Andean highlands - 9 Days

Come and discover the old Inca Empire! We'll take you to the Highlands of Peru and give you the opportunity to participate in service learning projects in indigenous communities and stay with families at Lake Titicaca. This is a great chance to experience the life of Peru’s native population.

Day 1: Depart USA / Lima, Peru

  • Meet your Tour Director on arrival
  • Visit the Larco Museum, the National Museum of Anthropology and History of Peru
  • Welcome dinner

Day 2: Lima / Cusco

  • Fly to Cusco
  • Historical visit to Santo Domingo, Koricancha Temple, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral
  • See the Ruins of Cusco, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambo Machay
  • Sacsayhuaman, Art workshop “InkaExpresion”

Day 3: Lima / Misminay

  • Service learning: Visit to Andean community of Misminay
  • Overnight in a homestay

Day 4: Misminay / Machu Picchu / Cusco

  • Visit Aguas Calientes
  • Tour of Machu Picchu
  • Depart for Ollantaytambo

Day 5: Cusco / Puno, Lake Titicaca

  • Depart for Puno with stop in Andahuaylillas
  • Tour the Inca ruins of Raqch’I and stop in La Raya

Day 6: Titicaca Lake: Uros Islands and Amanti Island

  • Explore the Uros Islands
  • Sail to Amantani Island
  • See the Pacha Tata Ceremonial center, famous for its mystical energy
  • Lodge on the island with local families

Day 7: Titicaca Lake: Taquile Island

  • Boat ride to mountainous island of Taquile
  • Return to Puno

Day 8: Puno / Lima

  • Transfer to airport for your flights home

Day 9: Home

  • Arrive Home
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