DAY 1: WELCOME TO LIMA (D)
Upon your arrival a View Peru representative will be awaiting to greet you at Lima airport, from where you will be transfer in a comfortable ride to your hotel. On the way to the hotel the representative will review your itinerary and will be gladly answering to any question you may have. The rest of the day will be for you to enjoy of the city of kings at your leisure.
By the evening, you will be taken to enjoy the fantastic dinning of Lima and when you have finish you will be transfer to your hotel to rest for your adventure ahead.
DAY 2: FROM LIMA TO PARACAS (B, D)
Today our day rise early, right after your breakfast we will pick you up to head to Paracas, which is located in the south of Lima and is part of the Pacific coast. Once we have arrived we will visit the Ballestas Islands in a share boat ride where you will be able to see around 150 different marine birds between penguins, and pelicans and also sport the well-known “Candelabro” geoglyph, a massive figure that was design in the sand hills of the reserve. On the shore you will appreciate amazing sea lions laying there and taking sunbaths. Later on, we will witness more of Paracas as we go through amazing cliffs, re-sand beaches and coastal dunes.
After this wonderful experience you will be taken to your luxury hotel in the coast line to rest and enjoy of the views and the refreshing sea breeze, we highly recommend you to indulge in a relaxing massage session at your hotel spa or take a bath in the pools. By the evening an exquisite dinner will be served at your hotel restaurant.
DAY 3: NAZCA TO LIMA (B)
Enjoy a relaxing morning, and at the most suitable time we will pick you up to start with the adventure of the day as your flight over the Nazca lines await you. These lines have been a great mystery even nowadays and they are giant drawing figures that were supposedly engraved in the dessert around 2000 years ago for unknown proposes. Along the overflight your guide will explained about the theories and studies on these amazing lines.
Afterwards we will head back to Lima for you to rest and enjoy of your last night in the city of kings.
Note: To avoid long distances you may ask to overfly the Nazca Lines from Paracas airport for an extra cost.
DAY 4: WELCOME TO CUSCO (B)
After breakfast at your hotel you will be transfer at the most suitable time for you to take your flight to Cusco. Once you have arrived at the Incas land, a View Peru representative will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. On the way, your itinerary will be review one last time and your questions answered in case you may have them. The rest of the day is for you to adjust to the higher altitude of Cusco and relax at your leisure.
DAY 5: SACRED VALLEY (B, L, D)
After breakfast in your hotel, your View Peru guide will transfer you to the Sacred Valley, which has a lower altitude than the city, and we will commence our first adventure. Firstly, we will stop at the town of Pisac as we visit its famous and colorful market. The local bring diverse products to offer such as vibrantly colored woven fabrics and alpaca wool, jewelry, and carved gourds; do not miss on the opportunity to purchase some souvenirs for your loved ones at home.
By the afternoon we will enjoy a delicious lunch made out of local ingredients that had been grown in the Sacred Valley in an exclusive restaurant. Afterwards, we will move towards the town of Ollantaytambo, where an impressive Inca fortress that stands out because of its beautiful terraces, your guide will give you a full explanation about the secrets and facts of the site as you walk through the cobblestone paths.
At the evening you will enjoy a delicious dinning at an exclusive restaurant, afterwards you will be free to enjoy at your leisure, perhaps you choose to indulge into a massage session at your hotel or enjoy the delicious and various options of restaurants in the town.
DAY 6: MACHU PICCHU (B, L)
Finally, the day you will visit Machu Picchu has arrived, and after an early breakfast, we will take you to Ollantaytambo, here you will board an exclusive wagon that will take you through the rural landscapes of the Sacred Valley until the surrounding changes into humid forest where our destination is located. Once you arrive in Aguas Calientes, a view Peru representative will greet you and take you to bus station and later bring your luggage to your hotel. As the most important moment of the journey has finally come, your exclusive and private guide will be waiting for you at the citadel entrance. As the tour begins, your guide will share all knowledge, history of the ancient Incas, the means of the city and the various theories surrounding Machu Picchu. After your 2 hours guided tour you will have the time to witness and wonder around the magnificence of the citadel at your leisure.
You may have seen many photos of Machu Picchu, but it does not give justice of how impressive truly is. You have the opportunity to take a short hike to experience Machu Picchu from a different perspective. Therefore, you can choose to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain to earn a more panoramic view, or you can also hike up the Machu Picchu Mountain to enjoy its prettiness from above which is usually less crowded. Please consider that these hikes are unguided and require an additional cost if this takes your interest please consult with your travel specialist as we need to check availability in advance.
When you feel ready, an exquisite buffet lunch will be awaiting you at Sanctuary Lodge, indulge into the delicious dishes they have on display. Following your lunch, we will return to Aguas Calientes Town where you will board the train back to Cusco.
Upon arrival, our View Peru representative will be waiting to transfer you to your specially chosen and romantic hotel. When you are settled into your hotel, take the rest of the evening to relax and unwind at your leisure. There is never a shortage of things to see and do as you get swept up in the mysticism of Cusco.
DAY 7: CUSCO WALKING TOUR & BAR CRAWL (B, L, D)
After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, our guide will take you to discover the streets of Cusco, starting with the beautiful Main Square where your expert guide will give you further explanation on the Cathedral. Your tour will continue to Regocijo Square and San Francisco Convent while learning new aspects of Cusco history. The next stop will be the vibrant San Pedro Market, a cheerful local market where will be show around the various stalls, while your knowledgeable guide will give you more details.
After the explanation, enjoy your free time to wonder around on your own. Take the opportunity to purchase some souvenirs for your loved ones at home.
By the evening, you will be escorted to a special Bar Crawl, this will include 3 of the most famous restaurants in Cusco. Tonight you will learn the history and types of Pisco. This adventure starts at Pachapapa and then you will move towards kion to taste more cocktails and the night ends at Calle del Medio to taste another Pisco drink accompanied by snacks.
As is you last evening in the city, we have a special farewell dinner with the spectacular Main Square as your view.
DAY 8: CUSCO TO PUERTO MALDONADO (B, L, D)
After an exquisite breakfast at your hotel, your View Peru representative will take you to the airport at the most suitable time for you to catch your flight to Puerto Maldonado. Your guide will be waiting for you at the airport and then it is time to depart towards Capitania Port and embark in a 40-minute river ride by boat with your amazing lodge direction. Once you have arrived you will be welcome with a delicious tropical drink, and after you have settle in your room then lunch will be awaiting you.
By midafternoon, your first interaction with the jungles approaches as you take a short hike to observe the precious trees, and natural surroundings, to some point we will make a stop in a lookout where you will be able to see toucans and macaws until is time to head back to the lodge for the sunset. The rest of the day is for you to relax in the pool or enjoying a cocktail.
Before having a delicious dinner, you will take on a nocturne safari by boat hoping to see a caiman on the river banks on your way back to the lodge, dinner will be served.
DAY 9: TAMBOPATA ACTIVITIES (B, L, D)
This morning you will rise early to start with a 20 min hike towards the Parrot Clay-lick. At this fantastic place you will be able to observe 5 different species feeding on Clay, a wonderful sight!
Around 8:00 am you will enjoy breakfast and then you will have time to explore the gardening of your lodge before embarking on a boat trip on the Madre de Dios River that lead us to the Tambopata National Reserve to explore the jungles and observe the wildlife of this amazing region. Then we will head to Sandoval lake that has a hidden location which provides the opportunity to watch different species of animals such as: birds (Hoatzins, Kingfisher, and Cormorants), various types of monkeys (Squirrel monkeys, Howler monkeys, Capuchin monkeys). While in the lake enjoy of the sunset before is time to return and on the way see more of the nocturnal animals.
By the evening, enjoy once again of a delicious dinner and perhaps later you will like to indulge in a massage session or enjoy a cocktail while lying in the hammocks before a well-deserved night of sleep.
DAY 10: PUERTO MALDONADO TO LIMA (B)
After you have enjoyed your last breakfast, the inevitable goodbye must occur. Afterwards you will be brought back to the city for a little shop at the local market and then take you to the airport on perfect time for you to take your flight back to Lima and start your journey back home.
End of our services.
OUR PRICE INCLUDES
- 9 nights in our selected hotels in double or twin rooms with private bathrooms and breakfast included.
- All indicated pick-ups and transfers in private service with an English-speaking guide
- Meals indicated: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
- Round Trip train tickets, from Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes and vice versa.
- All entrance fees
OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- International flights and airport taxes
- Domestic flights
- Meals not indicated
- Additional and personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone calls, snacks, etc.
- Travel insurance