Colca Canyon


Explore the Perú.

Peru Misteries 12D/11N


Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1: Arrive to Lima and Transfer to Hotel.
Day 2: Lima / Paracas / Nazca.
Day 3: Over flight Nazca lines /Arequipa.
Day 4: City Tour Arequipa.
Day 5: Arequipa / Colca Canion.
Day 6: Colca Canion / Puno.
Day 7: Titicaca lake Puno.
Day 8: Puno – Cusco / Sun Route.
Day 9: Cusco City Tour.
Day 10: Sacred valley / Aguas Calientes town.
Day 11: Machu Picchu – Cusco.
Day 12: Departure from Cusco.

Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
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  • Duration:
    12 Days and 11 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walk, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    11 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    0 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Easy (depends on your level of fitness).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car

Day 1: Arrive to Lima and Transfer to Hotel.

Arrive to Peru, in Airport of Lima our personal will be wait for you to transport to your hotel .In this day we do not have any activities, you have a free day to take a rest after your trip.
At night, you have an explanation of route with our personal; it is usually between 18h00hours-19h00hours.

Day 2: Lima / Paracas / Nazca.

Today very early, we will go by bus to Paracas, and from the bus station, we will go to Ballestas Islands. where you see sea lions, penguins and 200 species of fishes and birds like pelicans, flamingos and others animals, during the trip since our boat will have a view of the chandelier, a big design made with the same style that was made the Nazca Lines that causes a lot of curiosity about their size, shape and depth.
At the afternoon after visit Ballestas Islands we will continue with a trip by bus to Nazca (3 hours of trip) after we will return to the hotel.

Day 3: Over flight Nazca lines /Arequipa.

Very early after breakfast we will go to Nazca airport, where you have an over flight about 30 minutes over the magical Nazca lines. These biggest lines have animal’s shapes like birds, monkeys and another’s geometrics figures that you can see since sky.
At 15th00 pm we are continue with our trips until Arequipa called white citadel, we arrive to this beautiful place at 23th00 pm (trip for around 9 hours).From bus station of Arequipa you will transfer to your choose hotel to have a rest.

Day 4: City Tour Arequipa.

Today we do not have any program activities in the morning. At the afternoon we will have some activities like visit a principal main square, the important church called Jesus Company also we will visit some places that is outside of town like Sabandia. Overnight in Arequipa.

Day 5: Arequipa / Colca Canion.

After breakfast we start the trip by bus to Colca Canion, one of the most deep of the world (3400 m.s.n.m).During the trip we pass by Pampa Cañahuas National reserve of Aguada Blanca, where we probably see vicuñas if we lucky .At the afternoon after arrive to hotel you have free time to walk around Chivay town.

Day 6: Colca Canion / Puno.

We go out very early to go to gazer where you can see the flight of the one of the most famous bird around the world “ the condor “ also we will visit the Yanque church , we pass by Coporaque town, Achoma and Maca where we can see the form of the life of their resident.
At the afternoon, we take the touristic bus until Puno, the trip during around 6 hours. During the trip, we have some stops. At the bus station our personal will wait for you to transfer to your choose hotel.

Day 7: Titicaca lake Puno.

Today we have an excursion in a boat around the Titicaca Lake; we will visit the Uros islands “floating village”, where the islands and houses of people are made with Totora, also the stores were made with the same material. Our second stop is on Taquile, where we walk until top part where people that lives, there wait for us with a little reception. They wait us with their typical dress ,they will show us their daily activities and the most important we have a delicious and typical lunch with them in a place that have a beautiful view of Titicaca Lake after this activity we return to our hotel in Puno.

Day 8: Puno – Cusco / Sun Route.

Like every Day, after breakfast we will transfer to the bus station of Turismo Mer to trip to Cusco by sun route way, we will do some touristic stops on the way. The first stop will be in Ayaviri town to visit a Kalasasaya temple and Pucara buildings, the second stop will be in La Raya the highest point of the way where begin a Puno and Cusco region. After we arrive to Sicuani town where we have a lunch, after this we continue to Raqchi where we can see the Wiracocha temple building by Pachaqutec. Finally we continue our trip to arrive to Andahuaylillas town where we visit the church that have the same name of the town, this church is also called “Sistine Chapel of the Americas” Finally after one hour the trip we arrive to Cusco where like another trips our personal wait us on the bus station to transfer to choose hotel.

Day 9: Cusco City Tour.

Today in the morning, we do not have any programs activities until 13th00, but if you want, we can visit the traditional market called San Pedro this small activity you can do with one guide. On the San Pedro market all the products are in sight of the customer ,all the traditions is spectacular because you can walk by stores where sell fruits, potatoes and also you can see some traditional foods that people prepare with some traditional ingredients. The San Pedro market is one of the most interesting places that you have to go if you are in Cusco.
At the afternoon at 13th00, we will star the city tour, in this trip we will visit the Cusco cathedral; inside you can see works, that were made with wood and covered with gold, this kind of works were made by Spanish with baroque style. After that, we will continue to the Koricancha temple knowing as Sun Temple, where build over a Santo Domingo church. Then we will leave the city with direction to the four Archaeological Sites like Sacsayhuaman place where people commemorate the Inti Raymi (festival of the sun, the best known party in the country),Qenqo, Pukapucara and Tambomachay (Famous Inca Baths).the finish of the trip is when we are in the hotel around 18th30

Day 10: Sacred valley / Aguas Calientes town.

At 8th00 hours in the morning is the departure to the famous Vilcanota river valley most knowing like Sacred Valley of the Incas. On the way, we will stop in some places to see the beautiful sceneries and mountains. We visit an archeological site called Pisac, that has a biggest Inca terraces that people used in agriculture and we will visit the traditional market where you have free time to walk and interactive with native people of the place or you can buy some gifts that were made by hand made.
We continue until Urubamba town to have our lunch that is buffet in a local restaurant after this we will visit Ollantaytambo Inca town that has a spectacular water channels inside the street and this town has street made by stone with Inca characteristic. Finally, we will continue our trip until Aguas Calientes town by train (Machupicchu town), at the train station our personal will be wait to transfer to choose hotel.

Day 11: Machu Picchu – Cusco.

To have a great visit in Machupicchu we go out very early like 05th00 am. If we go out very early we avoid a big touristic groups and we enjoy much better the visit to Machupicchu.we enjoy a spectacular sunrise over mountains of Machupicchu if the weather is good. To go to Machupicchu citadel we will trip by bus this trip is around 40 minutes. On the way, you can see jungle sceneries. Finally we arrive to Machupicchu where you have 2 hours guide with our professional guide, during the guide we will visit vigilant house, Intiwatana that is located in the top part of citadel, Sun temple, condor temple and another important sectors.
After the guide, you will have free time to explore the citadel. At 15th00, you have to come back to Aguas Calientes town by bus to have your lunch and take your train until Ollantaytambo. In Ollantaytambo train station our personal wait you to transfer to hotel in Cusco

Day 12: Departure from Cusco.

Transfer from hotel in Cusco to airport in a Schedule that we will coordinate


  • ENTRANCE TIKETS: In our Tour, the entrance to Machupicchu and the touristic ticket for the other places are included with us.
  • PROFESSIONAL GUIDES: All our guides studied English and Tourism at the University, institutes, and have many months giving support to the trekkers before to start to work in this kind of adventures like a guide.
  • BUS TO MACHUPICCHU:The buses to go to Machupicchu from aguas Calientes are included raound trip.
  • TRANSPORTATION:The transportation for the tours are included and the transportation to the train station and come back to cusco.
  • TRAIN EXPEDITION: The round Trip train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes village to Ollantaytambo village. From where we transfer you to Cusco city in our car.
  • TRANFER IN / OUT:The transfer in and out is included
  • HOTEL:The activity include 1 night in Lima, 1 Night in Arequipa, 2 nights in Colca Canyon, 2 nights in Puno, 3 nights Cusco and 1 night in Aguas Calientes village. We include a 3 star basic hotel with shared rooms (Double, Marital and Triple rooms). If you would like to upgrade your hotel level or prefer a single room, there will be an additional cost. We can easily add extra nights before and after the tour if needed and we can do the tour without any hotels if you prefer to book on your own.
  • Huaynapicchu: Huaynapicchu is the mountain located inside the Machu Picchu Park and has beautiful views from the top. It takes 45 minutes to get to the top and then 45 minutes back down and is quite steep for those scared of heights. This is done after your tour of Machu Picchu and is $20 per person to hike. This is extremely popular and needs to be arranged at least a month or two prior to your trip. Please understand that we can't control weather and cloudy days will prevent perfect pictures.
  • Food: The meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary

CHECKLIST

• Long sleeve shirts in dark colors
Bring sun hats, sun glasses and sun block in case of sunny conditions
Bring a waterproof jacket (for the latter part of the tour) and rain poncho in case of forecast
Bring snacks and water for the afternoon
Bring extra cash
Bring a camera for photographs

The Prices are per traveler:

without hotel USD $ ...
Class Sigle Room Double Room Triple Room
Tourist USD $ ... USD $ ... USD $ ...
Superior USD $ ... USD $ ...

Note:

  • Tourist Class: In this service is include a 3 star basic hotels or Boutique Hotels like Tika Wasi, Eureka San Blas.
  • Superior Class: In this service is include a 3 star superior hotel like Tierra Viva Group.
  • Rooms: Single for one traveler, Double or Matrimonial for two travelers, Triple for 3 travelers together.

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STUDENT DISCOUNT: $20 off per person

Student Discounts apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to info@doadventures.com.

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