Day 01: LIMA
Reception at Jorge Chavez airport, then you will be driven to your hotel. Lodging. Free day for personal activities
Day 02: LIMA-City Tour
You will visit Lima City and its Colonial enchantments as the Main Square, The Cathedral, the Government Palace, the San Francisco Monastery, with its beautiful cloister and entrance, as well as the underground galleries or catacombs, traditional districts with their own enchanments like the Stone Bridge, We will appreciate then the Huaca Huallamarca from the Pre-Inca Period. Then you will travel back to the XXI century visiting modern districts with beautiful squares, small squares and avenues, as well as Miraflores with its beautiful beaches, intensive commercial trading and active night life. You will visit the Park of Love. It has a big sculpture representing a ¨Couple of Andean lovers¨. with a great view of the Pacific Ocean, End of our excursion.
Day 03: LIMA/AREQUIPA-City Tour
Transfer to the Lima airport to board your flight to Arequipa. transfer of entrance in mobility. Lodging. Free morning to get acclimatized. In the afternoon, you will visit the second biggest city of Peru which conserves ancient architectonic treasures, and modern districts like the Residential Selva Alegre area. You will also know the Main square, the Cathedral, the polychrome Dome of “La compañía de Jesús”, which has cloisters with ashlar (volcanic white stone or “sillar”) arcades; Yanahuara square, San Francisco church, the Chilina’s valley and the well known Santa Catalina convent. Return and spends the night in the hotel
Day 04: AREQUIPA-Arequipeña Countryside
You will visit beautiful and colorful towns in the nearby of Arequipa such as Tingo, Cayma which temple was built in 1730; Yanahuara and Sachaca from where you can have a beautiful view of the Arequipa Countryside. You will appreciate the wonderful Pre- inca Crops terraces. Visit to the Sabandia mill. Return and spends the night in the hotel
Day 05: AREQUIPA/JULIACA/PUNO- Chullpas of Sillustani
Breakfast. To opportune hour transfer to the airport for its exit towards the city of Juliaca, to its arrival transfer to the hotel chosen in the city of Puno. Lodging.
in the way we will make a brief visit to visit to the archeological Sillustani area located 34 kms from Puno City at 4,000 m.a.s.l. The Chullpas are big funerary monuments (necropolis) over an esplanade in a peninsula shape. The Collas built it beside the beautiful Umayo Lagoon. This square and round edifications are 12 meters high and this was created as a challenge for the law of balance, because they are smaller at the bottom than at the top.
Rest of afternoon frees. At night it is suggested to them to enjoy an Andean supper and to appreciate an authentic Peruvian folklore.
Day 06: PUNO-Uros and Taquile Islands
In the morning visit on boat to the Uros Island, where the Lake Settlers are still living like their ancestors, keeping the costumes, culture and its community life. The islands are located in the Titicaca National Reserve. The Uros are descendants of one of the oldest towns of America. Their main activity is fishing and hunting. In the afternoon, a visit to the archeological Sillustani area located 34 kms from Puno City at 4,000 m.a.s.l. The Chullpas are big funerary monuments (necropolis) over an esplanade in a peninsula shape. The Collas built it beside the beautiful Umayo Lagoon. This square and round edifications are 12 meters high and this was created as a challenge for the law of balance, because they are smaller at the bottom than at the top.
Day 07: PUNO/CUSCO
To the opportune hour transfer from its hotel to the bus station, to initiate its trip towards the Imperial city of the Incas, Cusco. To its arrival reception and transfer to the chosen hotel. Lodging.
Day: CUSCO-City Tour+4 ruins
Rest of the morning free to get acclimatized at 3 360 m.a.t.l altitude.
In the afternoon, City Tour in Cusco walking through the Cathedral which its exterior and interior frontage were made in renacentist style. Inside, you will find beautiful cedar wood statues, like the chorus and the Pulpit, as well as the paintings of the Cusco Art School, and some objects made on silver. You will also visit the Qorikancha or Sun Temple; which nowadays is the Santo Domingo Church. Then you will go to the four surrounding ruins: The Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q´enqo, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay.
Day 09: CUSCO-Machu Picchu
Full day excursion to Machupicchu archeological complex, located in a subtropical Cusco area at 2350 m.a.s.l. Transfer from your hotel to the train station to start your guided tour. You will visit the marvelous Machupicchu Citadel where you will walk trough its squares, temples, terraces, worship centers and its Royal Palace. You will also visit the “Intiwatana” or Solar Clock and several beautiful natural water fountains on rock carved. Includes lunch. In the afternoon, return to Cusco by train followed by a reception and transfer to your hotel.
Day 10: CUSCO/LIMA-Out
Breakfast. Transfer from your hotel to the airport to board your flight to Lima. To its arrival reception and transfer for its following flight.