Peru Tourism Cusco 08 Days
Sightseeing in Peru makes possible to visit tourist attractions, at the moment gastronomic boom have another additional reason; a travel design which combines all of these qualities well as well is the proposal which we raised: Nazca Lines over flight, Huacachina oasis, Ballestas Islands, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain and beautiful places who show cultural greatness of Peru; so, insert yourself into Peruvian coexistence, taste a cebiche, lomo saltado, pisco sour and other who are exclusive expressions of Peru.
We start the program at Lima city, we make tours to places into Lima little south, then embarked on adventure to know natural attractions such rainbow mountain or Humantay lagoon with addition “archaeological tourism Peru” into Cusco area. Note our programs are flexible and allow you to add some destinations and/or places of your greatest interest, also you could take breaks during program development and just these have to be coordinated on time, not less than two weeks prior to start our program per relocating reservations purpose.
FIRST DAY: We begin this plan to explore Peru with pick-up from Jorge Chavez International Airport where we await you, after customs control, we transfer to your place at Miraflores or San Isidro location; once you are settled in, we give you a wide information session about programmed services with schedules, details for each destination and coordination’s per first three days in Peru. Usually first day we consider as free because busy day with international flights; JUST IN CASE, your arrival in Lima would at mid-afternoon, we could schedule a guided excursion to “Magic Water Circuit”, a very creative place, where ornamental fountains full of lights, color and music achieve show deployment.
SECOND DAY: initially very early we board a bus to Nazca city from bus station, trip takes seven hours average; then, transfer is scheduled to airport where we board a light aircraft to over flight enigmatic Nasca Lines which is pre-columbian geoglyphs located at extend desert in greater than 1000 km2 area where there are 300 figures. After that start our
visualization more than twenty figures who just we could see by over flight; on afternoon we take a bus to Paracas or Ica where we spend a night and wait for next adventure day.
Ballestas Islands Tour
THIRD DAY: initially quite early at 07:00 am average, our transfer takes us to tourist dock of Paracas for our guided marine excursion to Ballestas Islands, here bio-diversity is highlighted expressed in a variety of birds, Humboldt penguins, sea lions and too much species; then, we make over land excursion to Paracas reserve to finalize with a trip to Ica city. After lunch, our visit to Huacachina Oasis is scheduled where activities: tubular car, sand boarding, walk inside or take a time around oasis are main activities to share. At nightfall time we go to bus station to board our bus whom return Lima city where we spend the night. NOTE, just in case our air flights to Cusco destination will be on afternoon, we could take a night in Ica or Huacachina to no over demand our activities, this proposal needs previous coordination.
Lima Cusco Details
FOURTH DAY: experiences begin with pick up at airport or bus station as a welcome to Cusco city; initially, during transfer to your place, we introduce and get some important details about Cusco, then into comfort at your place, we develop an informative briefing about your stay, interests, daily details of your time in Cusco during this plan; next thing, is a delicate issue about altitude, so, per your tranquility and avoid unpleasant surprises, rest of the day, we consider as FREE afternon to adapt or overcome some soroche symptoms or altitude sickness; just in case, consider yourself in optimal conditions and your own risk, we will suggest make some of them visits: museums, religious circuit, markets, main square or others attractions of your interest into Cusco city.
Cusco Machu Picchu Train
FIFTH DAY: today we make effective a phrase: “the pleasure of traveling by train” literal, so it would be! For it, we reserve our train spaces from Cusco city or Poroy located half an hour from city. Initially trip itself allows to appreciate diversity of the landscape on its different altitudinal levels and Willkamayu or sacred river, now Vilcanota; then, about last hour of travel
when train get into among mountains with dense vegetation, when river and train tracks are so much, probably you don’t want leave camera far from your; after that, upon arrival hotel staff waits at train station and after check in we have time per suggested activities at surroundings of village.
Cusco Machu Picchu Train
We suggest to make some of them: 1) Machu Picchu Museum, 20 minutes walking from town, there you could find objects found after Hiram Bingham studies; 2) Orchid Garden located next to museum where we could find local Orchids and plants all labeled with their name; 3) Putucusi Mountain, strategically located in front of Machu Picchu which requires climbing at least 200 wooden steps placed almost 90 °; 4) Mandor Botanical Garden with local plants and orchids labeled with their names, at the end of road has an interesting waterfall, these is located 50 minutes from village; 5) Thermal baths located into town with attention since 05.00 am until 9.00 pm and others suggested at hotel reception.
Tour Machu Picchu
SIXTH DAY: as previous day coordination having a most opportune schedule of us, based on our times and activities; so initially, we go to access site outdoor of Machu Picchu Sanctuary; next, registering our income we climb to “Guardian House”, there our Guide makes an integral presentation taken advantage its panoramic and qualify position, we could obtain best memorable photographs of the trip, as well a classic ones pictures, basically this is nectar of the trip; then, our guide develop a tour to sites as: main square, Intihuatana, mortars room, three windows temple, Condor´s temple and many other places per two hours average.
After guiding time, we are free per a single activities or routes such as: (1), go to Inti Punku or Sun’s Gate which is access site to Machu Picchu Sanctuary by Inca Trail; (2), make way to Inca Bridge; (3),climb up to Machu Picchu mountain, which is highest point over the site, it has a great goddess view for surroundings including Willkamayu river; (4), climb up to Wayna Picchu, best plus activity into Machu Picchu Sanctuary, is a huge mountain shown in classic pictures; (5), self-tour
again to important sites you consider as well taking care and avoid exit circuit because our entrance fee ticket expires after for hours. At end of your activities inside Machu Picchu, take a bus to village per your personal activites, at end of afternoon we take our return train to Cusco, as ending our adventure with full experiences into Andean conclaves which crown with an unforgettable visit to Machu Picchu wonder of the world.
Rainbow Mountain or Humantay Lagoon
SEVENTH DAY: we have to choose one of two options of excursion; according a best decision you made, initially, at 04:15 a.m. on average, our adventure day begins with pick-up from your place to selected destination. Rainbow Mountain: A gift of nature attractive, geographically stands in front of a big one, “Apu Ausangate” one of recognized perpetual snow-capped mountain; its altitude exceeds 16,000feet above sea level; or Humantay Lagoon: Located at foot of Humantay snow-capped next to Salkantay; Humantay means Head of the God, it’s located at almost 14,000 feet altitude.
Then, on the way, we have a breakfast in a restaurant of Cusipata or Mollepata villages,have a small briefing time about our adventure, after, continue our trip until end of the road of chosen adventure trek destination begins; in both cases, during trip and hike we could see and enjoy incredible landscape views, perpetual snowfall, herds of alpacas, lamas and entire Andean environment per pictures; After that, exploring and explanations about attractive per our Guide, we return to restaurant in Mollepata or Cusipata where an exquisite lunch awaits to repair our energies; finally we return to Cusco city.
EIGHTH DAY: to conclude with program and activities we have a free morning time in Cusco city to make final things before leave, no before visit Q’oricancha or Sun’s Temple; so, full of experiences, many photographs, beautiful memories and how much this experience would means, we schedule your transfer back to airport or bus station to say goodbye.
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