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Classic Peru

Be fascinated and get to know the most incredible attractions and the most famous wonders during this 10-day guaranteed departure tour. Travel through time in the incredible Arequipa, known as "White City" and appreciate the elegance of the condors that plan in the Colca Canyon. Browse the famous Lake Titicaca and meet its inhabitants. Discover the Inca heritage offered by Cusco, Sacred Valley and as a final touch, feel and live the magic and mystery of Machu Picchu.

per adult from

$2,625

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Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Operated with italian speaking local guide on shared basis on days 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10
    • Operated with an English and Spanish-speaking assistant on the bus on day 6
    • Private Transfer from airport to hotel in Lima
    • Private Transfer from hotel to airport in Lima
    • Private Transfer from airport to hotel in Arequipa
    • Transfer from Arequipa to Colca
    • Private transfer from Colca to Puno.
    • Private Transfer from hotel in Puno to the Bus Station in Puno
    • Shared Bus transfer from Puno to Bus Station in Cusco with English and Spanish speaking assistance
    • and guide on board
    • Private Transfer from Bus Station to hotel in Cusco
    • Transfers from/to train stations in private vehicle
    • Train to Machu Picchu round trip
    • Shared bus Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and vv
    • Private Transfer from hotel to airport in Cusco
    • All visits mentioned in the itinerary: visit Arequipa (day 2), stop in Condor's Cross (day 4)
    • full day excursion by boat on the Titicaca Lake, visit floating Uros & Taquile Islands (day 5)
    • visit Chinchero (day 7), guided tour Machu Picchu (day 8), guided tour in Cusco (day 9)
    • guided tour in Lima (day 10)
    • Meet and Greet on day 1, 2 and 10
    • 9 night's accommodation
    What's excluded :
    • Domestic and international flights.
    • Personal expenses, drinks and meals not explicitly mentioned in the programme.
    • Tips for driver and guide.
    • Domestic and foreign airport taxes.

  • Day 1: Day 1 : ARRIVAL LIMA

    Stop At: Lima Airport, Callao District 07031, Peru
    Arrive at Lima Airport. A transport service and a guide will pick you up from the airport at the scheduled time to transfer you to your hotel in Lima. The Peruvian capital is a modern metropolis full of history, currently undergoing an exciting process of cultural and economic changes. Spend the day at leisure relaxing after your flight or venture to the city.
    Overnight in Lima
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Jose Antonio or similar 4*

    Day 2: Day 2 : LIMA: - AREQUIPA (90 min by flight)

    Stop At: Casa Andina Select Miraflores, Calle Schell 452, Miraflores 15074, Peru
    After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the direct flight to Arequipa (flight not included) In order to make the indicated Arequipa visit, the domestic flight from Lima - Arequipa must arrive at the latest at 12 pm. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will be transferred from the hotel to begin a visit to the delightful "White City" (at approximately 2 pm) which includes the Convent of Santa Catalina, the main square, the Cloister of the Company of Jesus. Then, in the areas of Yanahuara and Chilina, it will be possible to enjoy the view offered by the Misti Volcano. Visit the Santuarios Andinos Museum where the Juanita mummy, a young Inca woman sacrificed to the gods more than 500 years ago on the Ampato volcano (6380 m). Return to your hotel at around 6 pm.
    Overnight in Arequipa
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Casa Andina Select or similar 3*

    Day 3: Day 3 : AREQUIPA - COLCA (165 Km – 3 hrs)

    Stop At: Casa Andina Standard Arequipa, Calle Jerusalén 603, Arequipa 04001, Peru
    After breakfast, at about 8.30 am depart for the Colca Valley along the route that crosses the Pampa Cañahuas - in the Agua Blanca National Reserve - a habitat rich in "vicuñas" (a camelid similar to the llama which has a more delicate, highly prized wool). During the journey in the valley, it will be possible to admire the beautiful pre-Colombian terraces, which are still cultivated by the Collaguas indigenous people. At around 12.30 pm, lunch in a restaurant in the town of Chivay. Arrive in Colca at 2 pm and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight in Colca
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Casa Andina Standard or similar 3*

    Day 4: Day 4 : COLCA - PUNO (300 km - 5 hrs)

    Stop At: Jose Antonio Encinas, Cercado de Lima 15023, Peru
    Breakfast at the hotel. At approximately 7 am, our guide and driver will be waiting in the lobby of the hotel to take you for a drive towards Puno in private bus. After 90 minutes we will make a stop en route at "La Cruz del Condor", where - with a little luck - it will be possible to admire the majestic Andean vulture hovering in the air and enjoy a spectacular view of the Colca Valley, the deepest canyon on the planet (3,000 m). Continue along the way looking at breathtaking sceneries. During the transfer, stop for a boxed lunch. Arrival in Puno at around 5 pm.
    Overnight in Puno.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Jose Antonio or similar 4*

    Day 5: Day 5 : PUNO - LAKE TITICACA: UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS - PUNO (1 hr by boat)

    Stop At: Jose Antonio Encinas, Cercado de Lima 15023, Peru
    After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up at 7 am and transferred to the port of Puno where you will embark boat, for the beautiful 7- hour excursion around the Uros Islands (you will be sharing the boat with other clients but the guide is on private basis). The Uros are an indigenous people of Peru that live on a series of man-made islands, created entirely from the buoyant totora reeds that grow abundantly in the shallows of the lake. The islands are composed of layers of woven totora, which are constantly replenished from the top as they rot from the bottom. The Uros people also use reeds to construct their homes, so cooking is done outdoors to avoid possible fires. After visiting this fascinating island for an hour and a half, sail to Taquile, a small slice of heaven that once belonged to the Inca Empire and whose residents speak Quechua. Look around and you will notice traces of its Incan past in the ruins that still exist around the island. After a brief introduction, the local community will give you an insight into their customs and traditions with a cultural demonstration. Lunch is enjoyed on the island before the return trip to Puno at 3.30 pm approximately. Afternoon at leisure.
    Overnight in Puno
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Jose Antonio or similar 4*

    Day 6: Day 6 : PUNO - CUSCO (390 km - 10 hrs)

    Stop At: Sonesta Hotel Cusco, Av El Sol Nro 954, Cusco 08002, Peru
    After breakfast at the hotel, at about 6.20 am you will be transferred to the bus station, where a representative will help you catch your bus to Cusco. There will be an English and Spanish-speaking assistant on the bus during the journey. On the way, you’ll make a number of interesting stops. After 2.5 hrs drive, the first is the town of Pucara and the Pucara Lithic Museum, where we will spend approximately 30 minutes. This was the first urban settlement on Lake Titicaca, established between 100 and 300 A.D. After a brief break at La Raya, the highest point of the trip between Puno and Cusco, at the dizzying altitude of 4,313 metres above sea level, the bus stops at Sicuani at 12.30 pm, where lunch is served. We then head on to Racchi, home to the Wiracocha Temple, an Inca site built in honour of a powerful Andean god. The rectangular construction boasts thatched rooftops 20 metres above the ground; these are thought to be the highest in the Inca Empire. This tour lasts about 45 minutes. Later, after a 60 minutes ride, visit Andahuaylillas, a town located around 40 kilometres away from Cusco. The main attraction here is the local Church, known as the "Sistine Chapel of America" owing to the high quality of art found inside. The church was built during the 16th century on top of Wari remains. Arrival at Cusco in the late afternoon (approximately 6 pm), where an Italian speaking staff will welcome you. Private transfer to the hotel.
    Overnight in Cusco.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Sonesta Cusco or similar 4*

    Day 7: Day 7 : CUSCO – CHINCHERO – SACRED VALLEY – AGUAS CALIENTES (75 Km – 2 hrs by land / 2 hrs by train)

    Stop At: El MaPi Hotel byInkaterra, Ave Pachacutec 109, Aguas Calientes 08681, Peru
    After breakfast, pick up at the hotel at 7 am and departure to Chinchero, an historical and artisan centre of Inca origin in the Cusco region, where archaeological remains and one of the first Catholic churches dated to the 17th century are preserved. Chinchero, located at 3,762 m.a.s.l, offers a privileged view of the Sacred Valley. Like most of the towns in the region, Chinchero also experienced the practice of "extirpation of idolatries", an action that replaced traditional deities with Catholic ones during the Colonial times. Enjoy 1-hour visit and then continue to Maras and visit the Inca salt pans: a landscape consisting of about 3,000 ponds used by the Inca people for salt extraction and subsequent exchange with other products of the empire. A magical place, full of extraordinary colour combinations that the sun's rays create on the mirror of water and salt. Then, arrive at Ollantaytambo for lunch at 1 pm. Ollantaytambo is a typical example of urban planning of the Incas and is still inhabited as in the past. You will be able to admire during 1.5 hr the imposing archaeological site which, although it is called "fortress", actually was a "tambo", a place of refreshment and lodging for groups that undertook long journeys. Depart from Ollantaytambo train station towards Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes after 90 minutes by train, you will be expected by a chosen hotel representative who will accompany you on foot to the hotel. Once at the hotel, you will be contacted personally or by telephone by the Italian speaking guide who will provide all the indications for the Machu Picchu visit the next day and dinner.

    Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = El Mapi or similar 4*

    Day 8: Day 8 : AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO (2 hrs by train / 75 Km – 2 hrs by land)

    Stop At: Sonesta Hotel Cusco, Av El Sol Nro 954, Cusco 08002, Peru
    After breakfast at around 6 am (the exacting time will be confirmed by our guide day before) the guide awaits you at the hotel to begin your visit to the citadel. The guide will accompany you to take the bus shared with other tourists to Machu Picchu. Once there, after 25 minutes by bus, the 2.5 hours guided tour will begin around the citadel. You will be taken to the main square, the Royal apartments, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock and the cemetery. At the end of the visit return to Aguas Calientes for lunch. In the afternoon, at about 2.30 pm, take the train back to Ollantaytambo Station where a private vehicle will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco where you will arrive at approximately 6 pm.
    Overnight in Cusco
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Sonesta Cusco or similar 4*

    Day 9: Day 9 : CUSCO: CITY TOUR

    Stop At: Sonesta Hotel Cusco, Av El Sol Nro 954, Cusco 08002, Peru
    Indulge in a tasty breakfast. Pick up at the hotel at 8.30 am for 4 hours visit of the splendid city of Cusco which was the capital of the Inca Empire (15th century). Take a look at the Main Square, the Regocijo Square, the Cathedral, the Monastery of Santo Domingo and the legendary Korikancha Temple. Afterwards, visit the archaeological sites of Kenko, Puca Pucara and the extraordinary fortress of Sacsayhuaman which offers an extraordinary view of the city of Cusco. Return to the hotel at 1 pm. You have the free afternoon to wander through the streets of the bohemian San Blas neighborhood that was inhabited by the Inca nobility with imposing stone buildings, just a few steps from the famous Main Square or Huacaypata. At 7 pm transfer to a restaurant for dinner with folklore show and return to the hotel at 9.30 pm.
    Overnight in Cusco
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Sonesta Cusco or similar 4*

    Day 10: Day 10 : CUSCO - LIMA: CITY TOUR (90 min by flight)

    Stop At: Lima Airport, Callao District 07031, Peru
    Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport and depart to Lima (Cusco – Lima Flight not included). In order to make the indicated Lima visit, the domestic flight from Cusco to Lima must arrive at the latest at 11 am. Arrival and meeting with the person in charge of the 4- hour visit to the city. The main square is the symbolic place where Lima was born in 1535, known as the "City of the Kings", which later became the capital of the Republic of Peru in 1821, the year that marked the country's independence. Visit the Cathedral and the Casa Aliaga, an ancient viceroyalty house handed over by Francisco Pizarro to one of his captains (Jeronimo de Aliaga) after the city was founded. Continue to the district of Pueblo Libre for an interesting tour through the Larco Museum, founded by Rafael Larco Hoyle in 1926 and located inside a mansion built on a pre-Columbian pyramid. In this famous museum, also known for having the most extensive collection of erotic ceramics in the world, you will have the opportunity to admire a complete pre-Hispanic collection of gold and silver artefacts. Finally, transfer to the airport for embarkation on the return flight. Please take note that we recommend that you book your return flight after 6 pm.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    A transport service and a guide will pick you up from the airport at the scheduled time to transfer you to your hotel in Lima. Airports
    • J Chavez Intl Airport, Lima Peru
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/24/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    1/1/2021 - 7/21/2021
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/22/2021 - 7/22/2021
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/23/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Rates do not apply to Peruvians or residents with more than 60 days of stay. If passengers are Peruvians or exceed 60 days of stay, sale taxes (18%) will be collected by our local operator
    • Most travelers can participate
    • In order to make the indicated Arequipa visit, the domestic flight from Lima - Arequipa must arrive at the latest at 12 pm on day 2
    • Please note that Check In in most hotels begins at 13:00 hrs. Clients will be subject to the availability of the room if they arrive before, waiting in the hotel lobby
    • Important note: The Juanita mummy will not be exhibited during January, February, March & April. For these months, a replica or other mummy from the area will be displayed in the same place.
    • On Day 5: Operative note: You will be sharing the boat with other clients but the guide is on private basis
    • If your trip includes the visit to high altitude cities such as Cusco and Puno located at more than 3400 meters (11 200 feet above sea level), do not forget to take precautions in order to avoid altitude sickness. Passengers who have heart problems or high blood pressure should check with their doctor before travelling
    • Upon arrival is recommended to rest for few hours, drink coca tea and eat lightly. As a reference Machu Picchu is located at 2400 meters (8 000 feet above sea level)
    • On Day 7: Luggage note: For the overnight stay in Aguas Calientes, only hand luggage must be carried with the minimum necessary for the night (maximum 5 kg per person). The main baggage can be left on deposit in the hotel in Cusco.
    • Operative note: The guide will leave clients at the Ollantaytambo station and the train journey is scheduled unaccompanied. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, customers will be expected by a chosen hotel representative who will accompany them on foot to the accommodation. Once at the hotel, customers will be contacted personally or by telephone by the Italian speaking guide who will provide all the indications for the Machu Picchu visit the next day.
    • Important: During the rainy season (December-March) it will not be possible to carry out Maras's visit. Depending on the climatic situation, it will be replaced with a visit to the archaeological site of Moray or another excursion to be decided from time to time.
    • During the trip from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, there is no presence of the guide on board, on day 8
    • On day 10: In order to make the indicated Lima visit, the domestic flight from Cusco to Lima must arrive at the latest at 11 am.
    • IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW ENTRANCE REGULATIONS TO MACHU PICCHU The current restrictions on visits to Machu Picchu allow a maximum stay of 4 hours in the citadel accompanied by a guide during the first entry. If the visitor tours an alternate route (Mountain Machu Picchu or Huayna Picchu) the passenger will have 3 hours to for this purpose, additional to the 4 hours in the citadel. If the passenger wishes to enter the citadel again during the afternoon shift or the next day, he must acquire previously an additional ticket to enter in the new shift. There is no ticket sale in the archaeological zone. The following objects are forbidden: professional cameras that require lights and tripods, or with telephoto lenses with a weigh higher than 2 kilos (in order to use them, special authorization is needed, as well as the payment of an additional fee), drones, selfie sticks, sprays, high heels, walking sticks without rubber tip, banners and posters, sharp objects and backpacks bigger than 40cm x 35 cm x 20 cm.
    • NEW PLASTIC REGULATION: After the prohibition of the access of single use plastic items to 76 natural areas including Machu Picchu, it is important to use reusable bottles. Lima Tours installs a water refill point in our office in Aguas Calientes.
    • What do I need to bring? Comfortable and light clothing is recommended for visiting the coastal areas of Peru, while for the high Andean area the use of warm clothing is recommended. It is not recommended that visitors wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or short clothes when visiting religious temples or official buildings. Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay. Carry the same document that you presented to the agency, given that the train tickets and entrance to Machu Picchu will be issued with the same information. In all train services to Machu Picchu, the passenger can carry only hand luggage (backpack, bag or briefcase) weighing no more than 5kg / 11lb on the train to/from Machu Picchu. You will find your luggage at the chosen hotel. Allowed size: 62 linear inches 157cm (height + length + width).
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

3

Organised by LimaTours

Activity ID: V-5363P96

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