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Luxury Adventure Tour Peru “Empire”

Dates: 24th September 2017 - Luxury Adventure Small Group Tour
Duration: 18Days / 17Nights
Price: USD $7,299 per person twin share

We Visit: On this Luxury Adventure Tour Peru we Explore some of the greatest highlights Peru has to offer, starting off in Lima for some background knowledge of Peruvian history, a unique Peruvian Paso horse show, then a 4X4 adventure in the desert, flight over the Nazca lines, remote trekking to Choquequirao, Machu Picchu, Cooking class and m

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A Luxury Adventure Tour Peru – Guided Small Group

Luxury Adventure Tour Peru Fixed Departures:  24th September 2017

2018 Departures coming soon………

24th September 2017
Day 1: Arrival in Lima

Welcome to the Capital of Peru, a land truly full of adventure, ancient culture and memorable experiences. First of all your luxury adventure tour Peru starts off with a arrival transfer to your hotel and welcome drink on arrival.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Lima

 

25th September 2017
Day 2: Lima Sightseeing {B}

We first of all start the day with a enjoyable half day historical sightseeing tour of Lima, we visit some of Lima’s famous attractions and learn about the pre Inca and Inca cultures. This tour is especially relevant for understanding the Inca and Pre-Inca civilizations before traveling onto the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Lima

 

26th September 2017
Day 3: Peruvian Paso Horse Experience {B,L}

We set out on another equally important day as we head into the Lurin Valley for the Peruvian Paso horse show. The Peruvians are truly passionate about their horses and this tour allows to you experience how the horses dance to music whilst enjoying a typical Peruvian style lunch.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Lima

 

27th September 2017
Day 4: Lima to Paracas & 4×4 Adventure {B,D}

Next we venture town to the desert of Paracas for yet another fun filled day with a thrilling 4×4 dune buggy adventure in the Paracas desert where we get our Adrenalin pumping as we travel up and down majestic sky scraper sand dunes which seems like they tower over the desert. We then of course watch captivating sunsets and finishing off with a truly extravagant picnic set up under the stars. It does not get better than this!

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Paracas

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28th September 2017
Day 5: Balastas Islands & Nazca Lines Adventure {B}

A full day of adventure with a morning visit to the Balastas Islands, know as the Peruvian Galapagos Islands, afterward we go on a equally important and significant joy-flight over the stunning and captivating Nazca Lines.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Paracas

 

29th September 2017
Day 6: Paracas – Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley {B,L}

We continue our luxury adventure tour Peru by travelling to another especially relevant area of Peru – The Sacred Valley of the Inca’s. Lunch is in a unique classic hacienda. The remainder of the day at leisure to acclimatize to the altitude and most of all to enjoy the ambiance of one of our truly favorite hotels in the Sacred Valley area.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Sacred Valley

 

30th September 2017
Day 7: Pisac Market & Ollantaytambo Ruins {B,L}

At last time for shopping  and in addition explore ancient ruins and indulging in local Peruvian cuisine on our luxury adventure tour Peru. We visit the especially relevant and famous Pisac markets with endless amounts of fresh produce and textiles. Afterwards we visit the Ollantaytambo fortress which is especially relevant to the Ancient life of the Inca civilization.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Sacred Valley

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01st October 2017
Day 8: Machu Picchu {B,L}

This morning we take the Vistadome train down to Machu Picchu (Machu Picchu is lower in altitude than the Sacred Valley/Cusco) and you will then be able to experience for yourself Peru’s most preserved and most visited Inca Ruins. This is probably be the best day of your life as we have a guided tour of Machu Picchu to give you relevant and useful information into how and why the Inca’s built Machu Picchu and consequently the disappearance of this civilization.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu

 

02nd October 2017
Day 9: Machu Picchu – {B}

It can seem like your time at Machu Picchu is never enough time, so we include a second day to Machu Picchu that allows you to once again visit Machu Picchu and truly soak up the atmosphere. Or if you are feeling adventures your ticket on our luxury adventure tour Peru also includes access to Hike Wayna Picchu, a challenging experience but truly worthwhile.

Hike Wayna Picchu

This ascent is ultimately a must-do for the adventurous! Trek for approximately 2 hours from the archaeological site finally reach the summit of Wayna Picchu. At this point you will feel like you are on top of the world as your assent brings you to a spectacular summit for an extremely privileged panoramic view of Machu Picchu. This hike is as rewarding as it is demanding.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu

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03rd October 2017
Day 10: Cusco (B,D)

Next we take the Vistadome train back down to Cusco, afternoon at leisure and then this evening we will be putting our cooking skills together with a rooftop cooking class to learn how to create some of the local delicacies we have already tasted on this tour.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Cusco

 

04th October 2017
Day 11: Cusco {B}

Of course we all need a break from adventure and sightseeing so today is your day to relax, unwind, reflect or venture out on your own and explore this historical city.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Cusco

 

05th October 2017
Day 12: Cusco Sightseeing {B}

An early wake up call this morning for our half day Cusco city tour and equally important nearby ruins. The remainder of the day is at your own leisure and maybe enhance your culinary tastes with visiting the local restaurants on this luxury adventure tour Peru.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Cusco

 

06th October 2017
Trek Day 13: Start Choquequirao Trek – Cusco to Chiquisca {B,L,D}

An exciting day as we depart Cusco at 5.00 am on our luxury adventure tour Peru and drive towards Cachora, an Andean community located 4-5h from Cusco at 2800m/9184ft, the starting point of the trek. We start hiking for almost two and a half hours towards the Abra Capuliyoc at 2750m/9020ft, where most of all we enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and the Apurimac River Canyon. Our journey then continues down hill for almost another two hours to finally reach Chiquisca. Relax while the trek team sets up camp for the night.

Overnight 5 Star Camping

 

07th October 2017
Trek Day 14: Choquequirao Trek – Chiquisca to Choquequirao {B,L,D}

Another early start on our luxury adventure tour Peru as we leave Chiquisca at 6.00am to go down to Rosalina Beach, which takes almost one hour. We then cross the Apurimac River and start hiking towards Santa Rosa, zigzagging up a steep slope.  After lunch we finally make our way to the archaeological complex of Choquequirao, located at 3103m/10178ft, where we will set up camp and enjoy some free time to explore these truly unique ancient ruins.

Overnight 5 Star Camping

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08th October 2017
Trek Day 15: Choquequirao Trek {B,L,D}

Today we enjoy a complete guided tour of the Choquequirao complex, this is truly a unique experience and most of all hardly many tourists visit the ruins because of the hike. Uniquely some of these areas are still covered in wild foliage and ready to be restored into the way it was when the Incas owned it. We will have the full day to explore the site to truly experience this site, the spectacular views that surround the area and relax.

Overnight 5 Star Camping

 

09th October 2017
Trek Day 16: Choquequirao Trek – Choquequirao to Rosalina Beach {B,L,D}

This morning we continue on our luxury adventure tour Peru as we start our walk back towards Santa Rosa, where we have lunch. We then continue descending for another 2 hours until we reach Rosalina Beach at 1450m/4756ft, where we might have time to take a refreshing dip in the waters of the Apurimac River. We camp and dine here.

Overnight 5 Star Camping

 

10th October 2017
Trek Day 17: Choquequirao Trek – Rosalina Beach to Cachora/Cusco {B,L}

We leave camp after breakfast to start the two to three hour climb to Chiquisca, afterward we then make our way back to the Abra Capuliyoc. In the afternoon, we continue for another two hours to Cachora, where a private transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusco. Of course this evening is at leisure so yon relax and reflect on your hiking achievement.

Overnight 5 Star Hotel in Cusco

 

11th October 2017
Day 18: Departure Cusco {B}

Your journey to Peru is almost completed after your transfer back to the airport.

 

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

 

Hotel Examples:

All hotels used in this small group tour are 5 Star, examples of hotels used include;

Lima – Marriott Miraflores hotel
Paracas – Hotel Libertador Paracas
Cusco – Marriott Hotel
Machu Picchu – Inkaterra Machu Picchu Puelbo Hotel
Sacred Valley – Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba
Choquequirao Trek – Dolite Dome Tents

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Program Includes:

Local guides in each city
All airport transfers (listed above)
Day tours (listed above)
Portage and trekking equipment on hike
All meals whilst on trek
Trek Guide
Breakfast daily
Other meals listed above (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu & Wayna Picchu
5 Star Accommodation
5 Star Dolite tents on trek with support staff + trek equipment
Flight from Lima to Cusco
Vistadome train to/from Machu Picchu

 

Program Excludes:

Expenses for other meals not outline in program + drinks
Personal expenses + tips
Additional tours/services you have personally organised with your guide
Other domestic flights outside this tour
International flights
Travel insurance
Other equipment for trek eg trek poles/small bag pack
Vaccinations
Visa’s (please check if this is valid for you)
Any amendments

Luxury Adventure Tour Peru Price:

Prices are based in USD

24th September – USD $7,299 per person (based on twin share)

**If you are not wanting to participate in the Trek, you can remove the trek experience – This reduces the price to USD $6,299 per person (based on twin share)

 

Minimum & Maximum Travelers on this Tour

A minimum of 2 Adults is required to be booked/paid deposit for the tour to run.

Groups between 2-6 Adults local guides will be used to guide the group.

For groups between 8-12 Adults a personal group tour guide will be with the group for the entire duration of the tour + also using the local guides.

 

There is a maximum of 12 Adults for this tour + Tour leader

 

Terms & Conditions

*Travel restrictions apply. Prices and taxes are correct as at 12th January 2017. Prices quoted are on sale until 28th June 2017 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior. Valid for selected travel dates. Price is subject to change, availability, alteration and international currency fluctuations without notice. Prices converted from the supplier’s local currency are based on the current exchange rate on .72. Single supplement is $3,600. A deposit of $1000 is payable at time of booking.

Please note: while the deposit secures a place on the tour, consequently it does not guarantee the final price. In addition the final price is confirmed once paid in full. Tour price is based on a minimum of 10 passengers. If this number is not met, the tour may be repriced. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. All prices are per person, based on twin occupancy, Travel insurance is strongly recommended and can be arranged for you for an additional cost. For full terms and conditions, contact your MTA Travel Expert, Tanya Kellen – +61 421 986 733 or tkellen@mtatravel.com.au or visit www.mtatravel.com.au/tkellen

 

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