Incredible 10 Day Peru Tour Package

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Epic 10 Day Peru Tour Package: A Tapestry of Wonders

Embark on a journey that weaves through the vibrant tapestry of Peru’s most breathtaking landscapes and ancient wonders. Our comprehensive 10 Day Peru Tour Package is a curated odyssey that promises to leave an indelible mark on your soul. From the enigmatic peaks of Machu Picchu to the golden dunes of Huacachina, each day is a brushstroke in a masterpiece of travel experiences.

With Karikuy Tours, you’re not merely passing through; you’re delving deep into the heart of Peru’s heritage. Traverse the Sacred Valley’s timeless terraces, ascend the vibrant slopes of Rainbow Mountain, and bask in the glow of Lima’s Magical Water Fountain Park. This itinerary has been refined to replace the serene expanses of Lake Titicaca with the thrill of sandboarding in Ica and the chromatic splendor of Vinicunca, ensuring a journey that is as diverse as it is memorable.

Join us as we navigate a land where every corner holds a story, every landscape inspires wonder, and every moment becomes a cherished memory. This is your passage into the extraordinary, a call to the curious, the adventurous, and the seeker of beauty. Welcome to Peru.

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Day 1: Welcome to the Wonders of Peru: Evening Arrival in Lima

Your Peruvian adventure with Karikuy Tours commences under the soft glow of Lima’s evening lights. As the stars begin to twinkle in the Pacific sky, our dedicated guides will be there to greet you warmly at the airport, ensuring your first moments in Peru are as seamless as they are memorable.

Upon your arrival, you’ll be whisked away to the comfort of your hotel in the heart of Lima, where you can unwind and relax, letting the excitement of the days ahead lull you into a peaceful rest. This evening is yours to rejuvenate after your international journey, with the promise of an enchanting exploration awaiting you with the rise of the Andean sun.

As you settle into the tranquil ambiance of your hotel, let the anticipation build; every detail has been meticulously planned to ensure an unforgettable journey through the rich tapestry of Peruvian culture, history, and natural beauty. Welcome to the start of your extraordinary 10-day Peruvian itinerary with Karikuy Tours, where every day is a new discovery.

Day 2: Ica's Enchantment and Huacachina's Thrills

Vineyards, Dunes, and Adventure

Your Peruvian odyssey continues as you depart from the coastal capital of Lima and head towards the sun-drenched city of Ica. The day begins with a comfortable bus ride, whisking you away to the heart of Peru’s wine country. Upon arrival, our local guide will greet you with the warmth characteristic of Ica’s people and lead you on a tour through the city’s historic Plaza de Armas, where the echoes of colonial grandeur meet the buzz of modern life.

As the morning sun climbs, you’ll delve into the rich traditions of Ica’s winemaking at renowned bodegas. Savor the complex flavors of locally produced wines, a true taste of the region’s heritage. The indulgence continues with a chocolate tasting, where the sweet aromas and rich textures of artisanal treats are sure to delight your senses.

In the afternoon, the adventure scales new heights in Huacachina, a desert oasis straight out of a storybook. Here, you’ll conquer the towering sand dunes with an exhilarating dune buggy ride, feeling the rush of adrenaline as you soar over the sands. Then, test your balance with sandboarding, carving your path down the golden slopes.

As dusk paints the desert sky, you’ll embark on your return journey to Lima. The day’s excitement gives way to tranquil reflection as you’re transported back to your hotel, with the desert stars shining brightly in your memory. Rest up; the wonders of Peru await with each new sunrise.

Day 3: Journey to the Amazon - Flight to Puerto Maldonado

Welcome to the start of your adventure with Karikuy Tours, where we blend guided explorations with leisure time for your family to discover Peru’s wonders. As we embark on this journey, we’re here to ensure your itinerary meets your every expectation. Welcome aboard, and let’s begin!

Ensuring a Smooth Takeoff Your journey kicks off with a flight to Puerto Maldonado. Please note, it’s crucial to arrive at Lima Airport at least 2 hours before your domestic flight to ensure a stress-free departure.

Touchdown in Puerto Maldonado Upon landing, you’ll be greeted by your professional guide, who will be your trusted companion throughout your stay. After a quick stop at our office for necessary permits and a chance to safeguard any excess luggage, you’ll have a moment to capture the scenic confluence of the Madre de Dios and Tambopata rivers.

Sailing the Madre de Dios River A traditional Amazonian boat will carry you to our lodge, gliding along the river for about 40 minutes, offering a first glimpse into the heart of the Amazon.

Welcome to Corto Maltes Amazonia Arriving at Corto Maltes Amazonia Lodge, you’ll be welcomed with a cocktail and shown to your bungalow. After settling in, you might indulge in the culinary delights of our French chef or enjoy the lodge’s amenities.

First Contact with the Jungle At 3:30 pm, you’ll set off on a trek to acquaint yourself with the jungle’s biodiversity. The trek concludes with a stop at a lookout to observe the vibrant birdlife at sunset.

Evening Activities Post-dinner, the Amazon night comes alive with a boat trip to spot the elusive white caiman. Later, you can unwind under the stars, socialize at the bar, or take a night swim in the pool, basking in the Southern Cross’s glow.

Prepare for a day of immersion in the Amazon’s wonders, where every moment promises to be a cherished memory.

Day 4: Dawn with the Parrots and Dusk with the Otters

A Morning Among the Parrots Rise before the sun at 5:30 am for a short trek leading to a vibrant display of nature’s palette: the parrot clay-lick. Witness the spectacle of various parrot species feasting on nutrient-rich clay, a vital part of their diet.

Breakfast in the Botanical Paradise After the early morning excursion, enjoy breakfast amidst Corto Maltes Amazonia’s lush gardens, home to a plethora of exotic plants and blossoms.

Journey to Monkey Island At 10:30 am, we set sail again on the Madre de Dios River, this time heading to “Monkey Island.” Here, you’ll observe a variety of playful primates in their natural habitat.

Trekking the Tambopata-Candamo Reserve Embark on a 5km trek through the dense tropical rainforest within the Tambopata-Candamo National Reserve. Keep an eye out for the forest’s diverse inhabitants, from towering trees and serpents to monkeys and, if fortune favors, the elusive jaguar.

Sandoval Lake – A Naturalist’s Dream Our trek culminates at the enchanting Sandoval Lake, a haven for wildlife. Here, you might spot hoatzins, kingfishers, cormorants, various monkey species, and even the majestic giant river otters. As the sun sets, a canoe ride on the lake offers a serene and unforgettable experience.

Evening of Relaxation After dusk, we retreat to the lodge where a sumptuous dinner awaits. Post-dinner, the night is yours to enjoy – whether that’s sipping cocktails at the bar, swinging in a hammock to the symphony of the jungle, or unwinding with a professional massage.

As the day’s adventures give way to the night’s tranquility, the comfort of your bungalow and the gentle sway of hammocks offer the perfect end to an action-packed day in the Amazon.

Day 5: Farewell to the Forest and Forward to Cusco

As the Amazonian dawn breaks, enjoy a hearty breakfast at Corto Maltes Amazonia, reflecting on the adventures that have unfolded in the lush jungle. With a heart full of memories, it’s time to say goodbye to the natural wonders and the friendly faces of the lodge.

Return to Puerto Maldonado Accompanied by your guide, you’ll journey back to civilization, stopping at our office to collect any stored luggage. Immerse yourself one last time in the local culture with a visit to the bustling market, where the rich aromas and vibrant colors of Amazonian produce create a sensory farewell.

Flight to Cusco After absorbing the market’s lively atmosphere, you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Cusco. As you take off, carry with you the spirit of the Amazon, a reminder of the incredible diversity of Peru’s landscapes and cultures.

Private Cusco City Tour Upon arrival in Cusco, our guides will greet you and facilitate your transfer to your hotel. Settle in and acclimate to the Andean altitude, then prepare for an exclusive afternoon tour of Cusco’s historic heart.

Delve into the city’s rich tapestry of history with a private tour tailored to your schedule. Explore the iconic Koricancha, or Temple of the Sun, where Incan and Spanish architectural styles intertwine. Wander through the hallowed halls of the Cathedral, housing centuries-old art and relics.

As the sun begins to set, marvel at the imposing fortress of Sacsayhuamán, a testament to Incan engineering. This private tour ensures a personalized experience, allowing you to connect deeply with the stories and secrets of each site.

The evening remains yours to relax or meander through the cobblestone streets of Cusco, a city that harmoniously blends its ancient past with the vibrant present.

Day 6: Journey Through the Heart of the Sacred Valley

Rise with the sun for an 8 AM departure, as our welcoming staff awaits you at your Cusco lodging. Today’s voyage takes you into the verdant arms of the Sacred Valley, a treasure trove of Incan history and breathtaking landscapes.

Pisac: A Mosaic of Markets and Ruins Your first stop is the picturesque town of Pisac. On market days, the air is vibrant with the colors and sounds of local artisans selling their wares. Engage with the community as you haggle for unique souvenirs. Ascend to the ancient ruins above the town, where Incan agricultural prowess is etched into the terraces that adorn the mountainside.

Lunch with a View in Urubamba Travel next to Urubamba, a serene interlude for lunch amidst the Andean panorama, where the flavors of the valley will tantalize your palate.

Fortress of Ollantaytambo The journey unfolds to Ollantaytambo, the ‘Living Inca Town,’ where time stands still among the megalithic relics of its fortress. Here, you’ll walk in the footsteps of Incan warriors and feel the pulse of history that courses through the stone pathways.

Transition to Aguas Calientes As the afternoon wanes, instead of an overnight stay, you’ll board the Expedition train bound for Aguas Calientes. The scenic rail journey will offer you glimpses of the changing landscapes as you approach the town at the foot of Machu Picchu.

Evening in Aguas Calientes Upon arrival, the hospitality of Aguas Calientes greets you as hotel staff escort you from the train station to your accommodation. The evening is yours to explore the quaint streets, sample local cuisine, or simply rest in anticipation of tomorrow’s highlight – the majestic Machu Picchu.

Day 7: Dawn Arrival to the Mystical Machu Picchu

Today you awaken in Aguas Calientes, ready for an early ascent to the sacred ruins of Machu Picchu. Our guides will lead you on a journey through the awakening city as the first rays of dawn illuminate the ancient stones.

Machu Picchu: A New Day Dawns Experience the magic of sunrise over Machu Picchu, where the golden light dances across the timeless structures. Your destination is the Circuit 1 tour of Machu Picchu, which unveils the most comprehensive views and allows you to delve deep into the heart of the citadel.

Discover the Lost City Your guide will provide a two-hour tour, rich with the legends and lore of this wonder of the world. As you wander through the remnants of history, feel the spirit of the Incas pulsating through the terraces and temples.

Huayna Picchu: The Peak of Wonder For the intrepid, the optional Huayna Picchu hike offers a unique perspective of Machu Picchu from its towering peak. Please note, this exhilarating climb is an additional cost and must be booked in advance to secure your spot.

Vistadome Train: Panoramic Journey to Cusco After a morning steeped in wonder, you’ll board the Vistadome Train in the afternoon. Revel in the panoramic views as you journey back to the heart of Incan civilization, Cusco. Upon arrival, our guides will ensure your seamless transfer to your hotel, where the evening is yours to enjoy at leisure. Reflect on the day’s awe-inspiring experiences or explore the vibrant streets of Cusco as night falls.

Day 8: The Chromatic Summits of Rainbow Mountain

A Palette of Earthly Wonders

Awaken before dawn and embark on a journey to the breathtaking Rainbow Mountain, a natural canvas painted with an array of earthen hues. Your day begins with an early pickup from your hotel, between 4:20 am and 5 am, setting out towards the sacred Apu Ausangate, where the Andean gods are said to dwell.

As the first light of day graces the sky, you’ll enjoy a nourishing breakfast amidst the serene highland panorama. Your guide will share insights into the day ahead before you commence your ascent from 4200 meters above sea level. The trail to Vinicunca, known as Rainbow Mountain, is a path less traveled, winding through quaint villages, past herds of alpacas and llamas, against the backdrop of the majestic Andes.

Reaching the summit at 5100 meters, you’ll stand in awe before the vibrant striations of Rainbow Mountain, a geological masterpiece formed by mineral deposits over millennia. The sacred Ausangate Mountain looms in the distance, completing a vista that’s nothing short of divine.

At this pinnacle of your Peruvian adventure, take a moment to breathe in the crisp mountain air and let the sheer beauty of the landscape envelop you. Due to the elevation, we recommend a brief stay at the peak to ensure your comfort and well-being.

The descent is a time for reflection, retracing your steps through the high-altitude wonderland. Your return to Cusco will be a journey back from the extraordinary to the familiar, arriving at approximately 6:30 PM, with the images of Rainbow Mountain’s kaleidoscopic slopes etched into your memory.

*Note: To fully enjoy this high-altitude trek, ensure you’re well-acclimated. We suggest sturdy hiking boots, sunblock, and a rain poncho to navigate the unpredictable mountain weather.

Day 9: Lima's Cultural Tapestry

As dawn breaks over Puno, your Peruvian journey transitions from the high-altitude serenity of Lake Titicaca to the bustling, historic streets of Lima. Our team will ensure your seamless transfer to Juliaca Airport, where you’ll bid farewell to the enchanting Andean landscapes.

Arrival in Lima Touching down in the capital, Lima, you’ll be welcomed by our guides and taken to your hotel. Once settled, prepare for a half-day private tour of this city rich in colonial heritage and modern verve.

Discovering Lima Your tour will unveil the contrasts of Lima, from the pre-Columbian archaeological sites to the grandeur of the Spanish colonial architecture. Explore the vibrant districts, each telling its own story of the city’s multifaceted identity.

Evening at Leisure After soaking in Lima’s cultural wonders, you’ll be escorted back to your hotel. The evening is yours to enjoy the city’s renowned culinary scene or simply relax, reflecting on the tapestry of experiences this trip has woven.

Day 10: Farewell to the Land of the Incas

The Peruvian adventure that has taken you through time and terrain now reaches its final chapter. In the quiet of the early morning, our guides will be ready to transfer you from the hotel to Lima’s international airport.

Departure Day As you check in for your flight, the memories of misty Machu Picchu mornings, the Amazon’s chorus, and the Sacred Valley’s whispers will accompany you. The warmth of the Peruvian people, the taste of the cuisine, and the sights that have captivated your soul will linger long after you’ve departed.

A Lasting Connection Saying goodbye to your guides, you’ll carry with you more than just photographs—you’ll take a piece of Peru in your heart. And as you ascend into the skies, know that this isn’t a final farewell, but an “until next time.”

Ready for Your Next Adventure? If the call of ancient civilizations and the allure of untouched nature beckon you, let Karikuy Tours be your compass. Contact us to craft your next unforgettable itinerary or to answer any lingering curiosities. Our passion is curating journeys that transcend the ordinary, and we eagerly await the opportunity to guide you again.

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    Package Includes: 

     All Transfers

    – Lodging 

    –  3 Domestic Flights (Lima – Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado – Cusco, Cusco – Lima)

    – Partial Meals (Breakfast at all Hotels/Hostel, All Meals at Jungle Lodge, 1 Buffet Lunch on Sacred Valley Tour, Lunch on Rainbow Mountain Tour)

    – Transports

    – Guided Tours in English w/ Admissions

    – Machu Picchu Admissions and Trains.

    Not Included: 

    – International Airfare

    – Huayna Picchu (optional at additional cost)

    – Rainbow Mountain Admission (10 soles, collected on location by locals)

    – Meals (unless specified)

    – Gratuities

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