Reception in Velasco Astete airport in the city of Cusco and transfer to the hotel.
Morning free for acclimatization.
In the afternoon, will begin the excursion by the city of Cusco will visit the following route:
The Plaza de Armas, this square is the symbolic center of the Inca Empire, also will visit the city of cusco’s Cathedral.
Korikancha temple or Temple of the Sun, built during the Government of the Inca Pachacutec.
Ruins of Tambomachay, known as the baths of the Inca. Through their steps, crystalline waterfalls can be seen and says here is worshipped to the liquid element.
Fortress of Puca Pucara red, fortification formed by terraces, stairways, passages, towers, niches and platform.
Kencco amphitheatre, is said that Inca Temple. Its construction is from stones. There are passages, channels and staircases etched representing the puma, which is the sacred animal of that era.
Sacsayhuaman Temple, presents immense walls formed by monumental stones distributed in a zigzag pattern in three platforms that have an average of 360 meters long. There are stones of up to 9 meters long and 5 meters wide.
DAY 2 CUSCO (B, TEA TIME, D)
Enjoy Machu Picchu: the improvement way!
The Hiram Bingham train provides passengers a spectacular journey through landscapes unparalleled, appreciating traditional Andean villages and the wonderful views from the terraces of the inca time.
Departure from Poroy station (20 minutes from the center of Cuzco) in the Hiram Bingham the Brunch Gourmet on board. You will have a guided onboard service to explain the points of interest during the voyage, as well as the Citadel of Machu Picchu.
After the visit to the archaeological site.
The afternoon tea in the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, located only a few steps from the Citadel of Machu Picchu will be provided. At 0630 pm approx. output on the train back to Poroy. Once aboard the train serves snacks before dinner à la carte including 03 dishes and dessert, accompanied by entertainment live.
Transfer by bus to the city of Cusco Poroy.
DAY 3 CUSCO / PUNO (Thursday) (B,L,D)
Transfer to take the Belmond Andean Explorer train.
This fascinating train runs along one of the highest train routes in the world, crossing stunning cities from Cuzco to Lake Titicaca in Puno and Arequipa; exploring natural beauties and ancient kingdoms in trips with overnight stay aboard.
Starting from Cusco in the morning, crossing the Altiplano towards Puno and discovering the bright beauty of Lake Titicaca.
On board you will enjoy the following services:
Car Lounge: Meet new friends around the Middle grand piano and relax on comfortable seats with majestic views. Share the adventures of the day and enjoy a refreshing drink at the bar.
Cars restaurants: fresh, colorful and seasonal dishes with local ingredients in the Peruvian Andes in elegant restaurant cars. Menus designed by our chefs in the Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco.
Car Observatory: A place to relax, make friends and enjoy the views while treating yourself with a pisco sour bar. Breathe the Andean air from the open deck of the Observatory to measure car travelling by train through stunning landscapes.
DAY 4 PUNO (Friday) (B,L,D)
Sunrise on Lake Titicaca
06:00 a Breakfast on board
08:00 Visit the island of Uros – traditional boat trip visit to Taquile Island: Collata Beach
12:30 Lunch at the beach (private location) – Typical dances and demonstration of craftsmanship
15:30 Arrival to the station of Lake Titicaca
16:00 In the season afternoon tea
17:00 Departure to Arequipa
19:00 Dinner on board
DAY 5 AREQUIPA (Saturday) (B,L)
06:00 Early breakfast in Saracocha
09:55 Visit to the caves of Sumbay station km. 99 11: 26 landing for the visit to Colca Canyon (this visit is not included in train ticket).
12:30 Lunch on board
15:30 Panoramic tour of the city of Arequipa
16:00 The airport of the city of Arequipa