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Complete Cultural Tour in Peru

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DURATION: 12 days/11 nights
DIFFICULTY: Easy
MINIMUN: 2 people
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A two week visit to some of the most interesting and important sites in Peru. Arequipa, the colonial city and its Santa Catalina Convent. The Colca Canyon and the condors, the Titicaca Lake.
This tour gives you a great view of the varied cities and areas in this amazing and beautiful country.
Enjoy time visiting the Old Incan Empire Capital of Cusco and tour ends with the classic tour to the incredible site of Machu Picchu before returning to Lima.



  • Day 1 LIMA

    You arrive into the international airport in Lima and are met by your local representative. You are transferred from the airport to your hotel in Miraflores.

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    Day 2 LIMA

    You have the day to enjoy Lima and the sites here. You have the morning to relax and after lunch you will be departing on your city tour which will take you through the central part of Lima with its historical sites, Cathedral, San Francisco Church, The Larco Herrera Museum and back to the area of Miraflores.

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    Day 3 LIMA - AREQUIPA

    You will be transferred to the airport in Lima for your one hour flight to Arequipa. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. This afternoon you will have a walking tour of the sites in Arequipa, including the Santa Catalina Convent and the Museum Santuarios Andinos before returning to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

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    Day 4 AREQUIPA - COLCA CANYON - CHIVAY

    You leave early this morning to start your two day tour to the Colca Canyon. Along the way you will pass the Reserva Nacional de Vicunas. You will be entering the Canyon by the "Ventana del Colca" access, at 4300 mts, you will be able to appreciate your first view of the Valley. On the descent you will visit the shelters of some original settlers (8000 years old.) At Mollepunko, you will see some pre-Incan paintings. Continuing along, you will visit the imposing "castles" at Callali, natural formations along the road. Tonight you will spend in the town of Chivay, where you can relax in the local hot springs.

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    Day 5 CHIVAY - COLCA CANYON - PUNO

    After a continental breakfast, you leave for Cruz del Condor to view the magnificent condors in flight and have a fabulous view of the Colca Canyon. From here you travel on to the town of Cabanaconde, stopping several times at viewpoints to see the canyon, before returning to Chivay. After lunch you begin the journey by private transportation to Puno, lake Titicaca, 5 hour ride and you will be by the lake. Hotel located in downtown.

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    Day 6 PUNO LAKE TITICACA UROS TAQUILE

    Today you will be transferrred to the Puno port, you will be taking a boat to head out onto the blue waters of Lake Titicaca to visit the curious reed floating Islands of Uros. Made out of totora reeds that grow around the Puno bay area. Then the boat tour will also take you to Isla Taquile where you can explore the extraordinary life of the Taquile people and the handicraft market, where they display very fine knitting and fabrics made locally by hand. After lunch you will return to Puno.

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    Day 7 PUNO CUSCO

    Today you will be traversing by bus the Altiplano, the highlands of Peru. The contrast of the puna in Puno to the rich valley in Cusco. A few stops to visit some important sites along the way such as Racchi, the Wiracocha temple, Andahuaylillas. You arrive the evening to Cusco, then transfert to your Hotel in the San Blas area near downtown.

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    Day 8 CUSCO

    Your guided tour of the city and its archaeological sites will begin starting with a visit to the unique and amazing Korikancha (The Temple of the Sun). Then after a short walk towards the main square you will be visiting the San Blas area, From here you will travel to the outskirts of Cusco for a tour of the archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, later visiting the ruins of Puca Pucara, Qenqo, and Tambomachay.

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    Day 9 CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY OLLANTAYTAMBO

    Today your guide will collect you for your tour to the Urubamba Valley. Your first stop will be at the archaeological site of Pisac then you will visit the village of Pisac and its local market. In the early afternoon you will enjoy lunch in a local restaurant in Urubamba. The afternoon you will be exploring the impressive ruins at Ollantaytambo, afterwards accomodation in a hotel in Ollantaytambo.

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    Day 10 OLLANTAYTAMBO - MACHU PICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES

    You will depart during the morning for your train ride to Machu Picchu. Upon arrival at the station in Aguas Calientes your guide will escort you to your Hotel afterwards you will be taking the regular shuttle bus to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Following a guided tour of the extraordinary site, you will have the rest of the afternoon free to explore. Return to Aguas Calientes to your hotel.

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    Day 11 MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

    Today you will return to the ruins for some further exploration. If you like some adventure and are fit to hike we recommend the trek to Wayna Picchu. This trek requires approximately three hours to complete and allows for spectacular views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding area. (only 2 set times available to perform this visit) Other options are the Sun Gate or the Inca Bridge. At appropriate time return to the trains station to take Your train to Cusco will depart in the afternoon and arrive just after sundown. Transfert to your hotel in Cusco

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    Day 12 CUSCO - LIMA

    Today you will be transferred to the airport in Cusco for your flight back to Lima and onward connections.

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  • What is Included:

    • Hotel and transfers in Lima
    • Hotel and Transfers in Arequipa
      Guided tour to Colca Canyon, transport and entrances
    • Transport to Puno
    • Hotel in Puno
    • Boat tour to the Lake Titicaca
    • Bus to Cusco
    • Hotel and transfers in Cusco
    • Guided tours to Cusco sites, also to the Sacred Valley including entrances and transport, and some meals, (check programmed itinerary)
    • Hotel in Aguas Calientes
    • Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco
    • shuttle from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    • Guided Tour in Machu Picchu and entrances
    • Flights Lima Arequipa and Cusco Lima.

     

    What is not Included:

    • Some meals, please check itinerary
    • Medical Insurance
    • repatriation, ambulance etc
    • Sleeping Bag
    • Tips to Staff
    • Certain Meals no quoted in the program
    • Alcoholic Drinks, Laundry and any other Personal Expense

Get in touch:

 Huaraz Office:

  • 27 de Noviembre 777, HUARAZ
  • +51 43 423375
  • +51 941 925 002