Explore Peru Tours 8 days

USEFUL INFORMATION

Tour Name: Peru Tours
Locations Visited: Lima – Cusco – Puno
Trip Style: Tours, Culture, Adventure
Length:  8 Days
Frequency: Everyday
Group: 2 pax min
Difficulty: 2/5

Price

USD1600Per Person

DAY 1: PERU TOURS – WELCOME TO PERU AND CITY TOUR LIMA

Peru Tours start after getting the airport in Lima a representative of Peru Cultural Connection will pick you up to take you to the hotel in the Miraflores area. (Just take note that our representative will wait for you with a banner of our company name in the international arrival area, close to the first escalator).
Once to get the Hotel in Miraflores area you will have time to rest and have your breakfast included, after your breakfast around 10:00 am  the City tour of Lima will begin with your private transportation and private tour guide, the first day of Peru Tours you will visit the following places:

• Miraflores Downtown and the Park of Love.
• Historical Center of Lima, the Country Hall, the Cathedral.
• San Francisco Monastery and Catacombs.

The afternoon will be free of activities. You will spend the night in Lima – Miraflores area
Meals: not included
Accommodation: comfortable hotel Miraflores Lima

DAY 2: ACCLIMATIZATION AND EXPLORE CUSCO

Welcome to Cusco, capital of the Inca Empire, one of the most beautiful cities on Earth, and a natural starting point for any Peru tours. We’ll meet you at the airport then transfer to the hotel in the afternoon the local guide will pick you up from your hotel at 1 pm for a traditional Peruvian meal at a local favorite restaurant. In the afternoon your guide will lead a relaxed walking tour around Cusco’s stunning historic center – it’s important to take it easy if you’ve arrived from sea level today, as you need to adjust to Cusco’s 3,400m (11,200 feet) altitude.
Meals: breakfast /lunch included
Accommodation: comfortable hotel Cusco

DAY 3: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SACRED VALLEY

A tour guide from Peru Cultural Connection will pick you up from your hotel in a private van to continue whit the Peru Tours in order to take you in a tour along the incredible scenic floodplain between Pisaq and Ollantaytambo in the sacred valley Pisaq is cobbled Inca village which is home to the largest handicraft market in the region and a huge Inca fortress, we will visit both. Urubamba River that is the main river in this valley also is affluent to the Amazon River. Our destination is Ollantaytambo probably the most perfectly preserved of all Inca towns, a maze of cobbled alleyways and sun-drenched plazas presided over by a spectacular, llama-shaped ruin.
Meals: breakfast
Accommodation: comfortable hotel Aguas Calientes

DAY 4: ONE OF THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD “MACHU PICCHU”

On this spectacular day of Peru tours, we’ll visit one of the world’s most evocative sites: Machu Picchu Archeological Complex. The 3-hour guided visit is an unforgettable experience, as our professional local guide will recount history enveloping this mysterious and enchanting site. After the guided visit, you’ll have free time to explore independently or relax and soak up the site’s ambiance. (If you are interested in climbing Huayna Picchu, please advise upon making your tour reservation, permits are only sold along with the Machu Picchu tickets and amount of entrances are limited.)
You must bring a valid passport for entry into Machu Picchu. After enjoying Machu Picchu, you will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes for lunch, grab your bags at the hotel, and then take a train back to Cusco or Ollantaytambo, where a representative of Peru Cultural Connection will pick you up to take your Cusco hotel for the night
Meals: breakfast – lunch included
Accommodation: comfortable hotel Cusco

DAY 5: EXPERIENCE TO THE HIGH ANDES OF PERU

We will pick you up at 6:30 am to take you to the bus station where you will take the bus to Puno. This is the most noteworthy bus trip in the south of Peru that probably is more like a tour – it stops at four interesting sites along the way where you have guided tours
Andahuyalillas: Sistine chapel of South America, the Catholic church
Raqchi (Wiracocha God Temple): This was an Inca temple of monumental dimensions
Sicuani: you will have a nice buffet lunch included in this town
La Raya: This is the half-way point between Cusco and Puno (14300 feet’s), in conclusion, the highest point of your tour

Pukara: This is the most important and oldest ceremonial center of the altiplano
After your arrival to Puno City, a representative of Peru Cultural Connection will pick you up and take you to the hotel in Cusco

Meals: breakfast – lunch included
Accommodation: comfortable hotel Puno

DAY 6: TITICACA LAKE TOUR, UROS FLOATING ISLANDS AND AMANTANI HOMESTAY

This day will begin with your breakfast at the hotel, after your breakfast the tour guide and our local transportation will pick you up to take you to the harbor where you will be able to buy some stuff as presents for the host families, the presents will be stuff that you can bring from your country as well After 30 minutes boat ride you will arrive at the Uros floating islands where you will have a meeting with this pre-Inca civilization and will be able to learn about their daily life and how to build their reet islands, you will have time to enjoy the time with them
Around 11:00 am you will leave the floating islands and will reach Amantani natural island for lunchtime, here is where we will be divided into small group to follow and live with different families, the lunch will be vegetarian and will be included in your tour, after lunch you will have time to rest before have the opportunity to hike to the top of the mountain (4150 m.a.s.l) to see the Temples of Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people, Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family
Meals: breakfast – lunch- dinner included

Accommodation: homestay Amantani Island

DAY 7: TITICACA LAKE TOUR, TAQUILE ISLAND AND BOAT BACK TO PUNO

today will begin after your breakfast in the family house, then we will take a short boat ride to the neighboring Taquile Island, where we will tour around the town, plaza and visit these beautiful people, world-famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, they were named as Immaterial heritage of the world by UNESCO. you have the opportunity to visit their market, after your typical lunch, we take the return trip to Puno where we will spend the night in the same hotel, the boat ride back to Puno will be 3 hours approximately
You will arrive in Puno with enough time to continue with your exploring of the city
Meals: breakfast – lunch
Accommodation: comfortable hotel Puno

DAY 8: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT IN JULIACA, FLIGHT TO LIMA

Finally, our explore Peru tours end, when our representative will picking you up from your hotel to take you to the airport where you will catch the flight to Lima and the connection flight to your country or If you’re staying on in Peru, we’re delighted to help out with suggestions and assistance for the rest of your time here

INCLUDED

✔ 2 domestic flights in Peru, Lima – Cusco, Puno – Lima.
✔ Taxes and fees for flights.
✔ 8 nights’ accommodations (Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Puno).
✔ 7 nights in 3-star hotels and 1 night in a local house.
✔ All transfers.
✔ 11 meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner.
✔ Sightseeing per itinerary in a modern motorcoach.
✔ Services of English-speaking local guides.
✔ Entrance fees per itinerary.
✔ City tour in Lima.
✔ Boat for the Island tour (group Service).
✔ Touristic bus from Puno to Cusco with entrances in group services
✔ Tickets for Machu Picchu.
✔ Round trip expedition train to Machupicchu.
✔ Buses up and down to Machu Picchu

NOT INCLUDED

✘ Travel insurance
✘Tips for the crew
✘Meals and drinks that are not stated
✘Huayna Picchu Mountain Hike (must be booked in advance based on availability)
✘Machu Picchu Mountain Hike (must be booked in advance based on availability)

PRICE
PERU CULTURAL CONNECTION requires at least 2 people for this tour, but you can leave any day you would like. The departure is 100% guaranteed once booked.
The price is based on the group size. If you are with a larger group, please contact us for a discounted rate.
NOTE: PERU CULTURAL CONNECTION will never pass you onto another operator or share service with other companies as most agencies do here.

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