A 13-Day Expedition to Andean Treasures

13 Days / 12 Nights | Starting from

$ 1885 Per person

Unveiling the Rich History of Peru: A 13-Day Expedition to Andean Treasures

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Why is unique this program?

Peru is a country where history is breathed in its streets, squares, and walls and its people continue to celebrate it thanks to travelers like you who contribute to continuing to maintain traditions within the country. Let’s savor the Peruvian history!

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Lima Explore la ciudad

Upon arrival at Lima airport, you will be met by our representative from Peru Wayna Picchu. You will have a confirmed transfer to your Lima hotel and assistance with registration.
If you arrive in Lima early, take a scenic drive to Parque del Amor in Miraflores for views of Lima’s beautiful coastline or dine at one of the city’s many gourmet restaurants.

Day 2 Paracas tour Ballestas & Red Beach

This morning you will travel aboard a comfortable transport to the city of Paracas. Store your luggage here, then board a small boat for a cultural visit to the Ballestas Islands which are one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth smaller than the Galapagos with sightings of dolphins and Humboldt penguins, and more.

A well-deserved lunch at the Paracas pier (not included) begins your visit to the Paracas reserve and sighs with its red beach, After the tour, enjoy the car ride back to your Paracas hotel.

Day 3 Huacachina tour. Buggies & Sandboarding

Have a nutritious breakfast at your hotel in Paracas and have a transfer aboard a comfortable bus to the city of Ica. your guide will meet you after lunch for the tour in Huacachina. The tour will include the activities of Sandboarding and descent on a table. The tour ends with a visit to the Oasis. At night we return to Lima Hotel in a comfortable tourist bus.

Day 4 Fly to Arequipa. Cultural City Tour

Fly to Arequipa where you will meet our representative to transfer to your hotel. After some free time, your guide will meet you at your hotel for a tour of the highlights of Arequipa. Take a closer look at the mestizo baroque architecture, visit the Chapel of San Ignacio, the imposing Cathedral Basilica, and the mini-city of the Santa Catalina Monastery. You will then drive to a viewpoint to enjoy views of the elegant city of Arequipa framed by the Misti volcano.

Day 5 Colca Canyon Hot springs

The 3-hour drive from Arequipa to the Colca Canyon passes through the extraordinary landscapes of the Reserva Nacional de Salinas y Aguada Blanca. Pristine landscapes dotted with animals grazing make for fantastic photography opportunities. Before the descent, you’ll reach Patapampa Pass at a staggering elevation of 16,109 feet (4,910 meters).

Stop in Chivay village for lunch, visit Calera Hot Springs, and continue to your lodge for a relaxing night. After sunset, we recommend you peer up at the starlit skies untouched by light pollution.

Day 6: Arrival in Puno. Exclusive Train

Your guide will meet you early this morning, the choice time to view condors, and bring you to Mirador Cruz del Condor where you’ll gaze in awe at the size of the condors gliding on thermal drifts over the gaping canyon below.
Return to Chivay for lunch, and then begin the 5-6hour drive to your hotel in Puno. Remember that Lake Titicaca is higher than the Colca Canyon. Take some time to unwind, try the spa services, or do some light exploring while you acclimatize.

Day 7: Lake Titicaca Tour. Uros & Taquile

Begin your waterborne exploration of the world’s highest navigable lake – Lake Titicaca. Feel the sensation of standing on Uros Floating Islands and learn about how indigenous people maintain their long-held traditions in high-altitude environments. Finish with a hike on Taquile Island to take in a spectacular sunset over the lake before the boat ride back to your Puno hotel.

Day 8 Arrival in Cusco Exclusive train

After breakfast at your Puno hotel, you will be transferred to the train station for your journey to Cusco. train from Cusco to Lake Titicaca is longer than the bus ride, lasting just over 10 hours. The first-class services on the train are significantly more opulent with lounge-chair seating, fine china, and silverware used for first-rate, delicious meals. The train makes stops, and there is a separate lookout car where travelers can leisurely enjoy the scenery of the Peruvian Andes.

Day 9 Cultural City Tour Cusco

Immerse yourself in the history of Cusco’s past with a guided tour of its most important historical sites. Start with a visit to the impressive Coricancha temple. Then ascend above the sea of ​​terracotta roofs as you visit the monumental citadel of Sacsayhuaman.

Day 2: Grand Sacred Valley tour. Train to Machu Picchu

After a satiating breakfast, your guide will meet you for the scenic private drive through the Sacred Valley. Your private tour will visit Chinchero´s town then the Moray archaeological site and the multi-hued salt pans of Maras and delight you with the intellectual legacy of the Incas
The tour ends with a visit to the monolithic fortress ruins of Ollantaytambo but the sightseeing continues. Gaze at the changing landscapes on your comfortable train ride to Aguas Calientes or return to Cusco city overnight.

Day 11: Exclusive Machu Picchu Tour. Return to Cusco

An early morning rewards you with a momentous day of exploring the “lost city of the Incas”. Your PWP tour guide will take you through the iconic ruins of Machu Picchu, discussing the mystery and skill of its construction while absorbing the magical landscape that surrounds this important ruin. Return to Aguas Calientes for the train ride back to Cusco, where your driver will be waiting for you at the station to take you to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

Day 5: Exclusive Rainbow Mountain Tour

Enjoy a final early start to your day and head to Vinicunca, also known as the Rainbow Mountian. On this exclusive tour, you’ll appreciate the Andes Mountains as you pass by beautiful snow-capped mountains and unique landscapes.
Watch Alpacas and Llamas frolic along the trail as you walk to the sacred mountain. Learn about the reasons why the Incas and Andean people worship the Pachamama or Mother Earth on this incredible tour of Rainbow Mountain that includes lunch.

Day 13 Departure from Cusco

Enjoy a final delectable breakfast at your Cusco hotel. Our Peru Wayna Picchu representative will meet you in time to transfer you to the airport to begin your journey back home.

Tour Price

Accommodation: Double/DWB
Luxury
$ 3689.00
Exclusive
$ 3129.00
Superior
$ 2459.00
Whithout Hotel
$ 1885.00

What's Included

Included

  • 12 nights of accommodation in stated hotels
  • Breakfast at all hotels
  • Tours stated in the itinerary with English-speaking guides
  • Transfers and entrance fees
  • Trains Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Cusco (Vistadome Train for Exclusive and Luxury packages / Expedition Train for Superior packages and without hotel)
  • Superior Packages and without Hotel based on group tours of 6 people and Exclusive and Luxury packages on private tours.

Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Lunch and dinners (unless otherwise specified)
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

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