Peruvian Treasures 14d/13n

Overview

Peruvian Treasures OVERVIEW:

Peruvian Treasures Steps:

  • Day 1: Flight from USA to Lima
  • Day 2: City tour in Lima
  • Day 3: Bus to Nazca and over flight the Nazca lines
  • Day 4: Flight to Puno City – Titicaca Lake
  • Day 5: Uros floating island tour and Titicaca Lake Tour
  • Day 6: Taquile Island and back to Puno City
  • Day 7: Touristic bus to Cusco City
  • Day 8: Walking tour in Cusco city
  • Day 9: Sacred valley tour
  • Day 10: Train to Machupicchu
  • Day 11: Machupicchu Tour and train back to Cusco
  • Day 12: Flight to Puerto Maldonado and Peruvian Jungle Tour
  • Day 13: Peruvian Jungle Tour
  • Day 14: Flight to Lima and to USA

Itinerary

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Peruvian Treasures Day 01: The adventure begging.

Kaypi Peru Tours will provide you with electronic tickets or code confirmations (to check in online).

You need to be at the airport 3 hours before your plane leaves (most likely an overnight flight)

Day 02: City tour in Lima – Gastronomical capital of South America.

After your landing in Lima, a representative of Kaypi Peru will pick you up and take you to your hotel, after your check in there you will have a City tour.

Places to be visited:

  • Historic Center of Lima.
  • Colonial buildings (Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral, the City Hall).
  • San Francisco Monastery.

After we return to our hotel you will have the afternoon to relax and enjoy your stay

Peruvian Treasures Day 03: Discover the mysterious of the Nazca Lines.

During the morning, you will take our private transportation to go to Nazca region, once arrive to the small airport, you will take the over flight to see most of the shapes and lines made it by Nazca pre Inca Culture, the over flight is during 1 hour and 45 min. after you will have time for lunch and then transportation back to Lima for spending the night.

Peruvian Treasures Day 04: On the way to the Andes and Titicaca Lake.

During the morning, you’ll be taken to the airport to catch a flight bound for Juliaca (Puno). When you arrive, Kaypi tour representative will meet you and bring you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you please.

Peruvian Treasures Day 05: Explore the ancient culture of Uros floating island.

Between 7.40am and 8am Transfer from the hotel to the port and by motor boat we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the lives of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 meters in length. After a beautiful 3hr boat ride we reach Amantani Island where we will break into smaller groups to stay with the local families. You have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4150 m.a.s.l) to see the Temples of the Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people. Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family.

Peruvian Treasures Day 06: Visit the island of the best weavers in Peru.

After our breakfast we take a short boat ride to the neighboring Taquile Island, where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, after lunch we take the return trip to Puno where we will spend the night in the same hotel.

Peruvian Treasures Day 07: Touristic bus to the ancient capital of the Incas.

We will pick you up at 7:10am and take you to the bus station to take bus to Cusco. This is a really nice bus trip that is more like a tour – it stops at four interesting sites along the way where you have guided tours:

Pukara: This is the most important and oldest ceremonial center of the altiplano. The trip also includes a really nice buffet lunch in Sicuani.

La Raya: This is the half-way point between Cusco and Puno and also the highest point (4335 meters above sea level).

Raqchi (Wiracocha God Temple): This was an Inca temple of monumental dimensions.

Andahuyalillas: Sistine chapel of South America:

After your arrival a representative of Kaypi Peru tours will pick you up and take you to your hotel in Cusco.

Peruvian Treasures Day 08: Explore the ancient city of Cusco.

After having breakfast in the Hotel We will pick you up for the walking tour! This is a really good option if you want to know more and enjoy the city of Cusco.

Peruvian Treasures Places to be visited:

  • Main plaza of Cusco
  • Plaza Nazarenas
  • San Blas neighborhood (artistic place)
  • Twelve angles stone
  • Plaza San Francisco
  • Mercado de San Pedro

You will have the afternoon to explore the city by yourselves or if you want you go in one of our half days tours.

Peruvian Treasures Day 09: On the way to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

After having breakfast in the hotel we will start our Sacred Valley of the Incas adventure!

Peruvian Treasures Places to be visited:

  • Chinchero Inca site.
  • Chinchero Textile Center.
  • Salt mines of Maras.
  • Moray Inca sites.

We will spend the night in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley.

Peruvian Treasures Day 10: On the way to Machupicchu – Train to Aguas Calientes.

We will pick you up at during the early morning (to be confirmed) and take you to the train station – the train leaves at 8:20 am (time may change depending on availability and changes to timetable). After a 3:30 hours journey of majestic views you arrive at Aguas Calientes (Hot Springs Town) where you will spend the night. There will be plenty of time to relax if you want to have a hot bath in the natural springs!!!

Peruvian Treasures Day 11: Machupicchu is the Glory.

You will have breakfast and then your Guide will pick you up from your hotel (5:40am) to take the bus up to majestic Machu Picchu to catch the sunrise and then begin your walking tour (approximately 3 hours) with your guide, after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. You can meet your guide in Aguas Calientes (it can be reached by bus or on foot) for lunch and to be given your train tickets back to Cusco.

Please leave enough time to catch your train. It is a 25-minute bus ride from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes and buses leave when they are full. It is also necessary to be at the train station in good time (20 minutes before)

Peruvian Treasures Day 12: Flight to Puerto Maldonado – Peruvian jungle tour.

Monkey Island.

Arrival in Puerto Maldonado, then transfer to the village where we will get on our boat and begin the unforgettable journey through the Madre de Dios River. On the way, you could observe the alligators, turtles, herons and other animals.

Arriving to the Amazon Lodge, you will enjoy of the exquisite typical welcome drink and then you will settle into comfortable bungalows, Afterwards comes lunch. With the help of our specialized guide we will visit Monkey Island, located at only five minutes from the lodge, in the middle of the Madre de Dios River.

The monkey island hosts different monkey species: starting from the noisy ones, the Maquisapas, the happy Achuñis, and the very impressive Frailes to the very little and funny “leoncitos” little lions. During the way to the Island, you will see very beautiful landscapes with all the flora and fauna that they host, as well as the amazing sunset in the jungle.

Day 13: Peruvian Jungle Tour.

The day will start with the beautiful birds singing; then comes breakfast. We’ll start our journey with a hike to the deeps of the woods, special paths with britches to cross the gaps. During the journey we will observe the caimans cave. Then we will continue and arrive to the majestic Apu Victor Lake, beautiful crystalline waters, surrounded by huge swamps, giant trees.

Later we will climb up our Amazon Observatory, where We will have a panoramic view of the lake, we will observe parrots, guacamayos, toucans, camungo, shanshos, herons, and If we are lucky enough we could observe one of the most spectacular animals of the jungle, the giant nutria, Then after many hours, we will return to the lodge and lunch. In the afternoon we will visit Gamitana River that born in the heart of the jungle. In its shores we could observe turtles, caimans, butterflies and some other animals. You may have a swim in its waters. Then return and have dinner.

Day 14: Flight to Lima and Flight to USA.

Breakfast and transfer to the airport for catching the flight to Lima and then to USA, last service of our Peruvian Treasures Tour Package.

Includes

Peruvian Treasures INCLUDED:

  • All flights included – Round trip flights (USA-Lima / Lima – USA)
  • Domestical – flights. (Lima – Cusco / Cusco – Puerto / Puerto Maldonado – Lima).
  • Airline taxes & fuel.
  • 09 nights accommodations at 3 starts hotel.
  • 02 nights accommodation at lodge in Puerto Maldonado.
  • 01 night in a local house
  • 19 meals, 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners.
  • All transportation. (Pickups from the airport, station and viceversa)
  • All transfers.
  • City tour in Lima.
  • English speaking guide
  • Sacred valley tour
  • Entrances to maras
  • Entrances to the Sacred Valley Tour
  • Touristic Ticket.
  • Expeditions train to Machu Picchu round trip
  • Buses to Machu Picchu. (up and down)
  • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu.
  • Entrances to Machu Picchu.
  • Tour in the Jungle 3 days / 2 nights
  • Nazca lines tour

Does not Include

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water.
  • Snacks.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Laundry.
  • Reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.
  • Meals where not stated
  • Gratitudes – Tips
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water.

What to Pack?

WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE:

  • Original Passport
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitiser
  • Personal medication
  • Cameraand film
  • Torch with spare batteries
$4789 Land Only Option Available