Travel to Perú – Machu Picchu, Cusco, Nazca Lines, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Iquitos, Puerto Maldonado, Inca Trail, Salkantay Trek, Lares Trek, AusangateTravel to Perú – Machu Picchu, Cusco, Nazca Lines, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Iquitos, Puerto Maldonado, Inca Trail, Salkantay Trek, Lares Trek, Ausangate
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Affordable Peru Tour

15 Days

Start
Lima -
End
 Cusco


From
1899 USD

Trip Code: APT15D


  • A comprehensive tour of the highlights of Peru
  • Exploring the mysterious Nazca Lines
  • Travel to Peru's wild Ballestas Islands
  • Learn about the dyeing and weaving process
  • Witness the glory of ancient Peru in Machu Picchu

Affordable Peru tour, visit Nazca Lines and Machu Picchu

Discover the Nazca Lines, thousand-year old figures etched into the desert floor, are visible in their entirety from the air. Visit the famous Ballestas Islands and Paracas reserve where you'll have the opportunity to observe the sea lions and birds in their natural habitat. Continue our fabulous tour visit Cusco through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people; choose to do a weaving lesson to learn the basic structure of weaving. Also you will travel by road from Cusco past the colourful Pisaq market and the interesting Ollantaytambo ruins and exploring the lost city of Machu Picchu in this tour.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 - International Arrival in Lima

Arrival in Lima; our representative will be waiting for you with a customized sign with your name and take you straight to your hotel; there are no planned activities
Overnight in Lima
Meals Included: None

Note: when booking your flight to Lima, try to arrive between 3 to 10pm so that you have time to arrive in Lima, transfer to your hotel and have some rest before your Peru Tour next day

Free morning; in the afternoon at the scheduled time you will be picked up from your hotel to continue with your trip, you will visit Huaca Pucllana Pyramid, Historical Center of Lima, Paseo de la Republica, San Martin Square, Main Square, Government Palace, Archbishop Palace, Cathedral Basilic, and City Hall Palace, the next stop will be at the great San Francisco Covent, which houses the largest collection of religious art in America. The high-point of this trip will be the visit to the Catacumbas, which are tombs built under the ground. The tour will end with your visit to modern-day Lima, areas like El Olivar of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar.
Overnight at the hotel in Lima
Meals Included: Breakfast

Pick up from your hotel at 3:20am and transfer to the bus station of Cruz del Sur, bus depart from Lima to Paracas at 4:00am. Upon arrival to Paracas, assistance and transfer to the port. Today you will be taken to the Paracas Bay to go on board on a 2 hour motorboat trip to the Ballestas Island. Attractions on the Island include sea lions and exotic birds. Enjoy a personal stroll around the islands, even taking pictures of the wonders of nature. Only from the water off the shore of Paracas you can get a full view of the Candelabro of the Andes, which is a 180 meter painting carved into the hill side along the Bay of Paracas. Once we get back to the port , we will meet with our private vehicle who will take us to the Artisan Winery of el Catador, where we will have an extensive explanation of the Wine and Pisco elaboration by hand with its respective Wine and pisco tasting, then you have time to organice your lunchu. Finally we will visit the Laguna de Huacachina also called "THE OASIS OF AMERICA" where we will spend the night.

OPTIONAL TOUR - Dune Buggy & Sandboarding around Huacachina Oasis: For the most adventurous people, we suggest buggy and Sandboarding tour around Huacachina Oasis; our buggy tour around Huacachina's desert is a great fun and full of adrenaline. Start late-afternoon at 4:00pm is the best time of day to take a tour as the sun is bright enough to illuminate the landscape
Overnight At the hotel in Huacachina
Meals Included: None

After breakfast at the hotel, pick up and transfer to the bus station from where we will take the bus to Nazca (bus journey approx. 2 ½ hours), upon arrival assistant and transfer to the Airport where you will start with the over flight of Nazca lines. You will witness figures like the monkey along with a spider. All these figures hold symbolic value in the Nazca culture. So the fingers of the monkey quantify the drought faced by the locals every year and the spider supposed to be symbolic of water and fertility. After which you will be free to relax and organize your lunch. At around 2:30pm we will take the bus to Arequipa, after 9 hours journey we will arrive to Arequipa, assistance and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Arequipa
Meals Included: Breakfast

Breakfast in the hotel, the rest of the day you have free to relax.

OPTIONAL TOUR - City Tour in Arequipa: The city tour will commence in the afternoon, you will first visit the Convent of Santa Catalina. The tour then takes you to see the church of the Society of Jesus. You can view some amazing paintings in this local baroque art masterpiece and the experience of walk the halls outlined by beautiful fresco is something you should not miss. Lastly, your visit to Yanahuara and Carmen Alto’s housing districts will have you witnessing the breathtaking beauty of the Arequipeños terraces, the Misti Chachani and Pichu pichu volcanoes and city center.
Overnight at the hotel in Arequipa
Meals Included: Breakfast

In the morning at the scheduled time you will be picked up to continue the journey to Chivay. Early into the tour you will feast your eyes on the magnificent views of the Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu volcanoes as you draw near National Reserve of “Pampa Cañahuas”. Upon reaching the reserve you can witness the wild Vicuñas in its natural habitat. From there we move on to Pata wasi (3800m) where you will take pleasure in the natural rock formations with the Misti and Chachani volcanoes on your rear. We will ascend further to a mountainous and splendid 4500m height, passing “Tocra” on the way. The “highlight” of the tour will be “Pata Pampa” where you will stand at 4820m. Approaching the Chivay town (3651m), you will be amazed at Colca Valley’s multicolored terraces.
Overnight at the in Colca
Meals Included: Breakfast

The second day in Ccolca, after breakfast we will drive through to Cross of the Condor, where you can see the largest Andean flying condors (largest in western hemisphere). Then we will move on to visit Colca Valley in Cruz del Cóndor. This is 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 view a marvelous terrace built 1500 years ago by the Collagua civilization. Another stop over will be at 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 we will take the bus to Puno journey will take around 6 hours. Upon arrival reception and transfer to you Hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Puno
Meals Included: Breakfast

This full day tour to the Islands of Uros and Taquile. You will be picked up from your hotel to go on board to our boat travel on Lake Titicaca. First we are going to visit Uros: On this Island the natives knit the reeds together to form an organic mat in order to grow thicker reeds. After 1 ½ hours relaxed navigation on the Titicaca Lake we will get Taquile Island. There an unique community can be observed, their artwork is very appreciated and women are outstanding weavers, also here 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: This great adventure begins at 6:30am with a transfer from your hotel to the port. We then travel by motorboat to visit the famous Uros floating Islands. On this Island the natives knit the reeds together to form an organic mat in order to grow thicker reeds. After 2 hours navigation on the lake we will reach Luquina Aymara community, at around 10:00am we will begin with the security briefing and basic paddling instructions and help Us the get on properly the kayak gear, flotation device etc. At 10.30 am we 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 continue paddling and at 11.30 am. reach a pristine sandy beach at the community of Karina. short break to enjoy the spectacular views. Then we start paddling again back to our base camp at Luquina, at 1:00 pm approximately, we reach the shores at the base camp. Where the local families will welcome us with some hot drinks and ready 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 at the hotel in Puno
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

At the scheduled time you will be picked from your hotel and then transfered to the bus station, where you will board the bus to Cusco. The service includes the visit to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi and Wiracocha Temple, Sicuani, La Raya and Pucara. Once you arrive to Cusco, our representative will meet you and assist you in transferring to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Free morning to relax and in the afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel, for the sightseeing tour. You will visit the Temple of the Sun, Santo Domingo Convent, The Cathedral and its Cuzqueño paintings, as well as the 4 main Inca sites that include Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo , Puca Pucara and Tambomachay
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
Meals Included: Breakfast

You will first visit Awana kancha to appreciate the magnificence of the Peruvian Andes and its South American cameloids, then you will visit Pisac, a scenic town, where you can see their local market and the archaeological site, your next destinations will be the remains of Ollantaytambo Fortress. In the afternoon back to Cusco.
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

This day we will visit a local community of Tauca located on the edge of the Piuray lagoon, here we will meet with the local people who will teach us the dyeing and weaving process, here we will see how the local women use the natural plants, roots, seeds, leaves and insects to dye the alpaca wool, there you can choose to do a weaving lesson to learn the basic structure of weaving. Then driven to Moray’s Inca site which is believed to have been an agricultural experimentation center, and then you will visit Maras a colonial village. Before to continue our journey to Salineras; we will organize our picnic lunch in an open area with a very nice view to the Sacred Valley. We then drop down to the salt pans of Salineras. Here more than 5000 terraces are still in production and many families of Maras bring their salt to the market of Urubamba on mules. We finally meet our vehicle again, and then transfer to Ollantaytambo train station where you will take the train to Aguas Calientes, arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Aguas Calientes
Meals Included: Breakfast, Box-Lunch

Excursion to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, short ride (25 minutes) up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, and you will participate in a guided tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the most important preserved Intihuatana, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows.

Optional climb to Huayna Picchu Mountain; from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more amazing being high and distant (not included in the price): In the afternoon you will take the train back to Cusco. Upon arrival reception and transfer to your Hotel
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
Meals Included: Breakfast

Full day in Cusco to take a leisurely walk around the ancient capital of the Incas.

OPTIONAL TOUR - Rainbow Mountain hike: Pick up at 04:30am. The drive takes around 3 hours to get Hanchipacha community where we are going to stop for breakfast; then we will continue driven to Quesiuno community (4,326 m / 14,189 ft.), from here we are going to start with the hike of 3 hours approx. to reach to the rainbow mountain, on the way up we will enjoy an amazing landscapes, alpacas, llamas and small villages. After getting the top of the mountain you will be shocked with the beauty of the mountain (5,020 m / 16,466 ft.), here you will have time to explore the area, take pictures and soak in the environment. We will spend approximately 30 to 50 minutes to at the top. After we will hike downhill to the same point we start the hike, from here 3 more hours driving to get back to Cusco.
Overnight at the hotel in Cusco
Meals Included: Breakfast

At the scheduled time, pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport.
Meals Included: Breakfast


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Hotel Categories

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