Imperial Local Living Circuit: Lima - Cusco - Puno in 7 days

In the circuit that we present below, was idealized for those people who want to know the wonders of southern Peru, its archaeological and cultural heritage and centers of great concentration of energy power, in this adventure you can also enjoy the Inca roads that were of great importance for the people of the Andes.

The Experiential circuit that is part of this circuit, is one of the best options of excursion and super known by the whole world, satisfactory and comforting for those who wish to break with the traditional, putting a little effort and sweat to know this enigmatic culture surrounded by landscapes, sacred mountains, its beautiful people and magical customs.

Program:

DAY

DESTINY

ACTIVITIES

01

Lima

Transfer in Lima
Free day to develop free activities.

02

Lima - Cusco

Transfer hotel Lima - airport
Flight Lima - Cusco
Transfer from the airport to the hotel
Free afternoon to develop free activities.

03

Cusco - Willoq

Experiential tourism in Willoq - Full day.

04

Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu

Full Day Machupicchu
04:00am – 10:00pm

05

Cusco - Puno

Transfer out and Route of the Sun to Puno.

06

Puno

Excursion to Titicaca Lake and overnight in Uros

07

Puno – Lima

Departure transfer to Lima.

Trip observations:

  • Itinerary may change according to availability, weather and health status of hikers.
  • The train schedule may change according to the availability of the train company.

ITINERARY

Day 1: LIMA: TRADITIONAL CITY TOUR

Day 1: LIMA: TRADITIONAL CITY TOUR
Day 1: LIMA: TRADITIONAL CITY TOUR

Welcome, reception and transfer to the selected hotel Overnight in Lima.

At the appointed time, we will start visiting the city.

The day begins with the pickup of our participants from each of their hotels in Lima, after a short visit to the Intihuatana Park, located on the Malecon in Miraflores,where we will observe the Pacific Ocean. We will continue our tour through the residential districtsof Miraflores and San Isidro, we will also observe outside the Huaca Pucllana, a temple Pre-Incan ceremonial pyramid-shaped that has endured the urban expansion of Lima.

Then the tour will continue to the Parque del Olivar and the Financial Center and thento the Historical Center of Lima, catalogued by UNESCO in 1991 as a Cultural Heritage of the Humanity, where the center of the Spanish colony was established in the 16th century wherethe first buildings. We will appreciate the San Martín Square, its balconies and old houses, theand its most important buildings such as the Government Palace, the Lima Cathedral, theArchbishop and Municipal, the Desamparados Station and others.

We will enter one of the most relevant convents of the 17th century. Where the relics are still preservedof the three most important Peruvian saints, Saint Rose of Lima, Saint Martin de Porres and Saint John Macias, and then return to Miraflores where we will finish our tour, you will have the optionto stay at the Indian market, at Larcomar or return to your hotel.

Overnight at selected hotel in Lima.


Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO (FREE DAY)

Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO (FREE DAY)
Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO (FREE DAY)

Breakfast at the hotel

At the appropriate time transfer to the airport in Lima.

Flight Lima - Cusco (on behalf of the passengers)

Reception at the airport in Cusco and transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon free to acclimatize to the altitude or do activities on your own.

 

Overnight in Cusco.


Day 3: FULL DAY WILLOQ - PATACANCHA

Day 3: FULL DAY WILLOQ - PATACANCHA
Day 3: FULL DAY WILLOQ - PATACANCHA

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy and live, the customs and traditions of the Willoq and Patacancha communities, planting, sewing, cooking and having fun with their typical dances.
The tour starts at 06:00 in Cusco and ends around 19.00h (full day)

After enjoying an exquisite breakfast. We will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco at 6:00 am in the direction of Ollantaytambo (living Inca city), there we will make a brief stop to visit the city, and the tour begins at 06:00 in Cusco and ends around 19.00h (full day)

Learn, interact, and share the customs and traditions of this Inca community, planting, sewing, cooking and having fun with their typical dances.Willoq, is an indigenous community of the Andes, located in the valley of the Patacancha River, belonging to the district of Ollantaytambo, province of Urubamba, Cusco.

It is rich in flora and fauna, being able to find 60 species of birds and more than 700 species of plants. In Willoq there is still a direct descent from the last Incas, which can be corroborated by the current surnames of the local people, like Yupanqui, Sinchi, Pukha, Huamán, Cusipáucar, Tupha, among others.

Located 14 km from Ollantaytambo, once in Willoq our friends of the place will receive us with a welcome drink (mate de coca or muña) and their folkloric dance, then they will show us and share their customs and traditions and daily activities (textiles, agriculture, gastronomy, etc...)

The approximate duration of the activity is about 3 to 4 hours, and then we will have a typical lunch of the place and after a rest and some coexistence, we will return to Cusco.

Overnight in Cusco.


Day 4: MACHU PICCHU FULL DAY

Day 4: MACHU PICCHU FULL DAY
Day 4: MACHU PICCHU FULL DAY

Breakfast at the hotel.

04:00 a.m. Pick up and transfer from the hotel to the bus station.

Breakfast at the hotel (Depending on the pickup time of the train schedule)

We will transfer you from the hotel in Cusco to the Ollantaytambo train station and then head to Aguas Calientes.

After arriving in the town of Aguas Calientes, we will board a bus to visit Machu Picchu, the Inca City. We will have the opportunity to visit the Inca city with a professional bilingual guide, during 02 hours approximately.

We will return by bus to Aguas Calientes, where we will have a delicious buffet lunch, and thenwait, in the afternoon, for the train back to Ollantaytambo.

We will arrive at the train station, where you will be waited for and transferred to Cusco and your respective hotel.

Overnight in Cusco.


Day 5: CUSCO - PUNO (Sun Route)

Day 5: CUSCO - PUNO (Sun Route)
Day 5: CUSCO - PUNO (Sun Route)

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer from the hotel to the bus station

The tour lasts 10 hours approximately, where we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the places of tourist interest of the south corridor of the altiplano visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the step of the Raya to 4335 msnm and the museum Inka Aymara of Pukara. The visits last from 20 to 40 minutes, in which the passenger will be able to ask questions, take pictures and explore the attraction at his own discretion for a certain time, making this experience an unforgettable one.

The Buffet Lunch: It consists of a variety of foods from the Andes with which they prepare typical food and international Novo Andina food, the diet includes vegetables, grains, red and white meats, varieties of salads, a selection of desserts and a variety of hot drinks, which are served in a comfortable typical restaurant in the city of Sicuani.

Arrival in the city of Puno and transfer to the selected hotel

*If the hotel category is 4 or 5 stars the trip will be by train Perurail Titicaca, these departures will be only on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, if it does not coincide. The trip from Cusco to Puno will be by Tourist Bus.

Reception in Puno.

Overnight in Puno.


Day 6: PUNO: OVERNIGHT IN UROS - FLOATING ISLANDS OF TITICACA LAKE

Day 6: PUNO: OVERNIGHT IN UROS - FLOATING ISLANDS OF TITICACA LAKE
Day 6: PUNO: OVERNIGHT IN UROS - FLOATING ISLANDS OF TITICACA LAKE

Breakfast at the hotel

On this day, we will have the wonderful experience of spending the night in Uros, free of pollution, noise and relaxing located 30 minutes from the city of Puno, spend the night and family together on the floating islands of the Uros.

The rooms in this magical place are built as the whole island based on reeds overlooking the lake, hardwood floor and decorated and implemented with fabrics and crafts, to sleep in Uros with comfortable mattresses with cushions decorated with textiles.

The tour starts at 07:45am with transportation from your hotel to the port. From there we go to the floating islands of Uros. We see 2 of the 60 islands, go inside the house and trips in traditional boats made of cane can be organized. After a 3 hour boat trip we arrive at the island Amantani. On arrival, you may see local families running down the hill towards you. There you will meet the family designated to host you that night. With them, you will have a typical lunch made of natural products. During the afternoon, you will be able to do some inter-cultural activities until dinnertime. After dinner, you will see a very typical show of the locals.

You will spend the night in this wonderful place, the next day you will be able to taste the exquisite typical breakfast of the place, and then you will leave the rooms and return to the city of Puno.

Our native rural lodging to sleep in Uros has reception the 24 hours, restaurant, garden, bar, counter of tourist information, keeps baggage and sample of crafts

Overnight in Uros.


Day 7: PUNO OUT

Breakfast at Uros.


At the appropriate time, transfer to Puno and transfer to the airport.


End of our Services

INCLUDES

  • Transfer in and out at each destination.
  • 01 night accommodation in Lima with breakfast
  • Traditional city tour in Lima
  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Cusco with breakfast
  • Full Day Willoq + Lunch
  • Full Day Machu Picchu + Buffet Lunch
  • Bus Consetur up and down.
  • Train Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
  • For 2 and 3 star hotels the Expedition train will be used and lunch will be at El Mapy restaurant For 4 and 5 star hotels the Vistadome train will be used and lunch at Tinkuy restaurant (Sanctuary Lodge)
  • 01 night accommodation in Puno with breakfast
  • Sleeping in Uros and experiential activities + typical food.
  • Ollantaytambo Train - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (Expedition Train + Lunch at El Mapy restaurant, is for 2 and 3 stars and Vistadome + Lunch at Tinkuy restaurant (Sanctuary Lodge) for 4 and 5 stars)