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Affordable Peru Tour

15 DAYS

Start
Lima -
End
 Cusco


From
1899 USD

Trip Code: APT15D


All Highlights of Southern Peru

Affordable Peru Tour:

The best combination to explore the most famous places of Peru in just one Trip. An unforgettable Tour for an affordable price.

Itinerary:

Day 1 – International Arrival in Lima

After your arrival to Lima our representative will wait for you and transfer you to your chosen hotel. For the rest of the day there are no more planned activities.

Overnight in Lima

This day includes:
  • Assistance at Lima Airport and Transfer to your hotel
  • 01 night in Lima
  • English speaking assistant

This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Drinks
  • International Flight Tickets

Note: Try to arrive to Lima between 3pm – 10pm. This allows you to have some rest before the start of your journey.

Day 2 – Lima Sightseeing Tour

In the Morning you will have time to rest and enjoy your first breakfast in Peru. Later in the afternoon we will pick you up at your hotel to start your tour through Lima. In the beginning we will see the Huaca Pucllana Pyramid, the Historical Center of Lima, the “Paseo de la Republica”, the San Martin Square, the main square, the government palace, the archbishop palace, and the city hall.

Following we will make a stop at the great San Francisco Convent, which houses the largest collection of religious art in America. The highlight of the City Tour is the visit of the “Catacumbas”, which are impressive tombs built under the ground.

The tour will end in Lima’s most modern areas like El Olivar of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar. After the tour you can have a dinner in one of the numerous restaurants in Lima and enjoy the food of one of the best culinaric places in the world.

Overnight in Lima

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Touristic bus for the city tour
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets for Lima sightseeing sites
  • 01 night in Lima
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Drinks

Day 3 – Lima – Paracas – Ballesta Island – Artesan Winery – Huacachina Oasis

Today your Pick up will be at 3:20am. Our staff will transfer you to the bus station of Cruz del Sur. The bus departure time from Lima to Paracas is at 4am.

Upon the arrival to Paracas our staff will pick you up and transfer you to a port where a boat waits for you to bring you to the Ballestas Island. Here we will see sea lions, exotic birds and astonishing nature. Thanks to the very early departure in the morning, you will have a lot of time to take pictures and relax on this unique island located at the west coast of Peru.

Once we get back to the port, we will meet with our private vehicle whichwill take us to the Artisan Winery of “el Catador”. Here we will have an extensive explanation of the wine and pisco elaboration and will also have the chance to taste it.

Finally we will visit the Lagoon of Huacachina also called “THE OASIS OF AMERICA” where we will spend the night.

OPTIONAL TOUR – Dune Buggyride; Sandboarding around Huacachina Oasis:
For the more adventurous people we suggest our buggyride and sandboarding tour around Huacachina Oasis. This extra option is a a lot of fun and full of adrenaline.

Note: The recommended time to do the buggyride and sandboarding is at 4:00pm.

Overnight in Huacachina Oasis

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the Hotel
  • Transfer from your hotel to the bus station
  • Bus ticket from Lima to Ica
  • Assistance at Paracas bus station and transfer to the port
  • Entrance tickets for Ballestas Islands
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Group Ballestas Island Tour
  • Private transport from Paracas to an artisan winery
  • 01 Night at Huacachina Oasis
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Sandboarding & Buggyride

Day 4 – Bus Paracas – Nazca – Overflight Nazca lines – Bus to Arequipa

After breakfast we will pick you up and transfer you to the bus station of Paracas. From there we you will the bus to Nazca (bus journey approx. 2 ½ hours). Upon arrival our assistant will wait for you to bring you to Nazca airport and from where you will start your flight over the Nazca lines. During the flight you will witness figures like a monkey, a lizard, a spider and a lot of other over 2000 years old symbols. All these figures hold symbolic value in Nazca culture.

After the exciting flight you will have some leisure time to relax and have lunch.
In the afternoon at 2:30pm you will take a 9 hours busride to Arequipa. Late in the evening you will arrive to the so called “white city” and our staff will bring you to your hotel.

Overnight in Arequipa

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer from your hotel to the bus station
  • Bus ticket from Ica to Nazca
  • Assistance at Nazca bus station and transfer to Nazca airport
  • Tickets and overfight Nazca Lines
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Group Nazca lines tour
  • Assistance and transfer Nazca bus station
  • Bus from Nazca to Arequipa
  • Assistance at Arequipa bus Station and transfer to your hotel
  • 01 night in Arequipa
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Drinks

Day 5 – Arequipa – Free Day

Today you will have the whole day to explore Arequipa or to recover a little bit from the previous days.

OPTIONAL TOUR – City Tour in Arequipa:

The city tour will begin in the afternoon. You will first visit the convent of Santa Catalina before it will take you the church of the Society of Jesus. You can observe some amazing paintings in this local baroque art masterpiece as well as visiting the Yanahuara and Carmen Alto’s housing districts. Therein you can witness the breathtaking beauty of the Arequipeñan terraces, the Misti Chachani, the Pichu pichu volcanoes and also overview the city center.

Overnight in Arequipa

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • 01 night in Arequipa
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • City tour in Arequipa
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Drinks

Day 6 – Arequipa to Colca Canyon with Overnight

In the morning at the scheduled time the pick up will be at the hotel to continue our journey to Chivay. During the ride we will see amazing nature and wild vicuñas in their natural habitat.

From there we move on to Pata Wasi (3800m) where we will have the pleasure to watch natural rock formations including the volcanoes “Misti” and “Chachani”. We will ascend further to a mountainous and splendid 4500m height, passing the mountain “Tocra”. One of the highlights of this ride will be “Pata Pampa” where we will reach a height of 4820m. Approaching Chivay town (3651m), you will be amazed by Colca Valley’s multicolored terraces.

Overnight in Chivay

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Pick up from your hotel and guided tour bus from Arequipa to Chivay
  • Entrance ticket to Chivay (Colca)
  • Lunch in Chivay
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Group tour from Arequipa to Chivay
  • Assistance and transfers from to hotel
  • 01 hotel night in Chivay
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Entrance to the hot springs in Chivay – La Calera

Day 7 – Colca – Condor Cross – Bus to Puno

The second day in Colca we will drive through to the “Cross of the Condor”. Here you will see the Andean condor, the largest flying bird in the world. Then we will move on to visit Colca Valley and the “Cruz del Cóndor”, the second deepest canyon on earth.

Along the way back to Chivay we will have the chance to see the town of Pinchollo as well as the “Antahuilque watching point” to have a view over a marvelous terrace built 1500 years ago by the Collagua civilization. Another stop over will be at the viewpoints “Choquetico” and “Tumbas colgantes” which means ‘hanging tombs’. Our tour will progress with visits to the towns of Maca (shaken by earthquake in 1991) and Yanque where you can see the most beautiful church of the valley. After arriving in Chivay again you can enjoy a hearty lunch at a local eatery.

After lunch we will take the bus to Puno. This journey will take around 6 hours to reach the city at lake Titicaca. Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the station bring your to your hotel.

Overnight in Puno

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Pick up and group tour to Cruz del Condor in Colca
  • Lunch in Chivay
  • Bus from Chivay to Puno
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Assistance at the bus station in Puno and transfer to your hotel
  • 01 night in Puno
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Drinks

Day 8 – Lake Titicaca Tour: Uros Floating Islands and Taquile

After a restful night you will be ready for your full day tour to the Islands of Uros and Taquile at lake Titicaca. From your hotel we will bring you to our boat to start the ride to the islands.

First we will visit Uros. Only a few hundred Urus still live on this island who also are one of the few who still speak the language Aymara. On this Island the natives knit the reeds together to form an organic mat in order to grow thicker reeds. You will observe the original way of how the Uros live and for a short time you will be part of this ancient culture.

After another 1 ½ hours navigating on the Titicaca Lake, we will reach Taquile Island. Here you will obserbe an unique community whose artwork is very appreciated because their women are outstanding weavers. On this island you will notice that the locals speak Quechua instead of the predominant Aymara.

After lunch, the boat will take you back to Puno.

OPTIONAL TOUR – Kayaking at Luquina:

The kayaking adventure will begin at 6:30am with a transfer from your hotel to the port. We then will travel by motorboat to visit the famous Uros floating Islands.  After 2 hours navigation on the lake we will reach Luquina. At around 10:00am we will begin with the security briefing and basic paddling instructions.

Half an hour later we will start paddling towards the tip of the Peninsula of Chucuito. From here it is possible to distinct the high Bolivian snow caped mountains at the other side of the Lake. Enjoying the cool lake breeze we will continue paddling and around 11.30am we will reach a pristine sandy beach at the community of Karina.

After a short break and spectacular views we will start paddling again back to our base camp at Luquina. At 1:00 pm approximately, we will reach the shores at the base camp. Local families will welcome us with some hot drinks and a prepared lunch. Share with them a cross cultural experience while enjoying a delicious typical lunch.

After lunch the boat will take you back to Puno.

Overnight in Puno

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Pick up and group tour to Uros and Taquile Islands
  • Entrance ticket to Titicaca Lake
  • Lunch in Taquile
  • Boat for the tour on the Lake
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • 01 night in Puno
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional Kayaking Tour at Luquina
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 9 – Bus Puno to Cusco with Guided Tour

At the scheduled time our pick up will bring you from your hotel to the bus station where you will board the bus to Cusco. The service includes the visits to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Wiracocha Temple, Sicuani, La Raya and Pucara.

Once you arrive to Cusco our representative will meet you, assist you and transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight in Cusco

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station
  • Guided tour tourist bus from Puno to Cusco
  • Lunch in Sicuani town
  • Entrance tickets to visit all the sights from Puno to Cusco
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Assistance at the bus station in Cusco and transfer to the hotel
  • 01 night in Cusco
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 10 – Cusco Sightseeing Tour

After a free morning your pick up will be at the hotel in the afternoon to begin your Cusco city tour.
On this tour you will visit the Temple of the Sun (Koricancha), Santo Domingo Convent, The Main Cathedral and its Cuzqueñan paintings, as well as the 4 main Inca sites Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.

Overnight in Cusco

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Tourist bus
  • Group Cusco city tour
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Entrance Tickets to all sights
  • 01 night in Cusco
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 11 – Sacred Valley Tour: Pisac – Ollantaytambo

Today you will first visit Awana Kancha to appreciate the magnificence of the Peruvian Andes and its South American cameloids. You will visit Pisac, a scenic town, where you will see local markets and the old archaeological ruins at the top of the town. From Pisac we will have a ride to Urubamba, a small village where a lunch buffet in a very nice scenery will wait for you.

After crossing the Sacred Valley, your next destination will be Ollantaytambo with its fortress and remains of the Inca Empire.

In the afternoon and after walking through the old ruins we will head back to Cusco.

Overnight in Cusco

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Pick up group tour to the Sacred Valley
  • Lunch in Urubamba town
  • Entry ticket for the Sacred Valley
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • 01 night in Cusco
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 12 – Weaving demonstration process – Maras – Moray – Salineras – Machu Picchu

This day we will visit a local community of Tauca which is located on the edge of the Piuray lagoon. We will meet local people who will teach us the dyeing and weaving process. You will see how local women use natural plants, roots, seeds, leaves and insects to dye the alpaca wool and you will be able choosing to do a weaving lesson.

Our journey will continue to the Inca site called “Moray” which used to be an agricultural experimentation center. After a short stop in the colonial village of Maras we will go further to Salineras. We will organize a picnic lunch in an open area with a very nice view to the Sacred Valley before we drop down to the salt pans of Salineras. More than 5000 terraces are still in production and many families of Maras bring their salt to the market of Urubamba by mules.

We finally will meet our vehicle again to transfer you to Ollantaytambo train station where you will take the train to Aguas Calientes.

Upon the arrival you will be welcomed and transfered to your hotel.

Overnight in Aguas Calientes

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Lunch in Urubamba town
  • Entrance tickets for Maras, Moray
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Assistance at Aguas Calientes station and transfer to your hotel
  • 01 night in Aguas Calientes
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 13 – Machu Picchu Tour – Back to Cusco

Early in the morning we will start our excursion to Machu Picchu. From Aguas Calientes we will have short bus ride (25 minutes) uphill to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival you will participate in a guided tour visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the most important preserved Intihuatana, the Royal Quarters and the Temple of the Three Windows.

Optional: Huayna Picchu Mountain Entrance

Hike to Huaynapicchu Mounitan from where you will appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu even more and from another angle.

In the afternoon you will take the train back to Cusco. Upon arrival our staff will wait for you at the train station and transfer you to your Hotel.

Overnight in Cusco

This day does include:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (round trip)
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Qualified english speaking guide
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco hotel
  • 01 night in Cusco
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 14 – Free day in Cusco

This day you will have a full day in Cusco to take a leisurely walk around the ancient capital of the Incas.

OPTIONAL TOUR – Rainbow Mountain hike:

Your pick up will be at 04:30am. Then we will leave Cusco to drive around 3 hours to get to Hanchipacha where we  have breakfast. We will continue to the Quesiuno community (4,326 m / 14,189 ft.) from where we will start a 3 hours hike to the top of the Rainbow Mountain, Vinicunca. On the way up we will enjoy amazing landscapes, alpacas, llamas and small villages. After the arrival to the top we will be stunned by the beauty of the mountain (5,020 m / 16,466 ft.). You will have 30 to 50 minutes of time to explore the area, to take pictures and soak in nature before we will descend again.

After the hike downhill to our starting point we will drive another 3 hours get back to Cusco.

Overnight in Cusco

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • 01 night in Cusco
This day does not include:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional Tour to the Rainbow Mountain
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Extra drinks

Day 15 – Departure from Cusco

At the scheduled time our assistant will be at your hotel to transfer you to the airport.

This day includes:
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Pick up and transfer to Cusco airport
  • Qualified english speaking transfer
This day does not include:
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Domestic Flight
  • Extra Drinks

 

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City
BUDGET
STANDARD CLASS
SUPERIOR CLASS
Lima
Casa Huayra Hostel
Pucllana Lodge
San Agustin Colonial
Grand Faraona
Casa Andina Select Miraflores
San Agustin Exclusive
Hucachina
Hotel Huacachinero
Desert Nights Ecocamp
Hotel Huacachinero superior
Hotel las flores
Hotel las Dunas
Arequipa
Casa de Avila
Casona Plaza Colonial
San Agustin Posada del Monasterio
La Casa de mi Abuela
Sonesta Posadas del Inca Arequipa
Casa Arequipa
Colca Valley
Colca Inn
Eco Inn Colca
Casa Andina Colca
El Refugio Hotel
Puno
Balsa Inn – Puno
Ciudad del Lago Hotel
La Hacienda (Deustra)
Eco Inn Puno
Sonesta Posadas del Inca Puno
Royal Inn
Cusco
Hostal Inkarri
Hostal Cusco Plaza Nazarenas
Sueños del Inka
San Agustin Internacional
Eco Inn Cuzco
San Agustín El Dorado
Aguas Calientes
Kantu Inn
Hostal Machu Picchu
Flower´s House
Andina Luxury (no website)
Casa Andina Machu Picchu
El Mapi by Inkaterra

WHAT'S INCLUDE?

  • 2 Nights hotel accomodation in Lima
  • 1 Night Hotel accomodation in Huacachina
  • 1 Night Hotel accomodation in Arequipa
  • 1 Night Hotel accomodation in Colca Valley
  • 1 Night Hotel accomodation in Puno
  • 4 nights hotel accomodation in Cusco
  • 1 night hotel accomodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Bus Tickets: From Lima to Paracas - Paracas to Nazca - Nazca to Arequipa - Arequipa to Chivay - Chivay to Puno - Puno to Cusco
  • Excurtions: Lima, Ballestas Island in Paracas, Nazca Lines, Colca Canyon, Titicaca Lake in Puno, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
  • Entrance tickets for Lima sightseeing sites, Ballestas Island, Nazca Lines, Colca, Titicaca Lake, Cusco sightseeing sites and Machu Picchu
  • Expedition Train (Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco)
  • All airport transfers, Hotel pickup and drop-off by English-speaking staff
  • Meals according mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guided tours will be By qualified English-speaking guides

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDE?

    • Domestic flights
    • travel insurance
    • visa
    • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu Mountain
    • personal items, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras