Great Inca Expedition 16D/15N LIMA, PARACAS, NASCA LINES, AREQUIPA, COLCA, PUNO AND CUSCO Intense and exciting: a whole new experience. From the Nazca Lines to the natural beauty of the Ballestas Islands, to watching a condor fly near you at the Colca Canyon, sailing on Lake Titicaca and walking on the Uros Islands, to feeling the overwhelming silence of Machu Picchu. This program offers you everything you need to truly live and feel the Inca culture.
Fixed Departures Dates 2016 Once a month from March to December! May 11 to 24
Jun. 07 to 22
Jul. 09 to 24
Aug. 12 to 27
FM at Cusco on May 22nd
FM at the Cusco on Jun 20th
FM at Sacred Valley on Jul 20th
FM at Titicaca Lake on Aug 18th
Sep. 09 to 24
Oct. 07 to 22
Nov. 09 to 24
Dec. 04 to 19
FM at Cusco on Sep 17th
FM at Cusco on Oct 16th
FM at Colca Valley on Nov 14th
FM at Cusco on Dec 13th
*FM = Full Moon
Lima, capital of Peru. Nazca lines & Ballestas Islands in Paracas. White City of Arequipa surrounded by Volcanoes. Colca Canyon, deepest canyon in earth. Titicaca Lake, highest navigable lake in the world. Puno – Cuzco Roadtrip: archaeological sites and landscapes. Cusco City, Sacsayhuaman and more Archaeological Sites. Sacred Valley of the Incas. Machu Picchu, new 7 wonder of the world. Friendly advice. Memorable experiences. www.vipac.pe
Minimum: 1 passenger. Service: shared tours. Note: The itinerary of day 02 can be modified according to the overflight time.
DETAILED ITINERARY DAY 1: LIMA | INC:
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. Stay in Lima.
DAY 2: LIMA | INC: B
City tour through Lima’s streets and plazas: Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture. Main Square, Government Palace, Town Hall, Cathedral, Santo Domingo Convent. Larco Museum. Visit Traditional Tabern to enjoy a drink made of Pisco Park of the Reserve to enter the Magic Water Tour Transfer to your hotel, overnight in Lima.
DAY 3: LIMA/PARACAS | INC: B
Departure to Paracas Bay in the exclusive “Paracas Premium Service”. Fly over the Nazca lines. Transfer to your hotel. Free rest of the day to enjoy the bay, overnight stay at Paracas.
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DAY 4: PARACAS/LIMA | INC: B
Tour to the Ballestas Islands, to observe a beautiful geography and marine life such as sea lions, pelicans, Humboldt penguins and more. See the “Chandelier” a giant figure marked in the sand in the style of the Nazca lines. Departure, overnight in Lima.
DAY 5: LIMA/AREQUIPA | INC: B
Transfer to the airport to catch the departing flight to Arequipa. Meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. Free morning to get used to the altitude. City Tour in Arequipa, white city surrounded by volcanoes Colonial district of San Lazaro. Picturesque streets adorned with geraniums. Carmen Alto viewpoint. Yanahuara Colonial district. Santa Catalina Monastery. Main Square to see its beautiful Cathedral. Church of the Society of Jesus. Stay in Arequipa.
DAY 6: AREQUIPA/COLCA | INC: B/L/D
Set off to the spectacular Colca Valley. Cross the vicuñas reservation of Pampa Cañahuas. Lunch on our way to the hotel. Free afternoon to rest and enjoy the hotel and the optional visit to the thermal baths. Dinner and overnight stay at Colca Valley.
DAY 7: COLCA/PUNO | INC: B/L
Condor Cross viewpoint to see the flight of the condors and to appreciate the canyons depth. Visit the Maca and Yanque