MACHU PICCHU, TITIKAKA LAKE AND COLCA CANYON
12 Days / 11 Nights
Lima – Pisac Ruins – Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Chinchero – Cusco – Lake Titicaca – Colca Canyon – Lima
Three beautiful places together in Peru, the luxury and personalized southern route that is Machu Picchu, the highest navigable lake in the world «Lake Titicaca» and the «Colca Canyon» one of the deepest on the planet. After a short stay in Lima, they will take the flight to the historical capital of Peru located in the Andean highlands, with innumerable archaeological riches and history, where they will have the opportunity to visit each of the places with the accompaniment of a guide. , which will lead you on your adventure to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, which is the main reason for your trip, your experience continues by visiting the Ruta del Sol, a beautiful view of the landscape, and an important Temple of the god Wiracocha, the walk through the waters of Lake Titicaca located in the highlands of Peru and the Colca Canyon, during the trip you will be able to observe flora and fauna; within them the overflight of the giant Andean Condor.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN THE CITY OF LIMA. TRANSFER FROM LIMA AIRPORT – LIMA HOTEL.
DAY 02: LIMA - CUSCO. FLIGHT TO CUSCO – VISIT TO A TYPICAL ARTISANAL CENTER – PISAC RUINS
The flight lasts 45 min. at 1 hour.
The guide will be waiting for you at the Cusco airport, you will go along the route of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, during the journey you will be able to appreciate the beautiful snow-capped mountains and the towns that are along the way. We will arrive at a typical craft center, where you will be able to appreciate the demonstration and the process of weaving in a natural way, the raising of the auquénidos, you will visit the ruins of Pisac that stands out imposingly at the entrance, surrounded by its beautiful platforms. They will have their lunch in a restaurant in the Sacred Valley, prepared with typical ingredients of the area and above all the warm attention of the hosts. They will visit the craft market of Pisac and the central square. In the afternoon we will settle you in your hotel in the Sacred Valley for a well-deserved rest.
DAY 03: EXPLORING THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS. MARAS MORAY – SALT MINES – OLLANTAYTAMBO.
They will be driven together with the guide to the restaurant located in the Sacred Valley, so that they can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.
Our last visit of the day will be the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, one of the most important places on the tour, you will be able to appreciate its temples, its impressive architecture, each important site in a strategic place. At the end of the tour, you will be escorted by the guide to your hotel for your well-deserved rest.
DAY 04: THE INCA CITADEL OF MACHU PICCHU. ENJOY THE TRAIN WITH A PANORAMIC VIEW AND VISIT THE SANCTUARY OF MACHU PICCHU.
The guide will be there to assist you throughout the tour. They will take the bus up to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and will have the tour in the citadel. After the tour, they will go to take the bus down to the town, then they will have lunch in one of the best restaurants and they will have one more experience in the afternoon touring the small town and at night they will stay in one of the hotels. of luxury of the town of Machu Picchu.
DAY 05: ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF CHINCHERO. MACHU PICCHU – CHINCHERO – CUSCO.
DAY 06: CITY TOUR IN THE CUSCO CITY.
Continuing with the itinerary, in the morning our guide and transportation will go through your hotel to take you to the Temple of the Sun «Qoricancha» which is located within the city of Cusco,
Then you will be driven out of the city to visit one of the most impressive fortresses of the Inca Culture «Sacsayhuaman» famous for having a zigzagging construction with gigantic rocks. Continuing with the tour, they will visit the archaeological site of Qenqo, a place that served as a ceremonial shrine, special and important for the Andean culture, always with the accompaniment of your personalized guide.
Finally, you will have lunch in the city and at the end, you will be taken to your hotel.
DAY 07: EXPLORING THE ROUTE OF THE SUN. ROUTE OF THE SUN – OLD ROAD OF THE ANDEAN CULTURE.
This day in the morning the guide and the transport will pass by the hotel, to continue with the route of the sun, during the trip the bus will make stops at the important places of the route and with the accompaniment of your personalized guide, The first visit will be the Temple of the Little Sistine which is located in the town of Andahuaylillas, here we will be able to appreciate the beautiful mural paintings of our indigenous artists, with amazing themes, we will continue with the trip until the next stop which is the archaeological site of Raqchi, which is a place surrounded by houses and Inca temples dedicated to Wiracocha, the creator God of the world according to many Andean cultures. After having visited and contemplated the landscape of the southern route, we will make a stop to enjoy a buffet lunch, with local ingredients. The adventure continues, we will board the private transport to be driven to the limit of the two cities of Cusco and Puno called La Raya, there we will be able to appreciate a beautiful snow-capped mountain and some camelids that are raised by the residents and finally as the bus progresses, We will be able to appreciate in the background the highest navigable lake in the world that is Titicaca, decorating the entire landscape of the city of Puno.
DAY 08: TITICACA HIGHEST NAVIGABLE LAKE IN THE WORLD UROS ISLAND – AMANTANI.
We start the tour with the accompaniment of a personalized guide, who will lead you to the port of Puno to take the boat. The first visit will be to the floating island of Uros, a place that stands out for the artificial elaboration of the island based on reeds, as well as an ancient community from pre-Inca times. Continuing with the tour, we will board the boat to make the last visit to the largest and most solid Island of Lake Titicaca that is Amantani, upon arrival, you will be received by the local families of the island, where you will have the opportunity and experience to meet their customs; They will have a lunch prepared with the native ingredients of the place. In the afternoon you will be driven to the hotel to take a break.
DAY 09: VOLCANIC LANDSCAPES AND THE NATIONAL RESERVE. PUNO – COLCA CANYON
The adventure along the southern route continues, transportation and the guide will pick you up from the hotel in the morning. You will travel through a beautiful typical landscape of the mountains, where you will be able to appreciate the flora and fauna during the trip; They will have a stop to enjoy a delicious lunch in the open air with a view of the mountains, continuing with the trip, they will enter the route of the volcanoes, where they will be able to appreciate the rock formations and the most outstanding view of the National Reserve. of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, which is in charge of protecting the vicuñas, which is a representative camelid of the wealth of Peru and always with the assistance of the personalized guide. We will descend towards the Colca Canyon and you will be able to appreciate the beautiful valley, finally, you will arrive at the town of Yanque where your luxury hotel is located, which has been exclusively reserved so that you can enjoy all its services and most importantly so that you can take a relaxing bath. in its hot springs that will make your stay more pleasant.
DAY 10: CRUZ DEL CONDOR. VIEWPOINT OF THE CONDORES - AREQUIPA
DAY 11: WHITE CITY OF AREQUIPA. EXPLORING THE CITY
DAY 09: RETURN TO LIMA AND BACK HOME.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS
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