Exploring Peru #14       16 Days / 15 Nights

Lima, Nazca, Ica, Paracas, Arequipa, The Colca Canyon, Cusco, Maras Salt Pools and
Authentic Quechua Village, Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress
Machu Picchu

Day 1 Friday
Evening arrival in Lima.

Day 2 Saturday
In the afternoon Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima and Larco Museum. (B)

Day 3 Sunday
Transfer to Nazca. (B)

Day 4 Monday
Flight over Nazca Lines. Visit Cantayoc Aqueduct and Antonini Museum. (B)

Day 5 Tuesday
Visit Pampa Galeras National Park. Transfer to Paracas. (B,BL)

Day 6 Wednesday
Boat tour around the Ballestas Islands passing the Candelabro. Transfer to Lima. (B)

Day 7 Thursday
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Arequipa. Tour of Arequipa and Santa Catalina Convent. (B)

Day 8 Friday
Excursion to Colca Canyon with overnight stay in Chivay. (B,L,D)

Day 9 Saturday
Early departure to visit the "Cross of the Condor", pre-Inca ruins and Andean villages.
Afternoon return to Arequipa. (B,L)

Day 10 Sunday
In the afternoon Tour of Cusco and its Ruins. (B)

Day 11 Monday
Full Day Quechua Village and Salt Pools. Overnight in Sacred Valley. (B,L)

Day 12 Tuesday
Full Day excursion to the Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress. Overnight in Sacred Valley. (B,L)

Day 13 Wednesday
Excursion to Machu Picchu with overnight stay. (B,L)

Day 14 Thursday
Return to Cusco. (B)

Day 15 Friday
Free day in Cusco for independent activities. (B)

Day 16 Saturday
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima and then take your connecting flight to home. (B)

Departures: Weekly. Itineraries are flexible.

Tour includes: All airport transfers, all tours, meals, entrance fees and train tickets listed, hotel accommodation, hotel taxes and service charge. Additional pre and post tours are available.

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare within Peru, airport departure taxes (Approximate cost US$31.00 international flights, and US$7.40 for each domestic flight). These tax can not be pre-paid. The entrance fee to the ruins on the second day in Machu Picchu US$54.

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