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Peru | Lima
18300 kn (~2408€)

Lima – Arequipa – Puno – Cusco (Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu)

Activity level rating 3: Moderate -3 to 5 hours of activity a day and/or elevation gain, higher altitude, longer distance, uneven terrain.

 

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Day 1 : June, 17th: Lima

Upon your international arrival flight to Lima city, a transportation service with a guide will pick you up from the airport at the established time and will transfer you to your hotel. Lima is a modern metropolis full of history, which has approximately ten million inhabitants and is going through an exciting process of cultural and economic changes. Check in and overnight at at Ramada Costa del Sol Hotel (Standard room).

Day 2:June, Thu 18th: Lima - Arequipa

Breakfast at the hotel. A transportation service will pick you up from your hotel at the established time and will transfer you to the airport of Lima with an English speaking representative. Flight to Arequipa. Transport will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel. There will also be a guide who will tell you about the city's attractions and services and finally assist you with your check in. Check in and overnight at Casa Andina Classic Arequipa Hotel.

Day 3 :June, Fri 19th: Arequipa - Colca Canyon

Breakfast at the hotel. You will leave the city through Yura, a district characterized by impressive geographical features that include gullies, mountain ranges and canyons. You will enter the Pampa Cañahuas Reserve, an extensive plain populated by vicuñas, native and tamable Andean camelids that are a national symbol. You will then visit Vizcachani, the Toccra Pampas and will skirt the crater of the Chucura Volcano to reach the Los Andes Scenic Viewpoint in Patapampa (4800 masl) from where you can see the various volcanoes that surround Arequipa.You will have lunch at the Chivay town and in the afternoon you will rest at the hotel,at Eco Inn Colca Hotel.

Day 4 : June, Sat 20th: Colca Canyon - Arequipa – Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. A new day for visual delights. You will go to the Condor Cross, from where you may appreciate the Colca Valley (one of the world's deepest canyons with over four kilometers at its deepest side) and you will see the you will see the huge and majestic condor flying at a few meters of distance. Back in Chivay, you will visit the Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma and Yanque towns, and the Antahuilque and Choquetico scenic viewpoints. From there, you will go to Arequipa. Afternoon, A transportation service with a guide will pick you up from your hotel at the established time and will transfer you to the airport. Flight to Cusco. A transportation service will wait for your arrival at the Cusco Airport and transfer you to your hotel. You will be accompanied by a guide who will inform you about the attractions and services that the city has to offer. Check in and Overnight at Hotel Andean Wings Boutique (Standard room).

Day 5 :June, Sun 21th: Cusco – Machu Picchu

Breakfast at the hotel. A transport will pick you up you from your hotel in Cusco and transfer you to Ollantaytambo Train Station Your trip to Machu Picchu will start with a two-hour train trip to the Aguas Calientes town. In Aguas Calientes you will find a train station, a handicraft market, restaurants and accommodations of many different categories for those who would prefer to spend the night at the foot of the mountain and climb to the top in the early morning. Finally, after a short trip, you will arrive in Machu Picchu, a masterpiece of engineering and architecture which is believed to have served as a sanctuary and resort for Inca Pachacútec (1438-1471). Machu Picchu means "Old Mountain" and UNESCO has listed it as a World Heritage and it is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. You will spend the night in Aguas Calientes. Enjoy your lunch at Café Inkaterra. Check in and Overnight at El Mapi by Inkaterra Hotel.

Day 6 :June, Mon 22th: Machu Picchu – Sacred Valley

Breakfast at the hotel.Today you will return to the Aguas Calientes train station to board your train back to the Ollantaytambo station. A transportation service with a guide will pick you up the Ollantaytambo train station and will transfer you to the hotel in Sacred Valley. Check in and Overnight at La Hacienda del Valle Hotel.

Day 7 :June, Tue 23th: Sacred Valley - Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. You will begin your tour visiting the archaeological remains of Pisac which are the largest complex of terraces in the area and a masterpiece of agriculture of the empire. Continue with a visit to the Pisac market, consisting of dozens of stalls display and the sell of products manufactured by the inhabitants of the area. You can find textiles, carvings, and replicas of ancient Inca pieces. Drive to the restaurant previously agreed where you will have free time for lunch, and then visit the park of Ollantaytambo with a series of stops at places of interest. The town of Ollantaytambo is a typical example of urban planning of the Incas still inhabited like in the past. Pachacutec (1438 - 1572) captured the town, destroyed it and built a new one absorbing it as part of his empire, and exhibits one of the most remarkable archaeological sites of the empire. Enjoy your lunch at Muña restaurant. At the end of the tour you will be transfer to your hotel in Cusco. Check in and Overnight at Hotel Andean Wings Boutique (Standard room).

Day 8 : June, Wed 24th: Cusco - Puno

A transportation service will pick you up from your hotel at the established time and will transfer you to the agreed bus station in about ten minutes. Your transfer to Puno will have three stops. You will first stop at Andahuaylillas, a village located 40 kilometers from Cusco, which most important attraction is the church of Andahuaylillas, also called "The Sistine Chapel of America" due to the high quality pieces of art found in it; its structure was built in the sixteenth century on the remains of constructions probably Wari. Today it has an original pipe organ recently restored. Continue your trip to Racchi, where you will find the Temple of Viracocha, an amazing and unique rectangular building, similar to a wall, 30 meters wide and 20 high. It has windows and doors and is thought to have the highest ceiling of the Inca Empire. You will stop for lunch in Sicuani, and then briefly at La Raya, the highest point of the route between Puno and Cusco, over 4,313 masl. From here, 61 kilometers from the city of Juliaca (very close to Puno) you will reach the town of Pucara, where the Museo Litico Pucara Museum is found. Pukara was the first settlement of the highland lake city and developed between 100 and 300BC. Finally you will drive along the final course to the city of Puno. A transportation service with a representative will wait for your arrival at the bus station and will transfer you to your hotel. The guide will inform you about the attractions and services that the city has to offer. ** Check in and Overnight at Hotel Hacienda Puno (Standard room)

Day 9 :June, Thu 25th: Puno

Breakfast at the hotel.Upon your arrival at Puno's lake port, a vessel will take you to the floating islands of the Uros. Uros are an ancestral society that inhabits a series of artificial islands built with totora, a reef that grows in the lake. The islands are built by weaving totoras in the places where they grow the thickest and form a natural layer. They build their totora houses over it and cook in the open air to prevent possible fires. After a one and a half-hour tour, you will continue your trip to the Taquile Island. Unlike other islands, inhabited by Aymara-speaking people in the lake, its residents speak Quechua. It was part of the Inca Empire and it is possible to note vestiges of said culture in their buildings. Nevertheless, when the Spaniards arrived, they forced its residents to get rid of their typical clothes and forced them to wear traditional farmers' clothes. Upon your arrival, you will receive a brief explanation on the island and will attend a cultural activity.

Day 10 : June, Fri 26th: Cusco - Lima

Breakfast at the hotel. A transportation service with a guide will pick you up from your hotel at the established time and transfer you to the airport. Flight to Lima. A transportation service with a guide will pick you up from the Lima airport at the established time and will transfer you to your hotel. Check in and Overnight at Double Tree El Pardo Lima Hotel.

Day 11 : June, Sat 27th: Lima

Breakfast at the hotel. A transportation service will pick you up from your hotel at the established time and will transfer you to the airport of Lima.

Date: 17th – 27th of June, 2015.

For details and application, fill the Registration form on the left side or send us e-mail

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