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Escorted Peru Tours - Cusco

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  12 nights/ 13 days cultural group tour,

  Scenic land journey + 4 domestic flights

  Guaranteed departures from Lima         

  Prices starting at  US$2890

  Accommodation in 3 & 4 hotels based on double occupancy

  Guided sightseeing

  Transfers and tours by A/C   motor coaches

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Wonders of Peru and Brazil Tour - 13 days

Group tour / Guaranteed departures from Lima
 
Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
Lima (1) - Yucay (2) - Cusco (2) - Puno (2) - Lima(1) - Iguassu (2) - Rio De Janeiro (2)

Category: Cultural group tour,

 

Day 1: (Thursday) Arrive Lima
Arrival at the airport in Lima where you will be greeted by our representative. Transfer to the hotel and check-in.

 

Day 2: Lima- Cusco - Yucay (B)
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Cusco. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Cusco. Upon Arrival Transfer to the Hotel in the Urubamba Valley, known as Sacred Valley, where the Urubamba River, a headstream of the Amazon passes through. On your way to the Urubamba Valley you will undertake a short visit to the sanctuary Cochahuasi Wasi. You will have the opportunity to see Pumas, Condors and Aras. The small conservation project is not comparable with a Zoo. It’s also possible to get an insight in the Andean web techniques. You will continue to the “Mercado de Urubamba” and on the way you will have lunch in a typical local restaurant. The “Mercado de Urubamba” is an authentic market where real bartering takes place. The rural people of the surroundings sell and barter agricultural products as well as animals. It is also the place where locals exchange gossips and news.

 

Day 3:  Yucay (B)
Free morning or you can join one of the optional tours listed below:

Pisac Market (4hrs)

Moray and Maras (4hrs)

Urubamba River Rafting (3hrs)

Biking at the Sacred Valley: Yanahuara (4hrs)

 

In the afternoon, a visit to Ollantaytambo, a typical Inca community, is included. Towering above the town of Ollantaytambo we will find the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo. Steep stone terraces rising from the edge of town lead up to the fortress ruins at the top of the hill. A stone stairway leads up through the terrace walls, allowing visitors to step out on them. One of the best-preserved areas lies north of the Hanan Huacaypata square: an area of 15 blocks of houses built on top of carved stone walls.

 

Day 4: Yucay – Machu Picchu - Cusco (B)
Transfer by bus to the train station of Ollantaytambo where the tour starts by train that goes through the fertile plain of the Urubamba valley and on to Aguas Calientes. From there, small busses drive up the steep mountain to the ruin town Machu Picchu. Called the Lost City of the Incas, this cultural heritage of mankind is a beautifully located impressive stone city constructed with a technique incredible for its era and even for present times. Stone upon stone, fitted together perfectly without any cement, with impressive delicacy, exquisite detail and discrimination worthy of the world’s greatest palaces. There are many theories about Machu Picchu, but one thing is for sure - it is one of the most impressive sites in the world. Enjoy a guided visit of the ruins and return by bus and train to the Sacred Valley. Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

 

Day 5: Cusco (B)

In the afternoon begin the half-day city tour. You’ll see the exact centre of the Inca Empire, the Plaza de Armas. There one can find the cathedral built on the ruins of the ancient Inca Palace.  Then proceed to Sacsayhuaman, a ruin located approx. 3 km above Cusco. Sacsayhuaman also offers a fabulous view of the city. Afterwards visit the surrounding ruins. The afternoon is free at leisure.

 

Day 6: Cusco - Puno (B, L)
A full day bus journey (seat-in)  from Cusco to Puno leads through the Peruvian highland along snow-covered peaks, passes up to 4.300 m above sea level and then goes down to Puno, which is right on Lake Titicaca. Lunch in a typical restaurant en route is included. After arrival in Puno transfer to your hotel.

 

Day 7: Puno - Lake Titicaca -Lima (B, L)
Full day excursion on Lake Titicaca to visit the Uros floating islands (seat-in). The Aymara Indians build their houses over floating artificial islands that elaborate themselves on the waters of the Titicaca in which they inhabit in organizations and with ancestral customs. Continue to Taquile Island where you find numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and Inca terracing. A typical lunch at Taquile island is included. Transfer from the hotel to the airport of Juliaca. Flight to Lima (not included) and transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 8: Lima (B)

In the afternoon you will explore the city on a sightseeing tour through Lima. The Plaza de Armas with the beautiful buildings of the government Palace, the town hall, the Palace of the archbishop and the cathedral are still the most important places in town. After that you will visit the beautiful San Francisco monastery.

Proceed through the modern districts of San Isidro and Miraflores and to the Coastline enjoying the view over the beaches of Lima and the Pacific Ocean. Afterwards enjoy a guided visit of one of the Lima’s most noted museums, the Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum which houses the world’s largest private collection of Peruvian pre-Columbian Art.

 

Day 9: Lima - Iguassu (B)

In the morning leave Lima and take a flight to Iguassu. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in.

 

Day 10: Iguassu (B)

You will leave your hotel on the Brazilian side by motor coach and cross the Iguassu National Park towards the Brazilian Falls. You walk along the paths following the cascades and then along the catwalk which leads you very close to the bottom of the Devil’s Throat. You will enjoy magnificent views. Afterwards you take an elevator to go up back to the road, and there you will board the motor coach which will take you to the Argentinean side of the falls. You will make a short stop at the Visitor’s Centre and proceed from there along the Inferior Circuit, the down-river falls, to the Superior Circuit, the up-river cascades. The Ecological Jungle Train leads you to the most impressive observation point of the falls – The Devil´s Throat.  After visit transfer to the hotel on the Brazilian side of the falls.

 

Day 11: Iguassu - Rio de Janeiro (B)
Transfer from the hotel to the airport for the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Arrival in Rio and transfer to the hotel, Check In and time for a first stroll along Copacabana Beach.

 

Optional Rio by night – Show in the evening

Visit a folklore and Carnival show featuring skilled dancers, entertainers, samba bands and wonderful costumes in a wonderful display of Brazilian folklore and Carnival.

 

Day 12: Rio de Janeiro (B)

Full day city tour including visit of Sugarloaf and Corcovado.Leaving the hotel and proceeding as far as Cosme Velho Station to board a cog-train(*) for the ride through Tijuca Forest up Corcovado Mountain at 748 m (2.454 ft) high. The train ride takes 20 minutes and is a wonderful opportunity for a closer look at the forest’s lush tropical vegetation and to enjoy scenic landscapes of the beaches and city. Disembarking at the top of Corcovado and then proceeding up the steps that lead to the top lookout where the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer stands. After appreciating the breathtaking view unfolding below, passengers will descend by train. The tour proceeds passing by Rio’s world-famous beaches as far as Urca District to board a cable car for a two-staged ascent up Sugar Loaf Mountain at 390 m (1.280 ft) high. Then coming down and proceeding along Guanabara Bay and Flamengo Park as far as downtown. Visit downtown area, passing by the financial and business centre and by other attractions such as the Candelaria Church, Saint Sebastian Cathedral, Lapa Arches, Municipal Theatre, National Library, Fine Arts Museum, and by the Sambadrome, site of Rio’s famous Carnival parade.

 

(*) or Vans certificated by the city´s administration departure from Largo do Machado where the van stop is located and go to top of Corcovado.

 

Day 13: Departure (B)
Transfer to Rio De Janeiro airport for flight back home. Thank you for visiting Peru & Brazil.

 

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