Individual South Peru, fast south Peru without Puno,Nasca, but with Lima, Arequipa, Colca with condor, Cusco, sacred valley, Maras, Moray, Machu picchu
Category: Individual Tours
Tour for 10 days, hotels/transport and excursions included
From Lima to ---Lima
How do we work?
In our package tours 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 .
The excursions you do in International groups with English speaking guides. We also arrange your transfers and give you the bus tickets to go from point A to point B, 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 and Lima.
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What is included?
*All bus/national flight 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 buses are based on good buses, on request there are also Royal class buses
*We can offer this tour in 2 types: star hotels or local clean hostels.or a mixTransfers ,we can offer the tour also cheaper without transfers
* Your food, in the hotels is breakfast included.
* The entry fees and taxes, like airport tax.
Day 1 : Lima
Arrive at Lima airport, someone from Peru planet pick you up from the airport and bring you to your first hotel in Lima or Miraflores. In the mornig or afternoon you fo the 1/2 day city tour of Lima
Transfer from the airport
Hotel /hostal Lima
1/2 day city tour
Day 2 : Islas Palominas Lima - flight to Arequipa
This morning you have transfer to the harbour of Callao, from where the boat to the islas palominas start. This excursion to these islands full of sealive takes 3 h Swimming with Sea Lions 10:00 Departure to the islands. During the whole tour we will observe open sea, rocky Islands, dung birds, fishermen boats at work and a Humboldt penguin rookery. 11:30 Arriving to the far point on route, the Palomino Island, a huge sea lion rookery appears, a group come to us playing, swimming, jumping and diving below the boat. Wearing wetsuits we might jump (opcional )into the water with life vests and share the ocean with them, swimming with them; sometimes the young ones come up and touch us out of curiosity; the old ones keep a 5 meters distance from us. They live in comfort because there are no predators. Being in the water close to the colony is an amazing moment for everyone who likes nature and wildlife. 13:00 heading back, the boat passes amazing rookeries with many bird colonies. Once in calm waters we have a snack talking about the experience. 13:30 arriving to the dock after two hours and a half of experiencing a full sea nature adventure.
we have transfer to the airport to take our local flight to Arequipa.
In Arequipa we have transfer to our hotel.
Transfer to callao go and back Tour around the Palominas islands English / Spanish speaking Guidance Wetsuit Life Vests Swim among Sea Lions Snack on Board Insurance while in boat transfer to and from airport Lima and Arequipa Hotel/ hostal in AQP
Not included Masks, Fins Binoculars Rain coats Insurance while in water Flight to Arequipa
Day 3 : Arequipa
Free to visit this beautiful city, visit the star of Arequipa “The MUMMY JUANITA “or the” Santa Catalina monastery”, in the evening you can try in one of the many restaurants the local “CUY” or marmot or Alpacca,1 night hotel.
Optional, rafting on Chili river ,a great adventure or you take the Campina tour with viewpoints over the volcanoes, or the reality tour , here you visit the local market , the silar stone works ,and you see how the poor Peruvian people survive !
Hotel / hostal Arequipa
Tours in Arequipa
Day 4: Colca Canyon
Start of the 2 daysColca canyon tour, this is in a International group,
Many photo stops to see this beautiful canyon with his many vicunias/Lamas /volcano’s. In the afternoon you can swim in the hot spring and in the evening its
possible to take a meal with folkloristic dances. 1 night in the small village Chivay.
optional you can do the 3 days with trekking in the canyon
Colca canyon tour 2 days with english speaking guide
Hotel / hostal in Colca
Entree fee colca 70 sol
Entree fee hot springs 15 sol
Day 5: Colca - Arequipa- nightbus cusco
Early breakfast and leave to the condor cross to see this amazing bird “The CONDOR” after lunch we return back to Arequipa. In Arequipa we wil take the luxery nightbus to Cusco
2 days tour in group
Transfer Nightbus to Cusco
Day 6: Cusco
We arrive early in the morning in Cusco. There is transfer to our hotel in Cusco. This day we have a free day cusco to relax and enjoy this amazing city
Day 7: Cusco - Sacred valley
Today we have the sacred valley tour, we will visit the markets and ruins of Pisaq /Ollantaytambo this takes a whole day. We wil sleep in the sacred valley in a nice hotel.
Sacred valley tour in group( opcional in private, recommended)
A private car and guide pick us up from the hotel and drive with us to Chinchero. here we wil visit the Ruins and the village. After thar we drive to Moray where we can see enormous Circles made by the incas. We continue to Maras to see the amazinf saltpans in the mountains. After our luch we drive to Ollantaytambo to take the afternoon train to Aquas calientes. We stay the night in a hotel in Aqyas cal
Included Private Sacred valley tour Chinchero/ maras / moray Transfer to railwaystation Train to Aquas cal Hotel/ hostal in Aquas cal Not included Entree fees Meals
Day 9 This morning we go verry early for sunrise to Machu Picchu, its much warmer than Cusco. It’s the border of the jungle. We go to Machu Picchu by bus, to see these amazing ruins. Here you go with an English speaking guide 2 h, in the afternoonyou will take the train back to Cusco /hotel in Cusco
bus up and down to machu picchu
entree fee machu picchu
English speaking guide 2h
Hotel / hostal in cusco
Day 10 : Return to Lima
Transfer to the airport, flight back to Lima to connect with your international flight.
You can drop your luggage in the airport and take a taxi to visit lima
Flight to Lima
Transfers in lima
This program is only an example; we can make programs to all your needs!!!
It’s also possible to do this tour the other way around, start first with south Peru, after that you start on the way to the North and finish your holiday in the North, on one of the beaches.
1 flight included : over the Nasca lines
This tour you can use as a base, you can add the 2 or 4 days Inca trail or extend this tour wit a visit to the jungle in Manu or Puerto Maldonado .
What to bring with you
v We advice to travel as light as possible, around 15kg a person, we prefer a backpack or travel bag, we don't like suitcases while they are hard to travel in local transport and buses. v Clothes , in this tour we go from the coast to the highlands , in June its Winter ,so it can be cold at night and at high altitudes , so prepared for cold and warm , good walking shoes ,sunscreen, waterproof clothing ,alarm clock ,lip salve, personal medication, travel dictionary and don't forget , if there is something you miss , you always can buy it cheaper in Peru Money and Passport v We advice to bring with you around 650 EURO pocket money, this in a combination of travel cheques/cash/and credit card. This money is for the cost of the excursions and the meals in the restaurants, not included your souvenirs, its just an indication to eat normal and do the indicated excursions, everybody spend different! v The money in Peru is the Nuevo sol ,EURO is widely accepted around Peru , you better bring around 150 USD to pay the excursions /airport tax and entrée fee ,the rest in Euro .(not included Incatrail ) v Credit cards like Master card /Visa are widely accepted, every place we go have ATM machines. v No visa is necessary for countries of Western Europe /Asia/North or South -America/Australia/New Zealand/South Africa. With a valid passport the tourist card allows you up to 90 days in Peru
CLIMATE The Andes mountains have a lot of influence at the climate in Peru .The coast is one big dry desert ,the Andes have high temperatures in springtime/daytime if the sun shines ,In the evenings it can be cold .The best time to travel :dry season , from may till October , The temperatures are some lower , but the sky is mostly clear with less rain . But be prepared, showers of rain , can be all year around ! MEDICATION Altitude sickness can appear, but after 2 days you get used to the altitude, you feel some headache, but we climb slowly .PS: People who have hart or Long problems, better contact first a doctor before travelling to high altitudes .Peru don't ask officially vaccinations, exception for Manu: for Manu you have to take against yellow fever .We advice that you take some vaccinations like :- Hepatitis-A- DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, polio);You have to start with these vaccinations about 6 weeks before departure .Don't drink tap water!For more info ,look at www.doh.gov.uk/traveladvicewww.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk
GENERAL Southamerica planet wants you to enjoy your holiday of a lifetime with complete success. Please read the following conditions carefully as it is your contract with Southamerica planet. We don't want to make you afraid, but we like to be very clear! Because of the adventures character of this tour, some unexpected circumstances can appear .That's why we maybe have to change the program or parts of it. Peruplanet do everything to follow the booked program, but it can appear that for example, roads are unexpected not possible to drive because of heavy rain , buses break down , local flights are cancelled or are delayed ,strikes of all the transport . We only change the program to guaranty the safety of the client , and in communication with the client. We keep the right to change the program before or at that moment like,day schedules, hotels, transport or excursions.This is and stay a tour with an adventures character.The changes in the program happens mostly in conversation with the client , but southamericaplanet always have the final decision. If there are some changes before departure, than everybody of the group gets a mail with clearly indicated the changes. The extra travel -or hotel costs are for the members of the tour.In normal circumstances, you always follows the official program. Our prices do not include , international flighs, meals not specified in your itinerary, personal expenses, personal insurance, and tips. Southamerica Planet will not pay compensation if forced to cancel or change your tour because of war, threat of war, riot, civil strike, industrial dispute, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or extreme weather conditions, epidemics or health risks, technical or maintenance problems with transport, closed or congested airports or ports, changes imposed by re-scheduling or cancellation of flights by airlines, the alteration of airlines or aircraft types, or similar events beyond the control of Southamerica planet. The client is also responsible for personal belongings. Clients undertake the tours, treks or expeditions, featured in our programme, at their own volition.
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HOW TO MAKE RESERVATION? The easiest way to reserve a tour is by filling in the reservation form at this website. Some days after we received your reservation, we confirm the reservation. Than we ask 40 % deposit of the total amount ,the other 60% , you can pay 5 weeks before departure. This payment you can do at our Peruvian banc account. After payment you receive a paper with confirmation of your payment . After full payment you receive the address of the first hotel in Lima. A booking is accepted and becomes definite only from the date when Southamerica planet sends out a confirmation invoice (once we have received your deposit) at which point a contract exists and the deposit becomes non-refundable and non-transferable. Give us also your telephone number to contact you if there are last minute changes.
CHANGES and extension possibilities § It is possible to arrive earlier, also to depart later. This you have to tell us in advance together with your reservation ,so we ca arrange something for you .§ Thisisjust an example and we can make some changes wherever you like ! INSURANCE Clients are obligated and responsible for ensuring that they have adequate cover for the full duration of the tour in respect of medical expenses, injury, death, repatriation, cancellation. It is our policy to check the validity and cover of your insurance policy and we hold the right to refuse travel to anyone whose insurance does not satisfy these criteria..24-h emergency service 24-h of your private travel insurance , but we have an office in Peru/Cusco , Here Peruvian people are working and its always possible to contact them 7 days a week 24 h for emergency .They now there country better than we do and have the best contacts ! Wehave 2 officesin Peru Cusco and Lima.
CANCELATION Should the client wish to cancel, cancellation charges will be imposed. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by Peruplanet The charges are shown below: 56 and more days before departure: 15% deposit 56 to 42 days before departure: 30% of total price 28 days to 14 days before departure: 75% of total price 14 days to 7 days : 90% of price, less than 7 days 100% In addition to the cancellation fees mentioned above, the full insurance premium is also payable. We strongly recommend that full insurance is taken out, which includes cover, under certain circumstances, against the loss of deposit or cancellation charges.. Keep in mind that traintickets and Incatrail NEVER is possible to get arefund.
WE HOPE THAT YOU ENJOY THIS COUNTRY JUST AS MUCH AS WE DO!