Fantastic Circuit

Location

LIMA - CUSCO- MANU- PUNO

Life Experience

ENJOY IT WITH YOUR FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Duration

11 DAYS - 10 NIGHTS

Itinerary

Arrival and reception at Lima International airport “Jorge Chavez”, transfer to the chosen hotel. Free time.

According to on your arrival time, we recommend some of the following options:

  • Magic Water Circuit
  • Museums Tour (Larco Herrera Museum and Oro Museum)
  • Pachacamac and Peruvian Paso Horse show

After breakfast, we will transfer to  Lima Airport to take a flight to Cusco. Arrival at “Alejandro Velasco Astete” Cusco International Airport, transfer and reception at the selected hotel. Free morning for acclimatization. After lunch, we will start the City tour in Koricancha Temple; where we will appreciate the magnificence of its walls that were once covered with gold. Moreover, it was an Inca military and religious centre dedicated to their divinity: The Sun.

After that, our tour continue in the Main Square, built during the Inca Empire as an administrative, cultural and religious centre. Then we will visit the 4 nearby archaeological remains such as Kenko; Inca shrine; Puca Pucara, Inca administrative and military center; Sacsayhuaman, Inca fortress full of colossal constructions surrounded by beautiful landscapes in total communion with the environment and Tambomachay known as Inca’s baths. Back to the hotel, night off. Overnight.

OPTIONAL

  • Compañia Church visit
  • Cusco Cathedral visit

Breakfast at the hotel. Approximately 08:00 Hrs, we will begin our excursion through The Sacred Valley of the Incas where we are going to know Pisac, Calca and Yucay picturesque villages. Then we will visit the Indio Market where we will have free time to explore it, buy handicrafts, learn about population’s customs, and then taste a delicious Buffet Lunch in Urubamba Valley.  Later, our last visit will be Ollantaytambo Fortress named like that for its huge walls; it was a Tambo or City – Lodging, strategically located to dominate The Sacred Valley of the Incas; we will know about the Temple of the same name from where it is possible get impressive photos. At the appropriate time, we will move to the station where we will board our train to go to Machu Picchu Pueblo, known as “Aguas Calientes“. Reception and transfer at the selected hotel. Free time. Overnight.

Early, after breakfast, we will go to the bus station to take our tourist bus and arrive in twenty-five minutes to “Machu Picchu Citadel”, Inca’s Lost City, mysterious and majestic. Machu Picchu is one of the most extraordinary examples of landscape architecture in the world.

Upon reaching the summit, its beautiful harmony, its impressive construction, will dazzle our senses while a deep sensation of peace will win our spirit. There, we will enjoy a guided tour of the main buildings of the citadel such as the viewpoint, Three Windows Temple, Main Square, Intihuatana and Ceremonial Areas, among other buildings of unique architecture and importance. At the opportune hour, return to Machu Picchu Pueblo to enjoy a Buffet Lunch. Then, transfer to the train station and go back to the City of Cusco. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cusco.

Early in the morning, we leave Cusco. We will cross interesting inter-Andean valleys and picturesque rural communities. We will visit pre-Inca tombs, and then we will stop in Paucartambo, a beautiful colonial town. Lunch on the route. We continue to cloud forest, an area very rich in endemic species such as Spectacled Bear and Gallito de las Rocas, orchids, bromeliads, ferns, etc. then we will continue until reach our lodge where we will spend our first night comfortably. Dinner and night off. Overnight.

Very early we will go in search of Gallito de las Rocas, Peruvian national bird, that has a very unique courtship dance. Return to the lodge for breakfast. After, we will continue our tour to Pilcopata Town, then we will move to the port of Atalaya, located on the banks of Alto Madre de Dios River 700 meters, from we will start to descend by boat to observe an enormous diversity of bird, such as Herons, vultures and cormorants etc. until we reach the lodge.  We will walk along interesting trails between high and low jungle and our guide will search, show and explain the interesting wildlife diversity around us. Dinner. At nightfall, we will have the chance for a night walk to catch a glimpse of insects and amphibians. Overnight

Very early, we will board our boat to go to Collpa, a wall of the river where the different species of parrots such as the blue-headed parrot, white-eyed parakeet and possibly the Maracano macaw, among others go down every morning to extract clay for its feeding. At the end of this daily activity we return to our lodge to pack up and take our boat to Atalaya port, where our vehicle will be waiting for us and go back to Cusco. We have lunch on route. Arrival in Cusco.

Early, after breakfast, we will move to the bus station and take a Tourist Bus to go to Puno. Our first stop will be in Andahuaylillas very famous because to San Pedro Apostle Church known as “Sistine Chapel of America” which have large number of representative paintings from colonial period. Andahuaylillas is a splendid landscape and a pleasant climate. Next point is the town of Raqchi where we can find The Wiracocha God Temple, who was supreme deity of the Inca Empire.  After that, we will make a stop in Sicuani to enjoy a delicious lunch; and then we continue our way to La Raya, the highest point of the route 4313 masl. Finally we will stop in Pukara village to visit its old archaeological site formed by a large pyramidal structure and the ALCRA Museum which present items found in that place. Arrival in Puno and transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight.

After breakfast, we will move to the pier where we will take a motor boat to the floating islands of Uros, located on Titicaca Sacred Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world. These islands are currently inhabited by fishermen who will welcome us with their typical hospitality and will show us their peculiar way of life, they exchange their products in houses built of Totora, which is an aquatic

plant that is also used to do their craft work. After that, we will go to Taquile, the island of the mainland. Very attractive place thanks to local people, who preserve their ancestral customs, values, clothing and their daily practices. Taquile is an ideal place to enjoy a beautiful landscape with the imposing snow-capped mountains at the background and it is possible to get their handcraft of renowned style. At the appropriate time we will share a delicious lunch made by them. Return to Puno. Overnight

Breakfast at the hotel. At the appropriate time, transfer to Juliaca Airport to take a flight to Lima City. Arrival in Lima and reception in Jorge Chávez International Airport. Transfer and accommodation in the selected hotel. Free time. After lunch, we will know the city of Lima in its three historical times:  Pre- Hispanic, Colonial and Modern. From the bus, we will have a panoramic view of “Huaca Pucllana”, an archaeological remains composed of a pyramid of 25 meters high, which was built by Lima Culture people between 200 – 700 AC. Then we will visit Lima Historical Centre: Palaces, Mansions, Churches, Squares and Balconies, which are of Colonial constructions. We are also going to San Francisco Catacombs formed by a series of subterranean vaults under the chapel of San Francisco Church, which served as burials to members of Brotherhoods of that time. Ending our tour, we will move to residential and financial San Isidro zone where we have an unforgettable visit of Pacific Ocean from Miraflores District. Note: Depending on your arrival time, this tour can be changed to the first day.

Breakfast in the hotel. Free time for personal activities. At the timely hour, transfer to the airport to take the flight to the home city

B= Breakfast, L= Lunch,  D= Dinner

Galería de fotos

IN LIMA

  • Transfer Airport- Hotel- Airport
  • 02 night’s accommodation + breakfast
  • City Tour Modern and Colonial

 

IN CUSCO:

  • Transfer Airport- Hotel
  • 02 night’s accommodation in Cusco + breakfast
  • 01 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes + breakfast
  • City tour + 4 Nearby ruins
  • Visit to the Koricancha temple
  • Full day Sacred Valley + Buffet Lunch
  • Full day Machu Picchu + Buffet Lunch
  • Full day Sun Route + Buffet Lunch
  • Train Ticket
  • General Tourist Ticket.

 

R.N Manu

  • Cusco – Lodge – Cusco Transfer
  • 02 night’s accommodation in lodge
  • River transportation
  • Full meal plan : 02 breakfast, 03 lunches and 02 dinners
  • Canopy tour
  • Transfer to mentioned places
  • Visits to the places mentioned
  • Baggage guard service
  • Safe box for documents and values.

 

IN PUNO:

  • Transfer Bus station – Hotel – Airport
  • 02 night’s accommodation + breakfast
  • Full Day Uros and Taquile Islands + Local Lunch
  • River transportation
  • Bus ticket Cusco – Puno
  • Entrance ticket to mentioned places.

 

ALL OF THEM INCLUDE: 

  • Entrance tickets to the places visited
  • Transfers to the mentioned places
  • Professional Guidance (English-Spanish)
  • Permanent attention
  • First aid kit
  • National and international Air/bus tickets not mention in the programme.
  • Consumptions and/or services not specified in the programme as beverages, additional service or others.
  • Personal towels
  • Medication and personal hygiene supplies
  • Hiking shoes and sandals
  • Flashlight with batteries and replacement bulbs
  • Hat or cap, sunglasses, sun block
  • Insect repellent (recommended with 40% or more of DEET),
  • Waterproof, long-sleeved shirts, cotton pants, swimwear, warm clothes in case of cold.
  • Binoculars, Camera
  • Luggage backpack and small backpack, plastic bags
  • Hotels SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.
  • The itineraries are subject to changes due to the weather in a particular season of the year.
  • Rate does not apply to National Holidays (Peru), Christmas, New Year and long scheduled holidays
  • Fares may change without prior notice because of the lodging or others in case of ticket entrance to touristic places of national heritage, which are subject to Ministry Culture/Environment of The Peruvian State


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