Highlights Of Peru
Peru Tourist Attractions
Peru, famous for Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco, Lake Titicaca, Nazca Lines and Colca Canyon, is quintessentially Latin American.
Depart UK for Lima. Upon arrival in Lima, you will receive assistance at the airport transfer to your hotel. You may have free time to walk around and get to know the city.
You will start the day with a scenic tour by the historic downtown. Visiting the Cathedral of Lima, the Aliaga House, and the Larco Museum located in the traditional Pueblo Libre district. Finally you will be driven to the Love Park in the Miraflores district.
Transfer to the airport for flight to Arequipa. Upon arrive you will receive assistance at the airport and will be transfer to your hotel. Your tour will start at the Main Square, then visit the Monastery of Saint Catherine. Finally, you will visit the traditional Chilina and Yanahuara districts.
Leaving the city of Arequipa through Yura and enter the Pampa Canahuas Reserve. lunch will be in the town of Chivay , the afternoon is free at the hotel in Colca or you can visit the hot springs.
Enjoy the last lunch at the Colca Canyon before you leave Chivay to depart for the city of Puno. The coach journey to Puno takes approximately 6hrs, alternatively Upgrade to the Andean Explorer Train.
You will be transferred to Puno's lake port, where a vessel will take you to the floating islands of the Uros. Continuing your trip to the Taquile Island. After lunch , return to Puno.
Transfer to the rail station. Board the Andean Explorer for Cusco, where you will be transferred to your hotel.
Starting the tour by visiting the Qoricancha - 'the Sun Temple', you will then visit the Cathedral. This is followed by the visit to the Sacsayhuaman fortress. Finally you will go to Puca Pucara before returning to your hotel.
Your tour will start at Awanakancha 'the palace of weavings'. then on to visit the Pisac Market. After lunch continue the trip to Ollantaytambo. Finally, you will be transferred to the your hotel in the Sacred Valley.
Your journey to Machu Picchu will start by train from Ollantaytambo station to the town of Aguas Calientes, then onward until you arrive in Machu Picchu. WHY NOT UPGRADE TO THE VISTADOME TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU. Enjoy your tour of Machu Pichu a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. At the end of the tour, you will return to Aguas Calientes by bus, lunch will be at "Cafe Inkaterra" in Machu Picchu Pueblo and you will overnight at your hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Today you are free to return to Machu Picchu to visit any attraction that the citadel has to offer. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the Aguas Calientes train station where you will board your return train for the Ollantayambo station and you will be subsequently transferred to the selected hotel in the city of Cusco.
After having breakfast at the hotel your transfer will collect you for your flight to Lima and onward international flight home .