DAY 01: CITY TOUR IN LIMA – Visit to the Huaca Pucllana
We welcome you on arrival at Lima airport, then drive you to the hotel in the center of Lima city. After a break we will visit the most interesting places of Lima known as the “City of Kings”: the Cathedral, Pizarro’s Tomb, the Catacombs of San Francisco, through Congress, the Torre Tagle Palace. Then visit the residential areas of Orrantia, San Isidro and Miraflores where we visit the Huaca Pucllana put in value recently and Barranco, where you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Then visit the Rafael Larco Herrera Museum, where you can see a lot of pre-Inca pottery including the world’s largest collection of erotic figurines.
Overnight at hotel in Lima.
DAY 02: LIMA – CUSCO – CITY TOUR AND DANCE SHOW
After breakfast, we take you to Lima airport to take the flight to Cusco “Archaeological Capital of America”, there our staff will welcome you and drive you to your hotel in Cusco, where you can take an aromatic coca tea to help you to counteract some symptoms of the altitude.
In the afternoon we will have the program “Cusco City Tour”, at approximately 13:30 hrs. we pick you up from the hotel to make the tour in the majestic city of Cusco which includes the visit to the Temple of Coricancha also known as “Golden Temple or Temple of the Sun” it was the most important temple for the Inca empire on which it was built the Convent of Santo Domingo, later you’ll visit the 4 ruins close to Cusco:
The archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, famous for its megalithic constructions, and because at this place is held the “Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun” every year. Also you’ll visit Kenko, an amphitheater where it is believed that the Incas mummified their dead, then the archaeological site of Tambomachay, a temple dedicated to the worship of water and the site of Puca Pucara. At the end you’ll return to the city of Cusco.
At night you can visit the Qosqo Native Art Center is the First Group of Folk Music and Dances of Peru, where you can enjoy traditional dances, music and folklore of our Andean culture (Optional).
Overnight at hotel in Cusco.
DAY 03: TOUR TO THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS
This day we will visit the “Sacred Valley of the Inkas” The tour starts at 08:30 AM in the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel to go to Pisac, where we will visit the famous market of crafts as well as the archaeological site of Pisac with picturesque terraces on the mountains, after which we head to Urubamba where we will have lunch and taste the Peruvian gastronomy (Lunch not included).
Then we will visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, it would have been a Tambo or accommodation in the Incas time. It was named in honor of the Chief Ollanta, famous for his affair with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacutec Inca. Ollantaytambo is the only city of the Incas in Peru which is still inhabited.
Finally we will go to Ollantaytambo train station to board the train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town (approx. 2 hours trip), where our staff will wait for you to take you to the hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel in Aguas Calientes.
DAY 04: TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU “THE LOST CITY OF THE INCAS”
This is the most important day of the whole itinerary, you will visit the world wonder of Machu Picchu. This day after breakfast you have the option to board the first bus 5:30 AM to go to the Sanctuary on a journey of 30 minutes by a zigzag path, you will get to Machu Picchu at 6:00 am aprox. Where you can appreciate the majestic sunrise at Machu Picchu. Or if you prefer to sleep a little more, you can take the bus later.
Then we will visit Machu Picchu with our professional guide for about more than two hours, visiting the main venues of the city, places like the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, cemeteries and more, completed the tour you’ll have free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own.
At an appropriate time we descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes where you can take food in one of the many restaurants and optionally visit the hot termal baths. In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco.
Overnight at hotel in Cusco.
DAY 05: Travel by bus from Cusco to Puno visiting “Raqchi”.
After a good breakfast, we will take you from the hotel to the bus station where you will board the tourist bus to go to Puno on a journey of 9 hours approximately, during the trip you’ll have several stops to visit with the accredited guide places of interest in the southern corridor of the plateau, you’ll visit Andahuaylillas or the Sistine Chapel of America, the Inca temple of Raqchi known as the temple of the Viracocha god, after this you’ll have buffet lunch included in Sicuani Village, where you can taste the Peruvian gastronomy, then we continue the tour arriving to the passage of The Raya at 4335 (meters above sea level), after that we’ll continue to the Inca – Aymara museum of Pukara. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where you can ask questions, take photos and walk a little.
Once in Puno our staff will be waiting to take you to your hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Puno.
DAY 06: Puno – Tour to Uros Island and Taquile
After breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to the port of Puno (Titicaca Lake) where you’ll take the boat to visit “the floating islands of the Uros” which is one of the most important attraction of Puno city. Uros is an ancient village in the middle of an island of reeds, their language is Aymara and the people maintain the tradition of artisanal fishing, hunting of wild birds and collecting duck eggs, the men of the island are skillful builders and drivers of reeds rafts and women are expert weavers. Then we continue our journey by boat to visit the Taquile Island outstanding of natural, ethnic, cultural and archaeological beauty, here we can also appreciate the customs of the population and taste a typical lunch.
At the end of the tour you’ll return by boat to Puno Port, from where we will drive you to the hotel or if you prefer we can leave you in the center of Puno to visit the city on your own.
Overnight at hotel in Puno.
DAY 07: Puno – Travel from Puno to Lima – bus trip from Lima to Paracas
In the morning, we will go for you to the hotel to take you to Juliaca airport which is about an hour from Puno, so you can take the flight to Lima. In Lima airport, our staff will be waiting with a sign with your name and after welcome you, They will leave you in the bus station where you can board the bus Lima – Paracas, on a journey of 4 hours and 30 min approximately, Once in Paracas, our staff will accompanied you to your hotel for this night.
Overnight at hotel in Paracas.
DAY 08: Visit Ballestas Islands – Paracas and Fligth over “Nazca Lines”
After breakfast, we will drive you to the port of Paracas, where we will start the tour to the Ballestas Islands passing through “The Chandelier” which is a giant picture on the side of a hill, from which there are many theories of who made them and why is not fade with the years. Arriving at the Ballestas Islands, we’ll visit the different islands for about two hours, we’ll observe different species of sea lions, seals, Humboldt penguins, sea birds and with some luck dolphins. Once back to the port we will visit the Paracas reserve, a protected area that includes marine and Peruvian desert ecosystems, which contains important species of flora and fauna.
In the afternoon you arrive to Paracas airport where you’ll board the plane for a flight of 90 minutes over Pampas of Nazca (“Nazca Lines”), where the ancient pre-Inca drew huge figures of animals and plants with an undiscovered end, many believe that these figures were made by extraterrestrials, There are figures such us: the monkey, the spider, hummingbird, etc. Then at 17:00 hrs we will take the bus back to Lima, arriving at approximately 21.00 hrs, there our staff is waiting to take you to your hotel or airport of Lima.
End of services
- All Transfer In & Tranfer Out (Airport/Hotel/Airport).
- Guide, transport and Entrances to: Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay.
- Guide, transport and entrances to: archaeological site of Pisac, Ollantaytambo Fortress.
- Round trip transport from Hotel in Cusco to Ollantaytambo station/ Hotel in Cusco.
- Round trip train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo.
- Tour guide and entrance to Machu Picchu.
- Round trip bus Aguas Calientes/ Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes.
- Tourist Bus from Cusco to Puno (bus, guide, buffet lunch included) and entrance ticket to: Raqchi, Andahuayllillas Chapel and Pucara Museum.
- Guide, boat transportation and entrances for the tour to the island of Uros and Taquile at Titicaca Lake.
- Round trip tourist bus Lima – Paracas – Lima.
- Guide, transportation and entrance tickests for the tour: Ballestas Islands and Paracas Reserve.
- Guide, Transport and entrance for Overflight on Nazca Lines.
- 1 Night hotel in Lima.
- 2 Nights hotel in Cusco.
- 1 Night hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).
- 2 Nights Hotel in Puno.
- 1 Night Hotel in Paracas.
- 1 buffet lunch in Sicuani (Tour Cusco – Puno).
- 1 lunch in Taquile.
- 7 buffet breakfast.
- Tips, snacks, food not specified in the inclusions.
- Optional buffet lunch Sacred Valley $ 20.00 USD (on request).
- Optional buffet lunch Machu Picchu $ 27.00 USD (on request).
- Flights Lima – Cusco / Juliaca – Lima (optional extra cost of $ 300.00 USD).
- Entrance to the Huayna Picchu Mountain ($ 15.00 USD optional).
- Hotel of the 8° Night in Lima. (On request).
PRICE PER PERSON
COST OF BEST TOURS IN PERU – LIMA – MACHU PICCHU – PUNO – TITICACA LAKE– PARACAS – NAZCA LINES 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
OPTION 1: (Hotels 2 **)
$ 856.00 USD PRICE PER PERSON
OPTION 2: (Hotels 3 ***)
$ 926.00 USD PRICE PER PERSON
LIMA – CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – PUNO – LAGO TITICACA – UROS – TAQUILE – PARACAS – BALLESTAS ISLANDS AND NAZCA LINES.
8D / 7N
PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS
|TOURIST TYPE||HOTEL 3*||HOTEL 2*||TOUR PACKAGE WITHOUT HOTEL|
|ADULT||USD 926.00||USD 856.00||USD 636.00|
|STUDENT||USD 861.00||USD 791.00||USD 571.00|
|CHILD||USD 833.00||USD 763.00||USD 543.00|
|PERUVIAN ADULT||USD 852.00||USD 782.00||USD 562.00|
|PERUVIAN STUDENT||USD 833.00||USD 763.00||USD 543.00|
|PERUVIAN CHILD||USD 806.00||USD 736.00||USD 516.00|
Note: – The cost of the package is based on double occupancy. You can check the rates for this tour with basic category hotels, 4 & 5 * Hotels. For inquiries write to: email@example.com