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Travel to MachuPicchu
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Travel to MachuPicchu
Travel to MachuPicchu

Lima, Arequipa, Paracas, Cusco, Puno 12d

This tour includes a night visit to the city of Lima in a comfortable transport that will take you to the Miraflores Park Hotel, one of the most impressive 5-star hotels in Lima,

duration : 12 Days | 11 Nights

PERU LOCAL LIVING

CIRCUIT: LIMA AREQUIPA PARACAS CUSCO PUNO

12 DAYS


This tour includes a night visit to the city of Lima in a comfortable transport that will take you to the Miraflores Park Hotel, one of the most impressive 5-star hotels in Lima,

Introduction: 

The best way to get to know Peru, with a Suite and Deluxe Adventure Program, of maximum expressions and adventures in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, knows the Fortress and constructions of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, which you will undoubtedly know completely from beginning to end of the existence of this Millennial Culture. Your best choice if you want to visit Peru in a week, visiting and enjoying the beauty, comfort and luxury.

This tour includes a night visit to the city of Lima in a comfortable transport that will take you to the Miraflores Park Hotel, one of the most impressive 5-star hotels in Lima, which offers an incredible view of the Pacific Ocean. In Cusco they will have a private city tour also visiting the 4 ruins located around Cusco, and a 2-day visit to Machu Picchu with an overnight stay at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel located on the top of the mountain located next to from Machu Picchu. In the same way, they will travel on the most luxurious train of all, the Hiram Bingham. The Hiram Bingham service cars with their distinctive blue and gold colors are warm and inviting, with elegant interior upholstery.

Programa:

 

DAY

CITY

PROGRAM

01

LIMA

Transfer in Lima airport to the hotel

02

LIMA

Colonial Lima City Tour

02:00pm – 06:00pm

03

PARACAS, ICA, NASCA

Ballestas Island Tour

Sanboarding on Huacachina Oasis

03:00am – 09:00pm

04

NASCA

Overflight by the Nasca lines

08:00am

Bus Nasca to Arequipa

02:30pm – 12:30pm

05

AREQUIPA

Free day

06

AREQUIPA - PUNO

Touristic bus Arequipa - Puno

07

PUNO

Titicaca Lake Full Day Tour

08:00am – 05::00pm

08

PUNO

Route of the Sun Puno – Cusco

06:00am – 05:00pm

09

CUSCO

Traditional City Tour in Cusco

01:00pm – 07:00pm

10

CUSCO

Sacred Valley tour and train to Aguas Calientes

08:00am – 07:00pm

11

CUSCO

Full Day Machupicchu tour

04:00am – 10:00pm

12

CUSCO

Transfer out hotel Cusco to the airport

 

Important:

  • The Itinerary can change according to the availability, the climate and the state of health of the hikers.
  • A good physical condition is required since the Inca Trail includes walks of up to 9 hours a day.
  • The train schedule may change according to the availability of the train company.

Day 1: LIMA

 

Flight to Lima.
Welcome, reception and transfer to the select hotel and free day

Overnight in Lima.


LIMA

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Day 2: LIMA “COLONIAL CITY TOUR”

 

Free morning to walk around the center or just rest

Lima Colonial City Tour (Afternoon)

The tour begins with the gathering of our passengers from their hotels in Lima, then we stop at the Intihuatana Park, located on the Malecon of Miraflores, where we will observe the Pacific Ocean. We start our tour by modern residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. We observe outside the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial pre-Inca temple pyramid shaped that has survived the urban sprawl of Lima.

We will continue our journey to the park El Olivar and the Financial Center then we drive to the Historic Center of Lima, declared by UNESCO in 1991 Cultural Heritage of Humanity, where the center of the Spanish colony was established in the sixteenth century and erected the first buildings. Know the Plaza San Martin, balconies and old houses, the Plaza Mayor and its most important buildings like the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, the Archbishop's Palace and Municipal, Desamparados Station, among others

We enter one of the most important monasteries of the seventeenth century. Where the relics of the three Peruvian saints “Santa Rosa de Lima, San Martin de Porres y San Juan Macías” are preserved. then return to Miraflores and ending our tour will have the option to stay in the Indian market in Larcomar and return to your hotel.

Overnight in Lima


LIMA “COLONIAL CITY TOUR”

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Day 3: FULL DAY PARACAS & ICA

 

At 2:50 am we will pick you up from the hotel to take the bus from Lima to Paracas. Our bus will leave at 4:00 am and after 3 hours we will arrive in Paracas.

8:00 am pick up from Paracas and start of the Ballestas Islands Tour. From the Paracas spa, you can visit the Ballestas islands by boat, habitat of sea lions, guano birds, penguins and a diversity of marine fauna. On the way you can see a figure El Candelabro, engraved on the side of a hill, is a geoglyph with a rock formation eroded by the wind and the sea. It is more than 120 meters long and is also called Tres Cruces or Tridente. The best way to appreciate it is from the sea.

At noon we will take a bus from Paracas to Ica for around 3 hours. Upon arrival in Ica we will continue the excursion of Tubular rides are a fantastic adventure in the middle of the desert where you can enjoy the high and low dunes and you can feel the adrenaline on these desert roller coasters.

In the high parts of the desert you can practice sandboarding, our official driver will instruct you so that you can safely drop it if you do not have experience in this sport.

At 06:00 pm we will take the bus to Ica where we will spend the night there and take the overflight of the Nasca lines the next day.

Overnight in Nasca 

 


FULL DAY PARACAS & ICA

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Day 4: NASCA LINES OVERFLIGHT – AREQUIPA

 

Breakfast at the hotel.
Early in the morning we will pick you up from the hotel and leave for the aerodrome where we will board a light plane for a memorable air excursion over the Nazca Lines. A bilingual guide (Spanish / English) will assist you at all times until you board the plane. This overflight over the Nazca Lines will cover the extension of the Nazca desert stone, whose surface is marked by gigantic drawings and geometric figures.

The overflight to the Nasca lines takes approximately 35 minutes and is the best way to see these fascinating lines and drawings that have intrigued people for years. Here, you will be able to see the different figures traced on the stone surface of the Nazca desert, representing stylized animals and plants, distributed in a huge maze of lines, trapezoids, triangles and spirals that have been preserved for almost 2000 years. It is one of the most incredible legacies that a culture has left behind and that can only be seen from the sky at an altitude of 1500 feet. After the overflight we will have time to have lunch and take a bus to Arequipa at 02:30 pm arriving at our destination at 11:30 pm. We will be assisted upon arrival in Arequipa and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night.

Overnight in Arequipa 


NASCA LINES OVERFLIGHT – AREQUIPA

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Day 5: AREQUIPA RELAX

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free day to rest or take some optional and additional activities in the city. 

Overnight in Arequipa 


AREQUIPA RELAX

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Day 6: AREQUIPA – PUNO

 

Am. Breakfast at the hotel.
At convenient hour transfer to the bus station for travel to Puno

13.30 Departure by Tourist bus to Puno, the duration of the trip is about 6 hours.
19:30 Arrival in Puno.

Reception at the bus station and transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Puno.


AREQUIPA – PUNO

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Day 7: PUNO / TITICACA / UROS & TAQUILE ISLANDS

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

At 7:00 am we will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the port of Lake Titicaca, where our local guide will be waiting with the boat to start our adventure on Lake Titicaca. Once we have left, our guide will explain important points of this great lake, and a few minutes later we will arrive at the famous floating islands of Los Uros. Here we will stop at one of the Islands, visit its inhabitants and learn about the customs of these communities that live for years in the highlands. Later we will return to the boat and continue our trip towards the Taquile Island. The boat trip lasts approximately 3 hours.

Taquile is a huge island that is characterized by its beautiful fabrics. Here visitors will be able to observe how the people of the island make ponchos, belts, gloves and other typical high Andean garments, all made by hand. In order to get to the top of the Island, we will have to walk along a beautiful, slightly inclined path that offers spectacular views of the lake. Here we advise you to walk slowly and take it easy, since you are walking over 3800 meters high. After approximately 45 minutes we will arrive at the center of Taquile, where we can rest and visit a small site museum, which shows through photos important aspects of the life of the people of Taquile.

Our group will have lunch in a typical restaurant around the plaza. After lunch, visitors will have free time to visit the weaving workshops and take photos with the islanders. Later we will descend towards the pier and we will start our return trip to Puno, arriving in the city at approximately 05:00 pm. We will spend one night at the hotel in Puno.

Overnight in Puno


PUNO / TITICACA / UROS & TAQUILE ISLANDS

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Day 8: PUNO – CUSCO “ROUTE OF THE SUN”

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

06:15 am pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station in the Puno bus terminal

During our tour that lasts approximately 10 hours we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the tourist attractions of the southern corridor of the altiplano visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the passage of the Raya at 4335 masl and the Inka Aymara museum in Pukara. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and explore the attraction at their own discretion, making this experience an unforgettable activity.

We will be arriving in Cusco at 4:30 p.m. being picked up and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night

Overnight in Cusco.


PUNO – CUSCO “ROUTE OF THE SUN”

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Day 9: CITY TOUR CUSCO + 4 NEARBY RUINS

 

Free morning to acclimatize or make some purchases.

Afternoon Traditional City Tour in Cusco

01:00 pm pick up from the hotel, at 13:30 pm start of our tour of the city, where our professional guide will provide us with detailed information of all the tourist attractions we will visit, will be attentive to any questions and / or needs that each of our visitors require.

The places we have to visit are. The main temple of the Sun also known as the "Qoricancha", "Sacsayhuaman" known as the head of the Puma in reference to the fact that the City of Cusco had the shape of a Puma in Inca times and the head of this cougar was exactly Sacsayhuaman, immediately We visit Qenqo, temple in honor of the mother earth or Pachamama, we continue through Pucapucara or entrance control center to the Sacred city of Cusco, later we visit Tambomachay Inca resting place and at the same time temple to the natural element of Water.

Overnight in Cusco


CITY TOUR CUSCO + 4 NEARBY RUINS

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Day 10: SACRED VALLEY TOUR AND TRAIN TO AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN

 


8:00 am Pick up from your hotel to start our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, we will be leaving the city to cross the Sacsahuaman archaeological park and arrive at the Taray viewpoint, a wide viewpoint from where you can see the beautiful Inca terraces and the current cultivation lands that surround the sacred river of the Inka "Willcamayuc", later we visit the archaeological park of Pisaq, we will also visit the indigenous market of Pisaq, which is very colorful as local people come to sell or purchase products premises that the population needs.

The Pisaq indigenous market is the best place to shop for handicrafts and souvenirs. After some free time, we will continue our journey towards the town of Urubamba, where we will have time to have lunch in the restaurant with buffet service, where you can taste a little of the wide variety of dishes presented with the best products from the area.

Continuing our journey we arrive at the last living Inca city Ollantaytambo.

Ollantaytambo reminds us of a mythical love story, a drama that makes love prevail over all obstacles, it is believed that this city was built by General Inca Ollantay in a moment of rebellion against the royal Inca army by preventing its union with the beautiful Princess Cusi Qoyllor "beautiful star".

After our free time and according to a determined time we will be boarding the tourist train heading to the town of Aguas Calientes, also known as Machupicchu town.

Once we arrive to Machupicchu we will be picked up from the train station and transfer to the selected hotel.

Optional, visit to the town's hot springs.

Overnight in Aguas Calientes


SACRED VALLEY TOUR AND TRAIN TO AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN

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Day 11: AGUAS CALIENTES / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO

 

6:30 a.m. m. Transfer from the Hotel to the Bus Station.

We will board the tourist bus to the Inca city of Machupicchu, along the approximately 30-minute journey, we appreciate the abundant forest of this national reserve.

After a while, the start of our guided tour

This 02 hour guided tour will be through the main palaces and attractions of the Inca city and its attractions.

After that you will have free time to enjoy this world wonder at your own discretion and pace.

We recommend visiting the Casa de las Escogidas, the Intiwatana (sundial, which marks the seasons of the year), Kallancas (sheds for warriors), baths and aqueducts, as well as its large areas with terraces.

Also ascend to the Huayna Picchu mountain, visit the Puerta del Sol and the Inca Bridge or whatever you see convenient to do at that time.

Even if you were unable to visit the town's Hot Springs the night before, this day you will have plenty of time to enjoy it.

At the indicated time we will be approaching the railway station, to board the train and start our return trip to Ollantaytambo and immediately a tourist bus to Cusco.

The train usually departs at 03:20 pm

07:00 pm arrival in Cusco.

Transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Cusco


AGUAS CALIENTES / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO

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Day 12: CUSCO – LIMA 

Breakfast at the hotel.
Private transfer hotel - airport.
Flight Cusco – Lima. (NOT INCLUDED)
Arrival to Lima.
Waiting at the airport for international flight. 

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INCLUDES

LIMA

  • Transfer IN/OUT in Lima airport – hotel – airport
  • 02 nights hotel in Lima with breakfast
  • Colonial Lima City Tour

PARACAS, ICA, NASCA

  • Transfer OUT from the hotel to the bus station
  • Bus Lima Paracas
  • Ballestas Island tour
  • Bus Paracas – Ica
  • Tour in the Huacachina Oasis and sandboarding
  • Bus Ica - Nasca
  • 01 night hotel in Nasca with breakfast
  • Nasca lines overflight
  • Bus Nasca - Arequipa

AREQUIPA

  • Transfer IN Arequipa airport – hotel
  • 02 night hotel in Arequipa with breakfast
  • Touristic bus Arequipa – Puno via 4M

PUNO

  • Transfer IN and OUT bus station – hotel – airport
  • 02 night hotel in Puno with breakfast
  • Titicaca Lake Full Day Tour
  • Route of the Sun Tour Puno - Cusco

 

CUSCO

  • Transfer IN/OUT in Cusco bus station – hotel – airport
  • 03 nights hotel in Cusco with breakfast
  • 01 nights hotel in Aguas Calientes with breakfast
  • Afternoon City Tour with visit and entrace fees to Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Pukapukara
  • Sacred Valley tour + buffet lunch
  • Transfer hotel to the train station and back to the hotel
  • Touristic train Ollantaytambo – Machupicchu Town - Ollantaytambo
  • Consettur bus up and down Machupicchu Town – Machupicchu Sactuary – Machupicchu Town
  • Entrace fee to Machupicchu
  • Guided tour in Machupicchu

NOT INCLUDED

  • Internacional and local light tickets
  • Not mentioned meals

ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

There are several optional upgrades you can include in this trip. Below is a quick list of it, but check our overview section for more details.

  • Sleeping Bag – $25.00 USD per person per trek (It will be clean and warm)
  • Walking Poles – $12.00 USD per pair per trek (Professional Poles that can be extended)
  • Vistadome Train Upgrade “Panoramic train” – $ 50.00 USD per person (Return Only)
  • Huayna Picchu Sacred Mountain – $35.00 USD per person (Please request when you book your Trek)
  • Machu Picchu Sacred Mountain –$ 35.00 USD per person (Please request when you book your Trek)
  • Buffet Lunch Celebration in Santuary Lodge on the last day in Machupicchu. $40.00 USD per person (all fresh drinks are included)

We recommend to bring with you:

  • Original passport
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain jacket or poncho
  • Sweater, globes and hat
  • T – shirts and shirt
  • Confortable pants
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun block
  • Camel bag or bpttle
  • Water
  • Insect repelent
  • Personal medicines
  • Camera
  • Lightters
  • Short pants
  • Walking poles
  • Money in cash

 

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