Extraordinary Discovery Circuit Peru in 19 days

In the circuit that we present you below, you will know the most required destinations of our majestic Peru, as for example; the city of the Kings, we will also have an exquisite dinner at the Restaurant Dama Juana.

We will continue the tour towards the south and make the expedition to the crossbows where we will see penguins, sea lions and the magnificent figure of the candelabra engraved in a dune in front of the sea, our expedition will continue to the city of Nazca and then fly over the majestic Nasca Lines.

The magnificent White City of Arequipa will be our next point to visit, to continue until city of Puno and navigate the highest navigable lake in the world - The Titicaca, our circuit continue to visit the imperial city of Cusco.

On the expedition to the Imperial city of Cusco, we will visit the Cathedral and the Qoricancha temple, in addition to visiting the 4 ruins near the city.
The next day we will continue our visit to the Pisac Ruins, the traditional market of Pisac, we will appreciate the majestic landscape of the Sacred Valley and end the day with the visit Ollantaytambo.

To discover our wonderful citadel of Machupicchu, we will take one of the Inca roads that were used by our ancestors to get to Machupicchu in 2 days, ending up in our wonderful citadel of and thus be able to appreciate its entire splendor.



Welcome at the airport in Lima and transfer to the selected hotel.

Free day free activities, not included in the program.

Overnight in Lima


Breakfast at the hotel. Free day.

19:00 Hours.

At the agreed hour 19:00 Hours, you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred by our driver assigned to a themed restaurant, where you can enjoy a buffet dinner + a spectacular dance show typical Peruvian women.

La Dama Juana restaurant is the perfect choice for this evening.

You will have as an option a variety of typical Peruvian dishes in a complete buffet dinner. Enjoy the show and also of the exquisite dinner.

At the end of the dinner show, our staff will be waiting for you to return to the hotel.

22:00 Return to the hotel.

Hotel in Lima.


Breakfast at the hotel.

Rest of the day free to enjoy the wonders of the city.

Overnight in Lima


Pick up time from hotel - 2:50 am

We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the bus station to Paracas.

The bus will leave at approximately 4:00 am, after 3 hours we will arrive in Paracas.

Arrival in the city of Paracas, reception and transfer.

Visit to the Paracas Reserve

We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the bus station with destination to Paracas.

The bus will leave at approximately 4:00am and after 3 hours we will arrive in Paracas.

Arrival in the city of Paracas, reception and transfer.

Visit to the Paracas Reserve this is a large protected area located southwest of the city of Pisco.

The name of this beautiful place is derived from a Quechua word that means; sand rain, probably because of the strong winds that batter the nights in this place. The reserve of Paracas is also very important as its waters are home to abundant amounts of zooplankton and phytoplankton, allowing a variety of fish to be caught industrial and artisanal.

This is a very important activity in the town of Pisco. The Reserve of Paracas is located in an area of 335,000 hectares and is considered one of the the most important ecosystems on the planet. During our visit, we will be able to appreciate the beautiful cliffs and beaches, in this place we can learn about the marine flora and fauna of the Paracas Reserve.

We will take the bus back to Paracas and head to Ica for about 3 hours. Upon arrival in Ica, we will continue with the tubular excursions by the dunes of the Huacachina, being a fantastic adventure in the middle of the desert where we will enjoy the high and low dunes and where you can feel the adrenaline rush on these natural desert roller coasters.
In the same tour through the desert you will be able to practice sandboarding, our guide will instruct you so that you can do it safely and if in case you do not have experience in this sport, our guide will instruct you in such a way that you will feel safe to do so.

At about 06:00 pm we will take the bus to Ica where we will spend the night.

Hotel in Ica.


Breakfast at the hotel.

At the previously agreed hour in the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel and leave for the airfield of Nazca where we will board a light plane for an unforgettable aerial excursion over the Nazca.

Our bilingual guide (Spanish / English) will assist you at all times until you board the plane.

From the sky, we will observe the majestic lines and figures of the Pampas of San Jose that have 500 hectares and that have been studied for many years by Dr. Maria Reiche (According to Dr. Maria Reiche, who has dedicated a large part of her life to the study of these lines is the Calendar Astronomical world). The Nazca Lines are mysterious traces made.

From the Nazca Airfield, we will board a small plane that will take us to the mysterious Lines Nazca where 12 figures will be shown: whale, trapezoid, monkey, dog, condor, spider, hummingbird, alcatras, parrot, hands, tree, and the most mysterious The Astronaut among others in large dimensions that reach from 15 to 300 meters each and with a depth of approximately 30 centimeters.

The overflight lasts 30 - 35 minutes approximately.

At the end of the flight, we will have time to have lunch and take a bus to Arequipa at 02:30 pm arriving at our destination at 11:30 pm approximately.

We will be assisted on our arrival in Arequipa and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night.


Breakfast at the hotel.

We will have the morning free to be able to rest, to walk a little for the center of the city and have the lunch.

Arequipa (optional and additional tour)

At 02:00pm after a traditional lunch on your own, you will be picked up to start the tour, we will go to the district of Cayma visiting there the Carmen Alto Lookout where you can appreciate the beautiful valley of Arequipa, the Chili river and the three volcanoes that surround the White City.

Then we go to the district of Yanahuara to visit the viewpoint of the same name, built in ashlar as well as its church of mixed baroque style, continuing with our tour we will pass by the Iron Bridge (Designed by Gustavo Eiffel), to go to the Sachaca viewpoint on which is the highest in the whole city from where you can see all the Arequipa countryside.

Then we will visit the Founder's Mansion which is a large house where the son of the founder of the city of Arequipa which was also taken by the Chileans in the war as a headquarters.

Then we go to the town of Sabandia here we can appreciate the hydraulic mill of Sabandia, used to grind the grain, this mill is from the colonial era, ending the tour

We will pass through the district of Paucarpata to observe its terraces and pre-Inca terraces. Then we will visit the Plaza de Armas where the day's excursion ends.

Overnight at the hotel choiced in Arequipa.


Breakfast at the hotel.

08:00am - 08:30am

At the previously scheduled hour, we will leave for Chivay. Where we will begin the tour of the on the way to Yura, where we will admire the natural and cultural landscape of the area. We will border the majestic Chachani volcano and continue through the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve until arrive at Pampa Cañahuas, where the guide will explain about the flora and fauna of the area, we will we will appreciate the natural habitat of the South American camelids within them LA VICUÑA.

We will continue with the tour until we arrive at a small stop in Patahuasi (house at the top) to drink the hot coca tea, very much for the altitude where we will be. We will continue the journey to the bofedales where different species of birds live both migratory to the area according to season,

We will continue our journey until we reach Patapampa, the highest point of the trip located at 4900 m.a.s.l approx. which I also know how with the Mirador de los Andes, here you can see different volcanoes like Misti, HualcaHualca, Sabancaya, Ampato, Ubinas and Chachani.

At midday we will be arriving at the town of Chivay where we will have lunch and stop at followed by a transfer to the hotel, you will have some time to rest and then meet up and visit the thermal baths of La Calera. These open-air baths have thermal water where you can enjoy a very relaxing moment, after the bus tour of the tomorrow.

After a prudent hour, we will return to the hotel so that we can rest and spend the night in the town of Chivay.


Breakfast at the hotel.

06:00 am. approx.

After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, we will start with the day's excursion to the Viewpoint of the Condor Cross, where you can observe the majestic flight of the condors and the canyon depth. On this trip, we will stop at the village of YANQUE to observe its colonial church, dances of the Wititi as well as the typical costume of the Zone. Back to Chivay.

We will visit the villages of PINCHOLLO, MACA, ACHOMA, where the guide will explain us their different customs of the area as well as the Lito models, colonial churches and terraces.

11:30 am approx - Arrival in Chivay.

11:45 am approx - Lunch

01:30 pm approx, we will take the bus to Puno. The bus during the trip, makes small excursions in route, where we can appreciate a little more of the fauna and flora on the way to Lake Titicaca.

Upon arrival in Puno, we will be assisted and transferred to the hotel.

Overnight at the selected hotel in Puno.


Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel to go on a transport to the pier or port main. Around 7:00 am, we start the departure towards the floating islands of the Uros, currently considered the Lake Titicaca National Reserve. Also known as the lake the highest navigable area in the world. During the trip, you will be able to observe a beautiful panoramic view, landscape.

Our specialized guide will tell you about the existence of the floating islands of the Uros.

Today the people of the Uros still maintain their own culture and tradition, as well as fishing especially the (CARACHI) and the silverside. When fishing is abundant, they preserve the fish drying them in the sun. They also hunt wild birds and collect eggs from duck. There are 75 islands living today, and each organized, after a long and nice visit, you will be saying goodbye to the Uros. Our next visit will be the natural island of Taquile.

Natural island of Taquile - To get to our next visit, we will sail by boat for 2 and a half hours, to the natural island of Taquile, during the navigation you will be able to observe the mountain chain (the Cordillera Real), not only that, the people of Taquile are very collaborative and well organized. This is the reason why the Taquileños have demonstrated their high level of progress in the textile industry, receiving their award for UNESCO.

It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, starting at the age of eight and women make exclusively from yarn and fabric.

The visit will take an average of 2 hours, and 1 hour will have to taste a delicious typical lunch, if you really want to be part of this community, you can volunteer to help by buying some of his crafts. So that this community has, some means of sustainability, so that they can continue to show their existence to future travellers.

Finally, our guide will inform you of the time of return, arriving at 17:00 pm. in the city of Puno.

We will spend the night at the selected hotel in Puno.

Day 10: PUNO - CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel.

06:15am, we will be picked up from hotel and transferred to the bus at the Puno bus terminal, to start our excursion to Cusco.

The trip to Cusco lasts approximately 10 hours; we will have 4 excursions and guided tours to the most interesting places in the southern highlands visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the Raya at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inka Aymara Museum in Pukara. Each visit lasts from 20 to 40 minutes, where they can ask questions, take pictures and explore the attractions of the place, making this experience an unforgettable one.

We will arrive in Cusco at 4:30 pm. We will be picked up from the train station and we will transfers to the hotel where we will spend the night. We will be arriving in Cusco at 4:30 pm being picked up and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night, where the passenger will asking questions, taking pictures and exploring the attraction at your own discretion, making this an unforgettable experience.

We will be arriving in Cusco at 4:30 pm being picked up and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night.

Hotel in Cusco.


Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning free to acclimatize or do some shopping.

City tour in Cusco

Our staff will pick you up from your different rooms to start the City tour.

Tour 4 Ruins: The first place we will visit is the Archaeological complex of "Sacsayhuamán", this magnificent Inca construction located north of the city of Cusco is famous for its huge blocks of carved limestone joined with amazing precision, the whole complex comprises three large zigzagged terraces, and we will give a small tour to the imposing statue of the white christ which is also a viewpoint of the city of Cusco.

Continuing with the City Tour we will go to Qenqo this place was a ceremonial center since it in the central part, there is a giant monolith surrounded by niches, where offerings were placed.

Finally, we will visit two other important archaeological ritual ceremonial sites which are Puca Pucara is composed of a small square where you can see rooms, platforms, water channels and Tambomachay (tambo) means resting place and (machay) means underground cavity, east cave place fulfilled the religious function linked to the water and regeneration of the land Puca Pucara. Once after this tour of the City Tour 4 ruins, we will return to the city of Cusco.

Overnight at the hotel choiced in Cusco.


Breakfast at the hotel.

After the pick up we will leave to make the tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, tour that will begin at 08:30 hrs in the morning, hour in which we will pass to pick up you to your hotel, the first place of visit is Pisaq with its typical craft market. You will also visit the archaeological group of Pisaq with its picturesque terraces cultivated in the mountains. Then we will go to Urubamba where we have included a buffet lunch. Continuing with the tour, we will go to the Fortress of Ollantaytambo known also as the living Inca city.

Finally, we will go to the train station of Ollantaytambo, to board the train which leaves at 16:36 hrs (can change depending on the date of booking) to Aguas Calientes, where we will arrive at 6:09 p.m. on average. (According to schedule), we will spend the night in a selected hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).

Optionally, visit the town's hot springs.

Overnight at the choiced in Aguas Calientes.

Day 13: INCA TRAIL KM 104

Meals: Box Lunch and dinner.
Distance: 16kms / 10 mls (6 hours more or less of walking)
Difficulty: Easy / moderate.
Walking time: Approximately 6 hours (includes lunch on the route).
Walk and terrain: Walk on open roads, some steep trails

Breakfast at the hotel (subject to pick-up time depending on train schedule)

Transfer from the Hotel to the Aguas Calientes Train Station towards Km 104.


Today our hike takes us along the most impressive stretch of the Inca Trail. We will visit beautiful Inca sites, we will see a variety of flora and fauna and we will be able to enjoy the panoramas of the Andes Mountains. Covering 16 km of the road, our journey begins in the Sacred Valley and climb the original Inca Trail to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna before continuing to Machu Picchu by the Sun Gate (Inti Punku).

As we drive to Machu Picchu, we will pass through the lush green cloud forest that covers the mountain and we can see a variety of plants, flowers and birds along the way. In addition, we can see some bigger mammals like the Viscachas (chinchillas with form of rabbit) and the Spectacled bears (if we are very lucky).

After a full day of walking, we will arrive at the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) in the late afternoon and we will get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below. The light at this time of day is great for photos because there are few tourists, so it is a perfect time to take some pictures of the site. After passing through the Puerta del Sol, we will continue along the path a little before taking a side path that leads to Aguas Calientes, in the valley below, where we we'll check into our hotel.

Overnight in Aguas Calientes.


Meals: Breakfast
Distance: 8.9kms / 5.5ml
Bus in 25 minutes.
Difficulty: Easy
Meals: Breakfast
Distance: 8.9kms / 5.5mls
Difficulty: Easy

Breakfast at the hotel.

Early wake up (04:00am) to take one of the first buses back to Machu Picchu to enter the site as soon as it opens (06:00am) we will have a 2 hour guided tour in the site where you will learn about the Incas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel.

After the tour, you will have free time to explore the site by yourself and if you have permission to climb the Huayna Picchu (2 hours round trip) or the Machu Picchu mountain (3 hours round trip).

You will also have time to do some of the following activities on your own if you wish (not included in the price).

Climb the Huayna Picchu or the Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there.

Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes are a visit to the new local museum or a bath in the hot springs.

Return to Cusco: You will descend to Aguas Calientes by bus (included) and then board the Expedition train to the Ollantaytambo train station; the train departure time may vary according to schedule and availability.

At the Ollantaytambo train station, you will meet our private van and be transferred to your hotel in Cusco.

- The hike to the mountains of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu depends on availability. Please let us know if you would like to add one of these additional walks at the time of booking.

- We only take ITEP EcoTravel customers in our vans and cars. We do not use public transportation.

About the hotels in Machupicchu:
The hotels can change (be different according to your request) depending on the time of reservation and availability; it is also possible to camp on the Inca Trail 2d/1n, we just need follow the conditions of the Machupicchu government or the restrictions made for security reasons by the Peruvian government.


Breakfast at the hotel

Day off for personal activities.

Overnight in Cusco.


Breakfast at the hotel

At a previously arranged hour, transfer to the airport.

Flight Cusco - Puerto Maldonado

Wait in Puerto Maldonado and transfer to Ecoamazonia.

Upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, the Biodiversity Capital of Peru, we will welcome you at airport. Then we will start our program, with a bus tour, through the city.
Afterwards we will go to the Capitanía Port, where our boat will be waiting for you we will navigate the Bajo Madre de Dios River (Serpenteante River), until we reach our lodge, located thirty kilometers from the city of Puerto Maldonado.

On the way, you will be able to observe rural properties used for agricultural and livestock activities near the city. If the weather is good, you will see colorful plants like the giant flowering heliconias, and the possibility of observing animals, such as capybaras, alligators, water turtles, herons, cormorants, birds of prey and carrion.

Upon arrival at our lodge, you will be greeted with a delicious Amazonian tropical fruit nectar and led to your comfortable room (bungalow), reserved for the occasion.
Once installed, a Succulent lunch will be waiting for you in our cozy rustic design dining room.


In the afternoon, you will be driven by our specialized guide through an interpretative trail conveniently marked towards Cocha Caiman, a small dode lagoon will have the possibility of observe the black alligator and white alligator, efficient predators located at the top of the chain
They live on the abundant water fauna of the lake, represented by fish species.

At the end of the afternoon, you will witness the spectacular sunset in the Amazon, an experience full of colour in overwhelming ranges and intensities.

When you return to the hostel, a delicious dinner will be waiting for you and you will have free time to share moments

Our bar is equipped with an excellent board game room and is equipped with all the necessary drinks you can imagine.

The night fauna will be in charge of lulling you to the tune of an infinite number of songs and voices of various birds.


The birds of paradise will sing to wake you up refreshed. A succulent breakfast will provide you energy needed for a morning full of new experiences.

After breakfast, we will begin an adventure through the virgin forest, accompanied by our local guide; we will walk to the deep forest: we will go through trails prepared by our very well preserved interpretative circuit. On the way, we will cross temporary watercourses called pipes, through bridges in very good condition and we will witness the widest range of species of flora and fauna in the wild. We will get to know a great variety of plants ornamentals of incomparable beauty.

On the way to Cocha Perdida, we will identify species of fruit, forest and medicinal trees that support the animal populations in the Amazon forests.
With luck, we will be able to see larger mammals such as the jaguar or otorongo, the sachavaca and huangana; rodents such as the giant otter, the ronsoco, the majaz and the armadillo; primates such as the coto or howler monkey and puffin; reptiles such as the iguana and the pallet; amphibians such as the toad and birds such as the mountain turkey, partridge, golden parakeet and red, blue and yellow macaw.

Rivers leave behind wetland systems, lakes, oxbow lakes and meanders, such as the spectacular Cocha Lost.

Wetlands play a very important ecological role, as they represent a biological focus substantial with endemic species. They are a refuge for mammals. These aguajales make up seventy percent of hundreds of the area that Eco Amazonia Lodge protects and restores.

The presence of the aguaje is very important for the Amazonian ethnic groups. It is a plant of mystery. The aguaje is the mother of the forest or tree of life.

The aguajal shelters jealous guardians like the feline jaguar considered son of the aguajal, the anaconda, the world's largest snake, the all-seeing owl from his abode at the top of his cup to deliver relief to all evils, and the black alligator guardian who punishes whoever dares to bring down the female waterworks.

Once on the Lost Boat, we will ascend to a huge observation platform. From this viewpoint, you will appreciate the enormous surface that covers this magical place where you will be able to appreciate two types of aguajales: dense and mixed

Then we will take a pleasant walk around the Cocha Perdida and if luck is with you, you will be able sighting the "giant otter" Pteronurabrasiliensis, the largest of its kind and one of the impressive beauty of the Amazon.

Back at the lodge, you will enjoy a delicious lunch


In the afternoon, accompanied by our specialized guide, we will visit the Monkey Island, located a few minutes from the lodge in the heart of the Madre de Dios River. This island shows a huge variety of exuberant flora and is home to numerous primate specimens, such as the maquisapa, the cappuccino and puffin and lion. In addition to other small mammal species, such as the coati (Nasua), the squirrel and a huge variety of colourful birds.

Finally, we will complete our visit of the island, enjoying the sunset, with the most impressive sunset in the jungle.

Back at the lodge, you can enjoy a delicious farewell dinner.


After a good night's rest, the powerful vocalizations produced by the vocal apparatus of the howler monkey, whose amplified mainly by its hyoid bone, warn the visitor that he is in their domain and that it is time to leave. A magnificent breakfast awaits you in our dining room before you start your way back to Puerto Maldonado.

Transfer to Puerto Maldonado Airport

Flight Puerto Maldonado - Cusco

Reception in Cusco and transfer to the hotel

Overnight in Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel.

At the appropriate time transfer to the airport in Cusco.


  • Transfer in and out at each destination.
  • 03 nights accommodation in Lima with breakfast
  • Buffet dinner and artistic show at Dama Juana Restaurant 
  • 01 night accommodation in Nasca with breakfast
  • Ballestas Islands
  • City tour Ica
  • Flight over the Nasca Lines without taxes
  • 02 nights accommodation in Arequipa with breakfast
  • City tour in Arequipa with Miradors
  • 01 night accommodation in Colca with breakfast
  • Colca Canyon tour with lunch and dinner in Chivay on the first day and only lunch on the second day.
  • 02 nights accommodation in Puno with breakfast
  • Full Day Lake Titicaca with typical lunch
  • Bus Puno Cusco or Train Puno Cusco, depending on the category of hotel and train availability-
  • 05 nights accommodation in Cusco with breakfast
  • Cusco City Tour + 4 nearby ruins, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Sacsayhuaman and Tambomachay
  • Full Day Sacred Valley + Buffet Lunch
  • Inca Trail 02 days with Box Lunch and Dinner on the first day
  • 01 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Visit to Machu Picchu
  • Bus Consetur descends on the first day and goes up and down on the second day of the Inca Trail.
  • Train Ollantaytambo - Km 104 - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
  • Train Expedition round trip + dinner at tourist restaurant, is for category 2 and 3 stars and train Vistadome to return + dinner at restaurant El Mapy for category 4 and 5 stars, for those who spend the night in Belmond dinner in Tinkuy (Sanctuary Lodge).
  • For 2 and 3 stars hotels will be used on the route Puno-Cusco, the tourist bus with stops and income.
  • For 4 and 5 star hotels, the Perurail Titicaca Train will be used on the Puno-Cusco route, departing only on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The other days will be by tourist bus and will have a discount of US$200 per person.
  • 02 night’s accommodation at Eco Amazonia Lodge with full meals and excursions according to the program description.

For availability of spaces for this service, please contact us info@salcantay.org and we`ll send you detailed information, prices, terms and conditions.

Please keep in mind that significant price reductions are available for groups. All our tours are fully guaranteed, departure every day. Contact us for more information for the tour that you are choosing, or to begin customizing your own itinerary. recommendations:

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If you want to make a reservation, please fill out our Passenger Details Form.

*** Each reservation requires a USD $ 200.00 deposit as a down payment per person + 10% transfer tax (Total USD $ 220.00). The final balance can be paid at our Local office in cash during your briefing a day or two before your trip.

Once the deposit will be confirmed we will send you your contract voucher.


*** USD $ 200.00 is not the price of the Trek, is only a down payment.


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