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Best of Peru Overland

Begin your discovery of Peru in the City of Kings, Lima, then visit Arequipa and the Colca Canyon. Walk on the amazing floating islands of spectacular Lake Titicaca. Then view the incredible ancient ruins and heritage monuments of Cuzco and Machu Picchu, the colourful Indian market of Pisac and Ollantaytambo Fortress in the Sacred Valley. You will enjoy sites of thrilling contrasts when you tour the Best of Peru.


 

15 DAYS | LIMA - CUSCO

TYPE: INDEPENDENT

TRAVEL: DAILY (YEAR-ROUND)

FROM $3,390*


ITINERARY

Day 1 Lima

Arrive in Lima. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2 Lima – Paracas

Early morning you will be transferred to the coach terminal for your journey to Paracas. On arrival transfer to your hotel where you will have the remainder of the day at leisure. B

Day 3 Paracas – Nazca

Transfer from your hotel to the pier to board the boat for the Ballestas Islands, where you’ll see an impressive quantity of marine animals. At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel. Later transfer to Nazca coach terminal and be collected from the terminal and taken to your hotel. B

Day 4 Nazca – Arequipa

Enjoy a special flight across the desert to see the mysterious Nazca lines that are famous worldwide; you will see more than twelve geoglyphs. Afterwards, you will be transferred from Nazca to Arequipa by coach. B

Day 5 Arequipa

Discover the highlights of southern Peru’s beautiful countryside, including an ancient hacienda and a fully restored chapel. This afternoon you will enjoy a city tour of World Heritage-listed Arequipa. B

Day 6 Arequipa – Colca Canyon

Depart early for the Colca Valley to marvel at the pre- columbian agricultural terraces still used by the Collagua people. BLD

Day 7 Colca Canyon

Visit Condors’ Cross, an observation point where you can admire the Andean condors as well as spectacular views of the Colca Canyon, one of the world’s deepest gorges. Afternoon at your leisure. BLD

Day 8 Colca Canyon – Puno

Drive to Puno through the jaw-dropping landscapes and unique vegetation of the Peruvian high plateau. Transfer to your hotel on arrival. BL

Day 9 Puno

Spend the day sailing on Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Many of the lake’s inhabitants live on floating islands made from totora reeds. BL

Day 10 Puno – Cusco

After breakfast, travel to Cusco through dramatic landscapes of the highland Plateau. Upon arrival in Cusco transfer to your hotel. BL

Day 11 Cusco

Morning at your leisure, afternoon city tour of Cusco including Plaza de Armas, the cathedral, Santo Domingo Church, and the Incan ruins of Sacsayhuaman. B

Day 12 Cusco – Sacred Valley

Experience a full-day tour to the Sacred Valley including the bustling market at Pisac. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant in Urubamba and visit the magnificent fortress at Ollantaytambo. BL

Day 13 Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Enjoy a scenic train journey on board the Vistadome, through the Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu. Take a tour of the ruins followed by a delicious lunch. Spend the night in Machu Picchu or Aguas Calientes. BLD

Day 14 Machu Picchu – Cusco

Spend the morning at your leisure – we highly recommend watching the sunrise over the ruins. Catch an afternoon train back to Cusco via Ollantaytambo. B

Day 15 Cusco

After breakfast your package concludes with a private transfer to the airport. B

  • Have a bird’s-eye view of the famous Nazca lines
  • See the beautiful town of Arequipa and its volcano
  • Witness jaw-dropping landscapes in the Colca Canyon
  • Enjoy a visit to the bustling market of Pisac in the Sacred Valley
  • Marvel at the sights of Machu Picchu
  • Explore the charming city of Cusco
  • Get an authentic dining experience at a local restaurant in Aguas Calientes

  • 14 nights in superior accommodation
  • 14breakfasts(B),7lunches(L),3dinners(D)
  • Transfers and land transportation with bilingual guides
  • Machu Picchu Sanctuary fee (1 day entry)
  • Return train tickets Ollantaytambo –
  • Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo on Vistadome
  • Bus ticket Puno to Cusco
  • Coach excursions with bilingual guide
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off for excursions and transfers

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B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner • *Terms and conditions apply. From prices are per person, twin share, based on lead in grades and/or seasons unless specified. When available, optional upgrades can be applied at time of booking. See our terms and conditions for more information