Peru Culture and Tradition 13 Days
We will visit the most important tourist attractions in Peru with touches of life experiences that also allow you to enjoy the customs and traditions up close.
All transfers airport – hotel in all cities visited (Lima – Arequipa – Puno – Cusco).
12 nights in a 3 star hotel including breakfast. (San Agustin International Hotel or similar).
All transportation to all the places of visit in private service.
Entrance to all the sights mentioned in the program.
Vehicle transportation to all the places of visit.
05 Lunches throughout the tour (01 in the Colca Canyon – 01 in Uros Taquile, 01 in the Route of the Sun, 01 in the Sacred Valley – 01 in Machu Picchu).
First aid kit.
Strict application of biosecurity protocols to prevent the transmission of Covid – 19.
Internal air flights between Lima – Arequipa and Cusco – Lima (which can be purchased directly by you or quoted when we reach an agreement on tour or sightseeing.
Meals not mentioned in the program.
Expenses for inconveniences.
| Arrival in Lima
Upon arrival in Lima, we will meet you at the airport to transfer you to your hotel where you will have free time.
| City Tour Lima
A look at the capital city of Peru, passing through its modern and colonial areas visiting the neighborhood of Miraflores with its park of Love and a view of the circuit of beaches facing the Pacific Ocean, the Plaza San Martin, the Plaza de Armas (Main Square) and the Museum of San Francisco.
A.M. | Transfer to the bus station
We will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Jorge Chavez airport to take your flight Lima – Arequipa.
A.M. | Arrival in Arequipa
We will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel – we offer you a coca tea to adapt to the altitude.
Time to rest and acclimatize.
P.M. | City Tour Arequipa
Tour in which you will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina famous for its size, architectural distribution and the works of colonial art that houses, the Plaza de Armas (Main Square), the church of the Company of Jesus, the Cathedral of Arequipa, the viewpoints of “Carmen Alto” and Yanahuara”.
08:00 | Colca Canyon Tour
We pick you up from your hotel to start the trip to Chivay, where the Colca Canyon is located, the trip is done by vehicle, it takes 4 hours approximately, during the trip we go up in altitude, making stops to take pictures, especially in the “Reserva Nacional de Salinas de Aguada Blanca” home of the vicuñas, We continue and we arrive at “Patahuasi” where we stop to drink a coca tea to help us cope with the altitude, continuing we reach the Mirador de los Volcanes highest part of the route, from where we have a wonderful view of the entire mountain range of the western Cordillera of the Andes in Peru. We arrive to Chivay where we settle in the hotel, after a short rest we pick you up for lunch.
In the afternoon we visit the thermal baths Calera.
06:30 | Condor Viewpoint
In vehicle we pick you up from your hotel and go to the “Mirador del Condor” from where you will enjoy the spectacular, deep view of the Colca Canyon, if conditions permit you will have the opportunity to see the flight of the condor, emblematic bird of the Andes. After time for photos and walking around, we will return to Chivay visiting the small native villages of Yanque where you can appreciate a sample of local folklore, as well as Pinchollo and Maca, we will also pass by the viewpoints of Choquetico and Anthahuilque to enjoy a nice view of cultivation terraces, Inca models and remains of ancient tombs.
Time for lunch and we continue our trip to Puno by bus.
Upon arrival in Puno you will be settled in your hotel.
| Visit to Uros and Amantani Island
Full day tour on Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world which is 3803 meters above sea level, we will visit its main attractions, the floating islands of Los Uros, where you have a time to visit and experience with the communities, then continue to visit the island of Taquile, where you walk through the streets and the community shows their customs – traditions, you can photograph beautiful views.
| Transportation Puno – Cusco
We will be transported by vehicle along the Route of the Sun to Cusco, making stops to visit Pucara, the Temple of Wiracocha and the chapel of Andahuaylillas.
Upon arrival in Cusco, we will settle you in your hotel.
A.M. | Sacsayhuaman – Qenqo – Pucapucara and Tambomachay
Half day tour that allows us to explore these 04 temples and ceremonial centers 100% Inca, knowing their rites, their deep connection with Nature – La Pacha Mama.
The tour starts and ends at your hotel, for transportation we use vehicle and if you like to walk,
We also organize a good stretch of walking.
P.M. | City Tour Cusco
Walking through the city, walk through its traditional streets, witness the combination of an ancestral Inca-colonial Cusco preserved in time, the main attractions: The temple of Coricancha – The stone of 12 angles, The Plaza Nazarenas, The slope of the Admiral – The Plaza de Armas and the viewpoint of the neighborhood of San Cristobal.
| Sacred Valley of the Incas with overnight stay in Ollantaytambo
You will enjoy a spectacular tour through beautiful villages that showcase their culture, art and architecture, visiting the archaeological sites of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, the tour ends in this small, charming village with streets and houses of Inca walls, Ollantaytambo is positioned as one of the most impressive attractions in Cusco.
Overnight in Ollantaytambo.
06:30 | MachuPicchu
Traveling through the Andes from Cusco along a magical route you will reach Machu Picchu, one of the Wonders of the World.
At the beginning of the day, you will take a train ride through enchanting landscapes until you reach Aguas Calientes, here you will take a bus that will take you to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, you will have a guided tour visiting the most important places of interest.
After the tour of Machu Picchu, you can enjoy the ascent to the mountain of Huayna Picchu or the summit of Machu Picchu, these activities require strong physical effort. “And you need to make your reservation 04 months in advance, because the availability of income is limited” (let us know if you want to add this experience).
After the visit, you will descend by bus to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time for lunch and take the train back to Cusco.
| Day Off
After all the travel up to today, it is well worth taking this day off to recharge your batteries.
| Maras Moray – Chinchero
Mysterious pre-Inca agricultural terraces and salt terraces await your admiration. “Maras” salt mines that today regains importance for its healthy properties and was used by the Cusqueños since ancient times and “Moray” formed by a system of agricultural terraces that overlap concentrically. Chinchero is an important historical Inca center that still preserves its Inca essence and is well known for its textiles.
| Flight Cusco – Lima
Transfer to take your flight back to Lima. (takes one hour and twenty minutes)
Upon arrival in Lima, we will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel.
Free afternoon in Lima.
You can take the tour: Magic Water Circuit from 6pm to 9pm.
| Departure flight from Lima
Final departure transfer – 04 hours before your flight departure, we pick you up at your hotel to transfer you to Jorge Chavez airport in Lima to take your departure flight to Peru.