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HIDDEN MYSTERIES OF PERU

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Stay in an authentic lodge and have amazing ecological adventures in Puerto MaldonadoDiscover Sacred Valley’s Pisac archaeological site showcasing the largest complex of agricultural terraces of the Inca EmpireTake in the awe-inspiring views of the Cordillera Vilcabamba Mountain Range and the snow-capped peak of SalkantayHave the experience of a lifetime exploring the lost city of the Incas – Machu Picchu, Peru’s most important archeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the WorldExplore Cusco’s Koricancha Temple and Sacsayhuaman FortressGet to know pre-Inca culture at Taquile Island, 12,000 feet above sea levelSail to the famous Uros Islands, man-made floating islands in the middle of the LakeTiticaca National ReserveSee the mysterious Nazca lines on a flight over the enormous outlines of stylized plants, animals, and shapes scattered on the desert floor that has remained undisturbed for 2000 yearsDelve into Lima’s old world capital brimming with Spanish architecture and pre-Spanish treasures
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  1. LIMA

    Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is sat leisure.

  2. LIMA I PUERTO MALDONADO

    Private transfer to Lima airport to board your flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon arrival, transfer to your lodge. Enjoy activities including: Concepcion Rainforest Trails, Twilight Canoe Cruise on Madre de Dios River, Lake Sandoval hike, Inkaterra Canopy Walkway over 7 treetop bridges

  3. LIMA I PUERTO MALDONADO

    & Anaconda Walk over wetlands, Hidden Rainforest, nocturnal fauna experience, and Visit the Butterfly House, a butterfly and rainforest conservation project. (B,L,D)

  4. PUERTO MALDONADO I SACRED VALLEY

    Private transfer to Lima airport to board your flight to Puerto Maldonado. Upon arrival, transfer to your lodge. Enjoy activities including: Concepcion Rainforest Trails, Twilight Canoe Cruise on Madre de Dios River, Lake Sandoval hike, Inkaterra Canopy Walkway over 7 treetop bridges

  5. SACRED VALLEY

    & Anaconda Walk over wetlands, Hidden Rainforest, nocturnal fauna experience, and Visit the Butterfly House, a butterfly and rainforest conservation project. (B,L,D)

  6. SACRED VALLEY

    Shared transfer to Puerto Maldonado airport to board your flight to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco, transfer to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. Take your time to delve into Sacred Valley today with the remainder of the day at leisure. (B)

  7. SACRED VALLEY I MACHU PICCHU I CUSCO

    Start your full-day tour driving the scenic route to the Urubamba Valley, the "Sacred Valley of the Incas.” En route, stop at the textile center of Awana Kancha to discover beautiful South American camelids, guanacos, llamas, vicuña and alpacas, the backbone of traditional Andean weaving culture. Next head to Pisac, home of the famous market where local people have gathered for centuries to sell their crafts. A delicious lunch will be served at a local restaurant. (B,L)

  8. CUSCO

    Visit the town of Chinchero, a village in the Andes overlooking the Sacred Valley, with mesmerizing views of the Cordillera Vilcabamba and the snow-capped peak of Salkantay. Next, stop at Maras where more than 500 amazing salt flats built by the Incas continue to yield the finest quality salt. Then travel to Moray and tour the enormous agricultural terraces built atop the hill overlooking the Urubamba Valley. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. (B,L)

  9. CUSCO I PUNO

    Your adventure starts with a beautiful train ride to Aguas Calientes and bus on to the Machu Picchu archaeological site. This comprehensive tour will take you through the history of the Inca civilization. Here you will understand why Machu Picchu was chosen a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World! Later, descend to Aguas Calientes for lunch at a local restaurant. Train back to the Sacred Valley, followed by a transfer to Cusco. (B,L)

  10. PUNO

    Morning at leisure. In the afternoon, get to know the city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. The tour begins at the Koricancha Temple, an Inca palace and main center for the worship of the sun god, Inti. See Sacsayhuaman Fortress, built of stone blocks expertly shaped by the Incas and located atop a hill overlooking Cusco. Visit Inka’s Expression, showcasing artists working in silver and painting on wood – a wonderful place to appreciate Andean art. (B)

  11. PUNOI JULIACA I LIMA

    Transfer to the bus station to board your comfortable motorcoach to Puno. The first stop will be the small town of Andahuaylillas. Visit the Jesuit church of San Pedro Apostol, built between 1570 and 1620, known as the "Sistine Chapel of the Andes" due to the stunning mural paintings. The last stop before Puno will be La Raya, situated at the border of Cusco and Puno at an altitude of almost 13000 feet, featuring majestic views of the Andes’ snowcapped mountains. (B,L)

  12. LIMA I PARACAS I NAZCA LINES

    Depart to Taquile Island, 12,000 feet above sea level where the culture dates back to Pre-Incan times. Visit the community of Huayllano, where the Taquileños will share their artistic crafts. After a nice box lunch, sail over to the famous Uros Islands, man-made floating islands in the middle of the Lake Titicaca National Reserve. The floating islands are protected within the Bay of Puno and are home to close to 2000 people. Return to your hotel in Puno. (B,L)

  13. PARACAS I LIMA TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

    Transfer to Juliaca airport to board your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, depart for your panoramic tour of Lima, Peru’s modern capital. Our first stop is at the historic Plaza Mayor, home of the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the City Hall and the church and cloister of San Francisco. The tour continues to the modern residential district of San Isidro and bustling, trendy Miraflores. Afterwards, transfer to your hotel. (B)

  14. Day #14

    Early transfer to the bus station to board your bus to Paracas. Upon arrival in Paracas transfer to your hotel. Next we head to the local airport for the flight over the Nazca lines. Enjoy your bird’s eye view over 280 square kilometers framing enormous outlines of stylized plants and animals in a sprawling labyrinth of straight lines, trapezoids, triangles, and spirals scattered on the desert floor that has remained undisturbed for 2000 years. (B)

  15. Day #15

    Pick up at your hotel and transfer to the pier to board a boat to the Ballestas Islands. Situated off the coast of the Paracas Reserve, the Ballestas are Peru's largest coastal wildlife sanctuary, home to thousands of resident migratory sea birds. Here you find pelicans, boobies, cormorants and gulls among others, sharing their habitat with colonies of sea lions. Later head back to Lima and upon arrival, transfer to the airport to board your international flight. (B)

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