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Explore Peru


10 Days / 9 Nights

Explore Peru and know its heritage, fauna and inhabitants during 10 delightful days crossing the country. This unforgettable tour from and to Lima visits beautiful colonial cities, archeological sites left by ancient civilizations and some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Admire the condors of the Colca Valley and the native camelids of the Andes. Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas, observe how the past lives on the islands of Lake Titicaca and ascends Machu Picchu, the 'lost city of the Incas'.

Prominent
Points


Lima: Peru's capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and holds a large architectural complex with places such as the historic Casa Aliaga, the Cathedral and the Larco Museum.



Arequipa: Walk through the old 'forbidden city' of Santa Catalina, see the Jesuit church and enjoy the majestic views of the El Misti volcano.



Colca Valley: Appreciate the elegance of the condor flying over this 4,000-meter-deep valley and visits some remote villages of the area.



Lake Titicaca: Visit Taquile and the floating islands of Uros.



Cusco: The ancient Inca capital is a mixture of pre-Columbian constructions and Spanish colonial architecture. Visit the Cathedral, the fortress of Sacsayhuaman and Puca Pucara.



Machu Picchu: The 'Lost City of the Incas' is hidden on the top of an Andean peak and offers views not only of the mountain range but also of the Inca past.

Itinerary


  • Day 1 | International arrival - Lima


    Upon your arrival in Lima, a transportation service will transfer you from the airport to your hotel.

  • Day 2 | Lima


    Explore Lima´s old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with fascinating historic buildings. Start with a scenic tour in the colonial downtown, which radiates from the Main Square visiting the Cathedral and Casa Aliaga. Continue to the Larco Museum, which is housed in a beautifully restored viceregal mansion. Finally, head to the "Love Park" in the scenic coastal district of Miraflores, where you can admire the cliffs and a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean.  

  • Day 3 | Lima - Arequipa


    Transfer from Lima to Arequipa. Your journey will start at the Plaza de Armas, next to the magnificent Arequipa´s Cathedral built during the XVII century. Visit to Santa Catalina Monastery, and the ´Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús´ (1590). To end the day, visit the districts of Yanahuara and Carmen Alto, to have a panoramic view of Arequipa´s countryside.

  • Day 4 | Arequipa - Valley and Colca Canyon


    Depart Arequipa, driving through Yura district en route to the Colca Valley. Lunch will be served in the picturesque town of Chivay with transfer in the afternoon to your selected hotel in the Colca Valley. Rest of the day free at leisure or you may visit the local hot springs.

  • Day 5 | Valley and Colca Canyon - Puno


    Take a deep breath and appreciate the vastness of the Colca Valley, which is one of the world's deepest canyons with a maximum depth of 4,160 meters. The thrill of the experience is enhanced by the natural spectacle of huge condors flying over the canyon. Descend to the valley floor to discover some of the rustic towns. 

  • Day 6 | Puno - Lake Titicaca: Uros and Taquile islands


    A boat will take you to the floating islands of Uros, an ancient society that populates a series of artificial islands built on the basis of cattail plant which grows in the lake. You will continue your trip to the island of Taquile. The Island was part of the Inca Empire and vestiges of that culture can still be seen in its buildings. 

Included


  • Guide
  • Lodging
  • Food
  • Transport
  • Ticket and activities

Not included


  • Expenses of a personal nature, alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages and meals not explicitly mentioned in the program
  • International plane tickets to Peru
  • Domestic plane tickets
  • Domestic and international airport rates

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