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From the mountains to the Lake 8 days
FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LAKE
8 days 7 nights
The Ancient Capital of
our Country: The amazing
Machu Picchu recently
recognized as one of the
new wonders of the
World. Besides, you will
get to travel by bus to
Puno visiting very
beautiful places on the
way having the
oportunity to enjoy the
landscapes finalizing by
visiting the Sun Island,
which is very recognized
for its history.
Cusco Machupicchu, the
DAY 1 CUSCO CITY TOUR
Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and transportation to the
Hotel where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to stimulating for
the height, will have the free morning to rest and also we suggest
you have a light lunch in either your hotel or in one of the
surrounded; in the afternoon we will depart on a City tour (entrance
to the archaeological centers and museums including) we will visit
the Main square, Cathedral, the Koricancha (temple of the sun) and
in addition we will make a route bordering archaeological centers
like Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay,
tour finishes 6:30pm approximately at the main square in order you
can take dinner in one of the exquisite restaurants in the area,
then overnight. (No meals included)
*City tour: from 1.45pm to 6:30pm approx. (Pickup from the hotel
starts at 1:15pm)
*Optional Buffet Dinner with Folkloric Show: Adding $30 per person
DAY 2 FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR
Breakfast. You will be picked up at 8:15 am. Full day excursion to
the Urubamba Valley visiting: the colorful Indian market in Pisac
where a mixture of color and tradition will be able appreciated
besides will have a good opportunity to try our bargain skills on
the free time to interact with the local craftsmen to purchase their
hand-made souvenirs. The Valley has a distance of 31 km (19 miles)
of Cusco, and an altitude of 2,970 ms (9,700 p), Pisac is located to
the entrance of the Sacred Valley and followed by Ollantaytambo, the
older town continuously occupied of the American continent. The
narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with their channels that have
not varied from the time Inca, evoke their ancestral inheritance,
lunch in a typical restaurant and then the last visit will be to
Chinchero is believed to be the mythical birthplace of the rainbow.
Its major claim to tourism is its colorful Sunday market which is
much less tourist-orientated than the market at Pisac. At the end,
return to Cusco main square at 6:30pm approx.
The night is free for you to eat in a restaurant of your choice;
although we always have plenty of suggestions for you should you
require them. (B, L)
Note: Take this tour on market days: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Bilingual Guided tour on different days
DAY 3 MACHUPICCHU OVERNIGHT TOUR
Early breakfast and pickup to go the train station to depart to
Machu Picchu, the trip takes about 4 hours. During the trip we will
have an amazing view of the landscapes of the Sacred Valley of
Urubamba and the Amazon rainforest providing you a small hint of how
much Peru has to offer. Upon arrival to the little town of Aguas
Calientes you will have to approach the bus station towards the
“Ciudadela of Machu Picchu” (Only 20 minutes ride) to receive a
professional guided tour by this Huge Historical Sanctuary follow by
some free time to explore the zone on your own and then take your
buffet lunch (included), an according time, we will go down to the
Aguas Calientes town to relax at the hot springs or just overnight
at the select hotel in Aguas Calientes town. (B,L).
DAY 4: MACHU PICCHU / CUZCO
Breakfast and rest of day at leisure by your own (entrance and bus
fee to Machu Picchu not included on this day) in the afternoon
return to Cusco. Reception at the train station and transfer to the
Hotel where it passed the night (B).
Upon request: You can make a second visit to Machu Picchu and have
the chance to know hidden places, such as the Intipunku (Gate of the
Sun) or for more adventures can take a hike to the top of Huayna
Picchu (Young Mountain) to visit the Temple of the Moon and enjoy a
spectacular view of the city. Or if you have good physical
conditions can take a hike full of adrenaline to the Putukusi
Mountain opposite position than Machu Picchu which allows us to have
other unforgettable views from this new wonder.
DAY 5 CUSCO - PUNO
Early breakfast and transfer to the bus station so you can take the
ride to Puno. Depart Cusco on guided bus to Puno, visiting on the
route picturesque towns and archeological sites such as
Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Sicuani, La Raya and Pukara. Lunch included.
Afternoon arrival in Puno, reception and transfer to your
accommodation. Overnight at the hotel.(B,L)
(*) Additional fare if travelling by train. Ask for availability.
DAY 6 UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS
You will be picked up from your hotel at 6:30 a.m., to go to the
port of Puno to take a tourist motor boat and to direct towards the
wonders floating islands of the Uros. After a 2 hour motorboat ride,
you will arrive at the Uros island in the Titikaka lake. Fishermen
and hunters inhabit the floating islands of the Uros. The residents
of the Uros are known as the “water tribe”, because they must
construct its own Islands periodically, adding new layers of totora
reeds, which grows in the lake, to create the conditions that ensure
the islands stay afloat. The dense roots that the plants develop
support the island. The roofs are waterproof and the houses are
extremely humid because of the surrounding water.
They used it as home and trade centers for the natives, who use hand-made
boats of the same material as their means of transportation. At
present, they speak Quechua and Aymara. Following this exciting tour,
you will be led to the Island of Taquile, , place where the form of
typical and rustic experience was appraised, the place is colorful
and landscaping, where they even maintain its customs, ritual,
religious and folkloric traditions, in the town of Taquile we will
taste a typical lunch with fresh fish (trout). There is also a craft
fair on the plaza that sells exceptional wool goods which are of
very fine quality and somewhat expensive. Taquile Island is famous
for its craft production, particularly for its beautiful textiles.
The island is narrow at about 1 Km. wide and 6 to 7 Km. long. The
visit could be exhausting because of the altitude (13,000 ft above
sea level). On Taquile there are numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins as
well as Inca terracing. We will return in Puno in the afternoon,
Visa Requirement for US Citizens to enter Bolivia
If you are a US Citizen or a citizen of the countries listed below
and have decided visit Bolivia, you must be aware of this
On 2007, The Bolivian President Evo Morales suppressed by decree the
right of US citizens to enter Bolivia country freely, in reciprocity
of a similar measure taken by the US government.
Also the citizens of Angola, Bhutan, Republic of Chad, Congo,
Ruanda, Somalia, Republic of Yemen, Indonesia, China and Taiwan have
been affected by this decree.
Please make sure to have all necessary documents before traveling!
DAY 7 SUN ISLAND FULL DAY
You will picked up from your hotel at 6:30 am. Land transfer to
Copacabana Sanctuary. You will arrive into Copacabana after about 3
hours of bus ride. Copacabana is the most important religious
sanctuary of Bolivia, thousands of pilgrims visit every year the
virgin of Copacabana also known as Native Madonna, you will visit
the main square and the impressive Cathedral (1/2 hour tour). You
will arrive into the Sun Island after about 1 hour of a spectacular
catamaran cruise including lunch on board, this island has been
identified as the birthplace of several revered entities, including
the sun itself. A source of magnetic energy, the vertex of the earth
and the cradle of the Inca Empire, the Inca couple Manco Kapac and
Mama Ocllo appeared here and founded the Sun Empire. During a 2
hours Sun Island Tour you will visit:
-The Inca garden, the island micro climate provides the ideal
location for this garden that during Inca times was full of Andean
flowers, water and trees.
-The Inca Stairs that was built by the Incas in order to reach the
Inca Water spring.
-The Inca water spring, a natural water spring with 3 different
openings of different tastes, this Inca made water fountain is
supposed to be a source of eternal youth.
-The Sun Island Inti Wata Complex, that contains the largest amount
of archaeological items founded in the island and the largest demo
variety of Andean flora and fauna available in Bolivia.
-The Sun Island Kallawaya Ancient Ceremony, witchcrafts, natural
medicine, art, magic, and millenary traditions are part of the
mystic world of the Kallawayas heritage. The purpose of this mystic
ceremony is to purify the souls of the Chinkana holy temple visitors,
this Ceremony takes place in a Inca altar at the top of the hill
facing the temple and overlooking the lake. You will then proceed
back to Copacabana and then to Puno, we will return in Puno at 6:30
PM, overnight. (B;L)
DAY 8 SILLUSTANI CHULLPAS
Breakfast and rest of morning free.The tour stars in the afternoon
around 2:00 pm to visit the Sillustani Chullpas (pre-Colombian
funeral towers). The scenery is desert but impressive, in a
beautiful setting on a peninsula on Ayumara lake about 32 Km. from
Puno. Most of the towers date from the period of Inca occupation in
the 15th century; the engineering involved in their construction is
more complex than anything the Incas built.
The towers are Incas tombs where they keep human rest of the
Nobleman – called the Mallkus after finish the tour transfer to your
DAY 9 TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be provided to go
the Juliaca airport (B).
END OF SERVICES
INCLUDES: All hotel and lodge
accommodations based on double occupancy. All scheduled
transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking
guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the
itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
IMPORTANT: For a better service, the company informs you that it
has autonomy to change the Hotels mentioned in the itinerary with
another one of similar category if therefore sees it by advisable
taking into account justifiable availability of spaces or other
reasons, if this it is the case you will be notified ahead of time.
NOT INCLUDE: International and domestic airfares, airport
departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional
nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and
non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any
kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation
of international flights and items of personal nature.
BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY - 2 PEOPLE
Basic Class 2**
Tourist Class 3***
First Class 4****
Luxury Class 5*****
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