Wonders Peru

8 days / 7 nights, from $1,990 per person

Highlights: Lima, Nazca Lines fly over, Ballestas Islands, Cuzco & Machu Picchu

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Wonders Peru

Day 1: Lima

After clearing customs in Lima, you will be greeted by our staff to start your Wonders Peru vacation! Later this morning you will tour the city of Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Begin your journey at Casa Aliaga, a former royalty house built in 1535 and is the only house of that time that still belongs to the same family today. Next we visit the Cathedral of Lima located in the Plaza Mayor, it is considered to be Peru’s most important cathedral. Continue s. We end our tour with a visit to “Parque del Amor”, the park of love nestled in the cliffs of Miraflores with spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and where paragliders from around the world gather to ride the updrafts.

Day 2: Lima / Paracas

Your Wonders Peru trip starts in earnest this morning! After breakfast depart Lima for a journey down the coastline of Peru to the small port town of Paracas.  The word Paracas in Quechua one of Peru’s original languages means sand rain and it’s the lunching point for visits to The Ballestas Islands also know as the poor mans Galapagos. The Paracas National Reserve is an important marine ecosystem and home to many species of land birds and mammals. Arriva at your hotel, time to relax or explore on your own. (B)

Day 3: Nazca Lines

Transfer to airport and board a light aircraft to fly over one of the worlds great mysteries the Nazca Lines. The designs are shallow lines made in the desert ground and appear to be nothing until you see them from a bird’s eye view. Once in the air you will be able to see many of the famous figures, the monkey, hummingbird, spider, a long line that looks like a runway and a figure that resembles an astronaut. (B)

Day 4: Isla Ballestas / Lima

After breakfast transfer to the pier and set sail to the Ballestas Islands, here you will find large populations of sea lions and Humboldt penguins as well as other species of marine birds. After we will transfer back to Lima for overnight. Your Wonders Peru vacation is kicking into high gear tomorrow! (B)

Day 5: Lima / Cuzco

Morning transfer to airport. Meeting upon arrival in Cuzco, transfer to your hotel with a few hours to rest and adjust to the elevation that is over 11,000 feet. In the afternoon we will set out to tour the city and the surrounding ruins. Visit the Santo Domingo Convent, the main Cathedral, walk through Plaza de Armas before heading to Sacsayhuaman, one of the most emblematic ruins of the Incas. Continue to the archaeological sites of Quenqo and Puka Pucara before returning to Cuzco. (B)

Day 6: Cuzco / Machu Picchu

Morning transfer to the Ollantaytambo’s train station, board the Vistadome train and enjoy the scenery of the short train ride to the town of Aguas Calientes which is located in a valley below Machu Picchu. After a quick lunch you board the bus that will take you to the top of the mountain and the entrance to the Incas most famous ruins. After a guided tour and explanation you will have time to explore on your own. Return back down for overnight in Aguas Calientes. (BL)

Day 7: Machu Picchu / Cuzco

This morning you will have the opportunity to re visit Machu Picchu and explore on your own before boarding the train in the afternoon and returning to Cuzco. (B)

Day 8: Cuzco / Lima

At the appropriate time transfer to airport. (B)

B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | BL = Box lunch | D = Dinner

B = Breakfast L = lunch

Price

Price from $1990.00 per person based on two passengers traveling together sharing a double room

Included in Price

  • 2 nights hotel accommodations in Lima
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations in Paracas
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cuzco
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Aquas Calientes
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch
  • Private and shared transfers
  • All tours mentioned by private english speaking guide
  • Vistadome train and 2 nd entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Overflight of Nazca Lines
  • Entrance fees

Not Included in Price

  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Meals not specified in the program
  • Optional activities or tours
  • Tips to guides and/or drivers
  • Local and/or International phone calls
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport departure tax to be paid locally
  • Personal items
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