Peru in liberty|
12 days / 11 nights Difficulty: 1/3
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Peru Trip in liberty for 12 days
Authentic trip and in liberty for 12 days in Peru.
Peru in liberty is a trip of 12 days who allow you to discover the Peru in a freely way. This program can be modified or personalized according to your propriety.
There is just some thing reserved in advanced like the access to the Machu Piccu or transports and hotels.
Day 1 : Arrival in Lima
Reception by your driver and transfer to the hotel in Lima.
Day 2 : Flight Lima/Arequipa
Free visit of Lima in the morning. We recommand you to visit the next places: the Cathedral, San Francisco monastery and their catacombs, Boheme Barranco district, The Pachacamac site or the Larcomac shopping center situated on the seaside.
At the predicted hour, transfer at the airport by your driver. Short flight to destination of the "white city" of Arequipa, located at 2360 meters above the see. Reception and transfer at the hotel by your driver.
Day 3 : Arequipa
Free visit of the city and the surroundings like Santa Catalina monastery, the Andino Sanctuary which accomodates "la momia Juanita", the Yanuhuara mirador where you will have a splendid view of the neighbor volcanos like the Misti or the Chichani.
Cost for the entrances: $35/person
Day 4 : Arequipa / Puno
Visits free in the morning and at midday, transfer to take the touristic bus to Puno (5 hours), city located near the mythical Titikaka lake at 3800 meters of altitude above the sea. During the ride, you can observe herd of llamas or alpacas and pink flamingos lakefronts. At your arrival, you will be waiting by your driver to take you at your hotel. End of the afternoon free to visit the city.
Day 5 : Titicaca lake : Uros and Amantani Islands
First stop at the Uros islands, made in reeds, where indians lives for many centuries. Here, you will have the occasion to do a little tour on canoes. After, you will take the boat to go to the Amantani Island where you will be received and will be placed in your host family. You will take a walk to visit a part of the old ruins and you will climb at the summit of a famous island which name is "Pachatata".
Night in a local family house.
Meals: lunch and dinner are included, with the hosted family.
Day 6 : Titicaca lake - return at Puno
After the breakfast, you will take the boat to Taquile. You will climb at the Taquile village located on the summit of the island, where you will have a magnificent view on the lake. Taquile is an old village very remote for many time.
It's a living population which still have typical and ancestral practices. This population have developped a craft with alpaca wool. Then, you go down the 533 stairs to the port and will cross again the Titicaca lake to arrive at Puno.
Arrival in the afternoon and transfer to the hotel.
Day 7 : Puno - Cusco in bus
In the morning, transfer at the terminal of bus and departure in touristic bus to Cusco (first category). Crossing the Altiplano and the pass "de la Raya", which marks the limit between the Region Puno and Cusco, where the Inca civilization has been developed. The buffet lunch is included. Arrival at Cusco at the end of the day (3350 meters above the level of the sea).
There are optionals visits with english and spanish speaking guide for the museum of the Pukara site, inca site of Raqchi and the "sixtine church of the andean" at Andahuayllilas.
$18 for the entrance/person
Day 8 : Free day in Cusco
Free day in the beautiful city of Cusco, capital of the Inca empire of South America We recommend 4 inca sites : Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay. By walking or by car. The touristic ticket allows you to visit the 4 sites and other sites of the Sacred Valley for US$48/person. You can also visit the cathedral in the city.
Day 9 : Cusco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo + train to Aguas Calientes
In the morning, departure in private vehicle to the Inca Sacred Valley. Visit of the Pisac site and of the artisanal market. In the afternoon, go to Ollantaytambo with the visit of this beautiful site in the mountain. At the end of the day, departure in train to Aguas Calientes (2040 meters).
Day 10 : Machu Picchu - Return at Cusco
Departure from the hotel to take the shuttle to climb on the Machu Picchu site. First, a guided visit, with english and spanish speaking guide. For the rest of the visit, you will have free time to take photos of the site and walking freely. The shuttle, which go down to the village, is included. At the end of the day, train to go to Ollantaytambo and transfer in bus at Cusco.
Day 11 : Free day in Cusco
Free day to laze in Cusco. In option, you can visit the other slope of the Valley during half-day with : the village of Chinchero, with its market, the inca site of Moray and salineras de Maras.
Day 12 : Flight Cusco / Lima and leaving
Transfer to the airport for a short flight to Lima during 1 hour, and connexion for your international flight.
End of our services !
Details of the services of the agency
Services included :
- Transfer of the arrivals at Lima
- 10 nights in the hôtel (according to your propriety)
- Transfer hotel/Airport at Lima
- Transfer Arequipa hotel / bus terminal
- Arrived transfer at Puno
- Excursion on the Titikaka lake for 2 days, in group, with a guid speaking english/spanish. (In option : french guid for $85 then for the 2 days).
- Bus ticket Puno/Cusco
- Transfer from the bus terminal at the hotel at Cusco
- Meal : lunch and diner day 5 and buffet lunch day 7
- Private vehicle with a driver for the visit of the secreted valley day 9
- Tren tickets return trip Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes
- Shuttle tickets rise and slope Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu
- Entrance at the Machu Picchu
- Visit of the citadel of the Machu Picchu, in group, with a guid speaking english or spanish
- Transfer to Ollantaytambo at Cusco
- Transfer hotel a Cusco / Airport
- Plane ticket Cusco / Lima
Services no - included :
- International plane tickets
- Meals no-included in the trip
- Personalized guarantee
- Entrance at the Huayna Picchu mountain
- Tips for the guids and drivers