Machu Picchu

Tourist Package: Lima – Arequipa – Puno – Cusco 10D/9N


Duration
10D/9N

Places
Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco

Travel with Inka Express Travel and enjoy the best that Peru has to offer. Learn about the capital city, Lima, the white city, Arequipa, Puno the Peruvian high plateau, and the marvel of Machu Picchu in Cusco.

Itinerary Details: Tourist Package: Lima – Arequipa – Puno – Cusco 10D/9N

Day 1 – Reception at the Lima Airport and Transportation to Your Hotel

Reception in Lima City

Following your reception and welcome at the Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, we’ll take you to your chosen hotel. In the afternoon, the activities of the City Tour begin, where you’ll get to learn about the main attractions of Lima.

Day 2 – Reception in Arequipa and City Tour

City Tour in Arequipa

At an appropriate hour, you’ll be taken from your hotel to the airport to take your flight to Arequipa city.

Upon your arrival, you’ll receive a warm welcome, and taken to your selected hotel to check in. After some down-time, we’ll begin traveling around the white city of Arequipa.

Day 3 – Tour of Colca Canyon

Excursion to Colca Canyon

(Includes Breakfast and lunch)

In the morning, we’ll start the tour to Colca Canyon, which is the deepest canyon in the world. In this canyon, you’ll get to observe beautiful landscapes, where the locals farm, and the visitors engage in tourist activities, like going to the thermal baths.

Day 4 – Cruz del Condor (Condor Crossing)

Cruz del Condor

(Includes Breakfast and lunch)

The day begins traveling to a very special part of Colca Canyon. At this time, you’ll be able to admire the majesty of the Andean condors. Later, we’ll continue by bus around the mountains, rivers, and streams, until we reach Puno City.

Day 5 – Tour of Lake Titicaca

Tour the Highest Navigable Lake in the World, “Titicaca”

(Includes breakfast and lunch)

This time, we’ll find ourselves in Puno city, and the activities of the day consist in navigating around Lake Titicaca, where you’ll get to learn about the floating islands of Uros, and Taquile Island, where we’ll have lunch. We’ll end the day returning to your hotel in Puno.

Day 6 – Ruta del Sol (Route of the Sun) Puno to Cusco

Ruta del Sol (Route of the Sun) – Puno Cusco

(Includes breakfast and lunch)

In the morning, we’ll swing by your hotel to take you to the Inka Express bus station, where you’ll board the comfortable bus to begin on the famous Route of the Sun (Ruta del Sol).

In this opportunity, you’ll be able to travel around the Andes, traversing the beautiful landscapes, the Pukara Museum, La Raya – the highest place between Puno and Cusco – the archeological complex of Raqchi, and the temple of Andahuaylillas, named the Sistine Chapel of America. Of course, you’ll get a delicious lunch in a restaurant called Maranganí.

To end the day, you’ll arrive in Cusco, where our transportation will take you from Inka Express Travel to your chosen hotel.

Day 7 – City Tour in Cusco

Cusco City Tour

(Includes breakfast)

After enjoying a free morning, we’ll travel to the best attractions in the city in the afternoon. The main tourist attractions in Cusco are found scattered around the city; on this day; you’ll get the chance to visit the Cathedral, the temple of the Sun, Qorikancha, and later we’ll travel outside the city to learn about the archeological park Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Tambomachay, and Puka Pukara.

Day 8 – Tour the Sacred Valley

Tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas

(Includes breakfast and lunch)

Today we’ll start our day leaving the city, and entering the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and later go to the most sacred place from the Tahuantinsuyo culture… Machu Picchu.

During the day, we’ll visit the town of Pisac, a beautiful town where you can find textiles, jewelry, and souvenirs, as well as learn about the church where on Sundays, mass is held in the native language, “Quechua.” You’ll also be able to appreciate the traditional ovens where they make the most delicious bread.

After this stop, you’ll get back into your transportation to begin your ascent to the top of the mountain to the archeological complex of Pisac, which is an important urban area where you’ll find streets, neighborhoods, agricultural centers, cemeteries, and religious grounds. Finally, we’ll stop at a comfortable restaurant so you can enjoy some lunch.

In the afternoon, we’ll travel to Fort Ollantaytambo, which is strategically placed as the final location in the Sacred Valley, as a point of control for Machu Picchu. Even now, it’s maintained its original purpose as the largest Quechua city. The top of the mountain has gigantic monoliths, constructed in the highest quality and precision.

The tour ends at the Ollantaytambo station, where you’ll board the train to Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu. Once there, you’ll be driven to a hotel of your choosing.

Day 9 – Tour Machu Picchu

Tour Machu Picchu

(Includes Breakfast)

The most important day has arrived… in the morning, along with your guide, you’ll start the magnificent experience of visiting the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu.

You’ll board the bus, and ascend to the top of the mountain. After entering through the entryway, you’ll discover the different sacred grounds, urban areas, and agricultural areas that were hidden in the city. Not to mention the panoramic view at the top; this location is the perfect representation of the balance between man and nature.

After a guided trip, you’ll be able to spend some free time taking pictures and discovering for yourself one of the 7 marvels of the world.

To end this adventure, we’ll descend the mountain, and return to the town of Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu, and board the return train to Ollantaytambo. One of our representatives will be waiting for you at the Ollantaytambo station to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 10 – Transportation to the Cusco Airport

Transportation to the Cusco Airport

(Includes Breakfast)

At a time previously scheduled, you’ll be taken from your hotel to the airport to take your flight home. This is the end of our services.

Our Tourist Package Includes:

  • Guide and shared transportation to all the activities
  • Private transportation
  • Entry tickets to all the tourist attractions mentioned
  • 5 lunches mentioned
  • Train tickets to Machu Picchu
  • Bus tickets up to Machu Picchu
  • 9 nights in hotels (1 Lima, 1 Arequipa, 1 Colca, 2 Puno, 3 Cusco, 1 Aguas Calientes)
  • Breakfast in all the hotels

Our Tourist Package Doesn’t Include:

  • Airfare
  • Thermal Baths in Calera or Aguas Calientes
  • Personal expenses
  • Food not mentioned
  • Special deals

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