Breakfast at your hotel. 

Skylodge - Day 1 
In afternoon at 2pm you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco and then transferred to Pachar. Here you will have a safety and equipment briefing. You will then begin the ascent up (either with a Zip Line hike or climbing Via Ferrata depending on your package). You will then arrive to your Skylodge Adventure Suite where you will receive a hot drink. You will then have a briefing on how to use your lodge. In the evening you will enjoy a gourmet dinner with a bottle of wine. Overnight in your Skylodge.

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This morning you will wake up like your Condor perched inside your luxurious transparent capsule 1200 ft up with 300 degree views of the majestic Sacred Valley. You will enjoy a delicious breakfast before your descent (Rappelling or Zip Lining) till you reach the bottom. You will then be picked up and transferred to the train station in Ollantaytambo where you will take the train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes you will be met by one of our staff and you will be escorted to your hotel the Inkaterra El Mapi. Dinner included at your hotel. Here you will overnight.   

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Breakfast at your hotel. 

Tour of Machu Picchu
We recommend rising early and going up to Machu Picchu at sunrise, that is when the magic happens. You will have 6 hours to explore this incredible World Wonder including a 2 hour guided tour with our local expert guide. By noon you will have worked yourself up an appetite. We have included a delicious buffet lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge. After lunch you will take the shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes where you will aboard the scenic Vistadome train back to Cusco where you will be met and transferred back to your hotel. 

Please note: You may be interested in hiking up to Hyuana Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain. These hikes are subject to availability. Enquire for more information. 

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Breakfast at your hotel. At the designated time you will be picked up and transferred to the airport for your flight from Cusco to Lima. Upon arrival in Lima you will connect for your flight departing homeward bound. 

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Quote in US Dollars/ per person

$1913 Double Occupancy
$2510 Single Occupancy 


INCLUSIONS & DETAILS

Accommodation

- 1 night at Lima Airport at Wyndham Hotel (4 Star) 
- 3 nights in Cusco at El Mercado (4 Star)
- 1 night in Skylodge Adventure (Boutique) 
- 1 night in Aguas Calientes at El Mapi (3.5 Star)
6 Nights Total

Info regarding these hotels below. We do offer other hotels so ask one of our Travel Specialists for more information. All hotels based on US Standards. 

This hotel is conveniently located within Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport, only 20 metres walk away from the arrivals area. It provides comfortably furnished rooms and suites that include 26 inch LCD TV with cable, free Wi-Fi, and marble bathrooms. Rooms feature a 32 inch LCD TV and a separate living room. Guests can keep fit at the gym or relax at the spa. There is a restaurant and bar where breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a variety of drinks are served. The hotel is ideally located to provide ideal accommodation for guests in transit to a host of Peruvian destinations. A retreat to relax, unwind, rest, and recharge your batteries either before or after your Peruvian vacation.


Room Features

192 non-smoking guest rooms and suites effortlessly fuse form and function with well-designed amenities and modern conveniences, including plush bedding with pillow top mattresses, free WiFi, flat screen TVs, fully stocked mini-bars, marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and showers, spacious work desks with ergonomic chairs, free local calls, electronic safes, and coffee/tea makers. 


Services

Sauna, Gym, Relaxation centre with plunge pool, Business center 24 hrs, Spa, Laundry service, Massage, Restaurant, Bar, Buffet Breakfast included


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Located right in the heart of Cusco. A new addition to the 4 star range in Cusco, it´s our choice of best 4 star in Cusco. Modern, trendy and chic. Warm Peruvian hospitality and attention to detail. Eye catching design and exceptional customer service. Ideal for the traveller looking for somewhere inspirational to stay, trend setters, hipsters and young professionals. Treat yourself to a massage at the relaxation centre. The feedback we get from our clients who stay here is always exceptional. 


Room Features

King sized beds, or twin rooms with 2 double beds, Shower, Heater, Snack Basket, Coffee maker, Hair dryer, Bath amenities, In-Room Safe, Phone, Smart TV 32" with Sat.Tv, Clock radio, Internet Wifi Wired High-Speed, 24/7 hour reception and security, Daily Housekeeping Included, Private Bathroom, Daily World Newspapers, Laundry service available, Medical assistance upon request. Also available here is the Junior Suite, a room we recommend as it includes an open fire place that creates a cozy atmosphere. 


Services

Restaurant, Bar, Massage and Relaxation Centre, Wifi, Business Centre, Reception, Breakfast included

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Have you ever wanted to sleep in a condor’s nest? Here is the next best thing! A transparent luxury capsule that hangs from the top of a mountain in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Located in the Sacred Valley the exclusive Skylodge Adventure Suites offers you the chance to sleep within a completely transparent hanging bedroom, that allows you to appreciate the impressive view of this magic and mystic valley.


To sleep at Skylodge, people must climb 400 mt. or hike an intrepid trail through ziplines. Packages includes breakfast & gourmet dinner with wine. This is the first ever hanging lodge in the world. The Skylodge is composed of three exclusive capsule Suites with a total capacity of 8 people. The vertically hanging transparent capsule suites are situated at the top of a 1200 ft mountain with a 300 degree view of the majestic Sacred Valley. Hand crafted out of aerospace aluminum and weather resistant polycarbonate, each suite comes complete with four beds, a dinning area and a private bathroom. Measuring 24 ft. in length and 8 ft. in height and width, the capsule suites are composed of six windows and four ventilation ducts that ensure a comfortable atmosphere. 


Safety is insured by having the exit portal located in the upper part of the craft. The design and features of each suite provides guests with first class service and complete comfort. The alternative lighting system consists of four interior lamps and a reading light all powered by solar panels that store energy in batteries. Each suite has a private bathroom separated from the bedroom by an insulated wall. Inside is a dry ecological toilet and sink, where you can still enjoy the gorgeous views through the 1.8 meter diameter dome. The dome also has curtains for privacy from the curious gaze of passing condors (your sky neighbours). Fine quality mattresses, cotton sheets, down pillows, and quilts ensure a warm and pleasant night 400 meters from the ground.

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This is our preferred hotel in Aguas Calientes. Over the years we have sent nearly all our guests to this hotel. A great value for money hotel. Smart, contemporary and cozy, amidst the hustle and bustle of Aguas Calientes. Relax in a pleasant and wholesome ambience. Inkaterra is one of Peru´s top hotel chains. Lofty ceilings, panoramic windows allows natural light to filter between tall eucalyptus dried branches, creating an ambience of order and wellbeing. Dinner at the restaurant is included when you stay at El Mapi. 

Room Features
20 sq.m, Panoramic windows, Blackout curtains, Twin/king size beds,  100% cotton sheets, Duvet covers, Hypoallergenic pillows, Tight-focus reading light, Cotton bath robes, Hair dryers, Natural herbal amenities, Direct TV, Safe-box, Telephone, Bedside table, Armchair, Reading lamp, Full size mirror. Also available here are Suite rooms. Enquire for more information. 

Services
Welcome signature lemongrass lemonade, A complimentary Pisco Sour, Nutritious buffet breakfast, A la carte dinner, reception assistance between train station and hotel, Personalized wake-up calls, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, DirecTv, Oxygen upon request

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Transfers & Transportation

- Pick up from airport in Cusco & transfer to hotel (Roundtrip)
- Pick up from Cusco hotel and transfer to Skylodge
- Pick up from Skylodge and transfer to Ollantaytambo Train Station
- Inca Rail Voyager Train Ollantaytambo/ Aguas Calientes
- Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes/ Cusco
- Shuttle Bus up to Machu Picchu (Roundtrip)  
- Transfer from Cusco train station to hotel 

If you love nature and the countryside, the PeruRail Vistadome is exactly what you’re looking for. The panoramic windows located beside and above your seat will bring you close to nature unlike anything you’ve experienced before.The Peru Rail Vistadome train offers a unique connection with the scenery along the way to Machu Picchu, making passengers feel as if they were somehow part of the nature that surrounds them. Return trips on the Peru Rail Vistadome also offer an onboard fashion show, featuring the exclusive baby alpaca wool collection with the latest trends in alpaca apparel, all available for sale. As an added bonus, you can enjoy live dances inspired by the ancient culture of the Andes. Passengers also receive a snack made from local ingredients, so you can get the full Andean experience through the cuisine. The trip also includes non-alcoholic beverages for your onboard refreshment. The small details really do matter, picking the right time train is really important. When returning to Cusco from Aguas Calientes, we recommend a train departing Aguas Calientes around 4pm. This way you will get to enjoy the views during daylight while also getting back to Cusco by dinner time. 


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Tours

All tours are with a professional English speaking guide. All entrance tickets are included 

- City Tour of Cusco -  3 ½ hours
- 2 Day Skylodge Adventure (Hike and Zipline or Via Ferrata) 
- Tour of Machu Picchu - 6 Hours

Meals

- All breakfasts included at all hotels
- Snack/ Gourmet Dinner & Wine/ Breakfast at Skylodge
- Dinner at your hotel in Aguas Calientes
- Buffet Lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge

Complimentary dinner at your hotel in Aguas Calientes. 
You will arrive at your Aguas Calientes hotel in the evening. Dinner is included at your hotel which is really convenient. Here you will enjoy a delicious A La Carta dinner. Enjoy Peruvian dishes, International or a fusion of both. 

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We offer this buffet lunch experience for all our guests visiting Machu Picchu. After a very early start and exploring the ruins all morning you will have worked yourself up an appetite. The only restaurant located up at Machu Picchu Citadel and offering an excellent spread at the buffet its the best way to relax and enjoy a delicious lunch after your visit to Machu Picchu. There are 2 large self-serve counters that include a selection of appetizers, 4 main courses, and several dessert options. Bread, salads and pasta side dishes are also on offer. Coffee, herbal teas and soft drinks are also available at a smaller drinks stand to the rear. With few quality choices available in the town of Aguas Calientes below and being time constrained to catch your train this is the very best choice. 

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Assist Card

ASSIST CARD was founded in Switzerland in 1972, ASSIST CARD is a first-class global organization dedicated exclusively to providing comprehensive assistance to travelers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Pioneers in developing assistance services aimed for the traveler, ASSIST has earned more than 45 years of experience delivering immediate response for any eventuality, anytime, anywhere and any reason. 

What is included when you book this package: 
- Medical Assistance in case of an accident up to US$3000
- Medication up to US$150
- Transfer to Lima up to US$300
- Emergency hospitalization expenses up to US$600
- Valid only in Peru 
- Valid for the duration of this trip
- Up to 2 medical consultations 
- Assistance with luggage location 
- Assistance with theft and loss of documents 
- Pre-existing conditions are excluded from the benefits

Not Included

Domestic flights
- Lima to Cusco (Roundtrip)
Approx. price (US$80 - $150)
We get the best rates on Domestic Flights. Ask one of our Travel Specialists for a quotation.

Notes

Additional Notes for Skylodge: Please wear comfortable clothes, pant no shorts, hiking shoes or running shoes, a thermal jacket, thermal clothes. The coolest months are from June until August. Bring your personal hygiene items (no showers in the Skylodge.) Bring with you a backpack, the rest of your luggage will be stored at your hotel in Cusco. Bring at least 1 lt. water. You can bring an empty bottle, there is purified water at the base. Eco friendly attitude: please recycle bottles, we will provide the water you bring the bottle. This tour will suit those looking for some adventure. We do not recommend for those who have a fear of heights, climbing Via Ferrata or Zip Lining.

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