Discover Peru N 28

Discover Peru N 28

Duration: 9 days


Lima, Amazon Adventure near Iquitos, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress. It is the ideal short, economic tour.

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Rates & Booking

Package Type Accommodation Type Max. Guest Per Room Rate per Person N° Travelers

Tourist Class

Hotels:

Lima: El tambo or Los Girasoles
Cuzco: Samay or Emperador Plaza
Iquitos: Ceiba Tops
 

  • In single room basis
$2234.00
  • In double room basis
$1954.00

Superior Class

Hotels:

Lima: Casa Andina Classic Miraflores Centro or Faraona Grand Hotel
Cuzco: Terra Andina Hotel (Std room) or San Agustin Internacional
Iquitos: Ceiba Tops


 

  • In single room basis
$2386.00
  • In double room basis
$1994.00

First Class

Hotels:

Lima: Jose Antonio or San Agustin Exclusive
Cuzco: Eco Inn or San Agustin El Dorado or Terra Andina Hotel (Superior room)
Iquitos: Ceiba Tops
  

  • In single room basis
$2538.00
  • In double room basis
$2066.00

First Class Superior

Hotels:

Lima: Melia or Estelar Miraflores or Sonesta El Olivar
Cuzco: Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco or Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco
Iquitos: Ceiba Tops
  

  • In single room basis
$2887.00
  • In double room basis
$2252.00

Deluxe

Hotels:

Lima: Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores or Double Tree El Pardo
Cuzco: Libertad or Palacio del Inka Cusco or Aranwa Cusco Boutique
Iquitos: Ceiba Tops
 

  • In single room basis
$3431.00
  • In double room basis
$2511.00

Luxury

Hotels:

Lima: Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center or Country Club Lima
Cuzco: Monasterio or JW Marriott Cusco
Iquitos: Ceiba Tops

  • In single room basis
$4732.00
  • In double room basis
$3162.00
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Day 1: Friday - Lima - Arrival
 

  • Arrival in Lima, the "City of Kings" famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally recognized as the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas", and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
  • Lima City Tour and Larco Museum  
    Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima including the world famous Larco Museum - This half-day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.
  • Continue to the Larco Museum, founded in 1926, it displays remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The Larco Museum also features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions.


Day 2: Saturday -  Flight to Iquitos, on the Amazon River (B,L.D)
 
  • Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iquitos on the shores of the legendary Amazon River. This region is covered by dense vegetation and by primary and secondary jungle with low hills and slightly rolling landscape, crisscrossed by the many rivers of the Amazon River basin, which is born at the confluence of the Marañon and Ucayali Rivers.
  • Transfer to the Explorama dock. Twenty-five mile journey down the Amazon River to Ceiba Tops where private rooms with air conditioning and hot water provide all of the comforts of home. Afternoon hike in the beautiful primary rainforest reserve surrounding Ceiba Tops which includes many huge trees festooned with epiphytes. After dinner there may be local flute or guitar music at the El Toucan Bar or the guides are always ready to relate some of the many legends of the Amazon forest.
  • Overnight Ceiba Tops.



Day 3: Sunday -  Ceiba Tops (B,L,D)
 

  • Morning boat ride, spotting for dolphins, to visit a small village of Yagua Indians where your guide will explain the Yagua Indian culture and how it was affected by the arrival of Europeans and the passing of time. There will also be an opportunity to see some of the local crafts and for a demonstration of the blowgun which some of the Yagua elders still use for hunting. Afternoon walking excursion to the neighboring town of Indiana stopping along the way to see the immense Ceiba tree for which the lodge is named. Originally a Franciscan mission, Indiana has grown into a large river community with its own market, high school and small hospital.
  • Overnight Ceiba Tops.



Day 4: Monday -  Ceiba Tops / Iquitos / Lima (B)
 

  • Early morning departure by boat from Ceiba Tops to Iquitos followed by transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima.
  • Due to the ever-changing nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions.



Day 5: Tuesday -  Lima – Cusco (B)
 

  • Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet.
  • Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
  • Tour of Cusco and Nearby Ruins – Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco's Cathedral, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha “The Temple of the Sun”. This tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture.



Day 6: Wednesday -  Machu Picchu (B,L)
 

  • Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the "Lost City of the Incas," Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca "Virgins of the Sun" took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. Lunch is at the Orient Express’ Sanctuary Lodge located just a few steps from the Inca citadel.



Day 7: Thursday -  Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo Archaeological Complex (B,L)
 

  • Full Day Excursion to the Pisac Indian Market and the Ollantaytambo Fortress - Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley to the colonial village of Pisac where an Indian Market takes place Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Other days you will tour the religious nucleus and archaeological site of Pisac. During your visit to the bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the natives for many different types of Peruvian handicrafts and jewelry.
  • Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a "Living Inca Town" since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs.
  • Lunch is at a beautiful country estate on the shores of the Urubamba River.



Day 8: Friday -  Cusco – Free Day (B)
 

  • Wandering through this lovely city, exploring the astonishing narrow streets of this tile roof colonial town will be your unforgettable experience. You will find something astounding at every turn. Great buys are the traditional Peruvian handicrafts, alpaca-wool sweaters and rugs, ponchos, pottery, gold and silver jewelry, leather goods, etc.  Because there are such a variety of products, we strongly suggest that when you like any particular item, you should buy it - you may not find the same item in other store. Many visitors to Cusco return home wishing they had a free day to discover this imperial city on their own, a free day in Cusco is a MUST!



Day 9: Saturday – Cusco – Lima – Home (B) 
 

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight. Arrive home full of great memories of the rich tradition of Colonial Lima and the mystical Land of the Incas.



Valid through December 2013, except on Inti Raymi dates (Jun 21 to Jun 27)


Hotels:

 

 

CITY

 

TOURIST CLASS

TOURIST SUPERIOR

 

FIRST CLASS

 

 

FIRST CLASS SUPERIOR

 

DELUXE

 

DELUXE SUPERIOR

 

 

 

LIMA

 

 

 

El Tambo o Los Girasoles

 

 

Casa Andina Classic Miraflores Centro Faraona Grand Hotel

 

 

Jose Antonio o San Agustin Exclusive

 

 

Melia o Estelar Miraflores o Sonesta El Olivar

 

 

Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores o DoubleTree El Pardo

 

 

Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center o Country Club Lima

 

 

 

CUSCO

 

 

 

Samay o Emperador Plaza

 

 

 

 

Terra Andina Hotel (Std room) o San Agustin Internacional

 

 

Eco Inn o San Agustin El Dorado o Terra Andina Hotel (Superior room)

 

 

Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco o Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco

 

 

Libertador Palacio del Inka Cusco Aranwa Cusco Boutique

 

 

Monasterio o JW Marriott Cusco

 

 

IQUITOS

 

 

Ceiba Tops

 

Ceiba Tops

 

Ceiba Tops

 

Ceiba Tops

 

Ceiba Tops

 

Ceiba Tops

 

 


Includes

  • All airport transfers listed in the itinerary 
  • Baggage handling at airports and at hotels
  • All tours and excursions indicated in the itinerary 
  • All entrance fees and transfers needed to operate tours and excursions 
  • All train tickets, bus tickets and boat services needed to operate tours and excursions
  • Excursion to Machu Picchu is aboard the Vistadome train
  • Service of a bilingual licensed tour guide for all tours and excursions
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary. B for breakfast, L for lunch. D for dinner
  • Hotel accommodation and hotel service charge
  • Hotel taxes are exempt for foreigners visiting Peru

 




Not Included
 

  • Air tickets
  • Airport taxes
  • When staying overnight  in Machu Picchu, the entrance fee for the 2nd day in Machu Picchu is not included. This can be added to the itinerary upon request 
  • Expenses such us beverages on meals, tips, laundry, phone calls and other personal expenses are not included 

 

 

 

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