ADVENTURE AND ADRENALINE IN PERU
LIMA – PARACAS – NAZCA – CUSCO
11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS
Mountains, Andean landscapes, jungle, rivers, culture and archaeological centers is what exactly you’ll find in this tour with by a huge dose of adventure and adrenaline
DAY 1: WELCOME TO PERU!
Our host will be waiting to welcome you on the arrival of international flights to then board our transportation and go to the arranged accommodation where will assist you in your check-in so you can rest and prepare for the days full of adventure that await for you.
DAY 2: LIMA – PARACAS AND NAZCA LINES.
We fly over the desert!
We will pick you up from your accommodation to take you to the south of Lima city to Pisco, where the small airport is located and you will board the airplane that will take you to see the famous Nazca lines from the heights, then you’ll have to lunch and spend the afternoon free in your hotel in Paracas.
You cann’t miss a walk around the quiet boulevard in Paracas, the view is beautiful.
DAY 3: EXPLORING THE PARACAS RESERVE
From the Paracas port you’ll board your boat to go out into the ocean toward the Ballestas Islands, where you can see the marine creatures that live there like the sea lions, Humbolt penguins and pelicans that make the place a perfect wildlife scenery.
Upon returning from your adventure you’ll have time to lunch at a local restaurant in the Bay of Paracas or where you decide, then we’ll head towards Ica, where we’ll visit “La Hacienda tacama” where you’ll taste Piscos and the Huacachina Oasis to have an adventure in the desert After we’ll be returning to Lima to spend the night and to get more energy for the next day.
DAY 4: LIMA – CUSCO
We leave the coast!
We will pick you up from your accommodation to take you to the airport and assist you in your boarding flight to Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inka civilization, where our host will be waiting for you to take you to your accommodation in the center of the city. Then you’ll have a walking tour in the city, visiting the main traditional neighborhoods, the local market and the Qorikancha temple.
DAY 5: SACSAYHUMAN AWANAKANCHA AND SACRED VALLEY
The fertile valley of the Inkas is waiting for us!
Early we’ll pick you up from your accommodation to go to Sacsayhuaman Qenqo and the Sacred Valley, halfway we’ll stop at the textile center of Awanakancha, here you’ll appreciate the process of making traditional textiles by local people, then we’ll go to Pisac where you’ll visit its local market and archaeological center, where you can see its traditional terraces, other sectors and enclosures, complemented with an explanation by our tour guide. On the way we’ll stop in Urubamba to lunch and continue our journey to Ollantaytambo, this place was is an inka village that has been stuck in time, visiting its streets that still keep its structures and archaeological center. Here you’ll stay in your reserved accommodation and rest for next day.
DAY 6: ADVENTURE IN BICYCLE AND RAFTING – INKA JUNGLE
What an adventure that comes next!!
Early we’ll be going to your accommodation to start the adventure to Machupicchu, first we’ll transfer you to the area called Abra Malaga, which will be the place where we’ll begin our adventure going down hills by bicycle, here we will receive the necessary safety equipment and the previous instructions, the descent will last approximately 3 hours, during the descent you’ll be able to appreciate beautiful landscapes until the village of Santa María, where you’ll have time to lunch and nap, then we’ll go to the river to begin the rafting in the Vilcanota river.
Finally we’ll return to the village of Santa María to enjoy the rest of the day, dinner and rest.
DAY 7: TREKKING DAY – COCALMAYO – SANTA TERESA
After breakfast we will get ready for the trek toward the village of Santa Teresa. We’ll trek in middle of vegetation by an Inka road that formerly connected the area of Vilcabamba with Machupicchu. During the trek you’ll be able to see plantations of bananas, coffee and coca which is typical in this area, after we’ll get to the hot springs of Cocalmayo will be waiting for you with its crystal and clear waters to give you a well-deserved relaxing bath, after the transportation will be waiting for you to transfer you to Santa Teresa that is 10 minutes away, where you’ll stay in a lodge.
DAY 8: TO MACHUPICCHU TOWN
The transportation will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer you toward the “hydroelectric” sector, where the trek to Machupicchu town will start. This trek will be by following the railway next to the river and will last approximately 3 hours until get the town of Machupicchu town. Here your reserved accommodation will be waiting for you to rest for the next day. Rest of the day free.
DAY 9: MACHUPICCHU SANCTUARY
The day starts early, you’ll have to board the bus that will transfer toward the main entrance of the Machupicchu Sanctuary, where the guide will be waiting for you to start the tour around the Inka citadel, which will last an average of 2 hours. Here the guide will show you the most important sectors of this inka settlement, after the guided tour, you’ll have free time to explore and take photos on your own, then you’ll board the return bus toward the town again, where you’ll have time to lunch at a restaurant, finally you have to be 30 minutes before at the station to board the train that will take you back to the town of Ollantaytambo where the transportation will be waiting for you to return to Cusco.
DAY 10: FREE DAY
DAY 11: FLIGHT TO LIMA AND BACK HOME
Hours before your flight we will go to your hotel to transfer you to the airport.
In Lima, our host will be waiting for you to take you to some pending place that you still want to know or visit. Remember that a private transport will be available to you and will depend if there is enought time before your flight, finally we’ll go with you to the airport for the farewell.
IN MOST OF OUR ITINERARIES THE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE NOT INCLUDED, IT’LL DEPEND ON TYPE OF ACCOMMODATION THAT YOU WANT IN EVERY PLACE
TELL US AND WE’LL RECOMMEND YOU THE BEST THAT ADAPTS TO YOUR PREFERENCE.
REMEMBER THAT OUR PRIVATE TOURS IN PERÚ ARE COMPLETELY FLEXIBLE, WHICH MEANS THAT WE CAN MODIFY IT AND ADAPT TO YOUR MEASURE.
MONDAY TO SATURDAY
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm