An Authentic Peruvian Travel Adventure

An Authentic Peruvian Travel Adventure

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LIMA, AREQUIPA, PUNO & CUSCO
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Itinerary
DAY 1 ARRIVAL & WELCOME
Arrival to Lima city, welcome and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel.

DAY 2: START OF THE MAGICAL TRIP: SPANISH BUILDINGS & MODERN LIMA
Breakfast at the hotel.
At 9.00 am, our van will pick up you from your hotel, to take your interesting City tour through the Historical centre of Lima. You will have the opportunity to stroll around the main square and visit the principal fantastic cathedral, which is the biggest in Peru. The Cathedral has a amazing colonial construction, and amazing works in wood.
Then you will go the San Francisco church which is a few blocks walking. The principal attraction of this church is the Catacombs, where you can feel the history and appreciate how the monks live at that epoque.
After this, you will have your lunch and we recommend to taste the Aji de Gallina, Lomo Saltado or the principal Peruvian dish which is our “Cebiche”.
In the way to the History and Archaeological Museum, our guide will give you special recommendations for your trip in Peru.
This Museum has interesting pieces of our history, like textiles and ceramics of the different cultures around Peru. Return to your hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel.

DAY 3 LIMA / THE WHITE CITY: AREQUIPA
Early at the morning, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Arequipa.
Arrival, meeting with our representative and transfer to your hotel. At evening, you will pick up from your hotel to take your city tour.
At this city tour you will visit, the cathedral that it`s built of “sillar” (white volcanic stone), the main square and the Santa Catalina Convent where you will see how the nuns lived many years ago. You will have the chance to see, their bedrooms, the kitchen, their beautiful handmade embroidery and the amazing construction of this historical convent.
Then you will have the chance to visit the Yanahuara and Carmen alto viewpoint. From this point you will be able to have a great view of the city and the Misti volcano.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

DAY 4 BEAUTIFUL VICUÑAS, HIGH SKIES & THE ENTRACE TO THE COLCA VALLEY
Breakfast at the hotel.
We will pick you up at 08:00 am to take you to the famous Colca Valley. On the way, we will make several stops to see the amazing fauna that this route has. At 09:30 am, we will make a stop to take a Coca tea to avoid the altitude sickness, also here there are bathrooms.
After this we will continue on our trip, the altitude will little by little higher. We will make a little stop at the highest point of the route, called Patabamba (4910 m.a.s.l). Then we will continue and if we are lucky we would see the cute Vicuñas, ducks and birds on their native habitat.
Approximately we will arrive at 12 m to Chivay (3651 m.a.s.l). Here we will take a delicious buffet lunch and take you to your hotel.
At 4:00 pm we will pick you up to take you to the Calera hot springs. They are really recommendable.
Overnight at selected hotel.

DAY 5 MAJESTIC CONDOR FLIGHT / RETURN TO AREQUIPA
Breakfast at the hotel.
At 06:00 hrs. (This depends in what hotel you are staying) we will pick you up to continue discovering the Colca valley. On the route you will see terraces and “andenes” that pre Inca’s cultures built for cultivate several tubers and vegetables.
At 08:30 hrs. We will arrive to the unique Cruz Del Condor viewpoint, if you are lucky, you will have the chance to see their majestic and peaceful flight over you.
Then we will return to Chivay to take a buffet lunch, on the route we will make a stop to see the colonial church of Maca. After lunch return to Arequipa and drop off to your hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel.

DAY 6 AREQUIPA / AUTHENCTIC PUNO
Breakfast at the hotel.
At the morning, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Puno.
Arrival, meeting with our representative and transfer to your hotel.
Free evening to stroll around the city and buy some Puno handicraft. We recommend to buy the Pucara bulls for good luck. Dinner show included.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

DAY 7 PUNO/ REAL ETNICAL LIFE OF UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND
Breakfast at the hotel.
This day you will visit the unbelievable Uros islands. These islands will show you a different way of life. The guide will show you how they live and their customes.
After a trip across the Titicaca Lake, you will arrive to the Taquile Island, where you will feel the peaceful enviroment and learn how the people organize the islands and how they make their own typical clothes which have a special meaning for them.
Typical lunch included.
Return to Puno and transfer to your hotel.

DAY 8 PUNO / NAVEL OF THE WORLD - CUSCO
Breakfast at the hotel
At 07:00 hrs. Transfer to the train station to take the elegant Andean Explorer train. This trip is really unique. You will pass several towns like Juliaca, where the people buy and sell many things. The train will cross through the high plateau, where the Ichu, typical plant, prevail the sighseeing.
The train will stop at the highest point called La Raya. It´s over 4000 metres over sea level.
Lunch is included at the trip.
About 17:30 hrs, the train arrives to Cusco. Our representative will wait you to take to your hotel.

Option B: Puno / Cusco by bus. This trip includes stops at several historical sites like: Pukará, Raqchi, Andahuaylillas and La Raya. Lunch and entrances fees included.

Rest of the evening free to aclimatize. We recomend to drink the typical coca tea. Dinner at the Tunupa Restaurant.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

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What is included and what is not included
This program includes:
All tours and meals mentioned in this program in private service (also you can ask them in shared service, but it will have certain differences between this program. We gently will explain this to you.)
Entrance fees to the principal sites mentioned.
English speaking guide.

This program does not include:
Domestic flights (we can arrange them for you)
Domestic airport tax USD 6.05 per person for each destination.
International airport tax USD 30.25 per person.
Any additional service not mentioned in the program.
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This program will take you to the principal cities of Peru, where you will appreciate the amazing highlands, people, customs and visit the principal tourism attractions like the Colca Valley where you will have the chance to see one of the deepest canyon of the world, the Uros islands, which are handmade islands, they will really impact you and finally the most important city of Cusco, with its fascinating historical sites and beautiful narrow streets.

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