- Type: Package
- Duration: 8D/7N
- Distance: .. km
- Season: February to December
- Departure: Daily
- Group Size: 2 people
This complete Peru travel package will take you to all the most important destinations in the country: Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lima, Arequipa, and Lake Titicaca. You will learn about the mysteries of the inca's land civilizations, explore the vast array of flora and fauna in the differents places that you will visit, the diverse culture of Peru.
Highlights of this amazing trip to Peru include World Wonder Machu Picchu, the masterpiece of the Inca Empire, but also stunning colonial Cusco and the lush Amazon rainforest. This 08 days tour will give you a taste of everything Peru has to offer, leaving you with a desire to return again soon.
Day 01: Arrival To Lima
Upon arrival in Lima: Reception at the airport, assistance and transfer to selected hotel.
In the afternoon, guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important sites in Lima, the "City of Kings". The tour includes Lima's Historical Centre, passing by Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and its Religious Art Museum, the Church of Santo Domingo, with the tombs of Santa Rosa and San Martin de Porras, and Lima's Colonial Balconies.
We will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Then we visit Larco Herrera Museum, for an excellent overview of Peru's ancient past as it holds the best private collection of pre-Columbian art in the country. The museum has many fine examples of textile works, one example of which has a record breaking 398 threads per inch; materials and tools used by ancient Peruvians to produce their work in ceramics and metal; and Pre-Inca and Inca period pottery, gold and silver pieces with semiprecious stones.
Day 02: Cusco / City Tour / The Koricancha / Cathedral + 4 Ruins
Upon arrival in Cusco: Reception at the airport, assistance and transfer to selected hotel. You will have free morning and in the afternoon We will visit the center of the city and then We wil go around the Cusco city.
Between 13:20 and 13:30 pm will begin the guided tour through the city, where you will have the opportunity to visit 6 sites, the first "Qoricancha" (golded place), currently Santo Domingo Convent, a place that keeps Inside one of the most important religious centers of the Inca period, the Cathedral, a place that has religious paintings of the Cusqueña School being in number about 300, among other expressions of art.
Then visit to the surrounding areas of Cusco City, to visit 4 places that have remained intact over the years and have been used by the Incas for different activities; Sacsahuaman (puma’s head) majestic place, with impressive works in stone, been the heaviest 120 tons, carried by workers from remote Inca quarries, a place where the famous Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is celebrated every year, Qenqo (laberinth), and finally Pucapucara Tambomachay, place dedicated to the water.
End of the tour and return to the hotel.
Day 03: Sacred Valley / Pisac Ruins / Ollantaytambo / Machu Picchu (overnight)
Buffet breakfast at hotel.
The tour will start at 8:20am our staff will waiting at reception of your hotel then We will go to board the bus along the Sacred Valley to Pisac ruins until. Beautiful walk through original Inca trails, observing the intact platforms of the Incas. Visit the town of Pisac and its market center. Lunch buffet. The tour Continue to the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo (ex military, religious, administrative and agricultural Inca)
After finishing our visit in Ollantaytambo We will go to board the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (small city near Machupicchu), our staff will be waiting for you at the train station to take you to your hotel.
Day 04: Machu Picchu / Cusco
After breakfast at your hotel you will take a 20-minute bus ride to the hidden temple of the Incas to enjoy a guided tour of the site. Your expert guide will tell you all about Machu Picchu’s fascinating history and legends... The famous lost city of the Incas is one of the most magical and mysterious places on Earth.
Situated on the spine of a jungle-cloaked granite peak towering some 600 metres above an entrenched meandering of the roaring river below, the site is frequently shrouded in misty clouds pierced by the powerful equatorial sun. Constructed from precisely sculptured granite blocks carefully joined with the projecting exposed stone of the surrounding mountain, the site may well be the finest architectural achievement of the new world.
Tour around the archeological site, its craft industry, agriculture, housing, prisons, royal tomb, the temple of the sun, Inti Huatana, sacred place, the fourth of the three windows, the sundial, the gazebo, etc.
In the Afternoon Get the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy station then We wil take a car from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
Day 05: Cusco / Puerto Maldonado (tambopata)
Meet your transfer to the airport for an early flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon arrival you will be transferred by boat to your jungle lodge. It is located in the territory of the Ese'eja native community and is built with the same materials and architectural techniques as those used by the native communities throughout the Amazon As you leave the traces of Puerto Maldonado behind, sailing in a dugout canoe on the Tambopata River, the tranquility of the rainforest will absorb you.
That evening you will enjoy a delicious dinner before tucking in early to get ready for your jungle tour at the break of dawn.
Day 06: Puerto Maldonado (Tambopata)
At dawn you will venture out on a short hike to the parrot clay lick a few minutes down-river from the lodge to witness the jungle come to life. Later, after breakfast, you will have time to try to spot giant river otters, turtles, hoatzin, and wading birds as you explore the surrounding jungle.
In the afternoon you will be taken on a guided walk through the forest where your Amazon expert guide will have the opportunity to point out hiding animals and indigenous plants. After dinner, enthusiasts can go on a night walk to enjoy the nocturnal creatures that come to life or you can simply relax to the sounds of the jungle.
Day 07: Puerto Maldonado (Tambopata)
At dawn you can go for another optional visit to the clay lick. After breakfast, you will go for a hike accompanied by an Ese'eja native who will explain how the forest is used in their everyday life: for food, medicine, construction materials, etc.
You will enjoy a delicious local meal for lunch before heading off in the afternoon for another hike that will take you down a trail that crosses a floodplain and a bamboo forest. This trail will offer yet a different variety of flora and fauna for you to enjoy.
You will return before dark to the jungle lodge for your last evening in the Peruvian rainforest.
Day 08: Puerto Maldonado/Lima.
Breakfast at the hotel; we return to our office in Puerto Maldonado before leaving for the airport, where your guide will help you with the requirements for your flight to Lima. You will be transferred at the airport for your journey home or on to your next destination.
- All tours take place in private guide in the language requested by the passenger.
- There is a boat trip that develop in groups, to Taquile Island.
- Half Board as detailed in the program (breakfast and lunch daily).
- There are some special dinners indicated in the program.
- Luxe class service to Machu Picchu Train vistadome.
- Economy Train to Machu Picchu expedition service.
- Transfers and permanent assistance to passengers in each city.
- Breakfast on first day and lunch on day four
- Tips for crew (tour leader, cooks and porters)
- Sleeping bag (can be hired for $10 per day)
- Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes (10 soles)
- Porter to carry your personal items over 12 kilograms
- Vistadome train service ($50 plus)
We recommend bringing:
- Backpack and sleeping bag
- Hiking shoes or boots
- Raincoat or poncho
- Warmth clothes
- Insect repellent
- Sun block, sun glasses and hat
- Water bottle
- Water purifying tablets
- Flashlight and knife
- Towel and toilet paper
- Snacks (chocolates, candies, cookies, etc)
- Personal Medical Kit
- Extra national currency (soles)
- ISIC card for students