HIGHLIGHTS OF THE INCAS -PERU & BOLIVIA

10 DAYS/ 09 NIGHTS
LIMA – CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – LA PAZ – SALT FLAT – TITICACA LAKE
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DAY 01.- LIMA

Reception at Lima Airport and transfer to the chosen hotel. Accommodation in Lima.

DAY 02.- LIMA – CUSCO – CITY TOUR

Transfer to the airport to take flight to Cusco, 1 hour 20 minutes. Reception and transfer to your selected Hotel. Then in the afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Visit to Cusco City where we‘ll appreciate the “Cathedral” that stick out due to its beauty, the “chorus” and the “pulpit” which has an important collection of paintings of Cusquena School and objects made of embossed silver. Going on with the visit we’ll go to the “Plaza de Armas”, the Sun’s temple known as “Koricancha” which was one of the most striking constructions of Andean “Cusco”. In car at 10 minutes of Cusco City we will visit the “Sacsayhuaman Fortress”, the type of this construction is Cyclopean due to the stone’s size, some of them weight between 90 and 128 tons. We will go at 15 minutes to Cusco City in car, where we’ll arrive to the archeological center of Qenqo known as the Labyrinth sacred place in which the ceremonies in honor to the Sun, the moon and the stars took place. Then at 30 minutes we’ll visit other archeological complex named Pukapukara, this center has several grounds, interior squares, aqueducts, watchtowers and roads. Finally we will finish the journey visiting the Archeological Complex of Tambomachay which played an important function related to the Water and to the regeneration of the land. In the afternoon return to Cusco City. Accommodation in Cusco.

DAY 03.- SACRED VALLEY – AGUAS CALIENTES

Tour by the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the journey takes us to: Pisaq town. – 32km at north-east of Cusco City (1 hour in car). Pisaq is much known due to its Handicraft Makers Market, as well as towns like Ccoya, Lamay, Calca and Urubamba – beautiful country towns and a good weather. Ollantaytambo.- It was built during the Inca Times, it was a military area that includes a temple, the andenes, and an urban area. Also there are traces of ancient Inca roads and aqueducts. Ollantaytambo town is called “Pueblo Inca Vivo” because their people live in the same way they used to live in the past keeping alive their customs and traditions. Transfer to the station Ollanta where we will take the train to Aguas Calientes around 2 hours 30 minutes. Accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

DAY 04.- MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Departs from the station of Aguas Calientes, aboard the minibuses Tourist Transport and after 8 km ascent takes us to the mountaintop; arrival at Machu Picchu ruins. Entrance control. Possibility of entry to the Sanctuary of Wayna Picchu (“young mountain” in Quechua) climb to the top is an amazing experience, appreciate the sacred precincts and terraces built on the cliff. The ascent is from the main square of Machu Picchu by a road, built by the Incas, which is marked and in good condition. The guided visit of the “Archeological complex of Machu Picchu” includes the urban areas that lodge the mayors architectural elements of the Inca City, being their mains grounds, the Sun’s Temple, the “Intiwatana”, the group of the sacred stone, the temple of the 3 windows and the mausoleum. Return to Cusco by train. Arrival at night. Accommodation in Cusco. 

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Tourist Information

Altitudes

LIMA – 101 m.s.n.m. PUNO – 3820 m.s.n.m. CUSCO – 3326 m.s.n.m.

DAY 05.- CUSCO – LA PAZ – CITY TOUR

At exact time, transfer to the airport to take flight to La Paz, flights in the morning; reeption and transfer to your hotel; then we will visit the famous Witches Market, the colonial Church of San Francisco and crafts shops on Sagarnaga Street. The tour continues to the Murillo Square, where are located the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Government Palace and Parliament buildings. Then visit the famous Jaen Street a colonial neighborhood, where the most interesting museums in the city are clustered together, from there we will go to the replica of the Semi-subterranean temple of Tiwanaku Culture. Changing scenery, the tour continues to the residential areas of Obrajes, Calacoto and Florida. The tour ends with a visit to the spectacular Valley of the Moon, passengers will have the opportunity to take a short hike and visit a ceramic workshop where there will be a demonstration of this art..

DAY 06.- LA PAZ – UYUNI

Accommodation in Uyuni.

DAY 07.- UYUNI – LA PAZ – CUSCO

At exact time, transfer to the airport to take flight to La Paz, departs in the morning; arrival and time to wait the connection flight to Cusco. Reception and transfer to your hotel, accommodation In Cusco. .

DAY 08.- CUSCO – PUNO

07:00 a.m. Departure visiting the tourist corridor “Manco Capac” that joins the cities of Cusco and Puno, the bus has professional guides that will allow you to know the places of “Andahuaylillas” The Church called “the Sixtine of America” where we can see the paintings of the Colonial art besides of visiting the temple of Raqchi or Temple of the “Wiracocha” Sun, main God of the Inca Empire. Lunch in “Sicuani” and then we’ll go to the highest point of “La Raya’s” route where we’ll appreciate the snow, the “alpacas”, and the “vicuñas”. Finally we’ll visit “Pukapukara” Archeological Complex formed by a big pyramidal structure. Arrival to Puno City at 16:30 approximately. Reception and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Puno.

DAY 09.- TITIKAKA LAKE – LIMA

Transfer from the Hotel to go to the port’s lake (5minutes). After we’ll take our motorboat to visit the floating islands of the “Uros”, which is located at 40 minutes. The Uros are considered one of the most singular world attractive: The Floating Islands built by a dense vegetation of “Totora” and “Llachu”(Typical plant of Puno) called also “Khili” ,for your conservation the Uros environment has a constant job to knit the Totora each 3 months and of this way avoid the disintegration. After of this brief visit we’ll continue with the tour where after 2 more hours of travel we ‘ll appreciate “Taquile Island”. Taquile is a place of great cultural and landscape art interest, where its habitants are dedicated mainly to activities like agriculture, handicraft and fish. The habitants continue living conserving the ancient traditions and Inca laws: with manifestations of their customs, religious rituals and folklore like the marriage (“sirvinacuy”), the payment to the land (“Pachamama”), their divinities of the good and the bad called: “Apus” and its archeological vestiges that belongs to the “Tiahuanku” and “Inka” culture. Return to Puno and transfer to the airport to take flight to Lima. Reception and transfer to your selected hotel, accommodation in Lima.

DAY 10.- LIMA – (OPTIONAL : (CITY TOUR) – DEPARTURE

In the afternoon transfer to the airport to take the flight to the country of your final destination…

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Breakfast; included in all the cities of the tour.
  • Transfer airport/hotel/airport in Lima, Arequipa, Puno and Cusco.
  • In Lima: 2 nights of accommodation,
  • In Puerto Maldonado (Jungle): 2 nights of accommodation in the Selected Lodge, all meals and excursions are included.
  • In Cusco:3 nights of accommodation, City Tour, Tour Sacred Valley of Urubamba w/buffet lunch, excursion to Machu Picchu by Tourist train, 01 night of accommodation in Aguas Calientes, Air ticket Cusco/La Paz
  • In Bolivia : 2 nights of accommodation in La Paz, city tour and moon valley , Titicaca catamaran day cruise with lunch
  • In Puno: 1 night of accommodation, Excursion to Uros and Taquile Islands with lunch.

IT IS NOT INCLUDED: * International and domestic airfare

PRICE PER PERSON IN AMERICAN DOLLARS
REGULAR SERVICES SHARED WITH A GROUP (2 PERSONS AT LEAST)
(Tour Guides in English/Spanish)

Type of accommodation Tourist Superior
Tourist
First Class Deluxe Superior Deluxe Super Deluxe
Single room $ 1970 $ 2245 $ 2520 $ 3105 $ 3870 Check rates
Double room $ 1520 $ 1670 $ 1805 $ 2150 $ 2555 Check rates
Triple room $ 1345 $ 1485 $ 1595 $ 1940 $ 2275 Check rates

PRICE PER PERSON IN AMERICAN DOLLARS
PRIVATE SERVICES 4 or 6 PERSONS SHARING
(Tour Guides in English/Spanish)

Type of accommodation Tourist Superior
Tourist
First Class Deluxe Superior Deluxe Super Deluxe
Double room (4 Pax) $ 1345 $ 1485 $ 1615 $ 1970 $ 2375 Check rates
Double room (6 Pax) $ 1335 $ 1475 $ 1610 $ 1960 $ 2370 Check rates

* If you want to return in Superior Train from Machu Picchu to Cusco, add $ 40 per person

AIR DOMESTIC TICKETS INSIDE PERU

Lima/Puerto Maldonado Departs 09:50 Arrival 12:45
Puerto Maldonado/Cusco Departs 13:15 Arrival 14:10
Juliaca-Puno/Lima  Departs 20:55 Arrival 22:35
Price per person from …$ 480.00
Subject to change and availability

HOTELS CONSIDERED FOR TOUR TOURIST SOUTH OF PERU

City Tourist Superior
Tourist
First Class Deluxe Deluxe ** SuperDeluxe
LIMA El Ducado
San Agustín Riviera
San Agustín Colonial
Britania
Faraona
Mariel
Tambo
Carmel
Casa Andina Centro
Jose Antonio
J.A Executive
San Agustín Exclusive
La Hacienda
Hábitat
Dazzler
Sheraton Lima
Casa Andina Select
Four Point Sheraton
Radisson (Fri-Sun)
NM Lima
Libertador (Fri-Sun)
Estelar Miraflores
Radisson (Mon-Thu)
Casa Andina Private
El Pardo
Ramada Aeropuerto
Sonesta Olivar
Westin Lima (Fri-Sun)
Hilton Miraflores
Crown Plaza
Libertador (Mon-Thu)
Marriott (Fri-Sun)
Westin Lima
(Mon-Thu)
Marriott (Dom-Jue)
Country Club
PUERTO MALDONADO Corto Maltes Eco Amazonía Lodge
Hacienda Concepcion
Sandoval Lake
Hacienda Concepción
Inkaterra
Posada Amazonas Superior
Inkaterra
Posada Amazonas Superior
Inkaterra Superior
CUSCO Prisma
Residencia del Sol
Aranjuez
Inkarri
Emperador Plaza
Casona Recoleta
Eureka
Los Portales
San Agustín Internacional
Andes de America
Munaywasi
San Agustín Dorado
Royal Inka I & II
Taypikala
Siete Ventanas
Agustos Cusco
Jose Antonio
Casa Andina Classic
Ruinas
Tierra Viva Saphi
Eco Inn
Tierra Viva Plaza
Sonesta Posada
Picoaga Contemporanea
Picoaga Colonial
Casa Andina Private
Plaza de Armas
Libertador Palacio del Inka
Marriott
Marriot Suites
Monasterio
AGUAS CALIENTES Inti Wiñaywayna Inka Town
Green Nature
Presidente
Intipunku Inn
Green Nature Superior
Intipunku
La Cabaña
Andina
El Mapi
Taypikala
La Cabaña Superior
Hatuchay
Casa del Sol
Hatun Inti
Machu Picchu Pueblo
Sumaq
Sanctuary Lodge
LA PAZ Naira Casa Piedra
Casa Fusion
Rey Palace
Presidente
Rosario
Europa
Ritz Apart
Casa Grande Casa Grande
PUNO La Hacienda Plaza
La Hacienda Puno
 Casa Andina Tikarani
Eco Inn Puno
Taypikala Lago
Sonesta Posada
Casa Andina Private (Without view)
Libertador Libertador Libertador Junior Suite

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • In all of our arrangements Our Tour Operator CLUB DE VACACIONES operates by order and count of our clients, we organize means of transport, accommodation or another tourist services required, so that we are not responsible in case accidents, losses, robberies, delays or interferences happen to the tour by chance or any other events which we are not responsible for them. We recommend you to hire an international insurance in your country to face something could happen suddenly.
  • Our Tour Operator CLUB DE VACACIONES is not responsible for any change made at the last time by airlines and bus lines, they can modify or cancel their operations for their own reasons, and the consequences that these produce such as additional transfers, accommodation (not included), tours scheduled for the dates shown on this itinerary.
    * Category quoted room: Standard (except where noted).
    * Prices not valid for Holidays and Dates of Meetings and Conventions.

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