• info@salcantay-trek.com
  • +51 984 621 294
  • +51 084 231344

Wonderful Local Living Circuit: Lima, Arequipa, Puno and Cusco in 10 days

The route that we designed next, was made specially for those that look for to discover the wonder of the Peruvian south, will discover the archaeological, cultural inheritance and centers of much concentration of power of energy that our ancestors left, the adventures that will be able to enjoy in this circuit, the Inca roads that were of great importance for the inhabitants of the Ande will be part.

The wonders of Peru that await you in this part of Peru, is the best alternative of excursion which are well known and required by the whole world, so it is satisfactory and comforting for those who want to break schemes of the traditional, putting a little more effort and effort to know this enigmatic culture surrounded by landscapes and sacred mountains.

The Vivencial circuit is one of the best options of excursion and super known by the whole world, satisfactory and comforting for those who wish to break with the traditional, putting a little effort and sweat to know this enigmatic culture surrounded by landscapes, sacred mountains, its beautiful people and magic customs.

Program:

DAY

DESTINY

                                  EXCURSION

01

Lima

Transfer in Lima

Free day - Optional activities.

02

Lima

Free day - Optional activities.

03

Lima – Arequipa

Transfer to Lima airport
Free day in Arequipa.

04

Arequipa – Puno

Transfer to the bus terminal.
Overnight in Puno.

05

Puno

Excursion to the islands of Uros and overnight.

06

Puno - Cusco

Sun route

07

Cusco

City tour

08

Cusco

Full day Willoq.

09

Aguas Calientes

Full day a Machupicchu.

10

Cusco – Lima

Transfer from Cusco to the airport

 

Note:

  • Itinerary may change according to availability, weather and health status of hikers.
  • The train schedule may change according to the availability of the train company.

Itinerary

Day 1: LIMA - Day off. (City tour or Pachacamac optional)

Day 1: LIMA - Day off. (City tour or Pachacamac optional)

Flight to Lima.

Welcome, reception and transfer to the select hotel.

Overnight in Lima.

Day 2: LIMA - Free day. (City tour or Pachacamac optional)

Day 2: LIMA - Free day. (City tour or Pachacamac optional)

Breakfast the hotel.

Free day for personal activities

Overnight in Lima.

Day 3: LIMA - AREQUIPA (Free day to develop free activities such as city tour or tour by Arequipa countryside)

Day 3: LIMA - AREQUIPA (Free day to develop free activities such as city tour or tour by Arequipa countryside)

Breakfast at the hotel.

At a previously arranged time, we will go to the hotel to transfer you to the airport in Lima

Flight Lima - Arequipa

Reception at Arequipa airport and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Arequipa.

Day 4: AREQUIPA - PUNO (Free morning to walk by Arequipeña streets)

Day 4: AREQUIPA - PUNO (Free morning to walk by Arequipeña streets)

Breakfast at hotel.

Morning free for personal activities.

Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station.

12:15pm approximately, we will board the bus to transfer to the city of Puno.

7:30pm approximate arrival in the city of Puno, reception at the bus station and transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Puno.

Day 5: PUNO: SLEEPING IN UROS - FLOATING ISLANDS OF TITICACA LAKE

Day 5: PUNO: SLEEPING IN UROS - FLOATING ISLANDS OF TITICACA LAKE

Breakfast at the hotel

On this day, we will have the wonderful experience of spending the night in Uros, free of pollution, noise and relaxing located 30 minutes from the city of Puno, spend the night and family together on the floating islands of the Uros.

The rooms in this magical place are built as the whole island based on reeds overlooking the lake, hardwood floor and decorated and implemented with fabrics and crafts, to sleep in Uros with comfortable mattresses with cushions decorated with textiles.

At 07:45 am, our local guide will be at your hotel to pick you up and transfer you to the boarding point; here we will meet other participants, who will be part of this excursion.

We will start our circuit for 30 minutes towards the "Uros", place of the floating islands, here the islanders will give us the cordial welcome which we will appreciate their exceptional tradition of the way of living, religion, organization, customs and education among other important details.

The tour to the "Uros" island, without a doubt, is one of the exclusive things that Peru has. More than 1500 years ago, the first inhabitants settled here, called the "Aymara Kingdoms", who knew how to build their floating islands based on material from the reeds that grow on the shores of the lake, and with this same material, they made their small boats to move around. Nowadays, families still use the same element. Another important point is the official language that survives until these times the "Aymara". After having received detailed information, we will be ready to obtain our last photos that we will have next to the beautiful families.

After these events.

We will spend the night in this wonderful place, for the following day we will be able to taste the exquisite typical breakfast of the place, and then we will leave the rooms and return to the city of Puno.

Our native rural lodging to sleep in Uros has reception the 24 hours, restaurant, garden, bar, counter of tourist information, keeps baggage and sample of crafts

Day 6: PUNO - CUSCO (Route of the Sun)

Day 6: PUNO - CUSCO (Route of the Sun)

Around 06:15am, you will be picked up from your hotel or from the agreed place and transferred to the bus station in the Puno terminal.

Our journey to Cusco will last 10 hours approximately, where we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the most interesting places in the south of the altiplano visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the Raya pass at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inka museum Aymara from Pukara. Each visit lasts from 20 to 40 minutes, where you can ask questions, take pictures and explore the attractions of the place, making this experience an unforgettable one.

We will arrive to Cusco at 4:30 pm, we will be picked up from the bus station and we will be transferred to the hotel where we will be spending the night.

Hotel in Cusco.

Day 7: CITY TOUR CUSCO + 4 NEARBY RUINS

Day 7: CITY TOUR CUSCO + 4 NEARBY RUINS

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning free to acclimatize or do some shopping.

City tour in Cusco

The City Tour in the city of Cusco will allow you to know the archaeological and religious tourist places the most impressive of the cosmopolitan city of Cusco, Peru.
This unmissable tour for all visitors is held daily from 1:00 pm starting with the Cathedral Basilica in the city of Cusco, one of the most notable colonial monuments of America, Qoricancha or Coricancha known as the Temple of the Sun and visit archaeological sites at outside the city as Sacsayhuaman a megalithic construction, Qenko considered as underground chamber where mummifications were carried out, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, important archaeological sites of religious character of the Inca culture.

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

Overnight at hotel choice in Cusco.

Day 8: CUSCO - WILLOQ

Day 8: CUSCO  - WILLOQ

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet, interact, share the customs and traditions of this Inca Community, planting, sewing, cooking and have fun with their typical dances.

The tour starts at 06:00 in Cusco and ends at 21.00 in Aguas Calientes. (Full day)

Agency staff will pick you up from your respective hotel in Cusco, we are heading to the Sacred Valley of the Incas by the route of Chinchero, and we will make a small stop at the Raqchi Viewpoint to appreciate part of the Sacred Valley

Then we arrive to Urubamba and later to Ollantaytambo where we will make a small stop to know this beautiful town.

At 10: 00 a.m., approximately we will arrive at our destination the community of Willoq, welcome from the community.

The villagers will give us a very warm welcome with music, dances, and their typical costumes

Then we will be given some typical costumes, and we will dress like the locals.

Activities in Willoq:
 

Activity 1 "Weaving demonstration": In this activity we will have the opportunity to learn the traditional techniques used in the preparation of their materials, the extraction of the wool and the use of natural dyes, this activity is done by the women.

At the appropriate time, we will have a typical and delicious lunch waiting for us; it can be a Cuy a la leña accompanied by the natural products of the community, or some other dish previously coordinated with the agency.
 

Activity 2 "Demonstration of agriculture": In this activity, we can see firsthand the ancestral activities and techniques that the people use in their farms (cultivation lands); we can also see their tools and even be part of these activities.
Later we can make a tour of the village and graze throughout the town and return home with livestock such as sheep, racks and llamas.
We head up to about 30 minutes above Patacancha for our next activities.
 

Activity 3 "Pago la tierra": Today we will get to know the mystical side of Patacancha, the "pago a la tierra" is a symbolic way of how the community and the family watch over their products and their animals through different Andean rituals transmitted from generation to generation.

5:00 p.m. We will return to Ollantaytambo to take the train to Aguas Calientes

Once we arrive in Aguas Calientes, our staff will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel.

Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Day 9: AGUAS CALIENTES: EXCURSION TO MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO

Day 9: AGUAS CALIENTES: EXCURSION TO MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.

According to what you have coordinated with your guide you will have to go to the bus station, for this you have to coordinate with your hotel so they can give you breakfast to go. The upload will be will do together with your guide by bus (if you wish to walk up, please communicate in writing at to request your reservation). We will visit the archaeological complex of Machupicchu (2400 m) our visit will last approximately 2 to 2.5 hours around the Inca citadel, visiting the main sites such as the enclosures, squares, sacred fountains, temples, and the agricultural and urban sector. After our visit can be used to climb the mountain of Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu mountain (it is important to have the ticket purchased in advance) or you could choose go down to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch (on your own) or rest, considering that you should be 30 minutes before the departure of your train.

The average train schedule included is from 15:20 hours (the schedule could vary according to the availability at time of your confirmation, it could be the train at 4:22pm, 6:20pm, 8:50pm or 9:50pm), if you want an earlier train or another improved service like the Vistadome Service.

Please indicate on your application to send you options. Whatever your train schedule is, it will take you only until the station of Ollantaytambo, and at this point, the transporter will wait for you with the pallet of the company and will bring them to Cusco, leaving them near your hotel.

Hotel night in Cusco.

Day 10: CUSCO OUT - LIMA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer hotel - airport.

Flight CuscoLima. (NOT INCLUDE)

Arrival to Lima.

Waiting at the airport for international flight.

What's Included

  • Transfer in and out at each destination.
  • 02 night accommodation in Lima with breakfast
  • 01 night accommodation in Arequipa with breakfast
  • 01 night accommodation in Puno with breakfast
  • Sleeping in Uros and experiential activities + typical food.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Cusco with breakfast
  • 01 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • City Tour + 4 nearby ruins, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Sacsayhuaman and Tambomachay
  • Full Day Willoq + Lunch
  • Full Day Machu Picchu + Buffet Lunch
  • Bus Consetur up and down.
  • Train Ollantaytambo - 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 will be used on the Puno-Cusco route with stops and check-ins.
  • For 4 and 5 stars hotels will be used on the route Puno-Cusco, the Train Perurail Titicaca, with departures only Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The other days will be by tourist bus and will have a discount of US$200 per person.

Why Book With Us?

  • 24X7 service and support
  • Totally complaint in all aspects
  • Dedicated, trustworthy team
  • Professional happy services

Discount 5% off online

Similar Packages

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Classic Inca Trail 4 days

Classic Inca Trail 4 days

  • 4 Days / 3 nights
  • Campsite
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

USD 565

Go for Classic Inca Trail 4 days
Classic Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in 5 days Classic Salkantay Trek 5 days

Classic Salkantay Trek 5 days

  • 5 Days / 4 nights
  • Sky Lodges + Our hostel
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

USD 553

Go for Classic Salkantay Trek 5 days
Short Inca Trail 2 days Short Inca Trail 2 days

Short Inca Trail 2 days

  • 2 Days / 1 night
  • Our hostel
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

USD 483

Go for Short Inca Trail