Mountains and Jungle 14d


The mountains are the most incredible part of Peru and the jungle is the least-known and biggest part of our country. During this 14-day tour, you will have the opportunity to see and explore these 2 diverse areas of the country. There are still pristine and wild places, see them while you have the chance.


Itinerary in brief:

 

Day 1:Fly to Lima.
Day 2:Fly to Puno - free afternoon to acclimatise.
Day 3:Visit the floating islands and Amantani Island on Lake Titicaca. Homestay with a local family.
Day 4:Visit Taquile Island and return to Puno in the afternoon.
Day 5:Travel to Cusco by tourist bus with visits to sites of interest throughout the day.
Day 6:Free morning in Cusco to explore the city by yourself. City tour in the afternoon. Inca trail briefing in the evening.
Day 7:Inca Trail.
Day 8:Inca Trail
Day 9:Inca Trail
Day 10:Inca Trail
Day 11:Free day in Cusco to visit museums and local markets
Day 12:Fly to Puerto Maldanado (Amazon Jungle).
Day 13:Jungle tours.
Day 14:Return to Puerto Maldando by river and fly to Lima.

 


Overview

Puno 

people visit Puno for Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake and home to the Uros people. The Uros people have lived on floating islands that they construct from reeds for generations, possibly as far back as Inca times and it is this unique culture that attracts people to the area. A boat ride on Lake Titicaca is an unforgettable experience, visiting the floating islands as well as the islands of Amantani and Taquile you see a side of Peru that is all but lost.

 

Cusco 

the old Inca capital is the main destination of everyone's trip. Sat at 3300m / 10,827ft. above sea level, Cusco has a unique charm and provides an interesting mix of Andean and Spanish cultures. Filled with ancient Inca sites and colonial buildings sat alongside modern restaurants and upmarket cafes, Cusco has a little something for everyone.

 

Machu Picchu 

the lost city of the Incas is a short train journey from Cusco. Surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery and with some of the most impressive Inca buildings ever constructed, Machu Picchu iss the highlight of Peru.

 

The Inca Trail

  one of the most famous treks in the world, 4 days of trekking through beautiful mountain scenery with visits to Inca sites and a wide variety of flora and fauna. On the final day you arrive to Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate.

 

The Amazon Rainforest 

the jungle around Puerto Maldanado has been identified as one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. Staying in a lodge deep in the jungle you get to explore this fantastic environment by foot on jungle trails and by boat on the myriad of rivers and ox-bow lakes. Staying in a lodge is the perfect way to see the jungle allowing you to enjoy the wildlife in comfort.



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