The Best of Peru -
Season: All the year
Itinerary day by day:
DAY 1 - LIMA
Arrival to Lima Airport and transfer to the Hotel.
DAY 2 - LIMA - AREQUIPA
After breakfast, transfer to airport to take flight to Arequipa.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. 1-night of accommodations
with breakfast. In the Afternoon, hald day city Tour of
DAY 3 - COLCA CANYON
In the moring, we will visit Chachani, Yura, small valley with
thermal springs, see wild vicuñas in Pampa Cañahuas national
reserve, Alpacas & llamas in Tocra, some bidrs like flamingoes,
ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara" view point of
the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. -
15,000 ft.). See the Ampato, Sabancaya, Walca Walca, etc.
Chivay, capital of the valley. Overnight.
DAY 4 - COLCA CANYON
After breakfast, we will start a full day trip to visit Yanque &
Maca towns, churches, inca terraces, some pre inca graves.
Time for lunch. Return to Arequipa.
DAY 5 - AREQUIPA - PUNO
In the morning transfer to the airport to take flight to Puno.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time.
DAY 6 - UROS & TAQUILE ISLANDS
After breakfast, we will start a boat navigation to arrive to Uros
Island, in the Titikaka Lake. Later, we will visit the Taquile
island. Taquile Island is famous for its craft production,
particularly for its beautiful textiles. The island is
narrow at about 1 Km. wide and 6- to 7-Km. long. The visit
could be exhausting because of the 533-steps on the stone stairway
to climb to get to the village and because of the altitude (13,000
ft above sea level). On Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca
and Inca ruins as well as Inca terracing. Later, return to
DAY 7 - CUZCO
Transfer to the train or bus station. Ten hour train or bus
ride to Puno, across the scenic high Andes landscapes.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
DAY 8 - CUZCO
City Tour to visit the best of Cuzco.
DAY 9 - MACHU PICCHU
After breakfast, we will start a trip to Machu Picchu.
All day excursion by alpine train to Machu Picchu. The
excursion start early in the morning. Travel is in "Vistadome"
Class (formerly "Autowagon"). Arrival to Aguas Calientes
Station, from where you take a 20-minute bus ride to the ruins of
Machu Picchu. to visit the ruins which are on the eastern
slope of Machu Picchu in two separate arcas: the agricultural and
the urban. Lunch at the Machu Picchu. Overnight at the Hotel
in Aguas Calientes.
DAY 10 - SACRED VALLEY
After breakfast, we will start the Sacred Valley Tour, in a bus to
arrive to the Market of Pisac. Later, visit of Ollantaytambo
Ruins and Chinchero Market. Return to the hotel.
DAY 11 - CUZCO - LIMA
In the morning transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima.