DESERT + ANDES – Lima, Paracas, Ica, Nasca, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco 15 Days / 14 Nights

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LIMA/PARACAS/ICA/NAZCA/AREQUIPA/PUNO/CUSCO 15 Days / 14 Nights

DAY 01: LIMA

Pick up in the apt and transfer to the selected hotel.

Overnight.

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DAY 02: CITY TOUR IN LIMA

Breakfast at the hotel

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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.

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We will visit the convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial art in America.

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Also admire the facades of stone and the balconies of wood of them mansions colonial,

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We will also appreciate the Huaca Pucllana: Centro Ceremonial and administrative of the culture Lima, built in the century II D.C..

HUACA PUCLLANA

 

Continue through the more traditional residential areas: 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.

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Return to the hotel.

Overnight.

DAY 03: LIMA/PARACAS

03:45 am. Departure to Paracas city Emp. of Transp. Cruz del Sur

07:30 am. Arrival at the city of Paracas and transfer to the pier

 

08:00 am. Island Ballestas

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Tour to the Paracas Peninsula, the more important the Peruvian coast wildlife sanctuary. Boat ride to motor to the Ballestas Islands, the national reserve of Paracas, where you can see sea lions, silly birds, Pelicans, penguins and other seabirds.

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To the return will have the opportunity of see the “Candlestick”, a figure giant of the style of the lines of Nazca made in the sand. Time free before returning to of taking photos to them wolves marine, the seals and birds marine. Return

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11:00 hrs. the reserve of Paracas.

This is a huge protected area located to the South West of the city of Pisco. The name of this beautiful place is derived from a quechua word which means "rain of sand" probably due to the strong winds that whip in the evenings in this place. The reserve of paracas is also very important since its waters are home to abundant quantities of zooplankton and phytoplankton, which allows a variety of fish that allow the fishing industry and craft. This is a very important activity in the village of Pisco Elqui. The reserve of Paracas is located in an area of 335.000 hectares and is considered one of the most important ecosystems on the planet. During our visit we can appreciate the beautiful cliffs and beaches along this tour (Beach Red, Beach yumaque, lagunilla). In summer the waters reflect a stunning color.

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During this tour we will stop on the beach Lagunilla, where you can taste seafood and also take a refreshing swim. We will also see flamingos groups feeding on the seafront.

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To be able to better appreciate these beautiful birds you will need to make a short walk to a small viewpoint which will appreciate them more closely. According to some historians, these were the birds who inspired the libertador San Martin to create the colors of our flag red and white. You can then visit the interpretation center of the reserve, in this place we can learn about the flora and fauna of the reserve of Paracas.

At appropriate time, transfer to the bus station.

17:00 PM. departure to Ica city.

18:30 PM. arrival to the city of Ica and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight.

DAY 04: ICA / NASCA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free morning.

12:30 PM CITY TOUR + THE HUACACHINA LAGOON

We will have them following visits : the Cathedral of the city of Ica , regional Museum, some vineyards in the area and the lagoon of the huacachina is a traditional resting place for the iqueños , the lagoon appears like an oasis in the desert, forming a splendid landscape of dunes, palms and huarangos .

Optional: bugguis and samboarding.

18:25 HRS. Departure to the town Nasca.

20:00 hrs. Arrival at the city of Nasca.

Overnight.

 

DAY 05: NASCA / AREQUIPA

Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00 hrs. Transfer to airdrome.

OVERFLIGHT TO THE LINES OF NAZCA

We will board a plane that will fly over the mysterious Nazca lines; enormous lineal drawings of animals, birds and geometric figures, drawn in the desert, that can only be appreciated from the air.

Lunch by features of the passenger.

At the indicated time, transfer to the bus station. To go to the city of Arequipa.

14:30 PM. departure to Arequipa via cruz del sur.

22:30 PM. arrival to Arequipa.

Overnight.

 

DAY 06 AREQUIPA

Breakfast at the hotel.

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.

 

DAY 07 AREQUIPA

Breakfast

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. 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 08 AREQUIPA

Breakfast

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 return to Arequipa, to get approximately 18 hrs.

Overnight in Arequipa.

DAY 09 AREQUIPA / PUNO

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free morning.

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.

Overnight.

 

DAY 10: LAKE TITICACA: UROS FLOATING ISLANDS / TAQUILE

Breakfast

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).

Overnight.

 

DAY 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU

Breakfast.

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.

To the ends this journey 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. Departure by train to the city of cusco

PM. Arrival to the city of cusco and transfer to the hotel

Night accommodation

DAY 15 CUSCO / LIMA

Breakfast. At the time timely transfer of output.

End of our services.

 

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

LIMA:

  • Transfer apt / hotel in service private.
  • Bus station/hotel shuttle serv. Private.
  • 02 nights accommodation
  • 02 breakfast
  • City tour in Lima.

PARACAS

  • Bus Lima/Paracas ticket serv. Cruise with cruz del Sur.
  • Transfer bus station.
  • Tour to the islas ballestas and Paracas National Reserve.
  • Income

ICA

  • Paracas bus ticket / ICA serv. Cruz del sur
  • Shuttle bus/hotel/station bus station
  • 01 night accommodation in Ica
  • Breakfast
  • City tour in Ica

NASCA

  • Ticket bus Ica / Nasca via cruz del sur.
  • Shuttle bus/hotel/flight/bus station station
  • 01 night accommodation in Nasca
  • Breakfast
  • Flight over the Nasca lines.
  • Bus ticket Nazca / Cusco via Cruz of the South. Serv. VIP.

AREQUIPA

  • 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

PUNO

  • 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.

CUSCO

  • 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

PRICE OFFER BY PASSENGER

HOTELS SIMPLE DOUBLE TRIPLE CHILD
Allpa hotel 3* (Lima) / Hotel Mossone 3* (Ica)/Hotel Cantalloc 3* (Nasca)/Hotel dream 3* (Arequipa)/OWL hotel 3* (Puno)/Inka Andina hotel 3* (Cusco)  

$1820.00

 

At $1470.00

 

At $1410.00

 

At $1170.00

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