MAJESTIC CLASSIC CIRCUIT LIMA, PARACAS, NAZCA, AREQUIPA, PUNO AND CUSCO 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS

imperial Peru 7 Days

Description

Peru has many attractive destinations that will leave you amazed. In this tour you will be able to enjoy some that Peru has in all its territory. Don’t forget to bring your camera so as not to take away a beautiful memory of your visit.


Day 1
morning
Arrive to Lima.
Day 2
morning
Lima Tour
afternoon
Lima City Tour
Day 3
morning
Tour Paracas
afternoon
Tour Ica
Day 4
morning
Nazca Lines Visit
afternoon
Transfer to Arequipa
Day 5
morning
Tour in Arequpa
afternoon
Tour Arequipa
Day 6
morning
Transfer Arequipa-Puno
afternoon
Arrive to Puno
Day 7
morning
Uros Islands Visit
afternoon
Taquile Islands Visit
Day 8
morning
Transfer to Cusco
afternoon
Arrive to Cusco
Day 9
morning
Morning Resting
afternoon
City Tour Cusco
Day 10
morning
Visit Pisaq Sacred Valley
afternoon
Visit Chicnchero and Ollantaytambo
Day 11
morning
Machu Picchu Guided Tour
afternoon
Transfer to Cusco
Day 12
morning
Transfer to airport

Day 1 - Arrive to Lima


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Flight to Lima.
Welcome, reception and transfer to the select hotel.
Overnight in Lima.



Day 2 - Lima Relax and City Tour


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Breakfast in hotel, later a city tour.
Lima Colonial - City Tour
The tour begins with the gathering of our passengers from their hotels in Lima, then we stop at the Intihuatana Park, located on the Malecon of Miraflores, where we will observe the Pacific Ocean. We start our tour by modern residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. We observe outside the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial pre-Inca temple pyramid shaped that has survived the urban sprawl of Lima.
We will continue our journey to the park El Olivar and the Financial Center then we drive to the Historic Center of Lima, declared by UNESCO in 1991 Cultural Heritage of Humanity, where the center of the Spanish colony was established in the sixteenth century and erected the first buildings. Know the Plaza San Martin, balconies and old houses, the Plaza Mayor and its most important buildings like the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, the Archbishop's Palace and Municipal, Desamparados Station, among others.
We enter one of the most important monasteries of the seventeenth century. Where the relics of the three Peruvian saints “Santa Rosa de Lima, San Martin de Porres y San Juan Macías” are preserved. then return to Miraflores and ending our tour will have the option to stay in the local market in Larcomar.
Return to your hotel.



Day 3 - Full Day Paracas and Ica


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At 2:50 am we will pick you up from the hotel to take the bus from Lima to Paracas. Our bus will leave at 4:00 am and after 3 hours we will arrive in Paracas.
At 8:00 am pick up from Paracas and start of the Ballestas Islands Tour. From the Paracas spa, you can visit the Ballestas islands by boat, habitat of sea lions, guano birds, penguins and a diversity of marine fauna. On the way you can see a figure El Candelabro, engraved on the side of a hill, is a geoglyph with a rock formation eroded by the wind and the sea. It is more than 120 meters long and is also called Tres Cruces or Tridente. The best way to appreciate it is from the sea.
At noon we will take a bus from Paracas to Ica for around 3 hours. Upon arrival in Ica we will continue the excursion of Tubular rides are a fantastic adventure in the middle of the desert where you can enjoy the high and low dunes and you can feel the adrenaline on these desert roller coasters.
In the high parts of the desert you can practice sandboarding, our official driver will instruct you so that you can safely drop it if you do not have experience in this sport. At 06:00 pm we will take the bus to Ica where we will spend the night there and take the overflight of the Nazca lines the next day.
Overnight at Nazca.



Day 4 - Nazca LInes Overflight Arequipa


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Early in the morning we will pick you up from the hotel to the aerodrome where we will board a light plane for a memorable air excursion over the Nazca Lines. A bilingual guide (Spanish / English) will assist you at all times until you board the plane.
This overflight over the Nazca Lines will cover the extension of the Nazca desert stone, whose surface is marked by gigantic drawings and geometric figures. The overflight to the Nazca lines takes approximately 35 minutes and is the best way to see these fascinating lines and drawings that have intrigued people for years.
Here, you will be able to see the different figures traced on the stone surface of the Nazca desert, representing stylized animals and plants, distributed in a huge maze of lines, trapezoids, triangles and spirals that have been preserved for almost 2000 years. It is one of the most incredible legacies that a culture has left behind and that can only be seen from the sky at an altitude of 1500 feet. After the overflight in Nazca will have time to have lunch and take a bus to Arequipa at 02:30 pm arriving at our destination at 11:30 pm. We will be assisted upon arrival in Arequipa and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight in Arequipa.



Day 5 - Relax in Peru


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Breakfast at the hotel.
Free day for personal activities or takes the tour of the Arequipeña countryside as an optional tour: La Campiña Arequipeña excursion (optional and additional tour).
In the afternoon at 02:00 pm we will be picked up from our hotel to start the excursion to La Campiña Arequipeña. This interesting tour includes a visit to the most beautiful architectural monuments and viewpoints that surround the white city. We will drive our mobility to the outskirts of the city where we will first visit the beautiful Mirador de Sachaca, which will offer us a beautiful natural panorama of Arequipa and its volcanoes.
Then we will drive our vehicle to the Founder's Mansion, a beautiful construction from the colonial era where the founder of the city of Arequipa García Manuel de Carvajal lived in the 15th century. Finally, we will travel through a spectacular Andean landscape and arrive at the Sabandia Mill, an impressive construction based on volcanic rock known as ashlar, where you can see an old stone mill that was built in 1785. Our excursion concludes at 06:00 pm in the city center.
Overnight in Arequipa.



Day 6 - Arequipa Puno


Early breakfast at your hotel. Then at the convenient hour transfer to the bus station for travel to Puno.
At 13.30 pm Departure by Tourist bus to Puno, the duration of the trip is about 6 hours.
Arriving at 19:30 pm to Puno.
Reception at the bus station and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at Puno.



Day 7 - Uros Islands and Taquile Island


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We are leaning at 7:00 am transferred to the port of Lake Titicaca.
A local tour guide will be waiting with the boat to start our adventure on Lake Titicaca. Once we have left, our guide will explain important points of this great lake, and a few minutes later we will arrive at the famous floating islands of Los Uros. Here we will stop at one of the Islands, visit its inhabitants and learn about the customs of these communities that live for years in the highlands. Later we will return to the boat and continue our trip towards the Taquile Island. The boat trip last 3 hours.
Taquile is a huge island that is characterized by its beautiful fabrics. Here visitors will be able to observe how the people of the island make ponchos, belts, gloves and other typical high Andean garments, all made by hand. In order to get to the top of the Island, we will have to walk along a beautiful, slightly inclined path that offers spectacular views of the lake. Here we advise you to walk slowly and take it easy, since you are walking over 3800 meters high.
After approximately 45 minutes we will arrive at the center of Taquile, where we can rest and visit a small site museum, which shows through photos important aspects of the life of the people of Taquile.
Our group will have lunch in a typical restaurant around the plaza. After lunch, visitors will have free time to visit the weaving workshops and take photos with the islanders. Later we will descend towards the pier and we will start our return trip to Puno, arriving in the city at approximately 05:00 pm. Overnight in Puno.



Day 8 - Tour of the Sun Puno Cusco


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At 06:15 am pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station in the Puno bus terminal During our tour that lasts 10 hours we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the tourist attractions of the southern corridor of the altiplano visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the passage of the Raya at 4335 meters and the Inka Aymara museum in Pucara. Each tour guide will be lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and explore the attraction, making this experience an unforgettable activity.
Late arriving in Cusco at 4:30 p.m.
Overnight in Cusco.



Day 9 - City Tour Cusco + 4 ruins nearby


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Free time in the morning to acclimatize and have chance to do shopping.
City tour in Cusco.
We start at 01:00 pm pick up from your hotel, at 13:30 pm start of our tour of the city, where our professional guide will provide us with detailed information of all the tourist attractions we will visit, will be attentive to any questions and needs that each of our visitors require.
The places we have to visit are. The main temple of the Sun also known as the "Qoricancha", "Sacsayhuaman" known as the head of the Puma in reference to the fact that the City of Cusco had the shape of a Puma in Inca times and the head of this cougar was exactly Sacsayhuaman, immediately We head to visit Qenqo, temple in honor of the mother earth or Pachamama, we continue through Pucapucara or entrance control center to the Sacred city of Cusco, later we visit Tambomachay Inca resting place and at the same time temple to the natural element of Water.
Night in Cusco



Day 10 - Tour Sacred Valley of the Incas


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At 8:00 am pick up at your hotel to start our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, we will be leaving the city to cross the Sacsahuaman archaeological park and arrive at the Taray viewpoint, a wide viewpoint from where you can see the beautiful Inca terraces and the current cultivation lands that surround the sacred river of the Inka "Willcamayuc", then we visit the archaeological park of Pisaq, we will also visit the indigenous local market of Pisaq, which is very colorful as local people come to trade products premises that the population needs.
The Pisaq indigenous local market is the best place to shop for handicrafts and souvenirs where you will have some free time, then we will continue our journey towards the town of Urubamba town, to have lunch in the restaurant with buffet services, where you can taste a little of the wide variety of local dishes presented with the best products from the area.
Ongoing our journey, we arrive at the last living Inca city Ollantaytambo.
Ollantaytambo reminds us of a mythical love story, a drama that makes love prevail over all obstacles, it is believed that this city was built by the Inca general Ollantay in a moment of rebellion against the royal Inca army by preventing its union with the beautiful Princess Cusi Qoyllor "means beautiful star".
According to a determined time we will be boarding the tourist train heading to the town of Aguas Calientes- Machupicchu. Once we arrive to Machupicchu, our personal will be picked up from the train station and transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Optional thing to do in Aguas Calientes, visit to the town's hot springs.



Day 11 - Aguas Calientes Machupicchu Cusco


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At 6:30 a.m. pick up from your Hotel to the Bus Station. Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu Citadel.
The ride will take 30-minute journey, we appreciate the abundant forest of this national reserve.
After a while, the start of our guided tour This tour will take about 02 hours guided through the main palaces and attractions of the Inca city and its attractions. Then you will have some time to explore and take some pictures. We recommend visiting the Casa de las Escogidas, the Intiwatana, Kallancas, baths and aqueducts, as well as its large areas with terraces.
Also, you can ascend to the Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu Mountain, and visit the Sun Gate “Puerta del Sol” and the Inca Bridge what is convenient to do for you. Even if you were unable to visit the town's Hot Springs the night before, this day you will have plenty of time to enjoy it.
At the designated time we will be approaching the train station, to board the train and start our return trip to Ollantaytambo and transfer to a tourist bus to Cusco.
Overnight in Cusco.



Day 12 - Cusco Lima Departure


In the morning early breakfast at your hotel.
Transfer from your hotel - airport.
Flight Cusco – Lima.
Arrival to Lima. Then waiting at the airport for international flight.



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MAJESTIC CLASSIC CIRCUIT LIMA, PARACAS, NAZCA, AREQUIPA, PUNO AND CUSCO 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS NEW VIDEO