DAY 1: LIMA

Welcome to Lima
Upon arrival, you will be assisted and transferred to the hotel.

Overnight at Atemporal Hotel Boutique.
Meals: none


DAY 2: LIMA

Half Day City Tour: tour of colonial and modern Lima /visit to the Larco Museum
You will visit the modern and colonial parts of the city of Lima, known as The City of Kings, starting with the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro before heading to the Historic Center. Once there, you will visit the impressive Santo Domingo Convent, which will astonish you with its colonial style. Then, you will walk to the Plaza de Armas, where you can take pictures of the amazing colonial architecture that surrounds it. Afterwards, you will go to the Chocolate Museum to have an exquisite experience with Peruvian cocoa before heading to the Museo del Pisco to taste the traditional Peruvian liquor. Upon leaving the Historic Center, you will head towards the Larco Museum, which houses the incomparable Treasures of Ancient Peru private collection.

Barranco by night + Dinner included at Dama Juana Restaurant
Discover the bohemian district of Barranco and its traditional Bridge of Sighs. This is followed by a buffet dinner and spectacular show at a local restaurant of the most important dances, music and folklore from Peru’s coast, highlands and jungle.

Overnight at Atemporal Hotel Boutique
Meals: breakfast and dinner.

 

DAY 3: LIMA - SACRED VALLEY

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred to the airport to board the departure flight.

Upon arrival, you will be assisted and transferred to your Sacred Valley Hotel

Full day Pisac market and Pisac ruins
Today you will set off for the Sacred Valley of the Incas, heading towards the town of Pisac to tour its impressive archaeological site on the mountain top, one of the most important in the Valley, featuring incredible terraced hillsides and a high degree of urban planning. After the tour, you will descend to the town and spend some time in the local market, interacting with the people, observing the local identity, and doing a little shopping. Lunch at Sarapampa.

Overnight at Sol Y Luna Hotel
Meals: breakfast and lunch.


DAY 4: SACRED VALLEY

Full day Maras & Moray
Located Northwest of Cusco, we will visit the huge circular and semicircular agricultural terraces near Moray, built inside natural holes on a limestone plateau facing Urubamba Valley, and used as a botanical lab by the Incas. A cosmopolitan meaning has been suggested, but its function, besides the agricultural one, remains a mystery. Nearby, under de colonial town of Maras, we find the salt mines on old terraces and lagoons.

Overnight at Sol Y Luna Hotel – Casita Deluxe
Meals: breakfast and lunch.


DAY 5: SACRED VALLEY

Half day Horse back riding Sacred Valley from Ollanta to Pumamarca
This is one of the best ways to see the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Transport will be provided to take you to Ollantaytambo, where your riding trip starts. When you’re ready, the trail heads in the direction of the village of Pumamarca. The beautiful Andean scenery on the way makes this an unforgettable experience. On reaching Pumamarca you will visit the local ruins before returning to Ollantaytambo, also on horseback.

Overnight at Sol Y Luna Hotel.
Meals: breakfast.


DAY 6: CUSCO

Short Inca Trail 2 days/1 night - Vistadome Train.
DAY 1: You will visit the Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna and Intipunku archeological complexes. You will leave your hotel and head to the San Pedro station, where you will board the Vistadome train up to kilometer 104. This is where you will start your walk and, after a few minutes on the path, you will arrive at the Chachabamba site. Then, you will ascend to the waterfall or, depending on the weather, enjoy a box lunch.

In the afternoon you will resume your walk to the Inti Punku or Sun Gate, where you will have an amazing view of Machu Picchu. A bus will pick you up to take you to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can visit the thermos-medicinal waters.

Total trek time: 7 to 8 hours / Distance: 15 km / Maximum height: 2,650 m.a.s.l.

Overnight at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo - Superior
Meals: breakfast, box lunch and dinner.


DAY 7: MACHU PICCHU

DAY 2: You will board the bus and head to the citadel of Machu Picchu, where a specialized guide will explain everything regarding the fortress like its history and structure, for a period of almost 2 hours.
Then, you will have free time to explore the fortress on your own. Finally, you will return on the bus to
Aguas Calientes, where you will board the train back to Cusco.

Full day Machu Picchu/Huayna Picchu second day.
After an amazing day of discovery among this architectural masterpiece, you can choose to come back the following day (this includes the entrance fee to Machu Picchu and the bus ticket) to climb to the top of Mount Huayna Picchu (2667 meters), Quechua for “Young Mountain”, on the eastern side of the Central Cordillera. This peak shelter another archeological site, the Temple of the Moon, that is connected to Machu Picchu and is a marvel in its own right for the wondrous underground galleries built there. Later that afternoon, you will ride the train back to the Cusco Station, where you will be picked up and driven to your hotel.

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred from the Ollantaytambo station to Cusco.

Overnight at El Mercado Hotel By Mountain Lodges.
Meals: breakfast and lunch.


DAY 8: CUSCO

Half day City tour of Cusco/ Tour of archaeological sites near Cusco.
You will visit the city of Cusco, also known as the Imperial City and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will start your tour at the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, above which the order of the Dominicans built a church, which remains standing to this day. Then, you will visit the Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the Cathedral, the most important temple in the city. Continue ascending to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Afterwards, you will visit Kenko, an archaeological site where the Sun, Moon and Stars were celebrated. Continue with a visit to Puca-Pucara, place that would have served as “tambo” or resting place and lodging of the Inca. Finally, you will visit the art workshop Inka’s Expression, where you will appreciate a sample of the various uses of Peruvian natural products (plants, fruits, vegetables, among others) and will know their nutritional, healing and cosmetic properties.

Overnight at El Mercado Hotel By Mountain Lodges - Superior
Meals: breakfast.


DAY 9: CUSCO - PUNO

At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport to board the departure flight.

Titicaca Train from Cusco to Puno
This spectacular train trip starts in the historical city of Cusco and goes South, to Puno, by the side of
Lake Titicaca. The glass windows on the Titicaca train will let you perfectly observe the beautiful landscape: the train slowly ascends to very high and cold places, around the magníficent Andes mountain range, over the deep Huatanay River valleys. Then, the train goes through the Andean plains, where you can see vicunas and alpacas grazing among the small villages along the road. The trip includes a stop at La Raya, the highest spot of the route, to observe the spectacular landscape at 4,300 meters above sea level. The trip includes a three-course lunch on board.

Transfer from the train station to your Hotel in Puno.

Overnight at Casa Andina Premium Puno – Superior Lake View
Meals: breakfast and lunch.


DAY 10: PUNO

Full day Taquile + Uros + Lunch in speedy boat.
This tour begins at Huayllano, the lake port for the Isle of Taquile, whose inhabitants give a friendly welcome to visitors. Traditions, customs and colourful costumes are maintained on the island. The islanders are skilful craftsmen and employ the techniques developed over the centuries by their ancestors. You will be welcomed into one of the houses to share their activities, such as weaving. After this is a delicious lunch made from local ingredients. Then, a walk back to the Main Square to board the launch that will take you to the floating islands of Uros. These islands consist of layers of totora and are their inhabitan’s; homes and workplaces.

Overnight at Casa Andina Premium Puno.
Meals: breakfast and lunch.


DAY 11: PUNO - DESAGUADERO - LA PAZ

Private transfer Puno – Desaguadero

Desaguadero - Tiwanaku – La Paz
Meeting at Desaguadero (Perú – Bolivia border) to pass through immigration, then to Guaqui and to Tiwanaku (19 km) which has one of the oldest cultures in America, with great development in stone construction and carvings, pottery and agriculture. There is a visit to the ruins with their temples. Then, trip through this interesting area where it’s possible to see the Aymara culture in their traditional way of life and great views of the Andes Royal Range.

Finally arrival to La Paz (115 km from Desaguadero) one of the main centres of the Andean area with all the traditional legacy and modern life.

Overnight at Atix Hotel.
Meals: breakfast and lunch.


DAY 12: LA PAZ

Half day City Tour and Valley of the Moon
A 4 hours city tour through La Paz, elected as one of the 7 wonder cities in the world. It is located in a
valley at the foothills of the Andes Range, situated at 3,632m / 11942 ft. above sea level. The tour goes through the street markets rich in handicrafts, weavings and witchcraft items, followed by a visit to the colonial section of the city, San Francisco Church, Gold Museum, Murillo Square also visit to the viewpoint “Mirador de Killi Killi”; and the outdoor replica of Tiwanaku temple. Then descending to the more modern, southern part of La Paz to reach and visit the Valley of the Moon, where a clay mountain has been impressively shaped by erosion. Ride by cable car “Teleférico”, it’s a good choice to discover an excellent and beautiful view of La Paz.

Overnight at Atix Hotel.
Meals: breakfast.


DAY 13: LA PAZ - UYUNI SALT FLATS - COLCHANI

La Paz - Uyuni Salt Flats - Reserve Eduardo Abaroa and Hito Cajon

Flight to Uyuni Z8300 hrs 07:15 – 08:00 (Not included)

La Paz – Uyuni salt flats – Colchani
Transfer to the airport. Morning flight from La Paz to Uyuni, meeting on arrival and transfer to Uyuni. At 10:00 am Trip to the Great Salt Flats, on the way you’ll see the village of Colchani, where we are going to visit an artisanal salt processing plant, also you’ll watch the salt extraction methods. Enter the great Uyuni salt flats to “Isla Incahuasi” (2 hours), a special habitat of volcanic rocks and giant cactus. Continue north to see the pre-Columbian Pucara de Ayque fort and the nearby chullpares Trip
back to Colchani. Enjoy the sunset.

Overnight at Palacio de Sal Hotel
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


DAY 14: COLCHANI - MALLCU

Colchani – Villamar Mallcu
Trip south visiting first the cemetery of old trains, then through the highlands, passing the villages of San Cristobal, Culpina K until the high and rich valley of Alota (3 hours), then areas with great stone formations done by the erosion. Continue through high valleys until the village of Villamar Mallcu (1 hour).

Overnight at Mallku Cueva Hotel.
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


DAY 15: MALLCU - SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Villamar - Coloured Lagoons - Hito Cajón - San Pedro De Atacama
Early departures to la REA reserve, visiting Laguna Colorada (4,278 m – 2 hours), geysers “Sol de Mañana”, Chalviri lagoon and its natural hot springs of Polques. Continue through the high desert of Pampas de Dali until “Laguna Verde” (3 hours), a beautiful green lagoon at the foothills of the Licancabur Mountain; continue until the Bolivian border Hito Cajon.

Transfer border Hito Cajón to hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Excursion Selected

Overnight at Tierra Atacama.
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


DAY 16: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Excursion Selected

Hotel includes:
- Open Bar (includes mineral water, sodas, juices, house wine and liquor. Premium wines and vintage liquors available for an additional cost.)
- Two half day excursions or one full day excursion daily in small groups with other guests.
- Use of pools, sauna and jacuzzi. (Massages, treatments and therapies payable in the hotel).

Overnight at Tierra Atacama
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


DAY 17: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Excursion Selected

Hotel includes:
- Open Bar (includes mineral water, sodas, juices, house wine and liquor. Premium wines and vintage liquors available for an additional cost.)
- Two half day excursions or one full day excursion daily in small groups with other guests.
- Use of pools, sauna and jacuzzi. (Massages, treatments and therapies payable in the hotel).

Overnight at Tierra Atacama
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

DAY 18: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Excursion Selected

Hotel includes:
- Open Bar (includes mineral water, sodas, juices, house wine and liquor. Premium wines and vintage liquors available for an additional cost.)
- Two half day excursions or one full day excursion daily in small groups with other guests.
- Use of pools, sauna and jacuzzi. (Massages, treatments and therapies payable in the hotel).

Overnight at Tierra Atacama
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


DAY 19: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA - SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Transfer hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport.

Transfer Santiago airport / hotel (PVT)

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at The Singular Lastarria hotel.
Meals: breakfast.


DAY 20: SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Day at leisure.

Overnight at The Singular Lastarria hotel.
Meals: breakfast.


DAY 21: SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Transfer Santa Cruz / Santiago airport

Meals: breakfast.

 

Note: Services in private, with english speaking guide.

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