Join our 10 days tour to experience the special unforgettable trip to Peru. Visit Lima, the capital and the largest city of Peru that combines modern and 2000 years of history. Head to Cusco, once capital of the Inca Empire, amazed by the famous archaeological remains. Explore Sacred Valley and the famous Machu Picchu and fascinated by beauty of “The Lost City of the Incas”. Adventure at the unforgettable Amazon Jungle – Puerto Maldonado and enjoy the free accommodation upgrade on the luxury Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion forest lodge!
Day 1: Arrival at LimaWelcome to Lima.
Upon arrival you will be assisted at the Lima airport and then transferred to your hotel.
You will have free time to rest.
Day 2: Lima (B)
After breakfast, join our Lima city tour. You will visit the modern and colonial part of Lima, "The City of Kings", starting with the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, where you will make a panoramic visit of the impressive Huaca Huallamarca. Next, head to the Historical Center, where you will visit the Convent of Santo Domingo, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity and where the remains of our patron saints San Martín de Porres and Santa Rosa de Lima lie. After, you will visit the Plaza Mayor, which is surrounded by the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipality and the Cathedral. At the end of this tour, you will make a stop for a small tasting of the typical Pisco Sour. Finally, you will visit the Larco Museum, which houses the unsurpassed private collection of Treasures of Ancient Peru. This collection inspires its visitors, making them discover, understand and enjoy the more than five thousand years of history of Ancient Peru through more than 45,000 pieces of cultural relics.
Day 3: Lima (B)
Today, enjoy your free day at Lima. In the evening, you can choose to join the Magic Water Circuit & Dinner Show (USD $99/person).
You will visit the impressive Magic Water Circuit, the largest fountain complex in the world, holding the Guinness Record. The main pool, called the "Magic Fountain" launches a jet of water that reaches a height of 80 meters. You can go through the "Tunnel of Surprises", about 35 meters long; the "Fuente de los Niños", which has an irresistible water system to play in; or the source of the "Laberinto de Ensueño", which will allow you to discover a labyrinth formed by walls of water with different effects. At the end, you will enjoy a delicious dinner-show at a local restaurant.
Day 4: Lima – Cusco (B)
Transfer from your hotel in Lima to the airport to board your flight to Cusco
Upon arrival you will be assisted at the Cusco airport and then transferred to your hotel.
In the afternoon, you will visit the imperial city, a living example of the mix of Andean and Spanish culture. The tour begins at the Koricancha Temple, the ancient Inca palace and main center for the worship of the Sun God. Then, you will visit the Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the Cathedral. Make a stop at the Mirador San Cristóbal, from where you will enjoy a beautiful view of the city. Continue ascending to the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture that dominates the city. Then, you will visit the archaeological sites of Kenko, enjoy the panoramic view of the Puca-Pucara archaeological complex. Finally, you will visit the Inka's Expression art workshop, which presents artists working in silver, paint and wood; ideal visit to understand Andean art.
Day 5: Cusco – Sacred Valley (B, L)
After breakfast, you will visit Chinchero, a small and picturesque town that houses an important Inca archaeological center built at the end of the 15th century, as well as a beautiful and traditional church. Then you will visit the home of a local family where you can appreciate how they have preserved the traditional Andean spinning and weaving techniques and where they will also show you how they get the bright colors for their looms naturally. Then, on the way to Ollantaytambo, you will stop at the Racchi viewpoint, where you will have some of the best views of the Sacred Valley. Afterwards, lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Continue to Ollantaytambo, one of the most representative architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire and one of the few places where the Spanish conquerors lost an important battle. Well known for its platforms, Ollantaytambo was a very effective fortress that also served as a temple. Finally, continue to the town of Ollantaytambo, known as "the only living Inca city"; It is the best existing example of Inca urban planning, with stone streets that have been inhabited since the 12th century.
Day 6: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Cusco (B, L)
Early in the morning you will be transferred to the train station. You will visit one of the world's most famous landmarks: the citadel of Machu Picchu. The excursion begins on board the "Voyager" train. Upon your arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will begin hiking your ascent to Machu Picchu, where, surely, you will live one of the most unforgettable experiences. Shuttle bus up the hill is also included. Once there, you can walk through every corner of one of the Seven Wonders of the world, accompanied by an expert guide, and enjoy free time to explore the area. At the appropriate time, you will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes and later board the return train to Cusco, via the Ollantaytambo station. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Day 7: Cusco (B)
Enjoy your own free leisure day or join our Rainbow Mountain Day tour with Lunch (USD$129/person).
For Departure Dates from Nov 2019- Apr 2020.
After breakfast, you will leave your hotel early (03:30 AM) heading towards the Southern Valley. Your first stop will be in Pitumarca, where you will take the road to the town of Quesiuno. Once there, you will be transferred to the Inkintuyoc Bridge, where you will have an energetic breakfast. Then, start the hike along the path of a beautiful stream; in the ascent you will enjoy beautiful landscapes and you will see flocks of Andean camelids like llamas and alpacas. On the way, the highest peak in the region, the Apu Ausangate, will reveal its majesty and the magic and energy of the place will captivate you. Afterwards, you will enjoy a box lunch. Keep hiking and you will see various fields of cultivation -especially of para and its varieties- that are worked in the area; You can also see wildlife such as chinchillas, vicuñas and maybe also the Andean cat. After a few hours of walking, you will come to the main attraction of this experience: Vinicunca, known as Rainbow Mountain. Upon arriving at the site, you will participate in a small Andean ceremony with Coca leaves as a thank you to the Apu, for having allowed you to reach the place successfully. Then, you can explore the area, take pictures and also renew your energies before the descent.
For Departure Dates from Apr - Nov 2020.
You will leave early (05:00 AM) from your hotel towards the Southern Valley. Make your first stop in Combapata and then take the dirt road to the town of Palccoyo (4,202 m / 13, 789 ft). Along the ascent to the starting point of the hike we will begin to enjoy beautiful landscapes and see groups of herds of Andean camelids as they are llamas and alpacas; The highest peak in the region, the "Apu Ausangate" will reveal its majesty. We`ll arrive at Palccoyo and get ready for the hike with a shirt briefing from the guide, preparing to start the trek to the top of the red mountains to appreciate a wonderful landscape. After walking approximately 1 hour, at a very calm pace we will reach the main attraction of this experience, Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain (4,980 masl / 16,338ft). We`ll give thanks by making a small Andean ceremony with Coca leaves to offer to the Apu for having us allowed to successfully reach the place, then we will have enough time to explore the area, take photos. After a short rest we continue exploring the area and we walk for 1 hour more to the forest of stones very close to the area where we find a magnificent place and lookout to appreciate in its splendor the Ausangate snow, on arrival we will have enough time to explore a bit and take pictures of the wonderful landscape. After renewing the energies, we started the descent by the same path, the return walk will take between 45 minutes to reach the starting point of the road where we will board the transport that will bring us back to Cusco af:ter 3 hours of travel, arriving in Cusco between 16:00 hours approximately.
Day 8: Cusco – Puerto Maldonado (B, L, D)
At the scheduled time, transfer to Cusco airport to board your flight to Puerto Maldonado
You will start your journey arriving in Puerto Maldonado, where our staff will welcome you and provide you with the necessary information for your stay.
You will ride in a canoe with an outboard motor along the Madre de Dios River to the selected lodge.
Depending on your arrival schedule, you will enjoy lunch made with organic ingredients and native flavors. After lunch you will begin your activities.
Day 9: Puerto Maldonado (B, L, D)
New emotions await you. To start the day, you will have a nutritious buffet breakfast before embarking on new adventures where you will understand why Madre de Dios is known as the biodiversity capital of Peru.
At the end of the activities scheduled during the morning, you will return to the lodge for lunch.
Afterwards, you will participate in the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway & Anaconda Walk, a 20-minute canoe ride with outboard motor, which will take you to the Interpretation Center of the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway, where you will learn about its construction and ITA-Inkaterra Association projects (NGO). Ascend by one of the two towers of 30 m. and cross the 7 suspension bridges that connect the treetops to 28 meters tall. You will enjoy the majestic views and you will be able to take advantage to observe the red-billed toucan, hummingbirds, trogons, squirrel monkeys and the three-toed sloth.
When descending, it will follow the incredible energy of the primary forest continuing with the route.
At night, prepare for the adventure in the night jungle.
Day 10: Puerto Maldonado – Home (B)
You will enjoy a nutritious breakfast buffet before leaving.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly back home.
|Departure Dates||Price are per person in USD. Double Occupancy.|
Price does not include:
Visa fee (if applicable)
Address: Av. Reducto 1057, Miraflores 15074, Peru
Phone: +51 1 4151111
Puerto MaldonadoInkaterra Hacienda Concepcion
Address: Rio Madre de Dios Km 7, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Phone: +51 1 6100400