LIMA / AREQUIPA / PUNO / CUSCO 12 Days / 11 Nights
DAY 01: LIMA
Pick up in the apt and transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight.
DAY 02: CITY TOUR IN LIMA
Breakfast at the hotel
To time we pick up to start his visit to the city of Lima, capital of the Peru, the Spanish Foundation dates back to the year of 1535.
In the downtown historic, We appreciate the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace and the City Hall.
We visited the convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial art in America.
Also admire the facades of stone and the balconies of wood of them mansions colonial.
We will also appreciate the Huaca Pucllana: Centro Ceremonial and administrative of the culture Lima, built in the century II D.C..
It continues by the more traditional areas residential: The Olivier of San Isidro with olive trees brought from Spain in the century XVI, the Park of the love, from Miraflores Central Park, ending in the Centre commercial from Larco Mar, symbol of modern Lima, located on the shores of the sea.
Return to the hotel.
DAY 03: LIMA/AREQUIPA
Breakfast at the hotel.
To time appropriate transfer to the suitable. to take the flight with destination to Arequipa.
CITY TOUR – SANTA CATALINA CONVENT
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.
8.00 a.m.. TRIP BY TWO DAYS TO THE COLCA CANYON
We will begin 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.
To then stop at the restaurant where lunch will be served (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.
In the morning we will visit the Cruz del Condor, where will appreciate the overflight of the condors and the depth of the Canyon.
Then we will 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 return to Arequipa, to get approximately 18 hrs.
Overnight in Arequipa.
Breakfast at the hotel.
At appropriate time, transfer to station 4M.
12:30 PM. departure to the city of Puno.
19:40 PM. arrival to the city of Puno and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 07: EXC. FULL DAY: UROS FLOATING ISLANDS / TAQUILE
07:00 HRS. Transfer from the hotel towards 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).
12.00 HRS. (half-day), typical lunch.
After lunch: The passengers, 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 08: PUNO / CUSCO
Breakfast at the hotel.
07:00 a.m.. transfer to the bus station.
07:30 a.m.. Exit to the city of cusco in serv. tourist bus.
Departure in the morning by bus to the city of the Cusco. We travel along the high plateau of the Collao, stopping at the town of Ayaviri, an important centre of textile and animal breeding, to visit the impressive temple of Kalasaya, ruins of the ancient Pucara culture.
On the road, We do a high in Rachi, where we can see a shrine Inca spectacular built by the Inca Pachacutec and dedicated to the gran Dios Inca Wiracocha. It has a central wall with a stone base of fine Inca architecture. The other walls are made of giant adobe bricks. The structure also has two circular lateral columns. Around the temple are several buildings used for housing and storage ever.
Approximately 70 km later, We went through the ranch La Raya where we can see herds of vicuñas and llamas. During the trip, We pass by the lovely Wacarpay Lake offering spectacular views of the mountains reflected in its calm waters.
Continue to the beautiful village of Andahuaylillas, and visit the Church of San Pedro of Andahuaylillas, better known as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas, due to its decorated polychrome ceiling. Buffet lunch in a quiet countryside restaurant, where can you enjoy the delicious culinary art of the region.
Upon arrival in Cusco, meeting and transfer to your hotel.
Night accommodation in cusco.
DAY 09: CUSCO
Breakfast at the hotel.
Between the 13:20 y 13:45 hrs., We will initiate the pick-ups from hotels, to begin with a visit to the city and nearby ruins.
The tour will show us the impressive colonial city built on Inca foundations; We will visit the CATHEDRAL, of structure Renaissance and with fine paintings of the "school Cuzco", KORICANCHA, or Temple of the Sun.
We continue with a visit to the four ruins surrounding Cusco: SACSAYHUAMAN (great fortress located to 5 Km. Of the city)
KENKO (sacred amphitheatre, Center of worship to the God Puma, place where human sacrifices were made), PUCA PUCARA ("red fortress" because of the hue which acquires its rocks with the light of twilight) and TAMBOMACHAY (Temple to pay worship to the water).
Return to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 10: FULLDAY SACRED VALLEY
Breakfast at the hotel.
08:30 HRS. Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, tour of the town of Pisac, picturesque colonial mestizo village, in the same way on Sunday held mass in Quechua.
Then we visited the villages of Ccoya on the way, Lamay, Calca and Urubamba.
Buffet lunch. By the afternoon it visits guided of the village of Ollantaytambo, where is located the archeological park of Ollantaytambo, giant agricultural complex administrative social religious and military in time of Tahuantinsuyo.
Return to Cuzco by the town of Chincheros, old beautiful Andean landscape Inca agricultural center highlights its colonial church. Accommodation.
DAY 11: FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU
A coordinated time, Transfer to the train station to start our journey to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, After a journey of 3:15 hrs. We will arrive at the station bridge ruins, where to 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, hear Hiram Bingham. We will enjoy a guided tour by the main buildings of the Citadel as a: The Mirador, Temple of the three Windows, The Intihuatana, The main square, etc.
At the end of this tour, we will take the hot descent towards the city of water bus where we will have lunch in a local restaurant,
Afternoon departure from railway station in water hot.
PM. Output in train to the city of Cusco
PM. Arrival to the city of Cusco and transfer to the hotel
Breakfast. At the time timely transfer of output.
End of our services.
The program includes:
- Transfer apt / hotel in service private.
- Bus station/hotel shuttle serv. Private.
- 02 nights accommodation
- 02 breakfast
- City tour in Lima.
- Transfers apt/hotel/apt
- 02 Nights accommodation in Arequipa + Breakfast
- Tours : City Tour + Santa Catalina convent
- 01 Night of accommodation in Chivay + Breakfast
- Tours : Colca Canyon
- Arequipa bus ticket / Puno serv.4M
- Shuttle Bus Terminal / Hotel / Juliaca airport or vice versa
- 02 Nights accommodation + 02 Breakfast + 01 Typical lunch ( Taquile )
- Tours : Uros floating island + Taquile
- Air ticket to Puno / Cusco serv. tourists with tickets included.
- Transfer suitable /Hotel/Apto in Cusco
- 03 Nights of accommodation + 03 Breakfast
- Tours : City Tour + Ruins nearby
- Full Day Machu Picchu Serv. of train Expeditions
- Fullday to Sacred Valley
- 01 Buffet lunch in Aguas Calientes ( The Mapi )
- 01 Buffet lunch at Sacred Valley ( Tunupa )
- Entrance to the attractive to visit
- Guided professional Spanish or English
PRICES PER PERSON IN U.S. DOLLARS STARTING FROM:
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|3* Superior tourist||2047||1406||1405||1232|
|4* First upper||2919||1838||1712||1539|
|5* Superior luxury||4701||2777||2620||2448|