Enjoy this incomparable adventure, visiting four of the most outstanding destinations in Peru, Lima city of Kings; With its imposing constructions, Nazca and its mysterious Lines that surprise anyone, The Hucachina in Ica; A beautiful oasis in the middle of the desert where you will experience sandoboarding; and Cusco; Where we will see impressive remains of Inca constructions such as Machu Picchu, which is now a wonder of the World.
Summary travel plan
- Islas Ballestas y Reserva de Paracas
- Day 2: City tour Lima
- Day 3. Nazca Lines and Sandboarding in Huacachina
- Day 4: Flight Lima - Cusco and City tour in Cusco
- Day 5: Sacred Valley full day
- Day 6: Machu Picchu Tour - full day
- Day 7: Return flight to Lima
Itinerary Discovering Perú 7D/6N
Islas Ballestas y Reserva de Paracas
Esta emocionantes aventura iniciará a las 07:45am en la ciudad de Paracas, el recojo será de su hotel o estación de buses en Paracas y nos dirigiremos hacia el puerto de Chaco donde abordaremos nuestro transporte fluvial y nos dirigiremos a las Islas Ballestas, el hogar de miles de aves, como pelícanos, cormoranes, zarcillos y varias especies de animales marinos como leones marinos, pingüinos de Humbolt y delfines.
En el camino de retorno al puerto de Paracas podremos apreciar el Candelabro, un enorme geoglífico similar al de las líneas de Nazca, que se dice sirvió como faro para los navegantes (Duración del tour por las Islas Ballestas: 2 horas). Tendrán 1 hora libre en el puerto para comer algo o desayunar
11:00 de la mañana partiremos del mismo puerto ahora en transporte compartido hacia la Reserva Nacional de Paracas, ubicado a solo 30 minutos del puerto en el cual visitaremos el mirador de La Catedral, que es una inmensa formación rocosa natural. Visitaremos también las distintas playas como playa Roja, playa Yumaque, Playa LA MINA, y finalmente hacemos una parada de 1 hora en la playa Lagunilla donde podrán almorzar o bañarse en la playa (en caso que no haya reestricciones). El tour dura de 4 horas aproximadamente retornando a Paracas 3:00pm
Al finalizar la visita retornaremos al puerto y te llevaremos de regreso a Pisco.
Day 2: City tour Lima
During the morning we will visit the city of Lima observing its most important architectural constructions. First we will appreciate the Huaca Puccllana, a ceremonial archaeological center also denominated like "Sacred Town" in Inca time. We will continue to the historic center where we will appreciate more than 50 colonial buildings, we will pass by the Paseo de la República, La Plaza de Armas, La Plaza San Martín, the Archbishop's Palace, the Government Palace, the Cathedral Basilica and many others.
We will visit the Museum of the Central Reserve Bank where we will observe a collection of treasures of Peru that includes objects of gold and textiles of pre-Columbian cultures. We will continue visiting the San Francisco Monumental Complex, where we will appreciate the most surprising colonial religious art in America, with its subterranean crypts better known as Catacombs. Continuing with our tour, we will visit residential and traditional sectors such as Olivar Park, San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar Shopping Center.
Our journey will last approximately 4 hours and we will have the afternoon free to go for a walk or rest in the hotel.
Day 3. Nazca Lines and Sandboarding in Huacachina
At dawn around 2:30 am, we will pick you up and take you to the Cruz del Sur bus station, to take the bus that will take us to Nazca, 3:30 am approximately the bus will leave and we will have a trip of 7 hours approximately. Around 11:00 in the morning we will arrive the warm city of Nazca, on your arrival someone will be waiting to take you to the airfield where we will take a 30-minute fly over the mysterious Nazca lines. We will appreciate the geoglyphs with representations of animals like the spider, the monkey, the hummingbird, which are engraved on the pampas of Nazca.
After this wonderful experience we will take you by bus to Ica and then to the Huacachina where we will appreciate its lagoon in the middle of the desert. There we will practice sandboarding, this activity will take about 2 hours. We will then go to Cruz del Sur station in Ica, where we will board the bus back to Lima, arriving in Lima around 5:00 pm
Night in Lima.
Day 4: Flight Lima - Cusco and City tour in Cusco
In the morning depending on the flight time,we’ll take you to the airport where you will take the flight to Cusco, when you arrive in the imperial city, a representative of our agency will be waiting to take you to the hotel, you will have the morning free to rest and acclimate yourself.
In the afternoon at 1:30 pm, we’ll begin the tour around the city that is built on the bases of Inca palaces. We’ll start at Plaza de Armas where we can visit the Cathedral, one of the most important architectural monuments in Latin America. Then we will go to Coricancha also known as temple of the sun, place to appreciate the fine works of stone elaborated by the Incas.
Shortly after our transport will take us to Sacsayhuaman, a stone fortress located strategically, where the unrivaled views of the city of Cusco are, we will then go to Qenqo, Puca Pucara and finally Tambomachay, 4 magnificent Inca constructions that show the great intelligence our ancestors.
Day 5: Sacred Valley full day
8:00 in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel, we will go to the Sacred Valley of the Incas by bus, on the route we will make a stop at a lookout point, where you can appreciate, the impressive Vilcanota river meandering along with the beautiful valley on the banks. After about an hour of travel, we will arrive at Pisac, we will have free time to meet and interact with the locals, we will even be able to buy some souvenirs.
Then we will be ready to go to the archaeological site of Pisac, an Inca fortress that sheltered the capital of the Inca empire, this place is made up of various sectors, we will find the Qanturaquay, Taqanamarka (largest pre-Columbian cemeteries of South America) and the Intihuatana solar clock. At the end of this magnificent visit we will continue to Urubamba where we will enjoy a buffet lunch in a restaurant.
After the hike to Ollantaytambo "Inca Living Village" we will appreciate the mysteries enclosed in this village, with intact Inca houses, Inca terraces, food reservoirs and where they stand out their pink granite monoliths, perfectly assembled. Later we will go to Chincheros where we will visit the archaeological center of the same name.
Finally we will return to the city of Cusco, arriving around 6:30 pm
Day 6: Machu Picchu Tour - full day
During this day we will visit the Inca citadel and world wonder of Machu Picchu, we will begin with picking you up from the hotel in Cusco at 3:30 am, in the tourist transport we will go to the town of Ollantaytambo. There we will take the train that will take us through beautiful mountain landscapes and the valley of the Vilcanota River to Machu Picchu village (Aguas Calientes). Upon arrival at the train station a representative of our agency will be waiting for us to direct us to the bus station and board the bus that will take us to the citadel of Machu Picchu.
We will have an unforgettable visit for this magnificent place accompanied by the surprising explanation of our guide, at the end of the guided tour we will enjoy a free time in which we can explore more on our own and take advantage of it also to relax and throw the bad vibes.
At an appropriate time we will have to descend to the town of Machu Picchu, to have lunch and take the train that will return us to Ollantaytambo, upon arrival to the train station our representative will be waiting, we will take the tourist transport that will take us back to Cusco , Arriving in the city at night around 10:00 pm.
Day 7: Return flight to Lima
Depending on your flight back to Lima, we will pick you up at the agreed time to take you to the airport, finalizing our services.
This tour includes
Transfer in and out in all cities visited
Personalized assistance during your stay.
3 nights accommodation in Cusco
3 nights accommodation in Lima
City Tour Lima
Pick up from hotel
Tour Buggies & Sandboarding
Pick up from Ica & Transfer to Huacachina.
Bilingual professional guide.
Overflight Tour Nazca Lines / Duration: 35 Minutes.
Pick up from hotel
Transport Hotel - Airfield - Hotel.
1 Bus Trip Lima - Nazca / Company Cruz del Sur
1 trip in Nazca Bus - Ica
1 Bus Tour Ica - Lima / Company Cruz del Sur
City Tour Cusco
Pick up from hotel
Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Pick up from hotel
Machu Picchu full day
Pick up from the Hotel in Cusco
Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes train tickets
Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu City Tour Bus Tickets
Transfer Train Station - Cusco
This tour does NOT include
Flight Lima - Cusco
Flight Cusco - Lima
Airfare in Nazca S / .25 soles per person.
Entrance City tour Cusco:
Entrance to the Cathedral S / 25.00,
Entrance to the Temple of the Sun S / 15.00
Lunch buffet in Urubamba,
** The general tourist ticket (City tour and Sacred Valley) is purchased in the first place you visit (S / 130.00 soles aprox)