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Peru the best of the best 16D/15N

Peru is a very special country with a lot to offer.  From the mountains to the amazon, all the way to the deepest canyon, there is so much to do that those with time can really take in all her beauty.  Enjoy this 16 day tour with many of our countries highlights.

All of Nig Adventures itineraries are customized ours and suggested ways to see Cusco and all of Peru. These are not organized tours with a large group of people. They are designed for each interested party and can be customized to suit your tastes, interests and needs. 

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Overview

OVERVIEW – Peru

  • RAIN FOREST 4D/3N
  • CUSCO TRADITIONAL TOURS
  • INKA TRAIL 4D/3N
  • LAKE TITIKAKA TOURS
  • COLCA CANYON

By adding a few days to our 14 day itinerary, you can add a visit to Colca Canyon, the deepest canyon in the world.  A little more time in the Andes is never a bad thing

Itinerary

ITINERARY – Peru

Night 1: Welcome to Lima

Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Miraflores

Miraflores (it is also possible to stay at the airport or at the hotel next to the airport if you prefer).

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: None
  • Entrance Tickets: N/A

Day 1: Flight to Puerto Maldonado

We will transfer you back to the airport for your morning flight to Puerto Maldonado.

Please send us your flight information.  This is not included.

 This first day in Peru You will be met at the airport by your naturalist guide and transferred to a dugout canoe for the trip up the Tambopata River to the lodge. On the journey the vegetation changes from colonized deforested areas to virgin rain forest. A box-lunch is provided on board. On arrival you’ll have a welcome drink and meet the rest of the staff. In the late afternoon you set off for an introductory walk into the “terra firme” forest behind the lodge (Trail 2), dominated by giant Brazil-nut and Dipteryx trees.

Frequently seen mammals on this trail are Saddle-back Tamarinds, Brown Capuchins, Agoutis, Pacas, Blue-Morpho butterflies, Trogons, Toucans and many other species of birds. After dinner a night walk to find nocturnal animals or insects by the eye-shine a specialization for increasing the light and see better, about 50% of the animals are nocturnal in the rainforest

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: N/A

Day 2: Hike to Lake Condenado

Your second day in Peru begins after an early breakfast you and your nature guide will board the motorized canoe once again for the short journey to the trail head to begin a morning’s exploration by foot and paddle canoe of the lake system of Condenado, rich in bird and aquatic life. A family of Giant Otters lives in the vicinity of the lake and are often observed. Birds abound especially Rufescent Tiger-herons, Great Egrets, Wattled Jacanas, Hoatzin, the noisy Donacobius and many others. Remember to bring your hat and sun cream for there is no shade out on the water. You will return to the lodge in time for lunch.

The afternoon is for exploring the forest close to the lodge (with or without your guide), relaxing and bathing in the Gallucunca, a cool clear stream beside the lodge or visit our tree platforms, going up with ropes and harnesses for a bird’s eye view of the forest and for close-ups of arboreal orchids and the many other species of plants and animals that are never seen near the ground (extra cost). After dark you will go searching for caiman (alligators) and other nocturnal animals by motorized canoe along the Tambopata River.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: N/A

Day 3: Hike to Lake Sachavacayoc (Tapir Lake)

After an early breakfast you will take a short boat ride down river to the trail head. Here you embark on a longer trail which leads to a spectacular hidden lake, requiring the crossing of streams and swampy ground, past the giant Lupuna trees (kings of the jungle) which abound in this part of the forest. On the walk you are introduced to more aspects of the forest and its animals. At the lake itself it is possible to spot the elusive Black Caiman and Giant Otters. We return for lunch. The afternoon is free for relaxation and bathing.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: N/A

Day 4: Puerto Maldonado to Cusco City

Time to return to the city of Puerto Maldonado is scheduled according to flight time of the group. In the mornings you can see the wildlife that is particularly active at this time, are frequently heard howler monkeys or stop. Your guide will give support to his arrival in Puerto Maldonado and will relocate to the airport and assist you on your flight.

Please send us your flight information.  This is not included.

We will welcome you at the airport in Cusco and transfer you to your Hotel. The rest of the day will be free to explore Cusco.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Only
  • Entrance Tickets: N/A

Day 5: Cusco City Tour

Your afternoon tour of the city will begin at 13.00 pm from your hotel and visits Cathedral, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Tambomachay and Puca Pucara: all really nice Incan ruins. This tour ends around 6.30 pm and we will return you to Hotel.

  • Accommodations (3 stars): Hotel Rumi Punku
  • Accommodations (4 stars): Aranwa Cusco Hotel
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Only
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 6: Sacred Valley Tour

This is a full day tour which begins at 8.00 am from your hotel and visits Awana Cancha Alpaca Farm, Pisaq Market and Ruins and the Ollantaytambo fortress.  You will end back at your hotel in Cusco around 6PM.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Only
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 7: Famous Inca Trail

Today you will begin your Inca trail trek. After an early wake up you will drive to Km 82, the trail head, and start the trek. It will be an amazing day with very nice views of inca ruins, nice vallies and waterfalls and of course snow capped peaks. Walking distance: 14 km/around 8 miles.

  • Accommodations: CAMPING
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 8: The Inca Trail: Dead Woman’s Pass

Today we will survive the two highest peaks on the Inca Trail and get amazing views from the top of the mountains. We will also visit some spectacular ruins along the way. Total walking distance will be 16 km/around 9 miles.

  • Accommodations: CAMPING
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 9: The Inca Trail: Winayhuayna

Today is the shortest day of hiking, but the most beautiful. We will only hike in the morning and then lunch will be at the final campsite. In the afternoon we will visit the most famous ruins called winayhuayna and will have plenty of time to explore. Today you will walk around 3000 steps down. In the evening you will say good bye to your porters.

  • Accommodations: CAMPING
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 10: Finally Machu Picchu

After an early wake up and breakfast, we will walk to the Sun Gate and then after one more hour to Machu Picchu. You will get there around 7.30 am and will begin your 2 hour guided tour and will have plenty of time afterwards to explore on your own. If you have a Huaynapicchu ticket, your guide will direct you where to begin your climb. Afterwards you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes and take an afternoon expedition (tourist) train to Ollantaytambo and transfer back to hotel in Cusco.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Only
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

** Huaynapicchu tickets are $65 per person with the Inca Trail.

Day 11: Journey to Puno

After early an breakfast we will transfer you to the bus station where you will take the tourist bus, which takes a full day, to Puno. You will enjoy stops along the way and visit some inca and pre-inca ruins with a guide. When you arrive to Puno, our representative will pick you up and transfer to your Hotel.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch Included
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 12: Titicaca Lake: The Floating Island

Between 7:30am to 8:00am We will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the lakes port and take a boat to the floating islands of Uros where you will have some time to explore around. You will then take a boat ride to the next island where you will stay with a local family. Tonight will be a basic accomodation but very memorable as you will be surrounded by a nice family and have the opportunity to see how the indigenous people of the lake live. In the afternoon you will climb to the mountain to watch the sunset and party with locals.

  • Accommodations: Overnight with a local family
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 13: Titicaca Lake: Taquile Island

Early breakfast with the family and take a boat to the next islands called Taquile where you will learn about agriculture and textile of local people. You will return to Puno around 3.30 pm and a free evening to relax in Puno.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch Included
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 14: Journey to Colca Canyon

We will pick you up around 6:30AM from your hotel in Puno to take the bus to Chivay and we will transfer you to your lodge where you can relax for the evening in the Canyon.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch Included
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 15: Colca Canyon

Early wake up and you will begin your tour of the canyon and have the chance to walk to Mirador del Condor (Lookout Point) to spot the biggest birds in the Andes. At the end of the afternoon you will drive to Arequipa transfer to your hotel.

  • Accommodations (3 stars):
  • Accommodations (4 stars):
  • Meals Included: Breakfast Only
  • Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 16: See you soon Peru

Transfer to the airport.

Please send us your flight information.  This is not included.

Meals Included: Breakfast Only

End of the tour Peru the best of the best 16d

*** Please

Note: the hotels are based on availability.  We will book a similar hotel if they are full for your dates.  Nothing will be booked and final without your approval.

Included

INCLUDED

  • Tambopata Eco lodge 4D/3N rain forest – TAPIR PROGRAM (transportation, meals, entrance fees)
  • Inka Trail 4D/3N Organized by Nig Adventures 
  • 4 nights Hotel in Cusco
  • 2 nights Hotel in Puno
  • 1 night Hotel in Arequipa
  • Private day tours of Cusco City and Sacred Valley
  • Tourist Bus to Puno with entrance fee and lunch
  • Group tour of Lake Titicaca 2D/1N staying a night with local family
  • All airport transfers
  • Rain Ponchos
  • Day Pack Rain Covers

Not Included

  • Meals not mentioned above.
  • Domestic flights & airport taxes

Checklist

Checklist

  • Original Passport
  • Good camera
  • Good trekking day pack
  • Good rain gear, water proof gloves.
  • Mosquito spray
  • clothes for 4 seasons
  • Sleeping bags
  • Trekking poles
  • Sun cream
  • Toiletries
  • Baby Wipes
  • Pillow
  • Binoculars

For more information check our inka trail page.

Read Before Booking

1. Amazon tour 4D/3N is really 2 full days in the Amazon as the rest of the time is travelling. The first day you will arrive around 1 pm to the lodge and the last day after breakfast you will take a motorboat back to Puerto Maldonado for your flight to Cusco.

2. The City and Sacred Valley tours in this package are done in a group and with a trusted third party, not through Nig Adventures.  The group tours in this package are available as a private tour with all Nig Adventures guides for additional cost based on your group size.

3. After the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu, your train returning to Cusco will be either at 14.55 or 16.42 depending of the availability. They will be booked on the Exedition (tourist class) train, but can be upgraded to the Vista dome train for $65 per person. The Vista dome train leaves at 15.20.

4. Climbing Huayna Picchu involves purchasing a permit and is available for $65 each. You can climb at 10.30 am after your Machu Picchu tour and it does need to be booked in advance as there is a limit and only 400 people can climb per day. However, if you do not want to climb, don’t be frustrated, here are similar views from the Sungate.

Price

PRICE

 The prices below reflect the hotel you choose. Please remember that hotels are based on availability and might vary from the itinerary.  Nothing different will be booked without your approval.

For packages Peru 16d including 3 stars hotels:

SINGLE TRAVELLER (With Single Rooms): $2750 per person

TRAVELLERS WITH 2 OR MORE (with sharing double, matrimonial or triple rooms): $2300 per person

For packages Peru 16d including 4 and 5 stars hotels:

SINGLE TRAVELLER (With Single Rooms): $3950 per person

TRAVELLERS WITH 2 OR MORE (with sharing double, matrimonial or triple rooms): $2950 per person

All trains are Tourist Expedition Train but if you want to upgrade to Vistadome train $50 per person, each way.

Huaynapicchu permits are $65 per person with this tour when including the Inca Trail

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