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Lima: 9-Day Peru Express with Ica, Cusco, and Puno
See the most impressive natural and cultural attractions of Peru on a multi-day tour. Discover endless dunes, mythical Andean landscapes, the Puna highlands, and the biodiversity of the rainforest.
- Explore the Candelabro, which remains a mystery to this day
- Visit the immense desert of Ica and its unforgettable views
- Admire colonies of resident and migrating birds
- Experience Inca Culture along a trip through the Andes
- Encounter the Route of the Sun between Cusco and Puno
DescriptionDay 1: Arrival in Lima, City Tour Your tour will begin as you are picked up from the airport, it is advisable to arrive in the morning. In the afternoon, you will take a city tour. That evening you will stay at the Miramar Hotel or similar in Lima. Day 2: Paracas, Ica, and Huacachina with Buggies and Sandboarding Visit the Ballestas Islands and Candelabrum, before a wine and Pisco demonstration in Ica city. Later that day, take part in riding buggies and sandboarding in Huacachina. That evening you will once again stay at the Miramar Hotel or similar in Lima. Day 3: Arrival to Cusco On your third day, you will arrive in Cusco, you will be transferred to the hotel then will have a free day for acclimatizing or visiting some places around the Cusco historical center. That evening you will lodge in the Ayni Cusco Hotel or similar. Day 4: Chinchero, Maras, and Moray in the Sacred Valley of the Incas Begin with a visit to the Chinchero textile center, before moving onward to the archaeological sites in Chinchero and Moray. Following that, you will tour the salt mines in Maras before taking the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, lodging at the Golden Sunrise Hotel or similar in Aguas Calientes. Day 5: Machu Picchu Inca Citadel On day 5 you will explore the breathtaking Machu Picchu, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the world. Following a full day at this sacred site. In the afternoon, take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and arrive in Cusco by transportation, you will overnight at the Ayni Cusco Hotel or similar. Day 6: Humantay Lake On your sixth day, you will trek to Humantay Lake, which is close to the snowy Salkantay mountain, you will be able to know the first camp of the famous Salkantay trek. That evening you will once again lodge in the Ayni Cusco Hotel or similar. Day 7: Rainbow Mountain Trek to Rainbow Mountain, which is very close to the highest mountain of Cusco: the Ausangate Mountain, this is a famous place around Cusco. Following your day of hiking, you will return once more to the Ayni Cusco Hotel or similar overnight. Day 8: Route of the Sun On day 8 you will take a bus tour between Cusco and Puno. Throughout this journey, you will visit the Andahuaylillas Chapel, Raqchi Archaeological Complex, La Raya Pass, and the Lithic Museum of Pukara. That evening you will stay at the Qalasaya Hotel or similar. Day 9: Titicaca Lake and the Uros and Taquile Islands On the final day, you will take a speed boat tour of Lake Titicaca, before exploring the Uros and Taquile Islands. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the airport where your tour will conclude.
Includes8 nights' accommodation 8 Breakfasts and 4 Lunches Pickup and transfer to the airport or bus station in Lima and Cusco City tour of Lima Paracas, Ica, and Huacachina (with buggies and sandboarding) Chinchero, Maras, and Moray tour Rainbow Mountain tour Humantay Lake tour Route of the Sun bus tour Speed boat tour in Uros and Taquile All entrance fees Round-trip train to Machu Picchu Entrance to Machu Picchu Round-trip buses around Machu Picchu Professional guide for all tours
- It is recommended to bring local currency as some places do not accept credit cards
- The group size is between 2 and 12 people
- This tour has a single-supplement option for solo travelers
- On the final day, the flight from Juliaca needs to be scheduled for after 8:00 PM