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The wonder of peru 10D/09N


Experience the essence of Peru in a captivating 10-day journey with Qoricancha Expeditions. Begin your adventure with a 4-day escape to the Tambopata Lodge, nestled in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest. Then, delve into the historical riches of Cusco city, explore the enchanting Sacred Valley, and embark on an unforgettable Short Inca Trail hike to the mystical Machu Picchu. To top it off, witness the breathtaking beauty of Rainbow Mountain. This immersive travel package offers an extraordinary blend of nature, culture, and adventure, promising an unforgettable exploration of Peru's diverse wonders."

  • Travel and enjoy  the amazon and the andes of Peru.
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Amazon Tambopata Lodge: Nestled deep within the lush heart of the Amazon Rainforest, Tambopata Lodge is your gateway to an extraordinary wilderness adventure. Surrounded by the symphony of jungle sounds, this eco-lodge offers a harmonious blend of comfort and immersion in nature. Wake up to the calls of exotic birds, explore pristine rainforest trails, and embark on unforgettable wildlife encounters. Tambopata Lodge is where you disconnect from the modern world and reconnect with the pristine beauty of the Amazon.

Sacred Valley: The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a place of enchantment, where ancient terraces carved into the mountainside embrace quaint villages and bustling markets. Explore the colorful Pisac Market, witness the agricultural ingenuity at Moray's circular terraces, and wander through the living Inca town of Ollantaytambo. The Sacred Valley offers a glimpse into the rich history and stunning landscapes that defined the Inca civilization.

Short Inca Trail: Embark on a thrilling 2-day hike along the Short Inca Trail, a path that leads you through breathtaking scenery and ancient ruins to the majestic Machu Picchu. Hike past lush forests, impressive stone staircases, and hidden archaeological gems. As you reach the Sun Gate, your reward is a panoramic view of Machu Picchu bathed in the golden light of dawn. This journey is a condensed adventure into the heart of Inca history.

Rainbow Mountain: Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicunca, is a natural wonder that defies belief with its kaleidoscope of colors. Trek through the rugged high-altitude landscapes of the Andes to reach the summit, where you'll be greeted by surreal vistas of striated mountains in every shade imaginable. It's a trek that challenges your body and rewards your soul with a visual masterpiece that seems almost otherworldly.

Each of these destinations is a chapter in the story of Peru's natural beauty, rich culture, and profound history. Together, they create an unforgettable journey that promises to leave you with a deep appreciation for the wonders of the world.

What ou need to take for this tour:

  • Original Passport.
  • Small day pack.
  • Insect repellent (Machu picchu is located at cloud forest area)
  • Sun hat. sun screen.
  • Rain gear just in case for any month of the year.
  • Camara.
  • Wáter
  • Snack.
  • Trekking cloth
  • Hiking shoes.
  • for more detail information about packing for your journey check here.

Huayna Picchu ticket. There is a popular mountain at the citadel, the famous Young mountain = Huayna Picchu mountain, hiking Inca Trail we can do only the 10am time, for that its important you can let us know in advance, so we can guaranteed the ticket, only 50 spots are available. It cost $75 each tciket. This is Optional.

Why Travel with Qoricancha Expeditions?

  • Expertise and Excellence: Qoricancha Expeditions is renowned for its commitment to excellence in guiding and customer service. With their experienced team, you're in the hands of professionals who will ensure a memorable and hassle-free experience.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Peru. Qoricancha Expeditions provides expert guides who will share their deep knowledge of the region, offering insights into the ancient Inca civilization and local traditions.
  • Small Group Advantage: Smaller tour group sizes allow for a more intimate experience, increased interaction with guides, and the opportunity to form connections with fellow travelers.
  • Memories for a Lifetime: Traveling with Qoricancha Expeditions guarantees not only an unforgettable adventure but also memories that will stay with you forever. It's a journey that promises to leave you with a profound appreciation for the wonders of Peru.


  • Experienced english speaking tour guide
  • a 3*** Hotel according the itinerary
  • Aiport pick up and drop off
  • All entry fees according the itinerary
  • Meals according the itinerary, all hotels includes breakfast.
  • Fully Guided tour
  • Expeditions round trip train ticket


  • some meals according the itinerary.
  • Huayna Picchu, it cost $75 each,. but is optional
  • Gratitudes: you can do to your guide and driver (optional)
  • Travel Insurance- (optional but is advisable)


Day 01: Welcome to Peru

Welcome to Lima, the capital of Peru,  Our representative will be waiting for you at the Lima airport - international exit gate, ready to take you to your hotel accommodation upon arrival. No tours will be arranged for this afternoon.

IMPORTANT: Please confirm your flight arrivel and  departure details (airline, flight number, estimated arrival time) so our team can arrange your airport drop-off accordingly.

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Tierra Viva Miraflores
  • MEALS: None
  • TICKETS: None

Day 02: Rainforest EXPLORER 4D3N

River journey to Tambopata Ecolodge

In the jungle town of Puerto Maldonado, as you begin your ecotourism adventure you will be met from your flight by our staff, who will escort you during the fascinating 68-kilometer road and boat trip along the Tambopata River to our Ecolodge (23 km by vehicle, 45 km by boat). Once we leave Puerto Maldonado behind, the forest vegetation will change from colonized deforested areas to virgin rainforest. Time spent on rivers is one of the highlights of any trip to a tropical forest ecosystem, offering the opportunity to observe native flora and look out for examples of Amazon fauna, with the help of one of our experienced naturalist guides. A box lunch will be served aboard our boat. After time to settle in your eco-lodge accommodation, your naturalist guide will invite you to explore the trails in the surrounding forest. Several giant brazil nut trees are located along these trails, while frequently seen fauna includes brown capuchin monkeys, agoutis, blue-morpho butterflies, trogons, toucans and other bird species. In the evening, a slideshow presentation will give you a thorough introduction to the many wonders of the rainforest. After an excellent buffet-style dinner, another guided trail walk in the forest will offer the chance to spot the world’s only nocturnal monkey species, as well as learning about the Amazon’s insects, while enjoying the unique sounds of the nighttime forest.

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Tambopata Ecolodge
  • MEALS: dinner
  • TICKETS: Include

Day 03: Forest trails and wetlands

Following an excellent buffet breakfast and a short morning boat ride, we will set out along a forest trail to explore Condenado oxbow lake by canoe. Swathed in rich tropical vegetation, wetlands are among the best places in the forest for birdwatching and the observation of a variety of aquatic and terrestrial fauna. Continuing our trail walk, tree species include the strangler fig tree and the mighty kapok, which rises high above the forest canopy. Back at the Ecolodge, after a superb buffet lunch in our restaurant, there will be free time for independent walks on our extensive trail system, exploring our gardens, or bathing in our nearby swimming hole, where the clear cool waters of Gallocunca stream can be enjoyed. Or you can simply choose to relax in a hammock on the porch of your cabin. Following a buffet dinner, your guide will give a presentation on the species of caiman found in the forests of Tambopata, after which we will take to the river in search of caimans and other nocturnal rainforest species that fill the tropical forest night air with their sounds.

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Tambopata Ecolodge
  • MEALS: B-L-D
  • TICKETS: Include

Day 04: Deeper into the forest

Today, we will venture much further into the forest to visit the wetland ecosystem around Lake Sachavacayoc. After a short trip downriver by boat, we will access this lake via a long, fascinating forest trail, crossing streams and marshy ground via raised wooden walkways and bridges. Among the tree species seen on this trail are the capirona, strangler fig and palo santo, as well as bamboo, and several varieties of palm tree. The forests around this beautiful oxbow lake teem with birdlife, and the waters are home to black caiman and the magnificent green anaconda. Visitors to this lake may also be fortunate enough to spot the rare Amazon giant river otter. The lake comes to life as we paddle across the water for around an hour, before heading back to the river via a different trail, with our naturalist guide on the lookout for interesting species. Capuchin and squirrel monkeys are commonly seen on these trails. Back at the Ecolodge in the later afternoon, you will have time to relax in a hammock or take a refreshing dip in nearby Gallocunca stream. After a delicious buffet-style dinner, there will be time in the evening to get to know other Ecolodge guests in the bar and lounge.

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Tambopata Ecolodge
  • MEALS: B-L-D
  • TICKETS: Include

Day 05: Morning river journey and flight to Cusco

Your stay in the Amazon forest ends on this fourth day with a magical morning return by river for your flight from Puerto Maldonado. This is an excellent time of day for wildlife observation, as the forest awakens, and looking out for rainforest fauna from our boat with the help of your naturalist guide is the perfect way to bid farewell to Peru’s tropical forests.

IMPORTANT: Please confirm your flight departure details (airline, flight number, estimated arrival time) so our team can arrange your airport drop-off accordingly. Your flight from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco should be in the afternoon, after 13:00 hrs.

In the afternoon, we will welcome you at the Cusco airport upon arrival ready to take you straight to your hotel accommodation.

No tours will be arranged for this afternoon. However, your mandatory Welcome briefing session will take place at 18:00 hrs.

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Tierra Viva Hotel Cusco
  • MEALS: B
  • TICKETS: None

Day 06:- Sacred Valley Of the Incas.

Your day will start with a pick-up from your hotel at 8 am. The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a remarkable place, characterized by its stunning Quechua-speaking communities, towering mountain ranges, and fertile valleys. Your visit to the Sacred Valley will encompass several fascinating destinations.

Your first stop will be at an Alpaca farm, where you'll have the unique opportunity to see four of South America's camelids: Llamas, Alpacas, Vicuñas, and Guanacos. Your guide will provide insights into how these animals were of great importance during the time of the Incas and continue to be significant today.

Next, you'll visit the impressive archaeological site of Pisaq. Here, you'll encounter a complex system of terraces and other intriguing features that showcase the advanced engineering skills of the Incas. Following your exploration of Pisaq, you'll head to Ollantaytambo, a captivating site known for its remarkable rock formations that represent the Inca god Wirachocha. This archaeological site is a testament to the ingenuity of the Incas and their mastery of stonework.

Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the Sacred Valley while enjoying the breathtaking natural scenery. Your guide will provide you with valuable insights and information to enhance your experience.

  • Acomodation: Sol Natura
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: breakfast at hotel.

Day 07.- Hike the short Inca Trail to Machu picchu.

Your short Inca Trail adventure begins with a pick up from your hotel at 5.45am, then walk few minutes to the train station, you'll board the train that will take you to kilometer 104, the starting point of the short Inca Trail. Upon arriving at kilometer 104, you'll encounter an official checkpoint where you'll need to present your original passport for verification and receive a stamp if you wish to have one. After completing the necessary formalities, you'll get ready for your hike, and your guide will provide guidance as you begin your journey.

The first significant stop along the trail is the Chachabamba Inca site, located at the beginning of the hike. Here, you'll have a guided tour to learn about the historical significance of this site. From there, you'll continue your walk. The initial section of the trail involves a gradual ascent lasting about 3.5 hours. Along the way, you'll have several opportunities to stop and enjoy the breathtaking views, capture photographs, and refuel with snacks. This portion of the trail takes you through a cloud forest, where you can admire remarkable flora, including vibrant orchids and observe hummingbirds. The next remarkable site you'll encounter is Wiñay Wayna, often regarded as a miniature Machu Picchu by many travelers. You'll have a guided tour of this unique Inca site and ample time to appreciate its beauty. Following your visit to Wiñay Wayna, you'll enjoy a well-deserved lunch.

After lunch, there's approximately one more hour of hiking to reach the Sun Gate, known as Inti Punku. This vantage point is exclusively accessible to Inca Trail hikers and provides a stunning panoramic view of Machu Picchu. You'll typically arrive at the Sun Gate around 2 pm, an ideal time to relish the afternoon views of the citadel and possibly witness a captivating sunset. From the Sun Gate, it's another hour of downhill walking to reach the Machu Picchu citadel itself. The trail leads you directly to the upper part of Machu Picchu, offering the most magnificent views. You'll have ample time to admire the scenery, take photographs, and capture videos.

Afterward, you'll take a bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you'll spend the night. Upon arrival at your hotel, you can freshen up with a shower before enjoying dinner at a local restaurant. It will be a memorable and fulfilling day, culminating in your arrival at the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Machu Picchu or similar
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: breakfast at hotel.

Day 08: Machu Picchu guided tour and back to Cusco

Your day starts early today, as you enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Afterward, your guide will pick you up, and walk to the bus station. From there, you'll board one of the early buses that will take you up to the Machu Picchu citadel. Once you are there, your guided tour of this remarkable archaeological site will begin. Your guide will lead you through the citadel, sharing in-depth information about its various temples, water channels, and pathways. You'll gain a deep understanding of the history and significance of this sacred city of Machu Picchu.

If you have tickets for Huayna Picchu mountain, you'll have the opportunity to climb it after your Machu Picchu guided tour. The ascent takes approximately 2 hours, including the climb up and down. Huayna Picchu offers breathtaking views of Machu Picchu and its surroundings.

After completing your tour at Machu Picchu and, if applicable, your climb of Huayna Picchu, you'll take a bus back down to the town of Aguas Calientes. There, you'll have some free time to enjoy lunch.

Following lunch, you'll board a train that will take you back to the Sacred Valley. Upon arrival at the train station in the Sacred Valley, our driver will be waiting to transport you back to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel. The estimated time of your return to Cusco is around 7.30 pm.

It will be a day filled with exploration, learning, and unforgettable experiences as you immerse yourself in the wonders of Machu Picchu.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: Only breakfast.

Day 09: Raimbow Mountain & Red Valley.

Your day begins with an early start, as your guide will pick you up from your hotel at 4 am. You'll embark on a journey that will take you to one of Peru's natural wonders – the Rainbow Mountain. The drive to the trailhead is approximately 3 hours long, after 2h driver we stop at Cusipata for breakfast.

Once you arrive at the trailhead, situated at an elevation of 4,350 meters (14,271 feet), you'll get prepared for the hike. Given the high altitude, the area can be cold and dry, so be sure to dress warmly. The hike itself will cover about 4 kilometers and take around 2.5 hours to reach the summit of Rainbow Mountain, also known as Vinicunca. This breathtaking natural attraction is located at an elevation of 5,150 meters (16,896 feet). You'll have ample time to savor the stunning views, take photographs, and truly appreciate the awe-inspiring beauty of the place.

Following your time at Rainbow Mountain, the hike continues as you explore the Red Valley, situated at the backside of Rainbow Mountain. The views from the upper part of this valley are captivating, with the landscape drenched in shades of red. This unique experience provides a striking contrast to the colorful Rainbow Mountain.

After immersing yourself in the beauty of Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley, you'll trek back along the same path to where your driver will be waiting for you. From there, it's about a 50-minute drive to a local restaurant where you'll enjoy a delicious lunch. Following your meal, you'll be driven back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel at around 5:50 pm. It will have been a day filled with natural wonders and unforgettable landscapes, making it an exceptional addition to your Peruvian adventure.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: breakfast and lunch.

Day 10: free day and transfer back to airport.

Its time to say godbye, we suggest you may book your flight in the afternoon, so it gives you chance to explore the Cusco city in the morning, buy some souveniers, etc, 2h before of your flight we will pick you up from the hotel and take you back to thw airport and say you until next time.

  • Acomodation: NA
  • Meals: only breakfast
  • Ticket. NA

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