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ALL PERU TOURS 22 DAYS 21 NIGHTS

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TOTAL PERU TOURS 22 DAYS 21 NIGHTS

1st day: Lima.
Upon your arrival reception at the airport and transfer to the selected Hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

2nd day: Lima/Chiclayo
LIMA CITY TOUR (COLONIAL AND MODERN)
Guided visit through Lima's Historical Center: the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), the Government Palace, the Archbishop's Palace, the City Hall and old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish balconies. You will also visit the San Francisco Convent, which has the most magnificent collection of colonial art in America. The tour will continue through the most traditional residential areas of Lima, including San Isidro, Miraflores and LarcoMar, a shopping center of international thematic attractions which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.
Transfer to the airport to take your flight to Chiclayo.
Airline ticket to Chiclayo.
Upon arrival, meeting at the airport and transfer to the selected hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

3rdday: Chiclayo
ROYAL TOMBS OF THE LORD OF SIPAN & TUCUME COMPLEX:

Full day visit to The Royal tombs of Sipan Museum, a three floors building which architecture has been inspired in the old Pyramids of the Moche Culture. It has the most important objects from the Moche Culture such as the Sipan pieces. Afterwards, you will visit the Tucume complex, at the foot of La Raya hill, it is made up of 26 truncated pyramids (700-1100 B.C). Finally, you will visit Huaca Rajada, the ancient mud brick burial platform where the fabulous tomb of the Lord of Sipan was discovered with gold and gemstones which have revealed a great amount of information about the old Moche culture. You will visit the local museum and diggings. Lunch included.
BRUNING MUSEUM:
You will be transfered to Lambayeque city, where you will visit the Bruning Museum, a very important museum in the north of Peru. It has collections of gold, silver and copper objects from different cultures that belongs to this region since 4,000 years ago, as well as Lord of Sipan treasures.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch.

4th day
: Chiclayo/Trujillo
At the appropriate time, transfer to the bus station.
Bus ride to Trujillo.
Upon arrival, meeting at the bus station and transfer to the selected hotel.
CITY TOUR & CASSINELLI MUSEUM:
For 3 hours approximately, you will visit the Colonial Mansions, where you will see its beautiful balconies, yards, entries. You will visit two important houses, the San Francisco Church and the Cathedral. Afterwards, visit to the Cassinelli Museum, where you will appreciate beautiful pre-incan pieces of art.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast

5th Trujillo/Lima
SUN AND MOON TEMPLE, CHAN CHAN & HUANCHACO BEACH:

Visit for 2 and a half hours approximately the Sun and Moon Temple, the religious and cultural center of the Moche civilization. Continue to Chan Chan, the biggest mud citadel of ancient America, featuring the Tschudi Palace, its ceremonial places, housing, ateliers, labyrinths, walls, the grain stores and the cemetery. Finally you will visit the Huanchaco Beach, famous for its Caballitos de Totora.
Transfer to the airport to take your flight to Lima.
Airline ticket to Lima.
Upon arrival, transportation to the hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch.

6th day: Lima/Ica
Transport to the bus station and bus ride to Ica.
Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed and taken your hotel by a private transport.
FREE AFTERNOON:
Free time to enjoy of the hotel facilities or explore the city by yourself.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

7th day: Ica/Nasca/Ica
OVERFLIGHT NAZCA LINES & ARCHEOLOGICAL TOUR:
Transfer in a private car from Ica to Nazca. Then you will take a light aircraft to flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines which are seen only from the air. The giant geometrical and animal figures were etched on the desert sands by the Nazca people 1,500 years ago and their purpose is still a mystery. Afterwards, you will visit the main archaeological sites of the area: Cantalloc aqueducts and its viewpoint where you will appreciate "El Telar" figure; and "Paredones", an administrative inca center.
Overnight at selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

8th Ica/Lima
BALLESTAS ISLANDS:

Reception and private transfer to Paracas. Trip in a comfortable boat to the Ballestas Islands. During the trip you will be able to appreciate a panoramic sight of “El Candelabro”. Ballestas Islands are stony formations where you can find an important marine fauna with lots of Peruvian birds. At Ballestas Islands, you will see the Peruvian penguin, an endangered species. Also, the Ballestas Islands are the haven of sea lions and others mammals. These sea lions like to be near the boats when are close to the shores of the islands. This beautiful spectacle along the shouting sea lions herd and justifies your visit. There are also a great variety of resident and migrating birds.
PARACAS NATIONAL RESERVE:
Transfer to the Paracas National Reserve, the only protected area in Peru that includes a sea portion. This sanctuary spans 335,000 hectares of desert and shores, and it’s home of endangered species such as sea lions, Humboldt penguins and flamingos (the bird that inspired the colors of the Peruvian flag). You will visit the Julio C. Tello Site Museum and the Sea Lions Viewpoint. Then, you will ride a circuit by the shores of the zone. Finally, you will visit the Flamingo Viewpoint and “El Obelisco de la Independencia”.
At a suitable time, there will be private transportation to the bus station. and a bus ride to Lima. Upon arrival you will be taken to the hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

9th day: Lima/Arequipa
Transportation to the airport to take your flight to Arequipa.
Airline ticket to Arequipa.
Upon arrival, reception and transportation from the airport to the selected hotel.
CITY TOUR & SANTA CATALINA CONVENT:
You will take 3 hours and a half tour at the city of Arequipa, visiting the main square (Plaza de Armas), the Cathedral, the Jesuit church of La Compañia, Santa Catalina convent and its religious cloisters built in XVI century closed to the public for almost 400 years until 1970, it is still home to a few cloistered nuns. The tour continues to the Church and Square of San Francisco and Yanahuara area with its famous viewpoint from where it is possible to have a complete view of the city and its volcanoes.
Overnight at selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast.

10th day: Arequipa/Colca Valley
COLCA CANYON EXCURSION:

Departure towards the Colca Valley at 11,483 ft. On the way you will cross the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve, with the highest population of Andean flora and fauna. The trip continues to Tojra wetlands. Later you will cross Patapampa, a plain above 15748 ft. where you will find the “Mirador de los andes”, a strategic point to see the Chila mountain range and its great amount of volcanoes: Mismi, Chucura, Huaracante, and far away the Ubinas, Misti, Chachani, Ampato, Sabancaya and Hualca Hualca. Arrival at Chivay town and transfer to the selected accommodation. After lunch, visit “La Calera” hotsprings located 2 miles away from Chivay, where you can take a relaxing bath. Then you can also visit an Ethnological Museum. Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


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11th day: Colca Valley/Arequipa
COLCA - AREQUIPA:

After breakfast, you will start the journey through the main towns of the valley until reaching Yanque, where you will appreciate its typical dances exposed in the main square, then a short visit to its site museum that exhibits a collection of textiles. You can also choose for a short walk (45 min.) along a path at the edge of the canyon. Then, departure towards “La Cruz del Condor”, the best spot to observe the deepness of the canyon of 11,155 ft deep and 124 miles long and also the place from where almost always is possible to see the majestic fly of the condor. On the way back visit some very interesting typical towns, pre-inca hanging tombs and terraces. Arrival at Chivay and lunch. At appropriate time ride back to Arequipa and transfer to selected hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

12th day: Arequipa/Juliaca/Puno
Transportation to the airport to take the flight to Juliaca.
Airline tickect to Julicaca.
SILLUSTANI TOMBS:
On your way to the hotel, visit around 45 minutes the famous Chullpas of Sillustani, 12 m/40ft high stone cylinder burial chambers, used by the Aymaras to bury their important leaders. Afterwards you will arrive at the selected hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included : Breakfast.

13th day: Puno/Titicaca Lake/Puno

UROS & AMANTANI ISLANDS (TITICACA LAKE)
After breakfast, you will take a two-hour motor boat excursion on the waters of Lake Titicaca to the unique floating Islands of the Uros. These ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the "Water Tribe", have built their own "islands" by periodically adding new layers of a type of reed unique to the area called "totora". Their homes and boats are also made from this material. After having experienced some of the ancient traditions of the local people, you continue your motor boat trip to Amantani island. After welcome you will take lunch with locals. Later you will start a hike to visit Pachatata and Pachamama ceremonial centers. At appropiate time transfer back to Puno.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included : Breakfast and Lunch.

14th day: Puno/Cusco

At the appropriate time, transfer to the Airport to take your flight.
Air Ticket from Juliaca to Cusco.
Upon your arrival at the airport you will be carried to the selected hotel.
CITY TOUR & NEIGHBORING RUINS
City tour for 3 hours through the beautiful Cusco city and its nearby ruins. The tour will show you the amazing colonial city built on the foundations of the Inca palaces. You will visit the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun, where you can appreciate the incredible masonry of the Incas, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral with its carved woodworks, altars and paintings. Then you will be driven to the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, to the underground cave and temple of Kenko and to Tambomachay, known as the Baths of the Inca. Finally you will visit the Misminay Exhibit, Misminay is a native community of Cusco, there you will be able to appreciate their beautiful handcrafts.
Overnight at selected hotel.
Meals included : Breakfast.

15th day: Cusco/Sacred Valley

PISAC MARKET & OLLANTAYTAMBO
Full day Sacred Valley excursion. 31 km (19 miles) far from Cusco is Pisac, at the entrance of the Sacred Valley. Visit the colorful market that on sundays, tuesdays and thursdays a craft fair took place where you can buy beautiful handicrafts and sourvenirs. The lunch will be served in a local restaurant. The tour continues towards Ollantaytambo, an archaeological site that the Incas built as a fort and includes a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: Araqama Ayllu, the religious and worship zone, and Qosqo Ayllu, the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions due to the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a Living-Inca-Town, since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included : Breakfast and Buffet Lunch.

16th day: Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu
Transfer to the train station.
MACHU PICCHU VISIT
Arrival by Vistadome class train to Machu Picchu ruins. From Aguas Calientes station you will be transported by bus to the top of the mountain and to citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the most renowned examples of Inca architecture. The city of Machu Picchu is the department of Cusco’s most important tourist attraction and one of the new 7 Wonders of the World. Discovered in 1911 by the American explorer, Hiram Bingham, this city is considered to be one of the most extraordinary examples of scenic architecture in the world, built at the top of a granite mountain. The Incas, using ingenious engineering techniques, were able to transport heavy stone blocks up the mountain side, and once there, they used their excellent masonry skills to produce amazingly polished stones that fit together perfectly. After a three hours guided visit in the ruins, you will have lunch at a restaurant of the area.
After a two hours guided visit in the ruins, you will have lunch at a restaurant of the area.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast and Buffet Lunch.

17th day: Machu Picchu/Cusco
SECOND DAY IN MACHU PICCHU
Entrance fee to visit Machu Picchu ruins or to climb the Huayna Picchu peak, the great mountain behind the citadel. The guide is not included.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
At the appointed time, you will return to the station to take your train ride to Ollantaytambo station at the Sacred Valley.
Transfer from Ollanta Station in the Sacred Valley to Cusco Hotel.
Overnight at the Selected Hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast and Buffet Lunch.

18th day: Cusco/Puerto Maldonado
Private transportation to the airport to take the flight to the City of Puerto Maldonado.
LODGE:
Transfer from the airport to the river port on the Madre de Dios River. A 25 minutes journey down the Madre de Dios River by motorboat will take you to a 2-mile trail (rickshaw available) through the forest, finally you will board a catamaran towards the Lodge. After lunch and a brief rest, once again board the catamaran and set off to explore the entire west end of the lake. There, macaws return to the palm forest to spend the night. Return to the lodge around nightfall for dinner. After dinner return to the canoes to look for the rare Black Caimans. If it is a clear starlit night, you will also be able to float in the middle of the lake and marvel at the brillance of the sky.
Overnight at the lodge.
Meals included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

19th day: Puerto Maldonado
DISCOVERING THE JUNGLE:
A pre-dawn wake-up call will enable you to be on the lake for sunrise, you would see birds feeding and a hopeful encounter with the family of Giant Otters which frequent the lake and are most active at that time of day. After returning for a late breakfast you will set for a Brazil Nut trees demonstration of how the local inhabitants collect, open and commercialize this important natural product, very important for the native economy. After lunch and an hour to relax, board again the catamaran to explore the eastern part of the lake, where you might see one or more of the five species of monkeys which live in the forest near the lake, such as the Brown Capuchin Monkey. There is a final chance after dinner to try and spot some Black Caimans on the lake, or to go on a short night walk through the primary forest.
Overnight at the lodge.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

20th day: Puerto Maldonado
TREK IN THE JUNGLE:
Rising once again at dawn, board the catamarans to explore the lake and find birds and giant otters. After a late breakfast, explore some of the rain forest trails with the knowledgeable resident naturalist guide. As you walk the forest will be brought to life as your guide explains the diverse flora and fauna. Return for lunch. For those still full of energy, there is an option to independently explore some of the forest trails. After dinner, there is a final chance to look for Black Caiman on the lake.
Overnight at the lodge.
Meals included : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

21th day: Lima/...
LAST DAY IN THE JUNGLE:

After a dawn breakfast you will take a final, shorter paddle around the west end of the lake to try and glimpse the giant otters before returning to Puerto Maldonado to catch your flight.
Airline ticket to Lima. Upon your arrival reception at the airport and transfer to the selected Hotel.
Overnight at the selected hotel.
Meals included : Breakfast.

22th day: Lima/...
Transport to the airport to take your international flight.
Meals included : Breakfast.


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