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Lima • Cusco • Machu Picchu • Cusco • Puno • La Paz

9 D / 8 N

01

… / LIMA

Welcome to Peru!
Arrival at the Lima airport, assistance from one of our representatives at the airport.
Then transfer to the hotel, located in the residential district of Miraflores. Check in (3:00 pm).

Services: Overnight. (–)
Height: Lima: 154 masl

02

LIMA – CUSCO

Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Cusco. Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the morning free to acclimatize to the altitude.
In the afternoon pick up for your City Tour Cusco where you will visit The Cathedral, Coricancha (Temple of the Sun) and the nearby ruins: Qenqo (Ceremonial and Ritual center, place where sacrifices were made), Puca Pucara (this complex was probably used by Emperor Pachacutec as a tambo), Tambomachay (also called “The Bath of the Inca”) and Sacsayhuaman Fortress (place where the main Inca Festivals, Inti Raymi and Warachicuy take place).
Return to the hotel.

Services: Overnight. (B)
Height: Cusco: 3,395 masl

Cusco - Tambomachay

03

CUSCO

Breakfast at hotel.
Free day for personal activities.

Services: Overnight. (B)
Height: Cusco: 3,395 masl

04

CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Breakfast at hotel.
This day will be the highlight of our trip, the visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Very early we will depart from Ollanta train station towards the majestic city of Aguas Calientes, the travel time is approximately 1.5 hours. Arrival to Aguas Calientes town, from here we will board the buses to ascend to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. The tour will be 2.5 hours and the visit includes the Intihuatana (the Solar Clock), the Palace of the Incas, the Three Windows, etc. At the end of it we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to go shopping.
At a scheduled time, transfer to the station to board the train back to Ollantaytambo.
Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

Services: Overnight. (B)
Height: Machu Picchu: 2,400 masl

Cusco - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

05

CUSCO – PUNO

Breakfast at hotel.
Travel through the highlands. At 7:00 am transfer to the bus station to board the tourist bus to Puno. On the way we will visit the San Pedro de Andahuaylillas Church (3,093 masl) built in 1,580 and known as “The Sistine Chapel of Peru”, the Raqchi Archaeological Center (3,475 masl) known as the Wiracocha Temple of God. Buffet lunch in Sicuani (3,540 masl). Our trip continues to La Raya (4,335 masll), the highest point of the trip, where you can see beautiful landscapes, vicuñas and llamas. This place is also known as “Union of Two Cultures” (Quechua – Cusco and Aymara – Puno); We continue towards Pucara (3,879 masl), where the origins of the Andean Culture of the Altiplano are discovered and finally, the Kalasaya Archaeological Complex.
Arrival in Puno and transfer to the hotel.

Services: Overnight. (B, L)
Height: Puno: 3,827 masl

06

PUNO – TITICACA LAKE – PUNO

Breakfast at hotel.
Visit to the Floating Island of Los Uros (3,810 masl), set of 20 islands formed on the basis of totora (aquatic plant). Then, we will visit the Taquile Island (3,950 masl), we will walk along a path of aligned stones and zigzags that will lead us to the village, (approximately 01 hour walk). We will have a short time to visit the craft shops and make some purchases, then we will go to the restaurant of the island for lunch prepared based on the products of the region.
Return to Puno.

Services: Overnight. (B, L)
Height: Puno: 3,827 masl

Puno - Lago Titicaca - Los islas flotantes de los Uros

07

PUNO – LA PAZ

Breakfast at hotel.
Early we will go to the Sanctuary of Copacabana, tour of the city. Next we will board the catamaran cruise, sailing through Lake Titicaca to the Isla del Sol. In this legendary we will visit the gardens, the Stairs and the famous Inca Fountain, later we will visit the Inti Wata Cultural Complex, the main private tourist attraction of Bolivia. includes; the underground museum, the centers of traditional medicine and a demonstration of the construction of totora rafts. During our visit to this complex we will have the opportunity to sail in a typical boat of the area, we will also have a panoramic visit of the Inca Palace of Pilkokaina. Afterwards, the catamaran is again tackled to depart to the Puerto de Chúa enjoying a buffet lunch on board, where the bus will be taken for the transfer by road to the city of La Paz.

Services: Overnight. (B, L)
Height: La Paz: 3,600 masl

Bolivia - La Paz

 

08

LA PAZ

Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning, we will be collected from their hotels in order to visit the famous market of Las Brujas (The Witches) and the colonial church of San Francisco. The journey proceeds towards Plaza Murillo where the Metropolitan Cathedral is located, as well as the Government Palace and the Parliament. Then we will visit Jaen Street where the most important museums are concentrated. Changing the scenery, the walk continues towards the residential zones of Obrajes, Calacoto and The Florida. The walk ends with a visit to the spectacular Valley of the Moon. In the afternoon, we will visit the Ruins of Tiwanaku, which was the capital of an ancient civilization located only 76 km from the city of La Paz. During its days of glory, Tiwanaku was the main ceremonial center and cradle of the Andean culture. These pre – inca ruins started a series of archaeological debates. According to tests with carbon 14, the beginning of this culture would be circa the year 1580 AC. We will visit the Kalasasaya’s Temple (Sun), the Puerta del Sol, The Semi-underground Templete, Akapana’s Pyramid as well as the museum where a very impressive collection of objects and instruments of ancient civilizations are on permanent display.
Return to the hotel.

Services: Overnight. (B)
Height: La Paz: 3,600 masl

09

LA PAZ / …

Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to the airport to board the international flight.

Services: (B)
Height: La Paz: 3,600 masl