The Wonders Of Peru - Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain & Lake Titicaca

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The wonders of Peru is a special tour made for those who do not have much time to visit Peru, and do not want to miss the essentials. Start your trip from Lima, on the beautiful coast of the Pacific Ocean, then explore the mysteries of Cusco and Machu Picchu, as well as have an adventure day in the Rainbow Mountain - Vinicunca. Finish this fantastic trip by visiting Lake Titicaca, in Puno, and then return to Lima.
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STARTS
LIMA (PE)
Lima International Airport
ENDS
Lima International Airport
DURATION
9 Days
FREQUENCY
Everyday
SEASON
All year round
INCLUDED
*Private transfers in/out with only driver.
*Excursions mentioned in the program, shared services with English/Spanish guide.
*Accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels, with breakfast included.
*Meals: lunch at the Sacred Valley (Pisac+Ollantaytambo), lunch full day Vinicunca, lunch full day Uros+Taquile in Puno.
*Tickets entrance to Larco Museum, Casa Aliaga and Cathedral in Lima; archaeological sites mentioned in the program in Cusco; 3 visits from Cusco to Puno; Uros and Taquile Islands and Sillustani.
*Train Expedition to Machu Picchu.
* Touristic bus from Cusco to Puno, with 3 visits, lunch, and English/Spanish shared guide.
*Regular boat for Uros and Taquile tour.
NOT INCLUDED
*Entrance to Huayna Picchu.
*Lunch in Machu Picchu.
*Second ticket entrance to Machu Picchu.
*Transfer from Regocijo Sq. to the hotel in Cusco, on day 5, after the tour of Machu Picchu.
*Assistance at the airport in Lima on the last day.
*Meals and drinks not mentioned in the program
*Excursions not mentioned in the program
*International flights
*Local flights: Lima/Cusco and Puno/Lima.
PHYSICAL REQS.
We recommend a good altitude acclimatization before starting any activity
DIFFICULTY
Moderate
WHAT TO BRING?
* Comfortable clothes and shoes
* Trekking shoes for Vinicunca
* Wool cap and gloves
* Coat
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
OTHER
*Rates are not valid for holidays such as Easter, long weekend weekends, national holidays, Christmas and New Year.
*The rates are not valid for Peruvians and residents, as well as foreigners staying more than 60 days in Peru.
*Tickets from Cusco and Machu Picchu are non-refundable
* When booking, please provide your arrival and departure of international and local flights

Details of Travel Packages


DAY 1. LIMA: Arrival in Lima, and private transfer with only driver to the hotel. Overnight.

DAY 2. LIMA / CUSCO: Breakfast at the hotel. DAY 3. CUSCO: Breakfast at the hotel. In the afternoon, we will start the tour visiting the Temple of the Sun well-known as Koricancha. This symbolic place has a clear example of the fusion between Incan and Hispanic cultures, and its base was used to build Santo Domingo’s Church and its famous convent. Then, we’re going to visit the Cathedral located in the Main Square, to appreciate a beautiful religious paintings of the Cusco School. The Cusco City Tour continues in Sacsayhuaman, an amazing archaeological complex with huge carved stones which fit each other in a perfect way, and it is said that it was built by more than 20 thousand men, and took over 70 years to finish it. Then we will visit Qenqo religious temple, place where the Incas worshiped their Gods like the Sun, the Moon and the Earth. You will have an incredible experience exploring through its underground galleries, and admire a semicircular amphitheater. We will continue this entertaining excursion in the military compound of Puca Pucara, which means “Red Fortress” for its reddish infrastructure. Then we will go the water’s worship center of Tambomachay, with aqueducts and waterfalls provided from nearby springs. At the end, we will back to the hotel. Overnight.

DAY 4. CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY / AGUAS CALIENTES: Breakfast at the hotel. We will pick you up from the hotel in Cusco, to start a 30 Km. journey until Pisac. This fantastic place has an amazing market, and archaeological temples of stone buildings, with incredible views to the valley and the magnificent Inca platforms. Then, we will continue until Urubamba to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, and later we will reach Ollantaytambo. Its temple was the headquarter of Inca’s army, as well as a religious and agricultural place. It has stunning views, and more than a hundred Inca platforms with an advanced irrigation canal for that period. After this unique experience, we will go to Ollantaytambo´s train station to take the Train Expedition to Aguas Calientes. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. You’ll have a short meeting with the guide to organized your visit to Machu Picchu for the next day. Overnight.

DAY 5. AGUAS CALIENTES / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO: Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning, you will board the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, you will have time enough to stay for more time or take the bus to back to Aguas Calientes Town, and have lunch (Optional). At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco from Ollantaytambo train station by tourist bus, and the last stop is at El Regocijo Square, one block away from the main square. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6. CUSCO / VINICUNCA / CUSCO: We will pick you up at 5:30 am from your hotel in Cusco. It is about a 3hrs ½ driving on our shared transport, journey through an undiscovered land of wild desert landscapes, snowcapped peaks, herds of alpaca. When we reach the trailhead for this hike, we are going to have a hot breakfast upon arrival and we will begin the hike from Chillihuani at 4200m/13,900 ft elevation. From here, it will be a 4 hour approx. uphill hike to reach the famous Rainbow Mountains or Vinicunca. Along the way you will enjoy amazing views of the Andes, glacial peaks, red mountains, rocky hills, and traditional llamas and alpacas grazing along the valley. As you reach the summit of the mountain, you will be able to spot some Andean wildlife. Vicuñas are considered to be the Andean camel and this is the only place in Cusco where you will see them in the wild. Vicuñas are in the same family as llamas, though are much smaller and they have the most expensive wool in the world. Once we arrive at the top of what we come to see the Rainbow Mountain, you will have enough time to take photos and relax yourself on the top majesty area views. All of the mountains that surround this area are red and there are amazing views of the valleys and Ausangate Glacier Peak right in front of you. Ausangate is the tallest mountain of the Cusco region (just under 21,000 ft) and is part of the Cordillera Vilcanota Range. While taking view of this magnificent, colorful mountain views our staff will bring you some hot drinks while sharing information with you about the composition of these incredible mountains and how they became striated in the rainbows of colors you are seeing. After taking a few amazing pictures and soaking in the views (perhaps we will even see a few condors around by) we will begin our descent with a 2-hour downhill hike. We will then meet up with our trekking chef and enjoy the delicious, freshly prepared hot lunch. After lunch you can visit some of the local family’s houses where you can see their lifestyle of these people who still practice the ancient traditions of the Inkas. They still speak Quechua, practicing their earth-based religion and, the agriculture – honoring the mountain spirits and sun to insure that their crops and herds flourish – as well as weaving the textiles that you will find in the museums all around Peru. Finally, after our interactions with the locals, we will start returning trip back to Chillihuani village to catch our shared transport back to Cusco, arriving around 6 pm approx., where we will drop you off at your hotel.

DAY 7. CUSCO / PUNO: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the bus station to take the tourist bus to Puno (8 hours). During the way, you will do 3 visits to Raqchi, Andahuaylillas and Puca Pucará. A buffet lunch is included at local restaurant. Arrival in Puno, and private transfer with only driver to the hotel. Overnight.

DAY 8. PUNO: After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the lake port of Puno, where a regular boat will take you to the floating islands of the Uros. The Uros are an ancestral society that populate a series of artificial islands built on the basis of the totora plant, which grows in the same lake. The islands are constructed by weaving the totora in the places where it grows thicker and forming a natural layer. On top of it they built their houses, also of totora, and cook outdoors to prevent possible fires. After Uros visit and, an hour and a half boat trip, you will continue your journey to the island of Taquile. This is Quechua, unlike the other Aymara speaking islands on the lake. It was part of the Inca empire and vestiges of this culture can still be seen in its constructions. Once there you will be given a brief explanation of the island and witness a cultural activity. After lunch, you will return to the port of Puno, where our transport will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Overnight.

DAY 9. PUNO / LIMA: Breakfast at the hotel. We will pick you up from your hotel at the agreed time, and we will go to Sillustani, located 34 km from Puno City. We will visit this amazing pre-Inca cemetery, where you will find funeral towers around. In addition, we will visit the communities surrounding this place, to know their lifestyles. At the end, we will continue the tour until reach Juliaca Airport. Arrival en Lima, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

DAY 10. LIMA / OUT: Day at leisure. Transfer to the airport to take the international flight.

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Rates of The Wonders Of Peru - Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain & Lake Titicaca in Lima

Included services

Lima

1: Lima Airport Arrival Transfer
1: Accommodation at your choice In Lima (1 nights)
2: Lima City Tour And Larco Museum
2: Departure Transfers To Lima Airport

Cusco

2: Transfer Airport - Hotel Cusco City
2: Accommodation at your choice In Cusco (2 nights)
3: Cusco City Tour
4: Sacred Valley Day Tour In Cusco
4: Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour In Cusco

Machu Picchu

4: Accommodation at your choice In Machu Picchu (1 nights)

Cusco

5: Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour In Cusco
6: Vinicunca - Rainbow Mountain
7: Transfer Hotel Cusco City - Bus Station

Puno

7: Transfer Bus Terminal - Hotel In Puno
7: Accommodation at your choice In Puno (2 nights)
8: Uros Floating Islands & Taquile Island
9: Visit To Sillustani

Lima

9: Lima Airport Arrival Transfer
9: Accommodation at your choice In Lima (1 nights)
10: Departure Transfers To Lima Airport
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