Machu Picchu & The Nazca Lines 10 days / 9 nights
Day 1: Arrival to Lima From Overseas
After the International flight from Home you will arrive in Lima, where our representative will be waiting for you and transfer you to your hotel.
Stay overnight at Hotel Casa Andina Miraflores, or Similar.
Day 2: Lima – Ica – Huacachina
After your breakfast you will be pick up on a private van for your nice drive along the Pan Americana highway (approximately 5 hours), towards the city of Ica. On the afternoon we will go to visit the famous oasis of Huacachina and then do a buggy ride over the Dunes and also you can try the Sand boarding. Overnight at Las
Dunas Hotel or Similar.
Day 3: Ica – Nazca Lines – Paracas
And early breakfast will begin our day, where after a few minutes of driving we will get to the Nazca Airport for you flight on a small airplane to overlook at the mysterious Nazca Lines, the flight will last approximately fifty minutes, at the afternoon we will visit the Chauchilla Cemetery to see one of the largest pre Inca cemeteries in South America. Overnight Hotel La Hacienda Bahia Paracas Hotel or similar.
Day 4: Paracas – Ballestas Islands – Lima
This day we will go on a motorboat to the Famous Paracas National Reserve, to observe and amazing variety of wild life this beautiful Eco tour will show us around the famous Ballestas islands that have form many natural caves and Arches where we will be able to look at the sea lions, penguins, and a big amount of seabirds, lunch at the Paracas peninsula and them we will drive back to Lima. Overnight at Casa Andina Miraflores Hotel or similar.
Day 5: Lima – Cusco
Morning flight to Cusco,(11,023 ft.) Capital of the Inca Empire. Airport pickup and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax, and acclimatize to the altitude, feel free to enjoy the charming city of Cusco and visit the suggested Museums. Overnight at Casa Andina Private Collection Hotel or similar.
Day 6: Cusco – City Tour
After breakfast at the Hotel, you will have a morning guided tour to visit the historic sites of Cusco, the colonial Cathedral and the impressive Santo Domingo Church. We will then transfer you to the nearby Archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman with its megalithic stone Walls; Qenqo, with its carved stone surfaces and subterranean altars; and the water temple Tambo Machay. Drive back to your hotel in Cusco.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, or similar.
Day 7: Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas
This will be a long guided excursion journeying through the magnificent Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop will be at the llama farm, here you will have the chance to admire the different species of South American Camelot Such us Llamas, Alpacas, and Vicuñas. After which we will make a short stop at the Taray view point from where we will take pictures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Along the way, your tour guide will take you past Inca terracing that climbs steep valleys into Pisaq another amazing Inca City. After our visit to the archeological site, we will have time to explorer the traditional and colorful Market of Pisaq, one of the best textile markets in the Andes. There, you’ll be able to look for souvenirs and learn about the local culture, lunch here and then we have a beautiful ride along the Sacred Valley. The next stop is Ollantaytambo at 9,200 ft. This is a small town with impressive Inca remains.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Pakaritampu, or similar.
Day 8: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu
Morning, transfer from your hotel to the train Station at Ollantaytambo where you will take the train ride to the Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes) at 7000 ft. The scenery during the ride down the Urubamba Valley changes from mountain vegetation to cloud forest. Arrival at the train station after 2 hours, check in to the Hotel and then Lunch, after which we will take a half hour bus ride that will bring you to the mountain citadel of Machu Picchu (8,040 ft.). Once here, your Guide will give you an afternoon guided tour at the Citadel, return to Aguas Calientes town by bus at time of your choice. Stay overnight in the town of Aguas Calientes, at El Mapi Hotel or similar.
Day 9: Machu Picchu – Cusco
On our second day at Machu Picchu we will have the opportunity to climb to the famous Wayna Picchu peak or the Sacred Machu Picchu peak for a perfect view of the entire Inca City, Lunch at the town of Aguas Calientes before the train ride back
to the Sacred Valley and Cusco. Overnight stay at Casa Andina, Private Collection or Similar.
Day 10: Cusco – Lima – Home
After a Delicious breakfast you will be transferred to the Airport in Cusco where you will take your flight to Lima, and Home.
End of this Amazing Andean Adventure.