Cusco-MachuPicchu-Titicaca, Sunday, 17 April 2016 - Saturday, 23 April 2016
Arrive at Aguas Calientes, there you will be transferred by bus to the ruins of the historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. We begin the guided tour of the Inca Citadel, then will visit the main campus of the urban and agricultural areas, then lunch in Sanctuary Lodge.
PM. You will return by train and bus to Cusco. Transfer to hotel.
Overnight at Cusco.
APRIL 19: CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY – CUSCO (B, L)
Today we will enjoy a full day excursion to the “Inca's Sacred Valley”. First you will visit the famous Pisac market where you will have the opportunity to browse the handicrafts and Andean garments displayed for sale. Then we will have lunch in a typical restaurant. After lunch you will continue the visit to the impressive ruins of Ollantaytambo. Originally the royal estate of Emperor Pachacutec during the Inca Empire. Returning to Cusco you will visit the village of Chincheros where you will appreciate his typical artisan market with its weavers that will demonstrate their skills. Also you will appreciate the local church.
Overnight at Cusco.
APRIL 20: CUSCO – PUNO TOURIST BUS (B)
At opportune time you will be transferred to the terminal for your departure to Puno.
07:00 hrs .: Departure bus to Puno.
Guided tours: During our tour that lasts 8 hours we will have 4 excursions and guided tours to places of tourist interest of the southern corridor of the plateau visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the Raya pass to 4335 m and the Inka Aymara museum of Pukara. Each tour lasts 20-40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and walk a little, making our trips enjoyable.
Typical lunch Buffet type: It is made up of foods from the Andes with that typical food and international food Novo Andina is prepared, the diet includes legumes, grains red and white meats that are served in a comfortable typical restaurant in Sicuani.
17:00 Hrs .: Arrival at the bus station and transfer to your chosen hotel.
Overnight at Puno.
APRIL 21: EXCURSION TO UROS ISLAND AND TAQUILE ISLAND (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to the Sacred Lake, visit to the Uros Floating Island is a set of 20 islands formed on the basis of reeds (aquatic plant) we see that its people still retain their ancient customs such as fishing and hunting. After the visit to the Taquile Island, a stone trail, zigzagging line that leads to the village which offers a cultural and interesting landscape, about 1 hour walk, the inhabitants are mainly engaged in agriculture, handicrafts and fishing, villagers continue to live according to their ancient traditions and Incas laws with customs demonstrations, religious rituals and folk. Free time to visit the craft shops and do some shopping, and then we will go to the restaurant on the island to enjoy lunch prepared based on local produce. Returnto Puno.
Overnight at Puno.
APRIL 22: CITY - SILLUSTANI (B)
You will visit the mysterious pre-Inca ruins called chullpas (funerary towers) pre-Hispanic cemetery that belonged to the manors of the Lupaca and Colla. These architectural structures are carved from volcanic stone, some reaching 12 meters in height measure (40 feet).
Overnight at the selected hotel.
APRIL 23: PUNO – DEPARTURE (B)
At the schedule time you will transfer to the airport or bus station to continue their journey.
PRICE PER PERSON: US$ 1910 (single occupancy); $1410 (double occupancy)
Hotels: CUSCO: Novotwel PUNO: Casa andina Private Collection
• ALL GUIDED VISITS ARE WITH ENGLISH SPEAKING TOUR GUIDES.
• ALL ENTRANCE FEES ARE INCLUDED.
• PASSENGERS MUST SUBMIT THEIR ANDEAN MIGRATION CARD AND PASSPORT AT THE HOTELS FOR THE CHECK IN.
• EXTRAS PAYABLE BY PASSENGERS.
• PRICES IN US DOLLARS
OUR PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE:
• ADDITIONAL EXPENSES.
• PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE.
Airfare is not included on the quote it will approximately be US$ 360; Arrival and departure times to be determined" target="_blank" class='button style3'>Full Schedule