Peru of the Andes (Lima, Cusco and Puno) 9 days 8 nights

Peru of the Andes (Lima, Cusco and Puno)

09 Days | 08 Nights

Discover the natural and cultural diversity of Peru on an unforgettable adventure! The serenity of the snow-capped peaks of the Andes in the Seven Colors Mountain will fill you with joy. of positive energies. It's your chance!

Are you ready for a journey that will leave you amazed? breathless? Immerse yourself in the fascinating culture of Peru with our exciting 9-day travel package! From the majesty of Lima to the heights of Cusco and Puno, every day you will be surprised by everything. with its diversity and charm. Begin your journey by exploring the wonders of Lima, from the ancient pyramids of Huaca Pucllana to the impressive colonial architecture. Then, sail through the mysterious Ballestas Islands and slide down the dunes at the Huacachina Oasis.

Machu Picchu

Your adventure continues in Cusco, the ancient Inca capital, where you will marvel at the ruins of Sacsayhuaman and enjoy the exquisite Sacred Valley. The peak of your journey will be the unforgettable visit to the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the stunning Seven Colors Mountain and end with an enchanting tour of the Uros and Taquile Islands on Lake Titicaca! Every moment will be an adventure to remember for a lifetime.

DAY 01 :“LIMA – CITY TOUR”

Love Park

Transfer from Lima airport to the selected hotel.

Our tour begins by visiting The Park of Love, where we appreciate the extraordinary landscape of the Costa Verde and the Pacific Ocean.

Then we move to the Lima Pre-Hispanic Pyramid Huaca Pucllana (panoramic visit), an ancient Ceremonial and archaeological Center built in the 4th century AD. and considered a Sacred Town of the Incas. We will also visit El Olivar Park.

Then we will arrive at the Historic Center of Lima, to visit on foot and appreciate the Plaza de Armas, Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace, Municipal Palace, its beautiful Balconies, Colonial Mansions, main streets. We will also find the Monumental Complex of San Francisco, which constitutes the largest example of colonial religious art in America. Where its main attraction is the visit to its underground crypts known as The Catacombs.

Night in Lima.

DAY 02 :“LIMA - FULL DAY PARACAS ICA”

Huacachina Oasis

Between 4:30 to 5:00 am We will pick you up from the hotel.

9:30 AM The first stop will be the marina dock to pass the SERNAMP control and wait to embark to the Ballestas Islands. On the slides we will enter the wonderful marine world for an average of two hours. We begin by stopping at the figure on the sand known as “The Candelabra” where the guide will explain the different theories about its function. We continue sailing with the sea breeze above us until we reach the Islands and surround ourselves with the abundant marine life. Sea lions, Humboldt penguins, countless guano birds and with luck a curious dolphin await us. You won't want to put your camera away! Then we travel to Ica for an average of 1 hour until we reach the restaurant and winery “10 Acres”, here we will have our lunch and an exquisite and fun tasting of wines and piscos from the area. Then we continue to the Huacachina Oasis. There we will get off the bus to get on the tubes that will take us up and down the endless dunes of Ica. We will also slide with sandboards from the top. After this adrenaline experience you will have enough time to walk through the oasis, take photos and do the last shopping.

5:30 PM We begin the trip home.

10:30 PM Approximate arrival at the hotel.

Night accommodation in Lima.

DAY 03 :“LIMA – CUSCO – CITY TOUR”

Koricancha

Breakfast at the hotel.

At the indicated time transfer to Lima airport.

Flight Lima Cusco (on behalf of the Paxs)

Reception at the Cusco airport and transfer to your hotel.

At the coordinated time we will begin picking up from the hotels, to begin the visit to the city and nearby ruins, we will visit KORICANCHA, the most sacred and important building of the Tahuantinsuyo empire, also known as the Temple of the Sun.

We continue with the visit to the four ruins surrounding Cusco: SACSAYHUAMAN (large fortress located 5 km from the city), QENQO (sacred amphitheater, center of worship of the god Puma, place where human sacrifices were made ), PUCAPUCARA (“Red Fortress” due to the hue that its rocks acquire in the light of twilight) and TAMBOMACHAY (temple to worship water).

Night in Cusco.

DAY 04 :“VALLE SAGRADO”

Ollantaytambo Citadel

Breakfast at the hotel.

Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Tour of the town of Pisac, a picturesque colonial mestizo town, in the same way, on Sundays the mass is celebrated in Quechua. Then we visited the towns of Ccoya, Lamay, Calca and Urubamba on the way. Buffet lunch. In the afternoon, a guided tour of the town of Ollantaytambo, where the Ollantaytambo archaeological park is located, a gigantic agricultural, administrative, social, religious and military complex in the times of Tahuantinsuyo.

Train departure from Ollantaytambo station to Machu Picchu Pueblo.

Overnight at Machu Picchu Pueblo.

DAY 05 :“MACHU PICCHU”

Machu Picchu

Breakfast at the hotel.

Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the Puente Ruinas station, where we will take the buses that will take us to the Lost City of the Incas, “Machu Picchu”, the most famous example of Inca architecture. It was discovered in 1911 by Hiram Bingham. We will enjoy a guided tour of the main buildings of the citadel such as: El Mirador, Temple of the Three Windows, the Intihuatana, etc.

At the end of this tour we will take the bus down to Machu Picchu Pueblo. You will have free time for lunch. (PASSENGER ACCOUNT), in the afternoon departure from the Machu Picchu Pueblo train station.

Departure by train to the city of Cusco.

Arrival in the city of Cusco and transfer to the hotel.

Night in Cusco.

DAY 06 :“CUSCO - MOUNTAIN OF 7 COLORS”

Mountain of 7 colors

One of the most spectacular geological formations in the world, the famous Vinicunca mountain, also known as the Seven Colors Mountain or the Rainbow Mountain, shows off a combination of magical colors that delight the eye and enchant the traveler.

We leave your hotel early, between 4 to 4:30 am, heading to the town of Cusipata, where we have breakfast around 7 am. After about 40 more minutes of walking, we began the two-hour walk until we reached the legendary mountain, at about 5,020 meters above sea level. Once there you will be able to appreciate the wonderful combination of colors and geological soils, with time to photograph the incredible landscape and take a break. The return to mobility is 2 hours, and we will have lunch before returning to Cusco, arriving at your hotel around 5:30 p.m.

TOUR DURATION: 14 hours approx.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Horse with muleteer $40.00 net dollars.
  • Water.
  • LOCATION: Cusco Region - Vinicunca
  • TOUR TYPE: Adventure (Hiking).
  • DIFFICULTY: Easy.
  • SCHEDULE: Pick up from the hotel 3:30 – 4:00 Hrs. Return 17:00 Hrs. – 6:00 p.m.
  • INCLUDES: Tourist transportation, bilingual guide, entrance ticket, food (Breakfast buffet, lunch buffet). Radios, first aid kit and oxygen.
  • Water.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

Water, cameras, camcorders, etc.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Trek shoe, raincoat, cantinflora, sunscreen, hat for cold weather and with visor, gloves, warm clothing.

Night accommodation in Cusco.

DAY 07: “CUSCO - PUNO”

Capilla Sixtina

Breakfast at the hotel.

Early in the morning, departure by tourist bus to the city of Puno (3,860 meters above sea level). During the trip we will pass through the Wacarpay Lagoon, offering us a spectacular view of the mountains reflected in its calm waters. We visited the pre-Inca citadel of Pikillacta located very close to the lake. Pikillacta is a Quechua word that means “flea city” and is one of the most spectacular centers of Wari culture. These ruins consist of more than 700 structures of some walls that have been erected to almost 12 meters high. We will continue to the picturesque town of Andahuaylillas, where we will visit the temple of San Pedro de Andahuaylillas, baptized as the Sistine Chapel of America, for its wealth of colonial art and frescoes that cover walls, baseboards, ceilings and doorways. On the way, we will stop in Racchi, where we will visit the spectacular Inca sanctuary built by Inca Pachacútec dedicated to the great Inca god Wiracocha.

It has a large central wall with a stone base and other walls made of adobe. In the surroundings of the temple there are various ancient buildings used as houses or warehouses. Approximately 70 km. Later, we will pass through the La Raya ranch, where we will see herds of vicunas and llamas. Then we will travel along the Collao plateau, stopping in the city of Ayaviri, an important livestock and textile center, where we will visit the Kalasaya temple, belonging to the ancient Pucara culture. Buffet lunch in a quiet and peaceful country place, where we will delight ourselves with regional culinary art. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Puno and take you to your hotel.

Night in Puno.

DAY 08: “FULL DAY ISLAS UROS + TAQUILLE”

Uros Taquille

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer from the hotel to the port, to board our motor boat and visit the floating islands of Los Uros, which are approximately 30 minutes away. After a brief visit (approximately 40 min.), we will continue the trip to the Natural Island of Taquile. Whose residents are mainly dedicated to agriculture, crafts and fishing. The locals continue to live according to their ancient Inca traditions and laws with customs, religious and folklore rituals such as: Marriage (Silvinacuy), payment to the land (Pachamama).

12.00 hrs. (half day) Typical lunch. After lunch: Passengers will have two hours free to visit the town's craft center and take photographs with panoramic views and then return to the city of Puno (to their respective hotels).

Night in Puno.

DAY 09: “PUNO - LIMA”

Breakfast at the hotel.

At the time, coordinate transfer to the airport.

END OF SERVICES.

LIMA

  • Transfers to and from the airport.
  • 02 nights in Lima + breakfast.
  • Shared service tour: Lima City Tour.
  • Full day Paracas Ica.
  • Entrance to attractions + Professional guide in Spanish or English.

 

CUSCO

  • Transfers in and out.
  • 02 nights in Cusco + breakfast.
  • 01 night in Machu Picchu Pueblo + breakfast.
  • Shared service tour: City tour + Nearby ruins / Full Day Sacred Valley / Machupicchu train Expedition + Rainbow Mountain.
  • 01 lunch on Sacred Valley tour.
  • Entrance to attractions + Professional guide in Spanish or English.

 

PUNO

  • Transfers in and out.
  • 2 nights in Puno + breakfast.
  • Tourist bus Cusco – Puno + buffet lunch.
  • Shared service tour: Full Day Uros Island + Taquile.
  • 1 lunch on Uros Island + Taquile tour.

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • Rates expressed in US dollars, per person.
  • Guided in Spanish or English.
  • Shared service.
  • Subject to availability, does not apply to festivities such as Easter, Inti Raymi, National Holidays, Christmas, New Year and other local festivities).
  • The order of the tours may vary.
  • Pick-ups are from central hotels, if they are outside the pick-up area, a cost will be added for transfers outside the center.

Traveler Reviews

Mayra Villa
United States (US)
Estoy muy contenta con la atencion de William y de Jheremy en este viaje a Peru realmente superaron mis expectativas adicional el guia Efrain fue muy amable explĂ­cito y saco unas fotos geniales de los dos mi esposo y yo para que lo contraten en privado.
Kriss A
Realmente muy contenta con el servicio brindado, hicieron que tenga una estadía sin preocupaciones y sobre todo la puntualidad. Gracias a nuestro guía que hizo más amena la visita, nos sentimos en casa.
Maria
Lima, PerĂş
Gran experiencia que combina lo maravillo de la naturaleza con la aventura, la visita a las Islas Ballestas fue espectacular con el Candelabro y los lobos marinos y estar en Huacachina haciendo buggy sandboarding y ver el atardecer es maravilloso. Todo es perfecto en este lugar, definitivamente lo recomiendo.

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