2019 / 2019
Detailed day by day description
Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.
Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.
TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Owner or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..
Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.
Arrival at the city of Lima. Reception and transfer to chosen hotel. Accommodation.
Breakfast. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to board the flight to the City of Cuzco (1 hour). Arrival at the City of Cuzco. Reception and transfer to chosen hotel. Simple coca tea infusion ceremony and some rest time to get used to the height. Afternoon visit to the Imperial City of Cuzco and surrounding monuments, “Plaza de Armas”, Cathedral, Koricancha
(Sun Temple), Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay. Accommodation.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel to the train station towards kilometer 104. In this route of Inca Trail we will know better the archaeological complex of Chachabamba (2270m). Then we ascend to the highest part of this route, where Wiñayhuayna is located (2650m). This is the most important archaeological complex within the Inca road network, after the Machu Picchu park. The Inca trail network continues towards Puerta del Sol or Inti Punku, a place to observe Machupicchu (2400) in all its natural charm. Then we descend to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, just for a brief time, because we must continue the descent to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu – Town). Overnight stay. If you wish to visit the thermal baths, it is optional and you must pay the entrance ticket. Walking time 06 hours. Included lunch-box. Accommodation.
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, we will take a tourist transport to visit the Archaeological Center of Machu Picchu, where the guide will inform you about the Inca culture. Afterwards, you will get some free time before returning to the town of Machu Picchu to meet with the whole group, where we will take the train back to the city of Cuzco.
Breakfast. Departure by private bus at 09:00 AM to start our ride from the facilities of the "Hacienda del Chalán" (Chalan’s farm), after which we will cross the Vilcanota River using the suspended bridge of Paucarbamba. Shortly after we will take a horseshoe path located at the right bank of the river, in the middle of forests of taras, willows and eucalyptus, until reaching the lower part of the town of Yanahuara. Smooth ride to the river towards the Suspended Bridge of Tarbamba, which we will cross to climb up the hill towards the saline complex or "Salinas". 10:45 AM: Arrival and recognition walk. 11:30 AM: Horseback descent to the Valley. 1:00 PM: Arrival at Hacienda del Chalán. Transfer to the City of Cuzco. Accommodation.
Breakfast. Transfer to the station to board the bus to the City of Puno (10 hours). On the way we will visit Piquillacta, Andahuaylillas, the Temple of Viracocha Racchi, La Raya and various typical towns until we reach the City of Puno. Transfer from the station to the chosen hotel. Accommodation
Breakfast. Departure to visit the floating islands of the Uros Indians, in the Sacred Lake of the Incas, Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Free afternoon. We recommend organizing a trip to Taquile Island. Accommodation.
Breakfast. Transfer by bus from the hotel to the Bolivian-Peruvian border (130 kms). On the way we will visit various attractions such as the Church of Pomata, and the City of Copacabana, in Bolivia, where the Sanctuary of “La Virgen de Copacabana” is located. Then we will go to the port to board the ship to Isla del Sol. This island is sacred for Andean high plateau cultures as the Inca (Quechua). The Incas believed their empire was born here, and assumed that MANCO CAPAC and MAMA OCLLO, the initial couple, came out from the Titicaca Lake.
After visiting the Inca staircase, the ethnographic museum, and the terraces of crops, we will attend a KAWALAYA blessing ceremony, and visit the architectural remains of old pre-Columbian buildings as well.
Lunch. Resumption of the tour to the City of La Paz. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Breakfast. Early in the morning we will start our visit to the city of La Paz and Moon Valley. Free afternoon and accommodation.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel to the airport to take the flight to Uyuni.
Departure to the Uyuni Salt Flats to visit the train cemetery and the town of Colchani, where it is possible to observe the process of salt extraction by hand, as well as local salt handcrafts. Visit to Playa Blanca, Salt Museum and Salt Eyes, interesting exit points of underground water from the salt flats. We will also find the salt hexagons, geometric shapes on the salt surface, and we will cross the salt flats to enjoy the beautiful landscapes.
Visit to the Uyuni Salt Flats and the Incahuasi Island. This island is located in the heart of the salt flats and is the largest of a group of islands that represents an isolated ecosystem. The island is populated by a kind of cactus that can measure up to 12 meters high, giving an impressive view of the place. Lunch.
Later we will visit the town of Coquesa and walk around. Ascend to the Tunupa volcano to visit the mummies of Coquesa. Transfer to Luna Salada Salt Hotel & Spa in the afternoon. Dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast and transfer to Uyuni Airport to take your departure flight.