08 days to discover Peru and its must see destinations.
Day 1 – Lima.
Arrival in Lima. Meeting at the airport and transfer to hotel. Accomodation.
Day 2 – Lima/ Cusco. (B)
Transfer to airport. Arrival in Cusco and transfer to hotel. Accommodation.
HD Cusco Ruins: Visit Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture. It was built using colossal limestone blocks using a variety of interlocking shapes. The estimated weight of some stones is over 120 tons. Visitors are still wondering how it was constructed. Other archaeological sites included in the tour are the Incan military lookout point of Puca-Pucara and the Sanctuaries of Kenko and Tambomachay.
Day 3 – Cusco/ Machu Pichu/ Cusco. (B, L)
FD Machu Picchu: Early wake up for a train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca “Virgins of the Sun” took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here.
Day 4 – Cusco/ Puno. (B, L)
Bus journey through the Peruvian Andes from Cusco - Today one of South America's most extraordinary overland trips takes you by bus to Puno passing through striking highland scenery and picturesque Andean villages. On the way it´s included a lunch. Upon your arrival in Puno, a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you to register.
Day 5 – Puno. (B, L)
Visit to the Uros Indian and Taquile Island at Lake Titicaca – This full day excursion will take you to the highest navigable lake in the world, to visit the floating islands of the Uros Indians, considered themselves Lords of the Lake, and they were convinced they had black blood because they did not feel the cold of the lake and the winter. Continuing to Taquile where a native community of about 400 families still lives with the traditions of the XIV century that respect the principals of an Incan way life. Taquile is a very important site on Lake Titicaca for its a archeological remains, the sacred and ceremonial sites, the festive activities, their rituals and for the daily life of the inhabitants which is dedicated to farming, textile production and fishing.
Day 6 – Puno/ Lima. (B)
Transfer to airport. Arrival in Lima. Transfer to hotel. Accommodation.
Day 7 – Lima. (B)
HD City tour: Visit both the colonial and modern sections of this “City of Kings”. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza de Armas with its cathedral and palace; and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace, modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima drive through the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.
Day 8 – Lima . (B)
Transfer to airport and departure to your next destination.