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Marvelous Classic Circuit: Lima, Paracas, Ica, Nazca, Arequipta, Puno & Cusco 15

Itinerary

Day 1: LIMA

Day 1: LIMA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Lima.

Flight to Lima.
Welcome, reception and transfer to the select hotel.
Overnight at Lima.

Day 2: DINNER SHOW

Day 2: DINNER SHOW
  • Meal: Breakfast, Buffet Dinner + Typical dances peruvian show.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Lima.
  • Places: La Dama Juana Restaurant, Lima.

Breakfast at the hotel. Day off.

19:00 hours.

At 19:00 hours, our staff will pick you up to take you to a themed restaurant, where you will be pleased to enjoy a Buffet Dinner show of typical Peruvian dances.

The restaurant at night will be La Dama Juana a perfect choice for tonight.

You will have as an option a variety of typical Peruvian dishes in a very complete and varied buffet dinner.

At the end of the dinner show, our staff will be waiting for you to return to the hotel.

22:00 Return to the hotel.

Hotel night in the selection.

Day 3: LIMA

Day 3: LIMA
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Lima.
  • Places: Free day.

Breakfast at the hotel.
 

Lima City Tour

The city tour in Lima is optional, it is done in two shifts in the morning or the afternoon will depend on your time.

Arrival in Lima. The city tour includes the visit of Lima known as the City of Kings and you will start your excursion in the afternoon between 14: 15 and 14: 30.

The visit begins in the Huaca Pucllana, which was a ceremonial and administrative pre-Inca building. Then you will visit the city center where the Cathedral, the Tomb of Pizarro, the Catacombs of San Francisco, the Congress, the Palace of Torre Tagle, and some residential neighborhoods are located, such as San Isidro and Miraflores where you can see spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

Once your tour is over you will be transferred to your hotel or in Miraflores, the districts of San Isidro.

Night in Lima.

Day 4: FULL DAY PARACAS & ICA

Day 4: FULL DAY  PARACAS & ICA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Nazca.
  • Places: Paracas, Ballestas Islands, Guaneras Islands, Ica, Main Square Ica, Huacachina Oasis.
  • Highest Elevation (Huacachina) – 328 meters ASL / 1,076 feet ASL

2:30 am Pick up from your hotels.

4:00 AM Depart Lima for Paracas from the bus station.

7:30 - 7:50 AM Pick up at the Paracas bus station and transfer to the sea pier

8:00 AM Boarding on the sliders, putting on a life jacket and beginning of the guided Maritime Tour of the Ballestas Islands and observation of the Chandelier
Enriching tour of 2 hours approx. for the capricious natural rock formations that house important marine fauna, such as large colonies of guano birds, Humboldt Penguins, the friendly Sea Lions, Dolphins, Guanayes, Boobies and more

10:00 AM After the tour, you will have free time to walk around the Bay of Paracas that you can take advantage of to take photos, buy handicrafts and get to know

11:00 AM Tourist mobility trip to Ica - Huacachina

12:00 PM approx. Arrival in Huacachina where you will have free time to walk, have lunch and do other activities such as a boat ride in the lagoon (we suggest adding another activity)

04:00 PM Start of the adventure circuit in the dunes of Huacachina, where you will take a ride of pure adrenaline in sand cars (buggies) and they can also perform sandboarding (sliding on boards), the circuit lasts an hour approx. Then they will have free time to stroll through the Oasis, take boat trips, take photos and buy handicrafts.

At 06:00 a.m., we will take the bus to Ica where we will spend the night.

Day 5: NAZCA: OVERFLIGHT TO THE MAJESTIC LINES OF NAZCA

Day 5: NAZCA:  OVERFLIGHT TO THE MAJESTIC LINES OF NAZCA
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Arequipa.
  • Places: Ica, Nazca Lines, Nazca Aerodrome, Arequipa.
  • Highest Elevation (Arequipa) – 2,335 meters ASL / 7,660 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

At the agreed time in the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel and leave for the aerodrome of Born where we will board a light plane for an unforgettable aerial excursion over the Nazca lines. Our bilingual guide (Spanish / English) will assist you at all times until to board the plane. This overflight over the Nazca Lines will extend over a large part of the famous lines located in the Nazca desert, whose surface is marked by the gigantic drawings and geometric figures that you can see along the route.

The overflight to the Nasca lines is for approximately 35 minutes and this is the best way of appreciating these extraordinary and fascinating intrinsically drawn lines that they have been a mystery for many years.

We will be able to appreciate the different figures drawn in the surface of the Nazca desert, with representations of animals and plants perfectly stylized, distributed in a great extension of labyrinth of lines, trapezoids, triangles and spirals that have lasted for almost 2000 years.

This place is one of the most legacies incredible that a culture has left behind and that can only be seen from the sky to an altitude of 1500 feet. At the end of the flyby, we will have time to have lunch and take a bus to Arequipa at 02:30 pm arriving at our destination at approximately 11:30 pm. We will be assisted upon arrival in Arequipa and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night.

Overnight in Arequipa.

Day 6: AREQUIPA: ROUR LA CAMPÍÑA AREQUIPEÑA

Day 6: AREQUIPA: ROUR  LA CAMPÍÑA AREQUIPEÑA
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Arequipa.
  • Places: Arequipa, The Main Square, Selva Alegre residencial area, Yanahuara.
  • Highest Elevation (Arequipa) – 2,335 meters ASL / 7,660 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

We will have the morning free to rest, go a little around the city center and have lunch.
 

Arequipeña (optional and additional tour)

Pick up from the hotel at 02:00 pm

Our excursion begins with the pickup of our tourists at their respective hotels, and then we will drive our mobility to the outskirts of the city of Arequipa where we will visit firstly the beautiful Mirador de Sachaca, which will offer us a beautiful natural panorama of Arequipa and its volcanoes (Volcan Misti). Then we will drive our vehicle to the Mission of the Founder, beautiful construction from the colonial era where the founder of the city of Arequipa lived Manuel de Carvajal in the XV century.

Finally, we will travel through a spectacular Andean landscape and we will arrive at the Sabandia Mill, an impressive construction based on known volcanic rock as ashlar, where you can see an old stone mill that was built in 1,785 where we will return to the city of Arequipa ending our excursion.

Overnight at the hotel of choice in Arequipa.

Day 7: AREQUIPA: COLCA CANYON

Day 7:  AREQUIPA: COLCA  CANYON
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Chivay.
  • Places: Arequipa, Yura, National reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, Pampa Cañahuas, Chivay, Baths of "La Calera".
  • Highest Elevation(Aguada Blanca) – 4,300 meters ASL / 14,107 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

06:00 am. approx. We will pick you up at your hotel to take our bus and leave the city of Arequipa towards Chivay. Along the way, we will increase the height, so that we will making stops by way of acclimatization.

One of them is Pampa Cañahuas, a reserve where you can observe alpacas and vicuñas. Afterwards, we will make a short stop in Patahuasi, from where we will continue to a place called Tacra, where we will have the chance to observe the flora and fauna of the region.

The tour continues with a visit to Patapampa, the viewpoint of the volcanoes, which is 4800 m from altitude. After this, we will continue to the city of Chivay, where we can have lunch and settle in our respective hotels. During the afternoon, we can visit La Calera hot springs to relax and be free for dinner in the same city of Chivay.

After this, we will go to rest for the next day.

Overnight at the designated hotel in Chivay.

Day 8: COLCA CANYON - CRUZ DEL CONDOR

Day 8: COLCA CANYON - CRUZ DEL CONDOR
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Puno.
  • Places: The Cruz del Condor, Colca Canyon, Chivay, Chilina, Yanque, Puno.
  • Highest Elevation (Cruz del Condor) – 3,800 meters ASL / 12,467 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

06:00 am. Approx. We will get up early to take advantage of the hotel breakfast and then we will take our vehicle to visit the Cruz del Cóndor. In this place, we can tour and visit the viewpoint where you can see some condors in flight. In addition, we will make stops at some towns like Yanque and Maca, where we will have access to the local squares and some handicrafts. After this, we will return to Chivay for lunch and then we will continue our trip to Puno with a tourist bus which makes small excursions along the route to get to Puno.

Overnight at the selected hotel in Puno.

Day 9: PUNO: FULL DAY LAKE TITICACA (UROS & TAQUILLE ISLANDS)

Day 9: PUNO: FULL DAY  LAKE TITICACA (UROS & TAQUILLE ISLANDS)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Puno.
  • Places: Puno, Titicaca lake, Uros floating islands, Taquile Islands, Puno.
  • Highest Elevation (Taquile) – 4,050 meters ASL / 13,287 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel to go on a transport to the pier or port principal. Around 7:00 am, we start the departure towards the floating islands of the Uros, currently considered the Lake Titicaca National Reserve. Also known as the lake highest navigable in the world. During the trip you will be able to observe a beautiful panoramic view, landscaping. Our specialized guide will introduce you to the existence of the Uros floating islands.

Today the Uros people still maintain their own culture and tradition, as well as fishing.
Artisan, especially from (CARACHI) and silverside. When the fishing is abundant, they conserve the fish drying them in the sun. They are also engaged in hunting wild birds and collecting eggs from duck. There are 75 islands that currently live, and each island is well organized, after a long and nice visit, you will say goodbye to the Uros. Our next visit will be the natural island of Taquile.
 

Natural island of Taquile.- To get to our next visit, we will sail by boat for 2 and a half hours, to the natural island of Taquile, during navigation you will be able to observe the mountain chain (the cordillera real), not only that, the people of Taquile very cooperative and well organized. It is the reason that the Taquileños have demonstrated their high degree of progress in textiles, receiving their award for the UNESCO. It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly made by men, starting at the age of eight years and women exclusively make yarns and fabrics.

The visit will take an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can voluntarily collaborate buying him some of his crafts. So that this community has some means of sustainability, in this way they will be able to continue showing their existence to future travelers. Finally, our guide will inform you of the return time, arriving at 17:00 pm. to the city of Puno.

We will spend the night at the selected hotel in Puno.

 

Day 10: PUNO - CUSCO “La Ruta Del Sol”

Day 10: PUNO - CUSCO “La Ruta Del Sol”
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco.
  • Places: Puno, Pucará, La Raya, Raqchi, Andahuaylillas, Sicuani, Cusco.
  • Highest Elevation (Puno) – 3,827 meters ASL / 12,555 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

At 06:15 am, they will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the bus station at the Terrestrial terminal in Puno.

Our tour to Cusco will last approximately 10 hours, where we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the most interesting places in the southern highlands, visiting the Temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the passage of the Raya at 4335 masl and the Inka museum Aymara from Pukara. Each visit lasts from 20 to 40 minutes, where you can ask questions, take photos and explore the attractions of the place, making this experience an unforgettable activity.

We will arrive in Cusco at 4:30 p.m., we will be picked up from the train station and we will be transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night

 

Day 11: CUSCO: CITY TOUR + 4 RUINS NEARBY

Day 11: CUSCO: CITY  TOUR + 4 RUINS NEARBY
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco.
  • Places: Cusco, Main square, Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay.
  • Highest Elevation (Sacsayhuaman) – 3,700 meters ASL / 12,139 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free morning to acclimatize or do some shopping.

City tour in Cusco 13:00 - 13:30.

The City Tour in the city of Cusco will allow you to know the archaeological and religious tourist places most impressive in the cosmopolitan city of Cusco, Peru.

This must-see tour for all visitors is done daily from 1:00 p.m. starting with the Cathedral Basilica of the city of Cusco, one of the most notable colonial monuments in America, Qoricancha or Coricancha known as the Temple of the Sun and visit archaeological centers to outside the city like Sacsayhuaman a megalithic construction, Qenko considered as a underground chamber where mummifications, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, important archaeological centers of a religious nature of the Inca culture.

After a little culture at the end of the tour, why not enjoy the beautiful city, move a little body and enjoy all the bars and clubs that our beautiful city offers.

Overnight at the hotel of choice.

Day 12: CUSCO: SACRED VALLEY AND TRAIN TO MACHUPICCHU TOWN

Day 12: CUSCO: SACRED VALLEY AND TRAIN TO MACHUPICCHU TOWN
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Places: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Calca, Lamay, Pisaq, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes.
  • Highest Elevation (Cusco) – 3,399 meters ASL / 11,151 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

This day we will make the tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, tour that will start at 08:30 a.m., time when we will pick you up at your hotel, the first place to visit is Pisaq with its typical craft market you will also visit the Pisaq archaeological group with its picturesque terraces cultivated in the mountains. Then we will go to Urubamba where we have included a buffet lunch. Continuing with the tour, we will go to the Ollantaytambo Fortress also known as the living Inca city.

Finally we will go to the Ollantaytambo train station, to board the train which departs at 4:36 p.m. (may change depending on the reservation date), towards Aguas Calientes, where we will arrive averaging 18:09 hrs. (According to schedule), we will spend the night in a selected hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town). Optionally, visit to the town's hot springs.

Overnight at the hotel of choices in Aguas Calientes.

Day 13: AGUAS CALIENTES: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO

Day 13: AGUAS  CALIENTES: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco.
  • Places: Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Cusco.
  • Highest Elevation (Cusco) – 3,399 meters ASL / 11,151 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.
Pick up from the hotel 05:00 am.

After getting up very early and having breakfast, we will go up to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and we will be able to determine the spectacular sunrise of this wonder.

They will make an excursion with our guide through the citadel of Machu Picchu, for a period of 2 hours, on the tour you will visit the most important sites of this city such as: the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows and Cemeteries. You will be given free time to take a walk around the citadel.

They will have the whole morning in Machu Picchu to take photos and be in this mystical place. At the end of your free time you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes and according to the train schedule back to Ollantaytambo you will go to the Ollantaytambo station, when you arrive our staff will be waiting for you, to transport you by bus to the city ​​of Cusco, arriving at an average of 23:00 hrs.

Transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 14: CUSCO - RAINBOW MOUNTAIN FULL DAY

Day 14: CUSCO -  RAINBOW MOUNTAIN FULL DAY
  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco.
  • Highest Elevation (Cusco) – 3,399 meters ASL / 11,151 feet ASL

The 7-color mountain tour starts at 04:30 am, where we will pick you up from your respective hotels. If your accommodation is in a remote area, we will coordinate a meeting point.

Then start the trip to the south of the city heading to the town of Cusipata, where the restaurant is located where we will enjoy a delicious breakfast, after breakfast we continue the trip to Fulawasi the point where the transport arrives. We will start the trekking towards the 7-color hill; our guide will be in charge of present income in control.

Before starting the guide, he will give us a short introduction to the place and recommendations on the walk.

Starting the trekking about 3 min is the point where you can rent horses to do the route this has a cost of S/. 90 soles or USD 30 American dollars this is optional. From this point, we have 1h 40 min to reach the mountain of 7 colors, during the journey we will have the opportunity to see the beautiful landscape.

10 minutes before reaching the mountain of colors there is a detour, to be able to visit from the viewpoint of the Red Valley, this has an additional cost of S/. 10 soles which is not included in our rate, this tour is optional, in this place you will have a few minutes to take souvenir photos and head to the mountain of colors and enjoy this beautiful and magical landscape.

Once the souvenir photos have been taken, we will descend to the starting point of the trekking, at the indicated time we will begin to descend to the point where mobility left us and later we will be returning to the camp where we will taste a delicious buffet lunch and then we will be returning to the city of Cusco arriving at approximately 5:00 in the afternoon

Overnight in Cusco.

Day 15: Cusco - Lima

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco.
  • Highest Elevation (Cusco) – 3,399 meters ASL / 11,151 feet ASL

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer hotel - airport.

Flight Cusco Lima.

Arrival to Lima.

Waiting at the airport for international flight.

What's Included

  • Transfers inn and out at each destination.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Lima with breakfast
  • Buffet dinner and artistic show at Dama Juana Restaurant
  • 01 night accommodation in Nazca with breakfast
  • Ballestas Islands
  • City tour Ica
  • Overflight the Nazca lines without taxes
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Arequipa with breakfasts
  • City tour in Arequipa with viewpoints
  • 01 night accommodation in Colca with breakfast
  • Excursion to the Colca Canyon with Lunch and Dinner in Chivay the first day and only lunch the second day.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Puno with breakfast
  • Full Day Lake Titicaca with typical lunch
  • Bus Puno - Cusco or Train Puno - Cusco, according to the hotel category and train availability
  • 04 nights’ accommodation in Cusco with breakfasts
  • 01 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • City Tour + 4 nearby ruins, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Sacsayhuaman and Tambomachay
  • Full Day Sacred Valley + Buffet Lunch
  • Full Day Machu Picchu + Buffet Lunch
  • Full Day Mountain of Colors + breakfast and buffet lunch
  • Bus Consetur up and down.
  • Ollantaytambo train - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (Expedition Train + Lunch at El Mapy restaurant, is for category 2 and 3 stars and Vistadome + Lunch at Tinkuy restaurant (Sanctuary Lodge) for category 4 and 5 stars)
  • For 2 and 3 star hotels, the tourist bus with stops and income will be used on the Puno-Cusco route.
  • For 4 and 5 star hotels, the Perurail Titicaca Train will be used on the Puno-Cusco route, with departures only Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The other days it will be on a tourist bus and will have a discount of US $ 200 per person.

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  • Id Card or current passport
  • Extra clothes
  • Extra money for buy souvenirs or snacks.
  • Water bottle or canteen.

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