DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN LIMA
Upon your arrival, reception at the airport by a company´s personal, who will welcome and transfer your hotel. Overnight in Lima.
DAY 2: LIMA – CITY TOUR / PARACAS (B)
After breakfast, visit of the city of Lima, where we take a guided tour of the most important and characteristic places of the city, with their typical characteristics of the colonial era, such as the Main Square, the Government Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipality of Lima, the Station of Desamparados, and old streets and the classic mansions of the Viceregal period and Moorish-style balconies; Then we do a panoramic tour of the Church of San Francisco. Leaving old Lima, we enter San Isidro and Miraflores, up to the Parque del Amor, making a contrast between old and modern Lima.
Then transfer to the bus station for your departure to the city of Paracas, arrival and transfer to your respective accommodation. Overnight in Paracas.
DAY 3: PARACAS – BALLESTAS ISLAND / NAZCA (B)
After breakfast, we will go to the boarding dock to depart in comfortable gliders to the Ballestas Islands, we will be able to appreciate on our journey the famous Paracas Candelabra (beginning of the Nazca Lines). Arrival at the Ballestas Islands, where we will appreciate its impressive marine fauna, large colonies of guano birds such as guanay, booby, tendril, etc. stand out, we will also observe some specimens of Humbolt penguins (endangered) and large colonies of sea lions (fur seal and rough wolf) among other species.
At the indicated time we will board our mobility to start the excursion to the impressive Coastal Desert of the Paracas National Reserve, we will visit the Interpretive Centre of the reserve, which offers interesting paintings and photos showing all the life and fauna that exists in it. We will also do a tour of the Paracas Peninsula, observing the reddish, yellow, colorful desert, formations made by the winds, its beautiful beaches, such as Yumaque beach, Red beach and Lagunillas beach, on this beach you will have free time so that you can have lunch since there are restaurants in front of the beach, or take walks around the beach in search of photos, then we will return to Paracas.
Then we will have the transfer to the bus station for the transfer to Nazca, arrival and transfer to their respective accommodation. (Departure at 5:00 p.m. / Arrival at 7:00 p.m.) Overnight in Nazca.
DAY 4: NAZCA – NAZCA LINES / LIMA (B)
After breakfast we will go to the aerodrome to take the flight over Nazca Lines by plane, for approx. 1 hour and a half). Both its creation and its purpose remain a mystery, and according to Dr. Maria Reiche, who dedicated a large part of her life to the study of these lines, it is the largest astronomical calendar in the world.
We will fly over the mysterious strokes made on sand, covering an area of 350 km2, these represent figures of various animals and plants such as the spider, the monkey, the dog, the lizard, the hummingbird, the condor, etc., which reach dimensions of 15 at 300 meters each and with a depth of approximately 30 centimeters.
In the afternoon transfer to the semi-bed bus terminal heading to the city of Lima on a journey of 06 hours approx. Overnight in Lima.
DAY 5: LIMA / CUSCO – WALKING CITY TOUR (B)
Breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure to the city of Cusco, arrival and transfer to your respective accommodation.
In the afternoon we will start our tour of the Historic Center of the Inca Empire. We will visit the traditional neighborhood of San Blas, and the stone of the 12 angles, which fit it perfectly with the adjoining stones. Its surprising perfection makes it a symbol of Inca technology applied to architecture.
Visit the city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The tour will start at the temple of Koricancha, an ancient Inca palace where the order of the Dominicans built an incredible church that can still be seen there. Then visit the Main Square, where the Cathedral, whose first stone was placed in work in the year 1560. This marvel of religious art has approximately 300 paintings from the Cusqueña School, among many other expressions of art. Overnight in Cusco.
DAY 6: CUSCO / PALCOYO RAINBOW MOUNTAIN (B, L)
We pick up the passengers from their hotel passengers at 7:00 am, and then begin our 3:30 hour trip, we will make an intermission in the town of Cheqacupe to visit an Inca bridge and continue traveling towards the slopes of the snowy Ausangate When we arrive at our destination, let´s prepare ourselves, for our Explorer day, a walk of approximately 1:30 hours. During the journey we will have the opportunity of several colored mountains during our tour, and we will be able to see the different varieties of South American camelids, and unique landscapes in the world of these mountains. Lunch is incluided. Overnight in Cusco.
DAY 7: TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO (B, L)
We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco to transfer to the train station to Machu Picchu Town, at the arrival we will be transfered to the bus station, to ascend 400 m high, by a zigzag road, for 20 minutes to reach, to the incredible world wonder "The Sanctuary of Machupicchu", known as "The Lost City of the Incas". Upon reaching the citadel of Machu Picchu we will begin our guided tour, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the royal quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries, approximately for more than two hours. In the afternoon, we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo / Cusco, arriving at the Cusco train station, we will be waiting to take you to the selected hotel. Overnight in Cusco.
DAY 8: CUSCO / LIMA (B)
Breakfast, and transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima, after having enjoyed the wonders of our country.
Cusco has many options to add more days such as visiting La Laguna de Humantay, Sacred Valley of the Incas, etc. Consult with the experts.