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Magic Peru

PROGRAM

Magic Peru
16 DAYS / 15 NIGHTS

PROGRAM

Magic Peru
16 DAYS / 15 NIGHTS
The most complete program to get to know the whole of southern Peru, from Lima, passing through Nasca, Ica, Paracas, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. It is 16 days of experiencing the living culture of the Andes.

DAY 01: INTERNATIONAL ARRIVAL TO LIMA.-
Assistance on arrival at the international airport of the city of Lima and transfer to the selected hotel. Here you will receive a briefing of the contracted tour and we will finalize details of our special tour throughout the South of Peru.

 

DAY 02: LIMA - CITY TOUR LIMA - PARACAS.-
After Breakfast, guided tour of the most important places in Lima, called the “City of Kings”. The tour includes the Historic Center of Lima, Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, Government Palace, Cathedral Basilica, Archbishop's Palace, Santo Domingo Church, where the tombs of Santa Rosa and San Martín de Porres are located. Then you will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the largest monumental ensemble of Colonial Art in America. Then we continue our tour to the Larco Herrera Museum, considered the museum with the largest private collection of Peruvian pre-Columbian art.

Finally, we will visit the residential districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, passing through the Huaca Pucllana, Ceremonial and Administrative Center of Lima Culture. El Olivar de San Isidro Park, Miraflores and Larcomar Central Park, tourist and entertainment center, symbol of Modern Lima where you can appreciate the spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. Transfer to Paracas.

Dinner on your own. Hotel in Paracas.

 

DAY 03: PARACAS - BALLESTAS ISLANDS / NASCA.-
Transfer to the port and guided boat ride to the Ballestas Islands, where we can observe sea lions, boobies, pelicans, penguins and other seabirds the "Candelabro", a gigantic figure of unknown origin. Transfer Ica (01 hour) to visit the Huacachina Lagoon. In this place we will be able to make the buggy through the Ica desert and later we will move to one of the Ica wine cellars to taste the pisco, wine. (Peruvian Liquors).

 

DAY 04: NASCA - CAMANA / AREQUIPA.-
After breakfast we will transfer to the Nasca airport to board a plane that will fly over the mysterious Nasca Lines; huge line drawings of animals, birds and geometric figures, drawn in the desert, that can only be appreciated from the air.

Transfer to the town of Camana - Arequipa (06 hrs), on the way of the trip we will make several stops to observe the impressive landscapes of the Peruvian Coast. Lunch in a small fishing village. Then we continue our trip to the Hotel in Camana. Dinner on your own and overnight.

 

DAY 05.CAMANA - CORIRE - AREQUIPA.-
After breakfast, transfer to the town of Corire (02:30 hrs) where we will visit the Petroglyphs of Toro Muerto, considered an open book silenced by the passage of time, the figures there represent plants, animals, anthropomorphic beings and geometric shapes in an extension approximately 5 km. Lunch in Corire based on river shrimp and transfer to the city of Arequipa.

Dinner on your own. Overnight.

 

DAY 06: CITY TOUR IN AREQUIPA.-
After Breakfast, we will start our visit by 02 impressive viewpoints: Carmen Alto and Yanahuara, a viewpoint that will allow you to appreciate the city and the volcanoes that surround it and are the perfect backdrop. Lunch in Traditional Picanteria.

In the afternoon your visit to the White City of Arequipa will begin in the center of the city, and will visit the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the Jesuit Church of La Compañía. Then, you can discover the secrets of the 16th century Santa Catalina Convent, a city within a city. Although today it is open to the public.

 

DAY 07: AREQUIPA - COLCA VALLEY TOUR.-
At 08:30, you will be picked up from the Hotel to depart for the Colca Valley, located more than 3,600 meters above sea level. This journey will take you through incredible landscapes like the ones you can find in the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve, full of Andean flora and fauna; the Tojra swamps to appreciate migratory birds and El Mirador de los Andes, the highest point of the route, located at 4,910 meters, this place is perfect for observing volcanoes such as Mismi, Chachani, Misti and Ampato. Upon arrival in the town of Chivay, you will have lunch at a local restaurant and then you will be transferred to the Hotel, located in Yanque. Dinners on your own. Overnight in Yanque.

 

DAY 08: AREQUIPA - COLCA VALLEY TOUR - PUNO.-
This day you will visit the main towns in the Colca Valley and viewpoints: the Mirador de la Cruz, this is where you will appreciate the depth of the Colca Canyon and the majestic flight of the condor, the viewpoint leaves you wanting to see more, there is no Because to worry, you will have the option of taking a short hike along the canyon. On the way back to Chivay you can also visit pre-Inca sites such as hanging tombs and terraces, as well as interesting valley towns such as Pinchollo and Maca. Finally, we will move in our private mobility to the city of Puno. Box Lunch on the Route. On the route we will visit the archaeological complex of Sillustani. (Funerary graves) Dinner on your own. Overnight in Puno.

 

DAY 09: PUNO - AYMARA ROUTE - YUNGUYO.-
After Breakfast, we will visit the south of the department of Puno. Starting with the Temple of Fertility, located in the town of Chucuito. Then we move to the most impressive place for the world of mysticism, the Valley of WILCA UTA, also called Aramu Muro. After appreciating the geological deformations of Wilca Uta, we headed towards the Yunguyo Beaches (The Caribbean for the locals.) Traditional Andean Lunch. After visiting the local market, we will go to the Punta Hermosa dock, where a private boat will take us to Anapia Island. In this place we will spend the night, we will have dinner at the home of the locals (Vivencial Tourism).

 

DAY 10: PUNO - ANAPIA ISLAND - YUSPIQUE ISLAND.-
After breakfast, we will visit Yuspique Island, transferring in small sailboats for 01:30 hrs. In this place we will observe VICUÑAS, our local friends will make us an ecological walk and they will explain the importance of the Herbs of the Island. Lunch and in the afternoon return to the pier of Punta Hermosa. Return to Puno. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Puno.

 

DAY 11: PUNO - CUSCO QUECHUA ROUTE.-
07:30 hrs Transfer from Cusco - Puno, during our journey, we will make some stops in beautiful places that tell the history before the Incas. First you will visit the archaeological center of Pukara, La Raya, at approximately 4,300 meters high. Then they will make a stop in Sicuani to enjoy a delicious lunch in a restaurant in the area and then continue with the trip to Cusco. After lunch the next stop will be at the archaeological center of Raqchi, sanctuary of the god Wiracocha. The final stop will be in Andahuaylillas, whose chapel is known as the Sistine Chapel of America decorated in colonial baroque style. At the end of the day you will arrive in the city of Cusco. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Cusco.

 

DAY 12: CUSCO - NEAR ARCHAELOGICAL SITES.- (Free morning for acclimatization).
1:45 p.m. We will pick you up from the Hotel to visit the historic city of Cusco. The visit will start in the center of the city with two colonial monuments: the Cathedral, the Plaza de Armas. The temple of Koricancha (Temple of the Sun in Quechua). Then they will leave the city and head to the Inca Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built in stone and each piece carefully carved to fit with the other. This Inca fortress is also the place chosen for the Inti Raymi or Sun Festival that is celebrated every June 24. Then transfer to the ceremonial center of Kenko (labyrinth in Quechua), Los Tambos de Puca Pucara from Inca times, and ends the visit with Tambomachay, called the Inca Baths.

 

DAY 13: SACRED VALLEY - AGUAS CALIENTES.-
After breakfast we start our tour with the first stop: Pisaq Ruins and the local market. Then the tour continues to Ollantaytambo, one of the best preserved archaeological sites in Cusco. After this visit we will board the train to Machu Picchu to reach the small town of Aguas Calientes. Night in Aguas Calientes.

 

DAY 14: CUSCO - MACHUPICCHU.-
Early in the morning you will be taken to the bus station where the journey to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu will begin. Your guided tour will begin and you will be able to enjoy this new wonder of the world. After your guided tour you can enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant in the area and take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes. Return by train to the city of Cusco.
Dinner on your own. Night in Cusco.

 

DAY 15: CUSCO - FREE DAY.-
Free day of rest to enjoy the majestic city of Cusco. If you request it, we can organize a visit to Tipón and Pikillaqta or Moray and Maras (Optional).
Overnight in Cusco.

 

DAY 16: CUSCO - LIMA.-
After Breakfast Transfer to the Apt for your return to the city of Lima and then to your international destination. End of our services.

• National flight from Cusco to Lima
• Private transportation throughout the tour
• Tour Leader (companion) in Spanish throughout the trip
• Tourist guide in Spanish for all visits
• All tickets mentioned in the program
• Accommodation in 3-star hotels (Inn in Paracas)
• Experiential tourism in Anapia Island (Night Experiential House in Puno-Anapia Island)
• Half board: Breakfasts, Lunches (includes only hot drinks)
• Picnic for dinner on the 4th day and farewell on the 15th.
• Number of participants: minimum 8 people - maximum 12 people *

THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
• International flights to and from Peru
• Airport taxes for international flights
• Huayna Picchu (USD $ 12 per person), Machu Picchu (USD $ 10 per person)
• Other meals (Dinner and Lunch on the 12th and 14th)
• Personal expenses
• Other unspecified extras

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