An Amazing Andean Adventure

We share the best of our country, in this luxury tour called AN AMAZING ANDEAN ADVENTURE and all that it has to offer, whether solo, with friends, as a family or as a couple.

First, we will visit Lima, considered one of the finest cities for cuisine in the world and where you can explore some of the most important museums in Peru.

Then, you will find yourself flying over the intriguing Nazca Lines, amazing shapes that can only be seen from the air. We will cruise around the Ballestas Islands which are teeming with sea lions, penguins, dolphins and seabirds. You will then fly to the former heart of the Incan Empire in the Andes. Here, we will take a private tour through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, including a visit to the unique Awanakancha Textile Museum.

Next, we will visit the town of Pisaq and its charming traditional market and Incan buildings on top of the mountains. We will then experience the mystical and breathtaking Incan ruins of Ollantaytambo, the Maras Salt Mines and Moray where we will have an exquisite lunch in the midst of the wonderful mountainous scenery. Machu Picchu is an essential and inevitable destination for any visitor who is interested in the mysteries of Andean culture. We will take a private tour of this magnificent wonder of the world.

Finally, you will return to the beautiful, imperial city of Cusco. This city has a unique blend of Incan palaces, colonial churches and is a wonderful city to explore as well.


Tour Highlights

  • Vibrant metropolitan capital Lima.
  • Journey from Lima to Paracas by private transportation.
  • Flight over the Impressive Nazca Lines.
  • Appreciate the fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
  • Admire the beautiful Pisaq landscapes.
  • Mystery and wonder in Moray and Maras.
  • Machu Picchu immortal stone monument.
  • Culture and tradition in Cusco's walking tour.

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1

LIMA

ARRIVAL TO PERU
  • Welcome to Lima
  • Transfer to your Hotel
  • Overnight in Lima
DAY 2

LIMA, B

EXCLUSIVE LIMA CITY TOUR
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Lima the city of kings and a deluxe City tour
  • Overnight in Lima
DAY 3

LIMA – NAZCA, B/L

FLY OVER THE NAZCA LINES AND RIDE SAND BUGGIES
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Journey from Lima to Paracas by private transportation.
  • Flight over the Impressive Nazca Lines.
  • Overnight in Paracas.
DAY 4

NAZCA - LIMA, B/L

VISIT THE BALLESTAS ISLANDS AND PARACAS NATIONAL RESERVE & DEPARTURE
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Wildlife of the Ballestas Islands and tour of the Huacachina Oasis.
  • Journey from Paracas to Lima by private transportation.
  • Overnight in Lima.
DAY 5

LIMA - CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY, B/L

FLIGHT TO CUSCO, WELCOME & VISIT PISAC MARKET AND RUINS
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Domestic flight from Lima to Cusco
  • Welcoming and transfer to Sacred Valley
  • Visit Awanacancha, living museum
  • Get amazed the mystery of Pisac Inca Complex
  • Colorful traditional market in Pisaq village
  • Overnight in Sacred Valley
DAY 6

SACRED VALLEY, B / L

SACRED VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS - OLLANTAYTAMBO, MARAS & MORAY- VISIT THE FOUNDATION “NIÑOS DEL ARCO IRIS’’
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Enigmatic Maras and Moray
  • Majestic Ollantaytambo fortress
  • Visit an interesting social project to have lunch
  • Overnight in the Sacred Valley
DAY 7

SACRED VALLEY- MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO, B / L

BE MYSTIFIED BY THE WONDER OF THE WORLD MACHU PICCHU & RETURN TO CUSCO
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Train journey to Aguas Calientes
  • Private tour in Machu Picchu
  • Overnight in Cusco
DAY 8

CUSCO, B

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD; TOUR IN CUSCO
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • The Cathedral and Colonial Art Tour
  • Qoricancha, Impressive Inka building
  • Tour to the nearby Ruins Qenqo, Pukapukara and Tambomachay
  • Overnight in Cusco
DAY 9

CUSCO TO LIMA AND HOME, B

DEPARTURE FLIGHT FROM CUSCO BACK TO LIMA
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Departure fight from Cusco back to Lima

LUXURY TOURS


Duration:
9 Days / 8 Nights.
Destinations Visited:
Lima City, Nazca Lines & Paracas, Cusco City, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu.
Start:
Lima City - Peru.
Finish:
Cusco City - Peru.
Style:
Religious, Cultural, Archaeological, Adventure and Experiential.
Service:
Luxury.


FURTHER INFORMATION

For any inquiries or assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. You can get in touch by our Live Chat Help, or by email at: contact@cuscoperu.travel. Our experts in travel will be glad to assist you. We are available for you 365 days a year! If you require immediate assistance, please call us at: USA / CANADA TOLL FREE: +1-800-291-1729 / Peru Phone: (51) 84-601255.


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DAY 1

LIMA

ARRIVAL TO PERU

CuscoPeru Travel will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall of Lima International airport; from there we will transfer you to your hotel in the Miraflores district of Lima. On arrival to your hotel, our representative will give you an explanation of the tour.

Depending on your arrival time today we recommend booking a table at one of Lima's top restaurants - the capital of Peru is home to four of the World's Top  Restaurants  and Peru proudly lays claim to being the ultimate culinary destination in the World.

Overnight in Lima
Meals included: None
DAY 2

LIMA, B

EXCLUSIVE LIMA CITY TOUR

In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, our guide and private transportation will pick you up from your hotel to lead you in a private excursion. First you will visit San Martin Plaza and Jiron de la Union, which is a fascinating pedestrian-only street, Union Street, which leads to the Plaza de Armas, the main plaza. This street was built in 1535 and still retains its old charm with a number of shops and restaurants set in a mixture of old and new buildings. Then, we will arrive to the Plaza de Armas, a beautiful square surrounded by palaces including the Congress of Peruvian Republic and the World Heritage Listed Monastery of San Francisco. This monastery is renowned for its Spanish Baroque architecture, and its convent library that possesses approximately 25,000 important antique works. The first cemetery of Lima –the Catacombs- is hidden underneath these monastery floors, where you will be witness of the remains of about 70,000 burials by exploring through narrow passages and looking down into deep pits that are lined with mysterious bones and skulls. After this fascinating tour you will have the lunch in an exclusive restaurant with the most beautiful view of our Peruvian sea.
Finally we will visit one of the most important museums of Lima, Larco Herrera museum of pre-Columbian art, located in the Pueblo Libre District of Lima. The museum is housed in an 18th-century vice-royal building built over a 7th-century pre-Columbian pyramid. It showcases chronological galleries that provide an overview of 4,000 years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. It is also well known for its gallery of pre-Columbian erotic pottery.
At the end of tour, you will be taken to your hotel, where you will have the rest of the afternoon at your leisure.

Overnight in Lima
Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 3

LIMA – NAZCA, B/L

FLY OVER THE NAZCA LINES AND RIDE SAND BUGGIES

In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, our guide and private transportation  will pick you up from the hotel and drive us to Paracas.

Today you will visit the world-renowned Nazca Lines, enigmatic, gigantic carvings in the desert that continue to mystify all of those who gaze upon them. Drive to Pisco airport for your overflight of the Nazca Lines and the nearby Palpa Lines, giant drawings of animals and geometric figures ranging up to 300 metres in size, scratched on 220km² of desert plains. Upon arrival at the Pisco airport, you will board a small plane for the overflight. The plane is a Cessna Grand Caravan 208B Series with capacity for 12 passengers, and the flight lasts approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, of which 20 minutes are spent circling over the Nazca Lines and Palpa Lines.

In the afternoon, optionally whizz around the desert on sandbuggies. Navigate this lunar landscape on tracks that go through dunes ranging from 5 to 100 meters high. You can also sand board down the dunes before heading back to your hotel.

 

Overnight in Nazca
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 4

LIMA – NAZCA, B/L

VISIT THE BALLESTAS ISLANDS AND PARACAS NATIONAL RESERVE & DEPARTURE

In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, our guide and private transportation will pick you up from your hotel to lead you in a private excursion a boat ride to the Ballestas Islands, an archipelago rich in wildlife off the shore of Paracas. The islands are riddled with arches, tunnels and other wind and sea sculptures where you will appreciate different kinds of sea birds and sea lions. You will also visit Punta Pejerrey, nearly the northern most point of the isthmus and the best spot for seeing the Candelabro, a candelabra-shaped drawing etched into the highest point of a cliffside overlooking the bay.

After your tour of the Ballestas Islands, your guide will be waiting to accompany you to the Paracas National Reserve, Peru’s only marine protected area which extends over a total 335,000 hectares. The reserve was created with the aim of protecting large breeding populations of Humboldt penguins, South American fur seals and sea lions as well as 63 migratory bird species for which this area is an important stopover. During your tour you will have a chance to view native flora and fauna, as well as geological formations along the beaches of this stretch of marine territory and coastal desert. Following your guided visit, you will transfer by private car to Paracas for lunch, before driving to Lima.

Overnight in Lima
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 5

LIMA- CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY, B/L

FLIGHT TO CUSCO, WELCOME & VISIT PISAC MARKET AND RUINS

In the morning, our transfer will escort you to the airport where you should take a domestic flight to Cusco, a spectacular 1hour flight that will take you above several glacier peaks, Andean fields and colorful towns that can be seen from the sky.
Upon your arrival, our tour guide in Cusco will be there to welcome and take you to the Sacred Valley, then we will make a stop at the Living Museum of Awanakancha where you will see Incan agricultural terraces, also interact with local weavers and feed South American camelids, such as the Vicuña, Guanaco, Llama, and Alpaca.
Then, the next point to visit will be Pisaq, this valley was appreciated by the Incas, given its special geographic and weather qualities, as it is composed of a series of microclimates. It is one of the region’s main agricultural production centers, due to its fertile lands and it is the place where the best corn is produced in Peru. During your luxury trip, you will see the Vilcanota river right next to the road. In Pisaq you will also visit an impressive archaeological Inca site. Most of studies say that this carved stone could have been used for astronomical purposes by the Inca priests.
Afterwards, there will be plenty of time to explore the town with its small adobe homes and walk through the lively market where you will have the chance to find a lot of pieces of art, such as textiles, ceramics, jewelry and crafts.
To end the day, you will be taken to a tourist restaurant situated in the valley, and where lunch will be served, after this lunch time you will be taken to your hotel, where you will have the rest of time to relax.

Overnight in the Sacred Valley
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 6

SACRED VALLEY, B / L

SACRED VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS - OLLANTAYTAMBO, MARAS & MORAY- VISIT THE FOUNDATION “NIÑOS DEL ARCO IRIS’’

After a delicious breakfast in your hotel, you will visit the circular terraces of Moray; some experts believe this place has served as an agricultural laboratory because of its variations in temperature and soil type. Afterwards, you will continue touring through the town of Maras, a colonial town where is possible to see beautiful carved doorways; your next stop will be at the salt pans of Maras which are still in-use, thousands of white pools filled with salt and connected by an intricate network of water canals. After our last visit, you will be invited to the Foundation “Niños del Arco Iris”, the most important social project that provides education and health care to children and teenagers in extreme poverty. Here you will have a delicious BBQ lunch prepared by a local cook and all this surrounded by amazing landscapes.
After a tasty lunch, we continue our private luxury excursion to Ollantaytambo. It was named in honor of the Inca Chief Ollanta, famous for his courtship with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacutec. Featuring an extensive archaeological site that presides majestically over the town, the site contains structures such as the Temple of the Sun, the Mañacaray or Royal Hall, the Incahuatana and the Baños de la Princesa.
Finish this intense day with a transfer service to your hotel situated in the heart of the Sacred Valley.

Overnight in the Sacred Valley
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 7

SACRED VALLEY- MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO B / L

BE MYSTIFIED BY THE WONDER OF THE WORLD MACHU PICCHU & RETURN TO CUSCO
You are ready to discover the most important touristic jewel in Peru; early morning your guide will escort you from your hotel to the train station in a short amazing trip through the mountains to unravel the mystery of Machupicchu. After arriving to Aguas Calientes your guide will be waiting to take you to the bus for a 25 minute ride to Machupicchu citadel entrance where your luxury 2 hour tour will begin. Lost to the outside world for over 500 years and never found by the Spanish conquerors, Machu Picchu is the finest example of an Inca citadel anywhere in Peru. Located on the mountain ridge on the edge of Peru’s Amazon Jungle, it has many agricultural terraces, expertly crafted buildings and temples seamlessly merge into the mountainside. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, a New Wonder of the World and simply one of the most beautiful places on the planet, Machu Picchu offers the best insight into a mysterious lost civilization and embodies everything about the mighty Inca Empire. After a complete excursion into the sanctuary with your guide, you will have lunch in the most luxurious restaurant next to the Citadel, Tinkuy restaurant by Sanctuary Lodge. Then take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes and later catch the train back to Cusco where you will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Cusco
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 8

CUSCO, B

IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD; TOUR IN CUSCO

In the morning, your guide will meet you at your hotel at the designated time to begin our private city tour of Cusco. The birth place of the Inca Civilizations and the capital of its Empire, Cusco was once the most powerful cities in the continent – rivaling great cities such as Rome, Athens and Cairo. Ancient chronicles depict a city of extravagant shrines, mighty palaces and gold lined temples. The fate of the city was sealed forever after the Spanish conquest in the 16th century. Nowadays, local Cusqueños blend with the eclectic mix of tourists in the winding cobbled streets around Plaza de Armas. Backpacker hostels to high-end luxury hotels; local restaurants through to fine dining restaurants and endless bars and clubs dominate the vibrant and picturesque colonial center. Cusco is one of South America’s most interesting cities and one of the world’s lesser known historic gems. You will see the Cathedral on the main square with the most Holy Christian artifacts and artwork, then take a ride inside the Temple of the Sun, Qoricancha the most worshiped and respected Inca temple, go through Cusco’s top, Sacsayhuaman which in Quechua means “satisfied falcon”, the biggest Inca construction around the city, then you will appreciate Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, a set of Inca archaeological sites close to the City.
On concluding your day, you will return to your Hotel and take an afternoon off to rest or explore the city on your own.

Overnight in Cusco
Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 9

CUSCO TO LIMA AND HOME, B

DEPARTURE FLIGHT FROM CUSCO BACK TO LIMA

Today you will be transferred to Cusco airport in order to take a domestic flight back to Lima. On your arrival, you will have enough time to check in at the airport to catch your international flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

Our luxury package would take you to visit Lima, Nazca Lines, Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Actually, our program is 100% customizable; so you will be able to include other destinations and activities in Peru. We suggest you check out our luxury packages to have a better idea how you want to spend your Peru vacation. Fully Customized – Private Service – Daily Departures.


FURTHER INFORMATION

For any inquiries or assistance please do not hesitate to contact us. You can get in touch by our Live Chat Help, or by email at: contact@cuscoperu.travel. Our experts in travel will be glad to assist you. We are available for you 365 days a year! If you require immediate assistance, please call us at: USA / CANADA TOLL FREE: +1-800-291-1729 / Peru Phone: (51) 84-601255.


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The price will be based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.

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