13 Days
Duration
2/5
difficulty
4100 meters / 13451 feet
Highest Elevation

In this tour package you will know the capital city of Lima, Arequipa and its traditional Santa Catalina, the impressive Colca Canyon where we will appreciate the sighting of condors.

In this tour we will also visit the city of Puno and know the highest lake in the world as its traditional Andean villages.

After all, prepare to know Cusco and its archeological centers, the wonder of the world awaits you MachuPicchu.


Duration : 13 Days / 12 Night
Next Departures: Consult us
Service: Private

Day 1: Lima

Arrival in Lima, reception at the airport and transport to the Hotel

Hotel accommodation.

Day 2: Lima – City City Tour + Magic Water Circuit Group Service

At 9:20 am, we will pick you up from your hotel to start the city tour around modern and colonial sites of Lima. The excursion includes: Paseo de la Republica, the Cathedral, Main Square, San Francisco monastery, the residential areas of San Isidro, Miraflores, and Larco Mar. After the tour, we will return to our hotel at around 1:30 pm.

At 6:20 pm, pick up from the hotel and transfer to the Reserve Park to enjoy the Magic Water spectacle, this circuit offers impressive fountains that combine movement, lights, sounds, and images (available only from Wednesday to Sunday).

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation

Day 3: Lima – Arequipa & Santa Catalina Convent

Pick up from the hotel in the morning and transport to the hotel.

Pick up at the airport to the ngo to the City Tour of the beautiful city of Arequipa. The excursion includes the Main Square, colonial churches, the famous Santa Catalina monastery, and finally, the Yanahuara district. We will enjoy an amazing and beautiful view of Arequipa and the Misti volcano from the famous Yanahuara Belvedere. Return to the hotel.

·         Breakfast
·         Hotel accommodation

Day 4: Colca Canyon 2d/1n : Arequipa – Chivay

At 7:30 in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel to being our trip to one of the deepest canyons in the world. Taking the Yura road (bordering the Pampa Cachani) to Cañahuas (National Reserve of Aguada Blanca and Salinas) home of the beautiful South American camelid, the vicuna. In the marshes of Tocra we can see a great variety of migratory birds, among them the flamingos. We will then pass through the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura). We will stop at the viewpoint of the volcano, which is also the highest part of the road (4800 m.a.s.l.) from where we will see much of the western mountains.

We will arrive into Chivay between 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm, check into the hotel and have lunch.

At 5:00 in the afternoon we will move to La Calera hot springs, which is 15 minutes from Chivay. These spring’s medicinal waters range from 35° C to 38 °C.

At 8:00 pm we’ll have a dinner with a folkloric show.

  • Breakfast (at the hotel), lunch, and dinner.
  • Hotel Accommodation.

Day 5: Colca Canyon 2d: Chivay – Cruz Del Condor – Chivay –  Arequipa

At 6:30 am we will leave for the viewpoint of Cruz del Condor, a strategic vantage point of the canyon and the spectacular flight of the condors. We will be there for around 1 and a half hours. On our way back, we will stop in the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, and Yanque. Here we will find beautiful colonial churches, as well as the viewpoints of Choquetico and Atahilque. Here we will see the impressive terraces of the valley, the pre-Inca tombs and models.

At 12:00 pm we will have lunch in Chivay.

At 1:00 pm we will be on our way to back to Arequipa

Between 5:30 and 6:00 we arrive in Puno

  • Breakfast/lunch.
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 6: Arequipa –  Puno – Sillustany

We pick you up from your hotel in the morning and take you to the Arequipa airport, to take the plane to Juliaca and then the bus from there to Puno.

At 2:00 pm we will pick you up from your selected hotel in Puno, then we will travel by bus through the Altiplano the “High Plains”, on the way there we will see the local flora and farming scenes. Once we arrive at the Sillustani peninsula, we will take a guided tour that will tell us about the local beliefs of the afterlife whilst observing the huge funerary towers known as the “Chullpas”. Sillustani is a Peninsula surrounded by the Umayo lagoon that gives the area an extraordinary contrast of colors and views. On the way back to Puno we will visit a local home to get a better feeling of life in Puno. We arrive at the hotel at around 5:30 pm.

Hotel accommodation.

Day 7: Uros – Amantany

At 7:30 am we will pick you up from your hotel to go to the port. Then using a motor boat we will reach the Uros Floating Islands. We will visit these islands, stepping on them feels very much like a waterbed. We will see the houses and the islands, rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. We will visit two of the thirty islands before continuing on to Amantani island. After a 3-hour trip we will get to Amantani. We will probably  see local families running down the hill to welcome us. At the port we will break up into smaller groups for different homes. Lunch will be served by our designated families. After the optional football match, we will hike up to the highest point of the island to watch the sunset. After dinner our designated family will dress us up in traditional local costumes and take us to the community hall for a small celebration, this is very fun! We will get to feel the energy of this live culture.

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 8: Amantany – Takile – Puno

Breakfast and departure to Taquile island. After an hour of navigating, we will arrive at this unique place. There, a long gradually ascending will take us to the village (an approximate 50-minute walk), to visit the communal cooperative. Free time for lunch at one of the local restaurants. The views are simply magnificent. We will then go 500 steps down to the port at approximately 1:00 pm. We will then return to Puno (a 3-hour trip). Upon arrival at Puno, we will take you to your hotel at approximately 4:00 pm.

  • Breakfast.
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 9: Puno – Cusco

At 7:00 am, we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the bus station, on the way there we will stop in 4 places.

At approximately 5:00 pm we will get to Cusco and transfer to your hotel.

  • Breakfast and lunch.
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 10: City Tour

Free time in the morning.

In the afternoon, we will pick you up to start a tour around Cusco city. We will visit Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun), the Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman archaeological site, Qenko, and Puka Pukara, Q’enqo, and Tambomachay. We will then return to the hotel.

  • Breakfast.
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 11: Chinchero – Maras – Moray – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

At 7:30 in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel, then leave Cusco. One hour later we will get to Chinchero, there we will visit the archaeological site and the church. Continuing with the tour, we will get to Moray, there we will visit the depressions – or natural gigantic holes – on the surface of the are that were used to construct within them farming terraces, or agricultural platforms, with their respective irrigation canals. We will then continue on to the salt mines (Maras), with around 3000 small pans in an area of approximately 5 m2. Then we will have lunch in a nice restaurant and continue on to Ollantaytambo, where we will later visit the archaeological site and take the train to Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night.

  • Breakfast.
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 12: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco

We will pick you up from your hotel at 5:30 and walk to the bus station to then take one of the first buses to Machupicchu. We will enjoy a guided tour of the citadel, then we will have some free time to enjoy the sanctuary on our own. At your own judgment, you take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes and take the return train to Cusco.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation.

Day 13: Cusco – Lima

After breakfast we will be taken from the hotel to the airport to take the plane to Lima.

End of our services.

  • Transfer Lima airport – hotel – Lima aiport
  • Lima City Tour Group Service
    • Round trip transportation
    • Professional guide
    • Entrance fees
  • Magic Water Circuit Group Service
    • Round trip transportation
    • Professional guide
    • Entrance fee
  • 02 nights in Lima, based in double accommodation
  • Plane tickets: Lima – Arequipa – Juliaca & Cusco – Lima
  • Transfer Arequipa airport – Hotel – Arequipa airport
  • 02 nights in Arequipa, based in double accommodation
  • Arequipa City Tour Group Service
    • Professional guide
    • Round trip transportation
    • Entrance fee
  • Colca Canyon 2D/1N Group service
    • Professional guide
    • Round trip transportation
    • 01 night in Chivay, based in double accommodation
    • Tourist pass
    • 02 lunches/01 dinner/01 breakfast
  • Transfer Juliaca airport – hotel – bus station
  • 02 nights in Puno, based in double accommodation
  • Sillustani Tour Full Day Tour
    • Professional guide
    • Round trip transportation
    • Entrance fee
  • Uros – Amantany – Taquile 2D/1N Group Service
    • Transfer hotel – port – hotel
    • Professional guide
    • Boat trip
    • Entrance fee
    • 01 Lunch/01 dinner/ 01 breakfast
    • Basic accommodation with a local family
  • Bus ticket Puno – Cusco
  • 03 nights in Cusco, based in double accommodation
  • Cusco City tour Group Service
    • Professional guide
    • Round trip transportation
    • Entrance fees
  • Chinchero – Maras – Moray – Ollantaytambo Tour Group Service
    • Private transportation
    • Professional guide
    • Entrance fees
    • 01 lunch
  • Machupicchu tour Group Service
    • Train tickets: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Poroy
    • 01 night in Aguas Calientes, based in double accommodation
    • Bus tickets: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes
    • Guided tour in Machupicchu

Not Included / aditionals:

  • International plane rtickets
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips (optional)