Do you want to take the best memories, then make your trip unforgettable by visiting the best Inca sites of Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Surely you will feel all the mysticism and magical power and what better to visit these key places to know all its history.
So we will get to visit the most famous destinations that Peru has with our tour Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca tour package of 10 days and 9 nights, you are ready to be part of this adventure and tour the south of this historic country.
Table of Contents
According to your arrival time we will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel so you can rest for the day.
The next day, we went to the city of Arequipa and make a city tour of the historic white city. Arequipa is a city that is surrounded by three volcanoes (The Chachani, Pichu Pichu and Misti), likewise the construction of its buildings are made of a material very typical of the place, the "sillar"; material of volcanic origin.
To go to the town of Chivay we will leave very early, our mobility will pick you up at your hotel and start our adventure. The town of Chivay belongs to the province of Caylloma in Arequipa, is located in the highest part of the Colca Canyon, this is one of the most visited attractions after Machu Picchu.
The origin of its name "Chivay" derives from the Quechua word that means "Chuay" and means mud plate and makes sense just by the shape of hollow, we will also appreciate a variety of migratory birds and camelids (vicuña) and flamingos.
This day we start our guided tour very early in the morning to go to the viewpoint of the Condor Cross, usually here you can see the largest condors, where you can appreciate the sunrise, the landscape and their habits.
On the way back we pass through the places of Yanque, Coporaque and Achomas, places that still preserve their customs, typical costumes, then we stop in the village of Maca to visit its streets, temples, etc.. Finished the visit, we will go to Puno and we will leave you in your hotel.
One in Puno, we will visit the islands by boat, in this case we start visiting the floating island of the Uros for its famous construction and people inhabit it, the entire infrastructure of the Uros is based on the totora, aquatic plant of Lake Titicaca as well as its means of transport are made of totora.
After this guided tour we will go to Taquile Island to do some experiential tourism, learn about their way of life, customs and handicrafts that are still maintained since the Inca times. In the place we will enjoy a delicious traditional lunch of the island, then we will return to the city of Puno.
In the morning of the next day we will go to the city of Cusco, during the journey we will make some stops to know other tourist attractions, for example we will visit the village of Pukara and we will know a little about their crafts, among the most famous are the "Toritos de Pucara".
"During the course of the trip we will also visit the Archaeological Center of Raqchi, a sanctuary built for the creator of this world "God Wiracocha", we will also make a stop in Andahuaylillas to visit the Church of San Pedro or better known as the "Sistine Chapel of America", famous for the artistic wealth that is in the temple.
We arrive in Cusco and take you to your hotel where you can rest.
You will have the morning free so you can rest after a long trip, and in the afternoon we will make a city tour of the city and the most representative archaeological sites of the city, you will visit the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qoricancha, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and Qenqo, sites with a lot of history and incredible architectural constructions.
On this day we will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a very important site of the Inca period. The places you will see on this guided tour are Pisaq, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo.
Pisaq: It is like the gateway to the Sacred Valley, here we will know the craft market and archaeological remains found in the upper part of the city, in addition to its fertile land and location. Very famous for its tranquility and ideal for spiritual tourism.
Urubamba: It is one of the best destinations in terms of agriculture, as here come the best corn crops, being recognized as "world capital of corn" was also appreciated by the Incas for its good fertility of their land, like Pisaq is ideal for spiritual tourism.
Ollantaytambo: Valuable archaeological site in Inca times, its ruins represent the construction of temples, defense walls, the place served as an administration control, besides being considered one of the most important archaeological sites in Peru and South America.
After this visit, we go to the train station to go to Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu.
The penultimate day, we headed to one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, Machu Picchu, also recognized for the fifth consecutive time as the best tourist attraction in South America by the World Travel Awards (WTA).
It was discovered by the explorer Hiram Bingham on July 24, 1911, and exposed to the whole world. If we have some time left you can visit the mountain of Huaynapicchu which gives you beautiful views of the Machu Picchu llaqta.
After the visit we return to Aguas Calientes and return by train to Poroy - Cusco, then transfer to your hotel.
Day 10: Cusco - Return flight
This last day there are no more tours, depending on the time of your flight we will transfer you to the airport to Lima, then return to your international flight to your destination.
You have to book in advance the destinations you want to visit, especially if you come during holidays and high season. We book your tour only by established means, and with a minimum deposit of 50% of the total amount.
Children under 2 years old, travel on the lap of their parents and share a room with them. For this you must write to WhatsApp, where we will give you all the information to book with us.
To visit these different tourist attractions you should take into account the following:
If you are going to visit Cusco and Puno, pay attention to the things you should bring: