THE VALLEY OF THE CONDOR


Duration
10 days/9 nights
Lima, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Cusco, 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.

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 - CUSCO: City tour and visit to nearby ruins

Early morning transfer to Lima airport to take a flight to Cusco. On arrival, transfer to your selected hotel. The rest of the morning free to rest and acclimatize. By the afternoon, guided city tour of Cusco visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and 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 4.- Sacred Valley of the Incas

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 and Citadel 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 and then we will visit Chinchero which is another beautiful Inca site. Return to Cusco and transfer to your hotel. Dinner on your own.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5.- CUSCO - Machu Picchu

In the morning we took the train to take us through a space of 03 hrs. aprox. to Aguas Calientes and then take the bus to the enigmatic citadel of Machupicchu considered one of the Wonders of the World, enjoy a guided tour of approx. 02 hrs. 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.by the afternoon return to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6.- Machu Picchu + HUAYNA PICCHU – CUSCO

Excellent opportunity to wake up early for a beautiful sunrise at Machu Picchu and climbing Huayna Picchu from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more amazing being high and distant. Climbing takes about an hour and a half and should do in the first turn of the 07:00 a.m. In the afternoon, back to Cusco by train and transfer to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7.- CUSCO - AREQUIPA by public bus VIP

Transfer to the bus station to take the public bus leaving Cusco at 08:30 Am. Arriving in Arequipa at 17.00 Hrs.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8.- Colca Canyon

In the morning transfer from the hotel and visit for 02 days the Colca Canyon. We pass by the hot springs of Yura and then ascend to the Pampa de Cañahuas National Reserve, where you will see herds of llamas and alpacas. After a few hours the descent to the Colca Valley begins and then arrive at Chivay, the most important town of the valley. Transfer to hotel before enjoying an afternoon in the Colca Valley.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9.- Colca Canyon – AREQUIPA

Early morning visit the deepest part of the canyon called Cruz del Condor. The scenery here is spectacular and we hope to see the great condor flying just above our heads. After this wonderful experience we will transfer to the city of Arequipa and accommodation at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10.- AREQUIPA – LIMA

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

TRIP FEE INCLUDES

  • In and out transfers, accommodation in exclusive selected hotels, all breakfasts and meals as specified in the program, class train: Expedition Cusco/Machu Picchu/Cusco, bus tickets VIP Cusco/Arequipa, bilingual guided tours in shared groups (english/spanish), all entrance fees on tours, second entrance to Machu Picchu

NOT INCLUDED

  • International and domestic flights, personal travel insurance, transfer from the bus station in Arequipa to hotel, second bus ticket for Machu Picchu