Andean Renovation

Lima • Arequipa • Colca Canyon • Puno • Cusco • Sacred valley • Machu Picchu • Cusco • Lima

01

… / LIMA

¡Welcome to Peru!
Arrival at the Lima airport, reception and transfer to the hotel located in the residential district of Miraflores. Arrival at the hotel, check in (15:00) and rest. Overnight (-)

Lima: 154 masl

02

LIMA

Breakfast at the hotel.
In the morning I pick up from your hotel to start the tour to the city of Lima. It starts with a panoramic tour of the El Olivar Park and the Huaca Pucllana to then go to the historic center of Lima, visiting the Convent of Santo Domingo and Casa Aliaga. After the foundation of Lima, on January 18, 1535, Captain Jeronimo de Aliaga Ramirez, received a plot next to the house of the conquistador Francisco Pizarro (now the Government Palace).

Since then and until today, the descendants of Captain Aliaga have continued to inhabit the house, thus becoming the oldest house in the Americas that is home to the same family for 17 generations. Going through the beautiful halls of this manor house one can perceive the history of the colonial and republican Lima. Return to the hotel.
Overnight (B)

Lima: 154 masl

03

LIMA – AREQUIPA

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the airport to board your flight to the city of Arequipa. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the morning free to acclimatize. Pick up from the hotel to start the visit with the balcony of Carmen Alto (place where you can appreciate the Chilina Valley) Balcony of Yanahuara, we passed through the neighborhood of San Lazaro, visited the Monastery of Santa Catalina, Main square, The Catedral ( Only facade), Church and Cloisters of the Society of Jesus (only exterior). Return to the hotel.
Overnight (B)

Arequipa: 2,360 masl

04

AREQUIPA – COLCA CANYON

Breakfast at the hotel.
Pick up from the hotel and departure from Arequipa via Yura, going through the foothills of Chachani, Pampa de Arrieros, Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve where we will appreciate the slender vicuna, continue through Vizcachani, Pampas de Toccra, where a variety of birds is observed, then we will border through the crater of Chucura to reach Patapampa (4,910 masl) and Mirador de los Andes where you can see the volcanoes that surround the city of Arequipa. Descent to the town of Chivay for lunch. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the 4 pools that feed on natural springs whose water emerges at temperatures of up to 80 ° Celsius. (176 ° F). They contain minerals that are beneficial, especially lithium, which promotes relaxation.
Overnight (B, L)

Colca: 3,650 masl

05

COLCA CANYON – PUNO

Breakfast at the hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, very early visit to the Cruz del Condor (41 km from Chivay), place where one of the most spectacular places of the Colca Canyon is observed and you can almost always see the condors on magistral flights , we will also visit the Tapay viewpoint where we can observe the depth of the canyon as well as the town of the same name. We will return visiting the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma, Yanque and the viewpoints of Antahuilque and Choquetico. Return to Chivay, after lunch (not included) we will depart for the city of Puno by the same route of the first day taking the detour in Patahuasi (from this place the road is completely paved to the city of Puno). On the way you will see different Andean landscapes, such as stone forests, immense lagoons with a variety of birds, small hamlets in the area, the villages of Imata, Santa Lucia and the city of Juliaca. After six hours of travel we will be arriving to Puno. Transfer to the hotel.
Overnight (B, L)

Puno: 3,827 masl

06

PUNO – LAGO TITICACA – PUNO

Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit to the Floating Island of Los Uros (3,810 msnm), set of 20 islands formed on the basis of totora (aquatic plant). Then, we will visit the Taquile Island (3,950 msnm), we will walk along a path of rocks lined and zigzagged that will lead us to the village, (approximately 01 hour walk). We will have a short time to visit the craft shops and make some purchases, then we will go to the restaurant of the island for lunch prepared based on the products of the region. Return to Puno.
Overnight (B, L)

Puno: 3,827 masl

07

PUNO – CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.
At 07:00 hours transfer to the bus station to board the tourist bus to Cusco. On the way we will visit the Kalasaya Archaeological Complex, Pucara (3,879 msnm), where the origins of the Andean Culture of the Altiplano, La Raya (4,335 msnm) are discovered, the highest point of the trip.

This place is also known as “Union of Two Cultures” (Quechua – Cusco and Aymara – Puno); buffet lunch in Sicuani (3,475 msnm), Raqchi Archaeological Center (3,475 msnm) known as the Temple of God Wiracocha and the San Pedro de Andahuaylillas Church (3,093 msnm) built in 1,580 and known as “The Sistine Chapel of Peru”. Arrival in Cusco and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight (B, L)

Cusco: 3,395 masl

08

CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.
Free morning to personal activities
In the afternoon, we will visit the imperial city of Cusco, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha). We will continue with the visit to Qenqo (Ceremonial and ritual Center where Inca sacrifices were made), Puca Pucara (old Tambo and Inca lookout post), Tambomachay (Ceremonial Center of Water Cult) and the Sacsayhuaman Fortress (place where the main Inca Festivals, Inti Raymi and Warachicuy). Return to the hotel.
Overnight (B)

Cusco: 3,395 masl

09

CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the Sacred Valley to start the visit to the textile center Awanacancha, located in an archaeological site that was an Inca cultivation area, conditioned in the manner and ancestral way, recovering and restoring the whole in its natural environment, using mainly mud and stones. in a clear allusion to the symbiotic relationship between culture and nature proper to the man of the Andes.

The visit will continue to the town of Pisac, you will visit the picturesque craft market where you can still appreciate the tradition of exchanging their things or food, as it was done in the past. After lunch, you will visit the Ollantaytambo Fortress. Here you will visit the most important sectors of the place accompanied by the story told by our guide. Finally, transfer to your hotel in Sacred Valley. massages to rest and recover energies surrounded by the calm and beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Treatments, designed to take advantage of ancestral knowledge, use Inca ingredients such as coffee, quinoa, gold or mud from the Huaypo lagoon in order to help you renew body and soul.
Overnight (B, L)

Sacred valley: 2,800 masl

10

SACRED VALLEY – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.
This day will be the highlight of our trip, the visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Departure from the hotel to board the buses and start the ascent to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. We will begin the visit with the mystic guide observing the great landscape that surrounds it. The tour will be 02 hours and 30 minutes. The guided tour includes the well-known Intihuatana (Solar Clock), the Inca Palace, Las Three windows, etc. At the end of it will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch. At the scheduled time, transfer to the train station to return to Ollantaytambo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Cusco. Overnight (B, L)

Machu Picchu: 2,400 masl

11

CUSCO – LIMA / …

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Lima. Arrival and connection with the international flight. (B)

Include

  • Transfer of arrival and departure to and from Lima, Arequipa, Colca, Puno and Cusco.
  • 10 nights accommodation at selected hotels + breakfast.
  • HD City tour Lima + Casa Aliaga.
  • HD City tour Arequipa + Santa Catalina.
  • Excursion 02 days / 01 night to the Valley and Colca Canyon.
  • Afternoon relaxation in hot springs.
  • FD Isla de los Uros and Taquile + Lunch.
  • Tourist bus ticket Puno – Cusco: tickets + lunch buffet.
  • HD City tour + 4 nearby ruins.
  • FD Sacred Valley: Awanacancha + Pisac Market + Ollantaytambo Fortress.
  • Spa at the Hotel in Sacred valley
  • FD Machu Picchu with mystic guide.
  • All entries to the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Food mentioned or according to the itinerary.
  • Personal assistance.

Not Included

  • National and international flight tickets.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Local guides in all cities (mentioned in the itinerary).
  • Additional features.
  • Excess luggage.
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  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Feeding not specified.
  • Early check in / late check out.
  • Non-specified services in the itinerary.
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