DAY 1 LIMA
Pick up upon arrival at Lima’s airport and transportation to the hotel.
Overnight (No meals)
DAY 2 CUSCO
Transfer to the Lima airport for the flight to Cuzco (Airfare Not Included).
Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and transportation to the Hotel
where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to stimulating for the height,
will have the free morning to rest and also we suggest you have a light
lunch either at your hotel or in one of the surrounded; in the afternoon we
will depart on a guided city tour, where tourist have the opportunity to
visit 6 places (entrance to the archaeological centers and museums including)
we will visit the Main square, Cathedral, the Koricancha (temple of the sun)
and in addition we will make a route bordering archaeological centers like
Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, tour finishes
6:30pm approximately at the main square in order you can take dinner in one
of the exquisite restaurants in the area, then overnight. (No meals included)
*City tour: from 1.45pm to 6:30pm approx. (Pickup from the hotel starts at
DAY 3 FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR
Breakfast. You will be picked up at 8:15 am. Full day excursion to the
Urubamba Valley visiting: The colorful Indian market in Pisac where a
mixture of color, tradition will be able appreciated. Pisac is located to
the entrance of the Sacred Valley followed by Ollantaytambo. Most people
visit Pisac to see the market on Sunday, but there are smaller markets on
both Tuesday and Thursday. However Pisac is a pretty village and has plenty
of small handicraft shops and is worth a visit on any day of the week as is
a good place to buy the local ceramics including a huge and varied
collection of hand-painted multi-colored beads. Lunch in a typical
restaurant in Urubamba then we continue with Ollantaytambo which is an
attractive little town located at the western end of the Sacred Valley,
considered the older town continuously occupied of the American continent is
located at the foot of some spectacular Inca ruins which protected the
strategic entrance to the lower Urubamba Valley. The narrow streets of
Ollantaytambo, along with their channels that have not varied from the Inca
time, evoke their ancestral inheritance, and then finish visiting Chinchero.
Chinchero is a small Andean Indian village located high up on the windswept
plains of Anta at 3762m about 30km from Cusco and is believed to be the
mythical birthplace of the rainbow. Its major claim to tourism is its
colorful Sunday market which is much less tourist-orientated than the market
at Pisac. At the end, return to Cusco arriving at 6:30pm approximately at
the main plaza.
The night is free for you to eat in a restaurant of your choice; although we
always have plenty of suggestions for you should you require them. (B, L)
Note: Take this tour on market days: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday //
Bilingual Guided tour on different days
DAY 4 FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU TOUR
Early breakfast and pickup to go the train station to depart to Machu
Picchu, the trip takes about 4 hours. During the trip we will have an
amazing view of the landscapes of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba and the
Amazon rainforest providing you a small hint of how much Peru has to offer.
Upon arrival to the little town of Aguas Calientes you will have to approach
the bus station towards Machupicchu the “Lost City of the Incas” (Only 20
minutes ride) to receive a professional guided tour by this Huge Historical
Sanctuary visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial,
the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial
grounds follow by some free time to explore the zone on your own and
experience the energy and force contained therein, an according time, we
will go down to the Aguas Calientes town to take the train that will return
us to Cusco City. Reception at the train station and transfer to your
The Vistadome connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel
experience; is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the
environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows
offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture
amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the
impressive landscape of Peru.
The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that
adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip and
has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel
the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food
carefully prepared with local ingredients
DAY 5 CUSCO - PUNO
Early breakfast and transfer to the bus station to depart Cusco on guided
bus to Puno, visiting on the route picturesque towns and archeological sites
such as Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Sicuani, La Raya and Pukara. Lunch included.
Afternoon arrival in Puno, reception and transfer to your accommodation.
Overnight at the hotel.(B,L)
(*) Additional fare if travelling by train. Ask for availability.
DAY 6 UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS
You will be picked up from your hotel at 6:30 a.m., to go to the port of
Puno to take a tourist motor boat and to direct towards the wonders floating
islands of the Uros. After a 2 hour motorboat ride, you will arrive at the
Uros island in the Titikaka lake. Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating
islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros are known as the “water tribe”,
because they must construct its own Islands periodically, adding new layers
of totora reeds, which grows in the lake, to create the conditions that
ensure the islands stay afloat. The dense roots that the plants develop
support the island. The roofs are waterproof and the houses are extremely
humid because of the surrounding water.
They used it as home and trade centers for the natives, who use hand-made
boats of the same material as their means of transportation. At present,
they speak Quechua and Aymara. Following this exciting tour, you will be led
to the Island of Taquile, , place where the form of typical and rustic
experience was appraised, the place is colorful and landscaping, where they
even maintain its customs, ritual, religious and folkloric traditions, in
the town of Taquile we will taste a typical lunch with fresh fish (trout).
There is also a craft fair on the plaza that sells exceptional wool goods
which are of very fine quality and somewhat expensive. Taquile Island is
famous for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles.
The island is narrow at about 1 Km. wide and 6 to 7 Km. long. The visit
could be exhausting because of the altitude (13,000 ft above sea level). On
Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins as well as Inca terracing.
We will return in Puno in the afternoon, overnight (B,L)
DAY 7 SILLUSTANI - LIMA
Breakfast. Transfer to Juliaca’s airport to take the flight to Lima (Airfare
Not Included). On the route to the airport, we will visit at the Sillustani
Chullpas (pre-Colombian funeral towers). The scenery is desert but
impressive, in a beautiful setting on a peninsula on Ayumara lake about 32
Km. from Puno. Most of the towers date from the period of Inca occupation in
the 15th century; the engineering involved in their construction is more
complex than anything the Incas built. Upon arrival Lima’s airport,
reception and transfer to the hotel and overnight (B)
DAY 8 TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be provided to go the
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