The main journey of this tour is made in the comfort of the train, is one of the fastest tours to visit the wonder of the world Machu Picchu.
Briefing in our office, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. of the day before the trip, detailed explanation of the tour with our guide.
Recommendation: Arrive 24 hours before the trip at the office of Conde Travel.
Upon arrival in Lima, we will transfer you from the airport to your hotel.
At 12.30 p.m. we will pick you up for a city tour with a duration of four hours approx. We will start the tour visiting the Plaza San Martin and the Jiron de la Union, which is a fascinating boulevard that leads to the Plaza de Armas, the main square.
Next is the San Francisco Monastery, a World Heritage Site. This monastery is known for its Spanish Baroque architecture. Lima’s first cemetery, the Catacombs, is hidden beneath these floors of the monastery.
Our driver will take you to your hotel where you will have the rest of the day at leisure.
Today, after breakfast at your hotel, we will start our trip to Paracas at 5:30 am. Upon arrival we will transfer you to Paracas Bay to take the boat tour to the Ballestas Islands, three small islands full of wildlife just a few minutes from the coast.
On the trip to the islands, we will be able to see the “Candelabro”, a giant candelabra-shaped hieroglyph. When we arrive at the Ballestas Islands, we will stay on the boat while observing the frenzy of amazing animals that include noisy but playful seals and sea lions, as well as an abundance of seabirds, including Humboldt penguins, pelicans, curlews, Inca terns, Peruvian boobies, red-footed cormorants, and guanayes.
After our tour of the islands, we will go to Ica region on the way we will make stop at the winery and vineyards places where we will be able to taste piscos and wines, then we will have lunch and head to Ica.
We will visit the oasis of Huacachina, here we will take a buggy ride on the sand and have a sandboarding adventure, at the end of this activity we will go the hotel in Ica where we spend the night.
After breakfast, we will go to Nazca (2 hrs 30 min) then we will arrive to the aerodrome, where we will take a 40 minutes flight over the incredible Nazca Lines. During this flight over the Nazca Lines, we will be able to see the most fascinating figures such as: the monkey, hummingbird, tree, parrot, astronaut, dog, condor and others.
At the end of this activity we will continue our trip going to the aqueducts of cantayoc , Paredones and the cementery of chauchilla , we will eat lunch in one the restaurants in Nazca in the afternoon we will take our bus to Arequipa for approximately 9 to 10 hours observing different landscapes along the way until we arrive at Arequipa
In the morning after breakfast, we will continue with your city tour in Arequipa that includes the Plaza de Armas, one of the most beautiful squares in Peru, and the Cathedral, an excellent example of Peruvian architecture of the nineteenth century that houses beautiful treasures in gold and silver.
We also visit the Church “La Compañía” and the old Jesuit temple, one of the most important in Arequipa for its history and tradition with a beautiful facade. Then, we will visit the Convent of Santa Catalina; a “small city” built in the 17th century and opened to the public in 1970, after 400 years of cloister, also we will visit the museum of Santa Maria where we find our pressure and beauty mummy called Juanita, lunch and free afternoon after Night in Arequipa
Early in the morning after breakfast we leave for a full day excursion, after 2 hours driving we arrive at the most visited point of Puno. Driving we arrive at the most visited point “Cruz del Condor”, here we will be able to observe the depths and beauty of the deepest canyon in the world. Also here you will enjoy the imposing beauty of nature and observe the emblem of the Colca, the Condor.
We will return to Chivay visiting the different villages and viewpoints of the region of Pinchollo, the viewpoint of Antahuilque, where you can observe pre-Inca tombs, pre-Inca agricultural terraces and learn about the domain of agriculture that our ancestors possessed. . We will also pass through other Colcan villages such as Maca and Yanque.
After lunch we will head to Puno in our transport; city where we will spend the night.
Once in the city of Puno between 7:40 am to 8:00 am we pick you up from your hotel to take you to the port. By motor boat we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the life of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some of which are only 20 meters long. After a beautiful 3 hour boat ride we arrive at Taquile Island, where we will tour the ruins and visit the beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings. After lunch we return to Puno where you will spend the night.
At 7:00 am we pick you up from your hotel to continue our journey to the city of Cusco by the Route of the Sun or South Valley during the trip we will observe mountains, grazing pampas, alpacas, llamas and also visit archaeological sites such as Pucara, Raqchi, Andahuaylillas and Piquillacta. After a long journey we will arrive in Cusco city.
Once in the city of Cusco after breakfast at your hotel; we will pick you up at your hotel at approximately 9:30 am and visit the city and nearby archaeological sites. The first place to visit is the Cathedral of Cusco, then Qoricancha (temple of the sun). This is one of the best examples of ancient architecture, an Inca temple. Then we go to the Convent of Santo Domingo.
Continuing to the archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, one of the magnificent buildings of Inca megalithic architectural style that only the gods could allow the construction to achieve such perfection of art. Next Q’enqo, also filled with many mystifying sacred carvings, only to be understood by the ancient Andeans.
Then we visit the walls of Puca Pucara. Finally Tambomachay, the temple dedicated to water, exposes its crystalline water fountains giving us a majestic farewell to return to the city of Cusco. In the afternoon you can enjoy your visit to the city on your own.
We will pick you up at your hotel at 7:30 am. The first stop is the route of the Sacred Valley of the Incas through Pisac (Pisac), the colonial city.
We will find the indigenous and traditional market, where you can buy handicrafts and souvenirs. After exploring the city, we head towards the archaeological remains of Pisac that are beautifully carved in the highest mountains. Then we continue the tour and appreciate the picturesque towns of Calca and Urubamba where we will enjoy a buffet lunch with traditional stews. In the afternoon we will visit the town of Ollantaytambo and the Inca archaeological site of Ollantaytambo which was inhabited 500 years ago and still remains in quite good condition … Returning to Cusco we will pass through Chinchero, one of the most interesting places in the Andes with plateaus of multicolored crop fields, the chain of snow-capped peaks of the Valley and a beautiful sunset … We will also visit the colonial church housed in an Inca palace and the site museum appreciating the Andean dress before returning to Cusco, arriving around 7 pm.
We will pick you up from your hotel around 4:30 am – 5:30 am and head south through the town of Urcos to the district of Checacupe (2 hours by bus) and then follow the road to Pitumarca where we have breakfast.
Then we continue along the road through hamlets until we reach the community of Hanchipata – Quesiuno (1 hour and 20 minutes by bus), the ideal starting point for the trek. We will see incredible mountains like Ausangate, beautiful blue lagoons and many other natural sites.
The hike to Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain) will take approximately 1 hour and 30 hours. At this peak we will enjoy the view for about an hour taking pictures of the beautiful scenery before descending the trail and returning to our bus.
We will return to Cusipata for lunch and then head back to Cusco
Early pick up in your hotel, enjoy a breakfast in Mollepata then start your trek in Soraypampa (3900 m.a.s.l.), where we will meet our horsemen and horses, who will carry all the camping equipment and begin our hike to the Humantay lake (4200 m.a.s.l.).
After the visit to the Humantay lake we will return to Soraypampa where our cook will be waiting for us with lunch, then you’ll go to our basecamp Salkantaypampa from where we can enjoy the beautiful views of the snowy peak of Salkantay, and enjoy an afternoon tea and a delicious dinner.
Wake up with a cup of coca tea and enjoy breakfast with fantastic views of the mountains, then reach the highest point Salkantay pass at 4600 m.a.s.l in 3 hours. From there, we will walk towards Wayrac Machaq, to have our lunch. Then, we will continue into the high jungle where we will observe large trees with their arms extended over the streams, all full of bromeliads and orchids. and downhill until the 2nd campsite.
Early wake up and have breakfast; we start hiking along the cloud forest for 3 hours. Observe the fantastic landscape of rivers, and waterfalls; after lunch, 3 hours up to Llactapata campsite located on top of a mountain right in front of Machu Picchu..
Wake up with an amazing view and the sunrise shows you Machu Picchu. Today you’ll walk downhill to Hydroelectric for lunch and continue hiking another 3-hrs to Aguas Calientes.Tonight you’ll spend in a Hotel.
After breakfast, we take the early buses up to Machu Picchu for the sunrise. Explore the best of Machu Picchu with your private tour guide. Once you finish, you will take the train and bus back to Cusco.
After breakfast, we’ll enjoy a fun activity with ATVs in a very nice place known as Morada de los Diose where you will find many sculptures and stone carvings representing the Andean culture, a special place for this activity.
At the end you have time to walk around the city by yourself waiting for the bus to Puerto Maldonado that depart between 8 pm or 9pm for a trip all night until your next arrival place.
Reception at the bus station and transfer to the Monte Amazonico Lodge office for registration. Transfer to the port captaincy where we will take the boat for an hour to our lodge – Welcome meeting with a refreshing juice based on fruits of our region. Installation in our respective rooms. After a refreshing rest, you will have as an introduction a two hour walk in the dense tropical forest, guided by an expert local guide, who will take you through our trails and you will be able to appreciate a variety of trees that can be more than five hundred years old, as well as observe some species of wild animals such as toucans, oropendolas, macaws, monkeys, snakes, butterflies, etc.. You will have the opportunity to experience the magic of our Amazon rainforest which is within the TAMBOPATA NATIONAL RESERVE, (278,000 hectares protected). After lunch, we will visit the “Monkey Island”, located in front of our lodge across the Madre de Dios River where we will find different species such as the capuchin monkey family living on the island and return to the lodge. At night we will go in search of white caimans that are usually found on sandbanks in the Madre de Dios River for which it will be necessary to bring a flashlight. Also, we will be able to see the capybara, the largest rodent in the world that can weigh up to 60 kilos, return to the lodge, dinner and rest.
After breakfast we will walk 3 km in the middle of the dense rainforest and head towards the Sandoval Lake (piranha habitat) one of the largest in the Tambopata National Reserve and paddle boat ride where we will appreciate a variety of birds and monkeys of different species, (shansho, cormorant, jacanas, puma heron, gallinazos, cotomono, monkey friar, black machin, pichicos and sloths). Perhaps we will have an encounter with the family of giant otters (almost two meters long) that is in danger of extinction and the largest caimans registered more than 4 meters long, return to the lodge to enjoy a typical lunch. In the afternoon we will return to the city of Puerto Maldonado where you will spend the night in your respective hotel.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Puerto Maldonado airport where we will end our services
Machu Picchu is an archeological center that preserves the remains of an Inca city, built in a green environment of mountains and rivers, a mystical and mysterious place; in addition, it is a patrimony of humanity and one of the most desired destinations in the world.
It is located at 2,400 m. a. s. l. in a cloud forest between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest of Peru.
To get from Lima to Machu Picchu you must travel to the city of Cusco by plane or bus.
It is possible to go all the year, the minimum temperatures vary between 8 ºC and the maximum around 20 ºC.
There are 2 seasons in Machu Picchu: the dry season and the rainy season. The first one takes place between April and October, it is characterized by little rain and a sunny climate. The rainy season runs from November to March and is characterized by constant rains.
On trains to Machu Picchu you can only take hand luggage that should not exceed 5 kilos (11 pounds).
Yes, it can be visited by people of all ages. However, in order to ascend Huayna Picchu mountain, it can only be visited by people older than 12 years old.
Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Machu Picchu is home to almost 150 amazing constructions, these are some of the places that stand out:
• The Temple of the Sun.
• The Intihuatana.
• The Temple of the 3 Windows.
• The Temple of the Condor.
• The Hall of Mirrors.
• The Ladder of the Fountains.
• Huayna Picchu Mountain.
• The Temple of the Moon.
• The Door of the Sun (Intipunku).
• The Main Square.
• The Royal Tomb.
• The Sacred Rock.