TOUR ANDEAN PERU 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
AREQUIPA. CUSCO. PUNO. 10 Days / 9 Nights from only 1.025 US dollars
DAY 1: Arequipa
Arrival in the airport of Arequipa, where you will be received by a guide that speaks English.
Transport to the selected hotel
In the afternoon we will begin our journey for the city in the historical center, visiting Santa Catalina's Convent, at the Main Square, the church Compañia de Jesus and the colored beautiful chapel, San Francisco's Church, the district of San Lazaro, Cheerful Forest and the typical districts of Cayma and Yanahuara, with a magnificent view of the volcano Misti.
Return to the hotel.
DAY 2 Arequipa – Colca
After the breakfast, the trip will begin toward the Canyon of Colca, taking the highway of Yura to ascend to the mountain Chachani toward Pampas Cañahuas (Reserves of Lavado Blanco and Mines of Salt) vicuñas "habitat. You will also be able to see the German nickels and the flora of the area.
After the lunch (not included), we arrive to the city of Chivay and it you will be transport to the hotel.
Colca – Arequipa
Today early in the morning we will visit Cruz of the Condor where you will be able to observe one of the deepest canyons in the world and where you can appreciate the impressive and majestic flight of the Condors. In the way to return to Chivay we cross typical small towns as, Pinchollo, Rots, Achoma, Yanque, etc after the return to Arequipa
DAY 4: Arequipa – Cusco
After the breakfast, transport to the airport to take the flight to Cusco (flight not included).
At the arrival to Cusco you will be received by a guide that speaks English in the airport and transfer to the comfortable hotel in which is recommended to make a rest to acclimatized to the altitude.
DAY 5: Cusco
In the afternoon the visit of half-day city begins. There will be shown the exact center of the Inca empire, the Main Square. There you can see the cathedral on the ruins of the Palace of the Inca. The opposite cathedral in other churches to both sides. The following stop will be the old city with its magnificent renovated colonial buildings that are being used as hotels. We will also visit Sacsayhuaman, a ruin located approx. 3 km above Cusco.
Sacsayhuaman also offers a fabulous view of the city. After that, a shortly stop in Tampu Machay, the bath of the Inca, Kenko, the giant rock whose niches and the lagoons were carved on a strange way, and Puca Pucara, the ruin of a small strength.
Return to Cusco, where you will be able to relax, to enjoy the local food and a night life.
DAY 6: Cusco – Pisac – Ollantaytambo – Cusco
After the breakfast, you will discover the Sacred Valley of the Inca; there, you will have the opportunity to buy local crafts in the Indian special and traditional market of Pisac. This sample of the market and there sells great variety of fine crafts of diverse types: goods of the fabrics, sweaters, German nickel carpets, tapestries, sculptures, jewels, etc In the route to Ollantaytambo, you will have free time to eat lunch in a typical restaurant. Ollantaytambo is continually the busy oldest establishment in America, with canals without changes from the Inca time, a walk for the narrow streets will make you remember its old inheritance.
Return to Cusco.
DAY 7: Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco
After the breakfast, pick you up from the hotel and transport by bus to the train station where the journey begins in a train that climbs up the mountain in zig-zag and then baby rattles hillsides below in the fertile plain of the valley of Urubamba, Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes. Here small buses go up the sheer mountain to the ruin of Machu Picchu town Lost called City of the Inca. You will be surprised of how the Inca were able to build this city in a foggy summit of the mountain.
In the afternoon, return by train to Cusco.
Transport from the train station to the hotel
DAY 8: Cusco – Juliaca – Puno
Leave in the morning by "Andean" Train to Puno to the Lake Titicaca.
The train comes out early Cusco in the morning and it crosses the highland, going by flames and German nickels, the woman's shepherd and Indian leader through landscapes. Passing the mountain covered with snow the train continues to the highest station in the itinerary, The Line, at an altitude of 4.321m. In Juliaca a bus will take you to Puno beside the Titicaca Lake. The lunch will be served in the train. Delay in the arrival in Puno.
(Important observation: the train only operates on Mondays, Wednesday and Saturdays. subject to changes without previous warning!)
DAY 9: Puno
Today after the breakfast, you will have a trip of complete day in boat to the floating islands of the Uros, made of baled totora, in the Lake Titicaca. Next, to proceed to the islands of Taquile, where their inhabitants are devoted to the agriculture and they have developed an original form of community" "tourism, in which the visitors share their foods, housings, customs and traditions.
DAY 10: Puno – Lima
You will be transport to the airport for the flight, or you can extend the trip to other destinations.
The Service Included
- 10 lodging nights in the hotels selected in each city to visit.
- 10 breakfasts
- Trips according to the specified in the itinerary with the help of a professional local guide.
- The regular services in the group base
- Law of taxes
It is not included
- Air domestic passages
- The airport tax (USA 6,04 dollars for flight)
- Not eat mentioned in the itinerary
- Extra expenses
- Expenses (other several ones)
- Personal insurance