6 days / 5 nights

  • Lima
  • Cusco
  • Paracas

Day 1

 

ARRIVAL TO LIMA -/-/-

Today you arrive to Peru. At arrival you will be assisted and transferred to the hotel, where you will have a briefing about the itinerary. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have about your journey in our country.

Day 2

ARRIVAL TO CUSCO B/-/-

Allin Hamusqa Kapaychik!! This means welcome in Quechua, the official language of the Incas. We take a tour of the city, starting out at the Santo Domingo convent monastery. This former Colonial monastery was previously the Koricancha temple, one of the most important temples devoted to worship of the sun. According to the chronicles, it was covered in gold Leaf and filled with golden representations of nature. Also included in the tour are stops at the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral. After touring the most interesting sites of the city, you will be driven to the countryside outside Cusco to visit some of the remarkable Inca ruins in the area. Included are the cult centre of Sacsayhuaman, the temple and amphitheatre of Kenko, and the Red Fortress of Puca Pucara.

Day 3

FD MACHU PICCHU: "LOST CITY OF THE INCAS" B/L/-

Breakfast at hotel.

In the morning you will be transferred to Ollantaytambo station to board the train towards Machu Picchu. Upon arrival to the station you will take a 25-minute motorcoach ride to "The Lost City of the Incas", which was discovered by American explorer Hiram Bingham in 1911. Enjoy a guided tour of the marvelous citadel, a unique awe-inspiring experience. Afterwards, stroll around the archaeological site. Lunch will be served at the luxury Sanctuary Lodge Restaurant. To further enhance your travel experience we recommend you to visit the private art gallery: "Machu Pictures - Inspiring Views of the Sanctuary", located within Cafe Inkaterra in Machu Picchu pueblo, nearby the rail station. A privileged access created for you.

In the afternoon take the train back to Cusco to your hotel.

Day 4

TRIP TO PARACAS B/-/-

Breakfast in Hotel. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima. After arrival you will be transferred to the bus station, where you will take a touristic bus to the beautiful bay of Paracas. This is a two-and-a-half hour ride south on the Panamericana highway to Paracas Peninsula.

Day 5

BALLESTAS ISLAND & NAZCA LINES OVERFLIGHT B/-/-

Breakfast at hotel.

Early morning departure for the Ballestas Islands inhabited by boobies, pelicans, sea lions and Humboldt penguins. The boat will also heave a stop in front of the peninsula to view the unexplained figures of the Candelabro Lines. Proceed to Pisco airport, to take a high-wing light aircraft over the desert and the mysterious Nazca Lines.

These can only be appreciated from the air. Made centuries ago, the reason for their existence remains a mystery.

In the afternoon we proceed with our trip to take local bus to return along the Pacific coast to Lima.

Day 6

HD LIMA CITY TOUR B/-/-

Breakfast at hotel.

In your last day in our country enjoy a tour around Lima City. Get acquainted with Peru's Capital City, its 2000 years of history and Colonial heritage and experience the artistic traditions and contemporary lives of its residents. Walk around Lima's Historical Center* with its imposing Cathedral. Visit Casa Aliaga, America's best preserved colonial mansion, occupied by the same Family since 1535. Stroll around Lima's residential districts, visiting San Isidro and Miraflores. In the afternoon transfer to the airport to take your flight.

*UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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