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Southern Peru, Extended & Luxury Classic Program (8D/7N)

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  • pisac sacred valley
  • short trail to machu picchu tours
    This adventure tour is designed for
    travelers who loves the nature,
    adventure, culture, tradition and
    history, it`s a combined tour and
    hike where you will see many green
    field and snowcapped mountains, you
    will visit the most attractive
    archaeological sites in every tour
    such as City tour, Sacred valley,
    Maras Moray & Salt Mines, and the 2
    Days Inca Trail to Machu
  • machu picchu view
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  • lake titi caca tour

Lima Cusco Sacred valley of the Incas, Maras Moray & Salt Mines , 2 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu or by Train Only , City Tour & Outskirts , Lake Titicaca 8 Days / 7 Night


Multi-visit trip to many of the best historic places in Peru - Lima; Cusco; Sacred Valley; Maras Moray, 2Day Inca Trail to MAPI; Puno City - Titicaca 8D/7N

This adventure tour is designed for travelers who loves the nature, adventure, culture, tradition and history, it`s a combined tour and hike where you will see many green field and snowcapped mountains, you will visit the most attractive archaeological sites in every tour such as City tour, Sacred valley, Maras Moray & Salt Mines, and the 2 Days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The trek is rated moderate and any reasonably fit person should be able to cover the route. It is fairly challenging nevertheless, and altitude of 4200m are reached, so ensuring that you are acclimatized is important.

Your final destination it will be Puno
(3,810 m.a.s.l / 12,500ft) 1 or 2 Day Island Tour “The highest Navigable Lake in the World
Puno is a city in southeastern Peru, located on the Shore of Lake Titicaca. It is the capital city of the Puno Region and the Puno Province with a population of approximately 149,064 (2014 estimate).


Important note: Due to the high demand and limit of entrances to the 2 Day Inca Trail, Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña even to MACHU PICCHU, we strongly recommend you book in advance before sold out... (For 4 Day Inca Trail 500 available entrances) (For Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Montaña only 400 available entrances) Cost for entrance to Huayna Picchu & Machu Picchu Montaña US$ 65 each) Note: The tickets cannot be modified, exchanged or refunded once confirmed!!!In February: the 2 Days & 4 Days Inca Trail are closed for maintenance

Trip Highlights

  • Spend the first night at sea level and explore Lima city
  • Discover the most attractive sites of city of Lima
  • Submerge into the Amazon - Tambopata
  • Be part of the Amazon trip into the wildlife
  • Share your experience with the Andean people along your Sacred valley
  • Explore the terracing in Maras Moray and salt Mines
  • Be one of the luckiest trekker on the Inca Trail
  • Visit the spectacular Incan ruins and archaeological sites along the way
  • Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and spend 4 Days trekking the famous Inca Trail
  • Explore the spectacular Sacred site of Machu Picchu and scale the mountains that rise above the clouds
  • Visit the ancient ruins of the Incas on this remarkable tour
  • Spend the 4 glorious days and 3 nights trekking along the breathtaking Inca Trail
  • Climb the Ancient stone steps of the trail , weaving between the switchbacks of the staggering mountains
  • Be one of the first to arrive at Machu Picchu at sunrise
  • Be one the explorers into the wonder of the world , Machu Picchu
  • Climb the staggering mountain and rise to peaks that rest above the clouds
  • Be one of the first hikers to climb to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña
  • Enjoy a beautiful journey by train Machu Picchu - Cusco
  • Visit the 4 archaeological sites around the Cusco
  • Be one of the visitors of the fortress of Saqsayhuamán and other Incas sites
  • Enjoy our delicious and tasty Peruvian food.

This short trip can be organized with the following hotels and they are subject to the space availability: Or can be Upgrade to 4 and 5 ***** hotels in everywhere, please just let us know.

Day 1: International arrival to Lima, pick up and transfer to Hotel in Miraflores District – Afternoon City tour :

Upon your arrival to the Capital city of Lima (Flight details: to be confirmed) our representative will be waiting for you, holding an small board written your names and then, you will be transferred to Hotel for check in and then LIMA CITY TOUR - Colonial & Modern: Visit The Government Palace, the Municipality palace, the Cathedral of Lima, and main colonial buildings around the Plaza Mayor, the 17th century Monastery of San Francisco the most magnificent colonial and monumental center of the America's, you will find a Basilica with 21 altars, the convent with the cloister, the Clementine and Capitulars room, the choir, the monks library and the Prefunds Museum that exhibits 11 paintings of Rubens. The sacristy exhibits paints of Zurbaran and Rivera. The Gran Patio is garnished with Seville's tiles from the XVI century and Moorish arcs. It also includes a visit to the underground tombs (catacombs). Then a short tour of the modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores visiting places like The Love Park or The Indian Market (souvenirs & handicrafts). Finally we will visit a shopping center named Larco Mar, which was built on a spectacular cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. .. We will also visit an exclusive restaurant “La Rosa Nautica”, where you will have the opportunity to prepare your own “Pisco Sour” and the famous “Ceviche”. Enjoy a delicious lunch, consisting of the most symbolic dishes of Peruvian cuisine. Dinner on your own.

Day 2: Lima, Cusco & Sacred Valley of the Incas, Zoo of Cochahuasi, Alpaca Farm, Pisac Market & Ruins, Terraces of Moray Maras & Salt Mines, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo & Spend the night there ( B & Buffet Lunch )

At the appropriate time, you will be picked up and transfer to the airport for the flight straight to Cusco. Upon your arrival to Cusco (Flight details: to be confirmed) our guide and representative will be waiting for you, holding an small board written your names and then, you will be transferred to our office to get further information about the trip and pay the remainder balance while you will be informed, our staff will served you COCA tea to avoid the altitude sickness. At the appropriate time, you start with this lovely   Sacred Valley (great option to acclimatize) the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, where you'll board our private coach for a drive to the Sacred Valley.

This mountainous region of Peru offers mystical awe-inspiring sights to discover...The tour includes the visits the small zoo of Cochahuasi where you can observe the flight of the CONDOR`S, Andean pumas, fox, deer’s, parrots, macaws and variety of animals and birds and then you will visit Awana Kancha or (Alpaca farm) which is a weaving center with the goal to keep alive the traditional textile arts. Here you can see four members of the camelids family – llama, alpacas, vicunas and guanacos. Alpaca have thick wool and is the most commonly used while the vicunas are small and delicate with fur considered the finest. You can meet these fours camelids, learn about the harvesting of the different wools and the natural dying techniques and have change to see native weavers from different areas showing their weaving style and dress afterwards, we continue with visit to the Andean native markets and ruins of Pisac .This mountainous region of Peru offers mystical awe-inspiring sights to discover... along with farms and villages that welcome you with a taste of daily life.

Enjoy a tasty BUFFET lunch for at the restaurant (variety of dishes and vegetarian optional) after the lunch, the tour continues with the visits to Inca site of Moray. This is a fascinating, unique ruin; a fabulous amphitheater of terracing that was used as an agricultural experimental site by the Incas by taking advantage of the microclimates produced by the varying altitude to breed new varieties of their crops. We shall also visit the Village of Maras, and The salt pans which have made it famous. The tour continues towards Ollantaytambo, an archaeological site that the Incas built as a fort and includes a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: Araqama Ayllu, the religious and worship zone, and Qosqo Ayllu, the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions due to the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a Living-Inca-Town, since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs... Afternoon, you will be drop off in one of this below hotels (Dinner on your own)

 

Day 3: 2D/1N Inca Trail – Urubamba – Km104 - Aguas Calientes by INKA RAIL ( Luxury train ) Overnight at the Hotel La Cabaña   (B-Box lunch and D)

After your breakfast ,  our tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel to transfer you to Ollantaytambo train Station for a train journey of just over one hour till kilometer 104 (starting point of our trek). As soon as we arrive to this point , we will cross a bridge to the check point and show your passports and student cards ( If is applicable ) then we will start a soft walk into the other side of the Vilcanota River the trail heads off to the right towards the ruins of Chachabamba. After a visit this impressive Inca ruins with buildings on stone, we`ll continue the trail road most of it on stone steps, heads south and begin climbing the mountain, great views around of the high jungle area and mountains, before entering the cloud forest. Then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing the uphill hike in open grassland. After hiking in the sun for about three hours, the trail descends into a shaded forest. This is where trekkers can enjoy a beautiful waterfall.

After leaving the waterfall and forest, trekkers will arrive at the lower part of the incredible ruins of Wiñay Huayna, steps to climb to reach the superior edifications described as temples. We will have plenty of time for a guided exploration sorted by our experienced guide and time to explore and pictures in our own. By the time we arrive to this complex it won't be crowded, because most trekkers headed to the Sun gate and Machu Picchu. It is recommended that you start the trek with at least 2 liters of water. After lunch in Wiñay Huayna ruins we continue through a cloud forest full of bromeliads, orchids and fern trees. You will walk the last part of the original trail with amazing features stone steps and tambos, resting places, and climb the 60 steps before arriving to the Inti Punku or "Sun`s Gate". From this point you will be able to contemplate and observe this marvelous place, last 45 minutes to be on front of this wonder, where you can feel an inner peace. Spend a short time for pictures and views then we prepare our mind for the next early morning, time to take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes town. Hot springs pools are optional or just free time to chill out at this small village….

Tips:

After your dinner, try to sleep early and be ready for the glorious day in Machu Picchu the next day ... No alcohol & discos for now!!!

Tonight, you can sleep at the following hotels in A.C.

Day 4: Private Guided tour to the WONDER of the world “Machu Picchu “& Huayna Picchu (Machu Picchu Montaña: Optional) (B & Box-Lunch)

This day, is one of the most important and interesting days during your whole trip, you will be picked up from your Hotel very early (BEFORE the BIRDS SING) our guide will meet you at your hotel between 4:30 to 5:00am to aboard the first touristic and shared bus to drop off you at the main door where you have to show your original PASSPORTS and ISIC Cards ( If applicable ) at the check point , and then try to be the first visitors inside of the wonder of the world Machu Picchu and the archaeological sites you will have complete guided tour during 2 to 3 hours of this spectacular mystical place.

The GUIDED tour basically includes walk through the different sections such as: The Urban sector, the agriculture sector, and the religions zone was used by the Inca Culture. After the guided tour in Machu Picchu, you will have free time to explore by yourself, walk at your own space, a lot of selfies and to meet other tourists into the sanctuary. According with the time and to your physical conditions, you can coordinate with the tour guide to climb to HUAYNA PICCHU or Machu Picchu Mountain from where you can have the best panoramic view for photos of all Machu Picchu and of deep green canyon surrounding the sacred Inca Citadel. Do not forget that this entrances, must be booked in advance and pay US$ 65 extra.

Afternoon and depending on your train schedule back to Cusco, you will have to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Cusco. After the guided tour, our guide will give you all the instructions for your bus down and train back to Cusco. Upon your arrival to Poroy station, you will be meeting again by our staff and then transfer back to your Hotel. (Dinner on your own)

Day 5: Cusco & Private City tour ( Tambomachay / Pucapucara / Qenqo / Saqsayhuamán / Cathedral & Qoricancha (Optional visits to Inca Museums, San Blas area & the market of San Pedro) ( B )

After your delicious breakfast, pick up to start with this famous traditional tour involves the visits, first

Tambomachay (Temple of the Water) a center of adoration and worship of water.
Puca Pucara (Reddish place) that was used as a military control center...
Q'enqo (Labyrinth) A religious center dedicated to the adoration.
Saqsayhuamán (Majestic place with impressive works in stone which some up to 120 tons)
Main Cathedral (Marvel of the religious)
The Koricancha (Temple of the sun) afternoon, you will be drop off to your Hotel in Cusco.

Optional visits to:
San Blas area or Barrio de San Blas, one of Cusco's oldest neighborhoods.
Inca Museum installed in the Admiral's House, an important monument of colonial architecture. The museum keeps the main Inca archaeological collection in Peru Inca culture that reflects and other archaeological cultures of the region of Cusco.
San Pedro Market (One`s of the Biggest market of Cusco) On the walk to it you’ll generally notice more and more street vendors and ladies in traditional dress sitting on the side of the streets selling nuts, popcorn and other small bags of dried foods. You’ll spot more and more local shops (tiendas) selling the most random of things all in the one tienda. If you’re looking for an alpaca jumper, a freshly made juice, a bag of nectarines, some plantains to fry, buttifaras (ham sandwiches served on French bread) or some cheesy gifts for your parents or friends back home you’re definitely on your way to the right place!.

Afternoon, transfer back to your hotel (Meals on your own)

Day 6: Cusco – Puno by Touristic Transport, Stop for Guided tour, buffet lunch & Entrances (B-Buffet Lunch)

After your delicious buffet breakfast, pick up by our specialist staff and then you will be dropped off at the bus terminal to start this unforgettable experience. There are several ways to make this journey including a bus ride (10 Hours) that includes tourist stops at Andahuaylillas, Tipón, Raqchi, Pikillacta, and Sicuani for buffet lunch, La Raya and Pucara with spectacular views. Note: This trip to Puno can also be organized by airplane straight to Juliana (50 Minutes) from Cusco, where you can then transfer the rest of the way by road (A further 50 minutes) to Puno OR can be organized by Belmond Andean Explorer a Luxury train upon your arrival to Puno, you will be picked up and transfer to one those following hotels (Dinner on your own)

Day 7: A Full Day tour to the Floating of Uros & Taquile in the Lake Titicaca (B&L)

After enjoyed your breakfast at your Hotel in Puno, we will pass to pick you up from your Hotel between 7: 15 to 7:30am and then you will be carried to the port where you will board the motor boat to travel to one of the Floating Island of Uros Island where you will observe the lives of the people who live on the floating reeds island some only 20 meters in length. After hours of spent in the Island and upon your arrival to Taquile Island, you will continue exploring and enjoying a pristine sandy beach there you will have plenty of time to relax and feel the serenity of Titicaca.

Then hike through a pre-Inca terraces where you will be guided around the pre-Inca terraces and visit these nice people with their typical dresses and famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings. We will also visit some local families of weaving at their home and you will learn about their textile art and symbolism that has been declared by UNESCO as WORLD HERITAGE. After your delicious local lunch, return to Puno and dropped off at your Hotel around 4:30pm (Dinner on your own)

Day 8: Puno, Guided tour to Sillustani’s towers, Juliaca Airport, Back to Lima (B)

After breakfast, pick up from your Hotel, head towards Juliaca and an excursion to the Sillustani towers. The pre-Inca Sillustani funeral towers lie next to the Umayo Lake and form part of one of the largest and most important necropolis in the world. Used by both the Altiplano civilization and the Incas and their wives "Collas" to honor their dead and in preparation for the after-life. They were abandoned when the first Spanish arrived. With over ninety chulpas (tombs), all built from volcanic rock, those for the Incas can be easily recognized by their finer detail.

Transfer to Juliaca airport for the flight back to Lima.

Our trip & hike Includes:

  • All transfer service IN/OUT Airport – Hotel – Airport by PRIVATE vehicle
  • Assistance by English speaking staff from the beginning till your return.
  • 01 Night of accommodation at the Hotel in Miraflores district
  • Private City tour in LIMA by English speaking guide
  • Private tour to the Sacred valley and the terraces of Maras Moray & Salt mines
  • 01 night of accommodation at the Hotel in Ollantaytambo
  • 01 Night of accommodation at the hotel of Machu Picchu
  • 02 Nights of accommodation at the Hotel in Cusco
  • 02 Nights at the Hotel in Puno
  • Buffet breakfast at every hotel
  • Private City tour in Cusco and outskirts
  • Big tourist ticket or Boleto turístico for City tour & Sacred valley ( Valid for 10 Days )
  • Entrance to the Cathedral & Qoricancha ( City tour )
  • Buffet lunch in the Sacred valley ( Optional: vegetarian food as free )
  • English speaking guide ( Other languages, upon the request of our customers )
  • Round train tickets Ollantaytambo – Km104 & Machu Picchu – Cusco by Inka Rail OR Peru Rail
  • Private transport Hotel – Train station – Hotel
  • Entrance to the 2 Day Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
  • Entrance to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Big box-lunch and dinner along your 2 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Day1
  • Bus tickets Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu during 2 to 3 hours
  • Personalized service in a private transport ( Full equipped )
  • Mineral water for every daily tour
  • A big Box – lunch for Machu Picchu on Day2
  • Touristic bus with English speaking guide Cusco – Puno
  • Transfer service Bus Terminal – Hotel – Airport in Puno
  • 1 Day island tour Uros and Taquile in Titicaca Lake
  • Private tour Puno – Juliaca and transfer out to the airport
  • Entrances to the Island of Uros and Taquile
  • Typical lunch at Taquile Island
  • Free first Aid kit and oxygen if is necessary for altitude sickness
  • Peruvian taxes or IGV 18%

Our trip does NOT Include:

  • International and domestic airfares , local flights can be purchase upon customers request
  • Entrance fee to the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes which is 10 soles or $3
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary , the typical restaurants can be recommended by our guides
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña US$65
  • Upgrade to Vistadome ( Luxury train ) US$ 95 for round trip Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Cusco
  • Alcoholic drinks and airport taxes
  • Additional nights of accommodation but can be arranged according to your request
  • Travel insurance if something happens during your trip
  • Tip for guide and assistance staff which is optional
  • Guided tour to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña ( Additional cost $ 45 x 2 people )
  • Personal porter to carry your personal belongings which is not necessary
  • Train service Cusco – Puno ( Can be Upgraded to Andean Explorer service )
 

Prices Valid for Trips through December 31, 2017

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1+

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