Southern Peru, Cusco Classic Adventure USD$ 1,300.00 /per person

Information

This long trip is basically for people who wants to avoid the altitude sickness in Cusco (3,360 m.a.s.l) comes combined with amazing adventure tours, after spend the first night in Pisac ( 2,950 m.a.s.l ) you will continuing exploring the local markets and many archaeological sites in our PRIVATE vehicle. You also be able to explore the terraces of Moray, Maras & Salt Mines and then 2 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu, City tour, White water Rafting .

Our classic 2 Days group service trek is the most popular trek to Machu Picchu. With this trek service, you can join one of our groups and find variety of like – minded people from all over the world. This service is perfect for couples and small groups of friends or families. Your last destinations it will be Puno and Colca Canyon in Arequipa, you will enjoy a nice journey straight to Puno (3,810 m.a.s.l / 12,500ft) 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. Finally you will explore Colca Canyon and city tour in Lima.

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

  • Place of Departure
    Lima - Lima - Lima

Itinerary

  • 1
    Day 1: Lima

    Upon your arrival to the airport (Arrival details: To be confirmed) you will only need to walk 5 minutes to find your Hotel Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima  for evening accommodation , show them your original passports and ask your booking made in your names through South Adventure Peru Tours.

    Normal

    Hiking

    1H

    Not Include

    3 Star

  • 2
    Day 2: Lima – Cusco & Private tour to the Zoo of Cochahuasi – Alpaca Farm – Pisac

    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. 

    Medium

    Walking

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 3
    Day 3: Pisac Ruins - Urubamba - Ollantaytambo

    After your delicious buffet breakfast, you will be pick up from your Hotel at 9:00am by your English speaking guide to explore a vital Inca road once snaked its way up the Canyon that enters the Urubamba valley at Pisac. The citadel, at the entrance to this gorge, now in ruins, controlled a route which connected the Inca Empire with Paucartambo, on the border of the eastern jungles. Set high above a valley floor patch - worked by patterned fields and rimmed by vast terracing , the stonework and panoramas at Pisaq’s Inca citadel are magnificent. Terraces, water ducts and steeps have been cut out of solid rock, and in the upper sector of the ruins, the main sun Temple is equal of anything at Machu Picchu. Above the temple lie still more ruins, mostly unexcavated, and among the higher crevices and rocky overhangs several ancient burial sites are hidden. Afterwards, you will return walking around the mountain or you can just catch our private transport to explore the modern Pisac is a picturesque Andean village, typical except for the huge, spreading pisonay tree that dominates the central square. The village is best known for its Sunday market although now is open every day, which draws hundreds of tourists each week. In spite of its popularity the market retains much of its local charm, at least in the part where villagers from miles around gather to barter and sell their products. In the tourist section of the market you can buy wide variety of Handcrafts - mostly the same things you can see in Cusco. Pisac is a good place to buy the local ceramics including a huge and varied collection of hand-painted multi-coloured beads. 

    Enjoy a tasty buffet lunch in one of the tasty restaurant in Urubamba (variety of dishes and vegetarian optional) after the lunch, we will continue with the tour to 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.

    Medium

    Hiking

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 4
    Day 4: Urubamba - Km104 - Aguas Calientes

    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.


    Normal

    Hiking

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 5
    Day 5: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco (Group service only)

    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$ 15 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

    Normal

    Hiking

    10H

    Conventional

    Not Include

    Bus

  • 6
    Day 6: Cusco & Private City tour

    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 the airport for the flight back to Lima (Meals on your own)

    Normal

    City Tour

    10H

    Conventional

    Not Include

    Van

  • 7
    Day 7: full Day RAFTING in Chuquicahuana (Group service only)

    At 9:00 am, we will pick you up at your hotel, after one and a half hours drive we arrive to the put -in at the shores of the Upper Urubamba River, at “CUSIPATA RIVER SECTION”, our private campground. Our professional Rafting Guides will give you a safety talk and provide you with all the proper equipment for Rafting. We will be floating for approximately two and a half hours, traversing class II and III rapids. During the rainy season Dec. to early March, the rapids can be class IV and V plus…Afterwards, we arrive to the take-out at "CUSIPATA RIVER CAMP", where a hot Sauna and hot showers will be waiting you, also a full course lunch will be provided. As an option you can do a ZIP-LINE over 4 cables across the river. Our return to Cusco should be around 5 in the afternoon and transfer back to your HOTEL.

    You should bring: Swimming suit / a complete set of dry clothing / a pair of sandals or tennis shoes for the river that will get wet Sun block / a small towel / a bathing suit to wear under the wet suit / a good positive mental attitude. (Dinner on your own)

    Advanced

    Rafting

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 8
    Day 8: Cusco – Puno (Group service only)

    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)

    Medium

    Hiking

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 9
    Day 9: Puno – Uros – Amantani (Group service only)

    Between 7:30 are to 8am you will be picked up from your hotel. Travel and after 2 hours by motor boat and then you will arrive at the Uros Island. Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros use the cattail, a type of rush, 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…Continue traveling in our boat, we will get the next island called Amantani, just arriving there will be first contact with local's families, they bring you up to the homes, there you get your accommodation for one night in basic typical room between the agriculture fields. The local family will supply yours all foods.

    After lunch the entire group together walk up to highest point of island, called Pachatata temple 4200m. Is the best place to get pictures from all surround views of this blue sacred lake of the Incas…After the explanation of your tour guide, back to the homes to get your dinner and then you can go to enjoy typical dances with the local music players. Overnight in local family home.

    Medium

    City Tour

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 10
    Day 10: Amantani – Taquile - Puno

    At 8am after enjoyed the delicious family breakfast meet the entire group and travel by boat to the Taquile island, 3 hours crossing the lake you will arrive at the last place to visit. Visit and explanation about the live, culture, typical costume and every common activity at the main square, short treks around the island including lunch in the co-operative restaurant, there is also a co-operative shop on the plaza that sells exceptional woollen goods which are not cheap but of very fine quality. Taquile Island is famous for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles. The island is narrow only about 1 KM wide, but 6 to 7 Km. long, on Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and Inca terracing…Afternoon between 4 or 5pm you will return to Puno and transfer back to your Hotel Qelqatani .

    Medium

    City Tour

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 11
    Day 11: Puno - Chivay (Group service only)

    At 5:45am, you will be picked up from your Hotel for the tour to Chivay and then you will have the following stops along your trip Stop at Lagunillas for bird-watching and seeing little lakes, Pampa Cañahuas for drinking some Coca tea, Patapampa for seeing Volcanoes (4,950 m.a.s.l) finally arrives to Chivay. Upon your arrival, you will be dropped off at one of this following hotels. This trip Includes: Fully equipped transport with Oxygen cylinder , heating , music , TV , Video player / Tourist stops with English speaking guides on board / Snack , mineral water , Coca leaf tea or coffee.

    Medium

    Hiking

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 12
    Day 12: Colca Canyon Tour (Group service only)

    One of our guides of the agency will collect you from the hotel between 2:30 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., and then we head to the direction of the Colca Canyon. The first stop is the village of Chivay control so they can pay the Tourist Ticket, then we'll have breakfast to go in the direction of the Cruz del Condor, where we will witness the majestic flight of the Condors, here we will hike to appreciate the depth of this beautiful canyon which is considered one of the deepest canyons the planet, the time it remains in the Mirador de la Cruz de Condor with their respective walk is 1 hour and 45 minutes return lookout stop by to see the gaps Antahuilque mysterious and terraces or agricultural terraces over thousand years, then stop at the viewpoint Choquetico to see the hanging tombs and Lito model, during the visit we can also appreciate the picturesque villages of this valley with people wearing their costumes.. 

    We continue to the town of Chivay to go to the Calera (hot springs) for a 1 hour total relaxing in the hot waters, then return to Chivay have lunch, and return to the city of Arequipa. On the way to the city we stop at the highest point of Patapampa (4910 m) for a view of the volcanoes and the snowy Andes, then stop at Tocra arem Pampa where we can see families who are dedicated to raising llamas and alpacas. Another stop is the National Reserve Salinas and Aguada Blanca where we see wild vicuñas wild (camelids in the llama family). After this visit we return to the city of Arequipa where we will arrive at approximately 5:30 pm.

    Medium

    City Tour

    10H

    Conventional

    Not Include

    Bus

  • 13
    Day 13: Arequipa - Lima

    Afternoon or morning depending of your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Lima. 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 at one of this following hotels in Miraflores district. Afternoon, free time for leisure.

    Medium

    Walking

    10H

    Conventional

    3 Star

    Bus

  • 14
    Day 14: Lima - Return home

    Afternoon or morning depending of your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight back HOME.

    Medium

    City Tour

    1H

    Not Include

    Not Include

    Car

Maps

Include

  • 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 Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima - Airport
  • 01 Night of accommodation at the Hotel Royal Inka – Pisac
  • 01 Night of accommodation at the Hotel in Ollantaytambo
  • 01 Night of accommodation at the hotel of Machu Picchu
  • 03 Nights of accommodation at the Hotel in Cusco
  • 02 Nights at the Hotel in Puno – over 3,800 m.a.s.l
  • 01 Night of accommodation at Chivay ( Casa Andina or Eco In )
  • 01 Night of accommodation at the hotel of Arequipa
  • 01 Night of accommodation at Miraflores district in Lima
  • Buffet breakfast at every hotel ( vegetarian optional )
  • Private transport Cusco – Pisac
  • Private tour to the Sacred valley & tour to Maras Moray / Salt Mines
  • Entrance to the 2 Day Inca Trail & entrance to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Private City tour in Cusco and Outskirts
  • A full day white water Rafting in the South of Cusco with full and new equipment
  • Round train tickets Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Cusco by Inka Rail OR Peru Rail
  • Private transport Hotel – Train station – Hotel
  • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu during 2 to 3 hours
  • Bus tickets Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Personalized service in a private transport ( Full equipped )
  • Big Box-lunch and dinner on First day of Inca Trail
  • Touristic bus with English speaking guide Cusco – Puno
  • 2 Day Island tour in the Lake Titicaca
  • Touristic transport Puno – Chivay
  • Tour to Colca Canyon in Chivay
  • Entrance to Colca Canyon ( Full tourist ticket )
  • All transfer service IN/OUT Bus terminal – hotel – bus terminal in everywhere
  • Entrances to the Island of Amantani , Uros and Taquile
  • Private City tour in Lima by English speaking guide
  • Transfer service in Lima Airport – Hotel - Airport
  • English speaking guide ( Other languages, upon the request of our customers )
  • Mineral water for every daily tour
  • Typical food in the Islands
  • Free first Aid kit and oxygen if is necessary for altitude sickness
  • Peruvian taxes or IGV 18%

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 )
  • Meals in Lima such as lunch and dinner
  • Personal porter to carry your personal belongings which is not necessary
  • Train service Cusco – Puno ( Can be Upgraded to Andean Explorer service )
  • Entrance to the hot springs in Chivay ( 10 Soles each )

Prices

Type Service Cost
Cost Per Person based on 3* hotel USD$ 2,357.00
Private Guided USD$ 2,620.00
For groups of 4 or more people will have a 10% discount (do not include additional)

Extra Services

Vistadome (Luxury train service) + USD$ 95.00/person
Upgrade 4 Star Hotel + USD$ 450.00/person
Hiram Bingham (VIP train service) Upon customers request and subject to available
Upgrade 5 Star Hotel Upon customers request and subject to available
Very important
All prices include taxes.
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