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Here's a suggested panorama tour of Peru...

Day 1  Lima/Colca Canyon
Transfer to Lima airport. upon arrival in Arequipa drive to Colca Valley. On the way a brief stop in Yura's cement factory and hot springs. Continue through Pampa Canahuas at the Aguada Blanca national Reserve,protected habitat for vicunas, and "Pata Wasi" Andean community. Lunch in chivay and continue to Coporaque for dinner and overnight. D

Day 2  Colca CanyonArequipa
Explore the valley and its picturesque villages. Stop at the Condor's Cross observation point from where the great Andean bird may be spotted. Enjoy an impressive panorama of the colca Canyon, the deepest in the world. Lunch in chivay. Afternoon drive back to Arequipa. BL

Day 3  Arequipa
tour the lovely "White City" including the Santa Catalina Convent, Plaza de Armas, La Compania cloisters and the districts of Yanahuara and Chilina, with a magnificent view of the Misti Volcano. Afternoon at leisure. B

Day 4  Arequipa/Puno/Lake Titicaca
Transfer to the airport for flight to Puno. Begin your adventure in Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. B

Day 5  Lake Titicaca
Full day motor boat excursion on Lake Titicaca to visit the unique floating islands of the Uros. BL

Day 6  Puno/Cusco
Drive through villages and enjoy the landscapes enroute to Cusco. On the way, visit the pyramid complex of Pucara and the Temple of Raqchi. Evening arrival to Cusco. BL

Day 7  Cusco
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon explore this magical city, capital of the Inca Empire, on a tour including Plaza regocijo, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Monastery and the old town. Drive out of the city to visit the Inca site of Tambomachay, kenko, Puca-Pucara and the impress Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. B

Day 8  Cusco/Sacred Valley of the Incas
Drive through the Sacred Vally of the Incas and visit the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, lunch at a nearb inn and the time to shop in the lively and colorful Indian Pisac market. BLD

Day 9  Sacred Valley  of the Incas/Machu Picchu
Transfer to Ollanta train station for Orient Express Vistadome train service to machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. Guided tour of the marvelous citadel, visitin gthe main plaza, the royal quarters, the Temple of Three Windows, the circular tower and the sacred Sun Dial and burial grounds. BLD

Day 10  Machu Picchu/Cusco
Rise early to admire Machu Picchu at sunrise, a truly mystical experience. Afternoon train back to Cusco and transfer to hotel. B

Day 11  Cusco
Day at leisure. B

Day 12  Cusco/Lima
Transfer to the airport. Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to your hotel or departure flight. B.

Included:

Transfers, sightseeing, entrance fees, guide, accommodations on a twin share basis, meals as indicated.
Not Included: International and domestic airfares, airport taxes, meals not listed, beverages, bus transfer and entrance fee on the second day in Machu Picchu.

RATE: $1,225.00 ppdo, economy hotels
 $1,328.00 ppdo, superior class hotels
Transfers or accommodations in Lima not included.

 

 

What Else!

Lima: 2 days and 1 night  $85.00 ppdo, includes arrival transfer, half day city tour of colonial and modern Lima as well as breakfast.
Or how about a Rainforest Eco-Adventure, 3 days and 2 nights from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado, or from Lima a 3 day/2 night tour of Paracas Marine Reserve and the Nazca Lines or visit the Northern Kingdoms in Chiclayo. Call for details of these exciting extensions.
 

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