Mysterious Peru, Italian-Speaking Guide_1836729

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Mysterious Peru, Italian-Speaking Guide

Duration
time-raw1 weeks
Difficulty
Easy
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

13 D | Guaranteed Departure| From Lima to Cusco

What to expect?

Travel from the beaches to the mountains of Peru, crossing mountain ranges and high plateaus, during this fascinating 13-day tour. Visit the main historical, cultural and natural attractions of Lima, Paracas, Nazca, Arequipa, Colca, Puno, Machu Picchu and Cusco. In addition to delighting your eyes with unique landscapes, challenge your palate with bold flavours and experience the essence of the most traditional villages. End your adventure with a visit to Machu Picchu, the impressive Inca citadel that captivates the entire world.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Lima : Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Peruvian capital is a symbol of history and modernity.

Islas Ballestas: Marvel at the natural diversity of the sea by visiting this sanctuary where you can see sea lions, Humboldt penguins and more.

Nazca Lines: Contemplate these mysterious geoglyphs that are over a thousand years old from the air.

Arequipa : Jewel of the colonial era and gastronomic capital par excellence, Arequipa is surrounded by volcanoes, offering a memorable panorama.

Colca Valley: Appreciate the elegance of the condors gliding over the valley and its 4,000-meter-deep canyon, one of the deepest on the planet.

Titicaca Lake : It is the highest navigable lake in the world and its islands are home to several communities that keep their millenary culture alive.

Cusco : The ancient Inca capital is a unique blend of pre-Columbian past and Spanish architecture.

Machu Picchu : Explore its fascinating rooms, temples, bridges and religious sites, built in harmony with the landscape that surrounds them.

What is included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with a local italian speaking guide on shared basis on day 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12
  • Operated with an English and Spanish-speaking assistant on the bus on day 9

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 12 night's accommodation

MEALS:

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches on days 6, 8, 9, 10, 11
  • 1 Box Lunch on day 7
  • 2 dinners on days: 10, 12

TRANSPORT:

  • Private transfers from and to the airport
  • Private transfer from and to the bus station
  • Bus from Lima to Paracas on shared basis
  • Bus from Nazca to Arequipa on shared basis
  • Shared Transfer from Arequipa to Chivay
  • Bus from from Chivay to Puno with English - Spanish speaking assistance
  • Shared Bus transfer from Puno to Bus Station in Cusco with English and Spanish speaking assistance and guide on board
  • Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu in Expedition Service (PeruRail) or Voyager (IncaRail)
  • Shared bus Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and return

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All visits mentioned in the itinerary: guided tour of Lima (Day 1), visit to the Ballestas Islands, Pisco craft workshop, visit to the Huacachina Lagoon and visit to the Antonini Museum (Day 3); flight over the Nazca Lines (Day 4); guided tour of Arequipa (Day 5); stop at La Cruz del Condor (Day 7); full-day boat excursion on Lake Titicaca (Day 8); visit to Pukara, the Temple of Raqchi and the church of Andahuaylillas (Day 9); Chinchero, Maras and Ollantaytambo fortress (Day 10); guided tour of Machu Picchu (Day 11); city tour and archaeological sites of Cusco (Day 12).

What do I need to bring?

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

On Day 9: Luggage note: For the overnight stay in Aguas Calientes, only hand luggage must be carried with the minimum necessary for the night (maximum 5 kg per person). The main baggage can be left on deposit in the hotel in Cusco.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of $25 if cancelled 32 days before event or less.
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