THE PERUVIAN PASO HORSE
The Peruvian Paso or Peruvian Horse is a breed of light saddle horse known for its smooth ride. It is distinguished by a natural, four-beat, lateral gait called the paso llano.
HACIENDA TACAMA
In the decade of the 1540’s Francisco de Carabantes created the Tacama Vineyard, which is the oldest in Peru, and from where the grapevine was disseminated to Chile and Argentina.
BLUEBERRY
Peru is close to being the main exporter of blueberries in the world and probably the second or third of the largest producers.
MACHU PICCHU
Perched on the saddle of a mountain 2,430 metres above sea level, the citadel of Machu Picchu is thought to have played an important role in the religion of the sun-worshipping.

The Peruvian Paso horse is an equine race native to Peru, a descendant of the horses introduced during the Conquest and the early days of the Viceroyalty. The climate, soils and pastures of Peru, was forming horses of great musculature, compact tendons and hard hooves.

… / LIMA
Day 01

Welcome to Peru!
Upon your arrival to Lima international airport, you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel Located in the residential district of Miraflores. Hotel arrival and check - in (15:00 hours).
Overnight. ( - )

… / LIMA
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Lima – Paracas
Day 02

Optional Stop:

Pachacamac Tour
Visit to to the Sanctuary of the God Of Pachacamac, creator of the universe, adored by the ancient Andean peoples. Sacred and ceremonial place of the early Christian era, where thousands of pilgrims arrived to present their offerings and consult the oracle of Pachacamac who looked at the past, the future and destiny.   This place includes the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of Pachacamac, the Acllahuasi or Palace of the Virgins of the Sun.
Note: The sanctuary of Pachacamac is closed on Mondays

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Passing crops, rural roads and small towns there is a private ranch that opens its doors to show the majesty of an animal worthy of carrying the Peru brand. The breeding of the Peruvian Paso Horse one of the main reasons which the ranch is dedicated to.
There you will hear the story of our horse, its own characteristics and you will see newborns, and adults, in the fullness of their qualities.
You will appreciate the horse, its luxurious implement and the typical clothing of our chalanes. You will also see the upbringing of grazing and live one day in contact with nature.
At lunchtime you will enjoy the flavors of Peru.
Do not forget to try a ride on the softest horse in the world.
At the end, transfer to the city of Paracas.
Overnight. (B, L).

Lima – Paracas
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Paracas – Ica / Viñas Queirolo
Day 03

Long before the Spanish navigator Luque Serrano introduced the first beer in Peru and long before any other distillate such as vodka, rum or gin, pisco was already being produced at La Caravedo farm, where orange paints the walls and the vineyards perfume each hectare of the oldest distillery in America.
We will begin this visit through the facilities of 1684 to explain the craft process of Pisco. Then we will visit also the more modern plant and taste 4 pisco medalleros. closing, we will learn to prepare 2 delicious pisco cocktails with our Senior Bartender. We will accompany the experience with seasonal fruits and snacks.
At the end, transfer to the city of Ica.
Arrival and check in at the hotel.
Overnight. (B)

Paracas – Ica / Viñas Queirolo
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Ica | Hacienda Cellar Tacama
Day 04

In the 16th century, the Tacama Vineyard was created with vines from the Canary Islands. The original objective was to supply wine to the various religious orders recently established in the brand new City of the Kings.

Discover the terroir and the emblematic plots of the vineyard and explore the hacienda's environments, discovering the architecture and history of Tacama. Visit the plant and learn about the process of ancient and modern wine. Tasting of 3 products with Sommelier in the tasting room.
La Cava Tacama is a special environment designed for the care and aging of the high-end wines. This privileged place is 7.5 meters deep and is the only one of its kind in Peru.
 
2:30 p.m. Lunch.
In this hacienda you will appreciate the “Tacama” Horse: descendants of the breeding created by Don Manuel Pablo Olaechea in the 19th century. These animals are characterized by having a lot of resistance for long roads and arduous fieldwork. However, they also have the graceful ride of the traditional Peruvian Paso horse.
Overnight. (B, L)
Note: Tacama does not attend on Mondays.

Ica | Hacienda Cellar Tacama
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Ica – Lima
Day 05

Peru is close to being the main largest producer and exporter of blueberries in the world. Today, the main export destinations for this fruit produced in the country are the United States, the Netherlands and China.

On returning to Lima, we visit a company dedicated to the development and implementation of berries projects in its modality of demonstrative and productive plots.
The trip continues and after 04 Hrs, arrival in Lima, check in.
Overnight. (B)

Ica – Lima
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Lima – Cusco
Day 06

Transfer to the airport to board the flight to the Imperial city of Cusco. Arrival at the airport, reception and transfer to the hotel in Cusco.
At agreed time you will meet your guide at the hotel for the respective Breafing of the tour. Subsequently transfer in mobility to the Archaeological Center of Sacsayhuaman, we will visit this amazing place with our professional guide who will explain the architecture, function and importance of this important place.

Then, we will go to the archaeological site of Qenqo where we will explain about the mummification of the ancient kings that happened in a cave located in the Then we will go to our ranch that is only 2 minutes away, here our guide will give you some basic instructions on horses, how to control them, how to react and handle some situations, then we will ride around 01 hour in the Sacsayhuaman National Park.

Along the route we will have incredible views, we will pass by some potato farms, we will see from the horses some new excavations and probably some Llamas and alpacas. We will finish our 01 hour ride at the ranch and take the car again to go to the archaeological sites of "Tambomachay" (ancient water temple) and "Pucapukara" (Inca fortress), our tour guide will explain about the history of those places. Finally we will return to the city of Cusco.
Overnight. (B, L)

Lima – Cusco
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Cusco – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
Day 07

Breakfast at hotel.
This day will be the highlight of our trip, the visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Very early we will depart from Ollanta train station towards the majestic city of Aguas Calientes, the travel time is approximately 01 hour 30 minutes.

Arrival to Aguas Calientes town, from here we will board the buses to ascend to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. The tour will be 02 hours and 30 minutes and the visit includes the Intihuatana (the Solar Clock), the Palace of the Incas, the Three Windows, etc. At the end of it we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to go shopping.

At a scheduled time, transfer to the station to board the train back to Ollantaytambo. Arrival and transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
Overnight. (B, L)

Cusco – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
Cusco – Lima
Day 08

Breakfast at the hotel.
At the agreed time, check out and transfer to the airport to board your international flight or continue your trip (D)
Check Out: 10:00 horas approximately.

Cusco – Lima

Included

  • Transfer in/out in Lima, Ica and Cusco.
  • 07 nights of lodgments + breakfasts. 
  • Private Transfer Lima / Paracas / Ica / Lima.
  • Visit an Hacienda in Lurin + Stables + Lunch.
  • Pisco Tasting Experience.
  • Wine Experience in Tacama  + Paso Horse + Lunch.
  • Tour 04 ruins in Cusco + 01 hour in Peruvian Paso Horse.
  • Full Day Machu Picchu with private local guide.
  • All entries to the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals mentioned or according to the itinerary.
  • Personalized assistance.
  • Local guides in English.

Not
Included

  • International and domestic flights.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Extras.
  • Overweight in Luggage.
  • Tips.
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
  • Not specified meal
  • Personal charges
  • Other not specified

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