Day 01: LIMA
Reception at Jorge Chávez Airport and transfer to selected hotel. Lodging.
Day 02: LIMA-City Tour
Breakfast in the hotel
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/PARACAS-National Paracas Reserve
Very Early (approx 05:00 a.m.) transfer in transport regular with destiny to the beautiful bath of Paracas to 245 km of the city of Lima, arriving approximately at the 09:00 a.m. Depending the hour we will do tour to the National Reserve of Paracas only marine reserve on the Peru which has a surface of 335.000 You have (Mainland 117.406 You have and 217.594 You have of marine waters), we will visit the Cathedral natural rocky formation eroded by the wind, the sea where we will find great variety of birds, free time to enjoy the region and to have lunch (on behalf of the passengers). To opportune hour return to Lima. Spend the night in a hotel of Paracas.
Day 04: PARACAS-Ballestas islands/NAZCA
very early exit in transport deprived towards Paracas, stops in its wharf to leave in comfortable speedboats towards the Islands Crossbows, will be able to appreciate the famous Candelabrum, the beginning of the Lines of Is born, already in the islands Crossbows will be able to appreciate a place that lodges an important marine fauna where they emphasize great colonies of guaneras birds like guanay, the piquero, the earring etc, also will observe some units of Peruvian pingüinos (of Humbolt). Return to the hotel to gather its luggage and to leave with destiny city of Is born in regular bus, Arrival, reception and transfer to the chosen hotel.
Day 05: NAZCA-Fly over Nazca Lines/AREQUIPA
Transfer to the aerodrome where it will approach a small plane, from where it will appreciate the enigmatic Lines of Is born by 45 minutes; mysterious outlines made on sand, covering an extension with 350 Km2, represent animal figures diverse and plants like the spider, the monkey, the dog, the small lizard, the colibrí, the cóndor, among others, in great dimensions that reach of to 300 15 meters each one and with a depth of 30 centimeters approximately. Lunch including and visits the factories of ceramics for its purchases of souveniers. Exit with destiny city of Arequipa in bus (it travels at night).
Day 06: AREQUIPA-City Tour
Very early arrival to the White city of Arequipa, rest.
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 07: 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 08: AREQUIPA/CUSCO-City Tour+4 ruins
Transfer from your hotel in Arequipa to board your flight to Cusco.
Reception at the Velasco Astete Airport and transfer to the hotel. Lodging. 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-Sacred Valley of the Incas
Full day excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will know the typical handicraft Market of Pisac Town (opened only Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) where you can buy Peruvian handicraft at the best prices. On Sundays a Quechua Mass is attended by the Varayoc or indian leader. Includes lunch. You will also visit the Ollantaytambo Archeological Park where you will admire its Main Temple. Located 97 kms from Cusco.
Day 11: CUSCO/PUNO
To the opportune hour transfer to the station of bus to initiate its trip towards the city of Puno. To its arrival reception and transfer to the chosen hotel. It frees for personal activities and rest.
Day 12: PUNO- Uros Islands- Chullpas of Sillustani
In the morning, a visit on boat to the Uros Island, where the Lake Settlers are still living as their ancestors, keeping their costumes, culture and 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) on 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 made challenging the balance laws, because they are smaller at the bottom than at the top.
Day 13: PUNO/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