Peru Ecuador - World Heritage Tour - 11 days- Small
Small Group tour max 16 /
Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
Lima (1) - Yucay (1) - Cusco (2) -
Puno (2)- Lima (1) - Quito (3)
Cultural group tour,
Day 1: Arrive Lima
Arrival at the airport in
where you will be greeted by our representative. Transfer to the
hotel and check-in.
Day 2: Lima- Cusco - Yucay (B)
Transfer to the airport for the flight to
Cusco. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel located in
of the Incas. On the way you will visit the Pisac Indian market
in the town of Pisac. Here a very special
and traditional market is performed every Tuesday, Thursday and
Sunday. A large handicraft fair is organized by the Pisac and
craftsmen who exhibit and sell wide variety of fine crafts such
as woven goods, Alpaca rugs, tapestry, sculpture, and jewelry.
Continue to the ruin site of Ollantaytambo and visit the town,
the shrines and the fortification with its stairs to the sky.
Afterwards transfer to the hotel in Yucay located in the Urubamba valley.
Day 3: Yucay – Machu Picchu - Cusco (B)
Transfer by bus to the train station of
Ollantaytambo where the tour starts by train that goes through
the fertile plain of the Urubamba
valley and on to Aguas Calientes. From there, small busses drive
up the steep mountain to the ruin town
Machu Picchu. Called the
City of the
Incas, this cultural heritage of mankind is a beautifully
located impressive stone city constructed with a technique
incredible for its era and even for present times. Stone upon
stone, fitted together perfectly without any cement, with
impressive delicacy, exquisite detail and discrimination worthy
of the world’s greatest palaces. There are many theories about
Machu Picchu, but one thing is for sure -
it is one of the most impressive sites in the world. Enjoy a
guided visit of the ruins and return by bus and train to the
Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
Day 4: Cusco (B)
In the afternoon begin the half-day city tour.
You’ll see the exact centre of the Inca Empire, the Plaza de
Armas. There one can find the cathedral built on the ruins of
Then proceed to Sacsayhuaman, a ruin located approx. 3 km above
Cusco. Sacsayhuaman also offers a fabulous view of
the city. Afterwards visit the surrounding ruins.
Day 5: Cusco - Puno (B, L)
A full day bus journey from Cusco to Puno leads through the
Peruvian highland along snow-covered peaks, passes up to 4.300 m
above sea level and then goes down to Puno, which is right on
Lake Titicaca. Lunch in a typical restaurant en route is
included. After arrival in Puno transfer to your hotel.
Day 6: Puno (B, L)
Full day excursion on
Lake Titicaca to visit the Uros floating islands.
The Aymara Indians build their houses over floating artificial
islands that elaborate themselves on the waters of the Titicaca
in which they inhabit in organizations and with ancestral
customs. Continue to Taquile
you find numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and Inca terracing. A
typical lunch at Taquile island included.
Day 7: Puno -Lima (B)
Transfer to the
Flight to Lima and transfer to the
In the afternoon you will explore the city on a
sightseeing tour through
Lima. The Plaza
de Armas with the beautiful buildings of the
the town hall, the Palace of the archbishop and the cathedral
are still the most important places in town. After that you will
visit the beautiful San Francisco monastery.
Proceed through the modern districts of
and Miraflores and to the Coastline enjoying the view over the
beaches of Lima and the Pacific ocean.
Afterwards enjoy a guided visit of one of the
Lima’s most noted museums, the
which houses the world’s largest private collection of Peruvian
Day 8: Lima - Quito (B)
Transfer from the hotel to the airport and
flight to Quito. Transfer to the hotel rest of the day
Day 9: Quito (B)
Half day city tour. Visit the
called “Middle of the World” where you get a truly rare
experience to stand in both, the Northern and Southern
Hemispheres simultaneously. Visit the monument and
Ethnographical Museum, which shows the history of the Indian cultures
Afterwards you will enjoy a sightseeing-tour of the city of
which leads you through the historical centre of Quito for a walk through the culturally
diverse history of this city.
Day 10: Quito (B)
Day at leisure or you can book optional
tour of Otavalo Indian Market.
Optional: Full Day Tour Otavalo Indian Market (approx. 8 hours)
On the approximately two-hour bus ride to famous
Otavalo market, you will use the Panamericana Norte. We will
visit the small town of Calderón, where the typical
miniature bread figurines are made, and then the road descends
into the spectacular same-time arid and fertile Guayllabamba
gorge and village. Pass the Lago San Pablo with its great
background – the rock massive Taita Imbabura. In Otavalo you
will discover the worldwide known Indian handcrafts market.
Return to Quito.
Day 11: Quito Departure (B)
Transfer to airport for flight back or for
your extension to
Thank you for visiting Peru
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