Lima-Cusco-Puno

Description

Start the visit to the colonial part of Lima (150 masl), the main square, the San Martín square, the Government Palace, also appreciate many large houses with their colonial balconies, which still retain their beauty, take a moment of your stay and enjoy the delicious “ceviche”, the signature dish of Peru. Continue the trip to the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco (3400 masl), perhaps the most special part of the trip, because we will have the opportunity to appreciate the Inca architecture for every place we visit, like the Koricancha, the cathedral, the ruins of Sacsayhuaman , Tambomachay, to mention a few; take advantage of and visit the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas, the market of Pisac is the first stop, opportunity to appreciate the “barter” commercial exchange of products, from the Inca period, that even the local population conserves, then enjoy the country lunch, continue to the ruins of Ollanta, appreciate part of the Inca architecture, finally the impressive legacy of the Incas Machu Picchu (2400 masl), part of the Inca culture. Trip by train (3 ½ hours), on the way we will appreciate the beginning of the Inca trail, terraces of the Inca time in the journey, snow chain, such as Salkantay, Veronica, which make the mornings cold, fresh and pleasant . Obviously the staff of Antara Travel Agency, prior to the trip will inform you in detail and adequately, so that your trip is pleasant and enjoyable. Continue with the visit to the highest navigable lake in the world, with an average of 3850 masl, Lake Titicaca, Uros Island, Amantani, Taquile and Sillustani, impressive places, also appreciate the plant called “totora”, grows in the Lake and the local resident gives different uses, maintaining their ancestral customs. Special to come with the family.

Itinerary

Colonial Lima

Day 01.-  Arrival to International airport Jorge Chávez, the Antara guide will contact you at the airport and accompany to your chosen hotel, and give detailed information of the itinerary.

Day 02.- Visit to the Historic Centre of Lima, appreciate a considerable number of old big houses, modern avenues highlighting the Paseo de la República, squares as Plaza San Martin, Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, Municipal Palace between others. Visit to Banco Central of Reserva Museum where you can appreciate “treasures from Peru” collection, a select exposition of gold artifacts, ceramic and textiles of diverse pre Columbus cultures. Then we visit the Church of San Francisco which is the largest exhibition of the religious art of colonial America. Highlighting the subterranean crypts known as “Catacombs”. Return to the hotel.

Cusco city

Day 03.- Appreciate the Inca and Colonial architecture in the city of Cusco.

Reception at the airport in the city of Cusco, transfer to the hotel elected, general information by our representative. In the afternoon our guide will pick you up from the hotel for a tour of the Imperial City of Cusco, we will begin the visit at the Plaza de Armas, then continue to the Temple of the Sun or Koricancha, typical and Inca streets; also visit the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, located in the upper part of the city and ideal for souvenir photos. Then visit the Qenqo amphitheater, Puca Pucara Fortress and the “Baños de la Ñusta”: Tambomachay. Hotel night in Cusco.

Day 04.- Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas – Aguas Calientes.

After breakfast, our guide will be present for the excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will begin the visit to the artisanal center Awanacancha (place of weaving), we will continue the visit to the handicraft market of Pisac, in this place the local population still maintains the system Inca trade called “barter, commercial exchange of product by product. Then we continue with the Archaeological Complex of Pisaq, then enjoy the picnic lunch, continue the tour to the ruins of Ollantaytambo, at the end of the visit, we will go to the train station, trip of 1:30 hours to Aguas Calientes. Hotel night D/C.

Day 05.- Machu Picchu, an opportunity to appreciate the Inca architecture in all its splendor.

After breakfast, our guide will indicate the bus to the Citadel. Opportunity to take many photos, then continue with this unforgettable experience, at the end of the tour, return by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes, enjoy lunch before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo. Our staff will be waiting for you to accompany you to the city of Cusco. Hotel night.D/C.

Puno city

Day 06.- Cusco – Puno. Excursion – Andahuaylillas – Raqchi – La Raya – Pucara.

Very early and after breakfast, our representative will pass by the hotel for the bus trip to the City of Puno. On the way you will visit very interesting places such as the beautiful Church of Andahuaylillas characterized by its Andean Baroque style, the Archaeological Complex of Raqchi also known as the Temple of God Wiracocha, a must to enjoy lunch, continue the trip, a must in the thermal waters “La Raya” border of the cities Puno and Cusco (4335 masl). You will visit the Lithic Museum of Pucará and finally arrive at the City of Puno at 5:00 a.m., our representative will be at the bus terminal, the will accompany the elected hotel, accommodation and directions for the next day’s excursion. Hotel night Puno.

Day 07.- Puno, Lake Titicaca – Uros – Taquile (Speed ​​Boat).

It is advisable to take the service by speedboat, so have more time to visit the islands (Uros-Taquile) and make the walk with much more calm. Early breakfast very early; In the company of our guide, you will start the full day excursion through Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world (3870 masl), start the visit to the floating islands of the Uros, also called “The Town of the Lake”. These islands have been constructed of totora – local aquatic plant that has multiple uses, example to build their homes. After leaving such a peculiar place, you will continue the tour to the Natural Island of Taquile, in this place you will make a quiet walk; also appreciate the customs and traditions of the islanders, displaying colorful clothing in the old style and local art. After this day, lunch at a local restaurant. Finally we will go to the port to take our return boat. Night of hotel in Puno. D/C.

 Day 08.- Puno – Juliaca airport.

Our representative will be present at the agreed time, to accompany you to the airport in the city of Juliaca, for the return flight to Lima. End of our services. D/.

Included

  • Transfers Airport – Hotel – Airport, private service.
  • Backpack, hat and case for maps and program.
  • Mineral water in each excursion.
  • Excursion of the City.
  • Sacred Valley + lunch
  • Transportation, Income and Guide.
  • 02 Nights at Hotel in Lima
  • 02 Nights at Hotel Cusco.
  • 01 Night at Hotel Aguas Calientes.
  • 02 Nights of Hotel in Puno.
  • Train tickets roundtrip.
  • Bus tickets and tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Local guide Machu Picchu.
  • Transfer Ollantaytambo – Cusco.
  • 01 Night of Hotel Cusco.
  • Transfer Hotel – Puno Bus Station – Hotel.
  • Bus, Included lunch.
  • Excursion to the Uros Islands – Taquile, transport and lunch lunch.

 Does not include:

  • Air tickets
  • Airport taxes
  • Meals not described.
  • Tips.

Recommendations:

  • Identification document.
  • Bring waterproof clothes
  • Jacket for the cold.
  • Comfortable shoes and / or slippers.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Eyeglasses for the sun
  • Repellent for Machu Picchu.
  • Photographic camera.

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    Antara Travel began tourist market operations in 2001, duly accredited as a tourist company registered in Public Registries of Peru, the corporate name is Antara Travel Agency E.I.R.L.; the main purpose of the company is to guarantee and provide the best services in the tourism industry, which is every day more competitive. Antara Travel has skilled personnel and extensive experience thus provide the best attention to the customers.

       

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