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My cousin and I are from Canada (Toronto and Vancouver) and we took a 13 day custom trip to Peru. After doing months of research I found that Gotoperu... Zeeshan B / TORONTO - CANADA

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The diversity of ecosystems in Peru is endless because you can go from the Pacific coast to the Peruvian Andes in a flight of no more than an hour and a half. Take advantage of these dream destinations and book now with GOTOLATAM.

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to lima, peru

As you start on your journey to this vibrant South American city, prepare to discover a rich mix of ancient history and modern city life. Upon arrival at Jorge Chávez International Airport, you will be greeted with warm hospitality by our representative, who will take you to your hotel, where you will find comfortable accommodations that suit the needs of each traveler. Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, this capital has it all. ¡Pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable travel experience in Lima, Peru!

Day 2: Lima city tour

A city tour in Lima, the vibrant capital of Peru, promises an enriching journey through history and culture. Embarking on this adventure unveils a remarkable landmark that showcases Lima's proud heritage. The San Francisco Convent is an architectural gem dating back to colonial times. Your next stop will be at the City Hall, exuding grandeur as it serves as both a symbol of civic pride and administrative power. Beyond lies the iconic Government Palace – an opulent edifice where Peruvian presidents have resided since the country's birth. Next to the Government Palace is the Basilica Cathedral at Plaza de Armas—the heart of Lima’s historical center—where architectural marvels intertwine beautifully with religious devotion. The tour continues into the Miraflores district with its breathtaking coastal views and finalizes at Barranco, known as a cosmopolitan and cultural district.

Day 3: Ballestas & huacachina oasis full-day

Our Gotolatam representative will pick you up from your accommodation in Lima early in the morning and transfer you to the Lima bus station for a bus ride to Ica.

A staff member will pick you up at the Ica bus station around 07:30 and transport you to the port where the Ballestas Islands boat excursion will depart. During your tour, you will observe sea lions in their natural habitat and have a briefing on the history of the Ballestas Islands and their role during the Industrial Revolution in Peru. Then, you will have free time on Paracas Boulevard to explore and buy souvenirs.

The next stop will be the Huacachina Oasis, followed by lunch at leisure with a view of the oasis. In the afternoon, dune buggy trip and sandboarding in the dunes of Huacachina

Transportation to the Ica bus station around 18:30 Ica-Lima return bus ride

When you arrive at the Lima bus terminal, a Gotoperu staff member will pick you up and transport you to your hotel.

Day 4: Cusco arrival & city tour

Early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Lima and drive to Jorge Chávez International Airport to board your flight, which will take you to the city of Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a guided city tour of Cusco and the surrounding archaeological sites, such as Qorikancha temple – most known as the Temple of the Sun and Sacsayhuaman Fortress – a place that served for the Inti Raymi to take place. You will also visit Tambomachay which is located in the upper part of the beautiful city of Cusco.

Day 5: Full-day tour to the sacred valley and overnight in aguas calientes

After an early breakfast at your hotel in Cusco, a Gotolatam representative will pick you up to start your Sacred Valley tour. The first stop will be the City of Pisac, a small town with exquisite architecture that is the perfect place to buy authentic Andean souvenirs, known as artesanias. As you browse through the selection of traditional clothing and handicrafts, you'll easily understand why the Pisac market has a reputation of its own. In the afternoon, you will visit Ollantaytambo, which is an Inca site that began as a palace or fortress but was eventually used as the last Inca stronghold against the invading Spanish conquistadors. After an exciting day of archaeological exploration, you will board the train to Machu Picchu town – known as Aguas Calientes – at the Ollantaytambo train station. Upon your arrival in Aguas Calientes, a representative of Gotolatam will be waiting for you at the Aguas Calientes train station to take you to your hotel.

Day 6: Visit to machu picchu and return to cusco

¡The main day of your trip! Be ready to visit the Citadel of Machu Picchu. Our representative will pick you up from your hotel to escort you to the Aguas Calientes Bus Station for a 30-minute bus ride to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, where you are going to have a private guided tour of the citadel. During your tour, you will be able to visit historical places located in the Citadel of Machu Picchu, like the Sun Stone, Sun Temple, and the Room of the Three Windows. After your tour finishes, you will have some free time to explore Aguas Calientes, buy some local artesanias, and enjoy an amazing view of Machu Picchu town. Late in the afternoon, you will board the train from Aguas Calientes Train Station to Ollantaytambo Train Station, where a vehicle will be ready to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 7: Full-day tour to the rainbow mountain

On this day, you will enjoy a full-day tour to The Rainbow Mountain. We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco very early in the morning and start driving through the South Valley to the trailhead at Cusipata. After a delicious breakfast, we will begin our walk, following a beautiful path that finishes with an amazing view of Vinicunca Mountain, popularly known as Rainbow Mountain. At the top of Rainbow Mountain, you can have a panoramic view of Ausangate Mountain. When we come back to the base, we will travel to Cusipata to have lunch, and then you will return to the city of Cusco.

Day 8: Sun route bus tour cusco to puno

Embarking on an unforgettable full-day tour from Cusco to Puno early in the morning. We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and board the bus that will take you to the beautiful city of Puno, but you are going to have the opportunity to visit iconic places during your tour. The first stop is the town of Andahuaylillas where the Sistine Chapel of America is located, then we will head to the town of Raqchi and visit the Wiracocha Temple, an Inca archaeological site that exhibits typical terraces, public baths, and aqueduct systems. We will continue with the visit to Pukara town and then we are going to have a buffet lunch where you will enjoy Novo Andina cuisine, a pairing of meats with traditional grains and products. La Raya is the final stop before arriving in Puno. This small town is situated on a highland plateau and represents the border town between Puno and Cusco.

Day 9: Lake titicaca tour

In the morning, our Gotolatam staff guide will pick you up from your hotel in Puno to begin your full-day tour of Lake Titicaca and the nearby islands. The majestic beauty of Lake Titicaca has captivated the hearts of countless explorers and travelers for centuries. Situated high in the Andean mountains between Peru and Bolivia, this enchanting lake is not only the largest in South America but also the highest navigable lake in the world. Our tour starts with a boat trip to the floating islands of the Uros, a collection of artificial islands built from floating bundles of reeds. You will have free time to buy souvenirs at the market and explore these floating marvels created by the Uros tribe to defend themselves against rival tribes. Then we will continue with a 2-hour boat ride to Taquile Island, home to a Quechua community that continues the tradition of male residents producing fine handicrafts. Here, you will have lunch with a magnificent view of Lake Titicaca before your return to Puno.

Day 10: Puno departure

The last day of your package. We will transfer you to Juliaca's International Airport to take your flight back home.

10 days

Peru Coast and Andes

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