01.04.2018-14.04.2018: 2460 $ USD
20.04.2018-03.05.2018: 2460 $ USD
10.05.2018-24.05.2018: 2540 $ USD
20.06.2018-03.07.2018: 2540 $ USD
20.07.2018-02.08.2018: 2540 $ USD
01.09.2018-14.09.2018: 2460 $ USD
01.10.2018-14.10.2018: 2460 $ USD
Depending on the time of arrival and departure from Peru to Lima we will spend during the whole trip, about one day in the capital.
During the first day we will visit the San Francisco church with the underground cemetery and the Larco Museum and several other attractions at Plaza Major (the main square in the capital).
We recommend choosing flights that will get you to Lima early in the morning. With this option you will be able to get to know the capital in much greater scope.
Paracas is a small town that is famous for its trips to the Ballestas Islands (Islas Ballestas). On this day we will take the boat trip to admire among others pelicans, penguins, dolphins, sea lions, and cormorants.
In the afternoon we will go for a walk along several beaches in the Paracas National Reserve, admiring the desert area merging with the Pacific Ocean.
Today will be very long, because it will starts around 2.15 am, but the views and attractions will reward all!
Today is a journey of adventure with the flight of the Nazca lines. Two pearls on the route between Paracas – Arequipa.
In the morning you will have a huge dose of adrenaline on a buggy tour in the Huacachin oasis, and in the afternoon you will have an adventure with geoglyphs on the Nazca Plateau.
In the evening, full of impressions, we will head to the Peruvian Andes on a night bus. The adventure with the higher altitude will begin in Arequipa, which is situated at 2400 m above sea level.
Arequipa is a very interesting city, where in addition to the classic attractions such as the cathedral, St. Catherine’s Monastery or the Juanita Museum, you can additionally visit the unique and yet still tourist trail with petroglyphs, canyons and stone quarries in which the sillar stone is made it is part of Arequipa).
We offer you the last three, from the aforementioned attractions, because in our opinion they will show you the beauty and uniqueness of this region with a few, quite different perspectives.
For dessert we offer a viewpoint on the surrounding volcanoes Arequipa! We will be here before sunrise.
After 18:00 pm you will have time to visit the center after dark, a good, local dinner and rest.
Lake Titicaca has a lot of interesting attractions. Most tourists go to the city of Puno to explore the Uros Islands situated nearbay. For a change, we focus on the uniqueness and the greatest contact with the real, local life on the lake.
Therefore, we suggest you discover it from a completely different side, ie from the side of Capachica peninsula. During our trip, you will not only know the peninsula, but also most unique island, where you will visit Museum of the mummies form the Tiahuanaco culture. We will also visit some Uros Island, but not so crowded one, to familiarize themselves with their construction and to talk to their current inhabitants. We will visit those that are furthest from Puno, and therefore are much less touristy!
In addition, we will visit the island of Amantani, where you spend the night with a local family. Here you will be waiting for 2 hours trekking to the top of the island and admiring the sunset in one of the most beautiful places in the region!
Today’s day will have to start very early in the morning, about 4 am, but the number of attractions, worth the sacrifice!
Early in the morning, we will go from Amantani Island to the Capachica Peninsula, where we will head to the high Andes to admire the famous rainbow mountains. This will be the highest point of our entire expedition – 5000 m n.p.m. It makes an impression – both the height and the views that come from here.
Cusco is a beautiful city where you can fall in love quickly! We will have all day to discover the historical capital of Peru and explore in peace and detail the most beautiful parts.
As part of a day-long tour of Cusco we offer not only a visit to the ruins of Saqsaywaman, the Koricancha Museum or the city center. We go much further! There are also other lesser-known places / ruins around the city, worth visiting. As the inhabitants of Cusco we know its most beautiful parts, and we will be very happy to show them the best of the best.
Today we will combine main attracions of the Sacred Valley with a very local experiences. We work with many local communities in the Andes, who are happy to host participants of our expeditions in their homes. It gives possibility to integrate with the local population of the Andes.
We offer an expedition to the Patacancha Valley, where you will have the opportunity to meet the warm and open families. We will have dinner with them, breakfast, we will look at how their everyday life functions. If we can also visit the local school or play the football game with the locals.
This expedition will be accompanied by a visit to the charming town of Pisac and its ruins, with the Inca cemetery in the main role.
On the same day there will be a unique opportunity to admire the condors as well as vicuñas, which are not normally in close contact with civilization. However, thanks to the visit to the sanctuary of animals, which rescue valuable Peruvian animals from the smuggle, we will learn some of the most characteristic species. By the way, we will help for this organization, that not only save animals, but also run programs for the reproduction of condors.
We will spend the morning with the local community of the Patacancha Valley, then we will go for about 3 hours long trekking to the beautifully preserved, Ollantaytambo town. You will also have the opportunity to visit pre-Incas ruins, mountainous landscapes in the background, as well as the ruins in the town itself.
An early breakfast will be served at 5:30 am. As early as possible, we will begin trekking through the high jungle during which we will stop at a local coffee plantation. This is an amazing chance to gain insight into the secrets of small-scale coffee production in Peru, where only the highest quality Arabica beans are used. Caffeine-fueled, we will then continue our walk through the jungle. In the afternoon today you will have an opportunity to go rafting in the river of Urubamba (this is an additional option and needs to be booked in advance, it is not included in the price of the tour).
Max altitude: 14173 ft (4320 m)
Overnight stay in the coffee plantation (very basic conditions)
We will start the day with a breakfast at 7:20 am. At around 8:00 am we will drive in a private car for approx. 45 minutes to the start of the trail. Today´s trek will be divided into 2 parts. The first part takes us along the Inca trail, and will take approx. 3 -3.5 hour. After the first part of the trek you will have an opportunity to rest and relax in the thermal baths near the town of Santa Maria. The second part will start in a place called Hydroelektica and will lead us to the town of Aguas Calientes – the base from where we will explore Machu Picchu! This will take about 2.5 -3 hours of walking. In Aguas Calientes you will have the evening free to explore the town and rest – keeping in mind that we have a very early start on the next day!
Trekking time: 5-6 hours
Max altitude: 16561 ft (2000 m)
Overnight stay in Aguas Calientes
This day is dedicated to exploring the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu – Peru´s most famous site! Inside the ruins there are many options available to you. You can hike one of the two small peaks, Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, you can even walk to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) and/or Inca bridge.
You will start the tour to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes where you will take an early morning bus to the site´s entrance (with this option, an additional fee for the bus ticket is required) or you will walk there (around a 1-1.5 hour trek).
In the ruins you will have a 2 hour guided tour, giving you an overview of the history and culture of the Inca Empire, as well as the spiritual, political and educational importance of Machu Picchu. After the tour you will have time to explore the site on your own until about 5:00 pm (you also have the option to leave earlier if you wish). Inside the ruins there are multiple options available to you.
You will make your own way back to Aguas Calientes via bus (with this option, an additional fee for the bus ticket is required) or on foot (around a 1 – 1.5 hour trek), from where you will take a train to Ollantaytambo. We will arrive in Ollantaytambo at around 8:30, giving you some time to explore the pleasant town.
Max altitude: 10006 ft (3150 m)
Overnight stay in Ollantaytambo
This day is an awesome and unforgettable immersion into the local culture of the Sacred Valley! Today you will explore Inca archeological sites, a traditional Inca salt mine, and mystical agricultural terraces. You will also participate in a textile lesson, meeting members of the local community. You will be amazed at just how many things there are to do and explore in one day! Take advantage of the day to really experience and enrich your knowledge of local Andean traditions, crafts and customs.
The day starts with breakfast at 7:00 am. Afterwards, at 7:40 am, we will drive approx. 50 minutes to the first spot we will visit today, the archaeological spot of Moray. We will walk through the ruins for about 45 minutes and then we will drive for about 20 minutes to the next destination, Maras.
We will take a short pause in this small town and learn about the production of the popular Andean beverage,´chicha de jora´ (corn beer). We will also have the chance to walk around and explore the town’s quaint and beautiful streets!
After Maras, we will visit a salt mine in Salineras de Maras, that has been in use since Inca times. We will go there on foot following an easy and relaxing trail for approx. 1 hour. Along the way we will be able to enjoy some spectacular views of the Cordillera Uubamba! Once we arrive at the salt mine, you will have a chance to walk through more than 3000 salt ponds and learn about the methods used to process and produce the salt – methods which have been used since the time of the Inca Empire.
From Salineras, we will drive for about 45 minutes to the last destination of the day, the lovely town of Chinchero. Here we will participate in an interesting lesson about the local textiles of the region.
After a full day of different activities, we will reach Cusco at around 4:00 pm – leaving you plenty of time to discover the restaurants and nightlife of this beautiful city!
Max altitude: 12417 ft (3785 m)
Overnight stay in Cusco
Depending on the time of departure from Lima, today (if the time will permit) we will continue to explore the most interesting parts of Lima.
Peru is waiting! Come and enjoy its beauty 🙂
To maximize your time in Peru we have prepared a unique program that combines the most beautiful attractions in three different parts. From the coast, through the Andes, to the jungle. Maximum diversity of Peru is waiting!