Experience all the highlights of Peru the colonial History, the Colca valley in Arequipa, one of the most fascinating lakes over 3800msnm in Puno and the unforgettable Incan history and arquitecture of Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machupicchu.

 

Duration: 09days / 08nights  

 

Itinerary: Day 01°. Home – Lima - Arequipa & Surrounding. This tour starts at your hotel or we will pick you up at the airport , we will start our tour in the cityenjoying the colonial churches and the small streets, after that we will go to the mirador of Carmen Alto from where we will enjoy the incredible view of the volcanos (Misti, Chachani and PichuPichu) the best place for the pictures, then we will visit the Saint Catherine convent which the house of Dominican Nuns, the monastery was built in the Mudejar style most evident are the painted walls.

*Our overnight stay will be at Hotel in Arequipa.

 

Day 02°. Arequipa – Colca Canyon – Chivay. we will pick you up from your Hotel we start our trip to one of the deepest canon of the world the take the highway along the Mountains, we will take stops to appreciate the landscape and the area which is the habitat of Vicuñas, Alpacas and natives Birds, we will pass extinct volcano where we stop to enjoy the incredible view of the mountain range and the farming terraces, we drive in direction to Chivay arrival time around 1:30pm (Lunch  time)in the afternoon we will visit  the hot springs  thermal  medicinal Baths located five minutes from the town a nice Place to Relax.

*Our overnight stay will be in Chivay (Colca Canon).

 

Day 03°. Chivay – Mirador de Condor – Chivay – Arequipa – Puno. : after our breakfast, we will departure to the place call Cruz del condor to enjoy the incredible flight of the Condor and the beautiful view of the Canon, on the way we’ll stop a several places to visit the local town in this area finally we’ll reach the el Mirador de Condor where we can see the condor flights in the natural habitat after this unique experience, we return on the way back  we pass small towns  we will stop the take pictures, after that we will be back at  Chivay for our Lunch and in the afternoon we will return to Arequipa, then we will take our nighttime bus to Puno .

*Our overnight stay will be at hotel in Puno.

 

Day 04°. Puno – Lake Titicaca & islands – Puno. We will pick up you from the hotel and we will take to the port,we take the boat in direction to Uros originally built their islands to isolate themselves, the island built with totora reeds where still the locals are living in the ancient way, then you will continue to Taquile Island one of the most beautiful traditional island, it’s a great place to pick up some high quality local craft, we will walk around along the way you will enjoy the beautiful views and we will visit the Plaza, after that we enjoy a delicious local lunch at the island and in the afternoon we will return back to Puno.

*Our overnight stay will be at Hotel in Puno.

 

If you have time you can do extension with 01 overnight and home stay in Amantany Island where you will be welcomed by our local people, afternoon walk to the temple of Pacha Papa and Pacha Mama to enjoy the most spectacular sun set over the Lake Titicaca dinner will be served by our Local Family. Next day on the way to Taquile Island enjoy the amazing view of the surroundings, finally arrival where you will get to try our local lunch and finally get back to Puno.

*Our overnight will be at Homestay.

 

Day 05°. Puno – Cusco. This experience start in your hotel, we will pick up you early in the morning to take the bus Puno - Cusco, along the way we will do various stops to explore different arqueological sites with the explanation of the professional Tour Guide on each place, our first stop will be at Pucara a small museum that has artefacts and history to share with us of Pre-Incas, our second stop will be at La Raya the highest place on the route, after that we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, on the way to Cusco will do our last stop at Andahuaylillas a beautifully chapel. In the afternoon you will arrive to Cusco and we’ll transfer to your Hotel.

*Our overnight stay will be at Hotel in Cusco.

 

Day 06°. Cusco City & Surrounding. This tour starts at your hotel. Our first stop is the famous Koricancha Sun Temple – a beautiful place that captures the Incas masterful stone masonry. The cathedral is next where you can appreciate the historical Qusquenean art, whilst learning about the links between Incan and Catholic religion. Then it’s time to explore the Incan sites around Cusco city including Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay.

*Our overnight stay will be at Hotel in Cusco.

 

Day 07°. Chinchero – Salineras – Maras – Moray – Ollantaytambo – Machupicchu.

This day is packed with many different Incan sites. We start in Chinchero, a nice town where you can observe the women weaving and even buy a souvenir for you to take home, while enjoying the landscape and farming areas. We will see how local people are growing potatoes, corns and quinoa. We will then visit salt mines Salineras, a place still being used in the same way before the Incas time then Maras and its church before continuing to the site of Moray which gives us a true representation of the Incan terraces. Our final stop is the exploration and walking of Ollantaytambo Inca ruins and the town, we’ll finish our trip with a scenic train ride following the Urubamba River to Machupicchu town, (You can combine or choose to do it by car, ATV, Zip Line or horseback riding using our native Paso fino horse).

*Our overnight stay will be at Hotel in Machupicchu.

 

Day 08°. Machupicchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco. In the early morning after breakfast, we’ll take a bus for approximately 25 minutes in the direction of Machupicchu. On the way, we’ll enjoy the beautifully landscape of this area, this is your time see the sunrise and explore these iconic ruins and take that postcard picture. You will meet your guide, and they will tell you the historical aspects as you walk around, and you can experience the life of a true Inca. Afterwards, it will be time to say farewell to the mighty Machu Picchu – an incredible place that is sure to leave an imprint on your soul. But don’t be too sad, we’ll catch the train back to Ollantaytambo. Finally a bus to Cusco, on the way back we can sit back and enjoy the sunset over the Peruvian Andes Mountains.

*Our overnight stay will be at Hotel in Cusco.

 

Day 09°. Cusco – Home. Day at your leisure, according the schedule of you flight we’ll transfer you to the airport or get ready for your next adventure.

 

Included in this tour:

  • Day 1°, 2°, 3°, 4°, 5°, 6°, 7°, 8° & 9° Full day tour
  • Peruvian licensed Guide.
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance fees for the places we will visit 
  • Boxed lunch, Lunch and Picnic lunch at needed days
  • Tour Bus Arequipa – Puno
  • Transfer Hotel –Port -Hotel
  • Tour bus Puno - Cusco
  •  Entrance fee for Machu Picchu
  • Bus tickets Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • Train ticket Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer in & out (the day that you will arrive and leave)
  • Lunch and dinner (Optional)
  • Comfortable Accommodation, 3 or 5 stars hotel (optional)

Not included:

  • Tips or gratuities
  • Drinks

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