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Indigenous Groups of Peru - 9 Days

Indigenous Groups of Peru

Peru · Private Tour · 9 Days
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Private Tour
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culture
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landscape

Feel the warmth of the locals on this unforgettable journey to the ancient Kingdom of the Incas. Discover Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca as you soak into the village life and crafts of the Andes. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Lima
Day 2 - Lima → Sacred Valley
Day 3 - Huayllafara Community
Day 4 - Amaru Community
Day 5 - Sacred Valley → Machu Picchu → Cusco
Day 6 - Cusco → Puno
Day 7 - Lake Titicaca
Day 8 - Lake Titicaca
Day 9 - Puno → Lima

What is included

  • 7 nights accommodation at standard hotels with breakfast
  • 1 night at homestay with breakfast in Lake Titicaca
  • Return airport and Bus Station Transfers in Lima, Cusco and Puno
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Half-day tour of Chincheros Town + Maras Salt + Andenes of Moray
  • Full-day agrotourism in Huayllafara community + typical lunch + Pisac Market
  • Full-day textile art visit in Amaru community + typical lunch + Pisac Ruins
  • Full-day Machu Picchu excursion with tourist class train from Ollanta + buffet lunch.
  • Tour bus Puno – Cusco including entrance fee and buffet lunch
  • 2D1N Titicaca Lake: Uros island, Amantaní and Taquile Island

What is NOT included

  • International flight
  • Local flight from Lima - Cusco
  • Tips to drivers, guides, waiters, porters, etc
  • Meals not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Lima

Arrival to Lima airport, reception and transfer to selected hotel. 

Check in and overnight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Britania

Standard Room Lima

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2
Lima → Sacred Valley

Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cusco. Arrival, reception and transfer to Sacred Valley. In route we will stop to visit Chincheros town, Maras’s salt ponds and the Andenes of Moray

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Lima → Cusco 1h 15min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Taypikala

Standard Room Cusco

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3
Huayllafara Community

Breakfast in the hotel. We will then head to Huayllafara, where they will receive us with typical music and blessings from the land to be grateful for the new day and sharing the customs of the community. 

We will join the locals in their fields to assist them with agricultural activities depending on the season of the year. We will learn about the connection between humans and agriculture inherited by our ancestors, using ancestral tools like the chaquitaclla, cuti, lampa and others. A delicious lunch with natural products will be served. 

After that we will visit the famous Market of Pisac, where we can buy some souvenirs. Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Cusco → Huayllafara 1h 15min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Taypikala

Standard Room Cusco

day
4
Amaru Community

Breakfast in the hotel. We will then drive to an Amaru community, where they will receive us with typical music and beautiful flowers as a symbolic blessing. After this welcome we will collect flowers and leaves that will be the ingredients to prepare natural dyes. We will continue with the explanation and demonstration of shearing, spinning and start skein of wool; then the demonstration of dyeing and coloring wool, the process finishes with hand weaving. 

The iconography used in each textile holds a symbolic value for the Amaru community, they will explain its meaning. Then, we will enter to the exhibition gallery to appreciate and buy some textiles (blankets, table runners, scarves, shawls, chuspas or Andean bags, belts etc.) A delicious lunch with natural products will be served. Return to the hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Cusco → Amaru 1h 15min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Taypikala

Standard Room Cusco

day
5
Sacred Valley → Machu Picchu → Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to Machu Picchu. Very early transfer to Ollanta train station to board the train to Aguas Calientes, arrival and bus to Machu Picchu.

Arrival and excursion to Machu Picchu for 2hours and 30min. The guided tour includes the well-know Intihuatana (Solar Clock), the Watchtower, the Inka's Palace and the Three Windows.

Then, return to Aguas Calientes by bus and board the train to Ollanta station. Arrival and transfer to Cusco. 

Overnight in the hotel. 

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Cusco → Ollantaytambo 1h
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Ollantaytambo → Aguas Calientes 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Taypikala

Standard Room Cusco

day
6
Cusco → Puno

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the bus station to board the bus to Puno.

During the ride, which takes about 8 hours, you will visit the Little Chapel of Andahuaylillas, the Archaeological Center of Raqchi (Wiracoha's Temple), and have a buffet lunch in Sicauni.

Then, stop at La Raya where Cusco (Qechua culture) and Puno (Aymara culture) join, and visit Pucara. Arrival and transfer to selected hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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tour bus
Cusco → Puno 8h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel La Hacienda Puno

Standard Room Puno

day
7
Lake Titicaca

Breakfast in the hotel. After that, visit the Uros Islands, where there are 20 islands which were conformed based on totora (an aquatic plant). Transfer to Amantaní Island, where we will have a typical lunch in the house of one villager from the island. After lunch visit to the temple of Pachatata and Pachamama. Dinner, and then we will have the option to enjoy a local party.

Overnight at the homestay.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Homestay at Amantaní Island

Lake Titicaca

day
8
Lake Titicaca

Breakfast in the hotel. Visit to Taquile Island. We will have time to visit craft shops and buy some souvenirs. Then, we will go to the local restaurant to have a typical lunch. Return to Puno.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel La Hacienda Puno

Standard Room Puno

day
9
Puno → Lima

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport to board the regular flight to Lima. Arrival and connection with your international flight. 

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Puno → Lima 1h 40min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Lima
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Hotel Britania

Standard Room
Cusco
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Hotel Taypikala

Standard Room
Puno
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Hotel La Hacienda Puno

Standard Room
Lake Titicaca
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Homestay at Amantaní Island

Price for standard experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
3 pax
Triple Sharing
1 Jan 2018 - 20 Dec 2018$1607$1336

Photos

Andean People
Machu Picchu
Lake Titicaca
Salinas de Maras, Sacred Valley
Pisac Market, Scared Valley
Plaza de Armas, Lima
Raqchi
Lake Titicaca

Map

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