Cultural Tours in Peru

Wonderful Arequipa & Enigmatic Puno
07 Days / 06 Nights

Experiencing the beauty of one of the deepest canyon in the world. The Colca Canyon and Valley, its gorgeus landscapes and beautiful flora and fauna will surround you.

This tour also include visits to main sites in Arequipa city and Puno, one of the highest cities in Peru. In Puno it is located Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.

Staying overnight in a local family house in Amantani will definitively be an unforgettable experience. This tour also include a visit to Sillustani. .

Arequipa City tour

Colca Canyon Arequipa

ITINERARY:
Day 01 : Arequipa City tour

Transfer from your hotel in Lima to the airport for your flight to Arequipa. Upon arrival, our private driver will be waiting for you for your transfer from the airport to your hotel in Arequipa . Arequipa "The white city" has a lot of colonial buildings and is located at the foot of three volcanoes: Pichu Pichu (5571m), Misti (5825m) and Chachani (6075m). The facades are beautifully ornamented with fruit, flowers, animals and human faces. This architectonical style is unique and characteristic of this. After doing check in at the Hotel we will take a City tour and visit the beautiful Convent of Santa Catalina, Yanahuara, some colonial buildings, the Cathedral, and much more. After that you will return to the hotel. (Overnight Arequipa ).

Day 02 : Arequipa / Colca Canyon

After breakfast departure to Chivay: 08:00am we will go towards the Valley of the Colca, throughout the way is observed beautiful landscapes, Snow-covered mountains and the reserve of vicuñas. Soon we will arrive at Chivay and we will follow towards the thermal baths the CALERA (15º thermus medicinal waters) located to 15minutes to the town for which it is necessary to wear bath clothes, soon we returned to Chivay, where we will get accommodation in the hotel, soon in afternoon will be able to visit the town of Chivay, the artisan market and to make some purchases, at night, we will have supper with Creole show. (Overnight Colca) (B)

Day 03 : Colca Canyon / Arequipa

At 06:00 a.m., breakfast and soon we will go towards the Viewpoint de la Cruz of the Cóndor, strategic zone to appreciate the Colca Canyon and flight of the Cóndores, after we will return by the same way, we will appreciate the hanging tombs pre-Incas, litomaquetas, viewpoint of terraces and small towns like Pinchollo, Maca, Yanque, stopping in each 20 town 10 or min. We will arrive at Chivay at around 1 pm. Lunch and transfer back to Arequipa . (Overnight Arequipa ) (B)

Day 04 : Arequipa / Puno

After breakfast, we will be transferred to the bus station. We will take a touristic bus to Puno. The bus will do some stops in some tourist attractions on the way. Upon arrival to Puno, transfer to your hotel. (Overnight Puno) (B, L)

Day 05 : Uros & Amantani / Lake Titicaca

Early breakfast and transfer to the local harbor. Then we will visit the floating islands of Uros. Main Activities in these Islands -made of totora- are fishing, hunting, and taxidermy. We will then continue towards Amantani island where we will stay overnight in local families houses. After lunch we will visit Pachamama and Pachatata ceremonial centers, where we will enjoy the beautiful fauna and flora of the Lake Titicaca Reserve. At night typical dinner and folk show offered by the villagers. (Overnight Amantani) (B)

Day 06 : Amantani Island / Taquille Islands / Puno

After breakfast we you will leave Amantani at 8:00 in the morning for the 1 hour and 45 minutes boat ride to Taquile where you will visit the main village and ruins. You will leave the island at about 14:00 , arriving back in Puno at approximately 16.50 (Overnight Puno) (B)

Day 07 : Puno / Sillustani / Lima

Breakfast and visit to the archaeological center of Sillustani. We will observe impressive funeral tombs belonging to the Kolla culture (1200-1450). Their noble class (Caciques, priests) were buried in funeral towers called chullpas. Their corpses were previously mummified and placed in fetus position together with some of their belongings, such as gold and silver objects, jewelry, ceramics, and food. Transfer to the airport for your flight Lima . In Lima , you will be awaited by us in the arrival lounge of the airport. Transfer to your hotel in Lima (B)

NOT INCLUDED :

Alcoholic beverages.
Extras.
Tips or taxes.
Insurance and airline tickets (where applicable).
Flight tickets Lima - Arequipa / Juliaca (Puno) - Lima
Hotel in Lima.

INCLUSIONS:

02 overnights in Arequipa
City tour in Arequipa
01 overnight in Colca
02 overnights in Puno
Colca Canyon program 2 days - 1 night
Titikaka island program with overnight in Amantani. (Meals included)
05 breakfasts at the hotel
01 lunch in bus to Puno
Tour to Sillustani
Bus ticket Arequipa - Puno
Entrance fees All transfers mentioned in the program

PRICES:

Prices from US$ 846.60 (per person based in double occupancy)

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