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What You Can Expect
  • Let us take you to new places and see and feel for yourself these unique wonders of the world and Peru is definitely a special destination.
  • Take a unique vacation and let you impress of the majesty of the north and south of Peru!
  • You will live a magical experience visiting the most beautiful places in Peru.
  • In the north visit the Lord of Sipan tomb and the Moche Valley treasures of the Pre-Inca culture.
  • Let´s fly over the Nazca Lines which are composed of three hundred geoglyphs and 800 straight lines showing you mysterious drawings in the sand.
  • In the south, you will go deep into the Colca Canyon, navigate to the past in the islands of Lake Titicaca. In the end, feel the magic of Machu Picchu, full of energy from Inca ancestors.
  • The Amazonian Rainforest waits for you with an impressive boat ride along the river Madre de Dios until arriving at our lodge. On our expeditions through the green paradise, you will witness the widest range of flora and fauna in the wild. Expect to see some rare animals.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrival in Lima, check-in hotel and free time
Day 2
Lima city tour and flight to chiclayo
Day 3
Chiclayo. Tucume Pyramids, Royal Tombs of Sipan and the National Museum of Sican
Day 4
Bus trip to Trujillo and free time
Day 5
Trujillo - Moche Valley, Chan Chan Complex and Huanchaco
Day 6
trujillo city tour and flight to lima
Day 7
Paracas and Nazca - Overfly the breathtaking Nazca Lines
Day 8
Visit the Ballestas Islands and bus ride to lima
Day 9
Flight to Arequipa and City Tour
Day 10
Colca Canyon, Mirador de los Andes and Chivay
Day 11
La Cruz del Condor, Pinchollo, Maca and bus ride to Pun
Day 12
Puno, Lake Titicaca: Uros and Taquile Island
Day 13
Touristic trip by bus to Puno
Day 14
Cusco City Tour, Sacsayhuaman, Qenko and Puca Pucara ruins
Day 15
Sacred Valley - Chinchero, Urpi and Ollantaytambo Fortress
Day 16
Visit to Machu Picchu
Day 17
Flight Cusco to Puerto Maldonado. Ecoamazonía Lodge
Day 18
Dive into the mysterious Amazon Rainforest
Day 19
Flight Puerto Maldonado to Lima
Day 20
Flight back home
Itinerary

Day 1Lima

• Upon your arrival, we will receive you at the airport and bring you safely and comfortably to your hotel.
• Enjoy your first night at your preferred hotel in Lima.

Day 2Lima and Chiclayo

• We will pick you up at your hotel and invite you to discover the modern and colonial parts of Lima.
• Modern part: Districts of Miraflores, Love Park, San Isidro and Pre-Inca construction.
• Colonial part: Main Square, Government Palace, Archbishop´s Palace, Town Hall, Cathedral, Santo Domingo Convent and the Chocolate Museum, where you can see the transformation of Peruvian cacao into tasty chocolate delicacies.
• After the city tour, we bring you to the airport to your flight to Chiclayo.
• At the airport of Chiclayo, we wait for you and bring you to your hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Chiclayo.
• Breakfast included.

Day 3Chiclayo

• In the morning, we are going to visit Tucume, an imposing complex of 26 pyramids of the Lambayeque culture, which is seen from a viewpoint.
• Then admire the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, which is one of the most spectacular museums in America, because of the world-famous burial discovered in an ancient adobe pyramid. The museum has the greatest gold artefacts found in the Americas, valued in six million dollars.
• Finally, we visit the National Museum of Sican where we can see the different events of the everyday life of Sican culture, including how they worked the ceramic and metal. Also, we found there the tombs of the Sican nobility.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Chiclayo.
• Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 4Chiclayo and Trujillo

• We pick you up in the morning, and we go by bus to Trujillo
• Upon arrival in Trujillo, we bring you to your hotel.
• Enjoy your free time.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Trujillo.
• Breakfast included.

Day 5Trujillo

• This day we bring you to the Moche Valley, where a local family, descendant from the ancient inhabitants of the area, receives you. Here you will be able to appreciate several artefacts and tombs of Moche pre-Inca culture at the on-site museum “Huacas de Moche”, which displays various utensils and high artistic ceramics. At the end visit the amazing Moon pyramid, the centre of power in the northern coast of Peru during Moche times and the Arco Iris Temple from the Chimu pre-Inca culture.
• Then you will visit the archaeological complex of Chan Chan. This urban centre is the largest pre-Columbian adobe city in pre-Columbian America. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. After this, you will continue to Huanchaco, a traditional seaside town, where you can watch the local fishermen on their traditional “Caballitos de Totora” or reed boats.
• Transfer from the hotel to the airport to take the flight back to Lima.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Trujillo.
• Breakfast included.

Day 6Trujillo and Lima

• We start our city tour in the morning.
• Visit beautiful colonial mansions in Trujillo and marvel at their well-preserved and imposing portals, balconies and churches.
• Then visit the Archaeological Museum of the “Universidad Nacional de Trujillo” for an overview of the region’s pre-Columbian cultures.
• After the city tour, we will bring you to the airport for your flight to Lima.
• Upon your arrival in Lima, we receive you at the airport and bring you to your hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Lima.
• Breakfast included.

Day 7Lima, Paracas and Nazca

• We pick you up at your hotel and bring you to the bus station to go to Paracas.
• Private transfer from the bus station to your hotel.
• In the afternoon, you will experience this incredible overflight of the Nazca Lines. See several figures of stylized plants and animals drawn in an enormous labyrinth of straight lines, trapezoids, triangles, and spirals scattered about the desert floor that has remained preserved for about 2,000 years.
• After this amazing experience, we will bring you back to your excellent hotel, where you can enjoy the comfort, close to the beach.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Paracas.
• Breakfast included.

Day 8Paracas, Ballestas Islands and Lima

• After a 2-hour boat ride, we will reach the Ballestas Islands, in front of the Paracas National Reserve. These beautiful islands are the home of thousands of migratory birds, including pelicans, tendrils, gulls among others, which share their habitat with huge groups of sea lions and fur seals.
• After your trip, we will take you to the bus station to your bus ride back to Lima.
• In Lima, we are waiting for you to bring you to your hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Lima.
• Breakfast included.

Day 9Lima and Arequipa

• We bring you to the airport in Lima to your flight to Arequipa.
• There, we wait for you and drive you to your selected hotel.
• In the afternoon, you join us for our 3 hours tour in Arequipa.
• Visit the charming streets with their colonial buildings and places, like the main square, the cathedral La Compañia a Jesuit’s church and religious cloisters, Santa Catalina convent – which is a city within the city – built in the XVI century and closed to the public for almost 400 years.
• The tour continues to the church and square of San Francisco and Yanahuara area which has a famous lookout where you will have a complete view of the city and enjoy a spectacular view of the volcano Misti.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Arequipa.
• Breakfast included.

Day 10Arequipa and Colca

• After a delicious breakfast, you depart to Colca Valley. On the way, you will cross the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve, with the highest presence of Andean flora and fauna.
• Afterwards, you will pass Patapampa where you enjoy the magnificent view from the “Mirador de los Andes”, a strategic point to see the Cordillera Chila with high volcanoes.
• Later on, you will arrive at Chivay, and we will bring you to your hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Colca.
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 11Colca and Puno

• Very early in the morning, let´s start your journey through the main towns of the valley until the first stop in Yanque, where you will appreciate the typical dances presented at the main square. If you prefer, you can also choose a short walk along a path at the edge of the canyon.
• Then you will depart to “La Cruz del Condor” the best spot to observe the deepness of the canyon (3,400 meters deep, 124 miles long) and also admire the majestic flight of the condor. There is not an exact time to see them, and sometimes it depends on your good luck and patience.
• On the way back, you will visit Pre-Inca’s hanging tombs, lookout of terraces, Pinchollo and Maca towns where you will have a short stop to take pictures of the magnificent landscapes.
• Around 12:30 you arrive in Chivay for having lunch, and then we bring you back to Puno.
• Upon arrival at the Puno bus station, we pick you up and take you to your hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Puno.
• Breakfast included.

Day 12Puno, Lake Titicaca, Uros and Taquile Island

• Early in the morning, you will start a beautiful day enjoying the Lake Titicaca, and you start to visit the unique floating island of Uros, made of Totora a type of a marram-grass very typical from this place, their houses and boats are made of this material too.
• After a boat trip to Taquile Island, you can enjoy a beautiful landscape and experience local traditions.
• At the end of the tour, we will bring you back to your hotel in Puno, where you can relax and prepare for the next day.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Puno.
• Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 13Puno and Cusco

• We bring you to the bus station in Puno to your ride to Cusco.
• Departure for an eight-hour trip towards Cusco, the touristic bus will stop at some interesting places such as the Raqchy Temple and some old Inca constructions. You will contemplate spectacular landscapes and common animals like the “llama”, “alpaca” that will make your journey an unforgettable one.
• In Cusco, we wait for you and drive you to your selected hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Cusco.
• Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 14Cusco

• In the afternoon, we start the city tour and during the next four hours let yourself be surprised of the ancient beauty of this marvellous place, declared a world heritage site by Unesco.
• The tour will start at the temple of Koricancha, an ancient Inca palace and main worship centre of the Sun God, where the order of the Dominicans built an incredible church that can still be seen there.
• Following, you will visit the main square, where the Cathedral and the beautiful church of the Society of Jesus, among other colonial buildings, are located.
• You will then continue the journey to the colonial church of San Cristóbal to enjoy a spectacular view of the city.
• Afterwards, you will go on to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an Inca building known for its massive walls of hewn stone, from where you have wonderful view over the city of Cuzco.
• Finally, you will visit the important archaeological Inca complexes of Qenko and Puca Pucara.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Cusco.
• Breakfast included.

Day 15Cusco and the Sacred Valley

• Let´s start our expedition to the authentic Sacred Valley in the morning.
• Today’s first destination is Chinchero, a quaint little town that houses an important Inca archaeological centre, built at the end of the 1400’s, as well as a lovely and very traditional church.
• We will visit “Urpi” a famous textile centre where the townsfolk have preserved the traditional Andean spinning and weaving techniques.
• Next stop is the Ollantaytambo fortress, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire.
• Finally, we will continue to the adjacent town of Ollantaytambo, the best surviving example of Inca city planning, with narrow cobblestone streets that have been continuously inhabited since the 13th century.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in the Sacred Valley.
• Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 16Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

• We pick you up at your hotel and bring you to the station to take the train to Machu Picchu.
• You will arrive at the station in Machu Picchu town, and then we will bring you by bus to Machu Picchu citadel, one of the most famous examples of the Inca’s architecture, surrounded by an amazing landscape of lush forest. Lost in history, Machu Picchu was built in the middle of XV century and was discovered in 1911.
• After a guided visit of the ruins, you will have a free lunch at a local restaurant.
• At the end of your visit, you return to Cusco.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Cusco.
• Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 17Puerto Maldonado and Ecoamazonía Lodge

• We bring you to the airport in Cusco to your flight to Puerto Maldonado.
• Upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, we will welcome you at the airport. Then, we´ll start our program with a visit to the city, on a bus.
• Afterwards, we will go to Puerto Capitanía, to board a motorised riverboat, and we´ll navigate on the Madre de Dios River. During the journey, we will submerge into a fascinating natural environment, if we are lucky we will witness Ronsocos, Caimans, Turtles, Herons, Cormorants and other animal species in their natural environment.
• Arriving at the Ecoamazonia Lodge, we will enjoy an exquisite welcome drink, we´ll get settled in our bungalows and will have lunch together.
• Once satisfied, you will be conducted by our specialised tour guide through an interpretive trail conveniently signposted to the Caimán Cocha, a small lake with an abundant presence of specimens of Black Caiman (Melanosuchus Niger) and Caiman (Caiman Crocodilus).
• At the end of the evening, you will witness the spectacular sunset in the Amazon, an experience full of intensities overwhelming colour ranges.
• Upon returning to the Lodge, a delicious dinner will await you, and enjoy free time to share unforgettable moments at the bar, equipped with an excellent game room and all the drinks you can imagine.
• Overnight at the Ecoamazonía Lodge.
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 18Amazon Rainforest - Ecoamazonía Lodge

• The morning begins with the sound of beautiful birdsongs from the Amazon Paradise. A hearty breakfast will provide the energy for a morning full of new experiences.
• After breakfast, we´ll start to hike towards the depths of the forest, on trails especially prepared, with bridges to cross gorges and rivers.
• During the journey, we will observe the flooded forest and a variety of flora and wildlife, and continuing we reach the majestic Lake Apu Victor with its crystal-clear waters, surrounded by marshes and giant trees.
• Afterwards, we´ll go up to the observation deck, from which we´ll enjoy a panoramic view of the lake, observing Parrots, Macaws, Toucans, Camungos, Shanshos, Herons and other animals, such as Caimans, Turtles, etc., and if we are lucky, we´ll have a chance to observe the Giant Otter, one of the rainforest´s most spectacular animals.
• After the visit, we will head back to the lodge to enjoy lunch together.
• In the afternoon, accompanied by our specialised guide, we will visit Monkey Island, a unique place in the heart of Madre de Dios River, five minutes away from the lodge. During the hike, we will observe extraordinary landscapes, with an exuberant flora, sheltering a variety of monkey species, in their natural habitats, such as Maquisapas, Capuchins, Small Lion Monkeys, Frailes, Cotos and other animal species like the Coati and Sloths and a great variety of birds.
• Finally, we´ll complete our visit to the island, enjoying the sunset, with the most impressive dusk in the jungle.
• Back to the lodge, we conclude the day with a pleasant dinner.
• Overnight at the Ecoamazonía Lodge.
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 19Amazon Rainforest and Lima

• After a restful night’s sleep, the morning begins with the sound of beautiful birdsongs from the Amazon Paradise. In our dining room awaits a farewell breakfast before embarking the return to Puerto Maldonado.
• We bring you to the airport in Puerto Maldonado to your flight to Lima.
• In Lima, we wait for you and drive you to your selected hotel.
• Overnight at your preferred hotel in Lima.
• Breakfast included.

Day 20Lima

• Unfortunately, now it´s time to say Good-Bye, and we bring you back to the airport, to take your flight home.
• We are very proud to welcome you again in the future and to show you other marvellous and fantastic parts of the world.
• Breakfast included.

Price includes:

• Domestic airfares
• Personal pick up and transfer from/to the airport and hotel
• 17 nights at the best hotels in the chosen category and 2 nights at the Ecoamazonía Lodge
• Daily breakfast, 9 lunches and 3 dinners
• All entrance fees and professional guided tours
• Train to and from Machu Picchu
• Travel insurance for medical assistance in Peru
• All the taxes are included
• 24 hours assistance during your trip
• Fair and final price – No hidden fees and costs and no extra charges

Price excludes:

• International air fares
• Tips
• Travel insurance for trip cancellation

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