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Amazon Highland Peru 14D/13N

Spend your nights in the heart of the amazon rainforest; immerse into scenic train to the cloud forest, of Machupicchu and the Pampas of the highlands towards the highest navigable lake of the world the Titicaca Lake.

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Day 01 Lima

Upon your arrival to the city of Lima you will be escorted to your hotel then you have a excursion around the historic center of Lima a UNESCO world heritage site!. Colonial streets and the modern district of San Isidro and Miraflores, the crypts of San Francisco Church and Larco Museum with impressive pre Columbian art.
Overnight: Lima
Meals: Breakfast

Day 02 Lima / Iquitos

Altitude: Iquitos (104m)
Today you flight to Iquitos and you will be escorted to the river port and navigate by boat to the Lodge, during the trip you might encounter some different spices of birds and beautiful landscape. Once in the lodge you have some activities such us little hike and then enjoy the charming of a local tribe.
Overnight: Iquitos lodge
Meals: Breakfas
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Day 03 Iquitos

You will go for fishing the much-feared piranhas but not worries you will be ok with us then you will go for watching the very smart and beautiful pink dolphins and after that you will have time to enjoy this part of the amazon on your own or relax.
Overnight: Iquitos lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Day 04 Iquitos / Lima / Cusco/ Sacred Valley

Altitude: Cusco (3400) Pisaq ( 2900m)
Upon your arrival you will be transferred to the sacred valley, directly to impressive archaeological site of Pisaq, with Inca farming terraces built on its mountains and also the largest and colorful traditional souvenirs market of the valley then relax at the hotel.
Overnight: Sacred Valley
Meals: Breakfast, box lunch

Day 05 Sacred Valley (Chinchero/Maras/Moray)

Altitude: Sacred valley (3700m-2900m)
Today you drive through sacred valley and you do stop in Chinchero where you will have a weaving demonstration with the ancient Inca techniques preserved by the locals then you continue to Moray an experimental station for adapting plants then you stop in the salt mine of Maras, lunch and go to the hotel at the sacred valley.
Overnight: Sacred Valley
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

Day 06 Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo / Machupicchu

This morning, you drive to the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and after the walk you take the train to Machu Picchu.
After lunch you do an afternoon tour in the sanctuary of Machupicchu when most of the tourist left and after that you go to the hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Overnight: Aguas Calientes
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

Day 07 Machupicchu / cusco

You may continue exploring Machupicchu and also Huayna picchu mountain or sun gate (Inti punku) and after that we head down to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo then vehicle back to Cusco.
Overnight: Cusco
Meals: Breakfast

Day 08 Cusco

This morning you explore a world heritage city through its ancient streets. Main square, the cathedral, Coricancha (temple of the sun), San Pedro Market (local market), Sacsayhuaman with its huge stone architecture and Q’enqo (ceremonial site) then you have the afternoon free for exploring the city of Cusco on your own.
Overnight: Cusco
Meals: Breakfast

Day 09 Cusco / Puno

Today you drive about 10 hours along the trans-Andean high way towards the city of Puno and you do some stops such as Andahuaylillas where you visit one of the most beautiful churches of the Andes San Pedro, better known as the Sistine Chapel of the Andes, the community of Raqchi and you walk around the temple of the most important god of the Incas (wiracocha), after the tour we have lunch then you go towards La Raya which is the highest point of the trip (4335 m/m) from here you go the way down to Pukara where the traditional ceramic bulls are made, use toilets and we enjoy a nice Peruvian coffee in a highway restaurant, and after that you go directly to the city of Puno.
Overnight: Puno
Meals: Breakfast / lunch

Day 10 Puno (Uros-Taquile islands)

Altitude: Puno (3800m)
This morning we visit some of the most interesting islands of the lake Uros better known as floating islands then we go towards Taquile for a nice walking around the island and have lunch with traditional local ingredients, after you go back to the city of Puno.
Overnight: Puno
Meals: Breakfast /Lunch

Day 11 Puno / Chivay

Altitude: Chivay (3600m)
Pick up from the hotel and we drive through the mountains and lakes of the Andes beautiful landscapes and we do stops for enjoying the beauty of the nature and pictures above 4950 m/m then we arrive to Chivay where the Colca Canyon begins
Overnight: Chivay
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 Chivay / Colca Canyon / Condor Look out/ Arequipa

Altitude: Arequipa (3280m)
This morning you go towards the Colca Canyon, which is home the Majestic condor and it is one of the deepest canyon in the world with a depth of 3,270 m. You will drive about 3 hours passing by different and beautiful towns before to reach to the (cruz del condor) cross of the condor where the majestic condor flies, which is consider a god in the Andes and symbol of long life, eternity and freedom.
After you enjoy the condor showing wings through the clouds you will go back directly to the city of Arequipa
Overnight: Arequipa
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13 Arequipa

Today you explore the white city of Arequipa, colonial houses and monasteries made out of white ashlar stones. From the main square, to the convent of Santa Catalina and the Santuarios Andinos Museum where Juanita a girl who was sacrificed in the Inca time is located then you will have free time to enjoy the city on your own
Overnight: Arequipa
Meals: Breakfast

Day 14 Arequipa / Lima

You will be escorted to the airport

Included

  • Domestic Flights bus and train for excursions
  • 3 stars Accommodation based in twin room
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned tours
  • Private guide
  • Meals

Not Included

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Tours not mentioned in itinerary
  • Extra services
  • Tips

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