To truly discover Peru, Inka’s Destination presents you with a host of the best places to visit in the country. Over 10 days, we will find ourselves in the cities of Lima, Cusco, Huaraz, visiting pre-Inca and Inca sites and seeing colonial and republican artwork. Top attractions include Lima, Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, the citadel of Chavin de Huantar, , and much more.
The fantastic NorthernAndean Peru Tour is a memorable way to explore Peru!
Day 1: Lima
Arrival in Lima, a warm welcome from our team & transfer to your hotel.(please confirm the arival time to Peru)
Day 2: Lima
After breakfast, we will have an informative talk about Lima. Then we will start the Lima city tour, the guided visit at the Cathedral and continue on to the Main Square and the Catacombs of San Francisco, the we will drive to Miraflores where we will visit the Love park and then the Waca Pucllana archaeological site, We will finish the tour with lunch and then return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.
Day 3: Lima – Cusco
Flight to Cusco. We will have a guided visit of the former Inca capital, also known as the “Navel of the World.” Our explorations today will take us to the Inca fortresses and temples of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenqo and the Qoricancha (the former Temple of the Sun, now the Santo Domingo monastery). This evening, there will be dinner and a traditional dance show. You’ll spend the night in a chosen hotel.
Day 4: Cusco – Sacred Valley – Aguas Calientes
We will begin the day with a tour to the Sacred Valley, including the Inca ruins at Pisac plus the handcraft market there and Ollantaytambo, We’ll have lunch in Urubamba, then take the train to Aguas Calientes. Dinner and overnight accommodation.
Day 5: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
After an early breakfast, we’ll begin our 2.5 hour guided Machu Picchu tour. You’ll then have free time to explore around the citadel at your leisure. We will return to Cusco in the afternoon and check into the hotel.
Day 6: Cusco – Lima – Huaraz
Early morning we will take the fligh to Lima and then will take the transpoertation to Ancash along the Pan Americana Central highway, on average a four-hour journey. We will continue our journey after Lunch, passing incomparably beautiful mountains, before arriving in Huaraz, the gateway to the Cordillera Blanca, go to the hotel.
Day 7 – Huaraz – Llanganuco – Huaraz
Today, we’ll take in sweeping sights of the snowcapped mountains along the Llanganuco Valley, ultimately arriving at the two 3,850m-high lakes there. We will have a breathtaking view of the Cordillera Blanca (White Range) mountains, the biggest network of mountains and tropical glaciers in Peru.
Day 8 Huaraz – Chavin de Huantar – Huaraz
Today, we will explore the depths of Chavin de Huantar, the underground citadel that belonged to the pre-Inca Chavin culture (2000 BC). This site hides a huge number of tunnels, with galleries and anthropomorphic figures. Then we will return to Huaraz to travel by night to the city of Trujillo.
Day 9 Ancash – Lima
After break fast Return transportation to Lima, free afternoom and farewell dinner.
Day 10: Lima
Transfer to airport for you to catch your return flight home.
9 nights of accommodation, doubles rooms in hotels 3 stars with, breakfast included.