CuscoPeru

Lima, Nazca, Machu Picchu & Puno

(9 days / 8 night)

Tours In Cusco

Lima, Nazca, Machu Picchu & Puno


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Day 1: Welcome to Peru - Lima.

Welcome at the airport in Lima, we will transport you to your hotel. City Tour Lima, walk through the most important attractions.

Day 2: Lima - Nazca.

Travel by bus to Nazca to fly by plane the wonderful lines, this tour includes information and guidance. Overnight in Lima.

Day 3: Cusco City and vicinity.

Welcome and we pick you up from Cusco airport and transfer you to your hotel. Tour the magical city of Cusco and the Inca sites around the city. Beginning in the Cathedral, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puka - Pukara and finally Tambomachay. Overnight in Cusco.

Day 4: Sacred Valley-Pisac – Ollantaytambo – Chinchero.

The tour starts by picking you up from your hotel at 8:00 AM to tour the Sacred Valley. We will visit the Pisac village famous for its handicrafts, and the archaeological site. At noon, we will have lunch in Urubamba, then visit Ollantaytambo and end our visit in the village of Chinchero, which is known for its textiles. At 6:30 PM, we will return to Cusco.

Day 5: Cusco – Aguas Calientes.

Early morning, we embark on a journey to Aguas Calientes. We will have spare time so we can walk around the village, discover the beauty of Mandor Falls or enjoy the hot springs.

Day 6: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco.

Early in the morning, after breakfast board the bus to take us to the Archaeological Center of Machu Picchu. High in the mountains you will learn from its history and architecture and especially feel the awesome energy that only Machu Picchu provides. Overnight in Cusco.

Day 7: South Valley - Puno.

The walk starts very early to leave Cusco and begin a fantastic journey, reaching Puno. Cusco - Andahuaylillas - Raqchi - Sichuan - Open Museum Pukara- Abra La Raya - Puno.

Day 8: Uros - Taquile - Puno.

Lake Titicaca Travel precisely to the floating islands of Uros and Taquile, arriving at 11:30 AM Then display of crafts and especially the experience of the islanders. Overnight in Puno.

Day 9: Juliaca - Lima.

Early breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Juliaca airport to return to Lima.

Includes:

• Entrance fees to all archaeological sites and tourist attractions named in the tour.
• Bus tickets. Lima - Nazca, Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu, Cusco - Puno, Puno - Juliaca.
• Train tickets Cusco – Poroy. Round Trip.
• Ticket to fly over the Nazca Lines (30 min.)
• Permanent assistance on the plane in Nazca.
• Streaming video information about the Nazca Lines.
• Guided group. Professional English – Spanish Guide.
• Shuttle Bus.
• Lunch buffet (day 4).
• Overnight stay (days 1, 7 and 8).

Not included:

• • Food. Other services not mentioned.

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Full itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Peru - Lima.

Welcome at the airport in Lima, we will transport you to your hotel. Start of City Tour - depending on the time of arrival of your flight- You will discover the tourist bus on the Lima Colonial and its major attractions. From 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM.

Includes:
• Hotel.
• Guided group, all inputs and transport.

Not included:

• Food. Other services not mentioned.

Day 2: Lima - Nazca.

At 3:45 AM, we will meet you at the hotel for the journey in direction to Nazca in the bus company Cruz del Sur. Reception at the bus station Nazca airport, where we will fly over the Nazca Lines, stunning desert drawings depicting figures of various animals and plants like the spider, monkey, dog, lizard, hummingbird, the condor, among others, in large reaching 15 to 300 meters each and with a depth of about 30 inches. After the flight will be transferred to the bus station to return to Lima, arriving at approximately 8:00 PM.

Recommendations:
The trip by plane by Nazca lines is exciting, take your camera and enjoy the incredible views of the images while you are in the sky. You may get dizzy so we recommend you eat very little before the flight.

Includes:
• Bus ticket Lima - Nazca - Lima by Cruz del Sur (cruise service).
• Transfer from hotel or bus station to the aerodrome Maria Reiche.
• Ticket to fly over the Nazca Lines, 30 min.
• Streaming video information about the Nazca Lines.
• Delivery of certificate that provides evidence of your flight over the Nazca Lines.
• Permanent assistance.

Not included:
• Other services not specified.

Day 3: Cusco City and vicinity.

In the afternoon, at approximately 1:00 PM, we will meet at the hotel and start our city tour. Starting with the Cathedral of Cusco, we will find in its walls priceless art and treasures, which is considered by many the most beautiful works of art in South America. Afterward, we will visit the Qorikancha. This wonderful temple is considered sacred because it harbored priests of the Inca Empire that were in charge of worshiping, Inti, the Sun God. We will then continue our tour of the archaeological centers located around the city of Cusco. Starting with Sacsayhuaman, the Quechua name means "satisfied falcon" which was built with huge stone blocks. At the time of the Incas, it was called the "house of the sun" and was a religious center of great importance in local tradition. Afterward, we will visit, Kenko, Quechua word meaning "Labyrinth" coined by the Spanish for its labyrinthine underground galleries and small canals carved zigzag. We will continue our tour visiting Puka-Pukara, called the Red Fort, which is built with stones in that tone of colour. And finally, we will arrive at Tambomachay which was an Inca temple to worship the water.
Our tour ends at the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, at approximately 6:00 pm.

Recommendations:
After the tour, stroll through the Plaza de Armas and surrounding areas, where you can appreciate the work of the Cusque?ian artisan craft stores. Grab a bite at the famous Peruvian cuisine restaurants nearby or relax on the park benches of Plaza de Armas and then take a photo there for memories to last during the warm weather in the afternoon, despite the cold nights of Cusco. And if you like the night around the square you will find many nightclubs and bars filled with tourists and locals who expect to have fun with good music and drinks.

Our tour includes:
• Information prior to the tour.
• Entrance to all tourist destinations mentioned (tourist ticket - Cathedral and Qoricancha).
• All transfers in tourist bus.
• Guided group. Spanish - English professional guide.

Not included:
• Food. Other services not mentioned.

Day 4: Sacred Valley - Cusco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Chinchero.

Breakfast at the hotel. At 8:00 AM pick up from your hotel and start visiting the archaeological site of Pisac located 45 minutes from Cusco by private transport. Pisac give you an idea of advanced knowledge achieved by the Incas in architecture. As in other Inca constructions, some studies show that this was not a fortress but a kind of "real estate", property of Inca Pachacutec, consisting of platforms, domestic and ceremonial structures and aqueducts that provided the water for agriculture. Another good reason to visit Pisac is its traditional market where you can find some unique and authentic memorabilia.
At noon we head to the town of Urubamba where we will have lunch, a buffet where you can enjoy the delicious Peruvian cuisine. Urubamba was one of the main agricultural centers of the Inca Empire. Currently here the best corn in the world is harvested during the rainy season and the valley own fruits abound, such as peaches, cherry tree, quince, strawberries, among others.
In the afternoon, we will visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, which was a strategic military, agricultural and religious center to manage and control the Sacred Valley of the Incas; the constructs were presumed to be used for agricultural, as well as for military. Walls and watchtowers (probably to protect them from jungle ethnicities). This archaeological site comprises a series of superimposed terraces, showing impressive and large stone blocks finely carved and placed on the upper deck. Way back to Cusco visit the town of Chinchero, known as the city of the rainbow, discover the church of Our Lady of Monserrat built in 1607 on Tupac Yupanqui Palace, also see terraces and craft market.

Recommendation:
We suggest suitable footwear, you will climb stairs with many steps. Bring a small backpack, camera, wear a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a water bottle. In Pisac, do not forget to try the delicious empanadas, and purchase an artisan souvenir/memorabilia. In Urubamba enjoy a delicious buffet lunch where we invite you to try the corn of Sacred Valley.

Includes:
• Entrance at the archaeological site of Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
• Shuttle Bus.
• Guided group. English and Spanish speaking professional guide.
• Buffet lunch at the Tunupa restaurant.

Not included:
• Hotel Reservation in Cusco, tips, and other services not mentioned.

Day 5: Cusco - Aguas Calientes

We pick you up from your hotel at 6:00 AM to take you to the station and board the train which passes through the Sacred Valley. The view is beautiful and you can see snow-covered mountain tops, small towns and the Urubamba River that will guide us on the trip. At approximately 11:00 AM arrive to Aguas Calientes. Free during the afternoon we can perform many activities like climbing the mountain of Putucusi, visit the falls of Mandor, or relax in the hot springs of Aguas Calientes, you can also stroll through the village and see the passage of the Urubamba River make its way through the jungle. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Includes:
• Private transportation by bus from Cusco to the train station in Poroy or Ollantaytambo.
• Ticket train, round trip from Poroy or Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.
• Hotel in Aguas Calientes.

Not included:
• Food.
• Other services not mentioned

Day 6: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco.

Early breakfast at the hotel. At 5:50 AM, we will go to the bus station to board the Archaeological Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, the journey will take 25 minutes and we will finally get to appreciate the breathtaking sunrise. At 8:00 AM we start the tour by guiding you to know better the history and architecture of Machu Picchu. Marvel at the Inca buildings and the natural environment that surrounds it. The tour will last approximately two hours and at the end you will have until 12:00 PM to rest and freely explore Machu Picchu.
In the afternoon we will have until 3:00 PM for lunch, enjoy the hot springs of Aguas Calientes and visit the town. At 4:00 PM we board the train to Poroy. Arriving at approximately 7:00 PM, we pick you up from the station to transport you to your hotel in Cusco. Hours may vary based on the outputs of trains. Recommendations: Arrive half an hour before the time of train departure.
In Machu Picchu we climb many stairs, use appropriate shoes for a hike. We suggest that you carry a small backpack, a camera, wear a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a water bottle. After the guided tour you will have free time at Machu Picchu so enjoy the magical moment, appreciate the wonder, open your arms and recharge your energy. - You can also visit the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes.

Includes:
• Transportation by bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo or Poroy station and back.
• Train ticket from Poroy or Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and back.
• Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu and back.
• Entrance to Machu Picchu.
• Guide service group. Spanish - English professional guide.

Not included:
• Other services not mentioned.

Day 7: South Valley - Puno.

We start the ride very early to leave Cusco and begin a fantastic journey through the South Valley up to Puno.
• Cusco (3400 m) - Departure: 7:30 AM
• Andahuaylillas (3122 m) - Visiting times: 8:30 AM
• Raqchi (3450 m) - Visiting times: 11:00 AM
• Sicuani (3552 m) - Lunch buffet: Time: 12:10 PM
• Abra La Raya (4335 m) - Visiting times: 02:15 PM
• Pukara Museum (3900 m) - Time: 3:30 PM
• Puno (3800 m) - Arrival Time: 05:00 PM

Includes:
• Hotel Night Reservation in Puno.
• Transfer hotel - bus station - hotel.
• Bus to Puno in tourist service.
• Buffet lunch.
• Entrance fees.
• Guided service group. Spanish - English professional guide.

Not included:
• Other services not mentioned.

Day 8: Uros - Taquile - Puno.

We pick you up from your hotel at 6:40 AM and we transport you to the port of Lake Titicaca, after a 30 minute drive, we reach the beautiful floating islands of the Uros, the only ones in the world. We continue the trip to Taquile arriving at 11:30 AM, after a walk of 40 minutes from the port to the village, visiting Taquile for 2 hours, enjoying the scenery, handicraft exhibitions and above all, the experiences Islanders who maintain and preserve their ancestral customs. There you can have lunch. Night hotel in Puno.

Recommendations:
Beware of cold. We suggest that you carry a small backpack, a camera, wear a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle.

Includes:
• Transfers.
• Guided tour to the islands and entrances.
• Night hotel reservation in Puno.

Not included:
• Other services not mentioned.

Day 9: Juliaca - Lima

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Juliaca airport. End of service Cuscoperu.com.

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