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Best of South Peru - 10 Days

Best of South Peru

Peru · Private Tour · 10 Days
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Private Tour
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culture
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landscape

Admire the Andean landscapes in all its splendor: get dazzled by the legendary Machu Picchu, wander the cobbled streets of Cusco, visit the indigenous communities in the Titicaca Lake, and contemplate condors soar above the mountains in Colca Canyon.  

Itinerary

Day 1 - Lima
Day 2 - Lima → Arequipa
Day 3 - Arequipa → Colca Canyon
Day 4 - Colca Canyon → Puno
Day 5 - Titicaca Lake 
Day 6 - Puno → Cusco
Day 7 - Cusco
Day 8 - Machu Picchu
Day 9 - Cusco
Day 10 - Cusco → Lima

What is included

  • 9 nights accommodation at standard hotels with breakfast
  • Return airport and Bus Station Transfers in Lima, Arequipa, Puno and Cusco
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursion Colca Valley and Canyon
  • Half-Day tour to Uros Island
  • Half-day tour to Sillustani Chullpas
  • Tour bus Puno – Cusco including entrance fee and buffet lunch
  • Half-day city tour Cusco and nearby ruins - Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca-Pucara
  • Full-day Machu Picchu excursion with tourist class train from Ollanta
  • Full-day Sacred Valley excursion to Awanachancha, Pisac market and Ollantaytambo Fortress

What is NOT included

  • International flight
  • Local flight from Lima - Cusco - Lima
  • 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

day
2
Lima → Arequipa

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board the regular flight to Arequipa. Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel.

Free day for personal activities. 

Overnight at the hotel. 

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Lima → Arequipa 1h 25min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
3
Arequipa → Colca Canyon

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the Colca Canyon.

Along the way, you will visit La Vicuña’s National Reserve at Pampas Cañahuas and Vizcachani. At Pampas de Torra and Patapampa, you will contemplate the wonderful flora and fauna of the region. Arrival to the town of Chivay.

Free afternoon

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
4
Colca Canyon → Puno

Breakfast at the hotel. At a pre-arranged hour you will set off for La Cruz Del Condor Mirador where you will admire the incredibly raw beauty of the Colca Canyon and the majestic flight of the Condors soaring high over the canyon.

On the way back to Chivay, you will admire the hanging tombs of Choquetico and Litomaquetas, the Mirador of Terrazas and finally the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque with their churches and typical squares. Arrival to Chivay.

In the afternoon, transfer to Puno city. Arrival and transfer to selected hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel.

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Chivay → Puno 6h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
5
Titicaca Lake 

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, you will visit the floating islands of Uros, which are inhabited by the ancient Aymara people. These people have kept their traditions and customs generation after generation.

In the afternoon, you will visit Sillustani Chullpas, it is one of the largest archeological areas in the Americas. These are impressive burial monuments standing over 12 meters high that are stone cylinder burial chambers, used by the Aymaras to bury their important leaders. Return to the hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
6
Puno → Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the bus station to board the bus to Cusco. During the ride, which takes about 8 hours, you will visit Pucara, La Raya, where Cusco (Qechua culture) and Puno (Aymara culture) join.

Buffet lunch in Sicauni. Then, visit the archaeological center of Raqchi (Wiracoha's Temple) and the Little Chapel of Andahuaylillas. Arrival and transfer to selected hotel. 

Overnight at the hotel.

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tour bus
Puno → Cusco 8h
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Dinner

day
7
Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning for personal activities. 

In the afternoon, guided tour of the imperial city of Cusco Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun (Koricancha). We will continue with a visit to Kenko (Ceremonial and ritual center where Inca sacrifices were made), Puca Pucara (Inca surveillance post), Tambomachay (Ceremonial Water Worship Center) and the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman (where the main Inca festivals, Inti Raymi and Warachicuy, took place).

Return to the hotel and overnight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
8
Machu Picchu

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 at the hotel. 

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

day
9
Cusco

Breakfast at hotel. Free day por personal activities. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
10
Cusco → Lima

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

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

Accommodations

Lima
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Hotel Britania

Colca
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Hotel Eco Inn Colca

Puno
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Hotel La Hacienda Puno

Cusco
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Hotel Taypikala

Price for standard experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
3 pax
Triple Sharing
1 Jan 2018 - 20 Dec 2018$1285$1175

Photos

Machu Picchu
Colca Canyon
Lake Titicaca
Arequipa
Machu Picchu Railway
Sacsayhuaman, Cusco
Vicuña
Plaza de Armas, Lima

Map

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