7 Days – Cusco & Lake Titicaca Special

  • Destination: Peru, South America
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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Lima.  Flight Transfer to Cusco

Welcome to the Tour! Arrive in airport in Lima.  Transfer by flight to Cusco.  Upon arrival, check in at hotel.  Overnight in Cusco. (Meals: D)

Day 02

Cusco – City Tour

After Breakfast proceed for City Tour of Cusco.  then a bus will pick us up at around 13.30 and take us around upper Cusco.  Here enjoy visit the old Inca temples and pre-Inca constructions Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay. Then the tour goes back to explore the city center.  Enjoy walk through the ancient Inca and colonial streets, visit the Inca Temple “Qoricancha” (Temple of the Sun) and finally the Cathedral at the “Plaza de Armas”, Cusco’s main square. Later have time for leisure and explore the city.  Overnight at Cusco. (B, L, D)

Day 03

Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas: Pisac & Ollantaytambo

Enjoy Breakfast.  Enjoy pickup at the hotel and travel to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a tranquil oasis of cultural, historical and agricultural richness only 45 minutes from Cusco, where the Incas once built important cities such as Pisac and Ollantaytambo.  Enjoy beaufigul Andean landscape during the day and visit the most impressive archaeological site of Pisac.  After a nice lunch in Urubamba we continue on our way through the Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo to visit its Inca ruins and then check into the hotel to spend the night.  Overnight in Ollantaytambo. (B, L, D)

Day 04

Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Cusco

Enjoy early breakfast in the morning. At around 6am enjoy transfer to the train.  On board, enjoy trip to Aguas Calientes, the town closest to Machu Picchu to explore one of the new 7 Wonders of the World.  Arriving in Aguas Calientes, a guide will be ready to take bus to Machu Picchu.  Enjoy a guided tour around the archaeological complex, allowing time for contemplation of the amazing scenery.  Enjoy the views of Intiwatana (Temple of the Sun), the Temple of Condor, the Temple of Three Windows, Andean Terraces and other places of interest.  After the tour enjoy a walk around the archaeological complex and take some time to capture by camera these incredible views and memories.  Enjoy some free time later in the afternoon in Aguas Calientes.  Take train to Ollantaytambo.  From there, enjoy bus ride to Cusco.  Check in at hotel.  Overnight in Cusco. (B, L, D)

Day 05

Manaus – Cusco – Puno – Lake Titicaca

Today will be a long trip from Cusco to Puno.  Along the way enjoy a beautiful journey with some special stops in a comfortable tourist bus.  See the Church of Andahuaylillas, known as the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas”.  This features a simple facade but keeps one of the most valuable jewels of the colonial art in Peru.  Explore the archaeological complex of Raqchi, another important Inca city.  Surrounded by picturesque hills enjoy lunch in Sicuani.  Enjoy view and see llamas and alpacas grazing from the La Raya Pass at 4310 m/14172 ft above sea level. Enjoy visit to Pucara, a colonial city famous for its pottery.  In the afternoon arrive in the city of Puno at 3800 m / 13,000 ft.  Overnight in Puno. (B, L, D)

Day 6

Puno – Lake Titicaca: Floating Islands Uros & Island Taquile

Today after breakfast enjoy pick up at 6:30am.  Transfer to the port of Puno City.  Depart on the boat for around 1 hour ride to the floating islands “Uros”, made entirely of reeds.  The community of the Uros has endured for hundreds of years thanks to their continual renovation of the island floor with Totora reeds and muds and their harmonious relationship with nature.  After exploring the islands of Uros, enjoy trip on boat for 2.5 hour ride on the lake to “Taquile”, an ancient island completely terraced by the pre-Incas and Incas.  Here enjoy visit to the center of the island and some of the native families to have a traditional meal with them.  Enjoy some time at leisure before taking boat back to Puno, arriving at around 16.00 hrs.  Overnight in Puno. (B, L, D)

Day 7

Puno – Lima – Departure back home or to Next Destination

Today after breakfast, check-out of the hotel.  Transfer to the airport to fly to Lima.  Upon arrival in Lima, enjoy transfer flight back home.  Return with wonderful memories of the tour! (B)

Package Inclusions

– Hotel Accommodations 06 ngts
– All Transfers & Transportations in an air-conditioaned coach in each city
– Cost Involved Sightseeing per itinerary
– Cost of English speaking Tour Guides
– 24 / 7 7M Tours Manager
– Daily Breakfast
– Daily Lunch & Dinner mentioned in itinerary

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Exclusions (Not Included in Package)

– International & Domestic Airfare
– Cost Of Visa
– VUSA Air Tickets
– Basic Medical Insurance {Traveler(s) will need to have their own medical insurance}
– Porterage
– Baggage Handling
– Any item not included in the package
– Airline Baggage Charges
– Any Tours, Transfers or event tickets not mentioned in package
– Any Incidental Charges at the hotel
– Personal Expense(s) of any kind – e.g. Laundry, Shopping Drinks, etc.
– Tips & Taxes

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