The Richness Of Southern Peru, Private Tour_3099564

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The Richness Of Southern Peru, Private Tour

Duration
time-raw1 weeks
Difficulty
Very Easy
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

13 D | Private Roundtrip | From Lima to Cusco

What to expect?

Explore the wonders of southern Peru for thirteen incredible days until you reach Machu Picchu, the jewel of the Incas. Discover the colonial past in Lima and Arequipa, two of the most important cities during the Viceroyalty with a rich architectural history of the time. Delight the view with breathtaking landscapes in the Colca Valley and Puno, with Lake Titicaca and its communities. Culminate your route in Cusco, the heart of Tahuantinsuyo, and immerse yourself in the Inca universe and its unsurpassed cosmology.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Lima: Named as a World Heritage Site by Unesco, the Peruvian capital is a sample of history and modernity.

Arequipa: Volcanoes like the majestic Misti, offering a memorable panorama, surround jewel of the colonial era and gastronomic capital par excellence, Arequipa.

Titicaca Lake: The highest navigable lake in the world, and its islands are home to several communities that keep their millenary culture alive. According to legend, it was the birthplace of Manco Cápac and Mama Ocllo, founders of the Inca Empire.

Cusco: The ancient Inca capital is a unique mix of pre-Columbian past with Spanish architecture. Its temples, squares and streets are surrounded by hills among which amazing sites hide.

Machu Picchu: The "lost city of the Incas". Hidden among the vegetation, get closer to our past through its rooms, temples, bridges and religious sites, built in communion with the surrounding landscape.

What is included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with English-Spanish speaking local guides on private basis during the activities (Day 2,3,5,7-11)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 12 nights’ accommodation

MEALS:

  • 12 breakfasts
  • 7 Lunches (6 at local restaurants; 1 boxed)

TRANSPORT:

  • Private arrival transfer from Lima Airport (Day 1)
  • Private arrival transfer from Arequipa Airport (Day 3)
  • Private transfer from/to bus station in Puno (Day 6, 8)
  • Private transfer from the bus station in Cusco (Day 8)
  • Private transfer to/from the train station in Ollantaytambo (Day 10)
  • Shared bus from Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes (Day 11)
  • Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu in Expedition Service (PeruRail) or Voyager (IncaRail) (Day 11)
  • Private departure airport transfer to the airport in Cusco (Day 13)

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Lima city tour (Day 2); Arequipa city tour and Monastery of Santa Catalina (Day 3); Colca Valley: Chivay, Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma, Yanque and Condor Cross lookout, Uyo Uyo archaeological site (Day 5); Uros and Taquile Islands (Day 7); Pucara, Pucara Museum, La Raya, Racchi, Andahuaylillas (Day 8); Cusco city tour and nearby archaeological sites (Day 9); Chinchero tour, Living Museum of Yucay, Ollantaytambo (Day 10); Machu Picchu tour (Day 11)

OTHER:

  • Meet & Greet (Day 1, 3)

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. Carry the same document that you presented to the agency, given that the train tickets and entrance to Machu Picchu will be issued with the same information. In all train services to Machu Picchu, the passenger can carry only hand luggage (backpack, bag or briefcase) weighing no more than 5kg / 11lb on the train to/from Machu Picchu. You will find your luggage at the chosen hotel. Allowed size: 62 linear inches 157cm (height + length + width).

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of $100 if cancelled 16 days before event or less.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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