DAY 01.- LIMA
Reception at Lima Airport and transfer to the chosen hotel. Accommodation in Lima.
DAY 02.- LIMA – CITY TOUR – ROMANTIC DINNER
This tour will allow us to follow the trail of Lima’s history, walking along the roads where the historical and cultural legacy is found, where we will find the artistic and architectural beauty of its historic buildings.
We will start the visit through the Plaza San Martin, bordered by beautiful historical buildings.
We will walk through the Jirón de la Unión until we reach the main square of the historic center.
– Entrance to the Church and convent of San Francisco where we will appreciate the cloisters, its library and the underground galleries or cemetery catacombs from the colonial era.
– We will arrive at Palacio de Torre Tagle (panoramic) Church of San Pedro.
We will return through the neighborhood of Miraflores where we will pass through a panoramic view of the Huaca Pucllana, a large archaeological complex built more than 1,500 years ago.
Transfer to an exclusive restaurant in Lima; Romantic dinner. Accommodation in Lima.
DAY 03.- LIMA – CUSCO – WALKING TOUR
Transfer to the airport to take flight to Cusco. Reception and transfer to the hotel. (Gratuities at the hotel for honeymoon)
From the First Class category: includes a bottle of Champagne or sparkling wine in the room.
Private guided tour through the cobbled streets of Cusco, knowing the stone of the 12 angles, San Blas neighborhood, listening stories about the Inca culture, walking around the Plaza de Armas, Santo Domingo convent built on the Koricancha temple, upon the arrival of the Spaniards in Cusco. Entrance to the Cathedral of Cusco. Accommodation in Cusco.
DAY 04.- VALLE SAGRADO (Accommodation in YUCAY or URUBAMBA)
We will take a road that winds over the mountains north of Cusco. On the way we will stop at a point known as El Mirador, from where we will be able to see the whole Sacred Valley and receive a good insight of the Inca history. The Sacred Valley was undoubtedly a key area of settlement to the Incas; its combination of agreeable climate and fertile plains bestow an unusual abundance for the high Andes. Here the Incas sculpted the mountain flanks with vast contour terracing and irrigation channels. Our driver and guide will suggest you the best points for pictures. Later on, we will drive towards the ruins of Pisac. At the ruins you will see and learn about different aspects of Inca culture. You can see a great fine art of stone works and impressive agricultural terraces all over the place. After touring around we will get back to the car and will drive back to the modern town of Pisac, where there is a peculiar market that deserve to be visited. At the market you will have free time to walk around and do some shopping. Afterwards we will meet for lunch in a nice local restaurant to enjoy good Andean food. After lunch we will continue our tour. We will drive along the Urubamba River towards the town of Ollantaytambo. Once we get there we will visit the ruins of Ollantaytambo, an important Inca construction built during the Inca’s heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca place where besides the ruins you may also see an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha.
Accommodation in Tierra Viva Valle or Sonesta Posada del Inca Yucay or Aranwa Valle or Tambo del Inka.
DAY 05.- OLLANTA – MACHU PICCHU
Transfer to the station from where we will take the train to Aguas Calientes. We will take the local bus that goes up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. The bus ride to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu lasts around 25 minutes and it follows a steep winding path, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival, we will get into the archaeological zone of Machu Picchu and our guide will show us the most important sectors of this great Inca City, such as the great Intiwatana (solar clock), the Sun Temple, the urban sector, the agricultural sector among others. Machu Picchu was long thought to be legendary. Then in 1911, the explorer Hiram Bingham stumbled upon it remains. Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. The natural setting, on the eastern slopes of the Andes, encompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna.
We will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time for lunch and also to explore this colorful town that utterly filled with souvenirs shops, restaurants, bars, internet cafes etc.
Return by train to Cusco departing in the afternoon. Accommodation in Cusco.
DAY 06.- CUSCO – RAINBOW MOUNTAIN
Pick up from your Hotel in Cusco 05:00 am 3 Hrs drive on a private transport to Quesiuno located at 4,320 masl (start of the trek). Breakfast will be provided once we arrive to Quesiuno. We start our hike from 4200 m to 5100 masl to Rainbow Mountain aka: (Cerro Colorado, Montaña de Colores or “Vinicunca”) lead by our expert guide, here we can see the stunning colors that are natural formations of minerals since ages that give colors to the mountain. Beautiful views of red and colors mountains, streams and herds of alpacas and llamas and the south side of Ausangate ranges of mountains. We will hike through small traditional andean villages a see the local people with their colorful dresses. After a total hike of approximately 3-4 hours, we finally will reach to this mirador spot to have an impressive views of Rainbow Mountains located at 5,100 masl. Time to explore the area. Time to rest and enjoy our packed lunch. You will have time to take pictures and soak in the environment. (We will spend approximately 30-45 minutes at the top). Then we start our return back hiking a downhill the way thru we came. The hike will take 3 hours. Our private van will be waiting for us when we return. 3 hour drive back to Cusco and drop you off at your Cusco hotel. Approximate arrival 4 pm; Accommodation in Cusco.
DAY 07.- CUSCO – LIMA – PARACAS
Transfer to the Airport to take off to Lima, flights in the morning, arrival and transfer to the bus station heading to Paracas, located in the south of the Peruvian cost (3 hours 30 minutes traveling) departs 14:00 and arrival 17:30 Hrs. Reception and transfer to the Hotel; accommodation in Paracas.
DAY 08.- PARACAS – BALLESTAS ISLAND – LIMA
08:00 AM Maritime Excursion to Ballestas Islands (stony formations that lodge Marine fauna where the big colonies of Guano Birds stands out) besides some species such as the Peruvian penguin are in extinction danger. Also there is a big colony of Marine’s wolfs and other species of mammals. Time for having lunch (Not included) and at 15:05 hrs departure to Lima, arriving 19:00 Hrs. Reception and transfer to your hotel in Lima.
Accommodation in Lima.
DAY 09.- LIMA
Transfer to the Airport to take the flight to the country of your final destination.
|SERVICES FOR SMALL GROUPS||(Local guides in each city in Spanish language)|
|Lima-Cusco||Departs 08:25 Arrival 09:57|
|Cusco-Lima||Departs 11:48 Arrival 12:43|
|$100||No baggage allowance|
|$190||All Air sections - Luggage 10Kg.|
|ISSUANCE OF TICKETS||RESTRICTIONS|
|$15 per person||Subject to change and availability|
|CITY||Tourist||Superior Tourist||First Class||Deluxe I||Deluxe II|
Andean Wings hab.
Xima hab. Standard
Union Hab. Clasica
Andean Wings superior
Casa Andina Plaza,
Terra Andina Superior
San Agustin Plaza
Casa Andina Premium
Quinta San Blas
Costa del Sol Superior
Palacio Manco Capac hab.
Palacio Manco Capac
Tambo del Inka
San Agustín Paracas
La Hacienda Paracas
La hacienda Paracas
Agencia de viajes y tour operadora con 30 años de experiencia con RUC N° 20102006365.