Discover Peru - Lima, Arequipa, Puno and Cusco - Customized
South of Perú we will find a White city with unique architecture; a majestic bird flying over the world’s deepest canyon; a mysterious, huge, navigable lake; and a city located among the clouds. Let’s discover the special charms of Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, and Machu Picchu differently.
Solo female travelers / Couple / Triple Occupancy All can come onboard and these are group departure details
Trip cost - 2,00,000 Inclusive of GST + 5% TCS for Solo / 1,80,000 Inclusive of GST + 5% TCS for Double per pax +
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Day 1: Welcome to Lima, City of Kings, and the Larco Museum of Cultures
Arrival in the city of Lima, assistance, and transfer to the hotel.
An exclusive and intense tour of the Historical Center of Lima will take us to know and admire the architectonic relics that are part of the old Lima, which has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The Convent of Santo Domingo is the beginning of this magnificent experience. It was built during the foundation of Lima. The Universidad Mayor de San Marcos (University of San Marcos) was founded on this site, the oldest in America. Inside, the choir with the oldest stalls in the country; and the library, with 25,000 books, some printed in the XV century, has an invaluable historical value. The mortal remains of San Martín de Porres, San Juan Masías, and Santa Rosa de Lima lie inside.
Crossing the Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, and the Municipality, going into the Cathedral, a jewel in the history of Lima, with artworks that will make us feel closer to colonial Lima. We will leave downtown Lima and head to the Larco Museum, where we will get a clear vision of the cultures that inhabited ancient Peru. We shall admire the gold pieces, textiles, and erotic ceramics that are part of the collection which will introduce us to the cosmovision of ancient Peru. The warehouse of this museum will be open during our visit to appreciate the expressions of art that were reflected in their ceramics.
Day 2: Arequipa, the White City
Transfer to the airport. Departure to Arequipa. Arrival, assistance, and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon, the “White City” opens its doors to us in a tour that starts in the beautiful colonial neighborhood of San Lázaro, the place where Arequipa was founded; from here we will walk through its colorful streets adorned with geraniums and later we will go to the observation point of Carmen Alto, to enjoy a beautiful view of agricultural terraces and from there we will be able to observe the three volcanos towering over the city: Misti, Chachani and Picchu -Picchu.
We continue towards the colonial district of Yanahuara, famous for its church built in the Andalusian style and its observation point, erected with beautiful architecture and surrounded with arches made of ashlar. Later, we visit the Santa Catalina Monastery, the impressive religious monument that was closed for nearly 400 years; with narrow streets, squares, and gardens that remind us of the old neighborhoods of Sevilla or Granada. Next, we head towards the Plaza de Armas, from there we will be able to watch the Cathedral and the arches surrounding the plaza, and finally visit the Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús; established by the Jesuits in the XVII century, note its cloisters and the famous Dome of San Ignacio.
Day 3: The volcanos route, Pampa Cañahuas and Chivay
Outing in an adventure by land towards the spectacular Colca Valley. We take the route of the volcanos, going up by the side of the Chachani volcano, and having a formidable view of the Misti and the Picchu volcanos. Our path will go across the vicuna reserve of Pampa Cañahuas, the high Andean habitat where the vicunas live and are protected. The highest point of our trajectory will reach 4,900 m.a.s.l. in the pass of Patapampa, from there we can appreciate the active volcano Sabancaya. Descent to the Colca Valley. Arrival and lodging. Lunch at the hotel. Free time to rest or to enjoy a bath in the thermal waters in the area.
Day 4: Colca Canyon, Observation point of the Cruz del Cóndor and Route to Puno
At dawn, we head towards the observation point of the Cruz del Cóndor. We will be observing the imposing flight of the condors, huge Andean birds that are the symbol of the Andean countries.
The view lets us appreciate the great dimension of the canyon, considered one of the world’s deepest canyons. We will visit the towns of Maca and Yanque which still preserve its colonial churches. Lunch in a restaurant in the area. In the afternoon, departure by bus is a 6-hour and a half trip to the city of Puno. Arrival, assistance, and transfer to the hotel.
Day 5: The Titicaca Sacred Lake and its islands
In the morning, board a motorboat to visit the Uros, a town of people who sought refuge inside Lake Titicaca, fleeing the different cultures that arrived to dominate them. This community continues building its islands following ancient techniques and welcomes us to pass on their knowledge. Its people make a living from its visitors. Continue sailing towards the Island of Taquile. The community of this island has maintained its traditions, clothes, and way of life. It is one of the few Quechua communities in a region that is essentially Aymara, and they have kept unreachable to modernity and its possible effect on their lives.
They will welcome us with their music and dances. Lunch at a community restaurant is a simple meal but very rich in nutrients. Afterward, take a walk around the surrounding areas to appreciate the beautiful view of Lake Titicaca. Return to the port of Puno. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 6: Route of the Altiplano
We depart on a tour bus to the city of Cusco. Our first stop will be the Museo de Lítico de Pucará (Pucara Lithic Museum), a place that preserves the remains of the Pucará culture with pieces that will surprise us such as monoliths, steals, and sculptures with animal shapes. This town is also famous for the Doritos de Pucará (Pucara little bulls), beautiful multicolored handicrafts that symbolize protection, happiness, and fertility. Our next stop will be at the highest point at 4,335 m.a.s.l. in La Raya, a geographic division of the basin of water from the Titicaca Lake and the Vilcanota River that will go to the Amazonas River basin. Lunch.
We continue towards the town of Racchi, the location of the temple of the god Wiracocha, the stone base of the huge columns and walls stand out and give us an idea of how majestic this small palace was. As our last stop, we visit the beautiful church of San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas, known as the “Sixtina de América” (The Sistine Chapel of America) for the paintings that adorn its ceilings and walls. Arrival to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 7: Cusco, Capital of the Empire and the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman
In the morning, we will leave behind the crowds to visit Sacsayhuaman, an impressive citadel full of colossal constructions surrounded by beautiful landscapes in total communion with the environment. Afterward, we continue to the Inca adoratory of Q’enqo, with its surprising altar for sacrifices embedded in the internal part of its rocky formation. Finally, we arrive at the Puca Pucará lookout and Tambomachay, a monument of notable architectonic excellence that is considered one of the pillars of the Andean cosmovision.
In the afternoon, an exclusive stroll in the city starts with a visit to the Plaza de San Cristóbal (San Cristobal Square) to enjoy a panoramic overview of the city. Afterward, we will visit the San Pedro Market, where we will absorb the local flavors and learn more about the products of the area in this market that has it all and supplies the entire city. Later, the Qorikancha Temple will welcome us with all its splendor and magnificence, with walls that used to be covered in gold. From San Blas, the artisans’ neighborhood, we will walk down the street Hatun Rumiyoc on our way to the palace Inca Roca, today´s Archbishop's Palace, and we will have time to admire the world-famous Twelve-Angled Stone. We will continue to the Plaza de Armas to visit The Cathedral which houses colonial works of incredible value.
Day 8: Inca Village of Chinchero, Terraces of Moray, and the Inca Village of Ollantaytambo
This day we shall visit the most outstanding places in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will depart towards the Village of Chinchero, the most typical and colorful of the Sacred Valley. This village is famous for its weaving women. A short stop in the center of a textile appreciates the old Inca techniques for dyeing and spinning using alpaca wool.
After visiting the Inca plaza with its beautiful colonial church, we will continue towards Moray, a beautiful Inca archaeological site made up of concentric agricultural terraces that served as a lab to recreate microclimates. Lunch. Later visit to the last living village of the Incas, Ollantaytambo. Also, a visit to the Temple of the Ten Windows, the Bath of the Princess, and the Sun Temple. The postcard pictures that we will take from the heights of Ollantaytambo will close this magical day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Lodging in the area.
Day 9: Machu Picchu, the Lost City
The much-awaited day to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Boarding at the Ollantaytambo station. Departure in the selected train. Arrival at the Machu Picchu station. Assistance, from our staff to board the bus that will ascend up a winding road, with a spectacular view of the Urubamba River which forms a deep canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will greet us with its incredible terraces, staircases, ceremonial sites, and urban areas. Energy exudes from the whole place. Lunch. At the coordinated time, return by train and transfer to the hotel in Cusco. Lodging.
Day 10: Farewell day
Transfer to the airport to take your flight to Lima and connect with your international flight to your home.
Air ticket Lima/Arequipa and Cusco/Lima. Air tickets will be issued according to the flight availability of the booking date.
Private transfers between airports/bus stations to hotels.
Shuttle transfers between the railway station to the hotel.
All admission tickets are in each tour description.
Round trip ticket train to Machu Picchu according to chosen category.
Shared tours with local-speaking guides in English/Spanish language.
9 hotel nights according to the chosen category.
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Anything not mentioned specifically
Terms & Conditions
You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.
If you are caught doing anything illegal you will be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.
You have to follow all the instructions given by the trip leader at all times.
When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.
You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of another country.
You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.
We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared.(like flight delays etc)
No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.
We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself
Refunds & Cancellation Policy
Refund / Cancellation - You can cancel the trip anytime you want - The refund processing time is 15-20 days
Your package cost Minus (15k + Taxes + All the tickets booked either Hostels, trains, buses, tours your name cancellation charges ( Be Assured all details of cancellation would be given to you ))