Peru Tour without Altitude

Peru Tour without Altitude
 
Peru Tour without Altitude
  • From
    usd 2050
  • Departures
    Daily
  • Style
    Comfort
  • Days
    10

This tour was created to give the opportunity to those who wanted to avoid high altitudes, to discover the mysteries and beauties of Peru. In fact you will have the opportunity to visit incredible destinations like Lima, the Ballestas Islands, the Nazca Lines, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. Only overnight in Cusco is above 3,000 meters but being at the end of the journey you will already be used to the altitude.

  • Country
    Peru
  • Departure
    Lima
  • Arrival
    Lima
  • Theme
    Cultural
Peru Tour without Altitude

 

Day 1. Welcome to Lima

Upon arrival in Lima you will be greeted by one of our representatives. Later transfer to hotel and overnight in Lima.

Day 2. Visit of the Capital

Peru Tour without Altitude - Visit of the Capital
  • Destination
    Paracas
  • Hotel
    Posada del Emancipador
  • Attractions
    Lima City Tour

 

After breakfast, visit the radiant Peruvian capital: Lima. The first stop will be the famous district of Miraflores. Following view of the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Hispanic archaeological site; in the past it was a sacred and burial place. Visit to the historic center, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1991, where we will visit the Catacombs of San Francisco. At the end of the excursion continue in VIP autubus towards Paracas, along the legendary Panamericana Sud. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel and overnight in Paracas.

Day 3. Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve

Peru Tour without Altitude - Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve
  • Destination
    Nazca
  • Hotel
    Casa Andina Standard Nazca
  • Attractions
    Ballestas Islands

 

After breakfast, a tour of nature and landscapes of the Ballestas Islands and the Paracas National Reserve: once you arrive you will be struck by splendid views of dunes and desert that meet in the imposing ocean. You will get to know the great variety of animal species that inhabits this fantastic Reserve. At the end of the excursion departure for Nazca by VIP bus. Arrival in Nazca, transfer and hotel accommodation.

Day 4. The mysterious Lines of Nazca

Peru Tour without Altitude - The mysterious Lines of Nazca
  • Destination
    Arequipa
  • Hotel
    Fundador
  • Attractions
    Nazca Lines

 

After breakfast we will discover the ancient and mysterious Nazca Lines. These can be admired flying over them with an airplane (optional, 30 minutes). Later visit to the Antonini Museum, where exhibits of Nazca culture and the part of the ancient still functioning aqueduct are exhibited. Departure for Arequipa by VIP bus. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5. Historic Center of the 'White City'

Peru Tour without Altitude - Historic Center of the 'White City'
  • Destination
    Arequipa
  • Hotel
    Fundador
  • Attractions
    Arequipa City Tour

 

Breakfast and visit to the historic center of Arequipa, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. A walk to the city center, between the ancient buildings in sillar (white volcanic stone), will allow you to go back to the colonial era. The tour begins with a visit to the Plaza de Armas, the city's main square, followed by the Cathedral Museum, the Claustro de la Compañia de Jesus and Casa de Moral.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6. Arequipa - Cusco – Sacred Valley

Peru Tour without Altitude - Arequipa - Cusco – Sacred Valley
  • Destination
    Cusco
  • Hotel
    San Agustín Urubamba
  • Attractions
    Urubamba

 

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight to Arequipa-Cusco. Arrival, transfer to Urubamba and hotel accommodation with dinner included. With the arrival in Sacred Valley we will stay at an altitude of about 2800 meters. The rest of the day will be free.

Day 7. Tour of the Sacred Valley

Peru Tour without Altitude - Tour of the Sacred Valley
  • Destination
    Aguas Calientes
  • Hotel
    Hatun Inti Classic
  • Attractions
    Sacred Valley of the Incas

 

After breakfast departure to Pisaq to visit its famous market. Afterwards, stop at the fascinating salt pans of Maras, formed by thousands of pools that in the past (already from the Inca culture) were used as quarries to extract salt. After lunch in Urubamba, we will visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, built to protect the valley from the possible invasions of ethnic groups coming from the forests. From here departure to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival, transfer and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 8. The ruins of the city of Machu Picchu

Peru Tour without Altitude - The ruins of the city of Machu Picchu
  • Destination
    Cusco
  • Hotel
    San Agustín Internacional
  • Attractions
    Machu Picchu

 

Wake up at dawn for the visit of the long-awaited ancient city of Machu Picchu. It will be a memorable experience to see the ancient ruins from the Inti Punku during the sunrise! During the morning, thanks to the explanations of the guide, you will discover all the secrets of the ancient city and the Inca people who once lived there. To enjoy a breathtaking view it is possible to book the excursion to the Huayna Picchu (optional). You will not regret your choice once you get to the top!
Train to Ollantaytambo, contact with our agent and transfer to Cusco.
Overnight at your hotel.

Day 9. Tour in ancient Cusco

Peru Tour without Altitude - Tour in ancient Cusco
  • Destination
    Cusco
  • Hotel
    San Agustín Internacional
  • Attractions
    Cusco City Tour

 

Breakfast. The tour begins with a visit to the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, an archaeological site that used to have ceremonial functions and where the Inti Raymi (festival of the sun) is celebrated on June 24th each year. Later we will discover the Inca Ruins of Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and Kenko. Finally at the San Pedro market and the San Blas neighborhood. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10. End of the Tour

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and flight to Lima.

The Tour Includes

  • Services
    • Personal Service

    • 01 local cellphone – 24/7 travel assistance

 

  • Services
    • Excursions

    • Private transfers airport / hotel / airport
    • Flight: Arequipa-Cusco / Cusco-Lima
    • Bus VIP between Lima and Arequipa
    • Train Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
    • Private excursions with English speaking guide:
      Lima: City Tour.
      Paracas: Paracas National Reserve,
      Nazca: Antonini Museum and Cantalloc Aqueducts,
      Arequipa: City Tour, Casa Moral, Cathedral Museum, Claustro de la Compañia de Jesus.
      Cusco: Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara, Sacsayhuaman, Koricancha.
      Sacred Valley: Pisac, Salt Mines and Ollantaytambo.
      Machu Picchu
    • Excursion in shared service with English-Spanish speaking guide: Ballestas Islands
    • All entrances fee mentioned in the program

 

  • Services
    • Hotel

    • 09 overnight stays in hotel

 

  • Services
    • Transport

    • Airplane, train, speed boat, bus VIP, private transport for all the transfers

 

  • Services
    • Meals

    • 09 breakfasts, 01 lunch and 01 dinner

 

Not Included

  • Services
    • International air tickets and airport taxes
    • Overflight Nazca Lines USD 105 and Nazca airport tax USD 10
    • Huayna Picchu USD 35
    • Other meals
    • Insurance
    • Personal Expenses
    • Extras