Peru Classic Tour

Peru Classic Tour

During the 13-day Peru Classic Tour you have the opportunity to visit the unmissable destinations of this magical country. Cusco and its Inca heritage, the Arequipeña cuisine, the mysterious Nasca Lines and the charm of one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World are just some of the attractions present on this unforgettable journey, on the other side of the world.

Arrival in Lima

Day 1

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by one of our agents and transferred to the hotel.
Overnight in Lima.

City Tour of the City of Kings

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel and visit of Miraflores, one of the most important neighborhoods in Lima. Panoramic view of the archaeological site of Huaca Pucllana and the historic center declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The visit to the Gold Museum is optional. In the afternoon, transfer to Paracas by VIP bus (on request, possibility of private transfer Lima-Paracas). Hotel accommodation and overnight in Paracas.

Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve

Day 3

The morning includes a group excursion by boat of about two hours to reach the Ballestas Islands, followed by a private (or shared) visit to the Paracas National Reserve. It is also possible to add an optional visit to the Huacachina Oasis. Transfer by VIP bus to Nazca (on request, possibility of private transfer Paracas-Nazca). Arrival and accommodation in hotel for overnight in Nazca.
- Altitude in Nazca: 520 m above sea level

Nazca Lines

Day 4

After breakfast you have the opportunity to fly over the enigmatic Nazca Lines (optional activity - flight time: 30 min). Visit of the Mirador of the Nasca Lines and of the Antonini Museum. Upon return, transfer by VIP bus to Arequipa with late evening arrival (on request, possibility of private transfer Nazca-Arequipa).
Overnight in Arequipa.
- Altitude in Arequipa: 2335 m above sea level

Visit to the White City of Arequipa

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel and visit of the historic center of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Sites of interest are the Plaza de Armas, the Claustro della Compañia dei Gesuiti, the Santa Catalina Monastery in bright colors, the Casa del Moral, the San Mercato Camillo and the Mundo Alpaca. Free afternoon at disposal. Optional excursion to the sillar quarries and possible demonstrations of local cuisine. Second overnight in Arequipa.
- Altitude in Arequipa: 2335 m above sea level

Colca Canyon

Day 6

After breakfast, departure for one of the deepest canyons in the world: the Colca Canyon. During the journey you will cross the Pampa Cañahuas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve, where you will observe the vicuñas in the wild. Stop at the Mirador de los Volcanes before the buffet lunch (included) in Chivay. Free afternoon for walks or to go to the wonderful thermal waters.
- Altitude in Chivay: 3635 m above sea level

The flight of the Condor

Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for the Cruz del Condor. Before reaching your destination, visit the Andean towns of Yanque, Maca and Pinchollo. Arrival at Cruz del Condor where you can admire majestic birds and the Canyon below. Return to Chivay for the buffet lunch (included) and transfer to Puno. Along the way you can admire the panorama of the Lagunillas with the possibility of observing the Andean flamingos. Arrival in Puno and hotel accommodation.
- Altitude in Puno: 3827 m above sea level

The local populations of Lake Titicaca

Day 8

After breakfast transfer to the pier of Puno, where the boat excursion on Lake Titicaca begins. Stop at the floating islands of the Uros indigenous population. Continuation to Taquile, an island famous for the textile skills of its inhabitants of Quechua origin declared World Intangible Heritage by UNESCO. After a delicious lunch (included), return to Puno in the afternoon.
- Altitude in Puno: 3827m above sea level

The Sun Route

Day 9

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Cusco by bus along the famous Ruta del Sol. First stop in Pukara, the cradle of one of the civilizations of southern Peru, with a visit to the Lithic Museum. The second stop will be in La Raya before having lunch in Sicuani (included). Visit of the Temple of Wiracocha located in Raqchi and of the baroque church of the Cusqueña school of Andahuaylillas, full of frescoes and decorations. Arrival in Cusco and hotel accommodation.
- Altitude: Cusco 3399 m above sea level

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

Day 10

Breakfast at the hotel before starting the private (or shared) tour of the Inca ruins of Pisaq and the picturesque local market, famous for its craftsmanship. Stop at the wonderful Maras salt pans and succulent buffet lunch in Urubamba (included). In the afternoon visit to the fortress of Ollantaytambo. From here you get on the famous train to Aguas Calientes. Accommodation and overnight at the hotel.
- Altitude in Aguas Calientes: 2040 m above sea level

Machu Picchu: one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World

Day 11

Wake up at dawn and transfer by shuttle bus to the entrance of the Machu Picchu site (2430 m above sea level). Visit to the magical "lost city of the Incas" surrounded by mountains and with vegetation that has kept it hidden from the world for centuries. In addition to the classic circuit, you can take additional walks towards Huayna Picchu, the Machu Picchu Mountain, the famous Sun Gate (Puerta del Sol) or the Inca bridge. Then return to Aguas Calientes to take the train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy. Private transfer to Cusco and hotel accommodation.
- Altitude in Cusco: 3399 m above sea level

Cusco: the center of the world

Day 12

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a visit to the Inca ruins of Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, Kenko and, finally, the spectacular Sacsayhuaman Fortress. Afterwards, tour of the city center with a visit to the Sun Temple known as Koricancha and the San Blas district. Rest of the afternoon at leisure to stroll through the narrow streets of the ancient capital of the Inca Empire.
- Cusco altitude: 3399 m above sea level

Return to Lima

Day 13

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima and end of our services.

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