Individual luxe South Peru in 15 days in 4 and 5*hotels
Total South Peru in 15 days, luxe tour
We offer this tour in 4 +5**** hotel and most of the time, private excursions and transport
4+5 * hotels / private transport / private excursions/ included entree fees/ included lunch+ Diners
How do we work ?
In our packet, you travel all by yourself, Southamerica planet take care for you, we reserve all your hotels and transport. When you arrive in Peru you find in your first hotel an envelop with all the vouchers for hotels /buses and excursions.
We arrange all transport and excursions with English speaking guide. Like this, you travel around by yourself but without worry’s , all arranged thru southamerica planet. If there are any problems, you always find support by contacting our office in Cusco or Lima!
What is included?
* All transport, all hotels and all the tours as indicated in the program.
* All your vouchers, information packet, like general info over all the places you visit.
* All hotels are based on double room with private bathroom, single rooms on request for an extra price
* all the transfers
* The entry fees and taxes, like airport tax.
* lunch + diner
*Local flight Cusco / Lima( we also can arrange)
Day 1: Lima
Arrive at Lima airport , someone from Southamerica planet pick you up from the airport and brings you to your first hotel in Lima or Miraflores.
hotel 4**** in lima + diner ( day 1 only diner )
Day 2 :Lima
First day in Lima. Today you have a half day city tour in Lima. The tour begins with a visit to historic downtown Lima, also known as “the City of the Kings”. Stops include the Main Square of Lima, upon which sits the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, and the City Hall, next on the itinerary is a visit to the Santo Domingo Convent. You also drive thru Miraflores and san isidro. In the afternoon you can visit by yourself Colonial Barranco, museo national de Arqueologia, in pueblo libre or larco museo” the best museum in Peru”. Or walk at the seafront in Miraflores.The city tour is with an english speaking guide, it takes 3 h in private. The tour start and finish in your hotel.After he city tour you have private car to Paracas for 4 Hours.
city tour in lima in private + lunch
entree fees included
Hotel in Paracas 4**** + diner
private car to Paracas
Day 3 : Paracas
Your hotel is close to the harbour. You can walk on the boulevard and eat the delicious fresh fish.
This morning around 8 am you go by speedboat to the Ballestas islands. Paracas is known for its extraordinary marine wild life and wonderful natural setting. Enjoy a boat tour, lasting approximately 2 hours, around the Ballestas Islands, where you can observe countless species, including the world’s largest sea lion colony. You can also view seals, penguins, turtles, albatrosses, pelicans, and seagulls. With many sea lions and birds. After this excursion, you can visit also the national reserve of Paracas. Your hotel have a swimmingpool.
Ballestas excursion included entree fee
Paracas reserve excursion included entree fee
lunch included in harbour
hotel 4**** in paracas included diner
Day 4 : Ballestas / Nasca
Today after breakfast we take the private car with stops at Pisco bruery and Huacachina oasis to Nasca. Hotel with swimmingpool in Nazca
Private car to nasca
lunch in local restaurant
Hotel with swimming pool included diner
Day 5 : Nazca and Nazcalines
After breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel for your journey to the mysterious Nazca Lines! You’ll board a small aircraft. During your adventure, you’ll see first hand several famous line figures, including the spider, monkey, astronaut, flamingo, parrot & condor among many others. Why were these figures created? Do they have an astrological or religious purposes? At 1 Pm you wil have transfer to the busterminal. Where you have the luxury day bus to Arequipa. The ride takes 10 h in luxury bus.
flight over nasca lines 30 min
airporttax 25 sol included
Local lunch included
Bus crusero to Arequipa/daybus
Diner ( you arrive late in Arequipa)
Day 6 : Arequipa
Arequipa. The white city and its famous historic downtown. Visit the Plaza de Armas, the Church of the Company and the Church of San Francisco. The highlight of Arequipa is the 16th century Santa Catalina Convent. This beautiful complex of plazas and buildings is remarkably intact and remained closed to the outside world until 1970. Visit also the star of Arequipa “The Mummy Juanita “. In the evening you may choose to dine at one of Arequipa’s many fine restaurants. Try tha amazing alpacca steak.
hotel 4****in arequipa
1/2 day private city tour included entree fee
Lunch at plaza arequipa
Diner in Alpacca restaurant
Day 7 :colca 2 days
After breakfast you’ll be picked up for your journey to the Colca Canyon. It’s a scenic route 165 km from the city of Arequipa. You’ll enjoy beautiful views of the Misti, Chachani and PichuPichu volcanoes as you climb to the Canahuas National Reserve. Along the way, you will pass through Pampas Cañahuas, a plain in the midst of the Aguada Blanca y Salinas National Reserve. Along the way you’ll stop at 3800m to drink some coca tea to counteract the effects of altitude sickness. As you climb yet further up onto the Altiplano you’ll begin to spot wild vicunas, llamas and guanacos as well as some interesting birdlife on the lakes. After reaching the highest point at about 4800m you’ll descend a little to the town of Chivay. The Colca Canyon is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, although its incline is much more gradual. Here we stop for lunch. after we bring our luggage to the hotel and in the afternoon we go to the nearby hot-springs, la calera. 1 night hotel in colca canyon in private tour
2 days tour in Private vann + guide
hotel 4**** colca canyon included diner
lunch buffet in chivay
Day 8: Colca – Puno
This morning you will have an early breakfast at your hotel and set out to the Cruz del Condor look-out point, 60 Km from Chivay, for spectacular views across the canyon. We are looking for the world’s largest bird, the majestic Andean condor, gliding on the thermals that rise up through the canyon. Be sure to bring your camera. On the return to Chivay you’ll make various stops, firstly at the traditional town of Pinchollo with its 1500 year old stone terraces, and later at the Choqetico view point and the Andean town of Maca. From chivay the guide leave back to arequipa and you continue in private transport for a 6 hours journey to Puno over the altiplano. Accommodations for the night in Puno.
hotel 4****in Puno included diner
lunch buffet in chivay
private transport to puno ( without guide)
Today you will visit the incredible Lake Titicaca. Situated some 3800m above sea level and covering an area of over 8000 square kilometres. You’ll begin your tour by visiting the fascinating Uros islands, home to the descendants of the pre-Inca Urus people, who continue to live on the floating islands, which are constructed using the totoro reeds which grow around the lake. It is said that, when seen from above, the lake looks like a Puma hunting a rabbit. Uros is comprised of about 40 islands, but the total number varies over time. Than we go to Taquile Island. Another beautiful destination. The island still bears vestiges of a pre-Incan past. The are Ayamara Indians. The intricate and brightly-colored textiles produced here reflect the inhabitants’ Andean beliefs, myths, and ways of life. After a short but steep climb to the main village you’ll enjoy lunch and spend the afternoon exploring the island and finding out about its people. The islanders are known for the beautiful textiles and garments that they produce, and interestingly the knitting of these garments is done exclusively by men. Boat back to Puno .
Uros +Taquile tour in internat group ( optional private boat) included local lunch
hotel in puno4**** included diner
Day 10 : Cusco
After an early breakfast you will be transferred to the busstation for your journey to Cusco. During this journey you will enjoy stunning views of beautiful landscapes of the the Andes. We take the bus with stops/ guide and lunch included. Upon arrival in Cusco, you will be welcomed by southamericaplanet. In the evening there are many excellent restaurants to choose from in Cusco
If this day there is a train, you can take this amazing train ride, andean explorer from Puno to Cusco
Accommodations in Cuzco.
Bus with guide, stops and lunch to Cusco + entree fees
hotel 4****Cusco included diner in cusco
Train andean explorer
Day 11: Cusco
Cusco, where you can do many things this day ,you can sleep some longer. Your afternoon Cusco tour will begin with a visit to the impressive colonial cathedral,home to finely carved wooden art pieces and impressive altars, followed by a guided tour of the Korikancha (Temple of the Sun). Later to the outskirts of Cusco for a tour of the Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Incan fort that guarded the Imperial city. After this afternoon excursion you’ll be taken back to your hotel to relax for the evening. Accommodations in Cuzco.
Hotel 4**** Cusco
Lunch + diner in Cusco
City tour 1/2 day in private tour
Day 12 : Sacred Valley
Today we will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is divided by the Urubamba River and protected by towering mountains, like Veronica, Chicon, and Pitusiray, all above 5000 meters . Your first stop is visiting the local market in a small village of Pisac. After lunch you’ll spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the impressive Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo town and ceremonial center, an important archeological site and an Inca stronghold during the Spanish conquest. We sleep in the sacred valley.
Sacred Valley tour in private + included lunch buffet
Hotel in the sacred valley + included diner
Day 13: Maras + Moray + Aquas Cal
After breakfast, you will be picked up for your next Sacred Valley adventure to Maras, a typical Peruvian Andean village near the Maras salt mines. It’s a scenic journey with spectacular views of the snowcapped mountains. You will visit the ruins of Moray, a series of ancient agricultural terraces laid out in concentric circles. These terraces were built by the Incas and used to test and produce seeds for the empire’s principal crops of maize and potato. The site and science of ancient Inca agriculture is inspiring. Later you will leave for Maras to watch the locals pan the salt mines. The tour last a half day. In the afternoon or evening we will take the train to Aguas Calientes, the village close to Machu Picchu, much warmer than Cusco. We are at the border of the jungle. Hotel / hostal in Agua Calientes.
Maras + Moray tour in private + lunch buffet
Train to Aguas Calientes
Hotel in Aguas Calientes + included diner
Not included: Drinks
Day 14 : Machu Picchu
Today we will leave early on sunrise to the Machu Picchu ruins. You will start with a guided tour of the ruins for 2 h, in which you will learn all about the origins of this archeological wonder with some free time to explore on your own. Your return train through the Sacred Valley of the Incas to Cusco will depart in the afternoon and arrive in the evening. hotel in Cusco
Optional: You can take the train to Ollantaytambo and sleep 1 night in the Sacred Valley
Bus to Machu Picchu
Entrance to Machu Picchu
2 h English speaking guide in private
lunch in aquas calientes
Train to Cusco or Ollantaytambo
Hotel 4* in Cusco + diner in cusco
Wayna Picchu permit
Day 15: Lima + Flight Home
Transfer to the airport, flight back to Lima to connect with your international flight.
Optional, you can stay 1 more night in Lima
Transfer out depending the local flight ( food not included )
lunch + diner and drinks
Transfer in Lima
Local flight to Lima
Extra night in Lima
This program is only an example, we can make programs accommodate all your needs !!!
It’s also possible to extend with North Peru or relax some days at the beach.
1 flight included: 1 over the Nasca lines
You can use this tour as a base; you can add the 2 or 4 days Inca trail or extend this tour with a visit to the jungle in Manu or Puerto Maldonado.
People who like to go towards the very famous INCA TRAIL , the 2 or 4 days (look at this website for the program), need to make a reservation for this, together with the reservation of this tour. This Inca trail is so popular that it needs more than 90 days of reservation in advance!
For general informacion click below