14 Days: Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Puno, Titicaca Lake, Copacabana, Uyuni, La Paz, Puno and Lima

Itinerary

First day: City tour in Lima, visit Huaca Pucllana

  • Welcome to Lima  at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Lima.
  • In the afternoon: Tour in Lima City: Catedral, San  Francisco temple and all the sorrounding and principal places in Lima (between :2:00 pm to 6:30pm).
  • Night in Lima.

Once you arrive in Peru our personal will welcome you in the hall of the airport and drive you to the hotel. After resting for a while we’ll start visiting the most interesting places of the ” City of the Kings “: the Cathedral, Pizarro’s Tomb, the Catacombs of San Francisco, passing through the Congress, the Palace of Torre Tagle. The residential areas of Orrantia, San Isidro, where we will visit the Huaca Pucllana, we will enjoy a spectacular sight of the Pacific Ocean. Rafael Larco Herrera Museum, where you will find a great quantity of preincaica pottery including the World biggest collection of erotic Huacos, then we’ll spend the night at the hotel.

Second day: City tour in Cusco, music Show and dances of Cusco

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel in Lima to the airport.
  • Flight Lima to Cusco.
  • Welcome to Cusco  at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
  • In the afternoon: Tour in Cusco Cityo: Catedral, Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay and Puka Pukara (between :2:00 pm to 6:30pm).
  • Night in Cusco.

City tour around Cusco and outskirts You must be in the airport of Lima at least two hours before your flight leaves to Cusco, you only have to approach to the airline counter and display your ID’s to check in ,the flight to Cusco lasts 1 hr and 10 minutes, In Cusco ” The Archaeological Capital of America “, Our staff will be waiting for you to take you to the Hotel, where you will drink coca tea then you can rest for a while .around 1:30pm We’ll pick you up from your Hotel to start visiting the following attractive with a professional guide :

  1. The Koricancha Palace and Convent of Santo Domingo: Religious center known as “The Temple of the Sun” where you will admire the impressive engineering used in its construction
  2. The Cathedral: Colonial religious monument of extraordinary artistic value.
  3. Sacsayhuaman: Built at 3 Km. From the city of Cusco, impressive stone fortress with an excellent architecture, Famous for its huge carved stones some of which are at 9 m/ 30 feet high,with a weigh of 350 tons. Here is where the Inty Raymi or Fiesta del Sol is held in June Every year.
  4. Qenqo: Ceremonial and ritual center, amphitheatre where sacrifices were made.
  5. Puca-Pucara: An old tambo (resting place), monitoring place throughout the Inka Empire Routes.
  6. Tambomachay: At 7 Km. From the city of Cusco, ceremonial center of cult to the water,known traditionally as the place where water rests.

At the return to Cusco we can be dropped off near to main Square or at The Dance and Music Show to watch tipical dances of Cusco.

Third Day:  Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Tour to the Sacred Valley (Between 8:30 a.m to 6:00 pm).
  • (Visit Pisaq and Ollantaytambo)
  • Train from Ollantaytambo to Machupicchu.
  • Night in Aguas Calientes (town of Machupicchu).

This tour starts around 08:30 hrs., we pick you up at your Hotel, we have a guided tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, over the Vilcanota river, with a panoramic view of Pisac an old Inca City and a visit to the Inka market in this village, where we will have the chance to know in a closer way its people customs and get good bargains with the handycrafts and souvenirs sellers, afterwards we’ll head for Urubamba, traveling on the borders of the river Vilcanota.

We’ll have lunch at a restaurant in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In the afternoon we visit the fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo, built to watch the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from the jungle habitants invasions. We’ll have the chance to walk by the narrow streets and have a clear knowledge of how this militar, religious and cultural center was during the Inca empire.

Finally we will go to the Ollantaytambo train station to board the train that starts 16.36 hrs to Aguas Calientes, arriving averaging 18.09 hrs. Spend the night in hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu). (Photo: Valle Sagrado de los Incas).

Fourth day: Tour a Machupicchu “The lost City of the Inkas”

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (20 minutes).
  • 6:00 hrs. Visit Machupicchu with a profesional guide and see the sunrise very early.
  • Optional : walking to Huaynapicchu (3 hrs, without Guide).
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Train back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco Hotel
  • Hotel in Cusco

After getting up early and have breakfast, we climb to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and we can appreciate the spectacular sunrise this marvel. Optional: can make the trek to Huaynapicchu this will take about 2 hours round trip (no guide). Then we’ll star the tour guide to the citadel of Machu Picchu, for about 2 hours, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various cemeteries around for more than two hours. Then you will be given free time to stroll through the citadel. They will have all morning to Machu Picchu to take pictures and be in this mystical place. Then descend by bus to Aguas Calientes in the afternoon and take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting for you, to transport you by bus to Cusco and drive you to your hotel. (Photo: Machu Picchu). In the

Fifth day: TOURIST TRIP FROM CUSCO TO PUNO, VISITING RAQCHI

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Bus Cusco- Puno,VIP bus option includes several interesting stops along the way
  • (Visit San Pedro Chapel of Andahuaylillas, Raqchi archeological complex, La raya lookout and Pukara Museum).
  • Night in Puno

After breakfast, we will take you to the bus station to start with our trip to Puno this a tour lasts around 8 hours you will have 4 guided visits, Andahuaylillas’s temple or South American Sixtine Chapel, the Inka temple of Raqchi, Buffet lunch in Sicuani,La Raya at 4335 m.a.s.l and the Inka Aymara museum of Pukara. Every visit has a duration of 20 or 40 minutes, where the passenger will be able to make questions, take photos and walk a for a while, doing our trip very pleasant. Then we wll arrive in Puno, and our staff will take you to the Hotel.(Photo: Raqchi).

Sixth day : TOUR TO THE TITICACA LAKE, UROS ISLAND AND TAQUILE

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Pickup from the hotel to the tour.
  • Tour Uros + taquile Island.
  • (You will visit the floating Islands of Uros where people having been living for hundreds of years on artificial islands made of floating reed. From here you will “set sail” for Taquile Island.)
  • In the afternoon back to Puno.
  • Night in Puno.

Early in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel by our local guide and then transferred to the harbor. We start off our boat excursion of Lake Titicaca by visiting The Uros Floating Island, a small community that has lived on these reed Islands for decades. Centuries ago the small indigenous Uros tribe conceived of the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes, the Collas and the Incas. The Uros people harvested the reeds in the shallows of the lake, bundled them together tightly and built floating island platforms complete with reed houses and canoes, creating in this way their own little world. After strolling around the floating Islands, we continue our journey towards Taquile Island (2 hour aprox.), a traditional Quechua speaking community, full of ancient agricultural terraces and some ruins dating back to the pre-Inca times. The Taquile population was relatively isolated from the mainland until 1950s, and the notion of the community and family is still very strong among them. At the top of the Island, you will have free time to explore this place on your own and afterwards you will meet the group for lunch at one local restaurant. After lunch, we will descent to the harbor to take our boat back to Puno. We will be back in Puno by 17:00 hrs. approximately.

Seventh day: Tour to Copacabana and Isla del Sol 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 07:00 a.m Pickup from the hotel to the bus station.
  • 07:30 a.m Bus from Puno to Copacabana (03hours)
  • In the afternoon tour of the  Sun Island.
  • After this tour we visit the santuary of “Virgen Morena”
  • Night in Copacabana.

Breakfast in the hotel, then we’ll go to the Puno bus terminal to board the tour bus heading to Copacabana the trip takes 3 hours. In Copacabana visit the Cathedral, the Shrine of the Black Virgin and the main square. A noon lunch typical food, then we will make the tour to Isla del Sol, across the lake for about an hour and a half to reach the southern part of the Isla del Sol, where we visited the Archaeological remains of “Pillcokaina-Temple Inca “, a religious center, then a short walk through the steps of Yumani, until you reach the fountain of youth, there you can cool off with a bit of holy water, it is believed that this source is the source of eternal youth, and also enjoy the beauty of that beautiful garden of the Incas. At night we will rest in a selected hotel in Copacabana. (Photo: Isla del Sol

Eighth day : Travel by bus from Copacabana to La Paz and La Paz to Uyuni 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Free morning in Copacabana.
  • In the afternoon travel by bus from Copacabana to La Paz.
  • Reception at the Bus Station.
  • Afternoon available for purchasing.
  • At night bus trip from La Paz to Uyuni (All night from 21:00 hrs – 07:00 hrs)

After breakfast at the Hotel, will have the morning to tour the city of Copacabana, complete the purchase of handicrafts and souvenirs, as well as to learn more about local customs and daily life of the settler in the area. Later in the evening 13.30 hrs, we board the bus to La Paz. Upon arrival our staff will be waiting for you to make a trip around town and take them to dinner at night 09.00 hrs to hours aboard the bus en route to the town of Uyuni. (Photo: Panoramic view of the city of La Paz)

Ninth day: Starting the tour of the Salar de Uyuni

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Excursion to the Salar de Uyuni.
  • Visit to the “Fish Island” and the Hotel made of Salt.
  • Overnight Hotel Uyuni.

On arrival at the town of Uyuni, our staff will be waiting for you, to have breakfast and then begin our trip to Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt desert in the world. On the way visit the salt exploitation and hotels Colchani salt, continuing the program runs Incahuasi Island (also known as Fish Island). Of volcanic origin and plated estromalitos and giant cactus, from this place are the immensity of the Salar and enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the salt flat and mountain ranges that surround it, then we headed toward the town of San Juan, where spend the night in the house of a villager (hot showers and basic services). (Photo: Fish Island

Tenth day : Tour San Juan – Laguna Colorada 

  • Tour to Salt desert, visiting the lakes.
  • Visit to the “lake of color” to see how the water seems to change color.
  • At night time we’ll camp on the Salar

After breakfast in the town of San Juan, crossed the Salar de Chiguana. The road climbs from 3600 to 4200 meters high. Along the Chilean border, we go to the foot of volcanoes Ollagüe (still active) and Tomasamil (5900 m), we will cross the path called the Jewels: Cañapa gaps, Stinking, Honda and Ch’arkota, where we see a diverse fauna ranging from alpacas and llamas to rheas and pink flamingos. The tour continues through the desert before arriving Siloli to Laguna Colorada in the afternoon. Overnight camping on the field. (Photo: Laguna Colorada)

Eleventh day : Laguna Colorada – Laguna Verde 

  • At approximately 18:00 hrs. we will go to see the Geiser.
  • We can rest in “Laguna Capaña” where we can realax in Thermal waters.
  • Visit to Laguna Verde to observe the color change of this shortfall.
  • In the afternoon transfer to Uyuni at 18:00 hrs.
  • Tourist bus ride from Uyuni to La Paz. (At night from 21:00 hrs – 07:00 hrs)

We leave at 06:00 hrs on a trip to the geysers Sol de Mañana (4850 meters), a volcanic crater with sulfur fumes and vapors of heavy water. Visit after the Salt Lake before crossing the desert of Dali. At the appointed time arrive at the Green Lagoon at the foot of the volcano Licancabur (5,900 m), to observe the color change of the gap, ending the tour will be transferred to Uyuni, where we board the bus back to the city of La Paz, hours the bus leaves at 9.00pm. (the trip takes 10 hours, stay overnight in the bus). (Photo: Laguna Verde)

Twelfth day: City Tour en La Paz 

  • Reception in La Paz and accommodation at the hotel.
  • City tour to “valley of the moon”
  • Dinner and folklore show.
  • Hotel night in La Paz

In the morning on his arrival from Uyuni, our staff will be waiting at the bus terminal for transportation to the hotel and rest in the morning. In afternoon we’ll visit the city of La Paz returning to his typical artisan market, the colonial church of San Francisco, the famous witch doctor market and the Plaza Murillo where are the Government Palace, Cathedral and National Congress, then avenue Jaen where interesting museums are located, followed by open-air museum of Tiwanaku culture. Will continue with visits to residential areas Obrajes Calocoto and Florida. Finishing with a visit to the Magic Valley of the Moon. In the evening, enjoy a show of typical dances colorful costumes. Hotel night in La Paz. (Photo: Valley of the Moon)

Thirteenth day: Travel by bus from La Paz to Puno 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to bus terminal in La Paz.
  • Bus from La Paz to Puno (Morning from 07:00 hrs to 13.00 hrs).
  • Transfer to your hotel in Puno.
  • Night in hotel in Puno

After taking breakfast at the hotel will be transferred to the bus terminal in La Paz, to board the bus in 6 hours, itmoved to the city of Puno, our staff will be waiting and drive you to your hotel, so you can rest . In the afternoon tour to Chullpas Sillustani pre-Inca burial towers located on the shores of Lake Umayo, the highest is about 12 ms. Finally passed the night in the hotel. (Photo: Chullpas Sillustani in Puno)

Fourteenth day:  Flight from Juliaca to Lima 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Tour Sillustani Chullpas.
  • Transfer to Juliaca airport.
  • Flight Juliaca to Lima. (Times to choose)

 After breakfast at hotel, take some time off to visit the center of the city of Puno, at a time that we will indicate the hotel pick up and transfer to Juliaca airport which is about an hour from Puno, there is check at the airport counter, they hand over their flight and then take the air flight to Lima.

Include

Include:

  • All the transfer during the program.
  • 2 Transfer from the Lima airport to hotel.
  • 1 City tour to the “City of Kings”.
  • 13 Nights at selected hotel
  • Flight Lima – Cusco (1 hour).
  • Transfer from Cusco airport to hotel.
  • Tour in Cusco and outskirts (In the afternoon from 13:30 hrs – 18:30 hrs).
  • Show typical dances and music of Cusco (19:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs).
  • Tour to Machupicchu –  Expedition train (all day from 06:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs).
  • Tour Sacred Valley of the Incas incluye1 lunch (Full day 08:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs).
  • Transfer from hotel to the bus station Cusco to Puno.
  • Tourist bus from Cusco to Puno lunch includes 1 (All day 08:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs).
  • Tour of Lake Titicaca, Uros Island, Taquile.
  • Bus from Puno to Copacabana.
  • Tour of Copacabana and the Sanctuary of the Virgen Morena.
  • Bus from Copacabana to La Paz.
  • Tourist Transportation La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz.
  • Transport from the beginning to the end of the tour in Uyuni.
  • 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners at the Tour in Uyuni.
  • Admission fee for the Isle of Fish and Eduardo Abaroa Reserve.
  • City tour visit to La Paz and Moon Valley.
  • Transfer from the bus terminal to hotel and hotel to the bus terminal.
  • 11 breakfast at the hotel.
Not Include:
  • Meals.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
  • Taxes.

Reservations