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13 days: Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain, Titicaca lake, Floating Islands of Uros, Taquile, Nasca Lines, Ballestas Islands, Colca Canyon

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Machu Picchu Travel Perú 13 days visiting: Lima City tour, Cusco City tour, tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu Tour with optional ascent to Huayna Picchu Mountain, Titicaca Lake Tour, Uros Floating Islands, Taquile Island,  Colca Canyon Tour in 2 days and 1 night, Nasca Lines overflight, Ballestas Island Tour and Tour to the reserve of Sea Lions of Paracas.

Note: (All our tour packages can be modified according to your requirements). 

TRAVEL ITINERARY:

Day 01: Welcome in the Lima airport , City tour in Lima with visit to the Huaca Pucllana:

  • Welcome and pick up from Lima airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Lima City Tour (from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
  • Hotel stay in Lima.    Ciudad de Lima Plaza de Armas

This day we will be waiting for you at the Lima airport at the time of your flight arrival to give you a warm welcome at the international airport "Jorge Chávez" and transfer you to the Hotel.
In the afternoon we will pick you up from your hotel to start the City tour in "The City of Kings" Lima, on the way we will make a stop in the smallest district of Lima, Barranco where highlights its famous Bridge of Sighs, the Hermitage and the monument to Isabel Granada Larco "Chabuca Granda". We will continue our tour in the tourist transportation to Miraflores where we will see the Park of Love located on the boardwalk from where you can take beautiful photos overlooking the Pacific Ocean, we will have a panoramic view of the Huaca Pucllana which is a Pre-Inca religious temple and administrative center inhabited between the III and VIII centuries A.C, then we will take a walk through the park of the olive trees, which date from the Viceroyalty with an area of 23 hectares.

With a route of 6 km we will arrive to the historical center of Lima where we will appreciate the Palace of Justice, the Walk of the Naval Heroes, the French Palace and colonial buildings such as the Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the Basilica Cathedral, the Municipal Palace, Plaza San Martín, among others. We will visit the BCR Museum, where you can appreciate a collection of gold from Peru and a selection of ceramics, goldsmiths and textiles from various Pre-Columbian cultures (subject to museum hours and access to the historic center). Following our tour of the Church and Convent of San Francisco, we will visit its impressive subterranean crypts known as Catacombs.
Return to the hotel.

 

Day 2: Welcome at the Airport and City tour in Cusco.

  • Breakfast included.  plaza-armas-cusco-cuzco.jpg
  • Transfer from your hotel to the airport
  • Early morning flight from Lima to  Cusco.
  • Welcome and transfer from the airport in Cusco to your hotel.
  • Cusco City Tour: Cathedral, Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara and Tambomachay (from 1:35 pm to 6:45 pm approximately.)
  • Hotel stay in Cusco.

This day begins with the pick up in your hotel for your flight from Lima to Cusco that you will take at the "Jorge Chávez" airport in the city of Lima with 2 hours in advance of your flight to the "Archaeological Capital of America" Cusco (Altitude 3350 m.a.s.l.), where our staff will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign with your name to transfer you to the selected hotel, where you will be offered a coca leaves tea which is good for the acclimatization of Cusco.
After your lunch, we will pick you up from your hotel at the time indicated by your travel agent, to start and enjoy a guided tour at 1:35 pm where you will be able to know the following tourist attractions of the city of Cusco:  Cusco Sacsahuaman

  • The Temple of the Sun or Qoricancha: The convent of Santo Domingo in Cusco is the oldest religious building in South America, known as the "Temple of the Sun". Currently you can see the wonderful Inca architecture linked to Spanish architecture which is a sample of our mestizo culture.
  • The Cathedral: The Cathedral Basilica of the city of Cusco was built by native Cusco workers and led by the Spaniards. It also has the finest expressions of colonial goldsmithing as well as wood carving and a valuable collection of canvases of the "Escuela Cusqueña" (School of Cusco).   
  • Saqsayhuaman: It is one of the Inca constructions that most astonishes tourists who, according to new hypotheses, point out that it would have been an important Inca ceremonial center and not a fortress as previously believed. Its construction took more than seven decades and required the strength of about 20,000 men.   
  • Qenqo: Ceremonial and ritual center, it was an amphitheater where sacrifices were made, it is said that it was an Inca shrine. Its construction is made of stones. There are passages, canals and staircases with engravings that represent the cougar, a very sacred animal for the Incas.   El Qoricancha Cusco
  • Puca Pucara: Former tambo guard place along the Inca roads, this archaeological site has: enclosures, interior plazas, baths, aqueducts, watchtowers and an easily recognizable Inca trail in synthesis the urban layout is highly adequate and functional.
  • Tambomachay: Through its stairways you can see crystalline waterfalls and, according to what is affirmed here, the liquid element for the Incas, "the water", was worshiped.
  • Returning to Cusco at 6:45pm.

Day 3: Tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Travel by Train to Machupicchu (Aguas Calientes)

Plan A: valle-sagrado-de-los-incas.jpg

  • Breakfast included.
  • Tour in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting: The handicraft traditional Market of Pisac, Pisac archaeological site, the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. (from 8:35 am-7:30pm)
  • Lunch Buffet  included in the best restaurant in Urubamba “Tunupa”.
  • Hotel stay in Cusco.

Plan B:

  • Breakfast included.
  • Tour in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting: The handicraft traditional Market of Pisac, Pisac archaeological site, the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. (from 8:35 am-7:00pm)
  • Lunch Buffet included in the best restaurant in Urubamba “Tunupa”
  • Travel by train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes in the Expedition Train (from 7:00 pm to 8:43 pm)
  • Transfer from Aguas Calientes station to your Hotel.  Ollantaytambo Valle Sagrado
  • Hotel stay in Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

Plan B Itinerary:

The Sacred Valley of the Incas tour begins at 8:40am, but we will come to pick you up at your hotel lobby before the  tour starts. In this tour you will visit the town of Pisac. Located 32 km from city of Cusco.

Pisaq is a typical Andean artisan and archaeological town where the famous Handicraft Fairs are held in their typical markets where you can make purchases and enjoy a guided tour in the archaeological sites of the place; continuing with our tour of approximately one hour we will pass through different towns such as: Coya, Lamay, the province of Calca and Yucay appreciating the beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Valle Sagrado de los IncasWe will pass to the town of Urubamba where we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in the cozy restaurant “Tunupa”; Later we will go to the town of Ollantaytambo (It is the only Incan city in Peru that is still inhabited) to visit the archaeological complex of the same name ; having been an agricultural, administrative, social, religious and military complex in the Tahuantinsuyo, ending the tour at approximately 4:00 pm, then you will have free time in the town of Ollantaytambo, where you can visit their craft market, their small streets that still keeps the layout of the Inca streets, seeing the water run through its old canals, is like going back in time, ideal for taking pictures or having a coffee in its Main Square.

At the indicated time you must take the Ollantaytambo train leaving at 19:00 p.m. to the town of Aguas Calientes where our staff will be waiting for you to transfer you to the selected hotel.

Day 4: View of the Sunrise and Guided Tour in Machu Picchu with optional ascent to Huaynapicchu Mountain.

Plan A: puerta-machupicchu.jpg

  • Breakfast included.
  • Transfer from your hotel in Cusco to Poroy train station (25 minutes from Cusco).
  • Travel by Train from Poroy – Cusco to Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu in Expedition train service (from 6:40 am to 9:54 am).
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • Tour to Machu Picchu with guide included.
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Lunch in Aguas calientes at the Café Inkaterra Restaurant – included 
  • Travel by Train from Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes) to Cusco – Poroy or Ollantaytambo in Expedition train service. (The return time may vary depending on availability of spaces, leaving from Aguas Calientes between 03:20 pm to 06:20 pm)
  • Transfer from the train  station to your hotel.
  • Hotel Stay in Cusco

Plan B: 

  • Breakfast included.
  • 5:30 am. Travel by Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • 6:00 am. View of the sunrise in Machu Picchu.
  • 7:00 am. Guided tour in Machu Picchu (2-3 hours approximately) huaynapicchu-machupicchu-waynapicchu.jpg
  • 10:00 am. approx. Optional: Huayna Picchu Mountain hike or Machu Picchu Mountain (3 hours, without guide)  In case you want to climb Huaynapicchu Mountain, book at least 3 months in advance, check spaces. 
  • Travel by bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas calientes.
  • Lunch in aguas calientes at the Café Inkaterra Restaurant – included.
  • Travel by Train from Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes) to Cusco – Poroy or Ollantaytambo in Expedition train service. (The return time may vary depending on availability of spaces, leaving from Aguas Calientes between 03:20 pm to 06:20 pm)
  • Transfer from the train  station to your hotel.
  • Hotel Stay in Cusco

Itinerary Plan B:

After your breakfast at the hotel, excellent opportunity to get up early and observe a beautiful sunrise in Machu Picchu, In coordination with your guide, you will take the bus from Aguas Calientes Town to Machu Picchu (altitude 2450 meters on sea level) (approximately 25 minutes). May observe the sunrise in Machu Picchu takin your guided tour at 7:00 am, 3 hours approximately, being able to visit: the Main Square, the circular tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Room, the Temple of the three Windows, and the Cemeteries. 

Before or after the guided Tour in Machu Picchu, depending on your tickets schedule, You will have time to explore on your own or use your tickets to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (Notice that if you want to climb Huaynapicchu mountain, it must be booked at least 3 months in advance because of availability, the entrance times may vary depending on the time of booking).  Besides having the guided tour in Machu Picchu citadel, You can also visit one of the following mountains (without guide): Huaynapicchu Mountain (from where a spectacular view of the entire valley of Machu Picchu is appreciated) or Machu Picchu Mountain (the mountain that gave its name to Machu Picchu with a unique landscape beauty) the entrance ticket to one of the Mountains will be included and you can do it optionally, any of them will take you 3 hours approximately - round trip. This travel program is ideal for touring Machu Picchu in its entirety and taking pictures with enough time until the time you take it convenient to return by bus to Aguas Calientes so you can have lunch in the same town. In the afternoon you will have to board the train to Poroy or Ollantaytambo.Once you arrive to one of these Train stations our staff will be waiting for you to transfer you to your Hotel in Cusco.  

The advantage of this tour is that you can get to know Machu Picchu without many people and with much more time available. 

Day 05: Cusco Free Day Tour Laguna Humantay en 1 día

Day 06: Guided trip by Bus from Cusco to Puno.

  • Breakfast included.
  • Transfer from the hotel in Cusco to the Inca Express bus terminal. 
  • 6:50 AM. at 5:00 PM - Guided trip by bus from Cusco to Puno - Inka Express. Cusco Puno Inka Express
  • Hotel Stay in Puno.

We will pick you up from your hotel at 6:20 am to transfer you to the bus terminal for your trip to Puno (altitude 3818 m.a.s.l.)
Our Comfortable bus is equipped with toilets and is run by three people: a driver, a professional bilingual guide and an attendant. We will make a small visit to the church of Andahuaylillas, the church that dates from the early seventeenth century and It is known as the Sistine of South America for the magnificent paintings it has and for its altar chiseled in gold. After our visit we will keep going 218 km to Raqchi, where the Inca temple of Wiracocha is located.
After visiting Raqchi We will continue our way to Sicuani where we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch to go after to La Raya, located at 4,335 meters high. Our next destination will be Pucara, where we will visit the Lithic Museum and finally our tour will be through high Andean esplanades under an unreal clarity.
In the city of Puno our staff will be waiting for you to take you to your Hotel.

Day 07: Lake Titicaca tour, Los Uros and Taquile.lago-titicaca-puno.jpg

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Tour on Lake Titicaca, Floating Island of The Uros and Taquile (from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm).
  • Overnight in a Hotel in Puno.

We will pick you up at your hotel at 7:00 a.m. approximately to go to the port to start the tour in a boat to the amazing and majestic "Uros Islands", arriving there at 07:20 a.m. approximately.
The Uros: These islands are made of artificial floors, made with totora superimposed and skillfully interwoven. During the trip the guide provides extensive information about the Lake Titicaca, the legends of the Uros, their uses, customs and folklore   Tour Lago Titicaca
Taquile: Arriving at Taquile, we will go to the Plaza de Armas, and then have free time to make purchases.
The Taquile Island presents textile art of an impressive quality comparable only to the looms of the Paracas or Egypt culture and were declared Cultural Patrimony of Humanity. At 12:40 at noon you will taste an exquisite lunch, after all we will be leaving from the Port of Taquile at 2:30 p.m. and arriving to Puno at 5:30 p.m. to then transfer you to your hotel.

 

Day 08: Travel by Bus from Puno to Colca Canyon:

  • Breakfast included in the hotel.  Cañón del Colca
  • 06:15 Transfer from your hotel to the bus station
  • 06:30 Departure from Puno to Chivay.
  • 08:30 Stop in Lagunillas: bird watching and lagoons (10 minutes)
  • 10:15 Stop in Pampa Cañahuas  located in the Aguada Blanca National Reserve , habitat of vicuñas and alpacas (camelids of South America)
  • 11:15 Stop at the Volcano Viewpoint of Patapampa or Mirador de Volcanes Patapampa (4950 masl) (10 minutes)
  • 12:00 Arrival to Chivay and transfer to your hotel.
  • Hotel Stay in Colca.

Early in the morning, you will travel by bus to have an incredible 6-hours trip to the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world (3,400 mts.), Passing through Pampa Cañahuas, located in the Aguada Blanca National Reserve , habitat of vicuñas and alpacas (camelids of South America). The highest point of the route is 4,900 masl. on the route we will appreciate pre-Columbian terraces that are still cultivated by the native collaguas. Arriving to the Colca Valley, we will transfer you to your respective hotel.

In the afternoon, we recommend you to rest and acclimate to the height. If you are in good physical condition, you can enjoy your free time to take a walk around the hotel or take a refreshing bath in the nearby hot springs.

Day 09: Colca Canyon tour and Travel by bus to Arequipa: Cóndor Cañón del Colca

  • Breakfast included in the hotel
  • Return of the Colca Canyon to the city of Arequipa: Cruz del Cóndor.
  • Hotel Stay in Arequipa.

Very early in the morning we will go to La Cruz del Cóndor, where you can usually observe the largest bird in the world in mid-flight called The Condor. During the return we will visit the villages of Yanque, Coporaque, Achoma and Maca. Good opportunity to appreciate the life of the inhabitants of these towns that has not changed much since the Inca times. Finally, in the afternoon, we will return to the White City of Arequipa.

DAY 10: Free Morning and City tour Arequipa.arequipa-ciudad-blanca.jpg

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Free morning.
  • Arequipa City Tour, in the afternoon.
  • Transfer from your hotel to the bus station.
  • 21:30 pm, Travel by bus from Arequipa to Nasca (9 hours)
  • You will spend the night on the bus.

This day you will have the morning free to rest or to go for a walk.

In the afternoon, we will make the tour to the "White City" including the Convent of Santa Catalina, without a doubt the gem of Arequipa, finally opened to the public in the year 1970, after having been for 400 years in seclusion, with an innumerable amount of pieces of colonial art. Also visit the Plaza de Armas (Main Square), the cloisters of the Company of Jesus and the neighborhoods of Cayma and Yanahuara, with a magnificent view of the Misti volcano, and visit a traditional colonial mansion called the Founder's Mansion. At Night, we will transfer you from your hotel to the bus station to travel by bus from Arequipa to Nasca.

DAY 11: Nasca Lines Overflight

  • 7:00 am, transfer from the bus station to the airfield  Las Líneas de Nazca
  • 8:00 am Nazca Lines Overflifht. (45 minutes) (The starting time of the Flight will depend of the weather conditions)
  • Transfer to the bus station.
  • 15:30 pm Travel Bus from Nazca to Paracas, (3 hours).
  • Transfer from the bus station to your hotel.
  • Hotel Stay in Paracas.

We will pick you up from the bus station at 7:00 am to transfer you to the Nasca airfield and start the overflight on the Nasca lines for an approximate time of 45 minutes.

The Nasca Lines are mysterious strokes made, on the sand covering an area of ​​350 km, they represent figures of different animals and plants such as the Spider, The Monkey, The Dog, the Lizard, the Hummingbird, among others, in large dimensions that reach 15 300 meters each and with a depth of 30 centimeters approx.

According to Dr. María Reiche, who has devoted a great part of her life to the study of these lines, it is the largest astronomical calendar in the world.

In the afternoon we will take the bus to Paracas, 3 hours from Nazca, where our staff will be waiting for you.

DAY 12: Ballestas Islands Tour, Reserve of sea Lions of Paracas and Huacachina Oasis. Tour en las Islas Ballestas

  • Breakfast included in the hotel.
  • Ballestas Islands tour.
  • Transfer from Paracas Port to the bus station. 
  • Travel by bus from Paracas to Ica (1 hour trip) 
  • Lunch on your own. 
  • 2:00 pm, City tour in Ica and the countryside, visit the vineyards of Ica, visit the Huacachina Oasis, ride dune buggies and practice Sandbording. 
  • 19:30 PM: Travel by bus from Ica to Lima. 
  • Hotel Stay in Lima.

After you will enjoy breakfast at your hotel, paracas-candelabro.jpg we will pick you up from your hotel to begin the Tour in the Islands Ballestas, we will pass for the Chandelier “Candelabro” a giant image on the side of a hill. 

Arriving at the ballestas islands, you will visit the different islands for two hours observing the differents species of sea lions, seals penguins and guano birds, ending the tour we will go to the Paracas station for our trip to Ica where you will have lunch by yourself and where you will make the City tour in Ica, visit the vineyard farm and later we will cross the desert of the Huacachina Oasis in tubular buggies climbing immense sand dunes, in this ride the adrenaline will be our accomplice to free ourselves from stress and live a truly unforgettable experience. ica-dunas-tubulares.jpg During this trip you will also have the opportunity to practice sandboarding. 

If the weather conditions are favorable we will have the opportunity to see the sunset in the desert of Ica. Finally at 19:30 we will take a bus to Lima where we will spend the night in a hotel.

DAY 13: Transfer from the Hotel to the Lima airport.

  • Breakfast included in the hotel.
  • Transfer from your hotel to the airport.
  • End of Services.

The cost of the Tourist Package is expressed in US dollars and is per person, the cost will depend on the hotels accommodation that you choose, we work with hotels from 2 ** to 5 ***** stars, it will also depend of the room accommodation required: simple (1 person), double (2 people) and triple (3 people). You can request the list of hotels with which we work for your choice.

     

    Hotels DWB(Double) TPL(Triple) SWB(Single)
    Hotels 2** Expedition Train US$ 1926 US$ 1870 US$ 2263
    Hotels 3*** Expedition Train US$ 2161 US$ 2080 US$ 2800
    Hotels 4**** Expedition Train US$ 2716 US$ 2650 US$ 3910
    Hotels 5***** Vistadome Train US$ 4030 US$ 3705 US$ 6456

    The tour package includes:

    • Flight tickets from Lima to Cusco. (1 hour with 15 minutes).
    • All transfers to hotels, airports, train stations, bus terminal and tourist attractions. 
    • All entrance tickets to all tourist attractions to visit. 
    • All transportation for tours. 
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • Machu Picchu Tour with Expedition train.
    • Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour. 
    • City Tour in Cusco. 
    • City tour in Lima ”City of the Kings”
    • Titicaca lake Tour , Uros Islands and Taquile Island. 
    • Colca Canyon Tour 2 days.
    • Arequipa City tour
    • Nasca Lines overflight
    • Tour in the Ballestas Islands.
    • City tour in Ica, visit to the vineyards. 
    • Tour in the Huacachina Oasis, ride in the sand Car and Sandbording.
    • Guided trip by bus from Cusco to Puno, (6:50 am to 17:00 pm) 
    • Roundtrip train tickets Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu) - Poroy (Cusco).
    • Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes 
    • 1 Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. 
    • 1 Buffet lunch on the trip from Cusco to Puno. 
    • 1 Lunch at Titicaca Lake. 
    • 1 Lunch in Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu in Café Inkaterra Restaurant
    • 1 Trip by bus from Puno to Chivay Colca.
    • 1 Trip by Bus from Arequipa to Nasca,
    • 1 Trip by bus from Nasca to Paracas.
    • 1 Trip by Bus from Paracas to Ica and Ica to Lima-
    • 1 Trip by Bus from Paracas to Lima.
    • 3 Nights Hotel Stay in Cusco 
    • 2 Nights Hotel Stay in Puno.
    • 1 Night Hotel Stay in Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu. 
    • 1 Night Hotel Stay in  Lima City. 
    • 1 NiightHotel Stay in Arequipa.
    • 1 Night Hotel Stay in Colca
    • 2 Nights Hotel Stay in Paracas
    • 11 Buffet breakfast at the Hotels. 
    • Assistance and daily guidance by our professional staff in Tourism. 
    • All taxes of Law.
    • The tours are in group service.

    Not Included: 

    • Meals: Lunch and Dinner not described in the Tourist Package. 
    • International flights.

    Optional services:

    • You can request Vistadome Executive train service  Increasing $ 45  Dollars per person.
    • You can  request Hiram Bingham the luxury train service Increasing $ 820 Dollars per person
    • You can request the tour package in private service.

    Questions?

    Requirements to book 

    Ask about availability of spaces and send us the following information:

    • Complete names.
    • Birthdate.
    • Nationality.
    • Photocopy of passports. 
    • Start date.
    • Data of your arrival flight to Peru: Name of the airline, Flight number, Arrival time. (Only packages tours)
    • Specify the hotel category of your choice: 2,3,4 or 5 stars.(Only packages tours)
    • Room Accommodation: Single Room, Double Room or Triple Room.
    • For all of our tourist package and tours we require a deposit of 40% of the total cost, the balance is payable when you arrive to Cusco.
    • Please note that all of our tours are priced in US currency.
    • Once the pre-payment of the reservation has been made, send all the requested information to info@machupicchumagico.com 
    • When we receive your booking form details and deposit via PayPal, we will send you a booking invoice and confirmation that we have received your deposit and your tour has been booked.
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