The Student Peru Wildlife Tour – 10 Days

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The perfect journey that will let you see the contrast and wildlife of Peru, as you go from the coast, highlands and amazon. While doing it enjoying not only its beautiful surroundings, flora and fauna but also the rich culture as you pass by Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Tambopata Reserve in this […]
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THE STUDENT PERU WILDLIFE TOUR – 10 DAYS

EXPERTISE

We have a expert team of travel specialists, who have all turned their passion for travel into a vocation. Between them, they have visited nearly every corner of Peru and Bolivia.

FLEXIBILITY

We curate tailor-made, truly individual travel experiences for our clients. View Latin America approach leaves our travellers with unforgettable memories.

24/7 ASSISTANCE

At every stage of your holiday, from inception to conclusion, a View Latin America hand will be there to guide you.

WE ARE THE OPERATORS

View Latin America is the Operator of all your experiences in Peru and Bolivia, This ensures a seamless holiday experience.

DAY 1
LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN!

Upon your arrival into the City of Kings airport, you will be immediately greeted by your View Latin America representative who will assist you and transfer you to your accommodation.

On the way you will received an overview and solved all the questions you may have. Once your settle into your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to explore at your leisure. We highly recommend you to try the extraordinary gastronomy.

DAY 2
LIMA – CITY TOUR (B)

After you have enjoyed and finished breakfast, you will be ready to discover the two more remarkable sides of Lima, and let be surprised by Peru’s capital, highly populated and the largest city.

Let yourself carried away by this busy, fast paced and cheerful place, the experience will definitely challenge the expectation you may have. Along your expert and knowledgeable guide, you will learn about the historic side of Lima, how the conquered convert the city into what it is nowadays, by visiting firstly the main saquare, the cathedral, and also the mysterious catacombs that are shelter inside the San Francisco Convent.
Then we will move towards the most residential and high end neighbors of San Isidro and Miraflores, where we will be able to see Lima at its finest. Once we had accomplished our tour, you will the rest of the day to explore at your own, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the gastronomy and great nightlight.

DAY 3
FROM THE COAST TO THE ANDES (B)

You will jump from the coast to the highlands!
Once you have arrived to the lands of the Incas, another View Latin America representative will transfer you to your accommodation in Cusco.
The rest of the days is yours to acclimatized and adjust to the altitude of Cusco, take the day easy and eat light is our recommendation.

DAY 4
SACRED VALLEY (B, L)

Todays, we have a wonderful day programmed for you, after breakfast we will be heading towards the stunning Sacred Valley. You will first encounter the beautiful landscaped until we reach our first stop in Pisaq, where we will visit the cheerful market located in the middle of the main square. The market is the busiest on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sunday, the locals take advantage to offer all kinds of products and souvenirs such as woven blankets, clothing, jewelry and so much more. Later on we will move to Ollantaytambo to witness the incredible enclosures of this fortress, your expert guide will give you further explanation of the purpose and theories about this impressive Inca construction.
By the afternoon, you will indulge in a delicious lunch to later on be transfer to the train station in Ollanytambo in order to board the train that will take to Aguas Calientes. Once you arrived you will be taken to your hotel and the rest of the day will be yours to explore of this peculiar town.

DAY 5
MACHU PICCHU (B)

An early arise await you, as the highlight of your trip has arrived. Shortly, after a 30 min ride you will encounter Machu Picchu entrance where your guide will meet you. Once you set a step inside this amazing citadel you will be amazed by its magnificence.
Your knowledgeable guide will explain and lead you toward the most important enclosures of the citadel while learning more about the Inca lifestyle and culture. When all your doubts were solver, you will have some time to wonder around the sanctuary at your leisure, capture these precious moments with many pictures.

As an option you also have the chance to hike up to Huayna Picchu mountain to access a more panoramic views or Machu Picchu if you would like a more tranquil walk, please note these are unguided hikes and have additional costs also they must be booked far in advanced. After you have accomplished your visit, it is finally to head down to Aguas Calientes by bus in order to reach the train and return to Cusco. Once in the train station your representative will transfer you to your hotel to rest after a rewarding day.

DAY 6
HUMANTAY LAKE (B, L)

An early arise await us, as we delve into a drive through the Sacred Valley until we reach Mollepata village, where we will enjoy breakfast to warm up our bodies. Then we will head towards a Soraypampa, where is located the start point of the Salkantay Trek. As we begin to walk, the stunning views will immediately catch your eyes, if the day is clear and so the sky we will be able to witness the grandiosity of Salkantay and Humantay, these snowcapped mountains are known as “Apus” which mean guardians mountains, in these case of the Salkantay Pass.

The walk will take around an hour and a half until we reach the lake at a regular pace since this excursion has moderate to challenging parts, of course any effort will be forgotten as soon as you lay eyes on the turquoise waters contrasting the blue sky. Also, keep in mind that you may want to consider renting a house (for an extra cost) in case you do not feel like walking. Once we have arrived you will have some time at your lisure to capture these precious moments and scenary with your camera.
We will also make an offering to the Apus for them to look after our hike and for the bravest ones to swim, only if the weather allows it.

After we have enjoyed of this break, we will begin with our descending towards Soraypampa, this part will be much easier than the first one. As we arrived to the village we will be welcome with a rewarding lunch to recover the lost energy, later on it will be time to start our journey back to Cusco.

DAY 7
FROM THE ANDES TO THE JUNGLE (B, L, D)

When you have enjoyed breakfast, this amazing journey must continue as you are transfer to the airport for you to board the flight that will take you to Puerto Maldonado. Once there, a representative will bealreadhy awating for you to take you to the port and then you will navigate for a while until reaching the Lodge, enjoy on your first sight of the Madre de Dios river is a lovely view!
According to your accommodation activities, you may be able to enjoy of your first encounter with the jungle, perhaps enjoy of a walk on the surroundings or reach the lookout where you may see macaws and toucans. The rest of the day is yours to unwind and relax, you may want to enjoy of your lodge facilities, until is dinner time.

Note: Please note that the activates on this day and the following days could be different as it will be according to your lodge selection for your Tambopata experience.

DAY 8
ACTIVITIES IN TAMBOPATA (B, L, D)

Arising surrounded by nature after a restful night comforted by the sounds and sings of the birds of the jungle, you will feel relax and ready to start a day full of adventure after enjoying breakfast made on local ingredients. Afterwards, you will immerse on the plenty of activities available such as canopy, a hike towards the botanical reserve, visiting a community, navigating on the river, watching the wildlife of this Amazonian region... and so much more!

DAY 9
ACTIVITIES IN TAMBOPATA (B, L, D)

Once you have enjoyed breakfast, you will have again an adventurous day according to your lodge program or selection. Also make the most to use the facilities of your beautiful lodge.

DAY 10
PUERTO MALDONADO FAREWELL! (B)

Once you have enjoyed the last breakfast on the lodge, and you have say farewell to the kind staff, then is time to board the boat and return to Puerto Maldonado airport, until is time for you to take your flight back to Lima.

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