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15-Night 4x4 Luxury Self-Drive Guided Tour of Peru and Machu Picchu

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    What to Expect
    Day1: Lima (D)

    Evening time arrival in Lima and private transfer to the Hotel.

    Day2: Lima - Paracas - Nazca (B,L,D)

    Drive south with a stop at the desert Oasis of Haucachina. Here take an optional sand buggy trip out across the huge dunes and then on to a historic desert Hacienda.

    Day3: Nazca - Chalhuanca (B,L,D)

    This desert city was established 2,000 years ago, and its system of valleys was inhabited by the Nazca. Their mysterious lines in the desert, are best viewed from the air, with the optional aircraft flight. From here, the winding trip ascends to Pampa Galeras National Reserve. See eagles, pink flamingos and the occasional majestic condor. Then descend to Tampamayu, next to Chalhuanca River.

    Day4: Chalhuanca - Cachora (B,L,D)

    Head off-road to the hamlet of Cachora, with views of the snowcapped peaks towering over the nearby Apurimac Gorge (the world's deepest canyon) to a private villa.

    Day5: Cachora - Cusco (B,L,D)

    See the Imperial City of the Incas as you spend three days in this area to take in just some of the many highlights here, with museums, palaces, and Inca ruins.

    Day6: Cusco (B)

    Cusco is ideal to explore on foot and you have a full day to do so.

    Day7: Machu Picchu (B)

    See Machu Picchu via the Vista Dome train. Alternatively, you can opt for a 2 day / 1 night guided Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu.

    Day8: Cusco (B)

    Choose to relax around Cusco, or leave early for an optional tour.

    Day9: Cusco - Andahuaylas (B,L,D)

    Take the road toward what Peruvians call the eyebrow of the jungle towards Andahuaylas.

    Day10: Andahuaylas - Ayacucho (B,L,D)

    Head into some of the most spectacular scenery in Peru North into Ayacucho.

    Day11: Ayacucho - Pampas  (B,L,D)

    Navigate Rio Mantaro Gorge for a 4x4 adventure before ascending to Casa Hacienda San Juan. This hacienda sits in countryside, and is only accessible by 4x4.

    Day12: Pampas - Tarma  (B,L,D)

    Spend time at this 17th-Century Hacienda set in the mountains.

    Day 13: Tarma - Pampa Hermosa Jungle Reserve or Oxapampa Jungle  (B,L,D)

    Descend steeply toward the Amazon. Continue downriver before taking a 4x4 route up to Pampa Hermosa or Oxapampa. 

    We will either spend the night at the jungle.

    Day14: Pachamanca - Tarma  (B,L,D)

    Spend time at Tarma to witnesss a traditional Peruvian Pachamanca celebration.

    Day15: Tarma - Lima  (B,L)

    Return to Lima, descending across the world’s highest railway pass.

    Day16: Lima farewell  (B)

    Breakfast and check out late morning (shower/luggage storage facilities)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Lima International Airport, Peru
    Departure Time
    Your flight's arrival time
    Inclusions
    • 4x4 Expedition Vehicle Hire
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Gratuities
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Expert Driver/Guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Optional activities
    • Lunch and dinners in Cusco (3 nights)
    • Dinner on night 15
    • Fuel
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Minimum age is 7 years
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Note: Optional activities are:
    • Nazca FlighT ($USD106)
    • Desert Sand Buggy and Dune Surfing Tour ($USD75)
    • Inca Trail Trek from Cusco (2 days) ($USD289)
    • Luxury Machu Picchu guided tour, via Vista Dome train & Belmond Lunch ($USD393)
    • River Rafting Trip-($USD76)
    • Quechua Culture Center, Handmade Andean crafts, and Pisac Andean Market Town ($USD76)
    • Moray & Maras-Sacred Valley Inca Salt Mines and Inca Experimental Agricultural Site ($USD76)
    • Pampa Hermosa Jungle Hike Waterfalls & Giant Cedars, 4 hours ($USD18)
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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