MACHU PICCHU & THE TITICACA LAKE
Our accessible tour has been crafted with the goal of providing an unforgettable experience for individuals with disabilities, allowing them to explore the wonders of Lima, Cusco, and Lake Titicaca in a fully inclusive manner. We strive to ensure that every traveler, regardless of their abilities, has the opportunity to fully enjoy the rich culture, fascinating history, and stunning landscapes of these three iconic locations in Peru.
• Day 1 : Arrival to Lima city
Reception at the airport. Arrival to the city of Lima, our staff will be waiting for you to transfer to your hotel. (The rest of the day off)
• Day 2 : City Tour Lima
CITY TOUR: Panoramic view of the “Pyramid of Pucllana – Main Square of Lima – Government Palace – Cathedral – Archbishop’s Palace – Guided visit to the monastery of Santo Domingo. PM Lunch time! After, tour to the Larco Herrera Museum.
• Day 3 : Lima to Cusco
Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cusco city. Arrival and transfer to hotel. PM. Lunch Time (Lunch not included) After lunch City tour around Cusco city. We will visit the main square, the cathedral, the Qoricancha temple, the arqueological place of tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman.
• Day 4 : Full Day Sacred Valley
Full day tour to the sacred valley of the Incas. Pisac, Coya, Lamay, Calca, Yucay and Urubamba. PM. Lunch Time! At Don Angel Restaurant. (Buffet Lunch Included) Visit to Ollantaytambo, one of the most important places in the sacred valley and Chincheros.
• Day 5 : Full Day Machu Picchu
AM. Transfer to the train station to take the train to Machu Picchu (Snacks aboard) Excursion to Machu Picchu Train back to Cusco city and tranfer to your hotel.
• Day 6 : Vivencial tourism
Today we will visit the community of Huchuyqosqo and learn about their daily life, how they live, how they sow and how they harvest, we will learn that the pachamama (mother earth) provides us with what we need to eat. This day we will also learn about the cosmo vision of the Andes and the importance of the coca leaf, the mystical and the magical are personified in one person. The village shaman will teach us about the energies of the apus. We will make a payment to the earth and live the magic of the Andes.
• Day 7 : Train Trip to Puno
AM. Early in the morning transfer to Puno city. Train trip PM. Arrival to Puno city and transfer to the hotel.
• Day 8 : Uros Floating island & Taquile
Today we will visit the world’s highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca. Visit to the Uros floating islands after that we will visit Taquile island, a peaceful place where old Quechua traditions live in perfect balance with modernity. Free time to spend around the island. PM. Way back to Puno and transfer to your hotel.
- Airport Transfers
- Meals specified in program
- Accessible Vans. Adapted tourism vans for wheelchair users in all destinations
- Special Equipment, Off-Road Wheelchairs, slings, portable ramps
- Billingual tour guide (Spanish – English)
- transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
- Train Tickets & Entrance
- All the tours and excrusions described in the itinerary
- First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
- All the required permits and paperwork
The Trip Cost Excludes
- International & Domestic flights
- Travel Insurance
- Services not mentioned or not promised by the agency
- Tips, Meals not mentioned in the description, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, other services.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Accessible Tour in Peru
Is the entire tour wheelchair accessible?
Yes, our tour has been carefully designed to be wheelchair accessible. We ensure that accommodations, transportation, and attractions are accessible to individuals with mobility challenges.
Are the tour guides trained to assist people with disabilities?
Absolutely. Our tour guides undergo specialized training to cater to the needs of individuals with various disabilities, ensuring a supportive and inclusive experience.
What types of accommodations are provided?
We select hotels that offer accessible facilities and rooms. These accommodations are equipped with features like widened doorways, grab bars, and accessible bathrooms to ensure a comfortable stay for everyone.
How is transportation handled for individuals with mobility aids?
We provide adapted transportation to accommodate mobility aids such as wheelchairs. Our vehicles are equipped with ramps or lifts, and our team ensures a smooth and comfortable travel experience.
Is there a limit on the group size for accessibility reasons?
We carefully manage group sizes to ensure that personalized attention can be provided to each traveler. This approach enhances the overall experience and allows for better assistance.
What accessibility features are in place for tours to historical sites like Machu Picchu?
We offer adapted transportation options to reach Machu Picchu, and the site itself has accessible routes. Our guides are knowledgeable about accessibility features at historical sites and can provide assistance accordingly.
What measures are in place in case of a medical emergency?
We have protocols in place to address medical emergencies. Our team is trained to respond effectively, and we coordinate with local medical services to ensure prompt and appropriate care if needed.
Can the itinerary be customized for specific accessibility needs?
Absolutely. We encourage travelers to communicate their specific needs, and we will do our best to customize the itinerary to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for everyone.
How can travelers provide feedback on the accessibility of the tour?
We value feedback and encourage travelers to share their experiences with us. There will be opportunities for feedback throughout the tour, and we also provide contact information for post-tour comments and suggestions.