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Peru: Machu Picchu and The Mysterious Hieroglyphs of Nazca

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Itinerary

Day 1Lima

Welcome to Peru!
Arrival to the Jorge Chavez international airport, reception, and transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight (Check-In 15:00)

Day 2Lima

Today you will have the entire day at your leisure.

Optional Tour (with extra pay): This excursion offers the best combination of the different attractions in Lima and its three historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial, and contemporary. The Peruvian Viceroyalty was the most important one in the Spanish Empire and Lima was its capital. The highlights of its historical center are its architecture and the urban design of the city, found in the old streets filled with colonial houses adorned with Moorish-style balconies. Our trip includes the Paseo de la Republica (Promenade of the Republic), Plaza San Martin (San Martin Square), and the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), with their different buildings: Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace), Palacio Arzobispal the (Archbishop’s Palace), the Basilica Cathedral (Cathedral Basilica) and the Palacio Municipal (Municipal Palace). Visit the most traditional residential areas in the capital: The Olive Grove of San Isidro, Miraflores, and Larco Mar, Return to the hotel

Day 3Lima/Cusco

Transfer to the airport to take the national flight to Cusco. Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free at leisure. Overnight.

In the afternoon, you could take the optional tour (with extra pay) around the City: We Start this sightseeing tour picking up our tourists from the Hotel, then we Hill be visiting the following archaeological, and religious attractions:
The Cathedral.- Colonial Religious Monument, with great historic value.
Koricancha.- The Inca temple of the sun, The Santo Domingo church was built in the 17th century on the walls of the Koricancha Temple of the Sun.

Sacsayhuaman.- Located 3 Km. From Cusco, Inca fortress with excellent and great architecture.
Qenqo.- Ceremonial and Ritual Center, Also a place where sacrifices were made.
Puca Pucara.- Was more likely a Tambo, or kind of post house than an actual fortress
Tambomachay.- 7 Km. From Cusco, the site for ritual bathing its use was restricted to the higher nobility, who maybe only used the baths on ceremonial occasions.

Day 4Cusco

The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Poroy or Ollanta Train Station for a train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”, one of the best-known examples of surviving Inca architecture. Arrive at Aguas Calientes Station followed by a 30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the marvelous Citadel. Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the sacred sun dial (the most important preserved Intihuatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, and various burial grounds.
In the afternoon, return to Ollanta, arrival, and transfer to Cusco.

Day 5Cusco

We will pick you up from your hotel around 4:30 am – 5:30 am and head south through the town of Urco to the Checacupe District (2 hours by bus) and then follow the path to Pitumarca where we’ll have breakfast. Then we continue along the road through small villages until we arrive at the community of Hanchipata – Quesiuno (1 hour and 20 minutes by bus), the ideal starting point to walk the route. We will see incredible mountains such as Ausangate, beautiful blue lagoons, and many other natural sites. The walk to Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain) will last approximately 3 hours. At this peak, we will savor the view for about an hour taking photos of the beautiful scenery before descending the path and returning to our bus.
We will go back to Pitumarca to have lunch and then we will be on our way to Cusco

Day 6CUSCO – LIMA - ICA

Transfer to the airport to take the national flight to Lima, arrival, and connection with the international flight. Arrival, reception, and transfer to the Bus Station to take the tourist bus to Ica, the ride will take around 05 hours, arrival in Ica and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 7Paracas

Transfer to the airport to take the national flight to Lima, arrival, and connection with the international flight. Arrival, reception, and transfer to the Bus Station to take the tourist bus to Ica, the ride will take around 05 hours, arrival in Ica and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 8Paracas -Lima

In the morning, we will visit the Ballestas Islands. It is a vibrant and colorful wildlife sanctuary that is filled with wild birds and mammals, including sea lions, fur seals, and endangered Humboldt penguins. During this two-hour boat tour, you will come face-to-face with these animals in their natural habitation while you are on board a speedboat. On rare occasions, it is even possible to see dolphins and whales. Obviously, this tour is a spectacular choice for animal lovers and birdwatchers.

In addition to the animals named above, a wide range of seabirds also calls these rocky islands their home. You may see and hear pelicans, boobies, red-footed Guanay cormorants, and many other types of birds.
During this tour, you can observe a mysterious geoglyph, similar to the Nazca Lines that was carved into the face of a cliff over 1,000 years ago. This symbol is called The Candelabra, and it remains the source of much speculation and debate. It likely was created by the Paracas tribe living on the coast at that time, for reasons unknown.

According to time, transfer to the bus station to take the tourist bus back to Lima, arrival, reception, and transfer to the airport to the international flight back home.

Tour Details
  • Transfer airport – hotel – airport in Lima and Cusco
  • Transfer airport – hotel – airport in Lima and Cusco
  • 1 night accommodation in Urubamba (when optional Sacred Valley tour is added)
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Cusco
  • 01 night accommodation in Ica
  • 01 night accommodation in Paracas
  • Meals: 02 breakfasts + 02 lunch
  • Visit to Machu Picchu (Expedition train + Bus + Entrance + Guide + Buffet Lunch)
  • Visit the Rainbow Mountain + Lunch
  • Flight over the Nazca Lines
  • Ballestas Island
  • Entrances
  • Personal Assistance
  • Regular Shared Group Services
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Important Information

  • Hotel upgrade available. Please email or call to request it. 
  • Air ticket is not included.
  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. No hidden charges.
  • Travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger. 
  • We recommend you to get travel insurance for your trip. 
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