Day 1: Lima - Arequipa.
Pick up Arequipa Airport heading to your hotel to rest.
In the afternoon at 2:30 pm pick up to start the Arequipa City Tour, we will visit the famous Monastery of Santa Catalina; of course walk through Main Square and the Cathedral, the San Francisco Square, the ranch El Fierro, the most important colonial houses and cloisters of Compañía de Jesus, finally balcony Yanahuara. The tour ends at approximately 6:00 pm.
You should try the typical dishes: shrimp soup and ice cheese dessert. Use sunscreen. During day the weather is warm but at night you should wear warm clothing.
Day 2: Colca Valley:
Early breakfast at the Hotel, at 08:30 am we will board our bus taking the north road and we appreciate the Chachani volcano and then we reached Pampa Cañahuas to Vicuña National Reserve.
Also will appreciate the snowy Chucura, the small lakes Patapampa and Toqra and arrived at the Andes’ balcony, there is a impressive view of Mount Ampato, Hualca Hualca and the Andes.
At noon we reached Chivay, this is where we spend the night and settle in the Eco Inn Hotel, in the afternoon we will take a walk around Chivay for 1 hour, then enjoy the walk of thermal springs of La Calera. Night of Folk Dances in the restaurant.
Night Hotel in Chivay.
We take precautions to altitude sickness drinking de Coca tea. Also pills for altitude sickness, and do not forget to take pictures with llamas and alpacas, you should wear appropriate clothing for the hot springs but bring warm clothing because the night is cold. Use sunscreen.
Day 3: Colca Valley - Balcony Cruz del Condor.
6:00 a.m. Early breakfast at the hotel, then heading to the viewpoint Cruz del Condor to see the spectacular flight of the condors. Also observe the depth of the Colca Canyon. The tour lasts about 2 hours. returning for a short walk from the Cruz del Condor to the Cruz del Cura for 1 hour, then visit the traditional villages of Maca and Pinchollo Yanque and observe stone mockups, hanging tombs, amphitheatres, churches and terraces. Then return to Chivay for lunch. After lunch we return to the city of Arequipa. Arriving approx. at 5:00 pm
At 7:30 transfer to the bus station; starting our trip to the beautiful city of Cusco.
You should take precautions to altitude sickness and don’t forget the sunscreen
Pick up from the airport. - City Tour including Tickets and transportation.
01 Hotel night in Arequipa La Casa de mi Abuela Hotel or similar.
Complete Tour to Colca 2 days - Night Hotel in Chivay Hotel Eco Inn or Inkari
Transfer to the bus station and bus ticket Cusco-Arequipa Bed
Food and other services not mentioned in the program.
Day 4: Cusco city and surroundings.
Welcome and pick up at the airport in Cusco to transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon at about 2:00 pm, pick up from hotel and begin our tour of the city, starting with The Cathedral that contains on its walls priceless art treasures that re considered by many the most beautiful in South America. Then visit the Koricancha Temple, this beautiful temple is considered sacred by the Incas and Incas that housed priests in charge of worshiping the sun god.
We continue our tour to archaeological sites located in the surroundings of Cusco ; starting Sacsayhuaman that was built with large stone blocks. It is said that the construction of Sacsayhuaman took over 50 years, then visit Kenko, Puka - Pukara and finally Tambomachay that was an Inca temple to worship the water Our tour ends at the Plaza de Armas Cusco, at approximately 6:00 pm.
After the Tour CuscoPeru.com recommends a walk through the Plaza de Armas and the surrounding area where you can appreciate the work of craftsmen in Cusco Craft stores, you can also try the famous Peruvian cuisine in the nearby restaurants or you can simply take a rest on a bench in the Main Square and then take the classic picture to remember all this in a warm environment despite the cold nights of Cusco And if you like the night around the square you will find many clubs and bars full of tourists and locals who expect fun.
Tickets to Cathedral, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara -Tambomachay.
Transfers by Tourist Bus.
Guided tour in group. Professional guide English / Spanish.
Food. Tips. Other services not mentioned.
Day 5: Cusco Sacred Valley - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Chinchero.
Full day tour Sacred Valley of the Incas.
At 8:00 am pick up from your hotel and start visiting the Pisac Archaeological center located 45 minutes from Cusco by Tourist bus. Pisac will give you an idea of the advanced knowledge that managed the Inca architecture. Another good reason to visit Pisac is given by its traditional market where you can find some unique and authentic souvenirs.
At noon we will head to the town of Urubamba where we will enjoy a lunch buffet where you can enjoy the delicious Peruvian cuisine.
In the afternoon we will visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo and its magnificent terraces, temples. At the top of the fort after climbing many steps we will appreciate, six huge blocks of pink stones, each weighing about 50 tons.
Way back to Cusco we will visit the village of Chinchero to see its Church, Inca constructions and craft market.
We suggest bringing a small backpack with your camera, bring hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and a bottle of water. In Pisac do not forget to try the dumplings and take some souvenir crafts. In Urubamba enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, We invite you to try the rich corn and cheese in the Sacred Valley.
Entrance to-Pisac-Ollantaytambo Chinchero. Transfers on Tourist Bus
Guiding in Group. Professional guide English - Spanish
Lunch Buffet in Urubamba
Tips. Other services not mentioned
Day 6: Cusco - Machu Picchu
Early morning we pick you up from your hotel at approximately 6:00 am for transfer to Poroy station and board the train going through the Sacred Valley of the the view is beautiful and during the journey you will see glaciers, small towns and the Urubamba River that will guide us in the Journey, at approximately 10:30 a.m. we arrive at Aguas Calientes. a journey of about 3 hours.
In Aguas Calientes we board the bus to Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu, located high on a mountain. At approximately 11:00 a.m., our guide will begin The tour for you to learn better the history and architecture of the Inca citadel Machu Picchu. You will be amazed by the buildings and the natural landscape around Machu Picchu. The tour lasts about 1 hour and a half.
After the tour you have until 2:00 pm to go around freely in Machu Picchu
In the afternoon at 4:30 pm we will board the train to Poroy Station, At approximately 7:30 pm pick up from the station to transfer to your hotel in Cusco. Hours may vary based on the time tables of the trains, the train service that you want to use.
Arrive a half hour before to the train station. At Machu Picchu. you will climb many steps so wear walking shoes, we suggest you bring a small backpack with your camera, bring hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, a bottle of water. After the guided tour you will have free time at Machu Picchu. So enjoy the magical moment appreciating our wonder, open arms and recharge your energy in Machu Picchu. Then take for lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge, you can also visit the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes.
Transfer Cusco – Poroy Train station - Cusco
Train Ticktes Poroy - Aguas Calientes - Poroy
Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
Entrance to Machu Picchu.
Guided tour in Shared Service. Professional English.
Tipping - Other services not mentioned
Day 7: Transfer Hotel - Airport.
Breakfast at the Hotel, At proper time transfer to airport to board your flight.
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