Magic Peru 2022
Lima, Cusco & Puno
09 Days, 08 Nights
Explore the amazing Peru in this magical tour starting with Cusco, the land of the Inkas, this package includes visit to the most attractive destinations Cusco has to offer. Get enchanted by Machu Picchu, the lost Inca City, climb the Huayna Pichu and admire the view of this mountain at its best. Go along the sacred valley and learn about its town and colorful local markets. The route will take you to Puno, Visit the Titicaca lake, a must-see attraction with its typical islands, meet the uros with its typical clothes and way of living. Finally we can’t finish the journey without visiting the city of Lima, the capital of the kings, walk around its streets and observe the contrast of its past and present, end your visit enjoying the beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean.
ARRIVAL – LIMA
Welcome and reception at the International Airport "Jorge Chavez", transfer to hotel. Overnight in Lima.
*Please note if you have a flight arriving in the morning, consider that your guest room might not be available until check in time. (Standard hotel check in time at 13:00 hrs.)
LIMA - CUSCO: CITY TOUR + 04 RUINS
Transfer to airport to board flight to Cusco, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Free morning. In the Afternoon we will enjoy a visit around the city and surrounding archeological sites, the visit includes the Main Square, the cathedral, Koricancha Temple, which was a military and religious center of Incas Empire dedicated to its principal god, the sun. The nearby archaeological remains of Tambomachay, Inca Baths, Puca Pucara, center of military control; Kenko Amphitheatre, evidence of mystic character from that time, and the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Return to hotel. Overnight in Cusco.
Meals included: Breakfast.
SACRED VALLEY OF THE INKAS WITH OVERNIGHT
We will begin our day exploring the beautiful countryside with a full day tour to the Sacred Valley. We visit the town of Pisac, famous for its bustling market and beautiful Incan ruins that loom over the city.
Market days in Pisac: Every day, but a little more local on a Sunday, with fruits and food stands. Time for Lunch.
In the afternoon, we will visit Ollantaytambo Inca huge complex administrative, agricultural and religious functions. Here you can see great rock walls, temples and palaces. Return and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Sacred Valley.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.
OLLANTAYTAMBO -MARAS & MORAY/ DEPARTURE TO AGUAS CALIENTES
In the morning we start the visit to Moray; it becomes a unique archaeological center of its kind in the region. These are gigantic natural depressions or holes in the surface of the land that were used to build terraces or agricultural platforms with their respective irrigation systems. We will continue the visit to Maras, a place that has a church made of adobes, typical of this small-town religious architecture, inside the church it shows paintings from the Cusqueña School. Then we will visit the Salineras de Maras, there are about 3000 wells used until now for the extraction of salt. The visit ends with the transfer to the Ollantaytambo station to board the train to Aguas Calientes, the trip lasts approximately 02 hours. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Free afternoon, we recommend visiting the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes which is just 5 minutes walk. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Meals included: Breakfast
MACHU PICCHU - RETURN TO CUSCO
Very early (05.00 hrs) you can ascend to Machu Picchu to enjoy the beautiful sunrise or if you wish and you are in good physical condition, you can climb to Huayna Picchu "Young Mountain" from where you have a spectacular view of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. At 11:00 hrs meet your guide to take the guided tour of Machu Picchu, this citadel remained unknown for centuries until by accident in 1911 was discovered by Hiram Bingham. This Inka Center is the greatest wonders of the world. The guided archaeological site of Machu Picchu tour includes the visit through the urban area which houses the major architectural elements of the Inca city, also we will explore other important areas of this impressive citadel such as the Sun Temple, Intiwatana, group of sacred rock, temple of the three windows, the mausoleum, etc. Buffet Lunch at Sanctuary Lodge (the only hotel in the citadel) to have more time to enjoy the ruins of Machu Picchu , by the afternoon shuttle bus back to town. Board train back to Cusco. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cusco.
*** The program includes entry to the citadel of Machu Picchu, if you want to climb Huayna Picchu, you must consider an additional $ 16.00 dollars per person to issue a compound ticket Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu ( To climb this mountain, you have to be in good physical condition, in case you would like a smooth walk intead, consider climbing Machu Picchu mountain that has an additional cost of $16.00 dollars to issue a compound ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain, from this point you can also observe a beautiful view of the Inca citadel. ***
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.
TOURIST BUS CUSCO - PUNO
After breakfast we will initiate our trip towards the city of Puno in tourist Bus, we will stop at the village of Andahuaylillas (3,093 masl), Referred to as the Andean Sistine Chapel because of its magnificent frescoes, we can visit the famous church of the same name considered as the Chapel, we will appreciate in its interior one of the most beautiful samples of the Colonial art with its golden, wall altars, pictures and polychrome roofs. Then we will move to Raqchi (3,450 masl) where we will be visit the Temple of the God Wiracocha. Time for lunch in Sicuani. Following with our trip we will visit the village of The Raya (4,335 masl) that is the limit between Cusco and Puno there we can appreciate beautiful landscapes, llamas and vicuñas. Finally we will visit Pukara (3,900 masl), this is the most important and ancient ceremonial site of the Altiplano, Tiahuanaco , Characterized by a series of raised platforms, the ruins also reveal some litho-sculptures and tombstones, all proof of a pre-Inca civilization, possibly one at the origin of the Andean culture of the Altiplano. Pukara is famous for its pre-Inca ruins, local pottery, and it’s small but fascinating museum. And finally Arrival to Puno (3, 810 masl) at 5:30 pm approximately. Reception and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Puno.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
TITICACA LAKE –UROS & TAQUILE ISLANDS – PUNO
Breakfast. At the appropriate time transfer to the port to take the boat that will lead us to the artificial Island of the Uros, island located in the Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable Lake of the world. Uros Island is constructed of "Totora" a local aquatic plant, also is used by the settlers to construct their houses and to elaborate their handcrafted works. Lunch. Then we will visit Taquile's Natural Island, Andean community that preserves its form of ancient life, customs and its typical clothes. Return to the city. Overnight in Puno.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.
JULIACA – LIMA /CITY TOUR COLONIAL & MODERN
At the schedule time, transfer to the airport back to Lima. Arrival and transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon we begin our tour with a panoramic view of the "Pucllana Pyramid", a magnificent ceremonial and archaeological center built in the 4th century AD. and considered "sacred town" by the Incas.
We visit the Historic Center of Lima, where you will appreciate more than fifty monuments and colonial buildings, highlighting the Paseo de la República, Plaza San Martín, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, the Municipal Palace among others.
We visit the MUSEUM OF THE CENTRAL RESERVE BANK*, where you will appreciate the "Treasures of Peru Collection", a select exhibition of gold objects, ceramics and textiles from various pre-Columbian cultures. Also appreciate the MONUMENTAL COMPLEX OF SAN FRANCISCO, which is the largest sample of colonial religious art in America. The visit to its underground crypts known as "Catacombs" stands out. Overnight in Lima.
Note: Museum of the Central Reserve Bank closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Included Meals: Breakfast.
LIMA - COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Breakfast. At the appropriate time transfer to the airport to take your international flight back to your country of origin.
Meals included: Breakfast.
PRICE PER PERSON IN AMERICAN DOLLAR
ROOM Twin or
|HOTEL CASA ANDINA PREMIUM (Lima)
HOTEL CASA ANDINA PREMIUM (Cusco)
HOTEL SUMAQ (Aguas Calientes)
HOTEL CASA ANDINA PREMIUM (Valle Sagrado)
HOTEL CASA ANDINA PREMIUM (Puno)
CLASE HOTEL LA HACIENDA MIRAFLORES (Lima)
HOTEL COSTA DEL SOL RAMADA (Cusco)
HOTEL TAYPIKALA MACHUPICCHU (Aguas Calientes)
HOTEL SONESTA POSADA (Valle Sagrado)
HOTEL SONESTA LAGO (Puno)
|HOTEL FARAONA o HOTEL TAMBO II (Lima)
HOTEL TIERRA VIVA CENTRO (Cusco)
HOTEL WAMAN o HOTEL SANTUARIO (Aguas Calientes)
HOTEL HACIENDA VALLE (Valle Sagrado)
HOTEL INTIQA o HOTEL CASONA PLAZA (Puno)
|HOTEL DUCADO (Lima)
HOTEL PRISMA (Cusco)
HOTEL HATUN SAMAY (Aguas Calientes)
HOTEL OLLANTAYTAMBO LODGE (Ollantaytambo)
HOTEL BALSA INN (Puno)
In Lima: Transfers In - out
In Puno: Transfers In - Out
In Cusco: Transfers In - Out
The program does not include: (price per person)
*** Airfares are subject to airlines ‘s availability ***
TYPES OF TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU:
It is a service created just for those adventurous travelers seeking comfort and safety. The carriage feature additional space for backpacks and equipment typically require travelers for your walks. For this period 2014 these carriages also have panoramic windows.
These spectacular carriages have beautiful panoramic windows offering unsurpassed scenic views and a number of photo opportunities. Completely surrounded by glass, passengers feel they are part of the impressive landscape of Peru. Vistadome also offer to passengers more comfort with leather seats and extensive leg room. ADDITIONAL TO TRAVEL WITH THIS TRAIN: $ 29.00 PER PERSON
***Hotels are regulated by the International Arrival Time criteria (check in) from 13h00 and departure (check out) until 10h00. This time varies depending on the city to visit***