Lima – Cusco – Paracas

9 days / 8 Nights

 

Day 1: Lima

Welcome to Peru! Upon arrival in Lima city, our staff will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight at: San Agustin Exclusive Hotel 4*
Check In: 13:00 Hrs. / Check Out: 12:00 Hrs.
Meals included: None + 01 bottle water per person

Day 2: City Tour Lima

In the morning breakfast

09:00 Hrs. We will start our tour with a panoramic view of the “Pucllana Pyramid” a magnificent ceremonial and archeological center built in the 4th century a.D. and considered a “sacred village” by the Incas. Then, we are going to visit the main square of Lima and get beautiful views of the Government Palace, the Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace. Later, we will visit to Santo Domingo monastery that is the oldest religious complex of Lima. (It was in this monastery that St. Martin de Porres spent most of his life) In the crypt of the monastery is also buried Rose of Lima (who became known for both her life of severe asceticism and her care of the needy of the city)

  1. Lunch Time in Café del Museo Larco restaurant. (Not Included)

After the lunch and a good rest, we are going to visit the Larco Herrera museum to meet the most impressive pre-columbian art collection in the world. Located in an 18th century this mansion is built on a pre-columbian pyramid of the 17th century. This museum displays an impressive collection of gold and silver of Peru.

In the afternoon return to the hotel.

Overnight at: San Agustin Exclusive Hotel 4*
Meals included: Breakfast + 01 bottle water per person

Day 3: Lima – Cusco

After the breakfast, briefing by your tour director

08:00 Hrs. Transfer to the airport for taking the flight to Cusco, accessible services will oversee by the company.

Arrival to Cusco and transfer to hotel. Free morning for acclimatization.

  1. Time for lunch (Not Included)

13:30 Hrs. We begin our tour to Cusco city declared World Heritage by UNESCO. We are going to contemplate the main square of the city and the archaeological complex of Qoricancha (Temple of the sun) an ancient Inca palace. Then, we visit to the archaeological complex of Kenko, Pucca Pucara, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman, which are beautiful ruins left by the Incas.

19:30 Hrs. Welcome dinner! With folkloric show. (enjoy a beautiful and fancy show, typical dancing and costumes)

Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at: XIMA Hotel 4*
Check In: 13:00 Hrs. / Check Out: 12:00 Hrs.
Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner + 01 bottle water per person

Day 4: Sacred Valley

Breakfast

08:20 Hrs. This day we will visit the sacred valley of the Incas. In our first stop we visit Pisac located 32 km from the city of Cusco, a typical Andean village famous for its artisan and crafts archaeological park, which hosts the famous crafts fairs. Another 20 minutes up the mountain is the Inca site which goes by the same name as the town; covering a large area with many finely constructed buildings the site had various purposes ranging from military, religious and agricultural. Exploring the site is a great way to spend a morning, most people only have a flying visit as their time is restricted but this means they miss out on seeing a large part of what is on offer.

Continuing the tour, we will pass through the towns of Coya, Lamay, Calca, Yucay, Urubamba, observing beautiful flora and fauna during the route that takes about 45 minutes to reach the town of Urubamba

  1. Lunch Time! At Tunupa Restaurant. (Lunch Included)

14:00 Hrs. We continue the tour visiting the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, one of the most important places in the sacred valley. This place was a strategic point for the Incas.

Return to Cusco city

Overnight at: XIMA Hotel 4*
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch + 01 bottle water per person

Day 5: Machu Picchu

In the morning breakfast

04:00 Hrs. Transfer to Ollantaytambo train station to take the train to Aguas Calientes that is a village located at the base of Machu Picchu, once we got to the train station, we will take a bus and do a bustrip for 30 minutes, to reach the top of the mountain where Machu Picchu is located.

The Citadel is placed at the top of the mountain at an altitude of 2450 msnm. Our accessible tour will begin approximately at 10:00 Hrs. We are going to visit the citadel, which is one of the most renowned examples of Inca architecture, Guided tour of the most important streets, plazas and temples, and much more. Surrounded by abundant vegetation and some llamas.

Time for selfies!

PM: At appropriate time, way back to Aguas Calientes for lunch. (bustrip down the mountain)

14:00 Hrs. Lunch time! At the Casa Andina MachuPicchu restaurant. (Lunch Included)

After, lunch we will have time to rest and walk around the local handcraft market.

At appropriate time we will take the train back to Cusco city.

Overnight at: XIMA Hotel 4*
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch + 01 bottle water per person

Day 6: Cusco – Lima

In the morning breakfast

  1. Morning at leisure

11:00 Hrs. Transfer to the airport to take our flight to Lima city

  1. Arrival to Lima city and transfer to your hotel to spend the rest of the day at your leisure to relax.

19:30 Hrs. Dinner Time!

Overnight at: San Agustin Exclusive Hotel 4*
Check In: 13:00 Hrs. / Check Out: 12:00 Hrs.
Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner + 01 bottle water per person

Day 7: Lima – Paracas

In the morning breakfast

09:00 Hrs. In the morning transfer to Paracas Bay to enjoy the beach. Paracas is located at 260km from Lima. In this area a Pre-Inca culture lived, they had advanced medicine knowledge, astronomic knowledge and dominated the desert.

Arrival to the San Agustin Paracas hotel 5*. Day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the hotel or to take our optional tours.

  1. Lunch Time! Enjoy a very tasty buffet lunch (Lunch Included)
    (If you choose an optional tour we can move the meals to lunch or dinner as it’s needed)

Option 1: Overflight the Nazca lines, where you can observe the enigmatic Nazca lines, which are huge drawings made on ground. (PRICE PER PERSON STARTS AT US$ 255.00)

Option 2: Excursion to the Paracas National Reserve where you can appreciate the fauna that inhabits the Paracas desert as well as the one that lives on the coasts, different types of birds and enjoy its beautiful beaches. Includes beach wheelchair, beach tent, some snacks and cold beverages (Not Alcoholic). (PRICE PER PERSON STARTS AT US$ 30.00)

Overnight at: San Agustin Paracas Hotel 4*
Check In: 14:00 Hrs. / Check Out: 12:00 Hrs.
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch or Dinner + 01 bottle water per person

Day 8: Ballestas islands

In the morning breakfast

08:00 Hrs. Transfer to “El Chaco” dock to take the speed boats to the Ballestas Islands where are a vibrant and colorful wildlife sanctuary that is filled with wild birds and mammals, including sea lions and endangered Humboldt penguins. During this two-hour boat tour you will come face-to-face with these animals in their natural habitat. On rare occasions, it is even possible to see dolphins and whales. Obviously, this tour is a spectacular choice for animal lovers and birdwatchers.

After this amazing tour we will return to the hotel.

  1. Lunch Time! At the hotel. Last lunch of the tour (Lunch covered by courtesy of the company)

At appropriate time transfer way back to Lima.

Overnight at: San Agustin Exclusive Hotel 4*
Check In: 13:00 Hrs. / Check Out: 12:00 Hrs.
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch + 01 bottle water per person

Day 9: Lima

In the morning breakfast

  1. Day at leisure.

At appropriate time transfer to the airport for your international flight

— End of services —

PRICE PER PERSON
(Based on 02 passengers on DBL Room or Matrimonial):      STARTIN AT:  US$ 3070.00 each

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