Arequipa and Cuzco (7 days)

Tour Package Arequipa and Cuzco 7 days

Seductive, striking and natural, Cuzco's history lives in its streets, squares, valleys and towns. Stunning destinations and examples of fine engineering by Inca stonemasons can be seen in Choquequirao, Kencco and Tambomachay, Sacsayhuaman, Ollantaytambo and Inca City of Machu Picchu, the Inca jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in an ecological environment. Captivating landscapes such as the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where the mountains are clothed by terraces. Pictures villages where the past forms part of the present. Cuzco really is the birthplace of the world.

Arequipa is for those with an interest in ancient civilizations, handicraft collectors, bird watchers, lovers of hot springs, mountaineers, fans of hiking and adventure sports.

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Transfers, excursions and visits as detailed in the program

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6 nights lodging with breakfast included (1 night in Arequipa, 1 night in Colca Valley and 3 nights in Cuzco)

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Train tickets to Machu Picchu (Expedition Class)

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Lunch where specified (L)

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Professional guides and tourist buses during the tours, entrance tickets.

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Taxes and hotel services

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English speaking guide.

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Optional flight tickets or bus tickets

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Optional AXA Travel Assistant

Itinerary - Arequipa and Cuzco (7 days / 6 nights)

Daily departures


Day 1: (Lima or Puno) ..... / Arequipa

  • Upon arrival to Arequipa Airport (or bus satation), reception and transfer to your selected hotel.

  • Free time for lunch

  • In the afternoon, city tour in the Historical Centre of Arequipa (World Cultural Heritage Site) Plaza de Armas (Main Square), the Cathedral, the Society of Jesus Church and Cloister.

  • Visit to Monastery of Santa Catalina

  • Transfer to your selected hotel

  • Lodging in Arequipa City


Day 2: Arequipa / Colca Valley (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • At 8:00 a.m. departure toward Colca Valley, on the way you shall pass by Chachani Peak’s backside, then by Pampas Cañahuas in National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, while enjoying the typical Andean landscape and the vicuñas on sight.

  • Stop on route in a restaurant for lunch (not included)

  • Then continuing through the short route, you will enjoy the sight of the Volcanoes Balcony, Ampato and Sabancaya peaks among others.

  • Arrival to Chivay and transfer to your selected hotel.

  • In the afternoon, visit to La Calera hot springs (entrance ticket is not included).

  • Return to your hotel

  • Lodging in Colca Valley.


Day 3: Colca Valley / Colca Canyon / Arequipa (B)

  • Breakfast

  • To maximize your probability of seeing condors we depart very early towards a superb natural lookout point “Cross of the Condor” from where one can watch condors wheeling across the Colca Canyon, at about an altitude of 15,000 feet. The valley also features pre-Inca ruins, pre-Inca burial grounds and archaeological remains left behind by the Collagua, the ancient inhabitants of the area. Drive further in to the canyon to observe the way of life in this remote land and to admire the impressive irrigation system and the fertile mountains terraced for farming of the Colca Valley. Ask your guide to take you to one of the many workshops in which close to a thousand artisans, scattered throughout the towns in the canyon, turn their ancient sewing and weaving machines into paint brushes to give life to impressively intricate and colorful embroidery and shawls. On route visit Pinchollo, Achoma and Yanque towns.

  • Return to Chivay and free time for lunch

  • Bus departure to Arequipa

  • 18:00 Arrival in Arequipa

  • 22:00 Transfer to the bus station for departure to Cuzco City


Day 4: Arequipa / Cuzco

  • Upon arrival to Cuzco City, reception and transfer to your hotel.

  • You have the morning free to get acclimatized to the altitude.

  • In the afternoon, city tour in the Historical Centre of Cuzco and nearby monuments and surroundings: Plaza de Armas (Main Square), Cathedral, Koricancha or Templo del Sol (Sun’s Temple), after go to Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, Kencco, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay.

  • Return to the selected hotel

  • Lodging in Cuzco


Day 5: Cuzco / Sacred Valley of the Incas / Cuzco (B-L)

  • Breakfast

  • Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley of the Incas) to the colonial village of Pisac. During your visit to the bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the natives for many different types of Peruvian handicrafts and jewelry.

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a "Living Inca Town" since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs.

  • Return to Cuzco via Chinchero

  • Arrival to Cuzco and transfer to your selected hotel

  • Lodging in Cuzco.


Day 6: Cuzco / Machu Picchu / Cuzco (B-L)

  • Breakfast.

  • Transfer to the train station for boarding the train to Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes)

  • Upon arrival to Machu Picchu Pueblo Station, transfer in minibuses that will climb you up to Machu Picchu Inca City. Guided tour.

  • At scheduled time, return down to Machu Picchu Town and lunch.

  • Transfer to the train station for your trip back to Cuzco City.

  • Upon arrival to Cuzco, transfer to your selected hotel.

  • Lodging in Cuzco.


Day 7: Cuzco / .... (Lima, Puno or Tambopata) (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • At fixed time transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (or bus / train station)


The program does not includes

  • Flight Tickets

  • Tips for guides and staff members.

  • Services not mentioned in the program

Rates 2018 - Rates per person in US Dollar

Budget Hotels
Arequipa / Chivay / Cuzco


Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room

Santa Teresa / Colca Inn / Rey Antares

Hotel 2 Stars Class

$ 751

$ 747

$ 820

Ht. Corregidor / Colca Inn / Ht. Carlos V

Hotel 3 Stars Class

$ 771

$ 757

$ 863

Casa de Mi Abuela / Colca Inn / Ht. Warari

Hotel 3 Stars Class

$ 783

$ 772

$ 901



Tourist Hotels
Arequipa / Chivay / Cuzco


Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room

Posada del Monasterio / Casa Andina / San Francisco Plaza

Hotel 3 Stars Class

$ 835

$ 822

$ 995

Santa Rosa / Pozo del Cielo / Munay Wasi

Hotel 3 Stars Class

$ 841

$ 823

$ 1,011

Casa Andina Classic / Pozo del Cielo / San Agustín Internacional

Hotel 3 Stars Class

$ 858

$ 839

$ 1,056



Superior Hotels
Arequipa / Chivay / Cuzco


Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room

Tierra Viva / Pozo del Cielo / San Agustín Plaza

Hotel 3 Stars Class

$ 904

$ 871

$ 1,113

Casa Andina Select / Colca Lodge / Costa del Sol

Hotel 4 Stars Class

$ 1,099

$ 1,076

$ 1,447

Casa Andina Private C. / Colca Lodge / Casa Andina Private C.

Hotel 4 Stars Class

$ 1,154

$ 1,154

$ 1,575


Up Grade to Train Vistadome Class US $ 37


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