AREQUIPA/CUSCO/PUNO/AREQUIPA
7 Days/6 Nights
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1st. Day: AREQUIPA
Reception at the Arequipa airport and transfer to the selected hotel. Lodging.

In the morning, you will visit the second biggest city of Perú which conserves ancient the architectonic treasures, and modern districts as the Residential Selva Alegre area.

You will also visit the Main square, the Cathedral, the polychrome Dome of "La compañia de Jesús", which has cloisters with ashlar (volcanic white stone or "sillar") arcades; Yanahuara square, San Francisco church, the Chilina's Valley and the well-known Santa Catalina convent.
2nd. Day: AREQUIPA / CUSCO
Breakfast. Transfer from your hotel in Arequipa to board your flight to Cusco. Reception at the Velasco Astete Airport and transfer to the hotel. Lodging.

Rest of the morning free to get acclimatized at 3 360 m.a.t.l. altitude.

In the afternoon, a City Tour walking through the Cathedral, Qorikancha or the Sun Temple and the surroundings ruins: The Sacsayhuamán Fortress: People think it was an astronomic observatory and is used to the meditation because of its great accumulated cosmic energy. You will visit Q'enqo, this place was used for worship and ceremonial center, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay or Inca's Bath.
3rd. Day: CUSCO / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO
Breakfast. Full day excursion to Machu Picchu archeological complex, located in a subtropical Cusco area at 2 350 m.a.s.l.

Transfer from your hotel to the train station to start your guided visit. You will visit the marvelous Machu Picchu Citadel where you will walk trough its squares, temples, terraces, worship centers and its Royal Palace. You will also visit the "Intiwatana" or Solar Clock and several beautiful natural water fountains carved on rock.

In the afternoon return to Cusco by train, reception and transfer to the hotel.
4th. Day: CUSCO /PUNO
Breakfast. At fixed time, transfer from your hotel to the bus station, to begin your trip to Puno. At your arrival, reception and transfer to the selected hotel. Lodging.
5th. Day: PUNO
Breakfast.

In the morning, visit on boat to the Uros Island, where the Lake Settlers are still living as their ancestors, keeping their costumes, culture and its community life. The Islands are located in the Titicaca National Reserve. The Uros are descendants of one of the oldest towns of America. Their main activity is fishing and hunting.

In the afternoon, a visit to the archeological Sillustani area located 34 kms. from Puno City at 4,000 m.a.s.l. The Chullpas are big funerary monuments (necropolis) on an esplanade in a peninsula shape. The Collas built it beside the beautiful Umayo Lagoon. This square and round edification's have 12 meters height and the way they have been done is a challenge for the balance laws, because they are smaller at the bottom than at the top.
6th Day: PUNO / AREQUIPA
Breakfast.

At fixed time, transfer from your hotel to the airport to board your flight to Arequipa. Reception and transfer to your selected hotel.
7th Day: AREQUIPA/...
Breakfast.

At fixed time, transfer from your hotel to the airport to board your domestic or international your flight.

 
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