Discover The Wonders of Peru
Explore “Deep Peru”, hiking one of Peru’s most picturesque landscapes near Cuzco. Hike along a section of the historic Inca Trail, where the Inca pilgrims did the same hundreds of years ago. You will have the privilege of exploring every nook and cranny of the historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu in the afternoon and also enjoy it the next day. This truncated version of the Inca Trail is the perfect tour-and-trekking opportunity for families or for those who are short of time but still want to experience the magnificent approach to Machu Picchu. This picture show us one of the Incan farming laboratories used to manage hundreds of potatoe and corn crops on the sweeping mountainside. This is an excellent example of the magnificent agricultural heartland of the Incas.
Would you like a remote experience in the Andes? If so, this is the trek for you!
Highlights Special Features
• Enjoy your comfortable hospitality in your accommodation, meet kindness people, try delicious Peruvian cuisine and learn the tradition and customs of the regions of Peru.
• A private guided tour of the top wonders of Peru with free time to further explore at your leisure
• Enjoy the history and scenic parks in the city of the Kings (Lima).
• You will hear the Secret Slave underground Tunnels at the Hacienda San Jose.
• Enjoy your thrilling flight over the Nazca Lines (This place holds the enormous (15 to 300 m. each) ancient man-made figures of animals, such as the spider, monkey, dog, condor, among others.
• Watch the fascinating seabirds such as: Humbolt penguins, pelicans, flamencos, roaring sea lions and spot dolphins.
• Explore Hucachina,the only desert oasis in South America where you will explore all around and enjoying Dunebuggy/Sandboarding tour, even you might fly up the slopes in a dunebuggy, and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America.
• Explore the south of Arequipa, one of Unesco’s World heritage sites, known for its white stone architecture, snow-capped mountains, volcanoes, canyons, pleasant weather, beaches and enjoy seeing condors soaring up Mountains.
• Experience your waterborne exploration of the world’s highest navigable lake in Puno.
• Enjoy your tour at the Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island to see how indigenous people maintain their traditions in an extreme high altitude lake environment.
• Discover the astonishing the “Lost city of the Incas” Machu Picchu via the Peru Rail Expedition Train or Vistadom Train.
• A tour at key sites of the sacred valley, including Inca cemetery of Pisac and the ruins of Ollantaytambo, Salt Mine in Maras, concentric circle terraces of Moray and Chinchero.
• Sub-tropical valley offers for you breathtaking landscapes.
• Visit the nice llama and alpaca zoo along the Valley
• Explore the Inca City- Cusco.
• Visits to the imposing ancient Incan temples of Sacsayhuaman and Koricancha.
Day 1: Arrival in Lima Airport. Transfer to hotel included
Once you arrive to the Lima airport, you will meet our Discover Satori representative for a transfer to your confirmed Lima hotel. If arriving early, you can also take in scenic “Parque Del Amor” (Love Park) in Miraflores for views of Lima’s gorgeous coastline. If you arrive to Lima in the early afternoon, one of our representatives will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel in the scenic waterfront district of Miraflores.
Day 2 – Secret Slave Tunnels (Chincha). Overnight in Paracas
In the morning early, one of our representatives will pick you up from your accommodation to take you to the bus station where you will take a bus to Chincha and to Paracas. Upon your arrival at Chincha, you will have free tour of the Secret Slave underground Tunnels at the Hacienda San Jose. As well as, you will learn about the history of the ex-sugar plantation and the tunnels that lay beneath. Then you will continue your journey to Paracas and once you get there, you will have time to take a walk around the beach and enjoy some ceviche dish by the sea, or familiarize yourself with local knowledg. You will spend the night in Paracas hotel. You also will relax by the pool, enjoying the sunset over Paracas Bay.
Day3 – Ballestas islands boat tour, Paracas National Reserve, Dune Buggy and Sandboarding in Huacachina. Overnight in Huacachina.
In this tour, you will visit the Paracas National Reserve and getting around wildlife wonderland on the Ballestas Islands via boat and on foot. You will see the famous Candelabro and the Humbolt penguins, pelicans, flamencos, roaring sea lions and spot dolphins. Then you will drive to Hucachina,the only desert oasis in South America where you will explore all around and enjoying Dunebuggy/Sandboarding tour, even you might fly up the slopes in a dunebuggy, and sandboard down the biggest dunes in South America. You will spend the night around Huacachina Lake.
Note: Please, let us know if you are interested in adding the Pisco vineyards tour. If so, you will spend another night in Huacachina. We would be happy to accommodate your request.
Day 4 – Nazca lines flight. Return to Lima.
By the morning, you will head out Huacachina in order to go to Nazca airport, where you will store your luggages at the airport and then you will board a small aircraft for a thrilling flight over the Nazca Lines (This place holds the enormous (15 to 300 m. each) ancient man-made figures of animals, such as the spider, monkey, dog, condor, among others. After landing, you will be taken to Lima, where you will spend the night here.
Day 5 – Fly to Arequipa. City tour in Arequipa
You will fly from Lima to Arequipa. Once you get to Arequipa, you will take a short drive to your hotel or similar accommodation. Your guide will take you for a closer look at Arequipa’s mestizo baroque architecture. Then you will visit San Ignacio Chapel, the imposing Basilica Cathedral, and the mini city of Santa Catalina Monastery. Your naturalist guide will tell you more about what to expect during your stay. Your tour will end with a drive to one of the city’s look out points for views of the city framed by Misti Volcano.
DAY 6: Colca Canyon Excusion
Your Colca Canyon tour will start early in the morning, on your way there you will see the Chachani mountain range, the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserves. The bus will make a stop in Pampa Cañahuas (vicuñas reserve), and then head to Pampa Tojra where you will be able to observe local and migratory birds. You will have lunch in a restaurant in Chivay. In the afternoon, you will visit ‘La Calera” located 3km away from Chivay. In the evening, you will enjoy a delicious dinner with a colorful traditional dance show in a local restaurant in Chivay. You will spend the night in Colca – Chivay.
DAY 7 See condors soaring. Journey to Puno
Day 7 will start early in the morning by visiting the Cruz del Condor viewpoint where you will be able to see the famous condor birds flying as well as the depth of the Colca canyon. At the pre – arranged time, you will be taken to Chivay’s main square where you will take the bus to Puno city, during this journey the bus will make several stops at different attractions such as the Patapampa volcanoes viewpoint (4950 metres above sea level) and Lagunillas. The journey to Puno will take about 7 hours or so. Once you arrive to Puno, one of our representatives is going to wait for you to take you to your hotel in Puno where you will spend the night.
Day 8 – Lake Titicaca tour to Uros and Taquile islands. Overnight in Puno
After breakfast, head out from the port of Puno to Uros & Taquile Islands by boat. Enjoy your excursion by first visiting Uros Islands, the most photographed attraction on Lake Titicaca. This beautiful place is steeped in tradition and culture. You will be able to sail on the famous ‘totora’ boats. Continue your journey by sailing on the ‘Mayor Lake’ that will take you to Taquile Island, a place known for its impressive textile art and for remaining very true to traditions up to this day. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared fresh with local ingredients. After lunch, head down 533 stone steps to reach Taquile’s main port to take the boat back to Puno where you will spend the night.
Day 9 – Journey to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco
After your delicious breakfast, early in the morning, you will go to Cusco city by bus.The comfortable, first-class bus will make stops in different traditional towns with full of history, such as Pucara, Racchi and Andahuaylillas. Upon your arrival to Cusco, one of our representatives will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel or accommodation in Cusco city.
Ride aboard the luxurious Andean Explorer train from Puno to Cusco. Depending on the season, service is limited to 3-4 weekly departures.
Fly from Juliaca (Puno) to Cusco. Depending on the season, contact with our expert representative.
Day 10 – Cusco city tour
Today is an exciting day to explore the heart of Cusco city!!! You will begin your day with a private guided tour of Cusco’s most important sites. You will start with a visit to the Cusco Cathedral and Qoricancha. Later, you will see the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay (temple of water), and Sacred Alters on the Bed Rock formations. Then you will spend the afternoon at your leisure. You can shop with locals at San Pedro Market, wander on the streets of 12 angles (stonework) or bohemian San Blas.
DAY 11: Private Sacred Valley Tour. Journey to Machu Picchu by Train
By the morning, after your breakfast, you will meet your guide for a trip to the Sacred Valley. Along the Valley, you will see stunning farmland of cornfield and the Urubamba River. Your private tour continue with the short visit to an Alpaca and Llama zoo, then head to an Inca cemetery at the ruins of Pisac, followed by the monolithic fortress ruins and village of Ollantaytambo. When you finish your tour, around 7 P.M, catch the train to Aguas Calientes, base town for Machu Picchu where you will stay in a comfortable stated hotel.
Important Note: Sometimes train tickets sell out quickly and we must take an alternative train, the Vistadome train at 3:36 p.m. If this is the case, we will take this option.
Day 12 – Machu Picchu tour. Return to Cusco
Day 12 will be one of the more remarkable and busy day, because you will visit one of the 7 new wonders of the world and thus you will need to wake up early and will go up to Machu Picchu sanctuary with your guide by bus and you will have a memorable walking tour through the “Lost City of the Incas”. Let yourself be swept away by the magical landscape that surrounds this important ruin. Finish up with last photos and then return to Aguas Calientes town for the return trip to Cusco/ Sacred Valley.
Climb Huayna Picchu/ Machu Picchu Mountain for views over the ruins.
DAY 13: Return to Lima or continue your journey.
After enjoying your final breakfast at your Cusco hotel, one of our representatives will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the Cusco airport to begin your journey back home. (Optional recommended excursion) – Depending on the time of your international flight, you can take the opportunity to squeeze in a private tour of Lima’s key sites. Please ask our travel advisors.
END OF TOUR
You can also customize this itinerary to continue your exploration of Peru’s other wonders.
- 24 hours support provided by Discover Satori
- All airport transfers / all hotel-bus station transfers
- Lima – Arequipa flight
- Cusco – Lima flight
- Lima – Paracas – Lima Bus ticket
- Chivay – Puno Bus ticket
- Puno – Cusco Bus ticket
- Nazca lines flight from Pisco/Nazca
- The following hotels with 3 stars:
- 2 nights in our selected hotel in Paracas/ Huacachina
- 1 night in our selected hotel in Arequipa
- 1 night in our selected hotel in Colca (Chivay)
- 2 nights in our selected hotel in Puno
- 3 nights in our selected hotel in Lima
- 3 nights in our selected hotel in Cusco
- The following meals:
- Daily breakfast at all hotels
- 2 lunches in Chivay
- 1 dinner in Chivay
- 1 lunch in Uros
- 1 buffet lunch at Sacred Valley
- 1 buffet lunch at Aguas Calientes
- Entrance fees for mentioned attractions and excursions
- Transportation to all attractions
- Professional and certified English speaking local guides
- First Aid: Every Discover Satori guide has received training in first aid from physicians
- For Machu Picchu tour, the following is included: Train tickets, bus tickets from Aguas Calientes –Machu Picchu Inca city– Aguas Calientes, professional tour guides, entrance fee to Machu Picchu and lunch at Aguas Calientes.
- International flights
- Airport taxes
- Meals not mentioned (unless otherwise specified)
- Optional tours and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Activities not mentioned in the program
Discover Satori take care of your every requirement and choose the best hotels with excellent location in the heart of Lima city,Hucachina, Arequipa, Paracas, Cusco city, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. A few minutes away from the Ancient popular sites to enjoy a view, test a variety of Peruvian cuisine, Andean culture and have fun. In addition to that, a perfect weather to get acclimatization in easy going and confront altitude sickness¡
Browse our list and find your perfect hotel. If you have a hotel in mind that you don’t see here, just let us know and we can book a room for you in any hotel in Peru.
OUR CAREFULLY SELECTED HOTELS
- – Lima hotels
Holiday Inn (with 3 stars)
Holiday Inn Lima Airport offers a convenient location next to Jorge Chavez International Airport and with easy access to the city’s downtown and all touristic attractions of Lima, whether for business or pleasure. An ideal alternative to rest and be on time for your next flight or meeting, offering great advantages for travelers with internet included and free transfer to the airport. https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn.com
Hotel’s Services (Restaurant, bar deal to enjoy a refreshing moment inside our facilities, Internet, shuttle, accessibility and so on)
SONESTAS POSADA DEL INCA
Sonesta Posada Del Inca Miraflores is a warm hotel located in the heart of the district of Miraflores, known for its exclusive residences, fashion boutiques, cafes, beautiful parks, fine restaurants, and the best nightlife. A short distance from the Larcomar Mall and 5 minutes from the beach. http://espanol.sonesta.com/miraflores
Hotel’s Services (Hair dryer, Wifi, In-room telephone, Minibar, Cable TV, Air Conditioning, Digital Safe and so on).
- – Paracas hotels
Gran Palma Paracas Hotel (with 3 stars)
Featuring a terrace with a splendid ocean view, this modern hotel is located in Paracas, the only coastal marine reserve in Peru. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast with fresh fruit, seasonal juices and delicious plates each morning on the terrace which has a view of Paracas. The hotel is a one minute walk from Oltursa and from El Chaco Beach Paracas, and an 8-minute walk from Cruz del Sur. Pisco International Airport is 6.8 mi away. Parking is available nearby. https://hotelgranpalma.com/
Hotel’s Services (The rooms at Hotel Gran Palma- Paracas feature a private bathroom, cable TV, and a mini-bar. All rooms have either garden, sea, or street views. Room service is provided.
Huacachinero hotel (with 3 stars)
Hotel El Huacachinero is located in Ica, 43 km from Tambo Colorado and around to Huacachina oasis desert. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms have a private bathroom. Hotel El Huacachinero has free Wi-Fi. It has a flat-screen TV. There is a 24 hour reception on the property. You can play table tennis at the hotel. https://www.elhuacachinero.com/en-us
Hotel’s Services (Outdoor pool, Free parking, Free WiFi, Family rooms, Restaurant and more things)
III. – Arequipa hotels
HOTEL MINT (with 3 stars)
Mint is a boutique hotel focused on the guest, that combines personalized service, modern facilities, and a strategic location; just a few blocks away from the Plaza de Armas, attractive tourist sites, restaurants, supermarkets, and shopping centers to make your stay a delectable experience. http://minthotel.pe/es/
Hotel’s Services (TV Cable, Minibar, Safe, Wifi, Amenities, Wake up/alarm service and more things)
KATARI HOTEL (with 3 stars)
Hotel Katari in the Plaza de Armas in Arequipa is an invitation to get to know the essence of Arequipa. With a spectacular terrace that shows off all of the splendor of the Plaza de Armas of the city. With their beautiful facilities, Hotel Katari invites you to have an unforgettable stay. http://katarihotel.com/
Hotel’s Services (Restaurant, Free Wifi, DirecTV, Room Service, A Safe, Transfer Service, Room Telephone and more things)
CASA ANDINA COLCA CLASSIC (with 3 stars)
It is a rustic, relaxed and intimate hotel. It has 52 rooms, 100% non-smoking, raised by way of stone cottages with thatched roofs and tiled floors. Some of them recently built, feature hardwood floors and tile roofs. The perfect place to enjoy Arequipa.http://www.casa-andina.com/destinos/colca/classic-colca/
Hotel’s Services (WI-FI, Internet center, Breakfast buffet, Laundry, Planetary, Massage room, Restaurant
- – Puno hotels
CASA ANDINA CLASSIC PUNO TIKARANI (with 3 stars)
Casa Andina Private Collection Puno is a medium, quiet hotel with ample common areas, including a living room with a fireplace and a patio, has a strategic location near the Plaza de Armas. Classic Collection Puno has 50 rooms 100% non-smoking, internet center and wireless internet access available.http://www.casa-andina.com/destinos/puno/classic-puno-tikarani/
Hotel’s Services (Rooms for disabled guests, TV cable, Domestic and international calls, Free WI-FI, Medical assistance, Laundry, Money exchange, Breakfast included, Free parking and more things.
INTIQA (budget Accommodations)
We are thematic three-star hotel, established since August 2007, we have 24 delicately rooms decorated with icons of the culture Pukara; the same that have been personalized to the needs of our guests, ventilation and natural lighting. http://www.intiqahotel.com/
Hotel’s Services ( 24hrs hot water, TV cable, Safe box, Oxygen (upon request),WI-FI, Heating, Restaurant, Bar, Laundry, Business Center, Hairdryer (upon request), Storage, Medical assistance, Money exchange, Garage, Smoke detectors in public áreas, Elevator and more things.
- – Cusco hotels
Hotel Rumi Punku (with 3 stars)
We are located in the historic center of Cusco, 3 blocks away from the Main Square (Plaza de Armas), together in the traditional neighborhood of San Blas and very close to the important places like museums, churches, restaurants, stores, and others. The hotel has 43 rooms in superior and standard categories. http://www.rumipunku.com
Hotel’s Services (Wifi, TV zone,Non-smoking rooms, Heating system, Gymnasium, Spa, Airport transportation, Currency exchange, Luggage storage, Safe, Business Center, Laundry and so on)
Tierra Viva San Blas (With 3 Stars)
A colonial house made of mud-brick adobe that was restored and converted into a hotel with 24 rooms. Located in the heart of San Blas, in the well-known neighborhood of artisans five blocks from Main Square (the Plaza de Armas). Some rooms have a coffee set, a minibar, living room, tub, and in some rooms we are able to place and extra bed. http://tierravivahoteles.com/es/tierra-viva-cusco-san-blas/
Hotel’s Services (Free Wifi, Breakfast included, Laundry Service, Currency Exchange, LCD TV with Cable and so on)
Los Portales Hotel (with 3 stars)
Enjoy personalized service from the moment you arrive with the ultimate in sophistication and comfort. We are located in the commercial and financial district of Cusco, a few blocks away from Main Square (the Plaza de Armas) that leads you to meet the most popular entertainment, commercial, historic, and the cultural tourist attractions of the country. Reserve a room or suite in the hotel LP Los Portales Cusco and enjoy from a different perspective.
Hotel’s Services (Wifi,A safe,Hair dryer, Room service, Business Center and others one more)
- – Machu Picchu hotels
Hotel el MaPy by Inkaterra (with 3 stars)
Step into the smart, contemporary and cozy confines of El MaPi, amidst the picturesque Machu Picchu Pueblo. Discover an efficient, lively and friendly atmosphere, welcoming guests expecting an unfussy, down-to-earth break. The flowing lobby creates a sense of vitality. Lofty ceilings, panoramic windows and an open café allow natural light to filter between tall eucalyptus dried branches, creating an ambience of order and wellbeing.
Relax in a pleasant and wholesome ambience after your enlightening visit to Peru’s most famous destination. https://www.inkaterra.com/byinkaterra/el-mapi-hotel.
Hotel’s Services (A complimentary Pisco Sour, Nutritious buffet breakfast,A la carte dinner, Express Check-out, 24/7 reception, Personalized wake-up calls, Wi-Fi in public areas, DirecTv and so on ).
Inti Punku Machu Picchu (with 3 stars)
Inti Punku Machu Picchu hotel tucked within the quiete Sacred Canyon village of Aguas Calientes. Inti Punku Machu Picchu offers comfortable accommodation in tune with natural surroundings.
Come to Machu Picchu & live the amazing experience on the ancient land of the Incas… on live! https://www.intipunku.pe
Hotel’s Services (Exclusive Rooms with terrace, Garden 01 center table plus 2 Chairs that allows an extraordinary view of the mountains. This beautiful space includes King Size Bed, Bathtub and Shower, DirecTV, Minibar, Coffee kit, Safety box, Heating, Desk, Chair, Lobby, Free Wi-Fi, Shower Cap, Bathrobes and Slippers and so on.
The Discover the wonders of Peru Tour is available year round.
Peru has many annual festivities, special events and festivals such as: the Feast of the Sun in Cusco city, Easter Sunday procession, Folkloric Parade, Carnival, Christmas day, Bullfighting and many others. A solar or lunar eclipse would also be a special experience for you, this is why we recommend and guarantee your departure dates. All we need to book your adventure is your confirmation that this is the tour for you.
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Price and Payment
We require a deposit of 50% of the total price per person, in order to book and secure any trek or city tour with Discover Satori. The deposit can be made by PayPal, which will incur a 5.5% merchant fee paid by the traveler, or by wire to Bank of America or Citibank (for free if you are a fellow account holder).
Please notify us if paying by wire transferor Paypal the address to send your deposit to is [email protected]. All deposits are fully non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event that you need to cancel your trip, cancellation fees will be assessed as outlined below under our cancellation policy. If canceling, you may not transfer your deposit to another person’s trek.
Bank Account Number: XXXXXXX (US DOLLARS)
Paying Bank: Bank of America, TX
Account Holder: Discover Satori
Swift Code: XXXXX
NOTE. Non-Refundable, Non-Transferable Deposit
WAYS TO PAY
1) Credit card Visa, American Express. Diners Club, Mastercard payments will incur an additional credit card merchant service charge of 8%
2) Paypal payments will incur an additional merchant service charge of 5.5%.
3) Western union payments will need to be addressed as follows:
Full name: FREDY CUSI HUAMAN
Address: APV. Jardines Del Inca C-10, Cusco – Perú
Please don’t forget to send us the tracking code (MTCN) in order to pick up the deposit and confirm your booking.
|WITH 3 STAR HOTELS: $1,250 per person/double occupancy
* Single Supplement= +$290 per person
|Price per Person|
|Single ( SWD)||USD $1,250|
|Double ( DWB)||USD $1,250|
- Book Without Hotels:– $ 360 per person
- Upgraded Hotels ( 4 – 5 Star): $1920 per person/double occupancy
- The hotels listed in the feature hotels are always our first options when booking, but a similar hotel will be booked if they are unavailable. Your Discover Satori Representative will give you the name of the confirmed hotel after booking.
- An additional day can be added before and/or after your tour. Ask your Discover Satori specialist for prices and options.
- Groups of 5 or more following the same exact itineraries qualify for a discount.
Permit permitting, we are excited for this opportunity of a lifetime to guide you through the Machu Picchu Express Tour.