Discovering Peru has been carefully designed itinerary in order to experience the most imprecive of Perú. Only in 11 days this tour will take you to the essentials of the Southern Peru. Explore the heart of the Inkan civilization with the ancient Cusco capital of the Inka state, the sacred valley of the Inkas one of the most beautiful scenarios in the whole country, the great lost Inca citadel of Machupicchu, the mythical Lake Titicaca the highest navigable lake in South America and the amazing floating islands with the Uros people still showing remains of the Aymara civilization (developed centuries before the Inkan culture), the Colca Canyon one of the deepest in South America where the Andean Condors (the largest flying bird in the world) show all their majesty, Pampa Cañahuas and Aguada Blanca where we have the largest concentration of South American camelids the Vicuña, an endangered specie that is easily spotted here as its well protected.
– Cusco, one of the oldest cities in Latin America, the capital city of the Inkan state.
– The sacred valley with very well preserved Inkan cities and natural wonders.
– Machupicchu, the lost city of the Inkas and its remarkable legacy for the humanity. – Lake Titicaca “the highest navigable lake in the world”.
– Colca Canyon, “home to the world’s largest flying bird, the condor.”
– Pampa Cañahuas and Aguada Blanca, The National park where the Vicunas are protected
– Arequipa city the famous White City where local houses show this typical feature on their designs, more over this city has been built in the centre of incredible Volcanoes.
DAY 1: LIMA
Reception by one of our representatives at the airport and transfer to Lima Wasi hotel located in Miraflores an exclusive residential and upscale shopping district, overnight at the Hotel.
If your arrival to Lima city is in the morning, AITA PERU can organize a guided tour in the monumental Lima with its bustling metropolis and one of South America’s largest cities.
DAY 02: LIMA – CUSCO
In the morning transfer to Lima Airport and flight to Cusco.
Arrival to Cusco city, transfer to the hotel and check in at the San Agustin International hotel. In the afternoon, you will visit the city of Cusco that was once the capital of the Inka state and still remains as one of the most well preserved pre-Colombian cities in Latin America, walking through narrow streets such as Intikikllu street (Loreto street), hatun rumiyoq (the famous stone of 12 angles), San Blas neighbourhood a traditional district in Cusco gathering remarkable Cusquenian artists, San Pedro market, if you really want to know how people are, it is best you see what people eat, San Pedro market won’t disappoint. Also, today we will visit Saqsayhuaman an impressive fortress with megalithic stone blocks that undoubtedly make this place unique. Overnight at the hotel.
Note: It is possible to replace this tour with a visit of the Inkan sites of Qoricancha, Saqsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Pukapukara, Q’enqo with vehicle.
DAY 3. – SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS – MARAS MORAY
Today we visit the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, we start the experience by visiting Chinchero with its vast ancestral market and ancient textile crafts, then we visit Moray which was an experimental centre for agriculture, Maras salt mines where inhabitants of the valley still harvest with ancestral methods, we stop for lunch at Urubamba town, in the afternoon we visit Ollantaytambo, very well known as the last Inka bastion during the fights against the Spanish conquerors during the Spanish conquest. Overnight in Samanapaq hotel.
DAY 04: Machupicchu – Cusco
In the morning, we head towards Machupicchu Pueblo (old Aguas Calientes town) by train with the Urubamba River alongside, from Machupicchu pueblo you can access the Inka citadel of Machupicchu by bus, Machu Picchu is undoubtedly the most expected attraction to not be missed by any traveller, no doubt it is one of the most outstanding tourist attraction in South America. The Inka city was hidden for centuries, Machupicchu amazes each visitor with its natural beauty and mystery. You will explore this site during the morning and in the afternoon, you will travel by train back to Cusco, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in San Agustin International hotel.
DAY 05: Tour to Rainbow mountain
In the early morning, you will travel to see one of the best hidden natural treasures of Peru, the rainbow mountain which is located in the heart of the longest mountain range on the planet (7239 km), all who have visited this place agree that this place has a soul, magic and energy which makes the whole experience unique.
Beginning of the tour at 5:00am by car, we will travel for 3:00 hours until the sector called Llaqto, from this point we will begin the trekking towards the famous rainbow mountain for 2:00 hours, on the way we will observe lamas and alpacas, also local traditional people who keep the Andean culture alive. Arrival at the top 5200 m.a.s.l. observation of the splendid scenery and return to the starting point and then return to Cusco, arrival to Cusco 17.00 hours.
DAY 06: Cusco – Puno city
The route of the sun is one of the best ways to reach the city of Puno, where the Lake Titicaca (Aymara word for puma of stone) is the highest navigable lake in the world, along the way you can experience the change of Andean landscapes and altitudinal floors showing a magnificent contrast with the natural background.
In the afternoon check in at the hotel Conde de Lemos. Hotel overnight
Day 7: Puno – TICONA ISLAND
This is a day most expected for all our visitors, the visit to the Lake Titicaca, we will start in the town of Karina, point where we embark on our boats, you will see the majestic Lake Titicaca when sailing in traditional boat towards the island Ticonata, you will experience the sunset from this wonderful island, and in the evening a chance to observe the milk away where in this part of the world the Andean constellation are still clearly visible.
Overnight in a traditional Aymara local family house.
Day 8: CCOTOS – SAILI – LLACHON – FLOATING ISLAND “LOS UROS”
Today we will cross in sailboats towards the peninsula of Ccotos to the point where we begin a walk of approximately 4 hours passing by the Gulf of Siali and Páramis, observing unspoiled cultivated land and along with it different Aymara villages of the Peninsula of Capachica, arriving approximately at noon where our guide will give us a lecture of the traditions, culture and history of the Aymara villagers of Llachón.
14:00 pm, departure back to the Uros Floating Islands, finally we will uncover the mystery that is behind the construction, traditions and life of the Uros people who have been living in these conditions for centuries away from the modern world. After visiting los Uros we return back to Puno city. Transfer to hotel and overnight.
DAY 9: PUNO – CHIVAY
Today we head to Chivay, a cosy village in the Andes. On the way we will stop in Lagunillas, a great chance to spot the pink flamingos, also the Chucura volcano, lately we will cross the National Park reserve of Aguada Blanca to delight ourselves with the Vicunas, these beautiful creatures that have been highly venerated by pre-Colombian cultures. After we enjoy the scenery of different South American cameloids, we stop at the famous look out called the Mirador de volcanes of Patapampa, the name says exactly what we will see, several impressive volcanoes without activity surrounding the landscape.
Lunch will be in the Colca valley, also in the afternoon we will enjoy the thermal baths of the Calera famous for its medicinal properties.
hotel overnight in Colca valley at Killa Wasi lodge.
Day 10: CRUZ DEL CONDOR – AREQUIPA
After a traditional breakfast in Chivay, we will visit the cross of the condor (the look out) to see the majestic flight of this largest flying bird in the world Andean Condor, with luck dozens of Condors will fly around the area astonishing the eyes of all visitors. On the way back to Arequipa we will do some stops to see the valley of volcanoes and snowy mountain picks, also in pampa Cañahuas a chance to see more natural wildlife as it is an ecological natural reserve.
Arrival in Arequipa in the afternoon. Overnight in the hotel Melgar’s house.
Day 11: AREQUIPA – LIMA
After breakfast you will have a guided tour around the monumental centre of Arequipa well known as “white city”, which impresses and captivates hundreds of visitors with its imposing beauty.
At the indicated time transfer to the airport to travel with direction to the city of Lima.
Please note that we recommend international connection at night or the next day.
Inclussions / Exclussions
– Domestic flights from Lima to Cusco and from Arequipa to Lima, including airport tax.
– English speaking guide
– Transfers airport – hotel – station – hotel – airport in private vehicle.
– Accommodation in hotel (breakfast included)
– Excursions and visits included in the program
– Includes entrance to the Inca citadel of Machupicchu and all sites visited during the excursions.
– International Flight, Meals, Cancellation, Health travel Insurance
– Possible bank transfer fees
The hotels mentioned in the program are in the standard category 3*, we also include a night on the island of Puno which is a family home stay. As your tour is tailor-made, you can choose a different hotel category or choose each hotel individually. See the page. Our hotels for more information on the hotels we work with.
Price per person in U.S. dollars
- 2** HOSTELS 1749 US$
- 3*** STANDARD HOTELS 1830 US$
- 3*** STANDARD HOTELS 1949 US$
- 4**** HOTELS 1949 US$
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About our Flexibility:
Aita Peru Adventures always use all that can be in its hands to resolve a customer’s requirements and we will work our best to accommodate any date-changes for our land-only tours. Please be aware that our All-Inclusive Air Tours are reserved and paid to all third-parties at the time of customer reservation and booking. And we are unlikely to offer date changes, refunds, or credits.
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We must recommend you to use a Travel Insurance, because if something can be able happen before your trip with us and you will need to cancel your trip, you will able to get your money refund from the travel insurance companies. We recommend you TRAVELEX or TRAVELGUARD in addition they can cover Trip Cancellation, Interruption, Baggage Loss or Delay, Medical Expenses and more.
About Optional Extra Tours
We are totally able to organize a day tours, one day before the day of the tour or activities, our customers of all inclusive tours don’t need to be worried about book our day tours that are not included on their itinerary in advance because We always have availability and we are ready to make all the arrangements according to the day tour that our customers choose, Aita Peru is a 100% Peruvian company, that means that all the services that we provide are in our hands.
The payment for our day tours can be in cash or with a debit and credit cards.
About Passport & Visas:
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If you take one of our all included tours with flights, and your flight to leave Peru is delayed or canceled, we will try to assist you all the time, all of our customers in their tickets have the mention that they have a connection flight to USA and the airlines will do all the possible to take you on time to the international flights, if the flights will be canceled, we will try to help you with the airlines in order to reschedule your flights home but it won’t be in our hands.