First Day: Arrival in LimaYou will arrive in Peru we will give you the welcome in the hall of Jorge Chavez International Airport. In the afternoon, we will start our city tour visiting the historical center of Lima (Lima Colonial), where we will see over fifty monuments and colonial buildings, highlighting the Paseo de la República , San Martin Square, Main Square, Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace, Cathedral, City Hall among other venues. We will than enter the Monastery of San Francisco, to visit its cloisters, library, choir, sacristy which will include the beautiful paintings of Zurbarán and Rivera painters, and other environments including the famous catacombs. We will continue our tour of Lima, by visiting the commercial, financial and residential areas of San Isidro and his Olivar Park of the XVII century, Miraflores with its spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean.
Second Day: Gastronomic Tour + City Tour LimaAfter breakfast, you will begin your gastronomic adventure at a typical Peruvian market in this will get to see a variety of Peruvian products and sample many exotic fruits like cherimoya, Lucuma, Pacae, Aguaymanto. The Peruvian fruits that you will sample are considered some of the richest fruits around the world. You will also visit an exclusive Peruvian restaurant where you can prepare and enjoy your own "Pisco Sour" and the famous “Ceviche”. Finally you will have a delicious buffet lunch that includes the most representative dishes of Peruvian cuisine. In the afternoon, we will start our city tour by visiting the historical center of Lima (Lima Colonial), where we will see over fifty monuments and colonial buildings, highlighting the Paseo de la República , Plaza San Martin Square , Main Square , Government Palace , Archbishop's Palace , and the Cathedral, City Hall among others . We enter the Monastery of San Francisco, to visit its cloisters, library, choir, sacristy with beautiful famous paintings of Zurbarán and Rivera painters, and other environments and its famous catacombs. We continue our tour with modern Lima, visiting the commercial, financial and residential areas of San Isidro and his Olivar Park of the seventeenth century and Miraflores with his spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean night in selected hotel in Lima.
Meals: Breakfast & Brunch Buffet
Third Day: Lima -JuliacaWe will Arrive at a airport in Juliaca. You will meet up with a member of our staff, who will give us the necessary assistance, and then be transferred to the city of Puno. You will be in Pruno which is the capital of living cultures of the country, and home to the world's highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca, and accompany him to a hotel. While on the route to the hotel we will visit one of the most important archaeological sites in Puno, Sillustani chullpas, which is 34 km northwest of the city of Puno. Chullpas Sillustani tombs were pre -Inca and Inca massive stone up to 12 meters high, and were built by the Inca religious leaders’ kollas nearly 3000 years ago to bury the important leaders, more than 90 chullpas of different sizes and shapes. The lagoon is Umayo feet chullpas which adds great beauty to the landscape. The ecosystem can house many types of birds and various wild animals. The farming system called "Waru” which served as a protection for the crops from frost is a technique that was built by the Pucara culture and developed by the Incas; currently the local people still use these systems.
Meals: Breakfast, Snack
Fourth Day: Uros + Taquile Island, PunoYou will start by going to the port of Puno; where you will take a boat to the island of Uros. The residents of the Uros, fishermen and hunters, use the cattail (aquatic plant) that grows in the lake to build their islands, houses, cooking, and the aquatic plant provides food for their community. Currently there are about 50 artificial islands, and rafts are the only means of transportation. The next trip will be to the island of Taquile; which is located in the greater Lake area. Taquile is famous for its craft production and its beautiful textiles (declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity). The Taquile community still practices the principles of the Inca moral as " Ama Sua " (non-stealing ) " Ama Quella " ( do not be lazy ) and " Ama Lulla " (do not lie) . The current population of villagers in Taquile is about 2000. While Visiting the tourist area of Uros and Taquile you will visit the temples, tombs, terraces of the pre Inca period (Pucara), landscapes, traditional cultivation techniques, and be able to view many of the ancestral customs of Uros and Taquile.
Meals: Breakfast & Brunch
Fifth Day: Tourist trip from Puno to Cusco visiting “Raqchi"After breakfast you will take a bus on an 8 hour tour of 4 excursions through the southern corridor visiting the highland Inca Aymara museum of Pukara. The next stop will be to Raya and then afterwards to Sichuan City. When we arrive in Sichuan we will have a lunch buffet at the Inka temple of Raqchi Andahuaylillas temple, or Chapel Sistine America. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos. and walk around.
Meals: Breakfast & Brunch buffet
Sixth Day: City tour in Cusco - Show of dance and musicIn the Afternoon we will take you on a city tour of Cusco visiting Koricancha, also known as the Temple of the Sun, Plaza de Armas, and the Cathedral with its delicate work carved and impressive altars wood. After the city portion of the tour we will head towards Sacsayhuaman, famous for its huge stones that exceed 9 meters high and you will also see an unparalleled view of Cusco. Finally we will close the day with a visit to the Inca ruins of Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.
Meals: Breakfast, Snack
Seventh Day: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the IncasAfter breakfast, you will start your full day excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, you will see the Vilcanota River, and then visit the ruins of Pisaq which is a real Inca empire building. Afterwards we will visit a colorful market of Pisac, where we will have free time to interact with the villagers and artisans that make beautiful handcrafts and have a chance to buy some souvenirs. We will than continue the trip to Urubamba for a buffet lunch at a restaurant in the town. Finally, we will conclude the visit to the citadel Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from its enemies. You will have free time to explore Ollantaytambo beautiful streets and then take the train to Aguas Calientes where your hotel will be located.
Meals: Breakfast & Brunch buffet
Eighth Day: Tour to Machupicchu "The lost city of the Incas"After breakfast we will take a bus to take us through a zigzag path up to the amazing world wonder, “The Sanctuary of Machupicchu.” We will have a two hour tour of Machupicchu, and then afterwards you will have free time to explore the citadel, and buffet lunch at sanctuary hotel. In the afternoon we will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes, and return to the city of Cusco
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Buffet
Nineth Day: Cusco - LimaAfter breakfast you will go to Cusco airport and take a flight to Lima Airport and then make your international Connection. Here we will say our goodbye and finish with our service.
- All transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- 02 night’s accommodation in Lima
- 03 night’s hotel in Cusco
- 01 night hotel in Aguas Calientes
- 02 night’s accommodation in Puno
- Ticket tickets Lima - Juliaca
- Ticket tickets Cusco - Lima
- Bus ticket Puno -Cusco
- Guided tours indicated in the itinerary (Spanish / English)
- All of the tours mentioned in the itinerary
- Train ticket Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Cusco
- Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
- BTC (Cusco Tourist Ticket)
- Meals as we mentioned above