PERU CLASSIC – 11 DAYS
- Colonial and modern Lima.
- White city Arequipa.
- Colca Canyon.
- Titicaca Lake – Uros floating islands & Taquile islands.
- Cusco imperial City center.
- Sacsayhuaman fortress and ruins around Cusco.
- Sacred Valley.
- Citadel of Machu Picchu with train service.
¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!
- We provide you with a mobil phone during the trip.
- Assistance 24/7 (with an emergency phone number).
- Free service fee for booking domestic flights according to date and availability.
The program includes:
Transfers Transfer in /out in every city as private service (no shared).
Accommodation 10 nights hotel & lodges category according to selection
Excursions with a group (Shared service) Includes Transport, English guide and entrances to place of visits.
Lima City tour + Catacombs.
Arequipa Colca Canyon excursion 2d/1n + transfer to Puno city.
Puno Excursion to Uros / Taquile Islands.
Cusco Sacred Valley excursion, Machupicchu, with Expedition train class.
Excursions as Private service (No shared) Includes Transport, English guide and entrances to place of visits.
Arequipa Walking tour.
Cusco City tour Cusco + 4 ruins (Sacsayhuaman Ruins)
Breakfast in Hotels and lodges. (Either Buffet or American).
01 lunch buffet first day in excursion to Colca Canyon.
01 traditional lunch in the Incas‘ Sacred Valley.
Specialist English & Spanish speaking local guides.(In every city you will meet a local guide that will be in charge of services until you
continues to your next destination).
The Program does not include:
Excursions not mentioned in this program.
International and internal flights.
Tips in any of the excursions or restaurants.
Meals not specified in this program as “INCLUDED” (it is calculated 35$ per day).
Snacks, beverages and/or other extras.
¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!
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Payment with Visa card.
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Day 01 : International flight – Lima:
Reception at International Airport Lima. Private transfer to the Hotel.
Day 2: Lima city tour – Colonial and Modern.
Breakfast. . 09:00 AM City Tour. Visit to the Historical Center; exploring Lima’s traditional neighborhoods, streets, Plaza Mayor and the Museum of the Banco Central de la reserva*,where we will admire the “Treasures of Perú”, a fine selection of objects made of gold, ceramics and textiles from different pre-Columbian cultures. Visit to San Francisco Convent, which displays the largest collection of religious art in America. Our highlight will be the visit of the underground vaults, known as “Catacumbas” or Catacombs. “Lima Moderna” is also included in our tour, visiting Lima’s traditional residential areas such as El Olivar of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar. Return to our hotel. *Museum of the “Banco Central de Reserva” is closed to the public on Saturday and Sunday (afternoon) and Mondays (all day).
Afternoon free for personal activities.
Day 3: Lima to Arequipa, the White city. HD City tour.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Arequipa city, declared a World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO in December 2000. Arequipa is a beautiful colonial city that is also known as the “White City” because of the use of “Sillar”, a white volcanic stone that is used in the construction of the homes and buildings, and give the city its special character. Arrive in Arequipa and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon we will take a Walking City Tour, exploring the streets, enjoying its Main Square, Cathedral and Churches, colonial buildings. The tour will end at entrance of the Monastery Santa Catalina where if you want, you can have a “visit to the past”, exploring for yourself this incredible monument. (The Monastery provided its own guides).
Day 04: Excursion to the Colca Canyon 2 days program.
Breakfast. Today we will visit one of the deepest canyons of the world; The Colca Canyon. It is also well known because of its beautiful multicolor terraces and its cultural and traditional heritage. We will arrive to the town of Chivay, capital of Caylloma province and then continue to our Lodge, La Casa de Mamayacchi 3*.
Lunch buffet at the Lodge (included in program).
Around 3:00p.m we will do a short hike to San Antonio hill, visiting a pre-Inca cemetery and appreciating the view of the terraces. We return to our hotel to grab some towels & change into our swimwear before visiting the thermal baths of Coporaque, natural hot springs.
Dinner in Lodge.
Lodge La casa de Mamayacchi. (B,L,D)
Day 05: View point “Cruz del Cóndor” – Chivay – Lake Titicaca.
We will have our breakfast very early in the morning and leave to the famous “Cruz del Condor” point. On place we will have time enough to enjoy the view of the deep Canyon and if the weather permits; majestic pictures of the flight of the Condors. After this experience your guide will take you for a short walk near the Canyon (1 hour aprox.) On the way back to Chivay we’re going to visit the traditional village of Pinchollo and the “Antahuilque viewpoint”, where wonderful 1,500 year old terraces, constructed by the Collaguas, a culture well before the Incas’ time, can be observed. We also will make a stop at the look-out point of “Choquetico” with its hanging tombs “Tumbas colgantes“ and visits the town of Maca and Yanque. Upon our return to Chivay we will have lunch at a local restaurant and then keep the program driving to the city of Puno on Lake Titicaca.
On the route we will have some stops for pictures and enjoying the geographic change of the area getting close to Puno and altiplano (Highland).
Arrival to Puno on lake Titicaca in the evening and transfer to your Hotel.
Hotel (B, L)
Day 6: Lake Titicaca – Uros Floating Islands – Taquile island.
Breakfast. Transfer to the lake port in order to board the launch for our full day excursion on Lake Titicaca and its islands. In this excursion we will visit the Uros floating islands, built using the “Totora” reeds with long leaves that grow in the lake and the traditional Taquile Island, one of the most prosperous island on the lake because its tourism administration is managed by its own people.
Lunch in a traditional restaurant.
Return to Puno city and transfer to the hotel.
Hotel (B, L)
Day 7: Puno – Pukara town- La Raya – Sicuani town – Raqchi tempel – Andahualillas Church – Cusco city.
Breakfast. Transfer to the Bus station to take our tourist bus from Puno to the imperial city of Cusco. On route to Cusco we will visit the towns of Pukara and its interesting Museum, make a stop at La Raya (4,335 meters) which has a spectacular view of the Andes, a visit to Wiracocha temple “Raqchi” and the colorfull Andahuaylillas church. (*Entrance fees to these attractions are not included in the program – optional). Lunch buffet will be provided in town of Sicuani. We arrive in Cusco late afternoon.
Transfer to the hotel.
Hotel (B, L)
Day 8: Cusco city – City Tour and Surrounding Area (half day).
Breakfast. 10:00AM Excursion through the City of Cusco and surrounding areas. Here we will visit Cusco’s Main Square, its Cathedral, Temple of the Sun also called “Koricancha”, and then the ruins located around the city; Kenko temple, Tambomachay temple, Puca Pucara temple and the incredible fort of Sacsayhuaman, located at the top of a hill dominating the City. Return to the hotel.
Afternoon free to relax or keep enjoying the city.
Day 9: Sacred Valley – Pisac Ruins & Indigenous market, Ollantaytambo Fortress (FD).
Breakfast. Visit one of the most beautiful places and major center’s of agricultural production for the Incas, the “Sacred Valley”. Here we will enjoy the beauty of its terraces and the blessing brought from the Urubamba River to the people of the area. In the tour we will drive through the different towns dotted along the Valley, visiting the ruins of „Pisac“ with its panoramic view and its Indigenous market with original products made by the villagers. After lunch, we will visit the impressive fortress and plaza of Ollantaytambo.
Overnight in Hotel Sacred Valley.
Day 10: Train to Machu picchu and return to Cusco city.
Breakfast in Hotel.
Today we will start our day very early, taking the train toward to the Lost city of the Incas “Machupicchu.
The citadel of Machupicchu, well known as the Lost city of the Incas, is a breath taking monument declared a World Human Heritage site by UNESCO, and without a doubt, one of the most important archeological centers in the world.
The city is made up of single buildings arranged in groups, along streets, adjacent to plazas and terraces. Most of the buildings were residences, some of white granite masonry such as that seen in the city of Cuzco. Some of the buildings, which must have been for special purposes, are partly carved into the bedrock and partly built from finely, cut white granite. Due to its impressive buildings and gorgeous natural surroundings, the citadel of Machu Picchu is also considered among the seven “wonders of the world”.
In the afternoon we will return to Machupicchu Pueblo and take our train to Cuzco city, (Poroy station).
Arrive in Cusco late afternoon and transfer to the hotel.
Day 11: Cusco – Lima.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
*On request we can book the domestic flight Cusco/Lima, extra overnights in Cusco or Lima & transfers, please ask for availability.