WONDERFULL DISCOVER CIRCUIT LIMA, AREQUIPA, PUNO AND CUSCO 11 DAYS /10 NIGHTS

Wonderful Discovery Peru 11 Days

Description

When you want to change of the routine and know more places with a touch of adventure, we advise you to take this tour. For here you can travel to the best-known destinations in Peru, know ancestral customs, see landscapes, diverse flora and fauna and unique in Arequipa and Puno in 11 Days. You can also go along the Inca Trail that has been preserved since the time of the Inca Empire to Machupicchu. A destination you can’t leave to know.


Day 1
morning
Arrive to Lima.
morning
City Tour Lima.
Day 2
morning
Flight Lima - Arequipa.
afternoon
Free Afternoon in Arequipa.
Day 3
morning
Tour along Chivay
afternoon
Arrive to Chivay
Day 4
morning
Tour Colca Canyon
afternoon
Transfer to Puno
Day 5
morning
Uros Islands Tour
afternoon
Taquile Islands Tour
Day 6
morning
Transfer From Cusco to Puno
afternoon
Arrive to Puno
Day 7
morning
Route of the Sun Tour
afternoon
Arrive to Cusco
Day 8
morning
Pisaq Sacred Valley Tour
afternoon
Chinchero and Ollantaytambo Tour
Day 9
morning
Arrive and Inca Trail Hiking
afternoon
First views in Machupicchu
Day 10
morning
Machu Picchu Tour Guide
afternoon
transfer to Aguas Calientes
Day 11
morning
Coming Back Cusco - Lima

Day 1 - Arrive to Lima


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Flight to Lima.
Welcome, reception and transfer to the select hotel.
Overnight in Lima.



Day 2 - Flight Lima - Arequipa


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Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport to take the flight to Arequipa.
Upon arrival in Arequipa we will be received and transferred to the hotel. We have as an option the rest of the day to enjoy the beautiful streets, fantastic Plaza de Armas and Museums of the White City of Arequipa. It is possible to take the Excursion de la Campiña Arequipeña described below. Optional to do Arequipeña countryside tour.
In the afternoon at 02:00 pm we will be picked up from our hotel to start the excursion to La Campiña Arequipeña. This interesting tour includes a visit to the most beautiful architectural monuments and viewpoints that surround the white city. We will drive our mobility to the outskirts of the city where we will first visit the beautiful Mirador de Sachaca, which will offer us a beautiful natural panorama of Arequipa and its volcanoes.
Then we will drive our vehicle to the Founder's Mansion, a beautiful construction from the colonial era where the founder of the city of Arequipa García Manuel de Carvajal lived in the 15th century.
Finally, we will travel through a spectacular Andean landscape and we will reach the Molino de Sabandia, an impressive construction based on volcanic rock known as sillar, where you can see an old stone mill that was built in the year 1785. Our excursion concludes at 06:00 pm in the city center.
Overnight in Arequipa.


Day 3 - Journey by Bus to Arequipa – Chivay (Hot Springs of La Calera)


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Leaving at 08:00 am - 08:30 am Departure to Chivay. We will start our tour on the road to Yura, where we will admire the natural and cultural landscape of that area, then we will border the Chachani volcano and we will pass through the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve until we reach Pampa Cañahuas, in this place the guide will explain about the flora and fauna of the area, here we will appreciate the natural habitat of the South American camelids within them LA VICUÑA.
Continuing with the tour on the way, a small stop will be made in Patahuasi (house on top) to take the coca tea. Immediately we will continue the trip to the bofedales where we will observe different species of birds both local and migratory to the area according to season, then we will continue to Patapampa, the highest point of the trip located at 4900 masl approx. Also known as the Mirador de los Andes, here you can see different volcanoes such as Misti, HualcaHualca, Sabancaya, Ampato, Ubinas and Chachani.
At noon we will be arriving at the town of Chivay where we can have lunch and then move to the hotel, we will have time to rest and then continue to the Calera thermal baths.
These outdoor baths have thermo medicinal water that will make us enjoy a magical moment after the bus tour in the morning.
Overnight in the town of Chivay – Arequipa.



Day 4 - Journey to Colca Canyon – Arequipa - Puno


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Leaving at 06:00 am. After having breakfast, we will head towards the Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor, where you can see the majestic flight of the condors and the depth of the canyon.
On the way we will make a stop in the town of YANQUE to observe its colonial church, Wititi dances as well as the typical costume of the area. On the way back to Chivay we will visit the towns of PINCHOLLO, MACA, ACHOMA, in which the guide will explain their different customs in the area as well as the Lito models, colonial churches and terraces. 11:30 am approx. Arrival to Chivay.
11:45 am approx. lunch 01:30 pm approx.
We will board the bus to Puno. The bus makes stops in the route and we can appreciate a little more of the fauna and flora on the way to Lake Titicaca.
We will be assisted and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight in Puno



Day 5 - Journey in Puno / Titicaca / Uros & Taquille Islands


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Leaving at 7:00 am we will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the port of Lake Titicaca, where our local guide will be waiting with the boat to start our adventure on Lake Titicaca.
Once we have left, our guide will explain important points of this great lake, and a few minutes later we will arrive at the famous floating islands of Los Uros.
Here we will stop at one of the Islands, visit its inhabitants and learn about the customs of these communities that live for years in the highlands.
Later we will return to the boat and continue our trip towards the Taquile Island. The boat trip lasts approximately 3 hours. Taquile is a huge island that is characterized by its beautiful fabrics. Here visitors will be able to observe how the people of the island make ponchos, belts, gloves and other typical high Andean garments, all made by hand. In order to get to the top of the Island, we will have to walk along a beautiful, slightly inclined path that offers spectacular views of the lake.
Here we advise you to walk slowly and take it easy, since you are walking over 3800 meters high. After approximately 45 minutes we will arrive at the center of Taquile, where we can rest and visit a small site museum, which shows through photos important aspects of the life of the people of Taquile.
Our group will have lunch in a typical restaurant around the plaza. After lunch, visitors will have free time to visit the weaving workshops and take photos with the islanders. Later we will descend towards the pier and we will start our return trip to Puno, arriving in the city at approximately 05:00 pm.
Overnight at the hotel in Puno.



Day 6 - The Route Of The Sun By Bus Cusco – Puno


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Leaving at 06:15 am pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station in the Puno bus terminal.
During our tour that lasts approximately 10 hours we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the tourist attractions of the southern corridor of the altiplano visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the passage of the Raya at 4335 masl and the Inka Aymara museum in Pukara.
Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and explore the attraction at their own discretion, making this experience an unforgettable activity.
We will be arriving in Cusco at 4:30 p.m. being picked up and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight in Cusco.



Day 7 - City Tour in Cusco + 4 Inca Ruins in The Afternoon


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Free time in the morning to acclimatize or make some shopping.
City tour in Cusco.
Leaving at 01:00 pm pick up from the hotel, at 13:30 pm start of our tour of the city, where our professional guide will provide us with detailed information of all the tourist attractions we will visit, will be attentive to any questions and / or needs that each of our visitors require.
The places we have to visit are. The main temple of the Sun also known as the "Qoricancha", "Sacsayhuaman" known as the head of the Puma in reference to the fact that the City of Cusco had the shape of a Puma in Inca times and the head of this cougar was exactly Sacsayhuaman, immediately We visit Qenqo, temple in honor of the mother earth or Pachamama, we continue through Pucapucara or entrance control center to the Sacred city of Cusco, later we visit Tambomachay Inca resting place and at the same time temple to the natural element of Water.
Night in Cusco.



Day 8 - Journey To Sacred Valley of the Incas Full Day.


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Leaving at 8:00 am from your hotel to start our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will be leaving the city to go through the Sacsahuaman archaeological park and arrive at the Taray viewpoint, a wide viewpoint from where you can see the beautiful Inca terraces and the current cultivation land which surrounds the sacred river of the incas "Willcamayuc", later we visit the archaeological park of Pisaq, we will also visit the indigenous market of Pisaq, the quality is very colorful as the local inhabitants come to sell or acquire local products that the population needs.
The Pisaq indigenous market is the best place to shop for handicrafts and souvenirs. After will continue our journey towards Ollantaytambo, known as the last living Inca city.
Ollantaytambo reminds us of a critical story of Love, a drama that makes love prevail over all obstacles, believes that this city was built by General Inca Ollantay in a moment of rebellion against the Inca's royal army to obstruct his union with the beautiful princess Cusi Qoyllor "beautiful star". We continue with our guided tour and arrive at Chinchero, where its colonial and Inca temple reflects the current syncretism of these 02 great cultures, Chinchero is also known for its great weavers, who perform beautiful works with Inca techniques.
Lunch on this tour is included in the Urubamba village.
We continue our trip and return to Cusco, through abundant farmland Arrival in Cusco at 19:00 pm, approximately time when you will be at the door of your hotel or place that you indicate.



Day 9 - Begining of Inca Trail to Km 104 - Cusco


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Early breakfast in your hotel.
Transfer by ITEP Van, from Cusco to Train station, later train service to Km 104 “Inca Trail Entrance”.
Trekking Km 104 “Chachabamba to Inti Punku, the Sun Gate”.
Today our trek takes us along the most impressive stretch of the Inka Trail. We'll visit beautiful Inka sites, see a variety of flora and fauna and get to take in the fantastic panoramas of the Andes mountains.
Covering 16km of the trail our journey begins in the Sacred Valley and works its way up along an original Inca Trail to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna before continuing on to Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate (Inti Punku).
As we make our way to Machu Picchu we'll pass through the lush and verdant cloud forest that covers the mountain and get to see a variety of plants, flowers and birds along the way. We may also see some larger mammals such as Viscachas (rabbit-like Chinchillas) and Spectacled Bears (if we are very lucky).
After a full day trekking, we'll arrive to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) in the late afternoon and get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below. The light at this time of day is great for photos because there are few tourists so it's a perfect time to take some pictures of the site. After we've passed through the Sun Gate, we'll carry on along the trail a little way before taking a side trail that leads us to Aguas Calientes, in the valley below where we'll check in to our hotel.



Day 10 - Journey to the Amazing Citadel of Machupicchu “The Sunrise Experience”


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Waking up early in the morning at 04:00am, we’ll take one of the first buses back up to Machu Picchu to enter the site as soon as it opens (06:00am) we’ll have 2-hours guided tour in the site where you'll learn about the Inkas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel.
After your tour, you'll have free time to explore the site by yourself and if you have permits to climb either Huayna Picchu (2 hours round trip) or Machu Picchu Mountain (3 hours round trip).
You will also have time to indulge in a few of the following activities on your own if you choose (not included in the price)
- Climb up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there.
- Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes are a visit to the new local museum or bathe in the hot springs.
Back to Cusco: You will descend to Aguas Calientes by bus and later board the Expedition train to the Ollantaytambo Train Station “Train departure time can vary according train schedule and availability”.
In Ollantaytambo Train station you will meet our private van and be transferred to your hotel in Cusco.



Day 11 - Coming Back Cusco – Lima


Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer hotel - airport.
Flight Cusco – Lima. (NOT INCLUDE).
Arrival to Lima.
Waiting at the airport for international flight.

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