RUMBO EXPLORA – 10DAYS-09NIGHTS PACKAGE
Lima / Cusco / Sacred Valley / Machupicchu / Puno / Lake Titicaca / Lima
Travel from the coastal city of Lima across to the soaring Andean mountains to Cusco and Machupicchu, capital of the Inca Empire and onto the vast altiplano – Puno with its unique floating islands on Lake Titicaca and the funeral towers of Sillustani. Besides the deepest Colca Canyon and the rainforest Puerto Maldonado. Destinations known for their unique natural beauty, history, and cultural traditions.
This journey begin in Lima, the capital of Peru. Enjoy our personalized touring to your interests, such as an insider tour of the impressive historic district (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), a visit to colonial churches and catacombs, plaza de armas, Miraflores & San Isidro districts and museums.
Next, fly to Cusco, and transfer to the higher elevation, stay at the city’s most historic and distinguished hotel. Your guide will lead you through the narrow streets as you learn about the fascinating Incan and Spanish history in the city. Visit important archaeological sites just outside of the city. In the evenings, enjoy a dining at Cusco’s top restaurants. The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Urubamba Valley) for a one night stay. Your guide will ensure you experience the best of the local culture during visits to indigenous markets and villages, gentle walks or hikes to important Inca sites, and meetings with local weavers. Spend the following day travelling by train to Aguas Calientes. Continue to Machupicchu and walk near the ruins. Your tour guide will teach you about the fascinating history of the site and ensure that you have the opportunity to explore the surroundings.
Next, train journey over the Andes to Puno (Lake Titicaca), and lunch included on board. One day excursion, take a boat to the fascinating “floating islands,” which are made from bundles of reeds and inhabited by the indigenous Uros people (Lake Tribe). Also visit Taquile Island, and meet local weavers who produce colorful textiles. During private/shared touring, visit local communities, and learn about their local customs and distinctive traditional dress. In the evenings, enjoy dining reservations at Puno’s top restaurants. The following day visit the funeral towers of Sillustani, which is surrounded by Umayo Lake, here you can have the opportunity to make the llama trek (1hrs), besides enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Peruvian Andes and its people. Lunch in one of the farm houses overlooking the country side. Additional activities can also be arranged, upon request, with a local expert or an evening cultural performance.
On your final day, fly back to Lima for an overnight stay then connect with your onward flight to Home.
Day 01: Arrive in Lima (-/-/-)
Arrival in Lima airport, reception, assistance and private transfer with escort guide from airport to hotel.
Overnight in Lima
Day 02: Lima – Cusco (B/-/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Morning private transfer from hotel to airport with escort guide for flight to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco, reception, assistance and private transfer from airport to hotel with escort guide. Afternoon half-day tour of Cusco with private guide including Cathedral, Santo Domingo Monastery (Qoricancha), and nearby ruins of Sacsahuayman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca pucara. Overnight in Cusco
Day 03: Sacred Valley (B/L/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Full-day private touring to sacred valley, including visit to Pisac ruins & market, Ollantaytambo fortress and Chincheros village. Overnight in Sacred Valley
Day 04: Machupicchu (B/L/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Morning private transfer to Ollantaytambo train station for your train to Machupicchu. Departure on Vistadome class train to Machupicchu. Arrival in Machupicchu village, reception, assistance and transfer to hotel for 01 night. Afternoon excursion to Machupicchu including round trip bus tickets and entrance fees to Machupicchu citadel with private guide. Overnight in Machupicchu-Aguas Calientes
Day 05: Machupicchu – Cusco (B/L/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Morning second entrance, including round trip bus tickets and entrance fees to Machupicchu citadel for your excursion to Huaynapichu Mountain. Afternoon return trip by train from Machupicchu village to Ollanta train station. Reception and private transfer to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco
Day 06: Cusco – Puno (B/-/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Private transfer from hotel to airport with escort guide for flight to Puno. Private transfer from airport to hotel with escort guide. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Puno
Day 07: Lake Titicaca (B/L/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Transfer from hotel to port. Full-day private touring by boat to Uros and Taquile Islands with private guide, lunch included during the excursion. Overnight in Puno
Day 08: Sillustani & trek with llamas (B/L/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. Full-day excursion by private car and guide to Atuncolla, including trek with llamas, boat ride on Umayo Lake, guided visit to Sillustani and lunch at Andean farm house during the excursion. Overnight in Puno
Day 09: Puno – Lima (B/-/-)
Buffet Breakfast at hotel. Morning private transfer from hotel to airport with escort guide for flight to Lima. Arrival in Lima, reception, assistance and private transfer from hotel to airport. Afternoon private tour of Lima city and major attractions, including visits to the Cathedral and Convent of San Francisco, the residential areas of San Isidro and Miraflores districts. Overnight in Lima
Day 10: Depart Lima (-/-/-)
Buffet Breakfast included at hotel. At proper time private transfer from hotel to airport with escort guide and assistance for your connecting international flight.
END OF OUR SERVICES
- HOTELS: CATEGORY 3***
- IN LIMA: Hotel Casa Andina Classic, Tambo II or similar
- IN CUSCO: Hotel Ruinas, San Agustin Internacional or similar
- IN SACRED VALLEY: Hotel Inkallpa, Hacienda Valle Sagrado or similar
- IN MACHUPICCHU: Hotel Casa Andina Classic, Tierra Viva or similar
- IN PUNO: Hotel Hacienda Puno, Qelqatani or similar
- COST OF PACKAGE: US$1720 per person (shared basis – double occupancy)
- COST OF PACKAGE: US$2560 per person (Private basis – double occupancy)
- HOTELS: CATEGORY 4****
- IN LIMA: Hotel Sonesta El Olivar, San Agustin Exclusive or similar
- IN CUSCO: Hotel Novotel, Jose Antonio or similar
- IN SACRED VALLEY: Hotel Pakaritampu, San Agustin Monasterio or similar
- IN MACHUPICCHU: Hotel Casa Andina Classic, Tierra Viva or similar
- IN PUNO: Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, Jose Antonio or similar
- COST OF PACKAGE: US$1967 per person (Shared basis – double occupancy)
- COST OF PACKAGE: US$2945 per person (Private basis – double occupancy)
THE ITINERARY INCLUDES:
Domestic airfares: Lima/Cusco, Juliaca/lima
Hotel accommodation: As indicated in the itinerary
Meals: As indicated in the itinerary
Transfers: Private transportation + escort guide as indicated in the itinerary
Tour guides: English-Spanish speaking guides, as indicated in the itinerary
Guided tour of Cusco city & Sacred Valley in Cusco
Guided tour to Machupicchu: Round trip transport Cusco/Ollantaytambo/Cusco, round-trip train ticket Vistadome coach to/from Machupicchu village + round-trip bus ticket to/from Machupicchu ruins
Boat trip in Lake Titicaca + guided tour to Sillustani
Entrance tickets: All entrance fees to the sites indicated in the itinerary. (Other companies does not include entrance ticket to Huaynapicchu mountain)
THE ITINERARY DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Meals or any other item not described in the itinerary
Late check-out and services
Drinks during meals, hotel extras
Tips for tours guides and drivers
Local taxes (18% V.A.T. is applicable only to Peruvian and foreign residents of Peru; in order to be exempted you will need to show your passport)
This is a preliminary costing, hotels may vary according to availability.
Air fares are referential only. Actual rate are subject to availability at time of purchase and type of ticket (refunds and changes allowed/not allowed, penalties apply/not apply). Domestic airfares: Lima/Cusco US$194, Juliaca/lima US$168
Airport tax: Lima/Cusco, Juliaca/Lima are included in the plane ticket.
All entrance fees are subject to change without previous notice.
Prices valid for 2016, except on Labor Day (May 01), Inti Raymi (Jun 20/27 in Cusco), Independence Day (July 28/29), Christmas & New Year (Dec 22 / Jan 03) and other National or Religious Holidays when special rates may apply; please verify.
International departure tax should be included in the Air fare; please verify.