ARRIVAL TO LIMA
Reception and assistance upon your arrival at Jorge Chavez International AirportLIMA, a representative of our agency will give you your voucher with all the programming and will give you a brief explanation of the experience you are about to start. Afterwards we will transfer you to the selected hotel.
LIMA: CITY TOUR + FLIGHT LIMA - AREQUIPA
After having breakfast at your lodging, we will start a guided tour to the most attractive and important sites of LIMA, "The City of Kings".
Our tour will take you through LIMAits 3 historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern. First we will show you a panoramic view of the Pucllana Pyramid, then we will visit the impressive historical center LIMAwhere you will appreciate more than fifty monuments and colonial buildings, to finish with a visit to the residential district of San Isidro and an unforgettable experience. View of the Pacific Ocean from the district of Miraflores
Later we will transfer you to the Jorge Chavez International Airport so you can take your flight from LIMAthere to Arequipa, where they will be waiting to transfer you to your selected lodging.
AREQUIPA: CITY TOUR AND MONASTERY OF SANTA CATALINA
In the afternoon, visit to the city of Arequipa, which includes the Santa Catalina Monastery, the Plaza de Armas, one of the most beautiful squares in Peru and the Cathedral, an excellent example of 19th century Peruvian architecture, which houses beautiful treasures in gold and silver. We will also visit the Church of La Compañía and the old Jesuit temple. Then, we will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina.
AREQUIPA - COLCA CANYON - CHIVAY:
We begin our tour by picking up the passengers from their respective lodgings and then heading to the town of Chivay (04 hours approximately), passing through Pampa Cañahuas, observing the incompatible vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and migratory birds. Our first stop will be in Patahuasi where we will enjoy a mate de Coca, to acclimatize the body, due to the altitude. Later we will continue with the tour appreciating the lagoons and bofedales of toqcra at the same time we will observe some migratory birds like the flamingos, ibis etc. Arriving then at the highest point of the route Patapampa (4910 m.s.n.)m), also denominated the viewpoint of the Volcanoes, since from there the volcanic chain can be observed in special: to the Hualcahualca, Sabancalla and Ampato, soon we will descend to the Town of Chivay where we will have a prudent time to delight a delicious lunch soon to transfer us to our respective lodgings, in afternoon we will visit the thermal baths (to 15 minutes of chivay) whose medicinal waters oscillate between 38°C and 40° C where we will remain a lapse of one hour. At night, we will enjoy a dinner accompanied by a folkloric rock where we will be able to participate in these beautiful typical dances of the Colca Valley.
COLCA CRUZ CONDOR CANYON / BUS TO PUNO
Early in the morning we have breakfast at our hotels and then head to the Cruz del Condor where we will stay for 40 minutes, in this place we can appreciate the formation of the Colca Canyon and the flight of the Condor (largest flying bird in the Andes), then return making stops at different viewpoints such as Wayrapunko where we will have a panoramic view of the Colca Valley, This is a shocking area in which we can appreciate the representation of the agricultural terraces on a rock and hanging tombs of Collagua origin and the magical Antahuilque lagoon that changes colors due to the presence of minerals. During the tour we will observe different activities of the inhabitants, Maca and Yanque are our next destinations that have beautiful colonial churches and a particular charm, in Maca there is the opportunity to taste the famous Colca Sour, an emblematic drink of the Colca Valley; Arriving in Chivay we will go to the establishment where we will taste a delicious lunch. After lunch, departure from Chivay (Colca Canyon) to Puno, the bus leaves at 1:30 pm and arrives at 7:00 pm approximately. Overnight at the selected hotel.
PUNO TITICACA LAKE, UROS FLOATING ISLAND AND TAQUILE ISLAND
Early in the morning, we will have an unforgettable boat trip on the waters of Lake Titicaca to the unique "Floating Islands" of the Uros. We continue our boat trip to the island of Taquile. After lunch at a local inn in Taquile, we walk through the hills and archaeological sites of this 6 km long island. In the afternoon, we return to Puno to spend the night at the hotel. Free night.
THE ROUTE OF THE SUN / BUS PUNO - CUSCO
Breakfast. Early departure by bus to the city of Cusco. We travel along the Collao High Plateau, stopping in the city of Ayaviri, an important livestock and textile center, to visit the impressive Temple of Kalasasaya, remains of the ancient culture of Pucara. On the way we will stop in Raqchi, where we will see a spectacular Inca Sanctuary built by the Inca Pachacutec, and dedicated to the great Inca God of Wiracocha. It has a large central wall with a stone base of fine Inca architecture. Other walls are made of giant adobe bricks. The structure also has two circular side columns. Around the Temple there are several buildings that were once used for housing and storage. About 70 km further on, we pass by the La Raya ranch, where we can see herds of vicuñas and llamas. During the trip, we pass by the beautiful Lake Wacarpay.
We headed to the beautiful city of Andahuaylillas and visited the Church of San Pedro de Andahuaylillas, better known as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas, due to its decorated polychrome ceiling.
Buffet lunch in a quiet country restaurant, where we can enjoy the delicious culinary art of the region. Upon arrival in Cusco, meeting and transfer to your hotel. Dinner on your own.
CITY TOUR CUSCO AND NEARBY RUINS (KENKO-PUCA-PUCARA, TAMBOMACHAY, SACSAYHUAMAN:
In the afternoon, we will visit the city of Cuzco visiting the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha. Then, we will leave the city to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco, famous for its huge carved stones joined with amazing precision to form the outer walls. Some of these stones are over 9 m / 30 feet high and weigh over 350 tons.
Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.
CUSCO SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS
Excursion to the "Sacred Valley of the Incas", a succession of picturesque villages, agricultural terraces and archaeological sites. The typical Indian market of Pisac. In the afternoon, we will pass through the cities of Calca and Urubamba to reach the Inca Fortress and the Citadel of Ollantaytambo. On our way back to Cusco, we will visit the picturesque Andean town of Chinchero, where the remains of what was the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui are located. We will admire its well-preserved Inca Wall in the Plaza de Armas, visit the beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, with interesting frescoes on the porch. We will return to Cusco in the afternoon.
MACHU PICCHU THE LOST CITY OF THE INCAS- STAY OVERNIGHT IN AGUAS CALIENTES
The day begins with an early morning ascent to transfer to Cusco train station for an approximate three hour train ride to the famous Inca citadel of Machupicchu, also known as "The Lost City of the Incas". Upon arrival at the Aguas Calientes station followed by a 30 minute bus ride up the 6 km winding road to the incredible Machupicchu. Upon arrival, we will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel. After the tour, you will have time to walk around the archaeological site in your free time.
Lunch on your own in the town of Aguas Calientes.
Overnight in a hotel in Aguas Calientes.
MACHUPICCHU: HOT WATER - CUSCO
Excellent opportunity to get up early and enjoy a beautiful sunrise, as well as stroll through the town of Aguas Calientes and visit its hot springs. Afterwards, you will have time to do some of the following activities: (not included in the general price):
Visit the Citadel of Machupicchu for the second time.
For active or more adventurous people, we suggest climbing the Huayna Picchu (depending on the weather conditions) from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machupicchu, even more surprising for being high and distant. To reach the summit takes approximately two and a half hours and is recommended before 13:00 hours. It is necessary to register at the checkpoint at the beginning of the tour. An exciting adventure for travelers who want to see from the top, nature and carved stone emerging from the ground like a geological miracle.
In the afternoon, return to Cusco by train and transfer to your selected hotel for the night.
CUSCO FLIGHT / LIMA
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport to board your flight to the city of LIMA. Arrival to the city of LIMAand international connection.
We recommend buying an afternoon/evening flight for INTERNATIONAL CONNECTION.
END OF THE SERVICE.
This package is an excellent option for those who want to immerse themselves in our culture and customs, we offer 12 days in the central and southern region of the country. Where you can tour the beautiful city of LIMAin its modern and colonial contrast of its streets. One of the most impressive sceneries is the sea in the neighborhood of Miraflores where more than 90% of the hotels in the area are locatedLIMA. Later we will continue to the White City of Arequipa city that complements with the green countryside and an extensive volcanic chain, the Colca Canyon is 4160 meters deep, the bad point reaches 6000 meters above sea level, on the way you will find impressive landscapes, flight of condors and thermal baths, this is a magnificent place to spend the night. Puno is the door to know the anti plane with its cold and dry climate is compensated with the heat of its people, intense blue skies and the Titicaca Lake that looks like a sea, boat ride to the Uros Islands and the community of Taquile of impressive landscapes and natural beauty, finally and the most expected of the trip is the arrival to the City of Cusco of colonial architectural beauty, where you will have a guided tour of the city of Cusco and its surroundings, the Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu one of the 7 wonders of the world.
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