7 nights program
LIMA/ AREQUIPA/ PUNO/ CUSCO
Circuit limited to 40 participants
Day 1: Arrival in Lima. flight to Arequipa (1h30).
Day 2: Arequipa/Puno (6h of route).
Day 3: Navigation (approximately 3h)
Day 4: Puno/Cusco (7h of route).
Day 5: Cusco/Sacred Valley (2h of route)
Day 6: Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu/ Sacred Valley /Cusco ( by train 1h30 et 2h of route)
Day 7: Cusco visit
Day 8: Cusco/Lima per flight (1h30)
Amazon Extension: Two flights, each 1 hour long, and excursions on foot and by boat for 2 to 3 hours per day
Please note that arrivals outside the recommended times will result in additional transfer costs so that participants can join the group.
This three star hotel, is strategically located in the historic center of Arequipa, five minutes away from the main square and the Cathedral of Arequipa. The hotel has a modern infrastructure, 40 comfortable rooms on four levels, including single, twin, double and triple rooms, feature all the amenities such as WI-FI, telephone, cable TV, refrigerator, spacious wardrobe, all rooms are fully carpeted and each room has a private bathroom, equipped with shower, tub and grooming items, hot and cold water. Restaurant, cafe, room service, laundry service, conference room and WiFi service
Web Site: www.ensuenohotelarequipa.com
Sol Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of the city of Puno, walking distance of the main square (Plaza de Armas). It offers 24 rooms among singles, twins, doubles, triples and a suite. They have all the necessary equipment: private bathrooms, shower and bathtub, hairdryer, telephone, refrigerator, heating, closet, cable TV, internet access (WI-FI), safe box. Also, the hotel has elevator, restaurant, cafeteria, room service and laundry service.
Web Site: www.solplazahotel.com
Tastefully decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi can be enjoyed in a quiet area of Cusco, just 10 blocks from El Sol Avenue. Hotel Mabey Cusco has rooms with cable TV, carpeted floors and private bathrooms with marble fittings and toiletries. Some rooms feature sculpted wood bedsteads and suites include spa baths.
Web Site: www.hotelesmabey.com
Featuring a swimming pool and a restaurant, Hotel Mabey Urubamba is set in a charming building overlooking Cusco’s hills. Breakfast is provided. Urubamba is 8 km away. Bright and spacious, rooms at Mabey Urubamba feature parquet floors and heating. All of them have free Wi-Fi, minibars and private bathrooms.
Web Site: www.hotelesmabey.com
CORTO MALTES LODGE
The Corto Maltes Amazonia Lodge has 27 comfortable bungalows built in wood and beautifully finished. For your convenience, we offer 2 rooms with kingsize bed, and 25 double or triple.
Each bungalow has a private bathroom with hot water 24 hours and a large terrace with hammocks where you can enjoy the excellent view of Madre de Dios river and the jungle that surrounds us. The privacy is guaranteed to be every bungalow sufficiently separated from the others. If you carry valuables, each bungalow has its own safe for its tranquility.
Web Site: cortomaltes-amazonia.com/
HACIENDA CONCEPCION LODGE
Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest and accessed by the Madre de Dios riverboat from Puerto Maldonado port, Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion is located in Puerto Maldonado. The rooms and bungalows provide rustic comfort, with dark wood floors and furniture. Each comes with a private bathroom with free toiletries, and forest or oxbow lake views. There is also a fan. Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion can organise excursions like canopy tours, jungle walks and night sailing on the river.
Web Site: www.inkaterra.com › Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción
Day 1 – Lima flight to Arequipa
Arrival at the Jorge Chavez airport in Lima. Reception and transfer to the city.
Lima was founded January 18, 1535 by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, known as the “Ciudad de los Reyes” ( “the City of Kings”). Its city center has been classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1991. It is the capital and commercial, financial, cultural and political heart of Peru.
Departure for the city tour. Visit the Historical Center of Lima: « Plaza de Armas » is Lima’s main square with the Presidential Palace, the Municipality and the cathedral with its the baroque façade (external view). Continuation of the visit by the Convent of San Francisco, beautiful colonial architectural complex with its cloisters decorated with frescoes depicting the life of San Francisco and tiles from Seville. A fabulous library and catacombs used to bury the dead at the times of the colony make it famous. You can still admire the colonial balconies in the facades of some buildings such as the Torre Tagle Palace, the former train station “Desamparados” created in 1851 in the center of Lima, close to the Main Square.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
The tour continues through modern neighborhoods, closer to the sea, that have become today the new arts centers, cultural, trade and business of the city while remaining pleasant places of residence. It passes through the park El Olivar (Olivet park) located in the heart of the current district of San Isidro, a garden of olive trees planted in the sixteenth century. In 1560, the mayor of the city of Lima has made three sow olive trees in these fields. Three centuries later, there are nearly 3000 trees, today it remains half. Arrive in the “White City”, so named because of its constructions of sillar, a kind of volcanic tuff. Installation in the hotel and hospitality with a welcome coca mate.
Dinner not included. Overnight at hotel ENSUEÑO ***