Classic Tour

15 days 14 nights

This is the Southern Classic tour planned by us, based on the 15 days, and on which we can work on it to adapt it to your arrival and departure days, customize it and modify it according to your needs, optimizing the costs up to its complete definition.

There are no fixed dates or limits for the participants, we can program them starting from the single person up to the largest group, offering you maximum freedom and flexibility, but guaranteeing complete assistance during your stay.

Classic Tour

Rough price

$1230

Cost 1230 $ (American dollars) approximately per person.
(STANDARD COST that can vary according to your requests and calculated with our trusted operators and hotels and hostales affiliated with us).

01°: ARRIVES IN LIMA

Lima - Classic Tour Arrival in Lima, after completing the migration and customs formalities, you will come to the arrivals hall where our referring driver will be waiting for you, recognizable by a sign with the word CASA YOLANDA. Transfer to the hotel in the Miraflores area.

Overnight Hotel LIMA

02°: LIMA – PARACAS

Paracas - Classic Tour In your hotel in the morning you will have the meeting with Yolanda who will give you tickets and travel documents as well as giving you an informative briefing and the latest recommendations.
Transfer to the Bus Cruz del Sur terminal with a taxi that you can take directly from the hotel (about 15 minutes journey).
Departure for Paracas with the Cruz del Sur company bus at approximately 13:30, approximately 3 hours 30 minutes in comfortable panoramic seats.
Upon your arrival in Paracas one of our representatives will be waiting and accompany you to your hotel.

Pernotto Hotel PARACAS

03°: BALLESTAS ISLANDS – PARACAS RESERVE – HUACACHINA OASIS bus to NAZCA

Ballestas Islands - Classic Tour After Breakfast we leave for the Ballestas excursion at 8:00. From the small landing stage of Paracas, first of all from the launch you can observe the candelabrum, the famous Paracas geoglyph, whose meaning is still shrouded in mystery; the guide will expose his theses and his hypotheses, you will be able to observe and photograph them directly from your boat.
Continue to the Ballestas where you will visit the colonies of sea lions and many other marine species.
Navigation around the islands will take about an hour before returning and arriving at the port around 10:30.
Continue with a visit to the Paracas reserve by private car with one of our local representatives. Spectacular visit inside the reserve, with wonderful natural landscapes and rich biodiversity.

Return to Paracas, pick up your luggage from the hotel and continue by private car to transfer to the Oasis of Huacachina.
During the journey of about 2 hours our contact person will be available to let you visit places of tourist and naturist interest. You arrive at the Oasis in the early afternoon where the driver will finish his service. Here you can use the facilities of the Oasis to park your luggage and then be able to relax, have lunch or organize short tours on the desert dunes surrounding the oasis waiting to leave for Nazca. From the Oasis to the ICA Bus terminal about 15 minutes by taxi which you can take directly to the oasis.
At 6:20 pm (times may change) Bus Cruz del Sur for Nazca about 2 hours journey.

Overnight Hotel NAZCA

04°: NAZCA (OPTIONAL OVERFLIGHT) bus to AREQUIPA

Nazca - Classic Tour The overflight of the lines is optional (we reserve the overflight in advance only on explicit request).
During the overflight the pilot performs various acrobatics to allow you to have a better view of the Lines.

During the afternoon you can independently manage local visits, also referring to our local contact person.
At 22:00 departure for Arequipa bus Cruz del Sur, VIP service with reclining seats for 160 night journey about 9 hours.

Night journey overnight in BUS
ALTERNATIVE: Bus leaving at 2.30 pm with arrival in Arequipa at around 11.00 pm and overnight at the Hotel

05°: AREQUIPA

Arequipa - Classic Tour Arrival in Arequipa in the morning, Hotel accommodation (upon your arrival in Arequipa, take a taxi directly inside the terminal to take you to the hotel, approximately 10 minutes journey time).
Free day to visit the city and acclimatization.

You can organize the city tour yourself, referring for information also to the Hotel manager where you will be staying.
The Cathedral, Andino Sanctuary Museum Momia Juanita, Monasterio de Santa Catalina.

Overnight Hotel AREQUIPA

06°: AREQUIPA–CHIVAY (COLCA CANION)

Chivay - Classic Tour Departure between 08.00 and 08.30 am from your Hotel, for the North Carretera along the Volcán Chachani and after we arrive in Pampa Cañahuas which is the national reserve of the vicunas, we will admire the snowy Chucura, las lagunillas de Toqra y Patapampa el Mirador de los Andes, from where you can admire the Nevado Ampato, Hualca-Hualca, and the Cordillera de los Andes.

Arrival in Chivay and Hotel accommodation, in the afternoon you can take advantage of the Chivay or Yanque thermal baths (it is recommended to use the thermal baths after 16:00 where the water temperature reaches optimal levels).

Overnight Hotel CHIVAY

07°: CONDOR CRUZ and transfer to PUNO

Condor Cruz - Classic Tour At 6:00 am continental breakfast in the Hotel and after we will go in the direction of Cruz del Condor to admire the spectacular flight of the Condors from where we will be able to observe the depth of the Canion, we will stay here for about 1 hour 30 minutes, to then take a walk of about 1 hour to the Cruz del Cura, we will visit the traditional pueblitos of Pinchollo Yanque and Maca where we will observe Tombs, amphitheatres, churches and terraces, returning to Chivay for lunch time before embarking on the journey and continue to Puno by bus sprinter.

Arrival in PUNO expected in the late afternoon, you will be left in front of your booked Hotel.

Overnight Hotel PUNO

08°: TITICACA ISLANDS UROS and TAQUILE | Reference programming (flexible hours)

Titicaca - Classic Tour 07: 00/07: 30: We will take visitors to the hotels.
Departure in shared launch for the floating islands of the Uros and towards Taquile.
Visit the floating islands of the Uros and then leave for Taquile.
Arrival at the pier in the north of the island and an hour's walk begins.
Arrival in the largest town of Taquile. Visit of its square and the market.
Lunch
Return to Puno.
17: 00/17: 30: Arrival in Puno, main pier.

Overnight Hotel PUNO

09°: PUNO – CUSCO | TOURIST BUS

Puno - Classic Tour Transfer by tourist bus.
Tourist stops in: Pukara - La Raya - Sicuani, lunch stop Raqchi - Andahuaylillas, up to Cusco.
Departure from PUNO at 7:00.
NOTE: transfer from your hotel to the terminal is not included you will need to take a taxi.
For the TERMINAL TERRESTRE counter 11 puerta 7, about 10/15 minutes by taxi.
You need to be at the terminal at least 30 minutes before your arrival at CUSCO at 17:00.
ALTERNATIVE: Direct Bus Puno-Cusco with bus Cruz del Sur departure 8:00 am arrival 2:30 pm.

NOTE: the transfer from the arrival terminal to your Hostal is not included unless specified in the program, you will need to take a taxi about 10/15 minutes to reach Cusco city and the hostales and hotels in the center.
Tickets for the various sites are optional and NOT INCLUDED.

Overnight Hotel CUSCO

10°: CUSCO

Cusco - Classic Tour First thing to do in Cusco is to buy the BOLETO TOURIST for the places you are planning to visit so you can buy the General Touristic Boleto THAT CONTAINS ALL 3 CIRCUITS, or buy only the partial touristic Boleto for the Circuit that interests you CIRCUIT 1 - 2 - 3.
(Recommended visits easily managed independently)
City tour, Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, Korikancha temple.
Visit to the 4 ruins around the city: Sacsayhuaman - Puka Pukara - Tambo Machay - Quengo.

Overnight Hotel CUSCO

11°: SACRED VALLEY – OLLANTAYTAMBO train to AGUASCALIENTE

Ollantaytambo - Classic Tour Starting early, in the morning by negotiating a taxi, you can visit Chinchero, the salt marshes of Maras (from 19 June 2019 can only be visited from the Mirador) and the terraces of Moray, before arriving in Ollantaytambo.
From here in the afternoon the train leaves for Aguascaliente (about 1 hour and 40 minutes).

Overnight Hotel AGUASCALIENTE

12°: MACHU PICCHU

Machu Picchu - Classic Tour Wake up very early, the first shuttle buses to the citadel begin to rise at 5:00 using the first few hours where the site still meets the desert (you will have to respect the time of entry to Machu Picchu see the dedicated chapter).
Day dedicated to the visit of the citadel.
In the afternoon, depending on the train booked, you will return from Aguas Caliente to Poroy on the outskirts of Cusco and from there in 25 minutes by taxi to the city center.
In the absence of availability on this train the return will be to Ollantaytambo and from there by contracted taxi or colectivos you return to Cusco (about 1:20 hours of travel).
NB for those who want to go up to Whyna Picchu or Cerro Montagna, it is necessary to book together with the entrance of Machu Picchu choose the ascent shift subject to availability. (see dedicated chapter).

Overnight Hotel CUSCO

13°: PISAC

Pisac - Classic Tour Recommended visits easily managed on site).
Pisac Market, you can negotiate a taxi (about an hour's journey) and visit the famous popular market and the ruins.
As an alternative to Cusco you can visit the characteristic barrio of San Blas, the Inka museum or simply relax by walking through the streets of the city.

Overnight Hotel CUSCO

14°: CUSCO - LIMA

Lima - Classic Tour Flight Cusco - Lima, arrival in Lima, transfer your hotel, day dedicated to visiting the capital

Overnight Hotel LIMA

15°: DEPARTURE

Lima - Classic Tour Transfer from hotel to airport with our driver.
Intercontinental flight (it is advisable to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours 30 minutes before flight departure).

  • INCLUDE
  • CRUZ DEL SUR BUS TRANSFERS
  • Lima-Paracas service Cruzero 2 floor
  • Ica - Nazca service Cruzero 2 floor
  • Nazca - Arequipa service Cruzero 1 floor reclining seats 160
  • Puno - Cusco WonderExpedition tourist bus
  • Domestic flight Cusco - Lima economy class
  • Pick up in a secret taxi from the airport to the hotel and vice versa
  • Tour to the Ballestas Islands - launch and shared guide service in English / Spanish
  • Reserve Paracas private car service guide Spanish language
  • 2-day tour to the Canca del Colca: shared guide service in English / Spanish
  • Full day tour Lake Titicaca Uros islands and Taquile shared guide service in English / Spanish
  • One-way train tickets from Ollantaytambo - Aguascaliente Vistadome train
  • Train return tickets from Ollantaytambo - Poroy train Exepedition
  • Entrance tickets to Macchu Picchu
  • Hostal and Hotel in double or twin rooms with private bathroom and breakfast included 3-star category
  • 2 nights in Lima
  • 1 night in Paracas
  • 1 night in Nazca
  • 1 night in Arequipa
  • 1 night in Chivay
  • 2 nights in Puno
  • 4 nights in Cusco
  • 1 night in Aguascaliente
  • Pick-ups from terminals to hotels and vice versa will be organized where required and based on the hotels booked.
  • Guaranteed assistance throughout your stay
  • EXTRA PAYMENTS AND TOURIST TAXES NOT INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE TOUR AND TO BE PAID ON THE SPOT.
  • Paracas Reserve Museum $ 3 (optional visit)
  • Paracas Park entrance $ 4 (to be paid on the spot)
  • Entry Ballestas Islands $ 4 (to be paid on the spot)
  • Tourist tax Aerodrome Nacza $ 9 (to be paid on the spot)
  • Overflight Nazca Lines 80/100 $ depending on the season
  • Caneto Colca touristic Boleto $ 22 (to be paid on the spot)
  • CHivay thermal baths 5 $ (optional)
  • Entry to the 3 sites in the PUNO-CUSCO transfer with $ 16 (admissions to the sites are optional)
  • General tourist Boleto in CUSCO (integrates the 3 circuits) $ 40 (not mandatory)
  • Touristic Boleto for circuit 1-2-3 based on what you visit $ 21 per circuit
  • Entry to the MARAS Saline 3 $
  • Round-trip shuttle bus AGUASCALIENTE-MACCHUPICCHU $ 25 (they are taken at the time of getting on the bus)
  • Taxi transfer from Cusco to Ollantaytambo with stops for a visit to the sacred valley about $ 45 (the price is to be considered total to be divided by the taxi occupants)
  • In private car service max 4 pax with guide in Spanish 130 $
  • Taxi transfer from Poroy to Cusco approximately $ 10 (the price is to be considered total to be divided by the taxi occupants)
  • Visit 4 ruins in the surrounding area by private taxi around 35 $ (the price is to be considered total to be divided by the taxi occupants)
  • Dinners - Lunches - Tips
  • For a meal there are solutions of all kinds:
  • From 6/9 $ the quick snack
  • To the average restaurant 11/15 $
  • Good restaurant for 17/22 $
  • At the 30/50 $ level restaurant
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Do not leave valuables unattended
  • Drink infusions of Coca leaves at high altitude
  • Acclimatize well before climbing to altitude
  • Do not drink water from the taps
  • Don't eat raw food
  • Ask for permission before photographing the locals
  • Always put your sunglasses in the high mountains and on Titicaca
  • Walk slowly if you miss your breath at high altitude
  • Always rely on the advice of guides
  • Bring patience in case of discomfort or setbacks
  • Always respect the environment, the people and the place where you are
  • WHAT TO BRING:
  • Windproof waterproof jacket
  • Fleece jacket or sweater for Andean nights
  • Sun glasses
  • Cap with visor
  • Face cream
  • Comfortable shoes for the Colca tour
  • Medicines for personal use (aspirin and antistomacal)
  • Mosquito repellent
Classic Tour Weather
Lima

Lima

Paracas Reserve

Paracas Reserve

Ballestas Islands

Ballestas Islands

Huacachina Oasis

Huacachina Oasis

Nazca

Nazca

Arequipa

Arequipa

Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon

Titicaca Lake

Titicaca Lake

Cusco

Cusco

Val Sagrado

Val Sagrado

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Rainbow Mountain

Rainbow Mountain

Humantay Lake

Humantay Lake

Inka trail

Inka trail