DAY 1: City tour in Lima with a visit to the Huaca Pucllana
We will be waiting for you upon arrival at the Lima airport with a sign with your name, we will transfer you to your selected hotel in Lima. To start this 9 Days in Perú, in the afternoon we will start our tour through the modern residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. We will visit the financial center, the Golf, El Olivar, the Huaca Pucllana (pre-Inca ceremonial temple in the shape of a pyramid) and the Love Park on the Malecón de Miraflores.
Continuing with our tour, we will go to the Historic Center of Lima, we will visit the Plaza San Martín, balconies and old houses, likewise the Plaza Mayor with its most important buildings, to finally enter one of the most important convents of the seventeenth century. A complete tour, with the comfort and attention of a modern tourist service.
DAY 2: City tour in Cusco
After breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up and take you to the Lima airport with your printed bording pass and you will take the one-hour flight to the city of Cusco.
Upon arrival at the Cusco airport, we will be waiting for you showing a sign with your name, to transfer you to the selected hotel. Arriving at the hotel you can taste the famous coca tea, this plant has properties that help the body against altitude sickness, then you can rest and acclimatize a bit at the hotel or if you want to go for a gentle walk through the main streets of the city. At 1:00 p.m., we will pick you up from the hotel to start the tour in the city of Cusco and its surroundings. The tour includes a visit to the Plaza de Armas, Cusco Cathedral, Church of Santo Domingo, Coricancha Temple and the nearby ruins of Q’enqo, Puka Pukara, Tambomachay and the Sacsayhuaman fortress, built with huge rocks.
DAY 3: Tour to Machu Picchu «The lost city of the Incas»
After having a good breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and transfer to the train station in Cusco to start the excursion to Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. We will have a 4-hour trip, on the way of your train trip, you will be able to observe the variety of landscape scenes. Upon reaching the tourist town of Aguas Calientes, we will board the bus and in half an hour, we will arrive at the citadel of Machu Picchu. Then with our guide we will visit the Inca city between 2 to 3 hours. We will have time to go down to Aguas Calientes for lunch, in the afternoon we will take the train back to Cusco. Upon arrival, our staff will wait for you and take you to the hotel for the night.
DAY 4: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Your pick up will be an average of 08:00 am to start the tour, making a stop at the natural viewpoint of Taray where you can have a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where the guide will give you an introduction about the Sacred Valley, the tour enjoying a beautiful landscape. The first place to visit will be the traditional Indian market of Pisaq, here you can make some purchases of souvenirs or handicrafts and then go up to the Archaeological Center of Pisaq, where after a short walk, you will reach the main Inca sites.
Continuing with the trip, they will go to the city of Urubamba where in an exclusive restaurant you will be able to taste the local gastronomy. In the afternoon, we will visit the fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and thus protect it from possible invasions by the inhabitants of the jungle. We will have the opportunity to walk through the streets of the town and thus have a clear idea of what this military, religious and cultural center was like during the Inca Empire. On the way back to Cusco, we will visit the picturesque little town of Chinchero, where the remains of the royal estate of Túpac Inca Yupanqui are located, after which we will visit the archaeological complex of the same name. You will be arriving in the city of Cusco on average 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
DAY 5: Tourist trip from Cusco to Puno visiting «Raqchi»
Having a good breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the bus station of the company. We will have a tour for approximately 8 hours. There will be 4 excursions and guided visits to the places of tourist interest of the Southern Corridor of the Altiplano, visiting the Andahuaylillas temple, also known as the «Sistine Chapel of America» and the Inca temple of Raqchi.
At noon, in the city of Sicuani, we will have a Buffet lunch included in the tour, from there we will continue the tour, arriving at the Raya pass at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inca Aymara museum of Pucará. Each visit lasts from 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and walk a bit, making our excursion more pleasant. Upon arrival in Puno they will be waiting for us and will take us to the hotel to spend the night.
DAY 6: Tour to Lake Titicaca, Los Uros and Taquile Islands
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the port of Puno (Lake Titicaca), where you will board the boat and then visit the floating islands of the Uros for a space of 45 minutes, you will appreciate the customs of this island and its crafts. Then we will also transfer by boat to visit the Taquile island of great scenic, ethnic, cultural and archaeological value, then we will return by boat to the port of Puno, where you will be picked up and taken to the hotel or if you wish we can leave you in the center of Puno, to finally rest for the night at the selected hotel.
DAY 7: Flight from Juliaca to Lima and trip to Nazca by bus
Very early after having breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the Juliaca airport which is one hour from Puno, there they will present at the counter to make the necessary arrangements and then take the air flight to Lima. At the Lima airport, we will be waiting for you with a notice with your name, to transfer you to the bus terminal of the tourism company that will take us from Lima to Nazca, on a trip that will last approximately 8:00 hours, we will arrive to the city from Nazca, where they will be waiting for us as always with a notice with their name, after welcoming them, we will transfer them to the hotel where they will spend the night that night.
DAY 8: Overflight to the «Nazca Lines»
In the morning after having breakfast, we will go to the Nazca aerodrome, for a 30-minute overflight over the Nazca Pampas, where the ancient beliefs drew gigantic figures of animals and plants with a purpose not yet discovered, many believe that these figures they were made by aliens. Among the most outstanding are the monkey, the spider, the hummingbird, etc. In the afternoon we will take a bus to Paracas, a city 2 hours from Nazca, to spend the night in Paracas.
DAY 9: Tour to the «Ballestas Islands» and «Paracas Reserve»
After having our breakfast, we will move to the port of Paracas, where we will start the tour to the Ballestas Islands passing through «El Candelabro», a gigantic image on the side of a hill. Upon arriving at the Ballestas Islands, the different islands will be visited for two hours, observing the different species of sea lions, seals, penguins and guano birds. After arriving at the port, we will make the tour to the Paracas reserve. In the afternoon we will go to Paracas where we will take the bus to Lima. Upon arrival in Lima we will wait for you at the bus terminal to go to the airport and make the arrangements for the flight to your country, where we will say goodbye.
End of Perú 9-Days Tour
- 2 transfers from Lima airport to the Hotel
- 1 City tour to the «City of Kings»
- 1 Nights at selected hotel in Lima.
- 3 Nights at selected Hotel in Cusco.
- 2 Nights at selected Hotel in Puno.
- 1 Nights at selected hotel in Nazca.
- 1 Nights at the selected hotel in Paracas.
- 1 Plane flight Lima – Cusco (1 hour)
- 1 Plane flight Juliaca – Lima (1 hour)
- 1 Overflight to the Nazca Lines (30 minutes)
- 1 transfer from Cusco airport to the selected hotel.
- 1 Tour to Cusco City and Surroundings.
- 1 Tour to Machu Picchu by Expedition train.
- 1 Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas includes 1 lunch.
- 1 Transfer from the hotel to the tourist terminal Cusco to Puno.
- 1 Guided tour from Cusco to Puno includes 1 lunch.
- 1 Tour to Lake Titicaca, Island of Los Uros, Taquile.
- 1 Transfer from the hotel in Puno to the Juliaca airport.
- 1 Transfer from the hotel in Lima to the bus terminal in Lima
- 1 Bus trip from Lima to Nazca.
- 1 Bus trip from Nazca to Paracas (15:30 hrs – 18:55 hrs).
- 1 Tour to the Ballestas Islands
- 1 Bus trip from Paracas to Lima (19:05 hrs – 23:00 hrs)
- 1 Transfer from the bus terminal to the hotel or airport in Lima.
- Food: Lunch and Dinner not described in the Tourist Package.
- International flights.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What type of currency is used in Peru?
The Nuevo Sol (which means «new sun» in English) is the official currency. United States dollars can be used in many stores, restaurants and other places, but it is best to have soles.
What places to visit in 9 Days in Perú?
Machu Picchu is probably the most popular place to visit, but many people also visit the city of Cuzco, the Colca Canyon, Puno, the Nazca Lines, Lima, among others.
How is transportation in Peru?
There are many public taxis and buses in the cities. There are interprovincial buses to travel between provinces.
How is the weather in Perú 9-Days Tour?
The climate is diverse and varies depending on the part of the country. The coastal area is often warm and Lima receives little rain. In the mountains it can be cold, especially at night and it rains often.
What kind of food is in Perú 9-Days Tour?
There are a variety of foods with different influences. The food is different in the different regions of the country with indigenous influence on food, in addition to the influence of the various groups of immigrants that came to Peru during the 18th and 19th centuries. Ceviche, Pollo a la Brasa, Lomo Saltado and El Cuy are just some of the many foods that are popular in Peru. Many international foods are also popular.