ENJOY THE SOUTH OF PERU 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
Day 1.- Arrive in Lima and transfer to the Hotel
Free time the rest of the day and hotel night.
Hotel in Lima
Day 2.- Pisco – Nasca
04:00AM transfer to the Bus station
04:30AM Bus Cruz Del Sur to Pisco
07:45AM arrive in Pisco and transfer to visit the Ballestas Island and you can
see many sea lions and much kind of sea births, after tour you will go to Nasca
by bus Cruz Del Sur.
Arrive in Nazca and transfer to the Hotel.
Hotel in Nasca
Day 3.- Nasca – Arequipa
After a good breakfast in the hotel we will pick up and transfer to the
Flight over the Nazca lines and visit the Chauchillas cemetery to see the
15:00PM transfer to take the bus Cruz Del Sur to Arequipa
23.00PM arrive in Arequipa.
Hotel in Arequipa
Day 4.- Arequipa – Colca Canyon
Pick up 7:30 and at 08:00 am leave Arequipa towards north west directions
behind snow-covered Chachani, Yura, small valley with thermal springs, see wild
vicuñas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve (4,500 masl/14,850 ft)., Alpacas &
llamas in Tocra, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, Andean goose, ducks, Andean
eagle "Kara Kara" view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in
Patapampa (4,800 m.)(15,000ft.), See the Ampato, Sabancaya, Walca Walca, etc.)
Once reach Chivay Capital of the valley we will leave our things at the hotel.
then have lunch .After lunch at 3:00pm the bus is going to pick us up ,then we
will visit Coporaque town place where we will start hiking for approximately 2
hours we will enjoy watching the nature and beautiful landscapes, also we will
see an pre-Inca Cemetery . Around 5:00 after hiking we will enjoy the hot spring
at the Calera ,the water temperature range from 35º a 38º degree Celsius . at
8:00pm dinner with a folklore show.
Day 5.- Colca Canyon – Arequipa
Early morning after breakfast we will leave toward the “cross of the condor
“strategic viewpoint. Lookout and see the deep of the canyon & the flight of the
Condor. Stone scale models, some pre Inca graves, when we will return we will
see beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently
people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre Inca terraces still in
use with Andean growing like Corn, Quinoa, Kiwicha (Amaranto), etc. Time for
lunch and then return to Arequipa (18:00 approx. in Arequipa).
Hotel in Arequipa.
Day 6.- Arequipa – Puno
08:30AM Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the bus station to take the
bus Cruz del Sur to Puno, 5 hours after you will arrive in Puno and someone from
Liz´s Explorer will transfer you to the Hotel.
Hotel in Puno.
Day 7.- Titicaca Lake
Early in the morning (6:40am) you will be picked up from your hotel, and
then transferred to the harbor. We start off our boat excursion of Lake Titicaca
by visiting The Uros Floating Islands, a small community that lives on these
interesting reed Islands. After, we continue our journey towards “Taquile Island”
(2 hour aprox.), a traditional Quechua, Spanish speaking community, full of
ancient agricultural terraces and some ruins dating back to the pre- Inca times.
The most characteristic garments are the so-called “Chullo”, a knitted hat with
an earflap. When we reach the shores of Taquile Island, we have to walk up along
a narrow path, enjoying on the way nice views of the Titicaca Lake.
At the top of the Island the guide will explain the culture of Taquile, then you
will have free time to explore this place on your own and afterwards you will
meet the group for lunch at one local restaurant.
After lunch, we will descent to the harbor to take our boat back to Puno. We
will be back in Puno by 5:00 pm approximately
Hotel in Puno
Day 8.- Puno – Cusco
07:00AM We pick up you from the hotel and transfer to the bus station and we
take the First Class bus to Cusco, A Professional Bi-lingual Staff. Guided Tours
to Pucará and Museum (Archeological Centers), La Raya, Raqchi, Andahuaylillas,
and a Buffet Lunch in Sicuani Village. The journey is about 9 hours. (You will
live a different experience very close to Inca’s customs because people who live
in these places still have the same way Inkas used to live.) You can also buy
some Souvenirs, take all the pics you want there are beautiful landscapes. We’ll
arrive in Cusco at 05:00PM and transfer to the hotel.
Hotel in Cusco
Day 9.- Cusco – City Tour
13:30PM Pick up from your hotel for your City tour visiting 2 temples in the
city (the cathedral and Qoricancha – temple of the sun) and 4 archeological
sites out side of the city (Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucará and Tambomachay).
Hotel in Cusco.
Day 10.- Sacred Valley
After your breakfast in your hotel we will pick you up from the hotel to go
08:30AM Pick up from the hotel, Then the bus will come to pick us up and go
toward Pisaq (50 min approx.) ,during the trip from Cusco To Pisaq we will stop
at a natural viewpoint where we will be able to make out the whole Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley was undoubtedly a key area of settlement to the Incas; its
combination of agreeable climate and fertile plains bestow an unusual abundance
for the high Andes.
Later on, we will drive towards Pisaq typical market which is certainly the
most famous, handicrafts markets in all of South America and visit the
archeological place of Pisac 2,950 masl. At the ruins you can see a fine art of
stone works and impressive agricultural terraces. After visit Pisaq we will
continue our trip toward Urubamba place where we will stop to have lunch .After
lunch we will continue driving to the archeological place of Ollantaytambo 2,700
masl, an important Inca construction built during the Inca's heydays. This is an
extraordinary Inca place where besides the ruins you may also see an amazing
rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha. And finally we are going to
visit Chinchero 3,762 masl Afterwards, we will return to Cusco arriving approx
Hotel in Cusco.
Day 11.- Machupicchu Tour
After early breakfast in your hotel we will pick up you for the:
Early in the morning around 6:20 a.m we will pick you from the your hotel to
take to the train station .the Back Packer train leaves at 6:50 a.m which is
like 4 hours into the train journey till Aguas Calientes .Once you arrive to
Aguas Calientes town, the representative of Liz`s Explorer will take to the
terminal to catch the Bus up to Machupicchu which is like 30 mins approximately
Once you be there we will have guided tour for (2-3 hours)where you will explore
the most important and interesting places in Machupicchu after that you will
have free time to explorer by your self aprox.1 hours to make a more pictures or
to climb to the big mountain of Waynapicchu 2634masl.
After all your time that you spend in Machupicchu you should take the bus
down to Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Cusco leaves at 05:00 p.m
arriving in the evening around 09:20 p.m that is with Back Packer train and once
you arrive to Cusco we will take from the train station to your hotel which is
the end of your tour.
Hotel in Cusco.
Day 12.- On this day we do the transfer to the bus station or airport
to continue your travel out of Cusco.
11 nights hotel + breakfast
English speaking guide for all the tours
Entrance fees to all places to visit
All bus tickets in CRUZ DEL SUR or similar companies.
All the bus transportations for the tours
Train tickets to Machupicchu round trip (there are two classes of train to
Machupicchu – Vistadome & Back Packer)
We can make programs to all your needs; also we can make this entire program on
fewer days using night buses.
This tour you can use as a base, you can add the 2 or 4 days Inca trail or
extend this tour wit a visit to the jungle in Manu or Puerto Maldonado.
Ask for our private service
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR YOUR FREE PICK UP
Please send us your flight arrival details (TIME / AIRLINE / FLIGHT #:/
DATE) once you book the flights,that is for your free pick up from the airport
you should send this information at least 5 days in advance.
We need all this information in order to provide you a free pick up service and
with guarantee, the transfer will be waiting holding your names at the Airport
with big sign of LIZ`S EXPLORER.