Travel Peru Traditional I 8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: Arrival LIMA
Assistance on your arrival in Lima and transfer to your selected hotel. Free time to rest and prepare for starting your trip around this magical country. Overnight.
Travel Peru Day 2: LIMA / CUSCO - City Tour + 4 ruins
Early in the morning, transfer to the airport to take a flight to Cusco. Assistance on arrival in Cusco and transfer to your selected hotel.Free time to take a short rest to be acclimatized to the altitude. In the afternoon, city tour of cusco visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha. Then, drive out of the city to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, PucaPucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built strategically on a hill overlooking Cusco; famous for its enormous carved stones joined with astounding precision to form the outer walls. Some of these stones stand over 9m / 30ft tall and weight over 350 tons.
Travel Peru Day 3: CUSCO - Machu Picchu
The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Cusco train station for a three hour train journey to the famous inka Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as "The Lost City of the inkas". Arrive at AguasCalientes station followed by a 30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the incredible Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, we´ll participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial(Intiwatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After the tour you will have time to stroll around the archaeological site at your leisure. Lunch in a restaurant at AguasCalientes town.Late afternoon return to Cusco.Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.
Travel Peru Día 4: CUSCO - Sacred Valley of the inkas
Excursion to the "Sacred Valley of the inkas", a succession of picturesque towns, agricultural terraces and archeological sites. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, we´ll have the opportunity to bargain with vendors or stroll at the Pisac's typical Indian market, with a catholic mass service on Sunday (celebrated in Quechua, the native language). Lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley.
In the afternoon pass through Calca and Urubamba towns to arrive to the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, which was built to guard the entry of this part of the valley and protect it from enemies of the lower jungles; consisting in a series of superimposed terraces of carved stones accessed by long staircases. We will have the opportunity to walk through the quaint streets of the nearby town, religious and agricultural centre during the Inca Empire, and get a clear idea of the military strategy against possible invasions. On our way back to Cusco we will visit the picturesque Andean village of Chinchero where the remains of what was the royal hacienda of Tupac IncaYupanqui lies. Admire its well preserved Inca Wall at the Main Square, visit the beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, with interesting frescoes on the portico. Back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Travel Peru Day 5: CUSCO / PUNO
Breakfast at a fixed time, transport from hotel to the bus station for your departure to Puno city. At your arrival, reception and transfer to your selected hotel. Lodging.Free night for personal activities.
Travel Peru Day 6: PUNO - Titicaca Lake, Floating Islands of the Uros and Taquile Island
Early in the morning, we will have an unforgettable motorboat excursion on the waters of Titicaca Lake to the unique "Floating Islands" of the Uros. These ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the Water Tribe, have built their own "islands" by periodically adding new layers of a type of reed unique to the area called "totora" (ScirpusTotora), vegetable fibre from the Papiro family. Their homes and boats are also made from this material. We continue our motorboat trip to Taquileisland, inhabited by Quechua-speaking natives who have developed efficient and unique social systems, as well as fine hand weaving techniques, down through generations. After lunch in a local Taquile inn, we have a walk through the various hills and archaeological sites of this 6 km long island. In the afternoon, return to Puno for overnight at the hotel.
Travel Peru Day 7: PUNO :Chullpas of Sillustani on route / Lima(B)
Early in the morning, transfer to Juliaca airport to take your flight to Lima. On the way to the airport, we will visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustani: stone cylinder burial chambers used by the Aymaras to bury their important leaders. Lake Umayo, located in front of the Chullpas, adds further beauty to the place. Here you also have the opportunity to observe several local typical birds. Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to selected hotel. Overnigth.
Travel Peru Día 8: LIMA Out
Breakfast. Transfer to airport to take a flight .End of Service.
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