Sun path Peru in 12 days / 11 nights
Included Local fligths
Sun path Peru circuit includes visits to Nazca Lines, St. Catalina's Monastery and the Colca Canyon, Cusco, the Sacred Valley and the New 7th Wonder of the World "Machu Picchu". Also, it includes a visit to the Titicaca Lake.
Lima – Nazca- Arequipa - Cusco - Puno – Lima
Day 01.- Lima in
According to your arrival time, reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Free day in the Capital of Peru. Welcome dinner and overnight in Lima
Day 02.- Lima out – Nazca – Arequipa
Breakfast. Early morning bus to Ica for a visit to the Nazca Lines, where we board an airplane to fly over the mysterious lines of Nazca.
Night bus rides us to Arequipa. Overnight on the way
Day 03.- Arequipa in – City Tour - Monasterio de Santa Catalina
Reception and transfer to the hotel. After a little time to rest, we will initiate the tour visiting the White city of Arequipa. We will visit the Main Square, which presents a beautiful bronze fountain of three plates crowned with the figure of a soldier of XVI century. Here we will be able to appreciate The Church of the Company of Jesus Christ. Next we will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina where was a center of absolute retreat, which stayed closed to the public for centuries and today is harmoniously recovered and opened. It allows us to appreciate how the city of Arequipa was in the XVII century. We will see its streets, gardens, walls etc. After we will be transferred to the beautiful and green countryside of the Yanahuara Viewpoint, where we will have a privileged view of the city and Volcanoes like the Misti, Pichupichu and Chachani.
Return to the Hotel. Overnight in Arequipa.
Day 04.- Arequipa – Chivay
Chivay Church Breakfast. Early in the morning we will start our trip to the Colca Valley located in the Province of Caylloma at 3 600masl. In our way we will pass by the district of Yura, Pampa Cañahua, where the vicunas can be appreciated. We will pass through the old crater of Chucure volcano. Later, we will arrive at Patapampa, the highest point of the tour (4 800masl). From this point, the maximum number of volcanoes that exist together in the department of Arequipa can be appreciated. We will arrive at the town of Chivay and we will settle ourselves in the hotel. Soon we will have a time to have lunch. Also we will have the chance to visit the thermal baths of La Calera (optional). Overnight in Chivay.
Day 05.- Chivay – Cross of the Condor - Arequipa
The Condor FlightBreakfast. This day we will visit the Cross of the Condor, a place that has an impressive View of the valley and from there we will be able to appreciate the flight of the condor and the depth of the canyon (3 400meters of depth). At return, we will be able to visit the town of Pinchillo, the Hanging PRE-Inca tombs, Litomoquetas, the town of Maca, Achola, the town of Yanque and Chivay. Lunch in the restaurant of Chivay (lunch on behalf of a passenger). Return to the city of Arequipa. Overnight in Arequipa.
Day 06.- Cusco in
Breakfast, a transfer from the hotel to the airport, fly to Cusco. Reception in Cusco, a transfer to the chosen hotel. Free day, you can visit the Capital of the Inkas or take this day for a rest. Overnight in Cusco.
Day 07.-Sacred Valley of the Incas
Breakfast. In the morning, we will go to the town of Pisaq (located at 50 Pisac Archaeological Complex minutes from Cusco), where we will appreciate the archaeological complex (20 minutes from town). Also, we will have the chance to visit the Typical Artisan Market and the Main Square. We continue by one side of the Vilcanota river until arriving at Urubamba, where we will have an exquisite lunch buffet. After that, we will discover Ollantaytambo, one of the last living Inca towns. This is so because their streets maintain the same outline to the one of the time of the Incas. We will visit the wonderful archaeological complex located there overnight in this beautiful Village. Return to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.
Day 08.- Machu Picchu – Cusco
Machu Picchu. Side View breakfast. Very early in the morning breakfast and after that transfer to the train station. The train leaves from Ollantaytambo and arrives at the Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes) station after 2 hours approx. Immediately we will board the bus that will take us to Machu Picchu. We will continue with a guided visit to this magical place for about 2 hours, knowing the temple of the three windows, the solar clock, among others. At the end, we will have a free time, where the bus will pick up us and take us to the town of Aguas Calientes. We´ll take the train and a bus to return to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.
Day 09.- Cusco – Raqchi – Andahuaylillas – Pukara – Puno
Breakfast. Early in the morning, we will be translated to the tourist bus Andahuaylillas Church station, to start our trip to Puno. During the trip we will be able to see amazing landscapes and visit interesting archaeological sites like Raqchi, Andahuaylillas and Pukara, we will enjoy a buffet lunch and we will enjoy drinks during all our way. Arrival at Puno. Transfer to the Hotel. Overnight in Puno.
Day 10.- Taquile and Uros Islands
Breakfast. In the morning (7: 30hrs.) we will go to the port of Puno, where we will begin our lacustrine adventure in very quick boats. We will arrive quickly to the floating Island of the Uros, which are a set of floating islands made of totora, inhabited by the Uros, people who descend from one of the oldest civilizations of America. We will be able to appreciate its peculiar lifestyle Uros Islandand its creations, like the elaboration of dissected animal and tweeds. We will have the afternoon free for personal activities. Next we will visit Taquile Island. Inside, we will visit the town and we will have a time for exploration and shopping inside the community. We will return in the evening to Puno. Overnight in Puno.
Free day in Puno.
Our Last supper, and overnight in Puno.
Day 11.- Puno out – Lima in
Breakfast. Free morning. At an appropriate time transfer to the Juliaca Airport to board the flight to Lima. In Lima, reception and transfer to your hotel.
Day 12.- Lima out
Breakfast. At an appropriate hour transfer to the airport to return to your origin city or next destination.
- Trip Duration: 16 Dias / 15 Noches
- Start: Lima / Finish: Lima
What is included?
- Transfer Airport/Station – Hotel – Airport/Station.
- 01 Welcome dinner
- 02 nights including breakfasts in Lima
- 02 nights accommodation including breakfasts in Arequipa
- 01 night including breakfast in Chivay
- 02 nights in Hotel in Cusco including breakfasts.
- 01 night in hotel in Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) including breakfast
- 02 nights in Puno including breakfasts.
- City Tour Lima Colonial and Modern
- Fly by the Nazca Lines
- City Tour, Colca Canyon in Arequipa
- Cusco, Sacred Valley, Tour Machu Picchu – train Backpacker in Cusco
- Tour Taquile and Uros Islands in Puno
- Tourist bus Cusco – Puno, with buffet lunch and drinks on board.
- 02 dinners in Lima.
- Entrances to tourist
- Professional Guidance (Spanish – English)
- Domestic Flights
- Arequipa – Cusco
- Juliaca – Lima
What is not included:
- Air Taxes.
- Drinks and Personal Expenses..
- National and International Personal Calls.
- Others unspecified.