This 14 day tour is a complete tour of all the sites Southern Peru has to offer. Visit Lima, the amazing sand dunes of Huacachina, fly over the Nazca Lines and enjoy the beautiful White city of Arequipa. See the condors fly in the Colca Canyon and the islands on Lake Titicaca. All this before heading to Cusco and Machu Picchu for a grand finale of this amazing 2 week holiday.
- 14 days / 13 nights
- 13 nights in hotels based on US standards
- Tours in Lima, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu
- Flight over the Nazca Lines
- Daily departures
- Completely customizable
- Also available in Superior & Luxury
This package is for people who want to have seen most important sites and destinations in Peru in 2 weeks. This package takes the Southern Route and will show you all the main sites South Peru has to offer. Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, Cusco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu; if have 2 weeks available and are looking for the full Peru experience, this is your itinerary!!!
DAY 1 - Lima
On arrival in Lima you will be picked up and taken to your Lima hotel in the up market neighborhood of Miraflores. Your hotel will be located close to great restaurants, the Miraflores coastline and other entertainment.
DAY 2 - Lima
Today you will be picked up for a half day tour of the city of Lima. You will visit the colonial city center, and the commercial and business districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. In the afternoon you may opt to visit one of the famous museums Lima has to offer. Another possibility would be to enjoy a culinary tour of the new South American culinary capital.
DAY 3 - Lima - Huacachina
In the early morning you will be picked up from your hotel to take a VIP bus to Ica and the nearby Oasis of Huacachina. The rest of the day will be free to enjoy the sun, do some sand buggy riding and maybe even bind on the sandboard.
DAY 4 - Nazca
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to Nazca and the airfield for your morning over flight of the mysterious Nazca Lines. In the afternoon you can either opt to spend the afternoon in Nazca and take an overnight bus to Arequipa or return to Lima and fly to Arequipa the next day.
DAY 5 - Arequipa
Today you will arrive to Arequipa, nicknamed the “White City”. This is Peru’s second most important city and holds, what is according many Peruvians, Peru’s most beautiful plaza. Today is free to discover this amazing city and its people on your own pace. Visit the city center, the Cathedral and the beautiful Santa Catalina Monastery.
DAY 6 - Colca Canyon
In the early morning you will be picked up from your Arequipa hotel for the start of your Colca Canyon tour. Driving through Salineras National Park, passing by several volcanoes, you will be taken to Chivay in the heart of the Colca Canyon. From here you will be brought to your hotel. After lunch and a small hike through the surroundings, we will take you to the Chivay volcanic hot springs. You will have the time for a good warm soak and will return to your hotel for lunch. The evening is free at leisure.
DAY 7 - Colca Canyon - Puno
In the early morning you will be taken to the “Cruz Del Condor”, the famous sighting place of the majestic Condors, one of the biggest birds in the world with a wingspan reaching almost 4 meters. After having spotted several of these large birds you can take a small hike through the area before returning to Chivay. From here you will have a VIP bus to Puno, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca. In Puno you will be taken to your hotel in town or at the shores of the Lake.
DAY 8 - Lake Titicaca
In the morning you will be taken from your hotel to the Pier for the start of your full day tour on Lake Titicaca. Today you will visit the incredibly floating Islands of Uros before continuing to Taquile Island further on the Lake. Taquile has always been an important island for Inca culture and once you arrive to the island you will understand why. After the tour you will return to Puno and your hotel.
DAY 9 - Puno - Cusco
Today you will be taken from Puno to Cusco; an amazing drive through the heart of the Andean highlands. This trip you could either do with a luxury tourist bus stopping at 4 sites of interest along the way or the luxurious Andean Explorer train. On arrival in Cusco in the afternoon you will be taken to your hotel.
DAY 10 - Cusco
During the day you will be picked up from your hotel for a half day Cusco city tour, this excursion will show you the city center but also some of the famous sites such as Q’enqo, Tambomachay and Puka Pukara located just outside of Cusco. The evening you have free at leisure.
DAY 11 - Sacred Valley of the Incas
You will be picked up from your hotel and set off for a full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will visit the famous market in Pisac, one of the best artisan markets on the continent, have a buffet lunch in Urabamba and finish your excursion at the impressive Inca citadel of Ollantaytambo. The night you will spend in the quietness of the Sacred Valley or return to Cusco for the night.
DAY 12 - Machu Picchu
In the early morning you will have your train from Ollantaytambo station to Aguas Calientes. This beautiful ride on one of the different train options, gives you a good impression of the change in altitude between Cusco and Aguas Calientes. On arrival you will check in your hotel before heading up to the site of Machu Picchu for a 2 hour guided tour. After the tour you will have some free time on the site before going back to your hotel in Aguas Calientes or stay at the famous Sanctuary Lodge at the entrance of Machu Picchu.
DAY 13 - Machu Picchu
Today you will have the chance to see the sunrise at Machu Picchu. Take one of the early busses from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and enjoy a second day at the site. This day you can use to climb Huayna Picchu and enjoy the magnificent views of the site below. In the afternoon you will return to Aguas Calientes and the train station for your return train to Cusco. In Cusco you will be returned to your hotel.
DAY 14 - Cusco - Lima
Transfer to the airport in Cusco for your flight to Lima. In Lima you can than connect with your international flight.
This package is also available in Superior and Luxury varieties with private tours and 4 or 5 star hotels. All our packages are completely customizable and can be combined to your preferences. Please note that flights have not been included at this stage unless stated above. For information about any type of South America vacation you may be looking for, please do not hesitate to contact your personal travel expert now!!!