JEWELS OF THE SOUTH OF PERU


Duration
14 days/13 nights
Lima, Nazca Lines, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Puno, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
From USD
Upon Request

All our itineraries can be tailor made according to your requirements, whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.

DAY 1.- INTERNATIONAL ARRIVAL IN LIMA

Assistance on arrival at the international airport in Lima where our representative will be in charge, reception and transfer by private vehicle to your hotel, where you will receive an explanation of the tour contract for the provision of all services included in the package, Free afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2.- LIMA - City Tour

Free morning for shopping. In the afternoon city tour of Lima Colonial and modern, air-conditioned bus with bilingual guide. This tour includes Lima's colonial churches like the Cathedral, the Convent of San Francisco with its catacombs, the Plaza San Martin and Plaza Mayor which is flanked by the Government Palace, City Hall and the Cathedral. Tour for the residential areas of Lima, district of San Isidro, Miraflores with its Central Park, a pleasant trip along the Costa Verde with a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean. Return to the hotel. Free afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: LIMA - NAZCA by public bus VIP

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the bus station to take the bus to Nazca. After 6 hours of travel we arrived to Nazca and transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4.- NAZCA - AREQUIPA by public bus VIP

This morning we will fly over the Nasca lines. Return to the hotel for breakfast before heading to the station to take the bus to Arequipa. Arriving in the city of Arequipa and transfer to the hotel to rest after the long journey.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5.- AREQUIPA - City Tour

In the afternoon guided tour of the "White City," so named because many of the buildings are made of ashlar, volcanic stone, visit the historical center of the city, the Yanahuara founder's mansion and mill Sabandia. Arequipa has a wonderful climate all year round with the imposing Misti volcano side of the city. Return to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6.- AREQUIPA - Colca Canyon

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel and visit for 2 days to the Colca Canyon. Passing by the hot springs of Yura and then ascend to the Pampa de Cañahuas National Reserve, where you will see llamas and alpacas. After a few hours we will descent to the Colca Valley and then arrive at Chivay, the most important town in the valley. Transfer to the hotel and free afternoon in the Colca Valley.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7.- Colca Canyon - PUNO by turistic bus

Early in the morning we will visit the deepest part of the canyon called Cruz del Condor. The landscape here is spectacular and we hope to see the great condor flying just above our heads. After a short walk through the canyon, it's time to back to Chivay from where you take the bus to Puno (6 hours). Pick up from the bus station and transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8.- Lake Titicaca - Uros and Taquile islands

We start the tour to the Uros and Taquile islands on Lake Titicaca. We will have a nice experience with Uros people before continuing to Taquile, where the inhabitants of this island will welcome you and offer a glimpse into their ancient traditions and customs. Lunch on the island and opportunity for some spectacular views over the haunting beauty of Lake Titicaca. Return to Puno.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 9.- PUNO - CUSCO by turistic bus

Transfer to the bus station for the trip to Cusco. The bus ride through the highlands is very nice with stops along the way to visit museums, Inca ruins and small villages. It will also make a stop for lunch. You arrive to Cusco in the afternoon, the capital of the Inca Empire. Transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 10.- CUSCO - City Tour and visit to nearby ruins

Free morning. In the afternoon, we will visit the City of Cusco on a guided sightseeing tour visiting the Main Square, The Cathedral, The Temple of the Sun or Koricancha. Then, we drive out of the City to visit the Inca sites of Qenqo, Tambomachay, the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman and panoramic view of Puca Pucara. Transfer to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11.- Sacred Valley of the Incas - AGUAS CALIENTES

Guided excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of its people and enjoy shopping in the picturesque traditional market of Pisac then visit the impressive Pisac ruins. Lunch buffet in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In the afternoon, we went through Calca and Urubamba on the way to the fortress of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes of the jungle. From Ollantaytambo you will take the train to connect the trip to Aguas Calientes for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
EXPEDITION TRAIN – 75 – OLLANTA – AGUAS CALIENTES               19:00    20:43
EXPEDITION TRAIN – 34 – AGUAS CALIENTES – POROY/CUSCO     16:43    20:23

Day 12.- Machu Picchu - CUSCO

Time to visit one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - Machu Picchu. We will take an early bus to Machu Picchu for your guided tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Temple of the Sun, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Tomb and the Temple of the three windows. After the tour you'll have time for a walk in around, explore and take more pictures. In the afternoon / evening, take the train back to Cusco. Transfer to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13.- CUSCO - Free Day

Free day for shopping or walking around the city
Meals: Breakfast

Day 14.- CUSCO - LIMA

Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Lima and connection with your international flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast

TRIP FEE INCLUDES

  • Transfers Apto./Hotel/Apto., hotel accommodation as selected, meals as specified in the program, shared group guided tours (English/Spanish), class train: Expedition Cusco/Machu Picchu/Cusco, bus tickets: Lima/Nazca/Arequipa/Puno/Cusco, all entrance fees on tours.

NOT INCLUDED

  • International and domestic flights, personal travel insurance, transfer from the bus station in Arequipa to hotel