With so much to see and do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to do during your stay. That‘s why we‘ve created this 10day itinerary to help you make the most of your time in Peru and explore some of the country‘s top best destinations. From exploring the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu to taking in the stunning views of the Andes Mountains, you‘ll be sure to have an unforgettable experience in Peru. So, let‘s get started!


Price from

US$ 1920 Per person


Group size

min. 2 - max 12




07 - 90

Tour level


Own room

From U$350


The astronaut Nazca Lines


Your private transfer will take from your hotel to Lima airport to catch a scenic flight to Cusco.

In Cusco your private vehicle and guide will pick you up at the Cusco airport and take you immediately to the Sacred Valley (the best place to get easily acclimatize and reduce the altitude sickness symptoms) on a private tour to some of the most incredible sites in the Sacred Valley. Our experienced guides will provide interesting insights into the history and culture of the ancient ruins of Moray, Chincheros and the breathtaking Salineras salt mines.

You will also have the opportunity to taste some of the local cuisine and purchase handmade souvenirs. We look forward to providing you with an unforgettable experience in Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

  • Maximum Altitude: 3800 m – 12467 feet above sea level.
  • Accommodation altitude: 2792 meters – 9160 ft above sea level.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in the Sacred Valley.
  • Meals: No meals included.

Todays adventure starts with a guided tour around Ollantytambo Inca complex. This archaeological site is considered one of the best-preserved ruins in Peru and is an important part of the Incan legacy. Ollantaytambo is a great place to explore the history, culture and traditions of the Incas and to marvel at the impressive architecture of the ruins. After exploring the ruins, you will take the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, a small town at the base of Machu Picchu. The train journey takes about two hours through stunning mountain scenery, making it a great way to get to Machu Picchu.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight: Hotel in Aguas Calientes


You will board a bus shuttle to Machu Picchu for a full guided tours around this amazing place. As you approach the ruins, you will be able to take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. You will explore the ruins with your guide and learn about the myths, history that lies behind every structure. After you’ve seen the ruins, you can take a hike to one of the popular mountain peaks of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain to get a better view of the ancient city. After you’ve explored the ruins and taken in the incredible views, you will catch the bus back to Aguas calientes and then take the train back to Ollantaytambo.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight: Hotel in Ollantaytambo

Today’s tour starts early when your guide and private transport will pick you up at your hotel. You will first make a stop at the beautiful and ancient Inca site of Pisac, which overlooks the Sacred Valley. Here you will get to explore the archaeological site and take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You will learn about the significance of the site and the various structures and ruins that remain such as the Temple of the Sun and the Intihuatana. 

You will also get to explore the local markets, which are filled with unique crafts and souvenirs. 

Next, you will take a short drive to the charming city of Cusco. 

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight: Hotel in Cusco

Take the morning to relax and then you will have and city tour around Cusco. You will explore the city’s beautiful colonial architecture and get to visit some of the important sites such as the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the famous Inca sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. 

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight: Hotel in Cusco

You will board an eight hours panoramic bus ride from Cusco to Yanque town in the Colca Canyon. The bus will take you through one of the less explorer areas of Cusco and Arequipa region. You will pass through traditional villages surrounded by picturesque snow-capped mountains, lakes and lagoons. As you get closer to the Colca Canyon you will descend into the area’s unique high-altitude desert.

  • Meals included: Breakfast – lunch.
  • Overnight: Hotel in Yanque

The tour starts early in the morning, when you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the Cruz del Condor. Along the way, there will be some stops and small hikes where you will get to experience the spectacular scenery of the Colca Canyon, including its towering cliffs and deep ravines.
Once at the Cruz del Condor, visitors will get the chance to see the Andean Condors soaring in the sky and take in the incredible views of the canyon from the best lookout point. After soaking in the scenery, you will then drive back to Arequipa allowing some stops for pictures and lunch.

  • Meals included: Breakfast – lunch.
  • Overnight: Hotel in Arequipa.

You will take a first class 10 hour bus ride from Arequipa to Nazca City in a comfortable and luxurious bus. You will travel in a modern, air-conditioned bus with reclining seats, ample legroom, and plenty of overhead storage space. You will also be served a delicious meals, snacks, and drinks on board. Additionally, the bus is equipped with full on-board entertainment systems. Besides you will get to experience the different geography that totally differs from the other places you have visited in Peru.

  • Meals included: Breakfast – lunch – dinner.
  • Overnight: Hotel in Nazca.

The flight itself offers stunning views of the Nazca Lines, a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca desert in Peru. During the flight your guide will take on a 30 minutes flight overlooking animals, plant, and geometric designs that make up the lines so mysterious. After the flight, you will take a 3 hour bus to Ica bus terminal and then a private  transfer to the nearby Huacachina Oasis. 

  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • Overnight: Hotel in Huacachina Oasis.

First, early in the morning you can explore the stunning sand dunes and listen to the tranquil sounds of the desert on your own. You’ll have the chance to take a relaxing walk around the oasis, marveling at the stunning views and exploring the charming town. Next, you’ll be taken to the Ballestas Islands, located off the coast of Peru. Here you’ll be able to enjoy the spectacular view of the rocky islands and the abundance of wildlife that calls the islands home. Seals, sea lions, and many species of birds can be seen from the boat, making this a great spot for bird-watchers. Finally, you’ll be taken back to Lima and then transfer to Lima airport.

  • Meals included: Breakfast.

What is included?

Terraces of Pisaq


7 nights in a strong 3 stars hotel, 1 night a lodge in Yanque and 1 night hostel in Huacachina.


Transfers in and out from airports, bus and train terminals. Train tickets to and from Machu Picchu. Private transportation during the tours, public transportation from Arequipa to Nazca, Ica and to Lima.


All meals described in the itinerary program.


Local guides. They are fluent in English with University degree in tourism and certified in rescue and advanced first aid courses.


You will wlak uo and down the staris during the visit to the different attractions.

Flight tickets

Internal flight tickets Lima-Cusco.

Entrance fees

Fees are included to visit all the attractions during your vacations.

What is not included?

Travel Insurance

Its important to get a travel insurance before making any payments.


Hotels are not included/during days where visitors don't want to follow the itineraries or if they decide to stay at the hotel because sickness, tiredness or simply because they don't want to continue on with the trip.


Transportation not mentioned in the tour itinerary.

The hotels

Our price is based on double person hotel rooms. All the hotels that will be use during your vacations were carefully selected considering space commodity, well and safe located. They are rated wit more than 100 reviews between 4 to 4.5 bubbles out 5 in BookingCom and TripAdvisor.

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