Southern Peru 14 days Group | PERSOU14GROUP

date_range Next departure: 03/03/19
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check No booking fee | check Private Small Group Tour | check 15 days / 14 nights in Peru


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  • place+ SEE FULL ITINERARY AND VISITSClick to see the full itinerary day by dayhome HOTELS | Accommodation is either in hotel, hostal, shelter, home stay or camping depending on your program.directions_car DAILY TRANSPORTS | Different transport are organized for your trip: Transfer when you arrive and leave, private transport for your visit and programed activities, domestic flight(s) depending on your program. translate GUIDES |English Speaking Guides: private or group tours with different local English speaking guides (no tour leader)restaurant MEALS |For lunch (where included) it will either be a lunch box or a hot meal and for dinner (where included) you will be served a hot meal. Please refer to the program for more precision

    place Day 1. Arrival in LimaNo Visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel Buena Vista in Lima or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Transfert Airport - Hotel ~45mntranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantclear -- |No meal organize this day

    Today you arrive in Lima. Upon arrival at the international airport our team will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. There are no activities planned of today and depending on your time of arrival you might have time to explore the town.

    place Day 2. Lima – City tourVisit Lima full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Buena Vista in Lima or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visits ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast - Lunch - Diner are included

    In the morning we are transferred to the airport for our flight back to Lima and upon arrival in Lima we are transferred to the hotel. After lunch we go for a city tour of Lima and the evening is free. ANCESTRAL LIMA: We start our tour with a panoramic view of the “Pucllana Pyramid” a magnificent ceremonial and archaeological centre built in the 4th century a.D. and considered a “Sacred Village” by the Incas. The Viceroyalty of Perú was the most important of the Spanish Empire and Lima was its capital. COLONIAL LIMA: We visit the Historical Centre of Lima, where you will see more than fifty monuments and Colonial buildings, such as the Paseo de la República, the San Martín Square, the Main Square, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, and the City Council Palace. We also visit the museum of the Banco Central de Reserva where we can admire the “Treasures of Perú” collection which is a fine selection of objects made of gold, ceramics and textiles from different pre-Columbian cultures. During the tour we also visit the monumental San Francisco convent, which displays the largest collection of religious art in America. Our highlight will be the visit of the underground vaults, known as “Catacumbas” or Catacombs. CONTEMPORARY LIMA: We visit some traditional residential areas of Lima, such as El Olivar of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar.

    place Day 3. Lima – Cuzco – City TourVisit Cuzco half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Unaytambo or similar ------- directions_carflightcheck ---------- |Private transport for the visits ~3h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    After breakfast we head to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Upon arrival we are transferred to the hotel and after lunch we start our city tour where we visit the archaeological sites of the town; Koricancha, the Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, K’enkho, Puca Pucara and Tambo Machay. The evening is free to enjoy Cuzco.

    place Day 4. Cuzco – Sacred Valley – Aguas CalientesVisit Sacred valley half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Santuario or similar ------- directions_car directions_train check ---------- | Train to Aguas Calientes / Private transport for the visits ~4h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    After breakfast, we visit the Sacred Valley and all the important Inca ruins in the area. We’ll see the ruins of Pisac with (depending on the day) the market, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo - a superb Inca fortress made of megalithic stones. In the evening we take the train to Aguas Calientes - a small village where all the buildings are concentrated along the railway giving it a “gold-digger” ambiance where we spend the night.

    place Day 5. Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - CuzcoVisit Isla del sol Half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Unaytambo or similar ------- directions_car directions_train check ---------- | Train to Cuzco / Private transport for the visits ~4h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    We leave at 07h00 or earlier by bus to visit the famous Machu Picchu. After this impressive visit we return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where upon arrival we are transferred to the hotel in Cuzco and the evening is free. The Citadel of Machu Picchu is the most important attraction in Cuzco. It was discovered in 1911 by the American explorer, Hiram Bingham, and is considered to be one of the most extraordinary examples of scenic architecture in the world. In Quechua Machu Picchu means “old mountain”. The Citadel was built on a hilltop which dominates the deep valley of the Urubamba river in the middle of tropical rainforest. Machu Picchu was both a centre of worship and astronomical observation and the private domain of the family of the Inca Pachacuteq.

    *The mines are closed on Sundays so if today is a Sunday we will go for a tour of the city instead.

    place Day 6. Cuzco – PunoVisit Raqchi ruins half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Mosoq Inn or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- | Transport to Puno ~ 4h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    In the morning we are transferred to bus station to take the touristic bus that goes to Puno. On our way we visit the church Andahuaylillas from the XVIIth century where we can observe some beautiful paintings. The tour continues through the valley of Cuzco close to the Huacarpay Lake where we make a halt at the pre-Inca site Pikillaqta from the Wari culture (XIIth century) which is partly destroyed. We continue to the Raqchi ruins where we can observe the remains of the central wall of the Wiracocha temple, which was one of the highest covered buildings constructed by the Inca. We stop at Sicuani for lunch before we pass the Raya mountain pass at 4321m/14.180ft and we visit the thermal springs in the region. Our last visit is the ruins of Pukará and we except to arrive in Puno around 19h30 where the evening is free.

    place Day 7. Puno - Uros - Taquile - PunoVisit Isla del sol Half day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Mosoq Inn or similar ------- directions_car directions_boatcheck ---------- | Public boat ~1h30translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    We leave at 07h30 to visit the floating island of the Uros. The small islands are made of totora reeds, which grow in the lake. The dense roots that the plants develop and interweave form a natural layer called Khili (about one to two meters thick) that support the islands. They are anchored with ropes attached to sticks driven into the bottom of the lake. The reeds at the bottoms of the islands rot away fairly quickly, so new reeds are added to the top constantly, about every three months. The islands last about thirty years. The islands were originally created by the Uros to prevent attacks from their neighbours the Incas. After this fantastic visit, we continue to the Taquile island. This is quite a unique place at the lake where the inhabitants speak Quechua while all the other islands speak Aymara and the island is famous for its traditions and the lifestyle of the inhabitants. We return to Puno where the evening is free..

    *Depending on the season and the weather, the itinerary will change and there are some sights which are not always accessible!

    place Day 8. Puno – ArequipaNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel Casa Andina or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~5h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast, Lunch and Diner are included

    After breakfast* we are transferred to the bus terminal for our bus to Arequipa. Upon arrival in Arequipa we are transferred to the hotel and the rest of the day is free to explore the town on your own.

    * Depending on the season and the weather, the itinerary will change and there are some sights which are not always accessible!

    place Day 9. Arequipa - Chivay/Cañon de Colca Visit Colca valley full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private 4x4 vehicule for the visit ~7h00translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast and Lunch are included

    At 08h00 we start our tour to the majestic Colca Valley, also called the “Inca’s lost valley”. We visit Pampa Cañahuas and the Salinas National Reserve and at Aguadas Blanca we can observe Vicuñas, Lamas and Alpacas. We pause at Tojrapampa where we can observe the Bofedales (wetlands) and see different species of migration birds as well as flamingos. Later we stop at Patapampa at the viewpoint of the Andes where we can admire the surrounding volcanoes. This will be our highest point on our tour at 4900m/16.080ft. From here we walk down into the Colca Valley to 3600m/11.810ft where we get installed in the hotel. After lunch we go for a trek (3-4 hours) to discover the archaeological site Uyo Uyo and we enjoy the landscape and the thermal baths of Yanque. Early evening, we return to the hotel and the evening is free.

    * Depending on the season and the weather, the itinerary will change and there are some sights which are not always accessible!

    place Day 10. Canyon de Colca – ArequipaVisit Potosi and Sucre full day --- homecheck --- |Hotel Casa Andina or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport to Arequipa ~2h00 translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    After a very early breakfast we head towards the Cruz del Condor from where we can observe the depths of the canyon and the flight of the Condors. From the Cruz del Condor we walk to the Cruz del Cura and we visit the small traditional villages Pinchollo Yanque and Maca where we can see amphitheatre, church and terraces. We return to Chivay and after lunch we return to Arequipa where the evening is free.

    *The mines are closed on Sundays so if today is a Sunday we will go for a tour of the city instead.

    place Day 11. Arequipa – NazcaNo visit today --- homecheck --- |Hotel Oro Viejo or similar ---------- directions_buscheck ---------- |Private transport to Nazca ~10h translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    After breakfast we leave for the bus terminal to take the bus to Nazca (10h). Once arrived in Nazca we are transferred to the hotel and the evening is free.

    place Day 12. Nazca – ParacasFly-over of the Nazca lines --- homecheck --- |Hotel or similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Private transport to Paracas translate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included

    After breakfast you have the possibility to do the fly-over of the Nazca lines. The Nazca lines were discovered in 1926/27 and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. They are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert and show hundreds of individual figures range in complexity from simple lines to stylized hummingbirds, spiders, monkeys, fish, sharks, orcas, and lizards. The lines are shallow designs made in the ground by removing the reddish pebbles and uncovering the whitish/greyish ground beneath. The largest figures are over 200m/660ft across! Due to the dry, windless, and stable climate of the plateau and its isolation, for the most part the lines have been preserved. Extremely rare changes in weather may temporarily alter the general designs. For those you have chosen not to do the fly-over we leave to visit the Chauchilla cemetery where we can see very well-preserved mummies and archaeological remains of the Nazca culture. We explore the local culture through a visit to a pottery workshop and we visit the aqueducts which used to serve to divert an underground source and recover the water. Our last visit is the Antonini Museum before we leave Nazca. Upon arrival in Paracas our local team will be waiting to bring you to your hotel.

    place Day 13. Paracas – Islas Ballestas – LimaCity tour on foot half day --- homecheck --- |Hote Buena Vista or Similar ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Bus transport to Limatranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast and Lunch are included

    After breakfast we visit the Islas Ballestas. Composed largely of rock formations and covering an estimated area of 0.12 km², these islands are an important sanctuary for marine fauna like the guanay guano bird, the blue-footed booby and the tendril. Other notable species include Humboldt Penguins and two varieties of seals (fur seals and sea lions), amongst other mammals. We return to Paracas for lunch before taking the bus to Lima where the evening is free.

    place Day 14. Lima Departure*No Visit today --- homecheck --- |Accomodation ---------- directions_carcheck ---------- |Transfer Hotel-Airporttranslate ESG ---- |English Speaking Guide-- restaurantcheck -- |Breakfast is included at the hotel depending on your time of departure. If you must leave the hotel before breakfast is served at the hotel (normally at 07h00) breakfast is not included

    According to your time of departure you are transferred from the hotel to the airport in Lima. For international flights it is recommended to arrive at the airport 3 hours before scheduled departure. End of our services. Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko South America cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

    Important: Itinerary can change because of weather or social conditions and some sights are not always accessible – Lipiko Tours cannot be held responsible for any changes in itinerary and sights not visited as a result.

  • GROUP : Travel in a small group (from 4 to 12 pers. Max), your trip will be guided by local English speaking guide and you can choose among the departure dates available.

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