Peruvian Treasures #12       12 Days / 11 Nights


Lima, Arequipa, The Colca Canyon, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress, Amazon Adventure at Posada Amazonas


Day 1 Tuesday
Evening arrival in Lima.

Day 2 Wednesday
Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima and Larco Museum. (B)

Day 3 Thursday
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Arequipa. Tour of Arequipa and Santa Catalina Convent. (B)

Day 4 Friday
Excursion to ColcaCanyon with overnight stay in Chivay. (B,L,D)

Day 5 Saturday
Early departure to visit the "Cross of the Condor", pre-Inca ruins and Andean villages.
Afternoon return to Arequipa. (B,L)

Day 6 Sunday
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. In the afternoon Tour of Cusco and its Ruins. (B)

Day 7 Monday
Full Day excursion to Machu Picchu. (B,L)

Day 8 Tuesday
Full Day excursion to the Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress. (B,L)

Day 9 Wednesday
Free day in Cusco for independent activities. (B)

Day 10 Thursday
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Puerto Maldonado. Motorized canoe ride to Posada Amazonas, the river trip is a good opportunity to observe caiman, turtles, and riverside bird life. (B,L,D)

Day 11 Friday
Visit the parrot and macaw clay lick, excursion to Tres Chimbadas oxbow lake in search of giant river otters and other aquatic wildlife and visit eagle-nesting sites. (B,L,D)

Day 12 Saturday
Transfer from hotel 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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