Peru; the Andean world.

The Andean World in 8 days

This program is designed for clients that want to get slowly to the altitude enjoying the magic of our Andean world. The trip stars from Lima direct to the colonial city of Arequipa (UNESCO) World Heritage site, located perfectly at 2,350 m a.s.l. It continues exploring the amazing Colca, one of the deepest canyons of the world and the world highest navigable Lake, Titicaca; ending the experience walking around the unique MachuPichu and Cusco (UNESCO) World Heritage sites.
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Tour Itinerary

Day 01: International arrival – Flight to Arequipa white city and City Tour.

International arrival in Lima capital according to your international schedule. At the Gate contact with our agent and assistance for your flight connection to the city of Arequipa. Arrive to Arequipa city and transfer to your hotel. Walking Tour: In the afternoon we will discover the colonial Arequipa in our Private Walking tour; visiting the main popular market of Arequipa, “San Camilo”; that opened its door to the public for the first time in 1881 and was declared Historical Heritage in 1987. After this interesting experience we’ll continue visiting the Main Square (Plaza de Armas) and the Compañia Church, famous because of its incredible baroque style and the colorful Cupola of Saint Ignacio. Then we will escape to the past, visiting two interesting places of our city; El Tambo – La Cabezona; which is a multifamily neighborhood located in the historic city center and built approximately in the XVII century and the Monastery Santa Catalina; monument that belongs to the most important attractions of Arequipa. Hotel.

Day 02: From Arequipa to the Condor world; the Colca canyon.

Breakfast in Hotel. 07:30 am. Departure from Arequipa to our 2 days Group Excursion to the Colca canyon, one of the most interesting and beautiful Peru’s destinations. At the beginning of our excursion we will enjoy the majestic views of the Misti, Chachani and PichuPichu volcanoes before approaching the National Reserve of Salinas y Aguada Blanca, where the transportation will make some stops to observe the wild Vicuñas in its natural habitat. Continuing on the road we will pass “Tocra”, where we will observe lakes with wild birds and get pictures of the “Antiplano” and have a stop at highest point of our tour called “Pata Pampa” located at 4,910 m a.s.l. around midday arrival to the town of Chivay, capital of Caylloma province and then continuing to Coporaque town to the Lodge La Casa de Mamayacchi where we will have our lunch buffet (Included in program). In the afternoon optional activities with your guide, such as a short hike to San Antonio hill visiting a pre-Inca cemetery and appreciating the view of the terraces and a relax time visiting the thermal baths. Dinner in Lodge is included. Hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 03: Cruz del Cóndor view point –Transfer to Puno (LakeTiticaca).

We will have our breakfast very early and leave to the famous “Cruz del Condor” view 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, the Antahuilque viewpoint, the look-out point of Choquetico and visits the town of Maca and Yanque. Upon our return to Chivay we will have lunch at a local restaurant (No included in program) and then keep forwards to the city of Puno on Lake Titicaca. Arrive in Puno city (late afternoon) and transfer to your Hotel. Hotel. (B)

Day 04: Lake Titicaca: Floating island of Uros & Taquile island.

Breakfast. Transfer to the port in order to board the launch for our Full day Group 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 05: From Lake Titicaca crossing the Altiplano to Cusco city.

Breakfast. 07:00 AM. Transfer to the Bus station to take our tourist public 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 m a.s.l.) which has a spectacular view of the Andes altiplano, a visit to Wiracocha temple called “Raqchi” and the colorfull Andahuaylillas church. (*Entrance fees to attractions are not included in the program – optional). Lunch buffet on the route will be provided in town of Sicuani. We arrive in Cusco city – Late afternoon (we will have about 9 hours of driving). Transfer to the hotel. Hotel. (B,L)

Day 06: The Incas Sacred Valley & Pisac Indigenous market and ruins.

Breakfast. 08:30 AM Excursion with a Group to the Sacred Valley; one of the most beautiful places and major centers of agricultural production of the Inca empire. Here we will enjoy the beauty of its terraces and the blessing brought from the Urubamba River to the people. 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. We will have a lunch buffet in a traditional restaurant. After lunch, we will visit the impressive fortress and plaza of Ollantaytambo. Our transportation will leave you at Train terminal of Ollantaytambo town where you will take the train toward to the town of Machupicchu (Also called Aguas Calientes town). *Train departures Peru Rail or Inca Rail between 18:00 hrs (06:00PM) or 19:00 hrs (07:00PM) Arrive in Machupicchu Pueblo. Hotel. (B,L)

Day 07: Visit to Machu Picchu (Unesco) – Return to Cusco city

Breakfast. 06:00 Am we will start our visit to the unique Machupicchu; 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. Guided tour through the Citadel and time for pictures (shared service). Around 12:00 PM we will take our bus from the ruins to the town of MachuPichu and starting our return by train and Bus to the imperial city of Cusco. Arrive in Cusco late in the afternoon. Transfer to your hotel. Hotel. (B)

Day 08: Cusco city tour & ruins – Return to Lima (International departure).

Breakfast. 08:30AM 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, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the incredible fort of Sacsayhuaman, located at the top of a hill dominating the City. (Tour duration about 4 hrs) Finishing the tour we will drive you to the Airport. Flight to Lima city and international connection same day.

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Added Value:
  • 22 years of experience and reliable reputation.
  • Giardino services: We provide you with a mobil phone – Assistance 24/7 (with an emergency phone number).
  • Free service fee for booking domestic flights according to date and availability.
The program includes:

• 07 nights in selected hotels with Breakfast.

• Personal assistance at International Airport Jorge Chavez Lima, on the day of arrival.

• All transfer In/Out in every city as Private Service.

• All excursions mentioned as “Group tours” (shared) Include: Tourist Transportation, Entrances, Professional guide and assistance. Shared tours are daily; You will join a group in each excursion.

• Tours mentioned as Private include: Tourist transportation, guide and Entrances.

• Bus tickets from Puno to Cusco on Tourist Bus service.

• 04 Lunches: Sacred Valley, Sicuani town, Colca canyon and Taquile Island on Lake Titicaca.

• 01 dinner in excursion to Colca canyon (First day).

• Train Tickets from Ollantaytambo / Machupicchu / Oallantaytambo in company Peru Rail or Inca Rail according to availability at the moment of booking.

• Transfer from Ollanytambo train station to Cusco city (according to train schedule).

The program does not include:

• Domestic flight tickets Lima – Arequipa and Cusco/ Lima.

• Tips in all excursions and restaurants.

• Drinks, meals, snacks or another extras not mentioned as Included.

• Excursions or activities no mentioned in program.

Extensions:

• Rafting in Arequipa – Chili river

• Gastronomic Experience (½ day – Learn how to prepare a traditional dish and enjoy it)

• City Tour Lima capital / or 3 days programs to the Amazon Rain forest.

 

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