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PERU ADRENALINE

1,895.00 2,380.00

9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS
Cusco, Lima, Puno
 

1 Night Lima
2 Nights Cusco
2 Night Sacred Valley
1 Night Machu Picchu
2 Nights Puno

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Biking Tours in Lima and Sacred Valley
  • Rafting the Urubamba River
  • Machu Picchu Visit
  • Temple of Wiracocha
  • Taquile & Uros Floating Islands
  • Sillustani Ruins

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 8 Nights Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast & Hotel Taxes
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers
  • Tours & Meals as Mentioned

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1 - Lima

Arrival to Lima. Reception at Airport & Transfer to Hotel.

Half Day Biking Tour, Downtown Lima - Discover the most important buildings of the city in the Historic Center: the cathedral, the government palace, San Francisco and Santo Domingo convents, among others. A great trip through the time and history.

Evening at Leisure.

Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 2 Lima>Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer out to Airport.

Arrival in Cusco. Reception at the airport & transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon City Tour & Nearby Ruins - Get to know the city of Cusco, an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and possessor of a style all its own. The tour begins at the Koricancha Temple, an old Incan palace and main center for the worship of the sun god, Inti. Once the Spanish conquered Peru, the Dominican order built a lovely church over top this temple’s foundations: the church of Santo Domingo, that is still there today. Your next destination is the Main Square, upon which sit the Cathedral, the beautiful Church of La Compañia de Jesus (Society of Christ), and other Colonial period buildings. The adventure continues to the Sacsayhuaman Fortress built of enormous stone blocks expertly shaped by the Incas. It is strategically located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Cuzco. What a view of the city! The tour ends with visits to three archeological sites: Qenko, Puca-Pucara, and Tambomachay, important religious and administrative centers for the Incas.

Evening at Leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 3 - Cusco>Sacred Valley

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Half Day Mountain Biking Moray-Maras Highlands - We will pick you up from the hotel and drive on route to the Sacred Valley until you will arrive to Chequerek in the Highlands of the Sacred Valley. Once there, you will test the bike and have a safety talk about the route with a specialist guide. After that, you will begin your trip on bicycle along a hilly track toward the experimental Agricultural Site of Moray and there you will have a short visit. The journey will then continue toward the town of Maras, then you will ride downhill all the way to the Salineras of Maras (Salt mines). After visiting the Salineras, we will have a 30-40 minute descent to Pichingoto in the Sacred Valley, crossing the Urubamba River, our private bus will be waiting for us.

Overnight at Hotel in Sacred Valley

DAY 4 - Sacred Valley

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Full Day Rafting Urubamba River w. Lunch - In the morning we will pick you up from the hotel and we will drive to the starting point in the Sacred River of the Incas also called “Vilcanota or Urubamba”, where this great experience will begin. Upon arrival, we will have a safety talk and you will learn about the correct use of the professional equipment such as life jackets, wet suits, and helmets.
On the river we will practice on the flat part following the guide's instructions, this part will help us for the moment when we will run the river rapids with waves and small whirlpools at different points.
After 2 hours approximately on the river, you will dry off and change clothes. Then you will enjoy a traditional lunch prepared by local people, after lunch you will board the bus that will take you back to your hotel.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5 - Machu Picchu

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Full Day Machu Picchu - Awaiting you today is by far and away one of the high points in world tourism: Machu Picchu. Your adventure starts onboard the Expedition train. After your arrival at the city of Aguas Calientes, you will disembark and then board a bus that drives you to the actual Machu Picchu archaeological site, where you will definitely have an experience you will never forget. In this tour you will discover this new Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.

Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 6 - Machu Picchu>Cusco

Breakfast at the Hotel.

2nd Entrance to Machu Picchu Included (no bus or guide) / Return to Cusco - We strongly recommend waking in the morning to visit Machu Picchu and maybe to climb to the top of Mount Huayna Picchu (2490 meters), Quechua for “Young Mountain”, on the eastern side of the Central Cordillera. The trail is steep and parts of it include several section of stone staircases carved directly into the mountainside.

Later on, you will descend to Aguas Calientes and, board the train for the return Vistdadome train back to Cusco; you will stop at the Ollantaytambo Station and be picked up and driven to your hotel.

Overnight at Hotel in Cusco.

DAY 7 - Cusco>Puno

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Full Day Bus to Puno - You will leave from the station to start our trip by bus to Puno, so you can enjoy the wonderful scenery on the way.
First you will visit Andahuaylillas, a town where a precious church from the 17th century boasts an amazing organ decorated with angels and cherubs. After this you will visit Racchi ruins, known as "The Temple of God Wiracocha". The last stop before arriving to Puno will be La Raya, highest point on the road between Cusco and Puno from where we will get excellent photo opportunities.

Reception in Puno & transfer to hotel for overnight.

DAY 8 - Taquile & Uros Islands

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Full Day Taquile & Uros Islands w.Lunch - The trip begins early as you head out of the city of Puno towards Taquile Island, about 35 kilometers away and 3950 meters above sea level. The culture on the island is old, dating back to Pre-Incan times. The islanders still live according to the traditions and beliefs of their ancestors and are world renowned for their lovely outfits and incredible textiles. In fact, UNESCO has declared the textile art of Taquile Island as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Next, while still on the island, you will visit the community of Huayllano, whose members will show you their normal artistic, handicraft, and farming activities. After this time of sharing, you will enjoy a box lunch and then sail over to the famous Uros Islands, a set of man-made floating islands in the middle of the Lake Titicaca National Reserve. Here, you will meet the islanders, hunters and gatherers and descendants of the first altiplano inhabitants, who still live on totora reed platforms. At the end of the trip you will be taken back to your hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Puno.

DAY 9 - Puno>Juliaca

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Departure transfer to Juliaca airport for connecting flight thru Lima toward home. Sightseeing along the way....
On your way to Juliaca airport, your excursion begins on the Panamerican Highway southbound and, when you reach Km marker 20, your driver will exit and take the road that connects Puno with Juliaca. This is the route to the Sillustani archeological site, whose appeal is the tall, stone burial towers, some of which stand 12 meters in height and are 7.5 meters in diameter. And with lovely Lake Umayo in the background, it’s an experience you’ll never forget.

Arrival and assistance in Juliaca Airport.


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