11 D | Guaranteed Departure | From Lima to Cusco
Explore Peru and discover its heritage, fauna and inhabitants during 10 dreamy days of crossing the country. This unforgettable circuit from and to Lima invites you to visit beautiful colonial cities, archaeological sites left by ancient civilizations and some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Admire the condor of the Colca Valley and the native camelids of the Andes. Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas, travel back in time on the islands of Lake Titicaca and ascend Machu Picchu, the 'lost city of the Incas'.
Lima: Peru’s capital is a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site containing a many architectural wonders, such as the historical Casa Aliaga, the Cathedral and the Larco Museum.
Arequipa: Walk through the 'forbidden city' of Santa Catalina, visit the Jesuit church and enjoy the majestic views of the Misti volcano.
Colca Valley: Appreciate the elegance of the condor flying over 4,000 metres of deep valley and visit some remote villages of the area.
Lake Titicaca: Visit Taquile and the floating islands of Uros.
Cusco: The ancient Inca capital is a unique blend of pre-Columbian ruins and Spanish colonial architecture. Visit the Cathedral, the fortress of Sacsayhuaman and Puca Pucara.
Machu Picchu: The lost city of the Incas is hidden on the top of an Andean peaks and offers fascinating views not only of the mountain range but also of the Inca’s past.
Vinicunca: About 140 km southeast of Cusco, there is one of nature 's most beautiful works: the mountain of 7 colors. This place, also known as the rainbow mountain, has an altitude of 5,200 meters above sea level.
ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:
Admission to all major monuments and sightseeing attractions mentioned in above itinerary: Casa Aliaga, Cathedral and Larco Museum in Lima; Santa Catalina Monastery and Society of Jesus Church in Arequipa; Condor Cross in Valley & Colca Canyon; Uros and Taquile Islands in Puno; Pucara, Racchi and Andahuaylillas on route from Puno to Cusco; Coricancha, Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay in Cusco; Machu Picchu on day 9, Cusco Tourist Tax (BTC ticket), Full day Vinicunca
Comfortable and light clothing is recommended for visiting the coastal areas of Peru, while for the high Andean area the use of warm clothing is recommended. It is not recommended that visitors wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or short clothes when visiting religious temples or official buildings. Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.