13 nights and 14 days. For individuals (minimum 2 pax) or small groups (max 6). Prices from € 1690
Typology: Tour for individuals
South of Peru: Lima - Paracas - Nasca - Arequipa - Colca - Puno - Titicaca - Cusco - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Lima.
What we offer you is a journey that will take you between the main destinations in Southern Peru by mixing the use of internal flights and land transport (public or private depending on what will be your choice ) according to a formula that will in any case allow you to discover the most unmissable destinations in the south of the country.
In the basic version of the program, the guided tours are always and only carried out in small private groups of Peruresponsabile.it travelers in Italian / Spanish, which helps to keep costs down, without however losing the quality of the experience. It is always possible, however, to customize the service with service upgrades consisting in the availability, in each location, of an EXCLUSIVE MACHINE AND PRIVATE GUIDE IN ITALIAN - except for the Ballestas Islands - as well as hotel or any other type of upgrades .
Packages / Tour
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
ARRIVAL IN LIMA Upon arrival in Lima, one of our staff or managers will welcome you to Jorge Chavez airport to transfer you to the hotel. As soon as possible coordination meeting with a representative of Peruresponsabile.it to illustrate the last details of the trip. In relation to the flight operation, if possible, the city tour of Lima will already take place on the first day or, if not, the city tour will be carried out on the penultimate or last day of travel. We will visit the historic center, declared a cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO with colonial and republican buildings, the Plaza de Armas, the Plaza San Martin and following the modern district of Miraflores. Free meals. Overnight at Hotel EL TAMBO DOS or SIMILAR
730/5000 LIMA-PARACAS BUS + PARACAS RESERVE - 245 KM - ABOUT 4 HOURS OF TRAVEL Pick-up at 06:00 After breakfast, one of our representatives will accompany you to the bus terminal for the Lima-Paracas Bus (Cruz del Sur - 07:00 am - 4 hours of travel). The arrival at the Paracas National Reserve, the first destination of the day, is expected in the late morning. Transfer to the hotel and departure for the excursion of the Paracas National Reserve. It will be possible to admire the first sign of the spectacular biodiversity of this wonderful country: the infinite beaches bordered to the east by the desert and its dunes and bathed in the west by an impetuous ocean. Return to the hotel in the afternoon. Free meals. Overnight at Hotel SAN AGUSTIN or SIMILAR
BALLESTAS ISLANDS AND PARACAS-ICA-NASCA BUS - 225 KM - ABOUT 3 HOURS OF TRAVEL Pick-up at 7.45 am - Early morning excursion to the Ballestas Islands. Together with our area manager you will go to the embaradero to board the motorboat that will take you to the islands. After about 15 minutes you will make a first stop at the majestic Candelabrum, the famous geoglyph of Paracas, whose meaning is still shrouded in mystery, which you can observe and photograph directly from your boat. We will then resume sailing to the islands. The show will be incredible! Once they reach their destination, thousands of birds will fly over your heads, penguins and cormorants will watch you from the cliffs beaten by the waves, families of sea lions will dance around the boat or will look at you placidly from their sunny rock in the middle of the sea. The overall duration is just over 2 hours. Afterwards, assisted transfer to the bus terminal for the Paracas-Ica transfer (Cruz del Sur - 11.15 am - 1 hour journey). Arrival in Ica and independent transfer to the Huacachina Oasis where you can relax for a few hours or do Sand Boarding and / or Dune Buggy activities. In the late afternoon, reverse transfer to the Ica terminal to take the bus to Nazca (Cruz del Sur - 6.40 pm - 3 hour journey). Arrival in Nasca in the evening and transfer to the hotel. Free meals. Overnight at Hotel CASA ANDINA NASCA or SIMILAR
VISIT TO THE ANTONINI MUSEUM AND BUS NASCA-AREQUIPA - 580 KM - ABOUT 9 HOURS OF TRAVEL After breakfast, a tour with a private guide of the Antonini Archoelogical Museum will take place, where the most prestigious finds found at the nearby excavations of Cahuachi are preserved, where on request it is possible to provide a guided tour by members of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Peru. Our programs provide for the overflight of the Nasca lines only as an option, those interested can request more information about the organization of this service. In the early afternoon, private transfer to the bus terminal for the long transfer from Nazca to Arequipa (Cruz del Sur - 2.30 pm - 10 hours of travel). Snacks on board. Arrival in Arequipa in the night and private transfer to the hotel. Free meals. Overnight at Hotel CONDE DE LEMOS AREQUIPA or SIMILAR
CITY TOUR OF AREQUIPA 09:00 - 12:00 After breakfast, our private guide will meet you at the hotel to carry out the day's program. You will visit the historic center of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the picturesque San Camilo market, the Santa Catalina convent and the Santuarios Andinos Museum, also known as the home of the famous "Mummy Juanita". We highly recommend scheduling, with the help of our local office, a lunch at one of the many traditional Picanterias of Yanahuara, the scenic neighborhood of Arequipa, from where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the city with the background of the Misti Volcano (5822 masl) . Free meals. Overnight at CONDE DE LEMOS AREQUIPA or SIMILAR
AREQUIPA – CHIVAY - 148 KM - APPROXIMATELY 4 HOURS OF TRIP (STOPPING NOT INCLUDED) 07:30 - 08:00 The excursion to the world-famous Cañon del Colca will begin early in the morning and will last for a total of 2 days / 1n in shared service with other travelers. During the route we will be able to appreciate, during several panoramic stops, the landscapes of the Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve, where South American camelids (vicuñas, llamas and alpacas) will be seen and above all where we will be delighted by splendid Andean scenarios. We will stop to take unforgettable photos at the Mirador de Chucura (mirador de los volcanes) and then go down to Chivay (3,600 masl). Accommodation in the hotel for a well deserved rest, after all, we have just touched the 5,000 meters of altitude! Free afternoon to adapt to the new altitude change. If you are well in strength, you can have fun with a visit to the thermal baths located not far from the various hotels (La Calera - 4 km from the town center). Enjoying hot water in outdoor pools at over 3,500 meters above sea level is an experience to try. Lunch and dinner free. Night with breakfast. Overnight at Hotel CASA ANDINA COLCA or SIMILAR
CHIVAY - PUNO - 298 KM - APPROXIMATELY 6 HOURS OF TRIP (STOPPING NOT INCLUDED) 06:00 Very early departure directly from your hotel, in agreement with your guide, in the direction of Cruz del Condor, a mythical place located in the central part of the Valley from where you can observe the royal flight of the condors and the depth of the Cañon del Colca. Immediately after arrival at the Cruz del Condor you will have time available for observation and to take as many photos as we want; to follow the journey will continue to Puno by tourist coach 4M (13:00 - 19:00). The transfer will be long and scenic and the arrival in Puno (3,850 masl) is expected in the late afternoon. Transfer to the hotel. Once again your acclimatization will be very important and it is therefore advisable to rest or at the most go out for a tea at the Corregidor house, right on the Plaza de Armas. Free meals. Night with breakfast. Overnight at Hotel CONDE DE LEMOS PUNO or SIMILAR
VISIT TO TITICACA LAKE AND TAQUILE ISLAND - FULL DAY Pick-up around 06:45 - After breakfast, we will start a wonderful full-day guided tour of Lake Titicaca using a boat shared with other travelers. The transfer to and from the embarcadero of the port of Puno is included with one of our private services. We will first visit the floating islands of the Uros, then the traditional and folkloristic Island of Taquile and finally we will land on the Chucuito Peninsula in the small village of Luquina Chico *. Once on the ground we will see some activities and demonstrations carried out by the local community that will illustrate their uses and customs, as well as their beautiful craftsmanship. Lunch included. Return to Puno in the afternoon. Free dinner. Overnight at Hotel CONDE DE LEMOS PUNO or SIMILAR
PASSO LA RAYA, STOP IN PUKARA, RAQCHI AND ANDAHUAILILLAS - 10 HOURS Pick-up at 06:15 On this day the long transfer from Puno to Cusco is foreseen with the Inka Express tourist bus with on-board staff at your service. The transfer from your hotel to the ground terminal will, as always, be handled by our managers for the city of Puno. To make the long journey more pleasant, some stops and entrances to sites such as Pukara, Raqchi and the famous Iglesia Andahuailillas will be included in the service. Guide services and a traditional buffet lunch will also be included. Arrival in Cusco (3,400 masl) in the late afternoon and transfer from the terminal to the chosen hotel. Lunch included. Free dinner, night with breakfast. Overnight at Hotel SAN AGUSTIN INTERNACIONAL or SIMILAR
VISITE A CUSCO – City Tour + Sacsayhuaman - Tambo Machay – Puka Pukara - Kenko Dopo colazione, tra le ore 08:00 e 08:30 verrete raggiunti in hotel da una delle nostre guide per realizzare il city tour del centro storico del Cusco – patrimonio culturale dell’umanità – ed a seguire la visita ai quattro siti archeologici che circondano la città. La visita prevede l’immancabile sosta alla meravigliosa Plaza Mayor, una della più belle d’America, e al Templo del Sol o Qoriqancha. Si continua fuori città per visitare i misteriosi complessi Incas di Qenqo, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara e l’impressionante Fortezza di Sacsayhuamán, costruita strategicamente su una collina che domina Cusco. La fortezza è famosa per le sue enormi pietre, che formano le pareti esterne del complesso, incastrate fra loro con una perfezione inspiegabile. Alcune di queste pietre superano i 9 metri di altezza e pesano più di 350 tonnellate. Rientro in hotel verso le 13:30. Il pomeriggio sarà libero, per dedicarlo alla scoperta personale del centro storico di Cusco. Pranzo e cena liberi. Notte con colazione. Pernottamento presso SAN AGUSTIN INTERNACIONAL o SIMILARE
VISIT OF THE SACRED VALLEY - Chinchero, Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo + TRAIN TO AGUAS CALIENTES After breakfast, between 07:00 and 07:30 you will be joined again by our guide to start the visit of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will visit Chinchero, the spectacular Inca salt marshes of Maras, created on the slope of a mountain and still used today by the villagers for the extraction of salt and Moray, singular craters worked by hand and used by the Incas to grow and acclimatize cereal seeds , potatoes and tropical flowers at the Andean altitudes. In the early afternoon you will reach Ollantaytambo to visit its majestic archaeological site with the temple of the sun. At the right time, after a free and self-managed lunch, you will leave by train (Inca Rail 16:36 - approximately 2 hours of travel - or equivalent) to Aguas Calientes, a village located at the foot of the archaeological sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Accommodation in hotel, free dinner and night with breakfast. Overnight at Hotel HATUN INTI CLASSIC or SIMILAR
Early morning transfer on foot (no more than a few minutes) to the Aguas Calientes bus station to immediately take the shuttle that in just 30 minutes will take you, along a zigzagging path, towards the wonderful citadel of Machu Picchu. Once you arrive, you will take a guided tour of the famous Inca citadel, visiting the "Plaza Principal", the Circular Tower, the sacred Solar Clock, the royal houses, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries. At the appropriate time, it will be necessary to reach the Aguas Calientes station to return to Ollantaytambo / Poroy (Inca Rail at 16:12 - about 2/3 hours of travel - or equivalent). Arrival in Ollantaytambo / Poroy and transfer to PULL service to Cusco. Free meals. Overnight at SAN AGUSTIN INTERNACIONAL or SIMILARN.B. On this day you can request additional services to improve your experience in Machu Picchu and make it even more complete. In particular, during the quotation phase the traveler can request to add, at a special price and to what has already been included: - EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE GUIDE inside the Machu Picchu site - PRIVATE TRANSFER, after Machu Picchu, from Ollantaytambo to Cusco instead of the return by shuttle.
FLIGHT CUSCO-LIMA 2h and 15 'before the flight departure, private transfer to Cusco airport for the flight to Lima (NOT INCLUDED). Immediately after arrival, transfer by Peruresponsabile.it to Miraflores. and, if the first day was not completed, departure for the City Tour of the city of Lima with a visit to the historic center, the Plaza de Armas, Plaza san Martin and the main churches and monasteries of Lima Centro. In case the City Tour has already been carried out, it will be possible to organize an interesting visit to the LUM, "Lugar de la memoria, tolerancia y inclusion social" or to one of the many museums or exhibition places in the city of Lima. In the afternoon, return to the hotel for pre-departure management or for the last moments of shopping. Free meals. Overnight at Hotel EL TAMBO DOS or SIMILAR
4 hours before the departure of the flight the transfer will take place by private vehicle and driver. In the case of an intercontinental flight, it will be necessary to arrive at the checkin at least 3 hours in advance of the flight departure time.