Peru: The best destination os South American destinations and that which offers birdwatches and aficionados of mountain scenery, lost worlds and ancient cultures the travel experience of a lifetime. The magnificent scenery of the high Andes, the ruined cities of the Incas and the great rainforests of Amazonia, images of condors sailing past icy peaks, packed masses of seabirds on guano islands, toucans and macaws eating ripened fruit in the rainforest canopy and the Archaelogic places only enhance the dream of a visit to this fantastic country.
Although the Inca ruins of Peru are the country’s most famous attractions, this tour will open your eyes to the abundance of natural, historical, and cultural interests found throughout this fascinating and diverse country. Over the course of 12 days you will traverse the Peruvian coast, travel through the highlands, and make your way into the Andes.
Day 1: Lima – Paracas Island - Paracas reserve zone Boating Excursion
Transfer from Hotel to Bus terminal.
Bus from Lima - Ica, 303km (188 miles) along the Panamericana Sur (Pan American Highway South of Lima).
Boating Excursion Ballestas Island is one of the best place to visit considerate as a national reserve + view the famous Candelabro (candelabra) design, a figure of Nazca Culture origin engraved in the desert sandy cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean shoreline.
Transfer to hotel for overnight lodging in Huacachina Ica.
Day 2: Ica - Nazca Lines
- In the morning transfer to Nazca in Tourist transportation
- In option over flight of the mysterious Nazca Lines
- Visit the Chauchilla Cemetery.
In the afternoon, transportation Nazca – Arequipa
10 hours by bus.
Day 3: Arequipa
Upon arrival, reception, assistance and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we start a three hour sightseeing tour including the Santa Catalina convent, the Plaza de Armas, the Jesuit Church of La Compañía and its beautifully-painted Chapel, the Church of San Francisco, the San Lazaro District, Selva Alegre and the typical Districts of Cayma and Yanahuara for a magnificent view of the Misti Volcano. Return to the hotel.
Day 4 and 5: Colca Cañon
Day 1: Arequipa - Colca Cañon
Excursion on Private Coach to the Colca Canyon.
Bus stops during the trip to admire the views of the Volcanoes prevalent throughout the region, such as Misti, Chachani, Sabancaya, Ampato and Hualca - Hualca.
Possibility of bathing in the Hot Springs at La Calera.
Overnight in Chivay, Colca Valley.
Lunch - breakfast
Day 2: Colca Cañon -Arequipa
Visit to the Mirador de la Cruz del Condor (The Condor Cross Overlook), possibility of viewing the majestic Condor, king of the Colca Canyon + the fantastical terraces designed by nature and the hand of man. (Cañón Del Colca).
Stops along the way to visit villages and features of natural and archaeological beauty.
In the afternoon, return to the White City of Arequipa and Extension to Cusco by bus or by fly
Day 6: Cusco - City Tour ( 14:00 pm to 18:30 )
Transfer from the Airport to Hotel.
City Tour in the city of Cusco in the afternoom
Guided Visit to the Cathedral and the Sun Temple (Qoricancha).in time of the Incas.
Guided Visit to the archaeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay
Overnight at Hotel in Cusco
Day 7: Sacred Valley - Cusco ( 9:00 am to 19:00 pm)
Excursion by bus to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Guided visit to arqueological places called (Pisaq Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and the marcket)
Lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Return to the Hotel in Cusco.
Day 8: Cusco - Machu Picchu - Cusco ( full day)
Transfer from hotel to train station
Excursion to the Lost City of the Incas by train round trip
Bus to visit the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu round trip
Guided Visit the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Transfer from the train station to the Hotel.
Day 9: Cusco – Puno ( by Train.)
Transfer out from hotel to train stations.
The Andean explorer Train service run between Cusco and Puno (Lake Titicaca). Puno is the gateway to Lake Titicaca and sits on the North shores of the Lake. The train journey from Cusco to Puno route is impressive and the Andean Explorer Observation Car on adds to the enjoyment with plenty of photo opportunities. On arrival be prepared for an even higher altitude and a much cooler climate.
Transfer from train station to Hotel for over night
Day 10 and 11: Puno Titikaka Lake- Uros Island - Amantani Island
Day 1: Puno - Uros Island
Pick up to the lake port of Puno
Excursion in Titicaca Lake;Visit to: Guided visit Uros Floating Islands, Amantani island
Lunch, dinner, breakfast
Overnight in Amantani island in a familiar lodging double accommodation.
Day 2: Titicaca Lake, Amantani, Taquile, Puno
Excursion in Titicaca Lake;
Guided Visit to Taquile Island
Return to Hotel for overnight in Puno.
Day 12:Departure Transfer to Airport.