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11 Day Affordable Peru with Nazca Lines


Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights Miami-Lima, Lima-Miami
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Lima-Cuzco & Juliaca-Lima
  • 10 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
    • 3 nights Lima
    • 1 night Paracas
    • 2 nights Urubamba Sacred Valley
    • 2 nights Cuzco
    • 2 nights Puno
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 15 meals: 10 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Light aircraft flight over Nazca & Palpa markings
  • Trip to Chinchero & Ollantaytambo Ruins
  • Full Day Tour to Machu Picchu via Train
  • Excursion to the Uros Floating Islands

This 11 day “on-the-go” program features the highlights of Peru in an active itinerary which includes several walking tours as well as some early starts and long days.

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for Peru
Depart for Peru. Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Lima

DAY 2, Wednesday - Nazca Lines Overflight
Early morning departure from Lima. Drive south on the Pan-American Highway to Pisco. Enjoy a 1 hour - 1 hour and 30 minute flight on a high-wing light aircraft, over the desert and the mysterious Nazca Lines, which can only be appreciated from the air. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure in Paracas, known for the 800,000 acre Paracas Natural Reserve that preserves coastal desert and marine life
~Please note: the Nazca Lines overflight is subject to weather conditions & availability
Overnight: Paracas
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3, Thursday - Morning at Leisure in Paracas, Return to Lima
Enjoy the morning at leisure or join an optional tour of the scenic Ballestas Islands. In the early afternoon, depart Paracas, taking the Pan-American Highway back to Lima. Balance of the day at leisure. Tonight, opt to participate in the optional Dinner and Show in Lima
Optional: Ballestas Island Cruise (AM)
Optional: Dinner & Show in Lima
Overnight: Lima
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Friday - Fly to Cuzco, Visit Chinchero & Ollantaytambo Ruins
Depart Lima this morning by flight to Cuzco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire and the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Upon arrival, drive through the rugged mountainous region with its magnificent panoramas and along roads with farms and small villages to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. En route, stop in Chinchero for a weaving demonstration with lunch. Time permitting walk through the traditional market offering Alpaca wool clothing and other local treasures. Afterwards, enjoy a typical Peruvian lunch before restarting the journey. Continue to the impressive Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, an ancient complex of temples and terraces towering high over the valley, the last stand of the Incas in their defense against the Spanish conquistadores. Marvel at the architecture of the Incas in this well preserved settlement, considered a living museum of 15th century life. Arrive at your hotel in the Urubamba Sacred Valley for overnight. This evening, dinner together with music at a lovely restaurant
Overnight: Urubamba Sacred Valley ▲
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday - Full Day in the Sacred Valley
Today is at leisure in the Sacred Valley to explore some of the ancient ruins independently. Or, take part in the full day optional tour to Maras and Moray. The excursion begins in Moray, a remarkable agricultural center that demonstrates the ancient Incan's mastery of high-altitude crop growing. You’ll be astounded by the large complex of perfectly circular depressions in the earth that historians believe were used to study climatic conditions. Next, travel to the colonial town of Maras, known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds in use since the time of the Incas. Tonight, join the optional traditional dinner with a Peruvian Family in their countryside home. Sample delectable home-cooked Peruvian specialties along with a warm and friendly cultural exchange
Optional: Maras and Moray Tour
Optional: Dinner with a Local Peruvian Family
Overnight: Urubamba Sacred Valley
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Sunday - Full Day Machu Picchu
Early morning transfer to the Sacred Valley's Ollanta Station to board the train** that travels through misty peaks to the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, the "Lost City of the Incas", designated by UNESCO as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Machu Picchu was virtually unknown to the western world until Hiram Bingham's re-discovery in 1911. Spend the afternoon viewing the unforgettable wonders of this 15th century retreat, abandoned nearly 100 years later with the arrival of the conquistadors. See the highlights of the site including the imposing Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the intricately carved rock likely used as a sundial by the ancient Incas. The images of this significant archaeological site will be a long-lasting memory. Return to the Sacred Valley in the evening; transfer to your hotel in Cuzco for overnight
Note **: Plan B passengers travel on the Expedition Train and Plan A passengers will ride on the Vistadome Train
Overnight: Cuzco
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Monday - Full Day in Cuzco
Spend today independently discovering the "Imperial City" of Cuzco, once capital of the Inca Empire and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This lively city, rich in history, reveals remains of both the Incan and the Spanish presence. Take time to explore some of the city’s stunning sights, or, shop for some of the finest handicrafts and textiles in all of Peru. Participate in the optional Cuzco "Behind the Scenes" tour, offering a glimpse into the other side of life in Cuzco. On this tour, visit a local market, taste fresh-baked Chuta bread and shop for ingredients to use in this afternoon's cooking lesson. Stop at the Cuzco cemetery to learn more about Andean life and death and meet with a local "shaman" (holy man). After the cooking lesson and demonstration, enjoy your delicious creations. In the afternoon, join the optional Highlights of Cuzco excursion that takes you to the impressive Colonial Cathedral with its collection of over 400 paintings, the Temple of the Sun and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, which took over seven decades to complete. In Cuzco, there is so much to do, and so much to see! Tonight, savor the culinary delights of Andean cuisine at a dinner together at a local restaurant
Optional: Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes (AM)
Optional: Half Day Highlights of Cuzco (PM)
Overnight: Cuzco
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Tuesday - Raqchi & Puno
A long drive today - but extremely rewarding. Depart Cuzco early in the morning, enjoying spectacular scenery as you drive through the Andes mountain range and the Andean plains to Puno on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. In this area, South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) graze on the immense plateaus and plains. En route visit the 15th century Temple of Wiracocha, with its elaborate stonework, the largest Inca temple ever discovered. Today, Raqchi remains home to many farmers, ranchers and artisans. Then, we arrive at pristine Lake Titicaca sitting majestically at 12,500 feet above sea level, backed by the snowcapped peaks of Bolivia's Cordillera Real range. This is the highest navigable lake in the world and South America's largest fresh water lake. A box lunch will be provided en route. Time permitting, meet children at a local school before arriving in Puno for overnight
Overnight: Puno
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Wednesday - Excursion to Uros Islands on Lake Titicaca
The morning boat excursion transports us from Puno to the fascinating Floating Uros Islands where the indigenous people of the area, the Uros, live on islands that dot the lake. The Uros live very much the same as their ancestors did and still follow the ancient customs and traditions. These islands are completely man-made structures, using the totora reeds from the lake to build the islands and houses. Return to Puno for the remainder of the day at leisure. Or, take the optional tour to the Sillustani Tombs, the pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo. The tombs here are built above the ground in tower-like structures called chullpas, vestiges of the Colla people before they were conquered by the Incas in the 15th century. Evening at leisure in Puno
Optional Half Day Sillustani Tombs (PM)
Overnight: Puno
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Thursday - Fly to Lima, Farewell Dinner
Depart Puno on the flight to Lima; rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight, we bid farewell to our tour manager at a special farewell dinner with Peruvian specialties
Overnight: Lima
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Friday - Depart Peru
Bon Voyage! Transfer from the hotel to the airport for your departure flight
~Please note: Some flights to the US depart shortly after midnight in the very early morning of Sunday
Meals: Breakfast

▲ Due to the high elevation, travel in the Peruvian highlands may cause some passengers to experience the temporary effects of altitude sickness. If you have any concerns about traveling to higher than your accustomed elevation, please consult your healthcare provider.

Jose Antonio Hotel, Lima

This first class hotel is situated in the modern district of Miraflores.

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Doubletree by Hilton Resort Paracas, Paracas

This superior tourist class hotel has beautiful views of Paracas Bay.

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San Agustin Urubamba Hotel, Urubamba

This tourist class hotel provides a peaceful base point for exploring the close by ruins and appreciating the breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley and surrounding mountains.

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Jose Antonio Cuzco Hotel, Cuzco

This tourist class hotel is situated nearby Cuzco's archaeological center.

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Hotel Royal Inn Puno, Puno

This tourist class hotel is centrally located in the city center and nearby to the magnificent Lake Titicaca.

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Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

Ballestas Island Cruise

Day #3 01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2015         $30
Enjoy a 2 hour morning cruise around the beautiful Ballestas Islands. Watch colonies of fur seals and sea lions bask in the sun. Be on the lookout for pelicans and Humboldt penguins among the thousands of birds that inhabit these islands. Marvel at the mysterious geoglyph, known as El Candelabro, that stands watch over the coastline as it has for centuries.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Dinner & Show in Lima

Day #3 06 Jan 2014 - 24 Dec 2014         $59
This evening, enjoy a delicious Peruvian dinner and a show in the "Gastronomical Capital of the Americas." Sit back and enjoy a wonderful meal, along with a delightful musical performance and typical dances. Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Peru all at once during this fun-filled evening.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Dinner with Local Peruvian Family

Day #5 06 Jan 2014 - 10 Jan 2015         $25
Tonight, you're invited to dine with a traditional Peruvian Family in their countryside home. Sample delectable local home-cooked Peruvian cuisine along with a warm and friendly cultural exchange with the family. As you share dinner, you’ll get to know the family first-hand and learn about work and everyday life in Peru.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2 hours.

Maras & Moray Tour

Day #5 06 Jan 2014 - 10 Jan 2015         $59
Begin the tour in Moray, an impressive agricultural center that demonstrates the ancient Incan’s mastery of high-altitude crop growing. Here, you’ll see a large complex of terraced circular depressions in the earth which historians believe were used to study the climatic conditions on crops. As you descend each layer, the surrounding temperature descends as well, degree by degree, making for a unique and highly sophisticated thermo graphic tool. During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see the local farmers and shepherds working with native crops and animals all along the valley. This is a unique chance to peer into the daily lives of the indigenous people. Next, visit the colonial town of Maras, known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds in use since the time of the Incas. Learn more about salt extraction from the locals.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Highlights of Cuzco & Cuzco Behind the Scenes Combo Package

Day #7 01 Jan 2014 - 10 Jan 2015         $99
Today's tour will give you a glimpse into the other side of Cuzco, the oldest continuously inhabited city of the western hemisphere. Start the day with a visit to a local fruit and vegetable market and observe the locals shopping for their daily goods. Try the local chuta bread and enjoy this colorful market where you will experience many new things. Later, head to the local Cuzco cemetery, where you will learn about the Andean understanding of life and see how the locals decorate the graves with gifts and food for their dead. It is traditional belief that the dead eat and drink as they would during life. Following the cemetery, you will have the opportunity to meet with an Andean shaman or healer and witness a real offering to mother earth & the sacred mountain protectors to thank them for this trip. Conclude this incredible morning with a cooking lesson using the items purchased at the local market. After a short break at your hotel, continue on to the impressive Colonial Cathedral in Cuzco which contains over 400 paintings from the Cusqueña School in addition to an impressive collection of colonial art, including Marcos Zapata's depiction of The Last Supper displaying Cuy, or Guinea Pig, as the main course. Continue on to visit the Temple of the Sun, whose walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. This temple was once the most important religious site of the Incas. From here you will travel to Sacsayhuaman, located on the northern slope of Cuzco. This impressive fortress, which consists of individual stones weighing well over 100 tons, took over seven decades to complete and is a prime example of Incan military architecture. Conclude the day at the Kenko amphitheater, a mysterious limestone formation decorated by intricately carved depictions of mythical entities. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit a local shop featuring alpaca clothing and accessories, and a local jewelry shop, featuring gold and silver necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 9 hours.

Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes

Day #7 06 Jan 2014 - 10 Jan 2015         $49
Today's tour will give you a glimpse into the other side of Cuzco, the oldest continuously inhabited city of the western hemisphere. Start the day with a visit to a local fruit and vegetable market and observe the locals shopping for their daily goods. Try the local chuta bread and enjoy this colorful market where you will experience many new things. Later, head to the local Cuzco cemetery, where you will learn about the Andean understanding of life and see how the locals decorate the graves with gifts and food for their dead. It is traditional belief that the dead eat and drink as they would during life. Following the cemetery, you will have the opportunity to meet with an Andean shaman or healer and witness a real offering to mother earth & the sacred mountain protectors to thank them for this trip. Conclude this incredible morning with a cooking lesson using the items purchased at the local market.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Half Day Highlights of Cuzco

Day #7 06 Jan 2014 - 10 Jan 2015         $59
Today's tour starts at the impressive Colonial Cathedral in Cuzco which contains over 400 paintings from the Cusqueña School in addition to an impressive collection of colonial art, including Marcos Zapata's depiction of The Last Supper displaying Cuy, or Guinea Pig, as the main course. Continue on to visit the Temple of the Sun, whose walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. This temple was once the most important religious site of the Incas. From here you will travel to Sacsayhuaman, located on the northern slope of Cuzco. This impressive fortress, which consists of individual stones weighing well over 100 tons, took over seven decades to complete and is a prime example of Incan military architecture. Conclude the day at the Kenko amphitheater, a mysterious limestone formation decorated by intricately carved depictions of mythical entities. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit a local shop featuring alpaca clothing and accessories, and a local jewelry shop, featuring gold and silver necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Half Day Sillustani Tombs

Day #9 06 Jan 2014 - 09 Jan 2015         $32
Afternoon drive to the pre-Incan burial ground of Sillustani. Upon arrival, a walking tour to the "Chullpas" of Sillustani on Lake Umayo, where the ancient Aymaras buried their high priests, in cylinder-shaped tombs. Please note that the archaeological site is located approximately a half- mile walk from where you exit the bus. .

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flights Lima-Cuzco, Juliaca-Lima.

Jan 14, Apr 22, May 6, May 20, Sep 9, Oct 21, and Nov 4 departures will be accommodated at the Novotel Lima in Lima on days 1, 3 and 10.

Plan A: Novotel Lima standard rooms cannot comfortably accommodate 3; therefore, prices reflect a double, plus a single room configuration which is available on request.


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