Highlands of the South Peru Andes luxury tour

You have the opportunity to enjoy the best travel experience, traveling highlands of South Peru Andres and discover the spectacular Inca world; visit the Incas ancient City, Cusco. Travel around Sacred Valley; make the historic trekking to Machu Picchu “Inca trail”, Puno and the wonderful Titicaca Lake, Arequipa and fantabulous Colca Canyon, the unexplained Nazca lines and Paracas Islands, Fishing in Lima.

  • DAY 1: LIMA

    Arrival at Lima airport and an EricAdventures representative will meet you and go with hotel personal to your hotel and in the afternoon will have the opportunity to do a City tour in private service and you will visit:

    The neighborhoods of San Isidro and Miraflores and then the tour continue with the visit of the main square of Lima, once there you will see the Cathedral and the San Francisco Catacombs, then we will return to the hotel.

    Accommodation at Luxury hotel in Lima.

    DAY 2: LIMA – PARACAS

    Early in the morning, departure to Paracas by bus, one of the best bus of Peru. We will have Ballestas island luxury tour and will visit it, see wonderful wildlife sanctuary; you can found some beautiful animals. During the tour, you will come face-to-face with these animals in their natural habitation while you are onboard.

    Accommodations at one of the best Hotel of the region

    DAY 3: PARACAS – NASCA – AREQUIPA

    At the morning we’ll take the bus to Nazca, one of the best bus in Peru, after that in Nazca we are going to luxury fly around Nazca lines and see mysterious figures made on the sand, represent different animals and plants like Spider, dog, monkey, lizard, condor hummingbird, we’ve free afternoon, after that we go to Arequipa by bus.

    DAY: 4 AREQUIPA

    Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Morning free to relax after our Bus travel. In the afternoon walking tour, we will visit the Santa Catalina convent, without doubt the gem of Arequipa, finally opened to the public in 1970, Main Square, la Compañia Cloister, and the suburbs of Cayma and Yanahuara with a magnificent view of “El Misti” Volcano.

    Return to our hotel.

    Accommodation in one of the best hotel in Arequipa.

    DAY 5: AREQUIPA – COLCA CANYON

    One of our staff personal, will pick up you from 3:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m., and go to the Colca Canyon, our first stop is Chivay village, then we will take breakfast and go to Cruz Del Condor, where we will see the spectacular flight of the Condors and appreciate

    One-person part of our staff will pick you up from the hotel between 3:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m., and then we head to the direction of the Colca Canyon. The first stop is the village of Chivay, and then we will have breakfast, and go in the direction of the Cruz Del Condor, where we will witness the majestic flight of the Condors. Here we will appreciate the depth of this beautiful canyon, which is considered one of the deepest canyons in the world, and then we are going to continue to the town of Chivay where we have the lunch, after the lunch we will return to the city of Arequipa. We will arrive at approximately 5:30 pm

    Accommodation in one of the best hotel in Arequipa.

    DAY 6: AREQUIPA – PUNO

    Early in the morning, a spectacular bus will take us to Puno up into the Altiplano (High Flat, where you will see snow capped peaks and local farmers watching after their herds of llamas and alpacas). Between 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., we’ll arrive to Puno and transfer to your hotel. Accommodations in one of the best hotel in Puno.

    DAY 7: UROS – TAQUILE

    One people of our staff pick up you from your hotel and transfer to Puno port and go by a motorboat for 30 minutes and arrive to floating islands of Uros and then this family will explain you their way of life and customs.  After that make a luxury tour to appreciate the magnitude of this place, is so beautiful, this visit will take 45 minutes. Continue with our journey to Taquile Island, when we arrive to Taquile we walk to the village, approximately 1 hour In the town of Taquile remain a time of 3 hours visiting the place watching the scenery and customs of this community Quechua. After the visit we will return to Puno lunch and 2.30 pm. 5.00 pm Arrival in Puno approximately. Transfer to the hotel.

    Accommodations in one of the best hotel in Puno.

    DAY 8: SILLUSTANI TOMBS – JULIACA- CUSCO

    At 8:00 am, we will pick you up from your hotel to start to ascend to the top of the city where we make a stop to have a spectacular panoramic view of the city and Lake Titicaca. After the stop, continue to the Sillustani. The trip takes approximately 45 minutes to reach Sillustani archaeological constructions and can perceive tombs of times and pre-Incas. We can also watch the wonderful lagoon, which surrounds Umayo this impressive complex. After the tour, we’ll return to Puno.

    In the afternoon transfer to the bus station to take the direct, bus to Cusco. One of Arrival to Cusco and transfer to the hotel.

    Accommodation at Luxury Hotel in Cusco

    DAY 9: CUSCO

    Day for rest and have a chance to see the city and its’ spectacular places or visit the cathedral or the other churches in the historical part of Cusco. In addition, you can try the great Andean food like alpaca meat or try the guinea pig. 100% Peruvian Food.

    Accommodation at Luxury Hotel in Cusco

    DAY 10: CUSCO – URUBAMBA VALLEY – HUAYLLABAMBA

    Early in the morning, we will pick our passengers at their hotels and travel by bus to the Km. 82 in the Urubamba Valley, where is the starting point of the Luxury Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The first part of the trail will be close to the Urubamba River, then we will watch the archeological site of Llactapapa and we finish our first walking day in Huallyabamba (3000 masl), where we camp. Included delicious lunch and dinner.

    DAY 11: HUAYLLABAMBA – WARMIWAUSCA – PACAYMAYO

    After breakfast, we will begin to climb the first pass, Warmiwausca (4,200 masl) or “Dead Woman’s Pass”, which resembles a supine woman. Here we can appreciate a spectacular view of the valley below. At this pass we move from the dry puna (a high treeless plateau) to the tropical forest, where gnarled trees growing among low clouds. This is the habitat of orchids, Polylepis Incana trees (National Peruvian tree) and mammals like the Puma and Andean Beer. After crossing the pass, the trail drops steeply into the Pacaymayo drainage; we will camp close to the river. Probably the day 2 is the hardest and coldest day in the Inca Trail; our team of professional guide and porters will be very glad to support you during this unforgettable day.

    Included breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    DAY 12: PACAYMAYO – RUNKU RAKAY – SAYACMARCA – WIÑAYHUAYNA

    After breakfast, we will hike up towards the ruins of Runku Rakay and traverse the pass with the same name (3,800 masl). Then, we will descend to Sayamarca, which is an important archaeological complex, more known than “inaccessible city”. Here we eat lunch. This day we’ll walk down in hundreds of steps and we will spend the third and final night near the ruins of Wiñayhuayna (2700 masl), which means “Forever Young”. Included breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    DAY 13: WIÑAYHUAYNA – INTI PUNKO – MACHU PICCHU– CUSCO

    We will get up very early so that we may watch the sunrise from Inti Punku (Sun Gate) and have our first breathtaking view of Machu Picchu. We will spend approximately two hours in Machu Picchu, where the guide will explain us about the different parts constituting the “Lost City of the Incas”. We also have free time to visit Machu Picchu by our own to take pictures and see more about Inca culture. At this point will be on the finish of the famous Inca trail to Machu Picchu. From Machu Picchu we take a bus to Aguas Calientes and in the afternoon, we go by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and from Ollantaytambo By van to Cusco.

    Included breakfast.

    DAY 14: CUSCO – LIMA

    Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima once in Lima transfer to the hotel to rest until the transfer to the airport to take your international flight to home.

  • INCLUDED

    • Professional English Speaking Guide during the tours.
    • All accommodations in 5* Hotels in double rooms.
    • Domestic Airfares, Cusco-Lima.
    • Tourist buses from Nasca Arequipa, Puno Cusco.(Best services)
    • For the Inca Trail to Machupicchu: All Camping equipment, Porters only to carry the camping equipment and food not to carry the personal belongings for tourists. All meals, for the Inca Trail if you want you can hire a personal porter, you can rent a sleeping bag or walking poles too
    • All Ticket entrances.
    • Flight on the Nasca Lines

    Note: Not included Airport taxes.

    We recommend to bring

    • Personal sleeping bag
    • Back Pack and Day pack
    • Hiking shoes
    • Winter coat and poncho
    • Water bottle, flash light, hat, sun block, sunglasses
    • Warm/Thermal clothes
    • Chocolates, candies or other snacks
    • Photo Camera + Films , Video camera

  • Prices in American Dollars per person

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