DAY 1: International arrival to Lima
Assistance on your arrival to Lima "Jorge Chavez" Airport and
transfer to the selected hotel.
DAY 2: Lima: Lima/Nazca:(6 hours)
Transfer to Lima bus station for a six and a half-hour drive
through the Panamericana highway to Nazca. Arrival in Nazca and
transfer to the selected Hotel.
DAY 3: Nazca: Overflight Nazca
Arrival to the Hotel and immediate transfer to the local airport
to board a propeller plane to fly over the enigmatic Nazca lines.
Transfer to the bus station and departure to Lima. Arrival in
Lima and transfer to the selected Hotel.
DAY 4: LIMA/CUSCO: City tour
and visit to nearby ruins:
Early in the morning, transfer to Lima's airport to take a
flight to Cusco. Upon arrival transfer to selected hotel. After
arrival we suggest some rest in the hotel in order to avoid
altitude sickness and have lunch there.
In the afternoon , we will have a guided city tour of Cusco
visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the
Sun or Korikancha Then, we drive out of the city to visit the
Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive
fortress of Sacsayhuaman, them Return to the hotel. Free night.
DAY 5: CUSCO: Sacred Valley of
Excursion to the "Sacred Valley of the Incas", a succession of
picturesque towns, agricultural terraces and archaeological
sites. WeŽll have the
opportunity to bargain with vendors or stroll at the Pisac's
typical Indian market, with a catholic mass service on Sunday (celebrated
in Quechua, the native language). Lunch at a local restaurant in
the Sacred Valley.
In the afternoon pass through Calca and Urubamba towns to arrive
to the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, Back to Cusco
in the afternoon.
DAY 6: CUSCO: Machu Picchu -
The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Cusco
train station for a three hour train journey to the famous Inca
Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as "The Lost City of the
Incas". Arrive at Aguas Calientes station followed by a
30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the
incredible Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, weŽll participate in a
guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the
Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, the
Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After
the tour you will have time to stroll around the archaeological
site at your leisure. Lunch in a restaurant at Aguas Calientes
town. Overnight in a hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Free night, we recommend to have dinner at the hotel selected in
DAY 7: Aguas Calientes - Cusco
Excellent opportunity to wake up early and enjoy with a
beautiful sunrise as well as stroll by the town of Aguas
Calientes and visit its thermal waters.
In the afternoon, back to Cusco by train, and transfer to the
selected hotel for overnight. Free night.
DAY 8: CUSCO / PUNO (L)
Early (7.30 am) departure by bus to the City of Puno, (3,860
m.a.s.l.). In the afternoon, arrival in Puno and transfer to the
selected hotel. Free night.
DAY 9: PUNO: Titicaca Lake, Floating
Island of the Uros and Island of Taquile (L)
Early in the morning, we will have an unforgettable motorboat
excursion on the waters of Lake Titicaca to the unique "Floating
Islands" of the Uros. These ancient inhabitants of the lake,
known as the Water Tribe, have built their own "islands" by
periodically adding new layers of a type of reed unique to the
area called "totora" (Scirpus Totora), vegetable fibre from the
Papiro family. Their homes and boats are also made from this
material. We continue our motorboat trip to Taquile island,
inhabited by Quechua-speaking natives who have developed
efficient and unique social systems, as well as fine hand
weaving techniques, down through generations. After lunch in a
local Taquile inn, we have a walk through the various hills and
archaeological sites of this 6 km long island. In the afternoon,
return to Puno for overnight at the hotel. Free night.
DAY 10: PUNO / LIMA: City Tour:
Transfer to the airport and departure to Lima, arrival in Lima
and transfer to the selected Hotel.
In the afternoon: City Tour: CONTEMPORARY LIMA: Visit the
historical center and the most traditional residential areas in
the capital: The Olive Grove of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larco
Mar, distinctive tourist centre of contemporary Lima.
DAY 11: LIMA / INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE
After breakfast (or depending on your time of departure)
transfer to the airport to take your flight.