Lima - Puerto Maldonado - Cusco - Puno

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Price From US$ 1,644.00
Conditions Minimum 02 Passenger. Double Base Room
Starting point LIMA
Ending point LIMA
Duration 12 Days / 11 Nights









Note: Tourist and Tourist Superior Programs the train service is Backpacker coach. Superior and Luxury Programs the Train service is Vistadome coach.

Travel up the Tambopata River for an our and half to the Bahuaja- Sonene National Park. You will see a magical sunrise and it is a great opportunity to see animals such as capybaras, tapir , Jaguar, and deer in the surrounding virgin forest. We will observe ( from an appropriate distance) one of the greatest spectacle of the rainforest: Hundreds of parrots, parakeets and macaws of varius species, enjoying their diet of mineral salts on a river bank. We will have a hot drink and a snack whilst watching birds and go for a short walk to look for animals such as monkeys.
Visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco and famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9m / 30ft high and weighing over 350 tons.
The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Ollantaytambo train station for a train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machupicchu, also known as "The Lost City of the Incas".
Excursion on the Lake Titicacaca waters towards the unique Floating Islands of the Uros, ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the Water Tribe.

Day 1: International arrival to Lima.

Arrival in Lima and Transfer to the selected Hotel.



Day 2: Lima/Puerto Maldonado

AM. Transfer to the airport and departure to Puerto Maldonado River Trip. Reception at the airport and transportation to the WASAÍ Maldonado Lodge, where you will receive a welcoming tropical fruit beverage. You will embark for a 3 to 4 hour motorboat trip up the Tambopata river to WASAI Tambopata Lodge & Research Center (box lunch on board). During the trip into the heart of the rain forest we will be able to observe clouds of butterflies, typical Amazon communities , while groups of birds pass over the boat and animals such as capybaras turtles and caiman. Reception and accommodation at Wasai lodge Tambopata
Introductory walk to understand rainforest ecosystems and see some of the amazing trees. Return to the lodge for dinner.
After dinner we will return to the river to search for caimans ( type of alligator). We will enjoy diverse sounds of the jungle which will accompany our first night in the amazon. Sleep in the lodge.

Day 3: Puerto Maldonado

Wake up early (4 am) and travel up the Tambopata River for an our and half to the Bahuaja- Sonene National Park. You will see a magical sunrise and it is a great opportunity to see animals such as capybaras, tapir , Jaguar, and deer in the surrounding virgin forest. We will observe ( from an appropriate distance) one of the greatest spectacle of the rainforest: Hundreds of parrots, parakeets and macaws of varius species, enjoying their diet of mineral salts on a river bank. We will have a hot drink and a snack whilst watching birds and go for a short walk to look for animals such as monkeys. We will return to to the lodge to have a late breakfast, and rest.
After lunch we will enter the verdant jungle on a special trail to observe wild life. We will then enter the territory of peccaries, deer, and others, with the possibility to hear or see the tracks of them, or discovering a troop of monkeys traveling through the forest in search of food. Time permitting, we will be able to enjoy a relaxing swim in the cascade of the cat.After dinner we can make another trip through the jungle, search for caimans or relax in our lodge surrounded by exotic nocturnal sounds Overnight at Wasai Tambopata Lodge.

Day 4: Puerto Maldonado/Cusco

Visit by horse the nearby ruins
Breakfast and transportation to the airport by boat. New chance Puerto Maldonado/Cusco: to enjoy the fantastic sunrise in the amazon rainforest, landscapes, and many birds. Transfer to the airport to take the fligh to Cusco, arrival in Cusco and transfer to the selected Hotel.
In the afternoon transfer from Cusco to Sacsayhuaman fortress visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco and famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9m / 30ft high and weighing over 350 tons. Return to the hotel. Free night.

Day 5: CUSCO:Urubamaba River

We pick you up at your hotel , after one and a half hours drive we arrive to the put -in at the shores of the Upper Urubamba River, at "CASA CUSI" our private campground. Our professional Rafting Guides will give you a safety talk and provide you with all the proper equipment for Rafting. We would be floating for approximately two and a half hours, running class II and III , introductory type rapids. Afterwards , we arrive to the take-out where our private bus will be waiting for us to take us back to CASA CUSI, where a hot Sauna will be waiting and a full course lunch will be provided. Overnight in Ollantaytambo.

Day 6: CUSCO: Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes

The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Ollantaytambo train station for a train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machupicchu, also known as "The Lost City of the Incas". Arrive at Aguas Calientes station followed by a 30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the incredible Machupicchu. Upon arrival, we´ll participate in a guided tour of the Citadel. Lunch in a restaurant at Aguas Calientes town. Overnight in a hotel in Aguas Calientes.

Day 7: Aguas Calientes - Cusco

Excellent opportunity to wake up early and enjoy with a beautiful sunrise as well as stroll by the town of Aguas Calientes and visit its thermal waters.
In the afternoon back to Cusco by train.

Day 8: CUSCO / PUNO (L)

Early (7.30 am) departure by bus to the City of Puno, (3,860 m.a.s.l.). arrival in Puno and transfer to the selected hotel. Free night.


Day 9: Lake Titicaca

Floating Islands of the Uros and overnight at the Amantani Island. After breakfast, take a two-hour motor boat excursion on the Lake Titicacaca waters towards the unique Floating Islands of the Uros, ancient inhabitants of the lake, known as the Water Tribe. This Andean natives built their own islands by adding periodically new layers of a unique plant called "totora" (a type of reed), as well as their homes and boats. After experiencing some of the ancient traditions of the local people, continue your motor boat trip to Amantani Island, inhabited by quechua-speaking natives still ruled by their ancient traditions and whose main occupations are the production of ceremics and textiles. The positive energy of this island is so powerful that it is known as the "Love Island". Lunch. Overnight at the house of a local islander to enjoy the hospitality of a typical Amantani home.

Day 10: Lake Titicaca

Amantani Island and Taquile Island - Puno
After breakfast, time at leisure to stroll by the quaint streets of this colorful island. Late morning, take motor-boat towards the Taquile Island, inhabited by quechua-speaking natives who have developed an efficient and original social systems and a fine hand weaving technique through generations. After lunch at a local posada of Taquile, take a walk through the several hills and archaeological sites of this 6km long island. Afternoon, return to Puno for overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: Juliaca/Lima

City Tour:Transfer to the airport to take the flight o Lima.
CONTEMPORARY LIMA Visit the historical center and the most traditional residential areas in the capital: The Olive Grove of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larco Mar, distinctive tourist centre of contemporary Lima. Overnight in Lima

Day 12: International Flight

Early in the morning, transfer to Lima airport to take your international flight.
End of our services

INCLUDES:

Lima:Transfers In/Out ;City Tour; Flight Lima /Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado /Cusco and Juliaca /Lima.

Puerto Maldonado ( 3 days /2 nights ) Wasai Tambopata Lodge; Flight Puerto Maldonado /Cusco.

Cusco: Transfers In/Out ; City by horse; Rafting Urubamba River ;Machupicchu excursion (lunch included)
Tourist departure by Bus to Puno (Lunch Included).

Puno: Transfers In/Out; uros and Taquile Island Excursion + overnight in Amantani ; flight Juliaca/Lima.

Lima City tour; all nights accommodation Hotel; everyday Breakfast.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Prices

HOTEL DOUBLE (2 PEOPLES)
2*- Expedition USD$ 1,644.00 Double basis
3* -Expedition USD$ 1,759.00 Double basis
Superior-Vistadome USD$ 2,072.00 Double basis
Luxury - Vistadome USD$ 2,699.00 Double basis
Luxury - Hiran Bingham USD$ 3,122.00 Double basis


Hotels

CITY 2** 3*** 4**** 5*****
LIMA SOUL MATE INN FARAONA COLON MARRIOT
CUSCO INKA ANDINA TERRA ANDINA NOVOTEL LIBERTADOR
AGUAS CALIENTES HOTEL VARAYOC LA CABAÑA HATUCHAY TOWER SUMAQ
PUNO HOTEL SILLUSTANI QELQATANI SONESTA LIBERTADOR