Discovering Archaeological Sites of Peru (9 Days)offered by supplier M10040 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 16 people
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1790 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2290 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Lima
Upon arrival at Lima international airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel located in Miraflores, the safest and nicest area of Lima. Overnight in Lima – Casa Andina Classic Miraflores Centro *** (Traditional Room)
Day 2: Flight Lima - Cusco (11,150 ft)/Sacred Valley (9,100 ft)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to board your early morning flight to Cusco. Upon arrival at Cusco airport you will be met by our representative and driven down to the Sacred Valley, the most comfortable area to adjust to the altitude. You will have time to rest and relax. Overnight in Ollantaytambo – El Albergue *** (Standard Room). Includes: (B).
Day 3: Machu Picchu by train
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Poroy train station to board the Vista dome train to Aguas Calientes (the base town of Machu Picchu). Guided tour of Machu Picchu (8,000 ft). Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes train station you will be met by your guide and take a 25 minute bus journey to Machu Picchu, the most impressive and mysterious Inca Site where you will have a private guided tour and learn about the history of this site, who lived here, how it was discovered in modern times and why the Spaniards never found it. You will have some insight into the various features of this sacred city and have free time to really enjoy yourself alone in this spectacularly located site, an unforgettable experience that will stay with you forever! After enjoying Machu Picchu, you will board the bus to Aguas Calientes, where you will have lunch before the train journey to Cusco. Afternoon: Train journey to Cusco. On your arrival at Poroy train station, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel. Overnight in Cusco – Casa Andina Classic Cusco San Blas *** (Traditional Room). Includes: (B), (L).
Day 4: Cusco
Free morning to explore Cusco. Afternoon: Guided tour of Cusco and nearby Inca Ruins. 14:00: this afternoon your guide will pick you up from your hotel and show you the highlights of Cusco, the colonial cathedral, the great temple of Korikancha and the 4 impressive Inca ruins around Cusco: Sacsayhuaman, with its massive walls, Qenko, site of carved living rock, Puca Pucara, an Inca lodging Site and Tambo Machay, known as the Baths of the Inca. You will learn more about the Incas’ secrets! Overnight in Cusco – Casa Andina Classic Cusco San Blas *** (Traditional Room). Includes: (B).
Day 5: *Tourist bus journey Cusco - Puno (12,550 ft)
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the bus station to board the tourist bus to Puno and have one of the most fabulous journeys through this beautiful route with spectacular views of the Andes Mountains and countryside, a memorable travel experience through the high Altiplano region! The bus journey includes visits to Tipon, Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and Pukara. Upon arrival at Puno bus station you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel. Overnight in Puno – Casa Andina Classic Puno Plaza *** (Traditional Room). Includes: (B), (L).
Day 6: Boat trip to Lake Titicaca
After Breakfast, you will be transferred to Puno pier to board the motor boat and start your adventure on the highest navigable Lake in the world, our first stop will be on the floating impressive Totora reed Islands of The Uros where you will see how these pre-Incan people live; then we continue onto Taquile Islands where you will learn more about Inca’s culture and traditions; their lifestyle remains the same as it has been for centuries with very little influence from modern times. Here you will find beautiful textiles and some of the best handicraft in the Inca region. In the afternoon, we will return to Puno pier, from where you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Puno – Casa Andina Classic Puno Plaza *** (Traditional Room)
Includes: (B), (L).
Day 7: Flight Juliaca - Lima
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to board your morning flight to Lima. Upon arrival at Lima airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel located in the bustling, cosmopolitan Miraflores area of the city.
Afternoon: Lima city tour.
After lunch, you will be driven downtown into the city of the Kings; your English speaking guide will show you the colonial houses adorned with Moorish-style balconies, Plaza San Martin, Plaza de Armas, the baroque cathedral, Palacio de Gobierno (Governors Palace), the Archbishop's Palace with its big carved wooden balconies, and the convent of San Francisco. Underneath the convent lie extensive catacombs that served as the cemetery for the whole of Lima during the colonial period! Overnight in Lima – Casa Andina Classic Miraflores Centro *** (Traditional Room)
Day 8: Tourist bus journey Lima - Ica (4 ½ hours)
6:20: you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the bus station to board the tourist bus to Ica.
12:00: upon arrival in Ica you will be met by our representative and transferred to your Hotel. Free afternoon to enjoy the sun, you can have a walk around Huacachina Oasis or try the sand boarding and the sand dune buggy ride! Overnight in Ica – Mossone Hotel *** (Standard Room) Includes: (B).
Day 9: Flight over Nasca Lines from Ica airport
Morning: you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Ica airport to board the flight over the enigmatic Nasca Lines for panoramic views of a monkey, a fish, a spider, a hummingbird and many drawings and geometric figures on the desert visible only from the air. The mystery of these huge figures in the desert continues even today. Afternoon bus journey Ica – Lima/International Flight. You will be picked from your hotel and transferred to the bus station to return to Lima by tourist bus. Upon arrival at Lima bus station you will be met by our representative and transferred to the airport to board your flight back home. Evening: flight back home. Includes: (B).
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- English-speaking tour guides
- 24/7 Assistance during your entire trip in Peru
- Eight nights of accommodation at selected hotels with breakfasts
- Plane tickets Lima Cusco/Juliaca Lima
- Half-day guided tour of Cusco and nearby Inca ruins
- Excursion to Machu Picchu including: Guide in Machu Picchu, entrance fee, Vista dome train ticket, bus tickets and lunch
- Tourist Class bus ticket Cusco - Puno
- Full-day tour of Lake Titicaca
- Half-day guided tour of Lima city
- Tourist bus tickets: Lima - Ica - Lima
- Flight over Nazca Lines from Ica airport
- All airport/train station-Hotel transfers in Lima, Cusco, Puno and Ica
- Confirmation of Domestic and International flights.
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We are a Peruvian tour operator specialized in tailor-made truly unique experiences in Peru. We have been operating enjoyable tours for more than 15 years making positive contributions to the conservation of our cultural and natural treasures. Our Company has its offices in Lima, Cusco and a network of representatives...