Great Southern Circuit (14 days)

Great Southern Circuit of Peru (14 days)

Visit: Lima, Paracas, Nazca, Arequipa, Puno and Cuzco with visits to Ballestas Islands, Nazca Lines, Colca Valley, Titicaca Lake, Uros and Taquile Islands and Machu Picchu.

Includes: 2 nights in Lima, 1 night in Paracas, 1 night in Nazca, 2 nights in Arequipa, 1 night in Colca Valley, 2 nights in Puno and 4 nights in Cuzco, with breakfasts, excursions mentioned in the program, train and bus tickets, overflight Nazca Lines, guided tours with entrances.

Circuit Tour in Peru - The tour packages includes:

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Transfers, excursions and visits as detailed in the program

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Regular bus service Lima / Paracas / Nazca / Arequipa, Colca / Puno

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13 nights lodging with breakfast included (2 nights in Lima, 1 night in Paracas, 1 night in Nazca, 2 nights in Arequipa, 1 night in Colca Valley, 2 nights in Puno and 4 nights in Cuzco)

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Train tickets to Machu Picchu

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Lunch where specified

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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.

Domestic Flight in Peru

Optional flight tickets Cuzco to Lima

AXA Travel Assistant

Optional AXA Travel Assistant

Itinerary: Great Southern Circuit (14 days / 13 nights)

Daily departures


Day 1: .... / Lima

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

  • Lodging in Lima.


Day 2: Lima / Paracas (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • Free morning for your personal activities.

  • In the afternoon, transfer to the bus station for departure on regular bus service toward Paracas.

  • Upon arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel.

  • Lodging in Paracas


Day 3: Paracas / Nazca (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • At scheduled time transfer for a boat tour to Ballestas Islands.

  • Afterwards, you will continue your trip on regular bus service toward Nazca City.

  • On arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel.

  • During the afternoon, visit to Chauchilla Cemetery and return to the hotel.

  • Lodging in Nazca


Day 4: Nazca / Arequipa (B)

  • Breakfast

  • Transfer to the local airport for overflying the Nazca Lines - the 12 most representative geoglyphs.

  • Transfer to the bus station for your trip to Arequipa.

  • On arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel.

  • Lodging in Arequipa City


Day 5: Arequipa (B)


Day 6: 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.

  • 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 7: Colca Valley / Puno (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 Puno

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

  • Lodging in Puno City.


Day 8: Puno (B-L)


Day 9: Puno / Cuzco (B-L)

  • 07:15 Bus departure from Puno City

  • 09:15 Arrival to Pucará and visit theMuseo Alcra Pukara (35 minutes)

  • 11:20 Arrival to passing La Raya and time to take pictures (10 munutes)

  • 12:20 Arrival to Sicuani and buffet lunch

  • 13:10 Arrival to Raqchi and vist the archaeological place and native community (45 minutes)

  • 15:30 Arrival to Andahuaylillas and San Pedro de Andahuaylillas Chapel, denominated the "Capilla Sixtina del Peru" (Sistine Chapel of Peru) (35 minutes)

  • 17:00 Arrival to Cuzco

  • Transfer to your selected hotel

  • Lodging in Cuzco


Day 10: Cuzco (B)

  • Morning free for rest

  • 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, Kenko, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay.

  • Return to hotel

  • Lodging in Cuzco.


Day 11: 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 12: Cuzco (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • Free day for personal activities.

  • Lodging in Cuzco.


Day 13: Cuzco / Lima (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Lima.

  • On arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel.

  • In the afternoon begin a City tour in the Historical Centre of Lima, where you will appreciate more than fifty monuments and Colonial buildings, such as the Paseo de la República, the San Martín Square, the Main Square, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, and the City Council Palace. We will visit the monumental San Francisco Convent, which displays the largest collection of religious art in America. Our highlight will be the visit of the underground vaults, known as “catacumbas” or catacombs.

  • Then we will visit traditional residential areas of Lima, such as El Olivar of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar.

  • Return to your hotel and lodging


Day 14: Lima / ...... (B)

  • Breakfast

  • At fixed time transfer to the airport for your departure flight.


The program does not includes

  • Flight Tickets Cuzco to Lima

  • Tips for guides and staff members.

  • Services not mentioned in the program

Great Southern Circuit (14 days / 13 nights) - Rates 2017

Hotel Class

Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room



$ 1,807

$ 1,737

$ 2,161

$ 313


$ 1,868

$ 1,737

$ 2,371

$ 313

Superior Tourist

$ 1,971

$ 1,853

$ 2,511

$ 313


$ 2,098

$ 2,044

$ 2,813

$ 313

Superior First

$ 2,291

$ 2,191

$ 3,216

$ 313


$ 2,697

$ 2,654

$ 3,950

$ 313

Superior Deluxe

$ 3,784

$ 3,233

$ 6,192

$ 313


Hotels for program

Train Expedition applies to Economy and Tourist category
Train Vistadome applies since Superior Tourist class to Superior Deluxe programs
Single supplement apply to a passenger traveling alone
In case you wish to change train category, please ask when booking


Terms and Conditions:

  • Rates apply to foreign tourists, not residents in Peru and there are expressed in U.S. Dollars. Our fares include all taxes.

  • The system must only process reserves received at least 7 days before the date of trip.

  • Unused services are not refundable

  • Rates subject to change and / or availability

  • Does not apply to dates of Easter, Inti Raymi, Independence Day (25 to 31 July), National Holidays, Christmas, New Year and Special Events


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