Lima – Nazca – Cusco

Description

Start the visit to the colonial zone of Lima, San Martin Square of fine architecture, continue to the Plaza de Armas, appreciate the Government Palace, if you are lucky, the changing of the guard, Archbishopric, the Cathedral and in passing maybe taste the flag dish of Peru, “el ceviche”, previous pisco sour (traditional drink of Peru). Continue the visit to the beautiful National Reserve of Paracas, if luck accompanies us, we can appreciate some flamingos feeding on the seashore. Also fly over the desert and appreciate the geometric lines with various figures of animals full of mystery. Prepare for this unforgettable experience, visit 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 culture and architecture for each place we visit, such as 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 . Carefully prepared program. Travel in the company of the family, it will be a beautiful and unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

Lima – Nazca

Day 01.- Arrival at Jorge Chávez International Airport, our representative will contact you to accompany you to the hotel of your choice, as well as detailed itinerary information. Hotel night

Day 02.- Colonial Lima, Visit to the Historic Center of Lima, and appreciate a large number of colonial mansions, modern avenues, highlighting the Paseo de la República, Plaza San Martín, the Plaza de Armas, the Palacio de Gobierno, the Archiepiscopal Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, the Municipal Palace among others. Visit the Museum of the Central Reserve Bank, here appreciate the collection “Treasures of Peru”, a select exhibition of gold objects, ceramics and textiles of various pre-Columbian cultures. We continue with the visit to the Church of San Francisco, work that it constitutes the greatest sample of the colonial religious art of America. Highlighting the underground crypts known as “Catacombs”. Return to the hotel.

Lima – Paracas

Day 03.- Very early, departure from the city of Lima to the city of Ica, famous for the fields of grape cultivation in different varieties and originates the production of piscos and wines of the highest quality, in the same way , already in the company of our guide, observe the distillation process in a winery, in an artisanal or industrial way. Then we will visit the lagoon of Huacachina, surrounded by dunes and palm trees, brief explanation about the history of this lagoon. Finally, enjoy the ride in tubular cars (dune buggy) over the Iqueño desert, during this walk you can practice the sand sport known as Sandboard and you will appreciate the sun’s fall. Hotel night

Nazca Lines – Lima

Day 04.- Our guide will be at the hotel to start the visit to the city of Nazca, then continue to appreciate the mysterious Nazca lines, during the flyby we will observe huge figures in the middle of the desert, in shapes of fish, weapons, geometric figures , To mention a few. We will continue the visit to the archaeological places, like the aqueducts that consists of 40 underground channels used by the Nazca culture to obtain water. It shows the high level of hydraulic engineering of the Inca period, and that the current inhabitant continues with its use. Continue the visit to the ruins of Paredones, archaeological center that flourished in the Inca period. It was built of adobe and served as an administrative center and control center between the coast and the Andes. Likewise, we will appreciate the process of extracting gold and other minerals, daily in this region. We finish the visit to a workshop and appreciate the process of gold and ceramics of the Nazca culture, source of important income for this region. Return to the hotel.

Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Day 05.- Prepare for this pleasant experience. flight Lima to Cusco.

After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will be present at the Cusco airport, we start the day with a nice experience, walk to the town of Pisac, part of the Sacred Valley (2900 masl), visit the craft center of Awanacancha, appreciate the family of the auquénidos, like the llama, alpaca, vicuña, animal of very fine wool and the guanaco. Then we continue to the handicraft market of Pisac, appreciate the local population to maintain the Inca commercial system called “barter, exchange of product by product. Opportunity to take the photos of the memory; We will continue the trip on the banks of the Vilcanota River. Hotel night in the valley.

Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Day 06.- Without a doubt, the opportunity to appreciate, the Inca architecture in all its splendor.

After breakfast, walk to the train station in the company of our guide, travel information before boarding the train to the citadel of Machu Picchu. On the way we will see the beautiful snow chain, starting point of the Inca trail, Inca terraces, which were used for agricultural purposes, finally we will arrive at the Aguas Calientes train station. We will notice the change of climate and our guide, will indicate the transportation by bus to the ruins. Visit to the “Lost City of the Incas”, opportunity to take many photos, then lunch and hotel night in Aguas Calientes.

Machu Picchu – Cusco

Day 07.- Very early, second chance to explore the citadel, maybe climb the Wayna Picchu (young mountain), and be able to take impressive photos of the citadel, or go to the door of the sun “intipunku” in the Quechua language, hours of the afternoon, return to the city of Cusco. Hotel night

Excursion Cusco City and Ruins

Day 08.- Excursion to the imperial city of Cusco in the company of our guide, we begin the visit to the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun or Koricancha, typical and Inca streets; also visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, located in the upper part of the city and ideal for souvenir photos, the Quenco amphitheater, Puca Pucara and the “Ñusta baths”, Tambomachay. Return to the hotel.

Cusco – Lima

Day 09.- Our representative will be present at the agreed time, and accompany you to the airport, for your return trip and take your international flight.

Included

  • Transfers in / out, Lima, Paracas & Cusco.
  • 03 hotel nights in Lima.
  • 01 night hotel in Paracas.
  • 01 night hotel Sacred Valley
  • 01 night hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • 02 hotel nights in Cusco.
  • Excursion city of Lima.
  • Excursion to the archaeological part of Paracas and Cahuachi.
  • Land transport Lima – Ica – Lima.
  • Tour in Ica & Dune Buggies
  • Nazca lines.
  • Overflight lines
  • Excursion city of Cusco.
  • Excursion Sacred Valley.
  • Visit to Machu Picchu
  • Tickets in general.
  • Train tickets round trip.
  • Guide to choose language.
  • Type of Service: Consult.

Does not Include:

  • Travel insurance.
  • 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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