This is one of our most popular package for passangers who have short time in Peru. These 8 day and 7 night package includes: Cusco, Sacred Valley , Machu Picchu and finally Lake Titicaca These destinations are a must for all those visiting Peru and the Cusco Region ;Puno ending in Lima.
Realize why Bioandean Expeditions has a good reputation.First of all we are a 100% Peruvian Agency based in Cusco Peru and We offer the very best service, using carefully 3stars,4stars and 5stars hotels which are based on great Standards and the leaders in their category here in Cusco Region. When you arrive to Cusco you will be greeted by one of our representatives holding a sign with your name on it. After your arrival at your hotel you will meet your guide who will be given a pre-briefing. During our tours we look after our passengers every step of the way. There are no hidden surprises. Yes – we included the train to Machu Picchu and all internal land and air transportation (Included domestic flights in Peru) All our full day tours include lunch.
Upon arrival into Cusco you will be met by one of our professional and friendly representatives. They will be holding a sign with your ‘last name’ on it. You will be transferred to your comfortable Cusco hotel in the air conditioned comfort of our modern van. Upon arrival to your hotel you will be given a pre-briefing about your upcoming trip and you will be presented with all your vouchers for your upcoming trip. You will have the morning free to relax and acclimatize to the altitude.
HD – City Tour of Cusco
In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel for your half day City Tour of Cusco. Our tour will start with a visit to the San Cristobal Plaza where we will enjoy panoramic views of the city. From there we will make our way to the San Pedro Markets where we will soak in the local flavours and learn about the products grown in the area which supply the whole city. Our visit to the Koricancha Temple is an interesting one. This temple in Quechua means ‘Gold Enclosure’ and back in Pre-Colombian times it was completely covered in gold. We will continue on and visit the Santo Domingo Church and then up the cobblestone streets visiting the artisans’ neighbourhood of San Blas stopping by the Inca Roca Palace which today is the Archbishop’s Palace and home of the famous 12 Angled Stone. We will finish our tour visiting the main square in Cusco, the Cathedral and its many precious colonial materpieces. After your tour of Cusco you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cusco.
Day 02: FD – Tour of the Sacred Valley
After breakfast in your hotel you will be picked up for your full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will travel in the air conditioned comfort of our modern van. Along the way we will stop at Awanacancha, a small complex to admire Andean camelids such as Alpacas and Llamas. We will learn about dying techniques from the locals. Later we will explore Pisac Ruins and the Pisac Markets – the biggest arts and crafts markets in South America. We will then enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Urubamba buffet luch will be served. In the afternoon our tour continues to Ollantaytambo. Ollantaytambo is a small town full of local colour and inhabited since Inca times. We will visit the main temple which was used as an fortress during the Inca resistance. A great place to take some amazing photos, after visiting Ollamtaytambo we go towards Chimcheros where we can appreciate the great contructions of the Incas . At the designated time we will travel by van back to Cusco and transferred back to your comfortable hotel.
Day 03: FD – Travel to Aguas Calientes
After breakfast you will be picked up for your full day travel to Aguas Calientes Town which is on the foot of Machu Picchu Mountain. You will be transferred to the train station in Ollamtaytambo where we will embark the train and enjoy a 2 hour scenic train ride unfold before us. We will take in Andean Mountain terrain as we journey through to lush tropical jungle. Upon arrival into Aguas Calientes, you will be met your guide and he will take you to have luch and then to your comfortable hotel. Your luggage will be delivered to your hotel Free afternoon and evening to enjoy in Aguas Calientes at your leisure. Overnight in Aguas Calientes (you can visit the natural hotspring).
Day 04: FD Tour to Machupicchu
Breakfast in the hotel we will board the first bus up to the winding road to Machu Picchu Citadel to be able to see the sunrise. We use the best guides in Machu Picchu. They are very professional, passionate and well versed in their knowledge about their ancestors. They will pass on articulate insights into the complexities of the architecture, the significance and the fine intricacies of one of the world’s most profound and facinating civilizations. You will have some free time to wander around the ruins at your leisure and then at the designated time we will take a shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes In the afternoon at the designated time we will take the train from Aguas Calientes back to Poroy. Upon arrival into Poroy train station you will be met and transferred back to your comfortable Cusco hotel.
They off in cusco and you will travel from Cusco to Puno at 10:00 pm so you will arrive to Puno at 6:00 Am on the 6th day
Day 06: Uros Islands and Amantani
We will pick you up from the Bus Station so will take to our lodge where you can take a hot shower and have breakfast after this Between 7.40am and 8am Transfer from the lodge to the port and by motor boat we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the lives of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 meters in length. After a beautiful 3hr boat ride we reach Amantani Island where we will break into smaller groups to stay with the local families. You have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4150 m.a.s.l) to see the Temples of the Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people. Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family meals’ lunch, dinner with
Accommodation: rustic accommodation with family. Maximum Altitude: 4150 m.a.s.l.
Day 07: Taquile Island – Puno
After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the neighboring Taquile Island, where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, after lunch we take the return trip to Puno. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer back to your hotel approx 4 pm. End of service. Meals 01 Breakfast, 01 typical lunch in Taquile.
Breakfast in your hotel. At the designated time you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Juliaca airport ( will take 40 minutes by private taxi) for your departing flight.
You will be assisted at the airport before you board your plane
Includes / Not Includes
- All Transfers as mentioned in the Travel Program
- 3 Nights Accommodation in Cusco & 1 night in Aguas Calientes (double,twin or triple room)
- Top hotels in each category with all hotels based on US Standard
- All tours mentioned in the travel program
- All Entrance Fees
- Professional English Speaking Guides
- Roundtrip Expedition Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu
- Roundtrip Shuttle Bus up to Machu Picchu
- 4 Breakfasts (in hotel), 2 lunches (included on Full Day Tours)
- Round trip Domestic Flights (Lima- Cusco- Lima) we have the right to provide you the flight tickets in any
- company we considere good for the Agency
- 24 Hour assistanc
What is Included in Puno ?
- Professional, English speaking-Spanish guide
- Collection from Puno Bus Station
- Admission ticket to the Island
- Motor boat-driver
- Speedy boat (Jumbo Class services)
- 01 Night hotel ***+ Breakfast, in Puno (double,twin or triple room)
- 01 Night Home stays with the Families (Amantani).
- DAY FIRST: 01 Typical Lunch-01 Typical Dinner-01 Typical Breakfast.
- DAY TWO: 01 Typical Lunch in the Island Taquile
- 24 Hour assistance
Price ∧ availability
PRIVATE TOURS ARE BASED ON GROUP SIZE:
Two trekkers: 1850 USD$
Three trekkers: 1800 USD$
Four trekkers: 1750 USD$
Five – to more: 1700 USD$