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Price: 1,990

Highlights Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, and Nazca Lines
Tour code ECS-05
Duration  9 days
Trip Grade Moderate
Max Altitude 12,960 ft/3,950 m.
Accommodation 3-star hotels
Season Jan to Dec

Mysterious Peru

This tour offers you the opportunity to explore, visit and enjoy stunning views of the most mysterious attractions of Peru in only 9 days!

Exploring the “lost city" of Machu Picchu, learning about the great Inca civilization and feeling the great energy of this magic wonder is just a life-changing experience.

Sailing over Lake Titicaca and meeting the Uros people, who are a pre-Inca culture living on the floating Islands of Lake Titicaca, is just awesome!

Your lifetime travel experience will finish with a smooth tourist bus journey to Paracas bay located in the southern coast of Peru, where you will have great views of the enigmatic Nazca Lines and the Candelabra, two of the most mysterious sites nowadays.

Your travel experience will be enhanced by the knowledge and expertise of our English-speaking Guides who will do their best to ensure all aspects of your trip run smoothly and safely without any hitch. From the moment you arrive at Lima international airport until you fly back home, you will have personalized service, English-speaking guides, quality tours, and 24-hour assistance during your entire tour in Peru.

Please look over the itinerary below to see all details and contact us to arrange your once in a lifetime experience.
If you wish to customize this tour please contact us

Day 1: Arrive in Lima

Once your flight lands at Jorge Chavez International airport, follow the signs to immigration and then to customs. After exiting customs, you will be in the International arrivals area where you are met by our representative, who will be holding a sign with your name, and driven to your hotel located in Miraflores area, one of the safest and nicest neighborhoods of Lima.

Upon arrival at your hotel, our English Speaking Staff will welcome you and assist you with all you may need.
Overnight in Lima at Miraflores Allpa Hotel & Suites *** - Standard Room
*Lima city is located at an altitude of 80 meters (262 ft) above sea level.

Day 2: Flight Lima - Cusco. Sacred Valley

After breakfast,you are picked up from your hotel and transported to Lima airport to board your morning flight to Cusco city.

Upon arrival at Cusco airport, you are met by our representative, who will be holding a sign with your name, and driven to your hotel located in Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that keeps its stone walls and is still inhabited nowadays!
You will have time to rest and adjust to the altitude.
Next morning you will board the train to Machu Picchu
Overnight in Ollantaytambo at Samanapaq Hotel *** - Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast
*Cusco is located at an altitude of 3400 meters (11,155 ft) above sea level.
**The Sacred Valley is located at an altitude of 2870 meters (9,416 ft) above sea level.

Day 3: Machu Picchu Tour by train

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Ollantaytambo train station to board the Vista dome train to Aguas Calientes (the base town of Machu Picchu).

Machu Picchu Private Tour
Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes train station you are met by our staff that will assist you to board the bus to Machu Picchu.
After a 25-minute bus journey, you arrive in Machu Picchu city. Now, your private English speaking guide will embark you on an adventure of a lifetime that brings you back to the 15th century.
You will explore the most majestic Icon of the Inca civilization, walk through its narrow streets, learn about the history of this site, life of the Incas, and why it is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World!
You will have free time to continue exploring the amazing architectural structures of Machu Picchu and enjoy the wonderful views of the Incas’ world.
After visiting Machu Picchu, you will board the bus to Aguas Calientes, where you will have lunch before boarding the train to Cusco.

Afternoon train journey to Cusco
Upon arrival at the train station, you are met by our representative, who will be holding a sign with your name, and driven to your hotel located in the center area of Cusco.
Overnight in Cusco at Siete Ventanas Hotel *** - Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
*Machu Picchu is located at an altitude of 2400 meters (7,874 ft) above sea level.

Day 4: Guided tour of Cusco and nearby Inca Ruins

This afternoon, you are picked up from your hotel and join your tour group to visit the beautiful city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! You start with a smooth walk to the main attractions of this Inca city, its main square known as Plaza de Armas, then the Cusco Cathedral which construction started in 1559 and has an impressive unique collection of more than 400 paintings from Cusco school made during the 16th and 17th century. Next, you walk through the narrow Inca streets close the Plaza and appreciate the massive Inca walls which are the foundations of Cusco city.

Your tour includes a visit to the most impressive Inca temples, Koricancha, which is known as the temple of the sun. During the Inca time, the walls of this temple were lined in sheets of solid gold and its courtyard was decorated with statues and ornaments of gold! You tour includes a visit to Santo Domingo Church built by the Spanish colonists.

After visiting the city of Cusco we will head to Sacsayhuaman, an amazing Inca fortress which main walls perfectly fitted, were built with massive stones. You will learn more about the Incas’ secrets, we continue to Qenko, site of carved living rock then to Puca Pucara, an Inca lodging Site and finally Tambo Machay, known as the Baths of the Inca. At the end you will have an amazing view of the Inca city and surrounding areas.
Overnight in Cusco at Siete Ventanas Hotel *** - Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Tourist bus journey Cusco - Puno

After breakfast, you are picked up from your hotel and transported to the bus station to board the tourist bus to Puno. You will embark on one of the most fascinating journeys in the Peruvian Andes with spectacular views of the Mountains and countryside. The bus journey includes visits to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and Pukara.

Upon arrival at Puno bus station, you are met by our representative, who will be holding a sign with your name, and driven to your hotel.
Overnight in Puno at Casona Plaza Puno *** - Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
*Puno is located at an altitude of 3,830 meters (12,565 ft) above sea level.
**If you wish to travel this route by The Andean Explorer Train please contact us.

Day 6: Boat trip to Uros and Taquile Islands (Lake Titicaca)

After Breakfast, you are picked up from your hotel to join your tour group and transferred to Puno pier and board the boat to start your adventure on the highest navigable Lake in the world.

You will travel by speed boat to the floating islands of Uros, this group of more than forty islands are inhabited by pre-Incan families, who are known as the children of the sun. Your adventure continues across the lake until reaching Taquile Island, here you will learn more about Inca’s culture and traditions; their lifestyle remains the same as it has been for centuries with very little influence from modern times. Here you will find beautiful textiles and some of the best handicraft in the Inca region.
In the afternoon, we will return to Puno pier, from where you will be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Puno at Casona Plaza Puno *** - Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7: Flight Juliaca - Lima

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Juliaca airport to board your morning flight to Lima.

Upon arrival at Lima airport, you are met by our representative, who will be holding a sign with your name, and driven to your hotel located in the bustling, cosmopolitan Miraflores area of the city.

Lima city tour
This afternoon, you are picked up from your hotel to join your tour group and be driven to the city of the Kings. You will enjoy the walks through colonial Lima while enjoying its beautiful monuments, Colonial houses adorned with Moorish-style balconies, their main Plazas like San Martin and Plaza de Armas, a view the baroque cathedral, the Governors Palace, the Archbishop's Palace with its big carved wooden balconies, and a guided visit inside the convent of San Francisco which is home to the largest collection of religious art in the Americas. Underneath the convent lie extensive catacombs that served as the cemetery during the colonial period.
Your tour includes a visit to the beautiful olive tree park and park of love where you will have a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean!
Overnight in Lima at Miraflores Allpa Hotel & Suites *** - Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Tourist bus ride Lima - Paracas

Early morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the bus terminal to embark on a smooth three-hour tourist bus journey through the Pan American Highway to Paracas bay.

Upon arrival at Paracas bus stop you will be welcomed by our representative and driven to your hotel located a few steps from the ocean.

Flight over Nazca Lines from Pisco airport
You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Pisco airport to board your one-hour and forty-minute flight over the enigmatic Nazca Lines. You will enjoy great views of at least 15 figures in the desert, a monkey, a fish, a spider, a hummingbird and other drawings and geometric figures visible only from the air. The mystery of these huge figures in the desert known as the Nazca Lines, continues even today.
Overnight in Paracas at Posada del Emancipador Hotel – Standard Room
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9: Speedboat trip to Ballestas Islands

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel, driven to Paracas pier and set off on a two-hour speedboat guided adventure, which will take you through the blue waters of Paracas bay to the beautiful Ballestas Islands, home to many sea birds, impressive colonies of sea lions and a few Humboldt Penguins.
On the way to the island, you will have great views of the mysterious Candelabra, a prehistoric geoglyph which is almost 650 feet long, carved into a hill and still an unsolved mystery!

After your boat trip, you will be driven to your hotel and then to the bus stop to board your tourist bus to Lima.

Tourist bus ride Paracas - Lima
Upon arrival at Lima bus station you will be met by our representative and transferred to the airport to board your flight back home.
Meals included: Breakfast

BOOK THIS TOUR

$1,990 per person in double occupancy.
Single Supplement: additional $650.

Tour price inclusions

  • English-speaking tour guides.
  • 24/7 Assistance during your entire trip in Peru.
  • Eight nights of accommodation at selected hotels with breakfasts.
  • Plane tickets Lima Cusco/Juliaca Lima.
  • Half-day guided tour of Cusco and nearby Inca ruins (Guide, entrance fee and transport).
  • Excursion to Machu Picchu including: Private Guide in Machu Picchu, entrance fee, Vista dome train ticket (Ollantaytambo- Aguas Calientes-Cusco), bus tickets (Aguas Calientes-Machupicchu-Aguas Calientes) and lunch.
  • Tourist Class bus ticket Cusco - Puno (Guide, entrance fee and lunch).
  • Full-day tour of Lake Titicaca (Guide, entrance fee, lunch and boat).
  • Half-day guided tour of Lima city (Guide, entrance fee, and transport).
  • Tourist bus tickets: Lima - Paracas - Lima.
  • Flight over Nazca Lines from Pisco airport.
  • Boat trip to Ballestas Islands (Guide, entrance fee and boat)
  • All airport/train station-Hotel transfers in Lima, Cusco, Puno and Paracas.
  • Confirmation of Domestic and International flights.  

Price does not include

International air fares to Peru, airport taxes, meals other than those specified in your itinerary, personal expenses, personal insurance, and tips.