After arrival at International Airport Jorge Chavez, Machu Picchu Travel staff will welcome you in the hall of the airport and transferred to hotel. After a rest we will make the first tour of the “City of Kings” which includes a visit to the Cathedral, Pizarro’s Tomb, the Catacombs of San Francisco, through the Congress, the Palacio de Torre Tagle. Then visit Orrantia residential areas, San Isidro, Miraflores where we visit the ruins of Huaca Pucllana newly laid in value. Barranco, where you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Then visit the Museo Rafael Larco Herrera. Where you will find a lot of pre-Inca pottery including the world’s largest collection of erotic figurines. Overnight at hotel in Lima. (Photo: Plaza de Armas of Lima at night).
After breakfast at the hotel, we will collect them and bring them to the airport in Lima, there was realized the respective check for flight an hour to the city of Trujillo “Capital of Eternal Spring”, our staff will be there welcoming and Trujillo airport transfer to hotel.After lunch at 14:00 hrs will begin the tour of the city and its surroundings more interesting, as the center of town, surrounded by the famous colonial houses: The House and Casa Risco Urquiaga (now the Museum of Archaeology ), the Cathedral with its collection of paintings from the Quito School, the Monastery of El Carmen Museum of Art. Also we will visit Chan-Chan “The largest mud city in America” and the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. Whose walls are decorated with beautiful and colorful human figures of mythology Mochica. This would be a building with funeral, ceremonial and possibly administrativos. Pyramid of the Moon is made of superimposed temples according to different stages of the Mochica. Archaeologists have discovered a tomb with more than 40 soldiers killed. (Photo: Chan Chan).
After breakfast at the hotel, we will pick up and take the bus terminal to board the bus Trujillo to Chiclayo, on reaching the city of Chiclayo, our staff will be welcoming them and moved to the hotel in Chiclayo. By the kindness of its people Chiclayo is known as “City of Friendship” After taking breakfast at the hotel, we will collect them and take them to the bus terminal to board the bus Trujillo to Chiclayo, on reaching the city of Chiclayo, our staff will be welcoming them and moved to the hotel in Chiclayo. By the kindness of its people Chiclayo is known as “City of Friendship.”Among its attractions have The Plaza de Armas, Cathedral of Santa Maria and modern architectural lines. The city and large windows decorated with wrought iron gates, Basilica of San Antonio, St. Veronica Church founded in 1868 unique in its structure, the high altar and the altarpiece adjacent presented a silver lining and gold leaf, Paseo of the Muses. Casona Republican, squares and main streets of the city as well as the herbal market by spend the night in his hotel. (Photo: Plaza de Armas Chiclayo)
After breakfast we transfer to the Lord of Sipan Royal Tombs Museum preserves the material collected by Dr. Walter Alva in the archaeological complex of Huaca Rajada Sipan, the display shows the Lord of Sipan with all her jewels, some tombs of warriors Moche and important pieces of gold. The museum’s architecture is inspired by the ancient Mochica sanctuaries where they combine platforms. Today is considered one of the best museums in South America. In the afternoon we tour the Pyramids of Tucume is characterized by its 26 pyramids, among which are: Huaca del Pueblo, La Raya, The Sun and The Stakes. Finally overnight at the hotel. (Photo: Lord of Sipan).
Early morning take breakfast in the hotel for our staff then transfer to the bus terminal in Chicago to begin the journey to the province of Chachapoyas, the trip takes about seven hours (19:00 hrs. to 13:00 hrs.).Upon arrival at the terminal, our staff will welcome you and then lead them to the hotel. Free afternoon to relax or visit the city and spend the night in the hotel.
After breakfast, our staff will transport them by bus to the old Coffin of Karajía. This day will make an interestingexcursion to 1 hour and 40 minutes of accommodation, allowing us to admire the buildings located Revash funeral on top of a mountain. The Sarcophagus of Karajía belonged to theArchaeological Complex Chipuric within Chacha Culture which is uniquely characterized by burial in the world to their dead. It is interesting to note that the sarcophagy contain two parts head and busts worked in compact form and the capsule burial contained the outline of the body. The head is topped by a skull trophy. Return to your hotel. (Image: Sarcophagus of Karajía)
After breakfast at the hotel we will visit the archeological complex of Kuelap, located 1 hour drive from our accommodation, this impressive pre-Inca fortress was discovered 60 years before Machu Picchu.The fortress of Kuelap is an impressive pre-Inca fortress located on top of the mountain (at 3080 meters above sea level). This impressive stone fortress was built by the Chachapoyas culture around 800 a.c. It is located at an altitude of 3000m and covers about 6 acres. It contains three defense platforms, the first of 20 meters high and 680 feet long. Its three inputs are true walled alleys that are shaking as you move and lead to the following two platforms. Inside the 420 buildings are distinguished circular friezes decorated with rhomboidal and zigzag.The Chachapoyas, whose secrets are guarded by the thick foliage, created harmony in a privileged place, a place without time where the mountaintops are kissed by the clouds. This tour allows for a short visit to the fortress from Chachapoyas, the capital of Amazonas. Return to the city of Chachapoyas (Photo: Kuelap Archaeological Complex).
After breakfast at the hotel, we head to Chachapoyas bus terminal to move to the Department of Chiclayo, the trip takes about seven hours. We have a free afternoon and evening we went to Chiclayo airport for flight to Lima, in Lima, our staff will be waiting to welcome and transfer to hotel. (Photo: Chachapoyas Gocta Falls. “)
After our breakfast, we travel to the port of Paracas, the wildlife sanctuary’s most important Peruvian Coast.Motor boat trip to Ballestas Islands in Paracas National Reserve, where we can see sea lions, penguins, pelicans, penguins and other seabirds. In return we will have the opportunity to see the “Candelabra”, a giant figure in the style of the Nazca Lines made in the sand.Free time before returning home to take pictures of sea lions, seals and seabirds. After arriving at the port will make the tour to the Paracas reserve. In the afternoon we head to the bus station in the city of Paracas to take their bus to the city of Nazca trip usually lasts three hours, and in Nazca our staff will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. ( Photo of Ballestas Islands in Paracas).
On the morning with breakfast, transfer to Nazca Airport for a flight over 45 minutes on the Pampas of Nazca, where the ancient pre-Inca drew huge figures of animals and plants, so undiscovered, many believe that these figures were made by extraterrestrials, among which are the monkey, a spider, a hummingbird, etc.Then he will visit the “Cemetery of Chauchillas” then move passengers to the bus station Nazca to make their journey to the city of “Arequipa” (Photo: Hummingbird Nazca Lines).
Early morning departure by bus towards the Colca Canyon, past the foot of the volcano Chachani. During the trip, we pass Cañahuas Pampa in the Aguada Blanca National Reserve, habitat of vicuña and alpaca (South American camelids) on the road we will visit the Mirador de los Andes, the crater of Chucura and the Mirador de Chivay where admired pre-Columbian terraces still being cultivated by the inhabitants of the Colca Canyon. On the way to reach an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level where you will appreciate the flora and fauna of the beautiful natural lakes and Sea Bofedales Caught with giant rocks in the form of castles. At five in the afternoon arrival at Chivay in the Colca Valley. Accommodation in the Colca Valley and in the evening you may opt to visit the hot springs and medicinal in the region .. (Photo: Vicuñas on the plains of Arequipa).
In the morning, heading towards the “Cruz del Condor, where the canyon begins to appreciate as its depth, as well as the largest bird in the world can be seen circling over the agricultural terraces are cultivated since pre-Inca . Enjoy the wonderful views offered by the Colca Canyon one of the world’s deepest (3,000 m). Back to Chivay, visit to the Mirador de Chinina, where are the famous Hanging Tombs and the Siphon Bridge linking the towns of Yanque Coporaque. At the town of Yanque, visit its beautiful church and its stone streets among other attractions. We will stop at the viewpoints of Choquetipo, Artahuilque Maca and people to see again the Colca Valley, then return to Arequipa to rest. (Photo: Condor on “Cruz del Condor in Colca Canyon”.
After breakfast, we tour the “White City” including the Convent of Santa Catalina, undoubtedly the gem of Arequipa, finally opened to the public in 1970, after it has spent 400 years in prison, with countless pieces of colonial art. Also, visit the Plaza de Armas, the cloisters of the Society of Jesus and the neighborhoods of Cayma and Yanahuara, with a magnificent view of the volcano El Misti, and visit a traditional colonial house called the Founder’s Mansion. In the afternoon we take the bus in about 6 hours, take us to the lakeside city of Puno, where we picked up and taken to the hotel. (Photo Plaza de Armas at night).
After taking breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred to the port of Puno (Lake Titicaca) where they embarked in the boat and then visit the floating islands of the Uros, ancient inhabitants of the lake, they built their own islands by periodically adding new layers of reeds, also use this material to build houses and boats. Then continue sailing to the island of Taquile large, ethnic, cultural and archaeological landscape value, inhabited by Quechua-speaking natives who have developed efficient generation and original social systems and a fine hand weaving techniques. Then also return by boat to Puerto de Puno, there are recojera and take them to the hotel or if you want we can leave in the center of Puno, and finally spend the night in the hotel. (Photo: Uros Island on Lake Titicaca in Puno).
Breakfast in the hotel, then be transferred to the bus station in Puno to address the tourist bus headed for Copacabana travel time 3 hours. In Copacabana visit the Cathedral, the Sanctuary of the Virgen Morena and La Plaza Principal. At noon we will taste a typical lunch, 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 by taking a bit of holy water, it is believed that this source is the source of eternal youth and enjoy the beauty of this beautiful Incan garden. At night they rest in a selected hotel in Copacabana.
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. After hours in the afternoon at 13:30 hrs, will board the bus to La Paz. Upon arrival our staff will be waiting for you for a brief tour of the city and take them to dinner at night hours 21:00 hrs board the bus bound for the city of Uyuni. (Photo: Panoramic view of the city of Paz).
staff will be waiting for you to have breakfast and then start our visit to the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt desert in the world. On the way visit the salt mines of hotels Colchani and salt, continuing the program runs Incahuasi Island (also known as Fish Island). Of volcanic origin and covered with stromatolites and giant cactus, from here you can appreciate the immensity of the Salar, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the salt lake and mountain ranges that surround it, then we went to the town of San Juan, where spend the night in the house of a villager (hot showers and basic services) (Photo: Isla Pescado).
After breakfast in the town of San Juan, crossed the Salar de Chiguana. The road rises from 3600 to 4200 meters high. Along the Chilean border, we turn to the foot of volcanoes Ollagüe (still active) and Tomasamil (5900 meters), will cross the path called the Jewels: gaps Cañapa, Stinking, Honda and Ch’arkota, where we see a diverse fauna ranging from alpacas and llamas to rheas and flamingos at noon in the way we stop to have lunch and afternoon continue our tour passing Siloli desert where we can see an interesting rock formation known as the Stone Tree and afternoon arrive at the Laguna Colorada is located in the Andean Fauna National Park Eduardo Abaroa. Walk around the lake appreciating large numbers of flamingos, the red color of the lake sediments due to zooplankton, phytoplankton and others. Overnight camping on the field.(Image: Laguna Colorada).
This day will leave early for our tour (05:00 hrs). To appreciate the Geysers – fumaroles (volcanic), better known as “Morning Sun” This day will leave early for our tour (05:00 hrs). To appreciate the Geysers – fumaroles (volcanic), better known as “Morning Sun” then continue to the hot springs – Polques, where we have breakfast and then continue to the Lagoons “White” and “Green” located at the Llicancabur foot of the volcano at an altitude of 4,350 m, the green is high in magnesium that have the geological formations of the area, after a visit to the Green Lagoon and return to Uyuni on the way we stop for the lunch and continue our journey through the Valley of Rocks and typical populations Villa Alota – Kulpinaka – San Cristobal. Completing the tour will be transferred to Uyuni, where we board the bus back to the city of La Paz, the bus leaves at 21:00 hrs, the trip takes 10 hours overnight in the bus. (Photo: Laguna Verde).
In the morning on his arrival from Uyuni, our staff will be waiting at the bus terminal, to transfer to your hotel and rested in the morning. In the afternoon we started the visit with a walk in the witches market, craft market, after an interesting visit to an open market for fruit and potatoes discovering the social and cultural exchange of the Aymara while doing business.Then we’ll go to the main colonial street where you can visit the Gold Museum of the Tiwanaku culture, visit the Plaza Murillo where we will have a comprehensive explanation of the political situation in Bolivia, the system of administration and everything connected with the “wonderful story of our revolutions. ” Will continue with visits to residential areas Obrajes, Calocoto and Florida. Finish with a visit to the Magic Valley of the Moon where we will have a nice walk to observe the work of soil erosion over millions of years. In the evening, enjoy a show folk dances with colorful costumes. Night hotel in La Paz. (Photo: Moon Valley).
After breakfast at the hotel in La Paz, collect them and took them to the airport of La Paz, after checking will address a one-hour flight to Cusco “Archaeological Capital of America”, then our staff will welcome you and transfer from airport to hotel Cusco, where we take a mate coca. After lunch at 13:30 hrs will begin the guided tour that includes visiting the center of the ancient city of Cusco, the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Monastery of Santo Domingo, Koricancha Temple and the nearby ruins of Qenqo, Puka Pukara, Tambomachay and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built with huge rocks that so far remains an enigma mobilization and use of these, there being no quarries in the area. At 19:00 hrs. if we can see a show of music and dance in the center of Cusco Qosqo Native Art. (Photo: Plaza de Armas of Cusco).
After a good breakfast will pick the hotel and travel to the train station in Cusco to start the excursion to Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. There will be a trip of 4 hours to get to the tourist town of Aguas Calientes, from there take a bus and in half an hour reach the citadel of Machu Picchu. Then your guide will visit the Inca citadel between 2-3 hours. Then we have time to go to Aguas Calientes and lunch and we will take the train back to Cusco. Arriving as always our staff is waiting and take them to the hotel for the night. (Photo: Panoramic View of Machu Picchu.).
This day we will tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas tour that started at 08:30 hrs in the morning, collected from the hotel to Pisac, which is a typical market, with picturesque cultivated terraces on the mountain. Visit the archaeological site of Pisac. It is also famous for its fairs where you can buy beautiful handicrafts. Then we head to Urubamba where we have included a lunch buffet. Then we will go to the Fortress of Ollantaytambo, where descendants of the Incas living in the home of the Incas. Finally we go to see their market Chinchero and the archaeological group with typical Spanish overlaps the Inca constructions. The tour had just averaging 19:00 hrs in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco. Overnight at hotel in Cusco. (Photo: Sacred Valley of the Incas in Cusco).
After breakfast, you have the day off to visit the city of Cusco, may walk the streets and visit its many museums and colonial churches, owners of priceless treasures (The visits will be made on your own). You can also learn more about its people and customs, and purchase handicrafts and souvenirs. Overnight at hotel in Cusco. (Photo: Tipón and the South Valley of Cusco). You can also optional activities such as visiting South Valley Tour Tipon and Pikillacta or boating on the river Vilcanota.
After breakfast at hotel, pick you up and took them to the airport in Cusco, there are check and take a one-hour flight to Lima and then take your international flight.
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