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Peru Fascinating

Conde Travel
4.6 . Excellent
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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
6 days
From: $ 795 $ 133 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Enjoy the city of Cusco and its surrounding archaeological sites, its rich culture, variety of food and ancient history.
  • Tour around the typical Peruvian villages and Inca agriculture places in the Sacred Valley of the Inca’s
  • Enter the magnificent Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world.
  • Travel to Puno with a variety of stops to see beautiful chapels, temples and views on the way.
  • Discover Lake Titicaca by boat and the floating Uros islands made completely out of reed, meet the kind people who live there and get to know their traditional weaving techniques.

Short Description

Discover Peru during this 6 day tour, by visiting some of the most fascinating places this beautiful country has to offer. We start in the Cusco region, visiting the city of Cusco, its surrounding archaeological sites and the Sacred Valley of the Incas with its picturesque villages. The highlight of the tour will of course be the magnificent Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world and an experience you won’t forget. We end in Puno and Lake Titicaca, to witness the way of life on the reed islands and their traditional weaving practices, before returning to Cusco.

Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Trip Type Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Cusco
End City Cusco

Trip Includes

  • 3 Nights elected Hotel in Cusco
  • 1 Night elected hotel in Puno
  • Transfers to and from Cusco airport / hotel
  • Professional English/Spanish speaking guide
  • Round trip train tickets to Machu Picchu
  • All entrance tickets for the places to visit mentioned in the program
  • Bus up/down to Machu Picchu
  • Bus to Puno round trip.
  • Tours of the Floating Islands in the Titicaca Lake
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary; 5x breakfast, 3 x lunch

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Itinerary

Day 1: City Tour Cusco

Picking Up from Cusco Airport to your chosen hotel. Free morning to take a little rest and get the altitude. At 1:10 p.m. you will be picked up from the hotel to take the city tour of about 4 hours. First, we will visit the Cathedral of Cusco, located on the Plaza de Armas. Then we continue to Qorikancha (temple of the sun). This is one of the finest specimens of ancient architecture, an Inca temple. Afterwards we’ll visit the convent of Santo Domingo. Later we will move on to the rest of the archaeological sites located just outside the city of Cusco. These sites are Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Pukapukara y Tambomachay. We will return to the city to spend the night in Cusco.

Day 2: Sacred Valley Of The Incas

After breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel at 8:30 a.m. to take the guide tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where we will see the little town of P’isaq and its typical handicraft market and the plaza. We will continue the journey to Urubamba where we will have an exquisite lunch buffet, then we continue with the tour to get the tourist centre of Ollantaytambo where we are going to see important archaeological remains. Coming back to Cusco by Chincheros, another tourist centre and colonial town where we visit the church and the plaza.

Day 3: Machu Picchu Full Day

Our transportation will pick you up after breakfast and take you to the train station where you will board a train to Aguas Calientes. Once you arrive in Aguas Calientes, your private tour guide will welcome you and give you some last minute information before starting a tour of Machu Picchu. We will then take a bus up the mountain. This bus journey takes around 25 minutes and follows a winding slope with beautiful views. Upon our arrival, we will check in at the Machu Picchu entrance gate before starting your long awaited tour of the sacred Incan citadel. This tour will last around 2 hours. We will experience the mysteries and magic of the sacred Incan citadel of Machu Picchu by visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various cemeteries. After some free time to explore the site, we will return to Aguas Calientes to have lunch. Your return to Cusco will be by train. At the train station our staff will be waiting to escort you to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 4: Cusco – Puno

We start the day with breakfast in the hotel. Then our journey by bus to Puno starts, this service includes 5 stops with a guide. The first stop will be Andahuaylillas at 3122 meters altitude. The church is a small structure consisting of one nave, apse and bell tower. But there’s a reason why it’s known as the Sistine Chapel of America. Then we continue to Raqchi “Temple of Wiracocha” (3450 meters altitude). The most important building inside the complex is the “Wiracocha temple” that according to the old chroniclers was built by the Inca Wiracocha in honor to the Superior God invisible for the Andean people. We continue to Sicuani to enjoy a buffet lunch (3552 meters altitude). After lunch we hike to La Raya Pass (4335 meters altitude), which is the watershed between the valley that drains into Lake Titicaca and the valley that leads down to Cusco and to the Sacred Valley. The final stop is Pukara 3900 meters altitude was the first regional population centre in the northern Lake Titicaca Basin during the Late Formative Period (500 BC- AD 200), providing valuable insights into the origins of Andean civilization in the highlands. We arrive in Puno around 5:00 pm at 3800 meters altitude, where we spend the night in a hotel.

Day 5: Puno – Uros – Taquile Island

After breakfast we transfer you from your hotel to the port and by motor boat we travel to one of the Uros islands where you can observe the lives of the people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 meters in length. After a beautiful 2 hour boat ride we reach Taquile Island where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings. After you have some time to buy lunch we will return to Puno. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer back to hotel. Then we will take bus to Cusco, we overnight on the bus. There is an option to transfer you to Juliaca airport and have the night in Puno or Lima

Day 6: End Of Tour

After breakfast at the scheduled time you will be transported to the terminal or airport.

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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Small Group - 24 max

Maximum Number of People in Group: 30

Average 10

Accomodations

  • 3 nights in a hotel in Cusco
  • 1 night hotel in Puno

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted only within 3 months in advance, such cancellation is subject to a penalty payment according to the chosen service.

In case of requesting the cancellation of tours such as the Inca Trail, Tours to Machu Picchu, train tickets, flight tickets and similar services, the client is not entitled to any refund due to the nature of such services.

Also, please note that if there is a remaining balance, you will need to make the full payment as agreed originally. Group Conde Travel has been working 15 years as a Tour Operator and Agency. The company is only responsible for reservations made in writing, via our website or through our sales agents.

Trip ID#:

PerFasCon

Trip Excludes

  • International flight tickets.
  • Dinner

Meals Included:

5 Breakfast and 3 Lunches

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