Day 01: Welcome at the Lima airport, City tour in Lima with a visit to the Huaca Pucllana:
This day we will be waiting for you at the airport in the city of Lima at the time of arrival of your flight to give you a warm welcome at the international airport «Jorge Chávez» and transfer you to the Hotel.
In the afternoon we will pick you up from your hotel to start the City tour in «The City of Kings» Lima, on the way we will make a stop in the smallest district of Lima, Barranco where its famous Bridge of Sighs, the Hermitage and the monument to Isabel Granada Larco «Chabuca Granda». We continue our tour in the tourist transport to Miraflores where we will visit the Parque del Amor located on the boardwalk, from where beautiful photos can be taken overlooking the Pacific Ocean, we will have a panoramic view of the Huaca Pucllana, a Pre Inca temple religious and administrative center inhabited between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD, then we will take a walk through the park of olive trees, dating from the Viceroyalty with an area of 23 hectares.
With 6 km of travel we will arrive at the gates of the historic center of Lima where you will appreciate the Palace of Justice, the Paseo de los héroes Navales, the French Palace and colonial buildings such as the Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Basilica Cathedral, the Municipal Palace, Plaza San Martin, among others. We visit the BCR Museum, where you can appreciate a collection of gold from Peru and a selection of ceramics, goldsmiths and textiles from various Pre-Columbian cultures.
Following our tour of the Church and Convent of San Francisco, we will visit its impressive underground crypts known as Catacombs.
Return to the hotel
Day 02: Welcome and City tour in Cusco:
This day begins with the flight from Lima to Cusco that you will take at the «Jorge Chávez» airport in the city of Lima 2 hours before your flight to the «Archaeological Capital of America» Cusco (altitude 3350 masl), where our staff will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign with your name to transfer you to the selected hotel, where you will be offered a good coca leaf tea for the acclimatization of the place.
After your lunch, we will pick you up from your hotel at the time indicated by your travel agent, to start and enjoy a guided tour at 1:35 pm in the afternoon where you will be able to know the following tourist attractions of the city of Cusco: The temple of the sun or Qoricancha, The Cathedral of Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara and Tambomachay.
You will be returning to the city of Cusco at 6:45 pm.
Night in selected hotel.
Day 03: Tour in the Sacred Valley and train trip to Machu Picchu
We will pick you up from your hotel at the time indicated by your travel agent, starting the tour at 9:00 a.m. heading along a paved road to the town of Pisac,
Ollantaytambo Sacred Valley located 32 km from the city of Cusco, being Pisac a typical artisanal and archaeological Andean town where the famous Craft Fairs are held in its typical markets where you can make purchases and enjoy a guided tour in the archaeological sites of the place; continuing with our journey of approximately one hour we will pass through different towns such as: Coya, Lamay, the province of Calca, Yucay appreciating the scenic beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will go to the town of Urubamba where we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in the cozy «Tunupa» restaurant.
Later we will go to the town of Ollantaytambo (It is the only Inca city in Peru that is still inhabited) to visit the archaeological complex of the same name; having been a: Agricultural, administrative, social, religious and military complex in Tahuantinsuyo, ending the tour at approximately 4:00 pm, they will have free time in the town of Ollantaytambo, where they can visit their artisan market with more time, visit their Small streets that still keep the layout of the Inca streets, watching the water flow through its ancient canals, is like going back in time, ideal for taking pictures or having a coffee in its Plaza de Armas. At the indicated time, you must take the train from Ollantaytambo that leaves at 7:00 p.m. to the town of Aguas Calientes where our staff will be waiting to transfer you to the selected hotel.
Day 04: Guided tour in Machu Picchu
After your breakfast, according to the schedule of your entrance ticket to Machupicchu, In coordination with the guide, who will visit you the day before at your hotel in Aguas Calientes must take the bus up from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu (altitude 2450 masl ) which lasts approximately 30 minutes of ascent, at the time scheduled with the guide a day before, you will have your guided tour of approximately 2 hours, being able to visit: the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, The Royal Rooms, The Temple of the Three Windows and the Cemeteries.
Before or after your Guided tour in Machupicchu, depending on the schedule established in your tickets, you will have free time to explore Machupicchu yourself or use your tickets to ascend to the Huaynapicchu Mountain or Machupicchu Mountain (Note that in case you want to ascend to the Huaynapicchu mountain has to reserve at least three months in advance since spaces are limited, if there are no spaces in Huaynapicchu Mountain, your reservation will be in Machupicchu Mountain, likewise the entry time to any of the mountains may vary from According to availability of spaces, the schedule will be confirmed in your reservation or you can request at the time of contact). You can visit Huaynapicchu Mountain (3 hours visit) from where you can see a spectacular view of the entire Machupicchu valley; or you can visit Machupicchu Mountain (4 hours visit) which gave the name to Machupicchu with a unique landscape beauty and a spectacular view.
This travel program is ideal to explore Machupicchu in its entirety and take pictures with enough time until the time that you consider convenient to return by bus to Aguas Calientes and thus you can have lunch in the same town.
In the afternoon you must board the Expedition train (included in the Tourist Package) bound for Poroy or Ollantaytambo where our staff will be waiting for you at the train station to transfer you to your hotel in Cusco.
Day 05: Guided Tourist Bus trip from Cusco to Puno.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 6:20 am to transfer you to the tourist bus terminal, for your trip to Puno, (altitude 3818 m.s.n.m).
Our bus is equipped with bathrooms and is run by three people: a driver, a bilingual guide, and a terrace. We will make a small visit to the Andahuaylillas church, the church that dates from the beginning of the 17th century. It is known by the name of La Sistina in South America for the magnificent paintings it possesses and for its altar carved in gold. After 218 km we will have reached Raqchi, where the Inca temple of Wiracocha is located.
We will continue our way to Sicuani where we can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.
We go to La Raya, the highest point of our route located at 4,335 meters high. Our next destination is Pucara, where we will visit the Lithic Museum and finally our tour will be through high Andean esplanades under an unreal clarity.
In the city of Puno, our staff will be waiting for you to transfer you to your Hotel.
Day 06: Tour in Lake Titicaca, Floating Island of the Uros and Taquile.
We will pick you up at your hotel at 7:00 a.m.; approximately to transfer you to the Port and start the tour in a tourist boat to the surprising and majestic «Uros Islands», arriving at approximately 07:20 in the morning. Uros: These islands are artificial floors, made with superimposed and cleverly interwoven reeds. During the journey the guide provides extensive information about Lake Titicaca, the legends of the Uros, their uses, customs and folklore;
Taquile: Arriving at Taquile, we will go to its Plaza de Armas, free time to shop. Taquile Island presents us with fabrics of an impressive quality comparable only with the looms of the Paracas or Egypt cultures, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity. At 12:40 p.m. you will taste an exquisite lunch, leaving from the Port of Taquile at 2:30 p.m. and arriving in Puno at 5:00 p.m. approx. to then transfer them to their hotel. Finally we will pass by your hotel to transfer you to the bus terminal for your trip to Arequipa.
Day 07: Free morning and city tour in Arequipa.
This day they will have the morning free to rest or go for a walk.
In the afternoon, we will tour the «White City» including the Santa Catalina Convent, undoubtedly the gem of Arequipa, finally opened to the public in 1970, after having been in seclusion for 400 years, with countless amount of pieces of colonial art. Likewise, you will visit the Plaza de Armas, the cloisters of the Compañía de Jesús and the neighborhoods of Cayma and Yanahuara, with a magnificent view of the El Misti volcano, and visit a traditional colonial house called the Mansión del Fundador. At night we will rest at the hotel.
Day 08: Tour in the Colca Canyon
Early in the morning, you will embark on an incredible trip of approximately 4 hours, bound for the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world (3,400 mts.), Passing through Pampa Cañahuas, located in the Aguada Blanca National Reserve , habitat of vicuñas and alpacas (camelids of South America). The highest point of the route is 4,900 meters above sea level. en route we will appreciate pre-Columbian terraces that are still cultivated by the native Collaguas. Arriving at the Colca Valley, we will transfer you to your respective hotel.
In the afternoon, we recommend you rest and acclimatize to the altitude. If you are in good physical condition, you will have free time to take a walk around the hotel or take a refreshing bath in the nearby hot springs.
Day 09: Tour in the Colca Canyon and Cruz del Cóndor, return to Arequipa.
Very early in the morning we will leave for La Cruz del Cóndor, where you can usually see the largest bird in the world in flight. During the return we will visit the towns of Yanque, Coporaque, Achoma and Maca. A good opportunity to appreciate the life of the inhabitants of these towns that has not changed much since Inca times. Finally, in the afternoon, return to the White City of Arequipa.
Day 10: Transfer from the Hotel in Arequipa to the airport and end of services.
Breakfast at the hotel. We will pick you up from your hotel to transfer you to the Arequipa Airport, here you will take your flight back to Lima. End of the Tour in Perú 10 Days.
- Transfer airport / hotel international arrival
- Transfer hotel / airport
- Airport hotel transfer
- Transfer hotel / airport for your international flight
- 2 night accommodation in Lima Miraflores area.
- City tour through the city of Lima
- Air ticket Lima / Cusco (Peruvian / Star Peru / Lc Peru)
- Air ticket Arequipa / Lima (Peruvian)
- Reception at the airport and transfer to hotel
- City tour + Visits to Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay
- Integrated tourist ticket to visit the archaeological complexes of Cusco
- Cathedral entrance ticket
- Korikancha entrance ticket
- Sacred Valley of the Incas excursion + lunch
- Visit to Machu Picchu
- Transfer to the train station
- Expedition Train
- Round trip bus to go up to the ruins
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- 2 nights accommodation in Cusco
- 1 night in hot waters.
- Transfer hotel – bus station
- Tourist bus ticket Cusco-Puno
- Lunch on the way to Cusco -Puno
- Includes tickets for all the places where they will stop on the way from Cusco to Puno
- Reception and transfer to the hotel
- Full Day Uros and Taquile Island + Lunch
- 2 nights accommodation in Puno
- Breakfasts according to the hotel plan
Arequipa & Colca:
- Transfer Puno hotel / Hotel Colca Arequipa by tourist bus
- Colca Canyon Tour 2 days / 1ncohe (Does not include entrance to Colca / Neither baths of La calera)
- 1 nights accommodation in Arequipa
- 1 night accommodation in Colca
- Breakfasts according to the plan of each hotel
- Transfer hotel / airport
Does not include:
- Food: Lunch and Dinner not described in the Tourist Package.
- International flights.