Lima is often called the entrance gate to the country. It’s home to the best museums in Peru, in addition to an impressive display of cultural shows, centers of amusement, beautiful colonial constructions, and pre-Hispanic archeological areas such as Caral. Learn about the fascinating history. By the way, did you know that Peru is known to be the birthplace of the potato? Do not miss out on the rich culinary traditions, lively attractions, and unforgettable views. Enjoy your stay in Lima the right way!
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Day 1: Arrival in Peru’s capital city of Lima. .
Day 2: PARACAS | Departure to the town of Paracas early in the morning. Our first stop in Paracas is the El Chaco jetty that is situated in the Ballestas Islands. Bring your slippers so that you can enjoy a wonderful walk along the jetty while appreciating the sea lions, Humboldt penguins, flamingos, Parihuanas and various seabirds from a close distance! You will get to see the iconic Candelabra, a historic geoglyph of which the guide will tell you much about. We will also visit the Interpretation Center of the reserve.
Day 3: NAZCA | NAZCA LINES. Day 3 will be about Nazca. We will go to the Nazca Aerodrome to fly over the famous lines of Nazca, appreciate figures such as: The Spider, The Hummingbird, The Monkey and others. We return to the city of Lima by bus.
Day 4: CUSCO | CITY TOUR - 4 ARCHEOLOGICAL CENTERS. Transfer to your chosen hotel in Cusco. You will start the tour with the Temple of the Koricancha, also known as the Temple of the Sun following the route of the Cathedral and visiting some typical Inca streets along the way. and continuing towards Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucará and Tambomachay Archaeological Park.
Day 5: CUSCO | SACRED VALLEY. Pisac, archaeological complex - you will visit the classic artisan market. We then go down the Rivera of the Vilcanota River until landing in Urubamba. Then we continue to Ollantaytambo, one of the last living Inca villages. Its streets resemble the Inca period. Journey through the spectacular archaeological complex there, also see the town of Chinchero, a relatively small colonial Inca city.
Day 6: CUSCO | MACCHU PICCHU. On this day we do a grand tour of Machu Picchu. You will observe the agricultural sector, and the urban areas. You will enter through the door of the the famous Temple of the Sun, as well as the Stone Quarries, the Botanical Garden, and the Solar Clock of the Rock. In the afternoon return to Cusco.
Day 7: CUSCO - LIMA -COLONIAL AND MODERN LIMA CITY TOUR. After the arrival you will visit Huaca Pucllana, (Panoramic View). the Plaza Mayor, Government Palace, the Basilica Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Municipal Palace, The Convent of San Francisco, the Catacombs (subterranean crypts of the colonial period). The Central Park of Miraflores, The Park of Love and Arco Mar.
Day 8: LIMA DEPARTURE. Breakfast. Airport transfer.
DURATION: 8 Days / 7 Nights