coast and mountains

Lima - Arequipa - Cusco

08 Days / 07 Nights


Day 1

Lima: City Tour

Reception at Jorge Chavez International Airport and transfer to hotel guided by Lima, historic downtown tour. Paseo de la República, Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, Government Palace, Cathedral, Archbishop's Palace, City Hall and old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish balconies. San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of colonial art in America. It continues through the residential areas of Lima, the Olive Grove of San Isidro. The pre-Inca shrines Huallamarca and Pucllana, finishing Larcomar from where you can have a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean.


Day 2

Pachacamac (3 hour tour) (D)

Guided tour of the splendid and vast archaeological citadel of Pachacamac. Sanctuary of Pachacamac God, the creator of the universe and a divinity adored by old Andean civilizations. Sacred and ceremonial of the early Christian era where thousands of Place pilgrims converged to pay tribute and consult the Pachacamac oracle, who watched the past, the future and destiny. comprises pyramidal temples and enclosures built by several pre-Columbian cultures and by the Incas. Highlights include the Temple of Pachacamac, the Sun God shrine, and the Palace of the Chosen Women or Virgins of the Sun. Exhibits a museum that holds the idol of the god Pachacamac, which could not be seen by the profane, and was reserved for the high priests who kept, revered and they interpreted the divine oracle whole place is considered sacred and mystical part of the axis of the world


Day 3

Lima - Arequipa (D)

Transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Arequipa, reception at the airport of the city of Arequipa and transfer to hotel. Free morning to acclimatize. Afternoon City Tour, visiting the Mirador Carmen Alto (where you can appreciate Chilina Valley) Yanahuara neighborhood of San Lazaro, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, Church and cloisters of the Society of Jesus (Dome of San Ignacio) and the famous Convent of Santa Catherine dating from the sixteenth century Return to the hotel Free afternoon for personal activities Overnight


Day 4

Arequipa - Cusco (D)

Transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight to the Imperial city of Cusco. Reception and transfer to hotel. Free time for acclimatization. In the afternoon, guided tour of the Cusco Cathedral will, Koricancha (Temple of the Sun) and the archaeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko Amphitheater, the Red Fort of Puca Pucara and the water sources in Tambomachay.Pernocte in Cusco.


Day 5

Cusco - Machu Picchu (Overnight) (D, A)

Breakfast in the hotel.

A time transfer to the train station to start your trip to the" Lost City of the Incas "Machu Picchu, along the way a variety of natural landscapes can be seen. We will arrive to Aguas Calientes, where We take the bus to take us on a 30 min. from the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. We will begin the guided tour the Inca citadel, the main venues of urban and agricultural area to visit, then descend to the village of Aguas Calientes in time for lunch and shopping Overnight in Aguas Calientes


Day 6

Machu Picchu: Cusco (D)

Morning at leisure. Optionally can make a second visit to Machu Picchu and the chance to know hidden places as the" Intipunku "or" Puerta del Sol ". The more adventurous can make the ascent to" Huayna Picchu "or" Young Mountain

In the afternoon return by train and bus to Cusco transfer to hotel..


Day 7

Cusco - Lima (B)

Transfer to the airport to board the flight back to Lima Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel..

Rest of the afternoon (Optional tour to Gold Museum and craft centers)..


Day 8

Lima - Departure (B)

A time transfer to the airport for your departure.

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