DAY 1 LIMAPick up upon arrival at Lima’s airport and transportation to the
hotel. Overnight (No meals)
DAY 2 FULL DAY PACHACAMAC RUINS & LIMA CITY TOUR
Breakfast, then you will be picked up from your hotel around
We will visit a place that is near Lima, there is an
archaeological enclosure whose constructions conserve the
mysticism and religiosity of their past. Its name: PACHACAMAC
Guided tour of the splendid and vast archaeological citadel of
Pachacamac, the temple of the deity, Pachacamac, believed to be
the creator of the universe and a divinity adored by old Andean
civilizations. A sacred and ceremonial site dating back to the
beginnings of Christianity where thousands of pilgrims converged
to pay tribute and consult the Pachacamac oracle, who they
believed could see the past, the future and people’s fate.
The site comprises pyramidal temples and enclosures built by
successive pre-Colombian civilizations and finally the Incas.
Highlights include the Temple of Pachacamac, the Sun God shrine,
and the Palace of the Chosen Women or Virgins of the Sun. At the
site museum there is an idol of the deity, Pachacamac, which
couldn’t be seen by the profane, and was reserved for the high
priests who kept, revered and interpreted the divine oracle in
the old times. A sacred site, the temple was considered to be
part of the planet’s mystical axis.
Then we return to Lima to take our buffet lunch to continue with
the Lima City tour. We will visit the colonial area and to the
Plaza de Armas where you will see the Government Palace, the
Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace and the City Hall as well as
the XVII century church and cloister of San Francisco, a world
cultural heritage. Then we will go to the modern downtown with a
view of the Pacific Ocean and the modern residential suburb of
San Isidro. Finally, transfer to the hotel and overnight. (B,L)
DAY 3 LIMA - ICA
Transfer to the bus station to take the bus to Ica that departs
at 07:00 am, arriving at 11:30 am. Assistance upon arrival and
transfer to the selected accommodation. Then you will visit the
downtown of Ica and other places around; The Regional Museum
will be our second stop, inside we can see great quantity of
archaeological remains as potteries, textiles, mummies, among
others. All they belong to the following ancient civilizations:
Paracas, Nasca, Wari, Ica-Chincha and Inca.
Then we will visit a traditional or industrial winery, to have
an explanation about how to make “Pisco and Wine” and to see the
facilities that are used during the elaboration of those spirits
products mentioned. At last you'll be able to taste all the
variety of wine and pure Pisco made with the different kinds of
Finally, the Huacachina Lagoon will be visited by us. It is also
called "El Oasis de America", there you will see a beautiful
landscape that will never be forgotten by you. It is surrounded
by sand dunes, palms, huarango trees and beautiful houses.
overnight (B, L)
Buggies and Sandboarding (after Huacachina’s visit)
Additional US$35 per person based on Double Occupancy.
Additional US$70 per person based on Single Occupancy.
DAY 4 BALLESTAS ISLANDS & NAZCA LINES
At 7:00 am transfer to a private dock where you will take a
motorboat excursion to the Ballestas island. This Islands are
spectacular, eroded into numerous arches and caves , which
provide shelter for thousands of seabirds, some of which are
very rare, and sea lions and fur seals in their natural
surroundings. The Islands are known as "The Galapagos of Peru".
The famous candlestick design, a Nazca civilization figure
etched on the desert face, can also be seen from the boat, at
the end transfer to Nazca where we will admire the famous Nazca
lines. Cut into the stony desert are large number of lines, not
only parallels and geometrical figures, but also designs such as
a dog, an enormous monkey, a bird with a wing span of over 100
meters, a spider and a tree. The lines, that represent some sort
of vast astronomical pre-Inca calendar, are best seen from the
air, we will take a half hour flight above the Lines, at the end
DAY 5 NASCA - LIMA
Breakfast and then we will visit The Chauchilla Cemetery, where
skulls, mummies and pottery shards littering the desert. At 2.30
pm we will take the Bus to return Lima where we will arrive
around 9:00 pm. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Overnight
DAY 6 CUSCO
You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning, transfer
to the airport to take the flight to Cusco (airfare not
included) Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and
transportation to the Hotel where you will receive an aromatic
coca tea to stimulating for the height, will have the free
morning to rest and also we suggest you have a light lunch in
either your hotel or in one of the surrounded; in the evening we
will depart on a City tour (entrance to the archaeological
centers and museums including) we will visit the Main square,
Cathedral, the Koricancha (temple of the sun) and in addition we
will make a route bordering archaeological centers like
Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, tour
finishes 6:30pm approximately at the main square in order you
can take dinner in one of the exquisite restaurants in the area,
then overnight. (B)
*Optional Buffet Dinner with Folkloric Show: Adding $24 per
DAY 7 MORAY –MARAS –SALINAS – PICHINGOTO – OLLANTA – AGUAS
In the morning hours according to a defined time, we leave with
direction to CRUZPATA town, place where we arrive after of one
hour trip; we prepare our belongings and immediately start our
trek that is located in the Andean areas of the Urubamba
province; one hour after we are going to observe the circular
and concentric platforms used to the agricultural
experimentation in Inca’s time named MORAY, place where we take
a little rest and our food; we continue our trek to THE SALINAS
(SALT MINE) OF MARAS, where we can observe that actually there
the SALT is worked as times ago, the open sky with the
crystallize process, that whit the plots where they do the work
show us beautiful photography; after we continue our descent to
PICHINGOTO town, where we are going to find some caves
constructed in the same rocks of the place that are conserved by
the people there, like part of their history; finally we are
going to cross the river through of a picturesque bridge to
Yanahuara town, from where with our transport we go to
Ollantaytambo, place where we take the train which go to Aguas
Calientes. Overnight (B, Box lunch, D)
DAY 8 MANDOR AND/OR PUTUKUSI
After a very early breakfast we started our different walks
fairly important points that can be done from the town of Aguas
Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu village. Will start our
PUTUKUSI: Mountain located next to Aguas Calientes town and in
an opposite position than Machu Picchu which allows us have
others Machu Picchu’s views. We are going to do this trek
according to the passenger’s physical conditions, the same that
will take an average of three hours on average. If not we will
be able to perform it, we will go to Machu Picchu Pueblo hotel
for a soda or other drink and enjoy the beautiful collection of
orchids it has.
MANDOR: The botanical garden at the end of the walk that gives
us the opportunity to see a beautiful waterfall in addition to
enjoying the benefits of a natural pool at the base of the
waterfall, this walk will take an average of four hours.
HOT SPRINGS: Located in the same town with hot springs, to which
we will go in the evening for a refreshing bath to allow us to
replenish our strength. (B, L, D)
DAY 9 WAYNA PICCHU – INTIPUNKU & MACHU PICCHU
Around five in the morning we are going to ascent with direction
to the Historic sanctuary MACHUPICCHU; and immediately we start
to explore the giant Inca’s citadel in a average time of two and
two and a half hours approximately; we are going to visit with
our guide: The Main square, INTIHUATANA, THE MORTERO'S ROOM, THE
THREE WINDOWS TEMPLE, THE CONDOR'S TEMPLE and many important
points in Machu Picchu; after we go to:
WAYNAPICCHU: The picturesque mountain backdrop shown in the
classic photographs, the full path will take us an average of
four hours the same order to explore constructions located on
the top of Wayna Picchu and follow the path towards a place
called Temple of the Moon AND / OR GREAT CAVE, which at the
sacrifice of walking we will be well rewarded. When we return if
we have physical strength necessary to continue our walk we will
INTIPUNKU: Known like Sun’s door that taking the opposite
direction of arrival of the Inca Trail can climb an average of
one hour to explore the qualities of the place and finally back
in the direction of Aguas Calientes.
Then according to our scheduled train return to Cusco, in the
station will be waiting for us our transport to return to Hotel
or lodging. (B)
Transport: Cusco – near of moray.
Transport: Yanahuara – Ollantaytambo.
Professional bilingual guide.
Entrance fees to: Moray, Maras and Mandor.
Train ticket Backpacker: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco.
Two nights of lodging in Aguas Calientes.
Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
Food: 01 box lunch, 01 lunch and 02 dinners.
Bus ticket: Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
Oxygen tank and first aid post.
Entrance fee to hot spring.
DAY 10 VALLEY SOUTH (Note: Take this tour on: Mon, Wed, Fri
Breakfast and pick you up from your hotel at 7:45 am for a tour
in the valley south where you can visit the following sites:
TIPON: A large area of crop that contains 12 impressive terraces
that are now grown, whose walls were built with finely carved
stone. More impressive still is the irrigation system which is
still serving agriculture and the advantage is the water in the
PIKILLAQTA: Presents characteristics of a major urban center for
the development time of the Wari empire with over a thousand
spaces between buildings, colcas (deposits food), athletic
fields or houses, temples, long and narrow streets with
buildings that took up to 4 stories high.
ANDAHUAYLILLAS: Typical Andean village time the colony of origin
and unique architecture. Andahuaylillas stressed in his Catholic
church from the colonial era with a beautiful decoration and
wall painting of the seventeenth and eighteenth century known as
the Sistine Chapel of Cusco.
We return to Cusco at approximately 1:30 pm. Rest of day at
leisure. Overnight (B, Box lunch)
DAY 11 TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be provided to
go the airport (B).
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