Fantastic South

Location

LIMA - CUSCO - PUNO

Life Experience

ENJOY IT WITH YOUR FAMILY OR FRIENDS

Duration

08 DAYS- 07 NIGHTS

Itinerary

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.  Come back to the hotel. Overnight.

NOTE: Depending on the arrival or departure time, this tour can be changed to last day.

OPTIONAL:

  • Dinner Show + Peruvian Paso Horse
  • Magic Water Circuit

After breakfast, transfer to the Airport to take a flight to the Imperial City. Arrival at Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco, reception and transfer to selected hotel. Free morning for acclimatization. After lunch, we will start the City tour in Koricancha Temple; where we will appreciate its magnificence, which is still felt in 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 TOURS TO ADD:

  • Qosqo Cultural Centre (Typical Dance Show)
  • Compañia Church
  • Cathedral of Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. Approximately at 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, 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.

After breakfast, we will start our tour around Sillustani archaeological, located on the banks of the Umayo Lagoon. This place is famous for its Chullpas, which are circular stone towers, builted to house the funerary remains of the old main authorities of Collao. Some Chullpas reach up to 12 meters height and are characterized to get a base less than the top. We will continue our way to the Juliaca airport. At the appropriate time, departure of the flight to the Capital of Peru. Arrival in Lima, transfer to the selected hotel. Free time, overnight.

Breakfast at the hotel. At the appropriate time, transfer to Jorge Chavez Airport to take flight to the destination or home city.

D= desayuno, A= almuerzo, C= cena

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Detail

IN LIMA

  • Transfer Aiport – Hotel – Airport
  • 02 Nights accommodation + breakfast
  • City tour Lima Colonial and Modern
  • Entrance tickets and transfer to mentioned places

IN CUSCO

  • Transfer Airport – Hotel – bus station
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Cusco + breakfast
  • 01 Nights’ accommodation in Aguas Calientes + Breakfast
  • City tour + 4 Nearby Ruins
  • Visito to Koricancha
  • Full Day Sacred Valley + Buffet Lunch
  • Full Day Machu Picchu + Buffet Lunch
  • Full Day Sun Route + Buffet Lunch in Sicuani
  • Train Ticket
  • General Tourist Ticket

IN PUNO

  • Transfer Bus station – Hotel – Airport
  • 02 Nights accommodation + Breakfast
  • Full Day Uros & Taquile Island + Local lunch
  • Tour Sillustani Archeological Complex
  • River transportation

 

ALL OF THEM INCLUDE:

  • Entrance tickets and transfers to mentioned places
  • Professional Guidance (English – Spanish)
  • Permanent Attention
  • First Aid Kid
  • 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.  
  • 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 the Ministry of Culture/Environment of The Peruvian State


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