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Tour: Imperial Peru
(11 days/10 nights)

Imperial Peru - Puno - Tours in Peru


Day 1: Lima
Arrival to Lima, assistance and transfer to the selected hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 2: Lima
Breakfast in hotel
During the afternoon, the best tour to become familiar with Lima and its history.
Our tour gives you the best combination of attractions in Lima from pre-Hispanic, Colonial and Modern times.
A guided tour of Huaca Pucllana, a magnificent ceremonial and administrative site, dating back to the IV century A.D., which the Incas called “Naupallaqta”, or sacred town.  You will also visit Huaca Huallmarca, a typical pyramid characteristic of sacred pre-Hispanic edifices found along the Peruvian coast.
A visit to Lima’s historic downtown, including Paseo de la República, Plaza San Martín, the Main Plaza  and the surrounding monuments:  the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, City Hall, the Desamparados train station, and the Moorish-style houses and balconies along Lima’s old streets.
The next stop is San Francisco Convent, with the best exhibition of Colonial Art in Latin America.  The tour includes the Choir Hall, the Monks’ Library and the Sacristy, featuring a collection of Zurbarán and Rivera oil paintings.  After visiting the Main Patio of the Cloister to see its fine XVI century Seville tiles and Moorish Arches, the tour will proceed to the Underground Crypts known as the Catacombs.
A visit to the traditional neighborhood near the San Isidro Golf Club, the Olive Grove Park and the modern LarcoMar shopping and entertainment complex, a distinctive landmark of Modern Lima offering a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. The tour of LarcoMar features a splendid exhibit of Peruvian alpaca textiles, and jewellery and handicrafts from the many regions and civilizations of historic Peru. 
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Day 3: Lima - Puno
Breakfast in hotel
At the right time, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Puno.
Arrival in Puno and transfer to the selected hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Day 4: Puno
Breakfast in hotel
Early in the morning, we embark for a boat excursion on Lake Titicaca.  We visit the Uros Indians, who build their homes on “floating islands” of totora reeds and are known for their boats made of the same material. Continue as far as the Island of Taquile. Members of this self-supporting Aymara community receive visitors to show them their costumes and show them around the island. Taquile is renown for its fine decorative weavings.
Come back to Puno.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Lake Titicaca - Puno - Tours in Peru
Day 5: Puno - Cusco
Breakfast in hotel
Transfer Hotel to Bus station, to go to Cusco. The way will allow to enjoy colorful natural landscapes of the Peruvian plateau. It was appraised small towns and farmer with his flocks of flames and vicunas. During the passage one visited pyramids of Pucará that emphasize by its impressive architecture, the temple of Raqchi, power center per excellence constructed in honor to the God Wiracocha, and already near Cusco the colonial town of Andahuaylillas that has a chapel that called the Sistine Chapel of the Andes. Lunch including.
Arrival to Cusco and transfer to the Hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Day 6: Cusco
Breakfast in hotel
Free morning at leisure
Enjoy an afternoon guided tour of the city and nearby ruins including Kenko, the ceremonial bath of Tambomachay, and the amazing Sacsayhuaman fortress.
Return to your hotel later in the day.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Sacasayhuaman - Cusco - Tours in Peru
Day 7: Sacred Valley
Breakfast in hotel
Full day tour, including visits to the colorful Pisac Indian Market and the Ollantaytambo Fortress.  At an elevation of 8,500 feet, the Urubamba Valley, or Sacred Valley of the Incas, is the historic heart of the Inca Empire.  It was intensively cultivated with terraces increasing its harvest several fold.  Small villages lined the valley floor, while the stone fortresses of Ollantaytambo and Pisac served the dual purpose of providing protection and serving as religious centers.  Without the benefit of the wheel, the Incas built massive stone cities and ruled an empire stretching 3,300 miles over some of the harshest terrain on earth.  Without the use of mortar, the Inca constructed their cities, suspension bridges, and aqueduct systems, with an engineering expertise that has survived five hundred years of natural disasters, conquest, and modern development.  PLEASE NOTE THE PISAC MARKET ONLY TAKES PLACES ON TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SUNDAYS.
Overnight ate the selected hotel in the Sacred Valley.

Day 8: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
Breakfast in hotel
Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the railway station for the tourist class train to Machu Picchu.  The 3 hour train journey passes through picturesque Andean scenery, passing traditional villages, Inca ruins and rushing rivers.  We'll descend 1300 metres through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and follow the Urubamba River to Aguas Calientes.  After dropping off our luggage we'll take the 20 minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu, perched 600 metres above the river.  After lunch your archeological guide will take you on a walking tour of the site. The famous lost city of the Incas is one of the most magical and mysterious places on Earth. Situated on the spine of a jungle-cloaked granite peak towering some 600 metres above an entrenched meandering of the roaring river below, the site is frequently shrouded in misty clouds pierced by the powerful equatorial sun. Constructed from precisely sculptured granite blocks carefully joined with the projecting exposed stone of the surrounding mountain, the site may well be the finest architectural achievement of the new world.
Overnight at Aguas Calientes.
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Day 9: Machu Picchu - Cusco
Breakfast in hotel
Morning at leisure.
Optional: visit Machu Picchu (do not include entrance fees and bus tickets)
In the afternoon, you will catch the train from Aguas Calientes to Cuzco.
Reception in Poroy train station and transfer to Cusco.
Overnight at hotel

Day 10: Cusco - Lima
Breakfast in hotel
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima.
Arrival to Lima, assistance and transfer to the selected hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Day 11: Lima
Breakfast in hotel
Transfer to the airport for your flight to return home to your country.


Important: In the price of the program we have considered the bus service to the Ollantaytambo Station (round trip) basis shared service. Due that the railroad is not 100% working the train service begins in Piscacucho (Km 82) and there is an additional charge for the transport that varies according to the amount of persons travelling together. Please ask the senior executive that will help you organize the trip.



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