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Peruvian Bucket List - 10 Day Tour

Peruvian Bucket List - 10 Day Tour

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The trip at a glance

Start: Lima                                                                    Duration: 10 Days 
Finish: Cuzco                                                                Group size: Max 16
Destinations: Lima, Amazon Jungle, Cusco, Pisac, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu      
Difficulty Rating: 2/5     

What you will love about this trip

  • Walk the streets of Perus colonial capital city.

  • Discover the Machu Picchu, one of the wonders of the world.

  • Explore the Amazon Jungle and see unbelievable wildlife.

  • Learn about the ancient civilisation of the Incas.

  • Walk the cobbled streets of Cusco, the oldest inhabited city in South America and centre of the Inca empire.

  • Sample delicious Peruvian cuisine.

  • Explore the ruins in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley.

Is this trip right for you?

  • We will visit places that are at high altitude. Some people may suffer from altitude sickness. Altitude sickness can affect anyone regardless of fitness level or age. However our guides will share ways to mitigate these symptoms such as staying hydrated and limiting alcohol intake.

  • There will be early mornings for us to get to our activities on time.

  • Some of the roads can be windy and bumpy.

  • There will be lots of exploring so you will need to be able to be on your feet for extended periods of time. A moderate level of fitness is required however let us know your needs and we have plenty of ways to adjust the tour to you.

  • The Amazon Jungle can have a lot of insects including mosquitoes, be sure to bring strong insect repellent for this part of the trip.

Inclusions

Meals: 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodation: private twin or double rooms in hotels for 9 nights.
Transportation: private minivan, flights, tourist bus and train.
Activities: Lima city walking orientation, Amazon Jungle tour, Cusco city walking orientation, entrance tickets to the sacred valley ruins, entrance ticket to Machu Picchu, paddel boarding on Lake Piuray

Day 1 - Lima

Welcome to Lima! To make your arrival to Peru stress free, if you have requested a free airport transfer we will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel. Otherwise you can meet us at the hotel where a welcome note will be waiting for you at reception. Depending on your time of arrival you will have time to explore Lima, a nice way to spend the morning would be to take a walk along the coastal cliff walkway to Paraque Amor and enjoy the sculptres at the park. Later we meet at 6pm in the hotel to have our welcome orientation. This is where you will meet your tour group, tour guide and discuss the itinerary for the trip. Here we will gather your next of kin, passport and insurance information.

Inclusions

Accommodation: A double or twin room in a hotel in Lima.
Activities: Welcome orientation.

Day 2 - Lima

Today we head from our accommodation in Miraflores to the city for a walking orientation of the historical centre so you can navigate around the city. Your English speaking guide will tell you about the history of Lima and point out the best museums, restaurants and amenities in the city. We will end the tour at the famous catacombs, where you can take the option and choose to go inside and explore.

Accommodation: Twin or double room in a hotel in Lima.
Meals: Breakfast.
Activities: Walking orientation of the historical centre of Lima.
Optional Activities: Catacombs.
Transport: Private transport

Day 3 - Amazon Jungle

Today we take an early morning flight to Puerto Maldonado in the Amazon Jungle. At our partner tourist office we leave our bags in secure lockers and take a small duffel bag (provided) with us for our two nights in the jungle. We then hop in a motorboat and head down the river with your English speaking guide. After disembarking at our jungle lodge we will have time to relax and soak up the scenery.

Inclusions

Accomodation: Shared room in a jungle lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Activities: motorboat ride on the river through the Amazon Jungle.
Transport: Airport transfers to and from the airport, flight to Puerto Maldonado

Day 4 - Amazon Jungle

We disembark on a trek through the jungle with plenty of stops to see native plants and animals. Depending on the time of year we will take different routes to ensure we get the best chance to spot wildlife. If we are lucky we may spot macaws, swarms of butterflies, monkeys and otters. The trek is long and can be muddy so make sure you pack appropriately and come prepared. The lodge will provide gumboots for your trek to keep your feet dry.

Inclusions

Accomodation: Shaed room in a jungle lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Activities: Amazon Jungle wildlife watching trek ( up to 10km), gumboots to keep your feet dry, motorboat ride on the Amazon river
Transport: motorboat

Day 5 - Cusco

An early departure from the lodge to take a flight from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco. Take the rest of the day to relax and unwind or set out on another adventure - it’s up to you! Your tour leader can give you directions and advice on how to enjoy the day.

Inclusions

Accommodation: Twin or double hotel room in Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast.
Transport: Airport transfers to and from the airport, flight from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco.

Day 6 - Pisac

We jump in our private minivan and travel through the Sacred Valley to Pisac. Along the way we will stop to explore Sacsayhuaman and to see flocks of alpacas and llamas and if we are lucky to stop by on the right day we will check out the artisan market in the town. This afternoon we explore to ruins on the mountain overlooking Pisac and learn about the ancient Incas. We finish the day in Ollantaytambo where we will visit an archeological site and see a viewpoint above the city which boasts stunning views of the valley.

Inclusions

Accommodation: A double or twin room in a hotel in Pisac.
Meals: Breakfast.
Activities: Entrance ticket and tour guide for the Pisac ruins.
Transport: Private minivan to Pisac.

Day 7 - Machu Picchu

This morning we take a glass roofed tourist train to Aguas Calientes also known as Machu Picchu town. Along the way take in the stunning view of the rushing river and gigantic mountains as you weave your way towards the charming tourist town. We will then enjoy a lunch together at the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel. We take the 30 minute tourist bus up the winding mountain to Machu Picchu. Here we can find a spot to sit and take it all in. Watch the mist roll through the mountains around the Inca citadel. Now we have the time to take a private tour with your guide who will bring the city to life with his knowledge of this wonder of the world.

Inclusions

Accommodation: A double or twin room in a hotel in Aguas Calientes.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Activites: Exploring Machu Picchu with your private English speaking guide.
Transport: Private minivan, glass roofed tourist train to Aguas Calientes and return tourist bus ride from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.

Day 8 - Moray/Maras

We will visit the experimental farming terraces of Moray and the salt ponds of Maras. Here we can take beautiful photographs. We then head to Chincheros to experiences some culture and learn how the locals dye their clothes using ancient techniques. Today we get to try the traditional pachamanca meal, where the food is cooked in an earthen oven We drive back to Cusco this afternoon.

Inclusions

Accommodation: Twin or double hotel room in Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast and Pachamanca lunch.
Activities: Explore Moray, Maras and Chincheros with your tour guide.
Transport: Private minivan to Cusco.

Day 9 - Cusco

You have the day to explore Cusco as you please and your guide can help advise you on something you will love such as shopping, museum visits or cultural sites.

Inclusions

Accommodation: A double or twin room in a hotel in Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast.
Transport: Private minivan.

Day 10 - Cusco

Today we finish up our trip. We enjoy one last meal together before saying goodbye to our new friends. You can now choose to spend more days exploring Cusco or take a free transfer to the airport so you can head off for your next adventure.

Inclusions

Meals: Breakfast.
Transport: Optional transfer to the airport or bus terminal.