Experience Peru with Aranwa Hotels


11D/10N Starting at $4550 per person

Take advantage of this special 11-Day Tour through Peru staying at Aranwa Hotels

On this promotional trip you will spend 9 nights at Aranwa hotels in the Sacred Valley, Cusco and Paracas on the Atlantic coast. Guests of Aranwa hotels receive their signature brand of hospitality, tourism services and authentic spa experiences. Guided excursions include Machu Picchu and an overflight of the mysterious Nazca Lines.

Please inquire with us for details. This special promotional trip is only offered for a limited time.

Lost World Adventures itineraries can be tailor-made according to your plans and preferences: budget, hotel selections, travel dates, optional excursions, length of trip, etc.

Day 1: Lima

Upon arrival in Lima, you will be met in the arrivals hall and escorted to your hotel.

The Costa Del Sol Wyndham Airport Hotel  is conveniently located adjacent to the airport. This modern hotel features 130 rooms, restaurant, bar, business center, wireless internet, spa, and beauty salon.  Breakfast included. 

Day 2: Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley

Take a short walk on your own to the airport terminal to check in for your flight to Cusco. 

You will be met at the airport in Cusco and driven to Urubamba, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. 

Overnight Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness, daily breakfast included - 3 nights.

Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness is built on a 17th-century colonial hacienda by the Vilcanota River, just one hour away from Cusco. The hotel offers rooms decorated in colonial style as well as other modern minimalist decor. Aranwa has many facilities, including a large spa, business center, art gallery, precious metals and fabrics boutique, chapel, museum, movie theater, library, 3 restaurants (breakfast / gourmet / vegetarian), bar, and sushi bar.

Day 3: Pisac Ruins, Market and Ollantaytambo

This morning you will be met at your hotel and depart with your guide for a full-day private excursion to the village and ruins of Pisac located 7 miles from Urubamba. 

After exploring the ruins you will visit the colorful Pisac market where you'll be able to trade with locals for a variety of handicrafts, including woolen sweaters and ponchos. The main colorful market days are Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, although there is a smaller market daily.  Lunch will be served in Urubamba, followed by a tour of the town and fortress of Ollantaytambo located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.  Lunch is included.

Day 4: Maras and Moray

You will be met at your hotel by your guide and depart for a half-day private tour of Maras and Moray.  The salt mines at Maras consists of 3000 small pools that are still in use today. A number of salt water springs emerge from the hillside and are channeled along canals using the natural gradient.  Then, continue to Moray, agricultural terraces in the form of a circular amphitheatre 150 meters in diameter.   Moray was a center for agricultural experiments and recent research has shown that the different levels of terraces represent different microclimates in the region and that temperatures between the terraces vary greatly. Using this technology, the Incas used Moray to domesticate and acclimatize the hybrids of wild plants which they created.  Return to your hotel with an afternoon and evening at your leisure. 

Day 5: Machu Picchu - Cusco

Transfer to Urubamba Train Station for a scenic 1 hour/30 minute train trip through the Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu Station, located in the town of Aguas Calientes. You will be met at the station by your private guide. A 30-minute bus ride takes you up to the breathtaking Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Set off for a guided tour through the ruins. A buffet lunch is included at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge.

In the afternoon, return to Cusco on the Vistadome train service.  You will be met at the station upon arrival and transfer to your hotel.

The Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel is located 2 blocks from the Main Square of Cusco in a colonial 16th-century mansion. Hotel facilities include restaurant and bar.

Room types include Classic, Deluxe, Deluxe Superior, Junior Suite, Suite. All rooms and suites are equipped with intelligent oxygen system, which ensures maximum comfort for guests. The additional 30% oxygen helps prevent ill effects from altitude sickness. All rooms and suites offer: wireless Internet access, climate control, satellite TV, minibar, electronic safe, hair dryer. Spa concept bathrooms are found in every room and suite. Bathrooms are equipped with a floor heating system, bathtub, Scottish shower, Jacuzzi.

Daily breakfast included - 2 nights.

Day 6: Cusco and nearby ruins tour

You will be met by your guide at your hotel and set off on a half-day tour of Cusco and the nearby Inca ruins. Cusco, the oldest continuously inhabited city on the continent, was the capital of the Inca Empire and is considered by many Quechua peoples to be the spiritual center of the world. Much of colonial Cusco was built on Inca foundations, and your guide will point out Inca stonework along the many streets. Visit the main square, the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Church, as well as a first introduction to Inca stonework at the ruins of Puka-Pukara, Qenqo, Tambo Machay, and the renowned fortress of Sacsayhuaman overlooking Cusco and the surrounding valley.

Day 7: Cusco - Lima - Paracas

Hotel pickup and transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima.  You will be met at the Lima Airport upon arrival and transferred by private car to Paracas.

Overnight at the Aranwa Paracas Resort and Spa, daily breakfast included - 4 nights.  

Paracas Bay is located in the province of Pisco and it is an irresistible invitation to discover the wonderful natural diversity of Paracas, besides the traditional journey through the rich history of this place.

The Aranwa Paracas hotel is exclusive and modern, ideal to unwind and enjoy either with a group, couple, or family, as it has spaces and special activities for children. The spacious and beautiful facilities, exquisite cuisine and excellent service are part of the proposal that Aranwa has for you with this new location. The hotel offers 115 ocean view rooms, designed for maximum relaxation and comfort of our guests, including 96 Deluxe rooms, 8 Family Suites, 9 Suites, 2 Master Suites with Jacuzzi on the terrace. 

Facilities include Veranda Restaurant, Brisas Bar, Jarana Pisco Bar, two swimming pools, Unno Spa.

Day 8: Nazca Lines Overflight

Depart the Pisco Airport for a 2-hour round-trip flight over Ica, Palpa and the mysterious Nazca markings. You'll marvel at the huge birds and animals, geometrical lines resembling landing fields, and other figures.

The Nazca Lines designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Scholars believe the Nazca Lines were created by the Nazca culture between 400 and 650 AD. The hundreds of individual figures range in complexity from simple lines to stylized hummingbirds, spiders, monkeys, fish, sharks, orcas, llamas, and lizards.

The lines are shallow designs made in the ground by removing the ubiquitous reddish pebbles and uncovering the whitish ground beneath. Hundreds are simple lines or geometric shapes; more than seventy are designs of animal, bird, fish or human figures. The largest figures are over 200 metres (660 ft) across. Scholars differ in interpreting the purpose of the designs, but they generally ascribe religious significance to them.

Paracas hotel transfers included.

Day 9: Dune Buggy

Enjoy a fun ride in a dune buggy - we use the best qualified drivers of the area, professional equipment and high quality vehicles to make your desert adventure an experience of a lifetime. This tour is perfect for kids as well as for adults.  

Day 10: Ballestas Islands

After breakfast you'll transfer to the dock for a yacht cruise to the Ballestas Islands, inhabited by thousands of guano birds and sea lions. On the way to the islands, look back from the boat at the mainland, where you will see Paracas' gigantic candelabra on the cliff overlooking the bay.  

Day 11: Paracas - Lima - Int'l departure

Morning at leisure.  At the appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport in Lima.   

Price from $4,550.00 per person, based on double occupancy
Days 11
Nights 10
Includes:
  • 1 night Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima Airport Hotel
  • 3 nights Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel
  • 2 nights Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel
  • 4 nights Aranwa Paracas Resort & Spa
  • Daily breakfast at all hotels
  • Pisac Ruins, Market & Ollantaytambo private tour, lunch included 
  • Maras & Moray private tour
  • Machu Picchu day package (includes Vistadome train tickets, private half-day tour with lunch)
  • Round-trip private car transfers Lima - Paracas
  • Nazca Lines overflight
  • Dune buggy excursion
  • Ballestas Islands tour
  • Airport and train station transfers

 

Excludes:
  • International and domestic airfare
  • Meals not included on itinerary

"We had a wonderful experience."

I just want to take a moment to thank you for arranging such an extraordinary adventure… We had several incredible experiences, and everything was seamless from the moment we left until we arrived home. I will most certainly recommend Lost World Adventures to anyone planning a trip and will contact you when we need help arranging our next great adventure!

- Adrienne B, Nov 2017

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