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:: Peru Package tour 1 ::
   

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: CITY TOUR OF LIMA
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel for a city tour of colonial and modern Lima, including the cathedral, dating from 1654, the main square, which still houses the original bronze fountain built in 1650, and the San Francisco Convent and its catacombs. Lima was founded in 1535 by Pizarro and rebuilt in 1991, the same year that UNESCO declared it a world heritage site. Lima was home to the Spanish viceroy during the time of the Spanish colonialists. The tour also includes a visit to the residential areas of San Isidro and Miraflores, stopping at Larco Mar to enjoy a view of the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Return to your Hotel.

Day 3: PISCO
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the bus station for your first class bus to Pisco. Reception and transfer to your Hotel.

Day 4: PISCO-PARACAS-NAZCA
After breakfast, transfer to the port for the boat to the Ballestas islands. Commonly referred to as the "little Galapagos", here you will see a massive concentration of sea birds and sea lions in their natural habitat. After the boat tour, we will return to the mainland for an trip to the Paracas National Reserve, the only coastal reserve in Peru. Here you will visit several museums showing the natural history of Paracas and also the ancient Paracas culture in addition to the beautiful "cathedral", a natural rock formation. After lunch, return to Pisco. In the afternoon, we will transfer you to the bus terminal for the 3 hour first class bus ride to Nazca. Arrival and transfer to your Hotel.

Day 5: NAZCA-LIMA
Before breakfast, a flight tour over the enigmatic Nazca Lines; gigantic drawings and geometrical figures engraved in the driest desert of Peru and dating back to 250 AD. Drawn throughout over 1000 Km of desert on the Pampas of San Jose in Ica, and due to their enormous size and largely unknown origin, leaves an impression on all who visit this mysterious archaeological site. With representations of animals, such as a spider, a monkey and several birds, they are believed to be an enormous astronomical calendar or possibly an offering to the gods. First discovered in 1550 it was not until the advent of flight, in the 1920's, that the lines were first realized for their significance. After breakfast, a private tour of the ancient Cantalloc aqueducts and the ruins of a recently discovered Inca town nearby. Transfer to the bus station for the first class bus back to Lima. Transfer to your Hotel.

Day 6: LIMA-AREQUIPA
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Arequipa. Considered the most beautiful city in Peru, Arequipa is dominated in the distance by the huge Misti volcano. In the afternoon, you will embark on a city tour visiting the Chilina valley and the old San Lazaro district. You will also have a general view of the city from the Yanahuara Belvedere, the Plaza de Armas and its Cathedral, the cloisters of La Compañia Church, the Church and Square of San Francisco and the colonial Santa Catalina convent which is built from volcanic lava and dates from the 16th century.Transfer to your Hotel.

Day 7: AREQUIPA-COLCA CANYON-COLCA LODGE
After breakfast, we leave Arequipa, passing near the thermal baths of Yura and climbing up towards the National Reserve of Pampa de Cañahuas (3,800m), where groups of Alpacas, Vicunas, and guanacos can be seen. After a few hours, the descent to the Colca Valley starts until we arrive at Chivay, the most important town of the valley. After lunch, we continue on to the Colca Lodge, set in the Colca Valley itself. With its very own hot springs, relax in the beautiful environment of the Canyon.Spend the night Colca lodge.

Day 8: COLCA LODGE-CRUZ del CONDOR-AREQUIPA
Early breakfast at the hotel. Then an early departure to Cruz del Condor viewpoint, a few kilometers before Cabanaconde, where the Colca Canyon starts. Here you view flight of the condors as well as of the depth of the canyon. In the afternoon return to Arequipa and to your Hotel.

Day 9: AREQUIPA-JULIACA-PUNO
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Juliaca. We will then transfer you to Puno and your Hotel. It is important to note that Lake Titicaca is the mythical birth place of the Inca Empire.

Day 10: PUNO-LAKE TITICACA
Early transfer to the port for the boat journey on Lake Titicaca to the floating islands of Uros. Made entirely of reeds and inhabited by the Aymara Uros people. They live in huts built on platforms of reeds, not more than 1 foot thick. Short walk on the islands, then the boat trip continues as far as the island of Taquile. Members of this self supporting Aymara community receive visitors in their colourful national costume and show them around the island. Taquile is renowned for its fine, decorative weavings. A boxed lunch is included.

Day 11: PUNO-JULIACA-CUSCO
After breakfast. Transfer to Juliaca airport for the flight to Cusco. Along the way, an excursion will be made to the pre-inca Sillustani funeral towers next to the Umayo lake. The towers form part of one of the largest and most important necropolis in the world. Used by both the Altiplano civilization and the Incas and their wives "Collas" to honor their dead and in preparation for the after-life. It was abandoned when the first Spanish arrived. With over ninety Chulpas (tombs), all built from volcanic rock, those for the Incas can be easily recognized by their finer detail. Reception and transfer to your Hotel.

Day 12: CUSCO
Afternoon guided city tour of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress overlooking the city of Cuzco, a pre Inca architectural masterpiece; Kenko, a rock sanctuary whose main attraction is the monolithic altar representing a puma, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay, a beautiful fountain fed by a spring forming a series of basins continue to the city of Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun.Spend the night in your Hotel.

Day 13: SACRED VALLEY TOUR
After breakfast, we will pick you up for a full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the village of Pisac, founded during colonial times and set at the foot of a hill crowned by the remains of an Inca city. On Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the main square, Indians barter their products and artisans from all over the area sell their woven alpaca wool blankets and ponchos, engraved gourds, antique reproductions, jewelry, etc. On Sundays it is also the meeting place for mayors from all the villages in the region, dressed in their traditional costumes to attend morning mass. After lunch, we will visit Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town which was not overthrown by the conquistadores, and explore the ruins which tower above it.Spend the in your Hotel.

Day 14: MACHU PICCHU
Transfer to the train station for the early morning departure to Aguas Calientes and then a bus ride up to the timeless ruins of Machu Picchu ruins. Upon arrival to the ruins, you will be given a guided visit of Machu Picchu for about 2 hours. There are many theories as to the origins of Machu Picchu but three of the most popular ideas include a temple to the sun, a fortress against the jungle inhabitants or a sanctuary for the Incas. This beautiful city has houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square, all connected by narrow roads and steps, and is surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side which were used for agriculture. After the tour, free time to enjoy this magical and spiritual wonder. After the tour, you will have a few hours to explore at your own pace before taking the afternoon bus back down to Aguas Calientes and your Hotel.

Day 15: AGUAS CALIENTES-OLLANTAYTAMBO-CUSCO
Free day in Aguas Calientes to return to Machu Picchu, relax in the hot springs, or take the short hike to the private waterfall reserve of Mandor Pampa. Afternoon train to Ollantaytambo town and then to Cusco by car,transfer to your Hotel.

Day 16:
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Lima and then home.

NOTE: Prices are subject to change based on current Hotel and airfare rates. Please ask your sale ejecutive for details.

OUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 14 nights double accommodation
  • Transfers, tours and excursions as per itinerary
  • Tourist Guide
  • Flight: Nazca overflight, Lima-Arequipa, Arequipa-Juliaca, Juliaca-Cusco, Cusco-Lima
  • All ground transport
  • Vista Dome Train: Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
  • All entrance fees.

OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • International air tickets to South America and associated taxes.
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary.
  • All domestic flights require a US$5.00 charge (airport tax), payable at the airport.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone bills, laundry expenses, alcoholic and bottled beverages, etc.
  • Insurance against theft, loss, illness and/or accident.

      

USEFUL LINKS FOR THIS TOUR
         
PERU PACKAGE TOURS

Peru Package Tour 1
Peru Package Tour 2
Peru Package Tour 3
Peru Package Tour 4
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CUSCO TOURS

Machupicchu tour1 day
Machupicchu tour 2 days
Cusco tour 7 days
Cusco tour 4 days
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CUSCO TREKKING TOURS

Inca trail 2 days
Inka trail 4 days
Salkantay trekto Machupicchu
Choquequirao trek 4 days
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PUNO TOURS

Puno tour half day
Puno tour full day
Puno tour 2 days
Puno tour 4 days
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AREQUIPA TOURS

Arequipa tour half day
Arequipa tour full day
Colca Canyon tour 2 days
Cotahuasi tour 5 days
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