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Peru is a country in South America. The capital is Lima. The ruins of Machu Picchu, the Andes mountains, and the source of the Amazon River are all found in Peru. Peru is bordered to the north by Ecuador and Colombia, to the east by Brazil, to the south by Chile, and to the southeast by Bolivia. Peru is a representative democratic republic divided into 25 regions and over 30 million people live in it.

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Tourists from other countries like to come to Peru because of the history and also to enjoy nature. Many people come to climb mountains in the Cordillera Blanca in the Ancash Region, and many people visit Peru's long Pacific coast or the Amazon jungle. Cuzco and Macchu Picchu are just two of the places where many buildings built by the Incas are still standing after hundreds of years, and these are some of the most visited places. The Incas were not the only tribe in Peru who left buildings and artifacts, but they were the most powerful.

ITINERARY
  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
  • DAY 8
  • DAY 9
  • DAY 10

ARRIVE LIMA

On arrival into Lima you will be met at the international airport in Lima and transferred to your hotel. Once you have checked in, the remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Lima was founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535, its colonial centre is well preserved. Lima has many places to visit like the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), Cathedral, Government Palace which was the residence of Francisco Pizarro (1535), Parque de la Muralla (Park of the Wall). And some of the best museums in South America including Museum of the Inquisition and the Catacombs below the San Francisco Church, Gold Museum, Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum.

Accommodation: The Lot Boutique Hotel (or similar)

Meals: None

LIMA

After breakfast you will be collected from your hotel to join a small group to spend a full day visiting Lima, this tour includes a visit to Pachacamac, an impressive Pre-Inca Ceremonial Centre overlooking the sea. A drive through a natural protected area, marshes in the middle of the city. A lunch in the bohemian district of Barranco in a local restaurant where barman will show us how he makes pisco sour. After lunch you will visit the historic downtown of Lima (UNESCO site), walk through its most important streets to observe its architecture, monuments, traditional bars, etc. Visit the Convent of San Francisco, its solemn library and its chilling catacombs. Finally we will get to the Magic Water Circuit, where we will enjoy a unique show of lights, water, music and pictures. Return to the hotel.

Accommodation: The Lot Boutique Hotel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

AMAZON JUNGLE

Today you will be taken to the airport on time to take your flight to Puerto Maldonado where your adventure to the jungle will start. You will be welcome by the Inkaterra staff who will provide the necessary information for your stay. Navigate by outboard motorized canoe along the Madre de Dios River to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción for approximately 25 minutes. Enjoy LUNCH with organic ingredients and native flavors. After lunch, take a walk through CONCEPCION TRAILS, inside property nature trails, where you will discover and learn about primary and secondary rainforest, its components, uses, transformations by a human being, and its relevance for the world. At dusk navigate by outboard motorized canoe, at the TWILIGHT RIVER excursion. By sailing on the Madre de Dios River, you will learn about its ecosystem, Amazonian creeks, nocturnal animals’ behavior, and the southern constellations. In the evening enjoy a nice DINNER in the Casa Grande´s dining room.

Accommodation: Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

AMAZON JUNGLE

Today you will be taken to the airport on time to take your flight to Puerto Maldonado where your adventure to the jungle will start. You will be welcome by the Inkaterra staff who will provide the necessary information for your stay. Navigate by outboard motorized canoe along the Madre de Dios River to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción for approximately 25 minutes. Enjoy LUNCH with organic ingredients and native flavors. After lunch, take a walk through CONCEPCION TRAILS, inside property nature trails, where you will discover and learn about primary and secondary rainforest, its components, uses, transformations by a human being, and its relevance for the world. At dusk navigate by outboard motorized canoe, at the TWILIGHT RIVER excursion. By sailing on the Madre de Dios River, you will learn about its ecosystem, Amazonian creeks, nocturnal animals’ behavior, and the southern constellations. In the evening enjoy a nice DINNER in the Casa Grande´s dining room..

Accommodation: Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

AMAZON JUNGLE

New experiences are ahead and after taking a nutritious buffet BREAKFAST, get ready for a long trek through terra firma into the Tambopata National Reserve towards LAKE SANDOVAL. Here you will understand why Madre de Dios is called the biodiversity capital of Peru, while learning about the Reserve’s conservation efforts and the lake’s formation. Navigate by dugout canoe across this mirror-like oxbow lake that is home to the endangered giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus), black caiman (Melanosuchus niger), and one of the world’s biggest freshwater scaled fish, the paiche (Arapaima gigas). Back to the lodge for LUNCH, and later the INKATERRA CANOPY WALKWAY & ANACONDA WALK await for you. Take a 20-minute ride by outboard motorized canoe to the Inkaterra Canopy Walkway Interpretation Center where you will learn about its construction and the conservation projects of ITA-Inkaterra Asociación (NGO). Ascend one of the two 98-foot towers (30 m.) and cross the 7 hanging bridges that connect the treetops at 91 ft. high (28 m). Enjoy the breathtaking vistas and get the chance to watch white-throated toucans (Ramphastos tucanus), woodpeckers, trogons, squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis) and the three-toed sloth (Choleopus hoffmani). After descending keep on feeling the incredible primary rainforest energy going along the 200-meter wooden bridge over the swamps (aguajales). You will learn about the fauna and flora of this flooded ecosystem. At night get ready for an adventure during the Rainforest By Night excursion, where you will explore the Amazon rainforest that gives way to nocturnal animals who display intriguing behavior patterns, and enhanced senses as adaptation mechanisms. Listen to nocturnal living nature sounds, and penetrate this hidden world. End up your day with a pleasant dinner.

Accommodation: Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

AMAZON JUNGLE

The sun rises once again and after an early BREAKFAST you will take our NATIVE FARM excursion where you will be able to learn local techniques of cultivation and taste some of the products during the visit. Then visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, discover the immense variety of medicinal plants considered part of the “natural pharmacy” used by the habitants at the amazon region. Compare the medicinal uses of local medicine with traditional remedies. Getting back to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion you will have LUNCH. Take a rest and get ready for the COCHA water excursion. Enjoy a dugout canoe ride on the Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción natural pond (cocha). Try native fishing applying the “catch and release” techniques, as you enjoy the scenery observing hoatzins (Opisthocomus hoazin), a diversity of fly catchers, and gray-necked wood rails (Aramides cajanea). Disembark at the remains of Fitzcarrald steam boat; learn about its history and how it inspired Inkaterra to ask Werner Herzog to film the award-winning “Fitzcarraldo”, best director at Cannes, 1982. You will be able to participate in the INLAND COLLPA during the evening, where you will see different species and their night routines by observing through our “blinds”. End up your day with a pleasant DINNER.

CUSCO

After breakfast, take a ride back to Puerto Maldonado by outboard motorized canoe. Arrive at the Butterfly House where you may wait for your flight back to Cusco city. On your arrival you will be welcome and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel Plaza de Armas (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

CUSCO

In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel and join a group your to visit the cathedral built on the ruins of an Inca Palace located in the Plaza de Armas (Main Square). Your next stop will be the complex of Qoricancha which contained the Temple of the Sun, the most sacred site in the Inca religion. Afterwards, you will drive to the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman which reveal the Incas extraordinary architecture. Like all Inca constructions, the stones fit together perfectly without mortar and it would be hard to fit a single sheet of paper even between the biggest.

Next it is on to a site shrouded in mystery, the large rock and intricate complex of Qenqo. The site is named for the zigzag channels carved into the rock which are believed to have been used by Inca priests to pour sacred chicha or llama blood into as part of an annual ritual usually done when there was a Solstice. The evening is free at your leisure.

FULL DAY TOUR OF THE SACRED VALLEY - AGUAS CALIENTES OR MACHU PICCHU TOWN

After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel up and join a group tour to spend the day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First you will visit the archaeological site of Pisaq where you will be able to see the largest Inca cemetery in South America and beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Valley and Pisaq Town. Then you will stop at the typical market in Pisaq where you will be able to buy handicrafts, why not take small gifts for family and friends.

Following your visit to Pisaq you will reach Urubamba Town where you will enjoy an included buffet lunch. It is then time to travel on to the impressive town of Ollantaytambo known as the last living Incas city of the Incas where you can see terraces, the temple of the sun located at the top of the mountain.

Following the tour, you will be transferred to the train station in Ollantaytambo town on time to catch your Inca Rail train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town. You will be greeted on arrival and taken to your hotel. Evening is at your leisure.

Accommodation: Casa Andina Standard hotel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

CUSCO

Today you will be collected from your hotel very early to catch one of the first buses that goes up to Machupicchu citadel. Once at Machupicchu you will see the archaeological complex that was only discovered by the outside world in 1911. Located high above the Urubamba River, the cloud shrouded ruins have palaces, baths, temples and some 150 houses, all well preserved. You will have a two and a half hours of a guided tour, then free time for you to explore. After a buffet lunch, take your Inca Rail train back to Ollantaytambo Town where you will be collected on arrival and transferred back to your hotel in Cusco.

Accommodation: Hotel Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.

CUSCO / BACK TO HOME

Sadly your time in Perú has come to an end. You will be transferred to the airport on time to take your flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast

PRICE PER PERSON
  • ON DOUBLE BASIS

3* HOTELS: USD 2225.00

4* HOTELS: USD 2505.00

5* LUXURY: USD 5930.00