AREQUIPA / PUNO 05 Days / 04 Nights
DAY 1- LIMA- AREQUIPA- CITY TOUR-CONVENT OF SANTA CATALINA
Reception in the city of Arequipa and transfer to the hotel. 14:00 HRS. We begin our City Tour visiting the main square, one of the most beautiful of the Peru; the Cathedral, an example of Peruvian architecture during the 19th century which houses precious treasures of gold and silver; and the Iglesia de La Compañía, ancient Jesuit Temple, Perhaps the most important of Arequipa for its history and tradition, with a beautiful facade with columns carved with spirals, crowns of laurels, flowers, birds, etc. Then we will visit the Santa Catalina convent, a “small town” 17th century opened to the public in 1970 After 400 years of cloister, transporting its visitors four centuries in the past. Will be numerous and spacious courtyards and gardens, the kitchen and the slave quarters and the convent stone sinks. 17:00 HRS. Return to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 2 -AREQUIPA COLCA CANYON
8.00 a.m.Iniciaremos our tour road to Yura to enter Pampa Cañahuas, where will we see the herds of vicuñas and the back of the volcanoes Chachani, Misti and Pichu Pichu, entering the pagoda where we can appreciate the geological conformations in the area. Then stop at the restaurant where we will have lunch (on behalf of the Pax) We will continue to the wetlands where you can see the great amount of birds, both migratory as of place, then arrive to the viewpoint of the volcanoes, where can you see the mountain range of the Chila and all the volcanoes in the area, by entering to Chivay approximately to the 13.30 hrs. Accommodation at the Hotel.
In the afternoon we will visit the thermal baths of la Calera where we take a refreshing swim in thermal waters. Overnight at the Hotel.
DAY 3- COLCA CANYON
In the morning we will visit the Cruz del Condor, where will appreciate the overflight of the condors and the depth of the Canyon, to then visit the towns of Pinchollo, Achoma and Yanque and will have several stops at the main viewpoints of the Canyon, where will appreciate Colcas, Hanging tombs, Coming and others., arriving to Chivay where almozaremos (on behalf of the Pax) and then we will start our trip to the city of Puno in the company of Transp.. 4M.
19:00 hrs. Arrival to the city of puno and transfer to the selected hotel
DAY 4- FIST FULL DAY: TAQUILE/UROS FLOATING ISLANDS
7 a.m.. transfer from the hotel with direction to the port, to address our boat to motor and visit the islands floating of the Uros, that are to 30 minutes approximately. After a visit soon (40 min. Approx.), We will continue the journey to the Natural island of Taquile. Whose inhabitants engaged in agriculture, crafts and mainly fishing. The villagers continue to live according to their ancient traditions and Inca laws with folkloric manifestations, ritual religious and folk as: Marriage (Sirvinacuy), the payment to the Earth (Pachamama).
12.00hrs. (half-day), typical lunch.
After lunch: The OCC, they will have two hours to spare to visit the craft centre of the village and take pictures with panoramic views and subsequently return to the city of Puno (to their respective hotels).
DAY 5- PUNO-LIMA
Transfer of output
Transfers in / out
01 night in Arequipa + breakfast
Tour: City tour + Convent
01 overnight in Chivay + breakfast
Tour Canyon of the Colca Canyon
TKTS of bus Arequipa /Puno company serv. Cruz del sur
02 nights in puno + breakfast
Tour: Isla Uros and Taquile
01 lunch in Taquile ( typical )
Entrance to the attractions
Guided professional Spanish or English