reception and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and overnight.
Day 02: Lima – Ica – Flight over the Nazca
Transfer to the bus station and board the bus to Ica, known as the
Wine Capital of Peru. Reception, transfer to the hotel and Check-in.
At fixed time transfer to the local airport in order to board a
small plane and fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines. Return to Ica.Visit
the Archaeological Museum. Overnight.
Day 03: Ica-Paracas-Lima
Transfer to the Ecological Reserve of Paracas where we will also
board a boat and visit the Ballestas Island, which are inhabited by
pelicans, sea lions and penguins. In the afternoon, return to Lima
by bus. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and overnight.
Day 04: Lima – Arequipa
Transfer to the local airport. Regular flight from Lima to Arequipa.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. City tour at fixed
time, where you will enjoy a visit to the traditional district of
Yanahauara and its Mirador, Monastery of Santa Catalina, Main Square
with its Cathedral, Church and Cloisters of the Order of Jesus,
Copula of San Ignacio and visit to the house of the old Moral family.
Day 05: Arequipa – Puno
At fixed time transfer to the airport. Departure in regular flight
to Juliaca. Arrival and transfer to Puno. On the way to the hotel we
will visit the tombs known as the “Chulpas de Sillustani”, these
are enormous cylindrical constructions where the Tiahuanaco nobility
were buried. Check-in and overnight.
Day 06: Puno
Transfer to the pier in order to initiate our excursion on the
Titicaca Lake known as the highest navigable lake in the world
(3,800 m.a.s.l). The legend tells us that from these waters came out
Mama Ocllo and Manco Capac who then founded the Inca Empire. We will
visit the floating Islands of the Uros (local ethnics) who live from
fishing and the sales of handcrafts. They live in small totora
cottages. The Uros according to their legend, they cannot drown due
to the reason that their blood in their veins is black like the
Titicaca water. Continue the excursion to the Taquile Island. Lunch
included. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Day 07: Puno – La Paz (Bolivia)
Departure by regular bus from Puno (06:30 hrs) to Copacabana, where
we will board the catamaran which will take us to Chua. On the way
we will visit the Island of the Sun and its attractions.
Arrival at Chua and transfer by bus to La Paz, arriving at the
capital of Bolivia aprox. 19: 30 hrs, reception and check-in.
Day 08: La Paz
In the morning, visit to a typical Indian market place and the
famous church of San Francisco. In the afternoon continue the tour
to the Square of Murillo, the Cathedral and the Government Palace.
The excursion finalizes with a visit to the impressive Valley of the
Moon. Return to the Hotel. Overnight.
Day 09: La Paz – Cusco
and transfer to the local airport in order to board a regular flight
to Cusco. (Check frecuencies, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)
Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. In the
afternoon we will effect a guided city tour within the
Archaeological Capital of America (Cusco) and it’s nearby ruins
such as: Qenqo, Puca Pucará, Tambomachay and the fortress of
Sacsayhuaman. Dinner in a local restaurant. Return to the hotel.
Day 10: Cusco – Sacred Valley
Departure by bus to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First, we will
visit Pisac and its famous market place (Tuesday’s, Thursday’s
and Sunday’s) where we will have the opportunity to bargain the
prices with the local vendors. After lunch in a pleasant hostelry,
we will continue to Ollantaytambo in order to admire the
magnificence of this Inca fortress and stroll through the
picturesque streets and alleys of the actual town. Check-in and
Overnight in the Sacred Valley.
Day 11: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
Transfer to the train station in Ollanta. Departure by train to
Aguas Calientes in a panoramic ride of 1:30 hrs. Arrival and
transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Drive up by bus to the citadel of
Machu Picchu (35 minuts). Visited guide through the citadel.
Return to Aguas Calientes by bus. Buffet lunch. Free time to enjoy
the thermal and medical baths. Overnight.
Day 12: Machu Picchu – Cusco
Morning free, it is advisable to make a second visit to Machu Picchu
in order to appreciate the daybreak on the ruins. Free time to
stroll around the ruins. There is the possibility for those who wish
to effect a mini hike of 5 hours on the “Inca Trail” to the
ruins on Wiñaywayna. Return to the hotel and transfer to the train
station of Aguas Calientes. Departure to Cusco. Arrival, reception
and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and overnight.
Day 13: Cusco – Lima
and transfer to the airport in order to board a regular flight to
Lima. Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel. Check-in. In the
afternoon visit to the historical centre of Lima: Main Square where
you will also see the Government Palace, the Municipality, the
Cathedral as well as the Palace of the Archbishopric. We will
continue to the elegant residential districts such as San Isidro and
Miraflores where we will be able to have a beautiful view of the
Pacific Ocean. Return to the hotel and Overnight.
Day 14: Lima
At fixed time, transfer to the airport. Return flight.