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Travel to Perú 11D/10N


Travel and enjoy our custom package "Travel to Peru 11 Days / 10 Nights". Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of Peru with Qoricancha Expeditions, a travel experience that seamlessly weaves together the country's most captivating destinations. From the bustling streets of Lima to the ancient ruins of Cusco, the enchanting Sacred Valley, the thrilling Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the vibrant hues of Rainbow Mountain, and the serene beauty of Lake Titicaca, this adventure is a kaleidoscope of Peruvian wonders.

  • Travel and enjoy of the top sites in Lima, Cusco,  Machu Picchu and Lake titicaca.
  • Travel with Local tour operator, Adventure awaits, Go find it.
  • enjoy the sites in small group with experienced local english speaking tour guides.

Why book 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.

Weather: Peru is a year-round destination for travellers, but the dry/winter season – between May and October – is generally the most popular time to do visit the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. This is when the nights are cooler and there are often wildflowers in bloom along the Trail, its usually full sunny days which allows you to enjoy much the Salkantay Trek, November and december are the beggining of wet season and from January to March are the the middle o rainy season, it usually rains a lot, make sure to bring Good rain gear.

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.

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.

Travel with Qoricancha Expeditions, where every moment is an opportunity to uncover the enchanting soul of Peru. This immersive journey ensures you experience the best of Peru's history, culture, and natural beauty, leaving you with a deep appreciation for this captivating country.


  • Experienced english speaking tour guide
  • a 3*** Hotel according the itinerary
  • all entrance ticket for the sites you visit
  • Transportation according the itinerary
  • Meals according the itinerary


  • Some Meals, ( according the itinerary)
  • Huayna Picchu, it cost $75 each,. but is optional
  • Travel Insurance - optional but advisable
  • tipping ( for your guide and driver ) optional


Day 01: Welcome to Lima

Welcome to Peru! Our representative will be waiting for you at the airport in Lima, ready to take you to your hotel in Lima.

No further services will be arranged on this day unless requested.

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

  • Accomodation: Tierra Viva hotel - Miraflores
  • Meals: None
  • Tickets: None

Lima Cooking Class Tour + City tour

We begin our tour today with a pick-up from your hotel at 9:30 am. We will take you to a small market nearby, where the guide will explain the ingredients we will use to prepare some delicious meals. Then, we will go to our kitchen, where the chef will teach you about Peruvian cuisine and the preparation of tasty dishes. He will showcase one of the top Peruvian dishes, and if you like, you can assist him in preparing the meal. It's a fantastic opportunity to learn more about cooking. Afterward, you will enjoy the meal and some drinks.

Following our cooking class, we will continue our tour by visiting downtown Lima, where the Presidential Palace is located.

The city tour offers a fantastic way to explore the capital city of Peru and immerse yourself in its rich history and culture. Lima is a diverse and vibrant city, featuring a blend of modern and colonial influences. We will visit the Historic Center (Centro Histórico), designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll see the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), surrounded by historic buildings like the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, and the Archbishop's Palace. We will also explore the catacombs of the San Francisco Monastery, an eerie but fascinating underground network of tunnels filled with human bones. Then, we will head to the Larco Museum, which boasts an impressive collection of pre-Columbian art and artifacts, including pottery, jewelry, and textiles. The museum is housed in a beautiful colonial-era mansion with lush gardens.

After this amazing tour, we will return you to your hotel in Miraflores for an overnight stay.

  • Accomodation: Tierra Viva hotel - Miraflores
  • Meals: Lunch
  • Tickets: Included

Day 03: Journey to Cusco + Cusco city tour

For today, you will need a flight from Lima to Cusco, and we suggest booking one around 8 to 9 am.

According to your flight departure time, we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport, where you will enjoy your flight from Lima to Cusco.

Upon arrival at Cusco airport, our tour guide and driver will be waiting for you. We will welcome you to Cusco city, the land of the Incas. It's about a 20-minute drive from the airport to your hotel, and you will have some time for lunch.

At 1 pm, we will begin the Cusco city tour, which includes visiting various sites in the city and Inca sites located in the upper part of Cusco city. The Main Plaza of Cusco is usually where this tour starts, and it's an amazing place. Then, you will visit the famous Qoricancha (the center of the Inca Empire), where our civilization began. After exploring it, we will continue in our transportation to the next Inca site, Sacsayhuaman, the largest and most unique one on this tour. It's actually quite different from Machu Picchu, and you will have enough time to explore and enjoy it. Next, you will visit Qenqo, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay, which are smaller sites but had important roles in Inca times. You'll have the chance to see and appreciate the magic of each attraction. Our expert guide will provide you with detailed information about each of them and take you to the best spots for photos. After concluding the tour, you will return to the town by 6 pm, and we will drop you off at your hotel.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 04: Sacred Valley tour with overnight in Ollantaytambo

Our tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel at 8 am. Then, we will leave Cusco in our private transportation, heading to our first stop - an Alpaca farm, where you will have the chance to see all four types of them: llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicuñas. These animals were very important to our ancestors, and the guide will explain the differences among each of them.

Afterward, we will continue to Pisac, a place that was the capital of corn and potatoes. Depending on the season, we will see the farming area. Once we arrive at the Pisac Inca site, we will embark on a walking tour, exploring the famous circular Andean terraces, rooms, and water fountains. It's one of the largest Inca sites in the Sacred Valley. After you explore and witness the beauty of this incredible Inca site, we will drive back to Pisac town, where you will have the opportunity to visit the local market. This market is typical, and the local population still practices the exchange of products, making it a good place to buy some souvenirs.

Following that, we will continue driving for almost an hour until we reach Urubamba, where we will stop for lunch. After enjoying a delicious lunch, we will continue driving for another 30 minutes to Ollantaytambo, known as the last living Inca city. This beautiful place features a remarkable Inca archaeological site where you will have a guided tour. It takes approximately an hour to explore and understand the significance of this Inca site. Afterward, you will have time to walk and explore the local village, and then the guide will take you to your hotel.

  • Acomodation: Sol Natura .
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 05. Hike short Inca Trail

We will pick you up from your hotel at 5:45 am and walk a few minutes to the train station, where we will take the train to km 104, the starting point of the short Inca Trail. There is an official checkpoint where you must show your original passport and can get a stamp if desired. You will prepare for the hike and begin the journey.

Chachabamba Inca site is located at the beginning of the hike, where you will have a guided tour. Then, you continue walking. The first section is a gradual uphill climb for about 3.5 hours. Along the way, there will be many stops to enjoy the view, take pictures, and have snacks. The scenery is breathtaking, passing through a cloud forest section that offers amazing flowers, mostly orchids, and hummingbirds.

Next, we will reach an incredible Inca site called Wiñayhuayna, often considered a small Machu Picchu by most travelers. You will have a guided tour and time to explore this unique Inca site. Afterward, you will have lunch.

Following lunch, there is about 1 more hour of walking to the Sun Gate. Only Inca Trail hikers have the chance to reach Machu Picchu by walking through the Sun Gate. We usually arrive there around 2 pm, which is the perfect time to enjoy the afternoon views of the citadel and possibly witness the sunset. From the Sun Gate, there is 1 more hour of gradual downhill walking until you finally reach the Machu Picchu citadel. The trail takes you directly to the upper part of Machu Picchu, offering the best views. You will have ample time to enjoy the views and take pictures and videos.

Afterward, you will take a bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you will spend the night. Once you arrive at your hotel, you can take a shower, and then you will have dinner at a restaurant.

  • Acomodation. Tierra Viva Machu Picchu *** or similar
  • Tickets: Included
  • Meals: breakfast – lunch and dinner

Day 06: Machu Picchu guided tour and back to Cusco

Today will be the most important day. After an early breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take one of the early buses up to Machu Picchu. Once you arrive there, the guide will lead you to the upper part of the Inca site, from where you will have the chance to witness and enjoy the sunrise (depending on the season you visit) and, for sure, capture the best Machu Picchu pictures. You will have ample time to see and relish all the magic that the New Wonder of the World offers to its visitors.

Afterward, we will continue with the walking tour during which the guide will take you to the most important sectors and palaces that Machu Picchu has to offer. This tour lasts around 2.5 hours. Once you complete the tour, if you have a Huayna Picchu ticket, you can hike the famous mountain. The hike takes about 2 hours round-trip, and it costs $75 per ticket. It's necessary to book in advance. If you don't have a Huayna Picchu ticket, you will bid farewell to the Lost City of the Incas until next time and take a bus down to Aguas Calientes town.

There, you will have your last lunch with the group (lunch is not included). Afterward, you will catch the afternoon train back to Ollantaytambo, where our driver will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel in Cusco. The approximate return time is around 8 pm.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 07. Rainbow Mountain tour & Red Valley

It will be a fantastic day. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel at 4 am, and there will be almost 3 hours of driving to the trailhead. On the way, you will have breakfast. Once we arrive at the trailhead (4350m), we will get prepared and start hiking. Due to the high elevation, the area is cold and dry, so you must wear warm clothing and be prepared for the hike. It's about a 4 km uphill walk that takes almost 2.5 hours. You will eventually reach the summit of this natural attraction - Rainbow Mountain or Winikunqa, which is located at 5150 meters above sea level. You will have time to enjoy and take pictures of this impressive place.

After that, we will continue the hike to see the Red Valley, which is located at the backside of Rainbow Mountain. We will enjoy the panoramic views from the upper part, and the valley is known for its striking red color, making it unique. After enjoying both places, we will hike back the same way to where our driver is waiting for you. Then, it's about a 50-minute drive back to stop at a restaurant for a delicious lunch. After savoring the meal, we will return to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel. The approximate return time to Cusco is around 5:50 pm.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 08: Journey to Puno - Sun Route.

Traveling from Cusco to Puno, both situated in the highlands of Peru, is a journey that many travelers undertake to experience the rich culture and breathtaking landscapes of the Andean region. A popular means of making this trip is along the "Sun Route" (Ruta del Sol), which incorporates several significant cultural and archaeological sites, making the transit an enlightening exploration of Peru’s rich history and natural beauty.

The tour will have an early start at 6:20 a.m pick up from your hotel and transfer to the bus station. It will be a full-day tour with stops at the Andahuaylillas church, the archaeological site in Raqchi, la Raya Pass, and the lithic museum of Pukara with arrive in Puno by 5,30pm, Once in Puno, you will be dropped off at your hotel for the night.

  • Accomodation: Tierra Viva Puno
  • Meals: breakfast and lunch
  • Tickets: included

Day 09: Lake Titicaca Tour Overnight with local family.

Lake Titicaca, straddling the border between Peru and Bolivia in the Andean Highlands, is one of South America's largest lakes and the world’s highest navigable body of water. It is renowned for its deep blue waters and the floating Uros Islands, which are made from reeds. Tours to Lake Titicaca often focus on exploring its unique islands and interacting with the indigenous peoples who inhabit them.

Uros Islands:

  • Visit the remarkable floating islands, made entirely of totora reeds.
  • Learn about the Uros people, their traditions, and how they construct and maintain their floating islands.

Amantani Island:

  • Stay with a local family, providing a unique insight into daily life on the islands.
  • Explore archaeological sites and enjoy panoramic views from the island’s peaks.
  • Accomodation: Overnight in Local family home
  • Meals: breakfast - lunch - dinne
  • Tickets: included

Day 10: Lake Titicaca Tour

You will have an early breakfast with the family and take a boat to the next island called Taquile. This island is known for its intricate and rich textile and weaving traditions and sustainable tourism practices. You will have the opportunity to walk around the island and enjoy a delicious lunch by the lake.

  • Explore the island known for its textile arts (recognized by UNESCO).
  • Engage with the local community, known for maintaining their traditional Andean customs.
  • Enjoy a traditional meal and perhaps purchase handmade textiles as souvenirs.

You will return to Puno around 3:30 p.m. for the rest of the afternoon free of activities.

  • Accomodation: Tierra Viva Puno
  • Meals:  Breakfast and lunch
  • Ticket: All required

Journey back to Lima - Good bye.

Our representative will come to pick you up from your accommodation in Puno 03 hours prior to your departure flight to Lima. From Puno, you will be shuttled to the nearby airport in Juliaca.  Please know all travelers are required to be at the airport by no later than 02 hours to flight departure (national flights).

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 Lima to Puerto Maldonado should be in the morning hours.

  • Accomodation: None
  • Meals: only Breakfast
  • Tickets: None required


                                                  Trank you for Traveling with us! 


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