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20-Day Essentials of South Peru Tour with Inca Trail Trek

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    What to Expect
    Day 1 ARRIVAL TO LIMA - You can relax before the tour begins and enjoy the sights of the city

    Day 2 and 3 CUSCO - Flight from Lima to Cusco. The rest of the day is free to acclimatize and explore the city in peace. Next day you will take part of the city tour of Cusco

    Day 4 SACRED VALLEY OF INCAS - This day is dedicated to visit Sacred Valley and its marvellous sights including ruins of Pisac and traditional market. You will visit the town of Ollantaytambo and explore the temple/fortress. on the way back to Cusco you will visit Chinchero.

    Day 5, 6 and 7 INCA TRAIL TREK - Next three days you will be trekking through the most famous trail in the world (42km/26miles). First day, after a short bus journey, the trek will start. This day is easy with 13km walk which takes around 4½ hours. Second day is the hardest as you climb the highest pass at Warmiwañusca. You will walk around 9km which takes 5-7 hours. During the third day you will walk around 15km in 7 hours and pass the ruins of Runkuray, Sayamarca and Phuyupatamarca

    Day 8 MACHU PICCHU - You will end the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu in the morning. Our guide will tell you about the history and culture of Incas and show you the most importat places during the Incan Empire. In the evening you can relax in the hot springs of Aguas Calientes

    Day 9 AGUAS CALIENTES AND CUSCO - Train from Agua Calientes to Ollantaytambo and from there bus to Cusco

    Day 10 CUSCO - You can relax or explore the city by your own

    Day 11 PUNO - Puno lies in the shores of Lake Titicaca and you will have time to wander around

    Day 12 and 13 LAKE TITICACA- In the morning you will start an overnight excursion. First you will visit floating reed islands and then continue to Amantani Island. You will stay the night with the local Ayamara/Quechua family. Next day you will visit Taquile Island. You have time to see the way of life there

    Day 14 and 15 COLCA CANYON - You will visit the incredible Colca Canyon. Next day you will visit Cruz del Condor and start the journey to Arequipa

    Day 16 AREQUIPA - Free time in Arequipa, in the evening we will take an overnight bus to Nazca

    Day 17 NAZCA - You can enjoy the Nazca lines from the tower or take an optional flight. Next you will visit Chauchilla.

    Day 18 DESERT OASIS OF HUACACHINA - Explore the desert with the dune buggy and sand boarding tour

    Day 19 BALLESTAS ISLANDS AND PISCO - Motorboat tour starts at Paracas and will bring you to see the outstanding fauna and flora of Ballestas Islands. You will also see the mysterious Candelabra figure. The next stop is Pisco and from there you will go back to Lima

    Day 20 DERPART LIMA - The last day of the tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels, Lima
    Departure Time
    20 days
    Return Details
    • Professional Guide - Spanish and English speaking guides available
    • Hotel pickup
    • Small group tour - to ensure valuable ecperience for individuals
    • Guided tour of Cusco
    • Guided tour of Sacred Valley of the Incas
    • Inca Trail Trek with cook and porters to carry for included camping equipment (2 person tents, mattresses, roomy dining tent, dining tables and chairs)
    • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
    • Overnight excursion & homestay on Lake Titicaca
    • Guided tour of the Colca Canyon
    • Dune buggy and sandboarding tour in the desert oasis of Huacachina
    • Boat Tour of the Ballestas Islands
    • Other highlights of Peru such as Lima, Arequipa and Nasca
    • 14 nights in hotels, 1 night in a homestay, 3 nights in camping on Inca Trail, 1 night in overnight bus
    • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners from day 2 to day 19
    • Travel by private van, public bus, train, boat, on foot, 2 domestic flights
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Gratuities
    • Sleeping bag and personal porter for Inca Trail Trek
    • Single rooms, single tent
    • Meals for day 1 and day 20
    • Optional excursions
    • Spending money – for snacks, drinks, souvenirs or laundry
    • International flights, airport taxes, airport transfers
    • Visas, travel insurance
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    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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    • Inkana Travel
    • Duration: 20 days
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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