LIMA – AREQUIPA – PUNO – CUSCO – PUERTO MALDONADO – LIMA ICA- NAZCA – LIMA
1st Day: LIMA
Flight to Lima. Reception and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
2nd Day: LIMA – AREQUIPA.
Transport to the airport. Flight to the City of Arequipa. Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit around the City and its main attractive, standing up the Santa Catalina Convent, Church of the Company and the Museum of Altares Andinos (Andean Altars). Overnight.
3rd Day: AREQUIPA – CAÑON DEL COLCA.
Departure to Chivay, crossing the Misti and Chachani Volcanoes and the Salinas National Reverse, and Aguada Blanca, from which the llamas, alpacas and the shy vicuna can be seen. Arrival in Chivay and installation at the selected hotel. Leisure time. Overnight.
4th Day: CAÑON DEL COLCA – AREQUIPA.
Departure to the observatory of La Cruz del Cóndor, going through the Valle del Colca and crossing the typical towns of Yanque and Maca. Viewing of the elegant and arrogant Vuelo de los Cóndores. Return to Arequipa and arrival late in the afternoon. Overnight.
5th Day: AREQUIPA – JULIACA – SILLUSTANI – PUNO.
Transport to the airport. Flight to Juliaca. Reception and transport to the hotel in Puno. While in the trip we will stop in Siltstone: where we will visit the Culpa or pre -Inca “funerary towers”, with an spectacular sight to the Mayo Lake. Overnight.
6th Day: PUNO – UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS (OVERNIGHT IN THE TITICACA LAKE).
Transport to the Port of Pun. Visit to the astonishing floating islands of the Ures continuing to the Tequila Island, community whose settlers have preserved their ancestral customs until today, and from which a spectacular dusk can be enjoyed, with spectacular sights of the Lake and the Cordillera Real. Overnight stay at the island, sharing a native home.
7th Day: TAQUILE – PUNO.
Morning at leisure opportunity to walk around the island. Afternoon return to Puno.
8th Day: PUNO – CUZCO
Transport to the bus station. Tourist bus to the City of Casco, going through colorful towns, “La Raya” (peak: 4,300 m), and the altiplano plateau from which llamas and alpacas can be seen. Arrival late afternoon. Overnight.
9th Day: SACRED VALLEY
Coinciding with the market days (Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday), full-day tour, visiting the town of Pisa and its popular fair. Continuing to Ollantaytambo, passing through different towns of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where Urubamba and Calca stand out, among others. Visit to the Ollantaytambo fortress. Return to Casco late afternoon. Overnight.
10th Day: CUZCO
Free morning. Afternoon visit to the imperial City and to the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay. Overnight.
11th Day: CUZCO – MACHUPICCHU
Transfer to train station. Crossing by railway until Aguas Calientes Station. Bus to Machupicchu. Guided visit to the “Lost City of the Incas”. Afternoon, continue to the built-up area of Aguas Calientes. Overnight at this colorful town.
12th Day: MACHUPICCHU – CUZCO
Day at Leisure. We would recommend to go up the fortress again, enjoy the entrance of the first light of sun illuminating the fortress (it is possible to do it from Inti Punku or Puerta del Sol) and visit the complex. Whoever wants, would have enough time to climb the HuaynaPicchu or “Young Mountain”. Afternoon return to Cuzco by train. Overnight.
13th Day : CUZCO – PUERTO MALDONADO – SELVA
Transport to the airport. Flight with destiny to Pto. Maldonado. Reception, transport and short visit to the City. Continue to the jetty and sailing to selected lodge. Lunch. Afternoon visit to the jungle. Dinner. Lodging.
14th Day: JUNGLE
Explorations to the inside of the jungle, depending on the selected lodge. Overnight.
15th Day: JUNGLE – PUERTO MALDONADO – LIMA
Sailing to Maldonado. Transport to the airport. Flight to Lima. Afternoon visit to the Modern and Colonial Lima: Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, the San Francisco Convent and the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. Also, visit the Gold Museum, private worth collection of pre-Spanish pieces. Transport to the airport at night. Return Flight. Overnight.
16th Day: LIMA – ICA – NAZCA – ICA
Transport to the station. Regular bus (special frequency) to Ica. Reception and transport to Nazca. Overflight to the enigmatic Nazca Lines Overnight.
17th Day: ICA – PARACAS – LIMA
Transport to the port of Chaco in Paracas. Sailing in the Ballestas Islands. Transport to the bus station. Return bus to the City of Lima. Overnight.
18th Day: OUT LIMA
Day at leisure for personal activities. Transport to the airport. Return flight.
Note: this circuit is possible in private service, check our prices and itinerary.