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Destination Arequipa Puno Cusco Lima Iquitos
Duration 10 days 9 nights
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Tour Highlights

 

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Machu Picchu Titicaca Lake Colonial heritage Peruvian Amazon

 

 

Experiences

Explore Arequipa, an excellent example of the colonial settlement of Spanish conquistadors. Enjoy the amazing sunrise at the highest navigable lake in the world, the mystical Lake Titicaca. Be one of the lucky travelers to explore the lost city of the Incas, the amazing Machu Picchu. Discover the Peruvian Amazon and make a piranha fishing in Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.

 

Your tour at a glance

This 10 days luxury tour includes 2 unforgettable experiences during your stay in the land of the Incas: the 3 days luxury train tour from Arequipa to Cusco via the mystical Lake Titicaca and the 4 days luxury cruise to discover the lavish Peruvian Amazon and its wildlife. Be one of the lucky travelers to explore the legacy of the Incas in Cusco, to admire the beautiful sunrise at Lake Titicaca and to observe not only the unique species of Peruvian Amazon wildlife, but to make also piranha fishing. Enjoy the opportunity to meet the local villagers by visiting the Piranha creek. 

 

Day 1 : Arrival in Arequipa
Day 1 : Arrival in Arequipa

Your magic tour in the land of the Incas will begin by your arrival to Arequipa Airport where your private guide will welcome you and will take you to your hotel, an excellent opportunity to travel back in time upon your arrival by checking in an elegant colonial house of XVIII century. Thus, you will start your tour by discovering the colonial past of Peru. Arequipa is an excellent example of the colonial settlement of Spanish conquistadors. The Plaza de Armas and the unusual convent of Santa Catalina are the most vivid examples from the colonial period. Overnight in Arequipa.

Day 2 : From Arequipa to Puno by Andean Explorer luxury train
Day 2 : From Arequipa to Puno by Andean Explorer luxury train

Having discovered the vestiges of Peru’s colonial past, you will continue your trip to discover the natural treasures that offers Peru. Today, you will have the opportunity to admire the amazing landscapes of the Incan land from the Andean Explorer train. The unique experience on board of this luxury train will offer you incredible emotions. Everything is designed in this train to best meet the expectations of its demanding clients. You will be lodged in a comfortable en-suite cabin with a private bathroom with a washbasin to reach your next destination: Puno, best known for its geographical position on Mystical Lake Titicaca. Overnight in the train.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 3 : Lake Titicaca and its islands
Day 3 : Lake Titicaca and its islands

This morning you will enjoy the amazing sunrise at Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world (3812 m). How is the life in such altitude? What is the main occupation of the local inhabitants? And which treasures are hidden in the underwater of the lake? Discover Uros and Taquile islands with your guide and you will find all the answers. Late in the afternoon you will take the train again to continue your journey to Cusco, the capital of the Incas which shelter the most extraordinary remains of the Inca Empire. Thanks to the services offered on board of the Andean explorer train, your trip will be a real pleasure. Overnight on board at Marangani.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4 : From Puno to Cusco by Andean Explorer luxury train
Day 4 : From Puno to Cusco by Andean Explorer luxury train

Today before your arrival to Cusco, you will make a stop at Raqchi archeological park to discover its impressive Inca ruins and to understand how the life was organized at 15th century. Then, you will reach Cusco where your private guide will meet you to continue you experience in the capital of the Incas. Strolling through the narrow streets of Cusco, you will admire the pretty colonial houses built on perfectly preserved Inca foundations. Being located in a seismic zone, the buildings of that time were ingeniously designed to ensure a better stability. Then, you will discover the central Mercado de Cusco (San Pedro Central Market) which is a great opportunity to learn about the daily life of local people. To make your impressions of the day more intense, you will spend the night in a charming hotel built on Inca foundations. Overnight in Cusco.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5 : Round trip by train to Machu Picchu
Day 5 : Round trip by train to Machu Picchu

Your luxury trip through the luxury heritage of the incas will reach its culmination with the visit of the incredible Machu Picchu. This incan citadel of 15th century is a real marvel built on a rocky promontory by the incas. Many uncovered secrets are still studied by the scientists. Your guide will be there to help you to reveal different mysteious aspects of the ''lost city''. Different trains operates daily to take the travelers to Machu Picchu. We have chosen for you one of the best ways, the luxury Hiram Bingham Train. The round trip on board of this elegant train will certainly make your trip more pleasant and comfortable. Overnight in Cusco.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 6 : Flight from Cusco to Lima
Day 6 : Flight from Cusco to Lima

Today before to take the flight to Lima your will discover the impressive archeological sites near Cusco. Tambomachay, Puka Pukara, Qenko and Sacsayhuaman will help you to better understand the lifestyle and the animistic beliefs of the Incas. Which ceremonies they were practicing and for which purpose? What made the Inca Empire so successful? Get all the answers with the help of your guide. Later your guide will take you to the airport for your flight to Lima. In Lima Airport another driver will welcome you to take you to your oceanside hotel, situated in the heart of Miraflores district. Overnight in Lima.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 7 : Flight from Lima to Iquitos
Day 7 : Flight from Lima to Iquitos

Definitely the legacy if the Inca Empire made the glory of Peru. However all that you will feel and explore during the last 4 days of your trip will take your breath away: the Peruvian Amazon is ready to welcome you. Today you will take the flight to Iquitos where you will be welcomed and transferred to Nauta, the starting point for your magic cruise to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Once in Nauta, you will board a luxury cruise boat and will be introduced you to your exquisite and cozy suite, specially equipped with all the necessary amenities. Are you ready to explore the beauties of Amazon? Your naturalist guide will do his best to offer you an unforgettable experience. Gazing out at the most fantastic panoramic views your guide will give you an overview of your journey’s schedule, activities, route, highlights, wildlife and vegetation to keep your eye out for, geographical and historical background. Later you will enjoy your first Amazon Rainforest Sunset and you will make a night safari to observe the silver back tamarillo monkeys, dolphins and sloths. Then, skimming the riverbanks you will have the opportunity to see caimans and spiders. Overnight in the boat.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 8 : Amazon rainforest
Day 8 : Amazon rainforest

Early rising in the Amazon is always rewarding since wildlife is most abundant and active with the rising of the sun. Enjoy the amazing sunrise and don't miss the birdwatching, to observe several parrot species and hoatzins. Today you will cruise through the Yanayacu and Pucate Rivers and you will have the opportunity to observe the famous pink dolphins. One of the highlights of your trip will be the Amazon Natural Park as here you will have an unequalled opportunity for a Canopy Walkway. It’s a unique experience to have a view of the rainforest from the treetops, the best point for observing Amazon wildlife and vegetation. After all your fantastic visits, you will meet Carola, well known as a “White” shaman, a healer and spiritual guide. Discover her lifestyle and her healer skills. It will be a curious meeting. Overnight in the boat.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 9 : Amazon rainforest
Day 9 : Amazon rainforest

Your day will start by cruising through the creeks of Yanayaquillo. What this is famous for? It is one of the best preserved and protected zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, but it's not the main reason of this visit, the purpose is the piranha fishing! The Piranha creek will be the next step of your cruise, you will explore it either by kayak or by skiff which will give you the opportunity to visit a local community and to meet local villagers who have called Amazonia their home for generations. Your day will be concluded by a night nature walk. Overnight in the boat.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 10 : Iquitos and departure
Day 10 : Iquitos and departure

Today you will say goodbye to Amazon Rainforest and you will return to Nauta from where you will have a private transfer to Iquitos Airport. Along the way to the airport, you will make a stop at the Rescue & Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals. Here you will see some animals which are on the endangered species list, such as the baby manatees or which have been rescued from capture for the intention of being turned into pets. Later you will reach Iquitos Airport and you will take your homebound flight via Lima.

Meals : Breakfast

Hotels during this exclusive luxury trip to Peru

 

CIRQA - Relais & Châteaux, Arequipa - 5*
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Why we chose it?


Amazing experience in a 16th century colonial period hotel

Located in the historic center of Arequipa

Tailor-made organic amenities  

 

Overview

Your stay in Cirqa hotel will give you the opportunity to travel back in time to 16th century, the period when Arequipa was built and to live an unforgettable experience in a colonial house. The powerful walls, arches and columns of the hotel are all made of volcanic rocks. Its astounding architectural interior with current contemporary nuances is a perfect bland of modern and traditional touches.

 


 

Belmond Andean Explorer Train - 5*
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Why we chose it?


South America's first luxury sleeper train

En suite cabin with private bathroom

Spa treatments on board

Beautiful dining carriages for gastronomic discovery 

 

Overview

Traveling on board of the Andean Explorer Train is a unique experience to discover some marvels of Peru by train. Installed in your luxury en suite cabin with private bathroom your will start your journey from the colonial Arequipa, cross the mystical Titicaca Lake and arrive to the one-time capital of the Incas, Cusco. All necessary facilities are accessible on board of the train: Spa treatments, dining carriages and open deck.

 


 

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco - 5*
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Why we chose it?


Built on Inca foundations

Decorated with colonial period frescoes

Specialty dishes prepared by leading Peruvian chefs

Inspired Andean wellness 

 

Overview

This former convent built on the Inca foundations, dating back to 17th century will take you back in time and you will live an amazing experience in your artistic room where the Inca stonework meets the Spanish colonial architecture and where the modern comfort meets the old-world charm. Relax at open-air heated pool, enjoying the colorful dishes at the local Senzo Bar. Don’t miss the unique Spa treatments that offers the local Hypnoze Spa, inspired by Inca and Andean culture.

 


 

Villa Barranco by Ananay Hotels, Lima - 4*
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Why we chose it?


Old republican house from the 1920s

Oasis of tranquility in the bohemian and artistic neighborhood of Lima

Only 9 individually decorated rooms

Thoughtful in-room touches

 

Overview

Your stay in Villa Barranco will give you the opportunity to travel back in time to 1920s to feel how the social elite was living at that time. The hotel has been restored with great care, respecting the original architecture and art. The hotel has only 9 stylish rooms, a terrace and an exclusive bar for its guests with a wonderful view of the sea. You will certainly appreciate the local restaurant with its homemade menu.

 


 

Delfin Amazon Cruises - Relais & Châteaux Cruise, Iquitos - 5* 
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Why we chose it?


One step beyond in terms of service and personal attention

An oversize suite with private panoramic terrace and a private whirlpool

Offering comfort, grace and a pleasure for the senses

 

Overview

Peruvian Amazon itself creates a magical environment to experience. The Delfin Amazon cruises offers unique vessels to straighten your exclusive experience in the Amazon Rainforest. You will discover the amazing local wildlife, make a canopy walking and you will relax at the same time in your private terrace with whirlpool. You will spend your overnights in your suite room with 180° panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows to admire the beauties of the Amazon continuously.

 


 

 

Your tour includes:

- All private transfers with air conditioned high end SUV with all applicable transport taxes
- Dedicated English speaking guide-driver and his living expenses
- All luxury accommodations with full breakfast daily
- Internal flight from Cusco to Lima
- Internal flight from Lima to Iquitos
- Internal flight from Iquitos to Lima
- Luxury cruise in Iquitos on board of the Delfin Amazon with 3 breathtaking overnights on the boat
- 2 lunches and 3 dinners on board of the luxury Delfin Amazon Cruises
- All excursions with an experienced naturalist guide
- All entrance fees as per described itinerary
- Luxury train (Hiram Bingham) for a round trip to Machu Picchu
- Gastronomic lunch and dinner on board of Hiram Bingham train
- Bus for a round trip to Machu Picchu entrance
- Luxury Andean Explorer train tour from Arequipa to Cusco with 2 magic overnights in suite cabin with private bathroom
- 2 gastronomic dinners on board of the elegant Andean Explorer train
- Private lunch on Taquile island in Titicaca Lake
- Courtesy of fresh bottled water at all times in the car
- Car and passenger insurance
- All parking fees

 

Your tour does not include:

- Meals and drinks (except as specified above)
- Personal expenses (tips, telephone calls etc...)
- International airfare

 

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