Treasures of the North and South

Lima • Jaén • Chachapoyas • Chiclayo • Trujillo • Cusco • Lima

An unforgettable trip for those who want to go beyond the Incas and discover their predecessors, the Moche, Chimú and Chachapoya; Cultures developed in Northern Peru. Also, after knowing this part of the country, this experience will be complemented by directing us towards the South zone, where colonial constructions and emblematic Inca citadels await them.

01

… / LIMA

¡Welcome to Peru!
Arrival at the Lima airport, assistance from one of our representatives at the airport. Then transfer to the hotel, located in the residential district of Miraflores. Arrival at the hotel, free morning.
In the afternoon we will visit Lima in its 3 historical periods; Pre Hispanic, Colonial and Modern. We will have a panoramic view of “La Huaca Pucllana”, we will visit the imposing Historical Center of Lima, its palaces, houses, churches and plazas ending with a visit to the residential and financial area of San Isidro. Finally we will have an unforgettable view of the Pacific Ocean in the district of Miraflores. Return to the hotel.
Overnight. (-)

Lima: 154 masl

02

LIMA – JAEN – CHACHAPOYAS

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board the flight to the city of Jaén. Upon arrival, the transfer driver will take you to the town of Chachapoyas, on a trip of approximately 4 hours. On the way, we will pass through a characteristic landscape of the jungle brow before entering the warm valley of the Marañón. Then, we will follow the deep canyon of the Utcubamba river to climb the Andes before reaching the cloud forest characteristic of the Chachapoyas region. Night in Chachapoyas.
Overnight. (B)

Chachapoyas: 2,335 masl

03

CHACHAPOYAS – KUELAP – CHACHAPOYAS

Breakfast at the hotel.
In the morning, we will leave in the direction of the fortress of Kuélap, famous Chachapoya archaeological site with walls of 600 m long and 20 m high. A unique atmosphere reigns in the little streets of this citadel still enveloped by tropical vegetation. There is a return walk to the tourist parador, where the platform of the cable car embarks. Lunch at Nuevo Tingo. Return to the city of Chachapoyas. Overnight. (B,L)

Chachapoyas: 2,335 masl

04

CHACHAPOYAS – GOCTA – CHACHAPOYAS

Breakfast at the hotel.
The tour starts at approximately 08:00 a.m. The Gocta Waterfall with 771 meters, is the third highest in the world. There are different routes to get there, the most popular part of Cocachimba to access its base. In the 5.5 km of the trail you cross cane crops, with their traditional sugar mills and then enter a cloud forest, with trees covered with orchids, lichens and mosses. 

We will take the time to admire the impressive spectacle that this waterfall gives before going to Chachapoyas. Overnight. (D, A)

Chachapoyas: 2,335 masl

05

CHACHAPOYAS – CHICLAYO

Breakfast at the hotel.
Pick up and transfer in private mobility to the city of Chiclayo. It passes through the towns of Cocachimba, Pedro Ruiz, Bagua Grande, Motupe, Lambayeque and finally arrival in Chiclayo. (09 Hrs of travel approx.)
Transfer to the hotel, check in and overnight. (D, BXL)

Chiclayo: 27 masl

06

CHICLAYO

Breakfast at the hotel. Very early, excursion to the magnificent adobe platform of Huaca Rajada, where the world-famous Lord of Sipan was discovered. 

Admire fabulous items of gold, precious stones and the ancient history of the Moche civilization. Afterwards, visit Túcume, an imposing complex of 26 pyramids of the Lambayeque culture and finally, visit the brand-new Royal Tombs Museum and discover the historical richness of the place.
Lunch en route. Return to the hotel.
Overnight. (B, A)

** The tour does not operate on monday**

 Chiclayo: 27 masl

07

CHICLAYO – TRUJILLO

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the terminal to the city of Trujillo.
In the way, visit to the El Brujo pyramid; which rises about 98 feet above the desert and covers an approximate area of 330 by 330 feet. It was built by thousands of adobe bricks. Its walls are covered with beautiful reliefs and polychrome wall paintings which represent war motifs, deities, animals, plants and fishing nets. 

A few years ago, a well-preserved tattooed mummy corresponding to a young woman of the Moche royalty, called the Lady of Cao, which is exhibited in the Museum of the Lady of Cao, has been discovered inside the pyramid. Arrival to the city of Trujillo and transfer to the hotel. 

Overnight (B).

Trujillo: 34 masl

08

TRUJILLO

Breakfast at the hotel. The tour will begin with a visit to the impressive Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the center of power in the Trujillo Valley during the Moche times. Observe the amazing group of adobe frescoes on one of the walls of the Temple of the Moon, unearthed by archaeologists. Then visit the Dragon Temple (Arco Iris), of the Chimú culture. Continue to Huanchaco, an ancient fishermen’s cove where you will appreciate the old boats called “Caballitos de Totora” with which the ancient tradition of artisanal fishing is maintained. Lunch included.

Finally visit the old citadel of Chan Chan, whose extension is 18 km2 approx. You will enter the Nik-An Palace, located in the southwestern part of Chan Chan, visiting its ceremonial plazas, shrines, reservoirs, granaries, cemeteries, etc. Return to the hotel in Trujillo. Overnight (B)

Trujillo: 34 masl

09

TRUJILLO – CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.
In the morning, transfer to the airport to board the flight to the Imperial city of Cusco. Arrival to the city of Cusco, reception and transfer to the hotel. Dinner Welcome show at local restaurant. Overnight (D, C).

Cusco: 3,395 masl

10

CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.
Free morning to acclimatize to the altitude.
In the afternoon, pick up to start the tour to the imperial city, where we will visit the Cathedral, the Koricancha and the nearby ruins: Qenqo (Ceremonial and Ritual Center, place where the sacrifices were made), Puca Pucara used by Emperor Pachacutec as tambo),
Tambomachay (also called “The Bath of the Inca”) and Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Return to the hotel. Overnight (B)

Note:
Trujillo / Cusco flights operate only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from July to November 2019. Subject to availability and variation without prior notice.

Cusco: 3,395 masl

11

CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY – CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning departure for our visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will visit the textile center Awanacancha, then we will go to the town of Pisac, here we will visit a picturesque craft market where we can see how until today the locals maintain the tradition of exchanging their things or food, as it was done in the past. Buffet lunch in local restaurant.

Later we will go to the town of Ollantaytambo where we will visit the fortress that bears the same name. Here we will visit the most important sectors of the place, and our guide will give us an explanation about its history. Returning to Cusco, we will visit the town of Chinchero and its small chapel. Arrival and left at the hotel. Overnight. (B, L)

Sacred Valley: 2,800 masl

12

CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel. This day will be the highlight of our trip, the visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu. 

Very early we will depart from the train station of Ollanta towards the majestic city of Aguas Calientes, the travel time is approximately 01 hour 30 minutes. En route we will appreciate a diversity of natural landscapes according to the existing altitudinal floors, we will arrive at the Aguas Calientes town station, from here we will board the buses to ascend to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. We will begin the visit observing the great landscape that surrounds it.
The tour will be 02 hours and 30 minutes, at the end of it will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to make purchases. At the scheduled time, transfer to the station to board the return train to Ollantaytambo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Cusco.
Overnight. (B)

Machu Picchu: 2,400 masl

13

CUSCO – LIMA / ……..

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board our return flight to the city of Lima. Arrival and immediate international connection. (B)

Include

  • Transfers of entry and exit in Lima and Chachapoyas.
  • 12 nights accommodation + breakfast.
  • HD Colonial and Modern City Tour in Lima.
  • FD Fortaleza de Kuélap + Cableway – Regular service.
  • FD Tour to the Gocta Falls. – Regular service
  • FD Huaca Rajada + Túcume + Royal Tombs + Lunch – Regular Service.
  • Transfer Chiclayo / Trujillo + El Brujo archaeological complex (Lady of Cao). Private Service
  • FD Huacas del Sol y la Luna + Huaca Dragon (Rainbow) + Huanchaco + Chan Chan + Lunch – Regular Service.
  • HD City Tour Cusco and Nearby Ruins: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca – Pucará.
  • FD Sacred Valley: Awanachancha + Pisac Market + Ollantaytambo Fortress + Chincheros – Regular service.
  • FD Excursion to Machu Picchu by Voyager or Expedition Train – Regular service.
  • Food mentioned in itinerary.
  • Personal assistance.

Not Included

  • National and international air tickets.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Additional features.
  • Excess luggage.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Feeding not specified.
  • Early check in / late check out.
  • Services not specified in the itinerary.

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