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PRICE BASED ON ACCOMMODATION AND DWB OCCUPANCY PER PERSON

PERU SUPERIOR SERVICE   1450 USD * * *

PERU PREMIUM SERVICE     2700 USD * * * *

PERU DELUXE SERVICE 3500 USD * * * * *

PERU BACKPACKERS SERVICE HOSTELS 1150 USD group service departs every 5th of every month.

 

Day 1 Arrival in Peru and fly to Cusco:

Upon arrival in Lima we will have an organized flight connection to Cusco. Upon arrival at the Cusco`s airport meet your host who will be in charge of you transfer to you hotel around the main square.   Have the  morning free for acclimatization.  At the afternoon enjoy the city tour programmed to visit the most important sites around the City such as Sacsayhuaman, Qenko y Pukara, Koricancha temple, cathedral, the main square and much more.

Tour duration : 4 hours

Difficulty: easy

Night in Cusco

Day 2 Maras and Moray tour 

after breakfast, enjoy the first highlights in the sacred valley. This tour introduces to some of Cusco's most interesting Inca sites. The tour starts with a visit to the Colonial town of Maras and its church. From Maras we continue to the nearby Inca site of Moray, a magnificent series of terrace circles set into the ground that were once used by the Incas for experimentation with crops. Our final destination are the salt mines which have been in use since Pre-Inca times. Water from a subterranean stream is channelled through pools where it evaporates and leaves behind pure salt crystals. With thousands of stark white pools stretching down the valley, the views are stunning.

Tour duration: 5  hours

Difficulty: easy 

Night in Cusco

Day 3 Sacred valley  and train to Aguas calientes

After breakfast storage your luggage at the hotel and bring just the necessary for your 1 day trip to Machu Picchu, we will start our journey to the sacred Valley of the Incas, Meet our guide between 7:35 to 7:45am in the lobby of your Cusco hotel and travel through the mountains to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Relax and take in the spectacular views along the drive, including the World Heritage-listed Saqsaywaman citadel and Tambomachay, a historic series of aqueducts, canals, and waterfalls. The winding road descends 1,500 feet (457 meters) and travels alongside the sacred Urubamba River. Arrive at the village of Pisac, where you can visit the lively traditional market and perhaps pick up some souvenirs. Then continue to Pisac's Incan ruins, which lie atop a hill with stunning views over the valley. Stroll around the ancient temples, altars, baths, water fountains, and marvel at the inti watana , a volcanic outcrop carved known as hitching post for the sun.  Climb back into your vehicle for the 40-minute journey to Urubamba, where you can enjoy a buffet lunch (own expense) before continuing on to the town of Ollantaytambo, another Inca archaeological site. Stroll around the temples, terraces, and storehouses under the watchful gaze of the Inca god Wiracocha, whose image is carved into Pinkuylluna Mountain overlooking Ollantaytambo. Later, board the train to Aguas Calientes, or Machu Picchu Town. On arrival, you will be collected from the station and taken to your hotel, where your guide will meet you for a short briefing ahead of your tour of Machu Picchu the following day. 

Duration : 7 hours

Difficulty: easy

Night in Aguas Calientes 

Day 4 Machu Picchu and the option to climb Wayna Picchu mountain ( Wayna Picchu has to be booked several months in advance , just 200 places per day)

After a restful night's sleep and an early breakfast, board a bus to Machu Picchu with your guide, arriving in time for sunrise. Head to Huayna Picchu (own cost, need to be requested in advance), the mountain which rises over Machu Picchu, and follow the steep path to the summit for incredible views of the ancient city of the Incas below. You can complete this trek on your own, without a guide, in around 2-hours.   Return to Machu Picchu and re-join your guide for a 2-hour tour of this 15th-century Inca citadel, visiting the main plaza, the circular tower, the sacred solar clock, the royal quarters, the Temple of Three Windows, and various cemeteries. Afterwards, you will have some free time to relax and soak up the views before taking the bus back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (at own cost) and perhaps soothe your muscles with a dip in the hot springs (own cost). In the afternoon, take the train back to Ollantaytambo where tour driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Duration: 6 hours

Difficulty: medium 

Day 5 Touristic train or bus to Puno

This tour  Cusco to Puno bus Inka Express, also known as the ‘Sun Route’ lasts approximately 10 hours, in the course we will have 4 stops in tourist places and visit with the guide to each tourist attraction such as the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the pass of the Raya at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inka Aymara museum of Pukara. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take pictures and explore the attraction at their own discretion, making this experience an unforgettable activity.

Buffet lunch: It consists of foods from the Andes with which they prepare typical food and international Novo Andina food, the diet includes legumes, grains, red and white meats, varieties of salads, a selection of desserts and a variety of hot drinks. which are served in a comfortable restaurant typical of the city of Sicuani.

Night in Puno

Day 6  Full day to the Uros and Taquile Islands 

Early breakfast and transfer to the port. Then by motor boat (35 feet long with a covered section in case of rain or cold weather, 25 individual seats) we visit the Uros floating Islands. Stepping on them feels very much like a water bed (but it is quite safe). We see the houses, the islands and meet its friendly inhabitants.Uros people are descendents of one of the oldest South American groups. Rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. In the mornings these islands can be crowded. We visit two of the 60 islands before continuing on to Taquile Island.

After a relaxed navigation of extra 2 1/2 hours when we get the chance to enjoy the spectacular views offered by Lake Titicaca, we get to Taquile island. There a unique community can be observed. A long path gradually ascending will take us to the village, the views are unique and worth’s. (45 min. hike approx) to visit the communal cooperative where you will find handy craft textiles of high quality. Lunch at one of the many local restaurants. The views are magnificent. Then we descent 500 steps down to the main port of the island. at 2:30pm approx. depart back to Puno City (3 hour return journey). At 5.30pm Arrival to Puno . on arrival at Puno we transfer you to your Puno hotel

Night in Puno

Day 7 Bus to Colca 

Early breakfast before  to departure for chivay   in a new, safe and confortable bus, making guided stops on the road that will allow you to enjoy more the views and places on this trip. We will visit 3 places on route: The lagoon "Langunillas", Cañahuas Pampa and the viewpoint of Patapampa volcanoes. This is a good experience if you're planning to visit Colca Canyon.The duration, is about 6 hours from Puno to Chivay (city where the Colca Canyon is located). You will arrive around midday to the main plaza of Chivay Our driver will collect you from there to drive to your hotel in Yanque.

Night in Yanque

Day 8 Colca tour and bus to Arequipa

Enjoy the visit to the Mirador to see the majestic flight of the Condors, The Mirador Cruz del Condor is the most popular point for viewing the canyon – it’s around 1200m deep here – and you can almost guarantee seeing several condors circling up from the depths against the breathtaking scenery. The condors are best spotted from 7 to 9am; the earlier you get there the more likely you are to have fewer other spectators around.

This tours end in Arequipa.

Night in Arequipa 

Day 9 Arequipa city tour

You will be picked up from your hotel very early in the morning and taken to the most spectacular places of the Colca Canyon. Our picturesque journey leads us to the Mirador Cruz del Condor, the most famous viewing point for looking into the depths of the Colca Canyon. Here, the canyon is around 1200m deep, and you will have good chance of luck to see a few condors flying, with the amazing canyon scenery in the background. You will then continue on to  Arequipa.

Night  in Arequipa

Day 10  Arequipa Santa Catalina convent and Momia Juanita museum

Arequipa is one of the most beautiful cities in Perù,  Its colonial buildings give the city this special atmosphere that we are sure you are going to enjoy during your visit. Two must to do tours are the visit to The Santa Catalina convent and the museum to visit the mommy Juanita.

Overnight bus to Nazca

Day 11 Nazca arrival and flight

Upon arrival In Nasca meet your host at the Bus station, you will have a room to store your luggage and facilities such as shower. wifi etc. Your tour in Nazca will start with the transfer to the airport to fly the Nazca Lines after that time for breakfast or lunch and continue to visit the Chauchilla cemetery. after you finish your visit you will continue your journey to Paracas on board of a private car.

Night in Paracas

Day 12 Ballestas islands 

Be ready to enjoy the special visit to the Ballestas Islands home of the Humbolt penguins and hundreds of birds species and sea lions, the tours takes around 2 hours and includes the view od the famous Candelabro a draw over the sandune that remaisn a mistery how made it and what was the purpose.

After the tour private transfer to Ica to visit the  Tacama Vineyard, one of the oldest producer of Wine and Pisco the peruvian spirit here you will join a tour that includes wine tasting, after the Tacama visit we will continue with the Oasis of Huacachina oasis you will have the opportunity to learn about this enchanting place and practice sand boarding over the great sand dunes.

At 7pm. be ready to board your bus to Lima.

Upon arrival in Lima meet your host and be transferred to your hotel in Miraflores

Night in Lima

Day 13: Lima city tour

Be ready to discover Lima, this a city that is becoming well know for its gastronomy, we want you to enjoy this part of the culture of Peru, therefore we have included in your program a cooking class to show you how the Famous ceviche is made and the Pisco sour too.  After your cooing class you will continue with a city tour that integrates diversity and culture, visit the Lima center its cathedral and  main buildings, continue to visit the bohemian district of Barranco and the Miraflores district well know for its charming sea view

Night in Lima Hotel in Miraflores.

Day 14 Departure / transfer to airport

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Another option that includes the Jungle of Perù

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima

Peru Upon arrival into Lima, you will be transferred you to your hotel and spend the rest of the day to spend at leisure. Overnight in Lima  

Day 2: Lima to Puerto Maldonado

Board your flight  In the morning, your private driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to Lima Airport in time for your hour domestic flight to Puerto Maldonado.

Upon your arrival at the Puerto Maldonado airport, your representative will take you to the river port, where your Amazon jungle adventure will begin. You will board a private boat and take a river journey to our lodge. You will have a great experience taking part in the Trail System Adventure, which will allow you to discover the incredible realm of the Amazon forest. You will see exotic rain forest trees and Amazonian lizards, birds and insects. You will then return to the lodge to relax and enjoy a fantastic lunch. During the afternoon, you will be treated to a private Twilight River Boat Ride where you will witness the enchanting transformation of the Amazon jungle from day to night and the new creatures that emerge from the darkness. Keep your eyes to the banks as you explore the river and search for nighttime species, such as night jars, owls, capybaras and caimans. You will then return to your lodge in time for some exquisite Peruvian cuisine  

Overnight in Amazon  

Day 3: Sandoval Lake and Treetop Canopy Walking (B) (L) (D) Today, after you have enjoyed your appetizing breakfast, your tour guide will take you on an excursion to Sandoval Lake. Firstly, you will take an enchanting thirty minute boat trip to arrive to the Tambopata National Reserve. You will smell the fresh air and hear the beautiful bird songs as you walk for one hour through the rainforest to arrive at the stunningly-clear, pine rimmed Sandoval Lake. Upon arrival, a wooden canoe will be ready and waiting to take you in search of some marvelous Amazonian critters such as giant otters, red howler monkeys, macaws, pre-historic hoatzins and anacondas. After our wildlife exploration, we will return back to the lodge in time for a delicious lunch. After you have relaxed, we will take you to the Canopy Walkway, where you will literally walk through the Amazon treetops on suspension bridges linked to observation platforms that give spectacular views. You will also experience the Anaconda Walk along a 200m wooden bridge over the Aguajales Swamps. In this spectacular lush environment, you will observe numerous species of amphibians, serpents, birds and mammals. From here, you will return to the lodge to enjoy another tasty dinner. (Program is subject to change due to availability) Overnight in Amazon  

Day 4: Puerto Maldonado to Cusco (B) After you enjoyed your breakfast, we will take you to visit the Butterfly House, where you will see and learn about the diverse characteristics of these wonderful species. From here, we will take you to Puerto Maldonado Airport in time for your one hour domestic flight to Cusco. Upon arrival to the Incan Empire of Cusco, you will be greeted with a welcoming hot coca tea and be given a special gift from the Andes as a thank you from Cultural Immersion. We will then take you to your hotel, where you have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure.

Overnight in Cusco  

Day 5: Cusco Walking Tour (B) Meet your guide and enjoy a walking Cusco city tour visiting the Cathedral located in the main square, Plaza de Armas, ´Qoricancha´, the Temple of the Sun and the San Pedro Market. Learn about the local variety of products and ingredients. Then, head back to your hotel.

Overnight in Cusco.  

Day 6: Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo and Train to Cusco

Visit Maras and wander through the streets. Then, see the circular terraces of Moray and enjoy a delicious lunch in a local house. Then, visit the salt terraces of Maras and learn about an ancient pre-Incan method of producing salt. Step back in time when visiting Ollantaytambo and the impressive Ollantaytambo ruins, temples and terraces. Then, take your Expedition train to Aguas Calientes from the Ollantaytambo train station.

Overnight in Aguas Calientes  

Day 7: Machu Picchu

 Visit the magnificent site of Machu Picchu and see the exceptional Temples of the Sun and the Condor, aqueducts and houses, and learn about the Incan Sacred Terraces. Then, explore the site on your own and in the afternoon, return to Aguas Calientes where you will take the train to Cusco. Upon arrival into Cusco, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Cusco  

Day 8: Cusco to Puno by bus

Head to the bus station for your 9 hour scenic coach journey to Lake Titicaca. Make a stop at Andahuaylillas Church, known as the Andean Sistine Chapel and the town of Racchi where you will visit the Incan temple of Wiracocha. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch of traditional Peruvian dishes and reach the midway point between Cusco and Puno which is also the highest point of the journey, La Raya standing 14,100 feet (4,300 meters). Visit Pukara, famous for its ceramic production and its most famous figurines and reach Puno at 5pm. A representative will be waiting for you at the bus station to transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight in Puno.  

Day 9: Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Islands

During the morning, visit the unique Uros Floating Islands and see how the locals use the totora reeds to build many objects essential in their daily lives. Explore the lake with a trip around the islands by totora reed canoe and continue on to Taquile Island via motor fast boat. Once at the island, walk around the area and appreciate the beautiful landscapes. Enjoy a locally prepared lunch at a restaurant and cross the lake via boat to then be transferred back to your hotel.

Overnight in Puno.  

Day 10: Lake Titicaca to Yanque (Colca Canyon)

Take a six hour journey to the town of Chivay while enjoying incredible landscapes marked by lakes, lagoons, trout farms and Andean flamingos. The soaring altitude of 4850m (12,000ft), which will be reached, will give you an amazing view of the highlands. Travel on through the Colca Canyon until you reach your hotel in Yanque.

Overnight in Colca Canyon.  

Day 11: Colca Canyon Tour and Arequipa

 Enjoy a tour of Colca Canyon and make a few stops in small Andean villages where time seems to have stood still. Travel along the canyon until ‘Mirador Cruz del Condor’, which is the best viewing point to look into the depths of the Colca Canyon. Spot a few condors flying with an amazing scenery in the background and then enjoy a locally prepared lunch. Once you have taken in the refreshing air of the Colca Canyon, head to your hotel in Arequipa. The journey back to Arequipa will take approximately 4 hours. Overnight in Arequipa.  

Day 12: Free Day to Explore Arequipa and Bus to Ica

Enjoy a free day exploring Arequipa. Maybe you would like to walk around the Plaza de Armas or visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a beautiful complex that surrounds a whole spiritual world, built over 400 years ago. You can visit museums, tourist shops or taste the local dishes. In the evening, meet your guide at your hotel and head to the Arequipa bus station, in time for your comfortable overnight bus to Ica. Upon arrival in Ica, you’ll be taken to your hotel. Overnight bus  

Day 13: Flight Over Nazca Lines (From Ica) (B) After hotel pick up, head to the Ica Airport and board a plane for your one hour flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines, a series of ancient geoglyphs in the desert made by the Nazca culture. During the flight you will be able to see the most interesting figures. After seeing the incredible lines, head back to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to spend at leisure.

Overnight in Ica.  

Day 14: Ballestas and Ica

Ballestas Islands from Ica and Return to Lima (B) Head to the Chaco Harbor in Paracas for your boat ride to the Ballestas Islands, located a short distance from the coast. You will be able to see a giant geoglyph in the shape of a candle holder on the boat ride to the islands. Arriving at the Ballestas Islands, you will observe many animals from the boat including noisy but playful fur seals and sea lions and sea birds. After your boat ride, head to the Paracas bus station to board your comfortable tourist coach back to Lima. Upon arrival into Lima, you’ll be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Lima.

Day 15: International Flight (B) Today you’ll be transferred to the Lima Airport in time for your international flight.  

 

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Pick up from airport in Lima

  • Lima city tour

  • Ballestas Islands boat tour

  • Huacachina oasis with buggy ride.

  • Nazca Lines classic flight.

  • Aueducts and Chauchilla cemetery tour.

  • Arequipa Campiña tour

  • Colca canyon two days visit

  • Puno Floating Islands and taquile.

  • Cusco sacred valey full day.

  • Cusco city tour

  • Machu picchu visit..

  • Assistance.

  • Hotels accommodations in Twin room with breakfast 1 nights in Lima, 1 night in Paracas 1 night in Nazca, 1 night in Arequipa, 02 nights in Colca Canyon, 2 nights in Puno, 2 nights in Cusco, 1 night in Sacred Valley.1 night in Aguas calientes. 1 night in huacachina and one more night in Lima

  • Entrances to all attractions.

  • Shared services.

  • Guided tour English/Spanish speaking guide.

  • Bus Tourist class tickets: Lima / Paracas / Nazca / Arequipa and Puno/Cusco.

  • Meals where specified.

  • Train tickets to Machu Picchu (round trip).

  • Flight ticket Cusco - Lima

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • International flight.

  • Travel insurance

  • Baggage excess.

  • Alcoholic drinks.

  • Meals not mentioned.

  • Extra expenses.

OPTION B