I have travelled to 120 different countries from Australia a many several times, and this is my visit 5 or 6 to Peru. So am pretty savvy and critical... GLEN X 2 / SYDNEY-AUSTRALIA
We have a wide variety of Peru tours for you to choose from. You'll find ancient citadels, coastal metropolises, enchanted lakes, bellowing canyons, top-notch hotels, and world-renowned gastronomy in Peru, so come and see for yourself. Visiting Machu Picchu and other world-famous ruins in addition to the Amazon Rainforest, Pacific Ocean, and Andes Mountains is possible in a single trip. For those who have always wanted to see some of the world's most fascinating places, this is the perfect opportunity to do just that!
The highway leading out of Arequipa will be our first stop after picking you up from your accommodation. We'll have to make short acclimatization breaks as we climb in elevation. We'll stop at the Caahuelas Pampa reserve to see alpacas and vicuas. Our next stop will be Patahuasi, where we will spend a few minutes. We'll continue on to Tacra, where we'll be able to see the region's vegetation and fauna.
Patapampa, the 4,800-meter-high volcano's vantage point, is the next site on the tour's itinerary (15,748 feet). In Chivay, we'll eat lunch and settle into our motels before continuing on to the city of Aguadilla. We'll be able to relax at the thermal springs of Cahacapi (entry price not included) in the afternoon, and then we'll be able to eat dinner in Chivay. We'll go to bed early tonight so we can get a good night's sleep before tomorrow's big day.
In the morning you will enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then you will be transfer to the Cruz del Cóndor (Cross of the Condor). Visit the vantage point from which you can observe some condors in flight on this excursion. While in Yanque and Maca, we'll get the opportunity to visit the local plazas and craft markets. After that, we'll head back to Chivay for a leisurely lunch.
Departure around noon to Puno city.
Arrival to Puno City.
Transfer to your Puno hotel.
This full-day trip to Lake Titicaca begins with a pickup at your Puno hotel. You'll be accompanied by an English-speaking guide as you visit the islands of Uros and Taquille on the lake.
Tortora reeds are used to make all of the structures on the islands of Uros. In pre-Inca times, it was inhabited by a small group of people. You should spend some time with the locals before moving on to Taquile, which has a more Aymara-influenced culture.
A traditional lunch will be served on the island before a visit to a weavers' cooperative, where you can see for yourself the craftsmanship of the islanders.
Return to your hotel in Puno after a fascinating tour of the islands' traditions.
Take off at 7:00 a.m. to begin your tour.
Learn about an ancient civilisation that thrived in the high plains some 2,000 years ago as you visit the Pucara Lithic Museum. The Pucara culture was known for its stone carvings depicting anthropomorphic figures.
A guided tour of Raqchi's Archaeological Complex includes a stop to the Temple of Wiracocha God, an Inca pilgrimage site, and agricultural terraces, an artificial lagoon, and Inca homes.
For lunch, head to the town of Sicuani, Peru's second-largest city, where you can sample some of the country's best cuisine. See the 5300-meter-high Chimboya mountain, which dominates the landscape.
The San Pedro de Andahuaylillas chapel is regarded one of the most beautiful ecclesiastical buildings in the Andes because of its lavish decorating.
Arrival at Cusco and Private transfer to your hotel.
With a guided tour from Cusco, you'll get a chance to learn about Peru's ancient history. Take in the sights of Cusco Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Peru's Sacred Valley, and Tambomachay with live commentary. Explore the Inca Empire's way of life.
You'll be picked up from your hotel in Cusco at around 1:00 PM to begin the tour. The Cusco Cathedral, a 16th-century colonial monument that took more than 100 years to build, should be your first port of call. Visit the Coricancha, commonly known as the Temple of the Sun, the most prominent Inca temple.As you explore Sacsayhuaman's towers, walls, and tunnels, you'll uncover even more ancient treasures. In the Sacred Valley, visit the Temple Qenqo and Puca Pucara, two massive military fortifications with intriguing stone arrangements.
Lastly, see the Tambomachay, a 3700-meter-high Inca citadel surrounded by a series of water features that are said to have been erected in honor of water.
At around 6 p.m., return to Cusco and back to your hotel.
Mirador of Taray is the first destination on our full-day excursion from Cusco that offers stunning views of the Andes and sacred Valley.' Continue on to Pisac, where you'll find a bustling market.
Take a tour of the archeological site and see out the agricultural terraces, Inca graves, and royal residences. Continue to Urubamba, where you can stop for a buffet lunch.
Head to Ollantaytambo, which was built to protect the Incas from possible invasions and to guard the entrance to Machu Picchu.
Train to Aguas Calientes / overnight at MachuPicchu pueblo.
This is the day you've been looking forward to! After an early breakfast at your hotel, you'll board one of the first buses up to Machu Picchu to catch the sunrise. It is a truly extraordinary site that you will not want to miss! Your guide will take you on the entire tour, which will last approximately two hours. You will see all of the most important parts of Machu Picchu, such as the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Condor, the Temple of Three Windows, the Sun Dial, the Quarry, and the Inca House. You'll also learn about Machu Picchu's three sectors: agricultural, residential, and religious.
Those who have pre-booked extra hikes up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain will have time to enjoy the views on their own after your tour. After you've had your fill of the breathtaking views of Machu Picchu, take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included). Depending on when your train departs, you may also have time to go shopping, sightseeing, or visit a museum or hot springs.
The train will return you to Ollantaytambo by following the beautiful Urubamba River. The canyon near Aguas Calientes is narrow, and the river has many beautiful sections of whitewater. If you look up high on the steep canyon wall, you can see Wiay Wayna from the train! When you arrive back in Ollantaytambo, your driver will meet you at the train station exit and drive you back to your Cusco hotel in our private vehicle. You should arrive at your hotel late in the afternoon.
Lima, the 'City of Kings,' welcomes you. You will be picked up from the airport and privately escorted to your luxurious hotel for check-in.
A GOTOPERU representative will pick you up from your accommodation in Central Lima, Miraflores, San Isidro, or Barranco in the early morning and transfer you to the Lima bus station for your bus ride to Ica.
A staff member will pick you up at the Ica bus station at 07:30 and transport you to the port where the Ballestas Islands boat excursion will depart.
Ballestas Islands excursion at 08:00
10:00 a.m.: unrestricted time on Paracas Boulevard
Transfer from Paracas to Ica at 11 a.m.
12:30 pm: Arrival at the Huacachina Oasis, followed by lunch at leisure with a view of the oasis.
16:00 pm: Dune buggy trip and sandboarding in the sand dunes of Huacachina
Transportation to the Ica bus station at 18:30 Ica – Lima return bus ride
When you arrive at the Lima bus terminal, a GOTOPERU staff member will pick you up and transport you to your hotel.
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