Pilgrimage to Sanctuaries in Peru 9 days

Pilgrimage to Sanctuaries in Peru 9 days

What to expect and see:

Visit ancient sanctuaries and highlights of Peru like Lord of Miracles Church, Santo Domingo Monastery and church, Lima´s Cathedral and oldest cemetery, Pachacamac, Larco Museum, Chinchero town and weaving demonstration, world wonder Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo Inca ruins, Cusco´s main sanctuaries, Cusco´s Cathedral, Andahuaylillas (The "Sistine"), Santa Catalina Nunery, La Merced Monastery and Cusco´s highlights like Coricancha (Sun Temple) and Sacsayhuaman archaeological park.

LIMA
Day 01 Arrival in Lima Airport
• Transfer from Lima airport to Miraflores Hotel.

LIMA
Day 02  Religious city tour in Lima

NAZARENAS CHURCH / LORD OF MIRACLES
AM Ride to Lima historical down town, walk to most important Lima worshipping sanctuary devoted to Miracles Lord of “Señor de los Milagros”. Nazarenas church.

See traditional shops, vendors, typical pastry of Peru called “Turron de doña Pepa” and candle stores with traditional decorated candles.

SANTO DOMINGO CHURCH

• Then we ride to Santo Domingo church, where we can see Saint Rose of Lima and San Martin of Porras Peruvian Saints remains.

-We continue with a walk to Lima main Plaza, see Government´s Palace and City Hall of Lima.

• Lunch by Lima main Plaza “Plaza de Armas”.

PM We will visit Lima Cathedral Church, where Francisco Pizarro is buried

• Walking around Lima historical district we will see Desamparados Train Station and traditional colonial streets.

PRESBITERO MAESTRO CEMETERY

• Visit Presbitero Maestro Cemetery that changed  catholic tradition from people being buried in Churches to a regular cemetery.

Presbitero Maertro cemetery shows artistic mausoleums with Peruvian heroes , writers, wealthy  and famous “Ricardito the miracle child” grave, visited by pilgrims to get miracle favours.

  • Dinner on your own

Day 03  Pachacamac and Larco Museum

PACHACAMAC
• AM Visit Pachacamac archeological site, ancient religious and ceremonial place, its temple walls  were decorated with Peruvian coast fauna motifs.

LARCO MUSEUM
Arrival and Lunch at Larco Museum Restaurant
• PM Visit privately owned pre-Columbian art Larco Museum, located in Lima Pueblo Libre District.

18th-century vice-royal building built over a 7th-century pre-Columbian pyramid houses Larco Museum.

4,000 years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history is showcased in chronological galleries that provide thorough overview. Not to mention its pre-Columbian erotic pottery gallery.

Dinner on your own.

Day 04  Fly from Lima to Cuzco - Chinchero - Hotel in Ollantaytambo
• 7:00 am Transfer from Hotel to Lima airport flight departs at 9:45 am.
• 11.20 am Arrival in Cusco airport

• 12:00 Typical Lunch stop at “Valentina Restaurant” in Cusco.
• 13:00 Departure time to Chinchero.

- Along road see farming fields, people, and Andes mountains scenery. Photo opportunities-

CHINCHERO
- Weaving demonstration at Chinchero Village with authentic Inka weavers.

- Then we will see  Inka temple ruins  under Chinchero Catholic church advocated to “Monserrat Virgin and Nativity Virgin”,

-XVI and XVII century art  decoration  was  made by Incan artists in this church
- Ride to “Hotel Paqaritampu”

• 17:30 Arrival in Ollantaytambo and to Hotel “Pakatitampu”
- Dinner at Hotel Restaurant.

Day 05  Machu picchu full day

• 8:00 AM Train departs from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes “MAPI”
• 9:20 AM Arrival in Aguas Calientes train Station.

MACHU PICCHU

• 10:00 AM Visit Machupicchu Inka citadel.
• 13:30 PM Return to Aguas Calientes –Machupicchu Village
• 14:00 Lunch at local restaurant
• 16:20 Return by train Inka Rail from Machupicchu to Ollantaytambo train station.
• 18:00 Hotel Pakaritambo
• Dinner on your own.

Day 06  Ollantaytambo Fortress / Sanctuary of Our Lord of Huanca / Church of Saint John the Baptist of Huaro / Andahuaylillas Church (“The Sistine”)

OLLANTAYTAMBO

AM During this journey we will visit Ollantaytambo archaeological site.

HUANCA LORD  SANCTUARY

Then we will be going to "Señor de Huanca" Sanctuary
• Picnic Box lunch along road.

PM  “Saint John Baptist" Huaro Church, with its incredible choir, colonial times legacy.

• Finally we visit “Saint Peter Apostle Church ” in Andahuaylillas, known as "Sistine Chapel of America".

• 18:00 pm Arival to Novotel Hotel in Cusco
- Dinner included at Hotel restaurant

Day 07  Cusco city tour by Car and city walking tour.

CUSCO
AM  Visist San Blas Church with most beautiful Pulpit carved in cedar wood made by Juan Thomas Tuyro Tupaq Inka cabinetmaker

• See Hatun Rumiyoq Inka Street with its famous “12 angled stone”

• Visit  Archbishop Palace, build over  Inkaroca Inka Palace  where Religious Art  Museum exhibits Inkan artists paintings  like Diego Quispe Tito´s.

• Visit Cusco Cathedral  advocated to our Lady of Assumption

PM Lunch included at “Don Thomas” restaurant around Main Plaza of Cuzco

- Visit  1601 "Santa Catalina" St. Catherine Nunery  with its rennaisence and Moorish architecture, (formerly Inca Chosen Women Palace), it shows paintings of the Cusco School of art.

- Visit XVI and XVII AD baroque architecture Mercy Order Monastery "Convento de la Merced"

- See 1518 diamonds, 15 pearls, 1 amethysts, 1 topaz, 3 emeralds, 200 rubies and other gemstones inlaid at 48 pound  gold Monstrance piece.

Dinner on your own.

Day 08  Cusco Coricancha, Sacsahuaman and Christ the Redeemer, the “Cristo Blanco”

• Visit  Coricancha (also spelled Qoricancha) Sun Temple at Santo Domingo Monastery
• Visit San Pedro food Market

• Visit Saqsayhuaman archaeological site
• Visit Whorkshop, Alpaca outlet

• Panoramic view at "Cristo Blanco", see Jesus Christ White Statue.

• Lunch on your own

• Dinner with folk show.

Day 09  Fly Cusco to Lima

Pilgrimage to Sanctuaries in Peru 9 days

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Price of tour

5 PAXS      each      US$ 1599.20
6 PAXS      each      US$ 1521.10
7 PAXS      each      US$ 1465.25
8 PAXS      each      US$ 1423.40

Includes:

1st day Transfer from airport to hotel
- Private transportation + transfer assistant representative
- Hotel Jose Antonio or similar

2nd day: City Tour in Lima
- Private transportation and tour guide
- Admission tickets: Nazarenes, Cathedral, St. Domingo & St. Francisco churches
- Lunch in  local restaurant
- Tour Guide company for lunch
- Hotel Jose Antonio o similar in double accomodation

                3rd day: Pachacamac - Museo Larco
                 - Private transportation and tour guide
     - Admission tickets in Larco museum and Pachacamac ruins
- Lunch at Larco museum
- Tour Guide company for lunch
- Hotel Jose Antonio o similar in double accomodation

 4th day: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley
  - Private transportation + transfer assitant representative
Arrival in Cusco
- Meet transfer assistant representative
- Private transportation from Cusco to Sacred Valley
  - Private Tour Guide
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Weaving demonstration in Chinchero
- Admission tickets to sites mentioned
- Hotel Pakaritampu or similar in Superior double accomodation
- Dinner at hotel restaurant

 5th day:  Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
- Inka Rail train Executive Class Departs 07:20am / Return 16:12pm
- Private Tour Guide
- Bus ticket to go Up to Machu Picchu and down to Aguas Calientes
- Admission tickets to Machu Picchu
- Lunch at Hotel el Pueblo By Inkaterra
- Hotel Pakaritampu or similar in double accomodation

6th day: Sacred Valley – Huanca Sanctuary - Baroque Route - Cusco
- Private transportation and Tour Guide
- Admission ticket to Ollantaytambo site
- Box Lunch
- Admission tickets to Huaro and Andahuaylillas churches
- Hotel Novotel in Colonial Double Accomodation

 7th day: Full Day Cusco

                                          - Private transportation
-  Admission tickets to Cathedral + Mercy Monastery,
San Francisco Monastery, San Blas and Jesuist church.
- Private Tour Guide
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Hotel Novotel in Colonial Double Accomodation

   8th day  Cusco Half day
- Private transportation
- Admission Tickets to Coricancha, Santo Domingo and
Sacsayhuaman
- Private Tour Guide
- Transfer to restaurant - private transportation R/T
- Tour guide company
- Dinner show at restaurant
- Hotel Novotel in Colonial Double Accomodation
9th day: Cusco – Lima
- Private transportation + transfer assistant representative
Not Included:

- Flights
- Accomodation
- Extra drinks
- Tips (optional)

 

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