Peru and Chile Lima Cusco Puno La Paz Santiago de Chile
LIMA – CUSCO – PUNO – LA PAZ – SANTIGO DE CHILE
12 DAYS – 11 NIGHTS
DAY 1: PERU – ARRIVAL TO LIMA
AM Reception and transfer to the hotel. Overnight un Lima.
DAY 2: PERU – LIMA – CITY TOUR + LARCO MUSEUM
After breakfast we will start the City Tour visiting the most important places such as: The Main Square, the Cathedral, the Archbishopric, the Palace of Government, the City Hall of Lima, the railway station and the monumental Convent of San Francisco, where we will see its cloisters, catacombs and the religious museum. We will continue the visit with Lima residential zones, arriving then to the district of Miraflores, where we will have a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and its Beaches. Continue with the visit to LARCO HERRERA Museum. Overnight in Lima.
DAY 3: PERU – LIMA / CUSCO – CITY TOUR
Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cusco. Assistance at your arrival in Cusco, our guide will be waiting for the group. Welcome coca tea will be waiting for you to help you with the altitude sickness. PM-City guided Tour that consists of visiting the Main Square, Cathedral; Temple Koricancha or Temple of the Sun, Soon we will visit the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman strategically constructed on a hill from where all famous Cuzco by its enormous worked stones is also appraised, some of which are to 9 ms/30 feet of height and the ceremonial centers of Kenko, Tambomachay, known like the Inca’s Baths, a place of cult to the water and the bunker of Puca Pucara. Overnight in Cusco
DAY 4: PERU – CUZCO / SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS
After breakfast we will initiate excursion to “Sacred Valley of the Incas”, where you can appreciate the typical Indian market that is carried out Tuesdays, Thursday and Sundays, experience the customs of its settlers in the typical Indian market. (Sundays mass in quechua, the native language is celebrated). And native attendance of “Varayoc” or mayors with its typical suits. Lunch in Sonesta Posada Restaurant, and soon we will visit the Fortress Inca of Ollantaytambo, constructed to take care of the entrance of this part of the valley and to protect it of possible invasions of the settlers of the forest; is constituted by a series of superposed terraces. Finally we will visit the town of Chincheros, in where are the rest of the real property of Tupac Yupanqui Inca. Wall admires its preserved good Inca in the main seat, visits the beautiful colonial temple with interesting fresh in the door, constructed on the one bases buildings Inca and his artisan typical market. Return to the city. Overnight in Cusco.
DAY 5: PERU – TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO
Breakfast. AM: Transfer to Cusco Train Station Poroy directly to Aguas Calientes leaving at 06:40 hours, arriving at 09:52 hours, located in the province of Urubamba, at an altitude of 2,400 masl. Rise for a 25-minute bus drive of winding road, to “The Lost City of the Incas”. Visit guided to The Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. Free time to give a walk along the citadel. PM: Return to the city of Cusco, leaving from Aguas Calientes to 15:20 hours, arriving to Cusco at 19:05 hours. Overnight in CUSCO.
DAY 6: PERU – CUSCO / PUNO
After breakfast, we will keep with us a box lunch
6am: passengers will be picked up from their hotel in Cusco to start their trip to Puno.
8am: they will arrive to Raqchi where there’s a archeological centre also known as the “Wiracocha God Temple”, where they will learn about the transition from culture in Cusco to the culture in Puno, see their life style, temples, palaces, astronomy observatories, and much more.
08:45 hrs:They will depart from Raqchi to their next stop, Abra La Raya
We will pass to La Raya, this is the highest point of the journey, 4,321 meters above the sea level.
12:40 hrs they will arrive to Juliaca – they will take the box lunch in the way.
13:30 hrs departure towards Sillustani
14:30 hrs departure from Sillustani towards Puno city
15:30 hrs arrival in Puno where they will immediately be transferred to the port to start their tour to Uros island.
15:45 hrs When the tour is done we will go to the selected hotel, to check in and finally rest
Transfer to the wharf to approach a boat to the floating islands of Uros, place where the inhabitants have been used the totora (water local leaf) to build the island and homes, adding periodically new layers of this reed. Assistance upon arrival and transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight in Puno.
DAY 7: BOLIVIA – TITIKAKA CATAMARAN DAY CRUISE FULL DAY
Puno – Copacabana – in private service – Sun Island (South) – Inti Wata Complex- Chua – La Paz. Early land transfer to Copacabana Sanctuary, board the Catamaran Cruise Ship, snack on board while sailing to Sun Island, the legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire. Visit the Inca Garden, steps and fountain followed by the Inti Wata Cultural Complex including the Ekako Underground Museum, the traditional medicine and the Titikaka Reed Shipbuilders display centers, the Pachamama agricultural Inca terraces, a handicraft center, the Intica lounge and at the Manco Kapac look out the largest variety of Andean camelids. Also, the Inti Wata Complex at Sun Island includes a unique sailing experience aboard a huge Titikaka traditional vessel for a panoramic visit to the Pilkokaina Inca Palace. Catamaran Cruise Ship to Chua harbor while enjoying a buffet lunch on board, land transfer to La Paz
DAY 8: BOLIVIA – CITY TOUR AND MOON VALLEY HD
Pick up passengers from the hotel to visit the famous Witch Doctor’s Market, San Francisco Colonial Church and the typical handicrafts of the Sagarnaga Street.The tour continues to Plaza Murillo where the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the National Congress buildings are located. Then, visit the famous colonial street Jaen where interesting museums are clustered together, followed by a visit to the replica of the semi-subterranean temple of the Tiwanaku Culture. To change scenery the tour continues to the residential areas of Obrajes, Calacoto and La Florida. The tour ends with a visit to the unique Moon Valley, where passengers will have the opportunity to walk around, and visit a ceramic workshop with a demonstration of the art of pottery. Overnight in La Paz.
DAY 9: CHILE – TRANSFER TO AIRPORT
La Paz to Chile. Private transfer to the airport. Arrival in Santiago at 21.15. Overnight in Santiago.
DAY 10: CHILE – CITY TOUR
Buffet breakfast. Half day city tour of Santiago (4 h) The tour begins by heading south through the downtown area, passing the Club Hípico, a horseracing track in the older residential area of the city. Proceed alongside the Parque O’Higgins and the Cousiño Palace.From here along the Alameda, seeing the Chilean University, San Francisco Church and the Santa Lucia Hill, site of Santiago’s foundation in 1541. Then visit the Plaza de Armas and the cathedral. Visit the Pre-Colombian Art Museum, famous Central Market, . Afterwards, continue the tour by crossing the Mapocho River to reach the bohemian Bellavista district on the way to the San Cristóbal Hill. From one of the hill`s view points, view of Santiago and the Andes Mountains.To round off the tour, pass through the modern residential areas of the city with their daring architecture and, finally, the bustling Providencia shopping zone. Overnight in Santiago.
DAY 11: CHILE – FREE DAY
Buffet breakfast. Free day or optional excursions can be offered today. Overnight in Santiago.
DAY 12: SANTIAGO – BUENOS AIRES
Buffet breakfast. Transfer to the airport of Santiago.
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All Transfers in Lima, Cusco, Puno
02 nights in the selected hotel with breakfast in Lima.
03 nights in the selected hotel with breakfast in Cusco,
01 night in the selected hotel with breakfast in Puno.
City Tour in Lima + LARCO HERRERA Museum
City Tour in Cusco with nearest ruins
Tour to Sacred Valley
Lunch in the Urubamba
Tour to Machu Picchu
Tourist bus up-dow to Machu Picchu
Entrance to Machu Picchu
Train tickets to Machu Picchu in Vistadome service