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Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado
This program it is one of the complete that we offer in Peru, you can see almost the large variety that this country offers to see and learn. You star in Lima the capital and the biggest city in the country, driving from here to the south, the Nazca lines and the Nazca culture are one of the enigmatic culture that we have in Peru, and driving here you can see the dry desert that this part of the country it is, Arequipa it is a city in between the coast and the Andes, with an altitude of 2300 m.a.s.l. offers the contrast and traditions of two areas, and then the Puno city it is the example of the high population areas in the country, the Titicaca lake it is and astonish place where you can navigate in the top of the world, Cusco city consider the historical and archaeological capital of the country, in addition of that you can see the lost city of the Inkas, which ones are the high light of the trip.

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Evaporation ponds in the Salt Mine of Marasthe Paracas CandelabraLandscape of the island of TaquileThe terraces of MorayThe Choquekirao Trek 5Lima on the Plaza de ArmasBallestas Islands - lions of seaTraditional view of Machu Picchu from the Wayna PicchuLandscape of the island of Taquile 2Church of ChincheroThe Choquekirao Trek 3The Ausangate Trek 5Main Square of Cuzco by nightMachu Picchu town - Machu Picchu puebloPINEDA FAMILYLandscape from Maras village
 
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado   
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day1Day 1 . Fly to Lima, capital city of Peru, located in Peru’s narrow coastal desert between the Pacific Ocean beaches and the towering Andes mountains. We meet you at Lima’s airport and transfer you to a comfortable hotel for overnight.
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Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day2Day 2 . Lima - Paracas  At 8:00 am we pick you up from the hotel and driving until the Paracas, this driving are going to be 3 hours around, after making the check in in the hotel by the afternoom we visit the Nacional Park of Paracas, this trip take 2 hours and half, spend the night in Paracas.
Lima ►    Paracas ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day3Day 3 . Paracas - Nazca 
A 15 minutes drive from the hotel to Paracas Bay and the Chaco port where we board our launch to visit the world famous Ballestas Islands, a national park which contains the highest concentration of marine birds in the world. There are sea lions, numerous species of birds and the Paracas Candelabra, a curious pre-Inca design on the cliff-face, only recognisable from the sea. After this we drive for 3 hours until Nazca, but in the way we are going to stop in artisanal vineyard where we can the oportunitie to learn the process of the praparetion of this National drink from Peru, then we continue the trip and we stop in “Huacachina Oasis” one Oasis in the middle of the desert, so if we have still energy it is able to clinbing over the dunes and reach the top where we have a really nice view about the Nazca desert, after this drive until Nazca and over night in Nazca.
Nazca ►    Paracas ►    Ballestas Islands ►    Huacachina Oasis ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day4Day 4 . Nazca Our transport picked up from the hotel, transfer to the little airport where you will take the flight over the famous Nazca lines. Cut into the stony desert are large number of lines, not only parallels and geometrical figures, but also designs such as a dog, an enormous monkey, a bird with a wing span of over 100 meters, a spider and a tree. The lines, that represent some sort of vast astronomical pre-Inca calendar, are best seen from the air, we will take a half hour flight above the Lines. After this exploring we continue to visit the Chauchillas cementery, free afternoon in Nazca and over night.

Nazca ►    Nazca lines ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day5Day 5 . Nazca - Arequipa At 6:00 am aproximately our transportation is going to pick up us and drive until Arequipa city the second largest City in Peru, this drive is takking us at less 10 hours driving, arriving at 4:00 pm around to Arequipa. Over night here

Nazca ►    Arequipa ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day6Day 6 . Arequipa  In the morning we have a city walking in the most important street of Arequipa city, and also visit the most famous mummy “la momia Juanita” the mum sacrificed in the Ampato snowcap mountain over 6000 m.a.s.l. so after this, visit the Santa Catalina monastery, free afternoom in the city and over night here.

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Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day7Day 7 . Arequipa - Colca canyon  Colca Canyon.-our guide and driver for the trip to Colca, with a stop in Aguadas Blancas vicuña reserve. We spend one night in a comfortable country inn. We include lunch today, en route to Chivay. In the afternoon we visit an open-air hot spring. Over night here.

Arequipa ►    Colca Canyon ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day8Day 8 . Colca canyon - Puno Colca Canyon.-We visit the Cruz del Condor, a lookout near the deepest part of the Colca Canyon, where condors spiral up on the morning thermal air currents. In the left bank villages and countryside we explore an extraordinary concentration of geoglyphs, terracing complexes, colonial churches, and a vibrant folk culture with distinctive costumes and housing styles. We drive until the city of Puno. Overnight here.

Colca Canyon ►    Puno ►    Titicaca ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day9Day 9 . Puno - Uros - Amantani The highest navigable lake in the world at 3,856 m/12,650 ft, Lake Titicaca is intensively settled around its whole margin. We transfer to the port and board a motor launch for the 2 hours cruise and visit the astonishing Uros flouting Island after visit this magnificent island continue to Amantani island where a gentle and industrious population of Quechua peasants who welcome us, the Quechua-speaking islanders regained ownership in the mid-twentieth century, and have been receiving tourists into their homes since the early 1980’s.  Half a century ago, a trip to the island was an adventure, often an overnight trip in precarious sailboats.  Now cooperatives of island families operate comfortable motor launches to make the trip a delightful immersion into another world.  We spend a delightful afternoon hiking on the island.  Over¬night in one local home.

Puno ►    Uros ►    Titicaca ►    Amantani ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day10Day 10 . Amantani - Taquile - Puno Board a Motor launch for the 1½-hour cruise to Taquile Island.  Taquile’s rocky, terraced slopes rise precipitously from the waters in the center of the lake; We spend a delightful morning hiking on the island and after that in the afternoon return to the City of Puno. Spend the night in Puno Hotel.

Amantani ►    Titicaca ►    Taquile ►    Puno ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day11Day 11 . Puno - Cusco In the morning at 7:00 am Today we take a bus ride across the altiplano, the high plains separating the Andes from the jungles. Although it is quite a long drive, it is interesting and often spectacular. There are scheduled stops along the route to visit some of the most interesting sites to help break up the day and we get a feeling for the immensity of the Andean landscapes. These include Pucapucara, a pre-Inca town, and La Raya Pass, the watershed and geographical shift from altipano to Cuzco Valley where the Raqchi Inca temple is located. We arrive in Cusco in the evening overnight here.

Puno ►    Cuzco ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day12Day 12 . Cusco In the morning make the city tour visiting the Koricancha the temple of the sun, the Cathedral of Cusco City where you can see the art from the 17th and 18th centuries, the Sacsayhuaman complex, the Q’enqo site, Pucapucara and the Tambomachay temple. Afternoon free explore the city of Cusco.
Cuzco ►    Saqsayhuaman ►    Tambo Machay ►    Kenko ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day13Day 13 . Cusco - Sacred valley - Machupichu Drive to Pisaq town and visit the colourful market at Pisac, at the entrance to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and afterwards the huge Inca ruins above the village and after lunch explore the magnificent Ollantaytambo, where many buildings display original Inca stone foundations. The adjacent Sun Temple offers some of the finest stone construction, after that catch the train from Ollantaytambo station to Aguascalientes (Machupichu) town one hour a half trip and spend the night in Aguas calientes town (Machupichu).

Cuzco ►    Pisac ►    Ollantaytambo ►    Machu Picchu Pueblo ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day14Day 14 . Machupichu - sacred valley In the morning, before the tourists arrive, we climb by bus to Machupichu to have a tour and spend the morning at the ruins, For most people the highlight of the trip is the visit the greatest ruin in the world, the lost city of Machu Picchu. This is one of the architectural and engineering marvels of the ancient world, in a mountain setting of staggering immensity. The Spaniards never found it, the Incas left no records about it, so Machu Picchu remains a great enigma, a city lost for centuries in the jungle, then board the train in the afternoon for the ride along the Urubamba River to Sacred valley  hotel, where we spend the nignt.

Machu Picchu ►    Sacred Valley of the Incas ►    Cuzco ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day15Day 15 . Maras - Moray - Cusco explore this day the Maras salt mine where the peasants from the countryside of Maras work making polls of salt and selling their products in the market around the sacred valley and even in Cusco city, after that visit Moray the circular terraces where the Inka culture or the Andean culture domesticate more than 1500 plants and after that visit the Chincheros town where is located the arqueological place and the colonial church, continue to Cusco city, stay here in a comfortable Hotel.

Cuzco ►    Maras ►    Moray ►    Chinchero ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day16Day 16 . Free day to explore Cusco and relax.
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Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day17Day 17 . Cusco - Puerto Maldonado Early flight to Puerto Maldonado, a small jungle town, then by river (3hours+) to the jungle lodge in the Tambopata Reserve. On the way we may see caimans, river turtles and waterfowl. There is normally time to do a short walk in the afternoon. Please note that, depending on flight times, it is possible that you may arrive after dark.

Cuzco ►    Puerto Maldonado ►    Tambopata ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day18Day 18 . Puerto Maldonado
From the lodge we take extended jungle walks, guided by one of the Reserve's resident guides. The area is very rich in exotic plants, insects and monkeys, and particularly in birds and butterflies; the resident guides are normally around in the evening to answer questions. At night we go searching for caiman by flashlight. If it is a clear night, then the star-lit sky can be magnificent. 
Tambopata ►    Puerto Maldonado ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day19Day 19 . Puerto Maldonado - Lima We return by river to Puerto Maldonado and take a flight from Puerto Maldonado to Lima. Free afternoom in Lima the Capital of the Peru country.

Puerto Maldonado ►    Lima ►
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado day20Day 20 . Lima City tour Today you can do the city tour for 4 hours in the morning and free afternoom, visiting the catacumbs of San Fransico monastery and old Lima. And at night fly to home.

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