Day 1: ARRIVAL IN LIMA
At a certain time we will give you a warm welcome at the Jorge Chávez International Airport and we will transport you to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Lima.
Day 2: CITY TOUR IN LIMA
At 9:30 am starts the travel around Lima which provides you a perfect combination (pre-hispanic era, colonial period and modern Lima), and enables the visitor to get acquainted with Lima's complete history.
We will visit the "Huaca Pucllana", a magnificent ceremonial and administrative center of Lima culture, built in the 4th century A.C. and considered by the Incas as "Ñaupallaqta" a "Sacred Village".
In this travel you will also visit the Historical Center: Paseo de la Republica, San Martin Square, Main Square, Government Palace, Basilica Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, City hall palace, the old streets with colonial mansions and moorish-style balconies.
This Lima travel continues through the more traditional residential areas: el olivar in San Isidro, with olive trees brought from spain in the 17th century; Miraflores Central Park, the park of love, and the famous mall "Larco Mar", a spot of international thematic attractions which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean - Larco Mar has became a distinctive symbol of modern Lima.
Overnight at the hotel in Lima.
Day 3: Flight Lima / Arequipa
At a certain time transfer from the hotel to the airport.
(am) Flight Lima/Arequipa.
Arrival in Arequipa, reception and transfer to the hotel.
14:00 pm We start a three hour city tour including Santa Catalina Convent (the oldest monastery in South America), the Plaza de Armas, the Jesuit Church of "La Compañia" and its beautifully-painted chapel, the church of San Francisco, San Lazaro's district, Selva Alegre and the typical districts of Cayma and Yanahuara for a magnificent view of the Misti volcano.
Overnight at the hotel in Arequipa.
Day 4: COLCA CANYON
Early in the morning, after breakfast, departure by bus on your travel to the Colca Valley driving across Pampa Cañahuas at the Aguada Blanca National Reserve, habitat of herds of vicuñas and stopping at the Mirador de los Andes, the crater of Chucura, the "Mirador de Chivay", where beautiful pre-columbian terraces still being cultivated by native Collaguas can be observed. Arrival to the town of Chivay at 13:00 pm approx.
Transfer to your selected lodge. Lunch.
In the afternoon free time to visit thermal and medical baths.
Overnight at the hotel or lodge in Chivay.
Day 5: COLCA CANYON
Early in the morning departure to the "Condor's cross" from where the great andean bird, "The Condor", may be spotted flying in circles above still farmed green pre-hispanic terraces.
Enjoy the impresive panorama of the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the wold (3,000 mts.).
On the way back to Chivay, visit to the mirador of Chinina, where we will find the famous hanging tombs and the hanging bridge of sifon that joins the town of yanque with Corporaque. At the town of yanque, visit its beautiful church and its characteristic stone streets among other attractions. In order to have spectacular views of the Colca Valley, we will drive to the observation points of Choquetipo and Artahuilque and also to the town of Maca.
After lunch at a local restaurant.
13:00 Departure from Chivay to Puno in shared service.
- Stop at Mirador de Volcanes Patapampa (4950 masl) (10 min)
- Pass through the crater of Chucura Volcano,
- Stop at Lagunillas: observation of birds and lagoons (10 min)
- 19:30 pm. Arrival at the Puno Land Terminal.
Overnight at the hotel in Puno
Day 06: TITIKAKA LAKE (UROS/TAQUILE)
(07:30 am) After breakfast, take a full day motor boat travel on the Titikaka Lake waters towards the unique floating islands of the Uros, ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the water tribe. This andean natives built their own islands by adding periodically new layers of a unique plant called totora (a type of reed), as well as their homes and boats. Next continue your motor boat trip to the Taquile island, inhabited by quechua-speaking natives who have developed an efficient and original social systems and a fine hand weaving technique through generations. After lunch at a local lodging of Taquile, take a walk through the several hills and archaeological sites of this 6 km long distance.
Late afternoon return to Puno.
Overnight at the hotel in Puno.
DAY 07 : BUS PUNO-CUSCO
Pick up from the hotel to the bus station Private Terminal Departure Time exact time: 7:20 a.m.
Visit to THE LIKEN MUSEUM OF PUKARA. (3,900 MSNM)
Which is a culture that developed from 1600 BC to 400 AD located at 106 km. This city of Puno, in this museum we can find ceramics and sculptures representing zoo morphic figures, among them the famous sculpture of the HATUNÑAQAC that in our times would be translated as the supreme slaughter.
Visit EL PASO DE LA RAYA (4,335 MSNM)
Which is the border between the cities of Cusco and Puno to more than 4335 MSNM where is located the famous snow-capped CHIMBOYA from where the river AMAZONAS is born. Where tourists can take pictures of the landscape, the visit lasts from 5 to 7 minutes, we recommend the use of extra coat / consumption of coca tea to counteract the soroche.
Visit RESTAURANT TURISTICO LA PASCANA.
Lunch is buffet and is included in the price of the ticket at the tourist restaurant LA PASCANA that enjoys good prestige and is recognized by the good seasoning of the chef. It is strategically located just outside the town of Sicuani. The buffet consists of a wide range of national and regional food, entrees, veggies, garnishes, the richest desserts, hot drinks (coca tea, coffee or tea) that are included in the price of the ticket, cold drinks such as water, soft drinks or beer are not included in the buffet.
Visit to THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX OF RAQCHI (3,450 MSNM)
Known also as the Temple of the god WIRACOCHA, who was the supreme deity Inka, in this place we will find the largest amount of Colcas (granaries) we will also see magnificent buildings in stone and adobe.
Visit to LA CAPILLA DE ANDAHUAYLILLAS. (3,093 MSNM)
It is a church dating from the seventeenth century Also known as the Sistine of the Andes for the beauty of its murals, the works in gold leaf and the paintings of the Cusco school that houses inside.
17:30 pm. Arrival to Cusco and transfer to the hotel
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco.
DAY 08: CITY TOUR 04 RUINS IN CUZCO
In the morning free time to walk around.
(14:00 pm) Starts the city tour of Cuzco by bus, visiting the main Square, the cathedral and the Temple Of the Sun or Koricancha; take a pleasant walk in the bohemian district of San Blas, house to the most re-known craftsmen of Cuzco, visiting its beautiful church, that houses an impressive pulpit, a filigree woodcarving bearing the fruits of the region and visit some artisans workshops located in its small main square. Then we contine passing by the Hatunrumiyoc street where you can appreciate the twelve-angled stone.
Then drive out of the city to visit the inca sites of kenko, tambomachay, Pucapucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built strategically on a hill overlooking Cuzco; famous for its enormaus carved stones joined with astounding precision to form the outer walls. Some of these stones stand over 9m/3oft.tall, and weight over 350 tons. Overnight at the hotel in Cuzco.
DAY 09: SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS
(09:00 am) This travel called "The sacred valley of the incas" is a succession of pictures que towns, agricultural terraces and archaeological sites. We'll have the opportunity to bargain with vendors or stroll at the pisaq's typical indian market, with a catholic mass service on sunday (celebrated in Quechua, the native language).
Buffet lunch in a good restaurant in the sacred valley.
In the afternoon pass through Calca and Urubamba towns to arrive to the Inca fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo, which was built to guard the entry of this part of the valley and protect it from enemies of the lower jungles; consisting in a series of superimposed terraces of carved stones accessed by long staircases.
We will have the opportunity to walk through the quaint streets of the nearby town, religious and agricultural centre during the Inca empire, and get a clear idea of the military strategy against possible invasions.
19:00 pm the Expedition train leaves from ollantaytambo/ Aguas Calientes.
20:45 pm arrives and overnight in Aguas Calientes.
DAY 10: Tour to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu
am.. We will board the bus, which will climb the mountain for 30 minutes to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Once arrived in Machupicchu, the guide will explain the whole history of Machupicchu, including its main square, the circular tower, the sacred stone of the sun (Intiwatana), the royal barracks, the temple of the 3 windows, among other places of Machupicchu.
Then they will ascend to Huayna Picchu. At the end of the tour you will take the bus down to Aguas calientes where you will have lunch time.
p.m. Departure from Vista Dome train station in Aguas Calientes to Poroy station.
Transfer to the hotel and overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
DAY 11: Mountain of 07 Colors
The Rainbow Mountain of Peru, also known as Vinicunca, are stunning and can be seen on the spectacular Ausangate Trek. Ausangate mountain itself is considered a holy mountain (or mountain spirit) by local Peruvians and is the deity of Cusco. Since pre-Inca times the mountain has been a place of worship and offerings and this tradition continues today.
Most trips that allow you to see the Rainbow Mountains require a trek of at least 6 days. That has changed with this brand new itinerary. We have designed this hike so that it can be done as a day trip!
On this trek you will see quaint villages, beautiful adobe style houses, herds of llamas and alpacas and you will have magnificent views of the Ausangate Glacier (6,385 m / 20,945 ft), the highest mountain in the Cusco region.
With uninterrupted beauty and solitude, this is a spectacular trip for trekkers who love a true outdoor adventure.
Transfer and overnight at the hotel in Cusco.
DAY 12: MARAS MORAY IN MOTORCYCLES FOUR
07:00 am. Transfer from the hotel by bus to the ATV base. The use of ATVs for their safety is explained, a practice is done from 10 to 15 min., Then the tour begins at the archaeological site of Moray and the Salineras de Maras, with its salt wells. You will observe landscapes with high and sacred mountains.
17:30 p.m. Arrival to Cusco and transfer.
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco.
DAY 13: FLIGHT CUSCO / LIMA AND MAGIC WATER CIRCUIT
Transfer from the hotel to Cusco to the airport.
am. Up to Lima and transfer to your hotel in Lima.
18:00 pm. We begin our tour through the Reserve Park, visiting the Magical Water Circuit. This majestic work holds the recognition and worldwide distinction to have obtained the Guinness record for being the largest public fountain park in the world and have the highest source in the world in a public park (80mts high). The circuit includes 12 cybernetic ornamental fountains and a wonderful spectacle of laser lights, music and images that interact with the movement of water in perfect conjunction and harmony.
CENA SHOW: Continuing our tour, we will go to a well-known tourist restaurant in Surco, where we will enjoy a varied buffet that includes a selection of the most representative dishes of Peruvian cuisine, accompanied by a music and dance show that summarizes the expressions most representative of the coastal, mountain and jungle of Peru.
EXHIBITION OF HORSES OF PASS: After dinner we will enjoy the stellar show, a unique experience where the gallantry of the Peruvian Paso Horse and the skill of the riders come together to make us vibrate with emotion.
Finishing the show we will transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Lima.
DAY 14: TRANSFER AND FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL
Transfer from Hotel de Lima to the airport for your international flight.
END OF OUR SERVICES
- 03 hotel nights in Lima with breakfast.
- City tour in Lima (bus, guide and tickets).
- Flight Lima / Arequipa
- City tour in Arequipa (bus, guide and tickets).
Tour to the Colca Canyon (02 days / 01 night) (bus, guide, tickets, 3 meals)
- 01 night hotel en Chivay + breakfast.
- 01 night hotel in Arequipa with breakfast.
- Bus Chivay / Puno (Guide, service on board, income)
- Tour to Titikaka Lake Uros and Taquile (boat, guide, tickets and lunch)
- 02 nights hotel in Puno with breakfast.
- Bus Puno / Cusco (Buffet lunch, Guide, service on board, income to the Ruta del Sol).
- City tour + 04 ruins in Cuzco (bus, guide and tickets).
- Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas (bus, guide, tickets and buffet lunch).
- Tour to Machupicchu (one way expedition train and Vistadome back to Cusco, bus, guide and tickets)
- Huayna Picchu ( tickets)
- 05 hotel nights in Cusco with breakfast.
- 01 night hotel in Aguas Calientes + breakfast
- Tour to the Mountain of 7 colors (Bus, guide, tickets, breakfast, lunch.)
- Tour Maras Moray (Bus, ATV, guide, tickets, box lunch)
- Air ticket Cusco / Lima.
- Magic Water Circuit Tour + Buffet Dinner Music and dance show + Horse Show (Bus, guide and tickets)
- Transfers in Lima, Arequipa, Cusco and Puno.
Tax and service.
Drinks on the Colca Canyon tour.
Meals not specified in the program.
PRICE PER PERSON IN U.S. DOLLARS BASED ON DOUBLE ECONOMIC HOTELS: US $ 1,680.00
PRICE PER PERSON IN U.S. DOLLARS BASED IN DOUBLE HOTELS 3 * STANDAR: US $ 1,870.00
NOTE: This program can also be quoted with hotels 04 * or 05 * if required.