Peru Art & Culture, Italian-Speaking Guide_1826418

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Peru Art & Culture, Italian-Speaking Guide

Duration
time-raw1 weeks
Difficulty
Easy
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

12D | Guaranteed Departure | From and to Lima

What to expect?

Travel from the beaches to the mountains of Peru, crossing mountain ranges and high plateaus, during this fascinating 12-day tour. Visit the main historical, cultural and natural attractions of Lima, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Arequipa, Puno 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.

Trujillo: Explore this charming place and catch a glimpse of the world- famous ‘City of Eternal Spring’.

Chiclayo: Visit this charming northern city known for being the home of the Lord of Sipan and the Mochica culture.

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

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 days 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Operated with an English and Spanish-speaking assistant on shared basis on days 6 and 8

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 11 night's accommodation

MEALS:

  • 11 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches on days 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • 2 dinners on days: 9, 11

TRANSPORT:

  • Private transfers between airport and hotel in Lima
  • Private transfer from airport to hotel in Chiclayo
  • Transfer from Chiclayo to Trujillo
  • Private transfer from hotel to airport in Trujillo
  • Private transfer from airport to hotel in Arequipa
  • Private transfer from hotel to bus station in Arequipa
  • Shared bus transfer from Arequipa to Bus Station in Puno with English and Spanish speaking assistance and guide on board
  • Private transfers between bus station and hotel in Puno
  • Shared bus transfer from Puno to Bus Station in Cusco with english and spanish speaking assistance and guide on board
  • Private transfer from bus station to hotel in Cusco
  • Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu in Expedition Service (PeruRail) or Voyager (IncaRail)
  • Shared bus between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
  • Private transfer from train station to hotel In Cusco
  • Private transfer from hotel to airport in Cusco

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All visits mentioned in the itinerary: visit Huaca Rajada, Tumbas Reales Museum and Tucume (day 3), Archaeological Museum (UNT), Huacas of the Sun & Moon, Chan Chan, El Brujo archaeological complex and Dama de Cao Museum (day 4), convent of Santa Catalina, the Plaza de Armas and the Cloister of the Company of Jesus, Santuarios Andinos Museum (day 5); full day excursion by boat on the Titicaca Lake, visit floating Uros & Taquile Islands (day 7), visit Chinchero, Maras & Ollantaytambo fortress (day 9), guided tour Machu Picchu (day 10), guided tour in Cusco (day 11), guided tour in Lima (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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