Pure Peru

Description

Day 1: Arrival at Lima
Today you will arrive at Lima International Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative who will welcome you and you start your journey to Lima, and proceed to Hotel Innside by Melia for overnight

Lima peru

Day 2: Lima - Puno
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight to Puno. Upon arrival in Puno, your guide will be waiting for you and transfer you to Hotel Jose Antionio for leisure and overnight.

Titicaca Uros tribe

Day 3: Puno
After breakfast, you will spend a full day exploring the Uros & Taquile Islands on Lake Titicaca. Indulge yourself in the splendor and spirit of the lake at Titicaca surrounded by stunning scenery and astounding Andean geography, You will visit the Uros Islands, a group of 40 big islands, located within the Titicaca National Reserve, where the Uros, continue living like their ancestors did, preserving their customs and idiosyncrasy but above all, their own system of communal life. Afterward, you will navigate towards Taquile Island, another spectacular island in the middle of the huge Lake Titicaca. Visiting Taquile you will have an idea of the customs and traditions of the indigenous inhabitants and how these people are able to maintain themselves, far away from the civilized world. In the afternoon, you will be transferred back to Hotel Jose Antionio for overnight.

Titicaca Lake Peru

Day 4: Puno - Cusco
After an early breakfast, you will depart from Puno at 06:40 am, by a tourist bus towards Cusco. Along the way you will make several stops including the Pucará Museum, Abra La Raya, Raqchi “Temple of Wiracocha”, Andahuaylillas “Sistine Chapel of America” and you will enjoy a Marangani buffet lunch. You will arrive in Cusco around 05:00 pm and you will be transferred to Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel for leisure and overnight.

Note: It is also possible to take the train instead of the bus, departing Puno at 07:30 am, arriving in Cusco at 05:50 pm. The PeruRail Titicaca Train features an open-air observatory car, allowing you to take in the majestic views while enjoying the typical music and dances of the Peruvian highlands. During your trip, you will have the chance to take panoramic pictures of some of the quintessential Andean landscapes.

La Raya

Day 5: Cusco
After breakfast, you will be picked up for a culinary journey that takes you throughout the Peruvian coast, highlands, and jungle, the different and unequivocal flavors that you will try throughout our cooking class will spoil your tastebuds as you participate in the best culinary experience found in the city of Cusco.
In the afternoon you will be heading out for a city tour in Cusco. This beautiful city has an interesting history, both from Inca and colonial times. You start this half-day tour at Cusco’s main square, which was called Huacaypata (Warriors Square) by the Incas. Next, you continue to Koricancha and the Convent of Santo Domingo. The convent was built on top of the most important Inca temple dedicated to the worship of the sun, with walls covered with gold leaf. Wandering through the streets of what once was the capital of the Inca Empire, you feel like you are traveling through time. After exploring Cusco, you head to the nearby ruins, such as the Sacsayhuaman Fortress with its immense temple walls made out of huge stones constructed in a zigzag pattern; the red fort Puca Pucara; the Qenko Amphitheater, and Tambomachay, the Inca baths. Full of new knowledge about the history of the Incas, you return to Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel in Cusco for leisure and overnight.

Cusco Peru

Day 6: Sacred Valley 
After breakfast, your guide will be waiting for you for a full-day tour to the sacred valley including lunch. The Sacred Valley, located between Cusco and Machu Picchu, was unquestionably an important area for the Incas. During this full-day tour, you start the day by visiting the Pisac Andean market, where thousands of people from the region come to sell and/or buy agricultural products and handicrafts. It is an interesting experience offering you new insights into the culture of this region and, of course, you also have time to do some shopping! In the afternoon, you visit the Ollantaytambo Ruins. These famous ruins are named after Ollanta, a warrior who fell in love with an Inca princess but was not allowed to marry her. One of the best-preserved sites of this area is known as Hanan Huacaypata and is north of the main square. The tour ends with a stop at Chinchero, a village specialized in textile products that also has an interesting Inca history. In the evening you will be transferred back to Hotel Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado for leisure and overnight

Sacred Valley

Day 7: Machu Picchu 
After breakfast, you will walk to the train station to board the 360° Machu Picchu train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (1:30 hour). Experience a unique way to travel to Machu Picchu, exploring the Andean landscape like never before with wider and taller panoramic windows and an observation outdoor carriage including a bar. The only train in Peru with an entertainment app onboard which will allow you to learn more about the train journey and the Inca civilization. Enjoy our appetizing selection of cold and warm drinks, prepared using fruit juices and Andean herbs, and our delicious gourmet and organic delights made with products from the Sacred Valley. On your arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will have a guided tour of the archaeological site. From Aguas Calientes, you will board a bus to Machu Pichu. Machupicchu was only re-discovered in 1911 by the explorer Hiram Bingham, this citadel is considered to be one of the most extraordinary examples of landscape architecture in the world. Located in an enclave on the saddle of a mountain overlooking the deep canyon of the Urubamba River, in an area of lush tropical forest, it served as a place of worship, a site for star-gazing, and a private hacienda of the family of the Inca Pachacutec. The stairways and canals carved out of stone are recurrent throughout this remarkable archaeological site. Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. In the evening you will head to El Mapi for leisure and overnight.

Machu Picchu

Day 8: Aguas Calientes - Cusco
After breakfast, you will walk to the train station to board the 360° Machu Picchu train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (1.30 hour). Upon arrival in Ollantaytambo, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cusco for leisure and overnight at Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel.

Cussco Peru

Day 9: Cusco
Today you will have a free day to spend at leisure in Cusco. Overnight at Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel.

Cusco city tours

Day 10: Cusco - Lima
After breakfast, we will take you to the airport for your departure flight to Lima from where you can catch your international flight out.

Overview

Included in this Package

  • Transportation by airconditioned car

  • Airport transfers

  • English speaking guide

  • Hotels under Bed and Breakfast

  • Meals as mentioned

  • Drinking water

  • Train ticket to Aguas Calientes

  • Bus ticket to Machu Picchu 

  • All entrance fees and government fees

  • Co2 Compensation

 Excluded in this Package

  • International Airfares and Airport taxes

  • Travel and personal insurance

  • Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines

  • Personal expenditures

  • Gratitude

  • Optional excursions/activities not detailed in the itinerary

  • Any additional services requested

  • Wire Transfers Fees (sending & receiving)


Peru tours

Pure Peru

10 Days / 9 nights
Starting from: $2,190 USD per person

Our Pure Peru tour will tickle all your senses. You will taste some of Peru's most delicious dishes, and even prepare them yourself during a cooking class in Cusco, visit the famous lake Titicaca and of course you wont miss out on Machu Picchu.

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